Informatica to support curriculum development for two electives in Data Quality and Data Integration for the B. Tech Computer Science stream at Lovely Professional University (LPU). Students opting for these electives can intern with Informatica and pursue full-time positions on completion of their engineering course.
Jalandhar, Punjab– Lovely ProfessionalUniversity (LPU), a well-established, private educational group in India, signed a memorandum of understanding with Informatica, the leader in Enterprise Cloud Data Management, to provide support for curriculum development and training for two courses in Data Quality and Data Integration for the third-year B.Tech. Computer Science Engineering Course.
The course training material and curriculum will be developed and delivered by Informatica through the Informatica University Training Program (IUTP). LPU students completing the courses will be eligible to apply for an internship at Informatica in India and on successful completion of their degree course may be considered for a full-time position. Hiring will adhere to Informatica’s policies and requirements.
“Informatica enables companies to accelerate their data-driven digital transformations to become more agile and realize new growth opportunities, and our teams in India are integral to how we do this for our customers,” said, Mr. Krishna Narasimhan, Managing Director, India and Vice President, Global Customer Support, Informatica. “The Informatica electives will give LPU students hands-on experience with technology and solutions at the fore-front ofenterprise cloud data management, and the enhanced LPU course will help India’s future data engineers become the leaders of their profession.”
“The relationship with Informatica is part of LPU’s continuous pursuit to deliver academic excellence to its students, along with exposure to the latest technology. This partnership will enable LPU students to learn about complex data challenges and transform big ideas into realities, making possible what never existed before,” said Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University. “Together with Informatica, we will sharpen our students’ intellect in solving global technology challenges. This is a world-class opportunity, as Informatica will provide students insight into emerging areas in technology to become agile, realize growth opportunities, and become innovators.”
About Lovely Professional University (LPU)
Situated in Phagwara (Punjab), Lovely Professional University is the largest university of the country in terms of on-campus students. More than 25,000 full time students are studying in 200+ professional programs in 40+ disciplines at LPU. LPU is credited as one of the strongest education brand of India in one of the latest Economic Times article. With students from 70+ countries and across India, LPU unarguably has the most diverse studentpopulation. LPU has been working very closely with the industry and has tie-ups with giants like Google, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Informatica and many more to have center of excellence as well as their certifications as part of the curriculum. With 200 global tie-ups with universities and faculty from across the globe, one can really see the global ambitions of LPU, which is to be among the top 200 universities of the world by 2025.