Besides obtaining recognition by accrediting agencies and statutory associations, the University has been collaborating to share knowledge and resources with other universities and academic communities throughout the world. This is part of an important strategy to accelerate and sustain success. The University is committed to providing students and faculty a unique life changing experience that will help them remain competitive and relevant to society. Our endeavour in this direction has resulted in successfully forging progressive alliances with premier institutions round the globe, a brief of which is presented in the succeeding paragraphs.
ITB Ireland: The University has an effective MoU in place with ITB Ireland and is collaborating signiöcantly in the mobility of students and faculty. The örst students exchange started in September 2011 for semester abroad programme, continues and the feedback received from the students, on the institution and the exposure is indeed very positive. Various collaborative schemes for UG and PG students have accordingly been rolled out. Both institutions signed an ongoing MoUfor further 3 years in the august presence of Mr. Ciaran Cannon T.D., Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills and the Ambassador of Ireland in India.
University of Warwick: A visit by Professor Neil Storey, the erstwhile Director International Recruitment, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK, initiated the cooperation between the two universities. Taking the deliberations forward, an agreement was signed in 2012 for a period of three years. The collaboration focuses on the academic mobility of students, joint guidance for PhD students, and research cooperation between the two universities. Our University showed interest in research in the area of Fluid Dynamics, Sustainable Energy Engineering Design, Structures and Materials and Systems, Measurements and Modelling. A number of schemes have been jointly worked out for one or two years study abroad. Fees and other expenses have been speciöed and uploaded on the website for the students to exercise their choice.
IBM: Keeping pace with rapid technological advancement the University has tied up with IBM Career Education to set up an IBM Lab for Emerging technologies, which will become a Centre of Excellence. Besides conducting Faculty Development Programmes IBM will conduct courses for ECE, CSE, MBA students, which will give the students a cutting edge in their professional courses.
Spoken Tutorials IIT Bombay: An MoU is signed between Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay and The NorthCap University. The agreement is helping the University in conducting software training programmes in collaboration with IIT Bombay.
University of Regina (Uof R):An MOU between the University of Regina (Uof R), Canada and The NorthCap University (NCU), Gurugram is in a advanced stage of finalization. NCU students of MTech ECE and CSE are eligible to apply for a Master of Engineering degree in Electronics Systems Engineering and in Software Systems Engineering, respectively. Selected students will proceed to Canada after 2 semesters and get a Canadian degree in Master of Engineering.
Michigan Technological University: An MoU with the University of Michigan Technological University Houghton, Michigan, USA was signed in March 2016, to implement the 3+1+1 programme in Computer Science. The course structure of both of The NorthCap University and the MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY have been mapped and a comprehensive study plan evolved for facilitating student mobility.
University of Chester: An MoU with the University of Chester, UK, was signed in 2012, following the visit of Professor Phillip Harris, Executive Dean (Faculty of Business Enterprise and Lifelong Learning). The Chester Business School has over 1500 students with campuses at Chester and Warrington, and has a good reputation at undergraduate and postgraduate-level courses. It is a university which squarely meets our requirement for students' academic mobility and research cooperation. Taking it forward, the School of Management has worked out schemes of a semester or year abroad in UG and PG studies. The course structures of both the universities have been mapped, and areas of students' mobility identified.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India): An MoU was signed with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India) branch of CIArb, UK, a non-profit organization which focuses exclusively on creating awareness on arbitration as an effective means to settle disputes, and runs programmes and courses on arbitration in India. Students from the School of Law would benefit a great deal by this tie-up. While doing their BBA-LLB (Hons) course, they would be in a position to add to their professional graph in one of the most sought-after futuristic areas, the field of arbitration.
n+i: A delegation of French engineering institutes visited the University in 2012, and signed an MoU on long-term academic and research cooperation as well as student exchange programmes, specifically at the post-graduation level. The n+i engineering network, which is a consortium of over 70 French Grandes Ecoles (elite engineering institutes), is the largest network in France.
ISEP: We are direct members of ISEP, under which the students can be sent for a semester or year abroad to over 54 ISEP universities in 30 countries at affordable costs to the students. The host universities transfer credits after students complete all requirements. Students who have cleared their first two semesters at The NorthCap University are entitled to apply.
American Society of Quality (ASQ) India Ltd: A students' chapter was established with The American Society of Quality (ASQ) India Ltd to provide a certiöcate programme for students. A Management Development Programme (MDP) for executives, to certify trainers and develop PGDiploma programmes in 'Total Quality Management' (TQM) is in place. The scope has been further enhanced, as the student led society has been outperforming by participating and organizing ASQ international events at the University. We are the örst university in India to be selected by ASQ to sign an MoU and form a thriving Students' Chapter.
Association of Commonwealth Universities: We are a proud member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and are actively participating in all its affairs. The University won the prize in the Social Outreach category in a competition held in the UK. It also bagged an Honourable Mention prize for its 2012 Annual Report.
Association of Indian Universities (AIU): The University is now a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). This has enabled us to refer to AIU for educational guidance to help improve standards of instruction, examination, research, textbooks, scholarly publications, participation in youth festivals or sports activities, publishing bibliographies of doctoral theses, and other such programmes as may contribute to the growth and propagation of knowledge.
National Board of Accreditation (NBA): The University has been granted a two-year accreditation for BTech programmes in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering upto December 2015 and is now ready for extension for coming years.
ASIC UK: A respected international accreditation body for academic institutions worldwide, continuous with its accreditation of The NorthCap University, with a status 'Private University'. The University was awarded a grade of 'Commendable' in seven out of eight measurable areas of a university's operations
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd: An MoU for academic collaboration with Power Grid Corporation of India, Gurugram, a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise and one of the largest transmission lines utilities in the world is in place since December 2013. The collaboration benefits our students in internship and includes management development, research and training programmes.