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Mahindra University and University of Agder, Norway Collaborate to Launch M.Tech Program in Robotics

Mahindra University, a leading educational institution renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation, is thrilled to announce the launch of Master of Technology (M.Tech) program in Robotics. This pioneering program is being introduced in partnership with the University of Agder, Norway, a prestigious institution with a strong focus on robotics and technology.

The M.Tech program in Robotics is designed to equip students with advanced knowledge and practical skills in the rapidly growing field of robotics. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students will gain expertise in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, automation and cyber physical systems, control systems, and human-robot interaction. The program aims to foster interdisciplinary learning, combining engineering principles with computer science and cognitive sciences.

The collaboration between both the universities will bring together the expertise and resources to provide a world-class educational experience. Students will have the unique opportunity to learn from renowned faculty members, participate in cutting-edge research projects, and gain exposure to the latest advancements in robotics through industry collaborations.

According to Dr. Yajulu Medury, Vice Chancellor, Mahindra University“Robotics is revolutionizing industries across the globe, and it is crucial to prepare the next generation of engineers to lead this transformative wave. At Mahindra University, we believe in fostering innovation and providing our students with the skills and expertise needed to make a lasting impact in the field of robotics. Our collaboration with the University of Agder, Norway is a testament to our commitment in providing our students a global perspective. The semester exchange program will enable our students to immerse themselves in a diverse academic environment, further enhancing their skills and fostering cross-cultural understanding.”


The M.Tech program in Robotics at Mahindra University is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary program designed to meet the evolving needs of the robotics industry. The curriculum combines theoretical foundations with hands-on practical training, ensuring that students develop a deep understanding of robotics principles, algorithms, and technologies.

This interdisciplinary program is offered by Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in the Ecole Centrale School of Engineering, Mahindra University in collaboration with Electronics & Computer science departments. The 2-year degree program provides students with advanced engineering-related knowledge through courses in kinematics, dynamics, electronics, computer programming, mathematics and specialized electives. The students will gain additional knowledge in the areas of intelligent machines, health care and automation. This program has a minimum of 60 credits spread over four semesters for full-time students. About two-thirds of the credits are for the course work, and the rest for Master’s thesis with focus on conducting original research. The program provides flexibility for students to specialize in their area of interest. Most of the courses have practical hours to get hands-on experience.

To be considered for admission, candidates should hold a full-time degree from any recognized University or Institute, with a minimum aggregate of 60% or equivalent grade in B.E./B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, or Electronics Engineering. Even those candidates currently in their final semester and set to graduate this year are eligible to apply. For GATE qualified students, those with a valid GATE score and a percentile score of 80 and above will be invited to undergo an interview for admission. Non-GATE qualified students or those with a percentile score below 80 will be required to take a written test conducted by ECSE-MU, followed by an interview for the shortlisted candidates. The academic fees for the program are 1 lakh per annum, and eligible candidates will also have the opportunity to receive a stipend of Rs 18,000 per month as a teaching assistantship from the university. Don’t miss this chance to join the vibrant community of Mahindra University and embark on an enriching educational journey.

About Mahindra University:

Mahindra University, Hyderabad (India) is a multi-disciplinary university. It works towards “Educating future citizens for and of a better world” and is envisioned to be a private University that will play a significant role in driving quality improvements and innovation in higher learning in the coming years. Mahindra University will focus on generating new knowledge through engagement in cutting-edge research, creating a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, and undertaking collaborative projects with industry and other academic institutions. In 2021, Mahindra University launched the School of Management, the Indira Mahindra School of Education, and the School of Law. The University is sponsored by Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI), a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra Ltd., the flagship IT company of the Mahindra Group, a US $19.4 billion industrial entity that employs in excess of 2,56,000 employees across 100 countries. More information can be found on

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