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Avantika University Offers Bachelor and Master Programs in Design with an Objective of Resetting the Learning Pedagogy

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Updated 12:15 PM CDT, Mon, April 10,2017

Ujjain, India -- (ReleaseWire) -- 04/10/2017 -- Avantika University, India's first design centered university, offers focused and specially crafted bachelor and master programs in design. They are developed based on a new pedagogy conceptualized by some of the great minds from the Indian education fraternity. Moreover, with the explicit objective to encourage and inculcate innovative skills in each student. Design programs have necessary components of hands-on projects, internships, and workshops that follow real-life training that makes the students the most preferred professionals across industries. Avantika programs not just support professional growth, but they also develop student's acumen in innovation and entrepreneurship. They have experienced faculty members who have the required know how to foster a design-led thinking approach to students' learning.

An MIT Pune campus at Ujjain, Avantika University has introduced a unique education model that fuses design and technology, with prominence to synthesis over analysis. Their academic model is designed on an integrated cross-disciplinary approach and focuses on providing world class education. The University believes that no universal approach suits all participants of learning, hence their faculty members indulge in personal attention to each student. The University is dedicated to creating the next generation of Design-Technology-Innovators and Knowledge leaders. To understand and create an education model that will create real-time impact in the society on a fast track basis, Avantika has collaborated with some of the leading design institutions from across the world.

Guided and mentored by eminent educationist, Dr. Sanjay Dhande - Former Director of IIT Kanpur, Avantika University aspires to change the perspective of higher education. Talking more about their academic structure, Dr. Dhande stated, "Design thinking is an approach that has the capability to give a new outlook to companies to solve problems and help them innovate. With its application in education, our objective is to cultivate greater inclusiveness, foster creativity, deepen empathy, and align students around goals and results at an early stage."

About Avantika University
Avantika University is India's first design centered university to focus on design thinking. It encompasses a unique academic model that offers an integrated and immersive approach. Based in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh it aims to nurture and cultivate young minds who will function as enlightened citizens. Supported by MIT Pune, who have a firm footing in the field of education buoyed by their journey of more than three decades.

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