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IIT Roorkee changes its Undergraduate Curriculum

June 17, 2023

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee said on Wednesday that it had altered its undergraduate curriculum to better prepare students for the future and their goals for the world. After a decade, a change was made, and it was "designed to keep pace with the educational and industrial developments and requirements in terms of technology, entrepreneurship, sustainability, interdisciplinary knowledge, etc.," it stated.

The institute claimed to have included feedback from experts and stakeholders, and the exercise was launched by a committee led by the dean of academic affairs.

According to the statement, the new curriculum will be made available to UG students admitted to the BTech, BArch, BS-MS, and Integrated MTech programmes in 2023.

According to IIT Roorkee, the revised curriculum includes required courses on topics like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), data science, the Indian Knowledge System (IKS), mentoring and tinkering, entrepreneurship, environmental science and sustainability (ESSC), community outreach (CORE), and soft skills.