Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) has always been a forerunner in promoting its students to newer frontiers of learning in its endeavour to help them evolve as global citizens of the future. With this aim in view, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions has signed an MoU with Purdue University on behalf of Purdue University Northwest. The aim is to promote enrichment of their teaching and learning, research and discovery and engagement missions. This mutual agreement will include short and long term Faculty exchange; Undergraduate and Graduate Student Exchange; Visiting Student Programs; Administrative Support Programs; Collaborative Research and Discovery, Learning and Teaching and Engagement and other mutually agreed Educational Programs.
Purdue University Northwest is an American university in northwest Indiana, USA. It is a public university system in the U.S. state of Indiana. A land-grant university, its main campus is in West Lafayette. With nearly 75,000 students, it is one of the largest university systems in the United States and includes three Campuses, a statewide Technology Program, Extension Centers and continuing Education Programs. The main campus of Purdue University is noted for its Engineering, Agriculture, and Business Administration Programs, which are consistently ranked among the best in the USA and the world.
It is noteworthy that Purdue University has the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in over 211 major areas of study. The University has also been highly influential in America’s history of aviation, having established the first college credit offered in flight training, the first four-year bachelor’s degree in aviation, and the first university airport (Purdue University Airport). Twenty-three Purdue graduates have gone on to become astronauts, including Gus Grissom (one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts), Neil Armstrong (the first person to walk on the moon), and Eugene Cernan (the last person to walk on the moon). Purdue University’s programs in engineering, education, pharmacy, audiology, business, nursing and speech pathology have been ranked among the best in the country, in U.S. News and World Report’s Graduate School rankings and its six engineering disciplines were in the nation’s top 10 in specialty rankings, including a No. 1 ranking for agricultural and biological engineering. As per the World University Rankings 2015, Purdue University is ranked among the top 100, carving its niche as a premier league institution in the world!