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OPIT launches EU-accredited Online Tech Degrees for Students in India

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Open Institute of Technology (OPIT), a fully accredited Higher Education Institution under the European Qualification Framework (EQF), has announced offer of undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses in technology to Indian students. These include BSc & MSc degrees courses in Computer Science, Applied Data Science & Artificial Intelligence to be offered in virtual mode.

As an exclusively online institution, OPIT breaks barriers by making education accessible to students worldwide. All courses are conducted in English. OPIT degrees will cost between INR 3.25 lacs – INR 4.75 lacs per year – making them affordable to India students. These courses are delivered by faculty comprising international professors from several top universities. Thee degrees to have full legal value in Europe and will be professionally recognized by Employers.

Co-founded by industry veterans Riccardo Ocleppo, founder of Docsity, and Professor Francesco Profumo, former Minister of Education of Italy, OPIT’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its comprehensive curriculum, designed to make students job-ready from day one. “OPIT is a response to the growing need for high-quality and affordable higher education, especially in the area of tech, that equips learners with the real-world skills required in today’s job market,” said Riccardo Ocleppo, co-founder of OPIT. “We’ve harnessed our extensive experience in education and industry to build an institution that prioritizes teaching competencies over theoretical knowledge. Our graduates will be job-ready from day one and will have the skills to contribute immediately to organizational success as soon as they are a part of the workforce.”

By prioritizing teaching competencies over theoretical knowledge, OPIT ensures that graduates possess the practical skills required to perform real tasks. The institution’s forward-thinking approach prepares students to address real-world challenges and fosters a deep understanding of their chosen field.

Professor Francesco Profumo, the former Minister of Education of Italy and co-founder of OPIT said, “In today’s globalized world, it is more important than ever that education is not just accessible, but also tailored to the demands of the industry. At OPIT, we’re combining the rigour of an EU-accredited curriculum with the flexibility of online learning, to deliver a comprehensive education that prepares our students to meet the challenges of the real world. We’re not just teaching computer science; we’re shaping the leaders of tomorrow’s tech industry.”

Unlike traditional institutions that heavily rely on summative examinations, OPIT implements a progressive assessment approach, eliminating the stress and limitations associated with high-pressure exams. This approach enables students to showcase their knowledge and skills consistently throughout the duration of their studies, resulting in a more comprehensive evaluation of their capabilities.

(Based on a press release shared by the PR agency of OPIT)
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