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University of Technology and Management Shillong

Overview

Established in 2011, University of Technology and Management is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Shillong (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Meghalaya. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Technology and Management (UTM) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Technology and Management (UTM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as doctorate degrees in several areas of study. UTM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

 

Motto Discover New Opportunities. Discover Yourself.
Type State Private
Established 2010
Chancellor Utpal Ghosh
Vice-Chancellor Dr. S. J. Chopra
Dr. Mukesh Saxena (Pro-VC)
Location Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Laureate International Universities
Website http://www.utm.ac.in

The University of Technology and Management is a state private university established in 2010 by the UGC Act of 2010, in accordance with Section 2(f) of the UGC Act of 1956.The university is located in Shillong, the state capital of Meghalaya, within the union of India. It is the first Indian university to introduce cloud computing engineering as a field of study, in collaboration with IBM and the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

Vision and Mission

Vision

University of Technology and Management aims to be a premier international institute with “State of the art facilities” and provide world-class education, training, research, and consultancy and outreach services in the areas of Technology, Applied Sciences, Media, Communication, Retail & Fashion, Design, Travel & Leisure and related sectors. By offering high-quality professional education to the youth of Meghalaya, UTM intends to play a constructive role in grooming the future of the youth in Shillong so that they can pursue successful careers both in India and abroad.

Mission

  1. To create top quality human resource in order to enhance the productivity in Technology, Applied Sciences, Media, Communication, Retail & Fashion, Design and Travel & Tourism sectors.
  2. To design, develop and deliver cutting-edge education and training programs for professionals in the related industries.
  3. To take a leadership role in promoting the growth of Technology, Applied Sciences, Media, Communication, Retail & Fashion, Design and Travel & Tourism sectors through specific education and outreach activities.
  4. To provide support for research, cons
  1. ultancy and development activities in all technical and managerial aspects of the above mentioned sectors

Infrastructure

 

UTM believes in maintaining a robust infrastructure to engage and support an effective teaching-learning process. Facilities to be offered at the University of Technology and Management, Shillong campus include state-of-the-art laboratories, updated libraries, modern classrooms and auditorium facilities to keep UTM at par with international standards.

The University envisions having each classroom equipped with the latest audio-visual equipments comprising video projection systems supplemented by adequate learning or training aids. The students will be provided with the individual notebooks for purpose of academic computing. The University hostel will be outfitted with all possible amenities for students to have a comfortable stay during their program. In addition to this, the University also plans to have excellent sports facilities, enabling students to maintain a high level of physical fitness.

Faculty

UTM, Shillong aims to maintain world class pedagogy, highly competent faculty and academicians to teach students. The University aspires to engage a team of highly qualified and skilled professionals that will include core as well as visiting faculty. The core faculty will comprise of professionals having a sound academic background and world-class hands-on experience in private and government organizations. Visiting faculty would include practicing managers and renowned academicians drawn from various consulting and government organizations.

While the core faculty will provide the key inputs, visiting faculty members will supplement the learning experience by offering inputs on current technology trends and the best practices being followed in the industry. Based on a comprehensive, structured and tailored curricula designed by academicians and experts from the industry, the pedagogy at University of Technology and Management will include a robust combination of student-faculty interaction, focused industry visits, summer internships, industry-based dissertation and project work.

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Courses offered

The academic courses at University of Technology and Management include:

School of Technology

  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology (in association with IBM)
  • B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Oil & Gas Informatics (in association with IBM)
  • B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics (in association with IBM)

School of Management

  • BBA (Hospitality, Travel & Tourism)
  • BBA (Digital marketing)

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