CMJ University is UGC recognised university that offers a collaborative learning environment; expert faculty; and high-quality degrees and diploma courses. Choose the university that delivers practical knowledge and strategies you can use immediately to advance your career or start a new one.
CMJ University was established at Shillong by the Government of Meghalaya in July 2009 under the provision of the CMJ University Act 2009 (Act 4 of 2009). The CMJ University is recognized by UGC and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.
Imagine being able to pursue your degree at a pace and time that works with your busy schedule. CMJ University offers practical and tailored curricula to a diverse community of working adults and students. It is our goal to make education obtainable regardless of a student’s schedule and finances. Our academic advisors are trained to assess your educational needs and tailor a curriculum that matches your career goals and expected time of completion. This allows students the convenience of flexibility and makes it an ideal University for full-time working adults, military persons, or anyone with a busy, demanding schedule seeking to pursue a University degree.
In order to sustain this trend, and to ensure that our state in particular and North East region in general do not lag behind in the new Knowledge era, it is imperative that we continue to produce a critical mass of highly skilled manpower at an accelerated pace. Keeping this objective in mind, the CMJ Group headed by Mr. C.M.Jha decided to set up one of the first private university in Meghalaya- CMJ University in 2009, where the highest quality of education with the best of facilities could be provided to every student. The University is situated on a 40 acre Campus on a scenic hillock in Jorabat on the Guwahati-Shillong Highway with spectacular 360 degree views of the picturesque hills. It has a built up area of more than 1, 50,000 sq ft with well furnished modern classrooms, fully quipped laboratories, well stocked library with broadband connectivity and well qualified faculty. It is a fully residential university boasting of superior accommodation for Boys & Girls.
All courses offered by CMJ University, Meghalaya are as per the Nomenclature specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi that makes these courses universally acceptable.
CMJ University, Meghalaya revises its curriculum periodically as per the industry requirements and offers latest subjects and technologies empowering the students to get the latest skills to be employable. Learning Resource Provider also has industry tie ups with different Multinational Companies, Banks, Financial Institutions, Hotels & Restaurants, Hospitals, Clinics and other establishments to give hands-on industry exposure to the students.
CMJ University, Meghalaya offers a unique multi entry and multi exit system called the pyramid structure of the course under a system wherein a 10+2 student after going through one year of UG programme can take a diploma and exit or continue with the graduation degree. The Diploma students can enter the same system after some time from where they had left. Such admissions are termed as credit transfer. The same mechanism works for Post Graduate courses.
The Examination pattern of university ensures that understanding and knowledge of the candidate is extensively tested, the exam centers are established at reputed institutions all over India and abroad keeping in mind that students do not have to travel much far for appearing in the examination.
The aim is not only focus on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to mould students with better conduct and character committed to the societal needs and national development.[/box]
Centre for Collaboration of Industry and Institutions (CCII) of CMJ University recognizes how important it is for adult students to balance the many responsibilities of their busy lives. We strive to make earning your degree as convenient as possible, while providing an affordable, quality education in a supportive environment.
At CCII Department of CMJ University, we’ve been helping working adults continue their education to advance their careers. Our programs make it possible for you to manage all of the different facets of your life while you achieve your educational goals.
CCII Department of CMJ University is a place where you’ll feel comfortable because you will be with classmates who share your real-world perspective and enrich your studies with their professional and life experiences. The average age of a CCII Department of CMJ University student is 36, and virtually all of them are working full time while continuing their education. When you enroll at CMJ University from across the India and around the world, students attend classes at convenient locations.
AffordabilityAt CMJ University, we know that continuing your education is an investment worth making. CMJ University offers a military scholarship and can advise you about current requirements and regulations for Veterans’ Benefits. In addition, many companies provide tuition benefits to their employees. From grants and scholarships to low cost loans, we’ll help you find a way to finance your education, which may be more affordable than you think.
ConvenienceCMJ University has become the expert in helping students like you continue your education by giving you many choices regarding when, where, and how to take your classes.
Flexible class schedules make it easy to fit education into even the busiest day.
We schedule our campus classes during evening and weekend hours to make continuing education possible for hard-working professionals.
Convenient campuses let you attend classes near home or work.
We are strategically located in the major cities and others in the suburbs. So, whether you’re headed to the office or you’re on the way home, chances are you will find a CCII that is convenient for you.
QualityAt CMJ University, we’ve put together strong curricula with courses relevant to today’s working professional. Whether you’re interested in accounting, business, criminal justice, management, education, economics, marketing, information systems, or Allied Health Science, you’ll find a program that will give you the education you need to advance your career.
Course materail and lectures are presented by experienced faculty members who have first-hand knowledge of the Industry. You’ll find that discussions forum are geared toward common, real-world work challenges, so you can begin using your education immediately on the job. Additionally, all of our staff is supportive, professional, and dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.
The value of a degree or certification is only as high as the standards of the university that confers it. CMJ University has consistently met and exceeded the highest standards when it comes to the quality of our instructors and curriculum.
A CMJ University education is recognised by UGC, New Delhi and empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC as per notification F.No. – 8-21/2010 (CPP-1/PU) Dated 25th November 2010.
At CMJ University, we’re here to help and encourage you to succeed from the moment you first walk in the door until the day you graduate, and beyond.
Our Information Center help you get started.
Our Admissions Officers are specially trained to help working professionals like you get the information and one-on-one support you need to submit your application as quickly as possible. Plus, they can help you transfer credits from other institutions, gain advanced standing in degree and diploma programs, or get credit for life experiences.
Our Academic Advisors help you put together a program.
Our Academic Advisors will help you navigate your way through the many choices in core and specialized curricula to create a course of study that will meet your career goals.
Our Learning Resources and Service Provider (LRSP) helps you succeed in class.
Whether you’re writing a paper or putting together a presentation, you’ll find everything you need to research, write and perfect your project and class work at the LRSP. You’ll have access to the Internet as well as a vast library of ebooks, CDs, periodicals, and examples of Directed Research Projects. If you need one-on-one help, you can get it from one of our LRSP specialists or arrange to have a tutor help you do your best in challenging classes.
Our Career Development Center helps you on your career path.
Here, you’ll find assistance with career essentials such as writing a great resume, improving your interviewing skills, and maximizing networking opportunities. If your career goals include finding another job, our career fairs and job postings can help put you in touch with local employers.[/box]
Government of India emphasized on the need for strong University and Industry Collaboration
The Scientific Manpower Committee (1947), Engineering Personnel Committee(1956), AICTE (1958, 1966, 1969, 1971), Thacker Committee (1961), Kothari Education Commission (1966), National Policy on Education (1968), Ministry of Education, Government of India (1978), Draft National Policy on Education (1979), AIEI (1980), Nayudamma Review Committee (1980), Challenge of Education – a policy perspective, Ministry of Education, GOI (1985), IIT Review Report (1986), …… many more committees, commissions, seminars, symposiums……have repeatedly advocated and emphasized on the need for strong university industry linkages in India.
National Knowledge Commission (NKC), Government of India Recommendations for Industry-University Collaborations:
- Regarding Ph.D. programme enable vigorous Industry-Academia interaction
- Regarding need for more effective collaboration between industry and universities.
- Regarding Engineering education with Industry – Institute Interaction NKC had recommended to the government to promote higher education under Public and Private Partnership (PPP) mode, in collaboration with the R and D centres and industry.
- NKC had write letter to Prime MinisterRegarding Engineering education with Industry – Institute Interaction
- AICTE in a bid to enhance industry- academic partnership will be promoting a scheme under which incubation centers
- Cambridge Presentation on Boosting India’s Global Advantage Through University-Industry Collaboration
- World Bank Policy Research Working Paper University-Industry Linkages, and Innovation Challenges
- HRD asks Industry, Academia to make India-US Higher Education Summit a Success
- HRD Minister said India will enter into academia-industry collaborative relationships to promote research development
- University – Industry Collaboration is absolutely essential especially for the technical education
Other Important Link
- BITS Pilani spearheading Industry-University collaborations in India
- CISCO – Bridging the skills gap with industry-Academia partnerships
- TATA- Successful Models for Industry – Academia Partnerships for R&D Collaboration in India
- CII and University Of Calcutta partner for Industry R&D Inputs on Nanotechnology
- GM India – SJCE, Mysore tie-up to foster automotive industry talent
- NSE & MD University tie up to launch MBA and BBA
- Skills for banking sector: Chitkara University-HDFC tie up
- Anna University to tie-up’s with IBM
- Future of university-industry collaboration in India
with collaboration of APEX eLearning Technologies Ltd to identify and coordinate to offer various Certificate, Diploma, PG Diploma, Advance Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, M. Phil. and Ph.D. Degree with the collaboration of Industry and R&D Organisations.
Yes, you may eligible to sit in the UPSC examination after studying a (Bachelor Degree) Programme in CMJ University. All Degree awarded by the CMJ University stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment as per the Circular of Govt. of India, vide no. F. 18-27/70-T.2, dated 20th November 1970. Eligibility to sit in the UPSC examination is a Degree from a recognized University or equivalent. For further details, please refer to the. UPSC Website:www.upsc.gov.in
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1) What is Industry Collaborative Education?
Industry Collaborative Education is most contemporary noble concept derived by CMJ University as a means of continuing education for employed professionals as part of the human resource development programmes of specific organizations. For the conduct of Industry Collaborative Education programmes, the basic requirement is the participation of the collaborative organization by extending physical and other facilities and by agreeing to integrate their work requirements with the academic requirements of the University for the Pursuit of the degree programme.
2) What is the difference between Distance Education and Industry Collaborative Education (ICE)?
|Regular Education||Industry Collaborative Education|
|Regular / conventional education is an effective tool of teaching students in classrooms throughout the year.||In addition to regular education, Students obtain Industrial / professional exposure as a part of curriculum.|
|Regular education is a combination of classroom teaching and self studies of students are not provided any opportunity to undergo any Industrial training or apply the theoretical basis of their studies in practical life.||Industry Collaborative Education is emphasis on Classroom Training, self-learning and the pedagogy attempts to incorporate as many modern technologies as desirable. Students are provided an opportunity to apply all their theoretical knowledge into practical field with the help of industrial Collaboration.|
|This type of education sometimes proves wastage of time for more than 50% of students, as students leaves the field after study.||Industry Collaborative Education is more focused and proven track record of successful generation of more than 95% students in the same profession.|
3) What are the advantages of Industry Collaborative Education (ICE) over Conventional education and Distance education?
Industry Collaborative Education is most contemporary noble concept which integrates education with industry. Here students are working in the same industry of the program they are pursuing. The biggest advantage of Industry Collaborative Education over distance education and conventional education is that students are getting theoretical and professional knowledge at the same time of study only. Where as in conventional and distance education programs, Students are required to spend 3-4 years in obtaining similar level of professional knowledge after their studies. So it is clear that Industry Collaborative Education students are more professional compare to the students of conventional/distance education. The students of Industry Collaborative Education proceed fast in profession.
4) How CCII is conducting Industry Collaborative Education program of CMJ University?
CMJ University has resolved to conduct the regular Industry Collaborative Education and Research (ICER) Program related to management, information technology, engineering, social science, education, journalism, commerce, paramedical and other courses with the industry and education resource support from Apex eLearning Technologies Ltd., Bangalore to help in setup Centre for Collaboration for Industry and Institutions to design, develop and manage Industry Collaborative Education and Research (ICER) and directly enrolling student from India and Abroad exclusively for Industry Collaborative Education (ICE).