Anna University inked MoU with Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd clinched a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Anna University in Chennai, India, aiming at providing easy access to Microsoft technology to faculty and four lakh students of the 235 colleges affiliated to Anna University. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


The MoU states that over the next 12-16 months, the university would bring about modifications in its engineering and MCA courses to bring a balance between Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies being taught as part of the curriculum. The arrangement would create better placement opportunities, reveal talents of the students by enabling them to develop newer software and programmes, he said, adding that this was the first time that Microsoft was entering into such an arrangement with an educational institution.