Mumbai, June 17 2020: India’s largest online higher education company, upGrad, is entering into the Bachelor’s market for the first time with the renowned Jamia Hamdard University.
upGrad will be offering online-offline blended BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) degrees to school pass-outs.
The subsequent Master’s for these programs, MBA and MCA has been launched as well. A government-funded university, Jamia Hamdard (JH) is amongst the top 25 universities in India as per MHRD's National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released last week and is a recipient of MHRD’s letter of intent for 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) status.
upGrad, which is now India’s only edtech major to offer online degrees, with offline basecamps and live classes, also announced its partnership with O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), for two Master’s programs; a 1-year LL.M. in Corporate & Financial Law and a 2-year MBA in Digital Finance and Banking. JGU is India’s No.1 Private University as per the QS World University Ranking 2021 and has been awarded the IoE status by MHRD.
Says Ronnie Screwvala, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, upGrad:“The ongoing global crisis calls for evolution on a recurring basis, especially amid the online education space which seems to be the only way forward, owing to its robustness and accessibility. At upGrad, we bear testimony to constantly evolving with the changing paradigm, and to developing better and better learning solutions. Our degree portfolio will enable learners to continue with their academia, without having to think about the overall crisis that has taken a sharp toll on the offline education system.”