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Jio Institute welcomes students from different states and countries in its founding group

Bombay: Jio Institute welcomed its founding group of students at an inaugural program held today, with the participation of students, parents, Jio Institute leaders and staff, faculty, members of the Reliance family and leaders from industry and academia. The Jio Institute begins academic sessions with two inaugural postgraduate programs in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and Digital Media and Marketing Communications. Classes will start on July 21, tomorrow.

The first cohort of Jio Institute’s graduate programs comprises a mix of different nationalities and genders, with the cohort hailing from 19 Indian states and 4 countries outside India – South Africa, Bhutan, Nepal and Ghana. The batch includes students from academic disciplines such as engineering, science, arts, commerce, mass media, and management/business administration studies. The founding class has an average professional experience of around 4 years in various fields such as advertising, automotive, banking, construction, digital media, edtech, fintech, healthcare, IT information, logistics, microfinance, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, Government, NGOs, etc.

The two one-year postgraduate programs are taught by professors from various global institutions and industries. In both programs, Jio Institute aims to cultivate life skills in addition to core, core, and elective courses. Jio Institute has provided a study abroad module during which students can familiarize themselves with a global institution. Application-based learning through capstone projects will also be emphasized.

“Mukesh and I believe in each and every one of you. As you embark on this journey of excellence, we join Dr. Mashelkar, Dr. Dipak Jain, Dr. Ravichandran and the entire Jio Institute team, to wishing you the very best,” said a statement from Nita Ambani, Founder and President of the Reliance Foundation.

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