Three Indian IT giants – Tata Consultancy Service (TCS), Wipro and Infosys – have in principle agreed to collaborative research with Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-Kakinada) in areas of intelligence Artificial, IoT and Data Science.

In a high-level meeting recently convened by JNTU-Kakinada Vice Chancellor, Prof. GVR Prasada Raju, TCS, Wipro, and Infosys agreed to collaborate with JNTU-K in all four areas – Research sponsored by industry, Industry-Institutional Collaborative Research and Ph.D. sponsorship. candidates and internship for M.Tech students.


“The JNTU-K will go for collaborative research with each company. A common patent will be claimed for the “result” of the research in the fields of artificial intelligence, IoT and data science. Research is about finding solutions to emerging challenges with the support of emerging technologies,” said Professor Prasada Raju. The Hindu.

In the Industry Sponsored Research category, TCS, Wipro and Infosys have agreed to sponsor research conducted by JNTU-K in the respective fields.


“The three IT giants have also agreed to offer financial aid for the full-time Ph.D. candidates. For M.Tech students, a one-year internship has been offered by the three companies,” Prof. Prasada Raju added. The three companies have assured to offer financial aid for the two doctorates. students from each department.

On the benefit of signing the collaborative research, Professor Prasada Raju said that researchers and students would have access to strong research labs and experts from the three IT companies.

“We are preparing to start collaborative projects from the current academic year itself. The research wings have been briefed on the development,” Prof. Prasada Raju said.