University of Twente - Mechanical Engineering

Short Bio:

Ajitesh has proved himself to be an independent, diligent, honest, and systematic student who takes up responsibility with utmost sincerity and makes sure he gives his best towards achieving his goals. Once in my French class when we were discussing the topic ‘culture’, he was the only student who was able to bring out the various cultural perspectives that had rooted through language. His comprehensive skill is highly commendable as he has strived to keep himself updated. His written assignment that had to be submitted to the IB for external evaluation was written on a topic – Pets in India and Switzerland, the amount of research he underwent was extensive and he constantly made progress and refined it to the maximum. Since he showcases a profound interest towards the subject, he is always seen to share his knowledge and help students to learn the French language with ease and comfort.
With regard to CAS – Creativity, Activity and Service, He has been a diligent leader, he was a part of the CAS Band, and he organized the group and set up the Team with a Common Goal. Among the CAS activities that he was a part of, the best experience he had gained was through his participation in Robotics. He represented India at the FTC World Festival 2015 and won a special award for using engineering to create solutions for the local communities. Together with that, he was in the team that completed second in the WRO Gen II Football robotics competition at the Nationals and World competitions. He also has a profound interest towards Model United Nations; he along with the team had initiated a Model United Nations for the School which is the South Indian Model United Nations wherein around 500 delegates participated and supported the goal for world peace and harmony. He was the Secretary General for the MUN and prior to organizing this MUN, he gained experience in Participating as well as chairing a number of MUNs in South India.

College Info:

The University of Twente is a public research university located in Enschede, Netherlands. It offers degrees in the fields of social sciences, exact sciences and is highly specialized in engineering. Entrepreneurial spirit is one of the core values of the institution and the university is committed to making economic and social contributions to the Netherlands, particularly the region of Enschede, the former powerhouse of the Dutch textile industry.
The UT collaborates with Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology and the Wageningen University and Research Centre under the umbrella of 4TU and is also a partner in the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU). The UT is ranked 65th in the Reuters’s 2017 European Most Innovative Universities, and, 153rd worldwide in 2018 according to the Times Higher Education magazine.

Course Info:

The Bachelor’s programme Mechanical Engineering is a multi-faceted, future-proof university programme, during which you will learn to convert technical knowledge into practical solutions for today’s problems. If you enjoy searching for engineering solutions for all sorts of contemporary problems and want to lay a broad foundation for this, Mechanical Engineering is probably right up your street. A mechanical engineer designs, improves and maintains machines, buildings or processes. Although mechanical engineering is one of the oldest disciplines, you will discover that today’s modern technologies are all connected with, and depending on, mechanical engineering. As a mechanical engineer you may eventually find yourself in any of a wide range of sectors and positions, from civil and aeronautical engineering to biomedical sciences or nano-technology.

Course Fee:
Euro 9,000/year

Living Cost:
Euro 9,500 – 10,500/year