About Purdue University

  • Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana, is known not only for science, technology, engineering, and math programs, but also for its imagination, ingenuity and innovation.
  • Purdue has been ranked #4 in 'preparing students for the workforce' by the Wall Street Journal.
  • It also has the #9 ranking for its Engineering program in the U.S., according to U.S & World Report.

Purdue NExT(Purdue University Online Courses/ Purdue University Distance Education)

Through Wiley's collaboration with Purdue University, we are offering the Purdue NExT non-credit certification program. Purdue NExT offers 100% online, Purdue University Distance Education courses for engineering & management institutions and corporates that give outcome-based skill training for specific skills required by the industry and are aimed at a global audience. These Purdue University Online Courses include video lectures, interactive visualizations, simulations and tools for learners to interact with their peers and the professors all within the and without downloading or purchasing software.

Grading System

  • The grading system is unique and carries weightage from the final exam, quizzes, homework & project work to test practical application and not just theoretical knowledge.
  • The exam is conducted by Purdue University.

Simulation Tools and hands-on learning model

Purdue NExT offers various tools which are otherwise not available at engineering institutions, such as Autonomie- a software that is used to simulate hybrid-electric vehicles. Autonomie is used by top automobile companies, such as GM, Hyundai, Mercedes -Benz, and institutions, such as MIT, Purdue University, University of Michigan etc.

Faculty of Management & Humanities of Manav Rachna University , Faridabad, Delhi NCR, is offering the BBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business) in association with NIESBUD(National Institute for Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development), NEN (National Entrepreneurial Network), Purdue NExT, USA, & Wiley's India. The Mentoring and infrastructure support is done through Manav Rachna Innovation and Incubation Centre (MRIIC). For details on this course, please contact MRU at: 9871632139, 0129-4259000 or email: deanmgt@mru.edu.in

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Certification & Digital Badge:

Purdue NExT awards a course certificate, a digital badge & Purdue Continuing Education Units. To qualify, a student must score 70% or higher for their course average. In contrast to degrees and certificates, Digital badges excel in communicating detailed information about graduates and signals their specific knowledge and skills.

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Click here to learn more about Purdue NExT or watch a video overview!