The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) announced Monday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a private, deemed university in Coimbatore to help enrich academic programs and promote student exchange between the two institutions.
According to an official release, Prof G Sitharam, Director of the IIT-G, and Dr. Venkata Rangan, Vice-Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard.
Highlights of different aspects
Prof Sitharam, said, “With the emergence of much new interdisciplinary research and academic centers equipped with state-of-the-art equipment at IIT-Guwahati, the institute is destined to serve the country with extra vigor.
“This mutual collaboration will help both the institutes scale new heights in research and academics.” Highlighting the different aspects.
Benefits of the plan
Researchers at IIT-G and AVV plan to work together on projects, including visits by professors to give lectures and supervise student research and studies, according to a press release from the institutes.
The AVV vice-chancellor said, “This is a historical moment for both the institutions, which strive for excellence in teaching and research, to come together in a perfect Public-Private Partnership”. IIT-G, founded in 1994, is well-equipped with world-class infrastructure and a global research ranking of 41.”
Deemed to be university
National Institutional Ranking Framework, Government of India ranks Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, which was declared a “Deemed to be University” by UGC in 2003, fourth among universities and has been granted IoE (Institution of Eminence) status by the UGC for the year 2019.
Foundation of IIT-G
IIT-G, founded in 1994, has a world-class infrastructure and a 41st place in the world for research.