Month: April 2024

IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and University of Melbourne forms strategic partnership over MIPA

IIT Kharagpur and The University of Melbourne continue to develop their strategic partnership through the Melbourne India Postgraduate Academy (MIPA), offering opportunities for research collaboration and engagement. Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean R&D and Prof. Debashish Chakravarty, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs & International Relations welcomed the Melbourne team and discussed on the further areas of collaborations. A team from University of Melbourne visited IIT Kharagpur, to call for project proposals from engineering, IT, science, medicine, dentistry and health sciences to establish up to three pairs of supervisors (PIs), with each supervisory…
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DST Secretary Prof. Abhay Karandikar inaugurates SATHI facility at IIT Kharagpur

DST Secretary Prof. Abhay Karandikar inaugurates SATHI facility at IIT Kharagpur

Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) visited Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institute (SATHI) facility, a flagship programme of DST, GOI, hosted at IIT Kharagpur and inaugurated the highly sophisticated R&D infrastructure: Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (TOF-SIMS) and High-Resolution Aberration Corrected Transmission Electron Micron (HRTEM), one of its kind, on 12th April, 2024 in the presence of Prof. V K Tewari, Director; Prof. Amit Patra, Deputy Director; Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean, R&D; Prof. Rabibrata Mukherjee, Chairman, SATHI of IIT Kharagpur along with the students, faculty and staff members of the institute and other officials of…
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IIT Kharagpur introduces major curriculum reforms for UG students for the academic year 2024-25

IIT Kharagpur introduces major curriculum reforms for UG students for the academic year 2024-25

In line with the spirit of National Educational Policy (NEP 2020), IIT Kharagpur introduced several path-breaking reforms in its UG programmes starting from the academic year 2024-25. 1. From the academic year 2024-25, admission to all UG programmes will be for 4-year, B.Tech and B.S levels only. The students will get an opportunity to opt for the 5-year dual degree programmes after 2nd or 3rd year of their study. Depending upon their suitability and interest, the students can choose a 5-year dual degree programme in his/her parent department or he/she can also choose the Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Programmes (IDDP) offered…
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IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

IIT Kharagpur and Indian Navy joins forces to drive innovation through research partnership

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Indian Navy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 20th March, 2024 at Naval Headquarters, New Delhi, symbolizing their commitment to promote technology development, innovative solutions and joint R&D. Rear Admiral K Srinivas, Asst. Chief of Materiel (Dockyard & Refit) at Naval Headquarters and Prof. Rintu Banerjee, Dean, R&D, IIT Kharagpur signed the MoU in the august presence of Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director of IIT Kharagpur.  MoU signing with Indian Navy : New Delhi The spheres of studies include propulsion systems, systems and controls, instrumentation and sensors, industrial engineering and operational research, nanotechnology…
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