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IIT KGP and UMass Dartmouth, USA to Explore Blue Economy

IIT KGP and UMass Dartmouth, USA to Explore Blue Economy

Business Standard          Outlook         Canada Today         Can India    Financial Express    The Week    Jagran Josh     Business Standard     NDTV    Indian Express IIT Kharagpur and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have signed an MoU for collaborative research, training and the exchange of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students, and academic and research information. The two institutions have initiated discussions to formulate a joint international programme on Marine Science and Technology targeting the huge potential of the Blue Economy, confirmed Prof. P P Chakrabarti, Director of IIT Kharagpur in a social media post. He…
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IIT KGP and Carleton University to Explore Academic Exchanges

IIT KGP and Carleton University to Explore Academic Exchanges

Business Standard (PTI)    Outlook   Business Standard (IANS)   Quint    Canada-Today     CanIndia     NDTV     The Week     Jagran Josh IIT Kharagpur signed an MoU with Carleton University of Canada on September 11, 2018, to support research collaboration, capacity building and other forms of academic partnerships. Under this MoU, both institutions will typically focus on opportunities in student exchange, faculty exchange and professional development programs. The two institutions will also explore possibilities of collaborative Masters Programs and jointly supervised Ph.D. students. The MoU will cover the scope of interaction among members of faculty relating to joint research projects, research visits and…
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IIT KGP Delegation Visits USA for International Outreach

IIT KGP Delegation Visits USA for International Outreach

India Today        Indian Express        Business Standard      NDTV The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, the first, the largest and the most diverse among the IITs in India, is keen to engage with bright and promising doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in the US and discuss academic career options at the Institute. A team of delegates led by Director of the Institute Prof. P P Chakrabarti is visiting Washington DC on September 8, Boston area on September 11, Miami on September 12, Houston on September 13 and Bay Area, California on September 16 for…
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Convocation Jubilees

Convocation Jubilees

IIT Kharagpur, an Institute of National Imporance will celebrate its 64th Convocation on July 20, 2018, an institution whose history runs parallel to the ultimate freedom movement of India after the World War II. From freedom fighters to personalities like Rabindra Nath Tagore, Subhas Chandra Bose, Satyendra Nath Bose, IIT Kharagpur in its 68 years of existence has witnessed the brightest luminaries from India and brilliant minds from across the world. The one occasion which shines brightest among all is the Convocation ceremony each year. This is the time when students along with their degrees take the blessings from their…
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IITKGP-TUM Center for Intelligent Transportation

IITKGP-TUM Center for Intelligent Transportation

  Business Standard     India Today     Money Control     Outlook      Millenium Post     Indian Express     Economic Times Auto IIT Kharagpur and the Technical University of Munich from Germany have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up an Indo-German Collaborative Research Center on Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Center will be located at IIT Kharagpur with the possibility of a similar center being replicated in Germany in the future. The goal of this Center will be to bring together Indian and German researchers, as well as industry partners from the two countries to work on…
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All’s well that ends well

All’s well that ends well

SPIC MACAY’s 6th International Convention at IIT Kharagpur ends on a high note SPIC MACAY’s 6th International Convention held at IIT Kharagpur ended on a high note on June 9 with an all-night concert that saw the performances of some of the biggest names in Hindustani classical music. The evening of June 8 began with Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar’s inspiring rendering of several khayals in his unique style and Vidushi Shruti Sadolikar giving the audience a taste of some rare ragas like Raag Mukhi. And it ended with Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty’s soulful thumris, Pandit Kumar Mardur’s and Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar’s gayaki…
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A confluence of great minds

A confluence of great minds

"We need to regenerate enthusiasm for India’s cultural diversity", says Shabana Azmi “The problem is in the mind. If you are able to set your mind on any one thing then there is no problem at all.” These were a few words of inspiration from Mohan Singh Khangura, Rabindra Sangeet exponent, to a student who was being unable to follow the lyrics of his songs during an intensive class at IIT Kharagpur. In one way or another, these words are being echoed by almost every Guru who is conducting the intensive classes or workshops for the 1200 participants, mostly students from…
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Playing host to an international cultural meet

Playing host to an international cultural meet

  IIT Kharagpur provides the perfect setting for a grand cultural convention IIT Kharagpur is preparing itself to host what is inarguably a spectacular youth festival. From June 3-June 9, 2018, it will be the site of the 6th International Convention of SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) that will see the assembly of around 1,100 youth delegates from all over India and its neighbouring countries, and around 300 artistes of national and international repute. In about a week’s time, there will be 40 workshops, 30 concerts and 7 yoga and meditation…
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Playing host

Playing host

  IIT Kharagpur provides the perfect setting for a grand cultural convention IIT Kharagpur is preparing itself to host what is inarguably a spectacular youth festival. From June 3-June 9, 2018, it will be the site of the 6th International Convention of SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) that will see the assembly of around 1,100 youth delegates from all over India and its neighbouring countries, and around 300 artistes of national and international repute. In about a week’s time, there will be 40 workshops, 30 concerts and 7 yoga and meditation…
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