IIT Guwahati to partner with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham to develop teaching courses

IIT Guwahati is collaborating with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Coimbatore to promote student exchange and research programmes.

IIT Guwahati (Source: Official Website)IIT Guwahati (Source: Official Website)

Vagisha Kaushik | August 30, 2021 | 06:57 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is joining hands with a private university, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV) in Coimbatore to develop teaching programmes and research projects; and promote student exchange.

IIT Guwahati and AVV will encourage cooperation between their faculty members, departments, and research centres including visits of faculty members to deliver lectures, conduct seminars, discussions, research and supervise student studies,” an IIT Guwahati statement said.

“Students’ visits to attend courses and jointly develop teaching programmes would also be encouraged along with collaboration in research projects,” it said.

T G Sitharam, director at IIT Guwahati said: “AVV has many similarities in terms of vast and beautiful campus along with a team of highly dedicated team of faculty and students. With the emergence of many new interdisciplinary research and academic centres equipped with state-of-the-art equipment at IIT Guwahati, the institute is destined to serve the country with extra vigour.

“This mutual collaboration will help both the institutes scale new heights in research and academics,” Sitharam added.

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Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 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. I am sure we will leverage our strengths and work for a sustainable world to the betterment of humanity as our Chancellor Amma has always envisaged.”

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