IIT Guwahati starts exchange programmes to attract more foreign students

International students can apply for IIT Guwahati admission for engineering, sciences, humanities, social sciences, design, healthcare, medicine, management, and interdisciplinary areas.

IIT Guwahati starts exchange programmes to attract more foreign students IIT Guwahati
Abhiraj P | Jul 27, 2022 - 3:10 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is implementing special initiatives such as an exchange research work programme, course work exchange programme, and project work exchange programme to attract international students to pursue higher education. About 29 international students are currently enrolled in IIT Guwahati from countries such as the United Kingdon (UK), Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Syria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Cameroon, and Seychelles.

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IIT Guwahati has also initiated a joint degree PhD programme (JDP) including a partner Institute abroad, where the student can spend at least twelve months at each Institute during the programme. More such JDPs are likely to be offered in the near future, said the institute.

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IIT Guwahati is ranked 384 in the QS World University Rankings 2023 and 37 globally for "Research Citations per Faculty." Students from abroad can apply for admission in IIT Guwahati courses across all disciplines of engineering, sciences, humanities and social sciences, design, healthcare and medicine, management and interdisciplinary areas.

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“With rapid internationalisation of the education sector, IIT Guwahati shall gain a strong foothold, across higher education Institutes, worldwide and can play an active role in mitigating challenges associated with global issues. Students on the other hand will gain by obtaining the quality education that we offer here at IIT Guwahati and get an opportunity to pursue research in a world-class environment,” said TG Sitharam, director of IIT Guwahati.


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