The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with IIT Ropar and DST TIH – AWaDH (Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub) to explore collaborative, academic research activities, joint supervision of Ph.D. students, workshops and seminars.
The MoU was signed by Director, NIT Srinagar Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal, Prof. MF Wani in presence of Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Director, IIT Ropar to collaborate on different academic activities.
The MoU is a part of IIT Ropar’s initiative to welcome meritorious students from NITs to spend their final semester(s) at IIT Ropar, pursue courses, and do a project.
The students will go through a rigorous selection process, and subject to their continued excellence, will be considered for early admission to PhD programs at IIT Ropar.
The scope of collaboration on academic and research activities in the MoU includes academic and research collaboration in the areas of mutual interest, exchange of students and faculty, exchange of academic information, scholarly information, materials and publications, and admission of NIT Srinagar students for Ph.D. at IIT Ropar.
As per the MoU, each institution will nominate one of its members as its representative in charge of the cooperative program. Individual program of work under this MoU will be jointly planned and conducted by the nominees of both parties, it said.