IIT Kharagpur Alumni Announces Faculty Excellence Awards, Chairs

IIT Kharagpur Alumni Announces Faculty Excellence Awards, Chairs

The awards were conferred on the occasion of the Annual Alumni Meet last week. KOLKATA:  The alumni of IIT Kharagpur have instituted several Chair Professorship Awards and Faculty Excellence Awards for senior, mid-level and new faculty members. The awards were conferred on the occasion of the Annual Alumni Meet which ended on January 14, 2018. The awards are based on student feedback on teaching, peer recognition through national and international awards, research output such as papers and citations, doctoral guidance, research and development activities in terms of sponsored research and industrial…

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India, the global destination for higher education: IIT Kharagpur alumni to organise conclave on June 10

India, the global destination for higher education: IIT Kharagpur alumni to organise conclave on June 10

Every year, India has an outflow of $16 billion as about 2.5 lakh Indian students leave for foreign shores to pursue higher education. At the same time, Indian universities and colleges attract just 42,000 international students, as against the US with nearly 10.5 lakh students, UK with five lakh and China with about four lakh. Even France and Australia have about three lakh foreign students each. There’s an urgent need to reinvent India as a study destination for international students as it has the potential to bring in an estimated…

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