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MoU signed between IIT-Kharagpur and AIIMS to start research programmes.

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, two prominent institutions of the country on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an objective to bolster interaction and cooperation. According to a statement released by AIIMS, the main goal of this Memorandum is to boost research outreach programmes and medical services among the faculty members, scientists and the students to perform joint academic and research programmes, collaborative research projects, supervising masters and doctoral students.

The New MoU between AIIMS and IIT-Kharagpur

As per the memorandum signed between AIIMS and IIT-Kharagpur, a decision was taken by the two institutions for conducting joint academic programmes such as MD-Ph.D, MSc-Ph.D, PhD and more courses, and combined internship programmes for AIIMS and IIT-KGP students, conducting joint research programmes and obtaining research funds from external funding agencies. Under this programme, some other joint academic programmes such as short modular courses specially designed for the benefit of undergraduate and postgraduate students, exchange programmes for the faculty members, use of the lab facilities and also sharing the data among the two. Recently IIT-Kharagpur was ranked among the top 100 in the Times Higher Education Golden age rankings 2018 because of it’s continuous research efforts.

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