The Institute has launched the International Endowment Campaign which is a grass-root campaign. One of the key features of this Sub-Endowment is to address immediate needs of bringing in professors and scholars from foreign universities besides offering joint PhDs with top international institutes as well as providing sustainability of the future exchanges for developing international exposure and ranking.
In this International Programme which was launched today, at least 10 professors from some of the world's leading universities would come to the Kharagpur campus each year for few months.
Similarly, around 30 talented international scholars would be invited each year to conduct research activities at IIT.
KGP is already in talks with leading universities from the US, Europe, Australia, and Japan.
Under the joint PhD programme, students would be awarded with the doctorate by IIT-Kgp and an international uni