IIT Kharagpur steps in biology education in collaboration with IACS

IIT Kharagpur and IACS Kolkata  to offer Integrated M.Sc.-PhD programme in Chemical and Molecular Biology

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS),Kolkata have signed a MoU for the institutional collaboration offering an Integrated MSc-PhD Programme on Chemical and Molecular Biology, which is new and unique in the sense this will open direct academic exchange between the country's two leading institutions. The degree will be awarded by IIT Kharagpur. In the first academic year, students will visit the both the campuses,first IACS Kolkata and then IIT Kharagpur. They will spend one semester (about six months) at each institute. From 3rd semester onwards, one half of the students will stay at IIT Kharagpur and the other half at IACS Kolkata. Students staying at a particular institute in the 3rd semester will continue to carry out their Master’s project in the 4th semester at