IIT Kharagpur and Tata Medical Center have agreed for institutional collaboration in education, research and outreach programs in the field of interdisciplinary medical research. The primary objective is to promote interaction and collaboration between faculty, medical professionals and students of the two institutions to carry out joint academic and research programs, joint supervision of undergraduate, masters and doctoral students on a reciprocal basis, and collaborative research projects.
The integrated M.Sc. - Ph.D. program which has been planned will focus in its first phase on medical physics, nuclear medicine and molecular medical microbiology. The program which would be jointly developed by both institutions shall involve students spending at least one semester in each of the institutes with joint supervision by faculty and scientists from both institutions. The degree will be awarded by IIT Kharagpur.
Additionally, an outreach program is bein