IIT Kharagpur Announces Joint PhD Program with Auckland University
NDTV (December 17, 2019)
IIT Kharagpur has set up a joint PhD programme with the University of Auckland, New Zealand
New Delhi: In another first for the Institute, IIT Kharagpur has set up a joint PhD programme with the University of Auckland, New Zealand. The Kiwi university called it an historic agreement, noting that this was the first engagement of its kind between the two countries. The joint PhD programme is aimed to strengthen the economic and research ties between New Zealand and India.
The programme, set to admit the first batch of students in Autumn 2020, will initially focus on Engineering but is open to all other subject areas. The joint doctoral student will pursue their research under the supervision of academics in both institutions and will split their time between the two campuses, according to a statement from IIT Kharagpur. (Read More) (Link to Scoop Independent News article)