With this collaboration, the top 10% of B.Tech students at IIITDM Kancheepuram can seek admission for direct PhDs at IIT Madras.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Kancheepuram announces collaboration in research and academics.
With this collaboration, the top 10% of B.Tech students at IIITDM Kancheepuram, after the completion of Sixth Semester, can seek admission for direct PhDs at IIT Madras and such students can pursue seventh and eight semesters at IIT Madras.
Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of IIT Madras, said, "As the mentor Institution of IIITDM when the Institute was founded, IIT Madras has always been closely associated with IIITDM, Kanchipuram. There has been an active interaction between the faculty members of two institutions. This MOU now enables greater interaction between the students as well."
Banshidhar Majhi, Director, IIITDM Kancheepuram, stated, "The IIITDM students will have an opportunity to pursue their higher studies at IIT Madras and I am sure they will be motivated for an excellent career. In addition, the faculty of IIITDM will also have an opportunity to get research collaborations for sponsored projects and thesis supervision with the faculty of IIT Madras. This MoU is expected to reinforce the collaboration and elevate IIITDM to the next level."