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25: Secretary Higher Education Department Talat Parvez along with All India
Council for Technical Education (AICTE) signed Memorandum of Understandings
(MOU) with four IlTs and three IISERs for two months Internship of 500 final
year students undertaking professional courses and pursuing Science streams in
the colleges of J&K for the academic session 2020-21.
objective of the MoUs, which was signed in New Delhi, is to provide internship
opportunity to students of J&K for empowering, inspiring and enhancing
their employability. During the internship the students will be working on
cutting edge research in the field of Science and Technology under the guidance
of Faculties from these premier institutions. Students from any of the Science
and Engineering disciplines of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programs are
eligible to apply.
respect of IIT Guwahati, IIT Ropar, IIT Pune, IIT Bhubaneshwar, IISER Orrisa,
IISER Pune and IISER Kolkata were signed under the presence of Union Minister
for MHRD. Under this unique first of a kind internship initiative, the
travelling expenses of students will be funded by MHRD through AICTE while the
hostel and tuition expenses will be borne by host institutions.
applications will be invited online for merit based selection from all colleges
and shortlists prepared by 15th April 2020. The training scheduled to commence
on 15th May to 15th July 2020 and for a month in December 2020. Furthermore
IITs and IISER institutes are likely to extend similar offer to help J&K
Higher Education to provide much needed exposure to quality enhancement and
research opportunities in latest technologies.