• The college students can be given publicity to numerous laboratories of IIT Ok and each week a particular lecture on newest technological developments can be held.

IIT Kanpur on Wednesday launched a two month-long digital internship programme for college students of science and engineering disciplines finding out in increased schooling establishments in Jammu & Kashmir.

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) for offering digital internship alternatives to college students, an official stated.

“We received many applications for this programme but finally we short listed 20 students including eight girls. The students are mainly from civil, electrical, computer science, mechanical engineering and physics,” IIT-K director, Professor Abhay Karandikar tweeted.

Prof J Ramkumar, the IIT-K programme coordinator, department of mechanical engineering and design programme, who is also the dean of academic affairs office, said, students are individually allocated mentors based on their field of interest.

“The internship is starting from January 27 to March 29. As part of the internship, the students will be given exposure to various laboratories of IIT K and every week a special lecture on latest technological advancements would be held,” the IIT-Ok professor stated.

Students from any of the science and engineering disciplines of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, finding out in increased schooling institutes in Jammu and Kashmir, are eligible to use for this internship programme, officers stated.

This yr because of the pandemic, the committee determined to go for an internet internship programme, they added. IIT-Ok has determined for a two month-long on-line internship program after wanting into the tutorial calendar of the scholars, the officers added.


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