IIT Jammu signs pacts with five universities


The Indian Institute of Technology here on Monday signed memorandums of understanding with five renowned universities, in a significant stride towards fostering academic collaboration and promoting knowledge exchange.
The IIT Jammu signed the pact with the National Institutes of Technology at Agartala, Warangal, and Patna, an official spokesperson said.
MoUs were also signed with the Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering (SLIET) in Punjab and Technology and Mody University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Rajasthan, he added.
Under these “transformative collaborations”, the spokesperson said IIT Jammu will jointly engage with the five tech institutes for cutting-edge research projects aligning with their mutual interests.
He said IIT Jammu’s partnership with Rajasthan’s MUST holds a special significance as it seeks to empower girls by providing them with world-class educational opportunities in a tech-savvy environment.
Under this collaboration, IIT Jammu will offer summer internship opportunities, semester-long courses, and credit transfer options to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students from MUST, the spokesman said.