IIT Madras Zanzibar Set to Open in Early November

IIT Madras Zanzibar Set to Open in Early November

Last Updated Oct - 11 - 2023, 07:32 PM | Source : The Indian Express | Visitors : 25

The first-ever international IIT campus, IIT Madras Zanzibar, is scheduled to open in early November.
IIT Madras Zanzibar Set to Open in Early November

Early November will see the opening of the first-ever international IIT campus, IIT Madras Zanzibar, according to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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The declaration was made at the event to award H.E. Samia Suluhu, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, an Honorary Doctorate.

While the official campus opening will take place in the first week of November, the first batch of students' classes are set to start on October 24. A four-year Bachelor of Science in Data Science and AI or a two-year Master of Technology in Data Science and AI will be available at the IIT Madras Zanzibar campus. The decision will be based on qualifications and eligibility.

Previously serving as a professor in the IIT Madras department of chemical engineering, Prof. Preeti Aghalayam is now in charge of the campus in Zanzibar.

Throughout their academic career, students will have access to a variety of opportunities, including study abroad and semester exchange programmes with partner universities of IITM in the UK and Australia, among other nations, internships with various relevant companies, and the chance to complete some course requirements at the IIT Madras campus in Chennai, India.

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