India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students

| | New Delhi
  • 0

India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Agencies | New Delhi

The Government of India will launch a programme commencing from Sepember 16, 2019, that will allow and offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to students of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the Institute of Information Techonology (IITs) in India. External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will jointly inaugurate the programme.

Head of missions of ASEAN countries, senior officials of ministries of External Affairs and Human Resource Development, Directors of all 23 IITs, Chairman of UGC and Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog would attend the event.

IIT Delhi has already been accorded the status of Institution of Eminence and the decision by the government to start the PhD programme for students of ASEAN countries comes with the motive to “encourage the best talent from across the world to join its PhD programme.

Speaking about the International PhD Fellowship Programme (IPFP), Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi, said: “Having meritorious PhD students coming to IIT Delhi from all over the world (as part of the programme ) and will not only enhance the quality of research happening at IIT Delhi but will also help India develop its soft power across the world. The cultural diversity that will happen because of this step will go a long way in generating new research ideas.”

The admission portal for this programme is being executed by IIT Delhi.The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam.

State Editions

Cong no more secular, has degenerated into Hindutva party: CPI(M)

20 January 2022 | Kumar Chellappan | Delhi

Complete public interest work on time: CS

20 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Cabinet sub-committee holds meet to amend rules

20 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Police raid hookah bar, six held

20 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Chhattisgarh’s user charges low: Min

20 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Four Naxalites surrender

20 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

Industrialisation in Tamil Nadu: Some worrisome trends

16 January 2022 | Anish Gupta/ Mousumi Biswas/ Rahul Ranjan | Agenda

Astroturf | Expand your vision

16 January 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

AI trends for 2022

16 January 2022 | Spriha Biswas | Agenda

Saga of A perfect fraud

16 January 2022 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

‘I eat, breathe and live movies’

16 January 2022 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer