AIIMS (Delhi) has signed a MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur for collaboration in the field of education and research. According to a government official, the primary objective of the collaboration is to promote the interaction among the faculty member, scientists and students of both the institutes and to facilitate the joint academic, research programs and joint supervision of masters and doctoral students.
Areas such as Ph.D., MD-PhD, MSc-PhD and other courses have been identified as the areas of cooperation under the MoU. The opportunities of the coordinated internship programs for the students from both the institutes have also been identified as another important area.
As a part MoU both institutes have agreed to share, explore and use the data for the education and research purpose on the mutually agreeable terms. Both institutes have also agreed to protect the data shared in the process for the research purposes and necessary permissions will be taken from another institute wherever necessary.