IIT Kharagpur to set up institute in Malaysia

Updated: Dec 24 2022 10:20PM

Kolkata, Dec 24 (PTI) IIT Kharagpur Director V K Tewary on Saturday said that as part of the plan of the premier institute to set up top quality higher educational institutions outside India, an IIT is expected to come up in Malaysia in near future.

While speaking at the 68th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur, Tewary said the institute is aiming to be among the top 10 institutes in the world.

“IIT Kharagpur aims to become the world-wide benchmark in education excellence by establishing IIT Malaysia, which will be a major step for the institute to set its global footprint in the international domain of Higher Education promoting Indian standards of education,” he said.