Kolkata, July 30
As part of an initiative to boost the presence of foreign students on its campus by offering scholarships, IIT Kharagpur has received close to 220 applications from international students for various degree programmes this year.
The acceptance rate of the international students in various masters and doctoral degree programmes is about eight per cent, of whom 11 students have already joined the institute for the academic year starting 2019, an IIT KGP statement said.
““Each international applicant goes through an extremely rigorous evaluation process and I am very pleased with the increasing number of excellent foreign students coming into IIT Kharagpur in recent years, the statement quoted Baidurya Bhattacharya, Dean, International Relations, as saying. — PTI