IIT Delhi will open its international campus in Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Tags: International Relations

On 10 July 2023, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed that IIT Delhi is going to open its international campus in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

An Overview of the news:

  • After IIT Madras, now IIT Delhi is also going to open its international campus outside the country in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
  • Earlier, IIT Madras had announced to set up its campus in Zanzibar-Tanzania. Whose work is likely to start from October this year.

Relations between the two countries will be further strengthened:

  • This initiative will further strengthen the relations between the two countries.
  • Meanwhile, IIT Delhi has also announced the inclusion of UAE school students in its Summer Boot Camp, in which talented school students from there will be able to work on their research and other innovations in IIT Delhi's lab.
  • Currently, IIT Delhi conducts such summer boot camps only for Indian school students.
  • During the event, Pradhan also handed over a set of books (magic box) designed for school children up to class three under the new National Education Policy (NEP) to UAE Minister of Education Sarah Musallam.

First campus of IIT Madras in Zanzibar-Tanzania: 

  • Prior to this announcement, IIT Madras had decided to open its campus in Zanzibar-Tanzania. Which will also start there from October this year.
  • Like IIT Madras and Delhi, some other IITs of the country may also decide to open their international campuses soon.

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