Cambridge, MIT Experts to Help Design Syllabi of Indian Institutions

The HRD ministry has roped in experts from leading global Universities like Cambridge, MIT, Pennsylvania to help design and “internationalise” syllabi of higher education institutions in the country, Union minister Smriti Irani said.

Speaking in New Delhi at the launch of 10 projects in different states under Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Irani said that experts from institutions like University of Edinburgh, MIT, Cambridge, University of Pennsylvania, UC Berkeley, University of Washington and University of Georgia Tech etc have been roped in to upgrade the curriculum in social sciences, sciences, mathematics and engineering.

“The government of India has been in touch with some international faculty and academicians and institutions who shall through RUSA, a national higher education mission, help states internationalise their curriculum in order to benefit their students,” Irani said.

Source: Hindustan Times