Port Blair, Dec. 31: A MoU has been signed between A&N Administration and IIT Kharagpur for opening of Extension Centre of IIT Kharagpur at DR. BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair. The opening of Extension Centre shall open new avenues for technical education at Post-graduate level for the local engineers working in private industries and AICTE approved technical educational institutions.

M. Tech programme shall initially be offered in (1) Electrical Engineering, (2) Electronics & Communication Engineering, and (3) Information & Communication Technology. Each programme shall be for three years and lectures shall be delivered on holidays and beyond office hours through mixed mode of teaching i.e. VC & face-to-face interaction. The lectures, tutors and interactions will be recorded in the Extension Centre and will be stored at the Library of each Extension Centre. These will be available to the students for study during specified hours. Laboratory classes will be conducted at IIT Kharagpur campus at Kharagpur. Projects and supervisors will be assigned to the students by the Programme Coordinator after the completion of first three semesters. Students will carry out their project work at their institution and have to be in constant touch with their Supervisors. A&N Administration has already taken action to connect IIT Kharagpur with BRAIT through video conferencing by installing exclusive VSAT at Kharagpur.

For further information, may contact Training & Placement Officer, BRAIT Campus, Phone-03192-259693 Extn.-211, email id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.