New Delhi: Britain may become the next destination for the offshore campus of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT).
Abu Dhabi and the African country Zanzibar already have offshore campuses of the IIT.
As per reports, the British government is keen desire to have an offshore campus of the IIT in the UK. Some British universities are already in talks with IITs to explore the possibility.
IIT Madras is setting up its campus in Tanzania’s Zanzibar, and IIT Delhi is setting up an offshore campus in Abu Dhabi.
Many universities from the UK are also looking forward to setting up their branch campuses in India.
A British delegation visited India for India-UK Higher Education Conference organised by the British Council on September 18 and 19 in Delhi. The delegation visited India to meet key stakeholders with discussions on internationalisation of higher education institutions through partnership, dual degrees and research collaborations.