Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) are already in the works in Pune and Calcutta: Chemical & Engineering News
Dattagupta, who is spearheading the creation of the IISERs, says that the new research universities will offer both integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. degrees and Ph.D. degrees. The five-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. program will include a year of independent research, and students will be taught by active researchers. "Research and teaching will go hand in hand," he says.