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The classes of the first batch of students of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) will commence from the first week of August this year from the temporary campus at the government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) says a press release from the Institute.
“Around 50 to 60 students would take admission in the first batch depending on the availability of the space for classrooms. The admission process for the IISER has already started,” said an official of the Institute.
The IISER Bhopal director who is also the in charge of IISER Berhampur was present in Berhampur.
An agreement was signed between Principal of ITI, Rajat Panigrahi, and Singh in the presence of additional district magistrate (revenue) Sitanshu Rout, Registrar of IISER Bhopal, K S Murty and executive engineer (works) Binod Padhy.
To promote high-quality scientific education, research, and training, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, has set up seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati.
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