The University of Hyderabad (UoH) and Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IITH) have entered into an MoU on 11th September 2020. The aim of this MoU is to stimulate and facilitate the development of collaborative teaching and mutually beneficial research activities which serve for technical upliftment of both the institutions.

The objectives of the MoU are:

  1. To promote and enhance academic interaction between UoH and IITH.
  2. To share and implement best practices for enhancing quality of teaching learning and research processes.
  3. To conduct faculty development programs for the benefit of both the Institutions.
  4. To provide technical support for research scholars, faculty members and students to carry out research work.
  5. To undertake collaborative R&D work/R&D Projects.
  6. To have joint publications arising out of collaborative work.
  7. Facilitating combined project Investigators/Co-investigators for various National and International projects.

Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice Chancellor, UoH expressed happiness at UoH and IITH formalizing this MoU and hoped that this collaboration will benefit both these high profile Institutions. “UoH seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the production & transmission of knowledge and is committed to working with IITH to bring this knowledge to combat the great challenges of the society”, he added.

Outlining the benefit of the Academic & Research Pact with UoH, Prof. B. S. Murty, Director, IIT Hyderabad said, “IITH had a wonderful journey in the last one decade and has established itself as a strong force in its teaching and research. UoH comes along with five decades of academic and research excellence. Through this MoU, both IITH and UoH will explore new avenues in the field of teaching and research through synergy to scale newer heights of excellence and will prove to be a winning quotient for the benefit of the society at large.” 

The MoU was signed by Prof. B. S. Murty, Director, IITH and Shri P Sardar Singh, Registrar, UoH in the presence of VC, UoH and officials from both the institutions.