IIT Council on Tuesday cleared Project Vishwajeet — To catapult 7 IITs into the global hall of fame – the global academic rankings.

An aggressive campaign is set to unfold at the IITs in namely Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and Guwahati.

On the anvil plans to fill 20 per cent vacancies with foreign faculty, allow off campus PhD students, 20% international students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, a 1:7 faculty-student ratio and separate capital grants for world class infrastructure.

Source: The Economic Times