Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi to setup Campus in Abu Dhabi.

India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 15 July 2023. The MoU aims to establish an campus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in Abu Dhabi.

  • This will be the first-ever IIT to be set up in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.
  • The MoU was exchanged between the Education Ministry of India, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Education and Knowledge, and IIT Delhi.
  • Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra highlighted the significance of this development during the visit, referring to it as an important landmark.
  • The Abu Dhabi campus is expected to launch its academic programmes next year with undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses.
  • It will also operate research centers related to sustainable energy and climate studies as well as computing and data sciences

Q. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is planning to establish a campus in which city of the Middle East?

A) Dubai
B) Abu Dhabi
C) Riyadh
D) Doha

Ans : B) Abu Dhabi

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