News - Kolkata's IISER is the best in the country
The director of the IISERs institute kolkata claimed that among all the 5 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs), Kolkata's IISER
is the best placed in the country in terms of faculty productivity. In an overall assessment of IISERs for the period of March, 2016 to February, 2017, IISER Kolkata ranked best among IISERs in h-index, Mr Panigrahi pointed out.
He also added that "IISER Kolkata students are attracting scholarships for pursuing PhD as well as carrying on post-doctoral research in top notch universities in the world. These include major national level research institutions, such as Oxford University, Standford University, University of Cambridge, John Hopkins University, Ohio State University, Yale University, ETH Zurich."
At the campus in Nadia district, Director Prasanta K Panigrahi said that the research output versus faculty strength for all 5 IISERs shows that IISER Kolkata is best placed in terms of faculty productivity and citation pattern of its research output.
About 'Ek Pahal' :
Dean of Student Affairs, Arindam Kundagrami said the premier institute embarked on a student outreach programme to help poor children. The programme 'Ek Pahal' is aimed at empowering the children belonging to the underprivileged segment of society.