NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY CALICUT
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME UNDER GIAN
Objectives and Guidelines.
Union Cabinet of the Government of India has approved a programme titled Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country's existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India's scientific and technological capacity to global excellence. GIAN is envisaged to catalyse higher education institutions in the country, and that it will initially include IISc Bangalore, all IITs, NITs, IIMs, Central Universities, IISERs, and IIITs. It will subsequently cover good State Universities where the spinoff is vast. GIAN is an evolving scheme, which will initially include participation of foreign faculty in Institutes as Distinguished / Adjunct / Visiting faculty / Professors of Practice, etc., to participate in delivering Short or Semester-long Courses. Other activities will be included in due course. For more details visit the National URL www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in
Details of approved courses being offered by NIT Calicut
How to Register?
Stage-1: Registration at the National Web Portal(www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in)
Visit http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/GREGN/index and create login User ID and Password. Fill up the blank registration form and do web registration by paying Rs. 500/- online through Net Banking/Debit/Credit card. This provides the user with lifetime registration to enroll in any number of GIAN courses offered.
Stage-2: Course Registration:
Login to the GIAN portal with the user ID and Password already created in Step 1. Click on Course Registration option at the top of Registration form. Select the Course of the choice for the applicant, from the list and click on Save option. Confirm your registration by clicking on Confirm Course
GIAN Local Coordinator
Dr Abraham T Mathew
National Institute of Technology Calicut
Kozhikode, Kerala - 673601.
About Host Institute
National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC) is located about 22 km from the historic Calicut (Kozhikode) City. Institute is located along a busy route. Calicut (Kozhikode) Campus is well connected by road to Airport, railway station and the important places like Kochi, Coimbatore, Mysore and Bengaluru. Nearest airport is named as Kozhikode International Airport and is well connected to national and international destinations. The institute imparts technical education at the degree and post graduate levels viz., Undergraduate programme leading to B.Arch/B.Tech degree and the Postgraduate programme leading to M.Tech/ M.Sc/ MCA/ MBA. In addition, Ph.D programmes are also offered in all disciplines/departments. NITC is fully funded by the Government of India under the Ministry of HRD. More details can be obtained from the institute website at www.nitc.ac.in.