Prof. Ashis K. Mukherjee, Dean, Research and Development, Tezpur University and Head and Coordinator of DBT Nodal Cell for Medical Colleges and Biomedical Research Institutes of NE India has won the prestigious INSA Teachers Award (2018).
The award has been conferred on Prof. Ashis K. Mukherjee for his consistent and high level of teaching, and inspiring and mentoring students to take up careers in Science and Technology.
This award founded by Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi is one of the highest recognition for science and technology teachers in the country.
This award will formally be conferred to Prof. Mukherjee in the Anniversary General Meeting of the Academy in December, 2018. This has been stated on the official website of Tezpur University.
In this year Prof. Mukherjee has also received Doctor of Science (D. Sc.) in Biotechnology from Calcutta University, Kolkata, Visitor’s Award for Research in Basic and Applied Sciences-2018 from President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, and Tata Innovation Fellowship (2017-18) by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of
Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
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It may be mentioned that Tezpur University has earned 146th rank among 400 universities in BRICS countries, which is an improvement over the previous year.
The ranking has been made by the British higher education marketing company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It has also increased the number of universities in the ranking to 400, a rise of 100 from the 2018 edition.
“TU (Tezpur University) now ranks 146th amongst the BRICS nations (out of 400 institutions), which comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa,” varsity authorities said in a statement. The rankings are for 2019, it added.
“TU ranked 171-180th position in 2018 rankings. The ranking was declared on October 15, 2018. In India, TU ranks 36th position out of 75 higher learning institutions,” the statement said.