IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

In order to convert Bolpur-Shantiniketan into a model sustainable heritage city, students and faculty members from the IIT-Kgp and MIT, on Friday came together at a brainstorming session. Those from IIT-Kgp were mainly research scholars and students pursuing masters in architecture and city planning. Shantiniketan to become a model heritage city RELATED STORIES Father of … Read more IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

IIT Bombay to accept Rs 8 crore from 1991 batch

The legacy project was set up by the 1991 batch to benefit the institute and the stakeholders associated with the institute. IIT Bombay RELATED STORIES Student Islamic Organisation writes to MCI to conduct NEET in Urdu IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti Irani lays foundation … Read more IIT Bombay to accept Rs 8 crore from 1991 batch

Amidst protests, IIT switches Veda ‘workshop’ to lectures

The Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) organised a workshop on ‘Ancient Indian Knowledge Systems’. Amidst protests, IIT switch Veda ‘workshop’ to lectures RELATED STORIES J Jayalalithaa passes away: Schools, colleges shut down in Tamil Nadu CAT 2016: How candidates reacted post exam 17 SSA employees suspended by Arunachal Pradesh govt due to long absence 1.34 … Read more Amidst protests, IIT switches Veda ‘workshop’ to lectures

J Jayalalithaa passes away: IIT Madras postpones campus placements to December 8

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras postponed the ongoing campus placements to December 8, following the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. IIT Madras postpones campus placements to December 8 RELATED STORIES J Jayalalithaa passes away: Schools, colleges shut down in Tamil Nadu CAT 2016: How candidates reacted post exam 17 SSA … Read more J Jayalalithaa passes away: IIT Madras postpones campus placements to December 8

This labourer’s son from Kota cracked IIT Delhi: Here’s how!

It’s not necessary that only students who take coaching from top-notch institutes or from metropolitan cities gets admission to Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs),  Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), other premier institutes. Here’s the story of a laborer’s son from Kota, who is the first one from his village to get admission to India’s premier … Read more This labourer’s son from Kota cracked IIT Delhi: Here’s how!

IIT Jammu to be inaugurated tomorrow: HRD Minister Javadekar to do the honour

The new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) transit campus in Jammu will be inaugurated tomorrow on August 6 by Union Minister for Human Resource and Development Prakash Javadekar. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Department of Higher Education, Jammu & Kashmir and the Department of Higher Education in the HRD Ministry, on … Read more IIT Jammu to be inaugurated tomorrow: HRD Minister Javadekar to do the honour

Rajya Sabha passes much-awaited IIT (Amendment) Bill: Jammu and Tirupati to also get IITs

Finally, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, August 2 approved the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016 by voice vote. In a major announcement, IIT campuses will also be set up in Jammu and  Tirupati. (Read: IIT Act introduced in Lok Sabha: Bill to bring 6 new IITs, ISMs) Key notes from the debate on bill: … Read more Rajya Sabha passes much-awaited IIT (Amendment) Bill: Jammu and Tirupati to also get IITs

Two students from IIT Kharagpur awarded President gold medal

Two students from IIT Kharagpur have been awarded with President of India gold medals for the first time at the annual convocation of the institute. Students from the department of computer science and engineering, Prithwish Mukherjee and Soham Dan secured the highest CGPA score of 9.75. The prestigious award was given to two students for … Read more Two students from IIT Kharagpur awarded President gold medal

IIT Kharagpur collaborates with MIT to launch course in urbanisation

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is all set to join hands with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to launch a course in urbanisation. The course will commence from October this year and would see a collaboration between the IIT’s department of Architecture and Regional Planning and the MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning. According … Read more IIT Kharagpur collaborates with MIT to launch course in urbanisation

IIT Madras double suicide cases: Professor’s wife and female scholar found hanging

In quite a shocking incident, two women including a professor’s wife and a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras had committed suicide. The former Vijayalakshmi was a 47-year-old woman and wife of physics assistant professor Ganeshan. She was found hanging inside her quarters around 3 pm. On the other hand, just … Read more IIT Madras double suicide cases: Professor’s wife and female scholar found hanging