Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research

08 Sep 2020


Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 may not guarantee immunity, say scientists

While the presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus causing COVID-19, is indicative of past exposure to the virus, it is not synonymous with immunity against it, scientists have clarified.

07 Dec 2019


#CareerBytes: Five websites that can help in IIT JAM preparation

The Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is one of India's most sought-after national level entrance exams conducted for admission to IITs, IISc, IISERs, NITs, and other top institutes.

30 Jul 2019


#CareerBytes: GATE or IIT-JAM - Which is better for you?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for MSc) are two of India's most sought-after national-level entrance exams.

15 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Didn't get good JEE-Advanced rank? Here's what to do

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the country's most difficult engineering entrance exam.

27 Jan 2019

Mukesh Ambani

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.

24 Dec 2018


PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced his day-long visit to Odisha, wherein he inaugurated several projects in the domains of health, transportation, and education, among others.

12 Aug 2018


2,800 faculty posts lying vacant in IITs, 260 in IIMs

It is not just seats that are going vacant in Indian institutes. According to data from the HRD Ministry, 5,606 posts of faculty members in central universities are yet to be filled.

12 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Reservation here to stay; mob lynching is a crime: Modi

PM Narendra Modi has iterated that mob lynching is a crime, no matter the motive, and states need to take effective measures to check such incidents.

01 Jul 2018


People will accept my theory over Darwin's in 20yrs: Minister

Union Minister Satyapal Singh yesterday reiterated his controversial claim, that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is "scientifically wrong," and predicted that his theory would replace the scientist's, "if not today, tomorrow, or 10-20 years later."

23 Feb 2018


IISER asks students why HRD minister was wrong about evolution

HRD MoS Satyapal Singh's controversial comment on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution has made it to exam question papers in Pune's premier Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).

17 Feb 2018


IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

The campus kitchens of 10 out of India's 12 premier educational institutes don't adhere to food safety rules. They failed a third-party audit conducted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

14 Jul 2017

Space News

Indian scientists discover galaxy 'supercluster', calls it Saraswati

Taking a giant leap for Indian space research, Indian astronomers discovered a supercluster of galaxies located in the direction of Pisces.