IIT-Delhi: News

09 Jun 2024

IIT Madras

JEE-Advanced results 2024 declared! Ved Lahoti from Delhi zone tops 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has declared the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2024.

23 May 2024


Nearly 40% of IIT graduates from 2024 batch still unemployed

Approximately 38% of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) graduates from the class of 2024 are yet to secure jobs, according to data obtained through Right to Information (RTI) applications.

10 Nov 2023


Balconies at Gurugram's Chintels housing complex collapse, raises safety concerns

Balconies on Tower D of the Chintels Paradiso housing complex in Gurugram's Sector 109 collapsed on Thursday at around 9:30PM. While no casualties or property damage were reported in the incident, it has raised further safety concerns for residents.

02 Nov 2023


IIT-Delhi student dies by suicide, was suffering from depression: Report

An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi student allegedly died by suicide by hanging himself from a weight-lifting rod at his residence in Delhi's Vivek Vihar.

16 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi signs India-UAE trade pact, MoU to establish IIT-Delhi campus 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday concluded his visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he met its ruler and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and signed crucial agreements.

IIT Bombay among world's top 150 universities: Report 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has been included in the latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

05 Jun 2023


NIRF Rankings: IIT Madras tops again, IISc best among universities

The Minister of State for Education, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Monday unveiled the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2023.

10 Apr 2023


Know why IIT Delhi students are protesting over mess fees

Numerous students of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) have launched a protest over an alleged hike in the mess fees at the prestigious institute.

17 Feb 2023


IIT Delhi develops new COVID-19 vaccine using immune cells

Researchers from IIT Delhi have developed a "nano-vaccine" for COVID-19, which has yielded promising results in animal studies.

18 Jan 2023


Delhi: PhD student dead, friend injured in hit-and-run case

A research student lost his life, and another got injured after a car hit them on Tuesday night near IIT-Delhi, according to the news outlet India Today.

08 Aug 2022

IIT Madras

IIT Madras records highest number of job offers and packages

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) has received a record number of job offers during campus placements this academic year.

02 Jul 2022


Making Industry-ready: Delhi government engages IIT experts for school curriculum

Delhi government school will soon be taught a curriculum designed by experts from IIT Delhi.

21 Jul 2020


IIT-Delhi students have introduced a replacement for CamScanner

Ever since India imposed a ban on 59 Chinese applications, internet users have been on a hunt for replacements of popular banned services like TikTok.

02 Dec 2019


IIT-Delhi witnesses record high placement offers on Day 1

The final placement season at IIT-Delhi is off to a great start as the institute witnessed the highest ever number of offers on the first day.

22 Sep 2019

West Bengal

Meet the five youngest IAS officers in the country

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

19 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: How to make corrections to GATE-2020 online application form?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates in the country.

16 Jun 2019


This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10

With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.

13 Jun 2019

IIT Roorkee

IIT-Roorkee to declare #JEEAdvanced results on June 14: Details here

The fate of lakhs of students aspiring to join the premier engineering colleges, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), will be decided on Friday.

02 Jun 2019

West Bengal

Meet the five youngest IAS officers in the country

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

03 May 2019


5 brilliant innovations by IITians you should know about

India's premier engineering institutes, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), are globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in the fields of science and technology.

29 Jan 2019

Prakash Javadekar

This year, IITs could introduce 5% EWS reservation; IIMs unsure

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are likely to implement the recently announced 10% quota for economically weak sections (EWS) of the general category in a gradual manner.

17 Jan 2019

3D Printing

This IIT-Delhi team helps blind students 'see' diagrams using 3D-printing

We all believe in education for all, but even today, visually impaired students are not getting the education they really deserve.

12 Jan 2019

Maruti Suzuki

IIT-Delhi twins who cracked CAT 2018 share their success story

While the Common Admission Test (CAT), every year, produces exemplary success stories, it's perhaps special when two people, born on the same day and at the same time, make it to the elite 99-percentile club.

06 Jan 2019


This IIT-Delhi student is offering low-cost smart home solutions

Home automation is an emerging market in India, and has a long way to go before it can become mainstream.

02 Jan 2019


IIT-Delhi alumnus, IAS topper scores 171/170 at Harvard University

Ever heard of the phrase scoring 11 out of 10?

02 Jan 2019

Indian Army

Siachen Soldiers won't have to wait 90-days for a bath

Soldiers deployed in Siachen glacier may soon be able to bathe during their three-month posting, courtesy waterless hygiene products.

03 Dec 2018


IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

IISc-Bangalore has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the subject category 'Engineering and Technology' in 2019 Times Higher Education rankings.

30 Nov 2018

South Korea

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

12 Nov 2018


Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet

Today, Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, will be hosting a townhall meet in India.

06 Nov 2018


Tired of pollution? Try IITian Prateek Sharma's Rs. 10 'Nasofilters'

Air quality in Delhi and many parts of north India has hit dismal levels, and is expected to get even worse with winter setting in and Diwali just a day away.

03 Nov 2018


IIT-Delhi slashes fees for foreign students by up to 96%

On Friday, IIT-Delhi announced that it had decided to slash tuition fees for foreign students.

25 Oct 2018


QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

21 Oct 2018


IIT-Delhi students propose using 'cow dung logs' for funerals

In a bid to combat air pollution and reduce deforestation, a group of 40 students from IIT-Delhi have come up with an alternative to using wooden logs for cremations.

29 Sep 2018

Delhi High Court

IIT-FIITJEE row: DMRC covers up FIITJEE logo at metro station

In the latest development in the row between IIT-Delhi and coaching institute FIITJEE, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has temporarily covered all mentions of FIITJEE's name at the IIT-Delhi metro station, till the time an issue pertaining to the size of a disclaimer is solved.

26 Aug 2018

Hindustan Times

IIT-Delhi students are coaching engineering aspirants, details here

In a bid to help engineering aspirants from low income families, some IIT-Delhi students are providing free coaching to students who cannot afford to spend fortunes on established coaching centers.

21 Aug 2018


Kerala floods: Experts say flood damages could have been reduced

Kerala has been ravaged by floods since August 8, leading to 357 people losing their lives, and over Rs. 20,000cr worth of property being damaged.

IIT Delhi and Bombay to independently decide hiring, courses, fees?

The HRD Ministry is reportedly considering freeing IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay from the IIT Council's control. The move would allow these two IITs complete autonomy in administration insofar as hiring, courses, and fees are concerned.

24 Jul 2018


IIT-Delhi to establish PhD start-up incubators; targets to incubate 20-ideas

Buoyed by "Institution of Eminence" (IoE) status, the IIT-Delhi has set to establish a Ph.D. start-up incubator, work on which is likely to begin this month.

05 Jul 2018


Ericsson launches innovation center in IIT-Delhi as 5G era dawns

While 5G technology is set to see its global debut sometime later this year in the US, India will have to wait a while before it's 5G-capable.

04 Jul 2018


Ericsson sets up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi

Giving Narendra Modi's 5G dream a big push, Swedish Telecommunications Company Ericsson has set up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi.

13 Jun 2018


Naming metro station 'FIITJEE-IIT' is misleading: HRD backs IIT-Delhi

Lending support to IIT-Delhi, the HRD ministry has asked the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to intervene in its ongoing metro station naming row.

12 Jun 2018

Delhi High Court

#FIITJEEMetroStationRow: HRD-Ministry writes to MoHUA over metro-station's name outside IIT-Delhi

The HRD Ministry has written to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, seeking its intervention in the ongoing row over the name of a metro station outside the IIT-Delhi's campus.

07 Jun 2018


QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.

27 May 2018


IIT-Delhi doesn't want FIITJEE's name on metro station. Here's why

For the first time, the Magenta Line brings IIT-Delhi on the metro map with a station named after it.

Toxic fumes from Delhi's open drains corroding metro infrastructure

Delhi's pollution is not only affecting people, but also metro infrastructure, especially those stations that are situated near open drains.

IIT-Delhi's Open House: Water-less bathing, innovative healthcare solutions and more

The 14th edition of IIT-Delhi's Open House is all set to begin on April 21, and this time, the elite technology institute has several eco-friendly and healthcare solutions to showcase.

14 Apr 2018

West Bengal

IIT-Delhi student found hanging in hostel, blames sexual assault

A 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student was founding hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room. The deceased, Gopal Maloo from West Bengal, who was a first year Masters student in Chemistry at IIT-Delhi, left behind a suicide note.

10 Apr 2018


IIT-Delhi wants students to sign anti-drug undertakings, but seniors angry

Concerned about rising drug menace on campus, IIT-Delhi is making students sign undertakings that they won't consume tobacco, alcohol or any other drug in the premises.

25 Mar 2018

IIT Roorkee

Increasing number of IIT seats going vacant, maximum at IIT-BHU

According to data compiled by the HRD ministry, the number of seats lying vacant in the premium institutes has seen a rising trend in the last five years, except in 2014.

27 Sep 2017


IIT Delhi student finds dead mouse in hostel food!

Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi is one of the country's premier institutes, but it looks like one cannot expect "premier" food quality at the hostels here!

05 Jun 2017


IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.

01 Jun 2017


Should have saved for dowry instead: Father of dead IITian

Parents of 28-year-old Manjula Devak, a research scholar who seemingly hung herself on the fan in her flat, regret sending her to IIT.

04 May 2017


IIT-Delhi looking to restructure curriculum to keep suicides at bay

Facing flak for the increasing number of suicide cases in the country, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi has moved to renew its curriculum to help students cope with pressure and avoid suicides.

13 Nov 2016


IIT-Delhi provides newer methods to recycle farm waste

With Punjab known as the India's breadbasket, it contributes to around 20% of the wheat produced in the country.