16 Mar 2019
IIT-KGP students to learn cloud computing via Amazon's program
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, will adopt Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate program to help students gain cloud computing skills including hands-on experience in artificial intelligence (AI), a top official of the institute has said.
11 Feb 2019
MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons
A year after a new Act granted unprecedented autonomy to IIMs, a committee of IIT directors have sought similar powers for the premier engineering institutes.
24 Jan 2019
IIT Kharagpur, Japan's AOTS collaborate to set up research center
IIT Kharagpur and Japan's Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) have signed a MoU on Monday to explore opportunities for a research center that will facilitate collaborative projects.
16 Jan 2019
India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings
Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.
07 Jan 2019
#CareerBytes: Registration for IIM+IIT+ISI joint PGDBA now open; Details here
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata have jointly announced admissions to the 2019-21 Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) programme.
24 Dec 2018
IIT-Kharagpur scientists making detailed maps to cut earthquake damage
In a bid to try and reduce damage from earthquakes, scientists from IIT-Kharagpur are developing detailed city-level maps to identify areas that are the most vulnerable to damage from earthquakes.
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.
20 Nov 2018
IIT-KGP developing mechanism to extract info from social-media during disasters
A research team of IIT Kharagpur has been developing a mechanism to filter critical situational information from social media during disasters from tonnes of other data.
25 Oct 2018
IIT Kharagpur student found hanging in hostel room
A 24-year-old M.Tech student of IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his hostel room, the police said.
24 Oct 2018
IIT-KGP students on mission to reduce single-use plastic within campus
A group of students at the IIT Kharagpur is on a mission mode to reduce usage of single-use plastic within the campus.
04 Oct 2018
IIT-Kharagpur to set up Academy of Leadership: Director
IIT-Kharagpur is all set to establish an "Academy of Leadership" which intends to develop innovative programs combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts.
25 Sep 2018
IIT Kharagpur develops community-supported supply of purified drinking water project
IIT Kharagpur has developed a community supported supply of purified drinking water project at Porapara in West Midnapore district of West Bengal.
20 Sep 2018
IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new statistical model which can be used to predict variability and trends in rainfall over different climate regions of India.
14 Sep 2018
'Super 30' founder Anand Kumar stresses teaching in mother tongue
Mathematician and Super 30 founder Anand Kumar today stressed on the need for teaching children in their mother tongue Hindi.
12 Sep 2018
IIT-KGP signs MoU with Carleton University to support research collaboration
The IIT Kharagpur has signed a MoU with the Carleton University of Canada to support research collaboration, capacity building, and other forms of academic partnerships.
08 Sep 2018
IIT Kharagpur delegation visiting US to hire researchers
As part of the international outreach program, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institution in India.
26 Aug 2018
IIT Kharagpur Professors remember their 'shy, intelligent' student, Sundar Pichai
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai was shy, intelligent and had big handwriting, his Professors at IIT Kharagpur recalled.
09 Aug 2018
IIT KGP to become country's first smart college campus
IIT Kharagpur today claimed to have taken a step towards becoming the country's first smart college campus, in which students can operate equipment inside their hostel rooms remotely using a smartphone app.
24 Jul 2018
IIT-KGP offers new awards, scholarships for UG-students for academics, research
The IIT Kharagpur has instituted several new awards and scholarships for its undergraduate students for academics and research following donations by many alumni and corporates, an IIT KGP press statement said today.
24 Jun 2018
#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.
23 Jun 2018
Women secure top 3 places in IIT-KGP Smart India Hackathon
Three all-women teams emerged as the winner and two runners-up at the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 Hardware Edition at the IIT Kharagpur.
12 Jun 2018
Inshorts' AI-based news summarization to generate 100,000 'shorts' per month
India's highest rated news application Inshorts introduced Artificial Intelligence-backed algorithmic summarization on its app which will help in summarizing more than 100,000 articles per month.
03 May 2018
IIT-KGP's new course examines ancient India's influence on modern science
Prolific scientist Albert Einstein once said that modern science owes a lot to ancient Indians.
25 Mar 2018
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.
04 Mar 2018
IIT Kharagpur to host youth conclave for budding engineers
IIT Kharagpur is set to host the two-day 'INAE Youth Conclave' from March 23, aiming to engage budding engineers from different disciplines.
26 Feb 2018
IIT Kharagpur student made a battery using sewage water
A research scholar of IIT-Kharagpur has developed a disposable and flexible battery powered by bacteria from sewage water, the institute said in a statement.
24 Jan 2018
Plan to add more seats, but IITs say no infrastructure
The Joint Admission Board (JAB) has proposed adding an additional 1,000 seats in IITs across the country, but several IITs doubt that existing campuses can accommodate more students.
05 Dec 2017
What is the status of placements at IITs this year?
With the placement season on at the Indian Institutes of Technology, international firms are reportedly in an "aggressive recruitment mode", intensifying the war for talent at the premier engineering institutes.
01 Dec 2017
Microsoft, Uber and more lure IITians with massive packages
If reports are to be believed, this year's placement session at the IITs is going to see intense competition among top companies for winning over the best talents.
21 Nov 2017
'Thought leader' Subir Chowdhury, IIT-KGP alumnus, among top 2017 thinkers
IIT-Kharagpur alumnus, bestselling author and CEO Subir Chowdury has been named among the world's top 50 thinkers for 2017 by the Thinkers50, a periodical international ranking of management thinkers.
06 Aug 2017
Aadhaar theft case: IIT-Kharagpur student reveals how he hacked data
Prime accused in the Aadhaar data theft case, Abhinav Srivastava in a six-hour demonstration revealed to the cops as to how the absence of HTTPS from the URL helped him hack into the hospital's website.
04 Aug 2017
IIT-Kharagpur grad arrested for hacking into Aadhaar database
A 31-year-old IIT-Kharagpur graduate has been arrested for hacking into the central Aadhaar database.
19 Jul 2017
At least 9 percent IITians dropped out in 2016-17
According to latest data released by the HRD ministry, IITs have seen about 9% students (889) dropping out in the 2016-17 academic year.
09 Jul 2017
IIT Kharagpur gets four mega research projects from HRD ministry
IIT Kharagpur has now undertaken four mega research projects along with six integrated projects from Ministry of Human Resource Development.
23 Jun 2017
Why do so many IITians commit suicide?
During January-April 2017, there were four suicides at the prestigious IITs, three at Kharagpur.
16 Jun 2017
TVF's Arunabh Kumar steps down as CEO, Dhawal Gusain in
Arunabh Kumar, accused in multiple sexual harassment cases, has stepped down as TVF CEO. Dhawal Gusain will now hold the company's reins.
15 Jun 2017
IIT-Kharagpur team develops wearable tech from silk
If someone plays word association with silk, often the next word will be sarees or kurta or rugs. It will take someone with a very vivid imagination to say silk is something that can be used to make a smart-wearable that's capable of data storage, communication and gauging its surroundings.
24 May 2017
MP signs MoU with IIT Kgp for measuring happiness index
Are you happy? Before you say that, happiness can't be measured in definite terms; let me break the bubble for you. It can be and it is called the "happiness index" and grumpy India stands at 122 in World Happiness Report.
22 Apr 2017
Student suicides: IIT-KGP boy found hanging in hostel room
Nidhin N, a fourth-year aerospace engineering student at IIT-Kharagpur, was found hanging from the ceiling in his hostel room in Nehru Hall B Block.
17 Apr 2017
TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar secures anticipatory bail
TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar who is accused of sexually harassing 50 women has managed to secure anticipatory bail from a Mumbai court.