Articles about IIT Madras

80-year-old engineer appears for IIT entrance exam

07 Jun 2022

Inspirational
80-year-old engineer appears for IIT entrance exam

When 80-year-old Nandakumar K. Menon appeared for an entrance exam, he had to convince the guards at the exam center in Kochi that he was an examinee and not someone's guardian!

IIT Madras launches 'Out of the Box Thinking' mathematical course

07 Jun 2022

India
IIT Madras launches 'Out of the Box Thinking' mathematical course

Starting from July 2022, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) will offer a new mathematics course titled "Out of the Box Thinking."

Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw makes India's first 5G call

20 May 2022

Technology
Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw makes India's first 5G call

IIT Madras played host to a historic event as union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw made the first 5G call on a trial network using indigenously-developed telecom gears.

Delhi's COVID-19 'R-value' crosses 2: Here's what it means

23 Apr 2022

India
Delhi's COVID-19 'R-value' crosses 2: Here's what it means

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, Delhi's R-value was recorded at 2.1 this week, according to an analysis by IIT Madras.

Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

22 Apr 2022

India
Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

Is the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) turning into a COVID-19 hotbed in Tamil Nadu? Well, the sudden surge in cases among the students does suggest so.

IIT-Madras locked down after 66 students test coronavirus positive

14 Dec 2020

India
IIT-Madras locked down after 66 students test coronavirus positive

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras was put under temporary lockdown after 71 people, including 66 students, tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

11 Jun 2020

India
NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

28 Dec 2019

Inspirational
Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

IIT-Madras' German student made Nazi reference during CAA protest; deported

24 Dec 2019

India
IIT-Madras' German student made Nazi reference during CAA protest; deported

A German student, studying at IIT-Madras, was asked to leave India after he took part in protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), multiple reports said.

Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

16 Dec 2019

India
Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Nagma Akhtar, is upset with how things shaped up yesterday and wants a high-level inquiry.

IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected

10 Nov 2019

India
IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected

A 19-year-old woman student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, was found dead in her hostel room on Saturday.

IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

06 Nov 2019

Technology
IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

In a major development, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has launched an affordable new 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people.

This IIT-Madras robot can grab things like a human

17 Aug 2019

Technology
This IIT-Madras robot can grab things like a human

Human hands have the dexterity to grab and handle all kinds of objects- light, heavy, or delicate.

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

07 Aug 2019

Career
Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

03 Aug 2019

Technology
These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

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

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

02 Aug 2019

India
Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.

IIT Madras students develop sewer-cleaning robot to end manual scavenging

31 Jul 2019

Technology
IIT Madras students develop sewer-cleaning robot to end manual scavenging

The problem of manual scavenging, which requires unskilled labor to walk down toxic manholes, has been plaguing India for decades.

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

27 Jul 2019

Business
Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

19 Jul 2019

Career
IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

A B.Tech and an MBA in India is like fries and ketchup: You can have one without the other, but people will look at you like you are some kind of lunatic. They shouldn't, but they will.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

India
Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

09 Jul 2019

Business
This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

An IIT-Madras graduate's start-up is all set to make your garbage collection smart.

These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

05 Jul 2019

India
These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

These five people are among youngest engineers in the world

02 Jul 2019

India
These five people are among youngest engineers in the world

In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters.

Interview with IIT team that will present Hyperloop-concept to Musk

14 Jun 2019

India
Interview with IIT team that will present Hyperloop-concept to Musk

Avishkar Hyperloop, a team from IIT-Madras, is set to represent India on world stage for the final round of the prestigious SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition 2019 in July.

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

14 Jun 2019

Technology
#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

Steve Jobs once said if you put faith in people and give them the right tools, they do wonderful things!

This IIT-Madras team will present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk

13 Jun 2019

India
This IIT-Madras team will present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk

Later next month, a team of engineering students from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras would be participating in the final round of the famed Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles, California.

Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

05 Jun 2019

India
Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and are also are reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

Boost for aerospace entrepreneurship: Boeing India partners with IITs, IISc

22 May 2019

India
Boost for aerospace entrepreneurship: Boeing India partners with IITs, IISc

Recently, Boeing India launched the Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD) program, and is inviting applications from students, professors and early-stage start-ups in India.

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

19 May 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

Engineering aspirants not so interested in IITs anymore? Here's why

13 May 2019

India
Engineering aspirants not so interested in IITs anymore? Here's why

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has long been a reputed institution among young aspirants (and their parents, too). Out of India's top 10 engineering colleges, 8 are IITs.

Inspiring stories of 5 IITians that prove nothing is impossible

12 May 2019

India
Inspiring stories of 5 IITians that prove nothing is impossible

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

IITians who quit high-paying jobs to work in social sector

11 May 2019

India
IITians who quit high-paying jobs to work in social sector

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and most people join IITs with a dream of landing jobs with fat pay packages at top companies.

CSK v/s MI: IIT-Madras exam paper asks who will win?

07 May 2019

India
CSK v/s MI: IIT-Madras exam paper asks who will win?

The IPL fever has gripped the nation this time as well.

IIT Madras registers 15% increase in placement offers, breaks record

30 Apr 2019

India
IIT Madras registers 15% increase in placement offers, breaks record

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has concluded the campus placements for the session 2018-19 and recorded an increase of 15%, which is an all-time high.

This IIT-grad left Rs. 21LPA job to revolutionize education system

25 Apr 2019

India
This IIT-grad left Rs. 21LPA job to revolutionize education system

Divanshu Kumar, an IIT-Madras student pursuing final-year Mechanical Engineering, has given up a Rs. 21 LPA job offer to revolutionize the Indian education system.

#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

20 Apr 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Top IITs and their placement stats this year

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

08 Apr 2019

India
NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday announced the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

19 Mar 2019

Technology
#TechBytes: 6 futuristic technologies developed by IITians

Steve Jobs once said if you put faith in people and give them the right tools, they do wonderful things!

#CareerBytes: Alternate options for candidates who did not clear GATE

17 Mar 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Alternate options for candidates who did not clear GATE

The results of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019, conducted by IIT Madras, were declared on Friday.

GATE 2019 results announced: Here's how you can check yours

15 Mar 2019

India
GATE 2019 results announced: Here's how you can check yours

A few minutes back, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras released the results of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2019). The results of all 24 papers have been declared.