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Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

20 Apr 2020

Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

In a major development, a Bengaluru-based technology company has created an 'affordable ventilator' that does not need electricity to function.

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

24 Oct 2019

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Nanotech start-up Log 9 Materials raises $3.5 million funding

23 Oct 2019

Nanotech start-up Log 9 Materials raises $3.5 million funding

Bengaluru-based Nanotech start-up, Log 9 Materials, has raised $3.5 million funding in Series A round led by Sequoia India's scale up program Surge and Exfinity Venture Partners.

5 successful people who had dyslexia

22 Oct 2019

5 successful people who had dyslexia

Neuroscience studies confirm dyslexia is born out of neurobiological differences in the brain's wiring and structure, and carries a genetic component as well.

IIT Delhi announces JEE Advanced 2020 date: Check it here

17 Sep 2019

IIT Delhi announces JEE Advanced 2020 date: Check it here

The examination date for JEE Advanced 2020 is finally out and this time, IIT Delhi has been given the responsibility of the test.

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

27 Aug 2019

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

Immensely popular mobile game PUBG made its debut at the annual sports festival of IIT Roorkee, this year.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIT-Roorkee to know about

09 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful alumni of IIT-Roorkee to know about

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

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

08 Jul 2019

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'

19 Jun 2019

How IIT Gandhinagar became India's first 'Eat Right Campus'

To encourage high standards of food quality, hygiene, and safety in educational institutions, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) last year launched "Eat Right" awards.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with JEE-Advanced 2019 AIR-3 holder Archit Bubna

16 Jun 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with JEE-Advanced 2019 AIR-3 holder Archit Bubna

The results of the 2019 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced, conducted this year by IIT Roorkee, were declared on June 14.

JEE Advanced 2019: Counseling, registration, and seat allocation details here

15 Jun 2019

JEE Advanced 2019: Counseling, registration, and seat allocation details here

IIT Roorkee, which conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced examination this year, declared the results of the same on Friday.

IIT Roorkee announces JEE Advanced results: Details here

14 Jun 2019

IIT Roorkee announces JEE Advanced results: Details here

A short while ago, IIT Roorkee declared results for JEE Advanced exams 2019. The examination was conducted on May 27, 2019.

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

13 Jun 2019

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.

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about internships at IITs

04 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about internships at IITs

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

JEE-Advanced: In last ten years, these topics were frequently asked

24 May 2019

JEE-Advanced: In last ten years, these topics were frequently asked

2.45 lakh candidates qualified for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced, sole doorway to 23 IITs, this year and around 1.73 lakh who registered for the same, are all set to appear for the exam on Monday.

#JEEAdvanced2019: Tips for parents of students appearing for JEE-Advanced

20 May 2019

#JEEAdvanced2019: Tips for parents of students appearing for JEE-Advanced

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most challenging engineering entrance exam for admission to top institutes.

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

13 May 2019

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.

Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

12 May 2019

Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

JEE Advanced application process opens for foreign nationals: Details here

24 Apr 2019

JEE Advanced application process opens for foreign nationals: Details here

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has opened the registration process for the foreign candidates.

5 successful people who had dyslexia

07 Mar 2019

5 successful people who had dyslexia

Recently, PM Narendra Modi, while responding to a student's question via video conference at IIT-Roorkee's Smart India Hackathon, made a remark on dyslexia.

Meet this IIT Roorkee alumnus, the brain behind 'Trainman'

08 Feb 2019

Meet this IIT Roorkee alumnus, the brain behind 'Trainman'

Over the decades, Indian Railways has come a long way in terms of connectivity, ticketing services, and passenger amenities.

IIT-Roorkee to become emissions-free smart campus by 2022

29 Jan 2019

IIT-Roorkee to become emissions-free smart campus by 2022

A few days back, India's oldest engineering college, IIT-Roorkee, kicked off its smart campus development project in collaboration with global electrical equipment and automation major ABB.

How this nanotech start-up by IIT-Roorkee alumnus is fighting pollution

22 Jan 2019

How this nanotech start-up by IIT-Roorkee alumnus is fighting pollution

We are living in testing times when pollution of all forms is on the rise and a switch to renewable sources of energy has become the need of the hour.

#MeToo: Seven IIT-Roorkee faculty members accused of sexual harassment

18 Dec 2018

#MeToo: Seven IIT-Roorkee faculty members accused of sexual harassment

The #MeToo wave has now hit the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.

Uttarakhand: Two rescue teams dispatched to find stranded IIT students

27 Sep 2018

Uttarakhand: Two rescue teams dispatched to find stranded IIT students

On Tuesday, reports had surfaced about 45 IIT-Roorkee students having gone missing in Himachal Pradesh as rains battered the state.

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

15 Jul 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.

IIT-Roorkee students develop unique airbag helmet: Details here

26 Jun 2018

IIT-Roorkee students develop unique airbag helmet: Details here

A team of students from IIT-Roorkee have come up with a novel design for a helmet - one that can be worn like a collar around the neck and inflates before impact during an accident.

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

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.

Drones by IIT Roorkee will make your train journey safer

23 Jun 2018

Drones by IIT Roorkee will make your train journey safer

With an aim to enhance safety and efficiency in train operations, Indian Railways is considering to deploy drones to automate the monitoring of rail tracks.

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

21 May 2018

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

Most science students in India opt for engineering after Class 12; a career in engineering is preferred by many as it offers an exciting variety of job opportunities.

IIT-Roorkee ranked 4th in Times Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

11 May 2018

IIT-Roorkee ranked 4th in Times Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has been ranked 4th among the IITs in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Universities Rankings, one of the world's most influential university rankings.

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

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.

IIT-Roorkee student allegedly hangs himself from hostel room fan, dies

16 Mar 2018

IIT-Roorkee student allegedly hangs himself from hostel room fan, dies

A 21-year-old student of IIT Roorkee was found hanging from the fan in his hostel room on Wednesday evening.

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

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).

IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system

29 Jan 2018

IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system

Professor Kamal Jain of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has invented a new and affordable drone-mounted system for conducting aerial surveys.

Plan to add more seats, but IITs say no infrastructure

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.

What is the status of placements at IITs this year?

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.

Microsoft, Uber and more lure IITians with massive packages

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.

At least 9 percent IITians dropped out in 2016-17

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.

IIT Roorkee scientists use Jamuns to make solar cells

27 Apr 2017

IIT Roorkee scientists use Jamuns to make solar cells

Scientists at IIT Roorkee have found a way to make cheap solar cells using jamuns.