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Indian scientist in Australia comes closer to developing coronavirus vaccine

07 Feb 2020

Indian scientist in Australia comes closer to developing coronavirus vaccine

As the threat of the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, a team led by an Indian scientist in Australia has come closer to finding a treatment for the viral infection.

#CareerBytes: Exam calendar of top engineering entrance exams in 2020

06 Feb 2020

#CareerBytes: Exam calendar of top engineering entrance exams in 2020

Engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters in the country.

#CareerBytes: JEE-Main v/s JEE-Advanced v/s BITSAT - A comprehensive comparison

30 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: JEE-Main v/s JEE-Advanced v/s BITSAT - A comprehensive comparison

In India, engineering remains the most preferred professional course among students after Class 12, given the vast prospects it offers.

#CareerBytes: Preparation tips to crack BITSAT in the first attempt

24 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Preparation tips to crack BITSAT in the first attempt

Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is one of the most popular and toughest national level engineering entrance exams.

All you need to know about Distance MBA in India

23 Sep 2019

All you need to know about Distance MBA in India

Distance MBA or Correspondence MBA, as the name suggests, refers to pursuing of the degree mostly through a digital/virtual platform, as per the convenience of the learner.

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

04 Aug 2019

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.

#CareerBytes: 5 best private engineering colleges in the country

18 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 best private engineering colleges in the country

In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among students after Class 12 because of the vast prospects it offers.

Microsoft launches AI labs to train 1.5 lakh Indian students

18 Jun 2019

Microsoft launches AI labs to train 1.5 lakh Indian students

In a bid to build a future-ready workforce, Microsoft has announced the launch of 10 AI digital labs in India.

HCL launches 'Tech Bee' program to hire Class-XII students

17 Jun 2019

HCL launches 'Tech Bee' program to hire Class-XII students

India's homegrown IT giant HCL Technologies recently announced that it would soon launch an early career program under which, it would train and hire Class-XII (intermediate) students.

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

11 Jun 2019

What are CAT (IIM) toppers of last 5yrs doing now?

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the toughest management entrance exams through which students are admitted to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and other top B-schools.

#CareerBytes: Top private engineering colleges in India

28 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Top private engineering colleges in India

Engineering remains the most preferred course in India after Class-12 given the vast prospects it offers.

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

17 Mar 2019

#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.

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

27 Jan 2019

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.

BITS Pilani receives $1mn pledge from alumni, largest individual donation

17 Nov 2018

BITS Pilani receives $1mn pledge from alumni, largest individual donation

Premier engineering and science institute BITS Pilani has announced that it received a $1 million pledge from a US-based alumni couple for its campus programs, the largest individual donation ever received by the institution.

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

29 Sep 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.

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

27 Sep 2018

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

Meet past five years' (2013-17) UPSC CSE toppers

21 Sep 2018

Meet past five years' (2013-17) UPSC CSE toppers

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

15 Sep 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.

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

30 Aug 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.

8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

01 Aug 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.

Govt notifies 'Institute-of-Eminence' status for all shortlisted institutes except BITS

25 Jul 2018

Govt notifies 'Institute-of-Eminence' status for all shortlisted institutes except BITS

The HRD Ministry has officially notified the 'Institute of Eminence' (IoE) tag for five of six selected institutes.

Rs. 1,500cr-by-15th-year: Jio Institute earned institute-of-eminence tag with this proposal

19 Jul 2018

Rs. 1,500cr-by-15th-year: Jio Institute earned institute-of-eminence tag with this proposal

Reliance Foundation's Jio Institute, which was named among the government's 'Institutes of Eminence'(IoE) despite not even existing, has projected an income of Rs. 100cr in its first year from 1,000 students.

Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row

11 Jul 2018

Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the government over the selection of Jio Institute for the "Institution of Eminence" status, saying the government "is in Ambani's pocket".

Institution of Eminence tag for Jio Institute 'conditional': HRD Ministry

10 Jul 2018

Institution of Eminence tag for Jio Institute 'conditional': HRD Ministry

Facing criticism over the selection of yet-to-be-established Jio Institute by Reliance Foundation as an "Institution of Eminence", HRD Ministry today clarified that the tag was conditional and it would get only a letter of intent for now.

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

09 Jul 2018

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.

#CareerBytes: 8 best colleges, universities for engineering in North India

24 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: 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.

Micro-delivery start-up Daily Ninja secures $3mn in fresh funding round

13 Jun 2018

Micro-delivery start-up Daily Ninja secures $3mn in fresh funding round

Micro-delivery start-up DailyNinja has raised $3 million in a fresh round of funding from Saama Capital and existing investor Sequoia Capital.

#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs

26 May 2018

#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

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.

UGC issues list of 24 'fake universities': Details here

26 Apr 2018

UGC issues list of 24 'fake universities': Details here

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a list of 24 'fake universities' which are no longer allowed to confer degrees. Seven of these are in the national capital.

Best engineering colleges (other than IITs, NITs) after 12th Class

05 Apr 2018

Best engineering colleges (other than IITs, NITs) after 12th Class

Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.

Samsung's SRI-Noida employees to get special M.Tech from BITS Pilani

21 Mar 2018

Samsung's SRI-Noida employees to get special M.Tech from BITS Pilani

To help its employees develop skills as well as gain an advanced degree, Samsung India has signed an MoU with the reputed BITS Pilani.

BITS Pilani student chokes self to death, Blue Whale suspected

01 Jan 2018

BITS Pilani student chokes self to death, Blue Whale suspected

A 19-year-old student of BITS Pilani-Hyderabad reportedly choked himself to death. Police are investigating if it has any connection to the Blue Whale 'challenge'.

IIT-Bombay, IISc-Bangalore among the top-10 institutions in BRICS University Rankings

23 Nov 2017

IIT-Bombay, IISc-Bangalore among the top-10 institutions in BRICS University Rankings

In a first, the prestigious IIT-Bombay has bagged the 9th position in the list of top 10 universities in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).

123 Indian institutes to lose 'university' from their names

13 Nov 2017

123 Indian institutes to lose 'university' from their names

A whopping 123 higher education institutes in India have been asked by the UGC to drop the word 'university' from their names.

UPSC 2016: Andhra farmer's son secures 3rd place

01 Jun 2017

UPSC 2016: Andhra farmer's son secures 3rd place

Gopala Krishna Ronanki, the son of a farmer in the remote village of Parasamba in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, secured the third rank.

UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper

31 May 2017

UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper

The results of Union Public Service Commission exmainations 2016 were announced on May 31. 1099 candidates have been shortlisted.