IIT

Indian Institutes of Technology

Timelines
#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

11 May 2020

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the National Testing Agency, is one of the toughest exams in India.

Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister

27 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 879, while the total number of infections crossed 27,800.

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

05 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

Coronavirus outbreak: IIT, AIIMS techies develop device to disinfect cities

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: IIT, AIIMS techies develop device to disinfect cities

In light of growing coronavirus cases in India, a team of IIT Kharagpur and AIIMS alumni has developed a device that can disinfect entire cities with ease.

IIT-Delhi researchers develop affordable way to test for COVID-19

23 Mar 2020

IIT-Delhi researchers develop affordable way to test for COVID-19

In a bid to help India brace for the looming threat of coronavirus outbreak, researchers at IIT Delhi have come up with an affordable new way of testing for the disease.

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

16 Feb 2020

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time today.

At swearing-in ceremony, Kejriwal to share stage with Delhi's 'architects'

15 Feb 2020

At swearing-in ceremony, Kejriwal to share stage with Delhi's 'architects'

Rewarded with an envious mandate, Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time tomorrow at Ramlila Maidan.

Tencent leads $15 million Series A funding in Doubtnut

02 Feb 2020

Tencent leads $15 million Series A funding in Doubtnut

Gurugram-based Doubtnut, an ed-tech start-up which provides interactive video solutions to students' queries via its mobile application, website, YouTube and WhatsApp channels, has raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent.

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

31 Jan 2020

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

14 Jan 2020

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

In a new development, Purplle, a Mumbai-based e-commerce company dealing in beauty and personal care products, has raised $8 million.

Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here

11 Jan 2020

Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here

Gurugram-based food-tech unicorn Zomato has raised $150 million in a corporate round of funding led by existing investor Ant Financial.

BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad

02 Jan 2020

BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad

Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who fancies being called a loyal worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made it to headlines due to his statements, yet again.

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

02 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the National Testing Agency, is one of the toughest exams in India.

Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30' to have a Hollywood remake?

17 Dec 2019

Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30' to have a Hollywood remake?

Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 may soon become the first-ever Bollywood film to be remade in Hollywood.

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

13 Dec 2019

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

Zetwerk, a Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs, has raised Rs. 225 crore ($32 million) in a Series B round of funding.

IIT-Delhi witnesses record high placement offers on Day 1

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.

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

22 Nov 2019

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.

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

15 Nov 2019

With smokeless chulhas, this woman's start-up tackles pollution

Traditional mud chulhas are a common sight in a rural Indian household, often accompanied by black shadows tracing the kitchen walls from soot collected over time.

IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected

10 Nov 2019

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.

Noida: IIT-IIM alumnus commits suicide, allegedly due to wife's harassment

06 Nov 2019

Noida: IIT-IIM alumnus commits suicide, allegedly due to wife's harassment

In a distressing incident, a 39-year-old man, an alumnus of IIT and IIM, allegedly committed suicide after jumping from his house in Noida. His family has said his sour relationship with his wife forced him to take the extreme step.

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

25 Oct 2019

#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.

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.

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

21 Oct 2019

Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

Soon, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will no longer accredit engineering colleges in India.

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

08 Oct 2019

Centre asks IITs to open wellness centers to prevent suicides

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have long been the academic dream. However, getting into the country's most coveted institute is as tough as it is stressful, as aspirants go through back-breaking preparation to crack JEE Advanced.

Websites that provide online coaching and courses for GATE

05 Oct 2019

Websites that provide online coaching and courses for GATE

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

Bengaluru-based Udaan raises $585 million in Series D funding

03 Oct 2019

Bengaluru-based Udaan raises $585 million in Series D funding

Udaan, a Bengaluru-based B2B start-up by former Flipkart executives, has raised $585 million in Series D funding round.

#CareerBytes: Mistakes you must avoid while preparing for GATE

26 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: Mistakes you must avoid while preparing for GATE

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

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

23 Sep 2019

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.

#CareerBytes: Five reasons why you should appear for GATE exam

22 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: Five reasons why you should appear for GATE exam

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

What career options do you have after cracking GATE?

20 Sep 2019

What career options do you have after cracking GATE?

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

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar receives prestigious award in US

19 Sep 2019

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar receives prestigious award in US

Prominent mathematician and founder of the popular Super 30 educational program, Anand Kumar has been conferred with a prestigious teaching award in the United States, for his contribution towards providing quality education to economically-deprived students.

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.

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

16 Sep 2019

San Francisco chosen as center for first JEE in US

In an attempt to internationalize the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) will be held in San Francisco, United States, next year.

Useful mobile apps every GATE aspirant should have

14 Sep 2019

Useful mobile apps every GATE aspirant should have

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

How to get admission in foreign universities through GATE?

12 Sep 2019

How to get admission in foreign universities through GATE?

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

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

10 Sep 2019

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

08 Sep 2019

Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes, including the prestigious IITs.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

03 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

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

Robot, developed by IIT engineers, teaches in a Bengaluru school

30 Aug 2019

Robot, developed by IIT engineers, teaches in a Bengaluru school

Robotics and AI are two core things that will define the future of technology and humanity.

Common myths about GATE that need to be busted

29 Aug 2019

Common myths about GATE that need to be busted

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