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CAT 2019 results out: Two IIT-Bombay friends among highest scorers

04 Jan 2020

CAT 2019 results out: Two IIT-Bombay friends among highest scorers

The results for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 were declared a short while ago, and it has brought good news for two friends studying at IIT-Bombay.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

18 Mar 2019

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) will hold a condolence meet this evening to pay tributes to their alumnus, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died after battling pancreatic ailment for a year.

MHRD committee: Empower IITs to pick own directors, chairpersons

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.

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.

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

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.

IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO

27 Dec 2018

IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO

Rajesh Subramaniam, an Indian-American IIT-Bombay graduate, has been named the President and CEO of US-based multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express.

IIT-Bombay sets record, gets 1,270 job offers in first phase

24 Dec 2018

IIT-Bombay sets record, gets 1,270 job offers in first phase

IIT-Bombay has set a new record in securing an all-time high in the number of job offers, as the first phase of the placement season ended last week.

IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

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.

Moving beyond learning: In patents' race, IITs, IISc lead

01 Dec 2018

Moving beyond learning: In patents' race, IITs, IISc lead

In the race for patents in 2018, four centrally funded universities are leading. The four institutes which have performed exceptionally well this year are IITs in Bombay, Delhi and Madras, and IISc in Bengaluru.

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

30 Nov 2018

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

25 Oct 2018

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

IIT Bombay Study: Most Indian salts contain plastic particles

03 Sep 2018

IIT Bombay Study: Most Indian salts contain plastic particles

In a first-of-its-kind study in India, researchers from IIT Bombay have found that most table salts available in India are likely to contain microplastics from polluted sea water.

70% IIT-Bombay students develop drinking habit in first year

20 Aug 2018

70% IIT-Bombay students develop drinking habit in first year

The IIT-Bombay Senior Survey which spoke to 192 graduates of this year, has concluded that 70% of students developed the drinking habit in the first year itself.

IIT Delhi and Bombay to independently decide hiring, courses, fees?

16 Aug 2018

IIT Delhi and Bombay to independently decide hiring, courses, fees?

The HRD Ministry is reportedly considering freeing IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay from the IIT Council's control. The move would allow these two IITs complete autonomy in administration insofar as hiring, courses, and fees are concerned.

IITs have built 'Brand India' globally, says PM Narendra Modi

11 Aug 2018

IITs have built 'Brand India' globally, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi said today that IITs have built "Brand India" globally and their success has helped India become one of the world's largest pools of technical manpower.

IIT-Bombay is trying to help WhatsApp fight fake news

06 Aug 2018

IIT-Bombay is trying to help WhatsApp fight fake news

With the government increasing pressure on WhatsApp to bring more robust features against the proliferation of fake news, it seems that WhatsApp has found an unlikely ally.

Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis

10 Jul 2018

Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation would be directed to collaborate with institutions like IIT-Bombay to develop modern technology for ensuring good roads in Mumbai.

#WadalaWallCollapse: HC asks IIT-B to form expert-team to suggest measures

30 Jun 2018

#WadalaWallCollapse: HC asks IIT-B to form expert-team to suggest measures

Bombay HC today asked IIT-Bombay's director to set up an expert team comprising structural engineers and others to inspect the site of the recent wall collapse at Mumbai's Wadala and suggest remedial measures.

Computer Science and IIT-Bombay are hot favorites of JEE toppers

28 Jun 2018

Computer Science and IIT-Bombay are hot favorites of JEE toppers

Computer Science and IIT-Bombay have emerged as the top favorites this time, with most JEE toppers preferring this course in this institute, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has revealed.

#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.

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

11 Jun 2018

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

07 Jun 2018

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.

Recruitment: SBI, Air Force, Railways, ISRO, IOCL seek qualified candidates

30 May 2018

Recruitment: SBI, Air Force, Railways, ISRO, IOCL seek qualified candidates

A number of government agencies and institutes have issued notification for more than 1,000 vacancies overall in various fields.

Good news for diabetic patients: IIT-B develops artificial pancreas thread

25 Apr 2018

Good news for diabetic patients: IIT-B develops artificial pancreas thread

In a breakthrough achievement, the chemical engineering department of IIT-Bombay has developed bio-artificial pancreas thread that can be implanted inside a diabetic person to manage the disease.

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.

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.

IIT-B students asked to use separate plates for non-veg food

17 Jan 2018

IIT-B students asked to use separate plates for non-veg food

An email to students of IIT-Bombay purportedly from the mess coordinator of Hostel 11 has raked up a controversy.

IIT-Bombay engineer leaves high-paying job to take diksha

16 Jan 2018

IIT-Bombay engineer leaves high-paying job to take diksha

Last September, a Jain couple from Madhya Pradesh made headlines after announcing their decision to leave behind their property and three-year-old daughter to become monks.

Gay marriage: IIT-Bombay engineer marries boyfriend in traditional Maharashtrian ceremony

14 Jan 2018

Gay marriage: IIT-Bombay engineer marries boyfriend in traditional Maharashtrian ceremony

In what is being reported as India's first gay marriage, 40-year-old Hrishi Sathawane, an NRI techie, and his Vietnamese partner Vinh "tied the knot" in a traditional Maharashtrian Vedic wedding in Yavatmal.

World's first robot citizen's India debut at IIT Bombay

31 Dec 2017

World's first robot citizen's India debut at IIT Bombay

The world's first robot citizen, Sophia, made her first India appearance at the IIT Bombay's cultural extravaganza TechFest on Saturday.

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.

IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

03 Dec 2017

IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is literally changing the world as it's being increasingly applied in more and more fields.

IIT placements: Many offers over Rs. 1cr from top companies

03 Dec 2017

IIT placements: Many offers over Rs. 1cr from top companies

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.

This robot can play with children and help them learn!

28 Nov 2017

This robot can play with children and help them learn!

Robots have already disrupted industries like manufacturing (automotive/electronics/consumer goods), medical/pharmaceutical, space, etc. but are hardly being used domestically.

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).

Apple to scout for talent at IIT-Bombay this year

19 Nov 2017

Apple to scout for talent at IIT-Bombay this year

2017 will be remembered as the year Apple made inroads into India's campus placements. One of their halts would be at the International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad (IIIT-H).

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

21 Sep 2017

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

Maharashtra Government approached the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay for a third-party audit of the lowest bid of Rs. 3,826cr from L&T for Phase-I of Shivaji Memorial project in the Arabian Sea.

The first time in years, median salary at IIT-B drops

12 Sep 2017

The first time in years, median salary at IIT-B drops

For the first time in six years, median salary offered during campus placements at the prestigious IIT-Bombay has dropped.