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Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

22 Nov 2019

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

In a tragic incident, a Japanese student was found dead at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Thursday.

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

26 Aug 2019

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

While all agricultural practices have varying effects on the environment, meat production is associated with accelerating the greenhouse effect due to animal methane, excessive waste, fossil fuel usage, and inordinate consumption of water and land.

IIT girls develop affordable, eco-friendly device to clean reusable sanitary-napkins

19 Aug 2019

IIT girls develop affordable, eco-friendly device to clean reusable sanitary-napkins

Two IIT students have invented an innovative low-cost, eco-friendly device that not only offers a solution to menstrual health and hygiene but also reduces biomedical waste.

IITs, NITs facing severe faculty shortage, reveals government data

16 Jul 2019

IITs, NITs facing severe faculty shortage, reveals government data

India's premier educational institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are facing severe faculty shortage, said HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently.

Now even non-IIT students can pursue a course in IIT-Gandhinagar

09 Jul 2019

Now even non-IIT students can pursue a course in IIT-Gandhinagar

Every year, lakhs aspire to get admitted in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), but due to tough competition, only a few thousands achieve this dream.

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

04 Jul 2019

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

Five best frugal innovations by IITians to know about

29 Jun 2019

Five best frugal innovations by IITians 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.

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.

'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

17 Jun 2019

'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 has been in the pipeline for a long time.

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

15 Jun 2019

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

Super 30 was supposed to be a movie that would inspire millions. The movie, starring Hrithik Roshan, is based on the life of Anand Kumar, who provides free coaching to underprivileged students to get them into IITs.

#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.

UPSC CSE-2018 AIR-2 holder shares Personality Test questions and tips

29 May 2019

UPSC CSE-2018 AIR-2 holder shares Personality Test questions and tips

The Civil Services Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission is undoubtedly one of the toughest exams.

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

15 Mar 2019

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.

IIT-Guwahati students are demanding separate Northeast time zone: Here's why

04 Feb 2019

IIT-Guwahati students are demanding separate Northeast time zone: Here's why

Students of IIT-Guwahati are set to launch a campaign demanding a separate time zone for the Northeast in a bid to improve utilization of resources.

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.

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.

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.

Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note

13 Sep 2018

Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note

A first-year engineering student allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room of IIT Guwahati on Wednesday, as she was didn't want to study engineering.

IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room

12 Sep 2018

IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room

A first-year student of IIT-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.

2,800 faculty posts lying vacant in IITs, 260 in IIMs

12 Aug 2018

2,800 faculty posts lying vacant in IITs, 260 in IIMs

It is not just seats that are going vacant in Indian institutes. According to data from the HRD Ministry, 5,606 posts of faculty members in central universities are yet to be filled.

Why is Mumbai facing extreme rainfall? Here, we decode

09 Jul 2018

Why is Mumbai facing extreme rainfall? Here, we decode

Mumbai has been experiencing severe rainfall over the last few days, and as of now, schools are shut, traffic is held-up, and several locations in Vasai are cut-off due to floods.

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.

#HappyMothersDay: When mothers gave strength to my NewsBytes colleagues

13 May 2018

#HappyMothersDay: When mothers gave strength to my NewsBytes colleagues

I was at a loss for words as I began writing a Mother's Day special. What can be written about the creator of all? Right?

IITs facing 34% faculty shortage: What's wrong?

01 Apr 2018

IITs facing 34% faculty shortage: What's wrong?

It's not only the increasingly vacant seats at IITs that are a cause of concern for the prestigious institutes.

GATE 2018: Question paper and answer key released

20 Feb 2018

GATE 2018: Question paper and answer key released

IIT-Guwahati has released the question paper and answer key for the GATE 2018 that was held on February 3-4 and 10-11.

HRD names 25 cleanest higher education institutes of India

16 Sep 2017

HRD names 25 cleanest higher education institutes of India

The HRD Ministry has released its Swachhta Rankings list 2017, where Higher Education Institutions (HEI) have been graded, according to their cleanliness.