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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.

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: JEE AIR-2 Himanshu Singh on preparation, challenges, and more!

19 Jun 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: JEE AIR-2 Himanshu Singh on preparation, challenges, and more!

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

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 2019 admit cards released: Here's how to download

20 May 2019

JEE Advanced 2019 admit cards released: Here's how to download

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has released the admit cards for the examination today.

Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison

03 May 2019

Frustrated with marriage, IIT-graduate killed wife, drank poison

In a shocking turn of events, an IIT-Roorkee graduate is suspected to have murdered his wife before drinking poison on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

IIT-Roorkee announces JEE Advanced 2019 date: Here are the details

29 Mar 2019

IIT-Roorkee announces JEE Advanced 2019 date: Here are the details

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has released the schedule for the exam, which is the doorway to all the 23 IITs in the country.

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.

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.

PM indirectly calls Opposition members 'dyslexic,' gets slammed

04 Mar 2019

PM indirectly calls Opposition members 'dyslexic,' gets slammed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for his oratory skills and his pitch-perfect speeches.

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.

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-Kharagpur scientists making detailed maps to cut earthquake damage

24 Dec 2018

IIT-Kharagpur scientists making detailed maps to cut earthquake damage

In a bid to try and reduce damage from earthquakes, scientists from IIT-Kharagpur are developing detailed city-level maps to identify areas that are the most vulnerable to damage from earthquakes.

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.

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.

Himachal Pradesh rains: 120 people stranded, 35 IIT students missing

25 Sep 2018

Himachal Pradesh rains: 120 people stranded, 35 IIT students missing

Over the past few days, the state of Himachal Pradesh has been pounded by torrential rains, leading to the death of at least eight people.

#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India

29 Jul 2018

#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India

Ever been awed by the architectural beauty of the Taj Mahal or the intricacy of the Alhambra and wondered what brilliant minds conceived of such structures?

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.

Hackathon-2018: Students present RFID-tech to locate lost baggage at airports

24 Jun 2018

Hackathon-2018: Students present RFID-tech to locate lost baggage at airports

Students of three engineering colleges have come up with tagging technology that will use RFID chips to track luggage real-time at every stage of transfer, a concept that may bring an end to baggage being lost or their delivery delayed at Indian airports.

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.

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.

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.

50 IITians quit jobs for BAP, a political-party for backward-classes

23 Apr 2018

50 IITians quit jobs for BAP, a political-party for backward-classes

Fifty IIT alumni have quit their jobs to form a political party to fight for backward classes.

IISc best university, Miranda best college: Top institutes in 8-categories

03 Apr 2018

IISc best university, Miranda best college: Top institutes in 8-categories

The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and Miranda House of Delhi University have emerged as the best university and college respectively in government rankings this year.

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.

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.

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.

15-year-old boy from UP's Firozabad could become youngest IITian

04 Jul 2017

15-year-old boy from UP's Firozabad could become youngest IITian

A 15-year-old boy from Firozabad has cleared the IIT-JEE (Advanced). He could become the youngest person to get admitted into IIT.

InMobi looking for a CTO as Saxena plans to move

24 Jun 2017

InMobi looking for a CTO as Saxena plans to move

InMobi announced that it was looking for a new chief technology officer as incumbent Mohit Saxena is set to move to the US for personal reasons.

InMobi, India's 1st unicorn manages to show steady profit

05 Apr 2017

InMobi, India's 1st unicorn manages to show steady profit

India's first unicorn InMobi has managed to remain profitable throughout 2016.

7 teams for private Indian moon mission, 3 from India

16 Mar 2017

7 teams for private Indian moon mission, 3 from India

Seven teams, including three from India have qualified for India's private moon mission.

341 days to Google Lunar X competition lift-off

26 Jan 2017

341 days to Google Lunar X competition lift-off

The five teams who will compete for Google's Lunar-X prize for landing on the moon now have just 341 days until the day of the launch.

Moon Express gets approval for private moon landing

04 Aug 2016

Moon Express gets approval for private moon landing

Spaceflight venture Moon Express (MoonEx) received approval from the US Government for an unmanned private mission to moon.