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IIT placements: Offers as high as Rs. 1.5cr on Day-1

02 Dec 2020

IIT placements: Offers as high as Rs. 1.5cr on Day-1

The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have kicked off their final placements for 2020-21 session on a positive note despite the COVID-19-induced slowdown.

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

19 Nov 2020

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

Earlier last month, the Railway Police Force had arrested a software developer from his home in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, for creating two railway ticketing applications.

IIT Delhi ranked India's most 'employable'; 27th in world

19 Nov 2020

IIT Delhi ranked India's most 'employable'; 27th in world

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi has been ranked the most employable university in India, according to the Global Employability Ranking and Survey or GEURS 2020.

36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

14 Nov 2020

36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.

BSNL launches online education initiative with IIT Bombay, Yupp Master

28 Aug 2020

BSNL launches online education initiative with IIT Bombay, Yupp Master

State-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a new initiative called DRONE in India.

IIT Hyderabad launches 'world's most affordable' respirator mask: Details here

28 Aug 2020

IIT Hyderabad launches 'world's most affordable' respirator mask: Details here

In a bid to help people protect themselves against COVID-19, the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, has launched a novel respirator mask in the country.

COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

18 Jul 2020

COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, medical experts have been emphasizing on the importance of aggressive and timely testing for effective containment.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

11 Jun 2020

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: After JEE Mains, JEE Advanced also gets postponed

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2020 has been postponed.

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

10 Mar 2020

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

#CareerBytes: How to get mistakes in GATE-2020 admit card rectified?

08 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: How to get mistakes in GATE-2020 admit card rectified?

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

Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

28 Dec 2019

Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one

19 Sep 2019

Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one

As veganism continues to grow popular, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, have created an egg substitute derived from plants.

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.

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

11 Sep 2019

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.

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.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

09 Sep 2019

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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.

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

27 Aug 2019

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

Immensely popular mobile game PUBG made its debut at the annual sports festival of IIT Roorkee, this year.

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.

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

12 Aug 2019

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

The success of Anand Kumar's Super 30 program, which coaches 30 underprivileged students for IIT-JEE, is widely known.

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

07 Aug 2019

Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

03 Aug 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.

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

02 Aug 2019

Over past 2 years, 2,500 students drop out of IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

27 Jul 2019

Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students

While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

19 Jul 2019

IIT-Madras will soon start offering a five-year B.Tech+MBA course

A B.Tech and an MBA in India is like fries and ketchup: You can have one without the other, but people will look at you like you are some kind of lunatic. They shouldn't, but they will.

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

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.

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

08 Jul 2019

Man kills boyfriend for planning to marry woman; attempts suicide

Days after the body of a 29-year-old man was found along with another man with his throat slit at a hotel in SR Nagar, Hyderabad, the police said they have solved the mysterious case.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should 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.

These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

05 Jul 2019

These IITians quit lucrative jobs to pursue their dreams, passions

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

#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.