04 Aug 2019
IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.
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.
17 Nov 2018
BITS Pilani receives $1mn pledge from alumni, largest individual donation
Premier engineering and science institute BITS Pilani has announced that it received a $1 million pledge from a US-based alumni couple for its campus programs, the largest individual donation ever received by the institution.
24 Jul 2018
IIT-Delhi to establish PhD start-up incubators; targets to incubate 20-ideas
Buoyed by "Institution of Eminence" (IoE) status, the IIT-Delhi has set to establish a Ph.D. start-up incubator, work on which is likely to begin this month.
10 Jul 2018
Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions
Jio Institute may, for now, be non-existent, but that didn't stop the Narendra Modi government from naming it 'Institute of Eminence', along with IIT-Bombay and IISc.