Tag Archives: IITs

IISc, 2 IITs among 6 in govt’s ‘institutes of eminence’ list

According to the latest world university ranking by UK-based agency Quacquarelli Symonds, IIT-Bombay has a global ranking of 162, the best among Indian institutions, followed by IISc (170) and IIT-Delhi (172). New Delhi: The centre on Monday announced the names of six “institutes of eminence”, three each from the public and private sectors, as part of its plans to create world-class ... Read More »

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts The IITs and central universities have been asked by the HRD Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers.   Representative image The IITs and central universities have been asked by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers. Students ... Read More »

Super 30 ties up with Saudi NRI to flood IITs

Super 30, a free coaching centre which helps children of the poorest of the poor get into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), has joined hands with Obaidur Rahman, a non-resident Indian, for financial help. Obaidur Rahman, a businessman who is also chairman of the Bihar foundation in Saudi Arabia, has formed an organisation called Rahman 30, which will ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2017: Plea filed in Supreme Court challenging IIT’s decision on grace marks

A petition has been filed on Friday challenging premier Indian Institute of Technology’s decision to grant grace marks to all students for misprinted questions in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The apex court has sought reply from the Centre and the IIT Madras (exam conducting body) on why 7 additional grace marks were awarded even to aspirants who did not attempt the ... Read More »

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two exams 2017: Bar coding to be used in answer sheets Shahnaz Husain’s detailed interview makes its ... Read More »

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two exams 2017: Bar coding to be used in answer sheets Shahnaz Husain’s detailed interview makes its ... Read More »

IITs to hold joint technology meet for smartest of students to compete

It is said that the proposal to hold the meet came after the group of directors entering a discussion in a meeting held at IIT-Kanpur in the recent times. IIT RELATED STORIES More students see CBSE syllabus as a ticket to NEET Maharashtra government will now regulate pre-schools Women empowerment in India only possible through education: President India’s food production ... Read More »

IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section

In one of its recommendations, the IIT fraternity suggested that the prevailing merit-cum-scholarship scheme should be improvised so that every eligible student can obtain the scholarship. IIT RELATED STORIES Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam Vice-chancellors across North India enter discussion for greater autonomy in universities Bajrang Dal, Congress workers behind recent ... Read More »

HRD Ministry to appoint teachers at IIMs and IITs under quota system

The issues revolving over the appointment of teachers in the premier IIMs under the quota system for reserved candidates has once again come to attention. It is speculated that the HRD Ministry would table the issue of reservation over the appointments of teachers with the IIM representatives on September 20. Former HRD Minister Arjun Singh, during the tenure of Manmohon ... Read More »

Govt reports on expenditure: Approximately Rs 4135.85 crore spent on 22 IITs, Rs 463 crore on 19 IIMs

In a written reply to question raised by Rajya Sabha members, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey has revealed information regarding money spend on various top institutes in the past two years. (Read: 656 IIT, 49 IIM students dropped-out of prestigious institutions in 2015-16: Government) Details of the report: During the academic session 2015-16, the Centre ... Read More »