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UGC doesn’t get it

It needs to learn from the IITs, not impose its outdated norms.


We don’t need no regulation

For IITs, UGC should go back to its earlier practice of only listing names of degrees.

Read more: delhi university, IIT

Fault lines open: UGC cites 1956 law to assert itself, five IIT directors object

Directors of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay had earlier specified that since the IITs and the UGC are two separate systems.


Develop defence, health products: Modi to IITs

President asks the institutes to explore how quality of education can be improved .


Two IIT directors speak up: Not under UGC until you change law

At present, 16 IITs across the country function as “apex institutions for engineering education and research” under the HRD.


Abdul Kalam calls for research in cyber security

He was addressing a two-day ‘Security and Hacking Conference Cocon-2014′ being organised by Kerala police.


PM Narendra Modi asks IITs to develop defence, health products

Modi asked IITs to come out with projects that can provide innovative solutions to the common people in their day-to-day lives.


Forest dept seeks IIT-B tech toys for animal rescue ops

For leopard search on campus last week, forest officials were helped by IITians with robots.


US Secretary of State John Kerry visits IIT; walks out impressed with students

Kerry was very pleased to see a research project on bio-degradable plastic.

Read more: IIT, John Kerry

IIT-Kharagpur plans to bring flexible credit-based system in 2016

BTech students can complete their course in eight years, while a five-year dual degree course can be completed in seven years.


GATE score validity increased to 3 yrs, engg students happy

Move will help students tide over ups and downs in hiring process, say experts.

Read more: GATe, IIT, MHRD

Kejriwal’s daughter Harshita cracks IIT-JEE, secures 3322 rank

Harshita wrote the IIT entrance exam when Kejriwal was lodged in jail in connection with Nitin Gadkari defamation case.


Twice in two years, tea stall owner’s two sons crack IIT

“Sumit was allotted civil engineering at IIT Roorkee, I was allotted architecture in IIT Khargapur, but we could not arrange the fee,” said Amit, the elder of the two.


Super 30: Sons of cobblers and grocers among 27 who cracked IIT-JEE

In the last seven years, Super 30 has produced hundreds of IITians from extremely poor background.

Read more: Anand Kumar, IIT, JEE, Super 30

Our own rank

The proposal for India-specific university rankings is worthy. But problems in higher education run deep.


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