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Not NBA, now IIT Foundation to accredit engineering colleges

IIT Foundation for Accreditation and Assessment (IFAA) is said to be free from any interference from the Ministry or IITs. It has IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur as founding partners and is now looking for a CEO.

Over 15% MTech seats go vacant at IITs as GATE-based recruitment, admissions fail to synchronise

In the recently conducted meeting of IITs with the HRD Minister, it was decided that only relevant MTech degrees will be granted by IITs to put a cap on dropouts.


Engineering students protest against M Tech fee hike

IIT M.Tech fee hike row: The ministry in a recent decision with consultation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) hiked the course fees of the programmes by 900 per cent and also slashed the stiphen received by the students who will enrol in post graduate (pg) programme

IIT-Madras students' Eye in the Sky, artificial intelligence-powered drone to detect humans in disasters

We propose to use a team of drones which can scan the entire disaster-affected region in just a few minutes , analyze, and provide critical data that could potentially save lives, informed an IIT Madras student.

PM Modi suggests using IIT students' software to check attentiveness in Parliament

A team of six student innovators from India and Singapore are working on a system to measure attentiveness in a classroom using facial recognition, video processing and image processing.

Tamil is resonating across US after my UN speech: PM Modi

"During my (just concluded) US tour, I saw the world has great expectations from India, which is growing. It is the responsibility of all--we will certainly ensure the welfare of India, and swiftly, but we will make it such a great nation that it will be useful for the world," PM Modi said.


Start-ups to play a crucial role in making India $5 trillion economy: PM Modi

From schools to higher education and research, an ecosystem was being created that it becomes a medium for innovation even as the country was one among the top three startup ecosystems, said the Prime Minister.

M.Tech programme fee hike to deter students who discontinue course mid-way: IIT-Madras

"The fees for M.Tech programmes at IITs has not been revised for many years and are to be increased, particularly to deter students who discontinue the course mid-way," read the IIT-Madras statement

IIT-Madras convocation tomorrow: PM Modi seeks ideas from students, alumni for his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the students and alumni of IIT-Madras to share ideas for his convocation speech. He will address the convocation ceremony tomorrow.

IIT-Madras to offer advanced certificate course on machine learning

The nine-month certification programme will be offered at Rs 2 lakh. The course includes over 100 hours of industry projects under mentorship of subject matter expert.