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Nasscom partners IIT-Madras for training workforce in digital skills

Under its FutureSkills Platform, Nasscom aims to re-skill/upskill four million people from the IT-ITeS industry, students entering the workforce and employees of other industries/government on digital skills

Posters for separate entry for veg, non-veg IIT-M students kick up row

A student said the posters had been put up near two entrances of the north Indian mess located on the second floor of Himalaya Mess Complex, specifying separate entry points and wash basins for non-vegetarian and vegetarian students.


IIT-Madras placements: Firms registered for phase-I double the number of total cos registered last year

IIT Placement 2019: Google and McKinsey to return to IIT-M for placements season starting December 1, 2018. Increase in number of data analyst posts

130 students receive pre-placement offers at IIT-Madras

Pre-placement offers (PPO) are offers that students receive after summer internships, while the actual placement season at most IITs begin December 1 every year

IIT Madras enters into collaboration with Tamil Nadu e-Governance agency

"We believe that by teaming up with the TNeGA we can contribute towards multiple pillars of the government, covering areas such as education, health-care and agriculture," IIT Madras professor Nandan Sudarsanam said

IIT-Madras-NTU to offer joint doctoral programme

Water and photonics among others could be key focus areas of the programme, Alumni Community Chair Professor of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras Prof R Nagarajan said


Sanskrit song at IIT Madras hits wrong note, sparks row

Traditionally, Tamil Thaai Vazhthu, considered the Tamil anthem, is sung as the invocation song at official functions. Opposition parties accused the Central government of ignoring Tamil language and culture and imposing Hindi, Hindu and Sanskritic ideas in the state.

Sanskrit invocation song at IIT Madras event attended by 2 Union ministers triggers row

Vaiko claimed it was the usual practice at the start of any government function in Tamil Nadu to sing the Tamil anthem and alleged that the Centre was trying to impose Hindi and Sanskrit by various means.

IIT alumnus sets up Sanskrit Chair at IIT-Madras for Science, Vedas

The Chair has been funded by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, “spiritual head” of the Science of Spirituality and Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission, who is also an IIT-M alumnus.

Ramdev won’t attend IIT-M event

Ramdev’s name caused outrage as he has in the past made claims about curing cancer, besides supporting Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on his remark that cancer is “divine justice”.