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IIT Roorkee


For 3 yrs, govt sat on Anil Kakodkar’s appointment to IIT-Roorkee, now has an acting chairman

February 06, 2021 12:08 pm

After keeping the post vacant for three years, the Ministry is learnt to have moved another proposal to the President a few months ago to make Reddy IIT-Roorkee’s acting chairman.

IIT-Roorkee to launch online spoken Sanskrit camp for teachers

January 16, 2021 1:23 pm

At the valedictory ceremony of online spoken Sanskrit course, Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT-Roorkee called upon the Sanskrit Club, IIT Roorkee to revisit Sanskrit literature that would be relevant for current students from the research perspective.

272 offers made on Day 1 of placements at IIT-Roorkee, highest domestic salary at Rs 80 lakh

December 02, 2020 4:57 pm

The highest package offered by an Indian company stands at Rs 80 lakh on the first day itself, last year that the institute received the highest domestic package of Rs 60 lakh. This year has also seen a rise in pre-placement offers from 139 last year to 153 this year.

Farmer's son cracks JEE Advanced, says MS Dhoni's struggle inspired him

October 11, 2020 8:49 pm

JEE Advanced Result 2020: Vijay secured AIR 1,849 (SC category) in JEE Advanced. He scored 65 per cent in GSEB class 12, and in JEE Main, his rank was 94,382

IIT-Roorkee restructures its MBA programme, more subjects, electives from first year

September 11, 2020 3:36 pm

The new program structure will have 'fast-paced' courses of one credit, 1.5 credits, and two credits that will allow for the inclusion of more subjects in the curriculum. Students will now be able to choose electives from the fourth term or the first year

IIT-Roorkee collaborates with Bureau of Indian Standards

August 19, 2020 3:29 pm

The bureau will extend financial support to establish a chair in the field of Standardization and Conformity Assessment at IIT-Roorkee. We will also explore how students can be made more aware of national and international standards in different engineering disciplines, said IIT director.

IIT-Roorkee to offer online certificate courses in data science, AI and ML

August 13, 2020 5:40 pm

IIT-Roorkee will offer Advanced Certification in AI and ML and Certification in Data Science. Both courses will be available on Coursera in early 2021.

Team from IIT Roorkee to inspect Dadumajra waste processing plant

July 07, 2020 12:15 pm

The civic body took over the plant from Jaypee Group after a long legal battle.

IIT-Roorkee to offer Artificial Intelligence in banking programme

July 06, 2020 4:53 pm

Top business leaders from the industry will be taking the classes under the programme. The aim of the course is to make the learner understand the role of AI in Banking and financial domains. On completion of the course, learners will be offered a joint certification from WileyNXT and IIT-Roorkee.

3 IITs collaborate with University of Alberta for Joint Doctoral Degree Programs

July 01, 2020 7:27 pm

Under this collaboration, students from India and Canada will get a chance to undertake research at the partner institution for six months to a year. A special certification upon graduation will also be awarded to these students. 


IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.