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IIT Madras launches ‘Nilekani Centre at AI4Bharat’ to promote Indian language technology

July 29, 2022 12:26 pm

The AI4Bharat was set-up as an initiative of IIT Madras to build open-source language AI for Indian languages.

IITs, IIMs must take measures to expand pool of SC, ST and OBC candidates for PhD programmes

July 25, 2022 9:00 am

The number of PhD applications to IIMs from students of SC, ST and OBC communities increased only marginally in the past four years. In case of the IITs, this increase was more appreciable. But the pool of applicants continues to be shallow.

IIT JAM 2023 schedule released: Exam on Feb 23, registrations to begin on September 7

July 24, 2022 1:52 pm

IIT JAM 2023: The registration will begin on September 7 and will end on October 11, 2022, and students can visit the official website — — to apply for the exam.

In IIMs, few SCs, STs admitted to PhD, pool shallow over the years

July 22, 2022 7:04 pm

Between 2018-19 and 2021-22, the 20 IIMs received 1,636 PhD applications from SCs, and selected 50 (3.05%);403 from STs and selected 15 (3.72%); 3,110 from OBCs and selected 130 (4.18%).

Jharkhand govt suspends IAS officer accused of sexually harassing IITian

July 08, 2022 5:27 pm

Syed Riaz Ahmed, the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Khunti, was arrested on Tuesday and sent to judicial custody for two weeks after the engineering student filed a police complaint against him.

In tune with IITs, UGC may allow part-time PhD for working professionals

July 08, 2022 12:35 pm

The provision of part-time academic research already exists abroad and should also be available in India, says UGC chief.

IIT report on financial inclusion: 'Changes in banking, charges, KYC process'

June 16, 2022 8:56 am

The report has proposed easier cash in cash out (CICO) access by allowing individuals like kirana store owners and tradesmen to function as business correspondents (BCs) to reach the end customer, particularly in the remote parts of the country.

IIT-Kanpur, MIT researchers develop low-cost water purifying device to detect hard metal pollutants

May 20, 2022 12:30 am

Device that costs Rs 2 can be used in rural areas with limited water quality testing facilities, say researchers

Final-year IIT-B students can now weave own convocation scarfs

May 15, 2022 9:36 am

The idea is to keep India’s rich textile tradition of handloom alive by introducing the age-old practice to the new generation. Interested students at the premier institute will have to register for the programme starting this month.

IIT-Bombay revises UCEED, CEED exam syllabus and paper pattern

May 10, 2022 9:41 am

The new syllabus and format for UCEED and CEED entrance exams are released on their official websites — and 


GATE 2022 result declared by IIT Kharagpur: Websites to check score

March 17, 2022 11:50 am

GATE Results 2022: The results for the exam conducted on February 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2022 have been released today by IIT Kharagpur.

President, PM meet Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of IIT

August 22, 2014 1:56 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani at group photo session with Chairmen, Board of Governors and Directors of Indian Institute of Technology.


Idea Exchange With V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

The IIT Director talks about why the IITs face problems in breaking into top 100 in world rankings, the ‘fragmented education system’, and how the race for board marks and grind of coaching institutes are affecting the kind of students they get.