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IITs set to get 25 per cent of govt loans for higher education institutes

Under RISE, all centrally-funded institutes (CFIs), including central universities, IITs, IIMs, NITs and IISERs, can borrow from a Rs 1,00,000 crore corpus over the next four years to expand and build new infrastructure.

Gravitational wave detector to be built in India by 2025

A LIGO detector, capable of detecting gravitational waves, will soon be constructed in India, and will be run by a consortium, including the IITs and the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics.


Placement season: On Day 1 at IIT-B, fewer offers than last year

The first slot between 8am and 5:30 pm sees participation of 18 companies, including PSU ONGC

Panjab University ranked no. 1 in country — again

Shares place with IISc in the 276-300 bracket; last time, varsity was in the 226-250 bracket.

IIT tweaks JEE norms to also allow those with 75% in Class XII

OBC and general candidates should either be in the top-20 percentile or secure at least 75 per cent marks.

Jaipur sends highest number of students to IITs, Delhi is second

JEE (Advanced) 2014 was conducted under seven zonal IITs, in 98 cities and one centre in Dubai.


Wrong for UGC to interfere, says author of IIT reforms roadmap

A committee was constituted to “recommend autonomy measures to facilitate IITs to scale greater heights”.

QS Asia ranking: India tally up

As many as seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the top 100 institutes in the latest rankings released this week.

JEE (Advanced) conducted

THE Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) by Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT),comprising two papers,was conducted Sunday.

IITs are glorified engineering colleges,varsities more important: UGC chairman

The University Grants Commission chairman Dr Ved Prakash today said that the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) were no more than “glorified engineering colleges”.