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Indian Institutes of Technology


Three institutes of eminence flag slow funding, govt points to unspent funds

November 21, 2019 7:14 am

The HRD Ministry is supposed to give Rs 1,000 crore, over five years, to each of the public educational institutes declared as ‘eminent’.

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

February 26, 2018 7:23 am

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

December 21, 2017 9:08 pm

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

December 02, 2016 1:02 am

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

October 02, 2014 2:43 pm

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

September 23, 2014 1:44 am

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

September 03, 2014 10:14 pm

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

August 25, 2014 4:14 am

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

QS Asia ranking: India tally up

May 14, 2014 1:47 am

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

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

March 14, 2014 11:53 am

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