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IITGN researchers develop framework to reduce cyclone impact on power transmission systems
IITGN researchers develop framework to reduce cyclone impact on power transmission systems

The research team observed that the loss in functionality of transmission towers depends considerably on the location of the landfall of the cyclone. The damage is greater if the landfall is close to a region with many substations in the vicinity.

Four IITs, Including Delhi And Madras, Get New Directors
Four IITs, Including Delhi And Madras, Get New Directors

An Alumnus of IIT Madras, V Kamakoti, is currently the Associate Dean for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (ICSR), IIT Madras. He is also a member of the National Security Advisory Board, Government of India.

Vacancies Ranging From 5-36 Per Cent In Faculty Positions In 7 IITs: CAG Report
Vacancies Ranging From 5-36 Per Cent In Faculty Positions In 7 IITs: CAG Report

The audit panel recommended that the IITs may periodically review the availability of faculty members and the means of attracting suitable candidates to fill the vacancies.

IITs Unable To Generate Sufficient Internal Receipts, Remain Dependent On Govt For Grants:CAG Report
IITs Unable To Generate Sufficient Internal Receipts, Remain Dependent On Govt For Grants:CAG Report

The committee noted that there was a shortfall in enrolment into PG programmes in all the eight IITs -- IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, IIT Jodhpur, IIT Mandi, IIT Patna and IIT Ropar.

IIT Bombay students
IIT Bombay Students, Teachers React After Alumnus Parag Agarwal Was Appointed Twitter CEO

IIT Bombay students, teachers react after alumnus Parag Agarwal was appointed Twitter CEO.

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All India Odisha Toppers
JEE Advanced Results Announced; Know India & Odisha Toppers

The results for the JEE advanced 2021 were declared today. The results were released by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

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How Many NEET, IIT-JEE Aspirants From LWE-Affected Areas: Odisha CM

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has sought a study on students from Left-Wing Extremism-affected areas appearing for national level examinations like NEET, IIT JEE.

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How IITs Are Helping People Get Clean Drinking Water Across The Country
How IITs Are Helping People Get Clean Drinking Water Across The Country

New Delhi: Some leading Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are taking the initiative to provide clean water with the help of science and innovation in places where clean drinking water was not available easily. This effort has been made with the encouragement and vision of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology. In fact, the […]

IIT Madras Introduces Online B.Sc Course In Programming & Data Science

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has become the first institution in India to offer an online B.Sc course in programming and data science. The online course is open to Class 12 passouts of all ages residing across the country. Class 12 passouts, who have studied English and Maths at the matriculation level, […]

Fighting COVID-19: IIT Mandi researchers develop low-cost smart ventilators

Mandi: The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) on Thursday said its researchers have developed two low-cost portable ventilators. The developed prototypes are easy to use and can be taken to remote locations in case of a medical emergency. Priced at around Rs 4,000, the smart ventilator prototype is a mechanised Artificial Manual Breathing […]

IIT-Bhubaneswar Develops Technology For Conducting Online Exams

Bhubaneswar: The IIT-Bhubaneswar said it has created a state-of-the-art method of conducting online examinations in a comprehensive manner, plugging the loopholes in existing systems. This method can be used for holding all types of examinations, including class tests and end-semester examinations of an institute, the premier institute said in a statement. This method uses the […]

TRAI recommends change in structure, methodology of BARC for better TV ratings system

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Tuesday recommended changes to the structure and methodology of television ratings monitoring agency, Broadcast Audience Research Council, after concerns were raised over the neutrality and reliability of the existing system. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting notified the policy guidelines for television rating agencies in India […]

IIMs, IITs Form Consortium To Promote Entrepreneurship

Bengaluru: The IIMs and IITs have formed a consortium to promote entrepreneurship ecosystem through research and collaboration around innovation, the business school said on Tuesday. “IIMs in Bengaluru, Kolkata and Kozhikode and IITs in Bombay and Madras have formed the Innovation-Venturing and Entrepreneurship in India Network (iVEIN) to leverage their strengths and work with incubators, […]

HRD Posts Big Update On MTech Fees In IITs

New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has deferred the decision to hike M.Tech fee in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for further discussion on the issue. While the ministry had in September announced the decision by the IIT council to implement the fee hike, the issue will again be taken up […]

IIT Bhubaneswar Gets 20th Rank In QS India University Ranking

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar has been ranked at the 20th position in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings, 2020, a top official of the institute said on Wednesday. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings 2020 launched the first top 100 Universities of India. The IIT Bhubaneswar has been ranked at […]

Ramesh Pokhriyal
MHRD Fresh Notice On Fee Hike In IITs

New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has issued a clarification on the news regarding the hike in the fee of M. Tech programme in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The HRD Ministry has clarified that the decision of the Council of IITs to accept the recommendations of a three Member Committee on […]

IIT-Mumbai Graduate Takes Up Group D Railway Job

Ranchi: In era of lucrative private jobs, an IITian has preferred to join the Group D government job in Railways. Shravan Kumar, an IIT-Mumbai graduate, has taken up the track maintenance job in the Dhanbad railway division. He had joined IIT-Mumbai in 2010 and completed the course in 2015. “I did B.Tech, but I always […]

Indian Researchers Develop Lab Grown Meat

New Delhi: Researchers at IIT-Guwahati have developed lab grown meat, which is nutritious and will be a step towards cruelty-free food. Lab-grown meat will open new vistas towards cruelty-free food thereby saving the environment as well as the animals, said Dr Biman B Mandal of IIT-Guwahati. In Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering laboratory, researchers have developed […]

IIT Guwahati builds hand-held device to detect bacteria

Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati researchers have developed a low-cost, hand-held device for rapid detection of bacteria, bringing portable bacterial detection kits closer to reality. This novel, low-cost diagnostic device is a biocompatible sensor that can detect bacteria without cell culture and microbiological assays, the institute said in a statement on Tuesday. The […]

Prototype jellyfish robot developed to record marine life

Indore: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore has developed a prototype version of a robot, which resembles a jellyfish, to capture the marine life through a camera attached to it. Talking to PTI, head of IIT Indore’s Mechatronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, I A Palani, said the prototype robot, which weighs around 250 grams, has […]

No seats vacant at IITs in 2019: HRD Ministry

New Delhi: In a first, no seats have been vacant this year at the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country, according to HRD Ministry officials. “There have been a total of 13,604 undergraduate admissions in IITs this year with nil vacant seats. This is the first time ever to fill all seats […]

IIT-KGP researchers develop tech for solid waste management

Kolkata: A research team at IIT Kharagpur has developed a technology which can generate energy from solid waste with high moisture content. The new technology – Hydro Thermal Carbonization (HTC) – can convert municipal solid waste to biofuel, soil amendment and absorbents, the premier institute said in a statement. Lead researcher Brajesh Kumar Dubey said […]

IIT scientists devise robotic hand for Paralytics

Kanpur: The scientists at the IIT-Kanpur have ventured into the world’s first robot hand for the rehabilitation of stroke patients and have finished their tests on it. The device is a two-finger robotic hand (exoskeleton) that uses a four-bar mechanism and has four degrees of freedom (DOF). Professor Ashish Dutta and Professors K S Venkatesh […]

IIT Kharagpur students develop AI App for elderly care

Kolkata: Aiming to lend support to geriatric care by aiding caregivers to reach out to the aged on time, students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have developed two interconnected android smartphone applications, an official said on Monday. The app named ‘CARE4U’, developed by an interdisciplinry team of 2nd year B.Tech students, connects […]

IIT students develop 'Agricopter' to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural farms

New Delhi: Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a “smart agricopter” to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural fields and help identify crop health by using a imaging camera. The innovation will allowing spraying pesticides ten times faster and with 100 per cent precision at the same cost as […]

IIT Recruitment 2019
Failed To Crack GATE OR JEE? Here's A Chance To Fulfill IIT Dream!

Lakhs of students appear for different entrance examinations every year for various degree programs in order to get admission into the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) but a few of them only make it to the premier institution. In order to give the experience of IIT culture to students who could not make it to […]

KV Admissions
After CBSE Success, Kendriya Vidyalaya Shines In JEE Advanced 2019

New Delhi: The students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, an autonomous body under Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), have shown excellent results in Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2019 conducted by IIT Roorkee. A data analysis of JEE (Advanced) result shows that out of 6094 KV students who appeared in JEE (Advanced) this year, 1019 […]

Tech Mahindra, IIT-Kanpur join hands on cyber security

Kanpur: With an aim to introduce innovative cyber security solutions and enhance digital resilience of critical national infrastructure, software major Tech Mahindra on Monday announced a partnership with Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K). Tech Mahindra said the partnership would help in real world industry exposure to students of IIT-K. “At Tech Mahindra, our primary […]

JEE Advanced: 1.76 lakh students to appear in the exam today

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1.76 lakh students including 3,161 from Odisha will appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2019 today. The fully computer based test will be held across different cities in the country including Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, Cuttack and Rourkela. The examination comprising of two papers will be held in two sittings – […]

Hindalco alumina plant closed, show cause to two IITs

Ranchi: The Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has cancelled the Consent to Operate (CTO) of Hindalco following the accident at the company’s plant around 25 km from here, a Board official said on Thursday. The State Pollution Control Board has also issued notices in connection with the accident on Tuesday to two IITs – Mumbai and […]

High energy supercapacitors developed at IIT Mandi

Mandi: Researchers, Associate Professor Viswanath Balakrishnan and his research scholar Piyush Avasthi, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi, have developed aligned carbon nanotube-based electrodes that could be used in high energy supercapacitors. Supercapacitors can charge and discharge instantly and can ideally last across millions of charge-discharge cycles without performance degradation. The research has […]

India's first 'Cold Spray' SMART lab launched

Chennai: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Friday announced its collaboration with American conglomerate General Electric (GE) to set up a lab that will develop advanced services technology for aircraft engine components. The ‘Cold Spray’ SMART (Surface Modification and Additive Research Technologies) Laboratory is the first-of-its-kind being installed in any academic institute in […]

JEE Main Exam: 'IIT-JEE App' For Students Introduced; Know More

New Delhi: With the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main going online from 2019, leading digital learning solutions provider Extramarks Education has introduced in its “IIT-JEETest Prep App” exhaustive practice papers designed to simulate the actual exam climate for the students. The JEE Main, which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency from 2019 onwards, […]

UK Scholarship for Indian students
UGC Grants Autonomy To 62 Varsities On Basis Of NAAC Ratings

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that it has decided to grant Autonomy to 62 Universities (5 Central Universities, 21 State Universities, 34 Deemed to be Universities and 2 Private Universities) across the Country. These Universities have been selected on the basis of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ratings. The Institutions having a […]

Fees in IITs for students
IIT Fees For All These Students Waived Off

As per the Report of the Sub Committee constituted by the Council of IITs, the estimated average expenditure per student in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is Rs 5.2 lakh per year. However, there will be a total fee waiver for the differently-abled and students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and […]

Odia IITian finds himself on verge of dropping out!

Gajapati: An Odia student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur who once brought laurels to the backward district of Gajapati for being the first student to grab a seat in the prestigious institution is now considering quitting his studies after failing to get an educational loan from the government. As per sources, Rajendra Kumar […]

IIT, NIT pass-outs to teach in backward areas

New Delhi: More than a thousand pass-outs from premium institutions including the IITs, NITs and IIITs have been roped in to teach at engineering colleges in backward areas across the country, Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday. “A total of 1,225 candidates have been selected after a rigorous selection process. Each […]

Over 300 students bag jobs in 2 days at IIT-Kharagpur

Kolkata: The placement season at IIT-Kharagpur has started on a robust note with more than 300 students bagging jobs on the first two days. Apple Inc. made its debut on the Kharagpur campus on Friday and picked five students for its Bengaluru office.UK-based Halma plc, a group of technology companies that makes products for hazard […]

IIT Recruitment 2019
Six more IITs with initial intake of 180 students to come up in India

Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: In a good news for thousands of students across the country, the government is all set to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country. As per government sources, the Centre has approved funds worth Rs 7,000 crore on October 24 for the establishment of permanent campuses of […]

IIT Hyderabad recruitment: Apply for 114 non-faculty posts

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has invited applications for recruitment into 114 non-faculty posts. Interested candidates are asked to  download the appropriate application form from the links given in recruitment section of the official website of IIT Hyderabad – www.iith.ac.in. The vacancies mentioned by the premier institute are: Network/systems administrator- 4 […]