Tag: Iit

Odisha to participate in JEE Main-2017

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, which had taken part in the all India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main examination this year, will also take part in the test scheduled on April 2 next year. However, submission of Aadhaar card details at the time of applying for the JEE Main has been made mandatory this time by […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
IIT-BBS set to mentor 45 start-up entrepreneurs

By Shubhankar Behera Bhubaneswar: The Indian Institute of Technology -Bhubaneswar (IIT-BBS) has received as many as 54 proposals from budding entrepreneurs across the country, of whom the potential shortlisted applicants will be mentored by the premier institution beginning next month. Prof RV Raja Kumar, Director of IIT-BBS said, about 45 applicants have been shortlisted and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
JEE Advanced entrance test begins

Bhubaneswar: The main Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced test conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) began on Sunday. Of the about 1.5 lakh students who are appearing in the examinations in the countrywide, 3,317 are from Odisha. As per a CBSE notification, the JEE Advanced test would be held in two sittings. While […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
IIT-Bhubaneswar gets 80 more seats

Bhubaneswar: The number of seats in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bhubaneswar will be increased by 80. With this increase, the intake capacity of the institute will increase from 180 to 260 from the current academic year. Informing this to the media, the director of the premier institute RV Rajkumar said, “The intake capacity of the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha draws a blank in Centre’s list of Top 10 edu institutions

Bhubaneswar: No university or engineering/management institute from Odisha has been able to break into the country’s top 10 list of educational institutions announced by the Centre on Monday. While National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela has managed to get 19th position in the expanded list, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar (IITB) was awarded 26th rank. […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
IIT-Bombay wins Sweden-India Nobel Memorial quiz

New Delhi: IIT Bombay on Wednesday grabbed the grand finale of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2017, winning an all-expenses paid trip to the Scandinavian country. The IIT-Bombay team of Jibitesh Behera, Kavin Aadithiyan and Soham Dibyachintan answered brain-teasers by Quizmaster Seema Chari to win the finale at Delhi University’s I.P. College in which […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Mumbai-born lawyer Colin Gonsalves named for Alternative Nobel

Mumbai/New Delhi: Mumbai-born IIT graduate-turned Senior Advocate (designated) of Supreme Court Colin Gonsalves has been selected for the prestigious Right Livelihood Award 2017 – often described as the Alternative Nobel Prize. Gonsalves said he is “humbled and privileged” at the honour. The announcement made in Sweden on Tuesday makes Colin the first Indian rights lawyer […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Supreme Court of India
SC seeks Centre's response on extra marks granted in IIT-JEE

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response to a petition challenging the grant of seven extra marks to all candidates who had appeared for the IIT-Joint Entrance examination for advance course. The extra marks were granted in the wake of a printing error in a Hindi language paper. Issuing notice to […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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IIT Kharagpur students' cooling tank alternative to ACs

Kolkata: Envisaging an alternative future, a two-member student team from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur have come up with an innovation of a water tank inserted into walls that could potentially substitute air conditioners and lead to a 50 per cent reduction in cooling cost. The concept is India’s entry in the five finalists of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
IITs revoke ban on 31 companies, allowing them to hire students

New Delhi: The IITs have revoked a ban, which they had imposed on 30 companies, mostly start-ups, barring them from participating in their campus placements. The ban was announced after these firms withdrew their offers made to the students last year. The decision to revoke the ban was taken yesterday at a meeting of the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
All AIIMS may have one governing council like IITs

New Delhi: The government is mulling a common governing council for all AIIMS in the country, on the lines of that of the IITs, to simplify governance procedures and bring uniformity in the rules of these medical institutes. The move comes after a high-powered committee, constituted to look at the governance structure of all new […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021