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Odisha adopts IIT, NIT format for engineering counseling

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is all set to introduce new rules in line with the format followed by IITs and NITs for the counselling process in engineering admissions. The new guidelines will be implemented for admissions into the current academic session, informed Chief Secretary, Aditya Padhi today. As per the new guidelines, the final list […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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IIT-B working with US scientists to predict storm surge

Bhubaneswar: Researchers in climate science are studying coastal inundation for developing a Land-Ocean-Atmospheric Modeling System to make prediction in case of extreme weather events, Prof UC Mohanty, Professor of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences at IIT, Bhubaneswar said. As climate change and global warming had been triggering erratic and extreme weather events, the coastal states […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cyclones of Bay of Bengal weaker than hurricanes, but cause more damage: expert

Bhubaneswar: Funnel shaped and shallow, the Bay of Bengal has witnessed around 500 cyclones in 125 years since 1891 of which 107 had targeted Odisha causing immense devastation. “However, compared to hurricanes inthe west pacific, cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal are less intense and much weaker but ironically cause more death and destruction. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
JEE Main exams: Odisha students to be provided with Aadhaar cards

Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the students of the state having no Aadhaar card which has been made mandatory by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for the JEE Main examinations scheduled on April 2, the Odisha government had made elaborate arrangements. “CBSE has made Aadhaar card mandatory for students at the time of their registration […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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
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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