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Tag: Iits

Centre To IITs,IIMs,NITs & Universities: Fill Vacant SC/ST, OBC, EWS Faculty Positions

In a major decision, the Centre has asked the Central Higher Education Institutions (CHEIs) to fill the faculty positions reserved for SCs, STs, EWS and other backward classes within a year.

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IITs To Adopt ‘One IIT – One Thrust Area’: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday urged Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to adopt One IIT – One Thrust Area approach based on local needs. Pokhhriyal, who chaired the 54th Meeting of the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) today through online medium, asked IITs to develop Institute Development Plan as […]

Union Education Minister Makes Big Announcement On JEE Main, NIT, IIT Admissions

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday made a big announcement for candidates who will appear the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) in the next academic year (2021-2022). In a tweet, Pokhriyal said that it has been decided to waive off the 75% marks (in class 12 exam) eligibility criteria under Joint Entrance Examination (Main) […]

Institutes Of Eminence Like IITs Allowed To Set Up Offshore Campuses; Click For New UGC Regulation

Bhubaneswar: Several Institutes of Eminence (IoEs) like the Indian Institutes Of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) can now set up their campuses outside the country. This is now possible as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has amended its regulation for IoEs. The Commission has also included a clause allowing offshore campuses for […]

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JEE Advanced 2020: Changes In Admission Process, Details About Counselling

After the release of the JEE Advanced 2020 results, the online registration process for the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has reportedly begun today. Those who have qualified in the JEE Advanced 2020 will have to register for JoSAA Counselling. The registration can be done online at josaa.nic.in. JoSAA, which conducts admissions to IITs, IIITs, […]

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CAT Results Announced, 10 Candidates Score 100 Percentile

New Delhi: Ten candidates scored a perfect 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT), results of which were announced on Saturday. All ten candidates are men from technological and engineering backgrounds, officials said, adding six of these candidates are from IITs and two from NITs. Four of these candidates are from Maharashtra and the […]

Samsung To Hire Over 1,200 Engineers For India R&D This Year

New Delhi: In line with its commitment to hire 2,500 engineers for R&D in India, Samsung India on Wednesday said it is set to hire more than 1,200 engineers from top institutions like IITs and BITS Pilani this year to create a robust R&D pool for generating innovative ‘Make in India’ products for both the […]

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HRD Plans New Initiatives For UGC, AICTE After Reviewing Workings of IITs, IIMs & CBSE

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ held another review meeting of the schemes and programmes of HRD Ministry in New Delhi on Tuesday. Secretary, Higher Education R Subrahmanyam and the senior officers of the Ministry gave presentation on (i) Generation of skills and employment through vocational education, (ii) working of IIMs and […]

JEE Advanced 2019: IIT Bhubaneswar Opens Help Desk After Date Extension

Bhubaneswar: A day after Union HRD Ministry extended the last date for registration of candidates from Odisha for the JEE Advanced examination, the IIT Bhubaneswar on Wednesday established a special help desk for the students. The help desk will operate from the E-class room and Lab Complex (LBC), in the permanent campus of IIT, Bhubaneswar, […]

Samsung to hire 300 engineers; Details here

Gurugram: Samsung India is planning to hire over 300 engineers from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) this placement season to strengthen its Research and Development (R&D) operations in the country, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday. Company officials from three R&D centres located in Bengaluru, Delhi and Noida, will visit the IITs at Delhi, […]

IITs, IIMs, to help government in accreditation work, says Javadekar

New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government is going to expand the number of accreditation agencies and has asked the IITs and IIMs to come together and be a rating agency in itself. “We have decided to expand the number of accreditation agencies. We have asked the IITs, […]

Kids' innovations should be encouraged by IITs: Pranab

Gandhinagar: Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there was immense wealth of ideas and innovation in children and it should be encouraged by institutes like the IITs and NIDs. Presiding over the 10th Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards 2017, organised by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF), where 56 students were recognised for outstanding […]

Pay hike likely for IIT, NIT faculty

New Delhi: After Diwali bonanza to government employees, now faculty of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other centrally funded institutes will get a pay hike as the Centre  has decided to review their salaries by taking into account recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission. Sources from the […]

4,000 more students to be eligible for JEE Advanced in 2018

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Good news for students wishing to pursue engineering as another 4,000 aspirants will be eligible to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced in May 2018. The Joint Admission Board (JAB) has taken a decision to increase the number of eligible candidates for the JEE from 2.20 lakh this year to 2.24 […]

Record breaking pre-placement offers expected!

Roorkee: IIT Roorkee aims at recording one of the highest pre-placement offers this year with 23 top-notch companies visiting the prestigious institute ahead of the placement season in December. The IIT has received 92 pre-placement offers so far, out of which 82 have already been accepted by the students. The highest package offered during the […]

IITs, IIMs, NITs to get more funds for infra development

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The higher educational institutions across the country such as IITs, IIMs, NITs and Central universities will now get more funds into their pocket for infrastructure development. The Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) has been functional which will mobilise market funds for improvement of laboratories, hostels and also construction of new buildings in these […]

IITs, IIMs & central varsities to teach patriotism through rock bands, quiz

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In a bid to inculcate patriotism among students in a manner that interests them, the Union Government has lined up a series of events for various elite educational institutions like IITs and IIMs ahead of the 70th Independence Day. Sources in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) said, a host of rock […]

IITs likely to scrap some courses to check fall in admissions

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry, in view of the fall in admissions to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), has asked the latter to take some measures including the option to discontinue unpopular courses. The IITs are facing increase in number of students refusing admission after counselling. Around 121 seats are vacant […]

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IIT-JEE Admissions: 421 seats vacant after Round 5

Bhubaneswar: After five rounds of seat allocation at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), around 421 seats are still lying vacant across all engineering institutes under JEE Advanced admissions including one seat at IIT Bhubaneswar remaining unclaimed. The unclaimed seat in IIT Bhubaneswar is under the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and no candidate seems eligible for the […]

Supreme Court gives green signal for IIT, NIT admissions

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court today gave a green signal to continue admission into premier institutes like IITs and NITs by lifting a stay order it had issued on July 7 based on a petition contesting grace marks awarded to candidates. In a hearing on the petition filed by three students who have successfully cleared the JEE […]

All 'Super 30' candidates crack JEE-Advanced: Founder

Patna: All 30 students coached by Bihar’s ‘Super 30’, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive JEE-Advanced for admissions to the IITs this year, its founder-mathematician Anand Kumar said on Sunday. Children of taxi drivers, masons, farmers, and daily wagers are among the successful candidates and are mostly from schools affiliated […]