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Tag: Nit Rourkela

NIT-Rourkela Students Asked To Vacate Hostels After Covid-19 Detection

Rourkela: Authorities at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela have directed students to vacate hostels after 14 students tested positive for the covid-19 in the campus. Only those who have tested negative for the virus will vacate hostel while others who have come in contact with the infected students will stay there, Registrar Pradeep Kumar […]

10 From IIT, 4 More From NIT Rourkela Test Covid-19 Positive; Another Educational Institution Sealed In Bhubaneswar
10 From IIT, 4 More From NIT Rourkela Test Covid-19 Positive; Another Educational Institution Sealed In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: As many as 10 students tested positive for the Covid-19 at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar. “All have come from outside the State. They have tested positive for the virus during contact tracing. All have been put under quarantine,” Khordha Collector Sanat Kumar Mohanty said. As many as 40 swab samples were sent […]

NIT-Rourkela To Conduct Semester Examinations Through Online

Rourkela: In wake of the resurgence in Coronavirus pandemic, the National Institute of Technology (NIT)- Rourkela has decided to conduct their forthcoming semester examinations through online mode. The development comes after students of the institute protested the administration’s plan to hold end semester examinations through offline mode despite the spurt in Covid-19 infections. NIT-Rourkela stated […]

3 Students Of NIT Rourkela Test COVID-19 Positive
3 Students Of NIT Rourkela Test COVID-19 Positive

Rourkela: Barely four days after the 18th convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, which was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, three students of the institute have tested positive for coronavirus. Sundergarh Collector Nikhil Pavan Kalyan said the infected students have been kept in isolation and steps are being taken to ensure that […]

ISRO-NIT Rourkela Sign MoU To Set Up Space Technology Incubation Centre

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and National Institute of Technology(NIT), Rourkela have signed an MoU for setting up a Space Technology Incubation Centre(S-TIC). The MoU was signed Thursday after ISRO agreed to set up a Space Technology Incubation Centre(S-TIC) at NIT Rourkela. This collaboration with ISRO will open up new opportunities for research and […]

Odisha: NIT Rourkela To Work For KBK Upliftment
Odisha: NIT Rourkela To Work For KBK Upliftment

Bhubaneswar: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Rourkela has signed an MoU with its distinguished alumni Venkata Narasimham Peri for the uplift of backward regions of Koraput, Bolangir and Kalahandi in Odisha. Peri is the sponsor of its Poverty Alleviation Research Centre (PARC). Through this research project, NIT Rourkela aims to make a significant […]

Union Education Minister Virtually Inaugurates Golden Jubilee Building At NIT Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday said that institutions like NIT Rourkela in Odisha will play a significant role in the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP). The minister made this observation while virtually inaugurating the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Building of NIT Rourkela. The Golden Jubilee Building was planned to […]

Utkal University Makes It To Top 100 In NIRF Rankings 2020

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Utkal University has made it to the top 100 universities in India by securing 96th rank, as per the Union Government’s latest National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) report revealed on Thursday. It is for the first time that a government university of Odisha has been figured in the list. As many as three […]

NIT Rourkela Asst Professor, Wife Found Dead Inside House

Rourkela: Mystery shrouds the death of R Jaybalan, an Assistant Professor of Life Sciences Department in National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela and his wife Malvi Kesavan whose bodies were recovered today from inside their official quarters on the premises of the institute. Finding the door of the house locked from inside since last two […]

Edureka partners with NIT Rourkela on Big Data course

Rourkela/Bhubaneswar: E-learning platform Edureka on Tuesday said it has entered into a partnership with the National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NIT Rourkela) in Odisha to prepare the future work force in Big Data engineering. As part of the partnership, NIT Rourkela will offer a post-graduate course in Big Data engineering and the institute will also […]

ISRO Recruitment 2018
When will Naveen govt implement EWS quota in educational institutions?

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Modi government has already implemented the 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category across all colleges and universities, including private institutions, from the 2019-20 academic year; Odisha government is yet to implement the quota in State-run educational institutions. Premier institutions in Odisha […]

Fire breaks out at NIT Rourkela, property worth lakhs gutted

Rourkela: Property worth lakhs of rupees and several important documents were gutted after a fire broke out at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) campus in Rourkela late on Tuesday night. However, no casualty or injuries were reported in the incident. According to sources, the fire broke out at the Works and Purchase Department of […]

Fate of medical college in Rourkela hanging in balance

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: The proposed medical college at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela is in a limbo amid conflicting directives of the Union Health and the Human Resource Development ministries. The Health ministry had in April wrote to the director of NIT-Rourkela to submit a project proposal for establishment of a medical college and hospital with […]

BJD demands to expedite probe on Jatni flyover irregularities

Jatni: The probe on the alleged irregularities in the construction of Jatni flyover should be expedited demanded Jatni Town BJD in a press meet on Thursday. The BJD has said that the Chief Minister will be asked to intervene in the matter. Following the allegations, the State government had instructed National Institute of Technology (NIT), […]

Railway Recruitment 2018
NITs likely to increase seats for women

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre is mulling to increase the number of seats in National Institute of Technology (NIT) for female students as only 2,500 female students have taken admission to the NITs across the country this year as compared to 3,900 last year. Taking cognizance of the declining trend of female students taking admission in […]

NIT Rourkela students make it to Nat’l final of NTPC Electron Quiz 2017

Bhubaneswar: Students of NIT Rourkela made it to the national final of NTPC Electron Quiz 2017 by winning the first prize at a regional level competition held at Chandragupta Institute of Management Patna (CIMP) campus on Saturday. The students that achieved the feat are Nishant Nihar and Abhishek Patra. They had to compete with five […]

Higher education in Odisha – much to long for

If you check the ‘Activity Report 2016-17’ of the Higher Education Department of Odisha government, you will find something very odd. The report, a PDF file is actually scanned from pages torn from the hard copy of the activity book. If you can spot the irony there, then that is precisely what the condition of […]