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Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

A Parliamentary committee has expressed "anguish" over shortage of faculty in higher education institutions, including Central Universities, IITs and IIMs, terming it as the "biggest handicap" in developing and maintaining the standard of education in the country.

IITs, IIMs in bad position: Murli Manohar Joshi

Premier institutes IITs and IIMs are in "bad position" as they only contribute to transfer of capital to developed nations, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday said, claiming that the country's youth is being reduced to "tailors" rather than "textile makers".

IIMs release admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015)

IIMs release admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015)

Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have released the admit cards for Common Admission Test 2015 (CAT 2015).

Only two days left for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 registration

Only two days left for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 registration

Those aspiring to crack Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015, have only two days to go before the registration process ends.

HRD ministry nod needed for signing MoU with foreign partners

All major Central educational institutions will now have to take the HRD Ministry's nod for signing MoUs with foreign partners in case the agreements have financial implications on the government.

IITs, IIMs, IISc to get foreign faculty this year

 Some of India's leading academic institutions like IITs and IIMs will have foreign faculty members this year under the national GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks) programme.

IITs, IIMs used for 'anti-India, anti-Hindu' activities?

After an Organiser article termed as "anti-Hindu" the protests against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chairman, another piece in the RSS organ has alleged that prestigious institutes like IITs were being turned into places for "anti-India and anti-Hindu" activities.

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

Govt okays setting up of 6 new IIMs

In good news for MBA aspirants, the government Wednesday cleared the proposal for the setting up of six new IIMs in the country, which will start offering courses from the coming academic session itself.

Disability survey: IITs, IIMs top in response rate, universities way behind

Premier educational institutes in India like the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) top the list of around 150 institutes in the country who chose to respond to the survey on the status of disabled students studying in top notch universities and institutes in the country.

PSU banks should be allowed to recruit from IITs, IIMs: SBI

PSU banks should be allowed to recruit from IITs, IIMs: SBI

"The public money goes into formation of the institutions like IITs and IIMs. From all of these good institutions, which nurture the best talents of the country, the public sector banks are barred from recruitment," SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said at a recent event.

My focus will be to challenge the faculty to aim for excellence: Habil Khorakiwala

My focus will be to challenge the faculty to aim for excellence: Habil Khorakiwala

Habil Khorakiwala, chairman,Wockhardt Group is the new Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. He speaks about his vision for the University, the gaps in the Indian higher education sector and the importance of hard work in a conversation with Prachi Rege.

New IITs, IIMs: Infosys, Contractor suggestions to be sought

Government has decided to seek suggestions from software giant Infosys and famed architect Hafeez Contractor to develop a model architectural plan for setting up new IITs and IIMs.

Smriti Irani meets VCs, proposes single legislation for central Univs

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday met the vice-chancellors of 39 central universities at Chandigarh and discussed among others a single legislation to govern all central varsities.

Five more IIMs, IITs to come up

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley onThursday said that five new IITs and IIMs will be set up across the country.

Five more IIMs, IITs to come up: Govt

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said that five new IITs and IIMs will be set up across the country.

MP HC issues notices to 13 IIMs on discrepancies in CAT 2013

The Indore bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued notices to the Central government and as many as 13 IIMs over alleged discrepancies in evaluation of scores in the Common Admission Test (2013).

Perfect Fit

As the season of placement continues, Prachi Rege gives you a lowdown on the hiring trends

CAT concludes, results on Jan 9

The CAT for admission to IIMs and other B-schools got over on Tuesday and the results are expected to be announced on January 9, 2013.

‘Higher percentage of OBC students in IIMs, IITs’

The percentage of OBC students among new entrants in IIMs, IITs and Central universities has increased in 2010-11 over the previous year, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

`Govt ready to give more autonomy to IIMs, IITs`

Kapil Sibal is holding talks with all premier institutes on the autonomy issue, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development said.