IITs work on environment friendly cement

Researchers at India's top three IITs are working on a cement producing technique that is sensitive to the environment as well as the economy. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

A Turn in Tide?

Is engineering losing its sheen? Experts tell Gauri Rane that despite the rise in vacant seats and limited job prospects it is not so.

Major fire breaks out on IIT-Delhi campus, all safe

A major has been reported at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi campus on Monday. The incident has triggered panic among students and the teaching staff of the prestigious engineering institution.


What will transformation India in years to come are education and technology, say experts at a recently concluded lecture series on ‘Technology in education’. Patricia Mascarenhas reports.

Govt developing safety device for women, senior citizens

The government is developing a personal safety device which could be used to trigger alarm and send signals to pre-identified phone numbers in case of emergency.

IIT-Delhi accepts common test based on percentile ranking

IIT-Delhi on Friday accepted the common entrance test for admission to the undergraduate programme for 2013 based on percentile ranking.

IIT-CET row: Compromise formula reached

The HRD ministry and IIT Council arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes.

CET row: Govt-IIT Council to meet next week

The government has called a special meeting of the IIT Council next week to address the concerns of students after IIT Delhi and Kanpur rejected the proposed single entrance test.

‘IIT-Delhi to set up extension campus in Haryana’

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced that IIT-Delhi would set up its extension campus at the Rajiv Gandhi Education City here.

IIT-Delhi country`s highest ranking institution

Indian Institute of Technology-
Delhi is the country`s highest ranking institution in the world
with a global rank of 218, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

NCP questions hurry in changing IIT-JEE format

NCP questioned the govt`s hurry in pushing for changes in the IIT-JEE format for admissions from 2013 without the consent of the education centres.

Exhibition on innovations by IIT-Delhi on Saturday

Waterless urinals and fibre hinge
joints for polio patients are among a number of innovation
projects developed by the IIT Delhi which has filed for
patents for 40 scientific inventions in the past one year.

IIT-Delhi professors on mass casual leave today

After their colleagues in IITs
in Chennai and Mumbai, it is now the turn of faculty members
of IIT-Delhi to
go on a mass casual leave on Tuesday in protest against
disparities in their pay.