K Gupta likely to take interim charge of IIT-Delhi

IIT-Delhi's board of governors is said to have proposed the name of K Gupta as its interim director as the HRD Ministry is set to relieve incumbent R Shevgaonkar of his duty.

IIT-D faculty to ask Shevgaonkar to withdraw resignation

Faculty members of IIT Delhi would call on Director R Shevgaonkar soon after he returns from leave on January 11 to persuade him to withdraw his resignation.

Resignation row: IIT-D faculty forum backs director

The faculty forum of IIT Delhi has passed a resolution strongly backing its director Raghunath Shevgaonkar in the wake of his resignation from the post a few days back citing some "unforeseen situations".

BJP demands probe against IIT-Delhi director

The BJP Sunday demanded a probe by an independent agency against R.K. Shevgaonkar - who resigned from the post of Delhi IIT director - over his alleged involvement in setting up an institute in Mauritius.

IIT-Delhi land row: No request from Tendulkar for cricket academy, says HRD Ministry
IIT-Delhi land row: No request from Tendulkar for cricket academy, says HRD Ministry

In a new development regarding the resignation of IIT-Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar, Union Human Resource and Development on Sunday clarified that there has not been a request from Sachin Tendulkar for ground of IIT-Delhi for running cricket academy.

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.