Pre-placement offers jump by 55 percent in IIT-Kharagpur: Officials

Pre-placement offers have increased by more than 50 percent this year at IIT Kharagpur, an institute official said on Friday.

IIT-Roorkee expels 73 students for scoring poorly in first year

IIT Roorkee has expelled 73 students for faring badly in the first year B.Tech programme, scoring less than 5 in the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

Onward robotic soldiers: IIT students pioneer cutting-edge research

icture this: Robots braving bullets while ferrying weapons and ammunition to soldiers on the battle front. Or, a robotic arm resembling the human variety that can work in hazardous areas like blast furnaces. Students at IIT-Roorkee are swotting to turn these ideas into reality.

‘IIT exam panel behind poor student quality’

Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, has blamed the IIT entrance exam panel for the poor quality of students making the cut.

Murthy ran a body shopping company: Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat, an IIT alumnus turned-celebrity writer, took umbrage at Infosys chairman emeritus N R Narayana Murthy's "sweeping" comments on the quality of engineers churned out by premier IITs.

Poor quality of students entering IITs: Murthy

Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy has voiced his displeasure over the
quality of engineers that pass out of the IITs.

These IIT students have dance on their mind

A group of IIT Mumbai students surprised all by winning UTV Bindass` Street Dance show last week, proving that a passion could be pursued successfully without compromising on studies.

Terminated IIT students seek intervention of Prez, PM

Terminated for "bad
performance", 38 students of IIT Kanpur have taken the issue
to President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
with a plea that the institute reconsider the decision.