Super 30 fame Anand Kumar inspires students at MIT
Super 30 fame Anand Kumar inspires students at MIT

Technology should not create islands, but help develop inclusive society, Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, on Wednesday said

IITs in Top 5 list of best entrepreneurial UG institutes: Irani

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) figure among the top five in a list of the best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world and are placed higher than the Ivy League universities like Harvard, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said.

IITs, others to develop technologies for rural development

A network of IITs and other institutes will evolve appropriate technologies for rural development under the 'Unnat Bharat Abhiyan' scheme, it was announced Thursday.

IITs have a major role in taking India forward: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that IITs had a major role in taking India forward.

Help develop cutting edge technologies: President to IITs

President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon IITs to play a pivotal role in India`s endeavour to develop newer, cutting edge technologies and utilise them to create in-house technology solutions for domestic requirements.

Explore how quality of education can be improved: Prez to IITs

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday described IITs as "knowledge leaders" of the nation and asked them to explore how quality of education can be improved.

Navy court martials officer facing sexual harassment charges

The Navy has court martialled anofficer facing charges of sexual harassment by a junior lady officer and reduced his seniority by 18 months.

IIT-J offers starting salary of Rs 25 L to attract faculties

Battling hard with acute faculty crunch, IIT-Jodhpur has now decided to encourage new faculty recruits by offering a starting salary of Rs 25 lakhs per annum.

Global IIT alumni event to be held on December 19 at Hyderabad

The IIT 2014 Global Conference, an annual meeting of IIT alumni worldwide, is scheduled to be held here from December 19 to December 21.

Move to set up IITs, IIMs in every state is terrible idea: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah on Monday termed Narendra Modi government`s decision to set up IITs and IIMs in every state a "terrible idea".

Super 30 fame Anand Kumar seeks six chances for IITs like UPSC

Mathematician Anand Kumar on Monday urged the union government to give six chances in joint entrance examination for IITs as it is in the case of civil services examination.

Lakhs appear for JEE Mains 2014 exam today

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014 will be held by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Sunday.

Those who create ruckus in Parliament are not heroes: APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday said here that those who disrupt proceedings in the Parliament are not "heroes", but the "real heroes" are those who get their things done silently.

Fest- the talent test

College fests are a good playground to test your skills. Gauri Rane and Patricia Mascarenhas discuss the qualities students pick up at these fun events.

Ex-IITian pledges USD 1 million for IIT Kharagpur

An eminent Indian-American entrepreneur and a IIT Kharagpur passout has pledged USD 1 million for setting up a Center for Petroleum Engineering at her alma mater.

Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar

Describing the education system in the country as `rich-oriented`, founder of Patna-based `Super 30` Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system.

HRD Ministry okays IIT, IIM, 3 central universities for Seemandhra

HRD Ministry has given its nod for an IIT, an IIM and three central universities among other institutes for the Seemandhra region.

IIT Kharagpur to offer new research grants

To ensure competitive and collaborative research, the premier IIT Kharagpur on Friday announced a series of new research grants at all levels.

Super 30 students to get Japan varsity scholarship

A Japanese univ has decided to grant scholarships to students of Bihar`s coaching centre Super 30, known for sending underprivileged students to IITs.

IITs may change fee payment policy

A change in the fee payment policy of the IITs could well be on the cards to augment fiscal resources of these institutes as fees under the present system are paid only by about 50 per cent of the students.