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All AIIMS may have one governing council like IITs

The move comes after a high-powered committee, constituted to look at the governance structure of all new AIIMS, recommended evolving an umbrella organisation for framing common policies in terms of HR, recruitment, equipment procurement guidelines and administration in all institutes.

Haryana's Sarvesh Mehtani tops JEE Advanced exam

The gender ratio of the successful candidates stands at 43,318 boys and 7,137 girls (86 per cent boys and 14 per cent girls approximately).

JEE Advanced Exam 2017: Online admit card will be available after 2 pm at jeeadv.ac.in

JEE Advanced Exam 2017: Online admit card will be available after 2 pm at jeeadv.ac.in

Admit cards for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced exam 2017 will be released on Wednesday.

IITs to develop knowledge hub for safety critical systems

A networked knowledge and research centre aimed at safety and reliability of electronics and hardware will be launched at IIT Kharagpur, a statement said on Thursday.

More girl students to get admission in IITs from 2018

More girl students to get admission in IITs from 2018

Concerned over the fall in the number of girl students in IITs, a panel was formed last year to find ways to improve the situation in the institutes.

Admit cards for JEE (Main) 2017 to be available on jeemain.nic.in from 14th March onwards

Admit cards for JEE (Main) 2017 to be available on jeemain.nic.in from 14th March onwards

 The JEE (Main) 2017 admit cards will be released on March 14 at jeemain.nic.in.

IITs to conduct entrance exams in Kathmandu: Pranab Mukherjee

IITs to conduct entrance exams in Kathmandu: Pranab Mukherjee

"India is happy to help Nepal with its human resource development,” the president said. 

More autonomy for IITs: Individual institutes may soon decide their own fee structure

More autonomy for IITs: Individual institutes may soon decide their own fee structure

It is hoped the autonomy to decide their own fee structure would save time and help boost efficiency.

CBSE launches 'Udaan Scheme' to boost enrollment of girl students in IITs, NITs

CBSE launches 'Udaan Scheme' to boost enrollment of girl students in IITs, NITs

CBSE has urged parents and schools to make the optimum use of the scheme.

Govt plans to launch PM research fellowships for IIT graduates from next academic year

Govt plans to launch PM research fellowships for IIT graduates from next academic year

The quality of research depends on people who undertake it and that is why it is important the best minds are encouraged to take it, a top HRD official said.

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

"We are going to float an idea in which IITs and IIMs will be asked to become accreditation bodies so that there will be multiple choices for the institutes," the minister said.

Plan to raise number of IIT intakes to 1 lakh by 2020

Plan to raise number of IIT intakes to 1 lakh by 2020

According to sources, in the meeting of the IIT council, which is scheduled to take place on August 23, the proposal will be discussed which suggests taking in non-resident students.

Lok Sabha passes bill providing for opening of 6 new IITs

Lok Sabha passes bill providing for opening of 6 new IITs

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government has formed High Education Financial Agency (HEFA) to upgrade the infrastructure.

HRD ministry brings scheme for interest-free loans to IIT students

According to HRD, the facility will be made available to all the students whose household income does not exceed Rs 9 lakh per annum.

DRDO inks pact with IITs for Centre for Propulsion Technology

DRDO inks pact with IITs for Centre for Propulsion Technology

The initiative is aimed at achieving synergy between DRDO and IIT for channelising research efforts towards developing aerospace technologies.

India varsities lead in South Asia: Report

Bangladesh`s University of Dhaka and Pakistan`s National University of Sciences and Technology occupy places in the top 20.

IITs plan to blacklist companies which held back job offers

IITs plan to blacklist companies which held back job offers

The companies such as Pepper Tap, Zimply and many more won't be allowed to participate in the placement session this year.

Hit by funding slowdown, startups  withdraw job offers at IITs

Hit by funding slowdown, startups withdraw job offers at IITs

Hit by sudden funding slowdown, the domestic startups have begun withdrawing job offers at the premier technological institutes such as the IITs

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.