IIT-Kanpur unveils new supercomputer

One of India`s top educational institutes, the Indian Institute Of Technology at Kanpur (IIT-K) has unveiled a new supercomputer on Tuesday.

Indian-American scientist develops world`s first 3-D model fingerprint

In a development that could assist the accuracy of fingerprint-matching technology, computer scientists led by an Indian-American, have built the first three dimensional (3-D) model of a human fingerprint.

Manna appointed as new IIT-Kanpur director

Indraneel Manna Wednesday took over the charge of Director in IIT-Kanpur, an official release said.

IIT-Kanpur barred from taking foreign donations

The premier institute`s laid-back attitude in submitting documents supporting the usage of foreign funds is the reason behind the decision, an official said.

IIT-Kanpur to accept common entrance as ‘interim’ measure

IIT-Kanpur decided to accept the common entrance based on percentile ranking as an "interim" measure only for 2013.

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.

IIT-Guwahati Dir criticised for supporting Sibal

IIT-Guwahati Director Gautam Barua on Tuesday came under attack from an apex body of the faculties of all IITs for supporting the Centre`s `one-nation one-test`.

Sibal ready to address objections raised by IITs

Maintaining that the move is in the best interest of students and parents, Sibal has offered to address the objections being raised by certain IITs.

No going back on one test plan: Sibal to IITs

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has clarified that the government has no intention to impinge on the autonomy of the IITs.

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.

Facebook offers Rs 70 L package to IIT student

Social networking giant Facebook has offered about Rs 70 lakh per annum package to an IIT student here in the ongoing campus placements.

IIT-Kanpur may restrict Internet access

Authorities at the IIT here are deliberating on restricting
Internet access to students during the night.

IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide

A first year BTech student of
IIT-Kanpur on Thursday allegedly committed suicide in his hostel
room, the ninth such case in five years, police said.

IIT-K to launch nano satellite `Jugnu` in Sept

IIT-Kanpur`s indigenously built nano satellite `Jugnu` is likely to be launched by the end of September from Sriharikota, an official of the institute said today.

`No-ragging` affidavit compulsory for IIT-Kanpur

With the academic session commencing, IIT-Kanpur has asked all its new students to
give an affidavit pledging not to indulge in ragging.

PhD student of IIT-Kanpur dies while appearing in exam

A PhD student of IIT-Kanpur died
on Monday after he suffered a cardiac arrest while appearing for
an examination.

IIT-Kanpur plans presence in Bangalore, US

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) plans a presence in India`s IT hub here, the US and Malaysia, institute director SG Dhande said here on Saturday.

President Pratibha Patil to visit IIT-Kanpur on March 5

President Pratibha Patil will visit
IIT-Kanpur on March 5 to participate in the golden jubilee
celebrations of the premier institute.

IIT-K students accuse authorities of harassment

Over 3 dozen students of IIT-K, who have not been promoted to next semester, have alleged they were being harassed by the institute authorities.