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No Indian university among top 100 globally; IIT Bombay ranks 152, IIT Delhi 182

IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc (Bangalore) are among the top 200 universities in the world.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

IIT-B condoles death of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

In a statement, IIT-B said that the chief minister has come as "a shock to all of us at IIT Bombay".

Mar 18, 2019, 00:27 AM IST

IIT-Bombay study finds microplastic in table salt brands

Microplastics are small pieces of plastic usually measuring less than 5 millimetre in diameter formed by the product's gradual degradation in the environment, especially the sea.

Sep 04, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

Only 6 Indian universities in top 400 of global rankings; perform better in engineering and management

The list is awash with IITs and IIMs, and features only one private Indian institution.

Mar 02, 2018, 14:13 PM IST

PETA urges IIT-Bombay to consider ban on non-veg food on campus

Days after the institute clarified that it had not banned such edibles.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:07 PM IST

IIT-B gets 1,114 job offers with average gross salary Rs 11.42 lakh

The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) witnessed participation from 305 recruiters offering a total of 1,114 jobs in the process of 2016-17 campus placement. The average gross salary offered is Rs. 11.41 lakhs per annum.

Sep 13, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

IIT-Bombay students on relay hunger strike against fee hike

Students of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), Powai, are on a relay hunger strike since Monday after the college authority had hardly paid any heed to their protest against the fee hike.

Jul 04, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

‪‪QS World University Rankings out: IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc catapult to global top 200 universities

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) WUR, a British agency, ranks higher educational institutes, compares top universities in the world based on six performance parameters.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

IIT-Bombay beats Japanese institution, wins unmanned ground vehicle competition in US

The biggest unmanned ground vehicle competition in the world for university students, it was held at Oakland University in Michigan.

Jun 08, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Delhi, which has been witnessing a levels of air pollution, recorded more premature deaths due to ingestion of PM 10.

Jan 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

ISRO's longest-ever PSLV satellite launch: 10 things to know!

As per ISRO, the 320 tone Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket (PSLV-C35) carrying eight satellites - three Indian and five foreign - will blast off from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9:12 hours (IST) on September 26.

Sep 26, 2016, 02:39 AM IST

ISRO to launch IIT Bombay students' satellite 'Pratham' on September 26

India will soon witness one of the most historical space mission with the launch of 'Pratham', a satellite designed and built by the students of IIT-Bombay.

Sep 22, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

IIT-Bombay has blacklisted these 9 companies from placements for one year

It is the first time a prestigious institution like the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-Bombay) has published a list of blacklisted companies for reneging on job offers to its passouts.

Aug 25, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

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.

Jul 09, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

'Prepare uniform roadmap for admitting foreign students to IITs'

The decision to prepare a roadmap for holding these entrance tests abroad is based on the recommendations of a committee which submitted its report recently.

Jan 14, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

16 Indian institutes among top 200 in new BRICS ranking; IISc, IIT-Bombay lead the pack

With 16 institutes among the top 200 places for higher education, India is placed third on the latest list of Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings, after China and Taiwan.

Dec 04, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

IIT-Bombay Alumni Association launches Global Business Forum

 IIT Bombay Alumni Association on Friday launched a Global Business Forum (GBF) here to showcase original technology businesses and research from the institute's community, aimed at improving collaboration between businesses, governments and academia.

Apr 10, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

IIT-Bombay girl bags Rs two cr package from Facebook

An IIT-Bombay student has claimed to have received a job offer of two crore rupees from the social networking site Facebook.

Dec 09, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

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

Oct 21, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

DDA to use soil bio-technology to meet water shortage

The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative `soil bio-technology`, developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area.

Jun 18, 2014, 20:02 PM IST