IITs asked to come up with action plan to improve global ranking

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank chaired the 53rd meeting of the Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at IIT-Delhi on Friday.

Sep 27, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

India announces 1,000 scholarships at IITs for students of ASEAN countries

With 1,000 PhD scholarships for ASEAN students in India's Indian Institutes of Technology or IITs, New Delhi on Monday formally announced it its largest capacity development initiative for ASEAN countries. The total budget outlay of the scholarship programme is Rs 300 crore and the first batch of ASEAN students will be admitted in January 2020.

Sep 16, 2019, 21:51 PM IST

Decline in budget outlays for IITs, IIMs

The outlay for the University Grants Commission (UGC) is Rs 4,600.66 in the budget, a decrease from Rs 4,722.75 crore in 2018-19

Feb 01, 2019, 21:41 PM IST

IITs to mentor nearby engineering colleges to raise quality

The Council of IITs also decided against any changes to the fee structure.

Aug 20, 2018, 22:30 PM 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

Not a single Indian University makes it to Times Higher Education top 200 list

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has released its list, but not a single Indian institute has made it to the top 100.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

GATE 2018: GOAPS process begins; apply at gate.iitg.ac.in or appsgate.iitg.ac.in

Candidates who are interested to apply for admission in post graduate courses in engineering at IITs, NITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) can register at gate.iitg.ac.in or appsgate.iitg.ac.in

Sep 01, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

BJP reacts to Owaisi's statement over Centre's directive to universities to host 'patriotic' rock bands

In a reply to All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi`s statement on directing the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and central universities to host rock bands that would sing patriotic songs on the campuses, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that people with extreme view point and insecurities tend to oppose anything that comes up in terms of national interest.

Aug 30, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

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).

Jun 11, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

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.

May 10, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

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.

May 04, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

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.

Mar 13, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

IITs to conduct entrance exams in Kathmandu: Pranab Mukherjee

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

Nov 03, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

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.

Sep 24, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:25 PM IST