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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

IIT-M, NIOT working on efficient turbine for power from ocean

The recent research by IIT-M and NIOT, is being funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, and focuses on improving the devices and machines used for wave energy harvesting.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

IIT-Madras tops HRD Ministry's national ranking of higher institutes in 2019

IIT-Madras is followed by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in the second and third spot respectively.

Apr 08, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Methane in interstellar atmosphere can exist, say IIT Madras researchers

This discovery of hydrates is highly unexpected at extremely low pressures and ultra-cold temperatures and may have several implications for the chemistry of such atmospheres.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:15 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

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Now, a research team from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) has claimed that aspirin can help terminate cancer cells.

Apr 10, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

IIT Madras invites candidates for MBA admissions 2016

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has invited interested candidates for admissions to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2016.

Jan 16, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

IIT Madras placements begin; Rs 85 lakh average pay on Day 1

This year, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has reduced the usual 15-day recruitment period to 10 days.

Dec 02, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

India matches Brazil's record in university rankings

 Seventeen Indian higher education institutions have featured in a list of the world's best universities topped by California Institute of Technology.

Oct 01, 2015, 02:26 AM IST

Law College students boycott classes on IIT Madras row

 Students of Law College boycotted their classes for the second day on Tuesday protesting against the de-recognition of an IIT Madras students' body allegedly for being critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

BJP ally slams de-recognition of students' group, says move an 'injustice'

 In an embarrassment for the ruling BJP, its ally Republican Party of India today spoke out against the de-recognition of an IIT-Madras students' body allegedly for being critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed the move an "attack on the freedom of expression".

Jun 01, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Derecognition row: Protest held outside HRD Ministry office

A protest over the issue of derecognition of an IIT Madras students' group was on Monday held outside HRD Ministry's office here by Left-backed associations and unions which slammed the Centre for allegedly issuing the "diktat" that prompted the move.

Jun 01, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

DMK protests outside IIT Madras against student group ban

The students' wing of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday held a protest here over the alleged banning of a student group at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras for distributing controversial pamphlets.

Jun 01, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Decision to revoke ban on APSC lies with IIT Madras students' council: Irani

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said the decision to revoke the ban imposed by Indian institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC) lies with the students` council of the institution, and added that such a move cannot be taken on the basis of a `whim` of a political organisation.

May 30, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

IIT row: unparliamentary words should not be used against PM, says Gowda

As controversy raged over derecognition of a students group at IIT Madras, former prime minister and JD-S chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday said everybody has the right to freedom of expression and speech but no unparliamentary words should be used against the Prime Minister.

May 29, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Left condemns derecognition of students group by IIT Madras

Left parties on Friday strongly condemned the cancellation of recognition to the Ambedkar - Periyar Study Circle (APSC) in IIT Madras, blaming the Sangh Parivar for carrying out "ferocious attacks" on freedom of expression, alternative views and democracy.

May 29, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Twitter war over IIT Madras row: Smriti Irani challenges Rahul Gandhi to debate over any issue, anywhere

Union Human Resouces Development minister Smriti Irani launched a full-frontal attack against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday and accused him of sending National Students Union of India (NSUI) members to protest at her reisdence against the ban on student group at IIT Madras.

May 29, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

IIT student group banned for criticising Modi govt, what next? asks Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government and asked what will be it's next move after banning the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) students from reportedly criticising the Prime Minister.

May 29, 2015, 17:30 PM IST