Prachi Verma

  • IIT-Delhi keen on JNU’s STEM professors to strengthen roots

    IIT-Delhi keen on JNU’s STEM professors to strengthen roots

    “There could be a dozen such people at JNU who have won some award in the past and come with rich academic resource, especially in the subjects relevant to IITs,” said a senior official familiar with this development. “These could be ideal candidates for the IIT.”

    IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020

    IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020

    The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.

    India Inc opens doors to transgender employees

    India Inc opens doors to transgender employees

    KPMG, Infosys, Accenture, Nestaway, Sodexo and others have policies have introduced policies as well as hiring plans to ease the transition of the marginalised community into the formal workplace. Education, discrimination in access to housing and ignorance of society as to why gender dysphoria happens are the major challenges the community faces.

    Wheebox hires Bishnu Nepak as chief revenue officer

    Wheebox hires Bishnu Nepak as chief revenue officer

    Prior to Microsoft, Bishnu was the director for Sales at Gartner India driving large enterprise and government business. According to a release shared by the company, he will drive the enterprise and education business verticals along with growth initiatives for Wheebox Talent Assessments.

    Slump to hit increments but hot skills to command a premium

    Slump to hit increments but hot skills to command a premium

    “The skill differentiation and the performance differentiation will be almost equal in terms of increments paid out,” said Anandorup Ghose, a partner at Deloitte. “There may be someone with a particular kind of machine learning skill who hasn’t had a great output this year.

    Not probing Faiz poem but student protest: IIT-Kanpur

    Not probing Faiz poem but student protest: IIT-Kanpur

    Institute tells ET its panel ‘not sitting in judgement’ on Pak poet’s verses; one IIT complainant says poem ‘hurt Hindu sentiments’. The poem has also been recited or sung at many demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act that peaked in December.

    Tech talent crunch in 2020 likely to go up to 200,000

    Tech talent crunch in 2020 likely to go up to 200,000

    The profiles in demand include information security analysts, cloud engineers, network analysts, cybersecurity experts, digital transformation consultants, data governance experts, digital marketing specialist, data scientists, blockchain developers and AI specialists.

    IIT Delhi files 20% more intellectual property rights in 2019

    IIT Delhi files 20% more intellectual property rights in 2019

    IIT Delhi has filed 150 IPs in 2019 - a 20% increase over 2018 figures. Also, compared to last year, we have seen a four-fold increase in revenue from our IP licensing activities. We have also initiated programs to foster increased student and faculty participation in deep technology start-ups that are backed by strong IP,” Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said.

    Ecommerce companies, startups step up campus hiring

    Ecommerce companies, startups step up campus hiring

    Companies seeking freshers who are quick to learn new-age tech skills and adapt to fast-paced business environments. Udaan, Droom, Flipkart, Amazon, Toppr, Testbook and NoBroker are among those hiring aggressively from campuses across multiple functions including operations, human resources, finance, business development.

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