IIT Delhi students receive higher job offers this year compared to last year
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi students have received over 1100 job offers in the placement season for the academic year 2019-20. The institute claims that the offers received by students have surpassed the previous year benchmarks.
IIT directors’ panel suggests online first semester, 18-month PG programme
The standing committee of the IIT Council had set up a sub-committ...
Low-cost test kits to santising drones: IIT innovations take commercial route to aid COVID-19 fight
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NIRF: IIT Madras best educational institution in country; 7 IITs in top 10, IISc and JNU best universities
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry's National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) announced the rankings on Thursday. The annual rankings are usually announced in April but had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IIT-Bombay to go completely online next semester, other IITS likely to follow suit
The decision, the first by any IIT, followed deliberations that went on till late night Wednesday.
IIT Jodhpur goes online for conducting examinations and next semester
The evaluation components like quizzes, term-paper, projects, take home assignments can be completed remotely from home of the students and online examination can be taken from home or any location convenient to them, according to the senate decision.
2 IITs, IISc Bengaluru among top 200 in QS World University Rankings despite slipping some places
In the 2021 QS rankings announced in London on Wednesday, IIT Bombay continues to be the best-ranked Indian institute at 172, notwithstanding a 20-slot dip from the 2020 ranking when it was at 152. IIT Delhi, at 182 last year, is now ranked 193.
Indian institutes fail to make it to top 100 in QS global rankings
Three institutes — IIT-Bombay (172nd), IISc Bangalore (185th) and IIT Delhi (193rd) — feature among the top 200, while 21 are in the first 1,000. Fourteen have slipped in rank compared with last year, while four have improved their standing.
India’s premier colleges give out space for quarantine facilities
District authorities like the district collector/magistrate have reached out to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Kharagpur, Roorkee, Ropar and National Institutes of Technology at Jaipur and Jalandhar for quarantine purposes. And all these institutes readily agreed is sharing space for hosting people for quarantining.
NIRF rankings: IIT Madras, IISc Bangalore bag top positions
IIM Ahmedabad has been ranked as the top B-School in the country followed by IIM Bangalore and Calcutta. Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced that Miranda College bagged the top rank among colleges, followed by Lady Sri Ram College for Women and St Stephen's College.
IIM-A, IIM-B to go online for first semester
As part of the plan, IIM-A, IIM-B will allow students who do not have proper internet facility at home to return to the campus, delay academic evaluation or conduct it online and cut down on holidays to make up for lost time.
Lockdown: From early graduation to flexible grading - IITs chalk out plan for graduating students
The IIT-Delhi is giving two options to its graduating batch - those who have less than a semester left to graduate, they can decide to either go for an "early graduation" option, happening in June-end, or go through a "regular graduation process", which will happen as and when the institute re-opens.
Cheaper test kit by IIT Delhi to hit market soon
A Covid-19 testing kit developed by IIT-Delhi and costing half the price of a widely used diagnostic tool is set to hit the market this week.
IIT-Ropar, TSW launch online course on Artificial Intelligence
“The (Covid-19) crisis has only enhanced the requirement for such an online programme,” said Das. Learners could create their own “portfolio” of courses from various institutes and in future, a bunch of such certificate courses may even be considered to lead to a degree.
Educational institutes still continue to show us the way: Ramesh Pokhriyal
Top universities and research institutes around the world, including in India, are playing an active role in the fight against the pandemic. At the same time, it is essential for us to ponder and discuss what the post-coronavirus scenario can look like in our educational institutions.
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