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BITS Pilani bags SATHI Project worth 60 crore grant, here are more details

Published on Feb 29, 2024 06:43 PM IST
Through SATHI project will create a sophisticated instrument facility in Pilani spanning various fields of engineering and sciences, including material sciences, device manufacturing and development, and biopharmaceuticals, along with its cluster partners. (Image Courtesy BITS Pilani)

SVIS celebrates 100 yrs of Mohenjo-Daro discovery through immersive experiences

Through the Heritage Club at SVIS, a transformative journey & immersive learning experience was curated, exploring the legacy of the ancient Indus-Saraswati River Valley Civilization.
Published on Feb 29, 2024 04:01 PM IST

NMC forms national task force to address depression in medical students

The National Medical Commission (NMC) has constituted a national task force to address concerns related to depression and suicide among medical students. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:42 PM IST

Walmart launches Center for Tech Excellence at IIT Madras to empower MSMEs

The newly established center will work towards developing cutting-edge solutions that will help MSMEs scale operational efficiency and profitability by adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) along with digitisation.
Published on Feb 28, 2024 05:24 PM IST

IIT Madras to operate newly launched ‘SWAYAM Plus’, know more about features

IIT Madras will be operating the ‘SWAYAM Plus’ Platform launched by Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan. The platform is aimed at enhancing the employability of both college students and professionals.
Published on Feb 28, 2024 05:20 PM IST

Education Minister Pradhan launches SWAYAM Plus platform

SWAYAM Plus features innovative elements such as multilingual content, AI-enabled guidance, credit recognition and pathways to employment.
Published on Feb 28, 2024 02:08 PM IST

UGC Chairman illustrates importance of guidelines for IDP, full details here

UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar explained the importance of guidelines released by the UGC recently for preparing the Institution Development Plan (IDP) for Higher Educational Institutions. (UGC INDIA)
Published on Feb 27, 2024 06:57 PM IST

IIM Sambalpur gears up to host 100-Cube Startup Conclave on Friday

IIM Sambalpur to host one-day 100-Cube Start-up Conclave at its campus on March 1, 2024.
Published on Feb 27, 2024 05:45 PM IST

IIT Madras, THSTI develop AI Model to study foetus age in pregnant Indian women

Dr Himanshu Sinha, Associate Professor at Dept of Biotechnology, IIT Madras. Dr Sinha led the data science work for this research.
Published on Feb 27, 2024 02:48 PM IST

Provide free hostel accommodation to visually impaired student: HC to JNU

Delhi HC asks JNU to provide hostel accommodation free of cost to a visually impaired student, who was evicted from the hostel, along with other entitlements .(HT file)
Published on Feb 27, 2024 02:02 PM IST

No of educated jobless youths soar 7-times in Assam in 2022: Economic Survey

The Economic Survey report, which was tabled in the Assam Assembly, noted that the number of educated job seekers has increased at all levels of education in 2022 over 2021.
Published on Feb 27, 2024 01:58 PM IST

IIM Rohtak, Jagat Punjabi Sabha organize 16th World Punjabi Conference

The two-day 16th World Punjabi Conference was held at the United Service Institution of India, New Delhi on February 24 and February 25, 2024.
Published on Feb 26, 2024 07:00 PM IST

Apple inaugurates iOS Development Lab at Galgotias University

Apple inaugurated the highly anticipated iOS Development Lab at Galgotias University in Delhi. The lab is equipped with advanced facilities including 100 iMacs, offering students the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning and the practical application of iOS development principles.
Updated on Feb 26, 2024 04:37 PM IST

IIT Madras invites public to visit its state-of-the-art labs to explore science

All those who are interested in attending the ‘IITM for All’ expo are requested to register before February 29, 2024,
Published on Feb 23, 2024 06:41 PM IST

IIT Kanpur partners with Conlis Global, licenses Bone Regeneration technology

The IIT Kanpur and Conlis Global signed an MoU for the licensing of a new innovative technology that promotes bone healing and regeneration.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 01:40 PM IST

SSC launches new website, candidates advised to do fresh registration

SSC launches new website, candidates advised to do fresh registration
Published on Feb 23, 2024 10:37 AM IST

University of Canberra and Cricket ACT launch cricket coaching in India

University of Canberra (UC) and Cricket ACT joined hands to provide in-school programs, tailored to enhance the skills of aspiring young cricket players across India.
Published on Feb 22, 2024 06:25 PM IST

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates country’s first Skill India Center

Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan who inaugurated the Skill India Centre stressed on the need for a skilled and competent workforce to propel India’s development journey forward.
Published on Feb 22, 2024 05:45 PM IST

CUET UG: Score normalization likely to be discontinued

UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar has hinted that Normalization of scores for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG will likely be done away with with the NTA working on the possibility of conducting papers in hybrid mode from its third edition. (HT File)
Published on Feb 22, 2024 03:21 PM IST

IIT Madras records doubling of patents granted in 2023

IIT Madras records doubling of patents in 2023: The number of patents rose to 300 in 2023 from 156 in 2022. Likewise, the number of international patents filed, including those granted under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)) also went up to 105 during 2023, from 58 in 2022.
Published on Feb 22, 2024 01:56 PM IST

Oxford University Press launches bilingual Assamese and mini Bengali dictionary

The Oxford University Press (OUP) launched a bilingual English-English-Assamese Dictionary and a new edition of the Oxford Mini English-Bengali Dictionary.
Published on Feb 22, 2024 01:00 PM IST

CBSE suggests open-book examinations for students of classes 9 to 12

During COVID-19 despite opposition from students, Delhi University had introduced open-book exams and asked students to bring their own answer sheets, gadgets, study material and sanitisers to ensure minimum contact.
Published on Feb 22, 2024 04:43 PM IST

PM inaugurates 3 IIMs, lays foundation for permanent campuses of 3 IITs

The prime minister dedicated, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of the campuses and buildings at a public function at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu.
Published on Feb 21, 2024 02:11 PM IST

NEET MDS 2024 test date: Better Centre takes call, says SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a petition seeking to postpone the NEET-MDS 2024 test as well as extension of internship cut-off date. In its hearing, the Apex Court said it was better if the Centre takes a call, preferably by one week.
Published on Feb 21, 2024 02:01 PM IST

IGNOU holds 37th convocation ceremony, Jagdeep Dhankhar attends as chief guest

According to a press release by IGNOU, the convocation ceremony was held at the Baba Saheb Ambedkar Convention Centre, IGNOU Maidan Garhi Campus, New Delhi.
Published on Feb 20, 2024 06:44 PM IST

Union Education Minister inaugurates 211 PM SHRI schools in Chhattisgarh

Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, along with Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Vishnu Deo Sai, inaugurated 211 PM SHRI schools in Raipur on Monday.
Published on Feb 20, 2024 03:28 PM IST

IGNOU holds its 37th convocation, VP Jagdeep Dhankhar attends as chief guest

Students of IGNOU will be awarded their graduation certificates during the 37th convocation ceremony. (Representative Image)
Published on Feb 20, 2024 10:08 AM IST

Plaksha University launches new research centre for clean energy

Plaksha University has launched the Indorama Ventures Center for Clean Energy - a research center aimed at supporting India’s transition to a net zero-carbon, self-reliant, and an energy-secure future. It also seeks to contribute in global efforts to reduce carbon emissions through research and more.
Published on Feb 19, 2024 07:14 PM IST

Higher education in law must be extended to remote areas: CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud said university education in law should be extended to remote rural areas so that students from small towns are not deprived of the opportunity to become lawyers.
Published on Feb 17, 2024 02:02 PM IST

IIT Roorkee & EIL collaborate to drive research and innovation

An MoU was signed between both the organisations who are ready to start collaborative projects focusing on cutting-edge research initiatives.
Published on Feb 16, 2024 06:21 PM IST
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