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Batra had initially approached Bombay High Court but IIT-Bombay refused to admit Batra’s action to be a mistake.(File Photo)

SC relief for student who lost IIT-B seat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:31 AM IST
Disposing the petition filed by Batra, the bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dinesh Maheshwari and Hrishikesh Roy asked IIT, Bombay to regularise Batra’s admission despite the fact that the institute had admitted students to its capacity and had even begun classes.
Women chose to lie down on the path leading to the proposed site for IIT-Goa campus on Wednesday.(HT photo)
Women chose to lie down on the path leading to the proposed site for IIT-Goa campus on Wednesday.(HT photo)

Violence erupts as police, villagers clash over proposed IIT-Goa campus

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:34 PM IST
While no one was seriously injured, several villagers complained of having been struck by police lathis and tear gas shells. They are protesting against the campus proposed in a forested area
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)

IIT Goa project to come up, will discuss protests, says CM

Panaji | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 09:47 AM IST
“We are ready to discuss demands of the locals. The project has not been scrapped. Formalities for construction are going on,” the CM said, who also added a police outpost was coming up in the village as part of the IIT project.
The result of the test, held on November 29, were declared on Saturday.
The result of the test, held on November 29, were declared on Saturday.

‘Perfect score’: Nine ace CAT exam, bag 100 percentile

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:11 PM IST
Of the nine students who have scored a perfect 100 percentile seven were from the engineering background.
The Ram Janmabhoomi Teerath Kshetra trust is also negotiating to increase the land holding of the complex from the current 70 acres to 108 acres to accommodate a museum, a gathering space and a prayer hall.(HT photo)
The Ram Janmabhoomi Teerath Kshetra trust is also negotiating to increase the land holding of the complex from the current 70 acres to 108 acres to accommodate a museum, a gathering space and a prayer hall.(HT photo)

IIT engineers to ensure Ram temple’s structural stability

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Kumar said the process of designing the structure’s foundation pillars was stuck because a stream of the Sarayu river was found flowing underneath a portion of the building.
Image for representation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Image for representation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

FIR against IIT Roorkee director, 4 others for ‘financial fraud’ worth crores

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 11:20 PM IST
The institute had already lodged a complaint against one of the accused in June this year for siphoning off Rs 1.05 crore to his bank account.
Dheeraj Sanghi joined as Punjab Engineering College (deemed to be university), Chandigarh, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in January 2019.(HT Photo)
Dheeraj Sanghi joined as Punjab Engineering College (deemed to be university), Chandigarh, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in January 2019.(HT Photo)

Punjab Engineering College director Dheeraj Sanghi resigns, cites personal reasons

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Sanghi, who is serving the notice period till March 31; during his term at the helm since January 2019, PEC climbed up in rankings among engineering institutes of the country.
HT Image
HT Image
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)

IITs, IIMs, ISRO result of Nehru’s vision: Rajasthan CM

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:01 PM IST
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said, the strides that India has made in the fields of information technology resulting in a digital revolution is because of the vision and thoughts of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras.(File photo)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras.(File photo)

Covid cluster at IIT Madras: 104 people test positive this month

By Divya Chandrababu | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:24 PM IST
The institution has temporarily shut its academic departments and research labs and students on campus have been asked to quarantine inside their rooms
One week into placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the economic slowdown due to the pandemic seems to have hit the total number of job offers as well as salary packages offered to students this year.(Mint)
One week into placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the economic slowdown due to the pandemic seems to have hit the total number of job offers as well as salary packages offered to students this year.(Mint)

After one week of placements, job offers seem fewer in number compared to last year across IITs

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 09:09 PM IST
One week into placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the economic slowdown due to the pandemic seems to have hit the total number of job offers as well as salary packages offered to students this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)

PM Modi to deliver keynote address at IIT 2020 Global Summit

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 08:41 AM IST
The Summit will focus on issues like the global economy, technology, innovation, health, habitat conservation and universal education, according to an official release.
The IITs, NITs and other reputed technology institutions across the country will now adopt stretches of the National Highway on voluntary basis and their faculties, researchers and students will use them as a field of study of the latest industry trends, according to Education Ministry officials.(Representative image/HT file)
The IITs, NITs and other reputed technology institutions across the country will now adopt stretches of the National Highway on voluntary basis and their faculties, researchers and students will use them as a field of study of the latest industry trends, according to Education Ministry officials.(Representative image/HT file)

IITs, NITs to adopt National Highway stretches to study use of new tech, improvement prospects

New Delhi | By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 08:51 PM IST
The IITs, NITs and other reputed technology institutions across the country will now adopt stretches of the National Highway on voluntary basis and their faculties, researchers and students will use them as a field of study of the latest industry trends, according to Education Ministry officials.
Samsung Star Scholar programme.(Screengrab)
Samsung Star Scholar programme.(Screengrab)

Samsung to offer 150 fresh scholarships to JNV students making it to IITs, NITs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 03:54 PM IST
In a press statement issued by the company, Samsung said the scholarship will cover up to Rs 2 lakh a year to foster academic excellence among students who gain admission in these premier institutes.
Representational image.(PTI file)
Representational image.(PTI file)

IITs beat pandemic blues in placement drives with record job offers, high salary packages

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 07:32 PM IST
IIT-Delhi students bagged over 300 placement offers, including pre-placement offers (PPOs), by the end of the first day of the first phase of the placement season.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai.(File photo)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai.(File photo)

IIT Madras placements begin on high note, 123 offers made on Day 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 09:29 AM IST
While the process was completely online, it has registered more placements than any of the preceding academic years
Over 1,700 students from various programmes of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay will seek employment through the placement drive this year.(HT File Photo)
Over 1,700 students from various programmes of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay will seek employment through the placement drive this year.(HT File Photo)

Mumbai: IITs set to start virtual interviews in first phase of placements from Dec 1

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:55 AM IST
The first phase of placements, to be held virtually, across IITs commences on December 1 and continues for a week or two depending on registration of companies and students opting for placements.
The New Education Policy (NEP) released earlier this year emphasises on promoting Indian languages.(HT Photo)
The New Education Policy (NEP) released earlier this year emphasises on promoting Indian languages.(HT Photo)

IIT, NIT students to get option to study in Hindi, local languages

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:28 PM IST
The decision, which is in line with a key recommendation of the National Education Policy (NEP) was taken at a review meeting on various schemes chaired by Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in which Higher Education secretary Amit Khare and School Education secretary Anita Karwal were present.
(Left) Outgoing Punjab RSS chief Brijbhushan Bedi, 90, with his successor Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia, 67, at a meting in Chandigarh.(HT photo)
(Left) Outgoing Punjab RSS chief Brijbhushan Bedi, 90, with his successor Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia, 67, at a meting in Chandigarh.(HT photo)

Iqbal Singh Ahluwalia takes charge as Punjab RSS chief

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The appointment of another Sikh face as the Punjab RSS head is significant in the backdrop SAD’s break-up with the BJP. Symbolically, it signals the saffron party’s strategy on Sikh outreach and make inroads in rural Punjab.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 51st Annual Convocation of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), through video conferencing, in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 51st Annual Convocation of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), through video conferencing, in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)

Tech, innovation will be key in post-Covid world: Modi at IIT-Delhi event

UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Modi urged the students to work for finding solutions to the country’s existing problems, and turn the adversity into opportunity amid the pandemic.
PM Modi at IIT-Delhi 51st Convocation
PM Modi at IIT-Delhi 51st Convocation

IIT-Delhi 51st Convocation Highlights: Focus on quality, never compromise: PM Modi’s advice to students

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Nandini
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:27 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the graduating students of IIT- Delhi on the occasion of its 51st convocation. The programme began at 11 am. He said that it was an important day for the development of science and technology in India as nearly 2000 students of IIT-Delhi are graduating.. “I have seen the students of IITs innovating new things.They provide major strength for the success of the Self-Reliant India Campaign. Covid-19 has taught the world one more thing.Globalization is important but at the same time Self-Reliance is equally important.” IIT-Delhi conducted the convocation in hybrid mode with a physical in-person ceremony with limited attendance. The convocation was webcast live from the institute’s Dogra Hall.

To put things in perspective, 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will admit as many as 15,000 undergraduates this year, while just one state university in the United States (US), Arizona State University, admits 13,500 undergraduates each year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
To put things in perspective, 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will admit as many as 15,000 undergraduates this year, while just one state university in the United States (US), Arizona State University, admits 13,500 undergraduates each year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

A financial model for higher education

By V Ramgopal Rao and Anurag Sachan
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 06:42 PM IST
Tuition fees, research grants, and endowment funds should contribute a third each to income
Jay Shetty, once a saffron-robed monk, is a purveyor of viral wisdom today
Jay Shetty, once a saffron-robed monk, is a purveyor of viral wisdom today

A purposeful life with Jay Shetty

Hindustan Times | By Priya Bala
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 09:15 AM IST
A monk at 22, a job seeker at 25 and now a corporate ‘guru’ at 33, the British-born has always had a very clear understanding of his goals at every stage of his life
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant.(ANI file)

Goa CM Sawant meets villagers opposing IIT campus project

Panaji | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 06:29 PM IST
Sawant assured residents of Melualim village in North Goa district that the project would be taken forward only after taking them into confidence.
GATE 2021.(PTI file)
GATE 2021.(PTI file)

GATE 2021: Window to change exam centre city opens tomorrow at gate.iitb.ac.in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:49 PM IST
GATE 2021: Once the correction window opens, candidates who have registered for the GATE 2021 examination will be able to edit their application form and choose the examination city online at gate.iitb.ac.in on or before November 13, 2020.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.(Handout)
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.(Handout)

IIT develops low-cost tech to produce psychoactive drugs, anti-aging compounds from agri resources

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 06:44 PM IST
The technology which has been patented and developed by Mihir Kumar Purkait, Head, Centre for the Environment and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati along with his M Tech student V L Dhadge, does not use any organic solvents.
Visual from the interaction.(ANI)
Visual from the interaction.(ANI)

Kejriwal, Sisodia interact with students of Delhi govt schools who performed well in NEET-JEE

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 05:48 PM IST
Lauding students for their commendable performance, Kejriwal said that the students who have gotten into IITs and have secured top ranks in NEET-JEE must become a role model for the entire government education system.
Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, addressing the students during the 57th convocation of the institute held in ‘Mixed Reality’ mode.(Handout)
Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, addressing the students during the 57th convocation of the institute held in ‘Mixed Reality’ mode.(Handout)

IIT-Madras convocation held online, over 2,300 degrees awarded

Chennai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 01:55 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras conducted its convocation online on Sunday and over 2,300 degrees were awarded.
Representational image.(AP file)
Representational image.(AP file)

Degrees to digital avatars of students to ‘mixed reality’ tech: IITs’ convocation during Covid-19

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 06:50 PM IST
The IIT-Madras is holding a unique and a first-of-its-kind convocation using “mixed reality” (MR) where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in realtime.
According to IIT-Kharagpur officials, ‘COVIRAP’ is a cuboid-shaped portable testing device that can deliver results in an hour, making it an effective tool to scale up coronavirus screening in peripheral and rural areas.(PTI file)
According to IIT-Kharagpur officials, ‘COVIRAP’ is a cuboid-shaped portable testing device that can deliver results in an hour, making it an effective tool to scale up coronavirus screening in peripheral and rural areas.(PTI file)

IIT Kharagpur develops low-cost, portable COVID-19 testing device ‘COVIRAP’

New Delhi | By PTI | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has developed a low-cost portable COVID-19 testing device that can deliver results within an hour and it has also received certification from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
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