Iit Bombay
India  /  Published 12.01.21

Regular appointment for 60% teachers: Govt

An array of educational institutions the government has handpicked to achieve global excellence have now been told they need to give regular appointments to only 60 per cent of their teachers, a move ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.08.20

IIT: no point in putting off JEE

The directors of IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi have said any postponement of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main will land the tech schools and students in uncertainty and cause academic disruption. ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

IITian comes up with smart village plan

An IIT Mumbai alumnus stuck in Jharkhand because of the lockdown has conceived a project to transform his native place into the state’s first greenfield smart village. Amitesh Kumar, 27, who co...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.07.20

IITs crowd-fund to bridge digital divide

IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur are collecting donations to fund laptops and broadband connectivity for students who lack access to online education. The gesture comes at a time thousands of poor and rural...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.20

IIT Bombay cow devotion curdles

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, on Thursday claimed that curd from a “pure Indian cow breed” is “more beneficial”, misrepresenting research by scientists at the University of Davan...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 11.08.19

Nasa, Sanskrit and science: Pokhriyal lecture IITians won't forget

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the HRD minister, told outgoing students of IIT Bombay on Saturday that Nasa has concluded that if in the future the computer is to stay alive, it can do so only with the hel...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.19

IIT teachers to face five-year review

The Indian Institutes of Technology will now recruit assistant professors and put them on the tenure track, with a provision for a rigorous performance review and possible dismissal after five-and-a-h...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Fresh ad for director’s post at IIT Kharagpur

The Centre has quashed the appointment process for the post of director in IIT Kharagpur more than eight months after it was started, and issued a fresh advertisement.The human resource development mi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Slips show: QS rankings plummet for Indian unis

Upbeat labels and ambitious programmes are politically attractive, but they have apparently failed to impress the Quacquarelli Symonds world university rankings system. Among the Indian educational in...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

Repressive regime, nervous force

Authoritarianism is inherently sceptical of the power of knowledge. The nervousness of repressive regimes is often expressed in the form of intimidation. A number of incidents involving centres of lea...
By The Editorial Board


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