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CSIR tops ‘Nature Ranking Index-2020

As per the ‘Nature Ranking Index-2020’, which is based on total research output of institutions, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked in the first place in the country. Based on the researches carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, the ranks are devised. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, ..

THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020 released

11 Indian institutions have been placed in the top 100 of ‘Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020’, released in London. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), India’s top-ranked institution, is ranked 16th among the top 100 universities of emerging economies. It is followed by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (32nd rank) and ..

Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan nominated as the Director of US Government Agency- National Science Foundation(NSF)

Alma mater of University of Madras(B.Sc Physics 1981), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering), and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (M.Tech in Electrical Engineering), Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan has been nominated by the President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump to serve as the 15th Director of the National ..

President of India presents Visitor’s Awards 2019

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind hosted a Conference of all Central Universities Vice-Chancellors, Directors of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research and the Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bengaluru on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The President of India presented the 5th Visitor’s Award during the inaugural ..

IIT Bombay tops 2020 QS India University Rankings

IIT Bombay has topped the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings 2020. The QS has ranked the higher education institutions in India on the basis eight parameters of academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty-student ratio (20%), staff with PhD (10%), papers per faculty (10%), citation per paper (5%), international faculty (2.5%) and international students ..

National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) launched Bengaluru

In Bengaluru, the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) has been launched at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) by the Department of Science & Technology (DST). The NCCCR&D is a national consortium that will address opportunities and challenges in the development of clean coal technologies. The target beneficiaries of NCCCR&D include ..

National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development Inaugurated

The National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-Bengaluru by the Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan. National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development The National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development has been established by the government of India through ..

World University Ranking 2020

The World University Rankings 2020 has been published by UK-based Times Higher Education. Top Universities of the World The University of Oxford has retained the top spot for the fourth consecutive year. The California Institute of Technology rose from fifth to the second position. The University of Cambridge, Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of ..