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Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV” Launched

On 9th October 2019, the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV”  has been launched by Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank   from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Headquarters at Bengaluru and will conclude on 24th of this month at IIT Delhi. 60 brightest and talented students from Science, Mathematics and Performing Arts have been ..

IIT Kharagpur selected for Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help

After IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur has been selected for the “Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of the Union government. The SATHI Centre will run 24×7 round the year. At least 70% of instrument time will be reserved for external users from other academic institutes, national ..

IIT-Madras ties up with General Electric (GE) to set up India’s first Cold Spray SMART Lab

IIT-Madras has recently collaborated with American conglomerate General Electric (GE) to set up India’s first ‘Cold Spray’ SMART (Surface Modification and Additive Research Technologies) Laboratory, which will develop advanced services technology for aircraft engine components. This is the first of its kind High-Pressure Cold Spray (HPCS) facility that is being installed in any academic institute ..

IIT-Madras ranked as ‘Best Educational Institution’ in 2019 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-Madras) has been ranked as the top institute in the overall category in the latest edition of National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 and is followed by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), IIT Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, JNU, IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Guwahati and BHU. The NIRF is a Ministry of HRD ..

IIT Hyderabad to launch India’s first B.Tech course in Artificial Intelligence

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad will launch India’s first full-fledged B.Tech (Bachelors of Technology) programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the academic year 2019-20. The course will have an intake of around 20 students and the admission will be done on the basis of the JEE-Advanced score. The course syllabus will comprise of ..

IIT-Khargapur national Coordinating Institute to implement SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration) programme

On October 25, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar launched the web portal of of the Scheme “Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)” in New Delhi. The aim of the SPARC is to improve the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian and ..

IIT Kharagpur signs pact with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in research and education

The IIT Kharagpur and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have signed an MoU to facilitate cooperation in research and education between the two institutes in New Delhi on October 11. NTNU is an expert in Hydro Power, Ocean Modelling, Deep Sea Resources and Marine Technology which will be key areas of focus under ..

Union Government to set up committee to suggest changes to JEE (Advanced) examination

The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) has proposed to set up a 5-member committee to suggest changes to the JEE (Advanced) examination in the wake of an inadequate number of candidates qualifying the entrance test this year. The aim of the committee, which will be headed by IIT-Madras director “Bhaskar Ramamurthy”, is ..