Indian institute of technology Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT-G study on Extreme Weather Events

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar published a study of sequential extreme weather events – heatwaves in the summer and extreme rainfall in summer monsoon seasons over the same regions from 1951 to 2020. What are the key findings of the report? Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extreme weather ..

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Mega fair on research and development

23 IITs are collaborating to organize a mega fair on research and development on October 14 and 15 this year. Key facts IInvenTiv is a mega fair on research and development that aims to promote innovation-led growth and development of affordable technologies in line with government’s flagship initiatives like Make in India and Digital India. ..

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IIT-K launches innovation hub to find solutions for anti-drone technologies

On 23rd July, 2021 the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) launched technology innovation hub to find cyber security solutions for intrusion detection system, anti-drones technologies, cyber physical system and block-chain.   Highlights After a rigorous application process, 25 research and development principal investigators and 13 start-ups were selected. Cutting-edge technology in cyber security is ..

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Mega Scope launched by IIT Alumni Council for personalized health care

IIT Alumni Council has launched “MegaScope” for personalized healthcare. MegaScope has been launched to include testing, data analysis and genomics to precisely diagnose infections and to prescribe personalised medicines. Highlights MegaScope will add host genome data mapping along with Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and data backbone to the MegaLab initiative. The main aim of MegaScope ..

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November 11: National Education Day

Every year, India celebrates National Education Day on November 11. It is also called Rashtriya Shiksha Diwas. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was the first Education Minister of India. Key Highlights In 2008, the Ministry of Human Resource Development announced November 11 as the National ..

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IIT Mumbai, Delhi among top 50 engineering colleges across the globe

According to the recent QS World Ranking, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai and Delhi are among the top 50 engineering colleges across the globe. IIT Mumbai has been ranked 44 and IIT Delhi has got the 47th rank. There are only two Indian colleges to feature in the top-50 ranking. As per ..

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