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IIT-Delhi alumni reject new entrance test formula


June 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) IIT Delhi Alumni Association Thursday rejected the human resource development (HRD) ministry's new formula for tests for entrance into the premier institutes and demanded a ... Read more...

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New IIT entrance test pattern gets mixed reactions from alumni


June 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The compromise between the human resource development ministry and IIT Council over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the engineering institutes Wednesday garnered mixed ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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More IITs may go against common entrance test


June 9th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are likely to emulate Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur which has decided to hold its own entrance test after ... Read more...

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Japanese impressed by Bihar’s Super 30


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A free coaching centre, Super 30, which helps children of labourers, tea stall owners and peons in Bihar reach the prestigious IIT engineering institutes, ... Read more...

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No helmets, no classes for Madhya Pradesh students


May 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 10 (IANS) Students riding their two-wheelers to colleges in Madhya Pradesh will now be denied entry if they are not wearing helmets, the state's education minister said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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S-band scam hasn’t harmed ISRO’s image: Former chief


February 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The 2G spectrum band allocation scam has not really affected or "pulled down" the image of the country's premier space research organisation, ISRO's former chairman K. ... Read more...

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Cellular tower study debunks radiation myth


December 21st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI-Business Wire India): In a first of its kind study, specific to the Indian environment carried out Independently by the Premier Engineering Institutes revealed that "Levels of Radiation" from ... Read more...

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Premier engineering institutes to train school dropouts, youth


May 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 15 (IANS) The National Institutes of Technology (NIT), India's premier engineering and technology education centres, will provide skill development training to school dropouts and unemployed youth, officials said here Saturday. NIT ... Read more...

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IIT faculty to go on hunger strike on September 24


September 21st, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21(ANI): Over 1,000 faculty members of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) would go on a hunger strike on September 24 (Thursday) to protest the anomalies in the recently ... Read more...

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Sibal asks IITs to admit more girls


July 1st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The boy-girl student ratio in the undergraduate courses at the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) may soon see a positive turn. Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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IIT-JEE pattern change springs surprise, 400,000 take test


April 12th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The IIT's Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Sunday threw a number of surprises, including a change in the question pattern, as nearly 400,000 students appeared for admission into ... Read more...

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BPM Pioneer establishes second centre in Coimbatore to tap into rich engineering talent base


November 24th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 24 (ANI/Business Wire India): Savvion(r), the trailblazing business process management (BPM) company, today announced the opening of a new software development and R&D centre in Coimbatore.The Coimbatore centre ... Read more...

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IITs urge PM for exemption from caste quota in faculty


August 26th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) All the 13 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to exempt them from having to implement quota in their faculty, drawing parallels ... Read more...

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Power sector needs to double growth, says Shinde


August 4th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The power sector should double its growth rate to gain power sufficiency, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said here Monday. Shinde made his comments at the inauguration ... Read more...

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Growth of power sector should exceed growth rate of economy: Sushilkumar Shinde


August 4th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday said that the growth of the power sector should be more than the growth rate of the ... Read more...

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With 103 students, IIT Gandhinagar opens Aug 2


July 24th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) As plans to set up eight more Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) get going, IIT Gandhinagar will open Aug 2 with three specialisation subjects ... Read more...

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For needy Muslim students, a golden chance to study engineering


July 18th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) It's a novel idea that has helped 1,100 needy students - especially Muslims - from select Indian states get into engineering and paramedical institutes. And ... Read more...

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Second in IIT entrance test, he wants to do research in physics


May 31st, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
By Shyam Pandharipande Nagpur, May 31 (IANS) Nishant Totla, the Aurangabad boy who has bagged second spot in the all-India list of successful candidates of the Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh declares technical exam results


May 28th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) Wednesday declared results of its State Entrance Examination (SEE) for admissions to nearly 150 technical and engineering institutes across the state. Over ... Read more...

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Sports city to be built at Noida


May 1st, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 1 (IANS) In view of the Commonwealth Games being held in 2010, the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) in its board meeting Thursday decided to establish a world-class sports ... Read more...

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Graduates from top Jharkhand institutes get good offers


March 9th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 9 (IANS) Graduates from Jharkhand's top five educational institutes are being wooed by big companies, including Infosys, with fat pay packets. About 3,000 students from the five top institutes have ... Read more...

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Microsoft sets up first Interoperability Lab in Bangalore


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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