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India, US tie up to back IIT Gandhinagar in research, entrepreneurship

India and the United States (US) have joined hands to lend support to the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) , in a bid to boost the institute’s research as well as entrepreneurship abilities. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a joint declaration of intent for the knowledge partnership. According to MHRD officials, the scheme of the alliance will be similar to what India had with the US when IIT Kanpur was established. India is...

IIT Bombay to launch new platform to deliver MOOCs

This Republic Day, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) will launch a new platform to deliver Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) . It will be the first institute in the country to launch such a platform, which has been named IITBombayX . Through the platform, lectures from IIT Bombay faculty will be available to learners across India in two languages. Aspirants aged between 15 and 75 years can register for the courses and earn an ‘honour’ certificate after successful completion of the course. Learners can also access lectures from reputed professors...

UP Technical University students can now pursue IIT courses

Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) students of engineering can now pursue courses of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , together with their own curriculum. Students can avail the new facility at their respective institutes. Candidates can also undertake the courses from home. UPTU recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Bombay , under the “Talk to a Teacher” program of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The collaboration is expected to be a boon for around 4 lakh students of 700 engineering colleges across Uttar...

IIT, Gandhinagar Invites Applications for M.Tech Programs 2015

Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar for admission to full-time and part-time Master of Technology (M.Tech) program in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Materials Science & Engineering for the session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for  IIT, Gandhinagar: Candidates should have minimum of 55% marks/ 5.5 (on a 10 point scale) in B.E. /B.Tech. or equivalent in appropriate branches (50% marks for SC /ST). Candidates who have a valid GATE score (at the time of interview/written test) are eligible to apply for M.Tech. ...

IIT, Gandhinagar Invites Applications for Ph.D Programs 2015

Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar for admission to semester I Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Earth Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Physics offered in various research areas for the session 2015. Click here to know more about the various research areas. Eligibility Criteria for  IIT, Gandhinagar: Candidates should at least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A./M.Sc./B.Tech./M.Tech or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. How to Apply for  IIT,...

IIT, Gandhinagar Invites Applications for Ph.D in Engineering Programs 2015

Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar   for admission to semester I Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering offered in various research areas for the session 2015. Click here   to know more about the various research areas. Eligibility Criteria for  IIT, Gandhinagar: Candidates should at least 55% marks or 5.5 CPI marks in M.A/ M.Sc/...

IIMs, IITs to launch free online courses from this year: HRD minister

Starting this year, the country’s premier Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will launch several free online courses, according to the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani. A very nominal fee will be charged for certification of the online courses. The courses will be offered free-of-cost to candidates with special abilities and those under the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. The IITs and IIMs are planning to launch the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the...

IIT, Kharagpur Invites Applications for LL.B (Hons.) Program 2015

Applications are invited by  Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-K) for admission to 3 years full time residential Bachelor of Law (LL.B) honors program in Intellectual Property Law at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) for the commencing session 2015. Eligibility Criteria for  IIT, Kharagpur: Candidates should have: First class bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine or equivalent. Or First class masters degree in Science or Pharmacy or equivalent. Or First class MBA degree with any of the above....

IIT JAM 2015 examinees can bring own non-programmable calculator

Candidates aspiring to appear for the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2015 (IIT JAM 2015) are allowed to bring their own non-programmable calculator for the online examination, according to the website. However, the online virtual calculator will not be available for the test. The IIT JAM 2015 will be conducted online as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all test papers on Sunday, February 8, 2015 . IIT Guwahati will be the organizing institute. Session I will be held from 9 am to 12 noon for Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and...

GATE 2015 to start on Jan 31; new features

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) is round the corner - the examination will be conducted during forenoon (FN) and afternoon (AN) sessions on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday), that is, on Saturday, January 31, Sunday, February 1, Saturday, February 7 and Sunday, February 8, 2015 . Some of the papers will be held in multiple sessions. There will be two test sessions on each day - FN (9 am to 12 noon) and AN (2 pm to 5 pm). The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is the organizing institute of GATE 2015. There are a few new...

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