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Ph.D 2017 admissions open at IIT, Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati  invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in the department of Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biosciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Design, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Centre for the Environment, Centre for Energy, Centre for Linguistic Science and Technology,  Centre for Nanotechnology and Centre for Rural Technology for the session July 2017. ...

IIT Kharagpur Students develops superpower drone

A research students group from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has developed an autonomous unmanned aerial superpower drone for surveillance and para-dropping. It is the India's first indigenous superpower drone “BHIM” with advanced features such as aerial surveillance, para-dropping of emergency supplies and post-disaster rescue operations. The super power drone is designed just under a metre in length; the creator says that BHIM’s uniqueness lies in the unmanned aerial device's state-of-the-art protection shield, superior imagery and hitherto...

IIT Madras to appoint foreign faculty, increase industry-funded research

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M)   is set to employ foreign faculty in the coming years. Pawan Goenka, Chairman, Governing Board of IIT-M and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd highlighted the fact that IIT-M has plans to hire 100 faculties from the International Universities in the next three years and initially the institute is looking forward to sign up 25 faculties from abroad. As per the report of IIT-M official, the institute is currently working on some factors like enhancing the placement scenario by inviting big companies to the campus,...

Admissions open at IIT, Kharagpur for Ph.D Programs 2017

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-K)  invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture and Regional Planning, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law and Management for the session 2017. The program is offered in Regular, Sponsored and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/ UGC/ DBT/ ICMR/ INSPIRE categories. Eligibility Criteria for IIT, Kharagpur: Candidates having B.Tech, M.Sc, MBA (after BA/B.Sc/B.Com), M.A, B.Arch, B.Sc (Engg.), PG Diploma in Management of 2-year duration...

M.S (by research)/Ph.D 2017 admissions open at IIT, Madras

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras  invites applications for admission to Master of Science (M.S) by research and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) under regular full-time [with/without Half-time Teaching Research Assistantship (HTRA)] and part-time/external program in the departments of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Design, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical &...

Admission Procedure for IITs

When one thinks of technical education in India "IIT" is the name that comes to mind. The Indian Institute of Technology ( IITs) was established in 1950's and 1960's that has lead to the modernization in the field of technical education. The world-class education, high quality research and low fee structure makes IIT to be on the top of the bucket list of all students. The legendary status of the institute can further be described by the entrance exam. With a very low selection rate, it is believed to be one of the toughest engineering examinations. Lakhs of students give JEE...

IITM to accept applicants throughout the year

A new rolling admission process for IIT Madras has been released for its Master of Science (M.S by research) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs from the next academic session. Earlier, the foremost institute was admitting students in two sessions: July and December. Now, IIT-M will accept applications for admission to above-said programs throughout the year. Every month the institute will share the consolidated list of applicants to all its departments and the selection process including the interview and the test will be organized accordingly. The selected candidates can...

Parl Panel upsets over shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs and other Varsities

The lack of staff in Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and Universities has distressed the Parliamentary board. The Committee has requested the government to take required measures to fill up the vacant posts and to make the teaching job further eye-catching. According to a report, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development (HRD) led by BJP MP Satyanarayan Jatiya, has inquired the Department of Higher Education regarding the issue and asked to speed up the procedure of filling up the vacancies.   The...

IITs and NITs to scrap unpopular courses

HRD Ministry has seemed to be agreed on the proposal of IIT's and NIT's for scrapping of left out seats at the institutions. The institutes will either reduce the number of seats in program or discontinue some of the least chosen courses and new courses will be introduced. A meeting was conducted by HRD ministry on February 3, 2017 regarding the report that was submitted by the three-member panel headed by IIT-Kharagpur director.The main reason behind setting up of the panel was to propose some ways to reduce the number of vacant seats in the engineering schools.Moreover, the ministry has...

IITs worldwide contribution to unicorn startups

According to an UK-based company, Sage, IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) are the finest to deal with if one wishes to set up a billion-dollar business in India.In a survey of universities that list the top unicorn founders across the world, IITs secures the 4 th position with 12 founders. The list is topped by Stanford University claiming 51 unicorn founders followed by Harvard University with 37 founders and the University of California holds the 3 rd position with 18 unicorn founders. Unicorns, apart from being mythological creatures, have become a popular terminology in...

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