Texas Instruments, IIT Kharagpur Plan
Instruments has signed an agreement with the School of Medical Science and
Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, to develop
semiconductor technologies to improve quality and accessibility of health care.
Govt. to allow IIT, IIM to offer courses via distance learning:
government has now allowed leading institutes — both, government-run and
private — like the Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institutes of
Management to offer their courses through distance learning programmes as well
as classroom education.
Nearly 3.2 lakh students would appear in
the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), on April 13 for admission into IITs across
the country, registering an increase of about 70,000 candidates over last year.
directors urge govt to give new institutes another name:
Directors of some Indian
Institutes of Technology (IITs) are understood to have written to Planning
Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia urging the government to give
the proposed IITs some other name.
Better, safe! IIT Designs
State Of The Art Prototype Bus:
In a unique ‘Bus For
Us’ contest, organised by the Department of Design at Indian
Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), the students of Master of Design
(M.Des) course have designed a prototype of hi-tech bus with several
comfort and safety features.
B. Muthuraman, Managing
Director, Tata Steel, has been nominated as the Chairman of the Board of
Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur by President Pratibha
Patil, according to an official spokesperson of the Tata group.
a portal offering online test series for students, aspiring to get into
professional institutes like IIT, NIT and engineering colleges, has reported
that its portal has had a successful run so far with over two million hits and