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Four IIT-Kanpur students turn down Rs 1 cr annual package

Dec 04, 2014

Four IIT-Kanpur students turn down Rs 1 cr annual package

Kanpur Placement Cell, chairman Deepu Philip, who refused to divulge the names of the four students, said that the offers were made yesterday by a multinational company during placement interviews on their campus. #NewsTracker #Education #IIT Kanpur #Pay package #Deepu Philip
Google still favorite: 2 IITians say 'No, thanks!' to Oracle's crore+ pay

Dec 03, 2013

Google still favorite: 2 IITians say 'No, thanks!' to Oracle's crore+ pay

Two IIT graduates from IIT Kanpur have rejected US-based tech major Oracle's Rs 1.31 crore ($210,000) offer and may have settled for Google, which offered Rs 68.34 lakh ($110,000), or Tower Research Capital, a US-based financial services firm, which offered a package of Rs 74.55 lakh ($120,000) #Google #IIT #Oracle #IIT Kanpur #placements #IIT Bombay
Global college rankings IIT Kanpur director alleges corruption

Sep 23, 2013

Global college rankings IIT Kanpur director alleges corruption

In the backdrop of IITs failing to make it to the top 200 in the QS rankings of the world's leading universities, IIT-Kanpur Director Indranil Manna today alleged corruption in the ranking process of various such agencies and said it was more of a "money game". #India #NewsTracker #Education #IITs #IIT Kanpur #director of IIT Kanpur #Global university rankings
National cybersecurity member victim of Rs 19-lakh online con

Sep 17, 2013

National cybersecurity member victim of Rs 19-lakh online con

A member in-charge of cyber security of a prestigious national security body was in for a rude shock when he found he was defrauded of Rs 19 lakh electronically in an apparent hacker attack. #India #NewsTracker #ICICI Bank #Crime #IIT Kanpur #Information Technology Act #Sanjay Govind Dhande #National Security Advisory Board #NSAB
5 - 6% growth not enough to deal with poverty, says RBI

Mar 04, 2013

5 - 6% growth not enough to deal with poverty, says RBI

Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao today said a growth rate of 5-6 percent is not sufficient for the economy, which has the potential to grow at double digit rate provided some issues are addressed. #D. Subbarao #NewsTracker #IIT Kanpur #Reserve Bank
IIT Kanpur goes global To open overseas office in New York

Dec 16, 2012

IIT Kanpur goes global To open overseas office in New York

With this office, the institution hopes to deal with a range of overseas affairs including faculty hiring, fund-raising and entering into collaborations for research and development, according to a release. #NewsTracker #New York #IIT Kanpur
IIT Kanpur accepts new JEE format

Jul 29, 2012

IIT Kanpur accepts new JEE format

The IIT Kanpur on Saturday accepted the new Joint Entrance Exam pattern proposed by the Human Resource Development Ministry, further clearing the way to make changes in the reputed examination. #NewsTracker #IIT Kanpur #IIT-JEE #IIT Bombay #Joint Entrance Examination
IIT Kanpur seeks PM's intervention on common test

Jun 11, 2012

IIT Kanpur seeks PM's intervention on common test

Two days after raising the banner of revolt against the proposed Common Entrance Test, mooted by the HRD ministry, IIT-Kanpur professors has now sought "direct and immediate intervention" of PM Manmohan Singh to settle the issue. #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #IIT Kanpur #IIT-JEE #Common entrance test
The new IIT-JEE format Why it works and why it doesn't

Jun 11, 2012

The new IIT-JEE format Why it works and why it doesn't

The new entrance exam for IITs and engineering colleges has raised many points of debate. Here's a list of why the new format works and why it doesn't. #ConnectTheDots #Education #Indian Institutes of Technology #IIT Kanpur #IIT Kharagpur