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IITs plan to drop Class 12 marks as criteria for 2020-21 admissions due to COVID-19 pandemic
India

IITs plan to drop Class 12 marks as criteria for 2020-21 admissions due to COVID-19 pandemic

The JEE Main 2020 exam will be held between 1 to 6 September, while the JEE Advanced 2020 is scheduled for 27 September.

Calcutta University secures 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, tops among all state-run varsities
India

Calcutta University secures 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, tops among all state-run varsities

Calcutta University has secured the 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, topping among the state-run universities, followed by Jadavpur University at 12

IT major Cognizant to offer 18% higher pay packages to entry-level engineers joining next year
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IT major Cognizant to offer 18% higher pay packages to entry-level engineers joining next year

Engineering students graduating in June 2020 will see the offer made by Cognizant increase from Rs 3.38 lakh per annum to Rs 4 lakh

IITs dominate first-ever rankings of Indian institutes by UK-based think tank on higher education
India

IITs dominate first-ever rankings of Indian institutes by UK-based think tank on higher education

IIT Bombay tops the 'QS India University Rankings', with IITs Madras (3), Delhi (4), Kharagpur (5), Kanpur (6), Roorkee (9) and Guwahati (10) grabbing seven of the top 10 slots.

IIT-Council rejects proposal to reform JEE (Advanced), will continue to offer B Tech courses, says Prakash Javadekar
India

IIT-Council rejects proposal to reform JEE (Advanced), will continue to offer B Tech courses, says Prakash Javadekar

IIT council decided Monday it will continue to offer B Tech programmes and there will be no reform in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)

Narendra Modi addresses IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony, credits institutes for building 'Brand India' globally
India

Narendra Modi addresses IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony, credits institutes for building 'Brand India' globally

Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the convocation ceremony of IIT-Bombay and said that the success of the IITs led to the creation of numerous engineering colleges.

JEE Advanced 2018: Drop in number of qualifying students reflects larger issues of Indian education system
India

JEE Advanced 2018: Drop in number of qualifying students reflects larger issues of Indian education system

The current drop in the number of qualifying students in the JEE is just a small symptom of the larger problem, the Indian educations system is facing.

Bahujan Azad Party: 50 IITians quit jobs, set to form political outfit to fight for rights of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes
Politics

Bahujan Azad Party: 50 IITians quit jobs, set to form political outfit to fight for rights of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes

A group of 50 alumni from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country have quit their jobs to form a political party to fight for the rights of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

HRD ministry asks IITs to develop revenue model
Business

HRD ministry asks IITs to develop revenue model

The HRD ministry is of the view that a revenue model needs to be worked out before any further discussion on recent IIT fee hike and concessions

Cabinet approves six new IITs in AP, Chhatisgarh, Goa, J&K, Kerala and Karnataka
India

Cabinet approves six new IITs in AP, Chhatisgarh, Goa, J&K, Kerala and Karnataka

Six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be set up in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka with the Union Cabinet on Wednesday clearing a proposal in this regard.

Over 4,400 students dropped out of IITs, NITs in three years: HRD Minister Smriti Irani
India

Over 4,400 students dropped out of IITs, NITs in three years: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Over 4,400 students dropped out of IITs and NITs in the last three years due to various reasons including "academic stress", HRD Minister Smriti Irani told Lok Sabha and assured that corrective actions have been initiated.

IIT alumni: The compromise formula is 'very dangerous'
India

IIT alumni: The compromise formula is 'very dangerous'

The IIT Delhi Alumni Association, which was vehemently opposed to bringing IITs under a common entrance test, has said it has "mixed reactions to the IIT council decision regarding new entrance process to IIT."

New IIT JEE formula: class XII and JEE-advanced scores to count
India

New IIT JEE formula: class XII and JEE-advanced scores to count

Only the top 20 percent from each educational board can write the first IIT entrance exam and the top 50,000 among them will be allowed to write the entrance exam, the JEE advanced exam. It will be implemented from 2013.

Sibal skips IIT meet to prove there's no govt interference
India

Sibal skips IIT meet to prove there's no govt interference

Kapil Sibal today skipped the meeting of IIT Council convened by him to discuss the proposed common entrance test.

Sibal to meet IIT directors tomorrow to resolve entrance exam row
India

Sibal to meet IIT directors tomorrow to resolve entrance exam row

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal will meet IIT directors tomorrow to resolve the common entrance exam row as the government proposal is being resisted by some of the IITs.

IIT-Delhi goes the Kanpur way, to hold own entrance
India

IIT-Delhi goes the Kanpur way, to hold own entrance

Rejecting HRD Minister Kapil Sibal's single entrance test proposal, IIT-Delhi today decided to conduct its own entrance exam.

New IIT twist: Only board toppers can take entrance?
India

New IIT twist: Only board toppers can take entrance?

A potential compromise formula for the IIT entrance exam could be ironed out in which the top 20 percentile from each educational board would be eligible to write the test.

Sibal unmoved on JEE, tells IIT to suggest better solutions
India

Sibal unmoved on JEE, tells IIT to suggest better solutions

The Union HRD minister has clarified that there will be no going back on the new IIT entrance exam format and it will be implemented from 2013.

Govt likely to accept some of the demands of IIT faculty
India

Govt likely to accept some of the demands of IIT faculty

The government may consider not taking plus-two board results into account for preparing the merit list under a new common entrance system for admission to undergraduate engineering courses.

Candidates under minority sub quota may lose IIT seats
India

Candidates under minority sub quota may lose IIT seats

A number of students who have already been counseled for IIT entrance under the minority sub quota are now at risk of losing their places.