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Autonomy of IITs will remain intact: PM assures Federation
India

Autonomy of IITs will remain intact: PM assures Federation

The federation has contended that the common entrance test for admission to the IITs and other Centrally-funded institutes will undermine the autonomous status enjoyed by the IITs.

Herculean labour: The great IIT myth and the entrance exam
Life

Herculean labour: The great IIT myth and the entrance exam

In India, the halo of excellence is not created by content, but constructed through scarcity. The fierce battle among countless, nameless Indians for the preciously small number of seats at an IIT just does that.

How Kapil Sibal rode roughshod over IIT autonomy
India

How Kapil Sibal rode roughshod over IIT autonomy

The opposition to the new JEE being implemented began much earlier with IIT senates and faculty opposing it but despite considering it the ministry seems not to have considered implementing it.

IIT Entrance: Excellence is exclusive, says Chetan Bhagat
India

IIT Entrance: Excellence is exclusive, says Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat, author and IITain, explains why according to him politicians should stay away from institutes like the IITs.

Sibal defends new IIT test, says no intent to infringe on autonomy
India

Sibal defends new IIT test, says no intent to infringe on autonomy

The minister had claimed that the 'omne-nation one-test' was approved without dissent at a council consisting of the IITs, the IIITs and the NITs.

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

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.

After IIT Kanpur, other IITs may oppose new JEE plan
India

After IIT Kanpur, other IITs may oppose new JEE plan

IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are likely to emulate Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur which has decided to hold its own entrance test.

'New IIT JEE format is bad for students from small cities'
India

'New IIT JEE format is bad for students from small cities'

The director of one of the biggest coaching classes for entrance exams to the IIT says the new system will affect students from smaller towns and board exams should not be included in the selection process.

Will new IIT JEE help schools and colleges in long run?
India

Will new IIT JEE help schools and colleges in long run?

Even as students and IIT alumni get set to oppose the changes to the selection format, some argue the new changes will improve schooling and performance there.

Common engineering test breach of trust: IIT-Kanpur faculty
India

Common engineering test breach of trust: IIT-Kanpur faculty

The federation said while a large number of admission tests are certainly undesirable, a single test on the other hand would be more harmful as it is likely to lead to much more stress.

New entrance pattern not welcome: IIT profs and alumni
India

New entrance pattern not welcome: IIT profs and alumni

Even as the government has decided to go ahead with a new pattern for the joint entrance exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT-JEE), the teachers and alumni of the IITs are not happy, some even planning to approach the courts.

IIT coaching vs classrooms: Sibal has to improve schooling first
Life

IIT coaching vs classrooms: Sibal has to improve schooling first

Changing the IIT exam isn't enough to stop the coaching menace, if Kapil Sibal is indeed sincere in improving the quality of education the Indian school system needs to be reformed radically.

IIT entrance: The new system will increase pressure on students
India

IIT entrance: The new system will increase pressure on students

Are we proposing an exam system similar to the American SAT, without thinking through the ramifications?

Common IIT, NIT test will put rural students at a disadvantage
India

Common IIT, NIT test will put rural students at a disadvantage

Anand Kumar, who founded the 'Super 30', Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, Monday said that the complicated process could put students, particularly those in rural areas, at a serious disadvantage.

JEE rules changed: Class 12 results to count for first time
India

JEE rules changed: Class 12 results to count for first time

Students will now be selected both on the basis of their entrance test and their class 12 board examination results.

India's B-schools need a reality check. They're not the only ones
Business

India's B-schools need a reality check. They're not the only ones

Premier higher education institutes in the country are riddled with problems. But B-schools aren't the only ones facing an education crisis.

Is the future of Aakash suspect, following a feud between its makers?
Tech

Is the future of Aakash suspect, following a feud between its makers?

IT device maker Datawind today said the proposed product testing criteria by IIT (Jodhpur) cannot be applied to the first version of Aakash tablets, supplied by the company.

Is the future of Aakash suspect, following a feud between its makers?
News & Analysis

Is the future of Aakash suspect, following a feud between its makers?

IT device maker Datawind today said the proposed product testing criteria by IIT (Jodhpur) cannot be applied to the first version of Aakash tablets, supplied by the company.

Wanted: An IITian sperm!
India

Wanted: An IITian sperm!

Desirous of having high IQ level progeny, a chennai-based couple have placed an online advertisement seeking a sperm donor preferrably an IITian for artificial insemination

An IIT in New York?
World

An IIT in New York?

The Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and Noida-based Amity University are among 15 institutions worldwide that have submitted bids to the city of New York to set up a science and engineering campus