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NEW DELHI: The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, has postponed the release of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 admit cards/hall tickets to April 26 due to technical reasons. The admit card was scheduled to be released on Friday, April 20, 2018. The CLAT 2018 admit cards can be checked and downloaded from the official website: clat.ac.in on or after April 26. CLAT exam is conducted for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law U
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ALLAHABAD: Authorities of Allahabad University have cancelled the exams of 4th and 6th semester of Law (honours) which was held at AU center on Wednesday last (April 18). The exams have been cancelled following reports of mass copying by the examinees. In an urgent meeting of the examination committee, held on the campus of AU on Thursday, it members of the committee decided that the reports of mass copying in the said exam holds ground and as such the entire exam of both the above me
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JEE Advanced 2018: The application process will close on Monday, May 7, 2018. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 20, Sunday in computer based test mode JEE Advanced 2018: The online registration process for foreign nationals who will appear this year for the JEE (Mains) examination has been released at the official website, jeeadv.ac.in. The candidates can apply online through the official website till May 7. The online application process will close on Monday, May 7 at 5 pm
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JEE Mains 2018: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains was successfully conducted on Sunday, April 8 in the pen-paper (offline) mode and on April 15 and 16 in computer based mode. Many students found the physics paper tricky and maths lengthy. It is expected that the result of Paper I is likely to be declared in the last week of April and Paper II in May. This year, the IITs had decided to reserve seats for female candidates. While the experts believe the cut-off will go down this year
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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education will declare the score and rank of Paper-I of JEE (Main) - 2018 for all candidates on or before April 30, 2018. The IIT-JEE Main 2018 result will be declared on the official result portal: results.nic.in The Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2018 score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper-I along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE (Advanced) - 2018 provided and subjec
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Engineer your dreams! There is a beautiful ring to the adage – “Nothing succeeds like success!” JEE Mains online exam 2018: It is that time of the year when lakhs – even crores – of youngsters prepare for their first steps towards the world of engineering. With JEE Main Computer Based Test scheduled to be held on 15-16th April, students across the country are preparing to ace this three-hour long exam that will determine their chance to earn a seat in an IIT
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JEE Mains 2018: The JEE Mains examination has just been concluded, with students finding difficulties in solving Mathematics and Physics papers. A majority of students complained of Physics paper being tough and Mathematics being lengthy. The official answer keys will be available in the website from April 24 to April 27, 2018. Meanwhile, many coaching centres and training institutes have released their own answer keys for the offline paper. As close to 10.43 lakh candidates appeared for t
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JEE Mains 2018 analysis

8th April 2018
JEE Mains 2018 paper analysis: Experts who have analysed the paper found that it had a moderate difficulty level. However, the Physics was the toughest among the three this year JEE Mains 2018 paper analysis: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT JEE) main exam on Sunday, April 8, 2017.  As per experts, Paper I difficulty level was moderate, however, students have found Physics section tricky and t
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Clearing the JEE mains and advanced papers will give candidates access for admission to Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) courses. JEE Main 2018: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains, one of the most prestigious engineering exams, is held Sunday, April 8 in pen-paper (offline) mode. The computer-based (online) exam will take place on April 15 and April 16, 2018. It is important to channelise your time and effor
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JEE Mains 2018: The fifth Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains, one of the most prestigious engineering exams, is all set to be conducted tomorrow on Sunday, April 8 in pen-paper (offline) mode. The computer-based (online) exam will take place on April 15 and April 16, 2018. The paper will be conducted at different centres located in 112 cities across the country and abroad. The Board will use different sets of question papers on the different shifts on different dates of e
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With less than a month left for the JEE Main 2018, students appearing in the exams need to utilise their time efficiently. Aspirants are already geared up for the JEE Mains organised by CBSE to be held on April 8 and April 15 and 16. With over 12 lakh students appearing for the JEE Main - in both online and offline modes - only the top 2.24 lakh will be eligible to appear in the computer-based test JEE Advanced 2018. In such heavy competition, what should an aspirant do to prepare successf
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JEE Main 2018 correction

20th March 2018
JEE Main 2018: CBSE has also issued an advisory that JEE aspirants can visit the examination centre a day before the conduct of examination to know the exact location of the centre to avoid any delay in reporting at the examination centre as per schedule. The link for the online correction facility in Aadhaar card details has been activated by the CBSE. Thee candidates who will appear for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains in April has been given one-time correction facility option.
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It’s not even a month left for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2018 and aspirants must have started their revision by now. Cracking this exam will get a seat in the top engineering colleges of the country like the IITs and NITs across India. The goal is to go to the topmost institutes in India and get the best possible education. Remember that these institutions have amazing extra-curricular facilities too, and not just scholastic ones! The inter-IIT and inter-NIT tournaments in sports and
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JEE Main 2018 admit card: The admit card for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018 has been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on the official website – jeemain.nic.in. All those candidates who had registered for the same can download their respective cards at the official website itself. The pen-paper (offline) exam will be held on April 8, 2018 and the computer-based (online) exam will take place on April 15 and April 16, 2018.  
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New Delhi: Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE is expected to release the admit cards for the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2018 examination in the month of April. As per the official notification on the official website jeemain.nic.in, the admit cards for the engineering entrance examination would be released in the third week of March 2018. While some sources had hinted on the release of the JEE Main 2018 admit cards as early as March 10, other reports now suggest that the a
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Under RISE, all centrally-funded institutes (CFIs), including central universities, IITs, IIMs, NITs and IISERs, can borrow from a Rs 1,00,000 crore corpus over the next four years to expand and build new infrastructure. THE INDIAN Institutes of Technology (IITs) will corner the largest chunk of loans on offer under the new funding model — Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education (RISE) — for all centrally-run institutes, announced in the Union Budget this month. Under
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JEE Main 2018

14th February 2018
Here are few tips which will help you keep pace with the upcoming JEE Main 2018 and prepare best for the same in just three months.   With JEE (Main) round the corner, students are gearing up for one of the prestigious examinations held in the country for entry to India’s premier and finest engineering colleges, the IITs. As the time is inching closer, students are going through turmoil as tension and anxiety have already started building up when all they need to do is be calm and
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JEE Main 2018: Last day today to remove discrepancies, make corrections in online application forms Today, January 22, 2018 is the last date to make changes or corrections in the online application forms filled by students for the Joint Entrance Examinations, JEE Main 2018. All the students who have filled the online application forms are advised to go through applications already filled and ensure that the details entered are correct. Any discrepancy or error in the uploaded image should also
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Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE has opened the correction window for the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2018 forms. All candidates who have filled the online application forms are advised to check their forms before the facility closes on January 22, 2018. Listed below are a few important things all students should double check. The facility is available on the official website jeemain.nic.in. The JEE Main 2018 examination is scheduled for April 8, 15 and 16 across various centr
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In a bid to reduce the gender gap at Indian Institutes of Technology, IITs and promote higher education in women, the Ministry of Human Resources Development, MHRD has directed the IITs to increase admissions of female candidates. As per the reports, the IITs are required to ensure that 14 percent admissions are of female candidates. In order to achieve the same, the HRD ministry has advised the IITs to release a separate merit list The report has had mixed set of responses. While academicians a
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JEE Advanced Rank: IIT Kharagpur awards first Learn Earn Return fellowship to 3 students based on rank   Kolkata: IIT Kharagpur has awarded the first ever Learn-Earn-Return Fellowship to three of its 1st year students on the occasion of Annual Alumni Meet. The award had been instituted by IIT KGP Director Prof P P Chakrabarti in July 2016 with the funding crowdsourced from the alumni. Jyoti Agrawal, Jyotisman Das and Rathin Singha from the Department of Computer Science and Engineeri
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 In a bid to ensure that the number of female students, at each IIT campus in the country, is at least 14 percent, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) has been directed by the human resource development ministry to publish separate merit lists for girls from the 2018-2019 academic session.  As per a Times of India report, the IIT authorities are expected to publish the "separate vertical" for girl after computation of the percentage of girls who have got admission
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Registrations to the Joint Entrance Examination Mains (JEE-Mains), one of the most sought after competitive exams for entering the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), IIITs, National Institutes of Technology and other premier centrally funded technical engineering colleges, ended Exam will be conducted on 8th April 2018  in Pen-Paper based (Offline) mode and 15th & 16th April 2018 in Computer Based mode (online). The number of aspirants across the country taking the
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NCHMCT JEE 2018: The three-year (six semester) course is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management and the Indira Gandhi National Open University   Students looking to make a career in the hospitality industry can apply for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) 2018 at the official website — nchm.nic.in. The National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) will conduct the exam on March 18. The exam is held for admission in Bachelor of Science program
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New Delhi: The registrations for Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2018 would close on January 1, 2018. Candidates interested in applying for the examination are advised to fill the online application forms on jeemain.nic.in at the earliest. While JEE Main 2018 scores would be used by government colleges, NITs and many others, it would not be used for the admission to private engineering colleges. There are a number of private engineering colleges in the country that rank higher than the
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New Delhi: The registrations for Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2018 would close on January 1, 2018. Candidates interested in applying for the examination are advised to fill the online application forms on jeemain.nic.in at the earliest. While JEE Main 2018 scores would be used by government colleges, NITs and many others, it would not be used for the admission to private engineering colleges. There are a number of private engineering colleges in the country that rank higher than the
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The latest decision by the IITs could have a bearing on whether the Indian Institutes of Management decide to part with the Common Admission Test or CAT. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have shot down the government’s proposal to permit the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct JEE (Advanced). The NTA, approved by the union cabinet on November 10, is envisioned as the largest exam-conducting body in the country. In a meeting of IIT directors on December 15 in Chennai, the in
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JEE Advanced 2018 Mock Test released by IIT Kanpur on official website jeeadv.ac.in, check now   Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kanpur has released the mock test for Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Advanced 2018. The mock test is available on the official website jeeadv.ac.in. The mock test for the computer-based test for JEE Advanced 2018 was released today by the IIT. The examination is scheduled for May 20, 2018. Candidates interested in seeking admissions to the IITs are require
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WBJEE 2018: Online registration begins at wbjeeb.nic.in, exam on April 22   WBJEE 2018: The exam is conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in engineering and technology, pharmacy and architecture courses in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes.   WBJEE 2018: The registration for West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE) has commenced today, on December 19, at the official website – wbjeeb.nic.in. All those who are interested in
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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, has registered a 17 per cent increase in its postgraduate placements and 10 per cent increase in its overall placements in the first 10 days. “As per preliminary data, postgraduate job offers registered over a 17 per cent increase this year. Placements have been robust across all streams with the overall hiring registering a 10 per cent climb till day 10. These numbers are likely to go up further by the end of phase I,” IIT-Delhi said
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Some big names are vying for the ambitious 20 world class instituions project of the ministry of human resource development. A day before applications close, 73 institutions including IITs, along with other central and state universities as well as private institutions, had thrown their hat into the ring. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has received 73 applications including from seven IITs, which includes Madras, Delhi and Bombay. According to sources, 73 varsities including central uni
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 One of seven students on the IIT Bombay campus has been placed in the first three slots of this year’s placement. A total of about 250 graduating IITians were picked by the time evening set in on Saturday, day two of the placement. Meanwhile, these numbers would rise as the frenzy of the second day’s placement ends a little after midnight. By Saturday night Samsung Bangalore picked 24 candidates, the largest recruiter so far. Domestic salary packages also went up by about 15%-
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Of the total 195 job offers, 41 per cent of them were from Analytics, finance and consulting, 32 per cent fromr research and development, 25 per cent Information Technology, and two per cent from firms engaged in the fast moving consumer goods segment, the release said A total of 195 job offers have been made on the first day of the placement season at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras here with a majority from the analytics, finance and consulting sectors. Some of the companies that p
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The first day of placements at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) on Friday saw financial services firm Blackstone offering the highest domestic package of Rs 45 lakh per annum in cost to company (CTC) to one student. Investment management company WorldQuant, which selected three candidates, and software giant Microsoft offered annual salaries (CTC) of Rs 39.6 lakh and Rs 39.02 lakh for domestic job profiles. Last year, Blackstone and WorldQuant had made offers to the tune of Rs 35
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 Microsoft emerged as the leading recruiter for US jobs on Day One of placements across IITs on Friday. The software giant is believed to have offered the highest package of Rs 1.4 crore, inclusive of bonuses and stock options, for profiles in their Redmond headquarters and picked about a dozen students from across campuses. At IIT-Bombay, Microsoft shortlisted four to five candidates from the computer science and engineering department, but the final list will be out only on Saturday. At
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JEE Main 2018 registrations open, apply online from 10 am on jeemain.nic.in, read important instructions here JEE Main 2018 online applications start today, apply now on jeemain.nic.in   New Delhi: Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2018 registrations would start from today on its official website jeemain.nic.in. Aspirants can apply online on the official website. The link has been placed and the form is expected to be made available from 10 am today. Before candidates
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A year after making a grand re-entry to campuses during placement season, the fate of public sector undertakings’ (PSUs) hiring plans is uncertain once again. With the first phase of placements at the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) starting from December 1, the number of PSUs registering at campuses across India has dipped. “There is still no clarity on whether PSUs can hire students through campus placements, so we have not got a single PSU on board yet,” said
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New Delhi: Registrations for JEE or Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018 would start from tomorrow, Dec. 1 on the official website jeemain.nic.in. As students across the country get ready to fill the application forms, the question is now about online and offline examination. As per the notification released, JEE Main 2018 offline or pen and paper test would be conducted on April 8, 2018 while the online or computer-based test would be conducted on 15th and 16th April 2018. Explai
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JEE main 2018: The exam will be conducted in the pen and paper mode on April 8, 2018 and in the computer-based mode on April 15 and 16, 2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start the online registration process for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) mains 2018 from December 1 onwards. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can download the information from the official website (jeemain.nic.in). The exam will be conducted in the pen and paper mode on April 8, 2018 an
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  IIT Kharagpur collaborates with University of Manchester to develop health informatics course The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is collaborating with the University of Manchester (UoM) in order to develop a course on health informatics for working professionals. The institute had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the university earlier in June so as to promote academic collaborations. “The two sides would work towards developing a course for wo
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Pre-placement offers or PPOs are on the rise at the Indian Institutes of Technology and acceptance rates on students' part have peaked too. Companies such as Qualcomm, Samsung, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs and Amazon are avoiding the early placement rush and offering jobs to the graduating class of 2018 via the PPO route. PPOs at IIT Delhi have touched almost 170 and the count at IIT-Madras is 114--a 56% rise in pre-placement offers from the previous year.IIT Kanpur has got around 125; the numb
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JEE Advanced 2018: IIT Kanpur has announced that in order to qualify for the paper, candidates are required to secure their position among the top 2,24,000 students in paper 1 of the JEE main exam next year. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has released the syllabus for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) advanced 2018. Candidates who wish to appear for the examination can check the syllabus from the official website (jeeadv.ac.in) of the exam or check the same below. The exam
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The JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The entire JEE (Advanced) 2018 Examination will be conducted in fully computer based test mode. The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted by the IITs . The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters
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IIT-Kharagpur joins hands with US university for technological knowledge exchange The workshop was jointly held with the Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship at IIT Kharagpur and upcoming Research Park of IIT Kharagpur in Kolkata.   IIT Kharagpur has collaborated with Pepperdine University of USA for technological knowledge exchange. A statement issued by the institute said Pepperdine, which is globally known for its venture capital-backed entrepreneurial ventures, woul
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MUMBAI: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has released the eligibility criteria for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018 and said more students will be eligible to appear for the gateway to the prestigious IITs than 2017. A statement on the eligibility criteria highlighted the categorywise distribution of candidates, based on which the top 2,24,000 candidates will be chosen to appear for JEE (Advanced) next year. It said the total number of eligible student can go slightly h
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MUMBAI:Even as the annual placements are likely to begin in the first week of December, 127 students of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) have received job offers from various companies. Last year, 119 students received pre-placement offers (PPOs), of them 59 had accepted them. This translates into a 7% increase in the PPOs this year. “Most PPOs are a result of students’ performance during their summer internship. We have already recorded 127 such offers and the numb
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The examination of JEE (Main) - 2018 in pen-paper based (offline) mode will be conducted on 08th April 2018. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has notified following two changes in the JEE pattern for 2018: 1.     There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination, 2.     For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such ot
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First the good news.This year, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B)'s rank has risen a notch--to 34 from 35 last year--on the Asian charts of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings. On the other hand, the city's other public institution, the University of Mumbai, has slid to the 801-1,000 range from the 701-750 bracket last year. Globally , California Insti tute of Technology has piped University of Cambridge to occupy the fourth position in the rankings. The other I
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The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are likely to significantly increase their intake in the next academic year, providing at least 1,000 additional engineering aspirants with an opportunity to study in the premier establishments. A senior human resource development (HRD) ministry official said most of these seats will be added through new IITs, such as the ones at Mandi, Hyderabad, Ropar, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar, Indore and Gandhinagar. Older IITs such as Delhi, Bombay and Kharagpur may a
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The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have decided to revoke the campus placement ban on 30 companies, including some leading start-ups, imposed last year.The two-year ban on Zomato, one of the leading restaurant search firms, was also lifted at a recent meeting of the All-India Placement Committee (AIPC) of IITs held in Kanpur. The IITs had barred these firms from participating in the placement process after they revoked their offers or deferred joining dates. The decision to lift the ban
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Dollar dreams of some IITians who had bagged US offers from software giants in December 2016 are yet to materialise. Thanks to the Trump administration's review of the visa policy, some of the best minds in the country who had bagged crore-plus offers are now settling for lesser placements. While firms are trying their best to get IIT graduates on board as promised, many on campus are wary of US offers in the upcoming placement season. The number of US offers had, in any case, dropped to sin
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Report Says R&D Firms Have Hired More Candidates The information technology sector, which usually hogs the limelight during placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology , picked fewer candidates than the previous years, indicating that the industry was at its low point. On the other hand, research and development companies (R&D) saw an upswing and hired many more IIT-B graduates in 2016-17. Interestingly, companies across most sectors, barring finance, consulting, FMCG and PSUs, p
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The Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, 2018, of the world’s top 1,000 universities in 77 countries, published today, had plain bad news for India. Most of the country’s universities were knocked down from their previous positions with star performer Indian Institute of Science (IISc) slipping from the 201-250 band to 251-300. The good news, however, was that most of India’s varsities showed improvement in research income and quality. Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) D
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Most centrallyfunded institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and universities, are conducting classes with huge number of faculty positions vacant, prompting the government to launch a major recruitment drive. Worst hit are new central universities with 53.28% vacancies followed by NITs with 47% teacher vacancies. Old as well as new IITs, too, have over 35% vacancies, human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said
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Presenting the annual report in presence of the graduating students, Devang Khakhar, director of the institute, said, “During the last 10 years, R&D receipts grew over 42% and there is a remarkable increase of 55% over the last year. This includes the grants received in the year for new sanctioned projects as well as the ongoing ones.“ He later added that funds for sponsored as well as consultancy projects have gone up over the years. The institute has even seen a marked increase
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The ministry of human resource development (MHRD) has come up with a four-pronged formula to increase the ratio of girl students in IITs from the current 8% to 20% by 2020-2021. The plans include getting IITs to identify meritorious girls from class VIII in their respective catchment areas and coaching and counselling them as well as their parents. The ministry also wants IITs to bring some of these students to their campuses and give them a feel of the real thing. “The idea is to identi
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Vacancies across the IITs have touched a fouryear high. A total of 121 spots went unfilled despite seven rounds of admission. The 23 IITs have a total of 10,962 seats and 121 of them remained vacant after completion of the counselling for admission.The number of vacant seats was 96 last year, 50 in 2015 and three in 2014. IIT-BHU, Varanasi had the maximum number of empty seats -32 -followed by IITDhanbad (Indian School of Mines) with 23 vacancies, IITJammu (13) and IIT-Kharagpur (9). Last year
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This is something we will see growing over a period of time — students will not run after IITs PRADIPTA BANERJI, Professor at IIT-Bombay (IIT-B)  The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) could soon discontinue some courses, with an increasing number of students refusing admission after counselling in the most sought after institutes. Of the 10,998 seats in the 23 IITs, the number of vacancies after seven rounds of counselling stood at 121 this year, up from 96 last year, and 50 in
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IIT-Bombay is the hot favourite among the brightest engineering aspirants this year again with 65 of the top 100 JEE rankers opting for the Powai-based institute. Most of them have joined the college to pursue computer science.Like in the past few years, IITDelhi is the clear second, with 31of the top 100 joining it. “I think students are coming here because of the perception that it is the best institute. In all the rankings, we are pretty high on the student perception level,“ sai
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The third batch of IITBWUStL Research and Educat ion Academy’s Executive MBA (EMBA) commenced on July 12, 2017. A collaboration between IIT-Bombay and the Washington University in St Louis, the program is a much sought-after joint degree course, and is the first-of-its kind in India.  The inaugural function was attended by power names from business and academia. Chief guest Yogi Sriram, senior vice-president, Corporate HR, Larsen & Toubro, applauded the course, saying, “The
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While students have chosen seats in the seventh round of admission to the IIT NITIIITs and the centrally funded government institutes, there were 5,915 seats vacant after the sixth round. A total of 26 seats were vacant in the most popular computer science and technology across various IITs, especially at the younger IITs like Indore, Patna, Goa, Jammu, Dharwad and Jodhpur. Similar was the case with electrical engineering which had 56 unfilled spots. Of the vacant seats, there were not just se
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IIT (BHU) Varanasi: 80 ISM (Dhanbad): 79 IIT-Kharagpur: 44 IIT Roorkee: 33 IIT-Bhubaneswar: 24 The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are faced with students withdrawing admissions this year, leaving hundreds of seats vacant across their 23 campuses. Figures revealed by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) show 468 of 10,988 total seats have remained vacant after six rounds of admission. After the fifth round, only 67 seats remained vacant. But the figure shot up to 468 after the c
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AFTER THE FIFTH ROUND, ONLY 67 SEATS HAD REMAINED VACANT. BUT THE FIGURE SHOT UP TO 468 AFTER THE COMPLETION OF SIXTH ROUND ON FRIDAY MUMBAI: The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are faced with students withdrawing admissions this year, leaving hundreds of seats vacant across their 23 campuses. Figures revealed by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) shows that 468 of 10,988 total seats have remained vacant after six rounds of admission. After the fifth round, only 67 seats had rem
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Indian Institutes of Technology have seen 889 (about 9%) students drop out in the 201617 academic year, according to latest data released by the ministry of human resources development. Of these, nearly 71% (630) were PG students, 196 PhD scholars and 63 undergraduates. The total number of seats available were 9,885, of which 73 were not taken. In 2015-16, 656 students dropped out of the 23 IITs; this year marks an increase of 35% over that figure. According to MHRD, “The main reason for
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Of the 70 seats offered during the fifth round of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) admissions on Monday, only one seat at IIT-Bhubaneshwar went unclaimed. After the fifth round, about 421 seats now remain available across all the IIT institutes — including the one at IIT-Bhubaneshwar. “This particular seat is in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and there seems to be no candidate eligible for the seat anymore. Therefore, it is not being allotted anymore,” said the of
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At the end of the fourth round of counselling, there is just one seat left at the IITs this year. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has released the data for seat vacancy after round four of allotment on Friday . A total of 412 seats in the 91 participating institutes are still vacant. Out of them one is from the IIT. JoSAA conducts counselling and admission in engineering courses at 93 participating institutes (IITs, NITs and 20 GFTIs). The lone vacant seat left to be filled in the fift
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The apex court on Monday allowed IITs, NITs, IIITs and government-funded engineering colleges to admit students on the basis of the JEE (Advanced) merit list, bringing to an end the uncertainty over the admission process. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and M M Shantanagoudar vacated the July 7 stay order which had brought the counselling and admission process to a halt. The court had questioned IITs' decision to award 18 bonus marks to all students over wrong questions. The
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The Supreme Court's decision to stay the ongoing counselling and admission processes for IITs, NIITs and IIITs has not gone down well with students who have been allotted IITs after the first round of the counselling. The Bench examining the case, had raised questions following the IITs' decision to award 18 bonus marks to all students, instead of only to those who had attempted the questions which were wrong or vague during the Joint Entrance Exam. But students maintained that they ha
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday put on hold admissions to most of the country’s engineering colleges, including Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), over awarding of bonus marks in the joint entrance examination (JEE). The order, which will affect thousands of students, came on a petition filed by two students who sought the court’s direction to IIT-Madras to revise the list of successful students without giving them bonus marks. The bench listed the matter for further hea
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MUMBAI: Not a single seat was left vacant at IIT-Bombay after the second round of seat allotment in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country was held on Friday. All of the institutes’s 929 seats were confirmed. “There were barely 14 seats left at IIT-B so they were bound to be confirmed in Round Two. Our academic session for the new batch will begin on July 20,” said a professor from IIT-B. The other two institutes with zero vacancy after Round Two are IIT-Ga
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Almost 400 students who have been allotted seats in the premier IITs in the first round of admissions, have not accepted the seats this year. Despite the increase in the number of seats by 500 this year, the number of vacancies in the IITs after the first round dropped from last year's 566 to 397 as more students qualified in the entrance test. While a majority of the vacant seats are from larger institutes, including IIT-Kharagpur and IIT-BHU Varanasi, the leading ones like IIT-Bombay , De
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SLIGHTLY BETTER Fewer vacant seats than after last year’s first round; only 14 vacancies in IIT­B as seats in computer science, mechanical and electrical filled Students who are clear about the course and institute they want will end up not confirming admissions after the first round. They instead wait for the second and third rounds in order to try their luck. A SENIOR PROFESSOR, IIT-B Almost 400 students who were allotted seats in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) did not
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After two earlier protests have failed to yield results, IIT-Bombay students started a relay hunger strike on Monday against the fee hike (non-tuition fee) imposed in May this year. The students who have been protesting the fee hike since a month now, have decided to continue the strike till the administration decides to roll back the hike or approach them for talks. The institute, however, has decided to set up a committee to look into the hike in fees of mess, hostel, medical, gymkhana facil
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The composition of the elite technological club is altering. Around 60 students in the Top 100 club have been allotted seats in IIT-Bombay , largely in the computer science stream.The count is a tad lower than last year's 67, though. The Top 100 club also saw a few candidates pick electrical engineering and engineering physics. The computer science stream, though, was the dominant favourite and the four-year course at IIT-B closed at Rank 62. At IIT-Delhi, admissions opened at Rank 3, again
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Every now and then, one of India’s most prestigious engineering colleges cuts off power to its hostels for an hour in the evening. The practice, at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, is not to save electricity or cut costs. It is instead part of efforts to get students to mingle — contact that officials hope will help cut stress after three of its students killed themselves between January and April this year. IIT Kharagpur is part of the country’s marquee India
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Sarvesh Mehtani of Bhavan Vidyalaya in Panchkula, Haryana has topped the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced) this year. Pune boy Akshat Chugh (Delhi Public School) is second (with a score of 335), and Delhi's Ananye Agarwal has come third. The merit list was announced on Sunday . Ramya Narayanasamy , from Hyderabad, rank 35, is the topper among girls, and Shafil Maheen of Talakkad, Kerala, bagged top place in the south zone. With 10,240 of a total of 50,455 candidates countrywide, IIT-Madras zon
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You cannot be a “wellrounded architect“ unless you have learnt the basics of Vastu Shastra -the foundation on which traditional Indian architecture study rests, believes IIT Kharagpur . The country's oldest and largest IIT will introduce the rudiments to firstand second-year undergraduate architecture students this August, while those pursuing postgraduation or research scholars in infrastructure will get a detailed grounding on the subject. As a concept, Vastu Shastra did not f
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In order to arrest the decline of women candidates at the premier engineering institutions of the country, the Indian Institutes of Technology have decided to admit more women from the 2018 academic session. The decision was taken at the Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the IITs on Saturday . The board approved a quota of supernumerary (over and above the actual intake) seats for women in a phased manner, reaching up to 20% by 2026. Around 8.8% women were admitted to IITs in 2014, and the figure
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Close down centres and courses which have got few takers. That was the message conveyed to all centrally-funded technical institutions, including the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology by the ministry of human resource development. The ministry has asked these institution to close down branches and courses which have seen a decline in applicants in the past three years. It has also asked the institutions to introduce new courses and disciplines after analysing market opportunity , emplo
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The highest stipend for summer placement at IITBombay's Shailesh J Mehta School of Management witnessed a 40% jump compared to last year and the average stipend saw a 27% rise. On an average, the batch received Rs1.19 lakh and the top stipend received was Rs 2.80 lakh. Around 40 companies participated and about 29% of students were hired by companies from the FMCG sector, including Asian Paints, Colgate-Pal molive, Johnson & Johnson, P&G, etc. The consultinginformation technology se
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To promote quality research in IITs and ensure students opt for higher education, the HRD ministry, under the Prime Minister’s Research fellowship, is likely to receive a fellowship amount of Rs.75,000 per month, sources said. HT FILEAt present, there are 25,000 scholars enrolled in different PhD programmes in IITs. To pass on the benefit to students, the HRD ministry has, however, included a clause under which students awarded the fellowship for direct PhD in IITs after completing BTech
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In a move aimed at de-stressing students during the annual placements, the All-India Placement Committee (AIPC) of IITs has decided to reduce the number of firms visiting campuses on the first few days. Slots in the first two days are the most sought-after by both top firms and students.As per the decision taken at a recent meeting of the AIPC, placements by companies visiting IITs on the first 4-5 days will be extended by two days to ensure that students are not forced to appear for multiple i
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The Indian Institute of Technology , Bombay , has seen a three-fold rise in the number of its PhD students.While awarding degrees to 158 students at its 55th Interim convocation, director Devang Khakhar said that there had been a steady increase in the doctoral student count.While there were only 771 PhD students on roll in 200102, the number has increased to 2894 in 2015-16.On Saturday , total degrees awarded were 179, which include 110 PhDs, 42 dual degrees which were awarded to 21 students an
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 We have confirmation from another 20 companies, especially from core sectors like the chemical industry. We are approaching other PSUs. AN OFFICIAL, IIT-Bombay placement cell The second phase of placements at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) is underway, but seems to be going at a slow pace. A total of 11 companies have visited the campus in the last three weeks, of which nine have offered jobs to 33 students. Two of them have not hired anyone.Like every year, the sec
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IIT

19th January 2017
Students of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) might no longer need to seek help from outsiders to support their start-up ideas, as work on a
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IITs are considering introducing an executive M.Tech course especially for working professionals to ensure more IIT students opt for research work, sources said. IITs currently offer a twoyear M.Tech programme and the institutions pay `12,400 per month as fellowship for M Tech students and charge approximately `20,000 per annum as fee. For the executive M.Tech progarmme , IITs have proposed charging fee as per the market rates which will also help them increase their revenue. Fees for M. Tech at
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Alumni Fund To Be Used For Student Welfare A record Rs 8 crore was pledged by the 1991 batch of Indian Institute of Technology -Bombay (IIT-B) towards the legacy project at the institute's alumni day this year. A legacy project is a project adopted by the batch celebrating its silver jubilee anniversary for the betterment of the institute and the people associated with it as a way of giving back to the alma mater and to leave behind a lasting legacy and remembrance of their 25th reunion. While i
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Manufacturing companies are hiring more from the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), thanks to the government
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The IITs have graduated. From famously being undergraduate colleges for over half a century , they have now reached the exalted status of being largely graduate academies. More residents at these institutes today are pursuing their master's degree; they have trumped their juniors who used to make up the lion's share on the campus.Academic might multiplied by research power today shatters everything that the IITs were. The world view of the IITs was captured in a recent IIT review report by Anil
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The IITs have graduated. From famously being undergraduate colleges for over half a century , they have now reached the exalted status of being largely graduate academies. More residents at these institutes today are pursuing their master's degree; they have trumped their juniors who used to make up the lion's share on the campus. Academic might multiplied by research power today shatters everything that the IITs were. The world view of the IITs was captured in a recent IIT review report
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The IITs have graduated. From famously being undergraduate colleges for over half a century , they have now reached the exalted status of being largely graduate academies. More residents at these institutes today are pursuing their master's degree; they have trumped their juniors who used to make up the lion's share on the campus. Academic might multiplied by research power today shatters everything that the IITs were. The world view of the IITs was captured in a recent IIT review report
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Not all is hunky-dory at IIT-Bombay placements on the Powai campus this year. While the highest annual international salary went up a tad bit, offers on the domestic front have taken a hit. The highest domestic offer fell by 15%. Last year, World Quant offered an annual package of Rs 41.1 lakh and this time its yearly compensation package fell to Rs 25.2 lakh. The highest domestic salary to date at IIT-B has been made by Blackstone which offered Rs 35 lakh a year. Compensation from the Japanese
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The heady rush of place ment seasons at IITs is usually centered around un usually centered around undergraduates, with masters students mostly being the second choice for firms and getting a raw deal. But this season has been rather different for postgraduates, reports Hemali Chhapia. Data shows that at IIT Bombay , of the 28 candidates Intel picked, 26 were PGs. Five of six students that Schlumberger hired were masters candidates.Tata Steel has picked five PGs out of the eight it has hired, wh
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This placement season at IITs, unlike all other years, seems to be a good one for postgraduates as companies seem to be picking them over undergraduate students. “Postgraduate students have had it a lot better this year,“ said a member of the IIT-B placement team. Several mails sent to the placement head met with no response. But across the campus, there has been a feeling of revelry among the PGs. “It could be so because start-ups that mostly preferred BTechs are fewer this ti
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Three of the 30 startup companies that had been black-listed by the all IITs placements Committee have got invitation to participate in upcoming campus placements at IITs Delhi, Kanpur, Madras, Kharagpur and Guwahati, just 15 days after they got their snub.
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For long, blue chip companies, investment firms and startups ruled the first edition of placements at the Indian Institutes of Technology . Phase I, as it is called, has seen academic institutes jump up the charts this recruitment season. IIT-Bombay has seen a three-fold increase in the number of academic institutes visiting its campus this December. While seven institutes had signed up to recruit teaching talent last year, there are 20 that have already registered this time round, said placemen
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The HRD ministry has decided against granting any fee subsidy to foreign undergraduate and postgraduate students in IITs. They will have to pay Rs 6 lakh per annum as fees while Indian students will pay Rs 3 lakh. The ministry issued an order on Monday stating that foreign students selected for admission in the IITs through the JEE (advanced)GATE examinations will be charged annual tuition fee of Rs 6 lakh. They can avail of scholarshipsprovided through the Indian Council of Cultural Relations o
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The upcoming placement season at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) is set to bring more opportunities to PhD students as there has been a jump in the number of universities offering teaching positions to these scholars. Of the 1,500 IIT
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Foreign students will have to pay `6 lakh annual fee for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the IITs, according to the ministry of human resource development directive. The ministry has asked all IITs to issue necessary directions in this regard. The ministry said it felt that the international students
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The Central Board of Secondary Education launched the official website for JEE Main 2017 on November 18, 2016. The application forms for the exam will be available from December 1 and the registrations(application submission) will conclude on January 2, 2017. However, the Board has given JEE Main aspirants an extra day to pay the application fees. Thus, candidates can pay the fee for upto January 3, 2017.
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There are doubts on whether the joint entrance exam (JEE) will be a qualifier for dual degree programmes at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).The popularity of combo programmes, which allow candidates to complete two degrees in 5 years, is waning. In the coming year, the engineering physics department at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay , will stop offering the dual degree programme at the entry point. But at a time when interdisciplinary dual degrees are picking currency, the
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Owing to the declining demand for dual degree (DD) courses, institutes, including the Indian Institute of Technology
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DATA ANALYSTS, BUSINESS ANALYTICS, CORE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ARE THE PROFILES THAT ARE MOST IN DEMAND NEW DELHI:Core engineering and data analytics firms will offer most jobs during the final placements across the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), scheduled to start from December. Graduates at these premier institutes can also expect better salaries, compared to last year. Data analysts, financial management, business analytics, core engineering, and core research and development are a
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Total Falls Below 170 For First Time Since 2012 The number of coveted first-day offers at IIT-Bombay hit a new low this year--it was the worst in five years. Since 2012, the number of offers made on December 1 have consistently been above 170, but this year it dropped to 150 affecting many students.While coding and core engineering students remained largely unaffected, the worst hit were the students aspiring to get into finance and consulting firms. In coding, too, the number of US jobs had dro
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Pupils Write To HRD Minister Seeking Help
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The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will implement a 5% increase in their total student intake from the next academic session.The decision to increase the number of students -from 10,572 in the current academic session to 11,100 the next year -was taken at a recent meeting of the Joint Admission Board (JAB), which is the highest decision-making body of IIT-JEE (adanced). The meeting was attended by the chairpersons of all IITs.While this increased number was to be absorbed by all 23 IITs,
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In a meeting among representatives of external affairs, home and HRD ministries earlier this month, foreign ministry officials had said except for teachers coming from Prior Requirement Countries (PRC), faculty selected for teaching in India should not need prior political clearance.
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CITING STRETCHED resources from infrastructure to faculty the seven older Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs), Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kharagpur, kanpur, Madras and Roorkee, have not agreed to add more seats to their four year Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech) programmes as proposed by the government at the IIT Council meeting held on August 23
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Up to 10% additional seats in each IIT course can now go to foreign students.
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At least 20 start-uos will be blacklisted from campus placements at the premier IITs this year for withdrawing their offers, and 15 others will be warned for going back on promised offers or for deferring their joining dates.
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IIT Bombay on Thursday blacklisted nine companies including start-ups like Portea Medical and Chinese firm Johnson Electric from placements for one year as a penalty for a variety of violations like, revoking the offers to some of its graduates.
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Deforestation and conversion of forest land to crop land has weakened the monsoon in India, a study by a team from the India Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay has found. The team from the Interdisciplinary Program in Climate Studies of IIT-B studied recent changes of land use and found that rainfall received in the North-Eastern and North-Central India had reduced owing to the destruction of forests.
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The ministry of human resource development (HRD) is planning to involve the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for assessment and accreditation of institutes of higher education across the country.
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The IITs are to consider a proposal to add more seats to their Btech, Mtech and research programmes at a forthcoming meeting of the IIT Council- the highest decision making body of the premier engineering schools. The meeting is scheduled to take place on August 23. At present, there are close to 72,000 students in all the 23 IITs. The HRD Ministry, sources said, will propose that the institutes, collectively, increase their student strength to one lakh over the next three years.
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Post-doctoral fellows and research associates(Ras) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), who were asked to vacate their rooms on the Powai campus, have started moving out. With the management of the institute remaining firm on not allowing students to occupy hostle rooms indefinitely, the boarders have found accommodation else where and some have also started applying for jobs at the same time working on their research papers.
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The Number of PhD degrees awarded at IIT-Bombay increased by 87% over the last five years, crossing the 300 mark for the first time. During the institutes convocation for 2015-16 on Saturday, 325 PhD degrees were awarded to candidates, up from 173 in 2011-12. Professors say research grants from sources other than the government are responsible for the growth. Besides, patents filed in 2015-16 compared to 61 five years ago.
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If students were unhappy with decision of the management of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) to introduce changes to their annual convocation ceremony, it did not show on Saturday morning as 2,500 students received their convocation certificates from the institution.
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IIT Delhi is planning to start a department on design to bring technical skills and aesthetics closer
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Although more companies visited IIT campuses this year for Phase One of the recruitment process, the number of offers per company appear to be fewer than in the previous year. At IIT-Bombay , the number of students picked by leading finance and consulting firms has reduced; it has shrunk from 16 to 13, as in the case with Goldman Sachs, or nine to four from consulting firm BCG. Meanwhile, students across IITs have received more offers from the analytics sector. Firms such as Goldman Sachs and JP
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Mumbai's first satellite, Pratham, designed and developed by the students of IITBombay can now be easily tracked by any member of the public having a computer
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Last year, 23 of A batch of 75 student cleared the Examination from pune JNV
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Startups do not seem to be the flavour of this placement season. The Indian Institutes of Technology have seen a 50% fall in the number of startups that will be present for the campus recruitment drive. Missing conspicuously are e-commerce unicorns Flipkart, Paytm, OlaCabs and Snapdeal that haven't yet signed up to shop at any of the IITs.
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4 new institutes to raise intake to 10500 seats
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While close to 1.56 lakh eligible aspirants registered for JEE (Advance) approximately five lakh students appear for JEE (Main) every year with an intention to get into indian institutes of Technology (IITs) that offer only 10000 seats across the country
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The placement season at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay is less than a month away and while hundreds of companies have registered with the institute, students are excited about the re-entry of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the list of recruiters. After only two companies offered a handful of jobs to last year’s IIT-B batch, four companies have already registered with the institute this year for the first phase and the numbers are likely to grow. “Comeback of PSUs is
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THE MINISTRY of Human Resource Development set up a three member committee healded by IIT-Kharagpur Director Partha Pratim Chakraborty on Tuesday to suggest ways to seats falling vacant at Iits and NITs every year
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The day three of placements at Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay witnessed offers coming to over 75 students. There will be a day off in the placement activities on Sunday on account of the CAT exam. Among the over 25 companies participating in the first slot on Day Three were --Juniper Network, Bosch India, Tanaka, Ernst and Young, Infosys, Ola Cabs, Axis Bank, CISCO, Paytm, Morgan Stanley , ICICI Bank, Hitachi, Sandisk, Mahindra Susten, Yodlee etc. The institute saw more than 150 offers wi
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Day Two of placements at Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay saw two students--Aditi Laddha and Pranjal Khare--being picked by Uber. Oracle selected two candidates, Harsha Reddy and Kothapalli Krishna. Four others--Chandra Mohan Soni, Mohammed Owais Khan, Ritesh Theranikal and Rachakonda Vishnu Theja--will join Microsoft in Redmond. Apart from these international offers, several students will fly out to Japan as Murata picked seven, NEC selected six, Sysmex chose two and Schlumberger also took
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A lack of distinction between credit and debit cards in payments is resulting in consumers using credit cards, which is the more expensive option, thereby making card acceptance more expensive for merchants. A technical report published by IITBombay has highlighted how the inability of the merchant to discriminate between debit and credit cards is hurting debit card acceptance and has recommended separating the `credit' charge currently bundled in fees for card transactions. The charge here
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Mani Bhaumiks Donation is Largest Ever Made To Univs Physics Department
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