IIT-Delhi's big target: $1 billion endowment fund

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-Delhi) has stepped up an effort to garner $1 billion dollar over the next six years as endowments from alumni including Sachin Bansal... Read More

Consulting, finance, sales and marketing firms are key recruiters at IIM-B summer placement

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) Monday said that it has completed its summer placement with over 100 companies making 446 offers to its students in domains inclu... Read More

EPFO to cover 400,000 employees in J&K: 5 Key benefits for workers of organized sector

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- Retirement fund manager Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will cover 400,000 organized sector employees in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, effective 31 October, making t... Read More

Karnataka and Kerala lead industry-university linkage index

New Delhi, Oct. 18 -- Karnataka and Kerala have topped the university-industry linkage index, though overall Indian education sector lags in this parameter, a new survey has found, underlining the nee... Read More

IITs can hire foreign faculty without Home ministry, MEA approval

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are now free to hire professors from foreign countries without seeking prior approval from Home Ministry or the ministry of external af... Read More

After IIMs, govt grants graded autonomy to top private engineering and B-schools

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- After granting autonomy to IIMs and top universities, the education regulators have now granted graded autonomy to leading private engineering and B-Schools in the country that a... Read More

IITs to offer joint PhDs to foster collaborative research: 5 things to know

NEW DELHI, Oct. 2 -- Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have decided to offer joint doctorate courses, allowing a student to pursue part of the course at one IIT and the other part in another. The... Read More

Kerala, Chandigarh top govt think tank NITI's school education quality index

New Delhi, Oct. 1 -- Kerala and Chandigarh emerged as the top performers in the school education quality index (SEQI) of all states and Union territories, government think tank NITI Aayog said on Mond... Read More

Kerala tops Niti Aayog's School Education Quality Index among large states

New Delhi, Sept. 30 -- Kerala, Chandigarh, and Tamil Nadu are the top performing states and union territories in education sector, government's policy think tank Niti Aayog said Monday in a School Qua... Read More

IITs increase M.Tech fees by up to 10 times to Rs 2 lakh per year

New Delhi, Sept. 28 -- The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on Friday decided to increase the fee of M.Tech courses by up to 10 times to Rs 2 lakh per year. The hike will be introduced in a stag... Read More