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SC calls plea seeking intervention of court in IIT students suicides 'frivolous', imposes 10k cost on petitioner

During the hearing, Bansal submitted that in the last five years, about 50 students have died by suicide. The plea sought the court's intervention and sought a direction to direct the Centre

Published on 24th September 2020
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IIT Delhi alumni arrange cabs for JEE, NEET aspirants to reach test centres without COVID risk

The appeal was made by IIT Delhi’s director to alumni, current students, and the public to help the candidates of JEE and NEET 2020 with transportation facility amid the pandemic

Published on 31st August 2020
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India's researchers to set up peer counselling network, as depression, student suicides see a steep rise

In 2020 alone, five suicide deaths and one suicide attempt were reported in IITs. In the last week, an IIT Gandhinagar researcher ended her life

Published on 14th July 2020
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IIT Gandhinagar researcher ends life, institute informs family 3 days later. Researchers seek probe

The deceased was a fifth-year PhD student of IIT Gandhinagar. She hung herself to death inside her hostel room on the night of July 3

Published on 10th July 2020
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Slowdown, you say? KIIT has 3,650 job offers for more than 90 per cent of their students

Students at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) have braved the economic slowdown and have managed to get themselves placed in top multinational companies with hefty salary packages

Published on 1st June 2020
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IITs appeal to alumni to help juniors stranded while on internships, projects, exchange programmes across the world

The IITs have appealed the alumni to offer accommodation and other possible help to the stranded students

Published on 20th April 2020
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Apolitical IIT Delhi students march 'silently' against police brutality at Jamia, but not against CAA

IIT Delhi students have made it clear that they did not want to politicise their march in solidarity with the Jamia students, by taking a stand for or against the CAA

Published on 18th December 2019
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This user-centric online platform is making a name for itself in the education sector

Ashutosh Kumar leads Testbook.com, one of the nation’s most trusted learning and assessment platforms and he claims it has the potential to land you a stable government job!

Published on 20th November 2019
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This IIT Delhi student has three alternatives to stop the MTech fee hike. Check them out

The suggestion, which is written like a research proposal is upon an online petition platform avaaz.org. He is planning to submit it to the IIT Delhi Director soon

Published on 10th October 2019
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Innovations will fuel India to become a $5 trillion economy: Modi

Speaking at the 56th Convocation function of IITM, Modi said the foundation of the 21st century rests on three pillars - innovation, team work and technology

Published on 30th September 2019
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IIT students should find ways to arrange green fodder for animals and cheaper alternatives to plastic: PM Modi

Kick-starting the 'Start-up Grand Challenge' project, PM Modi said that the IIT students should associate with it and provide solutions to the problem

Published on 11th September 2019
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IIT Madras launches first-of-its-kind techMBA programme for undergraduate students

Department of Management Studies will offer the foundational techMBA courses during the third and fourth years of all UG programmes

Published on 18th July 2019
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No more low employment potential disciplines from 2020-21, says AICTE

In a bid to bridge the gap between industry requirements and courses imparted at engineering institutes, the AICTE has initiated several steps, including compulsory internship for students

Published on 15th July 2019
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Notices sent to five KIIT students for indulging in violence on campus

A clash had broken out between two groups of students after a 2nd year engineering student reportedly passed lewd remarks at a female law student

Published on 27th November 2018
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How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in the SC

The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377

Published on 7th September 2018

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