Kanpur News | Written by Niha Masih | Friday April 10, 2015
In a house in Kanpur, calorie counting has been abandoned for a large box of mithai after Ayush Sharma, 17, discovered that he has been accepted at the world-famous Massachusetts's Institute of Technology or MIT.
Top Stories | Written by Niha Masih, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday April 8, 2015
The National Air Quality Index, which was launched on Monday, was developed by professors and students of IIT Kanpur, in one of UP's most polluted city. The team behind the project is now in the process of developing a mobile app to take the index to the smartphones of those on the move.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 9, 2015
12 professors from IIT Kanpur and Madras will teach courses online
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
IIT Kanpur on Monday kicked off its placement drive with around 1290 students from B Tech, B Tech Dual and M Tech courses registering themselves.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The standoff between IIT and the University Grants Commission seemed to dissipate to some extent today with Chairperson Professor Ved Prakash telling NDTV that the July 5 circular was not meant to infringe on the IITs' autonomy.
Thursday June 19, 2014
India has made dramatic improvement in an annual Asian universities' ranking, with 10 of its educational institutions figuring in the top 100 list released in London on Thursday.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 18, 2014
IIT Kanpur has become India's first educational institution to have a supercomputer, its Director Indernil Manna said on Tuesday.
Lucknow News | Anant Zanane | Thursday February 6, 2014
A 21-year-old student at IIT Kanpur has committed suicide in his hostel room by drinking poison. This is the second suicide in the last three years by a student at India's premier engineering institute.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
Following the death of a student of IIT Kanpur on January 1 under mysterious circumstances, a Dean of the premier institute today said the administration "can't keep an eye" on every student.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
The body of a student of IIT Kanpur was found on railway tracks near the campus area in Kanpur, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
Twelve students from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur have bagged a package of Rs 1 crore or more during an ongoing placement drive.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Two students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur got Rs 1.20 cr package during the ongoing placement drive.
Kanpur News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 1, 2013
A 23-year-old MTech student of IIT Kanpur has allegedly died of heart attack, police said today.
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 23, 2013
India's top engineering institutes, the IITs, have failed to find a place in the world's top 200 universities, and the reason, according to an IIT director, is that they couldn't pay to be even considered for a global ranking.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
With an aim to hunt for qualified and capable faculty abroad, IIT-Kanpur has set up an office in New York with alumnus Sanjeev Khosla designated as the overseas brand ambassador of the institute.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University today topped an authoritative list of the world's top 200 university rankings that did not figure any educational institutions from India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 29, 2012
IIT Kanpur today decided to accept the common entrance test based on percentile ranking as an "interim" measure only for 2013 and retain the existing eligibility condition for students who passed their board examination in 2012.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday June 27, 2012
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council, headed by Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, will meet in New Delhi today with the hope of ending the impasse over the new entrance exam format.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 23, 2012
In the backdrop of raging row over government proposal for single entrance test, IIT Directors will meet in Delhi today to chalk out a plan of action amid indications that some more of the elite institutions could follow Delhi and Kanpur in rejecting it. The meeting of the IIT Joint Admission Board, comprising Directors of these institutions, is t...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday June 23, 2012
A day after Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi rejected the entrance exam format announced by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on May 28 and said it would hold its own entrance exam, much like IIT Kanpur, the government has called for a special meeting of the IIT Council on June 27 to address the concerns of students.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday June 21, 2012
Following the footsteps of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the Senate body of IIT Delhi has rejected the proposal of the new entrance format for the IITs by the Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal. The Senate, comprising of 200 faculty members, unanimously rejected the proposal announced by Mr Sibal on May 28. Here i...
India News | Reported by Um-e-Kulsoom | Friday June 22, 2012
Following the footsteps of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the Senate body of IIT Delhi has rejected the proposal of the new entrance format for the IITs by the Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal. The Senate, comprising of 200 faculty members, unanimously rejected the proposal announced by Mr Sibal on May 28.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 18, 2012
Going by the first round of counselling for seat allocation in IITs this year, the Mumbai campus has emerged as the favourite among the top 100 qualifiers and computer science and engineering programme as the most preferred course.
India News | Reported by Um-e-Kulsoom | Friday June 15, 2012
The row over the new entrance format for all centrally-funded engineering colleges proposed by Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal, has now reached the Prime Minister's office.