IIT Guwahati

  • IIT Guwahati only Indian college in the top 100 global varsity rankings May 1, 2014

    London: The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has taken India into the world's top 100 university rankings for the first time with an entry at number 87. IIT Guwahati is the only Indian educational institute in the 2014 league table of '100 Under 50' institutions released by the 'Times...
  • IITs vs Govt: Students suffering the most June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as confusion reigns over the HRD Ministry's proposed common entrance test for all IITs, with some institutions backing it and others opposing it, it is the aspiring engineering students who are suffering the most. Kshitij is one of the lakhs of students every year who dream of joining...
  • IITs split over joint entrance test, to meet PM June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are split over the joint engineering exam for all centralised institutions. While IIT Madras and Guwahati back the government's proposal on the new format, IIT Kanpur and Kharagpur oppose it. The All India IIT Faculty Federation is likely to meet the Prime...
  • Are IITs divided over new entrance test format? June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The IITs appeared to be divided on Saturday over HRD ministry's 'one-nation one-test' proposal with the prestigious engineering institutions at Guwahati and Kharagpur opposing IIT-Kanpur's decision to conduct its own entrance exam from next year and backed the Centre's move. IIT-Delhi, meanwhile, is being pushed by its Alumni Association...
  • This cycle will take Munnabhai around the world August 23, 2007

    Guwahati: While Sanjay Dutt was biding his time in Pune’s Yerwada jail, preparations were on for his future projects. In fact, a professor at IIT-Guwahati has invented a new kind of bicycle that Munnabhai may ride in his next film tentatively titled Munnabhai Chale America. Prof Amarendra...