IIT Council

  • Fee at IITs may rise by Rs 40,000 per annum November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The standing committee of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council which meets in Mumbai on November 5 is expected to recommend raising tuition fee of undergraduate programme from Rs 50,000 to Rs 90,000. The development comes as an empowered task force is still considering the details for implementation...
  • IITDelhi accepts percentile based common test August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: IITDelhi on Friday accepted the common entrance test for admission to the undergraduate programme for 2013 based on percentile ranking and retain the existing eligibility condition for students who passed their board examination in 2012. IITDelhi senate, which met in New Delhi on Friday to discuss the IIT council...
  • Sibal to meet IIT Council on new JEE format June 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday called a special meeting of IIT Council on June 27 to discuss the impasse over the new entrance exam format. In a press release, Sibal said, "The uncertainty faced by the student community, consequent to the resolutions of the...
  • No going back on the new IIT entrance test format: Sibal June 20, 2012

    Kapil Sibal said the autonomy of the IITs is not being challenged and if the IIT Council can come up with a better system then he is willing to listen and change the format. ...
  • Will change format if IITs have better idea: Sibal June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal, in an exclusive interview to CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, said there is no going back on the new IIT entrance test format. Sibal said the autonomy of the IITs is not being challenged and if the IIT Council can come...
  • Sibal ready to address objections raised by IITs June 12, 2012

    Washington: Maintaining that the move to have "One nation One test" is in the best interest of the students and parents, Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal has offered to address the objections being raised by certain IITs in this regard. Currently in Washington to attend the IndiaUS Education Dialogue, Sibal...
  • Common test format a breach of trust: IITKanpur June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Contending that IIT Council's nod to hold the engineering entrance test under a new format is a "breach of trust", IITKanpur faculty federation on Sunday said any new system should not be introduced before 2014. "For students aspiring to appear in JEE 2013, the IIT Council proposal is a...