NIIT

  • Pranab Mukherjee asks NIITs to promote scientific temper among students July 19, 2014

    Tiruchirappali: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday asked NITs to work towards promoting scientific temper in their students and said the academic curricula must have an industry focus. Speaking at the inauguration of the golden jubilee celebrations of National Institute of Technology (NIT) here, he said that to address faculty shortage, vacant...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • Indian biotech aiming to be USD 100bn sector by 2025: Kiran MazumdarShaw November 16, 2013

    Indian biotechnology sector is looking to be a USD 100 billion sector by 2025, Biocon Chief Kiran MazumdarShaw said in Neemrana on Saturday. "We want to make Indian biotechnology a USD 100 billion sector by 2025. I really believe this can be done if we have right policies in place, right...
  • The old IIT entrance test was for the rich: Sibal June 21, 2012

    Union Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal has made it clear that there is no going back on the new entrance test format for all the engineering institutes including the IITs. In an interview with CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, he defended the new format saying it would help improve...
  • IITs, NITs, IIITs upset with common test, to move HC June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Strongly opposing the new format for admission to IITs and other central institutes from 2013, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni association have decided to take the Union Human Resource Development(HRD) ministry to court. The association will be moving the Delhi High Court on Monday. In a meeting...
  • NIIT University: New alternative in higher education December 18, 2011

    Panelists discuss the importance of good education in today's time and alternatives available to youngsters. ...
  • ISRO's new policy to help satellites map Delhi July 7, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Remote Sensing Data Policy Year 2011 gives access to high resolution satellite photos, to all public and private agencies who will use them for social development. Commercial use is also permitted, provided companies are cleared by a high powered committee. The Delhi State Spatial Data Infrastructure project has...
  • NIIT's Pawar appointed as Nasscom chairman April 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Software industry body Nasscom on Wednesday said Rajendra S Pawar, the founder of NIIT, has been appointed as the Chairman of its executive council for 201112. The industry body also announced appointing N Chandrasekaran, the CEO and Managing Director of TCS, as the ViceChairman...
  • Watch: What's engineering future in today's time May 25, 2009

    Find answers to all your queries about IT industry. ...
  • Smash terror hideouts: Abdul Kalam January 3, 2009

    Hamirpur: Former President A P J Abdul Kalam today advocated a threepronged strategy to combat terror which included raiding and smashing militant hideouts both inside and outside the country. Firstly, a vigorous national campaign, involving every citizen, should be launched to tackle the terror menace, he said interacting with students. Secondly,...
  • It's more than just a Hole in the Wall September 18, 2006

    New Delhi: Every afternoon Rubina comes home from school and starts chopping vegetables, arranging salad trays and whatever else her father needs her to do. Her father sells food out of a cart and come afternoon it's all hands on deck. But five years ago something happened that changed Rubina's life...
  • IIMA coming to your nearest NIIT August 19, 2006

    New Delhi: So, you always dreamt of studying at the Indian Institute of Management? Now you don't have to dream about going there. That's because the prestigious business school is coming close to you. A course at IIMAhmedabad is as close as your nearest NIIT centre. The computer training institute and the...