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  • J&K floods: Andhra Pradesh students narrate tales of 'horror' & 'adventure' September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Without food and water for days, 36 Engineering students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have tales of strength and survival to share about their experience of the worst floods witnessed by Kashmir Valley in a century. These students of NIT, Srinagar, claim to have travelled through one of...
  • J&K floods: NIT Srinagar students reach IGI Airport, express anger on state government September 11, 2014

    The NIT Srinagar students who were stranded in their college after the massive flood water hit the capital of Jammu and Kashmir last week reached IGI Airport in New Delhi. ...
  • 24 of our friends still stuck in NIT campus, says rescued Jammu student September 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, NIT students who have safely returned from the floodravaged valleys of Jammu and Kashmir talk about their journey from Srinagar to Leh and then finally Delhi. "24 of our friends are still stuck in Srinagar. We are excited to fly back home today," said a...
  • CNNIBN helps NIT Srinagar student to reach out his mother September 9, 2014

    About 4000 students have are stranded in NIT Srinagar. A student, Karthik, communicates to his mother through CNNIBN. All communication lines have gone dis functional after floods. ...
  • J&K: Stranded victim's mother relieved after hearing from her son September 9, 2014

    Many students from Visakhapatnam are stranded at the NIT campus in the floodhit Srinagar. They spoke to CNNIBN to tell their families that they are safe. Mother of stranded victim from Visakhapatnam, Suntara Padmaja thanked CNNIBN for making her talk to her son. ...
  • Watch: Messages from students stranded at NIT Srinagar September 9, 2014

    Many students are stranded at the NIT campus in the floodhit Srinagar. They spoke to CNNIBN to tell their families that they are safe. ...
  • IIT, IIM, NIT, Central University to be set up in Andhra Pradesh: Smriti Irani July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Premier institutes such as IIT, an IIM, a NIT, a central university and a petroleum university would be set up in Andhra Pradesh as envisaged in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said. Steps would also be taken to set up an Indian...
  • Suicide victim obtains 1st division in CBSE results May 28, 2014

    In a twist of fate, a 17yearold girl, who leapt to death from a multistoried residential complex apprehending poor performance in Class XII examination of Central Board of Secondary education in Adityapur, secured first division in the results announced on Wednesday. Shreya Shruti, a student of DAV NIT school in Adityapur,...
  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam April 6, 2014

    About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. Students who clear the exam will be eligible to take admission in the undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes in India. The exam...
  • CM Bahuguna for creation of smaller administrative units November 25, 2013

    The Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Vijay Bahuguna, has favoured creation of smaller administrative units in the state for rapid redressal of peoples grievances. Unveiling a statue of his father, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, along with Governor Aziz Qureshi, at Srinagar on Sunday, the Chief Minister said efforts were afoot to create smaller administrative...
  • 95 more seats added in NIT for deserving students after software glitch August 28, 2013

    HRD Ministry has added 95 seats to the existing pool of the National Institute of Technology (NITs) for this year only to accommodate some deserving candidates who were denied admission in the B Tech programme due to a software glitch during the counselling process. These candidates were left out from seat...
  • Need to improve quality of education in our schools, says PM August 15, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday there was need to improve the quality of education and much still remained to be done to reform India's educational system. "Many of our schools still lack drinking water facilities, toilets and other necessary infrastructure," Manmohan Singh said in his address to the nation...
  • News briefs: CUB gets permanent address in Gaya, will start 4 new integrated courses August 9, 2013

    The Central University of Bihar (CUB) is finally set to expand from the new session starting August 13 in Gaya. The university will have its permanent location on defence land allocated by the centre. CUB has decided to start four new integrated graduate programmes in Gaya. The courses include BSc...
  • News briefs: NIT Patna admission on August 16 and 17 July 28, 2013

    NIT Patna has announced that theadmissionwill be done on August 16 and 17. The classes will begin from August 19. The dean of the institute said that the students will have to take an antiragging oath. The students will have to bring all the necessary documents. Gaya: MU degree now available...
  • IIT, 2 NIT students among 11 arrested for cheating in SAIL exam July 14, 2013

    Patna: Eleven youths, including an IITian and two NIT students, were arrested on Sunday for alleged irregularities in examination for recruitment in Steel Authority of India. Inspector General of Police (Operation) Amit Kumar said that examination was being arrested for graduate trainees in mechanical branch of SAIL. He said the gang had...
  • Govt can admit students in NITs based on its new policy: SC July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Students can be admitted in the National Institutes of Technology based on the government's new policy, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. But NIT admissions will be subject to final verdict, the court observed while hearing a petition by some aspirants. The ruling came on a petition filed by...
  • NCP leader's minor son arrested after his SUV mows down 2yearold girl April 17, 2013

    Aurangabad: Senior NCP leader Abdul Qadeer Maulana's 17yearold son was arrested on Wednesday after the SUV car he was driving hit two minor girls and their uncle, killing the youngest girl on the spot. Three others, including a fiveyearold girl have been seriously injured. "The incident happened at around 8.15 am....
  • NCP leader's son detained as his car kills 2yearold girl April 17, 2013

    Aurangabad: Reckless driving by an NCP leader's teenage son in Aurangabad has left a twoyearold dead. Three others, including a fiveyearold girl have been seriously injured after the 17yearold lost control of his SUV. The children were walking with their uncle when the teenager hit the trio before ramming into another...
  • Normalisation of class 12 marks: No consensus as NITs meet April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The council of National Institute of Technology (NITs) met here on Tuesday to deliberate on options for normalisation of class XII marks across school boards, but there was no consensus. Sources said the next round of meeting to hammer out a solution is likely next week, even as...
  • Over 10 lakh students appear in JEE mains 2013 April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Over 10 lakh students on Sunday took the Joint Entrance Examination, mains 2013, for admission to undergraduate courses in NITs, IIITs and other central funded institutes. The exam, conducted in 81 cities, was held under a new format with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) saying that it...
  • Three NITKozhikode students killed in road mishap April 7, 2013

    Kozhikode: Three NITKozhikode students hailing from Andhra Pradesh were killed and four others injured when their car collided with a lorry near Vadakara in the district on Sunday, police said. The students of the National Institute of Technology here were proceeding to a nearby place on a weekend trip when...
  • Bihar: No trace of abducted NIT student July 3, 2012

    Patna: Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery. Ravi Kumar, 22, a third-year civil engineering student at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Patna, was kidnapped June 23 from near his...
  • Kapil Sibal skips IITs-HRD Ministry meet June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday skipped the meeting with IIT Council to resolve the common entrance exam controversy even as an IIT Faculty Federation member claimed that a compromise formula has been worked out. Sources say Sibal was not present as he wanted to show that the...
  • States oppose different yardsticks for IITs June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Almost all the states on Tuesday opposed the Centre's proposal to allow flexibility to prestigious IITs according to which they can adopt a methodology for selection and admission of students which is different from the same in NITs and IIITs. Led by Bihar, Education Ministers of the states almost...
  • Common test format a breach of trust: IIT-Kanpur 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", IIT-Kanpur 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...
  • Opinion divided on counting class XII marks in IITs May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The opinion over making Class XII results count for IIT entrances has been divided. While career counselors say it will increase stress on students, IITs insist the move will rejuvenate the schooling system. Speaking to CNN-IBN Career counselor Zubin Malhotra said, "I am of the opinion that it...
  • Joint engineering test: Will it reduce or put more stress on students? May 28, 2012

    Starting 2013, a joint entrance examination will be held for admission into the central funded engineering institutions such as IITs, NITs and IIITs. ...
  • Class 12 results to count; IITs, NITs to have one JEE May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Starting 2013, students appearing for the country's most prestigious engineering institutes will face a whole new system – class 12 board exam results will be taken into account along with a two-tier joint entrance examination. There is mixed reaction to the move so far. While some think this will...
  • News 360: Common two-tier test for IITs, NITs, IIITs from 2013 May 28, 2012

    Starting next year, IIT council, NIT and IIIT council will have a single entrance test for engineering colleges which come under the three councils. ...
  • Common test will reduce burden on students: Kapil Sibal May 28, 2012

    However, experts say the move would be unfair to students. ...