NIT

  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam 06-04-2014 07:54 PM

    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....
  • CM Bahuguna for creation of smaller administrative units 25-11-2013 11:05 PM

    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...
  • 95 more seats added in NIT for deserving students after software glitch 28-08-2013 03:01 PM

    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...
  • Need to improve quality of education in our schools, says PM 15-08-2013 11:04 AM

    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...
  • News briefs: CUB gets permanent address in Gaya, will start 4 new integrated courses 09-08-2013 10:53 PM

    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 28-07-2013 08:01 PM

    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 anti-ragging oath. The students will have to bring all the necessary documents. Gaya: MU degree now...
  • IIT, 2 NIT students among 11 arrested for cheating in SAIL exam 14-07-2013 05:45 PM

    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...
  • Govt can admit students in NITs based on its new policy: SC 11-07-2013 03:45 PM

    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...
  • NCP leader's minor son arrested after his SUV mows down 2-year-old girl 17-04-2013 04:55 PM

    Aurangabad: Senior NCP leader Abdul Qadeer Maulana's 17-year-old 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 five-year-old girl have been seriously injured. "The incident happened at around 8.15...
  • NCP leader's son detained as his car kills 2-year-old girl 17-04-2013 01:18 PM

    Aurangabad: Reckless driving by an NCP leader's teenage son in Aurangabad has left a two-year-old dead. Three others, including a five-year-old girl have been seriously injured after the 17-year-old lost control of his SUV. The children were walking with their uncle when the teenager hit the trio before ramming into...
  • Normalisation of class 12 marks: No consensus as NITs meet 11-04-2013 02:00 PM

    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 08-04-2013 01:58 AM

    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 NIT-Kozhikode students killed in road mishap 07-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Kozhikode: Three NIT-Kozhikode 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...
  • Engineering students shun jobs to make films 03-06-2010 02:55 PM

    One of the short films made by the two engineering students of NIT was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Engg student, boyfriend arrested in Rs 2 mn loot case 12-07-2009 04:01 PM

    Raipur: Three people including a National Institute of Technology (NIT) girl student and her boy friend have been arrested for their involvement in the looting of Rs 2 million in the Chhattisgarh capital on Tuesday, police said on Sunday. "We have cracked the Rs 2 million Raipur loot case with...