National Institute Of Technology

  • Goa: Villagers oppose NIT's proposed facility August 20, 2013

    The proposed facility of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Cuncolim village in Goa is facing a tough road ahead with the local residents opposing the project. The opposition Congress has also urged that the locals should be taken into confidence before going ahead with the project. The state government...
  • News briefs: MANIT organises convocation ceremony August 4, 2013

    The convocation ceremony of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) for students who graduated in 201213 will be held on August 31. The board of governance (BoG) approved holding of the convocation during the meeting. Apart from this, the BoG of the institute has directed that the teaching technique...
  • 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...
  • Two CERN scientists to be honoured by President June 17, 2013

    Agartala: Two eminent scientists associated with CERN, the prestigious European laboratory for particle physics, would be conferred honorary Doctor of Science (DSC) degree by National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala. CERN Director General RolfDieter Heuer and eminent scientist Bikash Sinha of Kolkata, who is also associated with CERN, would be...
  • 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...
  • Higher education faces challenge of quality: President April 10, 2013

    Kurukshetra: Institutes of higher learning continue to be challenged by quality, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Kurukshetra on Tuesday. Speaking at the 10th annual convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, the president said that quality, affordability and accessibility should become the mainstay of the higher education system. He said...
  • 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 CNNIBN Career counselor Zubin Malhotra said, "I am of the opinion that it...
  • 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 twotier joint entrance examination. There is mixed reaction to the move so far. While some think this will...
  • Rajya Sabha passes bill for 8 new IITs April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed two key bills to enable students of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research get their degrees and give 8 new IITs their status through an Act of Parliament. The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2011, already passed by...
  • Cover up, Surat institute warns morning walkers October 30, 2007

    Surat: An institute in Surat is taking the dress code debate to another level. The Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) has closed its campus to those who jog or use the institute premises for morning exercise wearing shorts. Many like businessman Ashutosh Kanodiya couldn't believe when the security...
  • Pepsi and potatoes can light up homes September 3, 2006

    Kurukshetra: Believe it or not, Professor S K Chaturvedi, Head of the Department of Applied Physics at the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra has successfully generated electricity from potatoes and Pepsi. Chaturvedi also claims that the quantum of voltage can increase with the increase in the product. Chaturvedi had used...