Iit Kharagpur

  • West Bengal: IIT Kharagpur student commits suicide 31-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Midnapore: An M.Tech student of Chemical Engineering at IIT Kharagpur was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his hostel room, the police said on Monday. The fourth year student, Lokesh Kumar Goyel (22), was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room at Radhakrishnan Hall last night, SDPO...
  • IIT Kharagpur student uploads woman's nude pictures on internet, police probe on 14-02-2014 05:36 PM

    An IIT student allegedly uploaded nude photographs of a woman on internet, the police said on Friday. 18-year-old Surajit Kumar Jain, a second year Electronics and Communications student from Bilaspur, uploaded nude pictures of a woman, who is a teacher in the same district on internet last month, the police...
  • IIT Kharagpur sets record, more than 1,000 students get jobs 01-01-2014 05:44 PM

    IIT Kharagpur has set a record among all IITs with more than a thousand of its students securing cushy jobs in the first phase of campus placements, officials said on Wednesday. Around 1,010 students of the Kharagpur campus accepted job offers in the first round of placements which ended in...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is second IITian to become Chief Minister 28-12-2013 02:41 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal is only the second Chief Minister to be an IITian after his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar and joins a select group of ministers like Ajit Singh and Jairam Ramesh whose alma mater is the crown jewel of the country's higher education. A product of Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)...
  • Ex-IITian pledges $ 1 million for IIT Kharagpur 15-12-2013 08:14 AM

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American entrepreneur and a IIT Kharagpur passout has pledged $ 1 million for setting up a Center for Petroleum Engineering at her alma mater. Ruma Acharya-Deysarkar worked for Getty Oil and Texaco and Baker Hughes in Oil and Gas Industry in Houston. She founded Grounded Technology and...
  • IIT-Kharagpur plans to offer courses in medicine 28-07-2013 01:49 PM

    Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is considering a tie-up with leading bio-medical research institutes abroad as part of its plans to offer medical programmes without changing the IIT Act, its director said on Saturday. "Medical graduates coming out of the proposed medical school, who will take up different streams...
  • IIT-Kgp revokes suspension of whistleblower professor 01-05-2013 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: IIT Kharagpur, has revoked the suspension of whistleblower Professor Rajeev Kumar who had exposed flaws in JEE and other irregularities in the institute. The action came after a probe report by a one-member inquiry committee which went into the charges levelled against him, which was accepted by the...
  • IIT single entrance exam: Systems need change, not just exams

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The single entrance exam proposed has created quite a stir. The students are not too comfortable with it, the parents are disillusioned by it and...

  • IIT directors hold post despite indictment by CBI 05-10-2011 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: Directors of two IITs, Kharagpur and Patna, are holding their offices despite a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) indictment against them. The directors concerned are Damodar Acharya of IIT-Kharagpur and A K Bhowmick of IIT-Patna. In 2008, the CBI had recommended a penalty against Bhowmick while Acharya was...
  • IIT Kharagpur student backs Anna, refuses degree 22-08-2011 02:36 PM

    Kharagpur: Anna Hazare's protest has cast a shadow over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to IIT Kharagpur. One student has refused to accept his degree from Singh while another will wear a Anna cap at the convocation where the Prime Minister is the chief guest. Shashi Shekhar, a civil engineering...
  • IIT-Kharagpur student goes missing in Ranchi 18-07-2011 04:32 PM

    Ranchi: A B Tech final year student of IIT-Kharagpur has gone missing here since the last two days, police said on Monday. In a complaint, the missing Mikhail Muduli's father, Iswar Chandra Muduli, said his son came to his friend's house in Ranchi on July 15, stayed there for two...
  • Short of faculty, IITs may hire foreign teachers 08-09-2010 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: Facing a massive shortage of well-qualified teachers, the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) have mooted a proposal for hiring foreign nationals as permanent faculty members. With one-third teaching positions lying vacant, the proposal as a solution to meet the unprecedented staff crunch is expected to be deliberated...
  • IIT Kharagpur alumnus murdered in USA 30-06-2010 09:50 AM

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  • IIT admissions faulty, deserving students fail: Prof 18-06-2008 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: When Mohinder Amamrnath became the national selector last year, it was believed that he would take over the reins of a chief selector from Kris Srikkanth in October 2012. Srikkanth and other selectors Narendra Hirwani, Surendra Bhave and Raja Venkat will complete their four years term as national...
  • Why IIT-Kharagpur is geek paradise 14-06-2007 08:54 AM

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