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Engineering: The Great Betrayal Of A Revered Discipline

Apr 19, 2021 Saikat Majumdar

Removing mathematics, physics and chemistry as a basic pre-condition for an engineering course is a short-sighted measure that dilutes and erodes the discipline.

Niti Aayog Member Calls AICTE's Decision Not To Make Maths, Physics Mandatory For Engineering Studies 'Disastrous'

Mar 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

AICTE said students opting for streams like Biotechnology, Textile or Agriculture Engineering will have an option to not study these subjects in class 12.

AICTE U-Turn: Physics, Chemistry, Maths Continue To Be Important Subjects For Engineering Courses

However, the All India Council for Technical Education, has stated that it will not be mandatory for state governments to offer maths courses to students who have not studied them it class 12.

Physics, Chemistry, Maths In Class 12 Not Mandatory For Engineering Course: AICTE

Mar 11, 2021 Prakash Kumar

The technical education regulator has opened up engineering courses for students coming from ‘diverse backgrounds’ aligning its regulations with the National Education Policy.

JEE Main Admit Card 2021 To Be Released Soon; When, Where And How To Download

JEE Main Admit Card 2021: Candidates can download the admit card from the official website —

07 January, 2021

JEE Advanced To Be Held In July: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

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Earlier, in December, Pokhriyal had announced that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main four times in a year

03 January, 2021

Colleges In Odisha To Reopen For Final Year Students From Jan 11


The government decided to reopen colleges and universities considering the improvement in the Covid-19 situation in the state.

30 November, 2020

Agra Student Loses IIT Bombay Seat Due To 'Wrong' Click, Moves SC


On November 23, a division bench dismissed Batra's petition noting that IIT had considered his representation and passed its order.

13 October, 2020

IIT Aspirants Who Missed JEE Advanced Can Take Test In 2021

Prakash Kumar

All candidates who successfully registered for the JEE (Advanced) 2020 but could not take it due to Covid-19 can directly appear for the JEE Advanced in 2021.

12 September, 2020

Odisha Govt To Provide Free Transport, Accommodation To NEET Aspirants


NEET Exam 2020: A total of 37,459 candidates will appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test in Odisha and the state government has made arrangements for free transportation and lodging facilities not only for the candidates but for their guardians too.

23 July, 2020

After IITs, NITs Also Drop 75% Class 12 Board Marks Criteria For Admissions This Year

Prakash Kumar

For admissions in the NITs and other CFTIs, general category students are required to have secured a minimum 75% marks in Class 12 board exams or figure among the top 20 percentile holders in the qualifying exams, apart from clearing the JEE-Main.


29 October, 2019

Third Case Of Suicide At IIT-Hyderabad This Year As 20-Year-Old Jumps To Death


The 20-year-old student was apparently lagging in studies and he was afraid of not being able to make a career.

21 September, 2019

How IIT, The Development Dream Of The Dispossessed, Turned Into A Nightmare

Saikat Majumdar

An alarmingly large number of students has been dropping out of the IITs over the last couple of years; a disproportionate number of them come from the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Castes category.

28 August, 2019

Ram-Setu Built By Indian Engineers, Says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal was addressing a convocation ceremony at IIT- Kharagpur when he said that the mythological bridge Ram-Setu was an engineering marvel made by Indian engineers.

14 December, 2018

Posters Of Separate Entries For Veg, Non-Veg Students Spark Row In IIT-Madras

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An official pleaded ignorance about them and said if found to be true the handbills will be removed.

25 January, 2018

Engineering Students To Study Vedas, Puranas, Yoga As Per Revamped AICTE Curriculum

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The cuirriculum has been reworked to meet the "industry demands".


23 August, 2017

Zero Takers For Madhya Pradesh’s Engineering College Offering Courses In ‘Shuddh’ Hindi

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Established in December 2011, atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University aims at inculcating value education amongst youth by “merging modern education with the indigenous knowledge,”

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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