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Engineering Colleges

Kashmir: Hurriyat Leaders Duped MBBS, Engineering Aspirants, Says Police

Jan 02, 2022 PTI

Kashmir: The charge sheet, filed by the State Investigation Agency (SIA), has highlighted several instances where parents were taken across the border using valid travel documents but were later compelled to pay extra money for their wards' admission to universities and colleges there.

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'

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

Mar 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

09 February, 2021

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

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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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz