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  • World University Rankings: IIT Indore makes debut entry becoming India’s 2nd highest ranked institution

    London: India has enhanced its presence in a definitive world university rankings released here on Wednesday by claiming 49 places this year, up from 42 last year. In what was described as an impressive debut entry by the annual ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings’, the Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore) becomes India’s second highest ranked university – and a global top 400 institution – with its strong scoring for

  • From 10% to 16%: Number of girl students goes up in IIT Indore

    Indore: Efforts of Indian Institute of Technology Indore to draw more girl students to  campus seems to have paid as their number has gone up in the institute. “There is considerable increase of female students at IIT Indore in this academic year. Approximately, 16 percent students admitted in this year’s batch are females. It is a welcome change,” said IIT Indore media in-charge Rahul Sharma.

  • IIT Indore develops new dye to track lysosomes

    Indore: Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, have developed L-lyso—a new water soluble, fluorescent dye, which can permeate the membranes of lysosomes, marking them for future tracking and imaging. This has been reported on website,

  • Indore leads in state with 8 varsities followed by Bhopal having 7

    Indore: Renaissance College of Commerce and Management, one of the leading colleges in city, has been upgraded to a private university. State government had approved the college’s proposal for a private university last year but it officially became a university on Tuesday, with Raj Bhawan nominating Swapnil Kothari as the newly-made university’s chancellor.

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    FOOD FIASCO: NHRC to probe plight of IIT Indore students

    Indore: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of complaints filed by Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) students regarding harassment by institute authorities and substandard quality of food served to them on campus.

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    Indore: Fearing action, IITians protest admin excess with faces covered

    Indore: Not ready to buckle under the pressure mounted on them, students of Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) on Sunday once again staged a demonstration against the institute authorities for serving them “tasteless and sub-standard” food. They reiterated their demand of cancelling the contract of Bhopal Caterers which runs the mess on the campus but to no avail.  Cutting loose from their regular Sunday activities, BTech students covering their faces with

  • IIT Indore campus turns into virtual fortress

    One of the main entrances has been sealed with tin sheets barring students to get the slightest view of outside world. Parents of protesting students are regularly summoned to listen to allegations against their wards and face threats of consequences

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    IIT-Indore students gherao director’s residence

    Indore: Days after PhD students marched to the institute campus over issue of poor transportation facility, Indian Institute of Technology Indore faced another protest on Friday night when BTech students skipped their dinner and gheraoed residence of the director protesting against poor quality of food served to them.

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    Indore: Peer deeper into space and fetch masters degree

    Indore: If celestial objects like sun, moon and stars fascinate you and you want to know more about them enrol yourself in a master’s degree course in Astronomy soon to be offered by Indian Institute of Technology Indore. IIT Indore has announced plans to launch a postgraduate degree course exclusively in Astronomy this year. “IIT Indore already offers courses related to astronomy and space navigation for undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD level students.

  • HC issues notice to IIT Indore over PhD admission issue

    Indore: The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) and others for allegedly not admitting officials from the Central and state governments in doctoral research degree programmes.

  • Indore: 202 students to get degree at IIT Indore convocation

    Indore: As many as 202 students would be conferred degree during the fifth convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Indore scheduled to be held on Saturday. Department of space secretary and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), AS Kiran Kumar will be chief guest at the convocation which will be organised on the institute’s Simrol campus. The function will be presided over by chairman, BoG of IIT Indore.

  • IIT-Indore presents its maiden ‘Incubation Centre & Centre for Excellence’

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore presented ‘Incubation Centre & Centre for Excellence’ during its fifth annual Industry Academic Conclave (IAC) held on Wednesday. Director of IIT Indore, Prof Pradeep Mathur in his address emphasised on the role of IIT as a catalyst in this simultaneous growth of industry and academia, especially long term growth and inviting application for setting up centre of excellence at IIT Indore.

  • Indore: Representatives from many top-notch cos gather at IIT for IAC

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore’s Industry-Academia Conclave (IAC)-2017, which aims at fostering ever-increasing relations of the institute with the industry, would be held on Wednesday. The conclave would to be attended by representatives of top-notch companies, the institute’s faculty members and students. The theme of this year’s conclave is: “Possibilities for Tomorrow”.

  • Indore: Business is beyond I, Me and Mine: Advani

    Indore: “It is important for a budding entrepreneur to work selflessly and as a team to be successful in business and life. Business is beyond I, Me and Mine.” Thus spake the head of marketing and PR at Mahindra SSG, Manish Advani while addressing the second and concluding day of i5 Summit, the largest entrepreneurial event of central India organised jointly by IIM Indore and IIT Indore, here at Indian Institute of

  • Indore: IIM, IIT gear up to host much awaited i5 Summit

    Indore: Indian Institute of Management Indore and Indian Institute of Technology Indore have again geared up to hold i5 Summit, a much awaited event by students of these two elite institutions of the country.

  • Indore: Possibilities for Tomorrow IIT to hold industry-academia conclave in Sept

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore will be organising Industry-Academia Conclave (IAC)-2017 on September 6. The conclave would to be attended by representatives of top-notch companies, the institute’s faculty members and students. The theme of this year’s conclave is: “Possibilities for Tomorrow”.

  • Indore: Youngsters innovative ideas for sustainable dev win laurels

    Indore: Bagging first position in IIT Indore Science Fest, three 14-year-old students – Akshat Totla, Narayan Pharkya and Rigved Pandya – from Emerald Heights International School brought laurels to the school with their ideas about sustainable development. Students prepared a model of sustainable city named ‘The Town of Possibilities’ that would provide all facilities to its residents without destroying environment.  Sharing the most important points of their project, the students shared the

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