Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Now you can start your own start-up and earn a Ph.D. from IIT-Delhi. Confused much? Well, this is true. In recent move to help start-ups, IIT Delhi is planning to allow it’s Ph.D. students convert their thesis into start-ups. Amazing! Right? Let’s dig deeper. What is it? IIT Delhi will give it’s students an option to start their own venture at a separate incubation center set up by IIT. It will surely be a great boost to the…

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779 Seats Exclusively for Women In IITs

779 Seats Exclusively for Women In IITs

The gender disparity in our education system is going to take a back seat from this year, as the IITs gear up to induct more women candidates. What’s New? The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is adding 779 more seats exclusively for women applicants in the new academic session this year. Currently, 9% women are admitted to IIT Kharagpur and this year the seats increased to 14%. Who made this? The decision was taken after sub-committee…

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IIT Jammu to Start this Year with 90 Students

IIT Jammu to Start this Year with 90 Students

IIT Jammu will commence its operations from 2016-17 session and would begin functions from a temporary campus. The new IIT would work under the guidance of IIT Delhi. The total intake in the first year will be 90 — 30 each in computer science and engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. The transit campus will accommodate 600 students and is expected to be ready in time for the next session — 2017-18. For more information,…

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IIT Delhi Open House: Innovations at Work

IIT Delhi Open House: Innovations at Work

IIT Delhi organised an open house where students displayed projects that could be used to provide solutions such as A reader for the visually challenged. A system to print cheap Braille books. Nanomaterials that can remove effluents. Other projects included ways to treat waste. The Braille books can help the visually challenged understand diagrams, maps and shapes in textbooks. The textbooks include tactile graphics and figures in subjects. The model has been developed by Centre of…

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