22 Students From AMU Computer Science Department Get Placement

The Profilety Consulting Pvt Ltd has selected 22 final year postgraduate students of Computer Science, Aligarh Muslim University A(MU), through a campus placement drive jointly organized by the Training and Placement Office (General) and Department of Computer Science of the varsity. The selected students will be given 3-months training in cloud and virtualization after which Read More

IISc Bangalore features in top 100 in Times Engineering, Technology subject rankings

In the recently released Times Engineering, Technology Subject Rankings, IISc Bangalore was among the 100 best engineering, technology institutes in the world. The Bangalore institute was ranked 95, above the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) and IIT Delhi and Roorkee which figured in the band of (151-175) and 201-250, respectively. Advertising In September this Read More

2.3 Lakh Graduate Admissions In IGNOU; 38% Female Enrollment

A total of 2,30,137 students have taken admission in IGNOU‘s graduate courses, according to data released by the open university. The figure is alarmingly less than 2015-2016 figures. The enrollment of students for the Bachelor programs was 3.7 lakh in 2014-2015 academic session and 4 lakh in 2015-2016. The enrolment percentage has moved down by 42% Read More

Stanford engineers develop electronic glove that give robots human touch

Stanford develops an electronic glove that gives robots a sense of touch Stanford engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort of dexterity that humans take for granted. Video courtesy of the Bao Lab Stanford researchers developed the skin-like touch sensors that enable this robotic hand Read More

IIT Madras Researchers Design First Indigenously-Developed Microprocessor

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Researchers have designed and booted up India’s first Indigenously-developed Microprocessor that can be used in mobile computing devices, embedded low power wireless systems and networking systems besides reducing reliance on imported microprocessors in Communications and Defence Sectors. The Microprocessor can be used by others as it is on par Read More

Department Of Science And Technology Invites Research Proposal On Yoga, Meditation Practices

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has invited research proposal for the ‘Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation’ (SATYAM) programme. SATYAM was conceptualized by DST and launched under its Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI). Research proposal is invited for the year 2018-19 from scientists/academicians having prior research experience in scientific aspects of ‘Yoga Read More

CBSE Releases Tentative List Of Subjects For February, March Board Exams

CBSE has decided to conduct all Skill Education (Vocational) subjects in the later half of February along with few other academic subjects which are being opted by small number of students. This decision from Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE comes after Delhi High Court has directed Delhi University and CBSE to ensure that Read More

CBSE plans to introduce sign language, braille as subjects for students with special needs

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is mulling introducing sign language as a subject, computer-based tests, attendance waivers and flexible subject selection options for students with special needs. The board which is in the process of formulating comprehensive guidelines for students with special needs has proposed such children may also be given exemptions from Read More

UP Government Asked To Submit Report On Appointment Of 68,500 Teachers

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit before it on September 20 the progress report of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the appointment process of 68,500 assistant basic education teachers in the state. The Lucknow Bench of the High Court took serious note of the alleged irregularities and issued Read More

Students at IIT Delhi develop cheaper drug for curing snake bites

Students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here have produced what could be a cheaper and more effective solution for neutralizing the toxic effect of a snake venom. The research has been done in collaboration with San Jose University, US. “Purification of peptides offers unique challenges with respect to obtaining the desired process Read More