PhD applications open at IIT Mandi’s SCEE

IIT-Mandi is now inviting applications to its PhD programme at the
School of Computing and Electrical Engineering (SCEE) under the Visvesvaraya PhD scheme. Candidates with an excellent academic record in Masters or Bachelors can be considered for the PhD.

Experts call for formal degree, professional course in AI

There is a need for degree courses and professional training programmes in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the changing technology landscape. This comes on the heels of the UAE’s first AI university, the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence which is offering courses for undergraduate students.

Over 7,000 dropped out of IITs in last five years: HRD ministry

Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal recently revealed in Rajya Sabha that over the past five years, 7248 students have dropped out of IITs for several reasons, including better opportunities found outside of IIT.

NIT students can opt for PhD at IIT Delhi without GATE

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, will sign Memorandum of Understanding with select National Institutes of Technolgy in the initial phase of the new admission policy. The new admission policy will come in effect from the academic year 2020-21. But not everyone is happy with this new policy.

Mock Tests for GATE 2020 now out on official website

Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi has released mock tests for GATE 2020 on the official website. Gate 2020 is scheduled in February next year. Applicants can start practising for the exam through the links to the mock tests.

JEE Mains 2020 adds separate paper for B.Planning admission

Come January 2020, the JEE Mains will now have three papers – Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. The third one to debut in the 2020 exams will be for admission to the Bachelor of Planning. Paper 1, remains for those who seek admission into B.E or B.Tech programs, while Paper 2 is for Bachelors in Architecture.