Times of India - 5 hours ago
NEW DELHI: A day after the human resource development (HRD) ministry announced convening of a special IIT Council meeting on June 27, the All India IIT Faculty Federation welcomed the move signalling their intention to discuss a possible solution out ...
IIT Directors to meet today over common entrance test row
India Today - 5 hours ago
In the backdrop of raging row over government proposal for single entrance test, IIT Directors will meet here on Saturday to chalk out a plan of action amid indications that some more of the elite institutions could follow Delhi and Kanpur in rejecting ...
HRD ministry calls for special IIT council meet on June 27 to clear confusion ...
India Today - 5 hours ago
IIT admission board meets today amid exam angst
Financial Express - 6 hours ago
New Delhi: The cloud of uncertainty over admissions to the elite Indian Institutes of Technology has thickened. In the backdrop of two leading IITs – Kanpur and Delhi – opposing the common entrance exam proposed by the government and two more seen ...
IIT Directors to meet today over entrance test row
NDTV - 7 hours ago
PTI | Updated: June 23, 2012 11:24 IST New Delhi: In the backdrop of raging row over government proposal for single entrance test, IIT Directors will meet in Delhi today to chalk out a plan of action amid indications that some more of the elite ...
IIT Council to meet HRD ministry on June 27 to fix admission row
Economic Times - 13 hours ago
Kapil Sibal has reiterated that the exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) would be implemented from next year. NEW DELHI: In the aftermath of the senates of two IITs - Kanpur and Delhi - rejecting the new common entrance examination, ...
IIT-I yet to specify its stand on common entrance test
Times of India - 13 hours ago
INDORE: The Indian Institute of Technology, Indore (IIT-I) is yet to specify its stand on the issue of common entrance test proposed by the ministry of human resources development and is adopting a wait and watch policy over the issue even as other ...
IIT, JEE brass meet on joint entrance test today
Times of India - 14 hours ago
The IIT council had announced that aspiring candidates for IITs and other central institutes like NITs and IIITs will have to sit from 2013 under a new format of CET that will also take class XII board results into consideration triggering a major row.
Sibal calls meeting of IIT Council
Indian Express - 15 hours ago
With IIT-Delhi also rejecting the proposed common entrance examination for all engineering colleges, and amidst apprehensions that more IITs may follow suit, Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has called a meeting of the IIT Council next week to address ...
IITs' admission board to look for solutions today
Times of India - 15 hours ago
MUMBAI: The Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the Indian Institutes of Technology will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday in Delhi to discuss the admission process for 2013. The board has not yet met after May 28 when the Centre announced the JEE ...
IIT-Delhi students back institute's move to hold separate entrance test
Times of India - 15 hours ago
An online survey conducted of over 900 students by two students bodies said that 93% students were opposed to the new JEE format. NEW DELHI: A day after IIT-Delhi joined ranks with IIT-Kanpur to conduct its own entrance test; an overwhelming number of ...
Govt may dilute common test plan to take IITs on board
Livemint - 16 hours ago
New Delhi: A day after the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Delhi rejected the common entrance test proposed by the central government, the human resource development (HRD) ministry expressed its willingness to accommodate the elite engineering ...
IIT dissent spreads, two more favour own test
Hindustan Times - 16 hours ago
Two more centres of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) may join its Kanpur and Delhi branches in holding their own admission tests from next year, further challenging HRD minister Kapil Sibal's plan for a common engineering entrance exam.
Indian Express - 17 hours ago
After IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi has rejected the HRD ministry's new version of the Joint Entrance Examination, calling it “academically unsound and procedurally untenable”. the HRD ministry has reopened negotiations with the IITs.
Govt calls for meeting with IIT Council to iron out test issue
Hindu Business Line - 18 hours ago
The controversy surrounding the proposed 'one nation, one test' module for engineering institutes has reached fever pitch with the Government calling for a special meeting with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council to discuss the issue.
Exam row: IIT Directors to meet tomorrow
Hindustan Times - 19 hours ago
IIT revolt: Sibal calls emergency meet; students caught in between
NDTV - 20 hours ago
New Delhi: A day after Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi rejected the new entrance exam format, announced by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal last month, and said it would hold its own entrance exam, much like IIT Kanpur, ...
IIT-D joins rebel league, plans to hold separate test
Hindustan Times - 21 hours ago
IIT-Delhi on Thursday rejected HRD minister Kapil Sibal's proposal of a single entrance test for all central engineering institutes and announced its own entrance exam from next year. IIT-D would hold the test on the pattern of the 2012 joint entrance ...
Centre convenes special meeting of IIT Council next week
Hindu Business Line - 22 hours ago
PTI The government has called a special meeting of the IIT Council next week to address the concerns of students after IIT Delhi and Kanpur rejected the proposed single entrance test. Sources in HRD Ministry said the special meeting has been convened ...
Centre convenes IIT Council meeting next week
Firstpost - Jun 22, 2012
New Delhi: The government has called a special meeting of the IIT Council next week to address the concerns of students after IIT Delhi and Kanpur rejected the proposed single entrance test. Sources in the human resources development ministry said the ...
IIT-Delhi rejects HRD Minister Kapil Sibal's new JEE format, resolves to ...
India Today - Jun 22, 2012
IIT-Delhi followed in the footsteps of its counterpart in Kanpur on Thursday as it rejected the new format of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) announced on May 28. The institute has also resolved to conduct its own entrance test, similar to the ...
IIT students survey
Times of India - Jun 22, 2012
NEW DELHI: A day after IIT Delhi joined ranks with IIT Kanpur to conduct its own entrance test, an overwhelming number of students from IIT Delhi supported the move. An online survey conducted of over 900 students by two students bodies said that 93% ...
Kapil Sibal calls meeting of IIT Council on June 27
IBNLive.com - Jun 22, 2012
New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday called a special meeting of IIT Council on June 27 to discuss the impasse over the new entrance exam format. In a press release, Sibal said, "The uncertainty faced by the ...
93% students against new format: IIT-D survey
Business Standard - Jun 21, 2012
An online survey conducted by the the Co-curricular and Academic Interaction Council and Student Affairs Council at Indian Institutes of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) revealed that 93 per cent of the IIT-D students were opposed to the new Joint Entrance ...
Common entrance test: Kapil Sibal refuses to budge from 2013 date
Economic Times - Jun 21, 2012
NEW DELHI: With the IIT Delhi senate scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss its response to the common entrance test (CET), HRD minister Kapil Sibal reiterated that the exam for the Indian Institutes of Technology would be implemented from next year.
IIT Kanpur, Delhi to hold own entrance exam; Bombay, Kharagpur likely to ...
NDTV - Jun 21, 2012
New Delhi: Following in the footsteps of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, the Senate body of IIT Delhi has rejected the new IIT entrance exam format announced by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on May 28.
Now, IIT Delhi goes Kanpur way
Daily News & Analysis - Jun 21, 2012
By Vineeta Pandey | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA The rift between the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Union government on the new common entrance test (CET) pattern seems to be widening with each passing day. In a fresh setback to human ...
IIT-Delhi revolts Kapil Sibal's common examination, to hold own entrance test
Economic Times - Jun 21, 2012
NEW DELHI: Yet another IIT senate has rejected human resource development minister Kapil Sibal's new common entrance examination. The IIT Delhi senate on Thursday rejected the common exam and decided to hold its own entrance test from 2013.
IIT-Delhi to have own entrance exam
Times of India - Jun 21, 2012
NEW DELHI: After the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, IIT-Delhi on Thursday dealt a major blow to HRD minister Kapil Sibal's common entrance test (CET) by announcing that it will be joining the Kanpur institute in conducting its own ...