Tag "IIT"

IIT Kanpur to set up centre for cybersecurity at its campus

By : CIOL Writers

After receiving a grant of Rs 14.43 crore from the Department of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur is setting  up an inter-disciplinary centre for cybersecurity and cyber defence of critical infrastructures at its campus. According to an ET

IIT Kharagpur & SBI team up to develop customised portal for intellectual property

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to streamline patent applications and make them available for external use through licensing, IIT Kharagpur and State Bank of India (SBI) are collaborating to develop a customised portal for launching ‘Intellectual Property Development as a service’ (IPDaas)

Samsung is the top recruiter at IIT campuses this year

By : CIOL Writers

Despite facing a rough time globally because of the Galaxy Note 7 Debacle, Samsung is apparently ending the year on a good note. After beating Apple in a design patent war, Samsung is set to grab the award as the

Flipkart, Paytm, Ola are not recruiting at IITs this year

By : CIOL Writers

Though the pre-placement offers at IITs are up by 25-30 percent this year, e-commerce giants like Flipkart, Paytm, OlaCabs, and Snapdeal have been conspicuous by their absence from the campus as yet. According to The Times of India report, countries

IIT Roorkee launches ADVAITA ERP Project Go-Live

By : CIOL Writers

To coordinate the tasks of various departments and ease its operations, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR), has launched its ADVAITA IIT Roorkee ERP Project Go-Live. The digitization project, which is expected to be completed in phases, will connect all

IITs decision to ban startups on campus, a bad precedent?

By : CIOL Writers

When IITs decided to blacklist 31 startups that delayed or canceled job offers to their students, the news was not received without criticism. Many analysts and investors felt that IIT was probably too staunch and could have avoided a knee-jerk

IITs to blacklist 20 startups from campus hiring

By : CIOL Writers

Many renowned startups, including Flipkart, received a lot of flak recently as they had to forego or delay the joining of most of their campus placement offers leaving many graduate students coasted with no jobs in hand. To prevent any

Mumbai not the city of dreams for startups

By : CIOL Writers

Mumbai city, or as it is fondly remembered by Mumbaikars as Bombay, has never had dearth of opportunities, especially for entrepreneurs. Still, the start-up ecosystem that started in and is now blown out of proportion, in Bengaluru, hasn’t had much

The IIT-turned Uber driver: A good Samaritan or bluff?

By : CIOL Writers

Just read the story with an innocent heart, and it has all the emotional stuff packed directly from Bollywood leaving you with a drenched handkerchief. But if you try to overdo the reading bit, the emotions might just fly away