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IIT-Bombay Startup Builds World's 1st Microsensor-Based Explosive Detector

An IIT-Bombay startup named 'NanoSniff Technologies' has unveiled world's first micro-sensor based explosive trace detector (ETD). Called 'NanoSniffer', the fully indigenous device can detect explosives within 10 seconds and even classify all military, conventional and homemade explosives. Developed using micro-electromechanical system (MEMS), the device can detect even nano-gram unit of explosives. Moreover, marketed by IIT-Delhi incubated… read-more

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Education, detector, explosive, IIT, IIT Bombay

Courtesy: Business Standard

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Kavya Chopra Becomes First Female To Score Perfect 300 In JEE Mains

Delhi-based Kavya Chopra has become the first female candidate to score 100 percentile i.e. a perfect 300 score in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). Kavya achieved the milestone in her second attempt as she was not satisfied with her previous 99.9 percentile score in the February attempt. Now aspiring for JEE Advanced 2021, Kavya aims to secure a seat at IIT-Delhi or IIT-Bombay. Notably, six lakh candidates attempted the March JEE exam… read-more

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 11:04 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, Kavya Chopra, JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay

Courtesy: DNA India

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SERB Confers Women Excellence Award 2021 To Four Young Scientists

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021, the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has conferred four young women fellows of National Science Academies with a prestigious one-time honour. Dubbed the SERB Women Excellence Award, the prize entails a three-year-long research grant of Rs 15 lakh for women scientists under the age of 40, who have earned recognition from one or more national academies. The… read-more

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 05:43 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: SERB, Women Excellence Award, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, IIT Bombay, IIT Jodhpur, Department of Science and Technology

Courtesy: Brifly News


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SC Directs IIT-B To Admit Student Who Missed Seat Accidentally

The Supreme Court has directed IIT Bombay to offer Siddhant Batra interim enrolment to the course after he unintentionally missed his seat by clicking an incorrect link. The 18-year-old had scored AIR 270 at JEE Advanced and asked to reconsider his mistake on 'humanitarian grounds'. He had approached the apex court, after the Bombay High Court dismissed his plea, citing that the HC cannot intervene once admission processes have begun.

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 08:05 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Supreme Court, IIT Bombay, JEE, Engineering

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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IIT Bombay Ranked No.1 in India, 172nd in the World: QS Rankings

The Quacquarelli Symonds company ranked IIT Bombay as the best Institute in India as per its global universities analysis. However, the institute holds 172nd position globally. Reportedly, the analysis was based on metrics like academics, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio and international student-faculty ratio. IITs from Delhi, Madras, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Roorkee and Guwahati including IISc Bangalore has made it to the top 500.… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 11:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: India, Delhi, IIT Bombay, Quacquarelli Symonds

Courtesy: The Indian Express

A brick-mortar farm produce storage facility

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Mumbai: School student Uplifts Funds To Build Cold Storage For Farmers

Students from the Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, raised a crowdfunding drive to build storage facilities for the farmers in the Marathwada region. Eyeing to raise Rs.16 lakh, they plan on building 'Subjee Cooler'- a brick storage solution, to help farmers store their produced products. It works on evaporative cooling and just needs to be watered once a day. The design has been made by Rukart Technologies, a startup from IIT-Bombay… read-more

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Marathwada farmers, Maharashtra , IIT Bombay, Startups, School students, Mumbai

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

IIT Bombay students develop AI-based Document Scanning application

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IIT Bombay UG Students Launch AI-Based Document Scanning Application

Rohit Kumar Chaudhary and Kavin Agrawal, final-year students from the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay, developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) mobile application called "AIR Scanner". The app works as a reading assistant and document scanner. It scans documents and reads it to users who have trouble reading English. It also gives the meaning of any selected word, in 40 different languages. The Indian government recently banned… read-more

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:54 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: IIT Bombay, Mumbai, application, Artificial Intelligence

IIT Bombay Alumni From 1994 Batch Donate Rs 1.25 Crore For Online Classes

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Alumni Of 1994 Batch Raise Rs 1.25 Cr. For Online Classes At IIT Bombay

 IIT Bombay's batch of 1994, have donated RS 1.25 crore to the Director's fundraising campaign for needy students. Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay expressed his gratitude to the alumni members for their “timely contribution to support the IT infrastructure requirements”. The fund raiser campaign launched with an initial target of Rs 5 crore, and will provide laptops, data cards and connectivity for needy students required for… read-more

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 12:38 PM / by Atishay Jain

Tags: IIT Bombay, Online classes

Courtesy: NDTV