In this event 'Over the Moon with Team Chandrayaan 3' held in campus on Sunday, top scientists and engineers from ISRO interacted with students from IIT Madras and various government schools and city college students. During the occasion many scientists including Dr. S.Unnikrishnan Nair who completed PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC), ISRO.
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In Tamil Nadu's IIT Madras, a third-year B.tech student allegedly committed suicide, confirmed sources on March 14. Identified as Pushpak, a native of Andhra Pradesh died by hanging himself from the ceiling. The incident allegedly happened exactly a month after another IIT Madras student died by suicide in his hostel room. The police has registered a case and launched an investigation into the matter.
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With the pressure of passing JEE, JEE-Mains to be an IIT Alumni, there are a number of courses which prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) provides. Some of the courses include Data Science programme, Business Analytics, Masters in Liberal Arts, Olympiads and short-term courses. Most of the aforementioned courses are available at the IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. In addition, artificial intelligence is also a good course, without JEE… read-more
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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras bagged the top spot among educational institutions in the country for another year, making it a fourth year. While Madras IIT secured institute, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is the best university, said the Ministry of Education's National Institutional Ranking Framework, on July 15. Released by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the 2022 Institute ranking… read-more
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An Indian 5G testbed will be set up in a college in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, to help Indian Army employ 5G technology for operational purposes, particularly near its borders. Military College of Telecommunication Engineering in Mhow, in partnership with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, will establish 5G testbed. Ministry of Defence stated it will foster collaborative and cooperative research and allow sharing of ideas for the creation of… read-more
Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, placed the first 5G call on a trial network put up at IIT Madras using domestically produced technology on May 19. The complete end-to-end network, as per the minister, was conceived and constructed in India. He claimed it was an attempt to demonstrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to a self-sufficient India.
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PM Modi via video conferencing, will address a programme marking the silver jubilee celebrations of the establishment of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), on May 17. He will also launch the 5G Test Bed, developed at a cost of over Rs 220 crore. The 5G Test Bed has been developed by a total of eight institutes headed by IIT Madras, to support the next generation technologies.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has become a hotspot for COVID-19 with 32 fresh infections on April 26. With the additional students being COVID-19 positive, the total number of cases climbed to 111 to date. Furthermore, Principal Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan visited the COVID-19 positive students and urged them not to panic. In addition, the Tamil Nadu government also announced COVID-19 management with a mega-vaccination… read-more
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The IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation (IITM-PTF) and Sony India Software Centre have proposed to host a national hackathon named, SAMVEDAN 2021 - Sensing Solutions for Bharat. It aims to encourage the contestants to develop solutions for the country’s societal problems by using IoT Sensor Board. The registration began on July 1. Teams of three members can apply for the challenge. Winners will be eligible for entrepreneurial support… read-more
A 22-year-old engineer was found dead on July 2 inside the campus of IIT Madras. According to police, the deceased has been identified as Unnikrishnan and was working as a project assistant at the University. “He has left a note saying he was unable to cope with work,” said an official. However, preliminary investigation suggests that it was a suicide. Besides, the body has been sent for post-mortem.