IIT Mandi in News

IIT Mandi Motivated 29 girls, Himachal Dastak, September 22nd, 2018

15 days workshop on Vigyan Jyoti has been successfully completed at IIT Mandi.

IIT Mandi: 6 ways it is redefining engineering colleges, India Today, September 18th, 2018

IIT Mandi has come to be known for its inclusive and liberal environment, driving sustained emphasis on academic excellence, practical application of technical knowledge, and imbibition of human values.

Himachal is Number one in MGNREGA implementation, Dainik Savera, September 13th, 2018

IIT Mandi and NIRDPR conduct a study to document best practices under MGNREGA in Himachal Pradesh.

IIT-Mandi, NIRDPR to jointly conduct study on MGNREGA implementation in Himachal Pradesh, The Economic Times, September 12th, 2018

IIT Mandi and NIRDPR conduct a study to document best practices under MGNREGA in Himachal Pradesh.

Engineering student from IIT Mandi to represent India at Para Asia Games, The Times of India, September 11th, 2018

Nitesh Kumar, para badminton player and a BTech student, will represent India at Para Asian Games 2018

IIT Mandi organises workshop for Himachal Pradesh girl students under Vigyan Jyoti scheme , India Today, September 11th, 2018

IIT Mandi holds a Workshop to encourage Girl Students of Himachal Pradesh to join the field of Science & Technology .

Engineer's work is to make life easier for people: Timothy A Gonsalves , Punjab Kesari, September 11th, 2018

Vigyan Jyoti Workshop organized at IIT Mandi for meritorious students.

Meritorious girls advised to take science, The Tribune, September 11th, 2018

IIT Mandi holds a Workshop to encourage Girl Students of Himachal Pradesh to join the field of Science & Technology

IITs to jointly look for foreign faculty , The Economic Times, September 10th, 2018

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have formed a united front to tackle a common problem: paucity of foreign faculty. Read more at: //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65759798.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

IIT Mandi to hold Science Congress next month, Dainik Jagran, September 8th, 2018

The 3rd Himachal Pradesh Science Congress will be organized at IIT Mandi from 22nd-23rd October, 2018.

Siachen or Jaisalmer the India Army won't get delayed, Dainik Jagran, September 8th, 2018

IIT Mandi is working with DRDO Project.

How Engineering teaching has undergone a change, The Times of India, September 3rd, 2018

Directors from different IITs talk about the changing education process over the last four decades.

Energy harvesters to boost next-gen cars, Deccan Chronicle, September 2nd, 2018

An experimental setup has been established to recover the waste exhaust heat from the engine’s exhaust using a hybrid silencer.

NDMA concludes training on Landslide Mitigation & DPR Preparation, Devdiscourse, September 1st, 2018

A five-day training programme on ‘Landslide Mitigation and Detailed Project Report (DPR) Preparation’ concluded at IIT-Mandi successfully at Himachal Pradesh.

Pre-Placement Offers at IITs set for record high this year, The Economic Times, August 30th, 2018

IIT Mandi has 4 PPOs and 1 pre-placement interview from companies such as Samsung R&D, Siemens, SMS Data Tech and Wipro compared to no offers in hand at the same time last year.

DC addresses IIT's trainee engineers, Dainik Jagran, August 30th, 2018

Mr. Rugved Thakur, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Mandi, addresses young students at IIT Mandi’s on-going 5-Week Induction Program.

IIT Mandi Students Undertake Clean-up Campaign, The Statesman, August 28th, 2018

To inculcate the habit of cleanliness, IIT Mandi undertook a massive cleanup-drive at different locations in Mandi town.

IIT Mandi Cherished banks of Vyas River, Divya Himachal, August 26th, 2018

To inculcate the habit of cleanliness, IIT Mandi undertook a massive cleanup-drive at different locations in Mandi town.

Efforts Bear Fruit: 5-fold increase in women students at IIT Mandi, Dainik Jagaran, August 25th, 2018

Enriched attempts, five-fold trainee girls in IIT Mandi

Alumnus of IIT Mandi, Mohit Associated with LCA Tejas, Amar Ujala, August 24th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi is carrying out a unique and one-of-its kind programme called ‘5WIP’, designed to provide a comprehensive five-week long induction program to the new students joining this year... .

Interview: Ferroelectric Devices for Energy Harvesting and Storage, Advanced Science News, August 23rd, 2018

Dr. John Uhlrich, Editor-in-Chief of Energy Technology, talks to Dr. Rahul Vaish of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) about his recent article on lead-free pyroelectric materials for energy harvesting, which brings new insights on the development of this technology for the efficient harvesting of thermal energy from waste heat. It is also included the recent Special Issue on Ferroelectric Devices for Energy Harvesting and Storage, for which Dr. Vaish acted as co-guest editor.. .

IIT Mandi Alumnus delivers an inspiring lecture to the new batch of students at the ongoing 5-week induction programme,India Education Diary, August 23rd, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi is carrying out a unique and one-of-its kind programme called ‘5WIP’, designed to provide a comprehensive five-week long induction program to the new students joining this year.. .

IIT-Mandi, US firm tie up for artificial intelligence,The Tribune, August 20th, 2018

IIT-Mandi has tied up with Rx-Data Science Inc, a leading healthcare manufacturer in the US, to create a portal documentation artificial intelligence and machine learning research in the pharmaceutical sector.. .

Sirmaur to get landslide disaster alert technology, The Statesman, August 18th, 2018

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has been roped in to install these low cost landslide monitoring and warning system that will act as early warning system and monitor landslides...

How to retain women in STEM researches, The Times of India- Education Times, August 13th, 2018

Timothy A Gonsalves, director, IIT Mandi, heading the JAB subcommittee set up to increase female enrolment in IITs, says ..

This all-weather jacket can reduce need of ACs and heaters, The Times of India- Education Times, August 13th, 2018

IIT Mandi students develop an all-weather jacket that can be used in summers as well as winters.

PhD Scholar to finance education of 12 students,The Tribune, August 13th, 2018

Mohammad Sultan Alam, a PhD scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, has adopted 12 students of Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS) in Kamand. .

IITs turn into hiring ground for Univs,The Economic Times, August 7th, 2018

Despite struggling with a severe faculty shortage of their own, Indian Institutes of Technology are churning out a steady stream of talent for others in the education space. .

International Workshop on Nano Technology at IIT Mandi, Dainik Jagaran, August 4th, 2018

International Workshop on Nano/Micro 2D-3D Fabrication, Manufacturing of Electronic – Biomedical Devices & Applications - 31 October – 2 November, 2018 (IWNEBD-2018). .

Short term course for engineers, researchers,The Tribune, August 2nd, 2018

A short-term course was organised on the "finite Element Method for Engineers and Researches by the School of Engineering, the IIT mandi last month. .

Land slide alert system's utility will be told in hilly areas,Amar Ujala, July 31st,2018

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi has successfully developed landslide monitoring and warning system against landslide disasters, which are a common problem in the Himalayan mountain belt. .

IIT-Mandi Professor selected for CRSI Bronze Medal Award,The Times of India, July 30th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi professor Chayan IC Nandi has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal for his contribution to research. .

IIT-Mandi Professor selected for CRSI Bronze Medal Award, Dainik Jagran, July 28th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi professor Chayan IC Nandi has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal for his contribution to research. .

Start-up Exploration Program hosted by IIT Mandi , Hindustan Times, July 25th, 2018

IIT Mandi Catalyst, the first technology business incubator in Himachal Pradesh, hosted ‘Startup Exploration Program’ to help startups convert their `ideas into viable businesses. .

Why less number of girls in IITs , BBC - Hindi, July 25th, 2018

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IIT Mandi hosts startup exploration program , UNI, July 24th, 2018

IIT Mandi Catalyst, the first technology business incubator in Himachal Pradesh, hosted ‘Startup Exploration Program’ to help startups convert their `ideas into viable businesses. .

IIT Mandi Finds Eco-Friendly Way To Dispose Rubber Waste & All It Needs Is Bacteria!, The Better India, July 19th, 2018

Natural rubber is widely used in many applications in household and industry. But disposal of rubber waste has become a serious problem as it causes pollution of rivers and other water bodies besides being a health hazard.

Making recycling of rubber eco-friendly, India Science Wire, July 17th, 2018

Natural rubber is widely used in many applications in household and industry. But disposal of rubber waste has become a serious problem as it causes pollution of rivers and other water bodies besides being a health hazard.

Blockbuster Placement Year at Young IITs, The Economic Times, July 17th, 2018

Indian Institutes of Technology in Gandhinagar, Mandi, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Ropar — all about a decade old — are enjoying their best placement season ever, having placed 90-99% of the batches already this year.

IIT-Mandi helps local students to groom sports talent in Queen of Hills, United News of India, July 17th, 2018

In an initiative to encourage sports talent, the sports department of Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, has stepped up to help local students to groom their talent in sports.

New IITs see improvement in job placements as well as salaries offered, The Times of India, July 17th, 2018

The placement season for graduates is nearly over and the buzz is that among the country's premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), it is the younger lot - all established about a decade ago - that are having the last laugh. Till just a couple of years ago.

85/99 students successfully placed in IIT Mandi, an 86 per cent placement record for the institute, India Today, July 11th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has recorded another strong season of placements with 86 per cent of the eligible students getting placed. Several of the remaining students have opted for higher studies, starting their own ventures, or preparing for competitive exams.

IIT Mandi Helps Rural Women To Become Entrepreneurs, NDTV, July 11th, 2018

Started as an initiative of IIT Mandi Women's Center, the incubator, called 'Enabling Women of Kamand' (EWOK), helps rural women set up their services or small enterprises.

IIT Mandi Helps Rural Women To Become Entrepreneurs, Dainik Jagran, July 11th, 2018

Started as an initiative of IIT Mandi Women's Center, the incubator, called 'Enabling Women of Kamand' (EWOK), helps rural women set up their services or small enterprises.

IIT Mandi Records 86% Placement; Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Siemens Among Top Recruiters, NDTV, July 9th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi has recorded another strong season of placements with 86 per cent of the eligible students getting placed. Several of the remaining students have opted for higher studies, starting their own ventures, or preparing for competitive exams.

IIT Mandi Placements 2018: Top details to know, Financial Express, July 9th, 2018

The Indian Institute of Technology-Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, has recorded 86 per cent placement for the 2017-18 academic year. According to the press release issued by the premier institute, out of the total 99 undergraduates students eligible for the placements, 85 students got placed. Among those placed, 100 per cent of the computer science and engineering students were placed in core computer science and engineering companies, 87 per cent of mechanical engineering students were placed in core mechanical engineering companies, and 42 per cent of electrical engineering students were placed in core electrical engineering companies.

IIT Mandi Students Selected For 'Google's Summer Of Code', NDTV, July 6th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi students have been selected for the Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Initiative, a global program focused on encouraging student developers in open source software development. Over 13,000 students from 108 countries take part in GSOC, which was established in 2005. It has produced over 33,000,000 lines of code for 608 open source organizations.

Proud moment! Students of this IIT will get will get whopping $2,400 as stipend from Google, Financial Express, July 5th, 2018

Students from Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi (IIT Mandi) have been selected for the Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Initiative, a global program focused on encouraging student developers in open sources software development. .

A new frontier of technology, The Tribune, June 27th, 2018

The Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, is giving new dimensions to the career of several students. It offers many courses on its campus at Kamand in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh..

IIT Mandi Gears Up To Welcome 2018 Batch, Hill Post, June 25th, 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, one of the youngest IITs in the country, is all set to welcome the next batch of students. The Seat Allocation (Round 1) during the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) counseling for admissions to the 23 IITs in the country is scheduled to commence on Wednesday (June 27, 2018)..

Mandi gears up to tackle rain fury, The Tribune, June 11th, 2018

Installing sensors to know about landslides at Himachal by IIT Mandi.

Director IIT calls on Jai Ram Thakur, 5 Dariya News, June 5th, 2018

Director IIT Mandi Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves called on Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today.Chief Minister while appreciating the several research projects to find solutions to the problems of Himalayan region laid stress on use of advanced technology affordable and ecologically sensitive.

IITs creating extra seats for women to lift gender ratio, The Economic Times, January 18th, 2018

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will create at least 550 extra seats exclusively for women in the batch starting July 2018 as the nation’s premier engineering colleges seek to strike a better gender balance .

IITian para shuttler Nitesh makes a mark on court, Times of India, January 16th, 2018

At the recently-concluded inter-IIT sports meet in IIT Madras, one particular participant caught the attention of many. Nitesh Kumar - one of the upcoming para shuttlers in the country - was competing against abled-bodied athletes in the meet. The final-year Electrical Engineering student at IIT Mandi.

169 students awarded degrees at IIT Mandi, The Tribune, October 9th, 2017

IIT Mandi organized its 5th convocation at Kamand yesterday and awarded the degrees to 169 students.

The Number of Girls Admitted to IIT Mandi Has Gone High, The Tribune, August 2nd, 2017

The number of girls admitted to B.Tech courses at IIT Mandi has gone up this year from 4 percent last year to 15 percent this year. Out of total 150 seats, there are 22 girls enrolled in the new batch of B.Tech courses.

Revolutionising the rustic valley, The Hindu, July 10th, 2017

Students are praised for their ingenuity and skill at transforming theoretical technical knowledge into a prototype. However, at IIT Mandi, there is a twist in the proverbial tale — the focus is on technical excellence coupled with the aim of ensuring that proposed ideas are derived from the needs of society, especially those around the picturesque Himalayan town.

Avant garde all the way,The Hindu, June 26th, 2017

IIT Mandi’s unique engineering curriculum is geared towards bringing positive social change through technological intervention. When one visualises Mandi, in Himachal Pradesh, tall mountains, meandering lanes amidst pristine, unsullied greenery, idyllic village life, are the first picturesque images one is most likely to conjure up. But Mandi is all this and more. It is fast emerging as a hotbed of research, scientific inquiry and learning; one that is well on its way to revolutionising the rustic village mileau, for, nestled in the mountains of Mandi is the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Spread over 540 acres along river Uhi in Kamand, it is one of the eight new IITs established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, under The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2011.

IITs propose to earmark seats for girl students,The Tribune, June 27th, 2017

Wary of lesser number of girls enrolment in B.Tech courses, IITs have decided to encourage girl students, said IIT Mandi Director Dr Timothy A. Gonsalves, who heads a sub-committee formed to find solution to the issue.

IIT students on Clean Himalayas Mission,The Tribune, June 19th, 2017

As many as 21 students and a teacher from the IIT-Mandi have started a “Clean up Himalayas” campaign from the 12,500 ft-high Beas Kund in collaboration with the Discover Himalaya, an eco-tourism promotion agency.

IIT Mandi students clean up Himalayas, The Times of India, June 19th, 2017

Students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mandi, have initiated 'Clean Up Himalayas' campaign to clean major trek sites of Himachal Pradesh and take Swachh Bharat campaign to the mountains as well.

IITs try to woo girls to bridge gender divide,The Times of India, June 18th, 2017

Congratulations on your earning a rank in the prestigious JEE(Advanced) 2017. You may be wondering what it is like being a girl student in an IIT....,' reads a letter that IITs has sent to the 7,137 girls who qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Women Students at Centre of IITs’ Balancing Act,The Economic Times, June 17th, 2017

At least five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are considering a fee waiver for women students to improve the gender diversity ratio at the country’s premier engineering schools.

IITs launch portal to help women aspirants through admission process,The Indian Express, June 17th, 2017

Aspirants who have cleared the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced) can now log on to a special web portal launched to help women get through the IIT admission process. The web portal, launched earlier this week, is aimed at improving the gender ratio at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Why Is It That Even the Few Women Who Get into the IITs, Don’t Want To Join? The Ladies Finger(online), June 16th, 2017

In 2016, the number of women who qualified to study at IITs was 2,200 (out of 10,500 seats). Of the women who qualified, only a much lower number of women decided to join — just 830 women (about one-third) took up the seats. Now, in an attempt to get more women who qualify to actually join colleges, Economic Times has reported that at least five IITs are considering providing fee waivers for women students.