Wednesday, June 26, 2013

IIT News

  1. Several years after it began a masters level course in medical technology, IIT-Kharagpur has finalized plans to start an MBBS program.

  2. IIT-Bombay joins the edX platform (led by Harvard and MIT) for offering MOOCs.

  3. Someone at The Hindustan Times reads Dheeraj Sanghi's blog. See this report: IIT's start blogs, campus tours to woo top-ranked students.

  4. First year IIT-ians find the going tough: nearly 10 percent of the first year students in IIT-M fail the math and physics courses.

  5. IIT-Bombay's method to motivate its students to show up for classes in the first week of the semester: de-registration.