Tag: IIT

Dearth of teaching staff at IITs and NITs

According to the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, the engineering institutions of the country including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the National...

Cognizant will hike remuneration of entry-level engineers in India

American multinational IT services provider, Cognizant, is expected to hike the pay packages of its entry-level engineers in India by about 18 per cent....

IITs overtake IIMs in MHRD ranking of national institutes

The institutions are evaluated on parameters, such as ‘teaching, learning and resources’, ‘research and professional practices’, ‘graduation outcomes’, ‘outreach and inclusivity’, and ‘perception’.

Change brain drain to brain gain: Government

1000 students to be offered attractive fellowships and direct admission to PhD programmes in the IITs and IISc, to encourage indigenous research addressing national priorities.

Paytm Mall bets big on IITs for hiring

The mobile commerce platform plans to hire 150 engineers and management graduates from top Indian institutes, to strengthen its technology and business teams.

Faculties at IITs to hold protest over delay in pay revision

A salary revision recommended months ago, is yet to be implemented.

Monthly scholarship for PhD scholars in IITs and IISc increased to...

The aim is to develop and retain talent in India.

IITs, IIMs start global hunt for best faculty

There is acute shortage of teachers at IITs and IIMs.

Student wellness programmes in IITs now

The programmes aim to relieve unnecessary and imaginary stress elements.

Four Indian institutions receive Accenture research grant

The grant is to promote greater R&D collaboration and accelerate pace of innovation.



How can organisations up their DevOps upskilling game

DevOps is defined as a combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increases an organisation's ability to deliver applications and services faster and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Performance improvement programme begins at Tata Motors

As part of its endeavour to nurture a culture of performance and accountability, Tata Motors has announced the introduction of a performance improvement programme...

Rahul Taneja new group chief people officer, Jindal Steel and Power

Rahul Taneja has been appointed as the group chief people officer of Jindal Steel and Power, with the responsibility of leading the HR function...

#MeToo has reduced women’s harassment at the workplace in the US

Researchers in the US have discovered a fall in the number of reports of sexual harassment at the workplace. This is clearly due to...

Punjab Government to help prepare candidates for interviews

To ensure that no candidate fails a job interview, the District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, Punjab Government, will be holding classes to teach...



“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...