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Why thousands of deserving students will never make it to IIT

IITs have admitted that they simply do not have enough teachers or hostels to achieve the government's targets of admitting 1 lakh students in 23 IITs by 2020

Sai Manish  |  New Delhi 

On August 23 2016, 45 people met at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi campus as part of the 50th meeting of the IIT council chaired by Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javdekar. Among the attendees included the who’s who of the corporate world like Pawan Goenka, Lila Poonawala, RC Bhargava, among others, in their respective capacities as the chairpersons of the board of governors of various IITs. Also in attendance were the directors of all IITs and some faculty members. Two inter-related issues came for discussion in succession. One was what ...

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First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 15:01 IST
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