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  Intelligent Information Technology Solutions LLC. (IITSLLC)
IITS awarded DC Supply Schedule: This contract includes services to enable District Agencies to implement information technology programs throughout their organizations.
IITS Team awarded FAA BITS II Contract: BITS II includes expanded requirements for telecommunications, systems engineering, and information technology support.
IITS Team wins VA GITSS GWAC: GITSS provides a single solution for enterprise-wide IT and Telecommunications projects.
www.iitsllc.com   (184 words)

  Concordia IITS - Training & Development
IITS is committed to serving the Concordia community as an educational resource.
The IITS Training and Development Group offers various methods of training and is extremely adaptable to different learning needs and styles.
The IITS Training and Development Group continues to hold workshops teaching faculty and staff how to use the new phones to their full capacity.
iits.concordia.ca /services/training/index.shtml   (231 words)

  IITs: Doing Manu Proud
Technically, the IITs want to show that they are indeed satisfying the dalit/adivasi need to be part of what is an elite setup at the student level, but in effect they are producing (dalit and adivasi) technologists and engineers who will not be recruited by these very institutions.
The extraordinary attack launched on the reservation policy by an IIT director (P V Indiresan), in the presence of the President of the country (Zail Singh) during a convocation ceremony, for which he did not even receive a reprimand/ reminder that affirmative action was a constitutional guarantee, reflects the situation in these institutes...
IITs embody a hazardous combination of the worst of western capitalist-driven technology's social insensitivity and the worst of the local caste system - the only aspect of postAryan culture that has survived, in one form or the other, for 3000-odd years.
www.ambedkar.org /research/IITs.htm   (6052 words)

 Student-Faculty Ratio at IITs and its   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Perhaps the easiest method to increase the relevance of IITs, and definitely the one in which IITs and their faculty will excel, is to enhance its impact on education and manpower development by dramatically increasing its education program.
It is clear that IITs are currently not playing their due role in technology and manpower development in the country, and the cost of education at IITs is inordinately high.
In general the current existence of IITs will have to be disturbed, which will be resisted in the name of quality, autonomy, research, etc. The only way IITs are likely to change is if it is "forced" upon them by linking the government funding to IITs to their "output".
www.cse.iitk.ac.in /users/jalote/GenArticles/StudentFacultyRatio.html   (2402 words)

 The IIT-K letter and my comments | The News is NowPublic.com
The statement "After all, IIT Kanpur has had an exemplary record of implementing the SC/ST reservation in a supportive and pro-active way that became a model for all IITs" is strange.
IIT professors should take a relook at how their hiring process is managed, rather than claiming that it is not easy to find quality faculty.
Unless IITs produce large number of undergraduate students of great quality, and a substantial numbers of them decide to stay back in India and continue their post graduate studies in IIT, the postgraduate programs cannot produce the desired effect.
www.nowpublic.com /the_iit_k_letter_and_my_comments   (1580 words)

 Plea to Preserve the IIT Brand and Build Complementary Brands to Serve India Petition
The GOI should fund not just seven but many more engineering colleges in India, at least one in each state for a start, to raise their standards and to significantly increase the well-trained manpower pool of the nation, which is of national strategic interest especially in the IT/ITES and other emerging economic sectors.
The Brand Name that IIT's hold today are a result of their intellectual capital, quality infrastructure, selective intake of students through JEE, and most of all, operational autonomy.
Above all, the five primary IITs have managed to evolve a unique academic culture over the last fifty years and that culture will be hard to replicate at any other institution.
www.petitiononline.com /SaveIITs/petition.html   (673 words)

 IIT Foundation [ IITs move to improve gender ratio ]
He, however, insisted that though only 321 girls could make it to the IITs in 2005 as against 4,771 boys, if one compares the percentage of success — keeping in mind the number of applications from each gender — the difference is not much.
IIT Kharagpur, which is the organising IIT for IITJEE 2006, feels that the number of women who will finally crack the exam will automatically improve.
Secondly, the existing school system used to be at odds with the IIT examination, to some extent in terms of the curriculum and the quality of teaching and analytical ability that it imparts to the student.
www.iitfoundation.org /?p=81   (588 words)

 Vidyapatha :: Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The six Indian Institutes of Technology (I.I.Ts) located at Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur,Kharagpur, Chennai and Guwahati were set up by the Govt of India as institutions of National importance.
The Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.Ts) have been acting as leaders in technology innovation by training the necessary manpower and promoting advanced technology in the country and the world also.
The I.I.Ts have distinguished themselves by the excellence of their academic activities and research programmes.
www.vidyapatha.com /indian_institutes/iits.php   (143 words)

 New Delhi Times - Gaurav Bhatnagar reporting from New Delhi, India: IITs ranked third best. Yeah, right.
IIT are a name brand now, which ofcourse helps our cause, but i do not agree however that the curriculum should be less rigorous.
IIT students (esp. those interested in research in practical sciences as opposed to theoretical sciences) will love to stay back in India to work on these research projects.
The fact that they choose to be teahers at IIT in their youth and not in an esteemed western university acts as a stimulus for their frustration for most of their life.
www.newdelhitimes.org /archives/2005/10/iits_ranked_thi.html   (1441 words)

 IIT News Update
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) need no introduction either in India or abroad, for their passouts have already made their presence felt everywhere.
The IITs are funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and their policy matters are decided by a nodal monitoring body headed by the Minister for Human Resource Development.
Announcing the date of the 52nd convocation of IIT Kharagpur, the chairman, Board of Governors of IIT Kharagpur, Mr Sanjeev Goenka, said that a host of research projects had been lined up for execution over the next two years.
www.academics-india.com /iit.htm   (1126 words)

 The making of new IITs
The race for new IITs began even before the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee announced the creation of five more IITs 'by upgrading existing academic institutions that have the necessary promise and potential' at a function organised by IIT Kanpur in October 2003.
However, due to constant pressure from different state governments (all of whom wanted an IIT in their backyard) and business leaders (who argued that the country needed more high quality engineers to feed the explosive demand from the IT and industrial sectors), the central government decided to move in the matter.
In the present IIT race, it is widely discussed in political and academic circles that only three colleges will be upgraded: one in north (Uttar Pradesh) and two in south (Kerala and Andhra Pradesh).
www.rediff.com /money/2005/mar/23iit.htm   (2207 words)

 MSN INDIA - IITs headed for crisis: Book   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With laboratories that are getting outdated and infrastructure wearing thin, India's famed IIT system is under massive strain that can lead to its slump unless they chart a new course, warns a book.
Quoting reports, the book says that the total strength of faculty in all the IITs in 2002-2003 (2375) was 27 per cent less than their total sanctioned strength (3263).
Not only the IITs but a study by McKincy and Co. Forecast a nationwide shortage of faculty for the better engineering colleges to be around 50 per cent, that is, of the order of 5000 faculty members, it says.
content.msn.co.in /Lifestyle/Work/LifestylePTI_020106_408.htm   (283 words)

 nanopolitan: Book review: The IITs -- Slumping or Soaring?
The IIT system is under massive strain: its autonomy is being eroded; its physical infrastructure is wearing thin; laboratories are getting outdated; faculty is depleting (sic); and the competition for admission is pushing aspirants into an unhealthy grind.
Having succeeded beyond anyone's wildest dreams in their core endeavour -- teaching top Indian students -- the IITs are being asked by a demanding nation and an even more demanding family of alumni to elevate themselves to a higher realm: excellence in research.
For example, in terms of research, the IITs are in a far better position now than they were in the 'golden age' when most of what they did was UG teaching [You don't have to take my word for it; Gulhati himself quotes some prominent alumni on this point].
nanopolitan.blogspot.com /2007/01/book-review-iits-slumping-or-soaring.html   (1047 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Cartoon fame for Indian tech school
In Dilbert, a comic character called Asok claims he is from IIT and therefore "mentally superior to most people on Earth".
But he agreed that IIT's reference in a Dilbert cartoon was a recognition of the colleges' fame.
IIT alumnus and senior vice president of a New York-based investment bank, Jetendra Swarup, said that IIT's mention in a Dilbert strip added to the college's reputation and "brand building."
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/3231561.stm   (509 words)

 The march of the new IITs
The seriousness of their march towards achieving the status of an Indian Institute of Technology can be gauged from the fact that the Union ministry of human development resources has called them for discussions for a third time in less than four months.
In fact, the debate over new IITs and NITs was started three years ago by the IIT demand made by this state.
The colleges will be declared as 'IITs' depending upon the progress achieved, as certified by the quality conscious IIT board (an apex council of all seven IITs).
www.rediff.com /money/2005/aug/18guest.htm   (1472 words)

 Proposed Closure of Tamil Studies in Germany
Together with the Institute of Indology in Bonn, the IITS participates in a specific network: While the institute in Bonn focuses on Classical Indology and regionally on North India, the IITS concentrates on modern South Asia and on the culturally different South of the subcontinent.
- The IITS Cologne is a national and international leader in research: Due to its unique position within the landscape of the institutions of Higher Education in Germany, the IITS forms part of a large number of national and international research networks and cooperations.
This is reflected in the increasing interest of students to study the South Indian language Malayalam at the IITS, or in a project which aims at the digitisation of one of the most prestigious Telugu libraries in the South Indian state Andhra Pradesh.
www.tamilnation.org /literature/IITSclosure.htm   (1526 words)

 cnvc:: IIT Information (for an International Intensive Training in NVC)
Most people who send an IIT application do receive a seat at the training: however, this is not guaranteed.
Since transportation to and from the IIT is your responsibility and may be costly, please wait to book your transportation until AFTER you have received confirmation of your acceptance for the program.
If the IIT is full when your application and payment arrives at CNVC, (1) your name is automatically placed on the waiting list in the order received, and (2) your payment is not processed.
www.cnvc.org /iitinfo.htm   (965 words)

 The Hindu : IITs and IIMs must come under AICTE
TWO AREAS, research and contribution to development where IITs and IIMs have not performed up to their potential and did not figure prominently in the debate about the fee reduction, are examined.
Very rarely does an undergraduate from IIT pursue M.Tech at IITs and it is equally true about M.Techs pursuing Ph.D. As a result the students in postgraduate courses in IITs are mostly from smaller colleges.
The attitude of IIT and IIM graduates towards employment in India is exemplified by the remarks of one of the panellists in a television debate that if fees reduction was implemented in IIMs, the graduates will get employment only in Mumbai Corporation.
www.hindu.com /op/2004/04/27/stories/2004042700401700.htm   (759 words)

 NASA Information Technology R and T Base
IITS is a project that combines advanced information technology with futuristic measurement technology to significantly reduce wind tunnel test cycles.
The objective of the IITS unified system is to allow the capture of as much data as possible at a given test condition.
The most significant impact of IITS is the integration of all of the above systems to improve the design cycle by better utilization of the experimental test process.
www.nas.nasa.gov /IT/iits.htm   (574 words)

 King's College - IITS - Information & Instructional Technology Services - FAQs
Normally the department head will contact IITS to request this service prior to your arrival on campus.
Due to the volume of college owned equipment that must be updated and repaired, our technicians must be dedicated to servicing the college needs.
IITS provides a complete web site devoted to computer virus protection and prevention.
www.kings.edu /IITS/iitsfaq.htm   (2392 words)

 Bank Systems & Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
IITs are defined as fund transfers among accounts held by the same customer at two different institutions.
Despite the availability of IIT technology, there are three main reasons why online IITs have been slow to evolve.
But over the coming year, as more large banks launch and market IITs and consumer awareness grows, customers will increasingly expect to be able to use IITs to move money in and out of accounts held with a particular FI even if that FI doesn't offer the service itself.
www.banktech.com /story/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=55801332   (1209 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : IITs: Invaluable institutions
Thus, the IIT at Kharagpur was born premature.
The IIT Act was not an evolution of the Indian Universities Act.
Through such teachers and otherwise, the IITs have set standards for all other engineering institutions to follow, have made engineering education across the length and breadth of India as good as it is. It is because of IITs that India has made the mark it has in software and in a number of other technologies.
www.blonnet.com /bline/2003/02/07/stories/2003020700070800.htm   (1621 words)

 IITS Computer Education - Classroom Presentation Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If a faculty member anticipates that fewer than ten students will attend, IITS requests that another class be required to attend the same session.
Faculty members are asked to ensure that their students have prerequisite knowledge if the presentation is not at the introductory level.
Once a request is made to the Short Course Coordinator, the coordinator will schedule a time slot depending on the regular class periods, the availability of IITS teaching staff, and the availability of the teaching facility.
www.uri.edu /ois/iits/education/crppolicy.html   (181 words)

 International IT Services: Mobile Wireless, Telecom, .Net, Consulting and Outsourcing
Raleigh, NC “Partnering with IITS strengthens our value proposition, increases our capacity, and reduces time-to-market for new products.”
"We needed a partner who could port and test hundreds of mobile wireless applications, and we selected IITS for their wireless mobile capability and their commitment to quality."
Imagine your Monday morning, your voicemail already had several messages, and your inbox was flooded.
www.iits-usa.com   (292 words)

The IITs has always been in news for their excellent inventions and research.
For the last few years IITs have made the world aware of their presence by spreading their alumni in every part of the world.
Just recently two of the IIT Delhi alumni have started a local search network Guruji.com in India mainly concentrating on the Indian market.
www.quazen.com /Regional/Asia/IITs.5493   (284 words)

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