Current Affairs related Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) 2021 – 2022

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Under this article   IIT Current Affairs  We’ve added all the  latest updates  and important  current affairs about Indian Institute of Technology here that were in the headlines recently. To download a PDF please join our telegram channel.  Telegram link available in the sidebar of the Hompage of this site.

Current Affairs on IIT Madras

☞ IIT Madras has topped the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement 2021.

☞ The first indigenously developed microprocessor of India devloped by the new head of IIT Mardas, Prof Kamakoti named as ‘SHAKTI’

 Dr. Rohit Srivastava, Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)  Bombay, is known for developing affordable medical devices received this year’s Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) award in the Medical Science Category.

☞ IIT Madras has collaborated with the Road Transport Ministry on pavement engineering and intelligent transportation systems to conduct research on pavement engineering and intelligent transportation systems.

◘ This research includes innovative technologies on

  • Novel pavement materials and technologies
  • Hydrogen cell transportation
  • Automatic vehicle classification
  • Novel toll systems
  • Incident management systems
  • Traveller information systems
  • FastTAG data analytics
  • And traffic simulations besides transportation safety

☞ IIT Madras has developed India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair vehicle, NeoBolt.

IBM is collaborating with IIT Madras to support their online BSc Degree and augment select courses on the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) platform.

☞ IIT Madras has developed an AI tool called NBDriver (neighbourhood driver) for use in analysing cancer-causing mutations in cells.

☞ IIT Madras has launched the country’s first consortium for virtual reality called the Consortium for VR/AR/MR Engineering Mission in India’ (CAVE).

☞ IIT Madras & members of the Mobile Payment Forum of India (MPFI) are set to work together for boosting digital money transactions in India.

Nirmala Sitharaman Virtually Inaugurated India’s 1st 3D Printed House at IIT Madras.

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Discovery Campus worth Rs 1,000 crore , built by IIT Madras.

IIT Madras-incubated startup Pi Beam has launched an electric two-wheeler for Rs 30,000 named “PiMo”.

☞ IIT Madras hosted Asia’s 1st workshop on International Memory Studies virtually and acknowledged the need to engage in memory studies under COVID-19.

☞ IIT Madras launches ‘e-Source’ – an Open-Source platform to track e-waste. It is an open-source platform for tracking & recovery of electronic wastes (e-waste) is under beta level of testing by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

 ☞ IIT Madras won the overall #1 position in the ARIIA  (Atal Ranking of  Institutions on Innovation Achievements)

 ☞ IIT Madras has developed ‘MOUSHIK’ Microprocessor for IoT devices.

 IIT Current Affairs Bombay

☞ IIT Bombay developed a novel method using infra-red technology to detect which patients are more at risk of becoming severely ill from COVID-19.

Indian Army with the collaboration with IIT Mumbai inaugurates its first Green Solar Energy Harnessing Plant in North Sikkim.

☞ IIT Bombay Launched India’s First Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH). KCDH will be focused on driving academic programmes, research and industry collaboration in Digital Health

☞ IIT Bombay virtually hosted the 3-day long Conference of BRICS Network Universities.

* Theme of the BRICS Network Conference – “Electric Mobility”.

* This conference is a part of the 13th BRICSR Summit.

* 13th BRICS summit to be held in 2021, under the Chairship of India.

☞ Students of IIT Bombay has launched AIR Scanner, a free-of-cost document-scanning mobile application.

◘ Delhi has signed an MoU with IIT-Bombay and Tata Projects Limited to construct a smog tower.  The smog tower is a 20-metre-high structure fitted with several air purifiers to clean the air.

Current Affairs related to IIT Kanpur

☞IIT Kanpur has launched ‘Mission Bharat O2’ to tackle oxygen crisis.

Punjab National Bank has collaborated IIT Kanpur for setting up a Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC).

HCL Technologies has inked an agreement with IIT Kanpur to collaborate in the area of cybersecurity.

☞ Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched ‘Ganga Atlas: River of the Past’ in the annual ‘Ganga Utsav 2021-The River Festival’ which is developed by Prof Rajiv Sinha, IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Current Affairs related to IIT  Ropar

IIT Ropar, Punjab and Monash University, Australia have developed a unique detector called ‘FakeBuster to detect imposters attends a virtual conference without anybody’s knowledge.

☞ IIT Ropar has developed a first-of-its-kind UVGI-based room disinfection device named “UV Safe”. It harnesses the germicidal effects of UV-C radiations to inactivate viruses and bacteria including coronaviruses.

☞ A robot named ‘Wardbot’ made by IIT Ropar to deliver medicines and food to Covid patients.

Current Affairs related to IIT  Hyderabad

TiHAN,  country’s first test bed for Autonomous Navigation Systems (Terrestrial and Aerial) was established at IIT Hyderabad.

Current Affairs related to IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati is organizing the 13th Annual Entrepreneurship Summit Udgam 2021.

☞ Union Minister of State Civil Aviation General, V K Singh launched India’s first Centre for Excellence in Research on Drone/UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) technology and Artificial Intelligence at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, Assam.

☞ Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT- Guwahati) signed a MoU with Oil India Limited (OIL) to collaborate on development and introduction of new technologies in energy and related sectors.

Current Affairs related to IIT Roorkee

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has signed an MoU with IIT Roorkee to boost research and development in the field of highway infrastructure.

 ☞ The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched the country’s first ‘Quantum Computer Simulator (QSim) Toolkit, which is developed by IIT Roorkee.

☞ IIT Roorkee has launched seven new academic programmes to cater to the rising demand for new-age technologies.

☞ IIT Roorkee has inked an MoU with Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology for cooperation in agricultural research and education.

Current Affairs related to IIT Kharagpur

Union Education Minister inaugurated Agri-Food Techathon 2021 at IIT Kharagpur to promote Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

☞ IIT Kharagpur has developed a solar-powered pest control system for smaller farm fields.

☞ PM, Modi inaugurated Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at IIT Kharagpur.

Current Affairs related to IIT Delhi

Tata Power has signed MoU with IIT Delhi to collaborate in areas like smart grid technology, clean energy solutions.

☞ The Indian Navy has signed an MoU with IIT Delhi on research in the underwater domain of Naval Electronic Systems.

MG Motor partners with IIT Delhi for Research in Electric, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles.

☞ IIT Delhi and AIIMS have developed a Telerobotic Ultrasound System that allows remote ultrasound access through a robotic arm.

National Health Authority has signed an MoU with IIT Delhi to Strengthen India’s COVID-19 Response.

Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has signed an MoU with IIT Delhi for joint research in the area of agriculture and fertilisers including nanotechnology.

☞ IIT Delhi has launched ‘Chakr DeCoV’ to decontaminate N95 masks.

☞ Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of IIT Delhi has partnered with CSIR for promoting rural development.

Current Affairs related to IIT  Jammu

☞ IIT Jammu signed an MoU with Army’s Northern Command to provide innovative technical solutions to them about Jammu and Kashmir.

Current Affairs related to IIT Gandhinagar

☞ IIT Gandhinagar is the only IIT in the country which is running a Centre for Creative Learning (CCL) that will showcase its unique 75 toy creations in the India’s first toy cluster fair held in Karnataka.

Current Affairs related to IIT Jodhpur

☞ IIT Jodhpur developed a low-cost water purification and treatment unit for schools in rural areas of Rajasthan.

COVID-19 diagnosis technique using chest X-ray images is the invented by IIT Jodhpur.

Current Affairs related to IIT Bhubaneswar

☞ IIT Bhubaneswar has developed a low cost ventilation device “Swasner”, This will help to alleviate the respiratory problems of a covid-19 patient.


◘ World Reputation Rankings 2021
• The  ranking is  released by – Times Higher Education (THE)

♠ Key Points
4 Indian institutes have made it to the Times Higher Education(THE)’s World Reputation Rankings 2021.

• The annual ranking of THE that features the top 200 universities across the globe.

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru ranked among the top 100 (91-100) and topped the Indian Institutes.

• The other 3 Indian institutes are _
• Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Bombay
• Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
• Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras..

• The World Reputation Rankings 2021 topped by Harvard University of the United States of America (USA).

• The Harvard University of the United States of America followed by  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and University of Oxford from the United Kingdom(UK)


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