IITs to hold joint technology meet for smartest of students to compete

It is said that the proposal to hold the meet came after the group of directors entering a discussion in a meeting held at IIT-Kanpur in the recent times.



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In order to provide a verdant platform for the smartest of students across the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to compete in various events, the premier institutes has, of late, decided to hold an ‘Inter-IIT Tech Meet’ every year.

It is said that the proposal to hold the meet came after the group of directors entered into a discussion held at IIT-Kanpur in the recent times.

“While many of the IITs hold their tech fests, a proposal to hold a joint technology meet was discussed in a meeting of Directors of these institutes held at Kanpur campus earlier this month,” sources told PTI.

More on the news:

  • Sources said that while the Directors were enthusiastic about the idea, the funds and logistics involved were also factored in.
  • “The Directors felt that at the moment holding a separate stand-alone meet may not be feasible but as a pilot project the idea should be taken up. The idea is that an inter-IIT meet can clubbed with the annual tech fest of one of these institutions,” a source said
  • It is learnt that the initial phase the inter-IIT tech fest may be clubbed with the fests held by one of the older IITs
  • “The inter-IIT Tech fest may be held each year in rotation by expanding the tech-fest by one more day in which all IITs may participate and compete like the inter-IIT sports meet,” the source added.
  • source”cnbc”