CBS 60 minutes stated
Put Harvard, Princeton and MIT together, and you begin to get the idea of the status of this school in India, dedicated to producing world-class chemical, electrical and computer engineers with a curriculum that may be the most rigorous in the world.
Kamath’s grading system was a punch in the nose for students who fancied themselves as the best and brightest in India. Often, only one student per test got an A – the top scorer. The second-best score got a B. Everyone else got Cs, Ds, or Fs.” [Business Week (December 7, 1998]
And it’s hard to think of anything like IIT anywhere in the world. It is a very unique institution.
I counted 108 total names, out of which 3 (or 2) seemed to be Indian – Anoop Gupta, Satya Nadella, and Sanjay Parthasarathy. Could confirm a single one – Anoop Gupta, a graduate of IIT Delhi.
This is IIT Bombay. Put Harvard, MIT and Princeton together, and you begin to get an idea of the status of this school in India.” (Lesley Stahl, co-anchor on CBS 60 Minutes)
eton together, and you begin to get an idea of the status of this school in India.” (Lesley Stahl, co-anchor on CBS 60 Minutes)
And it’s hard to think of anything like IIT anywhere in the world. It is a very unique institution.” (Bill Gates, Microsoft)
“Per capita, IIT has produced more millionaires than any other undergraduate institution.” (Salon Magazine)
“The process for selection is absolutely draconian.” (McKinsey head Rajat Gupta quoted in Business Week article on IIT titled ‘Whiz Kids.’)