SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    In consonance to Jawaharlal Nehru's vision that science and technology were crucial for India after Independence, which one of the following IITs was first to be set up?

    A)  IIT Madras       

    B)  IIT Kharagpur

    C)  IIT Delhi          

    D)  IIT Bombay

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] As part of Nehru's dream for a free self-sufficient India, IIT Kharagpur was established to train scientists and engineers after India attained independence in 1947. On 15 September 1956, the Parliament of India passed the Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur) Act declaring it an Institute of National Importance.

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