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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Chennai: M-Tech student of IIT Madras found hanging in his hostel room - dna

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 - 2:15pm IST | Agency: dna webdesk

A 23-year-old IIT-Madras student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his hostel room on Monday.

According to reports, M-Tech second-year student N Narendra Kumar Reddy of Kadapa district in  Andhra Pradesh was reportedly depressed after he failed to clear the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering to study abroad.

"At this time, we have no indication of the reason for death. The student's parents have been notified. The institute offers its deepest condolences to the parents for the unfortunate and devastating loss," reported NDTV quoting the institute's director.

Kumar had returned from his native place on Monday. When he did not come out his room for lunch and dinner, his friends checked in on him and found his body hanging.

The police is investigating the death and the institute is cooperating with the Police, reported ANI.