Monthly Archive: June 2019

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Deans’ Conclave for International Outreach

PAN IIT Dean International Relations Conclave Highlight on Joint Initiatives to improve IITs’ International Outreach Times of India     Economic Times    Careers360 The PAN IIT Dean International Relations (IR) Conclave was held at IIT Kharagpur on June 28-29, 2019. Twelve IITs, represented by Deans and Executives of IR Offices,...

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Kgpian@SCR

Alumnus K Siva Prasad Takes Charge of South Central Railway as Principal Chief Operations Manager Kgpian K Siva Prasad took charge as Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Central Railway on June 25, 2019. Prasad did M.Sc. in Applied Geology from the Dept. of  Geology and Geophysics at IIT Kharagpur in...

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Adding to the glory

IIT Kharagpur is conferring the Distinguished Alumnus Award on a record number of alumni this year Business Standard , The Week , Financial Express, NDTV, India Today, Manorama, Devdiscourse The Distinguished Alumnus Awards for 2019 has been announced by the Institute, and as many as 20 alumni will receive their DAA during the Convocation ceremony held...

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A day of action

Students and campus residents share a yoga session together on the 5th International Yoga Day IIT Kharagpur celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2019 by holding yoga sessions at the Technology Students’ Gymkhana (TSG). Mr Sudhir Kumar, Physical Training Instructor (G-1) and Health Educator from TSG,...

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Fastest Climb in QS Ranks

IIT Kharagpur Jumps 14 Places in QS World University Ranks – this steep rise among the fastest in the World IIT Kharagpur has emerged as the fastest rising higher educational institution in the QS World University Rankings 2020. The Institute has climbed 14 places to 281 this year from 295...

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Undergraduate Research Boost @IITKgp

IIT Kharagpur Launches Alumni Funded Research Program for Undergraduate Students India Today      Economic Times (IANS)    NDTV   The Quint   Business Standard    Gadgets Now    The Print    Telengana Today    Economic Times (PTI)    Business World     India TV IIT Kharagpur is all set...

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For the bright and the brilliant

IIT Kharagpur offers a wide financial assistance program for the New Academic Session Careers360   Asian Age    India Today The scholarship chooses you, or you choose a scholarship. At IIT Kharagpur, it works both ways! At IIT Kharagpur, you can self-select yourself to a scholarship. That’s right. For example, if...

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In a happy place

The Bio-Electrochemistry laboratory has helped IIT Kharagpur emerge among the top five institutes in the world on MFC research The Bio-Electrochemistry laboratory at IIT Kharagpur has helped IIT Kharagpur gain the fourth position among institutions in the world on the basis of its publication record on microbial fuel cell research...

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Risk Perceptions Challenging Green Lighting

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management point at perceived consumer risks as a hindrance to Indian LED market India Today Are perceived risks making Indians shy away from eco-friendly LED lighting? – Researchers at IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management find concurrence in a study pointing...