Category: Life @ Kgp

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Joining forces

Former directors and alumni brainstorm over IIT Kharagpur at the Institute’s 17th Annual Alumni Meet IIT Kharagpur had the rare honour of hosting four former directors who flagged off the opening ceremony of the 17th Annual Alumni Meet of the Institute on Friday, January 10, 2020. Prof. K.L. Chopra, Prof....

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I Came. I Saw. I Played.

Olivier Jean Bouchet, Post-Doctoral Fellow from France, talks about how he turned Midfielder in the 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet 2019 at IIT Kharagpur “When I came here in July this year, I found a few students playing football at the Tata Steel Sports Complex. That intrigued me. I also...

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Ear to the ground

The teaching feedback from first year UG students of IIT Kharagpur will be known shortly. What did the earlier feedback reveal? Prof. Jeevanjyoti Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, received Top Feedback from First Year Undergraduate students for Spring 2019. His faceweb page reveals a lot about his connection...

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Now and then

So far so good. But unlike in the Nineties, placements today are a completely different ball game Why is a black coat and dark trousers the invariable wear during placements? If Pradeep Poddar, who just landed a placement with Accenture, is to be believed, it is only because students are...

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54th Inter IIT Sports Meet Flags Off at IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur and IIT Bhubaneswar co-host 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet 2019   IIT Kharagpur, 15th December: IIT Kharagpur flagged off its 54th Inter IIT Sports Meet on 14th December 2019. The nine-day event is co-hosted by IIT Bhubaneswar with more than 2600 students participating from 23 IITs. The mega...

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NSS IIT KGP Annual Camp 2019: A Report

The annual National Service Scheme (NSS) camp witnessed social awareness programmes, health and wellness workshops, and public welfare activities in villages Contributor: Prof. Gautam Saha, Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Communications Engineering, IIT Kharagpur A third of the IIT KGP freshman community certainly had an exceptional experience this winter. The...

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Lessons from Day 3

When it comes to placements, the Department does not matter, but the skills that students pick up at IIT Kharagpur do SBeating all conventional logic, which would expect the number of placements to go down steadily with each passing day, the figures at IIT Kharagpur show a consistently upward trend....

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Around the Campus in 60 minutes…

Young Innovators Program 2019 participants take a tour of IIT Kharagpur campus “How big is the campus, and how long would it take to see everything around?” asked an inquisitive voice. Pratyush Bansal, a 9th grade student from Global Indian International School, Singapore had come as a participant to IIT...

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The day of many victories

Children’s environmental concerns find voice at IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019 Times of India,  NDTV,  Business Standard, The Week, Preptube.in, Hans India, Devdiscourse, College Dekho Greta Thunberg can take heart. The theme of ‘Energy and Environment’ received top billing at IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019, with a majority of the participating school students electing...