Category: Life @ Kgp

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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...

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Work some, play some more

The competition was stiff, but lab visits and robotics lightened the mood on Day 2 of IIT Kharagpur’s YIP 2019 The day started early for the participants of IIT Kharagpur’s Young Innovators Program 2019 on November 9. The stakes were high, and so there was not a moment to lose....

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The show begins

Smiles, lots of curiosity, hope and some anxiety. IIT Kharagpur Young Innovators Program 2019 begins with this precious mix The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators...

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Gaaner Opaarey – My Parallel Universe of Rabindrasangeet

Ms Alokananda Roy – an eminent Rabindrasangeet vocalist at IIT Kharagpur shares her journey The first person to introduce me to Tagore’s music was my mother, a trained Rabindrasangeet singer herself and alumna of ‘Geetabitan’ an eminent music institute in Kolkata. Thus, one could say, I was born listening to...

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Taare Zameen Par

An evening with international students at the SRRF Lab, IIT Kharagpur Diwali was just round the corner when a galaxy of stars descended on the Structural Reliability and Research Facility (SRRF) Lab last Tuesday evening over mouth-watering snacks and a tête-à-tête with the International Relations Office of IIT Kharagpur. These...

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Evolution of Office Automation – A Personal Experience

Interview with Mr Tapas Kumar Sensarma – Secretary to the Director, IIT Kharagpur “I was a naïve, confused 21-year old when I joined IIT Kharagpur in 1982 through an open advertisement. Having appeared for a three-step test which included written, typing and interview, my first posting was at the Department...

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Water, Water Everywhere!

IIT Kharagpur hosts the 35th Inter IIT Aquatics Meet 2019 The water babies of IIT Kharagpur dived in and swam out with medals, leaving Dhanbad and Roorkee behind them. With tough competition from their Madras and Bombay counterparts, the swimmers gave their best performance, proving their nerves of steel, during...