Monthly Archive: December 2018

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Smartphone App to Aid Smoking Cessation

Smartphone applications in the present times are the popular source of information on market intelligence. In the last decade, these gadgets have been revolutionizing the consumer world by replacing our wallets and bringing services such as cabs, restaurants, shops, IoT based smart homes at our doorsteps. These are also contributing...

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Going places

Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee, Dean international South Asia and Director, Curtin-India Academy, Curtin University, has been visiting IIT Kharagpur for the past five years with a team drawn from the top faculty of Curtin University who understand, as he does, the immense potential the Curtin University-IIT Kharagpur joint PhD programme holds...

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IIT KGP Sets New Placement Benchmark

The Week     Business Standard    Economic Times   Zee Business  Financial Express IIT Kharagpur has completed the phase 1 of placement for 2018-19 with 1275+ offers from 192 companies. The campus has witnessed the presence of many IT-Software, e-commerce, Finance and Analytics companies including the core engineering one. About 40% of...

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The Changemaker

Times of India Alumnus Arjun Malhotra has been conferred with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Dataquest Digital Leadership Conclave 2018. Arjun who graduated from the Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Communications Engineering at IIT Kharagpur with B.Tech. (Hons.) in 1970, is considered to be one of the pioneers of the...

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6 Days, 1000+ Offers

Times of India   Business Standard   India Today    CNBC TV18   Anandabazar IIT KGP has received 1000 job offers in a record 6 days. A total of 112 companies visited till December 6, 2018 with the 6th day ending with 1000+ offers. This included more than 250 PPOs. This has been the fastest 1000...

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Leading Cyber Security Education

Times of India     The Week    Business Standard IIT Kharagpur has been adjudged the winner of the DSCI Excellence Award 2018 for Cyber Security Education by NASSCOM‘s Data Security Council of India (DSCI). The Institute, which has been making waves in the areas of cybersecurity, IoT security and associated areas in Artificial Intelligence, was awarded...

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PAN IIT Conclave 2019

PanIIT, the alumni association of more than 30,000 IITians from all the IITs, is going to hold a Conclave at IIT Delhi on Artificial Intelligence on January 19-20, 2019. The theme of the meet is “Artificial Intelligence: What does the Future hold for India?” The conclave will be attended by...

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Smart Diagnostics for Pulmonary Healthcare

Business Standard (IANS)   Business Standard (PTI)    Deccan Chronicle   Biospectrum     Outlook    Quint     Devdiscourse Researchers at the Dept. of Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering at IIT Kharagpur have developed a decision support system to diagnose malignant and other diseased tissues in the lungs. While one system can refer...

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Japan Fever Hits IIT KGP Placement

Times of India   Times Now   Economic Times   Indian Express    Financial Express    Business Standard   The Week   The Hindu BusinessLine    ABP News  First Post Hindi Analytics is again ruling the roost in the first three days of campus placement at IIT Kharagpur with 150+ Analytics profiles among the 769 offers...