Monthly Archive: June 2019

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Deans’ Conclave for 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, participated in the Conclave viz. Delhi, Bombay, Madras, Guwahati, Kanpur, Tirupathi, Mandi, Indore, Dhanbad, Roorkee,...

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Kgpian@SCR

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 1983. He belongs to the 1986 batch of Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officers. Prior...

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Adding to the glory

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 every year in the month of August. The Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes the professional achievements and...

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A day of action

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, demonstrated different asanas and pranayama during the event. There were also other events to mark...

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Fastest Climb in QS Ranks

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 in 2019, 308 in 2018 and 313 in 2017. This is the highest rate of improvement for top-ranked Indian Institutions....

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Undergraduate Research Boost @IITKgp

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 to launch the first of its kind Undergraduate Research Program...

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For the bright and the brilliant

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 you are a top JEE Advanced scorer, at the end of the 1st...

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In a happy place

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 for real field applications (according to Scopus database). The laboratory is the workplace and practically the home of Prof....

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Risk Perceptions Challenging Green Lighting

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 out at consumer psychology and perceived high-cost factor which might be slowing down the growth of the Indian LED lighting market....