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Prof. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay Awarded The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize For Science And Technology, 2021

Prof. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay Awarded The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize For Science And Technology, 2021

Prof. Debdeep Mukhopadhyay of the Computer Science and Engineering Department was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize For Science And Technology 2021 in Engineering Sciences for notable and outstanding research in Cryptography, Information Security, System Security, CAD for VLSI & Embedded Systems, and Cyber-Physical Systems Security. Prof. Mukhopadhyay completed his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and continued with his Ph.D. at the Computer Science department. After a brief teaching stint at IIT Madras, he returned to Kharagpur and embarked on a stellar teaching career. His research involves implementing cryptographic engineering to identify and thwart attack surfaces and side-channel…
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National Webinar on Leveraging Technology for Good Governance at IIT Kharagpur on 30.09.2021

National Webinar on Leveraging Technology for Good Governance at IIT Kharagpur on 30.09.2021

  The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur invites you to attend the National Webinar on “Leveraging Technology for Good Governance”, on September 30, 2021 (Thursday) on virtual platform from 09:55 AM to 02:55 PM. The event is being organised as a part of the Completion of Programs on Good Governance, organised by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Hon’ble Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship & Electronics and Information Technology, will be the Chief Guest and will also present the inaugural address. Shri Rakesh Ranjan, Additional Secretary of the Department…
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IIT Kharagpur Enhances the BRICS Network University Strategic Partnerships

IIT Kharagpur Enhances the BRICS Network University Strategic Partnerships

IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP) has hosted the Second International Thematic Group (ITG) online Meeting on, “Computer Science and Information Security” (CS & IS) of the BRICS Network University (NU) on August 31, 2021. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is the lead institution of the Computer Science and Information Security Group at BRICS Network University. BRICS Network University is a consortium of higher education institutions of the five BRICS member countries, comprising of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, formed with the objective of developing bilateral/multilateral short-term joint training, master’s and PhD programmes along with joint research projects in various knowledge…
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HOW THE ASSAM RIFLES CYCLE RALLY INSPIRED THE IIT KHARAGPUR COMMUNITY?

HOW THE ASSAM RIFLES CYCLE RALLY INSPIRED THE IIT KHARAGPUR COMMUNITY?

A team of jawans from the Assam Rifles visited IIT Kharagpur en route to New Delhi on their 3000 km long cycle rally from Shillong to the national capital. Championing the bad weather, the jawans paid tribute to the freedom fighters and martyrs of the freedom movement at the Hijli Shaheed Bhavan in a small yet impassioned ceremony. Having halted overnight on the campus, the contingent of a few dozen cyclists (mostly jawans) arrived at the Hijli Shaheed Bhavan after rallying through the prominent landmarks of the campus. During the ceremony, felicitations and mementos were exchanged between the Assam Rifles and…
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Bestow the Honoury Awards to the Shining Stars

Bestow the Honoury Awards to the Shining Stars

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur believes that its faculty and staff members deserve recognition for dedication in fulfilling their responsibilities and carrying out the Institute’s mission. Each and every year, on the occasion of Institute’s Foundation Day, several awards are designed to promote and reward outstanding performance by faculty and staff at IIT Kharagpur. This year also, on the occasion of the 71st Foundation Day of IIT Kharagpur, various awards have been presented to its faculty and staff members. The categories for the Faculty are the Institute Chair Professorship Award, the Avinash Gupta Chair Professorship Award, The Faculty Excellence Award,…
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IIT Kharagpur Offers First-of-its-Kind Full Ride Scholarship

IIT Kharagpur Offers First-of-its-Kind Full Ride Scholarship

Higher education can cost a significant amount of money. Students, though being meritorious and excellent academically, find it difficult to push through for higher studies due to lack of income flow. There is nothing to worry. IIT Kharagpur is here to support. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has instituted India’s first-of-its-kind Full Ride Scholarship entitled “Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Full Scholarship for Top 100 JEE (Advanced) Rankers”. This full ride scholarship is to support the students within Top 100 All India Rankings in JEE Advanced and whose parents’ gross annual income is below Rupees Twenty Lakhs.  This full ride…
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Observation of 7th International Yoga Day at IIT Kharagpur

Observation of 7th International Yoga Day at IIT Kharagpur

With the theme “Yoga for Wellness”, Technology Students’ Gymkhana (TSG) has successfully organised 7th International Day of Yoga at IIT Kharagpur with 30 participants, including Prof Somesh Kumar, Dean of Students’ Affairs; Prof Venkappayya R Desai, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Architecture; Prof Khanindra Pathak, Dean Infrastructure; Prof Ajay K Singh, President of TSG; Dr Rajeev Rawat, Senior Hindi Officer; Mr S S Jha, Security Officer and other TSG Personnel as well as other invited guests, following the standard protocols issued by the Institute and Government of India regarding COVID-19. Mr. Sudhir Kumar, PTI, G-1 of IIT Kharagpur performed…
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Technology Students’ Gymkhana successfully conducted Motivational Talk Show

Technology Students’ Gymkhana successfully conducted Motivational Talk Show

“Don’t be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again”- Richard Branson A Motivational Talk Show was arranged by Technology Students’ Gymkhana at IIT Kharagpur, where Mr. Hitesh Sharma, a renowned International Football Player as well as the current player of Hyderabad FC in Indian Super League, shared his aspirations, his struggle and his strive for the bigger picture. More than 45 students including NSO Football players and Inter IIT Football Team players joined the event. Undoubtedly, it was a great opportunity for the students to learn a lot from the real-life experience of Mr. Hitesh Sharma. The…
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Savoury Nomination for Dr SANJIV GOENKA for the 5th time as IIT Kharagpur Chairman

Savoury Nomination for Dr SANJIV GOENKA for the 5th time as IIT Kharagpur Chairman

Dr. Sanjiv Goenka has once again been nominated as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur by the Honourable President of India. This will be for a period of one year from 27.06.2021 to 26.06.2022. This is the fifth time Dr. Goenka has been bestowed this honour. "It is a real honour and a privilege to be able to serve an iconic institution like the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,'' said Dr. Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. " The whole Institute is delighted to get Dr Goenka's guidance and direction for…
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IIT Kharagpur students have participated in a leadership talk- Second MIC Driven Activity

IIT Kharagpur students have participated in a leadership talk- Second MIC Driven Activity

MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) has conducted a leadership talk (Second MIC Driven Activity of Quarters 3 and 4) with Dr. Anand Deshpande, the founder Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems, where the postgraduate students and research scholars of IIT Kharagpur have participated enthusiastically with effective learning outcome. The discussion has been on the topic “From Ph.D. / Master’s Thesis to a Start- Up”, where Dr. Anand Deshpande has laid emphasis on promoting innovation and entrepreneurial concepts in students.  “Nearly about 1 million students graduate every year. Among them, 6% are into Masters and among these 6% students, few venture…
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