Category: Life @ Kgp

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Joining forces

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. Amitabha Ghosh, Prof. Damodar Acharya and Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti were special invitees of the...

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Ear to the ground

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 with students. More than the academic exploits of the teacher, it talks about how students should proceed if they wanted to...

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Now and then

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 following tradition. “We have seen pictures of our seniors wearing black, and so black it is,” says...

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54th Inter IIT Sports Meet Flags Off at IIT Kharagpur

  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 event held at IIT KGP is witnessing tough competition across eight games...

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NSS IIT KGP Annual Camp 2019: A Report

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 annual National Service Scheme (NSS) camp for this year was based at village Shyameshwarpur under Gopali Gram Panchayat of Kharagpur Block...

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Lessons from Day 3

Beating 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. From 170 placements offered on Day 1, the figure went up to 250 on Day 2. A total of 162 were...

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Around the Campus in 60 minutes…

“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 Kharagpur campus on the event of the Young Innovators Program 2019. Launched...

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The day of many victories

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 to find their own ways to combat pollution and promote conservation. In...