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Humans of KGP

Humans of KGP

From being a typical JEE aspirant to being a typical ‘job-material’ IITian. This summarizes my first three and a half years in Kharagpur. Luckily, while being a dual degree student, I got a PPO from one of the most sought-after employers in my 4th year. As Baldev Singh tells Simran in DDLJ, I told my heart, “Ja jee le apni zindagi”. And so, I went on the Jagriti Yatra, a 14-day train journey around India. For the first time, I noticed non-IITians and non-engineers, working on nation-building with the kind of passion I could only dream of being infected with.…
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Adding value

Adding value

Professor Tiwari’s gurukul If you happen to take a midnight stroll across the academic complex of IIT Kharagpur, somewhere close to the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, you are likely to come across a group of students in deep conversation with a professor. Classes at odd hours of the day, and even night, are not something unusual in IIT Kharagpur. But hardly any class continues till the wee hours of the morning, except perhaps this particular one in this particular department. The most amazing part is that this is a class of students who willingly subject themselves to the…
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A Frenchman comes to town

A Frenchman comes to town

Charlie Fevrier from Toulouse was in IIT Kharagpur recently on a short term internship Mr Charlie Fevrier from the Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France was in IIT Kharagpur on a short term internship at the Electrical Engineering Department starting April, 2018. Foreign students doing their Masters Programs from any recognized institute/university, and interested in carrying out course work/research not leading to a degree may visit IIT Kharagpur for a short period not exceeding two consecutive semesters with the intervening summer/winter term. Such students are accepted as 'visiting students'. Students also visit for joint programmes of short duration such as Practicum…
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Inspiring win

Inspiring win

Prof. Sudip Misra of the Computer Science and Engineering Department sets an inspiring example by winning the Careers360 Outstanding Faculty Award in Computer Science for 2018 “A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron,” said Horace Mann. And the best way to inspire anyone is by setting an example. Dr Sudip Misra, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, has done just that by winning the Careers360 ‘Outstanding Faculty Award’ in Computer Science for the Year 2018. Prof. Misra recently received the award from the…
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