• Obituary: Malli Mastan Babu, ace mountaineer and IIT Kharagpur alumnus

    Malli Mastan Babu, an ace mountaineer, and an esteemed alumnus was found dead on April 4th, after 11 days of searching since he went missing in the Andes mountain ranges in Chile. In addition to IIT Kharagpur, he was also an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, NIT Jamshedpur and Sainik School, Korukonda. Mr Babu, an accomplished mountaineer, held a number of […]

    Malli Mastan Babu
  • Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp

    There are around 7 billion people living in this world, but the number of stories in it is far greater than that. Stories of failures and successes, of hatred and love, of joy and sorrow. There are some stories that invoke fear whereas some teach us courage; some stories are inspiring, motivating and move us to action, whereas some other […]

    Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp
  • Street Fighting to be included in Sports GC 2015-16

    Student members of the Hall Council, the Hall Senate, the Hall Parliament and the Hall Administrative Board have all unanimously given the green signal to include Street Fighting into the Sports GC 2015-16. The respective secretaries of the various halls have also promised to coordinate with Ankit to draw up a general rulebook for the event over the summer.

    Street Fighting to be included in Sports GC 2015-16
  • Happa Finds Out About ‘Happa Finds Out’

    A meeting with them, in front of the Gymkhana at around 3 AM on 26th March, 2015, turned unnecessarily ugly. We were fully respectful of the emotions of the aggrieved parties and appealed to them to see reason, given that they were representatives of a large body of students,

    Happa Finds Out About ‘Happa Finds Out’
  • General Secretary, Social and Cultural Candidates 2015-16

    Candidate 1: Gourav Panda Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-gourav-panda-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/critique-gourav-panda-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/   Candidate 2: Ayudh Datta   Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-ayudh-datta-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/critique-ayudh-datta-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/   Candidate 3: Vivek Bhutra   Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-vivek-bhutra-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/critique-vivek-bhutra-candidate-for-social-and-cultural-2015-16/

    General Secretary, Social and Cultural Candidates 2015-16

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2 Hours Post Election Results, Shadow Realizes He Was A Shadow (Poltucally Incorrect)

2 Hours Post Election Results, Shadow Realizes He Was A Shadow (Poltucally Incorrect)

March 29, 2015 at 6:23 pm

Sources report that Shammi Verma, shadow of Sameer Santosh, was spotted sneaking out of victory celebrations for a lonesome walk on the 2.2. Sameer is a winning candidate...

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50th Inter IIT Sports’ Meet, 2014

50th Inter IIT Sports’ Meet, 2014

February 9, 2015 at 6:23 pm

The Inter IIT Sports’ Meet is an annual 8 day long affair. One of the biggest inter collegiate tournaments in the country, it is hosted by the seven old IITs of the...

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General Secretary, Sports and Games Candidates 2015-16

General Secretary, Sports and Games Candidates 2015-16

Candidate 1: Sanket Mandal   Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-sanket-mandal-general-secretary-sports-and-games-candidate-2015-16/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/critique-sanket-mandal-candidate-for-general-secretary-sports-and-games-16/   Candidate 2: Prateek Jain     Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-prateek-jain-general-secretary-sports-and-games-candidate-2015-16/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/critique-prateek-jain-candidate-for-general-secretary-sports-and-games-2015-16/   Candidate 3: Gaurav Shenoy     Proposals: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposalsof-gaurav-shenoy-general-secretary-sports-and-games-candidate-2015-16-2/ Proposal Critique: http://www.scholarsavenue.org/news/proposals-gaurav-shenoy-candidate-for-general-secretary-sports-and-games-2015-16/

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General Secretary, Technology Candidates 2015-16

General Secretary, Technology Candidates 2015-16

Candidate 1:Kartikeya Fatwani

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50th Inter IIT Sports’ Meet, 2014

50th Inter IIT Sports’ Meet, 2014

The Inter IIT Sports’ Meet is an annual 8 day long affair. One of the biggest inter collegiate tournaments in the country, it is hosted by the seven old IITs of the country, in turns. The main event is held in December whereas Aquatics events are held separately in Octobar. The 50th Inter IIT Sports’ Meet was hosted by IIT […]

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Placements Phase 1 – Roundup

Placements Phase 1 – Roundup

Placements – Need we say more?

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Updates from Office of Director, IIT Kharagpur

Meghamala – the experimental cloud computing infrastructure. Meghamala is the IITKGP Experimental Cloud Computing Infrastructure set up by School of IT to provide compute and storage services to faculty, students and staff. This plan was initiated last year to provide a platform for our researchers and innovators to develop Cloud Based applications and enhance their research capability on this service […]

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The Poster Girls of Feminism

The Poster Girls of Feminism

Preface “…the other day, I heard they were honouring the Canadian men and women who fought at the frontline during the world wars. How can you explain that since women were not authorized to go to the frontline??? Will we hear of Caesar’s female legions and female galley slaves who of course took up 50% of the ranks of history, […]

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Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic Review : A Chat with the Dean, UGS

Academic regulations and procedures at IIT Kharagpur have long been seen as intransigent and antiquated. Over the past year, however, the institute has made an attempt to move towards a system of flexible curricula by introducing a slew of changes that would make learning and other associated academic activities—BTPs and internships to name a couple—less cumbersome for the students. The […]

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‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

Sources report that Hardik, who names Barney Stinson as his personal hero, is going all out to ensure that this Spring Fest is the one in which he actualizes his Lakeside dreams.

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BetaGlide: They will Beta Test your apps and will make millions doing it

BetaGlide: They will Beta Test your apps and will make millions doing it

Mr. Amritanshu Anand along with Mr. Anshul Singhle is the co-founder of BetaGlide; a Kharagpur start-up which as recently as April, got a million dollars in funding at the Rice Business Plan Competition.
Diligently, The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with co-founder Amritanshu Anand and got him to chronicle his journey from Inception to Implementation.

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Heart-to-heart with a Bharat Ratna

Heart-to-heart with a Bharat Ratna

The Scholars’ Avenue caught up with Prof. CNR Rao and his wife for a morning chat over tea in his chambers at Technology Guest House. A Bharat Ratna, a Padma Vibhushan and a Padma Shri, he’s the founder and Director of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). With over 1600 papers, 48 books and 75000 citations, he stands eminent as the “Science Man” of India. The talk gets interesting when he remembers his young days and churns out wisdom about the different roles he played: a student, teacher and scientist, in the form of stories and illustrations from the lives of great scientists.

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The Marauder’s Map

The Marauder’s Map

“I solemnly swear that I’m up to no good”

Let the best kept secrets of KGP reveal themselves as you chant the magical words. The Scholars’ Avenue is proud to present the IIT Kharagpur Marauder’s Map.

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Myth Busters!

Myth Busters!

When 1st years arrive on campus, they always fall prey to a few prevalent myths. We, at The Scholars’ Avenue, attempt to clear the air a bit with regards to these myths.

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The Soapy Tales

The Soapy Tales

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The Research Expedition

The Research Expedition

“A Sloka in the 10th book of Rig Veda appears to be written for praising Lord Indra. The technical translation of that Sloka gives the value of pi up to 28 digits accurately.” Science and Technology has always been a significant part of the Indian culture. The Indian Renaissance, which coincided with our independence struggle, witnessed great strides made by […]

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