Archive for March, 2009

Gymkhana Elections 2009

Excerpts from Kgp’s first taped SOP box – now available on DC++ ” [ScholsAve] SOP 2009 “ The Gymkhana elections shall be held on the 3rd of April 2009 (Friday). The Statement of Purpose schedule is as follows. Students are encouraged to attend the SOP box in large numbers. Venue : Basket ball Court 31st March: G Sec Sports : […]

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New Appointments

New Appointments

Two new appointments have been made to fill in the voids in administration left after last week’s events. Prof. Souvik Bhattacharya of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has taken up the post of Dean of Student Affairs, while Prof. Gautam Sinha has taken the position of Chairman of B C Roy Technology Hospital. More updates to follow.

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Reply to Prof Kanchan Chowdhury’s letter

Mr Ranjan Khastgir, alumnus (Batch of ’57) replies to Prof Kanchan Chowdhury’s letter . Dear Kanchan, While I fully endorse your views that at the micro level, mismanagement is certainly a cause for the students current plight, at the macro level the responsibility squarely lies with politicians like Arjun Singh and his ilk, who have played caste based politics only […]

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Disclaimer : Inflammatory Notices!

This is to bring to your attention a slew of unsubstantiated notices that have been sighted on the walls of many Halls and the Main Building last week. Addressed using the good name of Rohit Kumar in first person, these notices are meant to provoke students into some sort of regrettable action in an attempt to break the restraint being […]

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Resonance is Hiring

Resonance is Hiring

Resonance is coming for campus placements tomorrow. Its offering a CTC of Rs 6 lakhs. All those who are interested and have submitted CVs in advance are informed that selection procedures start tomorrow at 6 am at Hotel Garden Inn. Those who havent submitted CVs and are interested in sitting for placements here are requested to contact the person below […]

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Renewal of Maintenance Contracts

Renewal of Maintenance Contracts

Students are requested to look through the new Maintenance contract for the upcoming Autumn semester as outlined in the new tender released by the HMC. Hall Presidents and Hall Maintenance Secretaries are notified to read the contract in detail so that any suggested improvements may be incorporated immediately. You may leave your suggestions as comments and The Scholars’ Avenue will […]

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Letter from Alumnus

Below we reproduce a letter written by Prof. Kanchan Chowdhury. Originally posted as a comment it is reproduced here to bring it to the attention of the public. I am a B. Tech. (Mechanical), Patel Hall, 1973-78 and Ph. D. , B C Roy Hall, 1979 -83. Currently a Professor at Cryogenic Engineering and also, President, IIT Kharagpur Teachers’ Association. […]

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ALLEN is Hiring

Candidates are expected to have passion of teaching. The candidate should be inclined towards improvement by practice. They have the requirement of candidates in each of the faculty (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

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Meeting with Chairman, BOG

UPDATE Silent protests and placards demanding justice welcomed the Board of Governors Chairman, Mr. Muthuraman who was here in campus today to find a solution to the ongoing crisis. Mr. Muthuraman had an amicable discussion with the student representatives at 11 AM wherein the students put forward their points through a letter addressed and handed over to him just before […]

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Institute’s Progress at ground zero – Updates

Institute’s Progress at ground zero – Updates

Recent Updates: The new committee has been formed comprising of two Doctors. New Ambulances have been  hired. Also, the ambulances shall now be available at B C Roy at all hours, and not in the transport section The institute authorities have explored the option of using the facilities at Kalaikunda. A business group based in Kolkata has shown interest in […]

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