The Rise of Virtual Universities

INR 12,50,000. This hefty sum, on an *average*, is what it takes for a student to get through graduate college in the US. Despite the existence of world class universities, state of the art… more

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February 29, 2012

A Path Truly Different:Young India Fellowship

As a student at IIT, you spend 4 to 5 years studying the nuances of aspecific branch of engineering or science. Excellent though this training may be, it is entirely possible that you… more

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February 28, 2012

To Infinity, And Beyond!

Not everyone who dreams of shooting for the stars actually hits the bulls-eye. In town for Kshitij 2012, TSA caught up with Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli who is one of the luckier few who have been on the other side… more

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February 28, 2012

IIT Kharagpur Model United Nations Conference

A Model  UN  conference is an academic simulation of the United Nations Organization where participants take on the  role of representatives of countries/organizations in a UN council,… more

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February 27, 2012

Diamond Jubilee Lecture by Harry Kroto

The Third Man

In his youth, Harry Kroto didn’t think of becoming a scientist in particular. He played with Meccano models and acted in a rendition of Shakespeare’s Henry V. Incidentally, he shared the… more

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February 27, 2012

Spring Fest Cuts The Deck

The onset of the “cards” themed Spring Fest 2012 brought with it new faces, the sounds of unfamiliar tongues, students dressed to the occasion and even the odd maggu walking the grounds; a general sense of… more

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February 27, 2012

TSA interviews Mrigya

Mrigya performed at Spring-Fest this year. The Scholars’ Avenue catches up with them over email.

How was the Kharagpur experience?

IIT KGP was awesome.. It definitely is one of the best campus experiences of our 12… more

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February 27, 2012

Kgp Boys make us proud at the ‘Earthian’

In the current scheme of things, with the world shrinking, cut-throat competition prevalent in every field, industries and huge organizations and even countries are tightening their belts… more

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February 27, 2012

Institute Development Program

 

Q  : What is IDP ? What are it’s short and long term goals ?

A: The Institute Development (ID) Programme is a new intiative of our Institute.  The purpose of the ID programme is to facilitate the… more

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February 26, 2012

Getting Involved in the Indian Puzzle

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February 26, 2012