Category: Campus

The team showcasing it's bot to an alunmus.

Know Your Research Groups – Autonomous Ground Vehicle

OVERVIEW IIT Kharagpur is a name in itself which captures your attention and drives you to think about technology and research. It is not just limited to studies but the various research groups that have originated and flourished over the years. The immense hard work that students and the professors have put in, has led these groups to reach new […]

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Clockwise from the left : KX1, K1, K2, K2.2, K3

Know Your Research Groups – TeamKART

OVERVIEW TeamKART is an officially sponsored research project run by students under the Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy Cell (SRIC) and the department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. Since it came into existence, TeamKART has been involved in researching, designing and assembling prototype Formula race cars.   HISTORY In the year 2008, a group of formula one enthusiasts from IIT […]

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Know Your Research Groups – Aerial Robotics Kharagpur

Know Your Research Groups – Aerial Robotics Kharagpur

Overview Aerial Robotics is the field of developing flying drones which could be applied in surveillance, product deliveries, agriculture and in reaching otherwise inaccessible sites to take images and collect information. Working on this far-reaching technology, Aerial Robotics Kharagpur(ARK) is aimed towards research and its implementation in building autonomous aerial vehicles. It is an initiative of the Centre for Excellence […]

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The Dark Side of the Light

The Dark Side of the Light

For two years, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou have been working their socks off to collect cacao pods for their bosses. The number of cacao pods serve as the only servility amidst their servitude. The higher it is, the safer they are and the closer they are to paying off their debt and returning home to Moke and Auntie. […]

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An Interview With Kris Gopalakrishnan

An Interview With Kris Gopalakrishnan

The Scholars’ Avenue had the privilege of interviewing Mr Senapathy ‘Kris’ Gopalakrishnan, who was in IIT Kharagpur as the Chief Guest of the Annual Convocation. He spoke to us at length about his take on the startup culture, the pre-requisites for a successful startup and how some startups can be given a headstart over others.

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ARK-Bots

Aerial Robotics, Kharagpur at IARC – 2016

There are various instances when the students of KGP showcase their dexterity at an international level and they deserve heartfelt applause for their hard work. One recent example is The Aerial Robotics team of IIT KGP, which has recently participated in the 25th International Aerial Robotics Competition which was held at Beihang University in China from 22nd to 24th September. […]

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The iGEM team

The Sparkling iGEM

A team of 4 is going to MIT to attend one of the most prestigious competitions in the field of Bio-Technology. Read on to learn more.

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Internet in KGP: A Recent Take

Internet in KGP: A Recent Take

- Kumar Abhishek, 5th Year Student, E & ECE Department Internet is one of the most sought after lifelines in the KGP campus of today, much like the outside world. It has become a necessity in life where connections and contacts are the key to success, following food, clothing and shelter. Had a bad day at classes? Is the weather […]

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The team with their masterpiece.

The Russian Calling for TeamKART

We had a talk with the heads of TeamKART, who are all set to participate in a students automobile competition which will be held in Russia this year. They talked about their journey and the making of the car. Read on to find more.

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A State of Affairs: KGP

A State of Affairs: KGP

It’s 7:55 when you hurry out of your hall for the class you just can’t afford to miss. It’s a cool morning, atypical of KGP at this time of the year. Birds are chirping, and you take a moment to appreciate the wind that has graced everybody by acknowledging the difference in air pressures, rustling the leaves of all the […]

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