Category: Careers

An Interview with Prof. William G. Hoover

An Interview with Prof. William G. Hoover

The Scholars’ Avenue recently had the opportunity to meet Prof. William G. Hoover, an eminent computational physicist from USA, and his wife, Prof. Carol Hoover. They were on campus for teaching a course on ‘Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and molecular dynamics’ offered in GIAN during 5-16 December 2016. Dr. Prasad Matukumilli, a student of Prof. Baidurya Bhattacharya took the interview. Here […]

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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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P01E01: Sikhar Patranabis

P01E01: Sikhar Patranabis

For the first episode of TSA podcast series, we caught up with Sikhar Patranabis. He is the proud winner of The President of India Gold Medal (2014-2015), for having the highest CGPA among the graduating students. Despite having a PPO from Microsoft, and a monstrous CGPA that could have easily secured him admission into the most sought after colleges, he […]

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Placements Phase 1 – Roundup

Placements Phase 1 – Roundup

Placements – Need we say more?

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DepC Stats

DepC Stats

For the people interested in keeping track of these statistics, and for department change desiring first years.

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The Placement Mood Survey

The Placement Mood Survey

Faced with a deluge of surveys in the past month, final year students at IIT Kharagpur were of the opinion that the latest Scholars’ Avenue survey was just that, another meaningless form. On the contrary, it was a first-of-its-kind endeavor to understand the mindset of an average final year student as he heads into what is perhaps the most tortuous […]

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A Tete-a-Tete with Mr. Rinshul Chandra

An interview with the former VP to review the progress on his proposals.

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Unprecedented Day 1 of Placements at IIT Kharagpur, 2012

Unprecedented Day 1 of Placements at IIT Kharagpur, 2012

With a total of 144 offers from 15 companies being rolled out on Day 1, the Placement Season was off to a rousing start.

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Placements Update

Placements Update

It is that time of the year when shorts and football cleats are exchanged for suits and ties, when the buzzwords on campus become ‘resume’, and ‘package’, and when the calm and soporific life of the average final year KGPian is derailed by a slew of tests, group discussions and interviews. It is the time when some of life’s biggest decisions are made […]

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Placement services across IITs

Placement services across IITs

When you are out looking at avenues for improvement, it is often fruitful to take a step back and notice what your peers have got right. With this in mind, we at The Scholars’ Avenue decided to compare and contrast the placement procedure at some of the sister IITs with that of IIT Kharagpur, hoping to present actionable information and […]

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