Category: Careers

The Indian Foreign Service As A Career Option

The Indian Foreign Service As A Career Option

India is being seen abroad as an emerging power with great economic potential despite many daunting challenges. Countries and institutions all over the world want to engage with India. Our Missions abroad and the Ministry of External Affairs play a central role in facilitating this engagement. The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is the human resource that implements Indian foreign policy. […]

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Placements 2011-2012

Placements 2011-2012

As the academic session comes to a close, TSA brings you the final update on the placement season. This year once again saw lucrative offers bagged by students of the CS Department. We caught up with Professor S.K. Srivastava, to get a deeper insight into the placement process. TSA: How would you rate the placements this season as compared to […]

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The Learning Point: Summer Internships

The Learning Point: Summer Internships

The Learning Point, an initiative in e-learning by an IIT Kgp alumnus (Batch of ’06), is looking for students interested in creating online tutorials, graphics and visualizations. Visit the website to check out the current set of tutorials in Maths, Engineering and Computer Science. First and second year students interested in applying for the paid summer internship may apply at […]

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Summer Internship At Wotgiz Labs

Summer Internship At Wotgiz Labs

  wotgiz is a startup by ex-Kgpians. We’re building the world’s best gadget site using a radically new approach to community-generated content. Our product brings together everything from brilliant user interfaces and social network integration to machine learning and AI. wotgiz labs is a new student team in Kgp supported by wotgiz.  Join us to get a hands-on experience in […]

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A Path Truly different : Young India Fellowship

A Path Truly different : Young India Fellowship

As a student at IIT, you spend 4 to 5 years studying the nuances of a specific branch of engineering or science. Excellent though this training may be, it is entirely possible that you feel the need to add that extra dimension to your education before you make the plunge into the real world. If so, you might want to […]

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Placements 2011-12 – Phase 1 analysis

Placements 2011-12 – Phase 1 analysis

Welcome back dear reader, and a happy new year to you. As another spring semester begins, we at The Scholars’ Avenue focus on two important events from last month – the first round of campus placements and the inter-IIT sports meet. Both saw intense competition among students, were critical to the Institute’s reputation, and saw the gamut of human emotion […]

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Indian Case Challenge 2012

Genese-de-Strategie, the Business Strategy and Consulting Club of IIT Kharagpur, had recently organized Indian Case Challenge 2012 – the largest Indian case study competition of its kind. For the uninitiated, such a competition requires participants to form 3-4 member teams and create case studies, which are records of research pertaining to the development of something over a period of time. […]

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Earth Science PhD research as part of the Closing Tethys Project

The Closing Tethys Project at the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University (ANU) seeks two high-achieving students to enrol as PhD candidates. The students selected would gain expertise in computational structural geology, geodesy and geophysics and 4D tectonic reconstruction. The applicants should be highly motivated with the desire and capacity to undertake both fundamental and applied research. The […]

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Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2012

The three national Science Academies of the country (Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore; Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad) offer several two-month Summer Fellowships to enable students/teachers to work with eminent scientists of the country during 2012. The announcement inviting applications along with the application format and a list of guides willing […]

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CFA Simplified

CFA Simplified

In recent times, there has been an obvious shift towards finance as a career from engineering – perhaps due to the industry’s compensation structures as well as opportunities for quick thinking and interacting with the senior management. So for finance enthusiasts, CFA is the new buzz word.   What is CFA? The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is a graduate […]

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