Category: News from outside KGP

Debating Society Sweeps MUN Conference

Two best delegates. Three high commendations. Best position paper. Two best journalists. Eight awards in all for a delegation of eleven people. It would be a gross understatement to say KGP dominated the show at NIT Durgapur’s second Model United Nations Conference, organised as part of its cultural fest “Verve”. MUN conferences, as a competitive form of public speaking, is […]

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ETDS Shines in NLS Bangalore

Best Direction, Best Actor, and runners-up for the Best Production. At a major national-level dramatics competition held 2000 km away from home. The English Technology Dramatics Society proved once again how a group of budding engineers can be drama queen-ish enough to win bragging rights, not just in their own backyard, but also in lands far, far away. We’re talking […]

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The Not So Amusing Tamasha

Hats off to the white, gleaming Lal Battis for loyally and flawlessly performing their duties in what can be called as one of the most hectic and, to put it mildly, bizarre periods for South Block. The ludicrousness started with a seventy-four year old ex-army personnel deciding one day to give up eating. And interestingly, neither he nor the South Block had envisaged the ensuing […]

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CAT 2011: The Changes

Starting this year, CAT will feature the following changes: Sections tweaked : Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability have been merged into one. This is one of two sections on the new test, the other comprising Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability. No turning back: Each section will have 30 questions each – with an on-screen timer counting down the allotted 70 […]

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In the Water : Another Gold in the Offing?

IIT Kharagpur’s Inter-IIT Aquatics team, which finished first, and the silver-winning Water Polo team gave supporters cause to cheer at last year’s inter-IIT sports meet. With the tournament scheduled from October 2-5 in home waters this time round, we enquired about the team’s preparation. Mr. Ritesh Gucchait, the coach responsible for orchestrating a turnaround in Water Polo fortunes last year, is […]

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The Revised GRE: What You Need to Know

The Revised GRE: What You Need to Know

The Graduate Record Examination, commonly abbreviated as GRE, is a standardized test that needs to be taken for admission to many graduate schools in the USA and other English-speaking countries The GRE General Test, designed by Educational Testing Service (ETS) to test writing, verbal and quantitative skills aims to evaluate students regardless of their undergraduate specialization. Starting August 1, 2011, […]

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P2P Power Solutions wins at Sankalp Forum (India), 2011

P2P Power Solutions, a KGP startup, has been adjudged one of the winners at the Sankalp Forum (India), 2011 in the “Emerging” category. The Scholars’ Avenue congratulates them and wishes them all success in their future endeavours.

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Gurome’s 2011 Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Stanford MBA Fellowship Webinar

Gurome is conducting a free Webinar on Saturday, 16th April to discuss the Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Stanford MBA Fellowship. The panel will comprise all of last year’s fellows, two out of five of whom are IIT alumni. Details may be found at http://www.gurome.com/info/2011_dhirubhai_ambani_stanford_fellowship_event.html

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KGPians bag Mahindra Satyam Aerospace Young Engineer Award 2010.

Three IIT Kharagpur students won the Mahindra Satyam Aerospace Young Engineer Award 2010. Around 60 premier institutions including the Indian Institute of Science, IITs, NITs and other reputed engineering colleges participated in the competition. These awards were given during a joint summit on “Avionics and Defence Electronics” organized with Centre for Military Airworthiness Certification (DRDO laboratories) at the MSDC campus […]

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Inter-IIT Results

The 46th Inter-IIT Sports Championship ended in bitter disappointment for KGP with the Men’s contingent finishing a lowly sixth, with an overall gold in Athletics being the only medal to show for their effort. The Women’s contingent fared a bit better finishing overall fourth, two better than last year. The members of the Table Tennis and Badminton teams were the […]

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