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TSA Tech Survey : The campus goes mobile

TSA Tech Survey : The campus goes mobile

Smartphones, tablets and the fancy operating systems that they run have captured the public’s imagination like never before. The cut-throat competition in this space has ensured that prices remain within reach of the average KGPian, and we wondered if this has led to large scale adoption of these tech gadgets on campus.

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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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Issue November 2012

Issue November 2012

  Read the pdf version here - Issue November 2012     An insight into penetration of modern technology in the campus. Chat with Vice President – Rinshul Chandra. Our take on the status of Inter IIT preparations. A Kgpians guide to Calcutta. Rediscovering the Higgs Boson. A Pan IIT comparison of the placement process

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VPspeak

VPspeak

TSA caught up with Rinshul Chandra (Vice President, Gymkhana 2012-2013) midway through his term as the VP and had a small chat discussing the status of implementation of his proposals and his experience so far   TSA: Could you tell us something about the status of implementation of the Public Relations Cell? VP:  The proposal for creation of a PR cell […]

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Inter-Hall Eastern Vocals 2012-13

Sargam, raag, taal, hadkat… The arsenal of every vocalist was put on the frontlines to battle it out on the closely fought Inter Hall Eastern Vocals. Four hours of this musical feast saw the veteran, Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan (RK) emerge victorious yet again. The highlight of the evening was, however when VSRC’s Sahana Das took the stage to give a performance […]

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Inter Hall Athletics 2012

Inter Hall Athletics 2012

They were a hectic two days , the first dominated by a strong Nehru contingent which bagged most of the medals in Field Events, while the other belonged to RP Hall. After ending the first day with a commanding lead of 17 points over RP Hall, followed closely by Patel Hall, few believed anything else but a Nehru victory lay […]

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RK Defends Inter-Hall Debate Gold

The inter-hall debate, held on November 3, asked participants to weigh environmental concerns against economic ones, against the backdrop of political drama. With the exact motion being Environmental concerns are being misused for political reasons to hinder India’s economic growth, each hall sent in two participants, one arguing for and one against the motion. Various examples were cited throughout the […]

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Inter-Hall Ad Design 2012

Watch the video Ads of respective halls here. The task was to Devise an appropriate public service advertising campaign to drive home the message that ragging is an unacceptable behaviour with serious consequences to societal well-being. Congratulations to the winning halls ! Final results – Gold : Patel Hall of Residence Silver : RK Hall of Residence Bronze : LLR […]

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The Mysterious God Particle – Interview with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri

This is an e-mail interview which The Scholars’ Avenue conducted with Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri, Sir Tarak Nath Palit Professor of Physics, Univ. of Calcutta who delivered the S. Dutta Majumder Memorial Lecture on Monday. The talk was titled: “The Higgs Boson/God Particle: A story of particles and interactions”. TSA: Can you briefly outline the role played by engineers in the […]

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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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