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Interview with Dr. Harish Hande

Interview with Dr. Harish Hande

Dr. Harish Hande is an IIT Kharagpur alumnus (1990 batch), Magsaysay Award winner (2011) and founder of SELCO, a social enterprise that provides sustainable energy services to the poor in India. He was in IIT-KGP recently as one of the speakers at GES held in January. We met him for a candid and interesting discussion that spanned topics like SELCO, […]

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CIC Web Censorship

CIC Web Censorship

The frustration that a KGPian feels on seeing the words “Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Event” displayed on one’s screen is a common trend on campus, especially when it pops up on the most unlikeliest sites. Vague category tags such as “Disease Vector” or “Low Web Reputation” compound this feeling of helplessness and annoyance. It was the intention of letting […]

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RSPL 2013

RSPL 2013

Mental agility is a direct function of physical stamina, and the bright young minds who delve into the intricate depths of their -chosen fields should be given a chance to prove a point on the playground. The inaugural edition of the Research Scholars’ Premier League saw this idea being given a lease of life. A brainchild of Jose Gilbert, the Research Scholars’ […]

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A Glimpse Into the Past

“It’s the dreary hours of a chilly winter morning. A cock crows nearby. Wait! You probably imagined that. The wind seeps through the many folds of your blanket, sending chills down your spine. ‘Who left the door open?’ you wonder as you grasp for one of its edges. You think of getting up to close it, then think better of […]

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At World’s End

At World’s End

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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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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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