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The Ragging Incident : Truth vs Hype

The Ragging Incident : Truth vs Hype

In the wake of the suspension of twenty two students for involvement in a case of ragging, the national media was flooded with articles about this incident. It was unfortunate […]

by · October 24, 2017 · 0 comments ·
IIT Kanpur is penalising 22 students for its own failures

IIT Kanpur is penalising 22 students for its own failures

The Institute recently suspended 16 second-year undergraduate students for three years and 6 others for one year on charges of involvement in an incident of ragging. The IIT Kanpur Academic […]

by · October 15, 2017 · 17 comments ·
“Ideas are overrated” – A tete-a-tete with Ronnie Screwvala

“Ideas are overrated” – A tete-a-tete with Ronnie Screwvala

During his recent summer internship at UpGrad in Mumbai, Simrat got the opportunity to interact with Ronnie Screwvala. He is a serial entrepreneur known best for being the founder and […]

by · October 11, 2017 · 0 comments ·
A Brief Timeline of the Security Issue on Campus

A Brief Timeline of the Security Issue on Campus

On 31st August, a postgraduate student at IIT Kanpur told the Students’ Senate about her horrific experience with the Institute security. She alleged being threatened and verbally abused by Mr. […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 2 comments ·
SSAC Ignores Procedures in Ragging Related Issue

SSAC Ignores Procedures in Ragging Related Issue

The 1st Emergency Meeting of the Students’ Senate, 2017-18 was held on 3rd September, 2017 to take cognizance of a recent mass disciplinary action taken against students, in response to […]

by · September 4, 2017 · 1 comment ·
Why were the VH staff fired?

Why were the VH staff fired?

A silent solidarity march was taken out at 5:30 PM on 24th August 2017 in campus to protest against the dismissal of 72 workers (out of strength of 74) of […]

by · August 29, 2017 · 3 comments ·
Senate Samachar : 2nd Meeting, 2017-18

Senate Samachar : 2nd Meeting, 2017-18

Marketing Guidelines framed for Gymkhana Sponsorship In March this year, the Senate approved the proposal of procuring funds from external sources for all the entities of the Students’ Gymkhana. It […]

by · August 5, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Cognitive Science Programme at IIT Kanpur

Cognitive Science Programme at IIT Kanpur

The institute decided to initiate an Inter Disciplinary Programme (IDP) in Cognitive Sciences (CogSci) vide office order DIR/IITK/2017/OO-43 on June 1, 2017. The full details about the programme can be […]

by · July 10, 2017 · 0 comments ·
50th Convocation in Five Charts

50th Convocation in Five Charts

A fresh batch of students bid farewell to IIT Kanpur as the 50th Convocation of IIT Kanpur was held in two sessions on 15th and 16th June, 2017. A total […]

by · June 30, 2017 · 0 comments ·
The New, Standalone Economics Dept. at IITK

The New, Standalone Economics Dept. at IITK

In a historical and pioneering step, IIT Kanpur established the first ever Department of Economics among all the IITs, about a month ago. Earlier, what people knew to be the […]

by · June 8, 2017 · 0 comments ·