Nation Wide Health Insurance Coming to IITK

Ashutosh Ranka, President, Students' Gymkhana, had presented a proposal for health insurance of IITK students earlier this year. Primarily, the proposal aims to have a policy through which the students have access to a genuine…

Attendance : Needed or Not ?

 With the recent surge in a change of attendance related policies in IITK, Vox Populi thought that it was an ideal time to initiate a discussion among the campus community about this topic. we interacted…

Deciphering the NIRF Rankings

Last year the Government of India released NIRF (National Institute Ranking Framework) rankings, claiming it to be a step towards improving the Indian higher education ecosystem. It collected the data within a couple of months…

Deciphering the QS Rankings

Rankings have always been a matter of major discussions and debates. They have become a reference point for students while choosing an institute for their higher studies, but just a prima facie view of these…

IITK Survey: The Kota Juggernaut

Vox Populi had conducted a survey to take a glimpse into Kota's coaching culture which was answered by 212 students of IIT Kanpur who had previously studied at a coaching institute in Kota. In this…

Sexual diversity in IIT Kanpur: A reality check

Last semester, Vox Populi rolled out the LGBTQ+ Campus Climate Survey to students of IIT Kanpur. We received an overwhelming response of more than 750 people of the campus. LGBTQ+ (short for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,…

The Clock Stops Ticking!

Abhay Jain, a resident of Hall 3, was the President, Students' Gymkhana, 2012-13. He is currently working at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan. One fine day, Karan Deep asked Abhay to write for Vox and he…