Academics

These OARS do not row

These OARS do not row

A slowly unfolding chaotic mess of incomplete information, erratic errors and temperamental tantrums, the OARS surely creates a place for itself in the hearts of every student who has ever […]

by · February 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Deciphering the NIRF Rankings

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 […]

by · January 31, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters

IITK is among the few institutes of higher education where there is no mandatory attendance policy enforced in all courses. Lately, the practice of taking biometric attendance in certain courses […]

by · January 24, 2017 · 1 comment ·
Teachers’ Day felicitation : A humble thanks to our shepherds

Teachers’ Day felicitation : A humble thanks to our shepherds

It is only befitting that the most loved teachers of the institute be thanked for their service to education on the birth anniversary of the most distinguished teacher in the […]

by · September 4, 2016 · 0 comments ·
The curious case of “incorrect” branch changes

The curious case of “incorrect” branch changes

Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. – Murphy’s Law  One of the most important and potentially life-changing decisions that can be taken by a student here at IIT […]

by · July 29, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Difficult Times Ahead For The BS Programs ?

Difficult Times Ahead For The BS Programs ?

The following is an opinion piece by Bhawesh Kumar, a Y14 undergraduate student from the Department of Physics . The author shares his concerns about the future of BS programs […]

by · June 9, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

The Academic Senate recently decided that all instructors will be required to show the answer scripts of the Mid Semester examinations within 14 days of the end of the exams. […]

by · April 29, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Report : CC password change request

Report : CC password change request

Recently, a mail was circulated among all the residents requesting them to change their CC passwords urgently. When contacted, Prof. Y N Singh, Head, CC, asked us to get in […]

by · April 28, 2016 · 0 comments ·
The Waiver Clause of the UG Manual

The Waiver Clause of the UG Manual

Are you an undergraduate student at IIT Kanpur? Have you had bad experiences with the UG section of the Academic Affairs Office? Have you ever been told by your batch’s […]

by · March 11, 2016 · 0 comments ·
MOOC 101: What the MOOC!

MOOC 101: What the MOOC!

Ever wondered on how you could improve your skill sets? Or what you could do in order to get an edge in the competition that we call life? Be it […]

by · October 6, 2015 · 0 comments ·