The Cheshire Cat meows again: Facing the board

Cheshire Cat brings to you exclusive tips on how to face the Interview Board IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN when tailors and dry-cleaners do a roaring business......when the centre spread of 'Competition Master' is stolen from…

Back in 1960, the first day of IIT…

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, believed that ‘the world will ultimately be saved, if it is to be saved, by the method and approach of science.’ With a vision to achieve…

A Violent Vision

Cheshire Cat was a humour publication in IIT Kanpur, launched in 1976 by a bunch of comic journalism enthusiasts, led by Mahadevan Ramesh. Some of the people who have been associated with the Cheshire Cat…

Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

The Cultural Council of IIT Kanpur provides plethora of opportunities for students to explore and pursue their hobbies. It is interesting to know that even in the 1960's, when the institute was being established, life…

Prayas and its beginning

Mrs. Vijaya Ramachandran, or Vijaya didi, as she is affectionately known, came to IIT Kanpur in 1968 with her husband, Prof R. Ramachandran of the Physics Department. She resides in the hearts of many people…