Student Issues

PhD funding crunch

PhD funding crunch

Well-conducted research is vital to the success of global endeavors. Not only does research form the foundation of program development and policies all over the world, it can also be […]

by · June 12, 2018 · 0 comments ·
Mass food poisoning in Hall 12

Mass food poisoning in Hall 12

On the night of 4th February (Sunday), around forty students from Hall 12 seeked medical assistance in the institute health centre (HC) complaining of stomach ache and vomiting. The physician […]

by · February 9, 2018 · 0 comments ·
An Open Letter to the Core Team, Antaragni ’17

An Open Letter to the Core Team, Antaragni ’17

Dear Antaragni core team, Hope you have recovered from the euphoria of having conducted the most awaited calendar event in IIT Kanpur. Congratulations on inviting some of the biggest names […]

by · October 30, 2017 · 0 comments ·
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 ·
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 ·
The Curious Case of Blank Manifestos

The Curious Case of Blank Manifestos

Over the past few years, the number of nominations, for both Senate and Executive positions, have steadily decreased. During this general elections, the condition worsened, leaving the governance body short […]

by · February 17, 2017 · 1 comment ·
Senate Samachar 2016-17/1

Senate Samachar 2016-17/1

Senate Samachar brings out its first post to highlight the agendas discussed in the 6th special meeting and the 9th meeting of the students’ senate. Clarifications: The senate has not rejected […]

by · February 12, 2017 · 0 comments ·
EC Proposes, Junta Disposes !

EC Proposes, Junta Disposes !

The General Elections for the year 2017 concluded last week. A rather dull and controversial election season saw the Election Commission take up various new initiatives in an endeavour to […]

by · January 27, 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 · 2 comments ·