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…

57th Institute Foundation Day

“When I came to Kanpur first to join as the Director of the Institute, almost everybody I met in Kanpur asked me if...I had wanted to commit professional suicide ...I did not at all worry…

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 Science, Engineering, Management or Humanities!…

Inter IIT 2014 — An Encore

The Inter IIT Sports Meet takes place in two stages: the Aquatics meet which is conducted around October, and the main meet which is in December. We've covered the 2014 Aquatics Meet here. This article…

IIT Kanpur’s SAE Team Revs It Up at…

A year ago, a passionate team of freshmen and sophomores began the journey to build the first off-road racing vehicle made in IIT Kanpur. Along the way, their dedication and enthusiasm continuously increased, their knowledge and  skills steadily expanded. This…