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Fee Hike at the IITs

  • April 12, 2016
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After months of prolonged speculation on whether the government will or will not raise the fees of IITs in accordance with the recommendation of the joint IIT council, the cat is finally out of the bag. The Union human resources development (HRD) ministry has decided to more than double the tuition fees of IITs from the current Rs 90,000 annually to Rs 2 lakh.

Given the IIT standing committee, expert committee and finally, the high-powered IIT panel all recommending steep fee hikes, the decision to raise the fees was more about "when" than "if". But still, many who refused to read the writing on the wall are a disappointed lot today.

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Waterworks

  • February 26, 2016
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#1 There was a fire near block 6 (not sure) in the garbage heap...lack of water created a very awkward situation at the security area...apparently the extinguisher was faulty too and the poor guy ran from pillar to post to get sufficient water. At one point they contemplated on calling the fire truck for this puny thing!

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Change in Hostel Mess Fee Structure

  • January 19, 2016
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As all of you might be aware about the fact that from this semester onwards, there has been a change in anatomy of hostel mess fees. It has been changed from 17,000 to 22,000 for boys’ hostel while 15,000 to 17,000 for girls hostel. A team headed by Associate Dean Hostel Management Professor Subba Rao, Assistant Registrar Amitabh Mukherjee and Dean of Student Affairs, Professor S.K. Gupta have decided to collect vacation (summer and winter) mess fees along with semester fees. Here is a detailed interview about the new policy with BHM Secretary Yoshita Agrawal.

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Fest of Promises, Community of Rebellion

  • December 02, 2015
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Fresh faced, young, and brimming with energy. A typical faccha, the quintessential nerd, comes into the hallowed grounds of IIT Delhi, willing, not only to learn, but also explore his own being, the being whose development may have been given secondary preference in the years leading up to the JEE.

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Startup to Unicorn

  • September 21, 2015
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To quench the thirst of those driven by the lust of bringing an impact, those destined to choose the road less traveled, the Entrepreneurship Development Cell, IIT Delhi in association with Matrix organised an interactive session with leading entrepreneurs and alumni last Tuesday.

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EQ Workshop

  • August 10, 2015
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A very interactive workshop on Emotional Quotient (EQ) was conducted by an IITD alumnus, Lekh Bajaj, who has been piloting several workshops in schools and colleges to articulate and promote the significance of EQ in our everyday lives.

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Talk on Public Policy

  • August 10, 2015
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Consulting and Analytics Club, DMS IIT Delhi organised a talk on Public Policy by Dr.D. Dhanuraj, honorable chairman of Centre for Public Policy and Research (CPPR).

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New Lecture Theatre Complex

  • August 05, 2015
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With a total area of 47474m2 (about 9 football fields) and at an estimated cost of 162.9 crores the much awaited LHC came to life at the beginning of this semester. 

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Startup Success Story

  • July 23, 2015
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Recently, Mr Pulkit Sachan, an IIT Delhi student, won the Startup Innovation Award 2015. Here we try to take an insight into his mantra for success.

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