Friday, September 22, 2017

Why did the acid cross the road?

While this question may seem a bit absurd to use as a title, we promise you, at the end of this article, you’ll be able to answer this on your own. But before that, let’s talk about waste,and no, this is not going to be another article on sanitation. What we are going to talk about is disposal of waste generated in laboratories and research lab. Doesn’t sound interesting enough? Wait till you know what we went through in certain laboratories.

Change in Hostel Mess Fee Structure

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.

The NEN Dubiety

There is an increasing consensus worldwide that engineering ethics need to be incorporated into the engineering curriculum to provide students exposure to the kind of professional ethical dilemmas they might face on an individual basis as well as the larger ethical aspects of technology development.

New Lecture Theatre Complex

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. 

IITD Market, NSS/NSO/NCC and the case of repetitive threat of mass disciplinary action: Justified,...

George Orwell’s 1984 painted a picture of a totalitarian government where the Big Brother always had an eye on you. There was no escape....

Deferred Placement Policy

IIT Delhi introduced the deferred placement policy this year, a step which was welcomed whole heartedly by the student community.

Student Body Elections

General Secretary and Club Secretary Elections for all the Student boards, CAIC and BRCA clubs were held in SAC from the 2nd to the...

The Placement Saga

Another Placement season. Another season of lucrative offers for some and heartbreak for others. Only this time around, there were a little too many heartbreaks. Far more than one associates with an institution like IIT Delhi . Despite 270 organisations offering nearly 400 job roles and 20 lavish international offers being tabled, the general feeling among the students, both the seniors and the juniors, is that of disappointment.

There was definitely a huge pressure on the placement season this year, considering heavy participation from 5th year dual and M.Tech students.

Waterworks

#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!

TnP Work Ethics

 "Students have an attitude problem"

“We don’t think we’ll come for placements this year”

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