QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Rankings known for its transparent and accurate method for giving ranks to universities worldwide, released its 2015 list recently in which MIT University has been ranked as no. 1 worldwide, followed by Harvard, institutes in India have finally made their first step forward towards global appreciation and recognition, being in top 200 for the first time in its history.
#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!
Recognizing the need to provide an effective medium of discourse between the students and the administration in a quality academic institution , the Student Affairs Council (SAC) organized an open meeting with the director for all research scholars at IIT Delhi.
" I refreshed the opened website after every half an hour, hoping that something magical would happen. But the grim forecast of persistent heavy downpours dampened my spirits even further.
It was already 5th December. Only 9 days left for the much awaited inter IIT sports meet. Nine days..."
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.
One key thing that separates a prestigious academic institute from others is its willingness to discuss and address the problems faced by its student community. An epitome of this was the 'Open Meeting with Director' which was held on the 20th April,2014 at Dogra Hall for the first and second year students of IIT Delhi.
Every year, foreign exchange remains one of the most hyped opportunities amongst sophomores providing them with a delightful opportunity to spend a semester in a new land. Amongst the many who apply for it (leaving out those whose grade sheets weigh too less in numbers to make them eligible for a semester abroad), only a few get through and the shattered dreams of the rest compel them to question the procedure and they do deserve an answer to “why not them”.