" 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..."
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.
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.
One thing that is essential to facilitate all forms of learning is communication. Be it verbal, written, a presentation or a meeting. Done effectively, it can have an enormous impact.
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.
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.
It’s that time of the year again when we say our goodbyes, a lot of them indeed. Some to our batch-mates who would be graduating and even more to our beloved seniors. BSP took a survey of the graduating class of 2017 to find out, for perhaps the last time before they’re out into the world, how they reflect upon their last four to five years of their lives spent at IITD. The questions ranged from academics to extra-curricular activities, from relationship statuses to porn viewership, from food preferences to many more exciting indulgences. Read on to find out more about what the one that leaves has to say!