Friday, September 22, 2017

The Humdrum of Registration

By Priyanshi and Vipasha

‘Well begun is half done’- To bend the quote a little, the registration process at the beginning of every semester becomes so time consuming and cumbersome that once you are done, it feels like half the semester is done! The amount of discussions, debates and consulting that takes place to pick the right courses adds up to much more than the effort we put in for the entire semester.

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.

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....

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.

Swept Away by the Rain

" 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..."

Technology and Innovation Club

The Institute has take a number of steps to inculcate innovation into the students. With the change in curriculum and the inclusion of design courses and credits, the administration has clearly expressed its desire for students taking up more innovative activities.

QS Rankings

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.

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. 

Deferred Placement Policy

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

TnP Work Ethics

 "Students have an attitude problem"

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

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