Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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.

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.

Aravali Water Crisis

By Divyansh Srivastava.

They were unerring who said that you don’t know the worth of water until the well is dry. The residents of Aravali hostel realized this the hard way during the recent “water crisis”, as they chose to call it. 

Room for More: A Story of Space

“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.” This description of the Red Queen’s...

Finding Faculty: More than just a question of numbers

The Indian Institutes of Technology are synonymous with excellence and the national academic frontier. But, the IITs’ ability to live up to these expectations...

Of Dirty Clothes and Lost Incomes

Last year, the Board for Student Publications had launched a series titled Humans of IITD, wherein we talked to people whose work on campus...

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.

The False Ceiling: Trying to dig deeper

“It fell right next to my leg.” “Luckily, it happened on a day I was asleep the other way,” remarked a resident of Aravali...

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...

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!

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