Taking the plunge – IITB joins edX
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The content on this website is strictly the property of Insight and the Students’ Gymkhana IIT Bombay. If you wish to reproduce any content herein, please contact us: Chief Editors: Anshul Avasthi, Chirag Chadha Mailto: insight@iitb.ac.in With the advent of websites like Khan Academy, Udacity,... 
Lab Rats: IITB student finds giant viruses in Mumbai lakes
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In the first article in our series ‘Lab Rats’, Gokul Rajan talks about the ground-breaking research going on in the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering. If you too would like to use this platform showcase your research, please contact us at insight@iitb.ac.in The content on this... 
Pritish Chakravarty – EPFL (Career Series)
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GSAA-PG Review: Yeshwanth Reddy
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InsIghT presents a review of the work done by the current General Secretary of Academic Affairs – PG Yeshwanth Reddy, over the course of his tenure till date. The General Body Meeting, or GBM, for the PG Academic Council will be conducted on the 7th of November 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:25 PM. **A... 
GSAA-UG Review: Dhanasree Molugu
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InsIghT presents a review of the work done by the current GSAA-UG Dhanasree Molugu over the course of her tenure till date. The General Body Meeting, or GBM, for the institute academic council will be conducted on the 6th of November 2013 from 8:00 PM to 9:25 PM. **A brief summary of the advances in... 
World University Rankings – With a Pinch of Salt?

A critical analysis of the QS World University rankings reveals the many flaws and blatant inconsistencies in the most popular university ranking system of the world A plethora of rankings exist out there that tell us where IIT Bombay stands amongst the universities of the world. One of the most popular... 
Academic Survey

​The following survey is being conducted to try to assess the discrepancies in efforts put in by Undergraduate students from different departments​. We take into account the time spent studying and that spent on extra-curricular activities. Academic Survey  
Whither Academics? Video and Report of Panel Discussion

Textual report: See below the embedded video. Report of Panel Discussion on Whither Academics? VMCC Auditorium, 3 September 2013, 6 pm Prepared by : Nivvedan S Panelists: Rahul Sharma Nivvedan S Prof. R B Sunoj, Chemistry Dept Ashima Mittal Prof. Sudha Shastri, HSS Dept Prof. NB Ballal, Met Dept Kiran... 
Ethics @IITB – Recent Developments
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By Anshul Avasthi, Anukriti Chaudhari, Devendra Govil, Nivvedan S, Saaz Sakrikar, Sagar Sheth The content on this app and on www.insightiitb.org is strictly the property of InsIghT and the Students’ Gymkhana IIT Bombay. Reproduction in any form of mass media is strictly prohibited. Chief Editors:... 
Joseph Biden and Half the Sky
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On the 25th of July, present United States Vice President Joseph Biden visited IIT Bombay, as his last port of call in his tour of India. In an event heavily publicised by all forms of media, a few questions still remain. Why exactly did IITB get onto his schedule? Why the Earth Sciences department?... 
Response to ToI article titled ‘88% of IIT-B students say professors inept’

On Monday, the 8th of April, 2013 the Times of India published an article titled ‘88% of IIT-B Students say professors inept’ (Link to the article here). This piece on TOI claims to have been sourced from our article titled “Why Don’t We Study at IITB: Part 2 – Teaching and Learning Issues”... 
Why don’t students study at IITB? : Part II

Times of India has in a front-page report on the 8th of April, 2013, picked this up and has grossly misrepresented the article. The actual articles is given in below. It featured as a two-page spread in InsIghT’s third issue for the year 2012-13. The PDF embedded below may be downloaded here: http://tinyurl.com/why-dont-we-study-part-ii  
GS Academic Affairs UG Review: Ishan Shrivastava
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Elections 2013: Ask Your Candidates
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Pursuing his Passion, Mohit Uppal, Economics Enthusiast
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Mohit Uppal 1) What are you passionate about? In a word? Economics. Everything related to this highly unpredictable and perpetually evolving branch of social science. My interests have evolved more specifically into international trade and international economics over the past two years. International...