Pursuing his Passion: Rajeev Ranka, Aspiring Entrepreneur
Rajeev Ranka, 3rd Year Undergraduate

This piece follows the ‘Why Students do not study at IIT-Bombay?’ article that was published in the January ’13 (15.2) issue of InsIghT. We speak to Rajeev Ranka who tells us how he pursues his passion for entrepreneurship, at times, even at the expense of his academics. Rajeev Ranka, 3rd Year... 
Pursuing his Passion: Arpan Saha, Aspiring Physicist
Arpan Saha, 4th year undergraduate, Engineering Physics

This piece follows the ‘Why Students do not study at IIT-Bombay?’ article that was published in the January ’13 (15.2) issue of InsIghT. We speak to Arpan Saha who tells us how he pursues his passion for physics, at times, even at the expense of his academics.   What are you passionate... 
Passport made easy for IITB students, police checks exempt
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In an initiative to help students obtain passports in a hassle free manner, InsIghT spoke to the Registrar, Mr. B. Punalkar, to explore options for speedy issuance of passports to bonafide students of IIT Bombay. The Registrar’s office kindly agreed to InsIghT’s proposal and will now issue... 
Survey: Faculty Advisor-Student relationships and their roles in the institute

The Faculty Advisor program is an important support system established by the institute. The objectives of this program, as seen by students, professors, and the institute vary, as do their expectations. These range from seeing the Fac-Ad as a constant more-experienced mentor for advice in career related,... 
Prof. Siby K George – Interview on Environmental Studies

Prof. Siby K. George, Dept. of HSS   InsIghT: The Supreme Court has given very good reasons for having an environmental course at the undergraduate level. What are your personal opinions regarding this – both in terms of the entire ES/HS course, and the philosophy module? SKG: There is a widespread... 
ES/HS 200 – an analysis and review
Credit to Sanket Dabade. Pic for representation purposes only.

This is the first part of a series in which InsIghT delves into the curriculum, structure, and execution of various courses run across the institute. For this edition, we analyze the ES/HS 200 courses. Credit to Sanket Dabade. Pic for representation purposes only. The Supreme Court has mandated a compulsory... 
Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Rules for IITB Undergrads

Note: [This document has been released by the Scholarship Committee, IIT Bombay for the benefit of the student community. For further information, please contact Prof. Alok Goyal, Convenor, Scholarship committee at agoyal@iitb.ac.in] Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship of the Institute is awarded to 25... 
Undergrad Research Experience
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Society for Promotion of Undergraduate Research (SPUR) is a brand new initiative of the General Secretary for Academic Affairs 2012 – 13. As SPUR’s first step, 29 students who have been awarded the Undergraduate Research Award (URA) were felicitated in the Students’ Gymkhana Award Ceremony held... 
Students’ Gymkhana Awards 2012

URA (Spring 2010-11 to Autumn 2011-12) Sr. No. Award Name 1 URA01 Rohit Kumar  Saraf 2 URA01 Goyal Abhimanyu  Jayprakash 3 URA01 Deepanshu  Choudhary 4 URA01 Anirudh  Subramanyam 5 URA01 Shubham  Gupta 6 URA01 Vikas Kumar  Rahi 7 URA01 Dhruv  Gupta 8 URA01 Chinta Mani... 
Discerning the SAC

Elections for Overall Coordinators of Independent Bodies Until last year, the selection of the Overall Coordinator(s) for IBs was done on the basis of an internal selection within the team. However, last year, significant changes were made to this election pro- cess. In last year’s SAC meeting, it... 
Election Results 2012

The resuts of the IITB Gymkhana Elections 2012 are as follows: Total No. of Votes Casted = 5346 General Secretary Academic Affairs (PG) – Bandana Singha Yes: 1451 No: 88 Neutral: 478 General Secretary Academic Affairs (UG) – Ishan Srivastava Ishan Srivastava: 1672 Sarjan Satra: 1190 Neutral:... 
Elections 2012- GS Candidate Interviews

Find all GS candidate interviews here:- General Secretary Academic Affairs PG (GSAA-PG) General Secretary Academic Affairs UG (GSAA-UG) General Secretary Cultural Affairs (GSCult) General Secretary Hostel Affairs (GSHA) General Secretary Sports Affairs (GSSA)    
General Secretary Academic Affairs UG (GSAA-UG)

Ishan Shrivastava Election debate video Sarjan Satra Election debate video General Secretary Academic Affairs UG (GSAA-UG) 1.   When and why did you decide to stand for GS? Ishan Shrivastava (Kart) I decide to contest for GSAA (UG) last semester when, as a Department Academic Mentor, I... 
General Secretary Academic Affairs PG (GSAA-PG)

Bandana Singha Election debate video General Secretary Academic Affairs PG (GSAA-PG) Bandana Singha 1. When and why did you decide to stand for GS? Having been involved in the PG academic council in the last year, I saw a number of initiatives being taken for the betterment of research and academics... 
Election Debate Videos 2012

Election debate videos can be found here:- http://gymkhana.iitb.ac.in/~elections