ISMP – The Silent Guardian

The Student Mentor Programme at IIT Bombay consists of three programmes – the ISMP or the Institute Student Mentor Programme, the D-AMP i.e. the Departmental Academic Mentor Programme and the Preparatory Mentorship programme. The 3 units provide a support system academically and socially for the... 
Work in progress – Biswas Curriculum

The first B.Tech batch under the ambit of the Biswas curriculum is passing out this year. InsIghT decided to review the curriculum. Aim of the Curriculum The old curriculum needed to adapt itself to the change in student psyche and the perspective of the industry. Students today are far more career oriented... 
Institute Awards 2011

Organization Citation Rahul Gaur Neha Rambhiya Devashish Sethia Edul Patel Person of the Year Harsh Jhaveri Colour Arpit Oswal Akhil Goyal Sachin Agarwal Shruti Chowdhary Mirik Gogri Ashwin Ganpathy Uttam Sikaria Arpit Agarwal Mukund Madhav Devasish Gopalan Nayan Jha Sakshi Jain Shobhit Gupta Nishant... 
INSTITUTE COUNCILS 2011-2012

CULTURAL GENERAL SECRETARY, CULTURAL AFFAIRS – Kunal Mittal (+91-9819701541) Dramatics – Shubham Bajpai Dance – Yash Seth Music – Kaustubh Pandey Film and Media – Poorna Chandra Debating – Juzer Tambawala Literary Arts – Rushabh Shah Photography and Fine Arts... 
Elections 1982: Memoirs of an Alumnus

Hi all at Insight team, Reading up the times-are-changing in Insight reminded me about the election scenario during our time way back in 1982…29 years ago. I’ve attached a scanned copy of Ashvin Iyengar’s election manifesto from back then. Ashvin was more famous with his nick-Fish and is a central... 
Elections 2011 – Results

POST ELECTED CANDIDATE CONTESTED BY GS ACADEMIC AFFAIRS – PG  Surinder Pal Singh – 658 Chandras Jayaram - 611   GS ACADEMIC AFFAIRS-UG Ramanjit Singh - 1495   Sakshi Jain - 819       GS HOSTEL AFFAIRS Abhishek Agarwal - 2064   Vakul Agarwal -... 
The Times They Are a-Changin’

Another election comes and goes. The dynamics of the student population changes drastically. An election is the perfect way, I guess, to gain insights into the minds of the junta. What follows is my experience and assessment of the elections. Campaigning – There seemed to be less campaigning this... 
The Change Thread

We’d asked you what you would want from your dream IITB. A wide, wild variety of suggestions sprung up. Here they are, categorized, and uncensored. Comments and additions are welcome 🙂 ACADEMICS MISCELLANEOUS TAship open to all the BTech final sem students. This would help the freshers and... 
ELECTIONS 2011: A Brief Summary

The following have been elected to serve the institute within the posts which faced competition: General Secretaries: GSAA (UG) — Ramanjeet Singh GSAA (PG) — Surinderpal GSHA — Abhishek Agarwal GSCA — Kunal Mittal GSSA — Ameya Sahasrabuddhe Institute Secretaries: PFA — Vikas Sharma Dram —... 
GBM Phase IV: A Forgotten Affair?

Students who had gathered at GBM Phase IV (Hostel Affairs Council) were unexpectedly interrupted by the abrupt end to the GBM brought on by unavailability of venue. Agitated students were cut short and the continuity of the GBM was broken because of time constraints. Some questions this GBM throws... 
Shout: InsIghT selection procedure and GBM Report

The whole idea of democracy is that people get to choose who they are represented by. The current procedure for the nomination of the InsIghT editors clearly lacks this vision. Saying that opening up this post to elections will result is election of biased editors is flawed; the view of the editors will... 
General Body Meeting – Phase II – Counterview

The opinions expressed in this piece are strictly that of the authors and not that of Insight. – Recognizing that undisputed facts of the GBM have been recognized in the GS Review article and that no effort has been made to introduce new facts in this article – Strongly condemning what transpired... 
General Body Meeting, Phase I – GSAA-UG and GSSA

Phase I, which did not have mandatory attendees from all hostels was poorly attended. The session was chaired by GSAA-PG VSK Murthy Balijepalli. Manas Rachh: General Secretary, Academic Affairs Points raised: Q. What is the current status on the opening of the PT cell for 4th year DDs as they are generally... 
InsIghT Talk Show – Episode 1
InsIghT Talk Show – Episode 1

Interview of Prof. Abhay Karandikar, head of the computer center at IIT Bombay. Watch Prof. Karandikar answer questions about Network upgrade, Wi-Fi implementation, 24 hour internet possibility and much more! Some important questions raised in the interview include : Is it possible to implement 24 hour... 
13.1 – An IITian’s Life