The De-Registration Saga

What actually happened Somewhere in the first week of April, as we shuttled between elections, selections, treats, PAF meets, valfi profiles and end-semester exam study sessions (if any such exist), an inconspicuous mail was circulated on Student Notices by our then newly instated Dean of Academic Programmes... 
Skewed CPI

ARE YOU IN THE IDEAL DEPARTMENT TO SCORE A HIGH CPI? INSIGHT ANALYZES THE CPI DISTRIBUTION ACROSS UNDERGRADUATE DEPARTMENTS Departments in IITB have evolved to follow distinct philosophies leading to the manifestation of a number of department specific trends with respect to attendance, grading, quizzes... 
Dual Dilemma

Why Internships? studies have consistently shown in the last few years that the sheer value of summer internships in an undergraduate’s career — both from the student’s personal growth perspective and the industry perspective — is immense. This is especially true for an environment like IIT wherein... 
Dean of Student Affairs (DoSA) Interview

The man of the hour and the one stop solution for all student related affairs—DoSA. InsIghT & IIT-BBC are going to interview Prof. U A Yajnik , the new DoSA and you can send your questions to us here—http://bit.ly/DoSA-QnA  
Passing out Formalities + IIT Bombay Bucket List

The article is divided into 4 parts, in the following order – Formalities regarding Alumni Membership, Formalities for UGs, Formalities for PGs and the Informal To-Do List. Please ensure that you go through your respective formality lists thoroughly and meticulously. In case anyone comes across... 
Academic Calendar 2011-12

 
Updates from the PG Academic Council, 2010-11

  The Post Graduate Academic Council (PGAC) of 2010-11 at IIT Bombay, constituted for the first time in the Institute in May 2010 under the GSAA- PG, Mr VSK Murthy Balijepalli, has been constantly and relentlessly pursuing various issues that are of common interest for the postgraduate students... 
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...