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Summer Break Preponed : An Update

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule Mail to: insight@iitb.ac.in The nation is in the midst of a 21-day lockdown and Mumbai is one of the worst affected cities of the country. With the situation looking bleak, the institute administration, on the 28th of March, took the step of declaring summer holidays of 2 months, from April 1 to May 31, and completing the remaining semester from June 1 onwards. Additionally, self-study mode summer...

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Resilient, responsible, resourceful : IITB stands strong

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule Mail to: insight@iitb.ac.in As the unprecedented chain of events unfold in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed some selfless acts which reaffirm our faith in the resilient spirit of humanity. In these testing circumstances, when the nation needs support from everyone, people from all over the world are gladly coming forward to provide the needed assistance. Even at a small scale, these acts of...

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Lockdown : An Academic Perspective

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule Mail to: insight@iitb.ac.in The entire nation listened anxiously on the 24th of March at 8 PM, as the Prime Minister addressed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the entire country preparing to settle down for the long haul (21 days to be precise), the institute finds itself in an unprecedented situation. The eerily calm and quiet pictures that have emerged across various hostel groups paint a very serene...

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Placement Experiences : Sayan Patel

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule Mail to: insight@iitb.ac.in I was sitting with my friends Allen and Parag 2 hours before the placement registration deadline. I was still in confusion about whether to go for higher studies or a job or something else. As is the case with everyone else, it was hard to build trust in any particular option. In my case, the option of sitting in for placements was not very...

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Coronavirus : Awareness and Precaution

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has put almost the entire world on high alert, with cases of infection having been reported on every continent except for Antarctica. We can only hope that India does not become one of its prominent hotspots. Despite the preventive measures taken by the government and various medical institutions, a crisis can emerge if the virus penetrates deep into the country....

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Placement Experiences:Devyani Verma

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: Saman Siddiqui and Varun Sule Mail to: insight@iitb.ac.in The Placement process is one of the highlights of college life, and it is indispensable to prepare in the right direction. Many of us are in the dilemma of whether we want to go for higher studies or sit for placements or if we can manage both. One piece of advice I’d like to give to everyone facing such a dilemma: please talk to...

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