Placements 2015 – 2016 : Trends and Statistics (Part 2)

In the second part of the placement report, we look at sector-wise composition of job offers & profiles, day-wise composition of job offers & profiles and preferred sectors across departments & programmes. It is important to analyze the placement data of the previous years and draw inferences while one is preparing for placements. To quote Placements Advisor Prof. Babu, “Pre-final year students should look at the data as well as the inferences and strategize accordingly for their Placement.”

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Getting the ‘Gyan’ Out of GIAN Courses

GIAN is a new initiative of MHRD that aims to provide opportunities for Indian students to take elective courses offered by foreign faculty. GIAN courses are offered in niche areas, are very specialized and targeted at researchers actively working in that area. This article details how the students of IIT Madras can make the best use of this opportunity.

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The Chronicles of a Muggu – bhOndOO

It is that time of the year when the T5E team is busy studying for the end semester examinations and the T5E website is in danger of remaining static. Fortunately, a guest writer named bhOndOO, who claims to be a student researcher at IIT Madras, has graciously agreed to keep it updated with posts about his life at IIT Madras.

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Tech At Its Best – The CFI Open House

The CFI Open House – the flagship event of CFI – is back this year with a plethora of technical projects, live demos, enriching technical presentations and static displays. The CFI Open House, originally started with the intention of improving faculty-student relations in the Shaastra and CFI sphere, has now evolved into a veritable platform for students to display their projects and get appreciated for their work.

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Internships for All – Interview with Prof. Chandramouli

Prof. Chandramouli became the faculty advisor of the internship office in February, building on his experiences of being the faculty in charge of ME internships. He believes that faculty intervention in the internship process will lead to transparency and increase the number of internship opportunities for students.

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A Lifetime of Achievement

“You have to try to do something impossible. When you encounter a problem like this, don’t give up. Focus on it. One day, you will come up with a solution. This what I have been doing throughout my life and that is what my advice to youngsters would be. Never say, “But what can I do?” Go ahead and make India a better place to live.”

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