Tolerating Comedy

“While it remains to be resolved whether or not the dialogue on intolerance in the broad sphere of things can indeed be resolved, it is worth remembering at this point the one outlet we as a society have that yet remains as a tool to pick apart issues by their seams- comedy and freedom of speech. In light of this, a panel discussion was held here in insti, with some of the most well known comedians in the stand up scene joining us to talk about tolerance in comedy.”

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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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Once Upon A Summer – Interning in Melbourne

Tejas Kulkarni, a fourth year student pursuing the B. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering shares his experience of interning a summer abroad at UniMelb. In the past three years, students from IIT Kanpur (IIT-K) have been invited for a research internship at University of Melbourne (UniMelb), Australia as part of a collaboration effort between IIT-K and UniMelb.

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