From 2015 on wards, the institute insures every student with Rs. 75, 000 to pay for unforeseen medical expenses. This article discusses the procedures available for students to claim their health insurance.
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.
Liza Tom reviews the new bakery outlet on the campus, Leo Fortune Bakers and Confectioners, that has come up in place of the Gurunath Gifts store.
The Tech Saloon is an initiative at IIT Madras to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among faculty, students, alumni, innovators, and entrepreneurs.…
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.
An alumnus writes about how he disagrees with the opinion piece titled “What has gone wrong with IIT Madras”, which was published recently in The Hindu Web Exclusives.
As IITians, we know better than anyone that any problem can be solved if we really apply ourselves and go through the pain of recovery. It’s hard. But take it from a person who can talk both from the perspective of a person who attempted suicide and from that of someone who overcame depression – we will always find a way to be happy. It’s human nature.
Sofia talks about the significance of the RTI Act and explains the procedure of filing an RTI in insti.
The recently concluded Aquatics Meet had two sports events, water polo and swimming. While most of us are familiar with swimming as a sport, water polo remains relatively unknown. Here’s a snapshot of the origins of water polo and its evolution, at both international and Inter-IIT levels.
Aravind Chandh and Abhinand Shankar talk to Mr. Gangadharan, the owner of insti’s cycle shop, as part of T5E’s ‘Humans of Insti’ Series of articles.…