Author: Khushbu Shah

Yet another beginning for 328 students as they bid adieu to IITGN

21 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze medals were awarded to students for excellence in various categories. The institute conferred degrees upon 328 students during its Seventh Convocation ceremony held today. A total 112 BTech, two BTech-MTech Dual Degree, 96 MTech, 78 MSc, 14 MA , 24 PhD and two PGDIIT students graduated this year from the institute. In addition, 47 graduating students were awarded medals and awards, including 21 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze medals for excellence in various categories like academics, outstanding research, overall performance, innovation, leadership, social service, arts and culture, sports and so on. Ms Anu Aga, director, Board of...

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As 194 students join the BTech programme 2018-22, the rigorous and fun Foundation Programme begins

This year, IITGN saw an improved gender ratio with 15-per cent female students joining the programme. The institute welcomed 194 students freshly inducted into its 2018-22 BTech programme today. The induction was marked with the inauguration of the one-of-its-kind Foundation Programme. This year, the incoming batch comprises students from 18 states, with the largest number of students coming from Rajasthan (45) followed by Maharashtra and Gujarat with 39 students from each state. Following a special drive to increase the number of female students in all IITs across the country and special efforts made by IITGN towards the same, an improved gender ratio with 15-per...

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Inspiring young girls for a career in STEM

The institute hosted the Vigyan Jyoti STEM Camp for select female Standard XI science students during June 18 to July 02. Young, meritorious girls from various government and government-aided schools of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh explored the science behind everything and learnt techniques of self-defense and communication skills. Vigyan Jyoti is a new scheme by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, which aims at increasing the participation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields by making focused interventions during the early years of education. This year, DST had chosen 14 institutes across...

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Nouveau ideas on display at SRIP 2018 poster session

My internship at IITGN was a very different experience. It exposed me to the field of research; my work here taught me that persistence, determination and patience are key to success. Ankita Srivastava Intern, Chemical Engineering The two months at IITGN developed within me patience, problem-solving abilities and the spirit of not giving up. They instilled within me a positive inclination towards research. Biswajit Kumar Prusty Intern, Electrical Engineering It was a day full of novel ideas and interesting research as the interns of the flagship Summer Research Internship Programme (SRIP) 2018 showcased their projects, models and research outputs at the...

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Camaraderie and high team spirit marks Disha Cup 2018

Participating teams IITGN Suraksha: Security services  IITGN Rakhrakhav: Maintenance services  IITGN Urja: Mess services IITGN Sahyog: Office boys  IITGN Swachhata: Housekeeping services  IITGN Aavagaman: Drivers  IITGN Tandurast: Horticulture, groundsmen and Canara Bank staff  IITGN Sab ka Sath Sab ka Vikas: Hostel facility services, shop employees and laundry staff, etc. Camaraderie, glee and enthusiasm filled the spirits of IITGN support staff members when they took to field during the much-sought-after annual sports event – Disha Cup. Around 130 players from the institute’s outsourced workforce actively participated in the fourth edition of the tournament organised during June 22-23. Disha Cup is an...

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