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Alumni

Through the Goggles of a Graduate: Ashwin Pananjady (More)
Through the Goggles of a Graduate: Ashwin Pananjady (More)"If there was one change I would like to see in insti, it would be for the mini-institutions that we have created to do more than just make the rich richer - to become...

Blogicles

Humans of Insti: The Mobile Store
Humans of Insti: The Mobile Store"Sales peak somewhat during exam times. It could be because students don't go outside so much when they have exams. They may like to munch on my biscuits or chips when they sit and...

Dean's Column

T5E Interviews: A New DoST
T5E Interviews: A New DoST" ...all freedom comes with responsibility, which we learnt along the way". In this interview, T5E talks to the new Dean of Students, Dr. Sivakumar Srinivasan about his plans and his time at IITM...

Elections

Insti and the Lok Sabha Elections
Insti and the Lok Sabha ElectionsDid insti students think Narendra Modi would become our new PM? Find out in the results of a T5E survey on voting trends for the Lok Sabha elections 2014.

Events

A Night to Remember
A Night to RememberA living legend. A father-son duo. An heir to an old tradition. And an acknowledged maestro. Our report of Day 6 of SPIC MACAY InterCon.

Interviews

Bridging the Gap: An Interview With Dr. Mahesh Panchagnula
Bridging the Gap: An Interview With Dr. Mahesh Panchagnula"I have a feeling that if we figured out a way to hold a yearlong Shaastra, both our students and outside students could benefit in the longer run. It’ll be like four days of...

Lifestyle

Beyond the Gates: Taramani Food Crawl
Beyond the Gates: Taramani Food CrawlFor all those who want the Chennai street food experience and aren’t too snooty to actually try it, T5E presents a series of food crawls – an area-wise assessment of the top five push...

LitSoc

Out In The Open: The Saarang Misappropriation Scandal
Out In The Open: The Saarang Misappropriation Scandal"It is common knowledge amongst the Institute’s students that this investment (in Saarang) is not always directed towards the benefit of the fest at large and the Cores, who have decision-making powers over most...

Op-Eds

Through the Goggles of A Graduate: Jithin Sam Varghese
Through the Goggles of A Graduate: Jithin Sam VargheseThe third graduate in our convocation series, Jithin Sam Varghese, tells us about his time at Insti, PoRs and more.

Placements

Campus Placements: An Incomplete Choice
Campus Placements: An Incomplete ChoiceRather than asking ourselves the question “What is it that I want to do after insti?”, the question that is often asked is “Which of these companies (that are coming to insti to hire)...

Sci/Tech

Walking on Water
Walking on Water"An average Indian could come and ask: ‘Have you solved any of my problems?’ Take one IIT and ask, what problem did it solve?” The research team on water, led by Prof. T. Pradeep of...

Sports

A Shark’s Tale
A Shark’s Tale"The biggest compliment was yet to come. A Roorkee alumnus from Tattu’s time compared my skills to Tattu himself. That had been my dream since I had started playing for insti. I remembered my...