IIT Kharagpur is going to introduce a nine-day induction program for freshers’ who would be joining the Institute in July this year. The program will involve a session on learning about the departments, halls of residence, gymkhana – the students’ nerve centre and overall student life at the Institute. It will also include an interactive session with the students, where they can talk about their aspirations, career choices, academic choices etc.
“Students usually come with preconceived notions about the discipline which they have enrolled in and its scope. This causes some initial misconceptions regarding career opportunities available in those disciplines. They are also not aware of the flexibility available in IIT Kharagpur to learn other subjects of their choice even if it is not in their major discipline but in which they have talent and interest in. We would like to interact with them, understand their preferences and may be ab