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Those 4 frightful days at Inter IIT Kanpur 2009-10 and how they changed our lives forever!

  The first group game pitting IITM vs IITK saw a series of egregious decisions by the referees to turn a deserved and comfortable win for us snatched away. We were leading 4-2 with 5 minutes on the clock, and we left… Continue Reading →

When GC stayed home- year after year

  I am Naresh (Jat), Mechanical Dual, 2002-07, Godavari. I was the Institute Sports Secretary in my final year and have been invited to write something about sports in IIT Madras around those days. It has been a long time… Continue Reading →

Swimming to Glory : Rudra Naik

Rudra Naik, Batch of 2014, ED department, talks about the experiences at the various Inter-IITs he still savours and narrates the success story of The Madras Sharks, as the Aquatics team calls itself.

Goalkeeper Extraordinaire: Kaushal Molasaria

Kaushal Molasaria (Muth) (BT/ CE/ 2013), is one of the all time best Hockey GoalKeeper, IIT Madras has ever seen. He had won Gold for the Institute Hockey Team at Inter IIT, not once or twice but thrice,

When Opportunity Meets Passion: Vemula Venkat (IPS)

Introducing myself, I am Vemula Venkat a.k.a IPS, graduated from IIT Madras with a dual degree in Electrical Engineering (Comm) in 2012.  Thereon I graduated from IIM Ahmedabad, and am now working as a Global Banker with HSBC India.

The Dawn of the Garibos

Rakesh Kumar Divya (Tatte) Dual Degree, Civil Engineering, Batch of 2012, Godavari Hostel IIT Madras. He recently cracked the Indian Engineering Services exam and is waiting for the final posting.

Seven Years to Hockey Glory

While this is largely my personal account of the exploits of the very early IITM Hockey teams, many others as above acknowledged have contributed to its finer details. I begin this story right from our 1st year i.e. 1964-65. We… Continue Reading →

Prakool Shreevats on winning the Inter IIT 2010

Prakool “Constant” Shreevats, graduated with a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering in 2011. He was the Institute Hockey Captain (2010-11) and a resident of Godavari Hostel. A proud occupant of Godavari Hostel, and a determined hockey player, he was in the… Continue Reading →

“The Only Way To Go was Up”: Prem Watsa’s Interview with Chennai 36 – Part 1

V. Prem Watsa (BT/CH/1971) is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive of Fairfax Financial Holdings, based in Toronto, Canada. He is commonly known as “the Warren Buffett of Canada” for his exceptional investing skills and business acumen. He won the Distinguished… Continue Reading →

Balancing Sports & Academic in IIT to Achieve Optimal Success

 My name is Joshy Kallungal graduated in 1969 from IIT Madras with B.Tech in Chemical Engineering. I was also the recipient of the Governor’s Medal for overall achievements in Academic & extra Curricular activities. After graduation I left India in… Continue Reading →

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