16India's best universities: IIT Kharagpur is a crucible of excellence

India Today (June 15, 2017)

On a 2.2 km long road, fondly referred to as Scholar's Avenue, images of many of the country's biggest names stand shoulder to shoulder. Jawaharlal Nehru, Acharya Jagadish, Chandra Bose, Maulana Azad, Sardar Patel, Naidu and Rani Laxmi Bai are all there, each representing a hostel. So when Google's chief executive officer Sundar Pichai visits his alma mater and shouts "Nehru ka tempo high hai", he is greeted with a roar of applause as the students of their hostel make their approval known. Welcome to one the country's premier engineering colleges-the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-KGP). (Read More)