- About IIITM
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- हिन्दी संस्करण
Q1) What are the sports facilities provided by the institute?
A) There is an indoor sports room in every hostel along with a Gym. Basket Ball & Badminton courts are also available. A Snooker Table is also provided at the main hostel. Facilities for all major sports are provided
Q2) What about swimming pool?
A) The swimming pool is presently under construction and would be completed soon.
Q3) Are there any clubs or communities in college?
A)To provide a vent to the creativity of budding professionals, IIITM has a number of clubs and societies (Yoga and Meditation, Abhigyan Abhikaushlam Students' Forum, Students' Forum for Free/Open Source Software, La Vista, MAD Club) catering to the varied areas of interest. The clubs have their mission statements and well spelt-out areas of functioning. The students under the guidance and mentoring of the faculty members handle the administration of the clubs thus honing their organizing and leadership skills.
Q4) Besides academics, what is the student life in the Institute?
A) The Institute has 3 major festivals, the cultural festival Aurora, the techno-management festival Infotsav, and sports festival Twaran. Besides there are student activities and HIQ sessions throughout the year conducted by the Abhigyan AbhikaushalmStudents’ Forum and Students' Forum for Free/Open Source Software. Urja is organized every year as the inter-batch sports event.
Q5) Does the institute have an alumni association?
A. Yes. The institute has an alumni association. The association works as an interface between the alumnus, students and the Institute.
Q6) What are the options of sightseeing in Gwalior?
A) Gwalior is a city with great traditional importance. The place provides good palaces. Gwalior fort is known throughout the country. Besides there
is Sun Temple and various other places.
Q7) What if the students are facing problems of any kind?
A) Every student is provided with a faculty coordinator. The role of faculty coordinator is to look after all the problems of the student to enable him perform at his best in academics and the other spheres. The role of a faculty coordinator is more of that of a parent. Besides, all the faculties are always willing to help the students for their problems.
Q8) How is the interaction between the student and faculties?
A) Any student can approach the faculty for any problem both inside the class and at the faculty office. The students usually approach the faculties for discussing all problems that accounts for a good interaction between the students and faculty. For the same a special room has been allocated as the student-teacher interaction room.
Q9) Are mobiles allowed in Institute?
A) The student may carry mobiles with him. However the use of mobiles in classes is strictly prohibited. The student must put his mobile switched off during classes. The candidate is not allowed to keep mobile in the examination hall at all.
Q10) Do I get an email ID at the Institute domain?
A) Every student gets an email ID of the form firstname.lastname@example.org. Also the students get a personal web site with the URL http://students.iiitm.ac.in/~<
Q11) Are there any restrictions in the Institute internet?
A) Yes. The students are not allowed to access any pornographic content. Also flashing advertisements are blocked. Torrents are not allowed. Students cannot use the internet on any other port other than the HTTP.
Q12) What are the places to hang out with friends at Gwalior?
A) Gwalior has shopping malls, film theaters, sun city and many other places at small distances. These are good means of outing. The city is well connected by public means of transport in form of autos and tempos that may be used for the travel.
Q13) And what about restaurants?
A) Gwalior has good restaurants of all ranges at various places of the city. Indian Coffee House, Salt n Pepper, Mc. Donald's, CCD are to name a few. Students usually prefer to go out once in a while.
Q14) How is the general environment of the Institute?
A) All the students of the Institute reside at the hostels only that make the environment really friendly. IIITM students are more of a family that share cordial relations. Students extend all sorts of help to their pals at any time. Besides, the rich and intellectual environment makes it a great place for learning.
Q15) Any ragging in the Institute?
A) Ragging in any form is strictly banned in the Institute.
Q16) My child does not have a very good English. Would he be able to cope up and develop the same?
A) Every student of the Institute comes and learns a lot from their peers who are there to guide, advice and take guidance in return. The Institute has a very good peer to peer learning culture. Also there are numerous activities and events throughout the year that give every student a lot of exposure to not only good English but also personality development, skills development and knowledge enhancement.
Q17) My child does not know about computers as well, how would he be able to cope up?
A) The students learn a lot by seeing and practicing here. The rich environment coupled with step by step expert guidance by peers makes every student learn exponentially. We have seen students starting from nothing and within a very short time becoming a pro.
Q18) My child has always been a studious student. He was never been involved in extracurricular activities. Would this do?
A) Seeing students rise up from the Institute and going into industry tells us that the participation of the students in organizing activities, participating in events and taking initiation plays a key role towards their success. These teach the students leadership, time management and so many things that may not be easily covered in class. At the graduate and post graduate level it is important to participate in the extracurricular activities.
Q19) How are the events celebrated in the Institute?
A) The Institute celebrates all major festivals like Diwali, Holi, New Year, etc. These are celebrated by the student community. The Kite festival is a very popular celebration in the Institute.
Q20) What type of activities are there at IIITM?
A) There is virtually no limit to that. The student life and community can accommodate any activity, hobby or skill. The students are looking forward for newer ideas and newer activities to organize and participate.
Q21) How do I keep getting updated about the Institute?
A) One of the best official sources is this website itself. Besides you may be interested in the websites of the various events, clubs and communities that host keep organizing events. Another good source of information is the Institute informal magazine, La Vista that is released annually and available at the Institute website.
Q22) Why is it compulsory for the students to stay in hostels?
A) The students learn a lot in the environment that is prevalent in the IIITM hostels. The peer to peer learning and regular guidance and help by the peers go a long way in building up the students.
Q23) Is there any chance of special recognition for students interested in sports?
A) The Institute has a very active sports group that keeps participating at various national level competitions organized by other leading universities. These give a lot of exposure to the students.
Q24) What is the presence of IIITM students in the various competitions?
A) The students here have won almost all major national competitions in the past. This includes IBM TGMC, ACM-ICPC, Google Code Jam, Microsoft Secure wars, Reliance The Great Indian Programming Challenge, etc. besides various technical and management fests of sister Institutes.
Q25) Can you name a few recent achievements?
A) This year our students finished 1st at ACM-ICPC Kanpur regional and qualified for finals in Stock Holm. Again this year our students won the 1st prize at Ekalavya Lord of the Code Software Contest organized by Red Hat and KReSIT, IIT Bombay. The list of competitions won at technical and management festivals is huge. The institute always encourages and supports the students to participate in all of these.