Tech Fests have always held top-notch significance in the roster of an engineering college’s yearly activities. Add to that the fact that the college hosting it is one of Kolkata’s best, and that the fest is returning after an unfortunate year’s hiatus, and you get a sense of the extravaganza that Dakshh 2017 brought to the table. Continue reading →
The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of Heritage Institute of Technology conducted its flagship event, EntreSpark 2016 – The Entrepreneurship Summit last week. The Summit featured seminars by established entrepreneurs in and around the city, and workshops to motivate and enthuse students of the college to inculcate an entrepreneurial mindset. The Entrepreneurship Summit invited students not just from the college but from all other colleges in the city and beyond to understand and appreciate the spirit of entrepreneurship. Continue reading →
Bishnupur is a town in Bankura, West Bengal, famous for its terracotta temples, Baluchari sarees and the Bishnupur Gharana of Hindustani Classical Music. For close to a thousand years, Bishnupur was the capital of the Malla empire. The Malla kings were Vaishnavites, and it is during their reign that Bishnupur’s characteristic terracotta temples and structures were built, most of them around 400-500 years old. Continue reading →
From the 26th to the 29th of February, the Heritage Institute of Technology conducted the first Heritage Parliamentary Debate, bringing together a blend of some of the city’s finest debaters along with enthusiastic debutants, and everything in between.
Institutes with a penchant for logical argumentation around the city have for some time been committed to the development of a proper Kolkata Debating Circuit, and the success thus far in its growth has been noteworthy. One of the instruments of promoting healthy debating was this initiative by the Quiz and Debate Club of Heritage. Continue reading →
The transition from school to college is quite understandably a huge deal. I have been through this exact same rollercoaster ride of emotions just a year ago, and I know how challenging it can be to find yourself ripped from those surroundings you’re so used to, and put in a class with a bunch of strangers. But trust me, those strangers eventually become your best friends,and the unfamiliar surroundings become witness to unforgettable memories. Continue reading →
The switch from being a school student to a college student brings with it an enthusiasm to explore one’s own self, challenge capabilities and conquer new horizons. Such was the case too, roughly a year back, when I stepped into college. Brimming with excitement, yet with an undeniable degree of apprehension, I was totally new to the surroundings of Heritage Institute of Technology.
Growing up is a strangely exhilarating experience.
As my friend Mukund put it, college is about “Getting thrust from your comfort zone and being able to redefine yourself from scratch.” Well, it certainly is. It is about forming new friendships, getting to know people better, understanding your own priorities and above all, making memories to last a lifetime.
CSE during their Ten Minutes to Fame. What you cannot see in the picture is how loudly the crowd cheered for Suchismita. Photograph – Ankit Mukhopadhyay.
Eagerly anticipated, strewn with controversy, yet enthusiastically executed – Freshers’ 2014 has now come and gone. The single greatest night for a college student in freshman year is inevitably looked forward to with unmatched anxiousness. With pieces falling apart from the puzzle that held the picture together, the fire ignited in hearts and minds culminated in a blast on stage that saw each department fighting it out against the other in a quest for supremacy.
“Remember the words Arjyak, these will always be the best days of your life. These will be your best classmates. You look around now and you can see men with ambitions of becoming sportspersons, musicians, scholars, you name it. In six months you’ll be in college, and all you’ll see around you will be careeristic engineers. Enjoy your days.”
Heritage Institute of Technology. The Central Block.
When I first walked into Heritage Institute of Technology, I had a fair idea of what the wanted my college life to be. I also had another idea of how I would have to juxtapose that with what it would realistically turn out to be. Continue reading →