Communiqué started in the year 2006, as the brainchild of Anindya Dutta with the novel aim of providing the students of IIT Kharagpur a strong platform to improve their soft skills and personality arose from the disappointment of recruiting companies with the communication skills of the brilliant students. Recognizing the importance of communication and soft skills in personal and professional life and keeping in mind the diverse background of the students, Communiqué strives towards achieving its goal to inspire, blossom confidence, and equip each KGPian with career building soft skills.
Mission[edit | edit source]
Communiqué aims to provide customized attention to all students by serving as an interface between professional communication experts and individual students and working with the students to ensure that there is a perceptible change in the level of communication skills in IIT Kharagpur.
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Communique functions with the help of an efficient student staff that includes :
- Members : First year UG and PG students that are the life of Communique. Personal attention is paid to grooming and developing soft skills in each fresher member.
- Secretary : Second-year UG students who publicize , organize and manage all Communique events . This year there are 18 of them.
- Governors : Primary administrators. They chalk out year-round activities, distribute work among Secretaries, Supervise funds; budget and collaborations with various Guests and enterprises.
- Conveners : Ex-Governors. They mentor and advise our present office bearers and throw treats and parties.
- Co-Conveners : Final Year Students with ultimate authority . Their decisions are steadfast and binding on the society.
Selections[edit | edit source]
In the first or second week of the autumn semester, auditions are held for second years for the post of Secretary. Soon after the introductory seminar, auditions are held for freshers for Membership. Group Discussion and Personal Interview are held to select our team in the most unbiased and creative way. Since we believe in training and inspiring all, no prerequisites are expected from any candidate whatsoever.
Programs and Workshops[edit | edit source]
Through this article, we are providing an insight of the events that will be conducted in the upcoming days.
English Learning Program : The project aims at helping the freshers to nerve themselves in getting adapted in the world completely ruled by English. Communique is working in collaboration with experts to assess the level through tests and then conducting classes solely aimed at removal of bottled up ailments. The team appreciates the enthusiasm with which the freshers turned up for the test.
Inter Drive FT Panel: An interactive session with students who did foreign training in their senior year covering up the issues such as how to apply & what to expect in training & research work at foreign universities.
Department Drive : An interactive session with prefinal/final year students of respective departments to know the insights and future prospects of their department. .
GD Workshop : Group discussion on the topics of various genres to brush up the skill of presenting yourself in the professional world.
CAT&GRE Workshop : Interactive sessions on written ability, mock Personal Interviews for aspirants and qualifiers.
Design Thinking Workshop : Google Students' Club teams up with Communique to train and inspire you to creatively solve common industrial problems.
Fresher's Events : Interesting and appealing events such as “What's the Good Word” , “Just A Minute” aimed at building confidence and improving soft skills of our very own First Years.
Intern Panel for Sophomores: An interactive session with students who did foreign training after the sophomore year covering up the issues such as how to apply & what to expect in training & research work at foreign universities.
Workshop on Consulting : Final Year Students share exemplary skills in field of Case Study and Projects . This event notes presence from all departments.
Placement Drive :CDC (Career Development Cell ) , IIT KGP collaborates with Communique annually to organize this quintessential workshop . The event focuses on seminars on GD/PI, CV making, e-mail etiquettes.
Practice Sessions with individual feedback.
Doubt Clearing and Last Minute Tips.
Apart from these, new events are frequently announced on official Facebook page.
Team[edit | edit source]
Secretary[edit | edit source]
Pradipti Thakur,Sailesh Soni,Swapnil Agarwal,Vidit Gupta,Kashish Gupta,Rishabh Gupta,Ratul Pan, Meenu Kumari,Jyoti Pandey,Pratyasha Kalita,Apoorva Vashisth,Rishi Jain,Akshita Jajoo,Radhika Patwari,Anushka Agarwal,Abhishek Chandak,Abhishek Jangid,Pratik Banka,Nisha Kumari,Devaki Nandana Kalam
Governors[edit | edit source]
2014-15[edit | edit source]
- Apurva Swarnakar
- Daida Dheeraj Reddy
- Gaurav Jain
2016-17[edit | edit source]
- Ankit Lohani
- Abhishek Pandey
- Sri Vidhya Sangaraju