Gymkhana elections, 2018

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The Technology Students' Gymkhana election of 2018 was conducted on 7th April. Total of 48 candidates contested for 28 Gymkhana posts, out of which 9 candidtes won unopposed. The results were declared on the same day by 6:15 pm.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Usually, the Technology Students' Gymkhana of IIT Kharagpur is responsible of several activities in the institute, and therefore it is demanded to be a representation of the student body. Elections are contested for several coveted positions of responsibility, as Gymkhana Officer Bearers, such as the Vice-President, General Secretaries, and Secretaries.

Candidates[edit | edit source]

Vice President, Technology Students' Gymkhana[edit | edit source]

Name Department Hall Proposal SOAPBOX Votes Verdict
Apurv Dave ME LLR 1175
Vishal Kumar Singh MI RP 3127 Winner


General Secretary, Sports and Games[edit | edit source]

Name Department Hall Proposal SOAPBOX Votes Verdict
Raghav Agarwal EX RK 2506
Piyush Agarwal HS RK 2569 Winner
Akash Bhardwaj GG MS 2848 Winner
Shubram Bhattacharya ME HJB 2195


General Secretary, Social and Cultural[edit | edit source]

Name Department Hall Proposal SOAPBOX Votes Verdict
Harshvardhan Mittal CE LBS 3120 Winner
Bonu Baladitya EE BRH 1949
Vaibhav Khatvani AG RK 2954 Winner
Devadiya Marmik Yashvant CH AZ 2095


General Secretary, Technology[edit | edit source]

Name Department Hall Proposal SOAPBOX Votes Verdict
Argha Paul MI JCB 0 Winner - Uncontested
Mogilla Palle Sai Rakesh MI BRH 0 Winner - Uncontested

Publicity[edit | edit source]

Candidates employ various forms of publicity for maximum outreach and engagement. Social media plays an important role but a special emphasis is given on personal, face-to-face interactions. During hall days, candidates visit each room for introducing themselves and collecting feedback or plans that they may wish to include in their proposals.

Election Day[edit | edit source]

Controversies[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]