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The Admission Season...

Of late it has been in fashion to exaggerate about the chilling cold of IIT Kanpur and believe me they are not wrong. We witnessed a few completely foggy winter days. The dancing fog in and around the hostel lobbies reminded us of Harry Potter’s foggy school... but all this could not restrict us from enjoying the weather...sometimes played football even in 20-30 metre visibility.

But,here, we don’t want to talk about the winter season. we want to talk about another season: The Admission season.
The admission season is back again... candidates are curious as to which college they would end up getting a seat in. The years of preparation is at stake... emotions are pigmented in colours of nervousness, eagerness and uncertainty... queries are galore just to sense whiff of success from one’s dream college... all suffice to make us nostalgic about our very own “season” last year...
IIT Kanpur has also tightened its belt to welcome the new members in its fold. IITs, as is known to all b…

Workshop On Stock Market Analysis

Business Club organized a workshop on Stock Market Analysis on 7th and 8th January. The workshop was conducted by professionals from Stock Market Institute, Bangalore. The idea behind the workshop was to bridge the gap between the theoretical and practical scenarios of stock market and other financial aspects. The workshop covered the basics of stock analysis and the fundamental and technical analysis of stocks.

Before discussing the technicalities of the subject, the speaker mentioned that stock markets are all about handling emotions. Further he talked about the role of various participants involved in the process ranging from SEBI, Brokers and Clearing houses. The cycle of stock market was then explained which comprises various stages such as Euphoria, Skepticism, Pessimism etc. Beginning the discussion on fundamental analysis, the speaker highlighted the top down and bottom up approaches. The overall objective in fundamental analysis is to evaluate the strength of the company by …