2017 Suicides Ordeal
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In the year 2017, IIT Kharagpur saw 5 student suicides. This is the highest number of suicides IIT Kharagpur witnessed in a single calendar year.
Open House with the Director in Oct 2017
Coverage in Indian Media
The coverage of these suicides was limited to local and state-wide media organizations. There were no debates or editorial pieces written at any of the major publications in India about this unfortunate series of happenings. Several local edition articles reported the news on a timely manner though. 
- "Awaaz, IIT Kharagpur - Posts". 2018-04-03. Archived from the original on 2018-04-03.
- "IIT’s breaking point - Business Line". 2018-04-03. Archived from the original on 2018-04-03.
- "IIT student commits suicide: IIT-Kharagpur student found hanging in h…". 2018-04-03. Archived from the original on 2018-04-03.
- "Is IIT Kharagpur Ignoring Student Suicide Cases?". 2018-04-03.