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My name is Palkit Lohia. I am a fourth-year undergrad, pursuing an Integrated M.Sc. in Economics, with dual micro-specialization in AI and Entrepreneurship & Innovation , at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.


  • Fullname: Palkit Lohia
  • Birth Date: June 15, 2001
  • Email: palkitlohia2001@gmail.com


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  • 90%
    Python, Pandas, NLTK, sklearn
  • 70%
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    Numpy, Matplotlib, Plotly

More of my credentials.

Here are my work experiences and education.

Work Experience

Research Intern

November 2020 - March 2021

SRITNE, Indian School of Business

Objective: To Create a Housing Price Index for India, in collaboration with Housing.com and NAREDCO

• Worked on formulating the Housing Price Index for India, which would enable various stakeholders to track prices at an aggregate level • Analysed 100k+ rows of data over a period of 4 years; calculated weights based on the transaction value share, using prices from 2019 • Constructed the Laspeyres Price Index, to capture the aggregate movement in housing prices in Tier-1 cities of India over time

Objective: To Analyze the fluctuations in stock prices of Nifty-500 companies due to changes in the public sentiment

• Pre-processed and analyzed 1 million+ rows of data of Nifty-500 companies' tweets for sentiment analysis for a period of 2 years • Calculated the sentiment scores of tweets and built a Streamlit app to analyze the variation in stock prices due to sentiment scores

Natural Language Processing Intern

October 2020 - November 2020


I worked as a Natural Language Processing Intern to classify Products into HS Codes based on Description of the Product, using TF-IDF vectorizer, cosine similarity and fuzzy matching methodologies.

Background Education

Integrated B.Sc + M.Sc

July 2019 - May 2024

Indian Institute of Technology

General Secratary Students' Welfare at LBS Hall of Residence. Advisor at Kharagpur Open Source Society. Associate Member at Spring Fest.


April 2017 - March 2019

SKP Vidya Vihar

Graduated 3rd in class, out of 350 students, scoring 94.6% .


April 2006 - March 2017

St. Vincent's High and Technical School

Awarded the Best Boy in the School for the session 2016-2017. Managed the Tech Team of the School Editorial Board. Head of the St. Mark's House for the session 2016-2017.


My positions during undergraduate.

Summary of my leadership & extracurricular activities

General Secretary Students' Welfare

Lal Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residencec August 2021 - July 2022

Part of 6-member apex team of General Secretaries elected by 1900+ boarders of the hall; led a team of 11 secretaries
Managed a budget of INR 2.5 Lakh for organizing 'The Shastrian Utsav', the annual fest of Lal-Bahadur Shastri Hall of Residence
Organized Intra-Hall mentor-mentee programme and weekend learning sessions; represented the hall in the welfare subcommittee
Formed and led a 20 member committee of Covid Protocol Monitoring for LBS Hall to reduce the impact of outbreak in campus in Jan'21


Kharagpur Open Source Society February 2020 - Present

Responsible for the smooth conduct of events to familiarize students with open source technologies and philosophy.
Organized Kharagpur Winter of Code (KWoC) which saw a participation of over 2500 students.
Contributed to KWoC's website development and took record of monthly meetings & discussion.

Associate Member

Spring Fest August 2020 - July 2020

Sole member responsible for publicity drive in the city of Mumbai resulting in a 73% YoY increase in participation.
Coordinated with a team of 11 Campus Ambassadors and increased the visibility of the fest.
As an Information Kiosk Attache, acted as sole Point-of-Contact between 5000+ participants and the Organizing Committee.
Spring Fest


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LBS Hall of Residence
IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur
721302 India

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