JEE Advanced 2019 on May 27, rescheduled due to Lok Sabha polls

JEE Advanced 2019 on May 27, rescheduled due to Lok Sabha polls

Due to the approaching Lok Sabha polls, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee has decided to reschedule its entrance exam from May 19 to May 27, 2019. Entrance exam rescheduled According to the official statement by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee — the institute responsible for organizing the entrance exam this year — will now conduct the JEE Advanced on May 27, 2019 (Monday) instead of May 19. An official statement said,…

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Delhi Govt. Plans Free NEET/JEE Coaching for Students

Delhi Govt. Plans Free NEET/JEE Coaching for Students

Cracking NEET and JEE are the primary aim of most school students in India. So much is the competition that they cannot do without a rigorous training at pricy coaching institutions that have mushroomed all over the country. However, not all can afford it, specially students studying in government schools. To bring them on par with private school students, the Delhi Govt. has thought of giving them free coaching for NEET and IIT/JEE, reports the…

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IIT Hyderabad Launches Artificial Intelligence B.Tech Course

IIT Hyderabad Launches Artificial Intelligence B.Tech Course

Artificial Intelligence or AI has caught the world by storm. There isn’t an avenue left which hasn’t been touched by AI. Hence, it has become extremely important for students to be well-versed with it. Keeping this in mind, IIT Hyderabad is offering a B.Tech course in AI, reports The Hindusthan Times. What is it? Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has done the unthinkable. In a major step, the premier institute has launched a full-fledged BTech…

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IIT Mandi Redefining Engineering Colleges?

IIT Mandi Redefining Engineering Colleges?

A report by India Today showcased how the scenario in engineering colleges is changing for the good.  The lead is taken by IIT Mandi which is changing the lives of young engineer students.  Neha Kataria, a first-year Mechanical engineering student from Haryana is one such example. Choosing IIT “I am the first person in my entire family to have traveled outside my hometown, and the first girl from my village to get into an IIT,” said…

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Engineering Self Esteem

Engineering Self Esteem

One of the greatest contributions of the IITs and IISc to society are the NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) courses in engineering and sciences. What is it? NPTEL is one of a educational platform in the world. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, which funded this initiative, has made these courses available free of cost to the public. NPTEL courses are an important part of India’s Massive Open Online Courses, SWAYAM. How is…

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Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Start Your Own Start-Up and Earn a PhD from IIT Delhi

Now you can start your own start-up and earn a Ph.D. from IIT-Delhi. Confused much? Well, this is true. In recent move to help start-ups, IIT Delhi is planning to allow it’s Ph.D. students convert their thesis into start-ups. Amazing! Right? Let’s dig deeper. What is it? IIT Delhi will give it’s students an option to start their own venture at a separate incubation center set up by IIT. It will surely be a great boost to the…

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Desi Chip Powered Up by IIT-Madras Students

Desi Chip Powered Up by IIT-Madras Students

Computer Scientists and Students from IIT Madras has made a major breakthrough in Chip Development in India. Together, the students and the scientists have created a Desi Chip which India always wanted to make but could not. What is it? This first of a family of six industry-standard microprocessors is part of the initial batch of 300 chips, named RISECREEK and produced under Project Shakti. It was fabricated free at Intel’s facility at Oregon, U.S.,…

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JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

JEE (Main), NEET to be Held Twice a Year

NEET and JEE aspirants can heave a sigh a relief now, as govt. announces twice a year examination pattern, spanning multiple days. What is it? Two of India’s most popular competitive exams, the JEE (Main) and NEET, will now be held twice a year. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main), for undergraduate admission into various engineering colleges, will be held in January and April. The National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), for admission into medical…

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Govt. Launches SWAYAM e-Learning Platform

Govt. Launches SWAYAM e-Learning Platform

Several students graduate every year without any employable skills. Several others don’t have the means to acquire a basic diploma for an employment opportunity of their choice. To eradicate this skill and education gap, the Indian govt. has come up with an e-learning platform, SWAYAM where teachers from different varsities are taking classes. What is it? An All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved e-learning platform started by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development…

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Gvt. Planning To Conduct JEE, NEET Again in December

Gvt. Planning To Conduct JEE, NEET Again in December

Every year lakhs of students sit for the JEE and NEET exams. Their future hangs on a tight rope as it comes once a year. Hence, flunking once means a loss of a year. However, the pressure will ease out as the Government is mulling over a bi-annual mode of exam. What is it? The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) and Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) might be conducted twice a year. With lakhs of students…

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