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So it ‘s all about getting into an IIT. Or is it?

The JEE Main ranks are out and JEE advanced will be so too shortly. New IITs, is a new hope. An opportunity for increasing population. Many students don’t get into IITs even if they are talented. Because, there are almost lakhs of people applying for IITs. “Old is Gold” Old IITs are better. The top 5 Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, ...

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Mechanical Engineering : Mother of Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering which is pure engineering can definitely be called the mother of all engineering branches. One of the perks of being a mechanical engineer is that a lot of government jobs are available in the filed of mechanics. But it is not just the mechanical engineers who are the lucky lot. There are many government employment options for electrical ...

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Are coaching classes hampering the quality of IIT education in India?

With increase in the number of coaching classes the number of students attending them have increased phenomenally .With the result, the number of students getting admitted in IITs has also increased. Those with raw intelligence are left behind if they don’t attend a coaching centre. Coaching gives you an idea of the various kinds of problems that may appear on ...

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Doctor or engineer? Which has more money and demand?

There are two kinds of doctors in the world: those who see it as a career requiring selfless dedication and those who see it as a job that involves prescribing medication. The first kind is becoming a rare, dwindling species, serving in the few large public hospitals which mostly treat the poor and needy. The stipend that interns earn at ...

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10 reasons why you couldn’t land a job after engineering.

1.  The first and foremost reason why couldn’t you get a job is that engineering is not your cup of tea. You take engineering like every typical Indian teenager, build expectation while graduating and regret a lot in the end. 2. You are just another engineering graduate. Not an Engineer. You hate to admit that you even lack fundamentals of your niche. ...

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Life of an engineering student in a “3rd tier” college

You don’t have to study much after you join a college they said. After 1 year of frequent unit and revision tests I entered my college with so much of expectations that gets fed during the last months of school days. I imagined that my college life would be like what they show in movies and tv shows. Bunking classes, ...

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Super 30 : 27 out of 30 students make it to IIT

In India 14 lakh students appeared for IIT JEE exam in this year 2014 of which only around 150,000 qualify for JEE advanced which is the second level in IIT B.Tech admission. These 150,000 students compete for just 9,885 seats in the 17 IITs combined. Clearing JEE advanced is a big deal which needs rigorous training for two years through reputed and ...

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Unanswered questions about the IIT- JEE

Ankit Agrawal raises a lot of important questions – the exam format, the English language issue, normalisation of scores across boards…\r\n\r\nStarting 2013 a student would be permitted multiple attempts at JEE in a year. At first glance it seems that this move would reduce the pressure on students somewhat but a lot of questions remain unanswered. The devil is very ...

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Are coaching classes hampering the quality of IIT education in India?

With increase in the number of coaching classes the number of students attending them have increased phenomenally. With the result, the number of students getting admitted in IITs has also increased. Those with raw intelligence are left behind if they don’t attend a coaching centre. Coaching gives you an idea of the various kinds of problems that may appear on ...

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I Do, I Don’t – the four year itch.

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Right when my final year placement was going on, I happened to figure out what I really want to be in life. Looked like the past 20 year I was studying all different subjects for the fun of it. So, when half the population in engineering campus was all working hard to get placed in a company – there I ...

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