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JAM guide to Engineering admissions

Engineering admissions are always a headache for students. To make things a bit easier, JAM answers some of the most common queries plaguing every prospective engineering student’s mind. College Vs Branch Lots of students find it difficult to decide whether to give top priority to the branch or to the college. If you have the scores to get into higher ...

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TREK’KING A LITTLE EFFORT

JBC Dinesh Soni recently went to Harishchandragad to participate in a clean-up drive organised by trekking group Trek’di. He reports on the trip: What we did: – Collected garbage that had been discarded on the way to fort as well as in and around the fort. A total of seven big bags were collected. The most surprising and pathetic thing ...

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UpCET Engineers

All the B.E. students were jubiliant when the CET, which is normally conducted in the month of May was preponed to February. Most of the engineering students also have their semester exams in May-June, hence until last year a lot of students could not appear for CET. But their happiness was short lived. Many students appearing for the CET have ...

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Vides

After years of trying, the Centre of the Hollywood Association of International Directors aka CHADI has finally managed to nab the notorious Butt family, a khandaan of copycats found guilty of stealing no less than 420 English film scripts. When caught, the following DVDs of videsi movies were found on their persons: – Bridget Jones’s Diary, to be made into ...

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How I Cracked GRE?

Introduction: Neeraj Doshi is all set to start an MS in Environmental Policy Management in the US. Here he tells us how he prepared for the GRE and achieved a score of 1480/1600. Which area of the exam did you find the most difficult? I come from a maths background so quantitative wasn’t a concern but yes, verbal was definitely ...

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Khichadi

Salim-Anarkali, Romeo-Juliet and Heer-Ranjha are considered legendary Valentine’s Day Couples. But today, they have some serious competition in the form of the always-together pair of Praful and Hansa, seen every week on Star None’s Instant Gujju. But somehow, the English challenged couple’s Valentine’s Day plans never seem to work out. Last year, they went to Fire ‘n’ Ice and made ...

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GRE For Dummies

A quick run-down on what exactly comprises the Graduate Record Examination. You basically have to answer three sections, one each of Quantitative, Analytical and Verbal, and also one unidentified research section which could be on any one of the three. The questions are all objective and u just have to pick an answer from the choices available. Of course, its ...

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All About TOEFL

All About TOEFL – Simplified !!! The TOEFL is basically a test of your proficiency in the English language. It consists of three sections which are timed individually. The first section is on Listening Comprehension where you are expected to listen to a recorded conversation and then answer a few questions based on what u’ve heard. What u’re being tested ...

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Changes in GRE

Started Oct 2002, the GRE is tougher on engineering junta. JAM tells you why The GRE has traditionally consisted of verbal, quantitative, and analytical sections. Engineering and science students from India have always found the quantitative and analytic sections to be relatively easy nuts to crack. It’s the Verbal that they dread. Now, the analytical section is undergoing a radical ...

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