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Pointers to prepare for the JEE Advanced

With Joint Entrance Exam Main 2014 nearly over now the focus shifts to the final hurdle to enter the premier technical institutes in our country; Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) .  Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2014 will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. JEE (Advanced) 2014 will be conducted in selected cities and towns of India. The JEE Advanced entrance exam will be held Sunday, May 25, 2014 (only offline). Only 1, 50,000 of the top rankers in JEE (Main), which includes...

New system developed by IIT students to check government claims

Most of the claims from the government with regards to governance seem bit suspect as there are no proofs to prove otherwise but soon there could be a system which checks the veracity of the claim. According to reports, since 2011, a team from IIT Delhi has been developing an ICT-based system for better governance and delivery of schemes. It was mentioned that the team, which is collaborating with other institutes, has got the grievance registration and feedback mechanisms in place, but are looking for an ICT equivalent of the gherao to ensure redress. The team which also involves...

JAM 2014 results announced; application forms from tomorrow

The results of the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission to Master of Science 2014 (IIT JAM 2014) have been declared today, that is, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 . To view the results, please click here . Candidates need to enter their 7 digit Registration Number and the Date of Birth to access the results. IIT JAM 2014 was conducted by IIT Kanpur on Sunday, February 9, 2014 . IIT JAM is the common entrance examination conducted by the IITs for admission into integrated Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) degree programs, Master of Science (M Sc). Joint M Sc-PhD, M...

GATE 2014 question paper and answer keys ready for download

The question paper and the corresponding answer keys of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2014 (GATE 2014) are ready for download , as per information on the official website. GATE 2014 was held in 9 sessions during 3 weekends , between Sunday, February 2 and Sunday, March 2, 2014 . The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) was the organizing institute of GATE 2014.  All the 22 papers were conducted online for the first time in GATE 2014, which took place in 660 centers throughout India. A new paper, Ecology and Evolution , was...

IIT Delhi student develops mobile haemoglobin test device

The innovations in the bioengineering field often produce solutions to some major problems and now a student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has produced one. According to reports, Ambar Srivastava, a student of IIT Delhi has developed a mobile phone-size haemoglobin metre dubbed the TrueHb Hemometer - the first case of an innovation from the institute's biomedical engineering department actually getting to be a product. It was reported that the device which has been validated by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for its efficacy, is expected to...

JEE Advanced 2014 registrations from May 4

The registration process for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014 (JEE Advanced 2014) is expected to commence on Sunday, May 4 and continue till Friday, May 9, 2014 . The timings for the same will be between 10 am and 5 pm . Candidates need to note that only online applications will be accepted. Registrations for JEE Advanced 2014 will also be open for such candidates who had not opted for JEE Advanced 2014 while applying for JEE Main 2014. Students may download their admit cards from the JEE Advanced website - www.jeeadv.iitd.ac.in from Sunday, May 11 to ...

GATE 2014 scorecards sent to successful candidates

The score cards of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2014 (GATE 2014) have been dispatched to successful candidates at the address provided at the time of application . Candidates need to note that no extra GATE 2014 score card will be issued . The scorecard will mention the marks acquired as well as the category-wise cut-off . Candidates can now track their scorecard status by logging into the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website . On using “Track Your Scorecard” , if the status on INDIA POST is "Item delivered" at...

IIT Bombay partners with Pune and Nagpur colleges on R&D project

The premier technical institute Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) is now partnering with two colleges from Pune and Nagpur on a R&D project on low cost healthcare devices. According to reports, IIT Bombay is partnering with College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) and Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) from Nagpur. According to reports, the cost of the project is estimated at Rs 39.39 crore and it is to develop low-cost health care equipment, which will have innovative features. It was mentioned that an estimated amount of $40 billion is spent...

IIT Delhi study ranks five cities on comfortable weather hours

One of the major talking points when it comes to residing in our Indian cities is the weather pattern and a new IIT Delhi study has ranked five cities on the basis of `comfortable hours’. According to reports, in a recent study, IIT Delhi's Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (CAS) has ranked five cities on the basis of "comfortable hours". Hyderabad has the highest comfortable hours, followed by Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai in the descending order and these were five cities that were considered for the study. It was mentioned in the report that the idea of which...

Day 2 analysis of JEE Main 2014 online examination

Day 2 of the online Joint Entrance Examination Main 2014 (JEE Main 2014) was held on Friday, April 11, 2014 . The online JEE Main 2014 commenced on Wednesday, April 9 and will also be held on Saturday, April 12 and Saturday, April 19, 2014 . Around five lakh candidates are expected to appear for the online JEE Main 2014, as per reports. It will be conducted in 235 cities and towns in India. The examination is being held in two separate slots, from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm . The examination on Day 2 was held smoothly without any...

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