I am in IIT-Bombay and I believe that I can answer this questions quite accurately and to the point. While it is a known fact that most faculties at IIT do not teach well, I believe these points come into play. Continue reading Teachers at IIT… And where they fail miserably
I was a regular school goer all my 11th and the first two months of my 12th. I was not attending any coaching. I had a enrolled in a test series (FIITJEE I think) and got volumes of material which I would occasionally flip through. A decent performance at school level academics kept me oblivious to the time I was losing. Fast forward 10 months and I was battling it out against all the engineering aspirants of the country in a gruelling 6 hour JEE Advanced test that changed my life. I want to convey through this piece of writing that it is possible to get a decent JEE rank in a short time provided that one is ready to accept the challenge and dedicate his time and efforts. Continue reading How to clear JEE in a short time, viz 3-4 months
In case you were wondering, bad marks do not mean anything significant, other than the fact that you did not fit into the standardized grading scheme of the examining body. By the way, this fact includes your college grades too. But then, grades are just a quantitative measure of your belief in the system and not a measure of your abilities or talent. Continue reading Do bad marks actually mean anything?
Excerpts of the interview of Arpan Saha taken by InSight, IITB….
This is Arpan Saha, who completed his B.Tech in Engineering Physics at IITB, and is currently pursuing his masters at Hamburg, Germany.
I believe a majority of students preparing for exams in which they require to burn the midnight oil, to work hard and with dedication often complain about how their sleep conflicts with their preparation. Some common complaints are like –
“I can’t get up till late at night. I feel sleepy”.
“It’s hard to get up for me. All I want when I see my bed is to sleep and relax”.
“I’ll take a nap of 5 minutes (and then the 5 minutes end up being 1-2 hours)”.
“Today, I should sleep and I will get up early and study(that never happens)”.
“ When I go back from class, I’ll finish so and so chapters( but in reality, they go to sleep as soon as they return)”.
Do you feel this can be a major factor that you aren’t able to give sufficient hours to study?
In this article, I have therefore summarized subtle points that if followed, could help you control your sleep to some extent. Fact is, nobody can assure you that following so and so things would help you overcome your sleep unless you yourself are not willing to do so. Thus above all the points that I am mentioning here, is your will.
As a lesson in moral values, we are taught never to cheat, especially in exams. It leads to people shunning cheaters in many cases. However, this attitude also helps create more cheaters, simply because a lesson not substantiated with clearly visible logic is often viewed by people as a doctrine to violate. So then, why is cheating in exams considered a wrong thing to do?
One Test for Graduate and Business School. More Opportunities for Success.
Getting an advanced degree can create many opportunities. In fact, recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development illustrates how education pays in higher earnings and lower unemployment rates. Here’s how the GRE General Test helps you out. Continue reading All you ever wanted to know about the GRE General Test !