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  • JEE Main 2020 paper analysis, 3 September: Day 3 shift 1

    JEE Main 2020 paper analysis, 3 September: Day 3 shift 1

    Many of you must be eager to know if the paper was of the same level or if the difficulty level is increased.

    September 3, 2020
  • JEE Main day 2 shift 1: Post exam analysis

    JEE Main day 2 shift 1: Post exam analysis

    The result of JEE Main January attempt is expected to be declared by NTA on 20 September 2020.

    September 2, 2020
  • Engineer’s English

    Engineer’s English

    In their campus interviews, the ability to communicate their technical knowledge is also tested. Many of them fail to assert their depth with confidence. Only after cutting a sorry figure, do they realise that the final stroke of victory is achieved by the magic of spoken words. Selectors look for technically sound, smart and well-balanced personalities. And the game is lost by those deficient in the English language.

    December 12, 2019
  • Bose and Mahalanobis~II

    Bose and Mahalanobis~II

    Satyendranath Bose was a very different type of person but a great friend of Mahalanobis, and helped ISI greatly. Reclusive, very typical Bengali, he knew French and German apart from Bengali and English. He was a mathematician with tremendous insight into physical sciences including chemistry. He kept company with poets Jishnu De and Sudhin Dutta, …

    July 26, 2018
  • GATE 2018 Results: Farmer’s son gets AIR 1 in Chemistry

    GATE 2018 Results: Farmer’s son gets AIR 1 in Chemistry

    The results of the General Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) 2018 were announced on Saturday. The announcement came two days after Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, which conducted GATE 2018, released the answer keys and the question papers of the 23 subjects for which the exams were held. While Jyotiranjan Barik obtained AIR 1 …

    March 17, 2018
  • Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which both simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. They won the prize for “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution”, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences …

    October 4, 2017
  • Helium under extreme pressures

    Helium under extreme pressures

    Hydrogen is the simplest of elements, with just one proton contributing to its weight. Hydrogen gas is hence the lightest and often used to launch balloons. Helium is the second in the hierarchy of elements, with four heavy particles in its nucleus. Helium is also a light gas and used to fill lighter-than-air balloons. A …

    February 15, 2017
  • Helium under extreme pressures

    Helium under extreme pressures

    Hydrogen is the simplest of elements, with just one proton contributing to its weight. Hydrogen gas is hence the lightest and often used to launch balloons. Helium is the second in the hierarchy of elements, with four heavy particles in its nucleus. Helium is also a light gas and used to fill lighter-than-air balloons. A …

    February 15, 2017