Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: JEE

No life, no hobbies, burnout, lost childhood — the price students pay for a prized IIT seat

Last year, 1.5 million students took the JEE to qualify for 13,000 seats in 23 IITs across the country – in other words, for each seat there were 115 aspirants.

JEE Main 2021 admit card out for March session, get exam instructions here

This session of the JEE is scheduled to be held on 15, 16, 17 and 18 March.

Amazon India launches ‘Amazon Academy’ to help students prep for JEE

Amazon Academy includes curated learning material, live lectures and assessments in Maths, Physics and Chemistry. It is available on the web and Google Play Store.

Discussion on revised syllabus for JEE Advanced on agenda as IITs meet this week

The revision is being undertaken to factor in the changes introduced in Class 12 syllabus for mathematics, chemistry and physics by CBSE in 2019.

JEE-Advanced results declared, Pune student Chirag Falor tops exam

The second and third rank were bagged by Gangula Bhuvan Reddy and Vaibhav Raj respectively, while Kanishka Mittal topped among females, officials said.

Modi govt plans online IIT coaching for SCs, OBCs, in talks with Anand Kumar of Super 30

Anand Kumar, a mathematician, is the brain behind a globally-feted programme that provides free IIT entrance coaching for 30 students from the poorest families every year.

JEE Advanced registration window is open now, last date 17 September

JEE Advanced will take place on 27 September. Top 2,50,000 candidates who have qualified JEE Main will be eligible to sit for the exam.

No big buttons, full sleeves or shoes with thick soles — NTA declares NEET dress code

NEET for undergraduate admissions is scheduled to be held on 13 September, days after Modi govt wrapped up JEE amid resistance from students across the nation.

News debates turn into daily soaps while India’s Covid tally crosses 4 million

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

IITs won’t lose if JEE is postponed. Delhi, Allahabad universities show the way

The main reason being advanced against deferment is that any further delay in conducting the JEE will put IITs at a disadvantage because the number of students will double up.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.