Author Archives: NITIN VARSHNEY

About NITIN VARSHNEY

An IIT engineer with a passsion for teaching and interacting with young kids. Hoping to make a small but significant contribution to my society

Read the story behind Subtitles in RANGOLI and CHITRAHAR on DD1

A Million Brakes in a Mile (Discovery of the impact of Same Language Subtitling by Dr. Brij Kothari. He has an M. Sc. in Physics from IIT Kanpur. A Phd. From Cornell University, USA and is an adjunct professor at … Continue reading

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Changes proposed in New IIT-JEE Exam; Discussion with IIT professors

Here are few querries answered by IIT Directors and other authorities regarding new JEE . For the first time, there is some clarity (though not officially announced) about what is being discussed behind the close doors. Here I am posting … Continue reading

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New Changes in CBSE 10th and 12th Exam pattern

Questions for Classes 10 and 12 will be reformulated and restructured to encourage students to apply their mind. The human resource development (HRD) ministry feels that the existing formats encourage learning by rote, and do not require students to solve problems and view them from varied perspectives. Continue reading

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Last minute tips for IIT-JEE

As engineering aspirants across the country gear up for IIT-JEE on April 8, Education Times offers last-minute tips on how to crack the test  With over five lakh students expected to appear for the IIT joint entrance exam this year, … Continue reading

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IIT-Kanpur team burnt midnight oil to script Jugnu’s success

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/iit-kanpur-team-burnt-midnight-oil-to-script-jugnus-success/articleshow/10539644.cms LUCKNOW: The successful fabrication and launch of nano satellite Jugnu showcases how a band of enthsiastic IIT-Kanpur students burning the midnight oil pulled off the rare feat with their sheer hard work and sacrifices. The team of 50 students … Continue reading

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Changes in IIT-JEE

PREPARING FOR COMMON ENGG TEST 2013 US exam giant to coach IIT, CBSE dons in aptitude testing Aditi Tandon/TNS New Delhi, November 8 Experts from American testing giant Educational Testing Service (ETS) will soon be in India to coach dons … Continue reading

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How does it feel to live below Rs 32 per day

An experiment by a University of Pennsylvania graduate and an MIT graduate by living for a month in utter poverty. The first one is the son of an IPS officer and has left is high paying investment banking job, and … Continue reading

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