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Government and IITs reach consensus on admission formula

The government and IITs resolved the issues on the entrance exam by reaching a compromise formula over organizing the common exam from 2013 academic year. According to the agreement, from 2013, class 12th marks will be used only as cut-off to screen students for eligibility for admission the IITs. Aspirants will have be in the ..

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IIT-Kanpur urges for PM’s intervention on proposed CET

IIT-Kanpur wrote a letter “The Faculty Forum” seeking direct and exigent intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to settle the issue of newly proposed Common Entrance Test by HRD ministry According to IIT- Kanpur the current format of CET can endanger the prestige & status of IITs The Faculty Forum suggested that by replacing the ..

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Nobel prize – Physics

Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith, fathers of fibre optics and digital imaging, won the 2009 Nobel prize for physics . Charles K Kao: Born in Shanghai in Nov. 1933 Chinese pioneer in the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Widely regarded as the “Father of Fiber Optic Communications”. Shared 2009 Nobel Prize in ..

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