The never ending legal mess relating to the Common Law Admission Test, 2012 (CLAT) is only getting murkier by the day. The latest news being another petition, that has been filed before the Delhi High Court (Civil Writ Petition No. 3738/2012) by one Nipun Gautam, praying for revaluation and staying of release of the third allotment list till the revaluation is complete.
Ethical hacking is not just a concept on books anymore. It is not just something employed by security systems. It is a happening career prospect too that can turn into a lucrative business opportunity if you have the right skills. Gyancentral intern from IIT Kanpur, Ankit Modi chats up with Mr Mohan Gandhi, CEO, Entersoft about how he found his passion and interest in ethical hacking.
According to the Wikipedia, "The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are a group of autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institutes of higher education. They were created to train scientists and engineers, with the aim of developing a skilled workforce to support the economic and social development of India." But there are some things which the Wikipedia doesn't talk about. This is the kind of scoop that only an IITian can tell you. Gyancentral intern Vivek Gupta, second year student, Bio Science and Bio Engineering, IIT Kanpur tells you about the travails of an IITian and life on the coveted campus.
One academician who has constantly been making news for the wrong reasons is Professor Gautam Barua, Director of IIT Guwahati. There are some serious corruption charges leveled against him and students have been complaining of a so called 'dual face' of Prof. Barua. One main reason for this is his perceived lack of transparency in work. Surya Ragunaathan talks to the man in question about why and how this kind of image about him has been formed.
JEE 2013: IIT Guwahati and IIT Kharagpur directors support Sibal's entrance exam format; irks students and other IITsBy Surya Ragunaathan
When Kolaveri Di released and the entire country was raving about it, there was one man who said it's an average song with dismal lyrics and very normal singing. The man was none other than renowned writer, lyricist, Javed Akhtar. It takes immense courage to voice a different opinion from that of the masses, because it means to face up to a lot of 'Kolaveri,' which Javed sahab did get on Twitter. The JEE row now intensifies as two very respected academicians, Prof. Gautam Barua and Prof. Damodar Acharya have gone ahead and voiced their support for the new Govt. proposed common entrance test for the IITs. Akhtar sure had a reason to say what he said. Gyancentral's Surya Ragunaathan finds out if Prof. Barua and Prof. Damodar have one too, given that they have had the courage to voice a different opinion from that of the majority.
If you are a foodie or been really hungry at office or home, chances are that you have logged in to Zomato to find out about the menu and reviews of good restaurants in your neighborhood to grab a quick bite. GyanCentral's Ushnota Paul meets the man behind Zomato.com, Deepinder Goyal, who also holds an Integrated Masters in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Delhi. This young founder and CEO of Zomato.com, an online food and restaurant guide, worked with Bain and Company as a consultant in their India office for four years before starting his own venture. Very recently, Deepinder was also seen on CNBC Young Turks.
After All India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2012, the much awaited All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results are also out. GyanCentral's Ushnota Paul, brings its readers an exclusive tete-a-tete' with three AIEEE 2012 toppers. They share their excitement, study strategies and future plans. Excerpts.
CLAT Secretariat ‘a closed chapter’ says the CLAT Core Committee; Now all hopes on Delhi HC petitionBy Guest Author
The CLAT Core Committee 2012 in its first meeting at NLU Jodhpur held during October 1-2, 2011 had dropped the idea of establishment of a CLAT Secretariat. Earlier, this issue was raised in the meeting of CLAT 2011 held on September 21, 2012; however, no decision was reached regarding this.