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Top countries with the most competitive educational systems: Best Schools and Colleges

In World on ஒக்ரோபர் 1, 2012 at 8:09 பிப

Source: Can U.S. Universities Stay on Top? – WSJ.com

Education Strength

The Boston Consulting Group’s new E4 index assigns points in four categories, each equally weighted in the final score. Of the 20 countries ranked, here are the top 10.

Country Total points Enrollment points Expenditure points Engineering grads points Elite university points
U.S. 237 25 73 48 91
U.K. 125 4 26 46 48
China 115 86 17 4 8
Germany 104 5 25 37 38
India 104 90 4 3 6
France 87 4 24 41 18
Canada 85 2 25 39 18
Japan 72 7 31 19 16
Brazil 38 17 16 2 3
Russia 32 9 10 10 3

Source: Boston Consulting Group analysis

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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2012

In India, Science on செப்ரெம்பர் 27, 2012 at 5:43 பிப

  • Biological sciences
    • Shantanu Chowdhury of the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
    • Suman Kumar Dhar of the Special Centre for Molecular Medicine at the Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Chemical sciences
    • Govindsamy Mugesh of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
    • Gangadhar J Sanjayan of the CSIR National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Engineering sciences
    • Ravishankar Narayanan of IISc
    • Y Shanthi Pavan of Indian Institute of Technology – Madras
  • Mathematical sciences
    • Siva Ramachandran Athreya
    • Debashish Goswami of the Indian Statistical Institute
  • Medical sciences
    • Sandip Basu of the Radiation Medicine Centre at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Physical sciences
    • Arindam Ghosh of IISc
    • Krishnendu Sengupta of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Top 10 Lingo used in 90s Engineering Colleges

In India, Life, Lists on ஓகஸ்ட் 5, 2009 at 4:20 பிப

Source: What Junta Uses :: what the numerous IIT slangs mean?

  1. Froot – Anyone who does downright stupid stuff.
  2. Stud – A person who rarely/never does frooty things.
  3. Despo – One of those (moronic) guys who take acads seriously.
  4. Peace – A piece of cake! Also Peaceful.
  5. Cat – Someone who doesn’t need to be a despo, and still peacefully cashes.
  6. Bogs – Venue of thought. The toilet. Abbr for Bathrooms of Graduate Students.
  7. Arbit – Anything an IITian can’t understand. Abbr. Arb
  8. Junta – A zoo of IITians.
  9. Hajaar – A cageful of them.
  10. Pondy – An educational substitute for the opposite sex.