There are various kinds of Olympiads where students are pitted against thousands of students from India as well as abroad. A student should choose the Olympiad based on his/her aptitude and interest. For instance, students interested in challenging their mathematical skills can opt to appear in the recently launched Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO), India.
Around 10 lakh students appeared in the JEE Main 2018 examination today from over 2000 Centres in 112 cities in India & abroad. Aspirants had the choice of appearing in any one of the two types of papers or both. Paper – I is for B.E. / B. Tech courses while Paper – II is for B. Arch / Planning. Paper – I on 8th April 2018 is off-line mode (pen & paper based) and on 15th & 16th April 2018 is online (computer based). Paper – II is only off-line on 8th April 2018.
“Education is not a way to escape poverty; it is a way of Fighting it”. The power of education is irrefutable across the world, both socially and personally, in both developing and developed countries. In fact, Education can be denoted as the only pathway to human development. It is believed that ensuring quality education for all is not only essential to accomplish the set developmental Goals but is equally indispensable to end the extreme poverty.
The discourse on the purpose of education never seems to terminate. An ensuing question that follows is that ‘Should people become educated to gain capabilities for entering the workforce, or should they be nurtured towards becoming responsible citizens through social, economic, cultural and intellectual development?’. Eleanor Roosevelt once quoted in a 1930 article, "Good Citizenship: The Purpose of Education".
Engineering has been attracting a large number of Students in India, over a past few decades. But have you ever pondered why engineering holds such magnitude of importance around itself? The reasons for the same or as I would rather prefer to put forward, the pros of being an engineer are umpteen.
It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career. Don’t let other people choose a career path for you as deep down, you know the right way to go, so do the right thing and follow your heart.