Neeti Nigam

I am a happy-go-lucky person with deep rooted interests in reading, writing, travelling and eating

Articles By Neeti Nigam

Why did JEE Advanced website remain non-functional for over 6 hours?

This is not the first time such technical issues have occurred. Even when the National Testing Agency (NTA) released the JEE Main result, the website was down for a while. However, at that time, over nine lakh candidates had appeared for the exam. This is probably the longest duration that the official website ( has been non-functional.

Uttarakhand JEE Main 2019 topper aims computer science engineering from IIT-Bombay

JEE Main 2019: Pallav Semwal found JEE Main 2019 easier than the previous year. “Online mode is simpler and convenient. Moreover, the chemistry section was where I lost marks. Physics and math were less time-consuming and I scored full in them."

IIT-Delhi student scores 100 percentile, calls CAT 2018 tougher than 2017

Rickshesh Manchanda has cracked two most competitive examinations in the country — JEE in 2014 and CAT in 2018. An alumnus of IIT-Delhi, he believes in self-study

Teachers’ Day: 5 dream punishments we wish to get from teachers

Reminiscences of our school days still make us wonder how cool it would have been if we got punished the way we want. 

IIT-Kharagpur’s link to the freedom struggle and an infamous detention camp

IIT-Kharagpur classes were started in Hijli detention centre. The government choose the site as a fitting memorial to the martyrs

How this engineer went from running a dhaba to cracking the CAT

In 2017, the Indore resident cracked CAT with 98.01 percentile, and has been admitted into Indian Institute of Management-Rohtak's PGP course this year

CBSE UGC NET: Female aspirant faces harassment for wearing jumpsuit, refused entry

CBSE UGC NET: "I was first verbally shamed for my choice of clothes by a DPS Siliguri teacher. I have worn a particular jumpsuit to almost all the exams as I feel relaxed in this attire," said Tirna Sengupta, who is pursuing M.A English from DU

Delhi University: 5 things you must do on the first day of college

Students will be attending the first day at the Delhi University (DU) today. While half of them may be nervous, rest might be excited about meeting the seniors, exploring the college campus, making new friends etc.

JEE Main topper Kalpit Veerwal suggests aspirants to solve previous years question paper

JEE Main topper tells candidates on what to study and what all to avoid in these last days and how to remain calm during the exam.

UP Board results 2018 to release in April third-week

UP Board results: This year, a record total of 11,28,250 students did not appear for the board exams. The exam authority said this happened due to a slew of strict measures to curb malpractice. To ensure transparency, CCTVs at the evaluation centres will be installed.

Women’s Day: Want to re-start your career after a sabbatical, here’s the way

Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji recently said we need to create a conducive environment for working mothers. If everyone — from family to colleagues — put in a little effort to accommodate them, India can fill the gender gap in the workplace.

In Delhi Job Fair 2018, candidates look for permanent offers, better salary

There are vacancies for class 10 pass to MBA graduates, age varies between 18 to 40. On Day 1, maximum job-seekers crowded the IGI Aviation Services counter that is offering over 500 ground staff vacancies for class 12 pass outs. Sales and marketing sectors have highest jobs to offer, however, there are a handful of popular brands to attract the crowd.

World Book Fair: Demand for IIT-JEE books goes down, surge in NEET and TET mock test series

Besides UPSC and TET books, recruitment exam preparation books are witnessing bulk buyers.

CAT 2017 results: Candidates complain over low scores, IIM Lucknow says ‘no errors’

CAT is conducted in two sessions and the questions in each section of both slots are difficult. In slot 1, many candidates have found DILR section tough while some complained about the VARC section in slot 2.

CAT 2017: This Mumbai teacher scored 100 percentile for the fourth time

CAT 2017 result: Meet 41-year-old Patrick DSouza who hails from Mumbai and has scored 100 percentile in CAT 2017

This NDA topper picks Indian Army over NIT, suggests ‘stay away from social media’

Shivansh Joshi wanted to become a soldier as he believes this is the best way to serve nation

Tennis player, stand-up comedian, scientist; IIMs students are a diverse bunch this year

In the current IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) batch, for instance, there is an interesting bunch of profiles including a model, a filmmaker and few fashion designers.

GATE 2017 topper Ravi Shankar Mishra (AIR 3) shares exam tips, says follow day-wise strategy

GATE 2017: Ravi Shankar Mishra has cracked GATE twice — in 2015, he scored All India Rank 1 in mechanical engineering while in 2017, he achieved AIR 3 in computer science engineering.

GATE 2017 topper Ameya Dravid (AIR 2) says old papers and test series help in preparation

GATE topper shares his exam strategy, preparation tips and why he choose to pursue PhD from IISc instead of joining any PSU

Delhi guest teacher recruitment issue: Between L-G and government, it’s all about passing the buck

In Delhi, which boasts of best infrastructure, the student-teacher ratio stands at an alarming 1:47 while for MCD primary schools, it is 1:45. In Finland, recognised for its good education, it is at 1:13.