NEET 2019 – Important Updates

  National Eligibility Entrance Exam is common MBBS/ BDS Entrance Test conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). From 2019, instead of CBSE, NEET UG 2019 would be conducted by newly formed NTA or National Testing Agency. The official website of NEET 2019 is www.nta.ac.in. You can check www.nta.ac.in  for latest news and updates. National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct NEET 2019 entrance examination for admission in MBBS and BDS…

JEE 2019 – Important Updates

    alert            The merit list for admission to engineering colleges, including Indian Institutes of Technology, through the Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main) will be based on percentile scores and not raw marks aspirants scored in the test with the introduction of a two-cycle computer-based examination system from 2019. JEE…

General Knowledge & Current Affairs ~ E-Book

This book can be an ideal reference for students preparing for any competitive or recruitment exams (esp., those conducted by UPSC and other central or state recruitment boards ~ Civil Service exams, SSC, Railway Recruitment exams, Bank exams to name a few). General knowledge and current affairs is a collection of weekly GK & CA…

Current Affairs This Week (14-10-2018)

Parker Solar Probe completes first Venus flyby: NASA NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – mankind’s 1st mission to ‘touch’ the Sun – successfully completed a flyby of Venus at a distance of about 2,415 kilometres during its 1st gravity assist from the planet.   Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen Awards 2018 The Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen awards 2018 were…

Current Affairs This Week (07-10-2018)

2018: Physics Nobel prize The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected three scientists Arthur Ashkin (USA), Gerard Mourou (France) and Donna Strickland (Canada) for the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics. They were selected for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.   First assembly of the International Solar Alliance The Prime Minister, Mr….

Current Affairs This Week (30-09-2018)

India’s biggest cyclotron facility India’s biggest cyclotron facility “Cyclone-30” has become operational at the Kolkata-based Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) for treatment of cancer. The facility produces a 30MeV beam that will be used to produce radioisotopes for medical for medical imaging & diagnosis. Hima Das: India’s 1st…

Current Affairs This Week (23-09-2018)

INSV Tarini: Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award 2018 All-women crew of INSV Tarini has bagged the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award for beating the odds in water with their enduring skills and sailing across the world for 8 long months. The award is the highest national recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of…

Current Affairs This Week (16-09-2018)

First military exercise of BIMSTEC countries held in Pune The first field training military exercise MILEX-18, as part of the Bay of Bengal initiative for multi-sectoral technical and economic cooperation commenced at Foreign Training Node at Aundh in Pune, Maharashtra. All member BIMSTEC countries, except Thailand and Nepal will take active part in in this…

Current Affairs This Week (09-09-2018)

Oskar Schlemmer (4 Sept 1888 – 13 April 1943) Oskar Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working at the workshop of sculpture   Indian Men’s Pair Win Historic Gold Medal in Bridge…

Current Affairs This Week (02-09-2018)

Don Bradman (27 Aug 1908 – 25 Feb 2001 ) Sir Donald George Bradman, AC, often referred to as “The Don”, was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman’s career Test batting average of 99.94 has been cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major…

Current Affairs This Week (26-08-2018)

August 19: The World Humanitarian Day To pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. The day recognizes humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.   August 19: World Photography Day To encourage…

Current Affairs This Week (19-08-2018)

Mumbai gives India its first baby penguin The chick, being called ‘the freedom baby,’ at Byculla zoo in Mumbai. Byculla zoo anticipated for 40 days — the first Humboldt penguin to be born in India, or as someone put it, ‘the freedom baby’, born on August 15.   Helium turns 150 on August 18, 2018!…