Posted by: Aadisht on: August 25, 2008
P V Indiresan, the former director of IIT Madras has a comment piece in the Times of India today on how the JEE has run its course. His prognosis is gloomy – there’s no way to improve the entrance test without decreasing the number of applicants: World-class universities like Harvard and Stanford get 10-11 applications […]
Posted by: Aadisht on: August 19, 2008
Sorry, couldn’t resist that title. Andy Mukherjee has a column about the IITs making the admission criteria public, how coaching factories are skewing the results, and how there’s no readily apparent way to get through this. It doesn’t say anything that hasn’t already been said in Indian newspapers, but it puts everything together much better.