Intelligence Bureau ACIO (IB ACIO) Examination 2015-16: Preparation Plan

One of my friends today asked me if I can help him prepare a study plan for the IB ACIO examination that will be conducted either in late 2015 or in early 2016. Took some time to figure out and analyse things from the web, but at last, did! Attaching the study plan (suggested preparation time table) just […]

Indian Science Congress, Pythagorean Theorem, Aviation, Cows & Gold and Stuffs Like That

TL;DR: Regarding some blunders at Indian Science Congress 2015. And some thoughts on if Indians really discovered Pythagorean Theorem. We need to discuss the latter part; yes! I woke up, like any other sane individual, woke up startled yesterday. At first it looked like a pun story, and I was confused whether somebody has mistakenly made the news […]

Engineering Education in Kerala Should Change!

The following article penned by me was published by Asianetnews, a leading TV Channel in Malayalam, on 27-Aug-2014. Read on Asianetnews’ website: http://www.asianetnews.tv/magazine/article/16108_article-on-engineering-education കേരളത്തിലെ എഞ്ചിനീയറിംഗ് വിദ്യാഭ്യാസ രീതി ഇങ്ങനെ പോയാല്‍ എന്താവും? കേരളത്തിലെ തെക്കന്‍ ജില്ലയില്‍നിന്നുള്ള ഒരു വിദ്യാര്‍ഥി ഇക്കഴിഞ്ഞ ദിവസം ആത്മഹത്യ ചെയ്തു. എന്‍ട്രന്‍സ് പരീക്ഷ പരിശീലനത്തിന്റെ സമ്മര്‍ദമാണ് കാരണം. പ്ലസ് ടുവിന് 90 ശതമാനത്തിനുമുകളില്‍ മാര്‍ക്ക് വാങ്ങിയ ഈ മിടുക്കന്‍, എന്‍ട്രന്‍സ് കോച്ചിംഗ് തനിക്കു വേണ്ട […]

The Online Study Option – MOOCs

The following article penned by me was published by The Hindu daily on 25-May-2014 in its Open Page. Read on The Hindu’s website: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/the-online-study-option/article6044953.ece “Hey Rakesh, did you attend Prof. Andrew’s Machine Learning lecture?” The next time you hear someone asking thus, don’t be sure Rakesh is a Stanfordian. The world has changed, and so have […]