Green computing is the new buzzword today. Its origin dates back to 1992 when EPA launched in Energy Star labels. Over the years the term has grown in importance and assumed great significance. The recent news item linking Google search to CO2 emissions caused by single query has further brought this topic in to prominence. Continue reading
Chemistry as a subject is generally not given importance as is given to Physics and Mathematics by aspiring students. Students do not find Chemistry an interesting subject. Class XI and XII students generally devote close to 80% of their study time on Mathematics and Physics. Chemistry is a scoring subject. With a little bit of more attention, aspiring student can get their ranks improved substantially. Cut off scores in JEE for Physics and Mathematics are low compared to Chemistry’s scores. This itself implies that marks obtained in Chemistry actually determines whether a student make it to the final list. I have discussed this issue with IITians and almost all of them feels that had they given more attention to Chemistry their ranks would have improved considerably. Sooner one realizes this fact better placed he is to get good ranks in JEE.