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IIT Madras is India's one of the most reputed and liked Institute of the year 2021 among the students. In recent years, IIT Madras has gained first rank in the list of NIRF Engineering colleges with the highest 89.93 Percentage scores. IIT Madras is a dream of many engineering students wanting to pursue their higher studies in engineering. IIT Madras offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate programmes in the field of Engineering, Technology and pure sciences with 16 academic departments and many research centres. One can get an admission into IIT Madras either by JEE Advanced Examination for BTech courses and GATE Examination for the M.Tech and PhD Programmes. But one must have a rank within 100 in the examination. IIT Madras enrolls approximately 8000 students every year in the various Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.
As we know that IIT Madras is one of the leading institutes of India. So, it is ranked by many well known educational platforms on the basis of it's excellence and performance compared to other Engineering institutes.
●Ranked 1st in all engineering Institutes by NIRF Rankings 2021
●Ranked 255th in a QS Global world rankings 2022
●Ranked 50th Position by QS Asia rankings
●Ranked 1st Engineering Institute by Outlook rankings in 2019
●Ranked 2nd at International level by ARWU in 2019
●Ranked 1st in an engineering field by Jagran Josh rankings 2019
●Ranked 4th at International level by QS ranking 2020
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Many students have a dream to do an M.Tech programme from the IIT Madras which offers various M.Tech programmes in the various fields like Applied mechanics, Aerospace engineering, Computer science and Engineering.
Students can get an admission into M.Tech programmes through their GATE scores. And if a student is already an IITian having a CGPA of 8.0 and above throughout their graduation programme then one can directly apply for this without GATE scores.
IIT Madras offers a Ph.d programme into the four fields only, Engineering, Humanities, Management and Science. But students who are willing to take an admission into IIT Madras must have a Master's degree in one of these domains with an aggregate 60 percentile and valid GATE scores.
Being one of the leading engineering institutes, IIT Madras has a very high profiled placement record with the best recruiters and effective salary packages. The students were assisted by the career and placement cell, IIT before going for the placements in such a way that they can feel confident and give better performance and achieve something. If we talk about the previous year computer science placements then, An M.Tech student got a salary package of 88.82 Lakhs per Annum from a very reputed IT company. And that was the highest offered package of previous year placements to any student.
Faculty of IIT Madras is one of the reasons to be willing to get an admission into IIT Madras. Because It has highly qualified professionals with a good amount of experience.
Faculty of IIT Madras is one of the reasons to be willing to get an admission into IIT Madras. Because It has highly qualified professionals with a good amount of experience. IIT Madras has a total of 630 members in their educational department. An interesting thing is that all are Ph.d degree holders in their respective fields. They all encourage the students to clarify all the doubts in their academics as well as their career related doubts.
IIT Madras provides all the required facilities to their students like Food facilities, Hostel facilities, Sports, Gym, Medical facilities, Library as well as Campus facilities.
●Campus: IIT Madras has a wide campus full of greenery and fresh air. It adds some extra features to the IIT Madras college life. Students feel good all the time because of greenery all around.
●Sports: IIT Madras has various playgrounds for various games with the standard measurements. It has a cricket ground named IIT-Chemplast, has a volleyball ground, swimming pool, gymnasium and also has a student activity centre for various types of programmes.
●Hostel: For any student, hostel life performs an important part during their studies. IIT Madras has both the hostels for girls as well as for boys. Which includes common rooms, TV, Mess, Indoor games, music rooms, dance rooms, etc.
●Medical Facilities: IIT Madras has their own hospital which is situated in their campus for the emergency. So, It provides medical facilities 24*7.
We know that IIT Madras offers various programmes in different fields. The table shows the admission eligibility criteria into the IIT Madras for various programmes.
10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
Graduation with 60 % + GATE Scores
B.Tech + M.Tech
10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
B.Tech + MBA
10+2 with 75% + JEE Advanced
B.A + M.A
Graduation pass + GATE scores
As we showed many assets of the IIT Madras and we got to know that it is one of the leading institutes of India for the many programmes. It has good campus facilities with a broad range of campus and greenery around it. Also, provides facilities of good food, proper medical facilities, accommodation and stay facilities for the students with utmost quality. If we talk about educational facets, it has highly educated professionals with good experience and students get placed into various multinational companies with a high salary package. As we know that IIT Madras is situated in South India, students get an idea about the various cultures of India and also have an opportunity to study and work in different cultures to increase the adaptability skills of the students. IIT Madras is overall one of the best institutes in India for higher studies. But one needs to do a lot of hard work to get admission into it since getting an admission into IITs is not easy. Thus, the only option left is: Do hard work and achieve your dreams.
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Diwali is arguably one of the most auspicious and celebrated holidays in South Asia. It is celebrated over the span of five days, where the third is considered most important and known as Diwali. During Diwali people come together to light, lamps, and diyas, savour sweet delicacies and pray to the lord. The day has various origin stories with the main them being the victory of good over evil. While the North celebrates the return of Lord Rama and Devi Sita to Ayodhya, the South rejoices in the victory of Lord Krishna and his consort Satyabhama over evil Narakasura.
Narakasura- The great mythical demon King
Naraka or Narakasur was the son of Bhudevi (Goddess Earth) and fathered either by the Varaha incarnation of Vishnu or Hiranyaksha. He grew to be a powerful demon king and became the legendary progenitor of all three dynasties of Pragjyotisha-Kamarupa, and the founding ruler of the legendary Bhauma dynasty of Pragjyotisha.
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Narakasura was created, grew up to be strong and powerful but he was not satisfied with it, so he decided that he would worship Lord Brahma. He performed severe penance and was driven by the power of his penance; Lord Brahma appeared before him. Narakasura knew his mother loved him dearly so he asked Lord Brahma to grant him a boon that he would only die by the hands of his mother, Bhumidevi. Lord Brahma smile and ultimately granted him the boon.
Narakasura burst out laughing as Lord Brahma vanished. He thought no mother would kill their child so Lord Brahma had made him immortal. Drunk and maddened by his own power Narakasura brought all the kingdoms under his control and targeted Swargalok (Heaven). Even Indra (King of Gods) and demi-gods had to retreat in front of Narakasura. He kidnapped and took 16,000 women from the palaces as prisoners. Troubled by Naraksura's deeds the gods rushed to Lord Vishnu for a solution.
Lord Krishna and Devi Satyabhama were born to kill Narakasura
Lord Vishnu was born as Lord Krishna and Narakasura's mother Bhumidevi took the avatar of Krishna's wife Satyabhama. As Satyabhama, Bhumidevi was unaware of the knowledge of Naraksura being her son. Aditi the mother of all gods approached Satyabhama crying for help with bloodied ears as Narakasura had torn off the glowing earrings from the ears of Aditi.
Satyabhama was furious on gaining the knowledge of Narakasura's atrocities she asked Krishna to fight the demon king while she fights alongside him. Krishna agreed and they attacked the great fortress of Narakasura, riding his mount Garuda with his wife Satyabhama.
The furious battle unleashed. Krishna defeated Narakasura's general Mura and came to be known as Murari (the killer of Mura). Narakasura used several divine weapons against Krishna, but Krishna slew all those weapons effortlessly. The demon hurled a shakti towards Krishna, which mildly hurt Krishna and he fell unconscious. Upon this sight Satyabhama was enraged, she furiously pulled out a weapon of her own and hurled it at Narakasura's chest. Anxious Satyabhama turned to her fallen Lord, Krishna got up with a smile and he was completely fine. He was only playing his part. It was Satyabhama who was an incarnation of Bhoomidevi, whose hands were destined to slay Narakasura.
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Lord Krishna and Goddess Satyabhama had put an end to the Narakasura's kingdom of evil. As Narakasura lay on his deathbed he realised that Satyabhama was no one but an avatar of his own mother. He requested a boon from his mother, for no one to mourn his death. Instead, he wished for people to celebrate it with light and colours. They freed the 16,000 women who later married Lord Krishna to restore them of their honour in society, retrieved Mother goddess's earrings. This day is celebrated as 'Naraka Chaturdashi' popularly known as Choti Diwali - the day before Diwali as the triumph of good over evil.
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For all the great inventions that we have at hand, it is amazing how we keep going back to the safety pin every single time to fix everything. Be it tears in our clothes, to fix our broken things, to clean our teeth and nails when toothpicks are unavailable, to accessorize our clothes, and of course, as an integral part of the Indian saree. Safety pins are a must-have in our homes. But how did they come about at all?
The safety pin was invented at a time when brooches existed. They were used by the Greeks and Romans quite extensively. A man named Walter Hunt picked up a piece of brass and coiled it into the safety pin we know today. He did it just to pay off his debt. He even sold the patent rights of this seemingly insignificant invention just so that his debtors would leave him alone.
Anyone wearing safety pins that were visible began to be associated with the rock movement in the 70s. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons
Later, he even invented the sewing needles and a couple of other important inventions but never kept any of the patent rights.
When the punk rock tradition took over in the seventies, safety pins became a fashion rage. They were used as piercings and to patch clothes together. Anyone wearing safety pins that were visible began to be associated with the rock movement. In some cultures, the safety pins have become symbols of good luck.
Keywords: Safety-pins, Punk Rock, Brass, Accessories, Walter Hunt
In South India, Deepavali marks the end of the monsoon and heralds the start of winter. The festival is usually observed in the weeks following heavy rain, and just before the first cold spell in the peninsula. The light and laughter that comes with the almost week-long celebration are certainly warm to the bones, but there is still a tradition that the South Indians follow to ease their transition from humidity to the cold.
Just before the main festival, the family bathes in sesame oil. This tradition is called 'yellu yennai snaana' in Kannada, or 'ennai kuliyal' in Tamil, which translates to 'sesame oil bath'. The eldest member of the family applies three drops of heated oil on each member's head. They must massage this oil into their hair and body. The oil is allowed to soak in for a while, anywhere between twenty minutes to an hour. After this, they must wash with warm water before sunrise.
Women applying oil to the heads of men Photo credit: Indians in Kuwait
In some parts of the peninsula, soap is not used to wash off the oil because it nullifies its effects. Some cultures who do not like the oil to remain in any way on their skin wash it off with shikakai and herbs, which is a paste that is traditionally used as a substitute for soap. Sometimes, the oil is heated with flowers and spices as well and is less sticky than in its pure form.
The purpose of this ritual is to cleanse the body, detoxify it, and produce heat in it. Sesame is a very heaty substance and tends to heat up the body. This heat, or 'usshna' in Kannada, prepares the body to face the sudden cold that comes to the peninsula immediately after Diwali. South India has no smooth transition weather-wise from monsoon to winter. There are a few days of stable, rainless weather, and suddenly the cold winds descend.
In many ways, the celebration of Diwali is centered around preparing for winter, considering the amount of heat and light the rituals consist of – lighting lamps, bursting crackers, and consuming warm treats. Those who practice these rituals earnestly find the shift in seasons and weather quite pleasant.
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