Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Pinned post for prospective faculty to IITs/IISc

This is a pinned post for prospective faculty to IITs/IISc. Please, please read this site and the old posts, herehere, herehere,  here and here, here also. There are over 2000 comments and replies to these comments in these posts. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Citations and Ranking

An article "Using citations to Rank.." is an interesting read.

This article wonders how Veltech, a private university in Chennai, is ranked #1 in Asia on the basis of citations. The authors of that article should read this article.

Further, everyone keeps on changing the methodology. For example, the counting of "kilo-paper issue, papers mainly in particle physics with hundreds or thousands of authors and hundreds or thousands of citations." Read about it here.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Seventh pay commission

Happy Republic Day.

A committee has been formed to implement seventh pay commission in autonomous institutions such as IIT/IISc/NIT. You can enter your thoughts and comments in this thread. This is the current table for regular central government employees.