Actuary as a Career Path - Commonly asked questions Published on : 05-02-2021

Lots of students have tons of questions regarding Actuary as a career path.  Over a period of time, we collected the most common questions and answered them here.  Hopefully, this 10-minu

Admission in IIT / IIIT for Commerce & Humanities students without JEE Advanced Published on : 01-12-2020

This is an update of the blog that was first published in Aug 2017

JEE Advanced is the gateway for entry into core engineering and some B

10 Key Points You Did Not Know about JEE-Main 2020 Published on : 26-02-2020

The JEE(Main) – 2020 Information Brochure for April 2020 had now been released.  Reading through such a lengthy document is no fun and many times we skim through the content.&n

7 Careers Options with a Geography Degree Published on : 08-02-2020

What is common between Marco Polo, Vasco da Gama, Amerigo Vespucci and Christopher Columbus? All of them were great explorers of their time.  And to explore the world they would have had to un

5 Important Changes in CLAT 2020 Published on : 23-11-2019

The Common Law Aptitute Test or CLAT is the entrance exam for admission to the UG law programs offered by the 21 National Law Universities of India.  CLAT is

MBBS Admissions - Impact of NMC Bill on AIIMS and JIPMER Exams Published on : 07-08-2019

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, which seeks to regulate medical education and practice, and replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), has proposed major changes in the entry and

Admission to IIITs - All Your doubts Cleared Published on : 20-05-2019

Are the IITs same as the IIITs?  Are the Indian Institute of Information Technology same as the International Institute of Information Technology?  How t

Animation & VFX - A Career Path Worth Exploring Published on : 27-01-2019

Animation and VFX (Visual Effects) in India grew at a healthy 16.4 per cent in 2016 as per a KPMG India - FICCI 2017 report on Indian Media and Entertainment Industry.  The animation

Planning for MBBS abroad? Know these first Published on : 24-12-2018

Admission to MBBS in India in becoming increasingly difficult, given the disproportionate skew in number of aspirants against the number of seats, especially in Govt colleges.  Approx 1.4 Mill

Everything you wanted to know about Ashoka University UG Admissions but were afraid to ask Published on : 05-12-2018

Ashoka University is a private  university with a focus on liberal arts and sciences. It is located in Sonipat, Haryana, which is about 50kms from New Delhi and with good access via road. It w

10 Questions About AIIMS PAAR That You Must Know Published on : 26-11-2018

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi will initiate Online Registration of applicants for its AIIMS-B.Sc(H) Nursing/B.ScNursing(Post-Basic)/B.Sc(Paramedical Courses) <

Beyond MBBS & BDS : Great Options in PCB After Class 12 Published on : 15-11-2018

Did you decide to opt for PCB combination after Class 10 ? Well, want to get into MBBS / BDS but not sure if you will make it to a good college ? Looking for some great alternative choice

A Career in Sports in India Published on : 24-10-2018

Think sports and we would today think of Virat Kohli, P V Sindhu, Sardar Singh, Neeraj Chopra and the likes.  Sports, which essentially only meant cricket in India until a decade ago is n

Promising avenues in Nanotechnology Published on : 25-09-2018

What is nanotechnology and why so much buzz about it

Nanotechnology is about dealing with materials and technology at microscopic levels. Nanotechnology is a new inter-di

Part 2 : No Physics Required for these 10 Fantastic Options Published on : 09-09-2018

This is the second part of the blog No Physics Required for these 10 Fantastic Options published earlier.  In the first part, we shared how meritorious students are slowl

No Physics Required for these 10 Fantastic Options Published on : 05-09-2018

Are you a

  • Science student but don’t particularly like Physics? or
  • Commerce / Humanities student with an analytical mind? or
  • Have Mathematics in Class 1

B.Arch Eligibility 2019 Confusion : NTA vs NATA Published on : 28-08-2018

Eligibility criteria for admission in B.Arch has been causing a lot of confusion and it seems like the matter is still not fully resolved, given the seemingly contradictory provisions between what

FREE Coaching by IIT Professors to Crack IITs Published on : 22-08-2018

OK, are you spending thousands of rupees on getting yourselves trained to crack the JEE Advanced from coaching cetres? 

What if th

6 Must Know Facts of Getting Into the Indian Armed Forces after Class 12 Published on : 20-08-2018

There remains plethora of professions to choose for the students after class 12.   For the ones who are passionate about nation building and defending the nation, joining the Armed F

7 Great Places to pursue Aerospace Engineering Published on : 18-08-2018

Let us start with the basics first.  

What does an Aerospace Engineer do?

Simply put, an aerospace engineer performs engineering duties in designing, constructing, and te

7 worst things not to do while choosing a career Published on : 17-07-2018

On the verge of getting into a college ? Facing the dilemma of selecting from a plethora of options ? Getting different opinions (some unwanted and unsolicited as well) ? Well, that is what most of

Impact of JEE Advanced going online: Strategy and tips Published on : 05-03-2018

All this while JEE advanced aspirants have been writing the entrance. Now instead of writing, they will be typing and surfing because that is the new way of appearing for JEE Advanced. With many gl

IIT Admission - 3 Key Changes Introduced in JEE Advanced 2018 Published on : 30-01-2018

Starting 2018, the Govt has introduced 3 key changes in .JEE Advanced which is one of the toughest entrance exams in the country for admission in the premier Indian Institutes of Technology and som

6 Little Known Facts about B.Arch Eligibility Published on : 07-11-2017

In our previous blog  ‘NATA 2017 - Take Note of 6 Changes' we wrote about the changes introduced in National Aptitude Test in Arch

Why JIPMER, AIIMS, JEE-Adv are the toughest exams Published on : 06-07-2017

Now that the exam season is behind us and students and institutes are busy with counselling and admissions, we thought it pruduent to share certain statistics. In this piece, we would like to share

5 Not To Be Missed Media Courses After 10+2 Published on : 03-07-2017

“The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of th

Here is how to get into Top-100 NIRF ranked Engineering Colleges Published on : 01-07-2017

Want to get into the top-10 NIRF ranked engineering colleges?  Here's MyExamPlan's analysis of how to get into these institutes

Are Institute Rank Claims Misleading ? Check this Published on : 01-07-2017

I have been inundated lately by parents and students seeking clarity on choosing institutes and universities for Undergrad admissions. What intrigued me was how strongly they were influenced by the

Why are many students so lost regarding admission options despite access to online information Published on : 30-06-2017

Sometime in April this year I got an S.O.S request from a worried mother who reached out through a friend of a friend and thought I was a career counsellor. Yawn!  Anyway, here's how the c

Are COMEDK UGET and UniGAUGE the same exam Published on : 14-02-2017

So, many engineering aspirants have asked us this questions lately: COMEDK UGET 2017 & Uni-GA

5 Great All India Eligibility Courses in Delhi Univ You Should not Miss Published on : 20-12-2016

Super high cut-offs in Class XII marks is what comes to our minds when we hear of admissions to Delhi University colleges each year. However, what many of you woudn't realize i

10 Industries That Need Foreign Language Experts Published on : 20-12-2016

Study a foreign language – any foreign language – and it can open up career options in sectors that you may never have imagined. Besides the traditionally well known options of becoming

6 Common Reasons why Students miss great Career Opportunities Published on : 16-12-2016

1. Parents think students know everything

While students are internet savvy, their awareness levels about opportunities is not great either.  Not convinced?  Ask the students

NATA 2017 - Take Note of 6 Changes Published on : 16-12-2016

NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is conducted by the Council of Architecture (CoA) to asses the students’ aptitude for studying Architecture in India. Starting 2017, CoA has intr

Computational Linguistics - For the Computer Obsessed Published on : 15-12-2016

Ever wonder how Google Translate works? Well, if you haven't tried Google Translate so far, then I recommend you do.  It is a free multilingual machine translation service to translate tex

Ace the CAT - Tips from CAT-2015 100 percentiler Published on : 06-10-2016

Nishchay Budhiraja is a 100 percentiler of CAT-2015.  He shared his views with MyExamPlan on how he approached his goal of cracking the CAT.  Nishchay is

How to manage Exams Date Clash issue Published on : 21-09-2016

Last year Suneha Mishra, a Class XII commerce student and a law aspirant, went through a harrowing time managing to keep track of law entrance exams.  To her dismay she realized rather late th

Humanities and Commerce students can get into IITs Published on : 15-09-2016

Students of humanities and commerce now can get through into IITs. For instance, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-Madras) offers a 5-Year Intergrated M.A. in two streams.

a) Dev

Who got into the IITs this year Published on : 24-08-2016

As per statistics shared by IIT Guwahati, maximum number of students were admitted through this years' JEE-Advanced 2016 from Rajasthan with 1646 students. Rajasthan led the table in JEE-Advanc

NEET - Relevance & Open Questions Published on : 17-08-2016

In our previous blog It's a NEET game, we highlighted the key reasons why the NEET entrance exam was brought back. We also

14 Entrance Exams Leaked in 2016 Published on : 09-08-2016

At MyExamPlan, we were intrigued by the number of instances of exam leaks reported at regular intervals. Our team, therefore, decided to investigate the entr

It is a NEET game Published on : 02-08-2016

Parliament has approved two significant bills in the 2016 Monsoon session paving the way for NEET implementation across the country from 2017-18 session onwards.  


How to spot a Fake University Published on : 13-07-2016

Lets begin with a simple exercise. From the list below can you spot the Fake Universities operating in India?

  • Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, New Delhi
  • St.

7 Reasons why the New National Institutional Ranking Framework is a Good Idea Published on : 31-10-2015

The Ranking Hullabaloo

We regularly receive requests from parents and students enquiring about how an institution is ranked compared to its peers. And this is one question we always

10 Smart Mantras to Get Your Child to Succeed in Competitive Exams Published on : 28-10-2015

Many parents are a worried lot when it comes to their child preparing for Entrance Exams. Parents also get advise from hundreds of people, some o

Commerce leads to many career options Published on : 23-10-2015

With careers in commerce undergoing a sea of change both in terms of options and scope, commerce has become a sought after and popular option among students. A student from the commerce stream has

B.Arch Admissions after Class 12 Published on : 14-10-2015

Update (11 June 2017) : For students who will appear in 10+2 exams in 2019, there is an update - pls read our news "

Engineeing Admissions & Class XII Marks - A Difficult Marriage Published on : 11-10-2015

The system to give weightage to students' Class XII Board examination in JEE-Main was introduced in 2013 with two primary objectives— first, to

How to Become a Supreme Court Lawyer Published on : 09-10-2015

Lately I have come across the query - "How does one become a Supreme Court Lawyer?".

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has come out with new Certificate of Practice and Re

Law Entrance Exams – Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus Published on : 07-10-2015

A degree in Law offers vast opportunities. If you are planning to appear for Law Entrance exams conducted in India by Central/State government or Universities, there are many Colleges who conduct t

FAQ on Law as a career after 12th Published on : 07-10-2015

Today Law is one of the best career options after 12th, if we consider the emergence of National Law Schools,their world class education, infrastructure and campus placements.
Student can go

India Envisaged as a $100 Billion Biotech Hub Published on : 04-10-2015


The Indian Biotechnology sector is expected to grow from the current US$ 5-7 billion to US$ 100 billion by 2025 by doublin

B.Tech Biotechnology vs B.Sc Biotechnology Published on : 01-10-2015

Biotechnology is a highly interdisciplinary field that combines biological sciences with engineering technologies to manipulate living organisms and biological systems to produce products that adva

3 Entrance Exams tougher than JEE Published on : 25-09-2015

Ask anyone today: "Which is the toughest entrance exam?" and one is most likely to hear, "Of course, JEE for admissions into the IIT's !".


5 Reasons Why You Should Study Design Published on : 22-09-2015

Careers in the Design sector are exploding as Designers are forming a part of virtually every industry segment today. Studying Design will allow you to develop your individual viewpoint and an unde

Cracking Design School Entrance Exams Published on : 22-09-2015

Desperate to innovate, companies are turning to design schools for creative thinkers. Designing is a highly developed field that requires trained people who are creatively innovative and artistic.

How to Prepare for Entrance Exam Published on : 16-09-2015

If you are preparing for the highly competitive entrance exams such as Engineering, Medicine, Law, Design etc., the following guidelines should help you framework your exam strategy.

1. <

A career in Mathematics after Class XII Published on : 16-09-2015

Very often I come across many students wanting to carve a career in Mathematics and related areas after Class XII. While I must say that almost all Universities of

Identifying Career Opportunities through Entrance Exams Published on : 10-09-2015

Does having your child in Class 12 mean a year of sleepless nights, constant stress, an agonising year planning the right college for your child? In between all this there may also be a cousin'

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