JEE Main Cutoff for JEE Advanced

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2015 post 3 pm on Monday on their official website (

Not many students could access their results after it was announced, as the server was very slow.

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The cut-off score for eligibility for JEE (Advanced) is 105 out of 360 this year for students in general category, down from last year’s 115.

The cut-off in OBC category was 70 and for SC and ST it was 50 and 44 respectively.

The top 1.5 lakh candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE (Advanced) for admissions to IITs. Close to 13 lakh students appeared for the test this year.

Now that we know about the JEE Main cuttoff (all categories) for JEE Advanced, Lets get the latest news and updates for the same from our website.

Making Math Fun through Games

Parents find it extremely challenging make kids love math. Math is a skill that takes a lot of brainpower to master, and kids can find this task to be very difficult. Kids of struggle with equations, exponents maths formulas and grow up learning that maths is horrifying subject in their academic life. But using fun math games students can get accustomed to different and immersive way of learning the subject.


  1. Addition Duel

Need – set of playing cards with the jacks, queens, kings and jokers removed. Aces are to count as 1.

Children will be practicing addition without even realizing it. Makes a good classroom game with 2 teams playing against each other

Shuffle the cards and deal them out. Each player puts their cards in a pile facing down. Together players flip the top card over and place it in the centre. The first player to add the amounts on the two cards together and call out the answer takes the cards. If a player calls an incorrect answer the cards are returned to the bottom of the pile. When all cards have been drawn the winner is the player with the most cards. 


  1. Basketball Facts

Need – soft foam ball, waste bin or bucket to be the hoop 

Fun way to practice number facts

Two players stand side by side. If playing in teams, teams can line up in two lines with the first player in each line taking the first turn and then moving to the end of the line after this turn.

The caller calls a number fact, e.g. 3+9, 15-6, 4X5 or 36 ÷ 4. The first player to call out the correct answer then has a turn at shooting for a point (throwing the ball into the waste bin or bucket). The player scores a point if he is successful. If playing in teams, the next two players then have a turn. 

  1. Bundles

Need – popsicle sticks, dice, elastic bands 

A game to develop tens place value concepts..

Popsicle sticks are placed in the center. Before beginning decide what the winning number is to be, e.g. 50, 80 or 100. Players take turns to roll the dice and take that number of popsicle sticks. When a player has tens sticks they can bundle these into a bundle of ten using the elastic band. The first player to reach the winning number, e.g. 50 which is 5 bundles of ten is the winner. HINT – During play, encourage players to count their sticks, e.g. “3 bundles and 7 sticks is 10, 20, 30 and seven more make 37.”

  1. Coin Toss

Need – a large 6×6 grid filled with random numbers to be studied, coins (counters or bottle tops can be used). 


Fun way to compare values of numbers!

The large grid is placed on the floor. Use 2 digit numbers if studying 2 digit numbers. Or use 3, 4 or 5 digit numbers. Each player or one player from each team takes a turn at tossing a coin onto the grid. If the coins lands off the grid the player is out. If the coin lands on 2 spaces the space that has most of the coin is the number that is used. Players compare the numbers. The player whose number is the largest, scores a point. Repeat keeping score.

  This game helps kids understand the concept of Probability even better.

Top 5 Quick Tips for Online Students

Online programs are allowing anyone from stay-at-home moms to full-time executives pursue a higher degree at their own paces. The immense flexibility and the wide variety of courses offered by top universities are making it possible for anyone to get a bachelor’s or master’s degree in various fields.

Just because the programs are designed to be flexible, however, doesn’t mean they won’t be as challenging as offline courses. In fact, online master’s programs often require a lot more commitment and energy. Worry not, because we have the top 10 tips that will help you get through the online course of your choice without a problem.

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Start with a Program You Like

It’s always easier to commit when you like what you’re doing. The same principle applies to taking an online course, too. If you’ve been a registered nurse for years and you love what you do, pursuing a master of science in nursing online could be the way to go; there are programs from top universities like Bradley University to choose from. Yes, MBAs and other degrees may be just as appealing, but sticking with the major you love will help you get through the course easier.

Have Good Time Management

Time management is a crucial skill to have as an online student. There are plenty of time management tips you can use to get through the course, but a good way to start is by setting aside at least an hour a day for studying. That’s it; just an hour.

Stay True to Your Schedules

Now that you have an hour to spend studying and keeping up with the assignments or other course materials, the next thing to do is stick to that schedule. Never skip your study session to go out with friends or just because you’re tired. Commit to the schedule and you’ll have a much better time studying as you go further into the program.

Connect with Your Lecturers

Just because you’re taking an online course, doesn’t mean you have to do everything yourself. There are top-notch lecturers behind some of the best online courses in the country. To not connect with them and get the help they are offering would be such a waste.

Depending on the learning platform your university uses, you can either reach out to the lecturers directly on the platform or via the provided email addresses. Don’t hesitate to connect with the lecturers early. You can then ask questions and get all the help you can get along the way.

Use the Available Resources

Of course, you can also rely on class syllabus, books and other course materials to help you study more effectively. You’ll be surprised by how many of these materials are available directly on the online learning platform. All you have to do to access them is log on using your student account.

Completing an online course doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. With these quick tips in hand, you’ll be able to tackle the challenges of completing an online masters of science in nursing degree without a problem.