General

Dear Engineering Students,
I am Shankar, did my M.Tech in Power and Control from IIT Kanpur, B.Tech from JNTU Kakinada Campus and Diploma from Andhra Polytechnic Kakinada.
I worked in General Electric, Hyderabad for 6 years in the field of renewable energy sources. At present, delivering number of lectures in the field of power electronics (since 2007) and delivered lectures in Control systems as well (in the past) especially for GATE/ESE/PSUs. This blog is to explore the various opportunities for electrical engineering students especially preparing for competitive exams. I would like to utilize this blog as platform to share information as much as I can and requesting the continuous feed back for the improvement. I am maintaining this blog after my busy schedule as part of social service and giving back something to the society. If you like it, you can also be part of it

Thanks
BNSS Shankar

Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking,Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great
Always try to learn something from your actions
If you have any specific question to ask me, write an email to electrical.mentor@gmail.com, If you want to give the feedback, you can give it through the feedback form

Click here to watch GATE (EE) 5th ranker video
Click here to download Datasheets
Click here to view GATE 2018 Brochure Syllabus: EEE ECE
Click here to view revised pattern and Syllabus for ESE 2017 ******
Preparation strategy: GATE 2018 ESE 2018 **NEW**
ESE 2017 - 9th ranker success story ** NEW**

Saturday, November 4, 2017

UPSC update - Important

Dear All,
I would like to share you one information. There is an option of challenging the question post GATE exam. But, such an option is not there in UPSC till last year. In this regard, I raised a question to UPSC through RTI.
Please click here to view my question.
Please click here to view UPSC decision in this regard.

Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests




Friday, October 20, 2017

Deep roots - Importance



Individual effort is necessary to achieve goals and sustain success in life. There is a story that illustrates this fact.
           
A very elderly and a young man were immediate neighbors with only a wall separates their houses. They planted two identical plants, one in each their respective premises and beyond to nurture them. The young man supplied a lot of water and plenty of fertilizers to his plant, while the elderly man supplied minimum water and fertilizers to the plant in his premises.
           
After a few months, the young man’s plant became a beautiful sight with lovely green leaves. The elderly man plants thought not so beautiful, grew into a strong structure.
           
One night, there was a storm with heavy winds and rain. The next day, the two men came to check the condition of their respective plants. The young man was shocked to see that while his plant was totally uprooted, the elderly man’s plant was unscathed and standing straight. When the young man asked elderly man how this could have happened. The old man replied, “Son, you supplied the tree with more resources than it needed and so, it never felt the need to go deep into ground for its survival. On the other hand, I gave my plant only minimum supply of resources so that it could barely survive. So to strengthen itself, it had to spread its roots deep into the earth and by doing so it developed its own strength. This could enable it to resist the winds and stand strongly. Increasing one’s ability depends on one’s own effort and what other does for us provides only a good base”.
           
This story should be an eye opener to both students and teachers. Remember – A teacher is only a ladder and not an escalator! Students should utilize the knowledge imparted by the teacher as a strong base, show the zeal to go deep into the subject and widen the scope of their knowledge. There is no elevator to success. There are only steps. Climb them.
Also the teacher should always be an inspiring model to the students with their valuable in depth lectures.

Dr. Radhakrishnan had said: “Teachers should be the best minds in the country”. Good teachers are good learners. They keep learning new things all the time and acquiring knowledge from different sources.
“The mediocre teacher tells;

The good teacher explains;

The superior teacher demonstrates;

The great teacher inspires.”

What we need today are more and more great teachers. We need inspirational, transformational leaders in our classrooms.
We need teachers who have the required competence, confidence and commitment to make a difference to the educational landscape of our country. At the same time, students should also burning desire in their hearts to gain knowledge from their teachers. Then only our country can grow. I am seeing in present days, that fire is slowly decaying in students. But at least if one student inspires from this message, it will be great help to the nation!!!


Jai Hind!!!

Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests




Wednesday, September 27, 2017

ESE 2018 Notification

Dear All,
UPSC released the notification for Engineering Services Examination 2018.
Click here to download
Important Information:
  • Syllabus and pattern of the examination is same as ESE 2017.
  • Last date for submission of applications: Oct 23, 2017.
  • Total number of vacancies to be filled: 588 (approx).
  • Preliminary exam is on January 07, 2018.
  • Mains exam is on July 01, 2018
I wish you all the best.
Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests

Monday, September 25, 2017

ESE2017 - 9th ranker Success story

Dear All,
I collected some information regarding the preparation strategy from ESE 2017 - 9th ranker to achieve this rank. I am really excited about his responses and would like to share this information with all of you.
I hope, if anyone from you motivated and plan effectively, I am very happy as a teacher and responsible citizen of India and will serve the purpose of this blog. Please keep one point in mind that, this blog is to help and motivate the students and not for publicity of myself.

Click here to read the very interesting article.

Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests

Thursday, September 21, 2017

ESE 2017 Keys and ISRO papers

Dear All,
UPSC released the official Answer keys for Engineering Services for 2017 - Stage I Examination.
Click here to download. I also uploaded the Cut off for ESE 2017 in the same page.

I uploaded the ISRO 2017 question papers for EE/EC/ME/CS . Click here to download.


Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests

Friday, September 15, 2017

ESE - 9th Ranker

Dear All,
I would like to congratulate Mr. kiran Babu on his success in getting All India 9th rank in Engineering Service 2017 Final selection. He is one of my student fro Spark IES batch.
Click here to view his feedback.


Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

MOCK Test 1 for Genco 2017

Dear All,
So many students are waiting and preparing for GENCO and TRANSCO notifications from Telangana government.
Before the notification released, I will suggest to practice the Practice test papers uploaded in my blog already.
I am uploading one more MOCK exam which I prepared in my free time (in the month of May, 2017) as Teachers day gift.

I will suggest everyone to practice the paper and I will upload the Key after one week (probably
on Sept12, 2017)

Click here to download the paper.  

Always in the service of students,
With best wishes,
BNSS Shankar,
M.Tech (IITK), MIE
FB group: Click here to follow my blog updates
You can download: PEQB      TYC      Practice Tests