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Rice physicists find reappearing quantum trios

Rice physicists find reappearing quantum trios

CAT and the mess in India

I am amazed at the stupidity of the CAT and IIMs put together, who for conducting on line tests first of all chosen some outside resource while our IT resources are much better if not euqlly well equipped.
In Konkan Railway , I had been conducting since 1999, on line refresher courses for which entire study material and sample question papers for training too were made available, as well qualifying tests for the ASMs and drivers , where the servers produce randomly selected questions to be answered from the comfort of their office itself and used successfully over years when I was there. I am sure the systems must be continuing. The entire process was designed and implemented on the UNIX servers in house by my own IT department.
When internet is used, we need to use secure servers and either TCS or INFOSYS could have delivered this service so easily. The CAT could not even produce test papers without repeating the questions!! Why did they hand over this job to some US agency and allowe…