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Frequently Asked Questions

The following is basic information about Jee Neet QnA. Please read this before posting questions or answers if you are unfamiliar with this sort of forum. Click on any question to show or hide the answer.

What kinds of questions can I ask here?

Most importantly, questions should be relevant to Jee or Neet. Before you ask, please make sure to search for a similar question. You can search for questions by their title or use tags in the Tag Search on right. Use Google Custom search on right sidebar for an elaborate search based on any part of question text.

What kinds of questions should be avoided?

Please avoid asking questions that are not related to Jee or Neet.

Who moderates this community?

The short answer is: you. This website is moderated by the users. Points system allows users to earn rights to perform a variety of moderation tasks.

What should I avoid in my answers?

Jee Neet QnA is a question and answer site - it is not a discussion group. Please avoid holding debates in your answers as they tend to dilute the quality of the forum.

For brief discussion, or to thank someone for their answer, please post comments, not answers.

How can I add any equation in my post?

If you know Latex it is pretty simple- just enclose the latex code for the equation inside $ $. If you don't know Latex, then you can use the 'fx' button in the editor toolbar and it enables you to enter latex graphically.

Can I add Images/links to my post?

Yes, you can. Simply use the corresponding buttons in the editor toolbar. For file upload, use the 'link' button and there you can get file upload option.

Is there a mobile client for Jee Neet QnA?

There is a Web client for Android. Just search for 'gateoverflow' in Play Store. You may also use the site in any mobile browser. The site should work well with most current phones.

How does point system work?

When a question or answer is voted up, the user who posted it will gain points. These points serve as a rough measure of the community trust in that person. Various moderation tasks are gradually assigned to the users based on those points.

For example, if you ask an interesting question or useful answer, it will likely be voted up. On the other hand if the question is poorly-worded or the answer is misleading - it will likely be voted down. Each up vote on a question will generate 3 points, whereas each vote against will subtract 3 points. The following table lists points gained per activity:


Posting a question: 2 points
Selecting an answer for your question: 3 points
Per up vote on your question: +1 points
Per down vote on your question: –1 points
Limit from up votes on each question: +10 points
Limit from down votes on each question: –3 points

Posting an answer: 4 points
Having your answer selected as the best: 30 points
Per up vote on your answer: +2 points
Per down vote on your answer: –2 points
Limit from up votes on each answer: +20 points
Limit from down votes on each answer: –5 points

Per up vote on your comment: +0 points
Per down vote on your comment: –0 points
Limit from up votes on each comment: +10 points
Limit from down votes on each comment: –3 points

Voting up a question: 1 points
Voting down a question:: 1 points
Voting up an answer: 1 points
Voting down an answer: 1 points

Add for all users: +10 points


The following table lists point requirements for each type of moderation task.

Flagging posts: 100 points
Posting on user walls: 100 points
How to change my picture (gravatar), and what is gravatar?

The picture that appears in user profiles is called a gravatar, which means globally recognized avatar.

Here is how it works: You upload your picture (or your favorite alter ego image) to the website gravatar.com from where we later retrieve your image using a cryptographic key based on your email address.

This way all the websites you trust can show your image next to your posts and your email address remains private.

Please personalize your account with an image - just register at gravatar.com (just please be sure to use the same email address that you used to register with us). The default gray image is generated automatically.

How to view unasnwered questions topic wise?

You can click the unanswered tab and then use the Category links on right side bar.

How can I become an editor?

All major contributors to the site are eligible for this. But the prime requirement is one should not be disturbing others by unwarranted questions, poorly made questions with grammar mistakes etc. Those who have a tendency to help others might get a preference too. Also, since there are no strict guidelines, some genuine people might not be made editors but most of them will be. A minimum of 500 points, quality of questions/answers/comments etc. are also required.

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