Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the difference between the Printed Magazine and the Digital Magazine?
The Digital Magazine is paperless. It is created electronically and retained on the server. Login to the website to read it online.
- What is the difference between Read Online only and Read Online + Download PDF version?
If "Read Online + Download PDF version" is selected, one can read it online or can download the PDF of the entire magazine to his/her computer/laptop/notebook/netbook/tablet/mobile and can read it with out connecting to the net. If "Read Online Only" is selected then download PDF option is not availavle and always needs to connect to the server to read it.
- Is the Digital Magazine available on tablets or smart phones?
Yes. The Digital Magazine can be read on tablets or smart phones.
Register first, then log in and open any "free issue" to check how it
works on tablets and smart phones.
- Is the Digital Magazine FREE to subscribers of the Printed Magazine?
- Is the Printed Magazine FREE to subscribers of the Digital Magazine?
- Can one change one's subscription for the Printed Magazine to the Digital Magazine or vice versa?
- How can I read the Digital Magazine?
First register on the site with username and password.
Then login with the same username and password to read past 6 issues free.
To read the current issue and two previous issues, upgrade to paid membership either by paying Rs. 120/- or Rs. 220/-
- What is the subscription rate for the Digital Magazine?
Rs. 120/- for Online Reading only (no downloads)
Rs. 220/-for Online Reading + Download PDF version.
- What is the method to send the amount for subscription?
Payment can be made in the form of a Demand Draft, Cheque, NEFT, IMPS or VIA Debit/Credit Card.
- Are there any additional charges for outstation cheques?
- In whose name should the Demand Draft/ Cheque be made?
Demand Draft or Cheque should be made in favour of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and is payable at Mumbai.
- Can I pay by Debit / Credit Card?
Yes. The Payment Gateway to subscribe for the Digital Magazine is available on this site. First register on the site and login to get the payment option.
- Within how many days will the Subscription get activated?
The Free subscription is activated immediately after registering on the site.
- If the subscription is paid using a Debit/Credit Card, will it get activated immediately ?
The subscription will be activated immediately if the payment is made using the payment gateway provided on this site.
- Can the subscription for the Digital Magazine be discontinued midway?
- What is the refund policy?
No refund is allowed in any circumstances.
- Can I share my subscription with others?
No. The subscription is only for one person.
- Is there any way to find out whether any other person is using my username and password?
Yes. Every time one logs in to read it online, the server keeps track of the location from where one is accesssing the server. If the server finds duplicate entry points, it will automatically block that username from accessing the pages.
- What should one do if the username gets blocked?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get it re-activated. Admin has the right to discontinue the account permanently if someone continues to share the username with others.
- What should one do if the password is lost?
Contact email@example.com to re-send the password.
It will be sent again to the email or mobile number given at the time of registration.