Past pursuit makes
A knowledge of History not
only helps to relate the past to the present but also facilitates future
planning. Apart from the teaching option, those who’ve studied the
past have a bright future in fields like museology, archaeology,
numismatics, and designing of period costumes and jewellery, writes Inderdeep
as a subject is often associated with a few limited career openings but
this is not so. Its scope in terms of jobs has broadened over the years.
bodies, NGOs offer a lot of work"
Indu Banga, an eminent historian of Panjab University, throws light on
the future prospects of those who study the past. Excerpts from an
How has History changed
in the last few years?
History has expanded in
scope and time. Whereas earlier it was confined only to past politics
now it embraces all aspects of society.
future green brigade
Department of Environment Science and Engineering was started in 1995 at
Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, which has been accredited with Grade
A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The university
offers technical and management courses with a focus on environment
studies. The department was started with the aim to of providing
technically trained manpower for tackling multi-pronged environmental
He says he has a foreign degree, but can’t locate the country he got it from.
a plunge into oceanography
is the scientific study of all aspects of life in oceans. It can be an
interesting career option for those who love the sea and want to lead a
life of exploration and adventure. Says Prof K. Kannan, a senior
professor of Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi,
"Keeping in view the importance of this field, the Government of
India has set up a separate ministry to explore the possibility of
living in the seas and oceans.
appraisals are a critical part of career management. It is a report card
about your work and reputation in your organisation. It is the basis on
which your promotions and career growth is assessed.
into dairy technologist
Q I am a student of Class XII. Could you please tell me about the job
prospects after doing a B.Tech course in dairy technology?
to teaching History
Should engineers be given licences?
You Too Can
By Joginder Singh
New Dawn Press; pages 207; Rs 195