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19 Aug 2018

Offer for students travelling abroad

19 Aug 2018 | 1:41 AM

WITH ore than 5,00,000 students from India expected to travel abroad for studies this year, airlines are offering travel packages to them. Jet Airways has launched eduJetter programme for this year.

Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship

19 Aug 2018 | 1:40 AM

THE University of Sheffield, UK is pleased to offer the Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018 to international students starting a taught masters programme in September 2018

PenTest+ training and certification programme

19 Aug 2018 | 1:38 AM

IN order to meet the rising demand for professional cyber security Penetration Testers in India CompTIA, has recently launched a training and certification programme titled, CompTIA PenTest +. The test complements the already existing CySA+ course which covers defensive security strategies.

15 Aug 2018

For the love of uniform

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Do you aspire to be a part of police departments of various states or union territories directly?

Optimism rules job market

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

There is optimism in the job market as hiring is expected to see a 10 per cent increase this year vis-a-vis last year.

Checking work emails in non-working hours can harm your health

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Turns out, employer expectations of work email monitoring during non-working hours are harmful to the health of not only employees but their family as well.

Independence makes employees flower

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Very few managers realise that a free and independent employee is more productive than a suppressed and unnecessarily burdened one.

Working on skills pays dividends

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

“We do not need magic to change the world; we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better.”

Assert without offending

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Perspective towards the position of a boss or a superior has evolved dramatically over time.

Diploma certificate

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Flying Queen Air Hostess Training Institute, New Delhi, announces the commencement of admission for its one-year diploma and three months certificate course in air hostess/cabin crew training.

Turn numbers in your favour

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Mathematics is the queen of all sciences. This reflects the significance, scope and importance of mathematics in the realm of sciences.

Managers who run the show

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Many still believe that there are not many career opportunities in India beyond engineering, MBA and MBBS. The fact, however, is that there are several streams, which promise respectable salaries, that too without a professional degree.

Homework Lab scholarship contest

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

An opportunity for students to win scholarships by participating in the essay-writing competition.

Know your english

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Learning a new language might seem a challenge if you have the right approach and technique. Here is a column that will help you with tips on how to improve your proficiency in English language.

Is a formal degree necessary for fine arts?

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Could you please explain what Fine Art really means? Is it necessary to have a formal qualification to be called a fine art painter?

Create content, go live and get paid

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

Online video content creators are no longer just people who create elaborate scripts and play out well-rehearsed scenes on our mobile screens.

Right on track

15 Aug 2018 | 12:04 AM

One sector that disrupted the world economy is Railways. Over the years, it has become so competent that it has transformed the way we move.

18 Jul 2018

Is sexual harassment Act really effective?

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Sexual harassment remains a major concern in India as only 45 per cent organisations admitting that the law in this regard made their workplace safer.

Women hiring up at Fb

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five times over five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and Hispanic employees across the company, the social media giant revealed Friday last.

Stock up on skills that work

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

“Nothing lasts forever”, especially at the workplace. To stay relevant in the industry and at the workplace, it is imperative to upgrade to skills which are newer and designed for modern business.

Link well

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Being on a professional networking site such as LinkedIn is advantageous if leveraged appropriately. These portals are not only regular job search sites and should, therefore, not be treated this myopically.

Climbing up the career ladder in your 30s

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Millennials have acquired a reputation of being impatient and wanting to move up the career ladder rather quickly. Be it jobs or important decisions in life, they have a tendency to switch often.

PhD admission

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Akal University (AU), Talwandi, Bathinda, invites application for admission to PhD programmes for the year 2018-19.

e-course that links gender with environment

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

The Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) have jointly launched the first open online course on gender and environment at the sixth GEF Assembly in Da Nang, Vietnam recently.

Choose English proficiency tests wisely

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Students, who wish to pursue higher studies abroad, must take a standardised English test to secure a seat in a reputed institute. This is true even for those who are looking at better employment opportunities abroad.

A golden chance

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

“Intern Abroad This Summer” invites applications for its summer fellowship programme — The Aniket Singh Internship Programme — for the summer of 2019.

Laugh your way to the bank, literally

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

As a career, stand-up comedy in India is fast gaining popularity. Comedy live shows are being held across the country and giving young talent a chance to prove their worth.

Executive MBA in pharma management

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Ahmedabad University, in collaboration with the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego, has launcheda Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management for professionals employed in pharma and allied industries.

Blockchain Developer Nanodegree

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Silicon Valley-based learning platform Udacity has announced the launch of career-ready Blockchain Developer Nanodegree Programme.

Following in parents’ footsteps

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Q. Both my parents are doctors (and so are my grandparents). So, it was always taken for granted that I would also follow in their footsteps. I like the idea of doing medicine because I know what is entailed. But on the other hand, I have not explored any other option. Am I doing the right thing? — Geera Nigam

Travel on the road to big bucks

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

The virtual world promises a plethora of income-generating opportunities. Youngsters know this well and do not shy away from exploring new avenues.

Don’t miss the nuances

18 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Are you nursing the dreams of entering the "glamorous" field of media and are caught in a dilemma between joining a bachelor''s in journalism (BJMC) and bachelor''s in mass media (BMM)?

14 Jul 2018

SCHOLARSHIP ROUND-UP

14 Jul 2018 | 1:54 AM

Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, UK, is offering scholarship for international studentsapplying to the undergraduate BBA Honours Business Administration course.

Amrita learning app enters the finale of a global contest

14 Jul 2018 | 1:54 AM

A learning app for adults with low literacy skills developed by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,has entered the finals of the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE in the US, earningthe top private Indian university $100,000 in prize money.

INTERNSHIP OF THE WEEK

14 Jul 2018 | 1:54 AM

Business Development (Sales)at Potencia

Bachelor of Hotel Management

14 Jul 2018 | 1:54 AM

Applications are invited by the Indian School of Hospitality for its four-year undergraduatecourse - Bachelor of Hotel Management (Certification in Hospitality Management).

Tie-up to set up trainer and assessor academies

14 Jul 2018 | 1:54 AM

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has tied up with Singapore Polytechnic with a grant of 0.5 million Singapore dollars from the Temasek Foundation International to establish trainer and assessor academies in India under the Sankalp Project.

11 Jul 2018

Intuit bags second spot in best companies’ list

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Intuit Inc., a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, has been ranked #2 in ''India''s Best Companies to Work For - 2018'' list.

Robotics, the in-demand field

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

With increased adoption of automation across industries, job seekers for robotics profiles have seen a significant jump over the last few years with Maharashtra having maximum openings in this sector, says a report.

Online recruitment declines

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Online hiring activity declined on monthly as well as yearly basis in June even as the production and manufacturing sector showed strong recruitment activity, says a report.

Turn weak points into strengths

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

A research in organisational psychology has proved that success of an organisation depends on how a manager deals with his team and gets the work done.

Steer clear of hiring faux pas

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Hiring is an extremely important managerial function.

A dash of nature to academics

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Tula’s Institute is recognised as one of the top engineering colleges in Uttarakhand (Dehradun) for its excellence in academic programmess at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Fly high on vocational wings

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Aviation is the fastest growing industry globally providing a host of employment opportunities to youngsters.

FPM admission

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai, invites applications for admission to Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM) for the academic session 2018.

Learning in a new dimension

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

For most students, choosing a university is as simple as checking up on the higher-secondary board results, finding a website that ranks the institutes in order of their ranking, attending a few counselling sessions to whittle down the list. But things are more complicated for distance learners, for whom studying off-campus brings a whole new set of considerations.

A bright future demands some labour

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Labour studies deals in labour laws and social welfare. It is a combination of concepts and theories of several subjects — economics, law, political science and sociology.

Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chair Fellowship

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

PhD degree holders, interested in having a career in teaching and research and willing to undertake Post-Doctoral in social science discipline i.e. political science, economics and, or, sociology from Banaras Hindu University, can apply for this fellowship.

‘Don’t let one failure define you’

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Seventeen-year-old Tarannum Pratap is all set to fly high after being awarded with the prestigious Tata Scholarship worth Rs 2 crore to pursue undergraduate course in Cornell University, New York. She would be leaving for USA in August and is looking forward to studying economics and mathematics.

Is agri economics the right field for me?

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Q. I am doing my bachelor’s in economics. Can you please tell me something about agricultural economics? What are the prospects for a career in this field? — Punit Ishwaran

Curating curriculum for employability

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Low employability quotient of graduates, especially those from the engineering field, has been a matter of grave concern over the past few years. Industry giants are getting proactive to deal with this situation and as a result industry-academia collaborations and tie-ups are becoming more popular.

Time your MBA well

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

A lot of students jump into B-schools right after engineering? Why do we have a gap between an MBA and a technical education? How the back-to-back model will not help the students?

A perfect policy

11 Jul 2018 | 12:11 AM

Public policy is both what the government does and doesn’t. Government action and inaction touches, controls and coaxes our behaviour at every step of life.

08 Jul 2018

Students develop self-driving wheelchair

08 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Three final-year BTech students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have developed a self-driving wheelchair that can safely take a user from one point to another by navigating its own path and avoiding obstacles on the way.

International undergraduate scholarship

08 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is offering scholarships to new international students who will begin a full-time undergraduate course in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in September 2018.

Digital Marketing at Meego Company

08 Jul 2018 | 12:02 AM

Location: Chandigarh Stipend : Rs 10,000/month

04 Jul 2018

Cracking the perfect college code

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

With cut-offs rising above 97 per cent is it surprising that many students are wondering if they will ever get into a college at all? With a limited number of top-quality institutions and inadequate seats, more often than not it is the colleges that choose the students rather than the other way round.

How is engineering physics different from physics?

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Q.What exactly is engineering physics? How is it different from pure physics?

Aashlesha selected for CERN programme

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Aashlesha Sharma, a student of 3rd year BTech (Mechanical) at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies (MRIIRS) has been selected as a technical student at CERN, the world''s largest nuclear and particle physics laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland on a monthly stipend of 3283 CHF (Rs 2,24,130.05).

UGAM — Legrand Scholarship

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Girl students who have cleared Class XII board examination from science background are invited to apply for this scholarship that offers financial aid to those interested in pursuing engineering or architecture in their graduation programme.

Build a strong narrative

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Q.Do I need good grades to get into a great university abroad? — Suneil Singh

Real power of AI

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

JULY 10:The discourse on artificial intelligence and its allied technologies has moved away from whether it is a friend or foe to vying for a leadership position in the field.

PGPM admission

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, invites applications for admissions to Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) part time for the academic year 2018-19 through an admission test.

Scoring a point with students

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

An MBA degree is the ticket to plum jobs in the industry and MBA graduates also command high salaries across the sectors.

Filter topics to excel

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) assesses students understanding of science subjects.

Do the legwork on language

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Have you ever tried to hear yourself when you speak at work? An honest intent may come across as a weak argument, and a verbal diarrhoea as a mark of faffing.

ICAI students bag lucrative offers

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (a statutory body under an Act of Parliament) - the largest Cost & Management Accounting body in Asia and the second largest in the world, announced that the campus placements for the session December 2017 have got an overwhelming response from PSUs, MNCs and corporate houses of India.

PayPal India plans to hire 600 techies by Dec

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Digital payments major PayPal views India as a key growth market and plans to hire as many as 600 techies by December including in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) domains.

Aiming for the top

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

Top performing employees not only meet but exceed standards set by their companies.

NSDC tie-up for entrepreneurship development

04 Jul 2018 | 1:07 AM

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, has collaborated with deAsra Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, for capacitating training providers with sustained entrepreneurship development of the trainees.