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HindustanTimes Sat,02 Aug 2014

Unfair advantage

Hindi-medium ­candidates are ­demanding the scrapping of CSAT as, they say, it gives unfair advantage to English-medium aspirants

The big jobs generator

According to Harvard Business Review, the role of a data scientist is the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’. In India too, the demand for data scientists, data visualisers, managers and analysts is surging.

IIMs, IITs offer big data programmes

Despite the growing popularity of data analytics as a highly lucrative career, there are not many relevant full-time courses available in India and abroad. However, there are some certificate and online courses on offer. One such is the postgraduate certificate course in business analytics by NIIT Ltd.

Violating rules

Why are the HRD ministry and UGC, which were in a great hurry to roll back Delhi University’s four-year degree programme, turning a blind eye to UGC rules being violated by institutes offering distance learning degree courses?

Life in a Delhi University hostel

So, students are back in college for the new session. Here’s a look at how freshers adjust to life in ­hostels and enjoy the facilities offered.

Starting a new phase of life

Right While college is the time to have fun, it is also important to strike a balance between academics and co-curricular activities.

Exploring the depths of the ocean

Marine conservation is a very niche field but it has tremendous potential. Willpower and passion are the only qualifications you require.

Delhi institute barred from offering course in fashion

In a letter to the JD Institute of Fashion Technology following HT Education’s story on UGC rules violation, Karnataka-based state university, Kuvempu, asks it to stop giving out degrees to students outside the state with immediate effect.

Building you as a brand

Image consultancy is more of a corporatised version of public relations. As an image consultant, you need to plan a focused image makeover for your client and slowly progress towards it by achieving defined milestones over a period of time.

A love affair with numbers

Chartered accountants are today seen as total ­business solutions providers and are much in demand in the financial sector.

Designing that perfect smile

Dentistry is emerging as a lucrative career option, thanks to advancements in science and growing  awareness among patients.

When risks offer opportunities

An actuary uses his mathematical, statistical and analytical skills along with business awareness to help make sensible and impactful decisions for companies.

Acting your way to success

A theatre artiste performs an act in public or on a stage. According to Abdul Latif Khatana, a theatre artiste and former director of National School of Drama, a theatre artiste should be able to concentrate, listen, observe and think critically.

‘Sanscript’ your success story

Sanskrit students today are learning the nuances of fashion, make-up and stress management

FYUP fiasco: Who is to blame?

Did the UGC act at the behest of the MHRD? Is the DU VC responsible for the FYUP mess? HT Education finds the answers
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to outsource the National Eligibility Test (NET)  for lecturers to CBSE.

National Institute of Virology, Pune

Eligibility: Candidate should have postgraduate degree in any branch of life sciences having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA). Students belonging to reserve category will be eligible for 5% relaxation for students of Maharashtra state only

Scholarships for school students

The Lore India Foundation Scholarship Trust, a social entrepreneurial venture initiated by the Lore India Foundation Pvt Ltd, has announced the launch of a scholarship programme that is open to school students from Classes 10, 11 and 12 across the country.
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