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HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 2014

The big deal about e-jobs

Expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 34%, the e-commerce sector is hiring ­aggressively from the IITs and IIMs.

‘Japan can learn a lot from India’

Professor Akio Tanabe of Japan’s Kyoto University and convener of Contemporary India Area Studies (INDAS), who was in the Capital recently, talks about Indo-Japan relations, how the two countries can contribute to the world and exchange opportunities. Excerpts from an interview.

Tackling tricky chemistry

Chemistry has been a tricky subject for many students taking the Class 12 Board exams. From theory to numerical problems, aspirants need to prepare well to overcome every challenging question in the exam. Here are some suggestions which will not only help you do well, but in competitive exams too.

Good planning makes 90% achievable in economics

A crucial subject for commerce students, economics requires proper planning if your target is to score more than 90% marks. Consistent and continuous hard work is required in the last 100 days. Let us observe certain tips to excel in economics.

Why is a regulator needed?

Delay in enacting The Distance Education Council of India Bill 2014 could jeopardise the future of lakhs of students

School students released a charter of demands

Give school students the power to speak up they should be helping the government make policies on health and wellbeing. Every state should have a student speaker to interact with parliamentarians and other policy-makers on issues affecting children.

Social messages conveyed creatively through art

The 3rd International Life Skills, Values, Gender, School Health & Wellbeing Summit hosted a vibrant mix of stalls on diverse issues. Delhi Public School, Mathura had made creative posters on anti-bullying. GG International School, Vallabhnagar, Pune, promoted the value of creative skills at their stall.

How safe are our campuses?

Colleges are not doing enough to curb sexual harassment and violence on campuses, an HT Education online survey of students reveals.

‘80 schools are under the scanner in the US’

Denice Labertew is a US-based advocate in the field of violence against women. Currently serving as the director of advocacy services for the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault and as faculty in the Los Angeles Community College District, she speaks to HT Education about violence and need for change on campuses.

5 things you have to know about TOEFL

Those of you keen to work in Australia should know that the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) is now being accepted as a proof of English-language competence for new skilled migration and post-study applications.

Will a uniform credit system work?

UGC’s proposal to transfer credits between universities, giving students the ­freedom to choose interdisciplinary ­electives, is promising but has its challenges, writes Gauri Kohli

Get set for an amazing experience

Where can you check out your oral bacteria or your blood sample? Those of you thinking about medical testing labs are wrong. An all-new science museum opening up in Bengaluru in 2017, offers visitors amazing interactive experiences.

Act of mercy

The future of hundreds of students could  be saved if the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Bill, 2014, is passed in the winter session of Parliament.

‘A foreign language adds value to one’s career’

Amid the German vs Sanskrit debate, ­students say they should be given the right to choose a language.

Delhi University, NSDC join hands to start courses

Aimed at providing comprehensive and employment-oriented education, the University of Delhi has joined hands with the with the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) to facilitate the introduction of skill-based courses in its undergraduate and other programmes.
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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.

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Eligibility: Graduation degree with 60% marks. For medical/dental candidates should have MD/MS/MDS degree with at least 60% marks in MBBS/BDS aggregate

Commonwealth scholarships 2014-15

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom is inviting applications for Commonwealth Scholarships for master’s and PhD study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development.
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