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Gearing up for the interview

During the interview process, candidates should be confident and well prepared. “Preparation should be holistic from the course-work, current affairs’ knowledge and a complete understanding of oneself from a personal perspective.

What does it take to get that dream offer?

A great curriculum vitae and clear understanding of target companies can help you excel during pre-­placements at management institutions.

Other top B-schools get good numbers too

Non-IIMs also registered good feedback from various industries and this was reflected in their PPOs this year. The number of PPOs received at Delhi’s Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) was 17.

How to crack CAT in three months

The average level of papers are likely to remain at par with earlier CATs; so try all types of questions.

A chance to intern with the MHRD

The ministry of human resource development’s department of higher education has introduced an internship scheme called MHRD Internship Scheme 2014 for Indian students pursuing graduation/postgraduation/research studies in a recognised university/institution within India or abroad.

‘It is important to deliver quality content’

Jon P Fine, director, author and publisher relations, amazon.com talk with Aanchal Bedi

A beacon of hope for authors

Since all the rights of the book remain with the author and no middleman is involved, self ­publishing has become a much preferred option for aspiring authors

Visit Canada, US on a Google tour

Choosing a college abroad? Google can take you on a walking tour of schools around the world. You can explore 36 new university campuses across the US and Canada with Street View in Google Maps.

Any plans for the long weekend?

Didn’t get time off from college admissions and exams to pay attention to the monsoons beckoning you outdoors? Well, here’s your chance to enjoy the pleasant weather. This year, the Independence Day falls on a Friday, which means you get a three-day weekend off. So take a cue from some young people in the city to find out how you can make this long weekend an enjoyable one.

Corruption and poverty big issues

Over the past few decades, the meaning of Independence Day has changed, especially for school and college students. While some feel the country cannot be truly free because of corruption, others take pride in India’s ­achievements. Here’s what they had to say.

The curtain falls

A journalistic adventure spanning nine weeks has finally come to an end. It’s time for our campus journalists to bid goodbye to our readers.

Dates for CAT 2014 announced

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have announced the registration for Common Admission Test 2014 (CAT 2014). A few major changes for CAT 2014 have been introduced and this is seen as an improvement from the past five years.

US$20,000 for the best essay

The Global Development Network (GDN) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting applicants to submit their ideas and solutions in an essay of not more than 5,000 words.

IIMC – collaborating with the best

By becoming the only Indian member of CEMS, an elite club of 28 premier business schools from across the world, 70 multinational companies and four NGOs, the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIMC) has come close to realising its vision of becoming an institute of international repute.  In a chat with Prof. Ashok Banerjee, dean new initiatives and external relations and professor of finance, IIM Calcutta, we find out more about the programme

Grants for sports freaks, peacemakers

For those of you interested in going abroad for higher studies, here are some attractive scholarships on offer. Applications are open for the India New Zealand Sports Cooperation Scholarships (INZSS).
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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

Monash International Merit Scholarships in Australia, 2015

Monash University is awarding up to 31 merit scholarships for international students. These scholarships will be awarded to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
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