HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014

You’ve got the job!

Pre-placement trends at IIMs and other top B-schools this season across the country are hinting at a job market revival. IIM Calcutta, for instance, has seen a robust scenario of pre-placement offers.

A rejuvenating career

The wellness industry in India has evolved rapidly in the last few years. Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and ­fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.

Perfectly cut out for you

Neeta Lulla
If you are creative and love working with fabrics and design, a career in fashion designing could be right up your alley.

Knights of the museum

Bollywood heartthrob actor Salman Khan unveils his wax figure, 15 January 2008, at London's Madame Tussaud wax work museum.
Those interested in museology as a career may choose to work as curators, museum educationists and consultants

Young changemakers

Ridhi Pathak
To celebrate Independence Day, we introduce you to some young men and women who are passionate about championing their causes through fellowships.


Q. My daughter is a Class 12 ­commerce student with 9.2 CGPA in Class 10. She has to appear for the chartered accountancy test in June 2015. She is also thinking of taking the Common Law Admission Test...
A. Both CA and law are excellent career options, but you also need to consider if they are suitable career options for your daughter. The CA programme is a very challenging and a strenuous course of...
Q. I graduated from Delhi University with English honours. I want to pursue master’s degree in social work from Indira Gandhi National Open University’s. Is it a good idea to pursue social work through...
A. The MSW programme from Ignou offers an opportunity to learners for higher studies in professional social work. Besides the core courses ­pertaining to the social ­work curriculum, the course also...
Q. My brother is 17 years old and has recently started attending a lot of social events where free alcohol is available. He is ­gradually getting addicted and has become secretive about his drinking at...
A. In these times when alcohol and other substances are freely available and socially ­acceptable, many youngsters get into early and heavy ­drinking completely ignorant of the dangerous ­consequences...
Q. I have an 18-year-old boy who has no faith in religion. I do not like this but I’m not sure how to react. My son believes in the supreme power but not in rituals. He argues that God judges us through...
A. Culture and traditions help keep a community together. However, the young generation should not be forced to follow them. I would advise you not to restrain your son from questioning...

UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

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

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Eligibility: The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and must have completed at least five years of ­managerial/professional experience. The ­programme is open to candidates of all ­nationalities.

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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