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December 31, 2007
A Rs 450 cr success story from a mere Rs 40K
K S Kohli of Frankfinn is confident that Air Frankfinn will give the likes of Kingfisher Airways and Jet Airways a run for their money in 2009.

Aspiring MBAs? Test your business aptitude
Taking a B-school entrance exam? Take this test.

December 28, 2007
Career watch: Earn Rs 20,000 a day, without leaving home
A professional interpreter who has been in the business 22 years, Kiran Patel talks about the scope of this career.

Crack the NMAT: Quantitative ability
Brush up on your quant skills and speed with these original questions.

December 27, 2007
Class X board exams: Taming mathematics
Preparation and practice tips for maths.

Love learning languages? Make it your career!
What a career in translation holds for you and how you can make a living from it.

Crack the NMAT: Data Interpretation
Taking the NMAT? Brush up on your DI skills and speed with these original questions.

December 26, 2007
Crack the NMAT: Verbal ability
Taking the NMAT? Brush up on your Verbal skills and speed with this paper.

December 24, 2007
Aspiring MBAs? Test your business aptitude
Taking a B-school entrance exam? Test your business awareness.

December 21, 2007
GRE: Strategies for Verbal Analogies
Verbal analogies are a fundamental constituent of the GRE - Computer Adaptive Test. Tips to crack these questions.

GRE: Solutions to Verbal Analogies
Verbal analogies are a fundamental constituent of the GRE -- Computer Adaptive Test. Tips to crack these questions.

Class X exams: All about the new pattern
The new pattern announced by CBSE and various State Education Boards will bring in a fresh dose of objectivity into this year's Class X board exams. Here's what students can expect in their board exams next year.

December 20, 2007
MCA: Opening doors for a global career in IT
The appeal of a Masters in Computer Application and how you can sign up.

Study US: Visa procedures decoded
Angela Kerwin, a Foreign Service Officer currently serving as the non-immigrant visa chief at the US Consulate General in Mumbai, sheds light in student visas.

Careers: Are you ready for the 21st century?
'Our education system keeps churning out graduates who remain unemployed whereas we have an unprecedented and robust job market which is crying out for skills. I think this is the fundamental problem. In my view, the remedy is to redesign education and its delivery to overcome skills shortages. We need to prepare our education system for the 21st century.'

December 18, 2007
How to throw the perfect office Christmas party
For all the others, it will be a time to relax and share a few drinks and laughs. But for you, it's just another high priority project at work. You are in charge of the office Christmas party. Read on.

December 17, 2007
Class X board exams: Preparation tips
Taking the CBSE this year? Read this.

December 14, 2007
Taking the SNAP? Read this!
Brush up your knowledge of the most popular catchphrases of our times and some of the more obscure, with this list.

December 13, 2007
Entrepreneurship: Trust your gut feeling
'Dreaming Big for success will never be something that only our pioneering entrepreneurs needed to do in their days. Some aspects of entrepreneurship may change and ease up, but never Dreaming Big,' says Mohit Goyal of the Indian Angel Network.

GRE: Will you ace Data Interpretation?
Solutions and analysis of yesterday's 10- steps to perfection questions.

December 12, 2007
At 18, he runs an anti-hacking company
Vineet Kumar was the naughtiest kid in school -- and that was only three years ago! Today, at the age of 18, he is the CEO of the National Anti-Hacking Group, advising the Indian Army and corporates on how to safeguard their Internet interests.

Questions to ask your H-1B visa sponsor
A look at H-1B visas to America. What are the qualifications you need? How can you find a sponsor? Read on

GRE: 10 steps to crack Data Interpretation
Techniques to counter the DI challenge

Want an MBA? Test your business awareness
Taking a B-school entrance exam? Test your business awareness.

December 11, 2007
H-1B visa: 'Your employer must do all the paperwork'
Dr Vakil, visa and immigration expert, discusses the H-1B visa with our readers. What's the current status? What will happen in the future?

December 10, 2007
B-school calling? Test your business awareness
Business Awareness or General Knowledge is a key area in most highly reuputed MBA entrance examinations. Take the test and brush up on your biz GK.

BPO employees have a ball at work
BPOs employees now get to play XBox games, carom, badminton and other such stress-busting activities during their work breaks. This also helps in motivating workers, say top honchos at a few BPOs that have begun this initiative.

IIT-B plans 'live lectures' in virtual classrooms
Students across the country will soon have access to quality education imparted at the prestigious IIT-B here as the institute plans to start within a month's time a virtual classroom using the Edusat facility of ISRO.

US government launches 'Studying in the US: An Indian Perspective'
The US government launched the US Electronic Education Fair for Indian on Friday, December 8. As part of the launch, the government released a private screening of the new education video, "Studying in the US: An Indian Perspective".

December 07, 2007
Good looking people get better jobs
If you are good looking, then you surely have an edge over any other average looking person, especially if the interviewer is of the opposite sex, revealed a study. Researchers call this the 'halo effect'.

GRE: Revised sentence completion
Answers and explanations to yesterday's GRE questions.

December 06, 2007
GRE: Changes introduced in November
15 practice questions on the NEW sentence correction section exclusively for the rediff.com readers.

December 05, 2007
Sample interview questions for H-1B visa
An in-depth look at the H-1B skilled worker visa to America. What quetions will you be asked? What if your job requires travel? What does the future hold for H-1Bs? Read on

Placement season brings cheer to IIT students
Industry bigwigs and corporate heavyweights have been scurrying to get the best students for themselves. Naturally, salaries are headed north.

B-schools jostle over rankings
Lack of uniform parameters while ranking them is what irks B-schools. At last count, there were at least seven different rankings in print.

December 04, 2007
H-1B visas: Are you qualified?
We look at the requirments and qualifications necessary for H-1B applicants: What work and educational experience do you need? What are the mandatory documents?

Give your career the boost it needs
While there are no shortcuts to success, you must still look at smart ways of making the ride smooth.

Moving beyond the 4 Ps of an MBA
Is an MBA just about Placements, Package, Profile and Prospects?

December 03, 2007
'I became a successful CEO at 30'
Right Horizons' CEO Anil Rego manages assets worth Rs 75 crore for his clients. Here he discusses how he became a successful entrepreneur at such an early age.

Should your company be worried about your blog?
For professionals, it may be both interesting and rewarding to seek out conversations related to their work on blogs or social networking sites. However, company management may not be as enthusiastic.

How and when to apply for H-1B visa to the US
Dr Vakil examines the current state of affairs regarding H-1B visa limits in America. How can you best maximise your chance of securing a visa? Read on

Want an MBA? Test your business awareness
Business Awareness or General Knowledge is a key area in most highly reuputed MBA entrance examinations. Take the test and brush up on your biz GK.

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