August 28, 2014How I cracked the CAT
Excessive effort in the wrong direction is equal to putting no effort at all, says Kumar Pratik who cracked IIM Calcutta PGDM admissions with a CAT percentile of 99.7.
August 27, 2014How to convert your internship into a full-time job
Employers are always keen on hiring interns who are go-getters and able to survive tough deadlines.
August 26, 201410 signs you are meant to be your own boss!
This world belongs to entrepreneurs. So what are you waiting for?
August 20, 20147 types of bad bosses and how you can deal with them
Don't grieve over a boss from hell; learn to see the good in them.
August 19, 20146 lessons for YOU from India's freedom movement
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's 1882 classic, Anandamath (Abbey of Bliss) offers all the inspiration you need.
August 18, 2014How to crack the CAT in 3 months
With less than 100 days to go for the biggest management entrance exam, here are some strategies that will help you succeed.
5 bitter truths about freelancing
If you too believe that the grass is greener on the other side and that freelancers have it all, here are realities you should know before you cross the fence
August 16, 2014How to fill CMAT application form
This article gives you an insight about the entire application procedure of CMAT 2014 to be followed by all the eligible candidates.
August 15, 2014'What is the tuition fee for MS in the US?'
In a weekly series, CollegePond.com provides answers all your queries related to pursuing an education abroad.
August 14, 201420 life lessons I learned in my 20s
The 20s are key growth years. Not physical but mental, emotional and spiritual. This decade lays the foundation of character.
August 13, 2014What's new in CAT 2014?
Candidates appearing for the Common Admission Test will witness a sea change in the test registration process, test centres, test window and result date this year.
August 12, 20147 questions you must answer before you quit your job
Find out why you hate your job and determine if you are ready to move on
August 11, 20147 tips to deal with an office bully
Did you know that bullies are attracted to people who cannot say no?
August 08, 2014Investment banking: Master the art of making money
The lucrative world of investment banking is a thrilling ride for those who like making money.
74% IT professionals bullied at work: Survey
According to a new survey, 94 per cent IT professionals said that they had suffered psychological abuse as opposed to 57 per cent who reported verbal abuse.
August 07, 2014Getting into an IIM just got tougher. Here's why
The new pattern of the Common Admission Test might have lowered the difficulty level of the exam, but then you'll have to compete with higher cut offs in the leading schools.
August 06, 2014No four-year undergraduate programme for IISc Bangalore
The UGC has asked three other institutions,
IIT-Gandhinagar, Nielsen tie up to benefit students
Nielsen will fund several Nielsen Awards annually at the institute to enable undergraduate students to participate in international conferences, workshops and internships.
How to write an impressive cover letter
You can only say so much in your CV. If you want to impress the recruiter, you must invest in a well written cover letter.
August 05, 2014How to crack your first job interview
om the clothes you wear to how you explain the lack of work experience, the interviewer will be busy analysing everything you say or do -- to find out whether or not you're fit for the position you applied for. So then, are you prepared to appear for your first job interview?
10 ways to stay disciplined while working from home
Working from home isn't necessarily a bad idea. Here are some effective tips to give in your best despite being away from the office.
August 04, 2014Is your job making you fat?
That belly bump you're developing from your 9-to-5 job is not a healthy sign. Here's how you can step up and take control.
20 things you need to stop doing in your 20s
The 20s can be the turning point of your life. , author of The White Crow, lists out the things you need to stop doing while in your 20s.
8 things to do when you hate your job but cannot quit
We've all been there at some point -- detesting our jobs but being unable to quit. Here's how you could deal with it!
August 03, 2014Would you like to buy this pair of shoes?
Anvitha Rai who grew up and lives in Mangalore, Karnataka, has one overriding passion -- add colour and pizzazz to umbrellas, shoes and mobile covers. tracks her entrepreneurial journey
August 02, 2014Are you ready to bell the CAT?
, founder of Gradestack.com and graduate from IIM-Calcutta tells you why it's not an impossible feat.
August 01, 2014UPSC row: Why the Civil Services Aptitude Test should stay
who has cleared the Civil Services prelims in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and has been educated in a Hindi medium school of Bihar in a rural area tells us why the opposition towards the exam holds no water.
Study abroad: 'How to prepare for GRE?'
CollegePond.com answers your queries and tells you all you need to know about pursuing an education abroad.
7 things only amazing bosses do
From leading by example to being appreciative of their team, good bosses are a rare and exceptional breed in the corporate world.
July 31, 2014Work-life balance: 'I felt guilty all the time'
Swati Renapurkar talks about the challenges she faced in her career post motherhood and tells us how she coped with it.
5 success lessons from her latest film
Follow these cues and chase your dreams.
July 30, 2014Free online courses: What's the catch?
What is so enticing about these courses that is urging millions of users to sign up for it?
10 ways you can have a productive life
It is the days that lead to years and how you choose to spend them will have a telling effect on how your life turns out.
July 29, 20147 smart ways you can earn while you're still studying
Do these simple things and smile your way to the bank.
July 28, 2014Work-life balance: 'It was difficult to concentrate at work'
Jyothi Satish from Bangalore tells us how she juggles her professional and private lives efficiently.
July 25, 2014Why are Indian graduates unemployable?
Himanshu Aggrawal, CEO and co-founder of Aspiring Minds tells us why an increasing number of Indian graduates are becoming unemployable.
July 24, 20148 things that turn off prospective employers
The last thing you want to do is tick off your prospective employer.
10 tried and tested ways to increase efficiency
So here are some effective ways to increase your efficiency so you can wrap up early today!
July 23, 20145 ways to get your CV stand out
Given the cut-throat competition, how do you make hiring managers respond to your job application.
10 ways to ruin your career
Beware of these unforgiving blunders as they may hamper your professional growth.
July 22, 2014We want to kiss this guy! Do you too?
The world's second wealthiest person wants us to have a three-day workweek. But is it really possible?
Work-life balance: 'When I work, I feel empowered'
Swarna Patel tells us how she successfully balances her personal and professional lives.
Bored at work? Try this!
Tired from work overload? Go ahead and take a break to recharge your brain cells.
July 19, 2014Work-life balance: 'Girls should be financially independent'
Luiza Dsouza tells us how she manages to survive the every-day challenges at home and work.
July 18, 2014Work-life balance: 'No woman is right or wrong'
Vidya P Battiwalla from Jamshedpur tells us about the many challenges motherhood posed in her life and career and how she coped with it.
I quit! 11 smart tips to resign gracefully
Quitting your current organisation is just as difficult as finding a new one. How does one convey the news without burning the bridges?
July 17, 20145 reasons you didn't get a job even after a great interview
You went for an interview and just cracked it. Or so you think... It's been a dozen days and you are yet to hear from the recruiter. So what exactly went wrong? Here are the five real reasons that you won't ever hear from a HR even after a great interview.
July 16, 20145 Hindi films that inspire entrepreneurship
From inspiring leadership in the most uncommon situations to standing upright and taking criticism in their stride, these Bollywood masala films tell you why you must let your actions do the talking.
July 15, 2014'Yes, Mrs Nooyi, you are right. Women cannot have it all'
Anila Nair shares her experience of being a working mom.
10 ways to communicate better at work
Speaking is only one of the four skills we use to communicate. What are the other 3?
July 14, 2014Scholarships worth Rs 5.5 crores for Indian students
Lore India Foundation is inviting applications from class 10, 11 and 12 students for its National Scholarship Program worth Rs 55 million.
Work-life balance: 'You have to sacrifice, but never quit'
Dr Surya Ramachandran from Trivandrum tells us how she juggled her family and career post marriage.
How to crack the toughest entrance exam
Now that you are fully equipped to take the much-awaited GRE/SAT/GMAT/TOEFL exam, make sure you follow the right strategy.
11 (more) things you should do before you start your first job!
Freshly-minted graduate, eager to bag your first job? Here are a few things that you need to do.
July 11, 2014Work-life balance: 'A woman is designed to multitask'
Komal Goenka shares her experience and tells us how she strikes a balance between work and family.
5 tips to be efficient at work
Concentrate your efforts on delivering before the deadline.
July 10, 2014Will the new IITs/IIMs benefit Young India? Tell us!
What does Arun Jaitley's Union Budget have for India's student population? We explore
Never EVER love the organisation you work for
A secure job is a myth. Follow these tips and future-proof both your life and career.
July 09, 20145 life lessons from the World Cup
The most celebrated sporting event also has a lot of lessons for you to learn from.
July 08, 2014'There is no work-life balance, only work-life integration'
Readers tell us how they balance their professional and personal lives.
The desi who wants to be Munnabhai
Meet Vignesh Selvakumaran, a bioengineering grad from the University of Pennsylvania who wants to be a doctor and believes that while medicine cannot heal every problem, listening to a patient's wishes and being compassionate can be just as effective.
July 07, 2014Work life balance: 'I feel both guilty and proud'
Shrimati V from Nashik tells us how she balances work and family.
10 things no one will tell you at your workplace
Here are 10 things no one will tell you about workplace ethics... because they expect you to know it.
Is IIT Kanpur losing its charm to Delhi and Mumbai?
Among the first 100 candidates who cleared the IIT-JEE this year, only two successful candidates have chosen Kanpur.
Indra Nooyi says women can't have it all! Do you agree?
In a frank interview the CEO of PepsiCo revealed that, as a mother, she is riddled with guilt for not being able to be there for her daughters.
July 06, 2014Women bust stereotypes! You can too!
These are photographs of women busting stereotypes. Tell us if you're are #Not-a-stereotype!
July 04, 2014Unbelievable! All India CBSE topper in St Stephen's waiting list
Sarthak Aggarwal who scored 99.6 per cent and topped the CBSE Board Examination this year is in the waiting list of Delhi's St Stephen's College.
PICS: What it takes to be a Lakme Model!
We give you a sneak peak into the recently concluded Lakme auditions in Mumbai.
July 02, 2014Are you a great leader?
Whether you are managing a small two-member team of coders or a group of employees in a multinational organisation, these traits distinguish you from the rest of the lot.
July 01, 2014Buying travel insurance? 6 things you must know
With a dependable insurance policy, you can easily guard against any unexpected financial burden in the event of sudden illness or injury.
'What are the loan prepayment charges at SBI?'
In an online chat with readers, Neeraj Saxena of Avanse Education Loans answered queries related to education loans and helped them make an informed choice.
10 reasons why your CV will be rejected
Any incomplete or inaccurate information can be held against you by the recruiter.
10 things you must do before you start your first job
So you're a freshly-minted graduate eager to prove yourself by bagging a job? Hit pause before you get into the rigmarole of everyday life.
June 30, 2014These social media mistakes can hurt your job search
In the latest survey, employers share the most unusual activities on candidates' social media profiles and tell us why it caused them to lose the job on offer.
My first job: 'Perseverance is the key'
Mechanical engineer and Get Ahead reader Subin Mohan tells us what he learned from his first job.
5 jobs where women earn more than men
These are not necessarily female-dominated industries, but in these professions women are moving up the payroll faster than their male counterparts.
June 27, 2014WAGS to riches: The 10 inspiring women superstars
These wives and girlfriends of sportsmen have the lethal combination of beauty with brains.
June 26, 2014FYUP fracas: Detained DU students to continue protest at UGC
The students, who were on their way to meet President Pranab Mukherjee to request his intervention and help arrive at a favourable conclusion in the UGC versus University of Delhi fracas over scrapping of the four-year undergraduate programme, have no plans to back down from their agitation yet.
10 highest-paying college degrees
Your choice of specialisation can have a huge impact on the salary you earn after college.
June 25, 2014DU students SpeakOut: 'We were treated like puppets'
Angry students from Delhi University vent out their frustration while sharing their experiences from the four-year undergraduate programme.
Top 10 jobs that make the world a better place
Workers from 454 fields ranked these professions to be highly satisfying.
June 24, 2014Jugaad rocks! India is best for entrepreneurs
According to the Global Entrepreneurial Report India is the global leader for entrepreneurism.
Why DU's 4-year programme should not be implemented
Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme in its current form will inconvenience students as opposed to benefiting them.
Gang of six attempts to revive Kerala's handloom heritage
Raqib Rasheed, Ashik Salim, Syamkrishnan P A, Anto D Akkara, Shehaz V B and Muhammad Junaid have innovative plans to revive the dormant handloom sector in God's Own Country.
June 23, 2014The top 10 productivity killers at work
A new CareerBuilder survey identifies what causes workers to waste the most time at the office.
My first job: Life was difficult in the first few months
Reader Kunal Roy talks about the lessons he learned from his first job.
No fee reimbursement for 40,000 Andhra students
According to a clause introduced by the Telangana CM, only those students from Andhra whose parents have studied in Telangana will be entitled for a fee reimbursement.
How to make your current job work for you
To find the solution of any problem, it is important to identify the reason behind its occurrence and fix it.
June 20, 2014What NOT to do on photo sharing websites
In the fourth and final part of the series on social media communication, we bring you expert tips on how to use your Instagram account.
June 19, 2014First job: Obama's daughter serves coffee! What did you do?
Tell us what you did in your first job and what you learned from it!
Do you have the courage to read this?
Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of optimism and empathy at Stanford's 123rd Commencement.
June 18, 2014What Obama wants YOU to know!
The American President's advice to the graduating class of University of California at Irvine wasn't just for the graduating class of University of California at Irvine.
How to get more followers online
Nothing makes a tweep's day than being retweeted or being mentioned by their favourite celebrity.
6 phone interview mistakes you are making
These mistakes could cost you the job.
June 17, 20145 things college will teach you (& a correspondence course won't)
Your time in college will prepare you for the real world in ways you can never imagine says .
5 things you're doing wrong on Facebook
In the second of a four-part series on social media communication, we tell you how you can make the most of your Facebook account.
'What's the difference between a resume and a CV?'
In an online chat with readers, Sudhanshu Arora, co-founder, director, Careesma.in answered questions on how to draft the perfect CV and offered tips on how to crack a job interview.
How I became a billionaire
In his commencement address at Istanbul's Koc University business tycoon and former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg revealed to students the secret to how he built a billion-dollar empire.
Check Maharashtra SSC Results on Rediff.com!
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Class X (SSC) Results will be declared on Tuesday, June 17 at 1 pm.
June 16, 201415 movies that inspire entrepreneurship
Failure, rejection, disappointment -- these films have answers to all your problems.
Ouch! Here's why LinkedIn is not working for you
In the first of a four-part series to help you optimise the use of social media tools, we bring you advice on how to use LinkedIn.
June 13, 201410 from Jammu and Kashmir crack UPSC 2014
Four from Kashmir valley and six from Jammu made the cut by cracking the prestigious civil services examination.
How to get into London Business School
Aditi Olemann, who is currently pursuing a Masters in Management from London Business School shares essential advice with management aspirants.
June 12, 2014How an MBA helps in redefining failure and success
, a recent graduate of Duke University Fuqua School of Business Daytime MBA Programme, on how failure - repeated failure - brings out the best in a person.
'What are the career options in the hotel industry?'
In an online chat with readers, Rony Kurien, Chief Operating Officer, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa answered queries on career opportunities in the hospitality sector.
June 10, 201410 questions you must ask during a job interview
These questions will help you make the right impression.
June 09, 20144 months to CAT: Ace the test with these tips
Use these strategies to boost your chances of success significantly.
7 ways to deal with negative colleagues
Do not let your co-worker's bad behaviour to you affect your performance.
June 08, 20146 mistakes every MBA aspirant should avoid
From overanalysing mock tests to attempting only a single entrance exam, an MBA aspirant gives you a lowdown on how to prepare yourself for a management career.
June 07, 20144 exceptional tips to build a start-up
It all starts with developing the right business culture.
June 06, 2014Will the new HRD minister scrap DU's four year programme?
With the BJP now in power, unhappy teachers from Delhi University expect the party to deliver on its promise of rolling back the four year undergraduate programme.
Achche din for MBAs? 8 job sectors that will employ you this year
According to the latest GMAC survey, technology, manufacturing and healthcare will provide the maximum jobs in 2014.
June 05, 2014Must Read: 10 lessons to build a successful start-up
Some of these lessons will help you turn your million dollar business idea into a successful venture.
6 most common lies job seekers tell
To land up a job many candidates fib on their CV. Employers beware!
June 04, 20145 rules to build a highly effective network
Invest in building a vibrant network. It will stand you in good stead, says
Everything you need to know about education loans
Canara Bank's CMD RK Dubey tries to dispel students' doubts on eligibility criteria, methods of loan repayment and more.
8 tips to make a good first impression
A self-assured body language speaks volumes about your confidence level.
Good morning! Here's how you can have a productive day!
5 really simple time management tips to enhance your productivity at the workplace
June 03, 2014Young entrepreneur? 5 global trends that can change India
These trends not only provide opportunities for entrepreneurial ventures but can also change India, says
6 colleagues you must befriend right away!
These are people who make your work life tolerable. Find out how!
Her speech left the entire Harvard Law School in splits!
Indian-American television star Mindy Kaling had Harvard graduates in splits as she delivered her commencement speech.
June 02, 2014Here's how Parle CEO deals with competition
Schauna Chauhan, CEO Parle Agro, the force behind Parle Agro's innovation machine shares some key career lessons from her own journey.
Top 10 e-mail blunders Indians make
Do you start an e-mail with 'Dear Sir' or you just say 'Hi'?
Check Maharashtra HSC results on Rediff.com!
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Class XII (HSC) Results will be declared on Monday, June 2 at 1 pm.
June 01, 20148 HOT JOBS for young engineers
3D printing, UAV development, simulation tools, advanced materials, fuel cells, nanotech, energy systems and robotics will see a huge demand for skilled engineers
May 31, 2014A 10-point programme to create world-class engg colleges
Prof Rambabu Kodali, Director, NIT Jamshedpur lists out 10 parameters that would help transform engineering colleges and details the best practices that an aspiring institute must follow to become a world class
May 30, 2014Job hunting online? Try the velfie!
In the age of internet, video selfies help you stand a cut above the rest.
L'Oreal announces 50 scholarships for women
L'Oreal India is inviting applications from students of Class 12 for its For Young Women in Science programme.
Chat@3: How to decide the right education loan for you
Neeraj Saxena of Avanse Education Loans will answer your queries on how to pick the right education loan.
May 29, 2014My first day in college: Send us your photos!
With the new academic year set to start soon, we are asking you to send us pictures from your first day at college.
Top 10 engg branches in India; Computer Science leads, IT loses sheen
Computer science and mechanical engineering topped the list while IT seems to have lost its sheen.
5 questions you must ask your future employer
Find out more about the job profile and the company before you sign on the dotted line.
May 28, 20145 signs your boss hates you
Be smart; pick on these signs; act immediately
May 27, 2014CAT Tips: How to crack Critical Reasoning
Remember not to draw inferences or conclusions before reading the options.
Top 7 start-up mistakes to avoid
Avoiding these common mistakes will help you scale your business.
May 26, 20148 must-have attitudes for your first job
Do you have the 'bring it all' attitude in you?
May 25, 201410 smart steps to pick the right college for you
Be it medicine, engineering, law, fashion or commerce, choosing the right college for under graduation is crucial.
May 23, 20145 things Indian women entrepreneurs are tired of hearing
As a woman entrepreneur, you get appreciation from all corners of the world, but there surely will be a group of people who can be quiet a pain!
May 22, 20147 lessons you can learn from AAP's failure!
The Aam Aadmi Party's recent debacle tells us why just good intentions are not enough to succeed.
May 21, 2014Study Abroad: 10 things to know before you take off
If you're travelling abroad for the first time, here are some things you should be prepared with.
Lead a better life: 8 lessons from Sandra Bullock
The Oscar-winning actress shared some interesting pearls of wisdom in her commencement speech at Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans.
May 20, 2014UPSC civil services exam to be held on August 24
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on August 24.
5 start-up mistakes I made that you should avoid
Serial entrepreneur Tarun Uppal reflects upon the mistakes and the lessons learned along the way.
May 19, 2014Applications invited for PHD scholarships 2014
The Agriculture Research Organisation is inviting applications for scholarships from Indian and Chinese students.
7 life lessons Candy Crush teaches you
The mind-numbingly, sweetened game is full of lessons that inspire you to be a go-getter.
May 17, 2014What entrepreneurs want from the new government
Indian entrepreneurs share their expectations from the Modi-led NDA government.
May 16, 20144 things NaMo can do to help start-ups
Since the last government took no concrete measures to eliminate unwarranted delays in starting a business, young entrepreneurs are looking up to Narendra Modi with great hope.
How to impress your future employer
If you want to impress your future employer, follow the PIE rule -- be positive, sound interested and engage them in the conversation.
May 15, 2014CAT 2014 prep: What questions to attempt first?
The thumb rule is to attempt questions from your strong areas first.
May 14, 2014QS world rankings: 17 Indian universities make it to top 100
The Asia list includes seven Indian Institutes of Technology in the Top 100.
5 skills employers seek in new grads
Irrespective of the industry you'll be working for, every employer expects you to have these basic skills.
May 13, 2014English Errors: 7 deadly writing mistakes
Identify these smelly socks and get rid of them.
May 12, 201410 reasons why working for a start-up rocks
There's more to start-ups than the lack of a formal dress code. Find out!
May 09, 2014The youth of India have voted -- for world-class education
As the long election season winds down, speaks to first time voters from across campuses to find out what is it they want from the government.
3 tips to write an exceptional cover letter
You'll be amazed to learn how little things in your cover letter can have a huge impact on your prospective employer.
May 08, 2014Student visa FAQs: What is the right time to apply?
The best time to apply for a visa is between May 20 and June 15. Be prepared to fulfill your study abroad dream!
5 beliefs that will make you stronger
Living by these beliefs will help carve your true personalities and lead you to success.
May 07, 2014Expert tips to crack the IIT-JEE Advanced
, expert FIIT JEE tells you how to ace the most difficult engineering entrance exam.
May 06, 20147 most inspiring rags to riches stories of all time
Let these ignite your never-say-die spirit and inspire you to become all that you can be.
May 05, 2014New Bachelor of Vocation course approved by UGC
The course will cover the skills required in various specialisations including retail marketing, hospitality management and carpentry. Those students who complete the first year of the programme will receive a certificate while a diploma will be given to those who complete two years of the programme and a degree to those students who complete all three years.
6 simple morning rituals to have a better day
Discover things that give you happiness and elevate your mood.
May 03, 2014World's top under-50 universities: IIT-Guwahati ranked 87th
IIT-Guwahati is the only Indian institute to have made it to the Top 100 list.
May 02, 2014Shocking! More than 200 management schools shut shop in 2013!
The salary packages offered at these b-schools have also been curtailed by 40-45 per cent as compared to last year, says ASSOCHAM.
May 01, 20144 superpowers that'll take you to the top
You don't need to be a superhero to ace these skills.
April 30, 201484% Delhi NCR grads prefer to work in India: Survey
The Youth Economics: Career Expectations survey by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry paints an optimistic picture.
April 29, 2014Top 5 interview questions and how to answer them
Chetan Mahajan, president, HCL Learning provides answers to some of the trickiest job interview questions and tells you how to leave behind a positive impression.
April 28, 2014How to crack the CAT in 6 months
CAT expert and IIM-Kharagpur alumnus Ravi Handa tells you how to ace the MBA entrance test.
She quit her job to make you laugh
Neeti Palta tells us what it takes to be a comedienne in India.
April 27, 20147 unusual tips to be wildly successful
Follow these tips to achieve your goals.
April 25, 20146 tips to speed up your online job hunt
Update your online profile and target your CV at the right employers by applying for the right jobs.
April 24, 2014How to ace your phone interview
The biggest advantage of a telephonic interview is that you don't have to face the interviewer.
April 23, 2014How to spot a scholarship scam
How does one distinguish a genuine financial grant from a fake?
April 21, 20145 signs it's time you quit your job
Dread Mondays all.the.time? Dislike the people you work with? It is perhaps time to move on!
April 18, 20147 books every entrepreneur must read
Learn how to clear obstacles, build relationships and push your start-up to success.
April 16, 20145 simple steps to be happy at work
Did you know that waking up earlier than usual can influence your mood at the office?
4 sales hacks to increase productivity
These are small yet extremely powerful tools to take your sales and marketing process to the next notch.
April 15, 2014Jobs: 7 things to do after you've been rejected
Everyone gets turned down at least once in their career. Here's how you can cope with this rejection!
April 14, 20145 reasons why your student visa will be rejected
Be watchful about what you say in the visa interview for it could go against you.
April 08, 2014These two ISB grads are roughing it out in a start-up
Meet Michael Lyngdoh and Anirudh Gupta who ditched the prospect of high-paying jobs to start up a cool new travel website.
'How much does a UG programme in the US cost?'
In an online chat, Anoop D'Souza, education tours expert, Thomas Cook and Kimberly Dixit, study in the US expert answered reader queries related to pursuing higher education abroad.
5 ways to deal with an unpleasant colleague
Instead of mulling over their behaviour, here's what you can do to overcome the situation.
April 07, 2014Azim Premji @ ISB: Success comes from the ordinary
At the convocation ceremony at ISB Hyderabad, the Wipro founder appealed graduates to aim for hardwork, perseverance and honesty.
5 tips to get the job of your dreams
Simply sending out resumes will not help you enough.
April 05, 201411 tips to make an effective presentation
Simple tricks to make your audience sit up and listen.
April 04, 20147 last-minute tips to crack the IIT-JEE Main 2014
Improving concentration and practising more tests should give you an edge.
April 03, 2014'How do deal with rejection in an interview?'
In an online chat, Sudhanshu Arora, director, Careesma.in addressed queries on how to prepare for a job interview.
3 steps to turn down a job offer graciously
How to say NO without offending your employer.
April 02, 20145 reasons why you must intern with a start-up
The things you will see and learn in these organisations will make it more than worth your while.
'MS or MBA? I am confused. Please advice'
In an online chat, Neeraj Saxena, CEO, Avanse Education Loans answered reader queries on how to pick the right international programme.
April 01, 20145 reasons you will most definitely fail your job interview
Can an inappropriate e-mail id cost you your dream job?
March 30, 201410 success mantras to kick-start your day
Dare to dream, be bold and see the big picture
March 29, 201410 tips to make the most of your appraisal
Management consultant offers ten tips that'll help you tilt the outcome in your favour.
March 28, 201410 tips for first-time entrepreneurs
Find out how prepared you are to start a new company.
4 things to do before accepting a job offer
Before you leap with joy and sign on the dotted line, assess these factors!
March 27, 2014Tips to deal with a difficult boss at work
'Look inwards. Before you complain how bad your senior is, ask yourself: Are you being the best subordinate to your boss?' Swapnil Kamat, CEO, Work Better India has advice for you.
March 26, 2014'How do banks decide eligibility of education loan?'
In an online chat with readers, Neeraj Saxena, CEO of Avanse Education Loans tackled queries on education loans, the documentation process and more.
March 25, 201410 signs you're choosing the wrong b-school
Look beyond fancy placement reports and global b-school rankings.
'Be honest... be open to learning'
Words of advice from award-winning Chef Veena Arora on what she wants you, our young readers, to know.
Kajol won't go to work because of her kids. Would you?
Dear readers, we would like to know what would you do when faced with such a situation? What would be your priority? Why?
March 24, 20147 tips to impress your boss on Day One
Start by doing exactly what your manager expects you to do in the first one month.
March 23, 2014Study Abroad: 5 things to consider before you apply
Increase the chance of getting admission in a great university abroad by focusing on the right thing at the right time.
March 22, 2014Start-up advice: How to survive a break-up
It's not bad to have obstacles. You just have to overcome them.
March 21, 2014'Which are the best MBA schools in Noida?'
Harpreet Singh, President, JRE School of Management-Greater Noida offers guidance on how to pick the right business school.
Guess what? There is a cure for Monday morning blues!
Here are the five things that smart people do on a Friday and over the weekend.
March 20, 201432 words that will make or break your CV
Words like 'team player', 'hard-worker,' and 'self-motivated' no longer impress employers, reveals a latest survey.
4 things every employer looks for in you!
What does an employer really want from you? Read on!
March 19, 2014The 3 marketing mistakes we make, all the time
Do we assume that we know our customers too well? Or have we lost focus? Why are we not able to sell an idea?
March 18, 20145 habits of highly successful people
High-achievers know when to strike, and how to promote their skills.
March 16, 2014The hottie who quit a career in designing for modelling
Meet Parul Duggal who discovered she'd rather prefer to be in the limelight.
March 12, 2014World's best universities: None from India in Top 200 :(
The US not surprisingly dominates the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings while India's Panjab University features in the unranked category between 226 and 300.
March 11, 2014Want to be irreplaceable at work? Do these 5 things!
Efficiency, consistency and perseverance should be your keywords.
March 10, 2014Secret to success: 10 tips that'll get you to the top
'If you have a dream, a goal, you must go ahead, money is not everything... If you have a solid idea it is easy to break barriers.' Entrepreneur Geeta Vishwanathan shares insights from her career journey.
March 07, 2014Career women, beware of these health traps
Iron, vitamin and protein deficiency along with stress can lead to serious health concerns for career women. But there is a way out!
March 06, 20147 Great Networking Tips!
'Be prepared to talk, but also learn to listen...' 'Don't be shy to drop names...' Some networking mantras that have stood social entrepreneur in good stead.
How to write a self-appraisal
The Appraisal Season is on. Here's how to best approach it...
March 04, 20148 CV mistakes that could ruin your career
Even a single spelling error could make you look bad before your employer.
March 03, 2014World's 100 best colleges 2014; IIT-B slips to Number 24
Only four Indian universities have made it to the YouthInc Global University Rankings 2014.
March 02, 2014Top 5 MBA interview questions, and how to answer them
Don't sound overambitious, guys!
March 01, 201411 countries where you can earn while you learn
Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, Switzerland, the UK, the US... It won't be tough to find a job in these student-friendly destinations.
'How many of us can go to other countries?'
'I wouldn't be surprised if in a few years, students sitting in Mumbai, Rajasthan ... earn higher education degrees without leaving their homeland.' Indians abroad discuss the challenges faced by India's higher education system and offer solutions as Rediff.com contributor listens in.
February 28, 2014General V K Singh's 'Five Cs' of leadership
'It is character that allows me to have the conviction, which allows me to have the courage, which allows me to stand up for what is right or wrong,' the former army chief tells the Harvard India Conference.
5 tips to create a killer first impression
How do you create the right impression even before you take a seat in a room? Check these tips out!
February 27, 2014Meet Prem Jain, the man behind a $863 mn start-up!
'Stay grounded; never try to become a star in the sky. There are many of those and chances are you'll get lost.' Lessons like these made Prem Jain, a serial entrepreneur, who sold his start-up for $863 million to Cisco and now serves as an advisor to its CEO John Chambers.
February 26, 2014How to crack JEE: Success mantras from a topper
A firsthand account of JEE Main preparation by Nikhil Chaturvedi, who scored an All India Rank 4 in JEE Main 2013
Smart investors: Madhuri, Devgn, Leone and more
Most (certainly not all) actors just act. But smart actors have been putting their monies in start-ups.
February 25, 2014Women on LinkedIn: Get more out of your network
Brag away, Women!
February 24, 201411 ways to speed up your job search
Improve your chances of finding your next job
February 23, 2014Study US: Top scholarships for Indian students
Choose from a range of funding options.
The most outrageous excuses for being late to work
Employers share the most unique excuses from tardy employees.
February 21, 20145 reasons your start-up died a swift death
Rectify it before it's too late!
February 20, 20144 co-workers who kill your productivity
From the ones who interfere needlessly to the ones who procrastinate, you'll meet these kinds in every organisation.
February 19, 2014Top 6: News stories that will make or break your career
, Dean, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur tells you what to expect in your MBA admission interview this year.
Stylist, author, entrepreneur: Meet Indian fashion's rising star
Meet Pernia Qureshi!
February 18, 2014How to speak and write better English
In an online chat between 3 and 4 pm, today, Chander Madan, CEO of eAge Tutor addressed queries on how to improve English communication skills.
Five success principles for aspiring entrepreneurs
Prof Saras Saraswathy of the University of Virginia's Darden School shares some essential life lessons.
February 17, 2014Study US: How to choose a good university?
International admission experts help you pick the right course and university.
10 traits of an excellent manager
Do you have it in you to lead a team? Find out!
Expert tips to ace your board exams
Anthony Fernandes, founder of Shaalaa.com shares expert advice on how to prepare the board exam.
Using social media to find your next job
In the final part of the series on 'How to find your NEXT job', Ketan Kapoor, Co-founder and CEO, Mettl, underscores on how social networking sites can help you land up a job.
February 14, 20143 keys to a successful job search
Pramod Kumar Srivastav of PKS Management Consultants offers the nuts and bolts of finding a new job in the third part of the series on 'How to find your NEXT job'
Study Abroad Chat: Want to study in the US?
Between 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm today, join us for a chat with Prof Nora Burke Wagner, Assistant Director, Student Affairs and Anjali Khavnekar, India Co-ordinator for University of Cincinnati, USA.
February 13, 2014Are you ready for your next job?
Deepak Lamba, president, Times Centre For Learning, stresses on the importance how resumes play an important part in finding a new opening, in the third part of the series on 'How to find your NEXT job'
February 12, 2014New job, new you?
Job change on your mind? In a series that begins today, four experts will offer tips on what to watch out for when looking for your next job.
February 11, 201410 tips to negotiate a higher starting salary
Follow these tips to get the salary you deserve.
February 08, 2014Board exams: How to make the most of your revision time
These expert tips will guide you to tackle the last leg of exam preparation.
February 06, 2014How to build the perfect CV: 7 smart tips for students
Follow these simple tips and create an impressive resume while you are in the campus.
Two in five workers plan to change jobs this year: Survey
According to a national survey, forty-four per cent of full-time workers plan to change jobs in 2014.
February 05, 2014Jaipur girl bags Rs 45 lakh job offer in the US
In a first, a third year Economics student from Jaipur has been offered the role of an analyst in a leading financial institution with an annual salary of US $70,000.
January 31, 2014How to use LinkedIn to promote your start-up
Viveka von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day and known internationally as the 'LinkedIn Expert', suggests five ways entrepreneurs can use LinkedIn to build their start-ups
January 30, 2014Top tips: How to convert your internship into a full-time job
Are you always that intern who gets passed over when it's time to get hired? Here's what you should be doing to get that job.
January 29, 2014How to get your first job
Three experts offer their advice on how to get your first job.
Working late is fashionable. What about worked to death?
Striving for promotions and senior positions is all very fine, but make sure there is a you to promote. No one gets out of life alive, but there is no bar on getting out of work alive, warns .
January 28, 2014Please make mistakes. That's how you learn about life: Kalki
The actress talks about her career, her love for theatre and storytelling, and her future plans.
Eight ways to improve your employability
With a college degree barely being able to help you land a job, we ask the pros what it really takes for students to improve their employability while still in college.
January 23, 2014Five interview mistakes that can cost you your dream job
Common yet committed often, unintentionally perhaps, these mistakes can affect your job prospects. Avoid these to land up your dream job.
January 21, 2014Five legal documents every startup needs
Starting a startup? Make sure you have the following legal documents in place.
January 20, 2014Quiz: What's your workplace personality?
The office space is filled with multiple personalities working in tandem. To figure out your personality and who you are most likely to succeed alongside, Susanne Rodrigues helps you out with this quiz
What to expect when you're interning
As part of an ongoing series, we asked five young students about their learnings in their various internships and for their advice to their young colleagues. With internships becoming a norm, it is crucial to understand just what you can and cannot expect in an internship.
January 17, 201495,000 CAT takers scored zero or less marks this year. Here's why!
Of the 1.74 lakh candidates who appeared for CAT 2013, 95,000 scored zero marks or obtained negative marks.
January 16, 2014Kate Moss at 40: A modelling career in pictures
The supermodel who redefined the rules of the game turns 40. We bring you some of the landmark moments of her career that spans more than quarter of a century.
January 15, 2014'Delhi University is not the state's property'
'Quota/reservation in any form is a threat to quality education'; 'AAP must take into consideration the interests of students from across the country'; 'Compulsory reservation is unfair and defeats the purpose', are some hard-hitting voices from students and professors against education minister Manish Sisodia's proposal to reserve 90 per cent seats in Delhi University to students from the state.
January 14, 2014All men, all engineers: Meet the CAT 2013 toppers
All the eight candidates who scored 100 percentile are engineers. While two have a master's degree in engineering, the others have a bachelor's degree.
Where are the jobs in 2014? Big data, mobile apps, social networks
A new category of jobs will be created in 2014 due to the whole social networking blast, say experts.
10 things we wished interns knew
Internships are slowly but surely becoming a norm rather than an exception. As part of an ongoing series, we asked Rishabh Gupta, the CEO and Co-Founder of Letsintern.com, one of the most prominent job portals exclusively dealing with internships on things he wished interns knew.
January 13, 2014CAT 2013 results to be announced January 14
Candidates will have to log on to the IIM's offical CAT website to secure their results.
The HOTTEST job titles that didn't exist 5 years ago
Leading social networking site LinkedIn had examined the data of over 259 million members' profiles to determine the top 10 most popular job titles that were non existent in 2008.
January 12, 2014'In India, women diet a lot, which is not good'
Style diva Kanika Subbiah tells you how to mix fashion and style and make an instant impression!
January 11, 2014Study Abroad: How to make the right decision
You have your mind set on a foreign country or university where you want your degree from, but do you know how to get there?
January 10, 2014Should you quit a job for money?
Avoid these seven career mistakes in 2014!
January 09, 2014Expert tips to crack the IIT-JEE
In an online chat with readers, Vivek Gupta, an IIT-B alumnus and co-founder, Plancess EduSolutions Pvt Ltd, offered advice on how to crack the Joint Entrance Examination.
90% reservation for Delhi students in DU: Do you agree?
What you think of this proposal? Dear readers, we want to know from you!
January 08, 2014GRE 2014: The 10 questions you need to master
GRE 2014 is your gateway to your overseas post-graduate dreams. If you are among the many aspirants who are looking to crack the GRE, here is the key to answer these seemingly simple questions
January 07, 2014What can a leader learn from honest outsiders?
A documentary on football and a biography of Jesus make mull over the lessons organisations can learn from honest outsiders.
January 06, 2014TopperSpeak: How to crack GATE 2014
Ashish Mittal who topped the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering last year shares his study secrets and strategies that helped him optimise his score.
January 04, 2014Master the art of saying NO in five easy steps
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes!
January 03, 20147 smart ways to manage your boss in 2014
Try these seven sure-shot tricks to make a comrade out of your boss.
December 30, 2013He dreams of paper microscopes, computers made of bubbles
In the concluding part of this series on three young Indians American who are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields, speaks with Dr Manu Prakash whose low-cost microscope and oral cancer detector that can save millions of lives were born out of empathy for poor people.
7 BIG lies employers tell you in a job interview
From salary hikes to training and induction, here's how employers fib with fresh hires in a job interview.
December 28, 2013What's so unique about IIT-Delhi's five-year BTech-MBA programme?
Hear all about it from Dr Kanika Bahl, Head of Management Studies, IIT-Delhi.
December 27, 2013Marshall Scholar fuses maths and Bharata Natyam
In the second part of the series on three Indian Americans who are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields, speaks with Kirin Sinha, winner of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships, who fuses dance and maths.
Why working hard is not good enough
Excerpt from bestselling author 's latest book.
This interview question can cost you your dream job
Be factual while talking of your strengths, smart about your weaknesses, says Viraja Devi Vakada.
December 26, 2013At 18, he helps US Army with unique infrared detector
Saumil Bandyopadhyay was named a recipient of the second annual American Ingenuity Awards by Smithsonian magazine, the flagship publication of Smithsonian Media, for a unique, sensitive infrared radiation detector.
'No matter what the crisis, always look for an opportunity'
"At my age my father had confronted bigger challenges," says Meghna Ghai-Puri, daughter of showman Subhash Ghai. In this interview with Prasanna Zore, the 35-year-old president of Whistling Woods International Institute for Films, Media, Animation and Media Arts talks about her struggles and the lessons she has learnt as an entrepreneur.
The best MBA programmes for you!
In an online chat with readers between 4 pm and 5 pm, Dr Ranjit Goswami, dean, IMT Nagpur answered questions on the various MBA programmes available in the country, the eligibility criteria for admission and offer advice on how to pick the right course and institute.
December 24, 2013Joy, hope and despair: How 2013 affected Indian students
As 2013 draws to a close, we take a look at the events that influenced the lives and careers of the student community and how!
December 23, 2013Birth of a leader: The inspiring story of Wipro's Senior VP
Sangita Singh, senior VP and head of Wipro's global IT business strategic unit shares key moments from her 21-year-old career journey and offers lessons in leadership for young professionals.
December 20, 2013The starting salaries for MBA grads
It has been revealed that most top companies in the world look to recruit only those fresh graduates who come out of top b-schools.
December 19, 2013The wonderful world of underwater photography
An accomplished underwater photographer, gives an account of his journeys in deep, mysterious oceans
December 18, 2013Choosing own business over job? Take a reality check
Ask yourself these soul-searing questions to find out if you have it in you to become one.
These four young men are taking on Facebook! Will they succeed?
Four youngsters think their social networking platform can become an alternative to Facebook.
December 17, 20138 things really smart people do
Brace yourself for some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to play smart when you're caught in intellectual company.
How she made it: Success lessons from Senior VP SAP
When Uma Rani started her career, she was the only woman deputed in the factory of an automobile company in Chennai. Having grown to be part of the global executive team at multinational organisation SAP, she shares her success secrets with young professionals.
December 16, 2013GRE 2014: The greatest blunder you're committing right now
Crucial tips to help you sequence your studies and make the most of the time available at hand.
December 15, 2013GATE 2014: 10 tips to help you ace the test
, Director, GATEFORUM shares advice on how you can optimise your preparation for the upcoming entrance examination for engineering graduates.
December 14, 2013Study abroad: How to find a job while you're in Germany
Linda Lounder, a student based in Germany writes about the opportunities international students can explore in the country and offers advice on how it'll help them meet new people, learn new skills and even make some quick money.
December 13, 2013English Vinglish: India's other half that struggles to keep up
As the Indian public education system struggles to produce English-speaking professionals, private training institutes step in and promise to fulfil the dreams and aspirations of young women and men who need the language to get good jobs. A look at India's 'other half' that labours hard to not get left behind.
December 12, 20137 things no one will tell you about running a company
Find out why and how these simple decisions could cost you dear while starting a business.
December 11, 2013Live Chat: How to pick the right business school
In today's chat, Naveenan Ramachandran, head, 2IIM Mumbai will take questions on how to pick the right MBA institute and offer advice on bschool admissions in India.
December 10, 2013From grit to glory: These managers define true leadership
Find out how they took the stress in good stride and actually made their respective teams shine.
December 09, 20136 types of candidates you'll meet in a GD round
From the ones waiting to pounce on an idea to the ones who succeed in creating trouble, here are some species of aspirants you will meet in a group discussion round.
You're welcome, Australia! India sent over 15k students this year
With total enrolments up by 3000 since last year, Indian students comprise the second largest student population in Australia -- 9 per cent, only next to China that constitutes about 30 per cent of international student enrollment.
Unbelievable! India Inc goes on ego trip at IIT placements
Disappointed for not being given the Day One slot, leading corporates are giving a hard time to candidates at the IITs. While many skipped the process, others chose to reduce hiring.
December 08, 2013Four IIT-Roorkee students get Rs 1.5-cr offers from Google
The IITs see nearly three times increase in Asian companies on campus this year
December 07, 2013Study abroad: 3 smart decisions that'll help you save money
Making the right choices about where and what to study can be crucial and influence your education budget.
December 06, 2013What it takes to reach the very top! IBM VP shares tips
Lula Mohanty, vice president, IBM India talks about the experiences that shaped her career and offers advice on how to be a good leader.
December 05, 2013Study Abroad Chat: How to pick the right course
Join us for a chat with Anshika Singh, Senior Vice President - Student Engagement at Univariety, an organization that works with students and helps them plan their college admission.
December 04, 2013Is US safe for Indian students? Diplomat says YES!
US Consulate manager Nelson Wu asks Indian students not to feel apprehensive about racism incidents in USA.
How to get back to work after a long break
Hear it from people who have been there and done that to understand why you should stop feeling guilty of taking that sabbatical and rather find ways to reclaim your career.
December 03, 2013I gave myself a voice: Rhodes Scholar Vinay Nayak
Rhodes Scholar Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale and an expert in using the Internet for citizen engagement, talks about his achievements.
Should you mix business with friendship?
A few things to bear in mind if you do turn your buddy into a business partner or want to hire him/her in your start-up.
November 28, 2013Workshop: How to build a second career
A workshop to guide women to build a second career after a break.
November 27, 2013Top 10 FMCG firms offering highest salaries in India
With a growth rate of 10 to 12 per cent, pursuing a career in the FMCG sector promises you lots of opportunities to learn alongside a handsome pay package.
November 26, 2013Capturing memories of days gone by
Three engineers from India wanted their college memories to go beyond just a group-photo. They spun this thought into a start-up venture.
November 25, 2013Teen from Mumbai's red-light district still needs help
Shweta Katti, a girl from Mumbai's red-light district, who was able to come to the United States to study on a full scholarship at Bard College in upstate New York, still needs help.
'Glass ceiling is a myth. If it exists, it's in your head'
Aruna Jayanthi, CEO, Capgemini India shares some unconventional mantras for success from her own career journey.
'Indian entrepreneurs have 100 times more opportunities today'
Senthil Kumar, the co-founder of Real Image Media Technologies, a pioneer in bringing the latest audio and video technology to India, talks about his fascinating journey as an entrepreneur
November 24, 2013How to bag a study abroad scholarship
Here's a sequential line of action to help you get the funding you need.
November 23, 2013'Failure is the gateway to success'
Sathish Babu, Founder, UniverCell Telecommunications shares golden advice for young entrepreneurs from his own career.
November 22, 2013Applications invited for the Chevening Gurukul Scholarships 2014
Twelve future leaders of India will be offered an intense, all expenses-paid, 12-week course at the Kings College London (KCL) as part of the Chevening Gurukul Leadership Programme.
November 21, 2013IIT salaries increase by 10-20 per cent this year
Placement cells at the IITs have recorded an increase of 10 to 20 per cent in average salary levels of graduates against last year.
Mech Engineers: 10 organisations that pay the most
Mechanical engineering companies from India that offer handsome remuneration
November 20, 201310 things to watch out for before taking up that new job
With companies putting their best foot forward to please their potential employees, it becomes imperative for job applicants to know about the working environment to see if they can adjust in such a place.
November 19, 2013REVEALED: What made Zuckerberg and Jobs so successful!
Success mantras of the world's top tech CEOs
Eight hot new courses that will kickstart your career!
From sports science to aviation, here are some brand new courses that are available for Indian students at the post graduate level.
November 18, 2013Top 15 qualities of good leadership
Whether it be leading a group for a project or managing a committee for a college festival, leadership skills are invaluable. Here's how to make an impact!
Why the number of Indian students in the US is dropping
Rajika Bhandari of the Institute of International Education's lead researcher and co-author of the annual Open Doors report, believes that the decline of Indian students to US for the third consecutive year, is largely due to the devaluation of the Indian rupee.
November 16, 2013This desi is making waves in the global eyewear business
Meet Kajal Sanghrajka whose niche eyewear line norn out of Columbia Business Lab is going places.
What you must do after CAT 2013
After the mad prep for CAT, how can you make the best use of your time and energy in the days to follow.
November 15, 2013Why Cameron's promises to Indian students don't cut ice
Britain needs to control unskilled immigration, but extant rules dissuade even the 'best and brightest' of students that it seeks to attract.
JEE Main 2014 registrations begin; Apply before Dec 26
To register for the first phase of the joint entrance examination students will have to upload their photographs along with their signature and left thumb impression online.
How to travel the world at the government's expense
Find out how you can pursue a career in International Relations and travel the world as part of the job.
November 14, 2013What it takes to be a successful entrepreneur
There are certain key things that entrepreneurs miss out in the excitement of embarking in their journey. Read on to find out if you're on the right track
November 13, 201350 per cent IT engineers lack conceptual knowledge: Report
A survey reveals that more than 50 per cent IT graduates do not know the basics of programming and around 80 per cent of them are unable to apply them to real world problems.
The 25-yr-old who is spreading smiles through food
Vijay Abhimanyu Rajendran who founded Billion Smiles Hospitality Pvt Ltd in 2007 at age 19 talks about his inspiration behind launching the south Indian chain of restaurants and how he intends to spread smiles through his venture, both nationally and internationally.
'99% of decisions start-ups take is not because of vision'
Author of The Start Up Diaries, Gagan Jain, discusses how he wrote a book on entrepreneurs, in English, despite his vernacular background
November 12, 2013Study abroad: How to cut costs
Specific areas you can save money while on campus abroad
November 11, 2013Indian tech schools: Why they have lost their appeal
An increasing number of vacant seats, inadequate faculty and bleak hiring is threatening the growth of leading technical institutes in the country.
CHAT: How you can travel AND make money!
Taking up a career in travel and tourism can take you places. Find out how you can get into the business!
November 08, 2013Lessons I learnt as an entrepreneur
Tenzin Thargay, a start-up entrepreneur, discusses how his company metamorphosed from selling meals at parties into quick service restaurant business, the challenges they faced, how they overcame these challenges and lessons they learnt as a start-up.
She is in the business of making students employable
Megha Aggarwal of LEAP is working hard to provide Indian students with both vocation and life skills to make them employable.
November 06, 2013A bad boss may cripple your immune system!
A stressful workplace may dramatically change gene expression in your immune system and significantly impact your health, a new study suggests.
'Don't let money be the reason to enter designing'
Here's everything you wanted to know about becoming an art director in films.
November 05, 2013Your Facebook wall can make or break your career
Recruiting agencies both national and international are looking at your social media profiles to find out if you are fit to be hired. What are they looking for and what must you do to make the most of the opportunity?
Top 10 Analytics firms offering the highest salaries in India
With more than a lakh professionals working in this sector in India, it is important for you to know which companies are offering the best remuneration for data analysts.
November 01, 2013The 100 best business schools in the world!
India's premier management institute IIM-A has failed to make it to YouthIncMag's top ten list of best business schools in the world this year.
October 30, 20137 incubators that help social start-ups
These incubators, realising the importance of the intervention, have stepped in to develop and launch new ventures in the country.
October 29, 2013Live Chat: Is New Zealand a good destination to study abroad?
Join us for a chat with Jugnu Roy, Manager - Marketing & Strategic Relationships, South Asia to explore the opportunity of studying in New Zealand.
October 28, 2013Busted! 5 myths about studying abroad
If rise and shine is your ultimate motto in life, then break the shackles of ignorance before you hop on to the plane to study abroad.
Video Chat@3: How to write and speak correct English
On October 29, between 3 and 4 pm, Charmaine Ruth Jesudoss will answer questions on correct English usage via video.
October 26, 2013How I belled the CAT: An IIM-A grad reveals!
, a non-IITian who cracked the Common Admission Test and made it to the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad shares his experience with us.
Want to be a chocolate connoisseur?
Chocolates don't just add inches to your waist; they can also add money to your bank account if you take on the role of a chocolatier.
October 25, 201360% women get sexually harassed by male colleagues at work
Here's a weekly round up of all that affects you at your workplace and jobs.
Top 10 models who started their careers before 18
Even as the State of New York has passed a law to tighten rules for child models, we take a look at top models who started their careers well under the age of 18.
October 24, 20137 career lessons my dog taught me
Here are seven things you can learn from your pet.
'If you aren't happy, then you aren't really successful'
Fashion designer Kresha speaks about her tryst with fashion, brand Koesch, challenges she faced, and lessons she learnt as a young entrepreneur and offers her advice to young fashion designers.
Live Chat: How to choose the right study abroad destination
Chat with Anshika Singh, Senior Vice President - Student Engagement at Univariety, an organisation that works with students and helps them plan their college admission.
October 23, 2013Indian-American elected top national academician in the US
Subra Suresh is one of the only 16 living Americans to be elected to all three national academies, the IOM, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
October 22, 2013Missed CAT 2013? 10 tips to make the most of GATE 2014
The dip in campus placements has resulted in increased registrations for the GATE, making it more competitive.
Declining b-school placements: Who's to blame?
It is almost three months into the new academic session and still just 38 per cent of top
October 21, 2013 7 lessons you can learn from Sachin Tendulkar's life
There is a Sachin in each one of us and our job is to nurture it
IIT-B and Washington University to offer joint EMBA course
The programme commencing January 2015 will be offered in collaboration with the Olin School of Business, WUSTL
October 20, 20135 screw-ups, 5 learnings, 5 things right
Suresh Sambandam, founder and CEO of OrangeScape, a cloud service platform talks of the inspiring lessons he's learned from his entrepreneurial journey.
October 19, 2013How to pursue a fascinating career in human anthropology
The study of mankind's evolution can help you revisit the past and connect its dots to the present and future.
October 18, 2013Last minute tips to crack IBPS Bank PO exam III
In today's chat, Anil Nagar of CareerPower will take questions on how to prepare for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection's Bank PO exam.
The MS university topper who has four gold medals
S Alagu who recently topped her post graduation in Science with 95 per cent is the first student from MS University to have aced three subjects to receive four gold medals -- the highest so far.
October 17, 2013View: Do university rankings really matter?
While they provide data-points for students to make better decisions, they also act as beneficial benchmarking tools for universities
Live Chat: How to crack the CAT 2013
IIM-K alumnus and CAT expert Nishant Priyadarshi will take questions on CAT 2013, MBA programmes and b-school admissions in an online chat from 4 pm to 5 pm.
CAT 2013 Review: 'High on risk and errors, but thrilling!'
A detailed analysis of the nation's most competitive management entrance exam that commenced October 16, 2013.
October 16, 2013Top 30 emerging Indian tech start-ups
Presenting a list of the brightest and most promising companies from India who will be participating in TechSparks 2013, a technology product recognition platform.
October 15, 2013Life lessons from the ping-pong table
It is not the prize money that matters as much as the will to win.
October 14, 2013How to make the switch from college to corporate life
Implement these important changes in your attitude if you want to positively cope up with the professional demands of corporate life.
Why this maulana runs an IAS academy from a Chennai mosque
Maulana Shamsudeen Qasimi, who runs the Azhagiya Kadan IAS Academy from Makkah Masjid, Chennai, believes that the Indian civil service forms the backbone of the government and can help the Muslim community earn its rightful place.
How Panjab University made it to the world rankings
The university, once split by Partition and then rocked by terrorism, is gradually making its academic presence felt.
48-hour strategy to crack the CAT 2013
In an online chat with readers, Rahul Reddy, IIM-Calcutta alumnus and co-founder, VistaMind Education, a CAT training institute, answered questions on how to crack the management entrance examination.
October 11, 2013India's best b-schools of 2013; IIM-A retains top slot
Business Today in partnership with MDRA has released the results of the top 100 business schools in India. We bring you the top 10 schools as per their findings.
Live chat: Last minute tips to crack the CAT 2013
Join us for a chat with ARKS Srinivas, IIM-Calcutta alumnus and CEO, VistaMind today, October 11 between 4 and 5 pm IST.
October 09, 2013CAT 2013: 10 last minute tips to ace it!
With seven days left for the exam to commence, here are some tips that'll help you optimise your CAT score.
Applying to a foreign university? Seven things you must know!
Watch out for these blunders before you hit submit!
October 08, 2013What you must know to make it big in animation
Senior creative professional Sanjoy Ghosh, who has seen turbulent times in his brief animation career, offers advice on how to cope with difficult times and make it big!
Top 10 qualities of a remarkable boss
Should he lead or should he demonstrate? Find out what qualities make an exceptional manager.
October 07, 20136 affordable destinations for Indians to study abroad
With the rising cost of education in the US and UK, read on to find out why studying in these countries will be an advantage.
Endless days, sleepless nights: What it takes to become a doc
At a time when young professionals are busy running after quick money and complaining how overworked and underpaid they are, 28-year-old Nithya Iyer, a post graduate medical student who topped the Mumbai division this year exemplifies an inspiring tale of perseverance and social responsibility -- two values, she's learned through her career journey.
CAT 2013: Frequently Asked Questions
Prometric as well as IIM-Indore provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by CAT takers this year.
October 05, 2013Most irritating colleagues and more office chatter
A round up of stories that affect you at your workplace.
October 04, 2013Two-week strategy to crack the CAT 2013
A few students from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) tell us what they did in their last 20 days before CAT.
October 03, 2013Great news! The 12th Five-Year plan will focus on education
Education is high on the agenda says Pallam Raju Union minister for human resource development while revealing details about the government's upcoming Five Year Plans.
Panjab University beats IITs in global rankings
In the recently released Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Panjab University makes a stunning entry among the top 400 universities in the world.
10 ways to be happy at work
Happier people not only are healthier but are also more creative, more productive, better to work with and needless to say more successful.
October 02, 2013'I want to do everything: be an actress, an entrepreneur'
Ayesha Kapur, the child actor from Black who took a break to continue her studies is now 18 and is juggling between the roles of a student, and entrepreneur among other things.
October 01, 20136 workplace lessons from Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Traits that make Indian cricket captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni an ideal manager at workplace.
September 30, 2013University rankings: Should India worry about its poor form?
Building newer institutions may not be the answer to our higher education woes if we do not arrest the decline in the ones we already have
Less competition for CAT aspirants this year
Registrations for the Common Admission Test 2013 have seen a 9.3 per cent drop against last year.
September 27, 2013How to create resumes that go VIRAL!
Leverage technology and the power of social networks to make your CV stand out from the clutter.
September 26, 2013Chat@3: The best scholarships for overseas education
Join us for a chat with Anshika Singh, Senior Vice President - Student Engagement at Univariety, an organisation that works with students and helps them plan their college admission. Singh will be available on Thursday, September 26, between 3 and 4 pm IST.
September 25, 2013How to negotiate your salary
Career planning expert Amit Bansal will answer queries on how to deal with job interviews between 2 pm and 3 pm on Wednesday, September 25.
Up for a challenge? Take this English grammar quiz
Think you know your verbs and pronouns well enough? Find out how well you score in this grammar test.
September 24, 2013Career advice: How to become a design manager
There is an increasing demand for management professionals who have a keen sense of design and can interpret it to develop businesses around it.
Life lessons from world's greatest leaders
We bring you an excerpt from the book 'The Superstar Syndrome' authored by Myra S White and Sanjay Jha.
September 23, 20135 reasons not to become a social entrepreneur
Too often the right people try to become social entrepreneurs for the wrong reasons.
First week at work? Make a GREAT impression!
, authors of You're Hired! tell you what you must do and what to avoid in your first few days of work.
September 20, 2013How to become a scuba diving instructor
From institutes that offer the course to remuneration and scope of career, find out everything you need to know about pursuing this niche vocation.
September 19, 2013How to overcome your fear of public speaking
The thought of going up to the dais and addressing a group of people gives most of us the heebie-jeebies. Here are some tips to fight the fear and anxiety of communicating in public.
September 18, 20132013's most underrated AND overrated jobs!
We bring you the most underrated and overrated jobs of 2013, as per California based jobs site CareerCast.com's findings.
She's helping independent artists launch their music for FREE!
Find out how Chinmayee Tripathy and her venture Songdew is helping several independent artists in the country launch their music for free.
September 17, 2013Study abroad: DITCH the education consultant and SAVE money
In the light of falling rupee adding up to your tuition costs, overseas education consultant explains what you can do to cut additional costs and fund your education abroad.
IIM-A slips 8 places on FT Masters in Management rankings
In the latest rankings for masters in management released by Financial Times, the country's premier management institute has slipped eight places down and is ranked at Number 18.
September 16, 2013How successful people start their Monday
Increase your chances of success by taking advice from these successful people.
Subroto Bagchi: Your purpose determines your power
Define your purpose in your mind, and from thereon, it becomes easy to scale, says entrepreneur Subroto Bagchi who recently released his fifth book The Elephant Catchers.
September 13, 2013Layoffs: Don't take your job for granted
A former employee from the IT industry rants about what's wrong with the sector and offers his lessons to cope with layoffs.
September 12, 2013How to become a successful model
Four male models on their first breaks, their struggles, their learnings and what it takes to become a successful model.
How to manage your BOSS
, author of the book Bosses from the Wild tells you how knowing your boss' personality can help you communicate better at work.
September 11, 2013'We don't need to get inspired by the West'
In an online chat with readers National Award winning fashion designer Neeta Lulla addressed queries on what it takes to build a career in fashion designing in India.
The top 20 universities in the world
Find out which universities feature in the QS World University Rankings for the year 2013-14.
Not a SINGLE Indian university among world's top 200!
IIT Delhi comes in way down at No 222, dropping from 212 last year, in the QS World University Rankings which is predictably dominated by US universities, with MIT grabbing the top slot and Harvard at No 2, pushing
September 09, 2013Do you REALLY want to do an MBA?
A lot of kids who want to be writers, photographers, or even start something of their own end up in a b-school. Which brings us to the essential question: Do you really know why you signed up for the programme?
CHAT with fashion designer Neeta Lulla
Join us for a chat with the National Award winning designer on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
September 08, 2013How to deal with arrogant colleagues
In an online chat with readers, Sabitha Rao, director, Cerebrus Consulting answered queries on how to deal with difficult colleagues and leave behind a positive impression at the workplace.
September 07, 2013CAT 2013: How to get the perfect score!
In an online chat with readers, Rajesh Balasubramanian, head, 2IIM, Chennai answered queries on how to crack the management entrance test and get into a good business school.
September 06, 2013POLL! What is the one thing that'll keep YOU happy at work?
Simple things such as car parks and car allowances keep employees happy, a new survey has revealed! What will make you happy? Tell us!
6 tips to crack CAT 2013. Share your advice!
who scored in the 99.73 percentile in CAT 2012 and secured admission at the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi shares her secret to success in the exam.
Life lessons from my heroes
Your hero may not be a celebrity, but he should be able to motivate you and give you hope when you are low.
September 05, 2013Chat@3: Facing issues at work?
Join us for a chat with Sabitha Rao, Director, Cerebrus Consultants on September 6, between 3 and 4 pm IST.
'Which is the best country to study abroad?'
In an online chat with readers, Anshika Singh, Senior Vice President-Student Engagement at Univariety.com addressed queries on how to pick the right course and university abroad.
September 04, 2013He quit his IT career to start a dairy farm
Santosh Singh quit a cushy corporate job to start a dairy farm in Bangalore.
'What does it take to be a movie star?'
In an online chat, Rahul Puri, executive director, Whistling Woods International answered questions on what it takes to pursue a career in films
7 habits of highly successful people
Practice these seven easy habits and you'll be amazed at the results, says , chief evangelist at Perfios.com.
September 03, 2013Chat@4: Want to crack the CAT 2013?
On September 4, between 2 and 3 pm, Naveenan Ramachandran and Rajesh Balasubramanian, experts, 2IIM, Mumbai and Chennai will take questions on how to prepare for the Common Admission Test and secure admission in one of the top business schools in the country.
Job interview: How to beat the stress test
Even when your employer is trying to build up the pressure, here's how you can stay confident and make a lasting impression.
September 02, 2013Chat@2: So you wanna work in the movies? Here's how
Rahul Puri, Executive Director, Whistling Woods International will take questions on how you can pursue a career in the film industry on September 3, between 2 and 3 pm IST.
How to deal with an abusive boss
In an online chat with readers, HR expert Varda Pendse, director, Cerebrus Consultants answered questions on how to deal with various workplace issues.
Here's how YOU can work for the World Bank
Find out what it's like to work at one of the biggest international organisations whose decisions affect the entire world.
August 30, 2013Layoffs: 11 tips to bounce back!
, Vice President (HR), Dun & Bradstreet Technologies & Data Services tells you what you must do after you've received the pink slip.
August 29, 2013What on earth is a food stylist and how YOU can become one
Find out about an emerging culinary profession where taste and aroma are not a criterion, where looks matter the most!
Chat@4: How to deal with workplace issues
HR expert Varda Pendse, director, Cerebrus Consultants will take questions on how to deal with workplace issues on Friday, August 30, between 4 and 5 pm IST
10 ways to impress your boss
Keeping your boss impressed is an art and we tell you how
August 28, 2013Don't let Layoffs affect your career!
A former employee of a media company revisits the time she was laid off and shares the lessons she has learnt.
August 23, 201310 things to do when you're laid off
Tips to take control of the helpless situation.
August 22, 2013Layoff tales: They can happen anytime; be prepared
How to survive a layoff? A BPO employee who was sacked twice and is perhaps preparing for another one, reveals his successful fight against pink slips.
August 20, 20136 job interview MISTAKES you must avoid
Are you guilty of committing these mistakes too? lists out.
Lost your job? 5 things you must do NEXT!
Here's how you can weather the storm caused by a sudden job loss.
August 19, 2013A 27 year old's job survival ordeal in animation
A 27-year-old professional shares the ordeal he underwent in the last three years after pursuing a course in animation from Delhi.
How to crack the IBPS Bank PO Exam 2013
In an online chat, Anil Nagar, Director, Bank Power Institute, Delhi addressed questions on how to prepare for the IBPS Bank PO exam.
August 17, 2013How to become a travel advisor
Besides the opportunity of interacting with new people and exploring new places, the industry gives good returns and perks.
August 15, 2013Man on a mission: 28 jobs, 28 weeks, 28 Indian states!
Jubanashwa Mishra is the first Indian attempting an epic project of 28 jobs in 28 weeks across all 28 Indian states.
August 14, 2013The MOST expensive countries to study abroad
The HSBC global research team has compared average annual fees and annual cost of living in 13 major study abroad destinations.
August 13, 2013UPTET 2013 results to be declared soon
Uttar Pradesh Basic Education board students can access the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test results on http://upbasiceduboard.gov.in
The study abroad calendar every student must have!
Want to study abroad? Heres'a quick look at the annual calendar that includes everything from admission dates, visa processing cycle and the course commencement dates for the universities in 11 major study destinations.
CAT 2013: What books can I refer for Quant and Verbal?
In an online chat with readers, Naveenan Ramachandran, head, 2IIM, Mumbai shared tips and advice on how to prepare for the upcoming management entrance test.
August 12, 20136 tips to get noticed and rewarded at work
How to be a star performer at the workplace.
TOP 20 Indian universities with best websites
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities has ranked these educational institutes based on their web presence, up-to-date information and the average digital traffic it receives.
August 11, 2013Tell people what to eat AND make money off it
This field positively impacts the health, fitness and the well being of millions of people, everyday...
August 08, 2013IIM-A tweaks admission criteria, non-engineers, freshers HAPPY
As per the new criteria of selection effective for the 2014-16 academic session, work-experience of prospective candidates will assume lesser weightage and preference will be given to the most recent academic score; marks obtained in the class 10 and 12 examination will be given less importance.
Lion, Eagle or Frog: What animal personality is your BOSS?
Bosses from the Wild by author Manjiri Gokhale Joshi aims to explain how understanding animal behaviour can help professionals contribute better in an organisation. We bring you an excerpt.
August 07, 2013What do employers want from YOU?
We decode the answers to some of the most obvious questions you'd always wanted to ask your prospective employer.
August 06, 2013Study Abroad: How to spot a FAKE UNIVERSITY!
In the wake of University of North Virginia shutting down due to lack of accreditation, , director, Grad Dreams Education Consulting offers advice on how students can identify a genuine international university from a fake one.
August 05, 2013He left a cushy corporate job to turn rapper
Ashwini Mishra, better known in the music circuit as A-List, on fighting the good fight and more
How to register for CAT 2013
The last date to register for the Common Admission Test (CAT 2013) is September 24. Read on for details on how to register for the test...
How she bagged a job at eBay
Ellora Nath who currently works as a product development engineer at eBay walks us through the interview process at the organisation and tells us how she bagged the job.
August 01, 2013What's so 'unique' about these 5 start-ups?
India's first angel-backed start-up accelerator VentureNursery will train them intensely for 13 weeks after which they will get to pitch for seed funding.
What you must know about the new GATE 2014
Starting 2014, the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) will be held online for all streams of engineering. Here's what you need to know before you register for the test.
July 31, 2013Common mistakes every entrepreneur makes
Anupendra Sharma, founder of Startup Leadership Program talks about the mistakes he's made in his career and what he learned from them
Legal Process Outsourcing: The hot new career in law
Through Legal Process Outsourcing, law graduates can help clients maintain profitability and reduce risk by standardising the legal work in a project-oriented manner
Job interviews: Worst blunders you can commit
Adman, entrepreneur and author of the book 'You're Hired!' Sandeep Goyal shares some crucial career advice with aspiring professionals.
July 30, 2013Why fit in when you can stand out?
18-year-old writes about fitting in with the 'it' crowd.
July 29, 2013Layoffs: 'I'd not recommend animation as a career to anybody'
As one of India's topmost animation companies lays off its employees, a senior employee talks about what went wrong, and raises the question: Should your children join the animation industry?
A career in disaster management: What you should know
An MA/MSc/MBA in Disaster Management helps you become expert who have a critical role to play in rescue and rehabilitation operation.
CAT 2013 dates announced; registration commences August 5
Students can register for the Common Admission Test between August 5 and September 24, while the exam will be held between October 16 and November 11, 2013.
July 26, 2013'Even Harvard MBAs do not have jobs these days'
Tata Sons director R Gopalakrishnan shares his views on MBA education in the country, its ills and why he never did an MBA.
Top 5 study abroad destinations for Indian students
with rising costs and stricter visa rules, Indian students are now choosing destinations beyond the Big Four (USA, UK, Australia and Canada).
July 25, 2013All pending IIT petitions transferred to Supreme Court
Reacting to a petition filed by the organising chairman of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (advanced) 2013, IIT-Delhi, the Supreme Court ordered the transfer of all petitions related to the IIT admissions that were pending in the Andhra Pradesh High Court to itself.
IT managers, engineers and accountants hardest to find: Study
An online survey conducted across US, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia and the UK by CareerBuilder has revealed the job profiles that take longer time to fill in. Read on for details
July 24, 2013Why Animation as a career isn't hot anymore
With leading animation houses like Crest Animation Studios and Rhythm and Hues facing financial crises, we speak to studio owners and creative professionals from different parts of the country to understand what a career in the industry means for young and senior professionals
US university with 90% Indian students ordered to shut down
The University of Northern Virginia has been asked to stop operations July 16 onwards because it has failed to get accreditation from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
'Nine out of 10 engineers never wanted to be an engineer'
Adman, entrepreneur and author of 'You're Hired!' Sandeep Goyal explains how unrealistic aspirations are nudging young Indian graduates towards unemployment.
July 23, 2013Take CHARGE of your life! Make your own DESTINY!
It's a story straight out of a Bollywood blockbuster. But here's the twist. One of the lead characters in the script could just be you! Learn from the role.
July 22, 2013Want to work for India's public sector banks?
With almost 25,000 seats up for the taking the Common Written Exam for Probationary Officers is a golden opportunity for candidates aspiring for jobs in India's public sector banks.
Bachelor degrees to make you a job-ready graduate
Here's a list of employment-friendly courses you can pursue after your class 12
July 20, 2013Study Abroad Advice: 'Work part-time to cover living costs'
Ashwin Shenoy from Australia tells us how he funded his education and advices students to consider working part time after college.
Guide to a career in social work
Besides a keen desire to make a difference, one needs concrete skills and understanding of the sector to excel in this field.
July 19, 2013The NEET-UG fiasco: A medical aspirant narrates his experience
Ishan Sardesai, who took the country's first NEET-UG on May 5, 2013 narrates the chaos he went through while appearing for the common medical entrance examination.
'Women do not assert themselves enough at work'
Radio City CEO Apurva Purohit takes questions on issues women face at work.
July 18, 2013Why the common medical entrance test failed to take off
Parents and medical students react to the Supreme Court judgement.
SC says NO to common entrance test for medical courses
Modifying its December 2012 ruling, the Supreme Court today dissolved the Medical Council of India's notification to hold a single entrance test for medical, dental and post graduate medical programmes in the country.
Study Abroad: How to write a winning scholarship application
Dollar-rupee rate playing havoc with your study abroad plan? Expert tips to help you.
July 17, 2013Unhappy in your career? Follow these rules for success
Apply these simple concepts to have a stable and successful career.
Top study abroad scholarships for Indian students
These global scholarships cover a range of programmes at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. Read on for details
July 16, 2013Study Abroad:How are YOU coping with the falling Indian Rupee?
How should students aspiring to study abroad cope with the fall in the Indian rupee? Send us your ideas, suggestions and advice.
3 reasons why India will need more interns by 2020
An analyses of the trends that will influence the demand for Indian workforce in the world economy.
July 15, 2013Chat@2: How to apply for a US student visa
On July 17, US Consular Chief Nicholas Manring will take questions on how to apply for a US student visa between 2 and 3 pm IST.
7 tips to enrich your MBA experience
To begin with, there is plenty for you to learn outside the classroom.
July 14, 2013Study abroad: How to choose the right university
Deciding on a foreign university can be confusing and infuriating. Here are some pointers to guide you through the selection process
July 13, 2013Love animals? Become a vet!
A Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree helps to treat animals better. Learn how animals play vital role in our ecosystem.
July 12, 2013Private universities CANNOT run off-campus study centres!
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a formal notification stating that these universities cannot establish off-campus study centres or offer distance education programmes beyond the territory of the state in which they are located.
Start-ups: 3 tips to build a great website
Jim Rogers, Head of Marketing, Neustar Enterprise Services tells you how choosing the right address for your website can help improve traffic.
GRE opens toll-free support center for Indian test takers
Graduate Record Examination aspirants from India can access 000-800-100-4072 toll free Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm IST.
July 11, 2013SC refuses to pass interim order on JEE controversy
Following disagreement on the new normalisation policy, the Supreme Court bench has agreed that it will pass the order only if it finds that the education policy violates the fundamental rights of students.
Cabinet approves first all-women university
Named Indira Gandhi National University for Women, the institute will be set up in Raebarelli in Uttar Pradesh.
Do YOU have it in you to be a journalist?
With postgraduate students getting preferences in
How Kerala students top the UPSC exams
The Civil Service Academy in Thiruvananthapuram that trains the Civil Service aspirants has attained national attention with three of their students getting the first, second and fourth ranks at the All India level this year. However, the Academy is not just meant for aspirants from Kerala, insists Dr D Babu Paul, Chief Mentor Emeritus of the Academy.
July 10, 2013AMAZING innovations by engineering students
Innovation has always been at the heart of the IIT culture. Here's a sneak-peek into what its students have been up to
July 09, 2013Is fear ruining your career? Here's help!
Don't allow fear to hold you back otherwise you will miss out way too many opportunities to do things, and meet people who will impact and shape your life forever.
How to survive your first month in college
When you're fresh from high school, it is but natural to be apprehensive on the first day of college. We tell you how you can get through those first few days...
Why are Indian students opting for dual-degree courses?
Many students have found integrated or dual degrees to be beneficial as they save time and help them build additional research skills in specific domains.
July 07, 2013Want to be a professional photographer?
If you have a sensitive vision and capture situations realistically, then photography is the career for you!
July 06, 20135 myths about social entrepreneurs BUSTED!
Do you think social enterprises don't make enough profits? Here's why you could well be wrong!
July 05, 201311 career tips for YOUTH in their 20s
Age and gender have ceased to be criteria when it comes to the corporate world. So do not think somebody out there is there to protect you.
July 04, 2013How to make a career in enviromental science
Earth just cannot support seven billion human beings! Find out how you can use science, social awareness and data analytics to come up with sustainable solutions.
July 03, 20135 DOs and DON'Ts for first-time entrepreneurs
Prof Kaustubh Dhargalkar, Associate Dean- Innovation at WeSchool, Mumbai, who has mentored a number of young MBAs and fueled their appetites for entrepreneurship shares some important fundas for start-up success.
At 21 she is a successful dubbing artiste!
Priya Adivarekar who has been dubbing for films since she was eight, talks about her journey so far and how life has changed for her.
July 02, 20138 simple ways to improve your English skills
These eight everyday tasks will help you improve your language ability
July 01, 2013Reduce stress by changing how you react
How to use the laws in physics to deal with multi-dimensional stress at work.
To be successful, get your foot off the brake!
Just take your foot off the break. Get rid of those self-limiting beliefs.
June 28, 2013No HC help to students who failed test due to wrong questions
The Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to four students, who failed to qualify written test held by Maharashtra Public Service Commission for posts of Deputy Collector as the minimum marks required for passing were cut down due to incorrect questions asked in the papers.
7 things you should not tell your colleagues
Draw the line between a colleague and a pal. Know when to stop!
June 27, 2013Delhi University's first cut-off list touches 100 per cent!
If the first cut-off list released by Delhi University is of any indication, admission for the new four-year undergraduate programme in DU will not be any easier for aspirants as the cut-offs for the various courses remained high.
June 26, 2013'Raising angel fund in India is a huge challenge'
Start-up entrepreneur Ashish Chaturvedi speaks about the challenges start-ups face.
IIM-Kozhikode admits more than 50 percent women students
In an attempt in gender diversity, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode, has admitted close to 200 women, about 50 per cent, in its Post Graduate programme of the 2013-15 batch, some of whom are national talents in various fields.
10 values MBAs must learn outside of B-school
These values guide our actions and the decisions we make in life and at work and are crucial for career success.
June 24, 201347 per cent Indian grads unemployable for any job: Report
India churns out tens of thousands of graduates each year but less than half of them are "employable" or possess the basic skills necessary for any
5 REALLY COOL companies to work for
profiles five organisations that make work seem more like play.
June 22, 2013India's BEST professional colleges 2013
In the fifth part of a series, we bring you the best colleges for fashion, fine arts and mass communication as per India Today's findings.
June 21, 2013India's BEST engineering colleges 2013
In the fourth part of a series, we bring you the best engineering colleges of 2013, as per India Today's findings.
June 20, 2013India's BEST arts colleges 2013
In the third part of a series, we bring you the top 10 arts colleges, as per India Today's findings.
June 19, 20133 BIG marketing mistakes to learn from
And avoid falling into the same trap again and again, explains entrepreneur Unmana Datta.
India's BEST commerce colleges 2013
In the second part of a series, we bring you the top 10 commerce colleges, as per India Today's findings.
Want to be a flight attendant?
Work with Jet Airways as a cabin crew professional or stand a chance to win a unique Rs 5 lakh-scholarship from Virgin Atlantic to study abroad. Read on for details
June 18, 2013India's BEST science colleges 2013
In the first part of a series, we bring you the top 10 science colleges, as per India Today's findings.
He wants to replace notebooks with tablets in schools
-year-old V Subramanian aims to revolutionise the education space with his new venture.
From SRK to Steve Jobs: Speeches to inspire you
We bring you inspirational excerpts from some of the most powerful and inspiring graduation speeches by the likes of Larry Page, Steve Jobs, Azim Premji and Shah Rukh Khan.
June 17, 2013He quit his job to build robots!
Meet Balaji Lakshmanan aka Robobalaji who lives, dreams and builds robots.
June 14, 2013Five lessons from Amitabh Bachchan's life
The quintessential actor's life is filled with lessons that motivate and inspire you to move ahead and chase your calling.
June 13, 2013Career lessons from a CEO
Sejal Gulati, CEO of Time Analytics Services, Bangalore talks about earning every penny by herself, making big mistakes and learning from them.
Life on Campus: Why SRCC, Delhi beats the rest
Students from Shri Ram College of Commerce write about what makes their college stand apart from the rest of the higher education institutes in India.
June 12, 2013Top 12: Most common email errors you MUST avoid!
Exclusive excerpt from Unscrambling Emails by !
June 11, 2013Applications invited for Rhodes Scholarship 2014
Selected students from India will win a fully funded scholarship to pursue a master's programme at the Oxford University in the UK in 2014.
How to make the right career choice after class 12
Your selection will decide your academic life and career prospects. Career counsellor Shivani Manchanda tells you why you must choose wisely...
June 10, 20135 tips to help you bag your dream job!
A crisp resume and a strong online presence will help impress prospective recruiters.
June 08, 2013Tips to cope with exam failure
Contrary to what society makes you think, marks are not the be-all and end-all of life.
June 07, 2013Indian engineers unwilling to sweat it out: IIT-K Director
The lack of right attitude towards understanding engineering has become a major concern today, says Prof Indranil Manna, Director, IIT Kanpur.
Life lessons to learn from ghee, trees and other oddities
These lessons will help you overcome your challenges and move ahead in your life and career.
June 06, 2013Maharashtra SSC Result 2013 on June 7
Results for the Class 10 Maharashtra SSC examination 2013 will be declared on June 7 at 1 pm. Students can get their results on rediff.com.
June 05, 2013Must-have skills for software engineers
For a lucrative career in the IT industry, aim for a combination of coding and communication skills.
Maharashtra CET Results 2013 announced today
Students can access their results on dte.org.in
June 04, 2013Why procrastination is good for you
In a world where deadlines define our daily tasks, it is often wise to give some thought to the old saying Take Time To Smell The Roses.
Uttar Pradesh Class X Results 2013 on June 8
The results will be available on the state board's website.
Uttar Pradesh Class 12 results on June 5
Class 12 students of Uttar Pradesh can access their results on the state board's website.
June 03, 2013JEE 2013 Analysis: Math tough, physics easier
, an IIT alumnus and education consultant shares his insights on the IIT-Joint Entrance Exam held this year.
He preserves musical gems for the next generation
Meet Moloy Ghosh who converts old records into new-age digital format for a living.
June 01, 2013Start-up advice: 5 things to do when you lose interest
When the chips are down, entrepreneurs look for hope and if they don't find it, their interest might start waning...
May 31, 2013West Bengal Higher Secondary class 12 results on June 3
The West Bengal class 12 examination results will be available online 11 am onwards.
Tamil Nadu SSLC results out today
Students will have to provide their registration number and date of birth to access the results
The entrepreneur who's creating waves in web technology
Find out how Abin Jose founded a web solutions start-up and made it successful
May 30, 2013Maha HSC results declared, 79.95 percent clear the exam
With an overall pass percentage of 85.88 per cent, Konkan region topped the list followed by Aurangabad and Kolhapur which reported an overall pass performance of 85.26 and 84.14 per cent each.
Shashi Tharoor backs DU's four-year degree programme
Minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor feels that the University's decision is a potentially positive one.
Dos and don'ts to prepare for JEE Advanced
These tips will help you crack the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced to be held on June 2.
CBSE Class X results: Girls score better than boys again
This year 98.94 per cent girls cleared the central board's class 10 board examination
15 Indian-American students qualify for Spelling Bee semis
A total of 15 Indian-American students, including six girls, have made it to the national Spelling Bee semifinals, making it almost one-third of the total 42 candidates who have qualified.
PHOTOS: How Mohit became Mahadev!
The protagonist of Devon Ke Dev, Mahadev reveals the secret behind his six-pack abs and his choice of career.
May 29, 2013Are YOU being bullied at work?
Here are some of the most difficult personality types in the workplace and how to deal with them.
Maharashtra HSC Board Result 2013 on Rediff
Results for the Class 12 Maharashtra state board examinations 2013 will be declared on May 30 at 11 am.
May 28, 2013What you MUST know as an engineering student!
Here's everything you wanted to know about engineering
Meet the marketing brain behind Ra.One and Vicky Donor
Tanaaz Bhatia shares her success journey.
May 27, 2013Stressed about exam results? Read this!
Dealing with stress is a two-way process that involves students and their parents.
CBSE Class XII results: Girls outshine boys again
This year 88 per cent gals cleared the exam against 78 per cent boys.
May 24, 2013Maharashtra HSC results to be announced soon
Class 12 students can access their result on the state board's website
CBSE Class 12 results to be declared on May 27
Students can access their results on the CBSE website 10 am onwards.
How to become a crime scene investigator
Through books on Sherlock Holmes and TV shows like CSI, forensic science is well known around the world. We bring you study and career options in India for this wide field.
May 23, 2013Top 10 traits of an exceptional boss
Does your current manager have these traits?
We continue to ignore yoga's importance: Narendra Modi
The chief minister stressed on the global importance of yoga while inaugurating the Lakulish Yoga University.
He wants to build awesome apps for your mobile
Resilience of Mumbaikars inspired Shiladitya Mukhopadhayaya.
May 22, 2013Good news! More jobs for MBAs graduating this year
The 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey reports four per cent increase in hiring this year.
May 21, 2013These Harvard dropouts have solution to all your problems
How Umang Dua and Oisin Hanrahan founded Handybook, an online start-up.
May 20, 2013Include Hindi in Australian curriculum, says report
Skilled Indian migrants might teach Hindi in Australian schools
May 18, 20137 innovative social media strategies for start-ups
Effective ways to use the potent power of social media
Six INCREDIBLE facts about Indian universities
Check out what's so appealing about them
May 17, 2013Delhi University to host its first job fair on June 11
The two-day fair will be the first-of-its-kind in the city.
Want to crack the Civil Services Aptitude Test?
The Civil Services Aptitude Test is on May 26.
May 16, 2013Top 5 blunders fresh grads make in an interview
Some of these mistakes could cost you the job.
'Opera is just like Bollywood, full of drama'
Young opera artist Frazan Adil Kotwal shares his journey.
May 14, 2013Fake it. Break it. Make it: 3 steps to success
An entrepreneur from Australia shares how she made it big in India.
May 13, 2013How to be a 'super intern'
These tricks will help you make the most of your professional opportunity.
May 12, 20135 lessons to learn from a borewell
Dig deeper, success may be just one foot away!
May 11, 2013How incubators are transforming student ideas into reality
Mentors with domain knowledge are helping young entrepreneurs
May 10, 2013How to crack the CAT in 6 months
Smart tips to balance work and studies.
May 09, 2013Why a career as data scientist is hotter than ever
Get paid to analyse complex data.
Tamil Nadu HSC results announced
The results for the Tamil Nadu State Higher Secondary Examination were announced at 10 am today. Read for more details.
May 07, 2013IIT-JEE (Main) results declared
Those who qualify will be eligible for JEE Advanced.
6 work habits to impress your BOSS
These habits play a big role in getting a worker promoted.
Lessons from a death threat: True story of an entrepreneur
How to choose the right employee and more lessons
May 06, 20136 tips to ace a video interview
Dress appropriately and practice in advance.
May 05, 2013You are an entrepreneur, be proud to be one
Three reasons why you must feel proud about your unconventional start-up.
May 04, 2013BUSTED! The truth about IIM placements
Quality of jobs are being ignored.
May 03, 2013Kerala girl tops civil services exams
The IRS officer posted in Faridabad thought her friends we pulling her leg.
How to apply to the University of Cincinnati
Find out about the new courses, eligibility procedure and more
SHOCKING: How teachers are selected in India!
New universities don't know how to deal with the prospective faculty.
May 02, 2013How to crack a tough job interview
Shradhha Mehta tells us how she cracked one of the toughest interview rounds...
The BEST courses to make you job-ready!
Choose from a wide range of skills-based courses
May 01, 2013Planning to do your PhD abroad? Read this!
From finding your niche to picking the right institute, you must research well in advance before you take the plunge.
Subhash Ghai's advice to aspiring filmmakers
The veteran filmmaker talks about how he got his first break, and why formal training can give you an edge.
April 30, 2013She quit Google to become an entrepreneur
Ritika Sanghi quit her job at Google to start Atlogys, an IT consulting firm.
Do we have enough ready-to-use MBAs?
Business managers with engineering degrees have no clue about management subjects
April 29, 2013Improve your English speaking skills
Chander Madan, CEO of eAge Tutor will answer your queries.
12 tips to get your CV noticed online
Simple ways to be spotted on Linkedin
What start-ups can learn from Jacques Kallis
Lessons from the South African all-rounder.
April 27, 2013World's richest alumni: Mumbai University beats Cambridge
With 17 universities in the top 20, the United States of America dominates the global alumni rankings.
April 26, 2013Last minute tips to ace the SBI Bank PO exam
The most sought after exam for aspiring probationary officers will be held on Sunday, April 28.
What it takes to be an investment banker
Ridham Desai, MD, Research, Morgan Stanley tells us what the industry has to offer for aspiring investment banking professionals.
April 25, 2013What is the most powerful mantra for success?
Success in life is determined not only by intelligence
7 tips to boost your sales career
Do the right things to advance your sales career.
April 24, 2013Tips to ace the NEET 2013
In an online chat with readers Soumya Banerjee, CEO, Attano Media and Education Pvt Ltd, an interactive educational eBook store and Navin C Joshi, CEO, ENTRANCEi, a leading education services provider addressed queries on how to crack the medical entrance test for undergraduate programmes in India.
April 23, 2013Want to pursue a career in law?
In an online chat with readers Antony Alex, CEO, Rainmaker, an online learning company addressed queries on how to pursue a career in law.
Why DU's 4-year programme should not be implemented
Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme in its current form will inconvenience students as opposed to benefiting them.
April 22, 2013All you need to know about DU's Four Year UG programme
The undergraduate programme spread across eight semesters will be implemented July 2013 onwards. Read on for details
7 must-have IT skills for job seekers
Gone are the days when MS Office and e-mail proficiency were top rated skills for professionals. Find out what the present day companies seek in you
April 20, 2013REVEALED: 6 universal truths about start-up founders
Every entrepreneur should accept these truths before taking the plunge
April 19, 2013How do students choose a university?
Despite glossy ads and television spots, the good old student feedback is the best means to rate a university.
April 18, 20135 tips to survive from failure at work
Making too many mistakes at work can shake your boss's faith in you and shatter your confidence. Before you get worked up, go through our list of tips to help you deal with failure at work
April 17, 2013Indians vote Australia as 2nd best destination to study
Despite race attacks, Indians rank Australia among the Top Four countries for their study abroad destination
'Do not focus on grammar while learning English'
In an online chat with readers, Chander Madan, CEO of eAge Software Services addressed queries on how to improve English communication skills.
Indian Universities: Who's the next Harvard in waiting?
A perceptible shift is seen in the way the young breed of edupreneurs look at the universities they have inherited. Is it for the better?
April 16, 2013Want to be featured in Vogue India?
The winner will get to feature in a fashion shoot in Vogue India along with a one-year mentorship programme with an industry professional.
Planning to start-up? Seven points to remember
Talvinder Singh, founder of Tushy.com, an online marketplace lists out seven key tips for aspiring entrepreneurs.
7 traits of successful job-seekers
Do you have any or all of these?
April 15, 2013Top 10 BLUNDERS in written English
Prof Malavika Nagarkar, faculty, Business Communication at WeSchool points out the common mistakes professionals make while writing English and tells you how you can avoid them
6 tips to get noticed at an online job fair
How to make the most of an opportunity and land yourself a job
DON'T turn entrepreneur just so you can play boss
If you're planning to quit your job and pursue a personal business venture, be prepared to face criticism, more challenges and excruciating work hours -- and that's just to start with.
April 14, 201310 reasons why dating an entrepreneur is a bad idea!
Written by a girlfriend to an entrepreneur who wanted to stay anonymous, this post will resonate with everyone related to the startup world.
April 12, 20133 Indian univs in Asia's top 100 universities 2013
Has your favourite Indian university made it to the list?
April 10, 20138 reasons you'll love your internship
Law student Srishti Aishwarya Shrivastava lists out the not-to-obvious reasons why you should look forward to an internship.
Top 8 start-up opportunities for college students
Rare insights and ideas for college/MBA students who want to start a business.
April 09, 2013Hiring drops in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai: Naukri
While Chennai reported the least hiring activity, cities like Mumbai and Delhi also saw a dip of 5 per cent from its February performance.
Tips to crack the SBI Bank PO exam 2013
In an online chat with readers Soumya Banerjee, CEO, Attano Media and Education Pvt Ltd and Deepak Agarwal, Founder Director, AIETS, addressed queries on how to prepare for the SBI Bank PO exam.
What ails India's education system
This professor shares what ails the Indian university system and tells who are the real driving force behind good universities?
April 08, 2013Top 10 job interview myths
If you think you know all about job interviews, you need a reality check
April 06, 2013Last minute tips to crack the JEE 2013
In an online chat with readers, Ramesh Batlish, head, FIITJEE, Noida centre addressed queries on how to crack the IIT-Joint Entrance Exam.
April 05, 2013Top 5 courses for commerce students
Those looking for a career in commerce can now opt for specialisations in Banking Law and Practice, e-Commerce and Insurance.
April 04, 2013'Delhi rape deters int'l students from coming to India'
The intake of foreign students in the country has reduced by 50 per cent post the incident.
Applying to the London Business School? Read this first!
Oliver Ashby, Senior Manager-Recruitments and Admissions, London Business School says the new visa rules do not affect Indian students and that they can continue applying for internships and jobs after completing their course at the institute.
April 02, 2013Want to be a high achiever? Learn from these top CEOs
Up at the crack of dawn to be a high achiever -- that's the message from top business people.
Want to improve English? Listen, read, practice!
In an online chat Chander Madan, CEO of eAge Software Services addressed reader queries on how to improve English language skills.
'Who cares what happens to the youth?'
Chairman of SEAA Trust, Dr Thothathri Raman examines how spiralling population will disturb career graph of youth.
April 01, 201310 common English mistakes desis make
Prof Malavika Nagarkar, faculty, Business Communication at WeSchool points out the common mistakes Indians make and tells you how you can avoid them.
March 30, 2013Entrepreneurs, stop imitating! Find India's true self
Indian entrepreneurs must try and put an end to their obsession with the imported and all things western and instead focus on exploring what's unique to the country.
March 29, 2013A career in statistics: Giving life to numbers
Statistics is more applied than mere Mathematics, and has the potential to impact many lives. A statistician's role is to give life to data, literally.
March 28, 20137 ways to get noticed at work
Do you suck at self promotion? Here are some tips on the subtle art of promoting yourself that invites others to take notice.
March 23, 2013'Marry someone 20 years older to get ahead'
Chairman and CEO of Xerox, Ursula Burns, has revealed that one of the keys to her success was marrying a great man 20 years her senior.
March 21, 2013Worst mistakes you can make on a new job
The first 90 days will make or break your success, say experts.
Resume writing tips for tech professionals
Here are nine tips to make your resume look just like how the tech companies want them to be.
March 20, 2013Ampush wins Facebook PMD Innovation Competition
The competition was designed to encourage PMDs to develop innovative marketing technology that effectively leverages Facebook's news feed. San Francisco based Ampush, won the competition for its Project YOGA (Your Open Graph Applications).
March 19, 2013How to deal with 'bitchy' co-workers
Workplace 'bitches' can be classified into 8 main categories. Here's how to deal with them.
March 18, 2013UPSC exam language war: Share your views!
What is it that you like or don't like about the new UPSC exam format? Share your views with us!
An uneducated person has more avenues: JNU-VC
For Dr Sopory, vice chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, education is much beyond employment. If you internalise it well, then it empowers your mind to serve the society in a different way, says he.
March 15, 2013Quitting your job to start a business? Read this
From tackling both internal and external conflicts to seeing your plans fall flat, here are some challenges a first-timer must be prepared for.
March 14, 2013Common job interview mistakes to avoid
Tackling that first job audition is an art. Find out about the tactics you need to bag your first job.
March 12, 201320 jobs where workers hate their bosses
These are the professions with the largest number of bad bosses, according to US jobs and salary website PayScale, News.com.au reported.
Entrepreneurship gives flexibility to women: Rashmi Bansal
Writer and entrepreneur Rashmi Bansal talks about her new book and the insights that she attained during the course of writing this book.
UPSC's new exam format: Get your FACTS right!
Students will mostly benefit from the new format, says Ajit Padwal, Founder, Lakshya IAS Academy, Mumbai. He decodes what the new paper holds for aspirants and tells us why the UPSC, barring a few exceptions, has mostly got it right.
March 11, 2013'Private school education costlier than higher education'
University Grants Commission chairperson Ved Prakash feels finances are vital but their generation should not give education a business orientation.
4 ways you can use social media to HIRE talent
Find out how you can use social networking sites to both attract and retain talent.
March 07, 2013New UPSC exam will focus on general studies
Ealier this week, the Prime Minister had okayed the proposal to attach more weightage to general studies in the upcoming civil services exam.
What WE the Women want
A simple demand, universal in nature, from a woman for women.
March 06, 2013ETS announces 21 TOEFL scholarships for Indian students
The annual scholarship programme comprises one US$10,000 TOEFL scholarship and twenty US$3,000 TOEFL scholarships for students in India.
'Office atmosphere is conducive for better productivity'
Readers' take on 'work from home vs work from office' debate
Work from home practice to stay in India: Experts
The trend of employees working from home is here to stay in India despite companies like Yahoo! banning the practice, experts have said.
March 05, 2013'Women must remain true to their own leadership style'
What keeps women away from leadership roles? Shanta Martin, CEO for ISC and Middle East, Allcargo Logistics, offers her take
'Technology has narrowed the gap between home and office'
Readers' take on 'work from home vs work from office' debate
6 BEST JOBS in the world
Tourism Australia is set to give away six "best jobs in the world" around the country as part of a 4-million-dollar youth tourism campaign.
Why Yahoo!'s 'work-from-office' policy makes sense
Four reasons why Yahoo! is right when it asks employees to come to office and work
March 04, 2013'India will gradually have to adopt the virtual office'
First response to 'Work-from-home vs work-from-office' debate.
Your say: Work-from-home vs work-from-office
What's your take on the debate? We will publsih the best articulated responses right here on Rediff.com.
Does your CV pass the 6-second test?
Six seconds is the average time a recruiter spends on a resume, before he passes or rubbishes it! How do you grab the employer's attention?
March 01, 2013Want to start a restaurant business? Here's what it'll take
Unlike what most of you think partnering with a big brand is just not enough, counsel entrepreneurs who manage some of the leading restaurant chains in the country.
Why the world will need 6 million project managers in 2013
Project-driven fields like IT and construction need professionals with unique skills set to ensure smooth execution of ambitious new ventures.
4 Indian universities in world's top 100
Harvard University and Stanford University were ranked in the first and second positions respectively.
February 28, 201310 things you must do to ace job interviews
Admitting your ignorance and saying thank you can help you leave a mark on the interviewer.
February 27, 2013DOs and DONTs to cope with exam anxiety
Students must pay attention to their health and avoid discussing the paper after the exam says Dr Samir Parikh, behavioural sciences expert from Fortis Hospital.
Stuck in traffic? This start-up offers help
Real time traffic updates and solutions to negotiate peak hour traffic with ease is what will make this start-up story a success, believe its co-founders.
IMAGES: Inside Silicon Valley's Facebook office
Sriram V Iyer, founder of United Mobile Apps had the good fortune of visiting Facebook and here is a leaf from his diary...
February 26, 2013Want to work with an MP? Apply for the LAMP Fellowship
The LAMP Fellowship places one legislative assistant to work with one MP for a period of 11 months.
IIPM DARES to take on the regulators
The business school has declared war on anybody who raises a question about its credibility. Here is a look at the slugfest
'What is the difference between CA and CS?'
In an online chat with readers, Dr Jinesh Shah, CA, FCA, Phd, Mphil, Mcom, BCom and Jeetendra Nair, CEO and MD of Edulight Learning Services addressed queries on how to pursue a career in CA, CS and ICWA among others.
How to handle OFFICE RUDENESS
Expert advice on how to deal with rude colleagues and bosses in your office.
Do you want to work for the world's largest HR company?
ADP, Inc., one of the largest service providers in the HR and human capital space seeks talented freshers in India
February 25, 2013IIM-Ahmedabad plans new fellowship for its students
The institute will provide financial support for those not wishing to join the corporate sector and instead pursue other interests.
6 CV mistakes that can cost you the interview
Vidhan Chandra, co-founder and director of iSource Services tells you why these mistakes can cost you dearly.
February 23, 2013For the love of dogs
Love for pets helped these Chennai youths become entrepreneurs
February 22, 20138 ways you can boost your MBA experience
Networking with the right people and making the most of your internships are just some ways to get started.
February 21, 2013'What is a decent GMAT score?'
In an online chat with readers, Ashish N of EducationAisle addressed queries on GMAT preparation and offered advice on how to choose a good international b-school.
Jobs: What ails India's fresh grads
It is not the lack of skills and poor education institutes, but the lack of passion to learn and poor choices that is holding India's young grads back.
5 things to consider before accepting a job offer
Here's why you must read the fine print before signing on the dotted line of your offer letter.
February 20, 2013CORE to launch its first International MBA in Sep 2013
The education company's first global MBA course will be a one-year full time course and will be conducted across Canada, UAE and India
Interested in a career in cinematography? Read this
Visual thinking, rigorous technique and a problem-solving approach, go into the making of a Director of Photography, the person behind the look and feel of a film.
February 19, 2013Study US: Want to apply for a Fulbright-Nehru fellowship?
The scholarship will allow you to study, research and offer teaching and professional development in the United States.
5 ways to successfully launch a product
It is important to be well prepared to not only grab the attention of your potential users, but also to sustain their curiosity and take it to the next level.
February 18, 201314 reasons why your CV will be TRASHED!
Vidhan Chandra, co-founder and director of iSource Services, a recruiting and executive search portal tells you why you must avoid making these mistakes in your CV.
February 16, 2013Start-ups: Top 5 tips for campus entrepreneurs
Saikat Ghosh, founder and CEO of Taskera says young entrepreneurs must be prepared to take risks and carve their own niche.
February 15, 2013Expert tips to crack the board exam
Anthony Fernandes, founder of Shaalaa.com addressed queries and offered advice to students on how to ace their preparation and crack the exam.
Job hunting online? Don't make these mistakes
Rajesh Nair, CEO, TopGear Consultants has advice for online job applicants.
February 12, 2013Top 5 mistakes students make in a board exam
With barely a week left for the board exams to begin, Dr Ruchi Seth, Principal of DPS Sushant Lok, Gurgaon appeals to students to best utilise the time available at hand and avoid these mistakes to score well
Want a friend for life? First, be one!
If you have a good friend -- or are in search of one -- here's a story you must remember.
February 11, 2013Here's how to get Google to hire YOU!
There are really three parts to this answer: getting the right experience, creating a good resume, and submitting it the right way.
February 08, 2013Last minute tips to crack the GATE 2013
In an online chat, Jitendra Sinha, co-founder and head of academics, Gateforum addressed students' queries on how to crack the GATE 2013.
Top 8 entrance exams beyond the IIT-JEE
Your opportunity to study at a leading engineering institute just got better.
February 07, 2013Top 10: Simple ways to be HAPPY at work!
Forget yearly appraisals, try these simple ways to be happy at work.
Board exams: 10 tips to revise better
Try out these cool new strategies and make the most of your revision time ahead of the exam.
February 06, 2013Cakes, pizzas and more: Bake your way to success
The baking industry which is touted to be a Rs 5000-crore industry by 2015 is expected to generate more employment and revenue in the next few years. Read on to know why this is the right time to pursue a career in baking and how.
February 05, 2013Want to study in Canada? Read this first!
An immigrant friendly nation, Canada has a lot to offer to international students besides its varied programmes most of which are good value for money.
He'll help you grow a forest in your backyard
Shubhendu Sharma's start-up Afforestt is helping build natural urban forests that grow in a short period of time and are maintenance-free.
February 04, 20136 tips to be an effective job-seeker
Keeping your CV up-to-date and networking with the right people are just some ways you can land your dream job.
She quit her job to explore India
Shivya Nath quit her corporate job to pursue her travel interests and explore a different India.
February 01, 2013Aadhar card compulsory for Mah students and teachers
As per an order by the University Grants Commission or the UGC, the Unique Identification (UID) number is now mandatory for students and teachers in Maharashtra who wish to avail of the various state- and centre-funded government schemes and scholarships.
January 31, 2013Smart tips to crack law entrance exams
Law aspirants must focus on mastering English, follow developments in the legal field and improve awareness of current affairs
MBA in India: 90 percent graduates unemployable
The study revealed that campus placements in the new b-schools has gone down by 40 per cent since 2009.
Live Chat: How you can raise funds for your start-up
Join us for a chat with Founder, Nurture Talent Academy on mistakes young entrepreneurs make on Thursday at 4pm!
January 30, 2013Careers in Law: A step by step guide
You can pursue law in two different modes. Those who missed applying after Class 12, still have a chance to study after graduation.
Start-ups: 5 secrets of a winning product launch
The tact lies in building a story so that you keep the curiosity alive and engage your audience through the presentation.
January 29, 2013Summer placements: Finance firms offer MORE JOBS
Of the total 381 summer placement offers at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 24.4 per cent roles were offered by financial and banking services.
FT Global MBA Rankings: ISB, IIM-A fare poorly
The only two management schools from India that made it to the global rankings have slipped down further from last year.
How he bagged a Rs 1.16 crore offer from Google
Rushabh Agrawal, an alumnus of BITS Pilani was recently offered a job at Google for a package of Rs 1.16 crore. He shares his experience and offers advice to young aspirants.
January 28, 2013She helps create tomorrow's leaders
The story of Shaheen Mistri, CEO, Teach for India who helped transform the lives of over 16,000 underprivileged children so far and refuses to stop.
Top 5 reasons you won't be hired
Despite having everything going for you, why is it that you haven't heard from your prospective employer yet?
January 25, 2013MBA at IIMs: The truth about placement figures
The fourth of an eight-part series on one-year full-time MBA at IIMs looks at the salaries the graduates command
Chat: Tips to be a successful entrepreneur
Join us for a chat with Amit Grover Founder, Nurture Talent Academy on just what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur today at 4pm!
January 24, 20137 skills every professional must have
After making a great presentation, you often fumble over the questions posed by the listeners. Charanpreet Singh, Associate Dean, Praxis Business School, Kolkata tells you how to tackle the audience with finesse.
January 23, 2013Board exams: 10 tips to improve your memory
Here are 10 ways you can exercise your mind to improve concentration.
Want to study fashion? Admission guide to NIFT
The premier design institute has 15 centres offering design, technology and management programmes. Read on to know how to get in.
January 22, 20137 valuable lessons to learn from 2012's top movies
What is it about formula films and remakes that audiences love so much? Is there a lesson we can learn from their successes as young entrepreneurs? Pritam Roy, founder and CEO of Gomolo.com shares his insights.
Job interview: 6 tricky questions you WILL face
Be careful how you respond to these questions for some of them are meant to test whether you really have the skills and passion for the job, writes Rajesh Nair, CEO, TopGear Consultants.
January 21, 2013Apply for MA in Public Policy
Read on to know how you can pursue a masters degree at India's first public policy school.
GRE rescheduled: Prometric answers your questions
Prometric India asks students not to panic while it makes arrangements for alternate testing.
'The days of 20-30% salary hikes are gone'
Job seekers, brace yourself for a tough 2013!
January 18, 2013Column: Will NRIs take away top jobs in India?
Many Indian graduates today have neither the knowledge nor talent, which the industry needs. Hiring overseas professionals is inevitable, writes Thothathri Raman, chairman, SEAA Trust, New Delhi, the global accreditation advocacy and facilitation organisation.
The entrepreneur who lost sight but gained vision
The story of a gritty entrepreneur who walked the path of success despite an unexpected setback.
January 17, 2013Coming Soon: India's first 'skills university'
The TeamLease Skills University which will be the first-of-its-kind will open in Gujarat and be operational in July 2014.
Rigour of a global 2-year MBA in one year
The third of an eight-part series on the one-year full time MBA at IIMs looks at the extensive learning packed in a year.
Jobs: Top 5 emerging career trends in finance
If you're in the market for a new job, here are five emerging careers that are making a mark and poised for growth in the coming years.
January 16, 2013Fear: How we lost and discovered the courage of life
Entrepreneurs Himanshu Geed and Rajesh Sawhney share their thoughts on the most critical of all feelings: Fear
Top 18 companies that will provide jobs this year
A detailed analysis of the recruitment process of 18 big companies
GRE rescheduled in 6 cities, no extra charge for students
Prometric to arrange for alternate testing. Affected students being informed by phone and e-mail
January 15, 2013Career watch: Optometry and its future prospects
An upcoming field in India, there will be a demand for qualified optometrists in the years to come. However, the field still has no regulator.
'We have the potential to be the workforce of the world'
Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for HRD, outlines his plans for the young in India.
MBA at IIMs: An alumnus spills the beans
The second of an eight-part series on the One Year Full Time MBA at IIMs looks at the confusion regarding the course contents and value in the minds of students, the media and recruiters.
6 tips to survive office politics
Offices can sometimes be more brutal than a battlefield. Vatsala Chhibber tells you how to cope with the perils of office politics. Read on
January 14, 2013How the one-year MBA is different from an Exec MBA
Contrary to popular belief, the one year full time MBA programme offered by the IIMs is a 'regular' full time MBA and not an Executive MBA programme as perceived by many.
This start-up aims to reform India's political leadership
Harvard graduate Rwitwika Bhattacharya's start-up Swaniti aims to bring a change in the country's political leadership. Read on to know how more about how the young brigade plans to do so in the next few years.
The three words that'll change your life
Prakash Iyer, executive coach and MD, Kimberly-Clark Lever and author of The Habit of Winning says that one of the best pieces of advice he received was from a childhood cricketing hero, many years ago. No, it wasn't words of wisdom from Sunil Gavaskar, or Kapil Dev!
January 11, 2013Tips to crack the GATE 2013
In an online chat with readers on January 10, Jitendra Sinha, CEO, Gateforum addressed queries on how to crack the GATE and offered advice on the scope of career after scoring in the exam.
He cracked CAT 2012 in the first attempt
This 21-year-old mechanical engineering student from Pune credits his success to a modest upbringing and family support.
4 job-friendly diploma courses
Choose from a range of diplomas that promise you an exciting career ahead.
January 10, 2013Top 4 must-have job skills for 2013
Amit Bansal, CEO, PurpleLeap, an organisation that makes graduates ready for employment suggests young professionals to focus on developing these key skills to succeed in their careers this year.
MBA admissions: Your questions answered
In an online chat with readers on January 9, 2013, Rajesh Balasubramanian and Naveenan Ramachandran, mentors, 2IIM, addressed queries related to CAT 2012 and offered advice on how to choose the best b-school based on their scores.
January 09, 2013Is the rising cost of education affecting YOU?
With IITs and IIMs hiking their annual fees for the upcoming academic session, we'd like to know from you, dear readers, your views on the rising cost of education in India and how it affects your aspirations to study in these prestigious institutes and aspire for a better life.
CAT 2012 results: 10 score 100 percentile
The Common Admission Test 2012 results have been declared. 10 of the 1.91 lakh candidates who took the exam have got a perfect score of 100 percentile.
January 08, 2013'21st century belongs to creative minds'
Shipony Pavitran Suri talks to professionals who tell us why fine arts sees a positive trend in the 21st century and what aspirants must do to pursue a career in creative arts.
DON'T make these career mistakes in 2013
This year, find the time to explore the office beyond your cubicle and make reading a habit among other things, suggest experts.
IITs hike fees by 80 % for undergraduate courses
The fee revision that will be effective for the 2013 batch will be carried out periodically.
January 07, 2013Beware! Distance BTech under threat
As per an order by the ministry of HRD, technical education in distance mode will now be fully regulated by AICTE. Keep an eye before applying online.
Apply for the Imperial College PhD scholarship
Applications are invited from academically outstanding Indian students to study for a PhD at Imperial College London.
January 04, 2013Students from the US 'experience' Hinduism in Vrindavan
Students from Rutgers University, New Jersey will be introduced to music, art and rituals associated to Hinduism as a part of their course.
Top 5 study abroad destinations
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