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December 30, 2010
Want a pay raise? Be assertive!
A study has shown that out of people looking for a pay raise, those who pursue it aggressively are the ones who get it. Jobs: 7 questions with Infosys' Srikantan Moorthy
Srikantan Moorthy, vice president and head, education and research, Infosys, on the reasons why colleges in India don't churn out employable graduates, the competencies that Infosys looks out for in freshers and how young students can make themselves employable right from their college days.
December 28, 2010
Job interview: 7 answers you should NOT give
While most of the times we talk about how one should answer the questions in a personal interview, it is also important to know how one should not answer these questions.
December 27, 2010
Find what the new GMAT holds in store for YOU
From merely testing aptitude, the famed entrance test Opening the doors to hallowed B-Schools for graduate programmes in business and management is attempting in 2012 to test learning styles. Get over CAT, here's how you can crack XAT
CAT is history. XAT is what you should be looking forward to. Here is how you can approach the entrance test for XLRI, Jamshedpur.
December 23, 2010
Why you need Benchmarking & Analytics for CAT prep
While preparing for CAT it is crucial to know where you stand with the CAT aspirants from across the country. Benchmarking and Analytics help you to understand just that.
December 22, 2010
How and why to be a Certified Financial Planner
With a slew of finance products and services flooding the market, the finance sector needs qualified financial advisors to give tips to clients on the best bets!
December 21, 2010
B-school night canteens: Mauj masti and life
The working day, rather the night of an MBA undergrad ends with the night canteen. It is only fitting to say that it carries the day's energies and emotions of the students. Even as post graduates, the memories that linger the most are those of the night canteen.
December 20, 2010
8 things that can ruin your career
Let us look at some of the things we should not be doing towards professional suicide. Are corporate-backed universities good for YOU?
Business doyens with enviable reputations have been setting up educational institutes across the country. We explore how good they are.
December 17, 2010
How to make the most of your college fest
Inter-collegiate fests, conferences and other campus activities are opportunities to prepare for the serious world of work. Have fun but stay focused. Unmaad 2011: IIM Bangalore's annual cultural fest
IIM Bangalore's annual cultural festival, Unmaad will be held from January 21 to 23, 2011.
December 15, 2010
Here's why you should learn Mandarin
There is little doubt that China will dominate the 21st century. As Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins his India visit, we find out why learning our neighbour's language may be a sensible thing for all you young folks to do.
December 14, 2010
Do your bit for senior citizens
Cadence Theatre Mumbai presents 'The Grand December Event'. They are showcasing two one-act plays: Ballabhpur Ki Roopkatha & Aids Eda. With this event Cadence will launch their promotional film and are also donating some funds to an old age home. Tips to crack Symbiosis National Aptitude test
Sound last minute strategies to crack the exam
December 10, 2010
Bhopal college says no jeans for female teachers
According to the administration of Sarojini Naidu Girls College, a formal dress code is necessary to distinguish teachers from students. IIM Bangalore among world's top 25 B-schools
The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has been ranked 24th while IIM-Ahmedabad ranked 55th in a worldwide survey of 'Universal Business Schools with major international influence'.
December 09, 2010
Education for a business career
When it comes to job opportunities commerce graduates have an edge. Explore your options in study and work.
December 06, 2010
CBSE to talk Mandarin after March
The Central Board of Secondary Education is poised to introduce Mandarin Chinese in class sixth from April next year in view of China emerging as one of the major global economies and Mandarin being spoken by a large population of the world.
December 03, 2010
College struggle: How I got my refund
We asked readers to write to us about how they fought with their colleges to get the refund of fees. Here's Mahavir Chopda's successful struggle against his institute. Get your fees refunded. These students did!
With education getting more expensive, disputes are on the rise. But with patience, some understanding of the law and all your documents, it is easy to get a refund. Here's how six students did it.
December 01, 2010
How these IIM-A students plan to fight corruption
Six IIM-Ahmedabad students plan to start an anti-corruption helpline to weed out corruption from public life. This comes in the wake of series of scams being unearthed in India in the recent past.
November 30, 2010
From cracking CAT to FMS: Change your strategy
IF you want to crack the competitive exam for Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi, you need to change your CAT-like approach completely. 'Strict visa rules will tackle a number of issues'
Sonya Singh, an immigration consultancy expert from Melbourne, talks about visa restrictions, 'confidence crisis' among Indian students going abroad for studies, role played by dodgy immigration agents in Punjab and the characteristics needed to succeed while studying abroad.
November 26, 2010
Secret of success: Think like an ant!
Sometimes the biggest lessons in life come from the smallest folks around us. Read on to find out how! Ten tips on preparing for a job interview
Here are some tips that could help you to make the right first impression. How to tell if the boss is a corporate psychopath!
Beware if your head honcho displays the following traits!
November 25, 2010
Over 6 hrs of office time is spent surfing online!
Are you idling away your time online when you should be working? Rethinking MBA education in India
There is a huge demand for management professionals. The student interest in management education also continues to rise. However, institutions imparting management education are struggling to fill-in their seats.
November 22, 2010
IIMs to offer 1,200 more seats this year
With 15 per cent lesser number of candidates taking the Common Admission Test (CAT) this year and the number of seats in all the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) put together increased, is there a better chance for a candidate to get in?
November 19, 2010
Want a good job? Think hard beyond soft skills
Here's how you can improve your chances of getting a good job.
November 18, 2010
MBA: Why summer placements are important
It's the summer placements season at top Indian b-schools, just the time to relook why they are important at b-schools and what they indicate about the upcoming final placements season.
November 16, 2010
Treat job hunting like Facebook!
Your social media skills could be tapped to impress a prospective employer, too. Here's how...
November 15, 2010
5 things you should NEVER wear to work!
Don't know what outfit you should wear to work and where the line of decency lies in your office attire? Well, experts have offered some tips to help you dress up appropriately for the workplace. More Indian students in US, less US students here
While there has been a 15 per cent drop in the number of Americans pursuing studies in India, there is an exactly proportional rise in the number of Indian students in the US.
November 11, 2010
IIM Shillong: We want to carve our own identity
Having begun operations only in July 2008, the institute has come a long way. Take a look.
November 10, 2010
How this IIM grad came to work with Dr APJ Kalam
Amidst all the tension of the economic meltdown, Srijan Pal Singh took the call of letting go of an offer from a much sought-after consulting group and followed his instinct.
November 09, 2010
Want to study at Oxford? Read this!
The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme, a programme for mid-career Indian professionals working in the fields of science, innovation and related public administration has been launched.
November 08, 2010
CAT 2010: Moderate test so far, with a few upsets
CAT 2010 is easier than expected -- is the verdict among those who have taken the exam so far. 'Oil & gas offers lucrative, stable employment'
Oil and Gas is a physically demanding sector, but those who excel may look forward to a life-long career. Making the cut...
November 02, 2010
CAT 2010 underway; start CAT 2011 prep now!
If you want to go about preparing in a more sensible and steady manner, now is a good time to start.
November 01, 2010
The 10 NEW rules of office etiquette
Today's workplace is undergoing a significant transformation thanks to technology, global operations and increasing contribution of knowledge services. So what at the 'rules' of conduct in this transformed work environment? 'CAT 2010 is tougher but better than 2009'
Pagalguy speaks to a few candidates who have taken the CAT in the latest 'computerised' avatar both years.
October 29, 2010
Only 25% highly skilled migrants in top job in UK
Only 25 per cent of 'highly skilled' immigrants are actually in a top job in the UK. My CAT experience: 'Nerve-wracking, but not bad'
As CAT 2010 testing rolls on, we invited test-takers to share their experiences. Two candidates share their experiences.
October 28, 2010
Meet 3 bright Indians named Siebel Scholars
Careers360 interacted with three Siebel Scholars to understand how they made it. CAT 2010: What we liked, what we did not on Day 1
Two journalists from the PaGaLGuY HQ attended the 10 am slot test at two different centres in Mumbai and Pune. Their experiences.
October 27, 2010
Voices: Two thumbs up for CAT 2010
We spoke with a handful of aspirants at the CAT testing centre in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Find out what they had to say. CAT 2010: Analysis of Day 1, Session 1
Various points that you need to keep in mind while attempting the exam. Countdown to CAT 2010: Make every minute count
As the 24-hour countdown begins for CAT 2010, here's how you should be making the most of your time.
October 26, 2010
CAT 2010: Remember these important tips
With just one more day for the CAT test window to start, Business Standard brings you the second in a two-part series on cracking the Common Admission Test 2010. Why a Buddhist priest is studying MBA
Corporations and temples have a lot in common, believes Keisuke Matsumoto, a student at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
October 25, 2010
Job interviews: How to make the best impression
Ashutosh Sinha, Director, India Recruitment, Convergys, hosted a chat with Get Ahead readers. The transcript. Last minute tips to crack CAT 2010. Share yours!
Alok Chandra, an IIM Kozhikode alumnus, shares his advice for students preparing to take the CAT this year. CAT 2010: Dos and don'ts for test day
Do not let anxiety lead to distress but let it serve as a motivator to keep your performance levels high on the big day.
October 22, 2010
How your CAT prep helps in other B-school tests
Your CAT preparation will take care of a large part of your preparation for XAT, IIFT, FMS, SNAP, JMET and NMAT. A look at the specifics... A 10-step guide to selecting a university abroad
Knowing your career goals is the first step to shortlisting a university...
October 21, 2010
CAT 2010: Topics you should not ignore
A look at the important topics in each of the 3 sections. Can Indian B-schools handle Chinese aggression?
What makes China a more viable option for higher education for international students when compared to India and what is it that India needs to do to get into the international league? New job? Employers go beyond mere reference checks
In order to ensure a perfect match between the job and the candidate, more and more employers are now going beyond a basic reference check and deploying a variety of tools to verify their antecedents.
October 20, 2010
Bosses 'rarely believe staff who call in sick'
Bosses rarely believe staff who call in sick, a new British survey has found. An online guide to studying in Australia
The web site launched by an Australian company allows students to review, rank, rate and participate on online forums for all universities of Australia. Countdown to CAT 2010: FAQs answered!
As the final countdown to CAT 2010 begins, Vinayak Kudva of IMS Learning Resources tackles some of the most frequently asked questions during this stage. 10 things HR managers look for in potential hires
Sumedha Nashikar, Head-HR, KPIT Cummins Infosystems, spells out 10 qualities she always looks for in prospective employees.
October 19, 2010
CAT 2010: Data Interpretation made easy
shares tips to help you get comfortable with the Data Interpretation section in CAT 2010. The curious case of India's 'Scooter faculty'
It is not by compulsion that 'Scooter faculty' choose to be a floating workforce, says of PagalGuy.com.
October 18, 2010
CAT 2010: Dos and don'ts for computer-based CAT
Addressing the common errors that students make in the run-up to CAT.
October 15, 2010
Interested in a citizen journalism course?
India's first teaching programme in Citizen Journalism, a certificate course launched by the JM Foundation for Excellence in Journalism, will be held in Goa
October 14, 2010
What attracts Indian students to Singapore Univs
Many Indian students prefer completing their MBAs from Singapore for six basic reasons: World-class, affordable education, wide range of educational opportunities, industry-relevant education, connect with the world and proximity to India.
October 13, 2010
CAT 2010: Strategy for the last 3 weeks
With less than a month to the CAT, here's how you should go about your preparation.
October 11, 2010
B-school admissions: How to write a winning SoP
An important aspect of B-school admissions is the submission of the Statement of Purpose candidates need to submit. But what is it and how do you go about writing it? Read on to find out...
October 08, 2010
Sibal: Indian education must follow US example
Kapil Sibal, union minister of Human Resource Development, believes that higher education offered by US-based universities is much better than that offered by universities in the United Kingdom. Cracking CAT is a tad easier this year
Thanks to fewer applicants and more seats at IIMs. CAT2010: Making sense of Quant, DI
The CAT is not a test of one's ability to apply mathematical formulae or to mug up the theorems therein, but a test of management skills. Here's how...
October 07, 2010
5 improvements Prometric should make to CAT'10
Aditya Dipankar, a student of MDes (Information & Interface Design) 2009-11 at the National Institute of Design (NID), Bangalore to look up the practice test and identify pain points and suggest improvements in the interface.
October 06, 2010
7 ways your job could shorten your life
If work enriches our lives in many ways, it can shorten them too. Here are the seven ways your job could put you at risk and how you can nip some of these problems in the bud for a better chance of a longer, healthier life. Rashmi Bansal: The MBA Gold Rush is over
Returns to Rediff.com! The author of bestsellers like Stay Hungry Stay Foolish and Connect the Dots explains why MBAs should be looked upon as long-term investments.
October 05, 2010
Meet the only girl student at IIM Ranchi
Piyusha Baghel is the only girl student among a batch of 45 who made it to the first batch of IIM Ranchi this academic year. CAT 2010: Study plan for the last month
Like everything else in life, CAT preparation also requires systematic planning, implementation, constant evaluation and calibration of your efforts post the evaluation.
October 04, 2010
Can you make a film in 48 hours?
Applications are invited for the 48 Hour Film Project, a filmmaking competition where filmmakers have all of 48 hours to make a film. IIMs, Prometric release CAT practice test
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and Prometric, the US-based agency that is conducting the ensuing Common Admission Test (CAT), have released a practice test on the web ahead of the actual examination. IIM-A gears up for golden jubilee celebrations
The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), completes 50 years of its existence. Samir Barua, director IIM-A, shares with Kalpana Pathak his plans for the institute. 'Technology makes it hard to switch off from work'
We asked readers how they manage to draw the line between work and home. Here are some responses we received. Share yours! Should exec MBA courses do away with placements?
Will executive or one-year MBA programmes be more fruitful without the bling and stress of the placement process? We found this to be a question worth pondering over and asked a few academicians and students for their opinion.
October 01, 2010
CAT convenor: CAT'10 will be rich, reliable, tough
PaGaLGuY catches up with Prof Himanshu Rai, the man responsible for the Common Admissions Test (CAT) 2010 for a quick interview. Do you switch off from work? Tell us
According to new research, people who have flexible work hours are reporting more blurring of the boundaries between work and the other parts of their lives, especially family-related roles.
September 30, 2010
Technical or management degree: The better choice?
How do you decide which one better suits your career goals?
September 29, 2010
Changing trends in overseas education
More students from across India are opting to participate in higher education abroad. But are they paying a high price just for permanent residency? 1 month to CAT 2010: FAQs answered!
Vinayak Kudva, IMS Learning Resources, addresses some of the most frequently asked questions CAT candidates have in the last month of prep.
September 28, 2010
A peek into life at India's newest IIM
All but 70 kms stop IIM Rohtak from being called IIM Delhi. For advocates of building new IITs and IIMs near large industrialised metropolitan cities, the newest IIM at Rohtak would sound like a prayer answered in disguise. CAT 2010: Key concepts to crack Quant
It is important to get the basics right across concepts, and then focus on the ones that you know are important. 10 reasons why you should update your CV, now!
Your CV is a live document; just like you are learning each day, your CV should be a testament of the knowledge gained.
September 27, 2010
Study NZ: Why the Funds Transfer Scheme is good
In a bid to further speed up student visas and offload Indian students' fiscal worries while studying in New Zealand, the country's High Commission in New Delhi has come up with the Funds Transfer Scheme. Surfing the Internet is now a career option
Companies are using Twitter, blogs, Facebook and other social media to promote their products and services. Explore these new-age job profiles.
September 23, 2010
BPO job interview? What you should expect
Careers360 correspondent Shiphony Pavithran tried her luck at an entry-level position at one of India's top 20 BPOs. She chronicles her interview experience.
September 16, 2010
'BPO industry can absorb 1 lakh people overnight'
Careers360 speaks to a few industry leaders about what it take to make it big in the BPO, LPO, KPO field. Why computer-based MBA entrance tests are critical
As the MBA admissions season begins, a tough but fair, equitable and trusted admission process will give the Indian economy a fillip with a managerial cadre that supplements growth, believes Sanjiv Kataria.
September 15, 2010
'At Facebook, goal is to find the 'next big idea''
Twenty one million Indians access Facebook across the world. So does Aditya Agarwal. But he logs in from inside FB's HQ in Palo Alto, reports . GMAT: How to prepare for the Verbal section
In the second part of our series on GMAT prep, we look at the Verbal section and how you can prepare. He took a break from Yale to work in rural India
A qualified software engineer, Ravikant Kalluri (28) is trying his hand at social entrepreneurship.
September 14, 2010
Time management tips for the young professional
Here are a few pointers from young professionals on how to make the most of your work hours. IITs to offer medical courses: Good move or bad?
IIT Council approves proposal to allow IITs to offer MBBS course. Good move or bad? Tell us!
September 13, 2010
Vote: The most embarrassing office bloopers
Sent out the wrong email to your boss or walked into the wrong loo? Vote for some of the most embarrassing workplace situations we could think of. India's top 25 BPO companies to work at
Explore the full spectrum of entry-level job profiles for graduates plus jobs that demand specific postgraduate degrees and the scope for career growth!
September 10, 2010
IITs to offer medical courses, get foreign faculty
Expanding its sphere of activities, the Indian Institutes of Technology would now offer courses in medicine.
September 09, 2010
World's top 10 universities, 2010
QS TopUniversities.com has declared the rankings of the top universities around the globe to study in. A look at the top 10 and the Indian institutes that made the list.
September 08, 2010
Unusual careers: Tropical forests are her office
Nandini Velho talks about Wildlife Biology and Conservation as a career. Will your CV get you an interview call?
From precise career objectives to pdf formats 10 CV trends that you must keep in mind. 4 IITs slip in ranking of top world universities
Four out of seven Indian Institutes of Technology have slipped in the QS World University Rankings this year against last year. QS ranks 500 institutions across the world.
September 07, 2010
CAT 2010: For the first-time CAT taker
If this is your first attempt at CAT, you need to make sure your prep strategy works for you. Children lord it over adults at this incubator
Whoever said only adults can be entrepreneurs? SIES Clinic, founded by two professors, is out to prove them wrong. SIES Clinic encourages children to throw up ideas that can be turned into successful business ventures.
September 06, 2010
Master's course in US or UK: Which is better?
Overseas education consultant Karan Gupta hosted a chat with readers on September 2. The transcript.
September 02, 2010
Study abroad: Flying to the UK? Read this!
Jaspreet Singh, a second-year engineering student at the University of Leicester, shares his experience of studying abroad.
September 01, 2010
Maths whiz? Test your skills!
HR College, Mumbai announces the sixth edition of Numero Uno -- an inter-collegiate mathematics and statistics quiz competition in Mumbai.
August 31, 2010
8 tips to scale the corporate ladder...fast!
A few things you can do to make a positive impact on your colleagues and bosses and scale the corporate ladder faster. Online courses: How to spot a FAKE degree
, a world renowned authority on online degrees, advises how to spot the bogus degrees.
August 30, 2010
CAT 2010: Prep strategy for the final 2 months
A plan for the last few months to CAT 2010. 9 distance education courses that assure a career
In recent years, DL institutions have moved towards courses that have immediate employment potential. A look at 9 such courses.
August 27, 2010
Ragging in colleges: Are we doing enough?
As colleges begin the new academic year, two NGOs - CURE and SAVE -are doing their bit to ensure ragging is curbed. Job interview? Make a first impression that sticks
What are the aspects you should be thinking about and preparing for so that you make a great impression? Here are some pointers.
August 26, 2010
Trouble brewing for IIPM
'The UGC has given a notification and press release dated July 31, 2010, stating that the IIPM cannot offer any course because it is not a university.' All you need to know about the GMAT
If you're planning on studying a management course abroad, chances are you will need to take the GMAT. Here's what you need to know... Maths made easy, the ancient way
Maths-phobia is not something new. Now teachers and students are going back to ancient times to make it easier to learn it. Baishali Mukherjee reports. Six skills hiring managers look for in YOU
Always wondered what hiring managers wished you knew? Vikas Shirodkar, vice- president, Human Resource Development, General Motors, India, spells out the six qualities he always looks for in prospective candidates.
August 25, 2010
Unusual careers: She makes learning fun, unique
Neha Malshe, a trained instructional designer, talks about what her job entails and career prospects in the field. CAT 2010: 'Focus on fundas, practice, strategy'
Harsh Chandak, an IIM Lucknow student, shares his advice for test-takers preparing for CAT this year.
August 24, 2010
CAT 2010: A ready reckoner
As MBA hopefuls across the country ramp up their prep for this year's exam, we present a ready reckoner on all things CAT... 'India's youth is our biggest asset'
Dr Rekha Shetty, author of Innovate! 90 Days To Transform Your Business, on how India's youth can innovate to improve their creativity and productivity. IIMs declare CAT 2010 dates
The IIM have declared dates for the upcoming Common Admissions Test (CAT) 2010.
August 23, 2010
Unusual Careers: He works 500 feet under the sea
SAT diving may be a lucrative profession, but it comes with a downside -- long stretches away from home and dangerous work conditions. Abhishek Mande speaks to 29-year-old diver Fredoon Kapadia about what it takes to be in the profession. Students unite to celebrate cultural diversity
AIESEC India along with Widescope Media and Entertainment Network present 'Global Village 2010', which marks the beginning of the International Congress 2010, a summit held every year by AIESEC across different countries.
August 20, 2010
'Learning foreign language improves market value'
While the media is still rife with speculation if Anshu Jain will make it as the CEO of Deutsche Bank just because he doesn't speak German we asked Get Ahead readers about the role a foreign language plays in boosting one's career. Three readers, Surbhi Jayaswal from Switzerland, P K Vijayasarathy from Mumbai and Nagasairam of Newgen Software Tech, strongly feel that knowledge of foreign language is essential for a career boost.
August 18, 2010
Can a foreign language boost your career?
How important is knowing a foreign language in the job market where boundaries have become meaningless? Does it hurt your career if you don't speak one? Tell us! The top 25 US universities for 2010-11
US News ranks the top universities to study in in the US based on quality and value. take a look at the top 25.
August 17, 2010
Distance edu: Questions to ask before you sign up
Review the curriculum, delivery mode, approvals and more. Golf your way to career advancement
Nearly 40 per cent of employees in India play golf to mingle with senior business executives, the highest proportion of any country surveyed in a new poll. CAT 2010: 25 questions to test your Verbal skills
Get Ahead, in collaboration with TCYOnline.com, an organisation that trains CAT aspirants, presents 25 test Verbal Ability questions, with the answers.
August 16, 2010
The creator of 4 robots, he's only 18
-year-old Diwakar Vaish, has designed and developed four humanoid robots that can dance and play football. Heading to the US this Fall session? Read this!
, a student at Indianapolis University-Purdue University Indianapolis shares his tips for students heading to the US this year.
August 13, 2010
Study abroad: Why you should consider Sweden
A look at what the European country has to offer Indian students.
August 12, 2010
'It's my job to make actors picture perfect'
Namrata Soni, hairstylist and makeup artist for Aisha, talks about what it takes to make it in the film and fashion industry.
August 11, 2010
Get University of Calcutta results on SMS
University of Calcutta's BA, BSc, BCom Result will be live on Thursday. Students can pre-register to retrieve the results on SMS.
August 10, 2010
Moonlighting: How to make it work for YOU
Moonlight or working two jobs at one time is gradually growing in popularity as young people look to use their diverse skills and make some additional cash as well. 30 best distance education institutes in India
Careers360 surveys the top distance learning institutes in the country.
August 09, 2010
She is all set to retire by 32; here's how!
Anupreet Dhody quit her job to become a stockbroker. She runs a company now and is all set to retire in a matter of a few years. Find out how she plans to do it. CAT 2010: 'How I got into IIM Indore'
We invited readers who have taken the CAT in previous years to share their experiences. Archit Shrivastava, an IIM Indore student, shares his advice. Want to work at Infosys? Here's how
Nearly one million students try their luck with Infosys but only a fraction makes it. How to get the edge.
August 06, 2010
How to write a power-packed cover letter
Prospects of getting a call for and interview depends a lot on how you phrase your cover letter. Tips to make the best impression with a power-packed one. Weekend cinema workshops for film lovers
NCPA and Whistling Woods International present workshops that will lay a foundation in essential cinema studies.
August 05, 2010
IIM-Ahmedabad summer placements to begin Nov 12
The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad would start the summer placements for the post graduate programme (PGP) batch 2010-12 from November 12, according to a release from the institute. The institute has decided to modify the basic process to include the cohort-based system used in the final placement process for the PGP batch 2008-10 in March. 10 job-oriented diplomas for YOU
Careers360 looks at 10 courses you can take up after 10+2. Sharing a cubicle? Follow these rules of etiquette
How do you make sure both you and your cubicle-mate peacefully co-exist without the constant rolling of the eyes, gritting of the teeth and general unhappiness that comes whenever they return to their workstation? Here are some rules of cubicle etiquette.
August 03, 2010
CAT 2010: 'How I made it to IIM Lucknow'
Alok Mathur, an IIM Lucknow student, shares his advice for students preparing to take the CAT this year.
July 29, 2010
A unique educational fundraiser by MBA students
The National Institute of Industrial Learning (NITIE) is organising its annual field marketing event 'Mandi'. Want a job at NTPC? Here's how you can get in
Each year lakhs of engineering students vie for just about 800 jobs in this PSU . But it's worth a try!
July 28, 2010
Heading to college? Tips to survive hostel life
A hostel warden and a college student tell you how to make the most of your hostel life.
July 27, 2010
This season head to Switzerland... to study!
Sandeep Sandhu, Director of Patiala-based Pearls Institute of Hospitality and Management on why Switzerland is a cost-effective study abroad destination.
July 26, 2010
10 things you should NOT say at a job interview
While most of us worry about what type of answers we should provide to the questions asked in the interview, very few of us pay attention to things we should not say during the interview.
July 23, 2010
To be a dubbing artiste you must be a good actor
Sanjeet Das, director at Words Infocom one of India's prominent dubbing and voice production houses in Mumbai tells how you can become a voice over artistes and busts myths about the industry. Nasscom asked to allow early campus recruitment
Dean at Sastra University asks NASSCOM to allow campus recruitment by IT companies in the 7th semester instead of last. All you need to know about studying in Ireland
Lavina Collins, deputy chief of mission at the Irish Embassy, discusses with RMS Atwal the various facets of education in Ireland,
July 22, 2010
How to look for a job without the boss finding out
Easy, helpful tips to avoid a sticky situation at work.
July 21, 2010
Want to study while working? Here's help
With work pressures, deadlines, projects and your daily workload it can be difficult to commit time. Want to join the army? All about the CDS exam
Careers360 presents a detailed look at what the exam and interview entails. 'How do I show proof of funds for UK study visa?'
Entry clearance manager Nik Snowden at UK Border Agency (Chennai) and officers Ewan Cunningham and Mike Christie hosted a UK student visa chat on July 19. The transcript.
July 20, 2010
Study UK: Your pre-departure checklist
The British Council held a pre-departure briefing for students heading to the UK later this year. Here's what they advised. Lessons in renewable energy from NY to Mumbai
As part of an international student exchange programme, 40 Indian students visited the United States to learn about the various aspects of renewable energy. Rajendran P reports.
July 16, 2010
Get Univ of Allahabad's LLB 2010 Result on SMS
University of Allahabad's LLB 2010 Result will be live today. To retrieve the results on SMS, students can pre-register by sending UABUG followed by space and Roll No to 57333.
July 15, 2010
Best of 5 rule:Lost time ups pressure on students
The SC ruling on 'best of 5' in Maharashtra clears the way for this year's junior college admissions. Students and college authorities prepare to begin the new academic year. Live: Univ of Calcutta BA, BSc, BCom results 2010
University of Calcutta BA, BSc, BCom Result 2010 is live. To retrieve the results on sms, students can pre register by sending CUUG<space>PART NO<space>ROLL NO to 57333 e.g.: CUUG 2 200391 and send it to 57333.
July 14, 2010
Poll: India's best engineering colleges
A look at the top 10 engineering colleges in the country (as ranked by the annual India Today survey).
July 13, 2010
SC extends 'best 5' to ICSE students in M'rashtra
College admissions to class XI in Maharashtra are expected to start within the week as the Supreme Court rules to let 'best of 5' apply to SSC and ICSE students. Get K'taka SSLC Supplementary Result 2010 on SMS
Karnataka SSLC Supplementary Result 2010 will be live tomorrow morning at 8 am. To retrieve the results on SMS, students can pre-register by sending SSLC followed by space and Roll No to 57333. For example: SSLC 200391 and send it to 57333. Poll: India's top law colleges
A look at the top 10 law colleges in India as ranked by the annual India Today survey. She quit the 9-to-5 drill to track tigers
Filmmaker and naturalist Kahini Ghosh Mehta talks about her career and the highs and lows of following your passion.
July 12, 2010
Poll: India's best medical colleges
Check out the country's top 10 medical colleges (according to India Today's annual survey) and vote for your top pick!
July 09, 2010
Soft skills every young professional MUST have
Careers360 explores the role of communication and other soft skills at today's workplace and how you can imbibe them. CAT 2010: How I cracked the CAT
GA reader Adarsh Sharma, an IIM Indore student who scored in the 99 percentile in CAT 2008, shares his advice... Poll: India's top Arts colleges
Check out the country's top 10 art colleges (according to India Today's annual survey) and vote for your top pick!
July 08, 2010
NIXI Fellowships for young internet professionals
The National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) invites applications from qualified young internet professionals for the NIXI Fellowship Programme. Study NZ: Mandatory agents' licencing a boon
NZ offers students a host of education avenues. Harpreet Singh Oberoi, study visa and immigration expert, talks about these and other aspects of studying in NZ. Poll: India's top Commerce colleges
A look at the country's top 10 colleges for commerce as ranked by the India Today annual college survey.
July 07, 2010
SC to hear Maharashtra's 'Best of 5' case on Jul 9
The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted for a Friday hearing on the Maharashtra government's appeal challenging a Bombay High Court judgement setting aside the 'best of 5' system for Secondary School Certificate Board Poll: India's best Science colleges
A look at the top 10 colleges for science as ranked by the India Today annual college survey.
July 06, 2010
Get Pune University's final year BA result on SMS
University of Pune BA Final Year Result will be live today. To retrieve the results on SMS, students can pre-register by sending PUUG followed by space and Roll No to 57333. B-school shuts shop leaving 29 students stranded
Why students should be wary of joining colleges 'affiliated' to universities. Kalyani Univ BA, BSc, BCom (Hons) results on SMS
Kalyani University BA, BSc and BCom Part III (Hons) results will be live today. Here's how to get your results on SMS. CAT 2010: A winning strategy to crack RC
Remember every RC passage has a one-line gist. A 10-line gist means you did not understand the underlying idea. So how should you go about cracking the RC section of CBT CAT? TCY experts share the 'Connect the dot' strategy.
July 03, 2010
Study abroad: Which is better MBA or MS?
Vineet Gupta, MD of Jamboree Education, hosted a chat on June 25 and discussed various aspects related to study abroad. The transcript. Are you eligible for a Fulbright Fellowship?
Staff from the United States India Educational Foundation hosted a chat with rediff.com readers on June 23. The transcript.
July 02, 2010
'When you think out of the box, they fire you'
Venita Coelho has worked as a TV producer, writer and director. In her book Soap, she talks about the lessons she has learned and what it takes to make it in the industry. In this interview with Nithya Ramani she talks about her book and where she thinks TV has gone all wrong. CAT 2010 to be held at fewer centres
The Common Admission Test (CAT) will be held across 32 cities -- the same as last year -- but the number of test centres will be less.
July 01, 2010
Andhra Year I Supplementary results on SMS
Here's how you can get your Year I General and Vocational Supplementary results on SMS.
June 30, 2010
Common entrance exam for all medical courses soon?
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has suggested a common entrance exam for undergrad and postgrad courses in the country that will apply to all govt, private and minority institutes. CAT 2010: How to find your comfort level in DI
Data interpretation gives most CAT aspirants the jitters, especially those from non-technical backgrounds. Here Gaurav Bakliwal, of Testfunda.com, share some useful tips on how students can sharpen their DI skills.
June 29, 2010
4 easy tips to get the salary you want
Interviewing for a new job but unsure of how to tackle the salary negotiations? Try these simple tips to get the salary you want! Share your CAT experiences and advice!
Did you crack the CAT? Share your tips and advice for this test-takers right here! 'My college application was rejected thrice'
When it comes to college applications, students would well advised to err on the side of caution. Students share why...
June 28, 2010
Want to make it big in TV? Passion is key
Interested in a career in television? We take a look at the career opportunities in the medium and how you can make your big break. Cut-offs for Chennai colleges in commerce, arts
We invited readers to share information on college cut-off marks to help students gain admission into their dream college. Here are the responses we received for cut-off marks for Chennai colleges in Science, Arts and Commerce streams. Aussie univs call for justice for foreign students
Australian universities call for justice for overseas students, including Indians, caught up in the government's crackdown on dodgy colleges. Andhra Pradesh General, Vocational results on SMS
Get results for the Andhra Pradesh Year II General Results and Andhra Pradesh Year II Vocational Supplementary Results live on SMS today.
June 25, 2010
Golden tips to be successful at work
Here are some golden tips to succeed at work by developing good relationship with your boss, colleagues, seniors and subordinates. How 'Best of 5' rule for Maha SSC affects students
While the Maharashtra Government has decided to approach the Supreme Court to appeal the 'Best of five' ruling, students across the state are grappling with what the consequences of this decision will be. Rajasthan Class X 2010 results on SMS
Here's how you can get your class ten results on SMS.
June 24, 2010
How to choose YOUR engineering college
We list some parameters, which will help you compare colleges and one find out which one provides quality education.
June 23, 2010
The right way to start preparing for CAT
Vaishnu Dass, Quant faculty at TCY provides tips to help CAT aspirants plan their preparation strategy.
June 22, 2010
Burdwan BA Part III Honors 2010 result on SMS
University of Burdwan B. A. Part III Honors 2010 Result will be live by 23-June-2010 at 12 noon. Cut-offs for Mumbai colleges in Engg, Sci, Comm
We invited readers to share college cut-off marks to help students gain admission to their dream colleges. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Mumbai. Only 14 Ayurveda colleges can take new admissions
Of the 258 Ayurveda colleges in India, only 14 have got permission from the Central Council of Indian Medicine to induct fresh students for the year 2010-11. Class X: I was not expecting 99.6 percent
SSC topper: Enjoy what you study and don't take stress
June 21, 2010
Readers recommend colleges in West Bengal
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in West Bengal. Readers recommend colleges in Uttarakhand
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Uttarakhand. Readers recommend colleges in Uttar Pradesh
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Readers recommend colleges in Rajasthan
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Rajasthan. Readers recommend colleges in Sikkim
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Sikkim. Readers recommend colleges in Punjab
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Punjab. Readers recommend colleges in Orissa
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Orissa. Readers recommend colleges in Madhya Pradesh
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Madhya Pradesh. Readers recommend colleges in Maharashtra
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Maharashtra. Readers recommend colleges in Kerala
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Kerala. Readers recommend colleges in Karnataka
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Karnataka. Readers recommend colleges in Jharkhand
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Jharkhand. Readers recommend colleges in Himachal Pradesh
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Himachal Pradesh. Readers recommend colleges in Haryana
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Haryana. Readers recommend colleges in Gujarat
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Gujarat. Readers recommend colleges in Delhi
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Delhi. Readers recommend colleges in Bihar
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Bihar. Share yours! IAS topper: Youth must start thinking about India
All-India IAS topper from Kashmir Dr Shah Faesal shares his success mantras and what could possibly motivate India's youth. Sexual harassment: Complaints harder on victims?
With an increasing number of women joining the workforce, the issue of harassment in the workplace is also on the rise. Readers recommend colleges in Assam
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Assam. Readers recommend colleges in Andhra Pradesh
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes. Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Andhra Pradesh. 'I want Indian students to win a Nobel'
Anand Kumar, the founder of Super 30 tells Aditi Phadnis that IIT-JEE is not error-free and why he trains economically backward students each year to help them crack the exam.
June 18, 2010
National institute to evaluate school education
Government today announced plans for setting up a National Institute for Assessment which would evaluate curriculum and education standards at school level in different states and suggest measure to improve them. Get Orissa Class X result on SMS
Orissa annual HSC (Regular) 2010 students can pre-register to get results on SMS. SMS OBSE followed by Roll No to 57333 to get result once published. Court ruling delays Maha Class XI admissions
The Bombay High Court today adjourned the hearing on the public interest litigation petition, challenging 'best of the five' rule for class XI admissions here to June 22. Here's how to crack your dream job interview
Our career coach Amit Bansal answered a range of queries about interview dos and don'ts in a chat with Getahead readers on June 17. For those who missed the chat here is the unedited transcript.
June 17, 2010
Do you know the college cut-offs in your city?
College applications have begun and students are waiting with baited breath for the cut-offs to be declared. If you know the cut-offs to colleges in your city, share them right here! Get Tamil Nadu Diploma Exam April 2010 result
To retrieve Tamil Nadu Diploma Exam April 2010 result on SMS, students can pre-register by sending TNDTE followed by space and Roll No to 57333. Example: TNDTE 200391 and send it to 57333. Want to study science, CSE? Check these colleges
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010. Here we present some of the responses we recieved.
June 16, 2010
Get Maharashtra Class X results on SMS
Get Maharashtra class X results on SMS
June 15, 2010
Colleges recommended for engg, arts and more
We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010. Here we present some of the responses we recieved. Share yours! CAT 2010: How you should start your prep
Rahul Singh, who scored in the 100-percentile (CAT 2009) shares some tips on how B-school hopefuls should kickstart their CAT prep.
June 14, 2010
Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test 2010 result on SMS
Rajasthan Pre Medical Test Result will be live soon. To retrieve the results on SMS, students can pre-register by sending RPMT followed by space and roll no to 57333 e.g.: RPMT 200391 and send it to 57333. Applying for a UK study visa? Read this
Sam Murray, the official spokesperson of the UKBA at the British High Commission in New Delhi, addresses the various issues students face. Knowledge, not certifications, will get you jobs
Infosys's Srikantan Moorthy, VP and Head (Education and Research Initiatives), on what makes students more employable.
June 11, 2010
Burdwan B.Sc and B.Com Part III Result on SMS
University of Burdwan B.Sc and B.Com Part III Honors Result 2010 will be live soon. To retrieve the results on sms, students can pre register by typing BUUG followed by space and roll no. to 57333. For eg, type BUUG 200391 and send it to 57333.
June 10, 2010
Govt of TN-Diploma exam results coming soon
The Govt of Tamil Nadu-Diploma Examination April 2010 results will be live shortly. Want to work with L&T? Here's how
Larson & Toubro Limited (L&T) is scouting for engineering graduates with a love for engineering, a passion for excellence and a positive outlook. Do you have it in you?
June 09, 2010
Why a top college broke away from Mumbai Univ
St Xavier's College principal Fr Frazier Mascarenhas speaks with about the college's recent autonomous status.
June 08, 2010
'Aussie govt serious about Indian student safety'
RMS Atwal spoke to Kelly Raj, counsellor-education at the Australian High Commission, New Delhi, who threw light on the various aspects of Australian education following the announcement of stricter student visa rules.
June 07, 2010
HPCMAT Education Result 2010 is on SMS
HPCMAT Education Result 2010 is on SMS Rajasthan Class 12 Arts Result on SMS
Rajasthan Class 12 Arts Result on SMS
June 04, 2010
Want a winning resume? Try these tips
Career counsellor and trainer Amit Bansal of PurpleLeap gives interesting tips on how to make your resume effective and impressive. Study Australia: 'Students must be flexible, open'
The University of Canberra, Australia, apart from its many educational programmes also offers students a multicultural learning experience. Read on to find out about what Indian students hoping to study there can look forward to. West Bengal Higher Secondary Result on SMS
West Bengal Higher Secondary Result on SMS
June 03, 2010
'I am a commerce graduate, what should I do next?'
Shivani Manchanda hosted a career chat with readers on May 2. For those of you who missed the chat, here's the unedited transcript.
June 01, 2010
10 offbeat careers you should consider
A look at some of the more unconventional, but nevertheless rewarding careers out there. How to crack these 10 tricky interview questions
Think carefully before responding to 10 commonly asked but tricky questions, during jobs interviews First intl B-school to open India campus in 2013
The Hyderabad campus of York University's Schulich School of Business, which will be the first international business school to have a full-ledged campus in India, will be a mirror image of Schulich's Toronto campus.
May 31, 2010
Summer jobs in civil engineering, sales and more
Want to make a quick buck this summer? Check these job opportunities out! Study Singapore: 'It's no more an underdog'
Singapore may not be that popular with Indian students from the region, but the country promises a bright future for those who really want to make a big splash in foreign study.
May 29, 2010
Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Assam Results on SMS
Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Assam results on SMS
May 28, 2010
Top 25 US cities for college grads
A recent article in The Daily Beast has rated the 25 best places across the US on nine parameters of import to young grads.
May 27, 2010
Study abroad? Why you should take the TOEFL
More than 7,500 colleges and universities in more than 130 countries recognise TOEFL scores. Do you want to be a corporate trainer?
WCH Training Solutions is organising a 3-day certification workshop on "Training & Facilitation Skills". Live: Get your West Bengal JEE Result here
To get results on SMS, students should send WBJEE followed by space and Roll No to 57333. For example: WBJEE 200391 and send it to 57333. Want to study intl hospitality administration?
The Madhuban Academy of Hospitality Administration and Research (MAHAR) announces admissions to their three-year degree course BA International Hospitality Administration for the academic year starting from 2010-2013. Live: Goa Board Class X Examination Result 2010
To retrieve Goa Board Class X results on sms, students have to send GB10 followed by space and Roll No to 57333. Summer jobs in software development, design & more
Want a job this summer? Check these out!
May 26, 2010
Has Latur's winning HSC formula failed students?
The Maharashtra HSC results were declared Wednesday, and Latur (which has been on top of the rankings the last two years) came in last among all eight divisions. Mahesh Vijapurkar thinks it's about time the pattern was buried. Jasmine tops TN boards, as girls outshine boys
S Jasmine of Tirunelveli bagged the state first rank in the SSLC Class X examinations, results of which were declared today. MP, West Bengal & Rajasthan Results on SMS & WEB
Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal & Rajasthan Results on SMS & WEB IIT JEE: 100-per cent results for Bihar's Super 30
All thirty students of Bihar's Super 30 have passed the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) this time for third consecutive year. Over 13,000 candidates clear IIT JEE 2010
Over 4.5 lakh candidates had appeared in JEE-2010 which was conducted by seven of the IITs on April 11. IIT JEE results declared; Madras zone student tops
Anumula Jithendar Reddy, from Madras zone, has claimed the top spot this year. Himachal Pradesh Class VIII Results on SMS & WEB
Himachal Pradesh Class VIII Results Want a BE degree? Scholarships you can apply for
As engineerig programmes - especially unaided adn autonomous - get more expensive, these scholarships ease the burden. Tamil Nadu Results 2010 on SMS & WEB
Tamil Nadu SSLC & OSSLC Results on SMS
May 25, 2010
Summer jobs in sales, software and more
Looking for something to do this summer vacation? Check these summer jobs out!
May 24, 2010
Want to study fashion, IT? Colleges to consider
Readers recommend colleges from all over India. Share your recommendations! Maharashtra Board HSC exam results on SMS
The results of the Maharashtra Board HSC exam will be declared on May 25, 2010 at 11 am. Get your results online, via SMS. Are you a valued employee? Evaluate yourself
Some key indicators that should guide you towards performing well and ensure there are no surprises at your annual performance review. Delhi University's admission schedule
The admission process for undergraduate courses in regular colleges of Delhi University begins on May 28, 2010. Meghalaya Board SSLC, HSSLC Exam Results on SMS
Meghalaya Board SSLC, HSSLC Exam Results on SMS Are univs selling degrees through the backdoor?
A host of institutions today promise you a degree from a UG C-recognised, NAAC-approved state university. Can they really do so? Careers360 investigates...
May 21, 2010
Get MAT 2010 results on SMS
Get MAT 2010 results on SMS. Summer jobs for Java developers, MBA interns, more
Looking for something to do this summer? Check out these jobs. US study visa: No matter what, tell the truth
The official spokesperson of the US Embassy, New Delhi speaks about the visa process and shares advice on studying in the US. IIM-C exec placement gets top offer of Rs16.5 lakh
Offers for the final placement of the Post-Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing have recorded a jump of 56 per cent in average annual salaries.
May 20, 2010
Announcing admissions to MSc in IT, computers
Anna University, Chennai invites applications for admission to five-year integrated self-supporting degree programmes offered at College of Engineering, Guindy Campus. HP Board of Secondary Education results on SMS
HP Board of Secondary Education results on SMS Summer jobs in training, biz development & more
On the lookout for a job this summer, check out these vacancies! Rajasthan Sr Secondary (Commerce) Results on SMS
Rajasthan Sr Secondary (Commerce) Results on SMS
May 19, 2010
16 grad courses with great career potential
Barring a few like economics and fine arts, which do offer job possibilities which are related to what you study, most of the other programmes equip you with certain critical analytical and conceptual capabilities. But identifying the right job for the skills you have is left to your imagination and ability. Careers: 'Indian CAs will lead from the front'
As the economy surges ahead, these financial watchdogs will be increasingly in demand. Orissa Class 12 results on SMS
Orissa Class 12 results on SMS Readers recommend colleges for chem, economics
We invited readers to share their college recommendations for the Class of 2010. Share yours!
May 18, 2010
Want to study engg, IT? Check these colleges out!
Readers share their college recommendations for the Class of 2010. Check them out! 10 progs that you need to back up with a PG course
These are programmes, which on the face of it claim to train you for a job, and the possibility of getting a job immediately after the completion does exist. Goa Class 12 results on SMS
Goa Class 12 results on SMS WB Board of Madrasha Education results on SMS
WB Board of Madrasha Education results on SMS How to make a temp job work for you
Kamal Karanth, managing director of Kelly Services, a global staffing and research company, talks to Urmila Rao about the various facets of temp roles for youngsters. 'Foreign univs must adapt to Indian sensitivities'
Sundar Kumaraswamy, vice-president for Enrollment Management, University of Dayton, in an interview with Pradipta Mukherjee, says the addition of foreign institutions in India will help provide Indian students more options.
May 17, 2010
Announcing work-integrated BS, MS programmes
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani invites applications off-campus, work-integrated learning programmes. Summer jobs in BPO, sales and more
Looking for a job? Check out these vacancies... 20 degrees that will make you a job-ready graduate
Besides the usual suspects -- medicine, engineerng etc -- these degrees will also get you a job and build a lucrative career. Goa Common Entrance Test 2010 results on SMS
Goa Common Entrance Test 2010 results on SMS Planning vocational course in Oz? Check new rules
Australia has announced a new preferred occupation skills list, dropping occupations like hairdressing and cookery in favour of doctors, nurses and engineers. Readers recommend colleges for biotech, IT
We asked readers to recommend a college to the class of 2010. Here are some of the responses we received. Share yours!
May 15, 2010
Punjab board class VIII results on SMS
Punjab School Education Board class VIII students can register themselves to receive their result via SMS.
May 14, 2010
Careers in PR: 'Inside dope is a must'
A career in PR could give you the opportunity to work closely with industry leaders. Careers360 tells you what to study and where, work and how to wade through the world of public relations. Second Biotechnology Leadership Camp in Hyderabad
Novartis India invites students to participate in the 2nd Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) taking place in Hyderabad from July1 to 3, 2010. Taking the NIMCET? Try this free mock test
To help students prepare for the test, TCYonline presents this free mock NIMCET along with the answer key. Summer jobs in programming, HR & more
On the lookout for a summer job? check these vacancies out!
May 13, 2010
Want to study in Canada? Read this
Students need to be aware that they (not their agents) are responsible for the contents of their application, says the Minister-Counsellor, Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Tamil Nadu class 12 results on SMS
Tamil Nadu Class 12 results on sms
May 12, 2010
Readers recommend engineering, commerce colleges
We invited readers to share their college recommendations for the class of 2010. Here are some of the responses we received. Share yours! Scholarships for meritorious girl students
The Maulana Azad Education Foundation announces the Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for meritorious girls belonging to minorities. University of Allahabad BCom result
University of Allahabad BCom result 10 myths about choosing a career
Several books, counsellors or elders claim to be able to guide you to the right path when it comes to your career nirvana. Let's try to separate the wheat from the chaff.
May 11, 2010
Himachal Pradesh Arts, Commerce Plus Two result
Get Himachal Pradesh Arts, Commerce Plus Two result on SMS or the web 450 intl students await Aussie college fate
Studies of another 450 overseas pupils, mainly Indians, in Adelaide may get derailed after their college has been found violating education standards and could possibly face closure. Summer jobs in software development, design & more
On the lookout for a job this summer? Check out these vacancies! Announcing the intl eMBA-Insurance programme
MET League of Colleges and Chartered Insurance Institutes (CII), London announce the eMBA-Insurance programme. Counselling session for PG courses in sport
The Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education-Leeds Metropolitan University (UK) has organised an interviews and counselling session for admissions. MTech, PhD courses in food process engineering
Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology invites applications for the 2010-2011 academic year for the following full-time degree programmes. He took a break from school to study snakes
Meet Rahul Alvares, a 30-year-old wildlife enthusiast who started his career as a snake catcher and now conducts excursions in the forests of Goa. Alvares tells of career opportunities in wildlife conservation and the limitations of formal education. How to get a job at Wipro
Science graduates, non-science graduates and engineers, all are welcome.
May 10, 2010
10 interview questions freshers should expect
The 10 most commonly asked questions freshers face during an interview and an approach to answer them. NIMHANS admissions to nursing, radiography courses
The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) invites applications for 3 bachelors' degrees. Recommend a college to the Class of 2010!
What college would you recommend to our young friends out there? Simply fill a form with details of your recommendation and we'll publish it on rediff.com Summer jobs in programming, training & more
On the lookout for a job this summer? Check out these vacancies!
May 07, 2010
UPSC topper's family celebrates stellar results
Mubeena, mother of Shah Faisal, in Srinagar was elated when her son was declared the topper. Summer jobs for writers, web designers & more
Looking for something to do this summer. Check out these summer jobs! Live: Himachal, Chhattisgarh std X results on SMS
Karnataka class 12 results on SMS and the web
May 06, 2010
Live: Get Karnataka Class XII results on SMS
Karnataka class 12 results on SMS and the web Learn all about the finer aspects of wine tasting
The Sonal Holland Wine Academy will be conducting the WSET Foundation level in Mumbai for anyone wishing to start their wine education in a structured and concise way. Live: Get Karnataka Class X results
Karnataka class 10 results on SMS and the web Summer jobs in IT, sales and more
Companies across the country are looking for freshers and summer interns. Click on and make money this vacation.
May 05, 2010
'Of 36,000 students, some bound to be racist'
The issue of racial incidents at Ryerson University, Toronto, was brought up April 21 at the kick off dinner for the Ted Rogers School of Management's seminar on India. Ajit Jain reports. Ted Rogers business school to engage India
The Ted Rogers School of Management will focus on India at the third CEO Outlook Conference, June 1. Ajit Jain reports. Summer jobs in advertising, software and more
Ever wanted to find a dream job during your summer break? Here's your chance!
May 04, 2010
Want to learn 3D animation? Read this
Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) announces the launch of Advance Diploma in 3D Animation EDGE (AD3D EDGE). Top study abroad destinations: Ready reckoner
If you're thinking of travelling overseas to study, here's some info you should know. Tips on how to choose your B-school
There is a mix of different factors that decide the merit of a B-school. This article looks at some of these. Summer jobs in app development, insurance & more
On the look out for a summer job? Check these vacancies out!
May 03, 2010
Applying to college? Things to consider
As you weigh your options, there are certain criteria to consider before making your final choice. Read on... Summer jobs in hospitality, interior design & more
Looking for a summer job? Check out these vacancies!
April 30, 2010
Summer jobs in finance, advertising and more
Here's how you can make the most of your vacation. These employers are looking! Going green and getting paid well for it
A look at the scope following the course and the further study options. 'Bought my sister a guitar with my first salary'
We invited readers to share what they did with their first salary. Here are some of the responses we received. Share your story! Summer jobs at RBI, in web design & more
Looking for a job this summer? Check out these openings.
April 29, 2010
Summer jobs in garment design, sales & more
Looking out for a summer job? Check out these vacancies! 'Spent my first salary on Mohammed Rafi cassettes'
We invited readers to share how they used their first salary. Here are some of the responses we received. Summer jobs in Media, IT and more
Employers from across the country want to hire you this summer. Read on and find out more
April 28, 2010
Summer jobs in event mgmt, translation & more
We invited companies to share their part-time vacancies and internships with us. So if you're looking for a job, check these postings out! Summer jobs at MTV India, in accounting & more
Always wanted to make money during your vacations and didn't know how? Here are some openings... Things you should never mention in your resume
You may think using phrases like 'good communication skills' and 'proven track record' make your resume more appealing, but it's sometimes these cliches that set you back in the race to your dream job. Taking the IIT JAM? Try this free mock test
To help students prepare for the test, TCYonline presents this free mock JAM test along with the answer key. Careerscope: All about being a Company Secretary
A course that catapults you into the boardroom from Day 1. Careers360 gives you the low-down.
April 27, 2010
Study abroad: 'France is growing in popularity'
Amarjeet Singh, managing director of Jalandhar-based Broadway Immigration Services, discusses France as a study destination.
April 26, 2010
My first salary: 'Got mum a mixer with my Rs 430'
We invited readers to share how they spent their first salary. Here we featuer some of the interesting, touching responses we received.
April 23, 2010
Sikkim Manipal University-DE admissions now open
Admissions to Sikkim Manipal University's distance education programme to close on April 27.
April 22, 2010
'My first salary got me a pair of Woodland shoes'
We invited readers to share how they spent their first salary. Here are some of the responses we received. Share yours! Careerscope: All about Architecture
All about the BArch degree, specialisations, aptitude, jobs, pay scales and more.
April 21, 2010
'Spent my first salary on ticket to Mithun movie'
We asked readers how much their first salary was adn how they burst it up. Here are some of the responses we received. Taking the AIEEE? Try this free mock test
To help students prepare for the test scheduled for April 25, TCYonline presents a free mock AIEEE test along with the answer key. US student visas: Honesty is the best policy
Admission to a US school does not gaurantee an F-1 visa. But preparation will improve your chances of success.
April 20, 2010
SRK's first salary was Rs 50. What was yours?
In a recent Twitter post, SRK declared that his first salary was a modest Rs 50. What was yours? 5 non-traditional careers you should consider
With changing times and preferences, several new areas of endeavour have come up and several existing ones have expanded to offer a world of exciting growth opportunities to young minds. We take a look at some of these.
April 19, 2010
PhD fellowships in agricultural biotechnology
Agri Biotech Foundation, with the mission of promoting Biotechnology, is offering PhD fellowships in agricultural biotechnology Four-year BTech programme in petroleum engineering
Applications are invited for admission to a four-year BTech programme in petroleum engineering commencing from July 2010. Fresh grad? Tips for the perfect CV
Useful tips to make your CV shine. 'Canada's undergrad education is among the best'
Canadian University Application Centre Director Met Broitman on the opportunities that exist for genuine international students.
April 16, 2010
Fresher? Your job search questions answered!
Amit Bansal, career counselor and trainer who heads PurpleLeap, hosted a chat with Get Ahead readers on April 9, 2010. For those of you who missed the chat, here's the unedited chat transcript.
April 15, 2010
UK Scholarship for enterprising young Goans
The British Council in India invites young enterprising Goan Indian men and women to apply for the Goa Education Trust (GET) and De Souza Trust Goa Scholarship for the academic year beginning September 2010. Love to blog? Here's how to make money at it
How some enterprising students and professionals turn a pastime into a career.
April 13, 2010
Are you ready to go back to school?
Educational counsellor Shivani Manchanda shares some important points to consider. 'What IIM did not teach me...'
Satya Narayana R is Founder, Career Launcher, shares some career gyaan.
April 12, 2010
10 vocational courses you should consider
A brief look at some prominent vocations offering great opportunities. Almost all of these programmes are offered by several government and private institutions both at degree and diploma levels.
April 10, 2010
Last minute tips to crack IIT-JEE
Tomorrow is IIT JEE. Here are some tips that will help you solve some last minute issues.
April 09, 2010
International Climate Champions Programme 2010
British Council invites applications for the International Climate Champions (ICC) 2010 programme.
April 08, 2010
IIT JEE: Try these FREE mock test
rediff.com in collaboration with TCYonline present mock papers for mathematics, physics and chemistry for JEE students to improve their speed and sharpen their skills. Topperspeak: IIT-JEE is not everything in life
Chennai boy V Prashant who had an all-India rank of 5 in IIT-JEE and had an all-India rank of 8 in AIEEE in 2009 gives his mantras to crack IIT-JEE to be held on April 11 this year.
April 07, 2010
3 most crucial factors for physics prep in IIT JEE
Come April 11 and lakhs of Indian students who aspire to study at premier Indian Institutes of Technology will be appearing for their joint entrance exam, popularly known as the IIT JEE. Here are some basic tips that JEE aspirants must keep in mind while preparing for physics.
April 05, 2010
'Living in India was like looking at myself'
Aruna Viswanatha grew up in New Jersey but worked in New Delhi as a reporter from December 2007 to May 2009. She is currently a reporter in Washington, D.C. Aruna offers her take on working in Indian offices. 'IIT JEE is like any other exam'
The IIT JEE is coming up on April 11 and we asked readers who have taken the test in previous years to share their tips on how to score well in the exam. Here we publish some of the responses we received.
April 02, 2010
How to choose the right career path
Career expert Amit Bansal adviced young job aspirants on how to choose the right career path
April 01, 2010
40% employees plan to switch jobs in next 6 months
The survey conducted over 20,000 employees stated that salary is the main driver pushing a majority of the workforce to look for new job opportunities. Indian students dump Aussie colleges
Enrolment in Victoria colleges drops by 40 pc this year after racial attacks on Indians.
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