Home » zArchives » Careers » Eds Column (page 2)

Eds Column

Got the part-time MBA blues?

There are two kinds of MBA students — those for whom the course is a dearly loved wife, and those for whom it’s a secretly cherished mistress. The first kind are devoted to their course full-time. Getting this far involved a fairly long and hard battle (entrance tests, interviews, GDs!) against thousands of other suitors. Hence the object of their ...

Read More »

Where there is a coaching class, there is Hope!

There are two kinds of junta post CAT 2004: Those who feel deceived and those who feel relieved. In the first category lie those who slogged for months, mastering Vedic Mathematics shortcuts and agonising over their performance in SIM CATs. They prepared all they could. And then some more. Only to find the rules of the game cruelly altered. Hence ...

Read More »

The MBA Caste System

There are two kinds of MBA institutes in India — a handful from which you leave with a pedigree and the vast majority which offer just degrees. In the first category lie the IIMs, XLRI and, to a lesser extent, FMS and Bajaj — the institutions which pioneered the concept of management education at a time when the IAS was ...

Read More »