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Taming the CET!

Preparing for the CAT is not enough to crack other entrance exams. Find out why! A popular belief amongst MBA aspirants is – ‘Prepare for CAT and you are prepared for all other exams!’ Though this might be true for most exams, it is surely not true for Maharashtra MBA-CET. This exam is a very different animal to tame altogether. ...

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Software Roulette

The recession has taken its toll on software jobs across the country. Rashmi Bansal dissects the situation. A tiny news item on page 7 of Economic Times a few days ago declared ‘Wipro Tech to honour job offers’. The gist of it is that Wipro will honour all offers made to all 6,000 graduates during 2007-08. These grads would join ...

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Chennai International Screenwriting Workshop

Do you want to be one of the chosen 250 to attend a week-long masterclass by some of the best screenwriting teachers in the country? Kamal Haasan, in association with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras presents a first-of-its-kind international workshop and seminar on screenwriting in South India. “It’s a strictly instructional event. Basic education is compulsory and candidates need to ...

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IIFT Beats Recession, achieves 100% placement

– IIFT students placed in some of the biggest business conglomerates in India\r\n\r\n- 73 companies participated offering diverse profiles.\r\n\r\n- Witnessed 20% rise in recruiters over the previous year for final placements.\r\n\r\nNew Delhi, April 13, 2009: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has announced that they have registered 100 percent placement in 2009. Meltdown of the markets from October lead to ...

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Media Planning

Presenting a game u play with numbers: Behind the scenes, Until 10 years ago, the media department in an advertising agency was considered to be a boring back room service with no sub departments for buying, selling and operations. But then in those days the media vehicles were also restricted to general publications and Doordarshan. Then came the 1990s with ...

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Pure science

Dr Vidita Vaidya, a TIFR Reader, tells you all you want to know about the life sciences and biochemistry Let’s begin with a glimpse into your background. I did my HSC in Science from Ruia College, Mumbai, after which I went to St Xavier’s College for my bachelor’s in life science and biochemistry. I was not interested in doing clinical ...

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Direct Marketing

The nitty gritty of marketing – Kaushal Karkhanis & Sonia Nazareth No 9 to 5 grind. No commuting. With as little an investment as Rs. 2000 – Rs. 3000 and some glib salesmanship, you can assure yourself of a healthy income. Some of the biggies claim they earn as much as 2-3 lakh a month!! Excited? Check out the wonderful ...

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Medical Coding

Technology has brought along a whole gamut of career options. This includes the fast-growing career in medical coding. Medical coding, in simple words, is converting a medical diagnosis or symptom into codes. A medical encoder is in charge of assigning specific codes to different medical services and procedures to enable healthcare providers to be able to bill for services rendered. ...

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Film Making – Part 1

Introduction Not every budding director or writer finds the right kind of launch pad. Not everyone is born into the Kapoor or Khan clan. Not everyone can do chamchagiri of the producer. For such unfortunate mavericks who want to make films, going independent is an option… Going ‘independent’ means generating your own fund and resources, without any organized film production ...

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Follow The Law

Last time, we gave you the lowdown on what’s hot in law. So how has the perception of becoming a lawyer changed over the years? JAM tells you all about the new avenues to be explored for all you aspiring lawyers. The very first image that comes to one’s mind when you mention the term lawyer is that of a ...

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