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XAT vs CAT

Dipintika Kumar tells you which exam was tougher! These days entrance exams come up with the most unpredictable paper patterns, perhaps to assess on-the-spot decision making abilities rather than the preparation level of a student. And the two most notorious exams in this regard are CAT and XAT. While CAT has gone online, XAT prefers to continue with its paper-based, ...

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When the CAT roared…

Jubin Mehta’s take on his CAT experience They say life’s unfair. Well, it is pretty much true. What I’m referring to here is India’s supposedly most grueling test, CAT. The CAT has gone online from last year and having taken the test this year; I’ve got the privilege to provide a review after a hands-on experience. This isn’t going to ...

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MDI Gurgaon out with its list

MDI Gurgaon has released his list of shortlisted applicants for PGP programme for the 2010 batch. MDI Gurgaon Admissions Chairman Prof CP Gupta had earlier spoken to JAM regarding the release of the list. You can check out the list here

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E4SI Fellowship 2010

The Engineers for Social Impact (E4SI) fellowship program has commenced its third annual rigorous recruitment process to match the most talented undergraduate students from twenty-five elite Indian engineering schools with partner enterprises that are catalyzing development through enterprise and market-based solutions. E4SI fellowships promise to be highly entrepreneurial in a way that combines the best of consulting, technology, and social ...

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Cake Making

Cakewalk A career that’s off the eaten track. The Cake Studio in Lokhandwala Complex is a favorite with both plebs and celebs. JAM speaks to owner Desiree, who’s been in the baking business since 1991, to find out the secret of her success. Q. What are the different types of cake you make? A. Theme cakes, tea time cakes, desserts, ...

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GLOBAL LESSONS

A new wave of global opportunities has presented itself through organisations like AISEC and the international exchanges and tie-ups that colleges arrange. Pooja Bhula gets students to share their experiences St. Xavier’s College Akshay Kohli (17), from St. Xavier’s College participated in the International Leadership Exchange Program (ILEP) that aims at creating global leaders, hosted by NYU Stern. “The topic, ...

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Broadcast Journalism

A CHANNEL FOR SUCCESS: A Career in Broadcast Journalism A lot of people perceive broadcast journalism to be a glamorous career that’s like a ticket to instant fame. But being the ‘face of the news’ involves a lot of hard work, grit and determination. Most importantly, you have to absolutely love your job, discovers Sulakshana Gupta. BROADCAST VS PRINT Are ...

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Competition is the Key

The Education Minister has taken two major decisions this year. One is to shutdown 35 Engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh and the other is to allow foreign universities to set up campuses in India. Pooja Bhula shows you the common impact that both decisions will have. 500 of the 692 Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh do not meet the standards ...

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Last lap of the CAT

You have been preparing for D Day all along, and now you’ve reached the last lap of the race. You feel the heat building up, the pressure mounting, days that go in anticipation and time that increasingly gets spent in the temples and you replace your sweetheart’s snap with a picture of God.. JAM brings you some pertinent and useful ...

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Want to bell the CAT?

JAM helps you decide if being an MBA is really your passion The CAT is now upon everyone. With the MBA entrances looming nearby, MBA aspirants are in top gear to crack them and gain entry into a top notch B-School. But think about it. Do you really know why you’re doing an MBA? Read on to find your answers… ...

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