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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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An NGO for NGOs

iVolunteer is a unique NGO which provides volunteers to other NGOs. Prachi Parekh talks to Ruchika Beri about their India Youth Fellowship Programme What is iVolunteer all about? iVolunteer is an initiative of MITRA Technology Foundation and was founded in 2000 by Shalabh Sahai, Rahul Nainwal, Rahul Bakartaky who are graduates from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA). They came ...

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Carry on Trainee Doctor

When resident doctors went on strike in Maharashtra, interns went on duty. Sumedh Hoskote (Intern, Seth G.S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital), Parel) recounts the experience The elation of passing (rather, surviving) the final MBBS examinations soon makes way for the bewilderment at the prospect of facing the year ahead – that of internship. It’s the period where, one is ...

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Mumbai Community Card

IITians Nikhil Dhoka and Amit Kumar introduce consumer cards that will donate part of payment to a social cause They say, “In Mumbai, nobody has time for nobody,” but in this fast-paced metro, there are exceptions all around. We met two IITians who created an unconventional career, which will benefit the underprivileged and everyone who is involved in it. Founder ...

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Medical College Rankings

Medical College Rankings 2003 In 1998 the Government of Maharashtra decided to form a single university which dealt with all medical and paramedical fields of education. Hence, the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) was born. To regularize admissions into these fields, the Common Entrance Test (CET) was introduced in 1999. The changes completely altered the complexion of medical education ...

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Ek chutki Bollywood

Acting is full of struggle. But one has to struggle smart and not simply struggle hard; Varun Vazir tells you how If you are not a ‘star’ kid and the acting ka ‘keeda’ has bitten you sore, then you definitely, need to read this. Firstly, you need a good photographer to make your portfolio. A shoot will cost you anything ...

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Biz boy on the block

All of 22, Jubin Joshi juggles 3 businesses, is a freelance photographer and has also started his own multimedia company. Prachi Parekh finds out how Most students depend on their parents for money during college, but Jubin Joshi was already earning by the time he passed out. “Technology has always fascinated me, so when my uncle started a cable Internet ...

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DJ da kamaal

The first Indian to have his music played on Vh1, 23-year-old DJ EXCELEON talks about his passion, how it all began and the reason behind buying his own racing team… Where did you start playing? I started playing in the UK in 2006-07. From spinning in-house and mobile parties, I moved on to playing at commercial parties at Geneva, Miami, ...

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