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Delhi University’s short term, industry oriented Open Learning courses

College of Open Learning of Delhi University invites admissions in skill based industry training courses” The COL on its website says, “Graduation degree does not empower the students to get a job instantly.  Most Indian graduates do not match the employment profile required by industry in a competitive global environment. Academic achievements not withstanding , graduates have no means to ...

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eShack – The Party Place

Arman Sood and Ashwajeet Singh, fourth year law students from Jindal Global Law School conceived an offbeat idea of eShack- an online store selling bar/party/drinking accessories. In their second year, after being bored with their not-so-happening life, and hell-bent on doing something new and unconventional, both budding entrepreneurs took the plunge.  From college their dorm, they share their journey  into ...

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Life in Bullets

• I have stopped making plans for outings with friends. It is much better than making plans and then cancelling. • Have become incredibly assertive at work. Am shooting off mails which rattle up people the way a rattlesnake in your soup would rattle you. Got into a sharp debate with my manager last week .Took apart an office boy ...

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115 new seats added to IIMs. Register for CAT 2013, Aug 5.

Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) announce the registration of the Common Admission Test 2013 (CAT 2013). The registration will be open from 5 August through 26 September 2013. New this year, CAT candidates can buy vouchers online directly from IIMs, from 5 August to 24 September. Physical vouchers can be purchased from designated Axis Bank branches also. Date of the ...

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Apurva’s guide to survival …

You get up and smell bed tea. You find your clothes neatly washed and ironed in the closet. Your breakfast is ready on the table. Meals are always served hot. Your parents call you all the time to make sure you are fine. Your family takes utmost care of you when you fall ill. Your parents fulfil all your desires ...

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Study Abroad – Going to France

Post graduation in France – on a scholarship: I finished my B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, at Pondicherry in 2008. Like all citizens in this beautiful part of India, I was fairly conversant with French. I knew the language and had been practicing it for 15 years. When I got a scholarship to do ...

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The challenges and rewards of University life

In my previous article, “Beware of substandard and fraudulent foreign Universities” I spoke about the disastrous start I had to my journey as an international student. So how did I go on from there? I had two options – pack my bags and go home or stay and start afresh. They say that when the going gets tough, the tough ...

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Women in IT – Of codes, builds and bugs!

“Please let’s go home now. Just log off.” I told him. The cab was waiting for us downstairs. It was well past 12 am. He did not pay heed to my frustrations and continued working. We left the cubicle only to realize that were not the only ones working late. Many were struggling with codes, builds and bugs. The next ...

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IT’s pain and pleasure. No time for boredom.

He who never had the glimpse of working in IT must be building up a dream of getting a job here. A job which has always been their dream job. Lots of money, professional surrounding, the feeling of standing on your own and loads more. True,very true. IT industry definitely has money , mannerism and total evidence of being independent. ...

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