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Brain Drain – Unpatriotic, but its for my Survival.

Onions Rs 80 per kg, Petrol Rs 80 per litre and the inflation continues. It’s a night mare for the middle class people of India they say, but I believe it’s a more cruel reality for budding professionals like us. I had recently completed my Bachelors in Engineering in Instrumentation and have just stepped into the job market. I got ...

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Is your College Accredited – I

The current scenario: Nowadays, the number of private colleges that do not offer quality education and focus more on advertising their brand is increasing. Many students and parents are carried away by the rigorous promotion done by these institutions. There are several private institutions and universities in India that are not accredited yet offer engineering, medical and management courses. After ...

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Is your Institute accredited – II

Whether you are planning to pursue a course undergrad studies in management, engineering, or medicine or even a post -graduate MBA, a huge amount of money and valuable time is invested in it. Hence, it becomes crucial to ensure that you are choosing the right college. Applying to an institute of higher education does not end or begin with application form. Before choosing your ...

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Offbeat Jobs that bring cha-ching

Unusual career options are not considered at par with conventional ones as far as money is concerned. What if some of these myths were quashed? Engineering, medicine or business management are still considered the most sought after secure career options. But offbeat careers pay well too so would you dare to dream beyond the usual? Here’s a look at some ...

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Homesickness & culture shock- How to overcome.

Studying abroad? Is the fear of homesickness and culture shock the main hindrance in your decision to study abroad? If yes, the following post shares tips to overcome it and be a winner. Read on… It is very common for students studying abroad to experience nostalgia and culture shock that results in confusion, anxiety, and frustration. While the focus of ...

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DU: Fyup fyasco!

It has been a rather eventful past month for Delhi University students…and a harrowing year for the undergrads. This year saw an epochal change with the introduction of a four-year under grad programme. The idea of the 4 years was to progress and grow and improve the quality of the DU education. However, there was no marked improvement in education ...

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Fashion bug- Lacy affair

Some styles stay for a very time while some stay timeless- lace falls in the latter. Lace is classic, that touch of elegance and luxury, and it was an instant hit in the fashion lines. All major brands now offer lace dresses, tops, skirts and shorts, as well as the streets of Hill road and Colaba Causeway! You can pair ...

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10 reasons why you couldn’t land a job after engineering.

1.  The first and foremost reason why couldn’t you get a job is that engineering is not your cup of tea. You take engineering like every typical Indian teenager, build expectation while graduating and regret a lot in the end. 2. You are just another engineering graduate. Not an Engineer. You hate to admit that you even lack fundamentals of your niche. ...

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Life of an engineering student in a “3rd tier” college

You don’t have to study much after you join a college they said. After 1 year of frequent unit and revision tests I entered my college with so much of expectations that gets fed during the last months of school days. I imagined that my college life would be like what they show in movies and tv shows. Bunking classes, ...

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Super 30 : 27 out of 30 students make it to IIT

In India 14 lakh students appeared for IIT JEE exam in this year 2014 of which only around 150,000 qualify for JEE advanced which is the second level in IIT B.Tech admission. These 150,000 students compete for just 9,885 seats in the 17 IITs combined. Clearing JEE advanced is a big deal which needs rigorous training for two years through reputed and ...

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