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Knocking some sense in!

The 40 odd students in the Students’ Forum of NM are gearing up for a flurry of activities, reports Suhani Singh. Students’ Forum (SF), the official representative body of NM College is on an activity spree this month. On 12th December, they got 75 students to clean the streets of Vile Parle. Tanya Rawal, PRO says, “We wanted to bring ...

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Dive In!

It’s December folks. And it’s time for our yearly dose of Mood Indigo. Krishna Rao meets the OC to find out what’s cookin’ @ IIT this time ’round… How is Mood-I 2005 better than Mood-I 2004? Till last year only small events used to happen in the day and the nights would be grand. Many people would come only in ...

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Numero Uno Effort!

When the OC makes sure that the simple things are taken care of, the result is always good. A one day event dedicated to Math & Statistics will not attract a glance let alone create a flutter. Yet, HR managed to pull a great participation for it’s Math & Statistics Quiz, Numero Uno. Reason – HR stuck to the basics. ...

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Not Really My Calling

Melinda Warty says call centres are great for summer jobs but when the vacations end, it’s best to go back to college. Not sure what to do after graduation? Got really bored during the vacations? If you are not looking at other courses and also want that extra cash to go partying, shopping or holidaying, then a call centre is ...

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I Call, Therefore I Am

Wouldn’t we all like to be as lucky as Amit Nagpal? A call centre employee, he absolutely luvs his job! Here in his own words, he explains why. First things first. Let me introduce myself. I am a 29 year ‘old’ Commerce graduate working at a call centre in Noida. Did you just go “A 29 year old working in ...

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Cracking Call Centre Interviews

Big bucks, free passes to discs, home pick up and drop, state of the art offices, 0 balance Debit cards and many, many other benefits. Yes! Call centre jobs have them all. But did you know that only 2 out of 20 people actually clear the interview. So how does one get into that ‘elite’ 10% bracket? We at JAM ...

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Auto Engg 2

Foreign Universities The U.K. has a substantial research, design and manufacturing base which provides many good career opportunities. Universities offering courses in automobile engineering include: Bolton Institute Course offered: B. Engg. (Hons) – accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (I.Mech.E.). The Bolton Institute has strong links with many of the multi-national companies such as Rolls Royce, Leyland Trucks, Nissan, ...

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BPO Basics

BPO Basics Think you know it all when it comes to call centres? Here’s a few things you don’t. Size Doesn’t Matter Keep your CV as short as possible. A multiple-page resume doesn’t help if you’re a fresher. Either way if you state everything about yourself in the resume itself, there wouldnt be much to say in the interview. And ...

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Auto Engg 1

Intrigued by Automobiles? Step on the gas, accelerate your drive to overtake convention, put your interests in top gear and steer your career to the fast lane of cars & bikes. A wise man once said ‘Choose a job you love and you will never have to work for the rest of your life’. It’s a saying that holds true ...

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Classic / Cell Animation

The Basic Work Images are painstakingly drawn on clear celluloid sheets (hence the name cell) one frame at a time. One second of smooth motion requires 24 separate frames. Here is how it goes- The character is first developed by a Character Developer, then the Animator roughly draws the key frames (the most important motion movements in one second). A ...

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