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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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Animation

“Animation is not the art of drawings that move, but rather, the art of movements that are drawn.” Norman McClaren (Canadian animator) From Disney to Pixar, Dreamworks to Warner the animation industry has spun its magic for years now. If Snow White cooing to a tiny sparrow thrilled granny, we are tickled by a wise-cracking donkey (a very beautifully rendered ...

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Embedded Systems

With the ongoing recession, job prospects in the IT industry are getting dim. But that’s the case only for general computer jobs, the demand for specialists is still going strong. There is a requirement for trained professionals in fields like animation, hardcore programming, data warehousing and embedded systems programming. What are embedded systems? Embedded systems are devices used to monitor, ...

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Dead End Job

That’s what people say about call centers. Neelakantan does not agree. The call center job has attracted the ire of many. There are those who say it is a dead end job. There are others who say that there are cultural ramifications, health hazards, moral hazards and what not. Some are very charitable to it and just say it is ...

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JAM Call Center Ratings

Is joining a BPO, a good career option? The answer lies – to an extent – on where you join. To help you decide, JAM magazine presents the first ever Call Centre Ratings. Vaibhav Wankhede gives you the good, the bad and the ugly side of the BPO you could be working at. Ratings in a nutshell Based upon factors ...

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Formula 1 Racing

So you dream of following in Narain’s footsteps. How would YOU reach formula racing level at all? Start with go-Karting! Fundamental Training Ground This is not some kind of cruel joke. You read it right – go Karting. It’s safe, easily accessible and teaches you the ABCD of racing such as agility, concept and use of the racing line and ...

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Auto Design

Check out the “DC”!!! Dilip Chhabria, India’s only automobile designer, gives gyaan on what it takes to rule the roads. You have seen his creations flame the road. The bright vehicles with broad radials and sleek bumpers gliding thru potholes. This Dr Frankenstein of auto-parts has the power to bring new life to ordinary vehicles. The slogan of his company ...

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