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English literature

SHAKESPEARE CALLING Kavita Ogale explains why a course in English Literature provides the perfect grounding for someone planning to embark on a career in mass communication. ‘English Literature?’ shrieked Abhishek’s mother when she heard her beloved son’s choice of a major in his third year of graduation. That is the response most parents would give to a choice of a ...

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Animation 2005 – Parallel Reality

From movies to music videos to games, it’s everywhere, and it’s getting bigger by the day. The animation industry may booming in the west, but a lot of the work is being outsourced to India. Arjun ‘Draws-Poorly’ Ravi tells you how you can join the bandwagon. “Ogres are like onions” says Shrek, the green ogre, picking up an onion from ...

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Networking

Flashback to when you were in the 2nd standard…all neat and tidy uniforms…sitting in your small chairs…the teacher asks you “Where is Air?” and the whole class echoes with the answers of proud two-feet-tall scholars “Air is everywhere”!!! Let’s get back to the present… when pretty much the same thing can be said about computers. Millions and millions bytes of ...

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MCSE

Microsoft Certification Answers to Questions you were too afraid to ask. What is the Microsoft Certification Program? Microsoft products are everywhere, they run almost everything related to computers. Name a task and you’ll find a Microsoft product for it. So configuring, maintaining and creating systems based on Microsoft products requires an in-depth knowledge of the product and the environment in ...

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MCA

A few years ago, an MCA was one of the most sought after degrees. With the fall of the IT industry and the recession, the demand for MCA as a profession lessened. But look for this scenario to change soon. So what if the US doesn’t want any of our computer professionals? Thanks to call centers and other backend support ...

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MBA from Harvard

An MBA from Harvard? Why not? Harvard MBA is used as a phrase to symbolize exceptional intelligence, talent, and success. Harvard Business School alumni form the highest proportion of CEOs amongst Fortune-500 companies. And not to forget that the placements are arguably the best in the world, with the average base salary this year being $105,000. In other words more ...

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Personal Interview: Cracking The Code

What The Article Is All About: You have done all your home work for the Interview very well. Chandrasekhar Singh tells what to do once you are inside the Interview room. In this article we focus on the ‘in-room process’ and under stand the secret of walking out as a winner. Pleasant Disposition There is no better way of beginning ...

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Close Encounters Of The Tough Kind

What The Article Is All About: A look at some frequently asked questions in the interview round, and how to answer them. There are no fixed rules in an interview and hence you should be prepared to face any eventuality. However, there are some standard questions that panels post to the students, in order to assess a variety of personal ...

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Group Discussions: Talk It Easy

What The Article Is All About: Raising your volume and interacting constantly will not stand you in good stead at a Group Discussion. A look at what will…. Sailing through group discussions (GDs) successfully is an art. A look at the strategies that will help take you a long way in winning the day. Be Natural: The best mantra is ...

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Personality Assessment

What The Article Is All About: You thought that the written test is the biggest hurdle on your way to a top B School and you could relax after the written tests. Chandrasekhar Singh argues that the real battle begins only after the written test With the first stage of selection process (the written tests) of premier B Schools over, ...

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