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Just Do It!

Rashmi Bansal answers an interesting query by Aadesh Jain – the much needed gyan for the entrepreneur in you “I am a final year Bachelor of Management Studies student from Mumbai. I am taking the CAT’ 06 in November and had a few questions. I would be really glad if you could answer them. I found out that the average ...

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Merchant Navy

Introduction Free food, free stay, free travel around the world and a huge salary (with tax exemptions) to boot. Welcome to one of the most lucrative career options available – the Merchant Navy. Of course it’s not all glamour ‘n fun – it’s a lotta hard work. Also you’ll be separated from home, girlfriend and mom’s cooking for 6 months ...

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Finance Continuum at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

The students at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai had a great time in learning the latest trends in ’emerging market’ at a seminar organised at SJMSOM, on September 2 and 3, 2006. Managing director and chief executive officer of Bombay Stock Exchange, Rajnikant Patel shared his views over “India at its Turning Point” as the key-note speaker. “The last three ...

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IIPM: Tall Claims

In furtherance of the order dated June 1, 2010 by the Hon civil Judge no 1 at Cachat, Silchar in case no Misc 20 of 2010, we are temporarily removing the link to the article ’The Truth about IIPM’s tall claims’ (originally published in JAM magazine print issue dated Jun 15-29, 2005). We are currently seeking legal recourse against this ...

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SIES Engg Students Take College To Court

Fee dispute drags into third year Melodramatic as it may seem, for around 90 students of South Indian Education Society Graduate School of Technology (SIESGST), Nerul, Navi Mumbai, the headline above is an apt reminder of the greed that was imposed on them three years ago. Ashish Shakya brings you up to date… SIES Graduate School of Technology opened its ...

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CET versus COMEDK

The Karnataka engineering college admission process was supposed to the best in the country and has been emulated by many states, including Maharashtra. But things have changed for the worse now says Saranath Narsimhan. What is holding the Karnataka education policy to ransom? To home in on an answer we need to look back at the history of a hitherto ...

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CAT: A Level Playing Field?

‘Geeky’ Toppers vs. Average Joes: The battle continues… By Ashish Shakya Candidate A was a topper all throughout school and junior college. He aced his engineering course in Mumbai University, with an aggregate in the 70s. Much loved by his professors and admired by his classmates, he started preparing for CAT-05 in his third year, putting in regular hours of ...

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Does Work Experience Matter in MBA Admissions?

“Work, work, work, is the main thing.”, said Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. President in his letter to John M. Brockman, Sep. 25, 1860. A cursory look at the graph above only goes to reiterate that the average number of work experience that is best preferred around the globe is about 3-4 years. The average age of an MBA student in ...

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How many cracks at CAT?

You did not make it to the b school of your choice the first time. Here’s why you should try again By Chinmaya Chitlangia Tried of his technical studies in engineering Chandoo set out to crack the CAT hoping for a 5 lac salary after his MBA. He started studying in Dec 2001 for the examination to be held next ...

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The trouble with B school rankings 2006

If you are an MBA aspirant, do not blindly accept B school ranking surveys By Rashmi Bansal The huge interest in pursuing an MBA has made ‘B School rankings’ an annual feature of several magazines. B school rankings issues sell – but do they actually guide mostly ignorant aspirants? Do they provide credible information and help you make better choices? ...

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