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Engineering Colleges: Mumbai Ratings, 2006

Selecting an engineering college is tricky. Brand name, placement, results, faculty, infrastructure, branch, and distance of travel are all important while making your decision. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has awarded grades, but ground realities are often different. That is why we at JAM spoke to dozens of students as well as visited several colleges and took expert opinions ...

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Engineering Colleges: Delhi Ratings, 2006

A +Grade NSIT – A sister concern of Delhi College of Engineering, with the same entrance exam, it is the preferred choice for toppers. The campus is located in far off Dwarka. Connectivity has increased with the advent of the metro. Boasts of Moksha, the second biggest cultural fest after IIT D. Attracts excellent companies for recruitment. DCE – The ...

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IIT K grad decides:”Be Your Own Boss!”

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Things to consider. Difficult but not impossible. Ashish Kumar way back in 2006 decided to join Tekriti Software, New Delhi, India. He is an IIT-Kanpur graduate and has earlier worked at Microsoft, Redmond, USA. Being your own boss! Sounds interesting, but many times it happens to be a mirage, the reality of which comes to you after you shun your ...

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CAT Prep For Dummies

Time to gear up for another year of MBA preparation. JAM gives you the lowdown on which coaching class to join. CAT is not a tough exam. What makes it tough is the fact that your are competing with 1,50,000 test-takers. Much like any other entrance exam, most people tend to join CAT coaching classes in order to have that ...

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Gyaan From The CAT Guru

Troubled with CAT preparation? JAM gives you a comprehensive tour of what it takes to crack CAT. THE DIVISION BELL The entire CAT giving junta can be divided into two broad groups: – The engineers (includes IT workers and lots of freshers) – The non – engineers (includes CAs, BCom, BA grads) Now preparation for CAT usually starts a year ...

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To B Or Not To Be

Why do institutes opt out of B school surveys anyways? And does research output really matter? Rashmi Bansal finds out. B school surveys are like Miss India contests – a good figure is a basic requirement. I mean in terms of certain academic parameters like full-time faculty. Problem is, every institute does not believe in this academic model. The Symbiosis ...

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Crack the CAT

Crack the CAT – The CPLC way Tired of the good ole’ CAT classes with their jam-packed classrooms? Try out Chitale’s Personalised Training Centre, which is fast becoming a rage amongst CAT aspirants, says Akansha Thakore It’s that time of the year again, when classrooms get emptier and libraries fuller. With professional exams coming closer, harried students scurry around to ...

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Mera Bharat Mahaan!

Ashish Shakya gives you the lowdown on some of the engineering coaching industry’s most popular professors. First up…Bharat Acharya. Bharat Sir. The man is to MU engineering, what Michael Schumacher is to F1. No this doesn’t mean he’s going to retire soon. But with razor-sharp skills, excellent results and a legion of loyal fans, he’s certainly achieved superstardom on the ...

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Law

Lawyer, Lawyer Do u wanna be a liar? Oops I’m sorry, I mean a Lawyer – one of those hallowed persons who uphold society, mete out justice and ensure that right prevails over wrong. Well here’s how u go about it. Lawyer must first complete a Ligum Ligum Baccheleros (LLB)! For the uninitiated that’s Latin for Bachelor of Law. And ...

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Self Study v/s Coaching Classes

Introduction A wise man once said: ” The GRE is not about how smart you are, it’s about how good you are at taking the GRE.” A standardized test by nature, the GRE only assesses certain basic skills. Currently, the exam is comprised of a verbal section, a quantitative section and an analytical essay writing section. Most test takers feel ...

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