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CHENNAI, October 21, 2014

Anna varsity releases rank list

Anna University has released its undergraduate students rank list that includes gold medallists. Close to 1,200 students of 80 colleges that were part of the erstwhile Anna Unive... »
BANGALORE,October 19, 2014

Teach for India will be in Bangalore soon

Soon young college graduates and professionals can teach students in government schools across the city as part of the Teach for India (TFI) programme. The programme is a part of the global Teach... »
October 19, 2014

EAD 2014

Description: Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD), a nationwide massive flagship event undertaken by the Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur.Eligibility: Any college stu... »
October 19, 2014

Identify your strengths

I have one-year experience in an automobile company. I had always wished to take up UPSC exam. But I now plan to pursue an executive degree in Public Administration. Please advise.... »
Surya Kumar Prabakaran
October 19, 2014

Salsa, silence and study

After completing high school education in 2011 from Vidhya Niketan, Coimbatore, I set out on a similar career path like others, but life had something different in store for me. A year back, P.S.G... »
Thiruvananthapuram, October 19, 2014

Cusat gets new VC; setback for Congress

J. Letha, incumbent Director of Technical Education, has been appointed as Vice Chancellor (VC) of Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat). The decision has come as a setback for the Co... »
Mumbai,October 17, 2014

Bullish TCS to up campus hiring in FY16 to 35,000

Exuding bullish sentiment, India’s largest software exporter TCS on Friday said it will offer 35,000 jobs for freshers at campuses in 2015-16, 10,000 more than offered in the current fiscal.»
October 15, 2014

IT’s happening now

Going by last week’s job listings on, there is a reason to cheer for those in the IT sector. The job portal reported 11,429 IT openings. Of them, most jobs were found in the area of sof... »
Bjorn Borg had an unsuccessful comeback partly because of an unwillingness to adapt to new technology. Borg was using a wooden racquet when the world had moved on to graphite racquets
October 15, 2014

March your workforce to the re-skill room

Re-skilling is a necessity. Sometimes this is obvious. Recently, the Colombian anti-narcotics police had a new ‘recruit’ – a dog named Pecas. It will soon serve the personnel engaged in... »
Looking up: The team
October 12, 2014

A spaceship for Mars

The idea was as far away from their mind as Mars is from Earth. But NASA’s call, ‘Join the International Inspiration Mars Student Design Contest’, was irresistible. “Let's go for it,” said Vishnu,... »

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Road to self-discovery

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Madras Christian College wins city round of U.K.’s Great Debate

Kerala to achieve total primary education by April 18, 2015

UPSC directed to withdraw its ‘discriminatory proforma’

EP campus capsule

BANGALORE,October 20, 2014

Getting that first job is much harder now, finds survey

Getting that first job is not an easy task. A recent survey found that 21 per cent of respondents in Karnataka believed it will take them at least one to three months to find a job right ou... »
October 19, 2014

What’s new

Study trip to AustraliaThe Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge, is conducting the International Schools Video Competition. Supported by the Australian... »
October 19, 2014

Maths Talent Search Examination

This is a competitive examination with focus on mathematical reasoning, mental ability, novel approach, concepts, accuracy and speed. It is conducted by the Indian Institute for Studies in Mathema... »
Mohit Nagar
October 19, 2014

Leadership and responsibility

Several students aspire to be a part of the college’s student union. Becoming a union leader provides them with the opportunity to take up responsibility, which presents good opportunities in the... »
HYDERABAD,October 19, 2014

Andhara Pradesh issues fresh guidelines for scholarships

The A.P. government has introduced several new norms to check the misuse of post-matric scholarships by the students and they include linking the Aadhaar card details and obtaining the Income Tax... »
Hiring is taking place in soon-to-be launched Vistara, the full service airline of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines.
MUMBAI,October 19, 2014

Job prospects in airlines look up

After a gap of eight years, employment opportunity in the domestic civil aviation sector is opening up with existing and start-up airlines recruiting personnel to scale up/start their operations. »
October 15, 2014

How professional are you?

(Think through these questions and analyse yourself patiently. For every positive trait, give yourself one point. For every negative trait, one minus point. Be honest with yourself. Anyway, yo... »
October 15, 2014

IT’s happening now

Going by last week’s job listings on, there is a reason to cheer for those in the IT sector. The job portal reported 11,429 IT openings. Of them, most jobs were found in the area of sof... »
New Delhi,October 14, 2014

UPSC declares civil services prelims results

The results of the civil services preliminary examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission were declared Tuesday.The Commission has advised candidates not to file RTI app... »
October 12, 2014

The French connect

The Embassy of France in India and Campus France India (the French national agency for higher studies in France) has announced the 2014 Autumn Admission Tour in India. This event will allow... »

The safety trail

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Tamil Nadu schools will remain open on Tuesday