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School Vs Coaching Institutes: Time to revive Indian Schooling system

School Vs Coaching Institutes: Time to revive Indian Schooling system   A recent order by hon Supreme Court of India stated that entrance to medical and engineering colleges in India should not be taken just on an entrance exam score and weightage should be given to the school exam marks a...

An Open Letter to Indian Parents - “Your Child’s Career Path: A Free Will or a Forced Choice?”

  Dear Indian Parents,    I sincerely expect that you must be aware about the recent upsurge in the number of students committing suicide in Kota, which is popularly known as the coaching hub of our country.  The past one year has witnessed the suicides of 45 students in K...

Awesome Tips that may Help You to get Better Career in Life

After the excruciating years of your academic career, it's time to face the "real thing". It’s time to put down your textbooks and start looking at your professional life and moving towards the career you have always dreamed of. Life, apparently, does not stop and wait for you to decide whi...

Globalize your career with International Relations

International relations is not confined as a theoretical subject, but has developed as a dynamic career field. It is an interesting subject dealing with the tessellating relations amongst nations. Learn how to seek career opportunities amongst relations between nations.   The twenty first ...

Assuring Smiles through Covering Risks – A Career in Insurance

The expanding Insurance market has provided a plethora of job opportunities. Depending upon their skills and qualifications, anyone can find rewarding employment in Insurance sector. Life is fraught with dangers. Take a look around, whatever we see is at risk. That swiftly moving car may meet an...

Put on your Dancing Shoes

The time is ripe for individuals who want to explore and express themselves in the field of dancing, with the Indian dance industry expanding into new horizons and strengthening its traditional roots. Dancing is the Indian way of celebrating – from festivals to parties, from birthdays to w...

Get your wings and Fly: Career as a Commercial Pilot

A globe-trotting career, office at 30,000 feet above ground and an adventurous life are a few perks of being a commercial pilot. Not to mention the awesome feeling of visiting numerous countries and becoming a role-model to many around. Have you ever dreamt of flying to far-away lands, been draw...

The good, the witty and the clever- Philosophy combines all!

Philosophy has off late gained prominence as a discipline with interesting job prospects. With more and more opportunities opening in this field in the country and abroad, Philosophy as a discipline will have much more takers in future. The term philosophy was coined by the Greek thinker Pythag...

Boost the Economy as an Economist

The advent of twenty- first century marked an era of accelerated progress and economics as a career field saw an uproar providing immense opportunities to individuals passionate about the subject. Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, CEO of Mastercard Ajaypal Singh Banga and World Bank Chief ...

Empower your career through Life Science

Recent scientific advancements have led to a brilliant growth of the life science industry. It is not only limited to in-depth research and study, but has paved way to a dynamically successful career for individuals passionate about science. The origin of life, air, water and atmosphere is a mi...

Career in Gaming: An Industry that swallowed Hollywood

The Gaming Industry has grown a lot since the mid-70s. Today it makes 80 Billion Dollars a year with an 8.6% employment growth rate, which is bigger than Hollywood, the Book and the music industry. Although it still thrives for recognition, a very large number of young people want to be a part of...

Working with X-rays: A Career in Radiology

Radiology is an exciting and intellectually stimulating specialty that plays an important role in patient diagnosis and management. If you are willing to work hard and be adaptable, it is a very rewarding career and one that some radiologists have described as not just a job but a hobby. The gre...

Study Drama to claim the Center-Stage: A Career in Theatrics

The most wonderful aspect about studying drama is the networking opportunities that you get. It might require a lot of discipline & concentrated efforts, but it is equally true that with good practice & skills, you can get ample opportunities to reach your creative peak. If you think the...

MBA Specialisation

  M.B.A for You and Me Recently I was attending a family gathering. There I overheard one of my uncle’s talking about today’s education system and the youth. It was all about hiring a receptionist. My uncle was in search of a front desk officer; he interviewed many young girls ...

Turning the Ordinary into Extra-Ordinary: Careers in Public Relations

When British celebrity Jade Goody received massive criticism for making racist remarks against Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on the Big Brother show, her Public Relations team designed an elaborate crisis PR campaign, which included several media appearances and public apologies, press releases...

How to Write the Right SOP

As more and more students are crossing oceans to explore new horizons for their career, they have to clear several milestones before reaching their destination. The statement of purpose (SOP) remains one of the most ambiguous parts of the application process. There is no fixed format of an SOP, a...

World Class Education in the World City Hong Kong

Are you looking for a study abroad destination that has a global reputation, top ranking universities, developed financial environment, high education standards and low education cost? There is a place that can offer you all these along with a memorable student life, a never ending nightlife and ...

Germany: Land der Ideen (Land of Ideas)

As we step into the month of October, there is no better place to explore than the land of Oktober Fest; Germany. This country is known for dominance in the field of technology and proudly homes some of the preeminent car manufacturing companies like Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Porsche, Volks...

Canada: The Coolest Study Destination

Canada: Keep Exploring! This Canada tourism department motto holds true for every student looking forward to pursue education abroad. You must explore all the study destinations and find the one that is a blend of best academic quality, good employment opportunities, feasible education & livi...

Singapore: The Best Asian Study Destination

“Malujah Singapura”, Singapore has acted true to these words from its national anthem, which means ‘Onward Singapore’. This country has shown remarkable growth in last two decades and has secured a prominent position globally. Singapore is counted among the world’s b...

New Zealand: The New Zeal Land

Who could have thought that the cute little ‘Frodo Baggins’ would defeat all mighty forces and destroy the ‘One Ring’? If you don’t get it yet, I am referring to the movie Lord of the Rings. Don’t worry, this post is not about an apprentice course under the gre...

Education in the UK: The King and Queen’s Way

The distance of seven seas seems trivial when you consider that India is the second largest English speaking nation, and not the UK, and chicken tikka masala is the national dish of the UK, not India.  India and UK have a complex love-hate relationship, these two countries share a huge histo...

Chennai Express to Education

Chennai a.k.a Madras is not just the land of filter coffee, idli, dosa or chutney. The capital city of Tamil Nadu played a very crucial role in the traditional, historical and academic growth of the country, representing the different elements of the highest variety of the Dravidian civilization....

Education in the Land of Oz! Things you should Know

There is nothing like Australia! We Indians have already accepted this tagline of Australian Tourism Board when it comes to cricket and scenic beauty. Australia shares our love and devotion towards the game of cricket and almost every cricket fan in India cheers for the Australian team when it is...

Target USA: Important Things to Know

America! The land of opportunity, initiators of Rock n Roll, home for the Woodstock, is today home for people from all around the globe. With above 2.8 million Indians living in USA, it has also become the second best home for us Indians. Even though, these 2.8 million Indians constitute roughly ...

Education - 'The guiding light to path, not the path itself'

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” -Mark Twain   Our education system has led to deep crisis. A 15yr old is expected to know what he or she wants to do in the future, and it is usually one of the following 3 options that he or she has to choose from-...

Importance of Personal Values in Career Decisions

Remember the old cartoons, before the Shin Chan and Pokemon era, like Ducktails and Tom and Jerry? In those cartoons, whenever a character was shown in a dilemma, two miniature self of the character used to revolve over its head, one with thorns and the other with a halo. This is nothing but...

5 Tips for Career Planning

Are you seeking career clarity? Want to know your vocation? Wish to pursue your dream career but don’t know how you are going to get there? Career exploration is a journey not any destination. Planning should begin long before you take the first step towards your career. High school is pr...

Importance of Co-curricular activities for a Student

“All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy.”   In the 21st century, the pure academic type of education that students are introduced to, is steadily paving way to a whole new type of education with a special focus to incorporate three major genres of education: reasoning, psy...

‘Explore’ Travel and Tourism as a Career

Are you the kind of person who believes that life is best lived behind the steering wheels with a map on your lap and a big backpack on your shoulder? Do you love reading about various places in the world and have a diary full of places that you want to visit at least once in life? Does your A...

Role of Parents in Career Selection

Life is like mathematics, to work out your life, you need formulas that suit your uniqueness. The same is true of a career. A well planned career is instrumental in a happy and satisfied life. Parents, having gone through this process can help their children from making mistakes in selecting a ca...

Non-Mumbaikar’s Guide to Mumbai University

Once a Mumbaikar, always a Mumbaikar! Mumbai is not just a city, it’s an attitude, it’s a lifestyle which seeps inside you and becomes your distinction for all your life. Days in Mumbai is all about constant dreaming, nonstop struggle and a huge horizon of opportunities. The city call...

Course Vs College! Which is More Important?

Life is like a jigsaw puzzle and the choices we make are the pieces of puzzle. Hence, it is very important that we make right choices in right place.  Our choices have an inevitable but crucial impact on our life. We face a plethora of choices every moment we spend in our life. While, some o...

Do It Your Own Way: Interesting styles of learning

From status updates to tweets, from iPhones to Macintosh and to the expanding fad of McDonald and Kfc, we are captivated under the dungeons of flashy outward advancements. As the craze of technology is advancing, our tiny tots learn to operate various gadgets before they even begin to speak or wa...

Milestones towards a Happy and Satisfied Career

“We think our fathers’ fool, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so”. These golden words of Alexandre Pope holds true for every generation. Change is the only constant in life and it is very true when it comes to education and career selection. Every generat...

Things to Consider While Selecting a College

What is more important; buying the right cellphone or selecting the right college? I am sure that most of you must have selected the second option. But, do think about the last time you bought a cell phone. Do you remember the amount of efforts and research you invested in it? Typically, the pro...

Train your Brain to attain Happiness

  We face many challenges in our personal life as well as in our career; in fact career is one such aspect of life which constantly makes us uncertain and at times leads us to the negative loop, from the quest of right career to the competitive peers, from ever nudging relatives to an unsup...

Beyond the Classroom - Gyanodaya Express

The educational trip - Gyanodaya is an initiative of Delhi University's vice chancellor Dinesh Singh to broaden the perspective of education and extend it beyond mere geographical boundaries. This gives students an opportunity to explore the cultural wealth and heritage of our great country and a...

A step closer to your Aspirations

Usually during childhood when kids propose their fantasies about their dream career that they wish to aspire, parents applaud them with glee. They even publicise their progressive thoughts amongst the extended family and friends as the proud parents. As the years pass by and the kids are about to...

Changes in CAT examination pattern 2014

  CAT an essential entrance exam which opens the gate of IIM'S - the most renowned institution in our country has undergone some significant changes in its pattern very recently. Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) will be in charge of conducting the Common Admission Test (CAT) this yea...

Tips for Online Entrance Exams

  In today's era where everything is rapidly transforming to a digital platform, online entrance exams are no exception. All the entrance exams are now conducted online and like everything there are benefits as well as some challenges which you may face in this pattern. You only get one at...

Practice Law as a Career

Advocate, Attorney, Solicitor, Barrister, Counselor these are some of the popular synonyms of Lawyer - A person learned in law or practicing law. Lawyers are the change agents that have an authority over others and form the backbone of the legal system. The core job of a lawyer is to act in the...

7 Tips for an Intern to Outshine

The age old myth of shaping your career on the basis of good grades or college is pass. Internship is a great way to give a head start to your career. In India, internship is compulsory in B-School, Medical Colleges and Engineering Colleges as a part of curriculum, but one can apply to become an...

11 things to keep in mind for non-delhites to study in Delhi!

Life is not a bed of roses, actual life starts when you step out of comfort zone, when you need to struggle even for basic amenities. This is when you start living life in real sense. Being the product of the same system (Delhi University) and not a native of this place, I am here to give some he...

Options to consider with average score in class 12th Board Exams !

    With students around you scoring 99.6% in Std. 12th Board exam this year & if you have a marksheet which says below 95% score, its natural to feel that you have lost the battle. But let us tell you, YOU HAVE NOT !   In this article we will let you know some great options ...

Indian Army - Be All You Can Be

  There are a number of ways through which you can become a part of the coveted Indian Army. In this article, we take you through all the possible entries into the second largest army in the world.   Permanent Commission: Granted through National Defence Academy (NDA) Khadakwasla, th...

Your College Search: Key Factors for Choosing the Best College

  What are the areas to check when comparing colleges? Choosing a right college means choosing a correct place to live in for next 3 years or more. For some, leaving home is not an option and for others going hundred or thousand miles is too difficult.   There are many factors to con...

Sociology - Change, To Your Benefit

  Change is the only constant. After wracking my brains with thoughts of how to write this article and whether to write it or not, changing my opinions again and again about the importance of writing an article for a career counselling blog I could just agree with the above statement more...