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17 Jul 2019

How can I upgrade my accounting skills?

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Q. I have just completed my BCom (Hons) and ‘am keen to upgrade my accounting skills to be able to start working at the earliest. I am reasonably tech-savvy as I had computer science as an additional subject in Class XII.

IIT Roorkee hosts final of Smart India Hackathon

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee was a nodal center for the Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2019 Hardware Edition. The five-day hackathon held from July 8 to July 12 was organized by MHRD innovation cell (MIC) and hosted at the Tinkering Lab, IIT Roorkee.

SHDF Scholarships

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) and Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council are providing financial assistance to marginalised but brilliant students who wish to pursue professional courses for higher education.

Jaquar Group aims to train over 10,000 more plumbers by 2020

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Jaquar Group, a bathroom and lighting solutions company, announced its support to the government’s Skill India initiative on World Youth Skill Day.

MSc Clinical Health Psychology

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow is inviting applications for MSc Clinical Health Technology course starting in September 2019.

Scripting an internet transformation in rural India

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Continuing with its digital literacy initiative aimed at empowering women in rural India, Google India and Tata Trusts have reached a milestone of 2.60 lakh villages with its Internet Saathi programme.

Aim right to achieve success

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

According to neuroscientists, people who can distinctly describe or visualise their goals are more likely to achieve their life’s aspirations than others. If students and adolescents can realise the power of goal setting early on, they would get a head start in their career, personal life, as well as creative pursuit.

Time to be media savvy

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

The scope of mass media has increased manifold with the growing popularity of social media networks. As a result the students of mass communication can earn through various social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Online games, Online newspaper, Whatsapp etc.

Roadmap for first 90 days

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

So, you just joined your MBA. However, entering a B-school doesn’t mean that you have no more questions and dilemmas. From how am I going to manage the stress here, how difficult the course would be, how different the peers are, to how will I get placed, where will I get placed? — you have a lot on your plate.

A welcome move

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Making the new hires adjust and settle in the new team as well as work culture is one of the toughest tasks for a manager. Effective onboarding is imperative for employee retention and engagement.

In the shoes of a career guru

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Choosing the right career is one of the most important decisions in the life of each one of us. And it is also a decision that makes most students and even parents look for guidance.

Consolidate your career stock

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Have you ever been awestruck by images of worked-up and excited stock brokers flashing on television and popular movies like the Hollywood flick The Wolf of Wall Street? Have you been admiring the way stock brokers build millions in wealth, but never known how to get into this profession?

A fertile field for job creation

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

The term agritech refers to the use of technology in agriculture. Like all other spheres of life, technology is helping boost production, improve efficiency, and increase profits for the livelihoods of those who depend on agriculture.

Do job titles matter?

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

Be it family functions, business meetings or even casual encounters, a common question that we are often asked is “So, what do you do?” and the standard reply is usually your job title.

Boss on call? Beware!

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

In a warning, an Israeli cyber body has unearthed a new type of attack where hackers are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to impersonate senior company executives.

Better workforce mgmt can enhance output

17 Jul 2019 | 8:15 AM

A vast majority of large companies feel that accurate workforce management can enhance productivity and compliance, and reduce costs by at least 5-15 per cent, says a study.

19 Jun 2019

DU admission process is on

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Q.I and my friends are very keen to study in Delhi University. However, we are a little confused about the subjects for which admission will be done on the basis of entrance exams and their test schedules as we will have to book our travel tickets to take these exams.

GAFS-AIT Scholarship

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Students willing to pursue a master’s degree in Gender Development or Fisheries studies are invited to apply for this scholarship provided by Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

5 ‘Super 30 girls’ ace IIT JEE Advanced

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

As many as five young girls enrolled under NTPC’s ‘Super 30 girls’ programme, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative introduced by India’s largest power generating company have cracked the IIT JEE mains.

Student presents research paper at EUBCE conference in Portugal

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Saurabh Kumar, a student of MSc (Hons) Biotechnology student of School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, at the LPU, was among the select group of students to present a paper on large scale production of Bioethanol at the 27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) in Lisbon, Portugal, recently

Skilling programme for ITI students

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Directorate General of Training (DGT), join hands with Cisco and Accenture to set up a future-ready employability skilling programme for ITI students across the country.

Can robot recruiters end bias?

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Like many people, I recognise the benefits that automation has brought to certain areas of society but I still recoil at the idea of robots replacing key workers. I don’t trust robo-doctors and police bots make me uneasy.

Battling the job crisis

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

The alarming unemployment figures that have been hitting the headlines over the past few weeks have been disheartening not only for the economy and growth of the country, but also for the 600-million- strong young population of India, that is either looking for employment or will be job hunting soon.

Summer’s the time to learn

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

In today’s challenging and ever-evolving economy, experience counts more than qualifications. Summer internships are often great opportunities to gain relevant experience in the professional field you intend to pursue.

Job roles to bridge gap in electronics industry

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

The electronics sector has a huge demand for skilled manpower, and currently, this industry is facing shortage of skilled manpower in the emerging sectors like IoT, Industry 4.0, Embedded Design and other new age economy skill sets.

Cutting entrepreneurial teeth

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

Enterprising youngsters are not only thinking out-of-the box but are also establishing themselves as entrepreneurs during their college years monetising their hobbies. Instead of sitting for placements they are creating jobs not only for themselves, but also for others.

To speak or not to speak

19 Jun 2019 | 8:03 AM

In the mid 1980s, one of Doordarshan’s popular serials was Vikram aur Betaal. All episodes of this serial had a similar format — Betaal used to narrate a story to king Vikram, and after completing the story Betaal would pose a query.

29 May 2019

Management: Different strokes

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

MBA and PGDM are two postgraduate programmes that are often used interchangeably. Whenever fresh graduates or working professionals want to pursue management course, they tend to consider these programmes but often get confused with the choice.

Make a strong case

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

According to DAKSH’s Report regarding The State of the Indian Judiciary (2016), 55 per cent of civil litigants surveyed expected their cases to be resolved within a year when they first filed them. By the time of preparation of the Report, some three to five years had already passed, and the litigants’ expectations from the system had dropped dramatically, with only 32 per cent of civil litigants still hoping for a resolution within one year.

How to apply for Canadian varisites after Class XII?

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Q. I have just taken my Board exams. Please tell me how I should apply to universities in Canada. Do they require SAT or ACT scores? I have not prepared for either.

Transform Together Scholarships

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Sheffield Hallam University, UK invites Indian students to avail scholarships for pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies at the university. The scholarship aims to nurture international talent in diverse curriculum of the university with financial aid.

Orane to go international

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Beauty and Wellness player and NSDC Training partner Orane International, which has about 85+ schools in India, will be foraying into international market soon. The company plans to set up a beauty and wellness college in British Columbia, Canada, within the next quarter.

NO problem!

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Are you a yes man/woman? Does saying ‘No’ make you feel guilty or worried about inviting trouble?

Taste of change

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

When Sundar Pichai gave the Cockroach Theory, it spoke volumes about the behavior anticipated by the global giant in startling situations.

Time’s up for small talk?

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

In the news recently was the provision by a cab aggregator of a ''no talk'' option for the customer to choose from.

Tech twist for traditional job roles

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

The job scape in India is fast evolving. As organisations rapidly adopt technology to streamline processes and make them more efficient, traditional job roles are undergoing massive transformation. Diversified job roles that require more wide-ranging skill sets are emerging.

Why should your office offer healthy food?

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Employees who purchase unhealthy food at office may indulge in such diet outside work as well, increasing their risk of lifestyle ailments such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.

Low marks can also take you places

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Every year thousands of dedicated hardworking students across the country find that their marks are just not good enough to get into a college of their choice. Does this make them any less capable? Admission to most colleges is dependent on cut-offs.

INSEAD launches Master in Management programme

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced the launch of the new Master in Management (MIM) programme. The accelerated 10-month full-time MIM programme will empower the next generation of well-rounded and agile-thinking individuals to make a positive impact in today’s society and deliver value in the digital age.

RICS revamps Construction Project Management course

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, an industry-led academic institution, has introduced its new curriculum with'' Construction Project Management 4.0'', in response to a strong call from the industry and emerging technologies in the built environment sector.

CDLU Distance Education admissions

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, is seeking applications for admission to UG, PG and PG Diploma Distance Learning courses for 2019 session. The courses are approved by UGC /DEB under Open and Distance Learning mode.

GADVASU extends last date for Veterinary course

29 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

Dr. N. S. Sharma, Controller of Examinations of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, informed that the last date to apply on-line for admission to Bachelor of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH) programme at GADVASU has been extended from May 23, 2019 to May 30, 2019 without late fee and from May 28, 2019 to June 4, 2019 with late fee.