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Beauty in numbers

Solving problems could help one get over the fear of mathematics; but it is important to appreciate its aesthetics. »
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Google offers Rs. 1.7 crore salary package to IIT- Indore student

A 21-year-old B-Tech student of IIT Indore has bagged a job with Google at an annual salary package of Rs. 1.7 crore, one of the highest packages offered by the US-based internet giant during camp... »
NEW DELHI, December 24, 2014

Expert group recommends online SSC examination

The expert group instituted in February to review the existing test system of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recommended making the examination online. The Department of Person... »
December 14, 2014

No pain, no gain

Experts speak I believe I have unique ideas, but fail to execute them. How long should I stick to an idea before giving up? Ranga Ideas need to be vetted and test... »
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Thiruvananthapuram, December 12, 2014
Campus buzz

Building inspiration

Be it the magnificent wooden Padmanabha-puram Palace [erstwhile Travancore]that is an excellent example of the indigenous architectural style or the Napier Museum that was built in the Indo-Sarace... »
Hyderabad, December 8, 2014

AP: Intermediate exams from March 11, to be held separately

Bringing to an end the suspense over intermediate examinations, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday said it would conduct the exams separately from March 11, without the involvement of Tela... »

December 7, 2014

Skill-building, the MOOC way

‘MOOC’ has been a buzzword in the academic world ever since Stanford University launched its first Massive Open Online Course, “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence,” which attracted around 1,60... »
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Kolkata, December 2, 2014

IIT-Kharagpur student gets Rs. 1.5 crore pay package

A student of IIT Kharagpur has been offered a whopping annual salary of over Rs. 1.5 crore, making it one of the fattest pay package offered to an IITian ever in campus placements. <... »
Final year students of IIT Madras waiting for their turn to attend the group discussion session at the placement office, in Chennai. File photo Photo: S.S. Kumar
CHENNAI, November 30, 2014

IIT-M placement begins on Monday

Students of the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras are gearing up for the placement programme starting on December 1. Babu Viswanathan, adviser, Training and Placement, said that as man... »
Vijay Gopalan, Chief Financial Officer, AirAsia India in Chennai. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan
November 25, 2014

Success talk

My first paid assignment was that of an Emcee. I had to engage an audience of around 150 merry people across different age groups. There was pressure and nerves, but I did well. The appreciation f... »
November 23, 2014


Budding Journalist Internship at The International ReporterCategory: Content Writing/ JournalismEligibility: Any college studentStipend: Rs.50 per day<... »
November 23, 2014

Know your competition

Most common mistakes an entrepreneur makes during the early stages of the journey?Deepti GargI would rate these as the most common mistakes. Finding the right co-founder... »

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December 14, 2014

Q & A

My father is being posted to Hyderabad in the beginning of 2015. I am completing +2 in 2015 and would be joining my family by April. I want to pursue Bachelor in Hospitali... »
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December 14, 2014

Your Internet image

When applying for a job or internship, a good amount of time and thought goes into building an impressive resume. And now, emphasis is being laid on building a good online presence as recruiters a... »
HYDERABAD, December 10, 2014

IIIT-H students get 1.5 crore package

Students of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad have been picked up by Google and Facebook for an average salary of Rs. 1.5 crore per annum to work in the USA during... »
Dean of Toulouse Business School Francois Bonvalet (right) says TBS’s strong links with aerospace establishments is one of the assets of the GMAE programme which it is offering in partnership with IIMB. S. Raghunath, Professor- Corporate Strategy & Policy, and Devanath Tirupati, Chairperson of Executive Education Programmes, IIMB, are also seen.
December 7, 2014

Flying high

The Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore, along with Toulouse Business School, France, recently launched a General Management Programme for aerospace and aviation executives, which is supposed... »
Kanpur, December 5, 2014

Professional fulfilment matters than salary, say IIT-K students who turned down Rs 1-crore p.a. offers

Considerations of professional fulfilment and a desire to pursue higher studies have trumped offers of eight-figure salaries during placements at IIT Kanpur as four students chose to turn down job... »
Students interact ahead of the interview session on the first day of placement session at the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) on Monday. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, December 2, 2014

81 students get offers on Day One at IIT-M

As many as 81 offers were made to students participating in the first two placement sessions on Monday at the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras. In the first session, which began a minu... »
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November 28, 2014

On the road less travelled

Siddharth Hande always wanted to pursue a career that deviated from traditional preferences. He was interested in forest conservation. His parents weren’t thrilled of course; why would they... »
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November 25, 2014

For an unbroken partnership

On the surface, The Kid by Charlie Chaplin is a feel-good film revolving around the shenanigans of a tramp and an abandoned child. Going deeper, it’s about the unforeseen ways in which live... »
November 23, 2014

Scholarship alert

IRCTC Essay CompetitionStudents can participate by sending an essay on either of the two topics: “Billions of Tourists for Trillions of wealth” or “Swachh Bharat (Sanitation).”Elig... »
November 23, 2014
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Challenge yourself

I’m sure some of you have enjoyed the challenge posed by a difficult puzzle or a particularly difficult climb, or playing an opponent who is just a little better than you. In each of these cases yo... »

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