University of Saskatchewan building
University of Saskatchewan building

Canada calling

Universities in Canada have a lot of room for students from India »


My sister has completed B.Com and is now working with a MNC in Bangalore. She is keen to work as an English teacher overseas. We got information on Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).... »
Write stuff: The essay is a chance to show off your individuality to a potential evaluator. Photo Mohammed Yousuf.

What’s your SoP?

Your essays need to impress admission officers of foreign universities. So work on it carefully. »
Service with a smile: Good training holds an edge in an industry that is booming. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf

Hospitality pays

With demand for skilled staff high and attractive pay packages, this sector has come into its own, offering bright prospects. »

Web development workshop

The Byte Story is organising a one-day technical workshop on ‘How to build your own website without coding’ on September 7 at Quality Inn Sabari at T.Nagar, Chennai. The workshop is open... »
Yeh hi hai right choice: whatever makes you happy. Photo: Murali Kumar K.
September 2, 2014

Instead of a doctor or an engineer…

Whether it is buying a cup of coffee or choosing career options, opportunities and choices have increased to the point where decision making occupies much of our time. When it comes to careers, Ind... »
August 31, 2014


Illustrator at Mark of Genius

Category: Graphic design/Art work/ Illustrator Eligibility: Any college student Stipend: Rs. 3,000 per week <... »
Sai Subramanian, editor of the monthly journal of the Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchant Association speaks at the 'Young Journalist Meet' here on Tuesday. Photo: G Moorthy
MADURAI, August 27, 2014

Students explore journalism as a career option

For more than 80 students from various city schools, it was an informed introduction to the world of journalism at The Hindu’s ‘Young Journalist Meet’ organised as part of the ‘Newspaper in... »
Thrissur, August 24, 2014

Q & A on Journalism

I want to pursue higher studies in Journalism and Mass Communication after Plus Two. Please tell me about the leading institutes that offer courses in Journalism and its job prospects. ... »
Students create cartoons on computers.
August 24, 2014

Q & A on analytics, IAS exams, animation and industrial engineering

I have completed M.A. in Economics and want to pursue the IAS examination. Some people say that Economics is difficult for the said examination and there are no coaching c... »
How to prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT common Admission Test. Author: Arun Sharma
August 24, 2014

On the shelf

Guts and GlorySymbiosis Institute of Business ManagementRupa publicationsRs. 250The book profiles twenty entrepreneurs whose path to success has bee... »
August 24, 2014

A plea for English

It was disheartening to learn that English has been unceremoniously forked out of the Civil Services preliminary examination, at a time when academia is moving heaven and earth to help students acq... »
New Delhi, August 22, 2014

UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

Visually impaired candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said on Friday. “All... »
VIJAYAWADA, August 21, 2014

Arrangements in place for UPSC prelims in Vijayawada

As many as 14,640 candidates will appear for the Civil Services preliminary examinations (2014) at 31 centres in the city on Sunday. At a review meeting held here on Tuesday, Examination... »
August 17, 2014

Research in IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have the rare standing of being reckoned as quality institutions in the pursuit of higher education and research at the international level. The relativel... »


Greener pastures

IAS topper’s success tips

AAP wants govt. to postpone CSAT

‘Tamil is no barrier for civil services’

Faculty stagnation in medical colleges

GMAT rules

Events on education in Belgaum

Anagh Santosh Ajmire
August 31, 2014

Journey to Blighty

Born in Yavatmal, a small district in Maharashtra, my childhood dream had always been to make my way to London someday. Little did I know about the difficulties and the intricacies involved in this... »
August 31, 2014

MOOCs from the IITs

NPTEL, a project of IITs and IISc, funded by the Human Resources Development ministry, recently launched the NPTEL Online Certification (NOC) portal with the support of Google and NASSCOM. On this... »
NEW DELHI, August 25, 2014

Fostering entrepreneurship, a long way to go

After completing Class 12, Durgesh Kumar opted to work in a supermarket in Gurgaon to test his newly acquired retailing skills. The government school he was studying had offered the option of a co... »
Thrissur, August 24, 2014
Guidance Plus

Research in frontier areas of science and technology

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras was established as an institute of national importance in 1959. At the initial stages, it had the benefit of financial support from Germany. Its exposure w... »
August 24, 2014
Between Us

Seek the islands within

A sun-kissed poster of an island in the Bahamas in one of the classrooms I taught had the tagline, “Travel and you will find unchartered islands within you.” The Class, in all probability, was draw... »
August 24, 2014

Difficult conversations

Rohini’s good friend keeps forgetting to repay her after borrowing money. After the seventh or eighth instance, Rohini tells herself that she is not going to loan her any more cash. But when she is... »
Puducherry, August 23, 2014

UPSC includes Puducherry as centre for civil service exam

Union Public Service Commission has included Puducherry as one of the centres for the all India Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination, to be held tomorrow.The test will be held in Pudu... »

Why not take exams lightly?
Chennai, August 22, 2014

A playful approach, need of the hour

"I watched a movie the day before my exam,” Delhi-based Arpit A... »
August 20, 2014

Igniting a reverse brain drain

One of several embattled corporate challenges over the last two decades and currently an unfathomable phenomenon has pushed organisations into exploring every possible creative avenue: seeking red... »
Young illusionist 'Amazing' David's first major show was for the Royal Family of Bhutan. Photo: Special Arrangement
August 17, 2014

Casting a spell

India’s tryst with magic goes back to the time before books and movies. “India is the land of fairytales,” says Maneka Sorcar, popular magician and daughter of P.C. Sorcar, Jr. “The madaris ... »

Building rapport

Rajni Razdan to take oath as UPSC Chairman on August 16

CSAT: what the numbers say

UPSC mock exam on Aug. 9

"Don’t be surprised if a company like Google starts in India”

I wish to do PG diploma in energy management (one-year programme) in the distance mode

Events on education in Dakshina Kannada