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Indian Business Schools 2008 Placement
The top Business Schools of the country witness the least impact of the
ongoing global economic recession on the campus placements this year.
Apart from some incidents reported about not many takers of management
graduates for summer placements and internships or chopped salaries,
there has been a reported 22% increase in the average salary of the MBA graduate in 2008 as compared to last year.
With the ever growing crop of management graduates every year and the
New Student Visa System for UK
United Kingdom has introduced a new points-based assessment for those students who aspire to study in UK and seek a student visa.
Effective from March 31, 2009 UK is bringing a new student visa system called 'Tier 4' of the Points Based System (PBS). In this applicants need to score 40 points in order to qualify for a student visa - 30 points for a visa letter issued by a licensed sponsor and 10 points for showing you have enough money to cover your course fees and living costs...
Application Process for Studying in the UK
Applying to Colleges
Applying to several colleges at the same time is not only tedious, its also quite expensive. To help you sort out the entire application process, StudyPlaces gives you the Application Roadmap. Read on to find out more.
Non EU international student can apply anytime between mid-September 2008 and 30 June 2009 for admission into the 2009 academic year. However, its always advisable to finish your application before January 15th 2009 as...
Sample: Statement of Purpose
It was during the third year of my undergraduate course in ComputerEngineering at XXX college that I was introduced to a subject thatimpacted the course of my academic career. Socket programming for thetransmission of data between computers on a LAN formed part of thecurriculum. Inspired by what I had learned in class, I started writingsmall programs that used sockets and was amazed at the ability of thenetwork protocol stack to pass data packets in the required formatbetween terminals. While...
Loan for Indian Students going Abroad
The Australian educational system is considered as among the best in the world. The cost of studying in Australia
is also lower than the cost of studying in the United Kingdom or in the United States. However, the education
abroad is an expensive proposition as compared to studying in India. Thus, if you have decided to pursue your
undergraduate or professional degree in Australia, you will probably need to find an external source of funding.
Exploring career in Merchant Navy
The Merchant Navy is a non-combatant commercial fleet, which deals with transporting cargo and occasionally, passengers, by sea. Its fleet is therefore composed of passenger vessels, cargo liners, tankers, carriers, as well as other special types of vehicles. A career in this field is full of adventure and long voyages all over the globe. The excellent pay and promising promotional opportunities make the career lucrative and exciting in spite of the hard work and being away from family and...
Exploring Civil Engineering as Career
Civil Engineering is considered to be the oldest of all engineering fields dating back to the ancient times. Early
Harappan and Egyptian civilisations have left ample evidence about the advanced design and construction knowledge
present during that period. The term ‘Civil Engineering’ refers to the planning, design, construction,
maintenance, and operation of physical infrastructure integral to the environment we live and work in. Roads,
Choose a Career in Design
Design, be it of products of necessity, technology, beauty or any other accessories is rapidly going through a phase of change and innovation due to the increasing consumer demand of preferred utility and comfort. Opportunities in design profession galore for students as there are hundreds of sectors which need highly skilled and innovative professionals. Engineering, manufacturing, automobiles, fashion, entertainment, advertising, interior designing, food, IT, architecture are some of the...
Exploring Career of Nutrition & Dietetics
The profession of Nutrition and Dietician is relatively new but has gained popularity due to the realisation of good and balanced diet for healthy living. Dietetics is related to food management while Nutrition is related to promotion of health.
Today more and more people are becoming conscious about their health, which force them to seek help of trained nutritionist and dieticians as they have realised quality of life depends on the quality of food we eat.
Nutrition and Dietetics is a...
Hospitality, Aviation & Tourism
The consumer service industry has emerged as the fastest growing industry in the world economy. It is one of the
most dynamic sectors in terms of employment potential and national income. The consumer service industry broadly
covers hospitality or hotel industry, tourism and aviation with each being interdependent. UNWTO forecasts 1.6 billion international tourist arrivals worldwide by 2020 while the year 2007 saw 6.6% more
international tourist than 2006. The...