Funding of Higher Education in India – Towards a Self Financing Sustainable Model

  Higher Education in India is passing though a transitional phase. Need for quality education along with skill development focus is felt all around. With the growth in number of institutions and entry of private sector, the realities in which these institutions function have changed drastically. The present growth is largely driven by the increasing propensity of the middle class to spend more on education and aggressive initiatives by private…

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How to Select Specialization Domain

  For students pursuing PGDM/MBA, this is the high time for choosing the specialization. Though the students have to select their field of specialization after summer internship but making such a crucial lifetime decision takes months eventually. Since the students are through first two terms and they have tasted the appetizers of marketing management, financial management, human resource management, and operations management. Now before selecting the main course, a student…

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Secrets to prepare for Group Discussions and Personal Interviews

Secrets to prepare for Group Discussions and Personal Interviews “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” – Arnold H. Glasgow Strive for success the right way, and it’ll be yours! In most leading Business Schools, the selection process begins with an Entrance Test. This test is followed by a Group Discussion and Personal Interview. This means clearing your GD-PI gets you your dream college…

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Formal education in management

Being a manager is innate to each one of us. Although each one of us manages different things and manages differently from others, not all of us undergo formal training in management. The skills of management are best acquired through experience when it comes to managing interpersonal relations, managing resources or managing activities which are away from the realm of business organizations. On the other hand, the skill to manage…

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CAT Preparations: Done the Right Way!

Don’t stress, do your best and leave the rest! A famous saying we all relate to at some point in our lives. With CAT Exams 2016 round the corner, it’s time again for young hearts to pound and fingers to shiver from anxiety and stress. In the dynamic, competitive times of today, exam stress – an unnecessary evil is a topic much debated, especially during an exam as crucial as…

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Festivals of the Haves

Festivities are part of our culture. It represents a bonding between peers of civilized society in order to celebrate and commemorate various sections. Our culture has traditionally and historically divided festivals on lines of faith, regions, religions and social structures. Everyone has a part to play in his own share of festivals. Some festivals celebrate bravery, courage and valour. Some mark the beginning of finances and matters related to money….

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Relevance of Management Skill in Pure Technical Courses

Hello Everyone Greetings!!! I have deliberately chosen the topic for my blog. The reason being I am currently teaching Principles and Practice of Management paper in MCA 1st semester- a technical Post graduate degree course. For the last 3 years or so, I have been invariably inundated by barrage of questions such as “Why a management paper to techies”; “Where are we going to apply these practices in Software Development…

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Importance of Logic building in Software Development

To all future Programmers: “CREATIVITY/VISION & LOGIC BUILDING IN DEVELOPMENT IS NOW AS IMPORTANT AS LITERACY IN EDUCATION” In real life scenario of serious programming, just class room teaching is not sufficient, since there is a huge gap between class room teaching and corporate working, due to following reasons: Teaching is based on curriculum and development is based on real life scenario. Basic introduction of each topic is given but…

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PRODIGY OF ONLINE STUDIES- MOOCs

Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) are the natural evolution of Open Course Ware, first created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2001. It is an online course which aims at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In includes all the course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants . MOOCs are a recent development in…

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