The Professor’s Job

The Professor’s Job   It’s great to be a professor. It is one of the most challenging and exciting jobs in the world. A professor is always engaged with the most energetic and young minds. A professor has to shape the minds which are in the state of highest conflict biologically and psychologically. The beauty of this profession creates a socio-educational environment where experience meets the energy. The professor always…

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Income Inequality is a Bitter Truth.Will the New Tax Structure Soften the Blow?

“The wealth of the world has indeed increased by leaps and bounds, but most of it has fallen into the laps of the few”.It has been more than a century since Ernest Howard Crosby wrote these lines in 1908. However, he is closer to the truth now than ever. According to a Cedit Suisse report, the richest 1% of Indians, own 58.4% of its wealth. Trend shows that this gap…

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Understanding Union Budget 2017

The Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget 2017, his fourth annual budget, in the Parliament on 1st February bringing three major reforms; ‘date of presentation of budget’ has been advanced to February 1st in order to enable the Ministries and Departments to operationalise all schemes and projects right from the commencement of the next financial year; ‘Merger of Railways Budget with the General Budget’ which itself is the…

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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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