Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) is inviting candidates for 117 posts. Details are available on Kerala’s PSC’s official website, keralapsc.gov.in. Applications will be accepted online till June 14. Candidates have to be 20 to 31 years old and should have a graduate degree from a recognised university or institute. The posts are for village field assistant, higher secondary school teacher, medical officer, police constable, driver, pharmacist, math lecturer, assistant professors in infectious disease, gastroenterology, lower division clerk, and laboratory technical assistant, various media reports say. A written test for the…

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Can Millennials Build Consulting Into A Career?

Can Millennials Build Consulting Into A Career?

Consulting has a lot of appeal. Over 600,000 people in the United States currently operate as consultants, and the profession continues to be in high demand—both from businesses that need outside expertise and from professionals looking to make a living off their knowledge and experience. But for millennials—the relative newcomers of the business world, and the shapers of the norms and trends to come—is consulting a feasible career option? The Appeal of Consulting First, let’s explore why consulting businesses are so appealing in the first place: Low startup costs. Your…

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6 ways you can climb the career ladder via email

6 ways you can climb the career ladder via email

We all use email in our daily lives – but how many of us use it to score a promotion? Well, according to a new study, that’s just what we should all be doing. Research published in the Harvard Business Review has found that people who use their email cleverly can climb the career ladder. It found that when people copied in their supervisors or line managers to emails, they could show off their recent work – or show up a colleague. Professor David De Cremer, who led the study, said: “This finding…

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Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

Indian Institute of Science success shows India can create world-class universities

       According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small universities, i.e, institutes with less than 5,000 students,            the famed Bengaluru institute figures in the top-10 (ranked 8th). (IE) Although India has not much to show in global university rankings—none of its varsities figure in top-200 and only five figure in top-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of universities—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has given the country some reason to rejoice. According to the latest THE ranking of world’s small…

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PG students can now take online classes

PG students can now take online classes

Students can now take modules of the paper online and the marks obtained at the end of the tutorial can be converted to grades which the university will accept. (Arun Sharma/HT File) Starting this academic session, postgraduate students across the country in any university will be able to take a few classes online and then get the credits transferred to their parent university. Students can now take modules of the paper online and the marks obtained at the end of the tutorial can be converted to grades which the university will…

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CBSE Schools Can Order NCERT Textbooks Online For Academic Year 2017-18

CBSE Schools Can Order NCERT Textbooks Online For Academic Year 2017-18

NEW DELHI: NCERT textbooks will be made available to all CBSE affiliated schools for the academic session 2017-2018 and orders in this regard can be placed online. This decision has been taken in a review meeting chaired by the Minister of Human Resources Development. NCERT will be printing and supplying textbooks in adequate numbers for all classes. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has created a link on its official website (cbse.nic.in) for raising online indent for NCERT text books. As per the released circular, the link for online indent…

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Where Retirees Can Find Continuing-Ed Classes

Where Retirees Can Find Continuing-Ed Classes

rested in taking a college-level class on introductory Shakespeare or one on psychology, but finding all that is offered and distinguishing between the strengths and weaknesses of the offerings is a challenge. The best place to start is institutions of higher education (two- and four-year colleges and universities) in your own backyard. But you might have to dig a bit: Programs for older learners aren’t always called the same thing or found in the same places. For instance, some schools have programs that are clearly labeled for older adults: “Lifelong…

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China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in S.Korea

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it hoped the government-funded Confucius Institute could continue to play a role in South Korea after the government there said it had stopped issuing visas for some Chinese teachers. The visa decision comes amid anger in China at the planned deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, which it says is to defend against North Korea, but which China says threatens its security, as its radar could extend into China. China says its Confucius Institutes around the world are established…

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9 ways ambitious women can keep going strong in their career

9 ways ambitious women can keep going strong in their career

When it comes to achieving career goals , momentum is the key for women. With all the responsibilities women have outside the workplace — health, family and children to name a few — it is easy to lose focus. The bottomline, however, is if you are committed to your career advancement goals , you can’t afford to wait for someone to recognize your ambition, take you under their wing and develop you. It’s you who has to do it. So, here are 9 ways by which ambitious women can keep…

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Can start-ups stop the world’s students drowning in debt?

Can start-ups stop the world’s students drowning in debt?

It’s tough being a student these days. Debt levels are reaching crisis proportions in many developed countries, the World Bank says. And in many developing countries, aspiring students can’t get finance at all. In the US, where private funding is the norm, $1.3 trillion (£1tn) in education loans is outstanding. In the UK, the government-backed student debt burden is nearly £90bn. And trying to find the best way to finance your university or postgraduate education can be a confusing business. “I remember feeling overwhelmed by some competitor lenders,” says Alex…

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