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Apr
21
2011

Banks considering changes in education loan regulations

With this new consideration, students will be allowed more time to repay their education loans.

Growing higher education costs has increased the rate at which students are opting for education loans. At present, any student can get a loan up to 4 lakhs without placing any collateral for the loan and can pay it back once he/ she gets a job. But many times students fail to pay back the loan thereby creating a huge pool of bad debts, which has become a reason of concern among the banking fraternity.

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Apr
20
2011

Choosing the right path to your business degree

Any student aspiring to earn a business degree goes through the usual grind of preparing for the entrance exams, attending GDs and PIs before getting enrolled into an institute or university.

Even before you think of specialization the one thing that needs to be sorted out is whether you want to have a University MBA degree or PGDM title. An MBA degree is provided by the university business schools, whereas IIMs and other AICTE recognized colleges in India grant post-graduate diplomas in management.

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Apr
18
2011

Animation: The multimillion dollar industry

Are you looking to enroll in an animation and multimedia course? Then this article may be just the one for you to read.

All over the world businesses are waking up to newfound possibilities to sell their products and services via animation and multimedia. Today, the scope of animation is not limited to just cartoon films for children but is used as a way of engaging adults in a fun, out-of-the-ordinary way.

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Apr
9
2011

GMAT popularity goes up 100%

Thanks to management schools in India, there has been a huge increase in students taking the GMAT test, and in institutions accepting the Graduate Management Aptitude Test as an admission criteria. This is being done in an effort to take schools to an international level and to make them on par with world-class business schools.

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Apr
7
2011

India joins the fight against fake institutes

India is set to provide Unesco with a list of recognized higher education institutions in support of banishing fake institutions around the world. Unesco launched a portal that aids students in not selecting fake institutions and provides them with accurate information about the various quality insurance systems in higher education around the world.

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Mar
31
2011

US journal says that Indians are being duped by universities

A leading US journal on higher education said that there are many dubious and unaccredited universities in the US that are duping foreign students – especially Indians. This report was carried out after the TVU scam in January. The scam involved Indian students who had been trapped in the US; the university was caught red handed and slapped with immigration fraud charges.

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Mar
27
2011

The average salary for NMIMS Placements in 2011 is Rs. 13.1 LPA

Being ranked among the leading B-schools of the country, NMIMS saw the participation of 112 leading companies across many different industries involved in the placement process this year. On an average, the compensation companies offered to students was Rs. 13.1 lakhs per annum. Students accepted offers from 96 of the various companies that were present.

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Mar
20
2011

Can higher education help you live longer?

Researchers at the Brown University in the United States found that people who went to college had a higher chance of living longer. The study showed that people who had a higher education had lower blood pressure as they got older than their counterparts who did not finish their high school. In addition, the biggest health benefits were found among those with doctorates or master’s degrees, and were stronger for women. Well-educated women drank more than those who did not attend university, but they smoked less and were generally thinner.

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Mar
19
2011

NAT 2011 dates

The NAT 2011 (National Aptitude Test for admission to management programs such as BBA, BCA, PGDBM, MBA, MCA, hotel management, etc) has been scheduled for May 22nd, 2011. NAT forms will be sold from March 28th, 2011 until the 3rd of May, 2011. Branches of the Syndicate Bank and other prominent outlets will be selling the test booklet for a cash payment of INR 650/-. This cost will be inclusive of the test bulletin, the form and the exam fees.

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Mar
19
2011

Make your higher education productive

Good quality education is critical to the future. No matter what industry you are looking to enter once you have completed your education, when it comes to higher education, you should pay attention to productivity. It’s not enough to have on your resume that you are pursuing a college degree, or that in “x” number of years you will have a new qualification.

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