Category Archives: Education & Training

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Oracle to set up campus in Bengaluru to help more than half a million students

Global computer giant Oracle is planning to set up a campus in Bengaluru and start an initiative to help more than half a million students in India develop computer science skills. This was conveyed by Oracle’s global CEO Safra Catz to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she called on him Delhi on Friday, the 12th […]

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48% of multinational R&D centres & talent pool is in Bengaluru

Bengaluru remains home to the highest number of multinational R&D centres and talent pool in India. New entrants last year included Twitter. It is estimated that the numbers will rise significantly over the coming years as disruptive new technologies make it imperative for MNCs to use India’s huge engineering talent pool. As much as 48%, […]

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B’luru engg student lands job with Rs 50L salary

A final-year information science engineering student from the MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) landed a job with an annual salary of Rs 50 lakh during the campus placements that concluded recently . Kenneth V Kennedy, 26, went through three rounds of interviews to get the job with a US-based company . This is the […]

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Infosys to hire about 20,000 engineering graduates from campuses in year 2016-17

Software company experimenting with compensation structure which is base plus bonus. India’s second-largest software exporter Infosys has started handing out special bonuses and incentives to top-performing employees and sales executives -on top of their regular salaries and incentives -and plans to hire about 20,000 engineering graduates from campuses in financial year 2016-17, roughly similar to […]

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4605 children dress up as Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru, enter Guinness Book of World Records

Marking the 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru, Venkat, Stann’s and Venus group of institutions on Friday opened their account in the Guinness book of world records for the largest gathering of people dressed as the Father of the Nation. According to organisers of the event, as many as 4605 children participated in […]

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Bengaluru Home to More Tech Graduates Than Mumbai, Delhi

The city has the highest number of engineering graduates in the country, newly-released figures from the 2011 national census reveal. Mumbai and Delhi trail Bengaluru. Karnataka has long been a leader in engineering education, and Bengaluru is ranked among the top tech cities in the world. Job opportunities in the city attract engineers and technically-qualified […]

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Learn to live life here: IIM Bangalore is a home away from home

Do you see these long stone corridors? Just take a walk down any of them, and you’ll find what you’re looking for. One thing is for sure, you will never reach a dead end here.” These were the first words I heard when I stepped into the verdant campus of IIM Bangalore. One year down […]

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IISc Bangalore installs new Cray XC40 supercomputer

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India has installed a new Cray XC40 supercomputer in this month. May (2015). The first petaflop system in India nick-named SahasraT offers more than 1.4 petaflops of compute performance at the Supercomputing Education and Research Center (SERC) located at the IISc, a research institution for advanced scientific and […]

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Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.    Graduates of top schools can lack “intellectual humility” Megan McArdle argued recently that writers procrastinate “because they got too many A’s in English class.” Successful young graduates have been taught […]

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Education
The Transformation Of Education In India – From Vedas To Cloud

The education system in India has come a long way of evolution – from the vedic days dating back to around 1700 BC to today’s computer age and e-learning. Throughout, Indian tradition has always accorded special importance to education. The Vedic Tradition The Vedas were the main repository of knowledge and were passed on from […]

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Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in India

We often read news about people getting high package jobs in lacks and crores from different esteemed companies. Have you ever thought what makes them eligible for this and what are those jobs which have high pay scales.  The qualification, knowledge, Institute and the attitude of the candidate are the things that get a high paying job. There are various companies […]

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What makes Bangalore an education hub

Students from all parts of India prefer Bangalore for its range of national, international and professional level education. Karnataka is considered peaceful, progressive and prosperous from a social, economic, cultural perspective . Bangalore city has the advantage of a rich heritage , cosmopolitan culture and salubrious climate and is considered a multi-linguistic place. Students from […]

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Indian Institute of Science #1 in Employ-ability

Bangalore’s IISc  has emerged as the top Indian institute in a global ranking that graded academic institutions on the basis of the employability of their graduates.IISc is ranked 22nd in the league table that is topped by Cambridge University in the UK.The rankings have been decided by French human resources consultancy Emerging along with German […]

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FOREIGN EDGE

A research-driven curriculum, international exposure and a multi-disciplinary approach seem to attract aspiring Indian engineers to institutes abroad. While India boasts of the best engineering colleges, a large number of aspiring engineers are eager to pursue their higher education abroad. While some attribute it to global exposure, others consider it necessary to gain an edge […]

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CAREERS IN ADVERTISING

Advertising is a creative field where skill and talent matters, says Ravikant Banka Advertising is about crafting communication that sells, persuades and informs people about the product, brand or a service per se. For those planning to take it up as a career, here’s a lowdown on the career options in advertising. At a broad […]

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ATTAINING FREEDOM THROUGH EDUCATION

Members of Ladies Circle India participate in the Freedom Drive signature campaign at Cubbon Park on Thursday morning. – Mohan Kumar B N/DNA In a publicity event to spread the word about Round Table India and Ladies Circle India, a few members of the organisations flagged off a signature campaign at Cubbon Park on Thursday […]

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PLANNING TO STUDY ABROAD? HOME IN ON THE BEST COVER

Students may be able to save a lot on premium by buying an insurance cover in India. But check with the foreign varisty. It is almost time for many students to pack their bags for foreign universities in the US, UK and Australia. In the backdrop of a fast depreciating rupee and gloomy economic scenario, […]

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BIOCON STARTS ACADEMY TO GIVE GRADUATES A BOOST

Biotechnology company Biocon Ltd. has entered the arena of education by setting up a new centre of advanced learning for biosciences students. The new arm, Biocon Academy, will start 16-week certificate courses in applied biosciences for engineering and science graduates from January 2014, Biocon’s chairman and managing director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw told presspersons here on Monday. […]

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THE STOMPING GROUND OF THREE BHARAT RATNA RECIPIENTS

The over 150-year-old Central College, which has produced a long list of iconic figures, including three Bharat Ratna recipients, has been almost like an abandoned fort ever since the Bangalore University campus shifted to Jnana Bharati on the outskirts of the city three decades ago. After the announcement of a Bharat Ratna for Prof. C.N.R. […]

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