Intellectual Property Rights: Exploiting Patents at a Cost

Intellectual property refers to the property that is created by an individual or a company, with the exclusivity being recognized under law. The intellectual properties may vary from a book to music and from a symbol or design to invention. Some of the tools of safeguarding the usage of these properties are patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial design rights and trade secrets. It is the duty of an IPR expert to ensure that the property of his client is not being infringed in any way Read More...

The Market Potential For Managers In Power Companies

Power sector touches the lives of people living across the globe, and, thus, it becomes extremely important for this line of work to be handled by qualified managers who can take in the right direction. Even though ‘right direction’ is an ambiguous term, the potential of this field is not. Engineers stand an extremely good chance of making a fruitful career in the power management industry after gaining requisite skills and knowledge from reputed institutes of India. In India, the Read More...

Online CAT 2010 goes smoothly, till now

As the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) commenced the Common Admission Test (CAT 2010) last week, there was a lot of apprehension surrounding it. Severely perturbed by the debacle that CAT 2009 was, students, parents, coaching centers and, most importantly, the IIM authorities waited with abated breathe to see how the process went. Well the answer turns out to be – surprisingly well. The much awaited exam has gone smoothly till now, but a long time remains before the final verdict Read More...

Delhi university delays exams, cites unfinished syllabus as reason

Fraught with regular strikes by teachers against the semester being followed by Delhi University, they have not been able to complete the syllabus of several courses. This has turned into a major educational loss for the students, who had appealed to the concerned authorities to postpone the examinations of this semester. And, their wish has been granted as the exams will now be held in December ’10, instead of November. The Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) had felt the plight the Read More...

The admission procedure for nursery admissions

As the season of nursery admissions sets in, some of the schools have already selected the pupils they would groom in the upcoming academic session. Schools across the country either selling forms or have already ended that part of the selection process. To fill the seats of a batch of 60 students in a school, more than 5000 forms are issued each year by schools, that too at a hefty price. Nowadays, it seems that the selection procedure for nursery admission than for any engineering or Read More...

Tap your artistic talents through calligraphy

Calligraphy is the visual art form that pertains to creating letters and fonts in an artistic manner. Many people have a creative bend of mind and pen it down in the forms of words, which they form in the most appealing way. But, due to lack of opportunities, they are unable to make a productive occupation out of their hobby and talent. The most common expression of calligraphy can be seen in cards for weddings and other events, where attractive letters are used to attract people. There are Read More...

Tips for those Looking to Make a Career in Translation

For the linguistically inclined, learning new languages is more than a hobby – it’s their passion! And, in this day and age, anyone with a zest for words can make a fruitful career out of translation and interpretation. It is a rather unconventional choice for many, but those who are good with words know the value & freedom that goes with this choice of occupation. But, bear in mind, this is not an option for just about anyone – you must be really good in the chosen foreign language Read More...

The Diminishing Dreams of Indian MBA Colleges

In India, a management degree is considered the key to the best of opportunities and “the good life”. But, the facts tend to suggest otherwise. Every year more and more students fill the forms for the tests of premier MBA colleges, but the number of seats for management courses far outnumbers the students. This is a far cry from the erstwhile known crisis of students versus institutions, and needs to be attended to by the authorities before they become unable to solve it. It is estimated Read More...

The MBA Scenario: Are Colleges Adopting Correct Methodology?

It has long been known that MBA colleges equip the students with the most comprehensive knowledge regarding the fields of specialization they choose. Traditionally, the business management colleges used to groom all students under the same syllabi for one year, and then offer specialized courses in the second. But nowadays, several MBA colleges offer students specialization in the fields they choose prior their joining the institute. Though the top business management institutes still follow Read More...

Basic Education for underprivileged children

For a developing nation like India, educating the future is extremely important. Our future is our children. But with so much poverty and basic everyday needs even not being fulfilled, how can such children receive proper education? Therefore various NGO’s, government organizations and other non-profit organizations have come forward to provide education to under privileged children, especially in slum areas. Organizations such as Smile foundation, Plan India, IRS set up by ICFAI Read More...