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UPSC exam row: Ex-bureaucrats slam govt’s move on English

NEW DELHI: Top former bureaucrats and prominent social scientists have come out strongly against the government’s decision to exclude the marks earned in English from gradation or merit in the civil services preliminary tests. They told TOI that both aptitude ...

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Government Gives In on Civil Services Exam

“The government is of the opinion that in the Civil Services Preliminary examination, Paper II, the marks of the question section on ‘English language comprehension skills’ should not be included for gradation or merit,” Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for ...

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3 Tips For A Persuasive Executive Cover Letter

As an executive, a cover letter is a crucial part of your job search package. It is going to be read by high-level people within the company, and you need it to be effective enough to get your resume moved ...

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EU universities woo Indian students with English

CHENNAI: Usted no entiende Espanol? Te gustaria que yo hablara en Ingles? The US has for long been the destination of choice for Indian students in search of quality higher education and the UK, Australia and Canada the most viable ...

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‘Better English equals better pay’

English is a widely used language, especially in commerce and media. In the UAE, where more than 200 nationalities live and work, English has become the dominant lingua franca and each year, more and more companies are opting to pursue ...

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How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

When it comes to your job search, Google Alerts can be a useful ally. What are Google Alerts? They are notifications you get from Google after you have instructed it to monitor the Internet for new information about a topic ...

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VTU strips two colleges of tag, axe on 4 more

BANGALORE: The fate of thousands of engineering students studying in six colleges hangs in balance as the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has disaffiliated two of them and slapped show-cause notices on four others for lacking in teaching faculty and other ...

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Germany hot new destination for Indian students

CHENNAI: For increasing number of Indians, Germany is emerging a favoured higher education destination overseas. There has been 114% increase in the number of Indian students enrolling for higher education courses there since 2008, according to the latest figures released ...

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7 Steps To Power Your Way To A Promotion This Year

Is your goal this year to get that promotion? Good for you! A promotion doesn’t just magically happen because you want it to or because you feel like you spent enough time in your current position. Promotions take place because ...

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4 Key Skills That Will Get You Hired

IT and ITeS companies are no longer mass hirers of technical talent but refined recruiters who are looking for a combination of skills. Thus the best jobs will go to freshers who understand what the industry wants and work on ...

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Which UAE industries are hiring right now?

The state of the job market in the UAE and most of the Gulf countries seems to be on the upswing again, with more employers starting to recruit new staff, raising hopes for the jobless and those who are looking ...

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How to avoid blunders while searching for a job

Find out how to avoid the mistakes that can stall your search for the job of your choice. 1. Waiting for consultants’ response Job seekers irrationally believe that sharing resumes with consultants is enough to land them a job and, thus, ...

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MBA, MCA counselling in Bangalore and Belgaum on July 15

The admission process for MBA and MCA courses this academic year will begin with the seat counselling on July 15. Admissions will be based on only one entrance exam-PGCET 2014-across all colleges in the State.  The counselling will be held ...

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Signs you’re in a dead-end job

Dubai: In an era of fast-paced change, it is common to see people moving from one company to another. Job-hopping is emerging as the new norm everywhere, especially in the UAE where professionals are in constant pursuit of career advancement. ...

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