Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Myths surrounding MBA and engineering, placements and studying abroad, decoded by career counsellors and students ‘An engineering degree should always be followed by an MBA’. ‘Good grades guarantee a good job’. ‘Admission into a top B-school means you have a secure future’. Career counsellors and education consultants say these are some of the most common myths that need busting, as students prepare to step out of college and look beyond. “There are so many options today, and so much has changed, that parents and students start out very confused,” says…

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No NEET-like single entrance exam next year for engineering

No NEET-like single entrance exam next year for engineering

The human resource development (HRD) ministry has decided against conducting a single entrance exam for engineering from next year and states will continue with their own examinations. HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday told HT that a committee formed by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will submit a report on whether the single entrance exam will be conducted some time in the future. “The issue of single entrance exam is still pending and a committee will submit its recommendations. But no changes will be made next year…

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Only One Exam For Engineering In INDIA

Only One Exam For Engineering In INDIA

Now that the NEET is in place and the center is strong around this, there are talks around the same thing happening for Engineering entrance exams. All India Council for Technical Education governs the engineering colleges and they are deliberating upon the idea of making JEE as a common entrance exam for all the engineering colleges in the country. IT industry is one of the fast growing fields in India. Fortunately or unfortunately people from other departments are also attracted to IT engineering. The scope of IT is a lot in…

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Less Than 8% Indian Engineers Fit For Core Engineering Roles: Report

Less Than 8% Indian Engineers Fit For Core Engineering Roles: Report

Employability in the domain specific roles is the highest for Electronics engineers at 7.07 per cent. New Delhi: Significant efforts need to be made to improve employability in the engineering sector as less than 8 per cent of Indian engineers are employable in core engineering roles, reveals an Aspiring Minds’ report. The National Employability Report for the first time this year looked into the employability of specialised and new careers, which are available to engineers, other than core IT and software roles. The nationwide analysis based on a sample of…

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