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No matter which B-school you are aiming for, a great entrance test score is a requirement for them all. But the MBA is more than the CAT. Here, we have provided exam patterns for the other entrance tests that lead to the MBA. ... Read More

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Indian banks and their declining competitiveness

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Despite pressure from the international community, Greece has refused to implement austerity measure to bring its economy back on track. This brings Greece closer to a very real exit from the Eurozone. ... Read More

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Some of the judges held up by politicians as exemplars of strict constructionism are in fact opposed to the concept. Antonin Scalia, a Justice of the Supreme Court, has said he is "not a strict constructionist and no one ought to be". ... Read More

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Companies aggressively hiring techies to pep up IT competencies
Companies such as SAP, General Mills, Snapdeal and Marico are aggressively hiring techies, even from outside India, to strengthen technology competencies, especially in mobility, big data and analytics.

SAP plans to add 1,000 engineers in the next 12 months to its lab in India, its second-largest globally. SAP Labs India will increase the intake of graduates from the country's premier engineering colleges.

About 70% of the German software company's 6,500 employees in India are part of its R&D and product engineering, while 20% are in consulting and implementation and the rest in sales and marketing.
Govt to train 50,000 people to become solar professionals
The government will train 50,000 people to become solar professionals over next three years and will launch a mobile application as well. This will help solar product users access to the nearest available manpower for fixing snags.

The government has set a target of installing 100 GW of power from sunshine by 2022. According to the ministry of new and renewable energy, it will be impossible to meet this target without a robust service sector.
Ratan Tata among names proposed for IIT-B Boards Chairman
IIT Bombay has proposed industrialist Ratan Tata among a list of three names proposed for the next Chairman of its Board of Governors.

The chairman's post fell vacant after the tenure of nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar ended on May 11.

Human Resource Development Ministry has received a panel of three names for consideration and has placed it before the President for approval, ministry officials said.
Australia promises help to India to meet skill development challenges
Australia assured its support to India in meeting the country's goal to train 500 million people by 2022, saying Australian training providers can help meet the skill development challenges.

The assurance came during a meeting between Union Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Pratap Rudy and Australian Assistant Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham.
Oxford gets its first ever female V-C
Oxford often revered as the oldest and most revered university in the English speaking world has got its first ever female head.

Professor Louise Richardson, currently the principal and vice-chancellor of the University of St Andrews, has been nominated as the next V-C of the University of Oxford.

The first women's colleges were founded in the 19th century and women became full members of the University in 1920.
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