Monday, August 17, 2015

What Parents can Expect from Boarding Schools

Primary education in India has been given its due importance and increasingly with Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan coming into fray, the emphasis on compulsory primary and elementary education has become significant across sections. There is a dire need to address the queries of the children and clear concepts rather than inculcating the concept of rote learning.  Education system in India at preliminary level needs to be overhauled with unique skill sets and these skills need to be developed at the primary level. Parents play a very crucial role in shaping their education by selecting the right teaching system that can cater to the actual needs of the students.

Interestingly, the bent towards private education has also gone up in the country. Boarding Schools have also made their way in being one of the best primary education providers in the country. Last month I visited Chinmaya Vidyalaya Nauni (a well-known boarding school near Shimla). This visit certainly changed my opinion towards boarding schools. This made me realize why hostel schools are getting on the top of the radar of parents in Tier I and Tier II metros and towns. Earlier, I thought the main reason for this shift from day school education to residential education was due to lack of quality time parents have for their children.

There has been a spurt in demand for worthy Boarding schools where parents are assured of right mentoring for their children. Respectable residential schools are equipped with best faculty, state-of-the art amenities and modern infrastructure that nurtures children in the most effective and efficient manner.

•    Discipline - Discipline is one of the most important factor that compels parents to send their students to these boarding schools. With great discipline comes great values.

•    Independent and Responsible – Boarding schools help kids in becoming responsible since students have to manage their basic daily tasks and homework on their own. Hence your kids learn how to best handle their needs without taking advantage of parents or siblings’ comfort zone. They are away from the overly pampered homely environment, it makes the children independent from a very early stage and they learn from their own mistakes.

•    Student focus – Hostel Schools generally have small class sizes which allows personal attention of the teachers with every student.

•    Enhances experience and Widens Horizon – Numerous courses are offered at Boarding Schools. Special emphasis is given to athletics and extracurricular activities. These residential schools has set benchmarks of performance and their results vouch for their credibility. Students are encouraged to be inquisitive, think out of box and tackle complex situations.

The decision of leaving children in a hostel is a tough one initially, however the majority of parents feel elated and proud to see their children becoming organized, confident and responsible citizens.

Author BioJeeni Peter is a content strategist and online blogger who loves to compose tips and latest trends in education industry to help students secure a better future.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Shiksha Comes up With a Hack for All JEE Aspirants

The air is buzzing with discussions regarding the recent JEE Main exam. While the offline version was held on April 4, 2015, the students have already started to anticipate their score to know results ahead of time. It’s quite a human tendency to get eager over results, as soon as the performance part is done with, right?

Just in the nick of time, has come up with a hack that would run a wide smile on the faces of all JEE aspirants- the much awaited JEE Main 2015 Rank Predictor Tool. Having introduced such student-friendly tools in the past too, Shiksha aims to help JEE candidates find the colleges and branches viable for them, on the basis of JEE Main scores.

What All Can You Expect?

Goes without saying that the JEE Main Rank Predictor tool will clearly lay out the colleges and branches regarding which the student can get hopeful, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. The aspirants will also be assisted regarding the cut-offs for admissions in the colleges they prefer. In addition to this, the efficient Rank Predictor tool will also work out the list of possible colleges, where a student can get the branches of his choice, on the basis of his JEE score.

To elucidate, the prime features that will serve at your disposal are listed below.

The College and Branch: Owing to this feature, candidates can efficiently know the colleges wherein they’ll score admission with ease, according to the rank they expect in JEE Main 2015. Moreover, the tool also provides all necessary information about the engineering branches available in different colleges in India, along with the closing ranks they cater to.

You Can Also know the College Cut-Offs: To be precise, this option lets aspirants find out the college cut-offs for various branches offered at the institutes they prefer. A comprehensive listicle regarding the same will be clearly laid-out.

Hunting a College for a Branch: Herein, the candidate can mention the engineering branch (branches) he prefers, and within a few seconds, the JEE Rank Predictor will display the possible colleges that might offer him admission, on the basis of JEE Main score.

To sum up, the Rank Predictor Tool serves what is just required for the students. Letting the aspirants face the expected results, it has proved to be a boon well-ahead of time.

Author Bio: Anshuman Kukreti is a professional writer and a keen follower of the global education market. An engineer by qualification and an artist at heart, he writes on various topics related to career and education. Reach him @ LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Managerial Guide for Prudent Decision Making

Every action leads to an outcome and vice versa. It holds for all personal, professional, commercial and other aspects of living. For any process, system while in action it has intermediate steps that requires judgment, decision to proceed. The judgment has to be prudent. It has to be thoughtful. Any action that is not wisely taken may lead the whole process to go for a toss. Decision making, the skill some of it has to be learned while some of it comes with age and experience.

Managers, decision makers the skills needed are special. It is not chance based judgment, what it needs is thorough understanding knowledge of the various facets of the problem in consideration.  To be managers, decision makers it is not meant for all. The individuals that make those unpopular decisions that affect those who are cared and are around every day. While some skills need to be acquired, some traits and skills are in-born that make gives such individuals an edge.

One of the key for effective decision makers is to be authoritative keeping in mind ethics, kind treatment towards co-workers. A good manager is one who can visualize the implication of the decision on the job aspect of the employee and not on the emotional effect it would have individually.

The 7 decision making steps that are essential elements of structured process are;

•    Identifying right problem or situation- The first and foremost is to identify the problem, or the opportunity that may be worthwhile. It is imperative to know, take charge of pros and cons of the problem, opportunity that may make a difference to the clientele. To identify, and analyze the problem well is utmost important without carrying which all subsequent efforts may not be that fruitful. Also, it is important to understand the importance of the opportunity if it can be missed or the consequences otherwise.

•    Collect data- Thereafter, to gather information is next. Information that is relevant and that is not. Relevant and other information that has to be segregated right and used right. Not only this, all that is around the problem has to be understood well that will be help in prudent decision making. And also, to have complete information of the owners, influencer's of the information that can help it happen or stop it from happening.

•    Understand the situation – Before taking a call, decision for a problem or an opportunity next important is to understand the alternative course of action that may be viable. The alternative course that may be more practical and have better results as well. The information after it is completely gathered, the different interpretations need to be understood as well to use in the best way. The manager or the decision maker has to be judgmental in interpreting the data in several ways.

•    Alternate thinking- Around the opportunity other possible problem options need to be analyzed also. This requires creative thinking, positive attitude to work around problems around the opportunity and to find a solution. Alternate thinking also involves asking conditional questions for the opportunity such as, ‘what if’? It also involves thinking about the situation, the opportunity should be in. Other conditional questions around the problem need to be thought also that may have an impact on the outcome.

•    Evaluate Alternatives- The alternatives of the opportunity need to be evaluated, and also the criteria that need to be used for the alternate options. Both the criteria and the alternatives have to be thoroughly evaluated not to miss on any possible solution. Not only this, the alternate options need to be evaluated for feasibility, acceptability and desirability. The alternate options how much it would be feasible for all practical purposes has to be understood also. Moving on, among the alternatives which would be the best choice is next to be evaluated.

•    Best option to be selected – It now requires critical thinking among the selected alternatives, the provisional preferred has to be identified that may have future probable adverse consequences. This requires analytical, critical thinking to make choice of the best provisional alternative. And also the probable problems that might be created with the provisional preferred alternative. To analyze further, the risks that are involved with the selection of this provisional preference.

•    Implement the decision- a plan has to be chalked out to put the decision in place. To do this, first what is needed is dedicated resources to bring in effect. The parts of the decision may be brought in to implementation by different resources that have to be identified. En suite, to know if the plan is accepted and supported by colleagues? And also it is important to know the commitment of co-workers to materialize the decision.

Author Bio: ISB&M's programs are AICTE approved and directed towards employment & career, and not only an educational degree. All the placement activities of the students are done through ISB&M Placement Cell. ISB&M's Placement Cell makes every possible effort to ensure that all students pass out with good job offer. ISB&M's training courses are highly accepted and acknowledged by industry for Management/executive level employment.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

SAP HANA Training now launches free online training for the candidates

In recent times of modern technologies and complex data management, SAP HANA can be termed as one of the most important methods or appliance. It is mainly a platform for in-memory data with cloud features. It is not only an application of in-memory data management but also a system that can help in various hardware capabilities in increasing the performance of the application, or reducing the cost of the ownership, or providing such scenarios that can provide profit to the organization.

Thus, at present times SAP HANA is an important element and application for organizations handling huge databases and hence the there is a noticeable increase in the SAP HANA – Online SAP HANA training.

SAP HANA – its applications and certification

SAP HANA Basically offers you the expertise in creating new applications for integrating the business and control logic and also the data base for better performance. SAP HANA processes deal with the data in memory hence it is a system that works with cloud.

The course for SAP HANA comes in both free course and fee –based course depending upon the site or institute that is being approached for the training. The training mainly consists of three steps that are registration, learning and then the exam. Places where you are not provided with the training and learning, you can get your exam and certification free of cost but now there are a number of places where you can get registered with a fee and then can get materials and proper training for the exam.

There are three main streams in which SAP HANA offers certification to the candidates.

Technical consultants appear for the exam of C_HANATEC_1 that has topics of data provisioning, security and authorization, installation, system architecture implementation and system architecture design to cover. The exam is of 180 minutes where you have to complete 80 questions. After passing the exam you will be awarded with the certificate of SAP certified Technology Associate.

The test C_HANAIMP_1 is for application consultants and the topics to be covered are security and authorization, reporting, optimization, data provisioning, data modeling and business content. SAP Certified Application Associate is awarded after completing 80 questions in 180 minutes.

Admins and Support Specialists is the last program for which the certificated of SAP Certified Support Associate is awarded. The candidate has to complete the exam in 180 minutes answering 80 questions that are on the topics of installation, high availability, configurations, operations, monitoring, authorizations, trace, system reports, backup and recovery and performance.

Online training for SAP HANA

The website openSAP has launched a new kind of training for the candidates applying for SAP HANA where the candidates can avail the training online and that also free of cost.

As SAP HANA helps the organization by handling databases from RAM, thus it has been forecasted that the application will be of great use for future applications such as software development, cloud applications and others. Hence, initiatives are taken so that the course can be taken by maximum people and maximum people can get trained by the free course training of the SAP HANA on openSAP.

The online course training will be imparted in English and will be a training of approximately seven weeks time. The course will be supported by a number of examples and lectures of various faculties and some of the important personalities in the industry to make the training interesting as well as to introduce the candidates to the practical sessions in SAP. Also the SAP HANA – Online SAP HANA training has been approved by a number of faculties and authorities who take this training to be one of the use of way to make the world know about SAP HANA.

 Author Bio: Priya is a professional Training consultant and adviser on SAP education and career.  She acts as a guide and provides online training for students and job aspirants in IT industry.

Saturday, December 27, 2014


Clearing CAT has always been a dream for Indian business students. Without this, the chance to get admitted into the top league of MBA colleges like IIM’s is non-existent. Today, dreams of 1.70 lakh students are on hold. As 27th December 2014 approaches the result of CAT 2014 exam would unveil itself. One can only wonder what it would bring for the MBA aspirants.
Over the years, CAT has seen a lot of changes. 2014 was no different. Administrated by Tata Consultancy Services, the duration of the exam was increased by 30 minutes from 140 to 170 minutes. Along with that questions for each section – Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation plus Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning has increased from 30 - 50. Incorporating these changes the time duration for each question was also reduced from 2.20 minutes to 1.42 Minutes.
The reduction of time has proven to be directly proportional to the difficulty level, which can have diverse effects. An Assistant professor from MDI, Gurgaon stated that as there is less time per question, the difficulty level would be toned down and because of that the cut-offs to these business schools would go up.
A senior professor from one of the IIM’s hinted that though the question paper seemed easy, the cut-offs could be higher, especially where older IIM’s are concerned. The truth would only be known once the result is out and the cut-off list is declared.

 Author Bio: Trisha is a professional writer and adviser on education and career. She is an ardent reader, a traveler and a passionate photographer. She wants to explore the world and write about whatever comes across her way.

Monday, September 15, 2014

How to Prepare for SSB Interview

SSB Interview Tips
SSB (Service Selection Board) interviews are a tough nut to crack, especially for the first time. Here are a few pointers from experienced persons on how to tackle the same.

Do not be nervous: You can ruin all your chances by being nervous at an SSB interview. In fact, it can be your number one enemy. Do not view the interview as a gargantuan ordeal but approach it with all the courage you can muster. Usually, the atmosphere of the interview is informal and relaxed.

Count on practice: As the adage goes: practice does make you perfect. It makes sense to practice the Psychological tests well in advance as you are faced with a time constraint in solving them during the SSB test schedule. It will help you learn how to manage your time more effectively. Another area to practice is speaking in fluent English. These verbal communication skills will stand you in good stead while preparing for Group Discussion and Lecturette. It also helps to communicate during the interview.

Deciding on coaching: Many candidates wonder whether to go in for coaching. The answer is if you are totally clueless about SSB interviews, you must enroll for a coaching program. At the same time, you must make sure you have enrolled in the best SSB coaching institute available to you. The faculty at the institute must be experienced and proficient at coaching for SSB and must be able to guide you properly. This is the main criterion for choosing a coaching institute.

Be positive: The main aspect of your personality that SSB test is a positive attitude. Your positive and optimistic nature must come through in the psychological tests, as well as interview and Group Tasks.

Good rapport with the group: You must have good skills of a team player. Around 7-8 tasks in the SSB test are group tasks. As such, you must have a good relationship with all members of a group. All other members of the group must like you and only then you can score well. You must be nonjudgmental and friendly with others.

Current affairs: You need to have good awareness about the world and your surroundings. For this, you need to be abreast of current affairs as that can be gleaned from newspapers and magazines. Be prepared to have viewpoints on current issues so that you can perform well in the Group Discussion, as well as Interview.

Know yourself well: Keep track of all details about yourself- your educational history, facts about your family, birthplace, locality, your hobbies, likes and dislikes.

Physical fitness: Being physically fits is a desirable attribute in an officer. Your physical fitness will also be tested in the test. A slouching, lazy personality will provide the wrong impression about the candidate. So make sure you are perky and fit in the physical domain.

Dress well: No matter what, your personality will be revealed in the way you dress. Be careful in what you wear as it will surely make a big impression. There are guidelines for both men and women in this regard.

These are some of the tips to help you prepare for an SSB interview.

Author’s bio:  He is an aspirant for NDA from Bhopal.  He has a degree in Physics. He has attempted the SSB interview once and is ready to face more SSB’s. He is part of the editorial team at

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Say ‘Goodbye’ to your queries about college selection with the College Comparison Tool

How easy it becomes if there is someone or something that can guide us on all our important decisions! For students, finding a right college is an important decision anytime. You may consult your seniors, friends and family, but there is one more thing that can guide you on your college selection in much lesser time.

College Comparison Tool, launched by, is a great tool designed for students.

What it can do?

The tool makes college selection a simple process. You can compare four colleges in any field such as engineering or MBA. The comparisons is done based on important parameters such as college ranking, faculty, location, fee, placement, courses and curriculum.


Online comparison of colleges offers several advantages such as:

  • Saves research time
  • Reliable information
  • Quick response
  • Hassle-free
  • Easily available online
How to use it? 

There is no trick required to use the college comparison tool. Select two or maximum four college names that you wish to compare.
Compare College

On entering the college details, the tool presents all relevant information as: College Comparison Tool

Compare College Tool

So, what are you waiting for? Save your time and find the best college online with the help of online college comparison tool.

Author bio:
Swati Srivastava is an avid writer and a blogger who loves to share her knowledge and ideas on a wide range of educational and career related topics. Her articles are published on various reputed websites like Follow her on Google+

Friday, August 1, 2014

IIT JEE 2015 - How to Prepare for IIT JEE 2015 Exam?

IIT has presented world some of the best engineers and entrepreneurs.  Today, many IIT graduates are holding the top most designations in the first-rate companies like LinkedIn, Google, Syntel and many others. Wishing to get their name inscribed in list of top engineers and highest paid employees, many engineering aspirants prepare for IIT JEE – deemed to be the toughest entrance exam in the country. But are they preparing the right way?
Here is your chance to know whether you are preparing correctly. We bring to you JEE preparation tips by Top JEE Rankers and Subject Matter Experts.


Before you start preparing for the competitive exam, it is important to plan your moves. Start your preparation early i.e. from Class 10th. Create an IIT JEE Study Planner to be on the track and devotee equal amount of time for studying, revising and practicing.

Clear your concepts

If you don’t know the basics, chances are you will never understand advanced level problems. Hence, clearing your basics is very important. No matter in which class you are – 10th or 12th, you should first clear your basic concepts. Create summary notes for basic concepts and always refer it while studying the advanced topics.
For class-wise IIT JEE Preparation tips read the following tips carefully.

If you are in Class 10th  

If you are a student of Class 10th and wish to prepare for this highly competitive exam, make sure you have the latest syllabus with you. 
Get Syllabus – The very first thing a JEE aspirant should do is know the syllabus completely. Hence, without the syllabus you might not be able to decide from which topic you should start preparing for the exam. Looking at the syllabus decide which book to refer for the preparation. After you are done with all these, start your preparation. 
Self assessment – Once you are done with IIT JEE 2015 Preparation, start solving sample papers as much as you can. Take mock tests to know your preparation level for the final exam. You can use some good JEE question bank to solve a lot of challenging questions. Based on your result of the mock test, you will be able to know your strengths and weaknesses.

If you are Class 12th

If you a student of Class 12th and want to be an IITian, use the following IIT JEE 2015 Preparation tips to clear JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2015.
Study Practice Revise – Here, your first step should start with studying basics and gradually moving towards advanced topics. Studying and revising your basics should not take more than one month. Once done, devotee your time to study practice and revise advanced level problems.
Create a problem solving cycle – Take one chapter of any one subject and solve some questions of it. Once done, move to another chapter; continue this cycle unless you finish the entire subject. In this way you’ll be able to complete every chapter quickly without getting bored.
Best of Luck!
Author Bio
Bhavana Singh helps engineering aspirants stay on top of all related updates. Passionate about connecting technology with education, she writes for many top educational websites, as well as manages JEE Mag – A blog by Plancess. 

Thursday, June 19, 2014

JEE Advanced Result 2014 is out TODAY!

Your wait is finally over today (19 June 2014) with the announcement of JEE Advanced 2014 exam result. You can check your result anytime on the official website by entering your roll number and date of birth details. 

JEE Advanced 2014 toppers include Chitraanga Murdia (All India Rank 1) from Udaipur and Govind Lohati (AIR 3) from Indore. The topper, Murdia has scored 334 marks out of 360. From IIT Roorkee zone, Aditi is the topper among female aspirants by securing 7th rank. 

JEE Advanced Exam was conducted on May 25, 2014 and its scores are accepted by Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and the IITs.

The other institutions that offer admission on the basis of JEE Advanced 2014 rank list
  • §  Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • §  Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli
  • §  Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • §  Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISER)
Now when the result is declared, the next step for students is to submit their applications for their choice of course at ISM and the IITs before June 24, 2014. Students can check the intake capacity of the IITs and ISM Dhanbad for various courses on the site. 

All qualified students will be required to submit their class 12th mark sheet and other important documents at the time of admission. To allow the candidates to check the estimated cut-off ranks for various engineering branches at the IITs, has prepared a list.

All the best for your future!

Author bio:
Swati Srivastava is an avid writer and blogger who loves to share her knowledge and ideas on a wide range of educational and career related topics. Her articles are published on various reputed websites like Follow her on Google+

Bring in Your Success with the Best Coaching For SSC in Delhi

Staff selection commission is a government association to hire junior level force for diverse ministries and their divisions. It functions only for the central government recruitment not for the state government. So, if you want to be a part of Indian ministry and serve your nation directly, SSC is the best option for you to crackdown.
Know how of SSC –Eligibility criteria is just graduation in any discipline. SSC conducts a combined preliminary exam once in a year. Selected candidates are called for the mains and personal interviews. 
It selects for the posts like-Assistants in ministry and its departments, sub inspector in CBI, Delhi police, BSF and other government organizations, inspectors in income tax, central excise and customs, accountant and junior accountant in various government offices of India.
How to get ready? 
Proving yourself as one of the best candidate among the crowd is not that easy in the era of increasing competition. But, your approach and preparation can become easier with the guidance of coaching institutes. There are many coaching institutes for SSC preparation, which guarantees them to be the best coaching for SSC in Delhi. Let’s have a look on how these coaching institutes aid in the candidate’s preparation. 
There are two rounds of tests- Tier 1 is of 2 hours and 4 sections and Tier 2 is of 2 hours and 2 sections. 
 General awareness, Logical reasoning, English and quantitative aptitude is a part of Tier 1 and quantitative ability and English are the two sections of Tier 2.
General awareness – Candidates are prepared on general awareness mainly of last 1 year. History, politics, geography, events of routine life, researches and international updates are asked in this section. Coaching institutes provide various competitive and general awareness magazines and conducts group discussions which help in grooming the candidates.
Logical reasoning – Both non verbal and verbal reasoning is asked in this section. Questions from Venn diagram, coding-decoding, analogies, syllogism, blood relations, number series, pictorial representation and decision making are asked. Coaching classes provide regular classes, many practice papers and mock tests for through practice of this section.
English – Comprehension based questions, synonyms, sentence formation and correct English usage is checked in this section. All the questions are of class 12th level. Coaching classes arrange classes and unsolved question papers for the written test practice. They also train candidates for speaking fluent and correct English, this helps during interview time.
Quantitative aptitude – Numerical ability of the person is tested in this section. Series of question comprises of Speed, time, distance, ratio and proportion, ministration, linear equations, trigonometry, graphs questions, algebraic equations and many more. Although these questions are not very tough but they require good speedy practice to solve maximum in less time span. Coaching institutes provide short cut formulae’s of Vedic arithmetic, which helps candidates in solving these questions easily and quickly. 
Tier 2 test also judge candidates on quantitative and English level but the questions are bit complicated in this tier. 
Hence, regular and serious preparation done by the assistance of coaching classes can never stop you in achieving your dreams. 
Author: The author is a well known educational consultant who has been associated with the Teach Well group for a considerable amount of time.

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