To study abroad in most countries including USA and Australia, you are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test. This internet-based test requires good preparation. In India, the test costs $170 and you are allowed to appear for it for an infinite number of times, but not more than once in a 12-day period.
Sunday, 21 February 2016
For admission to various universities to pursue your studies abroad, you should be aware of the general schedule, namely knowing the dates by which you you should apply. This post provides some useful information in this regard with regard to the deadlines for a few countries. Before you read further, though, a useful alert: How to know if a foreign degree is recognized in India.
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Eager to pursue an educational degree program abroad? Before doing so, you need to not just check the foreign university’s credentials, but also confirm if the degree will be having equivalent validity in India. That is, is the degree on par with a course in India? Will it be acceptable for pursuing a higher level academic program or a professional course or starting a professional practice or taking up a job in India?
Sunday, 19 July 2015
The Written Ability Test (WAT) and the Group Discussion (GD) are both very essential aspects of the selection process to gain admission to the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). Here are some brief tips on how to crack the WAT and GD.
Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Planning to get your child admitted to a residential school in India? Get some tips here to know about selecting the right residential school. Learn too about some of the benefits and downsides of your child studying in a residential school.
Sunday, 6 October 2013
Even before you start your career, as a student itself you can get hands-on work experience as an intern in a reputed company. In fact, today not just students, but also professionals look for such experience through internships. Other than gaining experience, people who look for internships also hope to get a job in the same company where they do their internship.
Sunday, 15 September 2013
Are you keen on pursuing a postgraduate engineering course at an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in India? If so, you need to register for the GATE exam. This blog post provides detailed basic information for beginners about this all-important exam.
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
Universities around the globe offer unique courses during their summer vacations when regular semester programs take a break. These summer vacation programs are extremely intensive and enhance your educational experience as well as further your career interests. Here are some quick FAQs about summer school:
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an autonmous Govt. organization which offers varied vocational and community oriented courses. It also conducts general and academic courses at the Secondary and Senior Secondary levels. Given below is the contact information of the NIOS regional and sub-centres in India.
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
As an aspirant to gain admission to a prestigious graduate or business school, you will be beginning your preparations for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Like for any other exam you prepare for, you are bound to have standard books as reference material. You could even be joining up for GRE preparatory classes in your area. Now that communication and accessibility to knowledge has become easier & quicker thanks to the World Wide Web, you have the additional option of the Internet. Through online portals you can begin your preparations for GRE in right earnest.
On the one hand, preparing for Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is no walk in the park. After all, it is a major exam you are appearing for in order to get admission to a reputed graduate or business school. On the other hand, making preparations for it is also not something to fear. There are plenty of avenues both offline and online to get you set. Two of the most common avenues are attending a coaching class and taking up an online preparatory course. While these are hugely advantageous, the downside is that they create a major dent in your wallet. To avoid this, the third avenue is self study. Yes! It is not as problematic as you think. All you need is a dedicated study plan with good time management, self discipline and a healthy dose of self-confidence.
Sunday, 9 December 2012
The full form of IB is International Baccalaureate. The International Baccalaureate Organization, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland, offers 4 programs for students aged 3 to 19 years. More than 100 countries including India offer the IB programs.
Saturday, 8 December 2012
Friday, 7 December 2012
The full form of IGCSE is International General Certificate of Secondary Education. IGCSE exams in India are conducted in accordance with the policies of the Cambridge International Examinations Board, U.K. A school could offer the IGCSE curriculum right from the early years to the higher secondary education level. The school can offer a vast combination of subjects, selecting from the 70+ subjects offered by the Board. These subjects also include language courses. Each of the subjects is certified separately.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts the Certificate in Vocational Education (CVE) exams in India for Std. XII students. The CVE exams are conducted in the English medium only. Students can appear for the ISC exam on successfully completing the 2 year course of studies after having appeared for & passed the ICSE Std. X exam or its equivalent. Private candidates are not allowed to appear for the ICSE exams in India.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts the Indian School Certificate (ISC) exams in India for Std. XII students. The ISC exams are conducted in the English medium only. Students can appear for the ISC exam on successfully completing the 2 year course of studies after having appeared for & passed the ICSE Std. X exam or its equivalent.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) exams in India for Std. X students. The ICSE exams are conducted in the English medium only. Private candidates are not allowed to appear for the ICSE exams in India.