Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 24

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN PARAMEDICAL COURSES These courses are related to the allied healthcare sector and include courses in pharmacy, nursing and medicine. The people in allied healthcare ease the functioning of doctors and medical experts. The demand in paramedical sector is increasing day-by-day. Let us have a brief look into the different paramedical courses in the following section. PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES Pharmacists are sought to work in the area of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) dispensaries. They can find jobs in retail pharmacies, marketing, research and quality…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 23

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN MEDICAL COURSES The courses in Medicals are under the control and regulation of the Medical Council of India (MCI), which is a central regulatory authority. Most of the institutes were established by the central and state governments however many private medical institutes were started later to cater the medical aspirants. Courses The major courses for Medical atream are: M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) is 5.5 years’ course that includes one year of internship.…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 22

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ARCHITECTURE The growth of the country is due to infrastructure and vice-versa. It all can happen by the support of architecture. The high-end buildings, bridges, skyscrapers etc are just to name a few. However, it also includes specialized fields such as urban planning, urban design and landscape architecture, building sciences, building material engineering and project management. The demand of the day is to make the architecture is such a manner that it looks artistic and aesthetic as well. Apart from supervising the construction, it is important…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 21

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ENGINEERING Engineering and technology has seen a tremendous attraction as a career. With the development of science and technology, particularly in recent times has in-fact made engineering a multi-disciplined field; the examples of which are biotechnology, computer, automobile and genetic engineering. The traditional disciplines such as are Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Aerospace engineering still hold the craze among masses. The major exams for getting into engineering are JEE Main (previously AIEEE), JEE Advanced (previously IIT-JEE), BITSAT, SRMJEE and VITEEE. Apart from these, different institutes have their own entrance…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 20

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT The only living resource in any organisation is the Human Resource. They are the most crucial assets of the organisation. The HR Management looks after recruitment, training, motivation, salary administration and taking care of Industrial Relations. Courses The HR specialisation can be taken in the following courses: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) Bachelor of Arts – Psychology Bachelor of Arts -Social Works (BSW) Certificate Courses in HRM Certificate Courses in Industrial Psychology/ Organizational Behaviour Master of Arts –…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 19

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ANTHROPOLOGY This science looks into the development of human beings and evolution of human behaviour. Its scope lies in the study of multicultural societies as well. The basic four fields of Anthropology are Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Linguistic Anthropology. The employment can be obtained in W.H.O., UNESCO, UNICEF, Anthropological Survey of India and research institutes. Apart from these, the art galleries, curators, educational institutes, publishing houses, NGOs, archives, museums and libraries also employ anthropologists. The major specialisations in Anthropology are Applied Anthropology, Business Anthropology, Forensic…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 18

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN MARKETING RESEARCH This again is one of the interesting career fields to opt for. This looks into understanding market requirements before designing a product or analysing the factors why a product failed in the market. It helps in devising the strategies for advertisements, designing the layout of retail store etc. The person opting for this career should have blend for analysis. The knowledge of statistics and mathematics is going to boost the career as a Market Research Analyst. The person must have good communication and presentation…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 17

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN ECONOMICS The economy is the backbone of the country. The career in Economics is significant especially after liberalisation that saw privatisation and globalisation (LPG). The people qualified in Economics are generally hired as economic analysts, researchers and consultants. The jobs are readily available in both public as well as private sectors. Careers are also available in higher education as well as in the capacity of Economics Journalism. One can become a Corporate Lawyer after graduation in Economics followed by LLB.  Courses The major course titles in…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 16

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN PSYCHOLOGY & COUNSELLING This stream studies about person’s reactions and emotions. The understanding of individual’s behaviour helps in treatment of associated behavioural issues. A psychologist also performs counselling in various fields such as career, marital issues, clinical psychology etc. The major specializations in Psychology are Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Health Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Sports Psychology, Community Counselling, Educational Psychology, School Counselling, School Psychology etc. A psychologist should have good communication skills and must be compassionate. The analytical blend of mind and a patient approach is a required skill.…

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Career Selection-A Basic Insight: Part 15

By: Satyendra Kumar Singh, Editor-ICN FOREIGN LANGUAGES In the era of globalisation there are lots of multinational companies working around. Hence, there is a growing need for persons who can communicate in foreign languages. While there are certain schools that have foreign languages in their curriculums still aspirants may learn the foreign languages from various institutes, colleges and universities who provide certificate and diploma courses in foreign languages. Courses Those who wish to pursue proper course in foreign languages can go upto PhD level through recognised universities. There are many diploma,…

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