Upscale student hostels & PGs – a big untapped opportunity in India

In India May-June can be horrific months for parents of children who are seeking admissions to professional courses. In my state of Karnataka we had a re-exam for one subject (2nd PUC / XIIth) as  paper had leaked. After that you had a minimum of two exams to attend – CET and ComedK (all other exams are for minority number of students). By the time our children finish these exams they are exhausted.

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How to improve the personality skills of students in India?

Today’s Mint carried an article “Blame it on the system” which was a review of New York Times article “An Open Letter to India’s Graduating Classes“. Both articles are an interesting read and a must for parents+students. While India “produces” a huge number of graduates a very small percentage of these are employable. Many get rejected for academic reasons but majority get rejected for not having the “other essential skills”.

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Do students in India look for summer jobs?

Students looking for summer jobs in the US (and other western countries) is very common. I got a call recently from a reporter asking me how popular this topic was on our classified site click.in.

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