Wednesday, 23 September 2015

When Distance MBA is Valuable For You

MBA aspirants are often stumped thinking about questions regarding MBA and amongst many bizarre questions lie an often seemingly trifling, but crucial one – the relevance of going for Distance MBA. Kampuzz decodes the ‘real value’ attached to acquiring an MBA degree through distance mode of learning.  

Distance MBA is acquiring management education through distance learning. The difference between a regular/full-time MBA and distance MBA is ‘the element of distance’. In distance MBA, students have the flexibility to study from anywhere-any time. They are not restricted by any means and can also work while studying. 
  • Benefits of Distance MBA to working professionals 
Working professionals will benefit significantly by pursuing a distance MBA programme. Individuals already working can maximize their area of knowledge and master new skills without compromising on their work front. A distance MBA program will help them to acquire a master’s degree in management while concentrating on their work. The distance MBA program will also help them to apply the newly learnt skills in real-world business/office environment. Instant application of the skills, learnt through the distance MBA programme, in real-life business scenarios will prove to be a great boon in future for the individuals opting MBA through distance mode. 

Many individuals also choose to go for distance MBA to gain promotions at work front. For getting promoted to managerial positions, requirement of an MBA degree is a prerequisite. In such cases, individuals choose a distance MBA over regular MBA to save time as well as money.  
  • Benefits of Distance MBA to students already engaged in studies  
The students already engaged in studies can also benefit from distance MBA. An MBA programme through distance mode will allow students to continue their regular studies and gain managerial skills and understanding through the flexibility that the programme offers. 

The value of a distance MBA degree also depends on the reputation of the institute that offers it. Since the course ware and coursework in a distance MBA course is largely similar to that of a regular one, the institute providing the degree matters a lot too. 

Some of the reputed institutions in India providing distance MBA programmes are Symbiosis Centre of Distance Learning (Pune), ICFAI Business School (Hyderabad), Indira Gandhi National Open University (New Delhi) and Institute of Management Technology Centre for Distance Learning. 

Pursuing MBA through distance mode of learning will also save up for your cost. For a regular MBA program B-Schools charge hefty amounts and students often end up taking educational loans with high rates of interest. The cost of the completing the programme through distance learning will be significantly lesser.  

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Delhi University: Application Process begun for Ph.D. Programme

Delhi University has started the admission process for its Ph.D programs for the upcoming session. The university is offering the Doctor of Philosophy programs in various disciplines including Genetics, Botany, Department of Environmental Studies, Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. Interested and eligible candidates can apply to the prescribed format.
Eligibility Details:
  • Candidates applying for the program must have a master’s Degree with minimum of 55% aggregate marks from a recognized university or institute in their qualifying degree.
  • Candidates applying for the Ph.D program must have same subject in their qualifying degree in which candidates want to pursue.
  • Candidates who have all these qualifications are eligible to apply directly through Interview round.
Application Procedure:
Candidates can get the application form by visiting the official website i.e.
All the candidates are required to submit their all the documents along with duly filled form to the concerned department of the University.
Selection process:
Selection of the candidates for the PhD program will be made on the basis of a written test and an Interview round. The candidates who have qualified any one of the tests- CSIR, IGC, DBT and DST are not required to appear for the departmental test; they can directly appear for the interview.
Important dates:
  • Last date of application for Environmental Studies program: October 5, 2015.
  • Entrance exam date for Environmental Studies program: October 12, 2015
  • All other courses entrance exam will be held on October 14, 2015.

Monday, 21 September 2015

DNB CET 2016: Entrance Test Dates Announced

National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the exam dates for Diplomate of National Board Centralized Entrance Test 2016 (DNB CET 2016). This exam is scheduled to be held from November 28 to December 1, 2015. DNB CET is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) twice in a year to facilitate the admission process to DNB Board Specialty and Post MBBS Direct 6 years super specialty courses. 
Candidates can apply for the test through online mode and they can also choose test center, date and time for examination.
Eligibility Details:
Candidates, who possess a MBBS degree/provisional pass certificate recognized by the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent / provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification delivered by the Medical Council of India/ State Medical Council, and also have completed one year internship or expected to complete before January 31, 2016 can apply for DNB CET 2016 examination through online mode.
Paper Pattern:
Syllabus for the exam will be issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulation. There will be 300 multiple choice questions in this paper. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
Candidates, who qualified the written test, are required to appear for a centralized merit based counseling held by National Board of Examination. This counseling is conducted for allotment of seats at NBE accredited medical colleges/hospitals/institutions. As per the rank of the students, they will be to opt NBE accredited medical colleges/hospitals/institutions.

Saturday, 19 September 2015

AIPGMEE 2016: Exam Dates Declared

The examination date for AIPGMEE-2016 (All India post Graduate Medical entrance Examination) has been announced by the NBE (National Board of Examinations). The examination is going to be held in the month of December 2015 and the result for the same will be declared on January 2015.
Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must have MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree from any recognized institute or University.
Application fee:
Candidates are required to pay Rs 2750 to complete the registration process. The payment can be done by using credit card or debit card issued by the BOI (Bank of India) or through internet banking.
How to apply:
The interested and eligible candidates may apply online by visiting the official website.
Examination pattern:
The question paper will contain 300 objective type questions. There is no negative marking pattern in the examination.
Important Dates to remember:

Important dates
Last Date to apply
October 22, 2015
Date of the examination
December 2- December 8, 2015
Result Declaration
January 15, 2016