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MBA Entrance Exam in India

Common Admission Test (CAT)
Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET)
AIMS Test For Management Admission (ATMA)
Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GCET)
XAT (XLRI Admission Test)
Combined Aptitude Test – Karnataka
The Karnataka MBA Common Entrance Test
All India Entrance Test For MBA- Maharashtra
All India Management Entrance Test (AIMET) Maharashtra
Common Entrance Test (CET) For MBA/MMS Admissions – Maharashtra
Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) – Maharashtra
Management Aptitude Test (MAT) – New Delhi
OMAT – Orissa
MET/PAM-CAT For Admission To MBA – Punjab
National Entrance Test (NET) – Rajasthan
Consortium Of Self-Financing Professional, Arts & Science Colleges – Tamilnadu
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) – Tamilnadu.
U.P.Technical University State Entrance Examination (SEE) – Utter Pradesh
UPMCAT (U.P.Management & MCA Combined Admission Test) – Utter Pradesh
Uttranchal Joint Entrance Test UAJET – Uttranchal
Government Of West Bengal JEE For MBA (JEMAT) – West Bengal
National Institute of Management Calcutta (NIMC) – West Bengal

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More on GPA

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India

India US US
Class/Division Percentage % Letters Grade Point Scale
Ist (Hons/Distinction) 80 – 100 A+ 4
Ist (Hons/Distinction) 75 – 79 A 3.75-3.95
Ist (Hons/Distinction) 70 – 74 A- 3.5 – 3.7
1st Division 65 – 69 B+ 3.25-3.45
1st Division 60 – 64 B/B- 3 – 3.2
2nd Division 55 – 59 C+ 2.5-2.9
2nd Division 50 – 54 C/C- 2 – 2.4
3rd Division 45 – 49 D+ 1.5-1.9
3rd Division 40 – 44 D/D- 1 – 1.4
Fail >40% F 0
From WIKIPEDIA    

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Indian B – Schools Specialization Rankings

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Rank Marketing Finance HRM Systems
1 IIM-A IIM-B XLRI-Jam IIM-B
2 IIM-B IIM-A IIM-A IIM-C
3 IIM-C IIM-C IIM-B IIM-A
4 IIM-L IIM-L IIM-C IIM-L
5 XLRI-Jam IIM-I IIM-L IIM-I
6 IIM-I IIM-K IIM-I IIM-K
7 IIM-K XLRI-J IIM-K XLRI-Jam
8 FMS- Delhi FMS- Delhi FMS- Delhi JBIMS- Mum
9 JBIMS- Mum JBIMS- Mum JBIMS- Mum FMS- Delhi
10 SPJ-Mum SPJ-Mum IMT-Gazia IMT-Gazia
11 IMT-Gazia IMT-Gazia SPJ-Mum SPJ-Mum
12 MDI-Gur MDI-Gur MDI-Gur MDI-Gur
13 NMIMS-Mum NMIMS-Mum SIBM – Pune NMIMS-Mum
14 SIBM – Pune SIBM – Pune SCMHRD-Pune NITIE-Mum
15 NITIE -Mum NITIE -Mum XIM-Bhub SIBM – Pune

Indian Law Schools

1. Amity Law Schoo(Est: 1999) 
Yasho Bhawan, Okhla road,
Delhi-110025
Website:www.amity.edu
Seat:80
Cut-off: 60%

2. Army Institute of Law (Est: 1999)
Sec-68, Mohali-160062
Tel: 0172-5095336-38
Website:www.armyinstitute-oflaw.org
Seats: 80
Cut-off: Entrance Exam  

3. Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies (Est: 1993)
Vijaya College Campus, Basavanagudi,
Bangalore –560004
Tel: 080-2656107
Seats: 80
Cut-off: 60-70%

4. Bharati Vidyapeeth’s New Law College (Est: 1978)
Erandwane Cumpus, Paud Road, Pune-411038
Tel: 020-25230855
Website: www.law.bharatividyapeeth.edu
Seats: 320 (For a three-year course), 240 (For a five-year course) 
Cut-off: Entrance Test

5. Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University (Est: 1916)
Varanasi-221005
Tel: 0542-2369018
Website: www.bhu.ac.in
Seats: 275
Cut-off: Entrance Test

6. Faculty of Law, Punjab University (Est: 1976)
Sector-14, Chandigarh
Tel: 0172-2541577
Website: www.puchd.ac.in More Details…
E-mail: regr@pu.ac.in
Seats: 360
Cut-off: Entrance Test

7. Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (Est: 1924)
Delhi-110007
Tel: 011-27667765
Website: www.du.ac.in
E-mail: lawfaculty@vsnl.net
Seats: 1,500
Cut-off: Entrance Test

8. Faculty of Law, University of Lucknow (Est: 1921)
2nd Campus, Lucknow University, Sitapur Road, Lucknow
Tel: 0522-2363113
Seats: 320
Cut-off: Entrance Test

9. Gopaldas Jamatmal Advani Law College (East: 1977)
32nd Road, Bandra, Mumbai-400050
Tel: 022-26497484
Seats: 320
Cut-off: Entrance Test

10. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (Est: 1950)
Kharagpur-721302
Tel: 03222-282002
Website: director@iitkgp.ernet.in
Seats: 696
Cut-off: Joint Entrance Exam

11. Indian Law Society, Law College (Est: 1924)
Law College Road, Pune-411004
Tel: 020-25656775
Website:www.ilslaw.edu
Seats: 240 (For a three-year course) and 400 (For a five-year course)
Cut-off: Merit

12. Karnataka Lingayat Education Society’s Law College (est: 1976)
PB-1059, 2nd Block, Rajainagar, Bangalore-560010
Tel: 080-23324529
Website:www.klesociety.org-/law/banlc.htm
Seats: 115 (for a three-year course) and 65 (for a five-year course)
Cut-off: Written Test

13. M.S. Ramaiah College of Law (Est: 1995)
M.S. Ramaiah Road, MSRIT Post, Bangalore-560054
Tel: 080-57708015
E-mail: info@msrcl.org
Seats: 70  
Cut-off: 55%

14. National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (Est: 1998)
3-4, 761, Barkatpura, Hyderabad-500027
Tel: 040-27567955
Website: http://www.nalsaruniv.org
Seats:80
Cut-off: Entrance Test

15. National Law Institute University (Est: 1997)
Bhadbhada Road, Barkheri Kalan, Bhopal-462002
Tel: 0755-2696965
Website: http://www.nliu.edu
Seats: 80
Cut-off: Entrance Test

16. National Law School of India University (Est: 1988)
Post Bag No: 7201, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore-560072
Tel: 080-23213160
Website: www.nls.ac.in
E-mail: registrar@nls.ac.in
Seats: 80

17. Symbiosis Society’s Law College (Est: 1977),
Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-411004
Tel: 020-25655114
Website: www.symlaw.ac.in
Seats:200
Cut-off: Entrance Exam

MBA DEADLINES 2007

October

2nd : Harvard
3rd: INSEAD
10th: Columbia
10th: Dartmouth (Tuck)
11th: Pennsylvania (Wharton)
17th: Chicago GSB
19th: Northwestern (Kellogg)
22nd: Stanford
24th: UCLA (Anderson)
24th: Yale SOM
26th: Oxford Said
26th: UNC Kenan-Flagler
29th: Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)
30th: MIT (Sloan)

November

1st: Virginia (Darden)
1st: Duke (Fuqua)
1st: Michigan
5th: UC Berkeley (Haas)
15th: NYU (Stern)
Note:    Please verify the deadlines from the Schools as well

Top 10 Telecom & VoIP Degrees

Boston University
MS in Telecommunication
UMUC
MS in in Telecommunications Management
DePaul University
Master of Science in Telecommunication Systems

University of Colorado at Boulder
Master of Science in Telecommunications
University of Vaasa, Finland
Master’s Programme in Telecommunication Engineering
Cal State Hayward
M.S. in Telecommunication Systems
Weber State University, Utah
AAS Telecommunications Degree
University of Pennsylvania
Telecommunications and Networking (TCOM) Program (Masters)

Kansas City Community College
Associate in Telecommunication Technology

University of Denver University
MAS Dual Degree in Computer IS & Telecom

What is Public Health Program

Why pursue a career in public health?

From What is Public Health
Public health is an exciting and growing field of study. The field challenges its professionals to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury.
Public health is a diverse and dynamic field. Public Health professionals come from varying educational backgrounds and can specialize in an array of fields. A host of specialists, including teachers, journalists, researchers, administrators, environmentalists, demographers, social workers, laboratory scientists, and attorneys, work to protect the health of the public.
Public health is a field geared toward serving others. Public health professionals serve local, national, and international communities. They are leaders who meet the many exciting challenges in protecting the public’s health today and in the future.
Public health is a rewarding field. The field of public health offers great personal fulfillment – working towards improving people’s health and well being is a rewarding day’s work.
Who should consider a degree in public health?
Public health is a field that offers an abundance of job opportunities to suit a variety of interests and skills. Whether you are more interested in crunching numbers, conducting research, or working with people, there is a place for you in the field of public health. Recent college graduates and those that have been in the field for years have something to offer and to gain in this field. Public health is ideal for those that gain satisfaction knowing that they are working to improve the lives of others.

How can a graduate degree in public health enhance my career opportunities?
Many public health jobs require a graduate degree in public health. A graduate degree gives public health professionals a competitive edge over other professionals and enables professionals to:
gain knowledge of the factors which influence local, national and global legislative and social polices;
apply broad-based, state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative skills needed for problem solving;
develop multidisciplinary and collaborative strategies for solving health-related problems;
enhance communication skills by working with diverse populations; and, 
be positioned for a leadership role in health promotion and disease prevention.

What are the career opportunities in public health and what salary ranges can I expect after graduation?
While there are dozens of specialties in public health, most career opportunities are found in the following fields. The salary ranges, as follows, are the actual salaries earned (adjusted for inflation using the national CPI – Bureau of Labor Statistics) within one year of graduation as reported by the most recent nationwide survey of graduates conducted by ASPH:
Health Services Administration
$37,050 – $161,400
Biostatistics
$33,000 – $63,000
Epidemiology
$38,175 – $136,237
Health Education/Behavioral Science
$33,000 – $86,625
Environmental Health
$44,550 – $143,700
International Health
$31,500 – $86,625
Nutrition
$31,500 – $70,875
Public Health Practice/Program Management
$41,175 – $102,000
Biomedical Laboratory
$31,500 – $78,750

Where do public health professionals work?
Public health professionals work in both the public and private sectors. Many public health graduates will find work in the public sector in local, state, or federal health departments. The jobs available at health departments range from Food Safety Inspectors to Health Educators; from Policy Analysts to Epidemiologists. Other public health professionals will find work in university systems as researchers.
Those interested in working for a non-profit organization can find jobs in health advocacy, policy, or research for organizations such as the American Cancer Society, the Red Cross, or a local non-profit that focuses on specific health issues.
Still other public health professionals will find work in the private sector – working in randomized control trials for pharmaceutical companies or for health insurance companies.

Do I need an advanced degree to work in the field of public health?
While it is possible to gain experience in the field without an advanced degree, most public health professionals need at least a Masters degree for career advancement. For more information on this topics, see the Frequently Asked Question: How can a graduate degree in public health enhance my career opportunities?

What kind of job title can I expect after graduating with a degree in public health?
Job titles, position descriptions, and salary ranges of recent public health graduates will vary greatly based on their course of study and interests. Some sample career titles taken from http://www.publichealthjobs.net in September 2005 are listed below:
Public Health Management Analyst
Director of Programs and Services
Health Communications Specialist
Research Scientist
Environmental Health Intelligence Analyst
Manager, Breastfeeding Initiatives

Choosing a Public Health School
Which school of public health should I attend?
There are 37 CEPH accredited schools of public health. All accredited schools meet rigorous accreditation standards and each has unique strengths in research, service and education. For a complete list of accredited schools of public health, see the ASPH website at: schools.asph.org. To search for a particular programs, a search feature is available under: Search for a Program.

What undergraduate major should I choose?
Students of public health come from a variety of educational backgrounds, but there is coursework that can better prepare you for the field of study you choose. For example, coursework in biology and mathematics is highly recommended for students who plan to concentrate in epidemiology or biostatistics. For Behavioral Sciences, Health Education or Global Health, courses in sociology, psychology, education or anthropology are beneficial. Health Services Administration students find that a business background is a plus. A biology or chemistry background is helpful for the study of Environmental Health. All schools of public health require competence in effective communication (both verbal and written); therefore, students should try to take advantage of undergraduate opportunities to hone these skills.


What are the entrance requirements?
While schools of public health look for high graduate entrance exam scores and GPA, other aspects of an applicant’s record, such as a career achievement, professional experience, and clarity of career goals also are equally important. Admissions decisions are based on an overall assessment of the ability of the applicants to successfully complete the degree track area selected. Each program or track within a given department may set additional requirements for admission, therefore, applicants should refer to the individual programs for details.
How much is tuition and how long does it take to get a degree in Public Health?
The average yearly cost of education including tuition, fees, books, etc in 2004-2005 was $12,264 for in-state tuition and fees and $18,665 for out-of-state tuition and fees; and the median for in-state was $8,190 and $18,035 for out-of-state. For in-state, the range is from $2,826 per year to $31,522; and $3,665 to $33,225 for out-of-state. Most master’s programs are two years in length. However, there are also accelerated programs, distance learning programs, programs for part-time students, etc.
What is the difference between the different degrees? How do I choose the one that’s right for me?
There are many different degree programs for those that interested in studying public health. Some of the programs include:
MPH = Master of Public Health
MHA = Master of Health Administration
MHSA = Master of Health Services Administration
MSPH = Master of Science in Public Health
DrPH = Doctor of Public Health
PhD = Doctor of Philosophy
In general, the MPH degree will include coursework in a number of public health disciplines, such as administration, epidemiology, environmental health, and behavioral health. Specialized degrees such as a Master of Health Administration will be more focused on a specific topic.
Another distinction between degrees is the professional degree versus the academic degrees. Professional degrees generally have a greater orientation towards practice in public health settings. The MPH, DrPH, and MHA are example of degrees which are geared towards those who want careers as practitioners of public health in traditional health departments, managed care organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, consulting firms, international agencies, state and federal agencies, among others.
Academic degrees are more oriented toward students wishing to seek a career in academics and research rather than public health practice. Examples of academic degrees are the MS , PhD, and ScD.
However, each school of public health can tailor their degree programs significantly. Student interested in getting a degree in public health should check with individual schools for more information on specific degree programs.
Why should I consider a dual degree in public health?
Dual degrees are available to those that are pursuing degrees or have degrees in fields such as nursing, law, social work, public policy, business, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. At many schools of public health, people with an advanced degree are eligible for an accelerated MPH program. A public health degree will help those in other fields understand the principles of public health and apply these principles to their practices.