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    • 1. Scientific and Technical Writing Program Nano Science & Technology Consortium http:// www.nstc.in /programs/Writing
    • 2. Technical Writing - A Booming Career www.nstc.in © NSTC 2008
    • 3.
      • Become NSTC Certified
      • Technical and Scientific Writer
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    • 4. Key Job Sectors
      • Advertising, aerospace, automotives and other heavy engineering, electronics, food, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, legal, software and telecom, publishing etc.
      • Top Companies such as Wipro, TCS, Lucent, Sun, SAP, HP, HCL Technologies, Rolta India, IBM, Adobe, Fiserv, Indegene Lifesystems, Novartis, Cactus Communication, Flair Engineers, Infosys Technologies Ltd, etc often call technical writers
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    • 5. Career Path
      • An individual can start at the entry level as a trainee technical writer
      • Senior technical writer (2-4 years experience)
      • Project Manager (with 5 years of experience)
      • Director of technical communications (10 -12 years of experience).
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    • 6. Salary Statistics
      • Salary Structure as per STC India’s 2003 technical communicator salary survey :
      • The median salary for technical communicators with less than two years of experience is Rs 17,958 per month.
      • The median figure for those with two-three years of experience is slightly higher at Rs 18,000.
      • The three-four years of experience group earns a median salary of Rs 25,000.
      • The figure goes up to Rs 33,333 for the four-seven years experience group.
      • The median figure for those with more than seven years of experience is Rs 58,333 per month.
      • According to a survey there has been a growth of 22.2 % in the average salaries of Indian Technical Communicators as compared to the average salaries in 2003.
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    • 7. Important Facts
      • There are at present 12,000 technical writers in India
      • 22.2% yearly growth in the average salaries of Indian Technical Communicators
      • 31% of a typical workweek can be consumed by Technical Writing
      • Employment of writers and editors is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations (The Bureau of Labor Statistics)
      • 80% technical writers come from non-technical backgrounds
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    • 8. Can I become a Technical Writer
      • Students from all areas having qualifications M.C.A, B.C.A, M.B.A, B.E, B.Tech, and M.Tech are absorbed in I.T , Telecom, , Energy, KPO, Patents Industry for Technical Writers, Publication engineer, Technical Manual Developer and Copy Writers
      • Those who have done M.Sc , M.Pharm, M.B.B.S , Ph.D, in sciences are absorbed in Chemical, Software, CRO, KPO, Biotech, Pharma, and Education Industry as Content writers, Managers, Copy Editors, Publication writer, and Medical / Scientific Writers
      • Persons from B.A, M.A, ,B.Com, M.Com, B.Sc, L.L.B, B.Ed and Diploma Holders are absorbed in Advertising, PR, BPO, LPO, and Publishing Industry as Content editors, Proof readers, Proposal Writers , Copy editors.
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    • 9. Why Choose , NSTC
      • ?
      www.nstc.in © NSTC 2008 Be the Best
    • 10. The power Factors
      • NSTC publishers its own scientific Journal
      • having India’s top scientist on editorial board.
      • NSTC publishers its own highly scientific Books and literature
      • NSTC programs are already taken by participants from top 1000 companies in India
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    • 11. The Program Features
      • Join NSTC highly acclaimed Scientific Writing Program backed by in-house tailor made content .
      • Industry relevant and focused content
      • LMS powered learning and Assessment
      • Regular feed back and continuous mentoring by experts
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    • 12. Contact , NSTC
      • Email : [email_address]
      • Landline : 0120- 4330376
      • Mobile: 09958161117
      • Url : http:// www.nstc.in /programs/Writing
      • www.nstc.in
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