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  • Ask audience on what it thinks about higher study.Start Questioning some students with a Funny answer – ‘Double dip recession’.
  • P1-Specialization-Answers ‘WHY’Passionate about a subjectEnhance the skills to the next levelConcentrate your focus towards the goal by working on the subject of interestEx: Algorithm optimization; access to existing work already doneP2-Research Opportunities-Answers ‘WHY’Need for $ million setup to carry out the project.Ex: A person who pursues his technical studies on atomic science requires a Nuclear research lab which costs $ Billions.Like, The Large Hadron Collider was built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Ex: Research on High power laser devices (No cheap alternative available; a sophisticated research lab built using crores of rupees funding would be needed)P3-High paying jobs in abroad-Answers ‘WHY’Pay scale is more by 5X in abroad.Ex: Specific research centers only hire Post graduates or Doctorates, provide research opportunities. Pay them higher salaries.Counter view:1. One can still do what he/she wants staying in India, home town.
  • Ask people on how many willing to go to technical or managerial studies
  • Post Graduate Diplomas in Finance, ManagementIntegrated PhDTeaching Faculty + Doctoral Student
  • Should explain pro’s and con’s for both the pointsP1-Just after Graduation Pro’sUninterrupted Knowledge flow Con’sHigh competition and good score , impressive project needed to earn a good scholarship. Finance through loans/parents.  P2-After gaining some I-ExperiencePro’sSome MBA colleges prefer students with I-experienceCan Self finance to an extent or may be completely.Con’sRefresh your tech knowledge (If your working domain is different than your higher study interests)
  • Scholarships* - Some companies reimburse course fees to a certain extentDedicated scholarships are instituted for meritorious students in many reputed institutionsPart time:MS – BITS, Manipal University; lots of non-technical institutions provide coursesFull time:Reputed technical institutions (IITs, IISc, IIMs, NITs)
  • Scholarships are generally for merit. Your academic performance and novel ideas attract scholarships.Profile earns you scholarshipDevelop a network from the university of your interestNetwork earns you referrals.Scholarship Examples:- Dhirubhai Ambani Scholarship for Stanford post grad aspirants.Enquire well in early when to apply for scholarships.Search University/College websites for Financial support offered for students.
  • Ask students about what plans they have after Post grad
  • Explain each point.
  • Higher studies

    1. 1. Higher Studies<br />Navaneeth<br />Vinay<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    2. 2. Navaneeth B<br />Senior Software Engineer<br />MindTree Ltd.<br />About the Presenters<br />BIET 2011<br />Vinay Mhapsekar<br />Staff Software Engineer<br />Cypress Semiconductor Technology India Pvt. Ltd.<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    3. 3. Agenda<br />Need for Higher Study<br />Options Available<br />BIET 2011<br />Timing your moves<br />Full-time and Part-time Courses<br />Financial Implications<br />Masters Degree and beyond<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    4. 4. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />NEED FOR HIGHER STUDY<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    5. 5. Need For Higher Study<br /><ul><li> Specialize in one’s area of interest
    6. 6. Research opportunities
    7. 7. Higher paying jobs in India and Abroad
    8. 8. Combination of one or more of the above</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    9. 9. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />OPTIONS AVAILABLE<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    10. 10. Higher Study - Options<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    11. 11. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />TIMING YOUR MOVES<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    12. 12. Timing your moves<br /><ul><li> Just after Graduation
    13. 13. Prepare well in advance, before graduation
    14. 14. Write competitive exams (GATE, GMAT, CAT, etc)
    15. 15. Join the Course of your choice
    16. 16. After gaining some industry experience
    17. 17. Learn tools / techniques of interest
    18. 18. Write competitive exams
    19. 19. Join the Course of your choice (Part Time / Full Time)</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    20. 20. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />FULL TIME / PART TIME COURSES<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    21. 21. Full Time vs. Part Time Courses<br />BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    22. 22. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    23. 23. Financial Implications<br /><ul><li> At the end of the day, it all comes down to money
    24. 24. Apply for scholarships
    25. 25. Manage your finances with educational loans
    26. 26. Use your savings</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    27. 27. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />MASTERS DEGREE AND BEYOND<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    28. 28. Masters Degree and beyond<br /><ul><li> Continue research as a research assistant
    29. 29. Take up teaching as a profession – promote research
    30. 30. Pursue doctoral courses
    31. 31. Join private / public institutions</li></ul>BIET 2011<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />
    32. 32. Higher Studies<br />BIET 2011<br />END<br />BIET ALUMNI<br />