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  • What can I do after completing polytechnic in computers?

    Hello there,  The apt option now is to pursue graduation in computers. You could pursue a BCA or a BSCIT.  Post that you could opt for certification courses too. Wish you good luck.. .. read more

  • What is the job duties for commercial pilots & What skill required?

    Job Duties of a pilot are to: Inspect aircraft prior to flights to ensure that the equipment is functioning right. Check baggage/cargo for proper loading and review data such as load weights/ fuel supplies/weather conditions, and flight schedules to determine flight plans. Select routes, heights, and speeds that provide the safest, and smoothest flights and to calculate the speed required to become airborne. Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, plan flights and prepare flight assessment reports. Handle critical situations like poor visibility and to check the flight performance of new aircraft's. Communicate with supervisors/peers/subordinates and make decisions. To be able to do minor aircraft maintenance/repair works. Train other pilots about the company regulations and procedures. Save and evacuate injured persons safely in need of emergency. Keep informed of the latest developments technically and apply new knowledge to your job. Judge the qualities of things/facilities/individuals Skills needed for becoming a Commercial Pilot: Operation and control skills are needed for controlling operations of equipment or systems. Coordination skills for amending actions with respect to others' actions. Operation monitoring skills for watching equipment to ensure working conditions of the same. Active listening skills for giving full attention to what people try to communicate Systems evaluation abilities for identifying measures of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct the same Instructing Critical thinking Judgment and decision making to handle unforeseen/unexpected situations Monitoring the work of self or subordinates Knowledge of Mathematics, science, time management Oral and written communication skills Active learning skills for understanding both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. Quality control analytical abilities Systems Analysis Excellent spatial orientation ability to know the location in relation to the surroundings Control precision to quickly adjust the controls of a machine to their positions Response orientation skills to choose quickly react in response to two or more different signals Perfect night, near, far and peripheral vision and depth perception Auditory attention and speech clarity Deductive reasoning and selective attention skills Aviation sector is in the list of growing industries in India.There is no doubt that the scope for Commercial Pilots in India is mounting with each passing year.A pilot will be responsible for the passengers, the crew and the aircraft and hence must have discipline, tolerance, accountability, promptness, commitment and self-confidence. Getting training/license doesn’t come cheap and the costs are very high, and the process tough. Even after the initial license one has to ultimately get an airline endorsement, which means training on aircraft like the Boeing 737. Training and endorsement costs for aircraft like Airbus 320, Boeing 747, can be exceptionally highland could range from Rs. 15 lakhs. In addition, each time a pilot shifts from one type of aircraft to another type he/she will have to undergo special training for that aircraft all over again in order to obtain the Type Endorsement. Once they start working, pilots have a very demanding job and they follow a very difficult career route, but most of them who end up being a pilot wanted to be one from a very young age. Their life can be tremendously draining and there are many hurdles, problem and situations that test your patience and are challenging on the way to becoming a pilot. Fatigue is a big issue in long-distance flying and the odd working hours can take a toll of one’s health. Yet, if someone is very passionate about flying an airplane and ready to face all these challenges, then this profession is extremely satisfying. This profession also demands a lot of time, dedication, patience and sacrifice. A career in aviation attracts many youngsters because of its lucrative nature, and the opportunity to travel around the globe. Pilots also get to visit some truly amazing places, and by becoming a regular visitor to those places, they slowly get to know their cultures and ways of living and eventually start to feel like a local.However, it is not possible for someone without a deep passion for airplanes can become a pilot. So if you are passionate about flying and ready to handle stressful, adventurous exhausting situations with immense job satisfaction, go for it!  .. read more

  • What skill & ability are required for becoming a Dietitian & what is the Job Opportunity?

    Diet plays a key role in the promotion of health and happiness of a person. A good and well-balanced diet improves the quality of life while a bad diet could lead to illness and diseases. Dietetics and nutritionists are experts in this field of study - while dietetics is associated with food administration, nutrition is related to the interaction of nutrients in the food. Dietitians are experts at understanding and putting into practice the scientific and medical research associated with food and health. They design various food and nutritional programs to support the promotion of health and control of diseases arising out of malnutrition. They also give valuable advices to people and help them make practical decisions about their food, nutrition, and overall health.They will not only evaluate, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems but also try to inform individuals about diet and nutrition in order to support good health and to create health awareness and to prevent diseases among people.Sometimes they even supervise activities of a section who is involved in providing quantity food services, counsel individuals. The job requirement of a dietitian could be to: Consider nutritional requirements, food limitations on consulting with physicians and develop and device diet plans and offer nutritional counselling of patients or clients. Advise patients and their families on nutritional values, dietary plans and diet changes, food selection and preparation. Oversee meal preparations in schools and hospitals and to check if they follow the nutritional standards Work with other healthcare specialists to offer a multidisciplinary healthcare method and to provide services to all sections of the society irrespective of their economic conditions and within a budget that fits all sections of the people. Skills needed to become a Dietitian: Active listening is an essential attribute to be able to listen to the clients patiently and accurately. Instructing skills to teach others how to follow a good health program. Great communication skills to convey information in an understandable way. Good writing skills are necessary to convey information in a written and easy to remember format Time Management skills are important to manage one’s own time and the time of others. Critical thinking is needed to formulate alternative solutions, arrive at reasonable conclusions. Active learning skills, judgement, and decision-making are important for understanding and learn latest developments in nutritional filed and enhance problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. Social perceptiveness and service orientation is needed to be aware of client’s problems, their reactions and understanding their psychological issues as well. Monitoring skills are needed to analyse the performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make enhancements and accordingly take corrective actions. Persuading skills are essential to be able to persuade others to change their minds or behavior. Knowledge, Experience, Education: Apart from the expected usual knowledge related to the food department, a dietitian should also need to have the knowledge in assessing customer needs, meeting quality standards and evaluating customer satisfaction. They should have a reasonable knowledge of the English language and awareness of human behavior in general. Elementary knowledge of procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions among people and for career counselling and guidance. Having basic knowledge of chemistry, mathematics and a few techniques for planting, growing, food products also helps. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files, and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology will make the job of a dietician easier while working with various clientele. Besides all these, they can also work as a private consultant or private practitioner. The role of dietitian has come a long way since early 1900 though the significance of their role is still unknown to a lot of people. The dietitian is the connection between a patient and medical team or physician in assisting difficult choices making about nutrition care. As a dietitian, you have the opportunity to work in many diverse areas and with many diverse groups of patients. The job can be flexible and many dietitians work part-time as well. If you want to heal people and their bodies through the right diet and exercise, then a dietitian’s job is perfect for you.  .. read more

  • What skill and ability are required for Chemical Engineering student & what is the Job Opportunity?

    Chemical Engineering involves the application of physical sciences like Chemistry and Physics with mathematics, to change raw materials or chemicals into more valuable forms. This branch of engineering is mostly about turning raw materials into beneficial, everyday products. Chemical Engineering forms the basis for the clothes we wear, the food we eat and the energy we use. Chemical Engineers work out efficient means to manufacture all these products, at the same time helping to manage the world's resources, protect the environment while ensuring to maintain health and safety standards. Many jobs in the sector fall into one of these groups - the design, manufacture, and operation of plants and machinery, or the development of new or adapted substances and materials. Chemical Engineers are sought by industrial enterprises, governmental agencies, and academic institutions. The remuneration offered to even inexperienced engineers has steadily ranked among the best offered to other engineering graduates. The job requirements of a Chemical Engineer is to: Design safety procedures to the workers operating tools or those who work closely with continuing chemical reactions. Outline effective planning of operations, such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, and drying and other engineering processes. Make estimates of production costs and production progress reports for management. Direct actions of workers who are involved in construction and other chemical procedures and develop processes and steps in the manufacture of new products. Abilities needed to become a Chemical Engineer: Basic knowledge of computers Analysing data or information effectively Skills in processing information Abilities in monitoring processes, materials Making decisions and solving problems Getting information and using it effectively Career Opportunities: Chemical Engineering is universal engineering and its basic concepts are used in almost all industries. It covers a very vast field of knowledge and experience to be a good chemical engineer because it is a more theoretical aspect of science.Chemical engineering provides tremendous job and career opportunities to the ones passionate in this field. Chemical Engineers add to the extensiveness of technical activity reaching into nearly every aspect of advanced technology.The likelihood of a chemical engineer to find the job in industries would be of food, materials, specialty chemicals, plastics, power production, environmental control, waste management and biotechnology etc.Work experience is available vastly in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical industries for a fresh Chemical Engineering Graduate, who is undecided about the area of Chemical Engineering they want to work into, to get a clue of what is available. .. read more

  • About the sports category

    Dear Saksham,   Profession in the games business aren't constrained to those with athletic ability; there is an extensive variety of positions in the field for non-competitors as well. These employments bolster the games business by giving mental and physical wellbeing administrations, deals and showcasing income, and games media content. The job profiles include Athletic coach sports coach caddie lifeguard fitness trainer marker/groundsmen manager health centers PT instructor Professional sportsmen Riding instructor. u umpire masseur Academically it can take the streams of  sports management sports medicine sports psychology exercise physiology adventure sports sports biomechanics sports science nutritionists, etc   The major institutes which offer different courses to make a career in sports and games are   Institute of sports science and technology, sports authoirity of india,  National academy of sports management  There are also other sports colleges in both government and private sectors in India.   .. read more

  • About the lab attendant category

    Dear Siddhi,  A laboratory attendant, under prompt supervision performs standard and semiskilled work in the accumulation, arrangement and appropriation of field tests, support of research center gear and crystal; performs related work as required. The tasks a Laboratory Assistant, Clinical is expected to perform include: Arranging and setting various instruments and apparatus in clinical laboratory for conducting pathological and bacteriological studies Conducting routine tests of blood, urine, sputum, etc. for medical purposes and for diagnosis of diseases Setting required apparatus and equipment, in position and arranging necessary electrical connections Preparing standard solutions, reagents, media for culture, etc. by weighing, grinding, mixing and dissolving prescribed proportion of sample or chemical in water or other liquids Collecting samples such as water, urine, blood, sputum, etc. in clean and sterile containers or slides Assisting in conducting routine test of urine, stool, sputum or blood Mounting and preparing slides with specimens for microscopic study by physicians and specialists Washing, cleaning and drying apparatus and equipment after use and maintaining them in proper working condition Keeping required chemicals and solutions readily available Maintaining records and cleanliness of laboratory The minimum qualification is a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)   The key competencies are: Skilled in handling tissue and fluid samples Efficient in analysing samples to generate data that can be used by doctors or researchers Efficient in recording lab tests results and accordingly assisting research and technical activities Efficient in transcribing materials, filing and maintaining all pathology and clinical laboratory files Proficient in preparing written documentation and files as required by the profession Effectively conducting lab tests Skilled in preparing requisition forms and record of specimen to be sent to reference laboratory Skilled in co-ordinating with mother blood bank for supply of blood and blood components Hope this helps Happy career planning Preetha Ajit Career Planner   .. read more

  • About the food processing category

    Dear Urvija, The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is a service of the Government of India in charge of plan and organization of the guidelines and directions and laws identifying with nourishment preparing in India. The service was set up in the year 1988, with a perspective to build up a solid and energetic nourishment handling industry, to make expanded occupation in country area and empower agriculturists to profit from cutting edge innovation and to make a surplus for fares and animating interest for prepared sustenance. The service is presently headed by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a Cabinet Minister. Food processing is the change of crude fixings, by physical or synthetic means into nourishment, or of nourishment into different structures. Food processing consolidates crude nourishment fixings to create attractive food items that can be effortlessly arranged and served by the shopper. Nourishment handling ordinarily includes exercises, for example, mincing and macerating, liquefaction, emulsification, and cooking, (for example, bubbling, searing, singing, or flame broiling); pickling, purification, and numerous different sorts of conservation; and canning or other bundling. (Essential handling, for example, dicing or cutting, solidifying or drying when prompting auxiliary items are likewise included.) Food processing industries and practices include the following: Cannery Fish processing Food packaging plant Industrial rendering Meat packing plant Slaughterhouse Sugar industry The tasks a Processing Man (Food Canning & Preserving) is expected to perform include:' • Heating containers of canned or preserved foods to sterilize their contents, by means of hot water vats, troughs or retorts • Filling vats or troughs with hot water • Heating water to required temperature by steam or gas • Loading material by hand or mechanical hoists • Keeping seamed cans for a specified time in hot chest • Removing sterilized seamed cans from chest box • Cooling processed cans in retort • Injecting compressed air to counteract pressure within cans • Cleaning and sterilizing chambers at regular intervals   The key competencies are:      Knowledge of health and safety rules • Knowledge of criticality of temperature required for gaining quality final product • Skilled in handling seamed cans by relevant machines/tools • Skilled in controlling pressure inside the chambers • Skilled in sterilizing the chamber, when required • Familiar with cooling techniques used in the process   Hope this helps Happy career planning Preetha Ajit Career planner .. read more

  • About the buffing operator category

    Dear Sahil,    Buffing" is the procedure used to sparkle metal, wood, or composites utilizing a material wheel impregnated with cutting mixes or rouges. The material buff "holds" or "conveys" the compound, while the compound does the cutting.  Buffing for the most part requires two operations, a cut buff and a completion buff. Indeed, even the cut buff, which is the coarsest buffing operation, is too fine for expulsion of pits, course grating cleaning lines, or profound scratches. This is the reason surface planning before buffing is basic to a high radiance, last wrap up. Phenomenal pre-buff surface readiness begins with utilizing the finest grating belt that generation will permit. It is starting here that evacuation of the first scratch line should be proficient to accomplish the last buff completion.  Cleaning and buffing are completing procedures for smoothing a workpiece's surface utilizing a rough and a work wheel or a leatherstrop. buffing utilizes a free rough connected to the work wheel.Buffing might be finished by hand with a stationary polisher or bite the dust processor, or it might be computerized utilizing specific hardware. A Buffing Operator is a vital occupation part connected with the Finished Leather area to include esteem in calfskin generation. In mechanical completing procedures buffing administrator or cushion assumes a vital part by rubbing the cowhide surface to give a specific surface to calfskin in view of customer's particular. Brief Job Description: A Buffing Operator plays out the way toward evacuating the grain on the calfskin by scraped area. All the more especially he/she evacuates the tissue side of the calfskin by mechanical scraped area to deliver a softened cowhide impact, or to decrease the substance. The procedure is otherwise called "snuffing", if expulsion is on the grain side of the calfskin. The point of the buffing/snuffing operation is to enhance the consistency of the grain appearance. Individual Attributes: Buffing Operator ought to have great deftness, judgment in situating and buffing, engine aptitudes and vision (counting close vision, separation vision, shading vision, fringe vision), profundity discernment and capacity to change center. Likewise ought to have fundamental estimation and numerical abilities. It is not a desk job  Need not handle a team  Travelling is not part of the job  Contractual work and part-time jobs are available  Working from home option is not available Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from tannery to tannery. Shift system maybe available and the job is not suitable for people with special needs The key competencies required are Equipped to identify the side of leather that should be fed in while buffing or snuffing Knowledge of the common faults Proficient in handling hides and materials Competent in equipment operating procedures Equipped in the method of sharing domain-related information with team members Well versed with sources of updates on footwear and related areas Ability to follow manufacturer’s instructions The skill is trained in institutes like Indian Institute of Leather Products (IILP)  Government Leather Institute  Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai  Council for Leather Exports (CLE) Hope this helps Happy career planning Preetha Ajit career planner   .. read more

  • About the agriculture category

    Dear Rajiv, The scholastics, research and preparing arrangement of Indian agribusiness is globally recognized for its quality. In the wake of finishing an agribusiness course, you can discover work in Agricultural Marketing, Farming, Dairy Farming, Food Science and Technology and other fluctuated disciplines. Rural studies have distinctive qualification criteria for the shifted courses that are advertised. There are transient recognitions, affirmations, lone ranger's courses and additionally experts and PhD courses that can be sought after in the wake of passing school with science, trade or even in the wake of finishing standard tenth. India has few of the main universities for agrarian studies in Asia. A couple of these universities have been set up in the late nineteenth century and the mid twentieth century. B.Sc. in Agriculture: This is a 4-year Graduate Degree program. The core curriculum is very vast and inter-disciplinary consisting of courses in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural Statistics, Agronomy , Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food technology, Animal Husbandry apart from supporting courses in Basic Sciences, Humanities and Agricultural Engineering. B.Tech in Agriculture: This is a four-year course.  This course is made by amalgamating different distinctive standards of animal science, plant science, mechanical, common, electrical and substance building. The fee for these courses is not more than Rs. 50,000 for the entire course duration. But apart from these courses too, there are several courses that can be pursued. There are varied courses abroad to be pursued in food science, forest planning, animal husbandry and other agrarian educational fields, largely concerned with the scientific part of the study. The fees however are on the higher side. The investment in education will cost anywhere between Rs. 25 - Rs. 50 lakhs. Apart from the above mentioned courses, there are several different courses that can be pursued in India through various other course curriculums. Certificate Course in Agriculture Science: This is a certificate course which a candidate can join anytime.  The eligibility for the course is passing standard 10th. There are a handful institutes in India that offer this course. Colleges like Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phule University, Jaipur, Nalanda Open University, Bihar, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University,Gujarat offer these courses. Diploma course in Agriculture: A diploma course is for a duration of two years. The eligibility for the course is passing standard 10th. Colleges like Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Guru Kashi University Punjab and Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture, Coimbatore offer these courses. BBA Agriculture: A commerce related course, the Bachelor’s of Business Administration is a 4-year Graduate degree program. Candidates who have passed 10+2 from any stream are eligible for this course. MBA (International Agribusiness): This 2-year post graduate program is which is eligible for a student who has successfully completed graduation in any discipline. Anand Agricultural University is the only university in India that offers this Management-level program. A wide range of careers are available for qualified students in government and public sector organizations, agricultural firms, cooperatives, food processing and retail business, research institutes and laboratories, banks and financial corporations, central and state government organizations and private firms. Depending on the education, monthly income can range from Rs. 15,000-20,000 a month to Rs. 70,000 a month. India is one of the top ten countries in terms of agriculture.  Some of the job profiles required in this sector are: Agriculture Science Teacher Grain Elevator Manager Farm Business Manager Sales Representative: Feed and Animal Health Environmental Compliance Officer Environmental Scientist & Specialist Food Production Supervisor Biological Technician Agronomy Sales and Management Hope this helps Happy career planning Preetha Ajit Career planner .. read more

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