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Your question reflects that you are a B.Tech and interested to join the Indian Navy. Congrats for this brave choice.
Women are being inducted as officers into the Law, ATC, Observers (Aviation), logistics, Naval Architecture & Education Branch as Short Service Commission officers. Government has approved Permanent Commission for women in Law, Education and Naval Architecture cadre.
Candidates are asked to apply in response to advertisements in leading dailies/ employment news and short listed at Integrated
Do not worry. There are many like you who are confused. In case you want to know your right direction and the right career based on your skills, personality and aptitude a good idea would be to take a good psychometric test (like the Ideal career test or commerce career selector available on www.careerguide.com ).
The test report will enable you to know your strengths and hence help you choose the right career.
If I begin to give you a list of courses you can pursue it'll be very long. So, just to name a few- journalism, law, M.Com, B.Ed, M.B.A, advertising, designing et
Well, the best thing would be to enter the job market (could be an intern, probationer, trainee etc) and then opt for a refresher course or certificate course in a specialized area of interest, after a few years of work experience.
In case, you are keen to be an academician, you may appear for CSIR UGC NET and enroll for a Ph.d. Some institutes offer teaching assistantship options along with research. This will make you ready for teaching positions in the management institutes.
You of course have the option of becoming an entrepreneur. I would however recommend a few years o
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The option you are considering i.e law branch in the army is a very challenging role.
In the Indian Army, law graduates (3 year course (LLB) after graduation, 5 year integrated courses after class 12) can join the JAG branch (Judge Advocate General branch) and the essential points briefly are- 55% marks from an institution recognized by Bar council of India, 21-27 yrs age, specified medical standards (height, weight, eyesight).
We have similar roles in the other forces i.e Navy and Air Force also. You may like to consider them too.
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Communication skills are definitely very important for any professional, though they may be more for certain professions like journalism.
As a biotechnologist you will have to plan projects, experiments, get approvals for proposals, write reports etc. As a new joinee, there may be more of lab work, but as you rise in hierarchy other tasks mentioned will also come in. You need to have sound written as well as oral communication skills. You will also need good presentation skills as you move along.
However, as a beginner just average communica