It’s ok to feel lost and not know everything

By | July 26, 2019|Student life|

Let’s admit it. School search and admissions process is a daunting task. The application process is cumbersome, complicated and detailed. Every website has a new perspective, new information, dos and donts.   It is easy to feel lost and not know what to do.   So, the question is … how do you effectively manage the application and [...]

A significant step towards success – ISB’s PGPMAX

By | May 16, 2019|PGPMAX|

I believe that in an increasingly corporate arena, an entrepreneur’s vision should always include incorporating the right business management skills and comprehensive knowledge in aspects such as strategy and finance, alongside technical proficiency. Being a graduate of Computer Science from Manipal University, my expertise and experience of 14 years were solely concentrated within the technical [...]

Learnings from Global MBA conferences

By | May 10, 2019|Student life|

In March and April, I got the opportunity to participate in two Global MBA conferences, which were held in Sydney and Paris, respectively. The first conference, MBA World Summit, selected 100 top inspiring MBA students from business schools around the world for a three-day summit. The summit was a platform for high impact exchange among [...]

10 reasons why O-week is the best way to start your ISB journey

By | April 12, 2019|Student life|

Hey Class of 2020! Yes, it’s finally here. Your months and months of hard-work to make it to one of the top B-schools in the world is finally coming to fruition. Beyond the innumerable reasons why you’re already excited about it, we wanted to put the cherry on the cake with 'O-week'; and we assure [...]

ISL – An enthralling journey!

By | March 28, 2019|Sports club|

If anyone coming to ISB thinks ISB Super League (ISL) is not a serious thing, they are highly mistaken. After placements, ISL becomes the bread and butter of almost everyone on campus – it is legit true. You would suddenly see athletes unleashing from every corner of the campus, quite literally! I had the privilege [...]

Sprinting – It’s not just a sport, it’s passion!

By | March 28, 2019|Sports club|

Growing up in a fast-moving city like Mumbai always kept me on my toes. I have been an athlete in school and college but post my graduation, the only sprints I did were to catch the local train to the office. Though I participated in 10km runs (mini-marathons), sprinting is a different ball game altogether. The strenuous curriculum of ISB too wasn’t less of a race for us [...]

A first-time voter in a fostering democracy

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

It is estimated that every year about 20 million citizens in India turn 18. In 2014, approximately 150 million were eligible to vote in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time in their lives. In 2019, that number is expected to rise to about 160 million. And the total population of the country between [...]

Reforms the youth need in the nation

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Based on my own experience, I believe, India needs two critical reforms: Technical Education and Judicial Reform. Even though we churn out high numbers of engineers and diploma graduates, they lack basic technical skills and couldn’t be employed by the industry in various occupations as such. This lacuna between industry demanded skills and the skillset [...]

Youth and Elections

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Elections are the perfect example of unpredictability. When elections happen in the largest democracy of the world, it is indeed a big affair. Increasingly adding to the unpredictability factor is the young electorate, comprising of educated youth and first-time voters; people who not only form the much-talked-about demographic dividend that will boost India to greatness [...]

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