[AI] Help regarding career

Ramit Luthra ramitluthra at gmail.com
Sat May 10 08:00:01 EDT 2008


Manish,
>From where did you receive your masters degree? (Just for curiosity sake).

Thanks


On 5/10/08, Ramit Luthra <ramitluthra at gmail.com> wrote:
> And then there are issues of aligibility in terms of having studied in
> a specific stream, I suppose, at least to get into any of the big
> names. Most importantly though, is the mindset (or one could say,
> curiocity to some extent) "Poor thing", "How could it do programming
> if can't see?"
> I must say, rest of everything else, you have to prepare and be ready
> to prove yourself at each and every step (more then compare to the
> traditional jobs). But if you're motivated by internal-push rather
> than fansy bush, go for it and grab whatever you get.
>
>
> On 5/9/08, Manish Agrawal <magrawal at sapient.com> wrote:
>> The materials are also not such a problem actually. A lot of the subjects
>> covered in MCA (and I am assuming BCA) use books by international authors.
>> A
>> lot of these books are available from RFBD and similar libraries (so, find
>> a
>> way of sourcing your materials from there).
>> I was able to get most of the books either through RFBD or directly in
>> soft
>> copies (may not be the same author as being taught in the class) during my
>> MCA.
>> Subjects like Mathematics and Operational research were slightly more
>> complex to get to than others but overall materials wasn't my biggest
>> worry
>> during the MCA.
>> It was more the struggle with authorities around being able to submit
>> typed
>> assignments instead of hand-written ones (believe me they still want them
>> hand written), using the scribe of my choice in the exams and then
>> convincing them that all those extra sheets were being filled by me and
>> not
>> by the scribe himself/herself :)
>>
>> All in all it is pretty doable once you get down to doing it. Get yourself
>> a
>> laptop and start doing a lot of programming and math right away and don't
>> wait for the class to get to a particular topic ...because when they do
>> get
>> there, they'll probably go much faster than you.
>> Also, prepare hard and try to get into a good college through competition.
>> That helps you get placed into a job when you are done.
>>
>> All the best:
>>
>> Manish
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
>> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Pranav Lal
>> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 1:14 PM
>> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
>> Subject: Re: [AI] Help regarding career
>>
>> Hi Arpit,
>>
>> Your primary problem will be getting material in accessible format.  You
>> really can't prepare for this.  You need to take this one step at a time.
>> The other hurdles that I see is you having to clear competitive exams.
>> Again, you would need to get preparatory material in accessible format.
>> Also, you would need to have to engage with the authorities regarding any
>> accommodations you need.
>>
>> The courses themselves will not be such an issue.  The hurdle of getting
>> material in accessible format remains.  You will also have to find a way
>> of
>> rendering mathematical content effectively.  As long as your professors
>> co-operate, this is not a significant issue.
>>
>> You need to be very familiar with the tools and technology you use.  Other
>> than that, research the materials you need thoroughly.
>>
>> Pranav
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
>> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Arpit Jain
>> Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2008 5:14 PM
>> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
>> Subject: [AI] Help regarding career
>>
>> Hello! All
>>
>>
>>
>> I am interested in graduating in BCA and later on carrying in MCA, but a
>> little perturbed about the hurdles I need to cross in doing so.
>>
>> I will be highly obliged if  anyone who himself/herself done graduation in
>> the same guide me regarding what I need to take care of and what is the
>> minimum resources which are necessary in doing so.
>>
>>  which I should be having.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thankyou in anticipation of your help
>>
>>
>>
>> Profound regards
>>
>>
>>
>> Arpit Jain
>>
>> Mob: +919760016284
>>
>>
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