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Hindi Translators Examination

Basic Information regarding Exam
Staff Selection Commission holds a combined examination for making recruitment to the posts of Junior Hindi Translators in the Ministries/Departments/Offices of the Govt of India allover the country in the following two Categories:

Category A:
(a) Hindi Translators in the Central Secretariat Official Language Service.

(b) Junior Hindi Translators in Armed Forces Headquarters Service.

Category B:
Junior Hindi Translators in the Subordinate Offices like the All India Radio,
Doordarshan Kendras, Central Excise, Income Tax, etc.

Age limit Not exceeding 30 years as on January/August 1 of the year of examination. Relaxation in upper age limit is as per rules available. Read more…

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Arora- prabhu memorial committee.

Address
1/5,Vishnu prasad society, M.G.road, vile parle (east), Mumbai & Division, Maharashtra.

Eligibility
Satisfactory completion of Trekking course through reputed institution between 1st January & 31st December.

Other Information
Value of Scholarship:Rs.1000/-for six numbers and Rs.500/- for three numbers.

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The Institution of Mining & Metallurgy : Stanely Elmore Fellowship

Address
The Secretary, The Institution of Mining & Metallurgy, 44 Portland Place, London, WIN 4BR, U.K.

Eligibility
In general, preference is given to members of the institution. The fellowship is tenable at any university in the U.K.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : 15 March.

Other Information
For research in all branches of Extractive Metallurgy & Mineral Processing. Value of Fellowship : Around Pounds 10,000 p.a.

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Army Technical Graduates Course

Basic Information regarding Exam
Applications are invited for the course beginning in January and July, from male candidates for grant of Permanent Commission in the Army in:
(i) Corps in Engineers
(ii) Corps of Signals
(iii) Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
(iv) Armoured Corps
(v) Artillery
(vi) Infantry
(vii) Intelligence Corps

Nationality
Indian citizen as per the Constitution.

Age limit
20 to 27 years as on the date of commencement of the course.

Minimum Educational Qualification
A Degree in Engineering or equivalent in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics and Telecommunication/Computer Science/ Electronics/MSc Computer Science or MCA of MSc (Industrial/Manufacturing/ production/ Architect). Read more…

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Interview questions for network engineer

Interview questions for network engineer

Describe the OSI model.

What is the difference between a repeater, bridge, router? Relate this to the OSI model.

Describe an Ethernet switch and where it fits into the OSI model.

What is a VLAN? What is an ELAN? What is the difference?

Relate FDDI/ATM/SONET to the OSI model.

Explain how to configure a host network interface (e.g. IP address, netmask, broadcast address)? Read more…

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Vera Yelverton Academy of Music : Fritz Gottieb Memorial Scholarship

Address
The Vera Yelverton ACRM, Vera Yelverton Academy of Music 39 Wood Vale, London N10 3DJ, U.K.

Eligibility
Open to talented students. Age : 25 years.

Period of scholarship
Two years.

Other Information
1 scholarship is offered worldwide. Subject : Music (Piano and theory). Value : free tuition, leading finally to a concert. No accommodation.

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The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons : The Sir Frederic Smit Research Fellowship

Address
The Registrar, The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 32 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QP, U.K.

Eligibility
Candidates will be required to have obtained some post-graduate experience & must be nominated by a Professor, Reader or Lecturer of a University or College or by a Director of Research Institute preferably the person who will supervise their work.

Other Information
Value of Fellowship : 1,000 (UK Currency) p.a. made available for equipment or other expenses arising from the research.

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Scholarships of Northeast Missouri State University.

Address
The International Students Adviser, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksvil, Missouri .

Eligibility
Student from any country with ability for university work.

Application details
1 July.

Other Information
Value of Scholarships: $100 per academic semester towards tuition & fees.

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IAF Women Pilot Trainees

Basic Information regarding Exam
Applications are invited from female Indian citizens to join the Indian Air Force as Women Pilot Trainees for the courses commencing in the months of January and July.

Age limit
19 to 23 years. 25 years for those having Commercial Pilot Licence.

Minimum Educational Qualification
Graduate with Physics and Maths at 10 + 2 level. Should not have failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test. OR Senior Division Air Wing ‘C’ Certificate. Read more…

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IAF Permanent Comission Engineering Officers : (University Entry)

Basic Information regarding Exam
Applications are invited from Electronics/Mechanical Engineering students of Pre- final and Final year to join Technical Branch as Permanent Commission Officers under University Entry Scheme for the course of 74 weeks commending in January.

Age limit
Between 18 to 28-years. Candidates below 25 years should be unmarried. Read more…

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University of Wales, University College of Swansea : Engineering Scholarships

Address
Dean of Engineering, University College of Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, U.K.

Eligibility
Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit.

Other Information
1 scholarship is offered worldwide. Subject : Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Materials and Mechanical Engineering, Management Science. Level : Undergraduate. Value : Pounds 500 p.a. (renewable for three years).

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Patrick Irwin-Packington Fellowship

Address
The Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, PO Box 601, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 28Q, U.K.

Eligibility
Graduate of the university of Sheffield or any other approved university.

Period of scholarship
Three years.

Other Information
Subject : Zoology. Level : Research. Value : Stipend sum to be decided by the Senate.

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University of Cambridge : Press Fellowship at Wolfson College

Address
The Director, Press Fellowships Programme, Wolfson College, Cambridge CB3 9BB, U.K.

Number of scholarships
6 Nos.

Eligibility
Newspaper and agency journalist from Common Wealth country, good command over English. Age 28-40 years.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : October/November.

Other Information
Value of Fellowship : Unspecified. Period of Study : Maximum of 12 weeks.

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ASP, ADO and IIS interview questions

ASP, ADO and IIS interview questions

This came in the mail from the reader who recently went through a job interview process. He didn’t mention the company name.
Why do you use Option Explicit?

What are the commonly used data types in VBScript?

What is a session object?

What are the three objects of ADO?

What are the lock-types available in ADO? Explain.

What are the cursor types available in ADO? Explain.

What is a COM component?

How do you register a COM component? Read more…

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Deakin University Scholarship

Address
P.O.Box125, Belmount Victoria 3216 Australia.

Eligibility
For Master’s Degree in any subjects . a) First class Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree . b) Good in English.

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SQL interview questions

SQL interview questions

Which of the following statements contains an error?

SELECT * FROM emp WHERE empid = 493945;
SELECT empid FROM emp WHERE empid= 493945;
SELECT empid FROM emp;
SELECT empid WHERE empid = 56949 AND lastname = ‘SMITH’;

Which of the following correctly describes how to specify a column alias?

Place the alias at the beginning of the statement to describe the table.
Place the alias after each column, separated by white space, to describe the column.
Place the alias after each column, separated by a comma, to describe the column.
Place the alias at the end of the statement to describe the table.

The NVL function

Assists in the distribution of output across multiple columns.
Allows the user to specify alternate output for non-null column values.
Allows the user to specify alternate output for null column values.
Nullifies the value of the column output.

Output from a table called PLAYS with two columns, PLAY_NAME and AUTHOR, is shown below. Which of the following SQL statements produced it?

PLAY_TABLE
————————————-
“Midsummer Night’s Dream”, SHAKESPEARE
“Waiting For Godot”, BECKETT
“The Glass Menagerie”, WILLIAMS
SELECT play_name || author FROM plays;
SELECT play_name, author FROM plays;
SELECT play_name||’, ‘ || author FROM plays;
SELECT play_name||’, ‘ || author PLAY_TABLE FROM plays;

Issuing the DEFINE_EDITOR=”emacs” will produce which outcome?

The emacs editor will become the SQL*Plus default text editor.
The emacs editor will start running immediately.
The emacs editor will no longer be used by SQL*Plus as the default text editor.
The emacs editor will be deleted from the system.

The user issues the following statement. What will be displayed if the EMPID selected is 60494?

SELECT DECODE(empid,38475, “Terminated”,60494, “LOA”, “ACTIVE”)
FROM emp;
60494
LOA
Terminated
ACTIVE

SELECT (TO_CHAR(NVL(SQRT(59483), “INVALID”)) FROM DUAL is a valid SQL statement.

TRUE
FALSE

The appropriate table to use when performing arithmetic calculations on values defined within the SELECT statement (not pulled from a table column) is

EMP
The table containing the column values
DUAL
An Oracle-defined table

Which of the following is not a group function?

avg( )
sqrt( )
sum( )
max( )

Once defined, how long will a variable remain so in SQL*Plus?

Until the database is shut down
Until the instance is shut down
Until the statement completes
Until the session completes

The default character for specifying runtime variables in SELECT statements is

Ampersand
Ellipses
Quotation marks
Asterisk

A user is setting up a join operation between tables EMP and DEPT. There are some employees in the EMP table that the user wants returned by the query, but the employees are not assigned to departments yet. Which SELECT statement is most appropriate for this user?

select e.empid, d.head from emp e, dept d;
select e.empid, d.head from emp e, dept d where e.dept# = d.dept#;
select e.empid, d.head from emp e, dept d where e.dept# = d.dept# (+);
select e.empid, d.head from emp e, dept d where e.dept# (+) = d.dept#;

Developer ANJU executes the following statement: CREATE TABLE animals AS SELECT * from MASTER.ANIMALS; What is the effect of this statement?

A table named ANIMALS will be created in the MASTER schema with the same data as the ANIMALS table owned by ANJU.
A table named ANJU will be created in the ANIMALS schema with the same data as the ANIMALS table owned by MASTER.
A table named ANIMALS will be created in the ANJU schema with the same data as the ANIMALS table owned by MASTER.
A table named MASTER will be created in the ANIMALS schema with the same data as the ANJU table owned by ANIMALS.

User JANKO would like to insert a row into the EMPLOYEE table, which has three columns: EMPID, LASTNAME, and SALARY. The user would like to enter data for EMPID 59694, LASTNAME Harris, but no salary. Which statement would work best?

INSERT INTO employee VALUES (59694,’HARRIS’, NULL);
INSERT INTO employee VALUES (59694,’HARRIS’);
INSERT INTO employee (EMPID, LASTNAME, SALARY) VALUES (59694,’HARRIS’);
INSERT INTO employee (SELECT 59694 FROM ‘HARRIS’);

Which three of the following are valid database datatypes in Oracle? (Choose three.)

CHAR
VARCHAR2
BOOLEAN
NUMBER

Omitting the WHERE clause from a DELETE statement has which of the following effects?

The delete statement will fail because there are no records to delete.
The delete statement will prompt the user to enter criteria for the deletion
The delete statement will fail because of syntax error.
The delete statement will remove all records from the table.

Creating a foreign-key constraint between columns of two tables defined with two different datatypes will produce an error.

TRUE
FALSE

Dropping a table has which of the following effects on a nonunique index created for the table?

No effect.
The index will be dropped.
The index will be rendered invalid.
The index will contain NULL values.

To increase the number of nullable columns for a table,

Use the alter table statement.
Ensure that all column values are NULL for all rows.
First increase the size of adjacent column datatypes, then add the column.
Add the column, populate the column, then add the NOT NULL constraint.

Which line of the following statement will produce an error?

CREATE TABLE goods
(good_no NUMBER,
good_name VARCHAR2 check(good_name in (SELECT name FROM avail_goods)),
CONSTRAINT pk_goods_01
PRIMARY KEY (goodno));
There are no errors in this statement.

MAXVALUE is a valid parameter for sequence creation.

TRUE
FALSE

Which of the following lines in the SELECT statement below contain an error?

SELECT DECODE(empid, 58385, “INACTIVE”, “ACTIVE”) empid
FROM emp
WHERE SUBSTR(lastname,1,1) > TO_NUMBER(’S’)
AND empid > 02000
ORDER BY empid DESC, lastname ASC;
There are no errors in this statement.

Which function below can best be categorized as similar in function to an IF-THEN-ELSE statement?

SQRT
DECODE
NEW_TIME
ROWIDTOCHAR

Which two of the following orders are used in ORDER BY clauses? (choose two)

ABS
ASC
DESC
DISC

You query the database with this command

SELECT name
FROM employee
WHERE name LIKE ‘_a%’;

Which names are displayed?
Names starting with “a”
Names starting with “aR
or “A”
Names containing “aR
as second character
Names containing “aR
as any letter except the first

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The Queen’s University of Befast : Visiting Fellowship

Address
The Secretary to Academic Council, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland.

Eligibility
Doctoral degree or research of an equivalent standard. Those who are presently doing research in the University or have done research within the past five years are not eligible.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : 10 January.

Other Information
Value of Fellowship : 13,941 to 17,007 Pounds p.a. depending on qualification and experience.

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CPWD – Junior Engineers (Civil/Electrical)

Basic Information regarding Exam
An All India Competitive Examination is held for recruitment to the grade of Junior Engineers (Civil/Electrical) in Central Public Works Department.

Age limit
(i) l8 to 25 years. Upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years for SC/ST and in certain cases of displaced persons;
(ii) Relaxable for Departmental candidates employed in CPWD having prescribed qualification upto 35 years (40 for SC/ST);
(iii) Relaxable for Physically Handicapped persons upto ten years;
(iv) Relaxable for Ex-Servicemen by the length of Military Service plus 3 years.
Read more…

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British Telecom Cambridge Scholarships (India)

Address
The Cambridge Common Wealth Trust (TPG ), c/o Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi – 110011.

Eligibility
Candidates should have a good academic record.
Age : 26 years (on 1st October).

Period of scholarship
Three years.

Application details
1st September for the following year for postgraduate studies. 15th October for affiliated students.

Other Information
Subjects : Telecommunication and related subjects.
Level : Second Bachelor’s Taught postgraduate.

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National Board of Higher Mathematics Scholarships for Research Awards

Eligibility
a) Master’s Degree in physics /Mathematics or Statistics. b) Register his name for Ph.D.in Mathematical Science.

Other Information
Value of research award : Rs.2700/-pm for initial 2 years & then Rs.3000/-pm for further period plus Rs.5000/- pa towards contingencies. Period of award : Initially for one year & extended up to 5 years if necessary.

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