The Commissioner,Bureau of Govt. Examinations.

17, Dr. Ambedkar road, The Commissioner of Bureau of Govt. Examinations, Pune, Maharashtra.

Scholarships to candidates studying in various art forms under it’s talent search scheme.

Other Information
Value : Rs.600/-p.a. if studying & residing in the same place while Rs.1200/-for those required to join institute other than at the place of residence.

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The Royal Society : History of Science Grants.

The Royal Society, 6 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, U.K.

Overseas applicants may apply provided their project is carried out in collaboration with recognised U.K. historian or organisation, who is prepared to enclose the application.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : September.

Other Information
Value of Scholarship : Pounds 100 to 5,000. Grants of over Pounds 5,000 are given only in exceptional cases.

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Indian Institute Of Management, Ahemdabad

The Programmes officer (FPM), Indian Institute of Management, Ahemdabad.

Master’s Degree in any discipline with at least 55% marks or Professional Qualification or B.E./B.Tech. with at least 60% marks and two years works experiences.

Other Information
Fellow programme in Management .The fellow programme in management(FPM) of IIMA aims to provide high quality training to students so that they can become distinguish and Pioneering teachers and researches in the field of managements. Value of Scholarships : A students gets a fellowships of either Rs.2,700/- or Rs.3300/-p.m. during the first two years & Rs.3,000/- to 3,400/- p.m. for further 2 years plus Rs.5000/- p.a. towards contingency.

U.K. Scholarship for Teaching Profession : University of Birmingham Faculty of Education & Continuing Studies School of Education

The Academic Secretary’s Office, Educational & Continuing Studies Division, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, U.K.

Only for those who are reading for a research degree of M.Phil, Teaching Assistantship, those reading for a Research Degree Holders are required to Undertake teaching duties (up to 120 hours p.a.)

Application details
Probable Date of Application : April

Other Information
Value of Fellowship : Tuition fees at home student. Maintenance for teaching assistantship only at Research Council rates.

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Indian Navy Naval Armament Inspection Officers

Basic Information regarding Exam
Applications are invited from unmarried male Indian citizens for grant of Permanent Regular Commission in the Naval Armament Inspection Cadre of the Indian Navy.

Age limit
19 1/2 to 25 years.

Minimum Educational Qualification
An Engineering Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical or a Post-Graduate Degree in Electronics or Physics. Read more…

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Murdch University Scholarship

Laster University 6/83 Australia

For research in any subjects. Master’s degree from a recognised University.

Other Information
Scholarship : For research in any subjects.

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University of London, University College London : Faculty of Laws / ODA Post Graduate Scholarship

The Postgraduate Officer, Faculty of Laws, University College London, Benthem House, Engleigh Gardens, London WC1H OEG, U.K.

Exceptionally well qualified law graduates.

Period of scholarship
One year.

Application details
Last Date : 17th April.

Other Information
1 scholarship is offered for common Wealth developing countries in Law.
Level : Postgraduate.
Value : Airfares, tuition fees and maintenance costs.

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Delhi Police Constable

Basic Information regarding Exam
Applications are invited from men and women candidates for appointment to the post of Constables in Delhi Police.

Age limit
Between 18 to 21 years on January 1 {1.8 to 25 years on August 1 for women candidates). Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST/Divorced and Judicially separated and widows and 3 years for OBC.

Minimum Educational Qualification
Matric or its equivalent from a recognised Board/Institution. Read more…

Linux admin interview questions

Linux admin interview questions

How do you list the files in an UNIX directory while also showing hidden files? ls -ltra

How do you execute a UNIX command in the background? Use the “&”.

What UNIX command will control the default file permissions when files are created? umask

Explain the read, write, and execute permissions on a UNIX directory. Read allows you to see and list the directory contents. Write allows you to create, edit and delete files and subdirectories in the directory. Execute gives you the permissions to run programs or shells from the directory.

What is the difference between a soft link and a hard link? A symbolic (soft) linked file and the targeted file can be located on the same or different file system while for a hard link they must be located on the same file system.

Give the command to display space usage on the UNIX file system. df -lk Read more…

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National level science talent search.

Project director, universal trust,145/146, Rajkamal motor building, near annual flyover, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Number of scholarships
800 to 1600.

a) Students from 6th to 12th standard with Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics.
b) Student should have passed & stood up in merit list of science talent search examination conducted by universal trust.

Period of scholarship
Up to M.Sc ., M.B.B.S., B.Tech. level.

Application details
15th November.

Other Information
Value of Scholarship : Rs.500 + Rs.1000 p.a.,total Rs. eight lacks. free study materials are concessional

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University of Cambridge Trinity Hall : Henry fawcett Memorial Bursary

The Tutor for Graduate Studies, Trinity Hall, Cambridge CB2 1TJ, U.K.

Candidates who are not members of Cambridge University and who have been accepted by the Board of Graduate Studies. Preference will be given to those who name Trinity Hall as their College of first choice.

Period of scholarship
One year.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : August 1st.

Other Information
Subject : Mathematical Statistics. Level : Diploma. Value : Pounds 500.

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University of Saskatchewan

The College of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sastachewan.

National of all countries who have graduated or expected to graduate from an approved university with a four year honours Baccalaureate or equivalent.

Application details
Probable Date of Application :1 December.

Other Information
Value of Scholarship : Up to $10,000 for eight months with an additional summer scholarship of $5,000 if recommended by the students department and supervisor.

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C interview questions

C interview questions

A frequent reader of this site sent this in. No answers, but a nice set of questions. Consider getting Kernighan and Ritchie title if you find many things puzzling here.

What does static variable mean?

What is a pointer?

What is a structure?

What are the differences between structures and arrays?

In header files whether functions are declared or defined?

What are the differences between malloc() and calloc()?

What are macros? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Difference between pass by reference and pass by value?

What is static identifier?

Where are the auto variables stored?

Where does global, static, local, register variables, free memory and C Program instructions get stored?

Difference between arrays and linked list?

What are enumerations?

Describe about storage allocation and scope of global, extern, static, local and register variables?

What are register variables? What are the advantage of using register variables?

What is the use of typedef?

Can we specify variable field width in a scanf() format string? If possible how?

Out of fgets() and gets() which function is safe to use and why?

Difference between strdup and strcpy?

What is recursion?

Differentiate between a for loop and a while loop? What are it uses?

What are the different storage classes in C?

Write down the equivalent pointer expression for referring the same element a[i][j][k][l]?

What is difference between Structure and Unions?

What the advantages of using Unions?

What are the advantages of using pointers in a program?

What is the difference between Strings and Arrays?

In a header file whether functions are declared or defined?

What is a far pointer? where we use it?

How will you declare an array of three function pointers where each function receives two ints and

returns a float?

What is a NULL Pointer? Whether it is same as an uninitialized pointer?

What is a NULL Macro? What is the difference between a NULL Pointer and a NULL Macro?

What does the error ‘Null Pointer Assignment’ mean and what causes this error?

What is near, far and huge pointers? How many bytes are occupied by them?

How would you obtain segment and offset addresses from a far address of a memory location?

Are the expressions arr and *arr same for an array of integers?

Does mentioning the array name gives the base address in all the contexts?

Explain one method to process an entire string as one unit?

What is the similarity between a Structure, Union and enumeration?

Can a Structure contain a Pointer to itself?

How can we check whether the contents of two structure variables are same or not?

How are Structure passing and returning implemented by the complier?

How can we read/write Structures from/to data files?

What is the difference between an enumeration and a set of pre-processor # defines?

What do the ‘c’ and ‘v’ in argc and argv stand for?

Are the variables argc and argv are local to main?

What is the maximum combined length of command line arguments including the space between adjacent arguments?

If we want that any wildcard characters in the command line arguments should be appropriately expanded, are we required to make any special provision? If yes, which?

Does there exist any way to make the command line arguments available to other functions without passing them as arguments to the function?

What are bit fields? What is the use of bit fields in a Structure declaration?

To which numbering system can the binary number 1101100100111100 be easily converted to?

Which bit wise operator is suitable for checking whether a particular bit is on or off?

Which bit wise operator is suitable for turning off a particular bit in a number?

Which bit wise operator is suitable for putting on a particular bit in a number?

Which bit wise operator is suitable for checking whether a particular bit is on or off?

Which one is equivalent to multiplying by 2?

Left shifting a number by 1
Left shifting an unsigned int or char by 1?

Write a program to compare two strings without using the strcmp() function.

Write a program to concatenate two strings.

Write a program to interchange 2 variables without using the third one.

Write programs for String Reversal. The same for Palindrome check.

Write a program to find the Factorial of a number.

Write a program to generate the Fibonacci Series?

Write a program which employs Recursion?

Write a program which uses command line arguments.

Write a program which uses functions like strcmp(), strcpy(), etc.

What are the advantages of using typedef in a program?

How would you dynamically allocate a one-dimensional and two-dimensional array of integers?

How can you increase the size of a dynamically allocated array?

How can you increase the size of a statically allocated array?

When reallocating memory if any other pointers point into the same piece of memory do you have to readjust these other pointers or do they get readjusted automatically?

Which function should be used to free the memory allocated by calloc()?

How much maximum can you allocate in a single call to malloc()?

Can you dynamically allocate arrays in expanded memory?

What is object file? How can you access object file?

Which header file should you include if you are to develop a function which can accept variable number of arguments?

Can you write a function similar to printf()?

How can a called function determine the number of arguments that have been passed to it?

Can there be at least some solution to determine the number of arguments passed to a variable argument list function?

How do you declare the following:

An array of three pointers to chars
An array of three char pointers
A pointer to array of three chars
A pointer to function which receives an int pointer and returns a float pointer
A pointer to a function which receives nothing and returns nothing

What do the functions atoi(), itoa() and gcvt() do?

Does there exist any other function which can be used to convert an integer or a float to a string?

How would you use qsort() function to sort an array of structures?

How would you use qsort() function to sort the name stored in an array of pointers to string?

How would you use bsearch() function to search a name stored in array of pointers to string?

How would you use the functions sin(), pow(), sqrt()?

How would you use the functions memcpy(), memset(), memmove()?

How would you use the functions fseek(), freed(), fwrite() and ftell()?

How would you obtain the current time and difference between two times?

How would you use the functions randomize() and random()?

How would you implement a substr() function that extracts a sub string from a given string?

What is the difference between the functions rand(), random(), srand() and randomize()?

What is the difference between the functions memmove() and memcpy()?

How do you print a string on the printer?

Can you use the function fprintf() to display the output on the screen?

Gautam Pagedar adds this question: What is a linklist and why do we use it when we have arrays? – I feel the correct answer should be linklist is used in cases where you don’t know the memory required to store a data structure and need to allocate is dynamically on demand.

How do you detect a loop in linked list?

Sunil asks: What is the difference between main() in C and main() in C++?

ajz at his interviews asks what will be printed out when the following code is executed:


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University of London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Scholarships

Admission Officer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine, Kepple Street, London WC1E 7HT, U.K.

Candidates must be entirely self-financing and not holding any other award or part award. Candidates should enclose with the application, evidence of personal funds to cover all maintenance costs.

Period of scholarship
One year.

Application details
Last Date: 1st April.

Other Information
Subject: Unrestricted.
Level: School Diploma, Master’s Degree.
Value: Full tuition fees.

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State Committee of Science,Technology & Environment Associateship for Young Scholars To Retired Scientists

State Committee of Science, Technology & Environments.

a) Rs.800/-pm plus Rs.2000/- pa Grant : 4 Nos. For young Research Scholars Below 30 year of age.
b) Rs.1400/- to Rs.2000/-pm plus Rs.5000/-pa Grant :9 Nos for Teachers/students/Scientist below 45 year of age.
c) Rs.10000/- to 3000/- pm plus Rs.5000/- to Rs.10000/-

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Society of Antiquaries of London

The General Secretary, Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V OHS, U.K.

Candidates must have an offer of place. Post Graduates in Archeology or Conservation.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : 30 April.

Other Information
Postgraduate Bursary Scheme for students from developing countries. Value of Scholarship : Pounds 10,000

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Robert Owen Bishop Research Scholarship

The Director of Studies in History, Christ’s College, Cambridge CB2 3BU, U.K.

Graduates of any university who are at an early stage of their research career. Scholars must become members of Christ’s College.

Application details
Probable Date of Application : July 1st.

Other Information
Subject : History. Level : Research. Value : Pounds 6,000 University fees and maintenance allowance.

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Interview questions for SAS expert

Interview questions for SAS expert

What has been your most common programming mistake?

What is your favorite programming language and why?

What is your favorite operating system? Why?

Do you observe any coding standards? What is your opinion of them?

What percent of your program code is usually original and what percent copied and modified?

Have you ever had to follow SOPs or programming guidelines?

Which is worse: not testing your programs or not commenting your programs?

Name several ways to achieve efficiency in your program. Explain trade-offs.

What other SAS products have you used and consider yourself proficient in using?

How do you make use of functions?

When looking for contained in a character string of 150 bytes, which function is the best to locate that data:
scan, index, or indexc?

What is the significance of the ‘OF’ in X=SUM(OF a1-a4, a6, a9);?

What do the PUT and INPUT functions do?

Which date function advances a date, time or date/time value by a given interval?

What do the MOD and INT function do?

How might you use MOD and INT on numerics to mimic SUBSTR on character strings?

In ARRAY processing, what does the DIM function do?

How would you determine the number of missing or nonmissing values in computations?

What is the difference between: x=a+b+c+d; and x=SUM(a,b,c,d);?

There is a field containing a date. It needs to be displayed in the format “ddmonyy” if it’s before 1975, “dd mon ccyy” if it’s after 1985, and as ‘Disco Years’ if it’s between 1975 and 1985. How would you accomplish this in data step code? Using only PROC FORMAT.

In the following DATA step, what is needed for ‘fraction’ to print to the log? data _null_; x=1/3; if x=.3333 then put ‘fraction’; run;

What is the difference between calculating the ‘mean’ using the mean function and PROC MEANS?

Have you ever used “Proc Merge”? (be prepared for surprising answers..)

If you were given several SAS data sets you were unfamiliar with, how would you find out the variable names and formats of each dataset?

What SAS PROCs have you used and consider yourself proficient in using?

How would you keep SAS from overlaying the a SAS set with its sorted version?

In PROC PRINT, can you print only variables that begin with the letter “A”?

What are some differences between PROC SUMMARY and PROC MEANS?

Code the tables statement for a single-level (most common) frequency.

Code the tables statement to produce a multi-level frequency.

Name the option to produce a frequency line items rather that a table.

Produce output from a frequency. Restrict the printing of the table.

Code a PROC MEANS that shows both summed and averaged output of the data.

Code the option that will allow MEANS to include missing numeric data to be included in the report.

Code the MEANS to produce output to be used later.

Do you use PROC REPORT or PROC TABULATE? Which do you prefer? Explain.

What happens in a one-on-one merge? When would you use one?

How would you combine 3 or more tables with different structures?

What is a problem with merging two data sets that have variables with the same name but different data?

When would you choose to MERGE two data sets together and when would you SET two data sets?

Which data set is the controlling data set in the MERGE statement?

How do the IN= variables improve the capability of a MERGE?


How would you generate 1000 observations from a normal distribution with a mean of 50 and standard
deviation of 20. How would you use PROC CHART to look at the distribution? Describe the shape of the distribution.

How do you generate random samples?

What is the purpose of the statement DATA _NULL_ ;?

What is the pound sign used for in the DATA _NULL_?

What would you use the trailing @ sign for?

For what purpose(s) would you use the RETURN statement?

How would you determine how far down on a page you have printed in order to print out footnotes?

What is the purpose of using the N=PS option?

What system options would you use to help debug a macro?

Describe how you would create a macro variable.

How do you identify a macro variable?

How do you define the end of a macro?

How do you assign a macro variable to a SAS variable?

For what purposes have you used SAS macros?

What is the difference between %LOCAL and %GLOBAL?

How long can a macro variable be? A token?

If you use a SYMPUT in a DATA step, when and where can you use the macro variable?

What do you code to create a macro? End one?

Describe how you would pass data to a macro.

You have five data sets that need to be processed identically; how would you simplify that processing with a macro?

How would you code a macro statement to produce information on the SAS log? This statement can be coded anywhere.

How do you add a number to a macro variable?

If you need the value of a variable rather than the variable itself, what would you use to load the value to a macro variable?

Can you execute a macro within a macro? Describe.

Can you a macro within another macro? If so, how would SAS know where the current macro ended and the new one began?

How are parameters passed to a macro?

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Air India Co-pilot (first Officer) And Trainee Pilot

Basic Information regarding Exam
Air India Invites Applications From Indian Citizens For The Post Of Co-pilot (first Officer) And Trainee Pilot For Filling Up Existing Vacancies And Also For Maintaining A Wait-list For General Candidates.

Age limit
Maximum 40 years for Co-Pilot and 30 years for Trainee Pilot. Relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST.

Minimum Educational Qualification
CO-PILOT: SSC or its equivalent.

TRAINEE PILOT: HSC ( 10 + 2 ) or equivalent. Preference will be given to Science Graduates and those having additional flying experience and with Computer background. Read more…

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Scholarships of University of Montana

University of Montona (UM) Philosophy Department , Liberal Arts 422 ,Missoul,Montana 59812- 1038

Full time UM students of all nationalist with finalist need and who show both ability and intention to use studies to humanize & enable their own & others, life goal so as to combat competitive egotist materialism either in individual or in political policies which endanger the existence and the quality of life.

Other Information
Value of Scholarships : Approximately 18 to 20 percent of demonstrated financial need foreign students are examined case, no awards will be less than $500 nor more than $4,000

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