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Sir, I have given my intermediate +12 exams. I am very confused. I hope u could help me. My father wants me to study but I don't want to. I want to do business. My father has a optical shop. Hence I wish to do a designing courses in opticals, sunglasses or related to it so that I could help or boost my fathers business. kindly suggest me if there is a degree or diploma course.
M Mohtasham email@example.com
Dear Mohtasham, Many students feel studies are not interesting and want to do business. But, like every parent even your father is concerned about your future. So, I suggest you to take up a Diploma course in Optometry (2 years). After completion of this course you will be certified to detect eye defects. By this, you can you're your father in the optical shop. You will be certified to conduct eye testing and recommend optical glasses, contact lenses for the patient. You can also take up jobs in various hospitals, eye care centers and other health centers. Further you can specialize in ortho optics. After a few years of Experience, you can also work abroad - anywhere in the world. In future you can also become a Nutritionist or a dietician which will add more credibility to your profession.
2. Library Sciences
Dear Sir, I am working in Academic Library "Al Jamea Tus Saifiyah" Surat as a library Assistant since last four years. I have also knowledge of subscription, classification, Book shelving, issuing etc. I am MA in English, but have not Librarian course. So please advise me which course is beneficial to me and what are the total expenses of the course. Please reply me for above matter. I will never forget your co-operation.
Zakir Shaikh firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Zakir, being a Post Graduate and with 4 years of experience as a Librarian, you can Insha Allah scale the heights of Librarianship very soon. I would suggest you to take up Bachelor in Library and Information Science (1 year) course and after its completion, the Masters - M.L.I.Sc. (1 year). Both these courses can be completed through distance education mode - correspondence. A few prominent universities are IGNOU - New Delhi, Annamalai University - Chennai, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University - Hyderabad, etc. Kindly contact these universities for the fee details. The admission notification is issued during June / July.
3. Career in Biotechnology
Respected sir, I am a graduate in Agriculture. Presently i'm doing my P.G in biotechnology and will complete the course by this April. So I would like to know the career opportunities in this field and the vacancies in respective companies. I would be very grateful to you if you guide me in this matter.
Ashmy Mohan email@example.com
Dear Mohan, There are plenty of opportunities for biotechnologists. In India though there is a boom about BT but still compared to IT the returns are not very high. At the same time, jobs abroad are very good. After the completion of your PG, you can select any of the following sectors like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Health Care, Industry or Energy sectors. You can also join the world reputed Govt. organizations like ICAR, IISC, DRDO, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, etc. Better prospects. You can follow up the Employment News (Newspaper) in which the notification and selection process details are given for recruitment to ICAR, IISc, DRDO, etc. Another good option if you consider to study further is to study Bioinformatics at Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore or Ocimum Biosolutions Ltd, Hyderabad. The PG's who have done bioinformatics are in huge demand in US and UK.
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