GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND GENERAL AWARENESS

Dr. T.K. Jain. AFTERSCHOOOL M: 9414430763 tkjainbkn@yahoo.co.in www.afterschool.tk
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How many states in India are touching Myamar?
4 Arunachal, Mijoram, Manipur, Nagaland.

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How many states in India are touching China?
5 J & K, Arunachal, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, HP,

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How many states in India are touching Pakistan?
4 Punjab,J&K, Rajasthan, Gujarat.

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How many states in India are touching Bangladesh?
5 WB, Tripura, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya

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How many states in India are touching Nepal?
4 Uttaranchal, UP,WB,Sikkim

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Jojila Pass has been carved out by which river in India?
Indus river. (Shipki has be made by Satluj, Jeleps has been made by Tista)

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Southern Point of India which was washed out by Tsunami?
Indira Point.

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Which line demarcates borders between India and Afghanistan?
Durand Line

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Which line demarcates borders between India and China?
McMahon Line

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Which line demarcates borders between India and Pakistan?
Redcliffe Line.

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Which is the highest peak of Pakistan?
Gresarbram

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Which is the heighest peak of India?
K-2

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Which is the highest peak of China?
Gosaithan

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What is the 92nd amendment in Constitution of India?
It added 4 languages in our 8th schedule. These languages were Bodo, Dogari, Methali, and Santhali.

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What is the 91st amendment in Constitution of India?
It was about reorganisation of political parties after defections.

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What is the 90th amendment in Constitution of India?
It gave special powers to Bodoland and other tribal areas.

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Where is the headquarter of NATO?
Brussels

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Where is the headquarter of OPEC?
Viana, Austria

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Where is the headquarter of ESCAP?
Bangkok

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Where is the headquarter of OECD?
Paris

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Where is the headquarter of UNHCR
Jeneva

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Where is the headquarter of ADB
Manila

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Where is the headquarter of UNCTAD
GENEVA

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Where is the headquarter of IOC
LUSANE

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Where is the headquarter of ECM
GENEVA

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Where is the headquarter of SAARC
KATHMANDU

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Where is the headquarter of UNIDO
VIANA

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Where is the headquarter of CHOGM
STRAUSBERG

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Where is the headquarter of UNEP
NAIROBI

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Where is the headquarter of INTERPOL
PARIS

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Where is the headquarter of AMNESTY
LONDON

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Where is Shivaji Stadium?
At Delhi – for Hockey.

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Where is black heath?
It is in London, it is for Rugby.

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Where is KENAN?
JAMSHEDPUR, FOR CRICKET

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Where is CHEPAK
CHENNAI – FOR CRICKET

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Where is GUCHIBOWLI
STADIUM AT HYDERABAD

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Where is GREEN PARK?
CRICKET STADIUM AT KANPUR

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Where is WACA?
SYDNEY, CRICKET

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Where is WANKHEDE
Mumbai – cricket stadium

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Where is EADEN GARDEN
CRICKET STADIUM AT KOLKATTA

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Where is AMBDEKAR STADIUM?
Delhi – for football

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Where is WHITE CITY?
STADIUM AT LONDON

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Where is WIMBLEDON
LONDON – TENNIS

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Where is FOREST HILL
STATIDUM FOR TENNIS – NEW YORK

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Who was the freedom fighter, who threw bomb on Kingsford?
Khudiram Bose and Prafull Chaki (sentenced on 11 august 1908)

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Who was the freedom fighter, who threw bomb in central assembly?
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev & ( Rajguru) (8 April 1929, sentenced on 23 March 1931)

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Who was the freedom fighter, who killed General Dyre?
Uddham Singh (13 March 1940), sentenced on 12 June)

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First census in India?
1872 First regular census in 1881 by lord Rippon (1880-84)

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Who introduced doctrine of lapse?
Lord Dulhousie (1848) first state annexed: Satara, then, Jetpur, Sambalpur etc.

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What is the sequence of rulers at Delhi before Moghuls?
Chouhans 1100 - 1192 Ghulam 1206 - 1290 Khilji 1290 - 1320 Tughlaq 1320 – 1398 (Temur Lung had destroyed delhi in 1398) Sayyad 1414-1451 Lodi 1451- 1526
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Who were the founders of different dynasties?
Chouhans Vasudev Ghulam Kutubudin Aibek Khilji Jalaludin Firojshah Tughlaq – Gaji Giyasuddin (Temur Lung had destroyed delhi in 1398) Sayyad - Khijra Khan Lodi – Bahlol Khan Vijaynagar – Harihar & Bukka Solanki (Gujarat) – Mulraj Parmar (MP) = Upendraraj Pal – Gopal Gurjar - (Nagbhatt I)
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What was the capital of Kushan rulers?
Peshawar & later it was transferred to Mathura.

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Which constitution amendments are related to Panchayati Raj?
64th & 73rd amendements. It was started on 2 Oct 1959 at Nagour by J.L. Nehru Balwant Rai Mehta and Ashok Mehta, and B K Rai, and LM Singhvi committee had given recommendations on Panchayati Raj.

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What is the name of parliament of Japan?
Dait

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What is the name of parliament of Egypt
People’s Assembly

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What is the name of parliament of Afghanistan?
Shora

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What is the name of parliament of Russia?
Duma

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What is the name of parliament of Spain?
Kortes

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What is the name of parliament of Maldiv?
Majlis

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What is the name of parliament of Bangladesh?
Jatiya Sansad.

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What is the name of parliament of Germany
Woundsteg

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What is the name of parliament of Pakistan?
National Assembly

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What is the name of parliament of China?
National People’s congress

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What is the name of parliament of Switzerland?
Federal Assembly

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What is the name of parliament of Turkey?
Grand national Assembly

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What is the name of parliament of Malayasia
Diwan Nigara

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What is the name of parliament of Nepal?
Rastriya Panchayat

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What is the name of parliament of Canada
Parliament

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What is the name of parliament of Australia
Parliament

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Who was India’s first field marshal?
Manik Shaw

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Who was India’s first Home Minister?
Sardar Patel

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Who was India’s first middle range anti bellestic missile?
Agni

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Who was India’s first Paramvir Chakra recipient?
Major Somnath Sharma

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Who was India’s first chief Justice?
H.J. Kania

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Who was India’s first election commissioner?
Sukumar Sen

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Who was India’s first person to reach Everest without Oxygen?
Ang Dorji

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Who was first Bharat Ratna Winner from out of country?
Abdul Gaffar Khan (seemant Gandhi)

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Who was India’s first education minister?
Abul Kalam Azad

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Who was India’s first commandar in chief?
Gen Kariappa

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Who was India’s first speaker of Loksabha?
G.V. Mavlankar

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Who was India’s first chairman of constitution assembly?
Rajendra Prasad Dr. Ambdekar was chairman of Drafting Committee of Constititon.

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Who was India’s first Indian Governor General?
C.Rajagopalchari Mount betton was the first governor general of India.

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Who was India’s first scientist to win Nobel prize?
C.V. Raman (physics).

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Who was India’s first nuclear reactor?
APSARA

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Who was India’s first Indian to cross Pak Street by swimming?
Vaidyanath. (Bula choudhary had crossed English Channel by swimming)

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Who was India’s first Gyan peeth award winner
V. Shankar Kurupp

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Who was India’s first chief of Air Force?
Air Marshal S. Mukharji

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Who was India’s first chief of Naval Staff?
Vice Admiral R.D. Katari.

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How many matters are there in centre , state and concurrent list?
At the time of independence, there were 97,66,& 47 subjects, but now we have 99, 61 & 52 matters in these lists. These are mentioned in 7th schedule.

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What is mini-constitution (an amendement)?
It was 42nd constitution amendment – in 1976.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Canada?
Federal Government structure, and residual powers with Centre.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Ireland?
Directive Principles, Presidential election system.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from South Africa?
Constitution amendment provisions

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Russia?
Fundamental duties.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Germany?
President’s powers during emergency.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from USA?
Fundamental Rights, Impeachment motion Supremacy of constitution and courts.

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from England?
Single citizenship Parliamentary government system

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Australia?
Preface – language Centre – state relations

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While framing constititon, what did we borrow from Japan?
System established by law.

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When was regulating act enacted on India?
1773

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When was Pitts India act enacted on India?
1784

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When was Charter act enacted on India?
1793, 1813, 1833, 1853, 1858

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What is Morley Minto Reforms?
India govt. Act 1909

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What is Montegue Chelmsford Reforms?
India govt. Act 1919

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Which is the most important source of Indian constititon?
India Govt. Act 1935

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When was dual govt. started at state level?
1919

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The longest National Highway in India?
Varanasi – Kanyakumari – 2369 KM long

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Smallest Natioanl Highway in India?
NH 47 A – 6 KM long.

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Which highway, is just opposite AFTERSCHOOOL?
89

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WHAT IS B.O.T.
Build Operate and Transfer.

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Which state has largest road network?
Maharastra

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First Indian Railway?
1853 – Thane to Mumbai (34 Km).

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Status of Indian Railway in world?
2nd in terms of length (1st in Asia).

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World’s longest railway route?
Trans –syberia route – 9332 Km. long.

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Longest platform?
Kharakpur

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India’s longest route train?
Himsagar Express – Jammu to Kanyakumari – 3726 Km.

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How many divisions are there in India?
16

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World’s first airway postal service – when and where?
In 1911 from Ilahabad to Naini

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How many national waterways are there in India?
4 Ilahabad – haldia (longest). Saia to Dhubri Kollam to Kottayam Kakinada to marakkanam.

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Largest port in India?
Mumbai

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India’s best natural port?
Vishakhapatnam

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Tidal port?
Kandla

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India’s oldest port?
Chennai

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The union territory with largest literacy in %?
Lakshdweep – with 87% literacy.

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ABOUT AFTERSCHOOOL
Afterschoool conducts three year integrated PGPSE (after class 12th along with IAS / CA / CS) and 18 month PGPSE (Post Graduate Programme in Social Entrepreneurship) along with preparation for CS / CFP / CFA /CMA / FRM. This course is also available online also. It also conducts workshops on social entrepreneurship in schools and colleges all over India – start social entrepreneurship club in your institution today with the help from afterschoool and help us in developing society.

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Why such a programme?
To promote people to take up entrepreneurship and help develop the society To enable people to take up franchising and other such options to start a business / social development project To enable people to take up social development as their mission To enable people to promote spirituality and positive thinking in the world
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Afterschoolians, our past beneficiaries, entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs are supporting us. You can also support us – not necessarily by money – but by being promotor of our concept and our ideas.
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About AFTERSCHOOOL PGPSE – the best programme for developing great entrepreneurs
Most flexible, adaptive but rigorous programme Available in distance learning mode Case study focused- latest cases Industry oriented practical curriculum Designed to make you entrepreneurs – not just an employee Option to take up part time job – so earn while you learn The only absolutely free course on internet

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Workshops from AFTERSCHOOOL
IIF, Delhi CIPS, Jaipur ICSI Hyderabad Branch Gyan Vihar, Jaipur Apex Institute of Management, Jaipur Aravali Institute of Management, Jodhpur Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar Pacific Institute, Udaipur Engineering College, Hyderabad
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Salient features:
The only programme of its kind (in the whole world) No publicity and low profile course For those who want to achieve success in life – not just a degree Indepth knowledge and expertise Professional approac: World class approach Strong intellectual and business capabilities Flexible – you may stay for a month and continue the rest of the education by distance mode. / you may attend weekend classes Scholarships for those from poor economic background Latest and constantly changing curriculum – keeping pace with the time Placement for those who are interested Admissions open throughout the year Latest and most advanced technologies, books and study www.afterschoool.tk material

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Pedagogy curriculum and approach based on IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad (the founder is alumnus from IIMA & ISB Hyderabad) Meditation, spiritualisation, and self development Essential softwares for business Business plan, Research projects Participation in conferences / seminars Workshops on leadership, team building etc. Written submissions of research projects/articles / papers Interview of entrepreneurs, writing biographies of entrepreneurs Editing of journals / newsletters Consultancy / research projects Assignments, communication skill workshops Participation in conferences and seminars Group discussions, mock interviews, self development diaryng Mind Power Training & writing workshop (by Dr. T.K.Jain)
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Pedagogy
Case analysis, Articles from Harvard Business Review Quiz, seminars, workshops, games, Visits to entrepreneurs and industrial visits Presentations, Latest audio-visuals Group discussions and group projects Periodic self assessment Mentoring and counselling Study exchange programme (with institutions out of India) Rural development / Social welfare projects
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Branches
AFTERSCHOOOL will shortly open its branches in important cities in India including Delhi, Kota, Mumbai, Gurgaon and other important cities. Afterschooolians will be responsible for managing and developing these branches – and for promoting social entrepreneurs.

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Case Studies
We want to write case studies on social entrepreneurs, first generation entrepreneurs, ethical entrepreneurs. Please help us in this process. Help us to be in touch with entrepreneurs, so that we may develop entrepreneurs.

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Basic values at afterschoool
Share to learn more Interact to develop yourself Fear is your worst enemy Make mistakes to learn Study & discuss in a group Criticism is the healthy route to mutual support and help Ask fundamental questions : why, when, how & where? Embrace change – and compete with yourself only

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