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Agrima Bhasin and Anushree Deb

Do you perceive your life as a stumbling block? Want to make it a stepping stone? DUB introduces a new weekly column where you can feast
your eyes and foreplan your career in sync with your interests and choices. Herein we shall inform you about unconventional, off-beat
courses and career options that are becoming increasingly lucrative and popular. Today, we give you an insight into the ‘Cd Turn Table’
course and the ‘Digital Non-Linear Editing’ course.


Qualification : 10+2, computer literacy
Duration : 1 month (intensive)
Cost of course : Rs. 10,000
Starting salary: Rs. 15,000 per month
Institutes : National Film Development Corporation of India (www.nfdcindia.com)

With ‘media’ as today’s buzz word, ‘technology’ as today’s catch word and ‘computer’ as today’s hot word; what happens when the three combine?
A remarkable course named Digital Non-Linear Editing is born. The National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) has introduced a one
month intensive workshop in ‘Digital Non-Linear Editing in Avid Media Composer and Avid Media Pro’. “The USP of the course,” says P.P. Math,
projects manager at NFDC, “is the certificate that has the stamp of the government. This has a greater authenticity in the job market.”
The course imparts training in editing video and film from the hard drive after which they can be assembled in order with just a mouse click,
making the whole editing process easy. Following the completion of the course, there are a plethora of job opportunities available such as
editors for films, videos and satellite television to name a few. The short duration of the also adds to the attractiveness for working
professionals that are almost always short of time. The practical nature of the curriculum and teaching methodology in addition to the state
of the art equipment have made this a very popular programme.


Qualifications : No formal qualification required
Duration : 1 month
Cost of course : 25,000
Starting salary: 1.2-2lkh pa
Institute : Spin Gurus and Remixing Academy (www.spingurus.com)

With the increasing number of nightclubs coming up across the country, DJing is emerging as an extremely lucrative career option for the musically
inclined.The CD Turntable certificate course provided by Delhi based institute Spingurus familiarizes them with the required equipments and tune
structures. It also helps prepare their first demo track which is essential for anyone to get a break. Here’s a profession that gives you the chance
to make people dance to your tunes. with people more eager than before to dance to the latest remixes and racy rhythms, DJing is emerging as a
popular career option for youngsters. Teachers from the institute add that high energy dance has become an indispensable part of the youth culture.
This ends up giving the DJ’s nothing less than a super start status. Now this could be music for your ears.

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