Curriculum vitae (CV) Format or Sample – Examples on How to write CV

Curriculum Vitae or CV is a person’s qualifications for a job opportunity. In some countries including India, a CV is typically the first item that an employer goes through regarding the job seeker and is used to screen applicants, which is generally followed by an interview. Nowadays  some applicants provide an electronic text of their CV to employers using email, an online employment website or using a job-oriented social networking website, such as LinkedIn. We have seen that cv format or sample is a lot in demand on the internet, hence we researched a lot on the best formats & came up with few ideas to implement a format as an example for you to make your own CV. Please take a look at the below points & the format sample to make your own CV out of it as required.

curriculum vitae or cv format

What is CV ?

Students prepare their CV  for showing up their grades & other academic record. You need to make one to have a good career standings & have a good professional growth.

How to write a CV ?

You just have to mention all the required points in the cv & use them to appraise yourself. All those points are presented in the sample items below.

CV Format or Sample & Download

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Curriculum Vitae Format Example Contents

Your Contact Information
Cell Phone

Optional Personal Information
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Visa Status
Marital Status
Spouse’s Name

Employment History
List in chronological order, include position details and dates
Work History
Academic Positions
Research and Training

Include dates, majors, and details of degrees, training and certification 
High School
Graduate School
Post-Doctoral Training

Professional Qualifications
Certifications and Accreditations

  • Computer Skills
  • Awards
  • Publications
  • Books
  • Professional Memberships
  • Interests

Tips to make a good CV

  • Make a long CV that has every bit of information about you.
  • Fonts like Times New Roman should be used as that does leave an impression.
  • Format should be presented in accordance either you use italics or bullets for a particular activity or organization.
  • Be accurate with the grammar of the written contents

CV Vs Resume

A CV is a long piece of information, may be having many pages that covers your entire career. It is static in nature & can’t be customized. Whereas, a resume is short note on a single piece of paper, without any particular rule formats & can be customized any time.

This is what we had to tell you about curriculum vitae(cv) and its related aspects. Please leave comments below or contact us if you want any help with writing your CV.

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