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Changing career trends
While hotel management and aeronautical engineering are the sought-after courses in recent times, animation and design, pilot and air-hostess training and marine engineering are also moving up the ladder of choice.
Time for a pH test?
Job-hunters can now register online with elitmus.com and get themselves assessed for their `potential for hiring'.
INSTITUTION IN FOCUS
Haven for poor students
TECHNOLOGY HAS become the buzzword today. With more emphasis on technical excellence and employability, skill-based courses have become the most sought after. In an attempt to equip students with new skills and impart technology-based learning ...
Heralding a level playing field
University Ranking Examination — the innovative concept, broad-basing assessment of relative performance, is expected to enhance the credibility of the ranking pattern at Bharathidasan University.
The Australian Science and Mathematics School engages students in approaches to science related to everyday and their own real world experiences.
A scholastic approach
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a usual requirement for those who seek admission to colleges in some countries, particularly the U.S. and Canada. Due to the increasing number of students opting to study abroad, its popularity has been on the ri se. An introduction to SAT and those involved in its conduct.
More than general
The test of General knowledge or awareness is an integral part of competitive examinations. How does one navigate its vast expanses?
A living science
Whether it is promoting cultural tourism or interpreting satellite imagery, surveying a site for a building or analysing the spread of malaria in a specific region, the fundamentals of geography help. "For students and teachers fascinated by ...
AICTE cracks the whip
The recent move of the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to lodge FIRs against certain colleges indicates that it is opting for stringent corrective action.
An exciting profession
For a special section on hotel and catering technology management, Education Plus spoke to a training manager of the ITC hotel chain. K. Dhinakaran of ITC Park Sheraton who has over a decade of experience in the hotel industry reveals some of the ...
Centre for innovative teaching
Ranked among the best Professional Development centres in the country, the Academic Staff College provides orientation to teachers for a new thrust on innovative teaching and learning in the higher education system.
English as an IT language
IT IS an open secret that no other language in human history has so much magic, charm, sustainability and international acceptance as English. To attain this glorious significance, the English language had to undergo several stages of evolution ...
Who's who, what's what
The usual areas that appear in the test of general knowledge, with a few examples: THE EARTH: Shape, structure, continents, oceans, rivers, deserts, mountains, peaks (longest, tallest, smallest, etc,), rotation and revolution, ocean currents, ...
The Department of Botany of Yadava College organised a training camp in vermi composting for 20 members of women's self-help groups from nearby villages such as Veerapandi, Kodimangalam, Thirumalapuram and Manthikulam recently. R. Ponniah, ...
A guide to students heading to U.K.
The road to United Kingdom has been laid out well in Harish Nair's `Target UK.' Touted as the `complete handbook' and a `must for UK travelers,' the book sets out to achieve the tag of a guide by interspersing general information on the country ...
Courses for special educators
The office of the special commissioner of the disabled in Chennai is offering `Special Training' 10-month diploma programmes with a monthly stipend of Rs. 400 to teach children with visual handicaps, hearing handicaps and mental handicaps, E. ...
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