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Doom for deemed universities?
Face-to-face, with a computer
We've heard of flight and driving simulators but how about an interview simulator? Here's a tool to drive away pre-interview jitters.
The future is in nanotechnology
No human labour and no need for factories and land. A world free of pollution, hunger and poverty. All this and more is indeed possible through nanotechnology.
English degrees that do more
Getting a BA in English is no longer just about appreciating a clever metaphor or a poem with adventurous metre. The BA English course offered in Chennai's autonomous colleges aim at getting graduates jobs, with nearly 40 percent of the ...
Learning woodworking the professional way
The wood product industry, despite its vast potential in employment and income generation, has generally remained underdeveloped in India.
In tune with toons
Observe keenly, imagine vividly. These are the essentials for an animator. The drawing part is easy.
A centre for innovative projects
Minds of the younger generation have been opened up in the process of India's march into the liberalised era. Success stories of Indian IT, biotech and other high-tech companies and the exceptional performance of Indian entrepreneurs have begun ...
Is CAT really a hard nut to crack?
With exactly 13 days to go for CAT 2005 entrance test, aspirants are preparing round-the-clock to tackle the test that determines their future.
Integrating engineering and medicine
A professor of the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi, S. Raghavan presented a paper on `Transmission Lines of Bio Micro Electro Mechanical Systems' (BIO-MEMS), to highlight application of electro-magnetics in Medicine and Biology, at the ...
The modified national-level IIT-Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-2006) for admission to undergraduate and integrated master's degree programmes conducted by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology; the Institute of Technology of Banaras Hindu ...
And finally, lecture notes
In this concluding piece on the series on learning, the focus is on taking lecture notes in a manner that aids your studies best.
It speaks of your character
A steady handwriting with beautiful letters uniformly spaced and appropriately sized reflects the care, calibre and capability of an individual.
People should be watchful and bureaucrats faithful if the Right to Information Act is to be genuinely implemented, said M. Swaminathan, Head, Department of Political Science of Annamalai University, while addressing a seminar on `Transparency in ...
This century belongs to engineers
An engineer must know his stuff, make things that are simple and elegant, and embrace criticism in order to make them even better.
MBA with `exit option'
IGNOU offers some novel management programmes for working executives in three categories.
Training for Armed Forces services
The Defence Academy, Coimbatore, established in 2002 by three retired defence officers, who were part of officers training and selection, provides coaching for aspirants who want to take up Armed Forces services as their career. For ...
New TOEFL test
The new TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test) launched by the ETS (Educational Testing Service) measures all four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. ETS officials say it will help English instructors link teaching and learning with ...
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