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TNPCEE raises student hopes
The TNPCEE 2006 based on an enriched syllabus was a simple and straightforward test, say experts.

Getting to grips with language issues
As the summer vacation moves into its last few weeks, students will want to look at books that can help them enhance academic performance in the year ahead. Two volumes in the Routledge Study Guides series are promising entries for this list. ...
Get hands-on in advertising
Northpoint Centre of Learning now offers 18-month, full-time programme in advertising and marketing communications.
Cracking the Civil Services examination
Here are some tips and suggestions for those preparing for the big event.
BITS offers integrated programmes
Birla Institute of Technology and Science has invited applications for admission to the following integrated first degree programmes, which are fully residential: The programmes are offered by the institute on its Pilani and Goa ...
Career choice
The Hindu Education Plus Career Fair 2006 in association with the University of Madras will be held on June 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the university Centenary Hall. Entrance to the fair is free. It will have several leading colleges ...
MBA: work experience matters
While a number of business schools in India and across the Asia Pacific region will still accept students straight after their first degree, a growing proportion of top MBA programmes around the world insist on a significant level of hands-on ...
Student wins scholarship to Germany
B. Savitha, a third year electronics and communication engineering student of the Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, is on her way to Germany to take a two-month training course in microwave applications. She is one among the 15 students ...
All civil engineering students get placement here
Students of the first batch of civil engineering in Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College have several firsts to their credit. They have also paved the way for their juniors to benefit from their pioneering effort in ensuring jobs for all ...
NIMHANS B.Sc. Nursing
The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, has invited applications for its entrance test to be conducted on July 16 for admission to the B.Sc. Nursing course for the academic year 2006-07. Number of seats: ...
Carrying forward the pursuit of excellence
BITS-Pilani now has a fully residential campus in Goa. A look at the facilities available at the new centre and its agenda on the research front.
How to write effective prose
The writer must keep in mind that while his write-up should not be predictable, it should also not be erratic.
Internet-based TOEFL from next month
Beginning next month, TOEFL will have a new format for Indian students — its current computer-based pattern will give way to an Internet-based version.
PG diploma in Bioinformatics
Bharathidasan University will offer a postgraduate diploma course in Bioinformatics in addition to the existing M.Sc. programme from the coming academic year 2006-2007. With the purchase of commercial Bioinformatics software licences under the ...
Know thyself and thy goal
Learning to set goals and chart out a plan to achieve them is an essential pre-requisite to the realisation of dreams and ambitions. A new series which explores in some detail the ways it could be done.
Challenge of automobile design
Automobile design that caters to the fast-paced world and meets the ever growing demands of fuel, space and pollution is the need of the hour.
Enthusing teachers into research
In December 2005, the scientific journal Current Science, published from the Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, had in an article, deplored the low level of the quality of research in educational and scientific institutions in the ...
CA course duration to be reduced
The CPT examination could be taken soon after the class XII examinations without even waiting for the result.
Know Your English

`Down to the wire'
"I am talking about the cricket match as well. When you say that the game went down to the wire, what you mean is, it was not possible to predict the outcome till the very end." "When something goes down to the wire, it is full of suspense. Is ...

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