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Balancing uniformity and diversity
UGC to review amendments on upgrading of colleges
The University Grants Commission's expert committee intends to revisit existing amendments about upgradation of colleges to universities and the affiliation system in India. The issues will be reviewed in the vision document being drafted for ...
SSN College presents scholarships
Scholarships worth a total of Rs 4.10 crores were recently distributed to 229 students of Sri Sivasubramania Nadar College of Engineering, near Chennai, based on the academic performance, sports achievement and economic need. The scholarships ...
Anna University rankings
With reference to the news item "Chennai Students sweep Anna University results" (The Hindu, Chennai, November 15, page 1), some of the colleges have raised questions about the way the institutions were projected in terms of the ranks secured by ...
The challenges before the BPO sector
Ajit Balakrishnan, founder and CEO, Rediff.com, connected the two events while presenting an extra mural lecture at IIT-Madras the other day. Beginning with a reference to My Experiments With Truth, Ajit Balakrishnan, drew the parallel ...
Competency is the hallmark of an employee
Continuously updating one's skills is the only route to success.
European higher education fair
The fair opens in New Delhi on November 24.
Hotel management entrance test on April 15
The National Council for Hotel Management will hold the All-India Joint Entrance Examination for admission to the B.Sc. course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration at affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management for the 2007-08 academic session ...
Tune up your resume
Here is what you should not do while preparing your resume.
Q & A
I am doing II year B.Sc. Mathematics and looking for postgraduate and career options in mathematics and statistics. Mathematics and statistics graduates are employed in different areas. Industry, commerce, government departments and ...
Art of writing a thesis
On the approach that is required in writing a research thesis.
Take the TOEIC and succeed
If you think of an internationally-recognised English examination, the first name that comes to your mind is TOEFL or the Test of English as a Foreign Language. However, TOEIC or the Test of English for International Communication has come to ...
TOEFL goes online
The new test includes a speaking section and students are now required to take an Internet-Based Test.
Getting listeners hooked to FM
With the increasing popularity of the FM radio and the raising number of FM channels, RJs' role in keeping the listeners' interest alive has gained importance.
Doing away with dissection
At a meet at SRMC, Chennai, scientists from across the globe will demonstrate eco-friendly alternatives used in teaching life sciences.
Internationalisation, key to Italian competitiveness
With the arrival of the Italian education roadshow in India in December, education managers are confident that the best of Asian talent will eventually find its way to Italy.
Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute at Maduravoyal in Chennai has signed an agreement with the U.K.-based University of Sunderland, to offer two post-graduate programmes. The courses, Information Technology Management and Information ...
Separating the wheat from the chaff
How different is writing a research thesis and an article for general reading? A few tips.
Management course from IIFT
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), one of India's foremost management institutes, has announced a 18-month `Executive Master's in International Business' (EMIB) programme for working executives to be delivered on the HughesNet Global ...
The one-stop education portal
A new educational portal, launched by the Human Resource Development Ministry, promises to offer a comprehensive range of resources and services to teachers and students.
Communication skills for faculty
Globally competitive engineers still a minority
With outsourcing catching on, the impact of Indian techies on the world market needs to be studied.
Education World turns seven
The seventh anniversary issue of EducationWorld was released by Shukla Bose, Founder-Chief Executive Officer of Parikrama Humanity Foundation (PHF) in Bangalore. Launched in November, 1999 with the objective of "building the pressure of ...
Workshop for occupational therapists
Tackling the hacker
Cyber security is of vital importance in today's business world, and experts are in great demand.
Engineering VLSI experts
The Centre is in the process of beefing up the facilities for creating trained engineering manpower in the VLSI area, for which a phenomenal demand is projected in the coming years.
The Department of Commerce of the Delhi School of Economics, under the University of Delhi, has invited applications for the Common Entrance Test for admission to the Master of International Business (MIB) and Master of Human Resource and ...
Know your English
"When Dravid and Tendulkar bat, they look very serious most of the time. They don't joke around. This serious look that a sportsman has while he is on the field is referred to as his `game face'." "You mean the look of determination and ...
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