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Making graduates more employable
Combining disciplines for high-impact research Course close-up
The programme will provide extensive exposure to industrial applications to develop high-impact research programmes.
Get trained in software testing
Softsmith Infotech, a Chennai-based software service provider, is offering an eight-week certificate course in software testing.
Targeted towards students who aspire to become software engineers, the course is a part-time programme with ...
Job fair for wards of policemen
The training for the candidates focussed on behaviour management, software skills, mental ability and motivation.
Class XII toppers show the way to success
A few quick breaks, tender coconuts, good handwriting and a passion to study. Choose your winning habits.
Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) has invited applications for the academic year 2007-08 for its courses in Fashion Apparel Management and Apparel Fashion Designing. Both are three year undergraduate courses.
Candidates should ...
Learn basic German
Language Labs, a foreign languages training centre, has launched a weekend programme in basic German. Participants will be taught to speak, read and write in basic German. Discussion on business etiquette and cultural experiences relevant to ...
Part-time MBA course
The New College’s Institute of Management, Chennai, will offer a three-year, part-time MBA course. Students will have classes between 6.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. three or four days a week.
The college has invited corporate companies to ...
Q & A
Information Technology has become a subject of great importance. This subject will continue to have a critical impact on global population, food, agricultural production and general development. Agriculture software is developed to solve ...
Flexi-learning in communication
Tired of learning what they want to teach you? Here’s a school that lets you choose what you want to learn.
May 31 last date for admission to company secretaryship course
The last date for admission to the intermediate stage of Company Secretaryship course offered by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India is May 31, according to a press release.
Students seeking registration before the said date will ...
Higher education directory books
A well-ordered index of educational courses and institutions in different parts of the country is a prime necessity in the current phase of rapid economic growth. Malayala Manorama has come out with a “Directory of Higher Education” ...
A.V.C. College, a boon for Nagapattinam students
For more than five decades now, A. V. C. College (Autonomous) at Mannampandal in Mayiladuturai has been providing quality education to students from the rural parts of Nagapattinam district. The college was established by Anbanathapuram Vahaira ...
High efficiency LEDs from nanowires
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with scientists from the University of Maryland and Howard University, have developed a technique to create tiny, highly efficient light-emitting diodes ...
Find talent for manufacturing
A unique programme is being launched by a combine of two IITs and an IIM to mould visionary leaders in the manufacturing sector.
New scholarship schemes at D.G. Vaishnav College
D.G. Vaishnav College, Arumbakkam, Chennai, has announced a series of scholarships for freshers.
Scholarships ranging from Rs. 5,000 to 10,000 are on offer for freshers with proven academic track records. The college also has a ...
Spot admissions at Vivekananda College
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College (Evening) is offering spot admissions to various courses for students with marks above 80 per cent in the Plus-Two examinations. The evening college operates under self-financing scheme.
Speaking to ...
Serving the global healthcare industry
This BPO segment is growing at a healthy pace with a scope for more.
A pioneer community college
When the Pondicherry University Community College was started in 1995 it had only one distinction of being the first community college in the country to have come under the ambit of the Indian university system.
Twelve years down the line, ...
The Navy have called for applications from meritorious young and bright unmarried men who have passed Plus Two to join the Naval College of Engineering at Lonavala (Pune) and the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) in Kochi, ...
The ABCs of NAAC grading
The nine-point assessment gives way to an internationally accepted three-letter methodology
Workshop on careers in biotechnology
Science City, an autonomous organisation under the Department of Higher Education of Tamil Nadu, will organise a two-day workshop on careers in biotechnology in early July at its premises in the Planetarium campus on Gandhi Mandapam Road, ...
Career hotline and website
Bodhi, an educational agency has launched a career hotline to help students and parents make the right choices. The hotline services are free and offered over phone as well as on their website www.bodhi.co.in ...
How are the words `drought' and `draught' pronounced?
The `gh' in `drought' is silent; the word rhymes with `doubt', `shout', and `pout'. The `gh' in `draught', on the other hand, is pronounced like the `f' in `fish', `feet', and `foul'. `Draught' is pronounced like the word `draft'. In American ...
What is the meaning of `eleemosynary'?
First, let's deal with the pronunciation. There are several ways of pronouncing this word. The simplest way is to pronounce the first `e' like the `e' in `set', `pet', and `let'; the following `ee' like the `ee' in `feel', `peel', and `heel'. The ...
What is the difference between `damsel' and `spinster'?
A `damsel' is a young, unmarried woman; the word is mostly used in literary contexts, and is considered rather old fashioned. A much more common word nowadays is `bachelorette'. By the way, the first syllable of `damsel' is pronounced like the ...
What is the meaning of `spill the beans'?
This is an expression that is very popular in American English; it is mostly used in informal contexts. When you `spill the beans', you unintentionally reveal a secret. The expression has more or less the same meaning as `let the cat out of the ...
The first sentence implies that you are going to meet the person inside the building. Where exactly inside the mall you are going to meet the individual, we don't really know. All that we know is that the meeting is going to take place inside. ...
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