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Medical education set to get a quality boost
The Centre’s recognition of FRCS and MRCP is widely expected to bring expertise to the country’s patient care and add to its medical research talent.
The ‘auditors’ did a good job
Experts want BU to upgrade facilities and improve research methodology


CII to hold summit on education
Role of educational institutions in building a quality India is the theme

The first steps to problem-solving
What is a problem? Problem means slipping into an uncomfortable position, level of severity of pain being different. The intensity of a crisis depends on how you take it, rather than how severe the problem is. Injury being the same, a ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
Pookalam marks Onam celebrations
AJK College of Arts and Science celebrated Onam. Around 200 students participated in various cultural competitions held. Pookalam, tug of war, ‘Sundarikku Pottu Kuthal,’ ‘Vellam Kudi,’ lemon and spoon and ‘Naadan ...
Syllabus of farm courses revised
The students need to know as much of computers as they know about cereals or agriculture trade

Outsourcing: What’s next?
Competition is not from developed countries but smaller nations that have strong base in English language skills

Photocopies of SSC answer scripts from next year
The move will strengthen the valuation system thus making the valuator responsible


RIGHT TURN
Towards positive emotions
A mother inconsolably weeps as her six-year-old daughter misses the first rank by a whisker in her ‘second’ standard. A father thrashes his son when the child accidentally drops down the cell phone, not realising that he broke it ...

K.L.N. College of Engineering signs pact with Infosys
Infosys has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with K.L.N. College of Engineering to update students with emerging trends and enhance their job-ready skills through training and workshops called Campus Connect ...
Campus connect
The Department of Physics of Chidambaram Pillai College for Women, Mannachanallur, conducted a seminar on ‘nano-technology.’ The resource persons — Physics Department Head, Periyar EVR College, S. Joseph, R. Thiyagarajan from ...

YOUNG ACHIEVER
He’s a world beater
An 18-year-old from Bangalore has braved competition from 14,000 others to win a worldwide Scholar Hunt U.K. organised by the University of Warwick
Interdisciplinary courses at U.S. varsities

Career options in Fire Services
College of Fire Technology in Ahmedabad offers a B.Sc. course in Fire. It also offers ITI courses in Fireman and Safety and Security courses. Professional training in fire fighting, safety, protection and engineering are also available.The ...

UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Mass media should be accountable: Sanjaya Baru
Prime Minister’s Media Advisor Sanjaya Baru advocated the need for media institutions formulating a code of conduct to keep a vigil on institutions of governance. He was speaking at a national symposium on, ‘Media and Good ...

Mobile connection for international students


A platform to showcase managerial skills
The Jamal Institute of Management, Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchi, has envisaged TIECOONS 2K7, the sixth edition of its gala mega event, an inter-university management meet slated for September 5 and 6, to serve as a warehouse for varied ...
Raksha Bandhan with a difference
Youth Red Cross volunteers of SDM Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala Junior College celebrated Raksha Bandhan with prisoners at the district jail recently. It was organised in association with Roots Health Foundation. Principal K. Visala, counsellor S. ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Pre-Ph.D. results announced
Results of the pre-Ph.D. and M. Phil. examinations conducted by Andhra University have been announced. The examinations were not only conducted on time (from May 13 to 15) after the scholars enrolled for Ph.D. and M.Phil., but were also announced ...
NYU Law programme in Singapore

MCI certificate for students studying MBBS in China
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to issue eligibility certificate to students joining only in the 30 Chinese medical education institutions that are approved to admit foreign students. The eligibility certificate is mandatory for ...
Campus connect
A seminar on ‘Embedded systems’ was organised at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, recently. Addressing the seminar, V. Vaidehi, a faculty member of Madras Institute of Technology, explained the new technologies that had ...
Mobile connection for international students
Students pursuing higher education abroad can call their parents back home at down to earth prices. Thanks to the services provided by cellular companies like Martix Cellular Services Private Limited, mobile connections in United Kingdom, ...


DIL SE
The joy of sharing
P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science: Is it true that only the rich can help the needy? It is a common feeling, which has to be studied carefully. One who is having a strong desire to help the needy, need not necessarily be a ...

NSS doesn’t appeal to private colleges
Going by the dismal response to the National Service Scheme (NSS) from private colleges in the State, it is expected that this programme for students will be in a limbo, sooner than later. Lack of incentives to the 3 lakh volunteers in the State ...
The making of a sericulturist
CSRTI conducts certificate courses, skill development programmes, and special programmes for women
Short takes

Blood donation camp
The National Service Scheme unit of Maharaja Arts and Science College, Neelambur, organised a blood donation camp recently. N.Venugopal, NSS programme officer, C.Loganathan, principal of the college and N.Balaji, Programme Officer of the ...
Five-year AUCE engineering courses
The first three years would be like any other normal engineering course with focus on fundamentals and subjects. The innovative area would be the fourth and the fifth year
KU Pharmacy College alumnus donates $5,000
Kakatiya University Pharmacy College, alumnus US-based Pharma entrepreneur Dyapa Arjun Reddy visited the university on Vice-Chancellor’s request on Saturday.Earlier, Mr. Reddy donated $5,000 for the college. He is an active member ...
For a better insight into colour
NID launches laboratory to study impact of colour on consumer behaviour and other aspects
M.Tech. in Nanoscience and Technology at Mepco
An M.Tech. programme in Nanoscience and Technology has been launched at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi.With an intake of 18 students per year, the institution is focusing on aggressively pursuing nano initiatives, keeping the ...
For clean environs
The Chemistry Department of Karunya University organised a one-day national seminar on ‘Recent Developments in Green Chemistry.’ P.Maruthamuthu, Vice-Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University, inaugurated the seminar. He ...
Business quiz
City-based Institute of Practical Accountancy is organising a Business Quiz for Commerce students on September 3 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in King Koti. The quiz is open to all final-year B.Com and first and second-year M.Com students. The ...

Space technology
I am doing B.Tech. I would like to pursue a career in a space technology organisation. How can I do it? Sravan RaghavendraIndia has been performing exceedingly well in the field of space technology in the past few decades. ...

ICRI pact with Cranfield varsity
The aim is to meet the growing demand for clinical research professionals in India
Guidepost to studying abroad
An interactive platform of students sharing their experience, the website throws light on various aspects of studying in a foreign land.
‘Address social problems’
The Department of Social Work of Karpagam Arts and Science College recently inaugurated the association activities for the current year. V.Balasubramaniam, Director, Avinashilingam Jan Shikshan Sansthan, spoke about the role of non-Governmental ...

DIL SE
For communal harmony
Andhra Medical College: The misty windowpane obscured the pleasant view of the evening drizzle that day as I tossed over the ill-kempt bed with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in weekend revelry. My elated senses were perturbed by an ...
Global certifications from SQTL India
Edexcel, an international certification agency, is partnering with SQTL Integrated Solutions in India to provide recognised BTEC HNC (Higher National Certificate) qualifications. The BTEC HNC and HND qualifications can be used to further ...

SCHOLARSHIP WATCH
Scholarship for those excelling in sports
The scheme aims at recognising achievements of young sportspersons
Entertaining journey
St. Joseph’s College for Women: Call it ludicrous or frivolous but there is nothing as entertaining as a travelling experience in a city bus. Well, one morning, I was waiting for the bus to get to my college. I had my computer ...

Q & A
For a career in space
I completed my Mechanical Engineering degree in 2005 with a good record. Due to domestic problems, I had to discontinue M.E. in 2006. I want to pursue Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering and want to join a space agency. Please guide ...
Medical graduates at a crossroads
Students are confronted with the question of whether money making or service should be their dominant interest when they opt for a career in medicine.
Connecting international students
Students pursuing higher education abroad can call their parents back home at down to earth prices. Thanks to the services provided by cellular companies like Martix Cellular Services Private Limited, mobile connections in United Kingdom, ...
It’s e-learning all the way
Today, 23 per cent of all higher education enrolments in India is in distance education with 13 national and state open universities and 106 institutions. As per a McKinsey-Nasscom report, the Union Government plans to increase it to 40 per cent ...
Biotechnology seminar on September 11, 12
The British Council, along with the Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University-Chennai, is organising a two-day seminar on ‘Biotechnology—UK and Indian Perspectives’ on September 11 and 12. Scientists from important British and ...

DIL SE
Meditate for mental peace
D.V.R College of Engineering: We start our day with a hectic schedule running against time chasing our targets, right from the time when sun rises to the twilight, we constantly encounter many people, vehicles and their noises. The world ...
The right prescription: know the rules
An increasing number of medical institutions abroad are trying to attract Indian students. Prospective students should know the rules before joining the courses.
Helping students attain their potential
Parents can help their child reach their full potential by creating the right environment, a roomy desk, good light, a supply of pens, pencils, suggests William Bickerdike, Regional Manager, South Asia, University of Cambridge, International ...
Dream about positive things
Lakkireddy Balireddy College of Engineering: Dreams are what keep us going when the pathways of life are full of obstacles. It is dreams that act as catalysts for our drive and future successes. Dreams are made much before successes are ...
Take that
How about writing about your classroom and your backyard that is your college campus? Heart-rending (heart-warming too) experiences that moved you. Incidents that stirred you or things you did not like. Youth festivals or workshops attended by ...

GUIDANCE PLUS
The fine art of conversation
Personal conversation accounts for a substantial part of the communication that we are involved in everyday. Here are ways of making it effective and result-oriented.
Oh, the load’s too much
Spare a thought for the hapless teachers who have to handle students diplomatically now
Test Tracker

The joys of childhood
Mallareddy College of Engg & Tech: Last weekend my cousins had come home. Both of them are IT professionals and both have a hectic schedule. They complain that they hardly have time for each other and whatsoever for Naina.Naina ...
A friend, guide and an inspiration
Who is the ideal teacher? Educationplus sought to find out the answer based on inputs from campuses across Kerala. The responses varied, but ‘inspirational’ was a key word that cropped up again and again in this context.
Research retell
All ye researchers! It’s time to shed your inhibitions and come out of your laboratories. Here a chance to get your ideas and works published. Be it research, seminar or technical papers that you have published as part of your ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. Which Academy Award-nominated actor made his debut in “A Nightmare on Elm Street”?2. What is the term given to a planet that is primarily composed of silicate rocks?3. Which anteater’s name comes from the ...
ICAI examinations from November 1
The examinations will be held in 105 cities in India and in three cities abroad.
STATE OF EDUCATION
The Academic Council of Bangalore University recently decided to defer introduction of multiple choice question papers for undergraduate courses. The new system was scheduled to be introduced from 2008-09. Vice-Chancellor H.A. Ranganath said ...

New institutes
Shubhodaya Education Trust has opened Adarsha Institute of Management Studies in Mangalore. It offers BBM, BCA and B.Sc. in Hospitality Science.The institute, affiliated to Mangalore University, started classes from this June. All the ...

JMET on December 9


IDP interview programme


Industrial training from TATTI
The Tamil Nadu Industrial Training Centre is offering ‘B’ licence programmes for electricians, wiremen, automobile/electronics/airconditioning and refrigeration technicians and photography courses with government certification. ...

Q & A
I would like to know about content creation and management and the career prospects. Effective content is an essential key to a successful business. Product documentation and websites head a long list of content carriers ...

HCL’s new training centre
HCL Infosystems Limited has opened a new career development centre at Velachery to offer courses in network engineering and information technology. The centre was recently inaugurated by Information Technology Secretary C. Chandramouli. ...




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