Clearly, the skills were lacking
Only reforms in teaching and exams can improve PU pass percentage
The smiles are back
Students were better prepared for the Plus-Two this year, as the results show. But college studies may be more demanding.
In pursuit of Civil Services
The examination can be tackled by evolving an appropriate strategy and visualizing the situation
Choose the right institution
Go by your aptitude was the message at the pre-counselling guidance programme
AIEEE 2008: Students’ take
It was 105 instead of 120. Students had to face fewer questions for AIEEE this year. But was the examination any easier? What did the students think about the mathematics ...
The Budding Biochemists Association of the Department of Biochemistry of Sree Narayana Guru College organised an inter-collegiate and inter-school bio-science fest, “Pulse *08” recently. Chief guest Rajeswari Sivaraj, Head, ...
M.Sc. in Nanobiotechnology
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli is starting a new 2-year M.Sc. in Nanobiotechnology from July 2008. This M.Sc. programme is for two years, self-supporting and first of its kind in India. In February, 2008 MSU signed a MoU ...
Nearly 40 companies from marketing, finance and human resource sectors have offered internships to the first batch students of St. Joseph’s Institute of Management. At the ‘Internship Initiation’ programme held at the college ...
KUCET entrance test dates changed university roundup
In view of the by-elections on May 29, some changes have been made in the entrance test dates of KUCET 2008 scheduled from May 26, said Kakatiya University Director of admissions Prof. P.Indrasena Reddy. M.Sc. Zoology entrance test ...
Training in market research
The market Research School (TMRS) is launching a 10-week intensive course in Market Reseach and allied subjects for graduates and postgraduates in science, commerce and arts. The first batch of TMRS will start in June 2008 and the classes will be ...
Flying high on innovation
RVCE students take part in U.S. aero design competition
Tackling slow learners and under achievers
In-plant training for engineering students
Hindustan Software Limited (HSL), Chennai, will offer in-plant training for engineering students in the electrical and electronics, electronics and communication, computer science and Information Technology streams. Students studying in ...
Share your views
Summer coaching camps is a concept that has caught on in cities and towns. Parents are falling for the concept and are forced to spend a huge sums. However, a few feel it is nothing but exploitation. Are we depriving the kids holidays that ...
Department of Computer Science Engineering of Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology, Pudukottai, and Association of Computer Engineers conducted De Novo ’08, a state-level technical symposium recently. The Director of ...
Degree exam results delayed
It is summer vacation in Andhra University but the delay in announcement of results of degree examinations continues to haunt the administration. Last year, it announced the results in a record time of 14 days and this year nearly one-and-a-half ...
Study arts management
If your background is in arts, hone your management and communication skills
Ensuring quality, post-accreditation
Aspirants make good use of the education fair
The two-day maiden education fair of The Hindu Education Plus in Coimbatore held on May 8 and 9 turned out to be eventful with some firsts to its credit. For what can be termed as a rare occurrence, Vice-Chancellors of five universities ...
Treading that thin line with caution
The thing that there is a thin line between friendship and love is very true but the present generation doesn’t understand. They must remember that love is a true affection between two souls and guys have no right to be possessive. Even ...
Lamp lighting ceremony organised
J.J. Institute of Nursing conducted a ‘lamp lighting ceremony.’ Chief Medical Officer, Tirumayam, Mathuranthakie Kaliyamoorthy, inaugurated the session and lighted the first lamp. About 50 trainees of the institute followed ...
Law course at IGNOU
The School of Law (SOL) in IGNOU ( www.ignou.ac.in) was established in 2005 with an objective of imparting legal education through Open and Distance Learning. IGNOU will offer the Bachelor of Law (Paralegal ...
Q & A
Why not a career in maths? Q & A
Recently I saw a news item about Integrated courses of Bangalore University. I was a little confused. I am looking out for Integrated programmes that my son can pursue on completion of the Pre-University Examination in 2009. What are the ...
On course with marine engineering
Marine Engineering has emerged as one of the most sought-after career opportunities in today’s world. The NRI status that graduates get with opportunities for sailing across seas, rich pay packets, frequent promotions and the break given ...
Changing role of women discussed at seminar university roundup
Notwithstanding the various forms of oppression faced by women in the male-dominated society in the India, women are becoming more articulate. They are creating their own spaces in various roles in the society and economy. And, ...
Diploma in Retailing
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a one-year course in Diploma in Retailing from July in collaboration with the Retailers’ Association of India (RAI), Mumbai. The course fee is Rs.6,500.This programme is ...
A welcome burden
College students benefit from certificate courses
A training mission to empower
It was a programme aimed at making a difference, and it seemed to work perfectly.
OU alumni on a mission
The valedictory of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology and Electrical and Electronics Engineering associations of Velammal College of Engineering and Technology was organised ...
In a pioneering move, the Bangalore University has started an innovative five-year integrated M.Sc. course in Biological Sciences for the students who have passed second PUC or 12th Standard. Biological Sciences is one of the thrust areas of ...
Law course at IGNOU
The School of Law (SOL) in IGNOU ( www.ignou.ac.in) was established in 2005 with an objective of imparting legal education through Open and Distance Learning. The school aims to create awareness ...
Take on students' test of nerves
The truly educated
Working for society’s welfare is the essence of knowledge
Building animation talent through training
Opting for MBiPC has many advantages
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses
A Memorandum of Understanding between University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S., and BTL Institute of Technology (BTLIT), Bangalore, was recently signed at the University of Delaware. The Founder Chairman of BTLIT, T. Lakshman, signed on ...
Career in Urdu journalism
Five-year LL.B. course admissions open
Applications are invited for admission to the first semester of the five-year LL.B. degree course in the University Law College, Jnanabharathi Campus, Bangalore University, for the 2008-09 academic year. Application forms can be obtained from ...
In-plant training for engineering students
Hindustan Software Limited (HSL), Chennai, will offer in-plant training for engineering students in the electrical and electronics, electronics and communication, computer science and Information Technology streams. Students studying in any ...
SPAES cluster schools
The Society for Promotion of Academic Excellence in Schools (SPAES), founded by Chukka Ramaiah, has come up with a concept of cluster schools. The cluster schools will overcome the shortage of quality resource persons and utilise them ...
PES Institute of Technology recently honoured more than 1,200 students who had scored high marks in the examinations conducted by the Visvesvaraya Technological University last semester. Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde, who distributed the awards, ...
Spotlight on core engineering
The Hindu EducationPlus held a fair in Coimbatore to outline course and career choices for students with varying grades.
The Central Government will introduce national means-cum-merit-scholarship during the 11th Five-Year Plan to award scholarship to meritorious students of economically weaker sections. This is to check their dropping out at 8th class and to ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. Which daily service in Mumbai got the highest quality rating of Sigma 6 from Forbes meaning that per million transactions, there is just an error of one?2. In the context of death, what is ‘Pallor mortis’?3. Who ...
Indian students can soon do French Plus-Two
Baccalaureate students can access the best studies in engineering or science in France.
Uniforms for colleges Dil Se
GMRIT: A dress reveals a personality. Clothes make such an impact on others that it can make or mar a positive opinion. But they also reveal the cultural and economic differences between two individuals. The disparity is rather glaring ...
GLIM placements show changed patterns
The placement season for the fourth batch of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai ended recently. Executive director S. Sriram said: “The notable trend this year is that the IT and BFSI component has come down while the ...
Choosing right friends
S.D.M. Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala: Managing one’s emotional life is important in these days of competition and stressful environment. For students, there is a lot to be recommended for their better future possibilities. ...
Training in market research
The market Research School (TMRS) is launching a 10-week intensive course in Market Reseach and allied subjects for graduates and postgraduates in science, commerce and arts to transform freshers into employable and industry-ready talent to ...
K.B.N. College: Participative spirit is what determines a person’s mindset and his or her abilities to manage a situation well. This will come only when a person has a positive bent of mind and a willingness to help others rather ...
The profit predicament studentspeak
“How many times have I heard students about to start work for a corporation claim that they will just spend two or three years earning the money they need, then leave and pursue the career of their choice? How many times have I caught up ...
Fewer questions in AIEEE this time
The general view is that the mathematics paper was tough, as the questions were indirect.
UGC-funded M.Sc. course in bioengineering
Doctoral studies on stem cells
Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM), Chennai has started an academic programme of doctorate level research leading to a Ph.D degree in stem cell research to be awarded by the Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, AP. This ...
“Look Ma! No feet!” In the near future, that will be something you can say while driving your car! Collins Angelo, Arpan B., Ananthakrishnan and A. Anand, four final year Mechanical Engineering students at Anna University have ...
An enjoyable profession guidance plus
We conclude this series by looking at technical writing as a career.
Keeping the goods on the move career guide
Logistics and its key component, supply chain management, are a niche area. A look at the training opportunities in this growing field.
Diploma in retailing from IGNOU
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a one-year course in Diploma in Retailing from July in collaboration with the Retailers’ Association of India (RAI), Mumbai. The course fee is Rs.6,500. This programme is ...
After B.A. English, what? Career guide
Journalism, tourism, management, linguistics, library and information science… Literature students can pick their choice for their higher study.
Why Economics shines
Unlike most parts of this country and around the globe, in Chennai, economics education at college level has remained least performed in the recent past. The misnomer about this discipline, such as difficult to pass, more descriptive, etc., ...
Singapore campus, and U.S. degree
More foreign universities are setting up shop in Singapore as local institutions attract several South East Asian students.
Weekend MBA from ITMEEC
The Institute for Technology & Management, Executive Education Centre (ITMEEC), offers a weekend MBA programme in association with Southern New Hampshire University, USA. The programme duration is 16 months and is conducted during ...
Tiruchi law college starts Moot Club
Recognising the need for law students to gain practical exposure to the traditions of the Bar, and dos and don’ts, the Government Law College, Tiruchi, has started a Moot Club.Students get little chance of getting trained in the ...