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Whither social science research?
There are not many takers for this subject as students seek greener pastures

Winners are choosers
Personal aptitude, placement prospects, proximity and parental advice guide their choice as candidates with higher cut-offs decide at the engineering counselling.

Heading abroad for medical education
Pursuing medical education abroad is no longer a rich kid’s prerogative as several countries have opened their gates to Indian students
For a career with ISRO
A rigorous education and the prospect of making a contribution to the national space programme make the IIST a special place
Bridging the gap between academia and industry


CAMPUS CONNECT
'Expansion of personality must be the ultimate aim of education'
CMS College of Science and Commerce organised a freshers’ programme to welcome its new entrants. B.K. Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore Kendra, addressed the students and urged them to thinks beyond ...
New streams in engineering to watch out for
There are some unique streams offered by some colleges for specialisation in emerging fields
Cluster college programme meet
A meeting of ‘Cluster College programme’ was organised for the faculty of Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi, on July 4 by Curriculem Development Cell and Faculty Academic Forum. College Principal, S. Kanmani, presided over the ...
Sastra offers M.Tech in nuclear engineering
Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) University, Thanjavur, is offering a two-year M.Tech. programme in Nuclear Engineering from this academic year 2008-09. According to Dr. S. Swaminathan, Director, Centre ...
Learnt English, will speak
It’s not top-grade or high talent that commands the operation of Spoken English coaching institutes. It’s primarily an effort to make learning enthusiasts to acquire a skill that enables them to communicate smoothly in day-to-day ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
V-C ‘waiting for auspicious hour’
It is three weeks since Prof. Beela Satyanarayana took charge as Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University and campus people are keenly waiting to understand his way of functioning. But Prof. Satyanarayana has not yet given an indication of how he ...
A research institute par excellence
An act of philanthropy led to the creation of a great institution. The CECRI story.
M.Tech in nuclear engineering
Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) University, Thanjavur, is offering a two-year M.Tech. programme in Nuclear Engineering from this academic year 2008-09. According to Dr. S. Swaminathan, Director, Centre ...
Serve up and shine
Increasing tourist influx along with expanding infrastructure and services has opened up new avenues for students of hotel management and catering science. Not just hotels but even the railways, software industries and hospitals offer ...

WASSUP
Rehabilitation council increases seats wassup
Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi, has increased the number of seats for the two-year Diploma in Education – Special Education (MR) from 20 to 25. The course is offered at Rashtriya Seva Samithi (RASS), a Tirupati-based ...
Campus connect
Blood Donors’ Club and National Service Scheme units of Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College organised a blood donation camp in association with Government Rajaji Hospital on Friday. P. Mahendravel, secretary and ...
Campus connect


UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
MoU signed with Dutch varsity university roundup
Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Hanze University, Groningen (Netherlands) for academic cooperation and to exchange knowledge, information and expertise between the two ...

DIFFERENT STROKES
Towards an ideal campus
Digital library, more greenery, more extra-curricular activities…college students have a big wish list
ISRO offers to launch your career
A rigorous education and the prospect of making a contribution to the national space programme make the IIST a special place.

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
INC organises valedictory function campus jottings
The valedictory function of summer internship programme of INC Vijayawada MBA college was held here recently. The students shared their real-life experiences they came across during their 16-week interface with the corporate business and ...
They forgot home and excelled
Students stayed put in their alma mater for 15 days and did well in exams
Twinning programmes from Poland university
The University of Information Technology and Management (UITM) at Rzeszow, Poland, is offering B.Sc. degree with specialisation in aviation management. The course is offered in collaboration with Bonn University, Germany, and includes a ...
MBA courses on offer at Pune
The Pune-based Suryadatta Education Foundation is offering MBA courses for professionals who wish to enhance their career prospects and for fresh graduates who want to pursue MBA through Suryadatta Admission Test (SAT) to enroll and appear for ...
For those few dollars more
Foreign exchange, in a nutshell, is money from different countries around the world which can be in forms such as cash, drafts and wire transfers. Students travelling abroad for higher education require foreign exchange to pay for university ...
Study in Poland
The University of Information Technology and Management (UITM) at Rzeszow, Poland, is offering B.Sc. degree with specialisation in aviation management. The English medium course is offered in collaboration with Bonn University, Germany, ...
Campus capsule
A memorandum of understanding was signed between the National Institute of Design (NID), an autonomous institute under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute ...
Call for revamp of syllabus in agri varsities
The National Core group of ICAR on higher education, which met recently in New Delhi, has recommended revision of syllabus in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by all State agricultural universities in the country. The ...
Workshop on Vedic mathematics
A workshop on vedic mathematics was organised by Institute of Scientific Research on Vedas (I-Serve) for the benefit of students was organised at Railway Officers Club, Tarnaka.In the inaugural address of the workshop retired IAS office ...
Getting ready for SAT Q & A
I want to pursue management courses at Wigan and Leigh College. Please give me information about the admission tests conducted by the institute. Kapil Damodar via e-mail, BangaloreThe Wigan Aptitude Test (WAT) ...
TNAU PG admissions set to begin
Admission process to the various master’s and PG diploma programmes of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will take off on July 23 with the conduct of an entrance examination at the university premises.Applications are ...
Speech therapists, audiologists are you listening?


DIL SE
Being positive is the way to progress DIl Se
SRR and CVR Government College: Positive attitude brings in success in different forms to us, if we carefully cultivate this to the best of our abilities. This single most useful emotion opens doors for all positive energies to ...
For a rich harvest
The prospects could not have been better for agriculture and horticulture professionals with the changes in the farming scenario
Course for the differently-abled
The Agape Rehabilitation Trust is offering a free one-year computer training course for people with various disabilities. The Government Certificate Course is open to candidates with a minimum qualification of Plus-Two pass. Hostel ...

RIGHT TURN
Learn to value time
Take on students' test of nerves
Of sun, rain and steel
IIT Madras: On a sultry, mid-May Sunday morning, I got off my trainat the Tatanagar station . We, the summer trainees of Tata Steel, selected after an intense round of group discussion and an interview, had spent a good amount of ...
CAT set to go online
The IIMs intend to take CAT online from 2009. Many are enthused about it, but also warn of the demerits

GUIDANCE PLUS
Academic training for artists
Those with a creative bent of mind could consider higher studies in fine arts after Plus-Two.

QUERY CUE
MSW offers good scope
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses
Study in Poland
The University of Information Technology and Management (UITM) at Rzeszow, Poland, is offering B.Sc. degree with specialisation in aviation management. The English medium course is offered in collaboration with Bonn University, Germany, ...
Course in visual communication
The new batch of one-year diploma course in Visual Communication from Softview Visual Communication starts from July 21. The course includes training in art and painting, photography, script writing, videography, audio editing, video special ...


A dilpoma that is pure music
Bharadwaj School of Music offers a one-year diploma programme in Applied Music, accredited by the Tamil Nadu Open University.


YOUR VOICE
For a few dollars more
Students going abroad must know how to handle money
For a cost-effective MBBS degree
Relatively easier entrance to a medical course makes Russia an attractive option for Indian students.
MBA courses on offer at Pune
The Pune-based Suryadatta Education Foundation is offering MBA courses for professionals who wish to enhance their career prospects and fresh graduates.Suryadatta Institute of Business Management & Technology (SIBMT) offers two-year ...
Mastering interview basics
Do your homework before you attend an IT interview.

Five maritime universities proposed
Kochi is among the cities suggested for setting up a maritime university.

CAT set to go online
The IIMs intend to take CAT online from 2009. Many are enthused about it, but also warn of the demerits.

For ensuring quality in colleges of education


School for social entrepreneurs
Finding sustainable solutions to the world’s problems involves developing social entrepreneurship skills and CSIM is a step in that direction.

BU students emerge winners in research project contest
Research projects of students of three colleges of Bharathiar University have been selected at the South Zone Inter University Competition to take part at the All India level. The Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi, had asked for ...

PGPM course from SMOT




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