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Monday, September 21, 2009
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Mingling with one another helps in overcoming fear
Education is all about learning to live and adjust in the present society. Students from an all-boys or all-girls school or college are accustomed to a single mode of interaction. Suddenly exposed to a co-educational atmosphere, they feel ...
Taste the flavour of integrated courses
At KSLU, classroom teaching will be more interactive
Shifting from college to work
College education prepares one for a lot of things, but there are finer aspects and subtle details which can be learnt only through experience. That was the underlying theme of a one-day convention on ‘HR interface between corporate and ...
Community college is here
Students can pursue education in any format — online, full-time, part-time
Harvesting intellectual capital
If India is to match its status as a leading global economy, it has no alternative but to develop a formidable arsenal in intellectual capital.
Research `Collaboratory' established at ISB campus
More students seeking U.K. educational visas
New system in place for evaluating visa applications
Award conferred on TNAU scientist
A. Chandrasekaran, Controller of Examination, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, was conferred the “Best Citizen of India 2009” award by the International Publishing House, New Delhi, a biographical specialist ...
Delving into history
Only a few varsities offer master’s courses in archaeology.
St. Ann’s stages plays of Shakespeare
Students of St.Ann’s Junior College for Girls, Mehdipatnam staged an adaptation of Shakespearean play ‘The Merchant of Venice’ as part of their literary day celebrations, ‘Literati – 2009’ on Monday. ...
Engineers' Day observed at SVUCE
SV University College of Engineering (SVUCE), in association with the local centre of The Institution of Engineers (India) and APSEB Engineers' Association, observed the 42nd Engineers' Day at the Senate Hall last Tuesday. The event was to ...
Saving the brains trust
If India wants to be a leading economic power, it has to develop a formidable arsenal in intellectual capital
Foundation programme in company secretaryship course
More information about admission and application forms can be had from the ICSI Southern India Regional Council, Wheat Crofts Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai. Phone No: 044-28279898 and 28222212.
Civils coaching at MANUU
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) will be starting a free residential coaching programme in January 2010 for minorities and women for entry into IAS and allied services, a press release from MANUU said. The MANUU Coaching ...
Creating flying machines
IITs are the best bet for studying aeronautical engg.
Free online test modules for civil services exam
With the recent launch of free online test modules with more than one lakh model questions of the civil services examination by a publishing house in Chennai, aspirants have yet another tool to shape their skills for cracking the ...
JMET to be held on December 13
The next Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET- 2010) will be held on December 13 across the country for admission to the two-year full-time PG programme in management including MBA conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at ...
Exploring biotechnology and entrepreneurship
Biotechnology is an expanding sector and so are the opportunities to start your own firm, say academicians.
Make your words count at Shaastra symposium
How can we deliver cheap energy to a growing population in the face of climate change? What role can finance play in fostering sustainable outcomes in society? How can we make our cities more liveable and sustainable?These are some of the ...
New design centre
Gateway awards for short films
Interactive sessions, lectures, workshops, discussions, talks were part of this one-day conference, which was a platform for learning.
Varsity tie-up for gaming, animation courses
Bioinformatics, an evolving area of study
The PG programmes and modular courses offered by the Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics, Pondicherry University, seek to turn out well-trained persons in bioinformatics.
Grab a green job
The fair will feature jobs that focus on sustainability.
• The National Power Training Institute, Neyveli-607803, has invited applications for admission to its post-diploma in thermal power plant engineering. Three-year diploma holders in mechanical or electrical or instrumental ...
More visa applicants to U.K. likely
The number of educational visas applied to the U.K. from India touched a new record of 34,000 last year and would see a rise this year as well, said British High Commissioner Richard Stagg. Speaking on the sidelines of a farewell party ...
PSG College of Technology inked a memorandum of understanding with Cordys to set up a computing laboratory “PSG-Cordys Cloud Computing Infrastructure” at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the college. According to ...
Dentistry not getting its due
Dental seats go abegging, and graduates don’t earn much.
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Muthaymammal Engineering College, Rasipuram, organised a technical symposium. Professor from Annalamalai University N. Kumarappan inaugurated the event. He spoke on the topic of power ...
Symposium at KCT
The Department of Mechatronics Engineering of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, will hold its annual symposium on September 22 at the college premises. The symposium “Matrix 2009” will include a variety of activities and ...
Explore all options before boarding ‘abroad bus’
One sector that is not affected by the word ‘recession’ is the education sector, especially when it comes to study abroad. Young students can still be seen queuing outside US Consulates and hopping from one education consultant to ...
Practical training classes for M.Sc. first year students of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU) will be conducted from September 29 to October 14, a press release from BRAOU said. M.Sc first year students from study centres located ...
Awareness programme held on swine flu
An awareness programme on ‘swine flu’ was conducted for students at Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi. M.K. Rajan, Head, Department of Zoology (PG), and D. Prabhu, Head, Department of Microbiology, were the resource persons. ...
‘Face the Future’ programme for students
The Personality Development Cell of Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women, Sivakasi, and Junior Chamber of Sivakasi jointly organised an intercollegiate programme, ‘Face the Future.’ A. Thangamani, former professor of ...
‘Think differently and try to excel in a team’
Experts feel that HR managers in top companies are not floored by academic record, but additional skills, writes R. RAVIKANTH REDDY
Different ways of offering apologies
Apologising is something we often do very bookishly. We stop at expressions such as ‘I’m extremely sorry.’ or ‘I’m very sorry.’ Nothing wrong with that, certainly. But there are different ways of offering ...
Consider job option before pursuing MBA
I completed B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering in 2009. I would now like to pursue MBA. I got admission for Post Graduate Diploma in Management – International Business in Institute of Public Enterprise (Osmania University, ...
Write to us
Interested in starting Eplus Club in your institution? All you need is to register with The Hindu, identify the students willing to improve their language skills and one or two lecturers to assist them. Write to us for ...
Diffusion of ‘Gyan’ is the motto
Gyanvani - the educational radio FM channel from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is on the task to impart Gyan (knowledge) in the main towns and cities in the country by its deviant kind of educational content. Gyanvani ...
Fix goals to fight constraints
We were discussing Chetan Bhagat’s concept of being happy with an everlasting spark in our eyes. There are two basics of keeping the glow alive: Regular adding of fuel and protecting the flame from the storms. Adding fuel represents the ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: - The need to connect and stay in touch has never been so important. New technology, innovative gadgets, and novel applications are making our task of getting in touch with all that we like, easier by the day. The world is ...
Share your views
Freshers’ Day in any college is an event, which is eagerly looked forward by the students. It provides an opportunity for juniors to shed their inhibitions and mingle with seniors. But of late, the freshers day celebration and ...
International distance learning centre launched
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has tied up with the University of Florida to set up an international distance learning centre. The new centre is aimed at enabling the two to pursue areas of ...
The road to Oz and NZ
Students aspiring to practice medicine in Australia and New Zealand have an easier route through Malaysia
Software to crack CAT
With the Common Admission Test (CAT) going online from this year, aspirants need to concentrate not only on the content part but also the test method, which is totally new and different. Keeping this in view, Educational Software Technologies ...
A fillip to pharma sector
The decks have been cleared for the development of the six new National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
For ragging-free campuses
Faculty and parents of students have a role to play in eradicating the menace
Opening minds, destroying myths
Exchange programmes are quite useful, feel B-school students
The next Joint Management Entrance Test (JMET- 2010) will be held on December 13 across the country for admission to the two-year fulltime PG programme in management including MBA conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at ...
Make your words count at Shaastra
For more information, visit symposium.shaastra.org.
The best of East and West
Singapore is a significant finance, business and education hub that promotes excellence in every segment of its activities.
Student life in France
The Grandes Ecoles or the elite schools form a system that works in parallel with the universities
Q & A
Into networking? Jobs are aplenty!
I am in the third semester of M.A. Economics. Which course should I take up later? I graduated in the field of Arts with Industrial Relations, Economics and Sociology as the optionals. Hari Prasad via e-mail, ...
The second-year ECE students of Cauvery College of Engineering and Technology, Perur, excelled at the State-level technical symposium conducted by Priyadharshini Engineering College, Vellore, recently. Over 55 colleges participated in the ...
‘Recession is only transient’
The induction programme for the first year undergraduate and post-graduate students of Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology was held recently. District Collector P. Umanath was the chief guest. He encouraged the students to take up ...
A helmet awareness cycle rally was organised by the NCC unit of The American College on September 5. Dr. Chinnaraj Joseph Jaikumar, Principal, flagged off the rally in which 57 cadets participated under the leadership of Associate NCC officer ...
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