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Monday, October 19, 2009
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For a promising start
Here are some of the student innovations which could pave the way for a better India
AU postpones examinations
Andhra University campus continues to be quiet. There have been some holidays in the recent past due to festivals and other events and the academic and administrative work has come back to normalcy after the Dasara vacation (extended on their ...
An initiative to mentor students
How can alumni contribute to their alma mater? Support infrastructure growth in their institutions? Honour their teachers? Guide current batch of students? Many seem to be increasingly considering the third option.Chronus Corporation is ...
VIDURA-09 ends in a high note
State-level management students meet, VIDURA-09, organised by Maharajah’s Post-Graduate College was a rare opportunity for students of MBA from various colleges to prove their mettle in various events. Some 350 students from 38 ...
Centre for Science and Technology opened at Stella Maris College
In keeping with the need for promoting interdisciplinary learning in science and technology, Stella Maris College has inaugurated a new Centre for Science and Technology Research at its campus in Chennai. Partly funded by the University Grants ...
It’s a full house
With jobs drying up, graduates continue to pursue studies
IELTS widens its reach further
The popularity of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is on the rise. Kevin McLaven, First Secretary, Educational Services, British High Commission, speaks on a range of issues related to the exam.
CII education summit on October 23 and 24
For more details, log on to the website: www.cii-iq.in.
UoH is the best in country: V-C
’There is a huge gap between UoH and other varsities on parameters like papers published, citations, research quality etc.’
Study in Germany for a quality degree
The educational qualifications obtained from Germany are generally rated high across the globe.
What are the additional incentives that Indian students get, if they choose to pursue their higher studies and research in Europe?
A brave new world
IISc’s UG programme aims to create ‘a new cadre’ of scientists and engineers to find solutions to today’s problems – climate change, disease and low agricultural productivity
Importance of SaaS stressed
The Department of Computer Science of Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science got a new association. It was inaugurated by Gans Subramaniam, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pebblejet.com, the U.S. He spoke to the students on “Software as ...
Changing times, changing needs
Reforming the way law is taught in colleges is the need of the hour
Networking to produce young leaders
Michael Furdyk and Jennifer Corriero were rollerblading after a conference, having a chat about youngsters. Little did they know that the casual conversation would soon drive an initiative that now has 2,69,942 members, across 261 countries and ...
The Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) has invited applications for admission test to be held on February /March 2010 for admission to its postgraduate diploma programme in communication management for the year ...
An initiative to mentor students
How can alumni contribute to their alma mater? Support infrastructure growth in their institutions? Honour their teachers? Guide current batch of students? Many seem to be increasingly considering the third option.
•The IIITM-K has invited applications for admission to its Master of Science in Information Technology and M.Phil. in ecological informatics courses. Degree will be awarded by Cusat. Last date: October 20.•The National ...
NIT plans to expand its horizon
The National Institute of Technology (NIT), which is celebrating its golden jubilee celebrations plans to expand into humanities, business economics and medical sciences in the next three years.President of India, Pratibha Patil and Union ...
Admission to MIB, MHROD
The Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, under University of Delhi invites applications for a common entrance test to be held on February 7, for admission to Master of International Business and Master of Human Resource and ...
Admission to NID
The National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad, has invited applications for admission test to be held on January 9 and 10 across the country for admission to the following courses:•Graduation diploma programme in design (GDPD): ...
An exhibition was organised by final year B.Sc. (Agri) students of Agricultural College and Research Institute to showcase their learning from farmers in 12 villages where they had stayed for one month as part of Rural Agricultural work ...
The Department of English of Nehru Memorial College (Autonomous) at Puthanampatti in Tiruchi district recently formed ‘The Lyceum of NMC’, a society for literary and debating activities. A. Noel Joseph Irudayaraj, former Head ...
Green signal for private varsity
Governor steps in with Ordinance
How perfect is a ranking system?
Do rankings help to improve education standards? Experts take a look at the significance of the process.
Library Science + Information Technology
The job of a librarian involves wide reading and processing of information content through cataloguing, classification and indexing
Haute and happening
Be it expressing your creativity or raking in the mega bucks, the glamorous world of fashion designing offers a rewarding career.
CII education summit
Inclusiveness has become a recent buzzword in education circles as institutions and policy makers struggle to provide both quantity and quality, and look for scaleable models of excellence that provide access to all students.The ...
Indo-American education summit
With an aim to encourage and establish collaborations in education and research, the Indus Foundation will be organising an Indo-American Education Summit which will serve as a platform for interactions between university representatives of both ...
Searching for biotechnology entrepreneurs
With plenty of opportunities in biotechnology and its allied fields — including healthcare, computational biology, agriculture and bioinformatics — the sunrise sector has lots in store for students keen on specialising in an area. ...
Q & A
Tea tasting, anyone?
Is there any course related to Tea Tasting that I can take up in Bangalore? I have a graduation in Nutrition and Food Technology. I would like to pursue a regular programme and benefit from the studies. Neelima Devaiah ...
Computer training and mobile education
State Govt. seeks Wipro’s help in educating college students
For a global yet Asian learning
Before leaving for Singapore, students could explore various avenues for availing scholarships; related information can be found on various websites.
Career avenues in Western Australia
Perth Education City, along with the Western Australian Trade Office, is organising Western Australian Education Exhibitions in India. Representatives from some of the prominent educational institutions of Western Australia participated in the ...
Young, and going green
Many colleges have become more environment friendly, and students have played a big role in this endeavour
Media has its obligations
It must function as an independent observer
For global leaders
A meet on how to make B-school curriculum more relevant
Bridging the divide
Industry has to help graduates pick up skills, says VTU V-C
Where students get creative
Schneider Electric presents fifth edition of Innovation Challenge
Pace India has set up a state-of-the-art Pace Embedded Systems Lab at R.V. College of Engineering. Graduate and post-graduate students of Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Information Sciences, etc., will now be able to use this ...
IISc opens door for undergraduates
After months of speculation and debate, the century-old Indian Institute of Science (IISc) announced its decision to open its gates to undergraduate students in 2011, offering them a unique, interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science programme. ...
CDS exam on Feb. 14
The last date for submission of forms for taking the Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination is October 26 and the examination would be conducted on February 14, 2010 at different centres across the country including Hyderabad.The CDS ...
What ails science education?
In the Nobel season, the focus is again on basic sciences. Academics speak about the need to draw more students to research
‘1.4 million aspirants write IELTS exam’
G. KRISHNA KUMAR talks to Kevin McLaven, First Secretary, Educational Services, British High Commission, on a range of issues related to the exam
Research award for young scientists
The Australian government has announced establishment of the Australia-India Science and Technology research award that recognises excellence in science and engineering and will be targeted at early career Australian and Indian researchers. ...
GNLU students stamp their class
A team of three law students from the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar won the second place in the International Moot Court competition held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from October 1-3, 2009. The Ambassador Round was ...
IGNOU team visits SPMVV
A six-member expert committee from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, visited Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidayalayam here last week to inspect and extend recognition to its Distance Education Centre. The team evaluates ...
JNTUH welcomes foreign students
It was a night of going down memory lane and showcasing their culture to the Indians and the foreign students on the JNTUH campus enjoyed every bit of it as they presented a variety of cultural programmes on the occasion of “At Home” ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: - With numerous advertisements and awareness campaigns going on, we are all aware of the importance of the environment and how exactly it is being harmed day by day. If we are to look forward to safe and healthy lives, we ...
‘Overcome the fear factor’
The Hindu Education Plus organised training programme in basic communication as part of E-Plus club activity at GMRIT in Visakhapatnam
Happiness is the secret to success
Happiness is of three types: 1. Short time. 2. Futuristic and 3. Continuous. A clerk goes to the office everyday without any enthusiasm. He lives only for the salary day. A drunkard disgustingly works at his workplace just waiting for his ...
Gear up to become an astronaut
I’m doing my B.Tech in EEE. My goal is to become an Astronaut. So, please tell me about the courses I can opt for at B.Tech? What are the examinations I should take and what are the branches I can opt for at M.Tech?Priyanka Rao ...
The path to success
Over the years many have documented the road to success. Those who happen to tumble upon these documents like articles and books and imbibe those required characteristics would definitely succeed in life. Success means different things to ...
Book on communication engineering
A new book, ‘Digital Transmission Hierarchies and Networks’ by P.V. Sreekanth may be ideal study for undergraduate and graduate students of communications engineering. It is among the very few books to deal with all three ...
Students’ skill in robotics to the fore
It was a perfect example of bringing alive the bookish knowledge. For the students of over 40 engineering colleges in the city, the workshop on ‘Robotics’ held by Workshop India was an eye-opener apart from being a great learning ...
Share your views
Admissions are over in colleges and first major vacation too is over. And this is the time when student festivals or seminars pick up and provide an opportunity to students to showcase their skills. But in majority colleges neither the ...
Apparently moved by the plight of flood-ravaged Kurnool, Mahaboobnagar, Guntur and Krishna districts, students of various educational institutions contributed their mite in providing relief and rehabilitation to the distressed lot.Students ...
MANUU to hold literary contests
Maulana Azad National University (MANUU) and COVA are conducting literary competitions in Urdu and English as part of National Education Day to be celebrated on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad. ...
Engineers showcase talent at ‘Samyak’ technical fest
The “Samyak ‘09”, a national-level technical festival organised by the KL University here recently, provided an opportunity to budding engineers from different parts of the country to compete and showcase their talents, even as ...
Doctorate awarded to LBRCE professor
Faculty, staff and students of Lakireddy Balireddy College of Engineering (LBRCE) congratulates Prof. S. Sai Satyanarayana Reddy, head of the CSE department of the college, for the prestigious and much-deserving award of Ph.D. degree to him in ...
Student unions nowadays are more politically-inclined
Student organisations play a strategic role in moulding the intellectual and civic consciousness of students. The students were a major force harnessed by our freedom fighters in the struggle for independence from foreign rule. After independence ...
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