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Monday, December 28, 2009
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The placement season is here
Tapping knowledge instantly
Agitations dampen New Year spirit
NIFT needs a bit of ‘localisation'
For the 12 p.c. quota for local students in National Institute of Fashion Technology in Hyderabad, hardly a seat or two get filled every year, says SWATHI V.
Campus connect - Madurai
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Thiagarajar College of Engineering organised a national-level staff development programme on ‘Intelligent optimisation and control for power systems' from December 7 to 18. ...
UPSC notification has aspirants in a quandary
A statement by UPSC Chairman about a month ago indicating that the pattern would be changed to a new mode based on common papers and aptitude tests has come as a surprise for the candidates who are awaiting the notification for the preliminary ...
Practice makes it perfect
Tips on how to prepare for the personal interview at CAT
The Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, under the Banaras Hindu University has invited applications for its all-India level entrance examination (PMT 2010 screening and main) for admission to MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS/ B.Pharm. courses.The ...
CMAT to be held on Feb. 28 in 44 cities
Calibre Management Aptitude Test (CMAT), a national-level management aptitude test held for admission into over 50 business schools in the country will be held on February 28, 2010. Forms would be available till February 6 and the last date ...
Wisdom lies in applying knowledge
Acquiring knowledge is not ‘wisdom'. Applying it is..! State of enlightenment is not like building a block, brick by brick. It is like peeling off of an onion.A diamond is not painted to make it glitter. When the dust is wiped off ...
Meet on higher education
Two new courses from Bentham Institute
Vice-Chancellor University of Hyderabad Seyed E. Hasnain inaugurated Bentham Institute of Management and Languages at Rethibowli.The college will offer two courses, BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business (undergraduate) and BTEC ...
Institute of Excellence
Bangalore University has joined hands with 12 premier national research institutes to establish an Institute of Excellence in Science and Biotechnology on the Bangalore University campus.According to a press statement issued by ...
Ever thought of Iceland?
Considered to be one of the most developed countries, Iceland offers diverse programmes in undergraduate and graduate studies
The toughest of them all
GATE-qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR laboratories and CSIR-sponsored projects
Mohd. Hafeez adjudged NESA outstanding scientist
Mohammad Hafeez, a professor of Parasitology and Director of Research with Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati, has bagged the prestigious ‘Eminent Scientist of the year award - 2009' from National Environmental Science ...
Pocket money should be spent judiciously
Earlier, pocket money was given to children to meet unforeseen expenses in emergency situations or as a reward for a job well done. Of course, it was limited in quantity and was expected to be spent judiciously. However, this simple phenomenon ...
Informal but competitive
An insight into academic life on U.S. campuses
It cuts across disciplines
Physics has vast scope now, including in higher studies and research
Scholarship for Railway Junior College students
Twenty-one commerce stream students of Railway Junior College, Lallaguda, Secunderabad have been selected to receive the merit scholarship for excellent performance in Intermediate Public Examination, 2009 from Union Ministry of Human Resource ...
‘Inter-faith dialogues eliciting keen interest from society'
Muslims in United States of America are law abiding and disciplined citizens and in the context of Islamo-Phobia and hate crimes, Muslims are making concerted efforts to influence the American Domestic and Foreign Policy.Dr. Omer ...
ISB team wins Electron Quiz – 2009
Indian School of Business team from Hyderabad comprising Bhargava Elamanur and Aditya Jalan won the first prize at the annual NTPC ‘Electron Quiz – 2009' national finals competition held at Power Management Institute of NTPC in ...
In the halo of Nobel laureates
Ireland has a unique system called the National Framework of Qualifications that stipulates ten levels that represent learning from the very initial stages to the most advanced.
Pep up your style of expression
Online help for Inter students
Intermediate students suffering with frequent bandhs and academics getting disturbed have a solution. They can learn the subjects through a virtual classroom sitting at home.With each concept of every chapter explained in audio and ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: - The voice of dissent is an integral part of the progress and development of any society and nation. Policies lead to protests; protests sometimes lead to re-thinking and that in turn improves upon the original decision. While ...
Make all financial arrangements before studying abroad
I am doing B.Tech EEE II year. My aim to complete higher education at Harvard University seems difficult with no perfect guidance. Please give me some guidance regarding this college and the qualification needed to go there.Shilpa ...
Q & A
The new Information professionals are here
Librarianship is a scholarly profession with promise
Transforming data into information
I am scheduled to pass out of +2 in 2012 in the Science stream with Computer Science as a paper/optional. I have heard a lot about Data Mining. Please give me details about it and places where I can study the subject.Chetan ...
Your favourite stir?
Nowadays people are resorting to unique ways of expressing their opinions
Career in engineering physics
Set sailing on a challenging career
A career in shipping is not only satisfying, but also challenging, writes SUMIT BHATTACHARJEE
Reality show for budding entrepreneurs
The Entrepreneurship Cell [E-Cell] of IIT-Bombay is conducting a reality show for budding entrepreneurs who have established their start-up and is giving them a unique opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors to receive funding from ...
GATE: get set for the toughest test
GATE-qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR-sponsored projects.
Cusat to set up industry-incubation centre
The objective of the centre is to generate inancial resources for the university by extending its cutting edge technologies.
How to save the planet
Reducing use of vehicles, walking wherever possible…students are doing their bit to reduce energy consumption
The industry experience
Significance of field tour in education
Designing for the future
Hubli College bags runner-up spot at annual Cadence design contest
Shining in the business of cinema
The business side of the entertainment industry is increasingly attracting students of management, and the IIM-A's programme aims to caters to this need.
ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, organised a two-day cultural fest called "Art Beat" on December 18 and 19. Students drew rangoli patterns and exhibited their dexterity and creativity with their mehendi creations, showcased their acting ...
‘Be tech-savvy' is the message
Meet helps upcoming paediatricians learn how to handle critical cases with limited resources
What institutions expect from industry
'Empower IT Tiruchi 2009' served as an important forum to devise successful industry-institution interaction strategies.
Apply for Common Law Admission Test (CLAT- 2010) to be held on May 9 across the country for admission to eleven National-level Law Universities including National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and National University of Advanced ...
CLAT to be held on May 9
The Convenor of CLAT – 2010, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, has announced the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), to be held on May 9, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon across the country for admission to the ...
The Language School of the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry offers Japanese language course for different levels of proficiency of the Japan Foundation Examinations. The new classes for beginners and for those students who have ...
Spreading the love for engineering
A group of VIT students has embarked on a School Empowerment Initiative aimed at providing practical exposure to school students in engineering.
All three systems of institutions needed, says VC
A one-day workshop on ‘Higher Education — a review' was organised by Rajalakshmi Engineering College, near Chennai, recently. Dr. Mannar Jawahar, vice-chancellor of Anna University, who delivered his inaugural speech, pointed out ...
An educationist and a novelist
M.S. Srinivasa Sarma (1896-1986) belonged to the generation of the early 20th century educationists and philosophers. But, his thoughts on a host of subjects, particularly education, are as ever relevant now as they were in his period.A ...
At the GD, say it in style and lend an ear
The all-important stage one of the admission process to the Indian Institutes of Management is now behind us, at least for most of us. Those who are done with the Common Admission Test, and feel they have a serious chance of receiving a call ...
A U campus quiet after agitation
Andhra University campus is quiet after nearly three weeks of agitation for a Samaikya Andhra. AU students took lead, by demanding the State to be kept united after an agitation for a separate State of Telangana commenced in Hyderabad and ...
Share your views
The recent political turmoil in the State has seen several educational institutions declaring holidays for long periods. While prolonged holidays will no doubt hit the academic schedule, affecting the careers of students in the process, there ...
Meet helps upcoming paediatricians learn how to handle critical cases with limited resources
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