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That cut-off feeling
The demand-supply imbalance for some college courses leads to unrealistic cut-off marks. For many it is a season of discontent.
Medicine abroad offers global exposure
A medical seat gives a social status that many professional courses hardly give despite being lucrative. At least, that's the perception of middle class parents, who proudly declare that their wards are studying medicine. But the demand-supply ...
For want of higher-order skills
Engineering students are neither creative nor good at problem solving and hence fail to get jobs in the competitive global market
M.Sc. Biotechnology at National College
In the backdrop of increase in demand for well-trained biotechnologists for research and industries, National College, Tiruchi, has launched M.Sc., Biotechnology programme from 2011-12.The programme, according to principal K. Anbarasu, ...


Taking uncharted paths in science research
Applications are invited for five-year integrated interdisciplinary MS at IIRBS.

COMING UP
Central Electro Chemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D. programme in electrochemical science and technology.M.Sc. degree holders in all branches of science with a valid research ...


GUIDANCE PLUS
Carving a career in food technology
CFTRI generates and applies knowledge of food science and food technology for optimal conservation and utilisation of the food resources in the country.

Increase in B.Tech intake at IIITD&M
The courses offered by the institute focuses on nurturing design skills among engineers for design and development of products.

A rough plan, and some practice
When you plan to attempt IELTS or TOEFL, a little practice will go a long way in getting you a good score. While practising the essay part of the test one can follow a few points in order to make the writing part easier. Take a sample test ...

AIEEE counselling gets candidate-friendly
The important changes this year constitute special provision to correct erroneous entries, improved process of counselling and choice filling, and inclusion of spot round after five rounds of allotment.

Bharat varsity introduces smart classrooms
Bharath University has introduced smart classrooms that are equipped with interactive learning tools for providing an interesting learning experience to students.The smart classroom is connected to EDUSAT for lectures by experts in ...

Communication technology course from IETE
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (IETE), Chennai Centre, is starting a short-term certificate course in the latest technologies of mobile communication, data communication and broadband services for engineering ...

Breakthrough in immunology research
Dr. Hakkim is now working on identifying new drugs and therapies for various ailments.

Research in engineering
The Homi Bhabha National Institute (deemed university) has invited applications from engineering postgraduates for admissions to its Ph.D. programmes starting in August 2011. The students will be admitted to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, ...

Periyar University gets access rights to ‘Web of Science'
Periyar University, Salem, gets access rights to ‘Web of Science' – the scholarly renowned Universal Electronic Bibliographic Database, which according to its Vice-Chancellor K. Muthuchelian, would immensely benefit research ...

COMING UP
Central Electro Chemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D. programme in electrochemical science and technology.M.Sc. degree holders in all branches of science with a valid research ...

Farm sector is hep now
Three hundred freshers from UAS-Bangalore set to get placement in various firms under campus recruitments this year.


CAMPUS CONNECT
Recent trends in open source software discussed
A welcome function was held for the freshers of Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Madhusudhan Atre, President and Managing Director, Applied Materials India Private Limited, Bangalore, was the chief guest. S.C. Sarkar, ...


COURSE CLOSE-UP
MCA through distance education mode
Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a three-year programme that consists of six semesters. The course is intended to train graduates with mathematics or statistics as one of the subjects in development and use of software for different ...

The making of a company secretary
ICSI registers students with 10+2 and graduate qualifications for the Foundation course.

MOUS SIGNED
Nehru College of Management, Coimbatore, has inked a memorandum of understanding with Stamford Raffles College, Singapore, for conducting a twinning MBA programme.R. Arumugam, Principal of the Stamford Raffles College, and P. Krishna ...

Applications invited
Applications for the two-year MBA programme at Bharathiar School of Management and Entrepreneur Development (BSMED) are available at the office of the Registrar. The cost of the application is Rs. 500 (S.C. /S.T. Rs. 250) and the Demand Draft ...

Courses in rehabilitation
The course will be conducted at the Mobility India office, 1 and 1 ‘A' Cross, J.P. Nagar II Phase, Bangalore

GRANTS AND AWARDS
Easa College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, received a grant of Rs. 1 lakh from All India Council for Technical Education to organise a seminar on “Effect of Climate Change and its Impact on Various Sectors”. The ...

TEST TRACK
The Homi Bhabha National Institute (deemed university) has invited applications from engineering postgraduates for admissions to its Ph.D. programmes starting from August 2011.The students will be admitted to Bhabha Atomic Research ...

‘Positioning Ayurveda'
GERENCIA, the Association of Department of Management Studies of the MAM College of Engineering, organised a special guest lecture on ‘positioning Ayurveda.' T. R. Sasi Varier, executive director, K. S. Varier's Astanga Ayurvedics ...

Training programme
The Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Engineering and Technology in Tiruchi in association with the ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, organised a two-day training programme on ‘Object-oriented programmes using C++.' G. Venkatesh, programme ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
The National College recently organised an orientation programme for the first year students in order to familiarise them with the practice of using library. P. Raghavan, librarian, explained the facilities available and how the students could ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
Department of Management Studies of Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi, organised a training programme on statistical package for MBA students on June 13 and 14. T. Vanniarajan of NMSSVN College, and R.S. Bala Senthil of KLN College of ...
Choosing a professional college matters
Experts feel that any discipline in engineering is good, so long as the students do it from a good institution

UG and PG courses in automotive design
Pune based DYPDC Centre for Automotive Research and Studies (DYPDC) is inviting applications for its full time three- year undergraduate programme and two year-post graduate program in Automotive Design. DYPDC was established last year as a ...

SSIM supports government school
‘Sanghibhav', a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the Siva Sivani Institute of Management (SSIM), is supporting a Government Primary School in Harijanawada whose students come from underprivileged families. Students and ...
Integrated M.Sc. programme in Mathematics
Mathematics is a good higher study option for those who have an aptitude for the subject. Students who obtain higher degrees in this discipline can find jobs in academic, banking, insurance, software, information technology, scientific and ...


UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Need for documentation in varsities stressed
There is a flood of information in the universities these days with departments publishing reports of seminars and workshops and this should be stored systematically and documented properly for future use, observed Shabahat Husain, Librarian, ...

JNTUH techno feast showcases students' talent
The Techno Feast 2011, the technical festival organised by the JNTU Hyderabad, provided a platform for students to showcase their skills in various branches of engineering apart from making them interact with the industry heads. The programme ...

Narsee Monjee PGDM begins
The two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management Programme of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Hyderabad commenced recently. NMIMS Vice-Chancellor, Rajan Saxena explained the journey of NMIMS since its inception ...


WASSUP
Ph.D. programme in engineering
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D. programme for July 2011 session. Research areas will include human, animal, and plant disease biology. First class ...

Vocational training centre inaugurated
TeamLease Services, a staffing solutions company and Indian Institute of Job Training (IIJT) launched the satellite-enabled vocational training centre at S.R. Nagar in Hyderabad. The centre was inaugurated by city Mayor Banda Karthika Chandra ...

Get..set..go..with tourism and hospitality
Choose from courses in sector-specific courses in tourism and hospitality at masters, under-graduate and diploma level

Eplus Club schedule
Theme: India is often referred to a land of religious fervour and numerous places of worship. Some places famous for their religious heritage draw millions of people from all over the world. These places also play an important part in defining ...

Strive hard to exceed expectations
The Chief Technology Officer of Mahindra Satyam, A.S. Murthy said that organisations need to strive hard to exceed the expectations of the customers, employees and investors and the associates. Speaking to the MBA students of School of ...


TALKING POINT
Breathing is an important metaphor
The word ‘air' is used in a wide variety of idioms, each with a distinct meaning


QUERY CUE
Opt for a course depending on aptitude
My daughter is pursuing commerce and doing rather well too in all the subjects. I want to know, apart from CA, ICWA and ACS what other avenues are there for her?Mohd GhouseMany youngsters today are looking beyond the (still) ...

Delivering through an E-classroom
JNTUH has necessary infrastructure to connect their classrooms to other institutions


ACADEMIC ARENA
Empowering students for international business
GITAM School of International Business adds two new courses to its flagship programme MBA (International Business)

Comparison tool for TOEFL iBT, IELTS
Educational Testing Service (ETS) has released an official score comparison for the TOEFL iBT test and IELTS academic test. The mapping tool provides the higher education community with an ETS-authorised comparison tool for each of the four ...
PGDM from LMSM
Programme covering 28 courses spread across four semesters will cost a total of Rs. 2.6 lakh

Clarity in presentation must, say experts
Regular practice with friends, family helps in developing effective communication skills

Preparation module for CAT aspirants
Tata McGraw-Hill Education has announced an innovation for all CAT aspirants across the country. The company has launched CAT ONLINE — an offering for CAT aspirants that integrates print, electronic, online and mobile medium for ...
REUNION
Regular practice with friends, family helps in developing effective communication skills
Track trends on CCB website
Tracking will provide an idea and help students make up their mind about choice of courses
Cadet entry B.Tech scheme
Applications are invited from unmarried boys to join the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala in Kerala, under the 10 + 2 Cadet entry (B.Tech.) scheme. The date of birth of the applicant should be between July 2, 1992 and January 1, 1995. Students ...
Speak well, write well
Admission in a good university abroad depends on GRE and GMAT scores and not just final year marks

A career in food technology
CFTRI generates and applies knowledge of food science and technology for the optimal conservation and utilisation of food resources in our country

For refining social graces
A look at finishing schools


E-PLUS CLUB
It's our heritage
(Members of E-Plus clubs in colleges are given the following topic for discussion and debate)Theme: India is a land of religious fervour and numerous places of worship. Some places draw millions of people from all over the world. These ...

Take the unchartered path in research
Applications have been invited for five-year integrated interdisciplinary MS at IIRBS

Gulbarga varsity ties up with YGen
YGen Management Consulting, a education services provider, has announced the launch of undergraduate and postgraduate degree/diploma/certificate programmes of Gulbarga University in the outreach mode across India.One of the key features ...


Q & A
The aim is to join the DRDO
I have passed from an ITI and am presently working in a foundry. I want to pursue higher studies. I do not mind resigning and joining an institute which will help me in my objective. Please give me information on studying CNC in ...

QuEST Ingenium 2011
QuEST Global, a global engineering services company, announced the winners of its annual national-level intercollegiate engineering design contest 'QuEST Ingenium 2011' held on June 17. The winning team, Motilal Nehru Nation Institute of ...


DIFFERENT STROKES
Hi! Talk in Hindi ya!
Language barriers do exist in colleges, but they get broken down in the long run

NEWSCAN
The University of Exeter, ranked in the top-200 World Universities, has established its representation in Bangalore. It has research links with the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management, the National Institute of Advance ...

CAMPUS CAPSULE
The Orientation Programme of Mount Carmel Institute of Management for the 2011-2012 batch of PGDM students was held recently. Inaugurating the programme, Sr. Albina, Director of the Institute, called upon the students to become agents of ...



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