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Another season of discontent
After the CET was abolished, the process of admission to professional colleges is again mystifying to applicants.

China, Russia beckon medical students
Medical education in foreign countries has come as a boon for many for whom the doors have been closed in India

Q & A
It’s all about mind control Q & A
I am interested in martial arts and have practised Karate. I have heard about Kyokushin from my friends. Where can I pursue this form, which is considered as different from other martial arts? Rahul Tyagi via Email, ...
IT sector wants corporatised education
The demand-supply gap in IT human resources requires bold approachs, NASSCOM says.
Exhibitions: an effective method of teaching
Educational ideas and practices change over time. A system of education generally aims at cultivation of reason and intellect relating to economic development, historical, scientific and technological phases. ...
Is MBA the perfect springboard?
The gulf between the prestigious IIMs and corporate-run institutes on one side and the scores of ‘also-ran’ colleges on the other has widened
Campus Connect
With engineering education becoming more result-oriented at present, owing largely to the demands of corporate sector for more employable graduates, the job of teachers in these colleges has become more demanding. In order to help the ...
Gateway to U.K.
Proper documentation coupled with proven financial resources is the mantra for obtaining an easy visa to the United Kingdom. This has been made clear by the Entry Clearance Officers of the British Council.Careful documentation will ...
Retail management through virtual classroom
Reliance Communications has launched an Executive Program for Retailing Management (EPRM), along with the Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania, U.S. EPRM is a 11-month integrated ...
Counselling in the third week of July ?
MBA counselling is expected to take place in the third week of July, though no date has been officially announced so far. The counselling will be conducted on the campuses of OU and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (Hyderabad), ...
SIFE awards for SDNB students
Members of the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) of Sri Devkunwar Nanalal Bhatt Vaishnav Women’s College, Chromepet, emerged as runners-up in a national competition organised by SIFE in Mumbai last month. Incidentally, the winners in the ...
‘Stalin’ inspires this techie
Inspired by ‘Stalin’, the blockbuster movie of megastar Chiranjeevi, a software engineer of a leading IT company of Hyderabad had come forward to contribute his mite for his motherland, Karimnagar, by providing counselling and ...
Welcome Infrastructure Managers
They need to have technical, managerial and marketing skills to handle mega projects
Sun Learning Services launches Chennai centre
Sun Learning Services, a division of Sun Microsystems, recently announced the launch of its learning centre in Chennai where authorised instructors would provide training and hands-on experience to candidates. The centre aims at empowering ...

RIGHT TURN
Make the most of mind power
Take on students' test of nerves
Handling post-result stress
With students even committing suicide after failing in examinations, the CBSE has come up with a post-result helpline to help students relieve stress. Voluntary organisations too offer them counselling.
Training for department heads
For one day, heads of departments of Bharath University in Selaiyur near Tambaram, were students during a day-long programme organised to make them aware and sensitive to their duties and responsibilities. ‘Schooling for HODs,’ a ...
e-books for fluency in English

Systems analysis for better workflow
The course offered by the Institute of Systems Science, NUS, Singapore, promises exposure to various technologies and industry recognition
Interdisciplinary approach to biodiversity education
At the core of CMBC’s programmes is the recognition that challenges posed by marine biodiversity conservation demand study of several disciplines.
China, Russia beckon medical students
Medical education in foreign countries has come as a boon for many for whom the doors have been closed in India
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Firms tap talent through job melas
With the retail market fast expanding, getting a job with a decent salary and perks is no more a challenge to right candidates. Besides multinationals and corporate companies, local industries too are looking for those who can communicate well ...


Step into a hi-tech discipline
Photonics has a wide range of applications in fields ranging from communication and computing to Defence and medicine
Finishing School does wonders for placement
The Finishing School Programme that the National Institute of Technology- Tiruchi (NIT-T) conducted during May and June to reinforce skills and infuse industry-specific knowledge into 58 students drawn from various engineering colleges in the ...
UPSC member for new educational practices
Union Public Service Commission member K. S. Chalam emphasised the need to introduce new educational practices to enable the students experience diversity and still appreciate the unity of India.Speaking at the two-day national seminar on ...
Q&A
I would like to know about postgraduate programmes and a career in medical physics. Medical physics is a branch of applied physics concerning the application of physics to medicine. It generally concerns physics as applied to medical ...


Guide for entry to professional colleges
Aspire Learning has come out with a free booklet titled ‘A guide to crafting successful entry into top-notch professional colleges’. The booklet, designed for aspiring IIT-ians, engineers and doctors, would provide information ...

A gift lost and found
SRR&CVR Government Degree College: A young man spotted a sports car in a showroom. Thereafter, he started admiring it. He knew his father could afford buying it for him. After some thinking, the young man made his wish ...
Taming the infernos
A career as a fire-fighter means battling odds. But it does bring out the adventurous streak and also ensures a good pay packet

Retail management through virtual classroom
Reliance Communications has launched an Executive Programme for Retailing Management (EPRM), in cooperation with the Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Philadelphia University, Pennsylvania, U.S. EPRM is a 11-month ...

Playing host in the sky
Exciting flying experience, handsome salary and the opportunity to travel far and wide are some of the attractions that a career as a stewardess brings.

UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Studying Chinese education system University Roundup
Arun Agarwal, Professor and Head of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad, visited China as part of the Third Mission to China for Universities, Business Schools and Institutes of Engineering & ...
Bioinformatics Centre at Madras Christian College
A Bioinformatics Centre, that would help students have access to biotechnology resource centres across the globe through the world wide web, has been established at the Zoology Department of Madras Christian College, Tambaram. The centre ...
Take that
How about writing about your classroom and your backyard that is your college campus. Would like to share with us the lessons that experience taught you? Pen all these moments and touching episodes and send your write ups to The art of counselling
Manasa Educational Foundation is offering a number of PG courses in mental health
Mission Nano set for a giant leap
With the Government approving the launch of a Nanotechnology Mission, this field is all set to get a boost in the country.
Sugar industry beckons
With trained manpower, international standards in sugar production could be met

Ground realities
Over 2,000 sugar technologists are required to manage the growing number of sugar factories in the country.As many as 200 sugar technologists retire from the industry every year.Sugar industry is facing a shortage of at least 100 ...

Now, for some LPO action
Career prospects are bright in the Legal Process Outsourcing industry.
Woes of attending viva
Bandari Srinivas Institute of Technology: What’s the difference between N-2-4 and BC107? The first question posed to me in the viva-voce of my practical exam and my response: a blank expression and a feeble “could you ...
For a few dollars more
Many students take up part-time jobs but does it impact their studies?
VIT students bag awards
Two students of VIT University bagged the ‘Young researchers award’ in the first international conference on ‘Control, Instrumentation and Mechatronics’, which took place in Malaysia. A press release issued by VIT said the ...

DIL SE
Trust matters Dil Se
While I was writing my diary recently, I noticed that I had missed penning down my thoughts a couple of days ago. I generally do not miss writing my diary for anything in the world as it is my favourite pastime. The passage of the day without ...
Tech students are market savvy
Majority of them want to join IT product companies and prefer to work in Bangalore.

Fluency through e-books
First published over two decades ago, the series is now digitised for download.

Tamil varsity courses form research base
Tamil University was established at Thanjavur 25 years ago with the sole aim of promoting research in Tamil Language and culture. With a view to extending its services to more people, various courses were introduced later and students admitted. ...

Sunrise sectors put shine into jobs
An ASSOCHAM study says certain sectors such as retail and IT-Enabled Services will lead the employment boom.

MCC Social Work students to spend a semester in Australia
The exposure to Australian education provides transferable credits to the Chennai batch.

Let’s get QUIZical
2. Which famous Egyptian pharaoh’s name meant ‘Foremost of Noble Ladies’?3. In botany, what term is used for the small stalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem?4. In Harry Potter adventures, to what species ...
International meet on computing
A two-day international conference on high performance computing will be organised by SSN group of institutions from July 12. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, IIT, Anna University, HCL, IBM US, Microsoft Research Lab and Patni ...
Research retell
All ye researchers! Shed your inhibitions and come out of your labs. This is your chance to get your ideas published. Be it research, seminar or technical papers, send abstracts of them to us. The entries should reach
GUIDANCE PLUS
Efficient disaster management guidance plus
Disaster management is yet another area about which there is growing awareness in the country. We explore what could be involved in disaster management, as a forerunner to exploring related courses.

Tackling post-result stress
With students even committing suicide after failing in examinations, the CBSE has come up with a post-result helpline to help relieve stress. Voluntary organisations too offer them counselling.

Visual communication course
Vel’s College, Pallavaram, will offer a six-month diploma course in visual communication beginning August 1.Film making, television, advertising, multimedia and graphics and printing technology are the course modules. They would have ...

No change in engineering seat-sharing ratio in Puducherry
With the government and private engineering colleges deciding to stick to last year’s seat sharing agreement of 50:50 ratio in Puducherry, the admission scenario in the engineering stream has become clear.The Centralised Admission ...

Learn WAN
RJP Infotek, a computer hardware and networking training institute, has launched a course in Wide Area Network (WAN) technology. The diploma programme will be based on the CISCO Certified Networking Professionals syllabus, a release here ...
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