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Moving ahead in confusion
Fresh Government orders, interim court rulings and injunctions… the admission process for professional courses is witnessing many legal battles.
Just the right prescription
The sanctioning of three new medical colleges for the State by the MCI is good news for MBBS aspirants

Q & A
Making full use of ITI training Q & A
I have an ITI qualification and am 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 Manufacturing Technology ...

Learn German, from home
Goethe Institute and IGNOU are collaborating to offer German through the distance learning mode from October.
Learning the Indian side of medicine
Ommena Chandran has come all the way from Glasgow to Coimbatore. Her special interest is in infectious diseases in India. A passionate student of medicine, Ommena chose to do her one-month project at a hospital in India and the first choice was ...

Thoughtful welcome to freshers at TNAU
It is common for the seniors and staff of a college to welcome a fresh batch of students with roses and may be a party. But, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and its constituent colleges have embarked upon a novel way. The ...

Explore world of tourism management
With tourism tipped to be the largest industry in the world by 2010, it needs professionals to manage its assets, resources and tourists

ICFAI offers B.Com (PAT) programme

Campus connect
Human beings need good health, food and environment and these three were provided by biotechnology, said Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor P. Maruthamuthu recently.He was addressing a two-day programme on ‘Popularisation of ...
Polytechnics reap industry patronage

Language workshop Campus jottings
A district-level workshop on student-centred learning on Communicative Language Teaching Techniques was held in SRR and CVR Government Degree College recently. Over 20 lecturers from different degree colleges in the district participated in it. ...
HP’s education initiatives
As part of its education initiatives Hewlett-Packard- India announced its ‘Campus on the move’ programme here on Friday. The idea of the programme is to promote its product and solution portfolio amongst the country’s leading ...
Knowledge base expands
Gulbarga University to start 12 new courses
Q & A
I am doing my plus two I would like to join the air force as pilot. Kindly help me with details. There are two routes for joining the Indian air force as a pilot / one after plus two via national defence academy (NDA) exam and ...
Retail yatra
MICA students to study consumer behaviour in city
Campus connect
The Department of Computer Science and Applications, Bishop Heber College, conducted an international workshop for ‘educators on mobile learning’. The workshop aimed at equipping the participants with the knowledge to design and ...
Learn to work together Dil Se
SDM Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala: Many factors come into play when it comes to relishing success in academic pursuits. Combined efforts will go a long way in getting best results out of students’ life on the campus. Students, who show ...
Course in Advanced Digital System Design
The VLSI Design and Research Centre under the Department of Electronic Science, University of Pune, (Phone 020-25690836/ 25690837), has invited applications for its entrance test for admission to the following courses commencing September ...
Mitakshara in the syllabus
Gulbarga University LLM course to cover Vijnaneshwara’s treatise
Placement drive at Vel TEch Group
At the campus recruitment drive held for students of Vel Tech group of institutions, IT majors recruited more than 300 students, a press release said. While Infosys picked up 152 students, HCL Technologies recruited 42 candidates. At a ...
24 students recruited
A combined recruitment drive held at KLN College of Engineering on Wednesday provided placement for 24 students. A Mumbai-based multinational company, Citigroup International Technology Operations and Solutions, conducted the drive ...
A generation of educated masses in and around Poompuhar, the erstwhile port town of Chola Kingdom, in the agrarian Nagapattinam district, owe their status of esteem to the ‘Poompuhar College’, a Government college started four decades ...
Understanding people
SRR & CVR Government Degree College: Perception of things counts a lot in understanding people. When someone does not do his or her duty, it is treated as lack of responsibility on their part. But we have to go into the circumstances ...
Talent search takes an unsavoury twist
The name of one Mr. Russell Purushothaman resounded in the placement corridors at all the 30-odd engineering colleges in and around Vijayawada till something happened that reduced his HR forays to history so soon. Colleges and even rival ...
PG courses in rural areas
With the intention of making higher education accessible to students from rural areas, Kuvempu University has granted permission to its affiliated colleges in some places to offer post-graduate courses from this academic year. Political ...
The lustre of Performing Arts
The institutions offering courses in performing arts in Chennai are flooded with applications from students, both from within the country and from abroad.
All about MBA in Biotechnology
I would like to know about MBA in biotechnology. Which are the colleges offering this course? Please help me to choose between MBA and M. Sc. PratyushaMBA Biotechnology gives broad introduction to biotechnology and ...
Arts departments face threat of extinction campus jottings
Very poor response for admissions into some departments, mostly in the arts stream is having its effect on not only the existence of these departments but also on the exercise to fill up the teachers’ vacancies.It is learnt that ...
A medical degree from Philippines
For all those aspiring towards a career in medicine, a novel initiative by the Government of Philippines may be the answer. Each of the seven universities in the Philippines is offering around 100 seats exclusively for Indian students to pursue a ...
To hone English skills
Ebek Language Laboratories Private Limited, in co-operation with Cambridge University Press, will offer training programmes in English language communication skills. Regular courseThe centre is an ...
Mock pre- CAT
Edulogicx , a Bangalore based knowledge network services company has tied up with Reliance Web World to market the Educards through their 231 web world stores across the country. As a part of the tie-up, Edulogicx has launched online mock ...
Thrills of campus life dil se
IIT: Summer vacation for the B.Tech students in IITs extends over a period of three monotonous months of lazing around in the heat. I had managed to pass it last year with a trip to the north in mid June and an attack of ‘chikun ...
A lesson in being SAFE
An institution in Hubli makes studies affordable and focuses on academic excellence
Specialisation in Robotics Engineering
A robot is an automatic device that performs functions normally ascribed to human or a machine in the form of a human. Robotics involves a scientific study of robots. At present robots are present in almost every field of work. Robots can operate ...

Workshop on research university roundup
The Faculty of Arts and the University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Osmania University, conducted a workshop on Research Methodology for research scholars of Arts and the Humanities that attempted to expose research scholars multi-faceted ...

Nizam college for new job-oriented diploma and certificate courses
Counselling, Cheminformatics and Masters in Business Administration on the list

On the road to success
GVPCOE: “Sheath not your dagger until you get the ecstatic smell of victory.”Recently, the Junior Chamber International India (JCI) came up with the best speaker contest, ‘Speak Apt’. The preliminaries ...
Korean now, Chinese next
Job potential is high for those passing out of Bangalore University’s Department of Foreign Languages
Education for special needs

System design
The VLSI Design and Research Centre under the Department of Electronic Science, University of Pune, (Phone 020-25690836/ 25690837), invitesapplications for courses commencing September 13. Log on to Take that
How about writing about your classroom and your backyard that is your college campus? Heart-rending experiences that moved you. Incidents that stirred you or things you did not like. Youth festivals or workshops attended by management ...
Sandesha Lalitkala Mahavidyalaya in Mangalore will organise a workshop on Bharatanatyam on August 11 and 12, according to its principal Vani Rajgopal.It will be organised in honour of Ullal Mohan Kumar who will be completing 50 years as a ...

Let’s get QUIZical
1. Why is ‘Statio Tranquillitatis’ important in the history of human spaceflight achievements?2. Materials that become thicker perpendicularly to the applied force when stretched are called...?3. Who, apart from ...

Getting rural students industry-ready
The Technology, Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)-Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) at the Shanmugha Arts Science Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) University, Thanjavur, is meeting with success in ...

Opening up to new areas
Indira Gandhi National Open University is introducing new courses in the fields of law and commerce.

‘DIG-IT’ right to tackle problems
A girl loves a well principled boy with excellent academic career but from another caste. Her parents object just because of fear of comments by relatives. They forego their daughter for the sake of others’ remarks and depress ...
Sri Ramachandra University launches two Ph.D programmes
This September Sri Ramachandra University will introduce two Ph.D. programmes — split Ph.D. and integrated Ph.D. programme. The split Ph.D. programme will provide candidates a chance to conduct a part of their research work in a ...
NMIMS plans campus in city
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS University) of Mumbai is making efforts to set up its first off-campus centre near Hyderabad or neighbouring districts.Chancellor of NMIMS Amrish Patel who made a brief presentation ...
Higher study options after B. Arch.

EMRI-Stanford PG programme
The Emergency Management Research Institute-Stanford two-year PG Programme in Emergency Care that promises to train students in various aspects of emergency care was inaugurated recently. Out of the 238 candidates who applied, 75 were selected ...
Are you ready to match Hollywood standards?
Some tips on how to be successful in the animation industry.

Good old friend, philosopher and guide
JAGAN’s DEGREE & PG COLLEGE: He was the person whom I admired, respected and loved most. He was a reflection of kindness, love, affection, sympathy. He was none other than my Grandpa! He was a boon to my life. Is there anything ...
IIFT entrance test
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), a deemed university set up by the Department of Commerce, Government of India, has invited applications for its written Test to be held on November 25 for admission to the MBA (International Business) ...
Friends are forever
GVPCOE: “Yesterday night in my dream an angel offered me $2 million and a very good friend, I chose the money because I already have a very good friend in you.”“Yesterday while thinking of you a tear rolled out of ...
TTDC training for tourist guides
With a view to creating employment opportunities and also showcasing Tamil Nadu’s tourist spots in a better perspective to globe-trotting tourists, the State Tourism Department and the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) have ...

Environmental studies gain in importance guidance plus
With environmental concerns taking the centrestage in today’s world, courses in environmental management have a special significance.

Printing offers better prospects
Ten students from India were selected for the Heidelberg Print Media Academy.

Coimbatore students gets Motorola Scholar award
A project titled ‘Automatic Inspection of Rail Ballast Using Ground Penetration Radar’, by students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, has won the Motorola Scholar Award.The project competition was held ...

Avinashilingam University to offer new courses
Avinashilingam University for Women, in collaboration with G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, and Ganga Hospital, will offer two job-oriented paramedical courses this year. The four-year B.S. Physician Assistant Paramedical course will ...

What ails economics education in the south?

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Test Tracker
Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode and Luknow will conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) on November 18, 2007 for the following PG programmes. IIM-Ahmedabad - Post-Graduate Programme in ...
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