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Mission Higher Education
The Committee for the formulation of a State policy on higher education is aiming to provide a new direction to the sector. U. R. Ananthamurthy, who heads the Committee, shares his views with G. Krishnakumar on a wide range of topics related to Kerala’s higher education scene.


Get into research, get going
The pay is good and the work is interesting in basic sciences

Higher education options for medical graduates are many
Many medical graduates aspire to acquire higher qualifications abroad. They must take specific examinations for different countries.

Test Track
The Commissioner for Entrance Examination has invited applications for the entrance test for admission to the State quota seats for medical PG degree/diploma courses. Based on the entrance rank, the Director of Medical Education will conduct ...

Q & A
I am a Plus One student interested in physics. After Plus Two, I wish to pursue B.Sc. Physics and further to specialise in astrophysics and do research. Please let me know about colleges or prestigious institutions th at offer ...

MGU: a milestone and many achievements
Mahatma Gandhi University completes 25 years next October

Enrich your word power
Enriching your vocabulary will help a lot in enhancing your communication ability.

Courses through VSAT
Chennai-based Everonn Systems India, a knowledge management, education and training company, has announced three new courses. A postgraduate certificate course in Banking and Finance spanning six months, an advanced diploma course in ...

Darden seeks universal managers
“We create leaders and not just managers. The major constraint of any business is lack of leadership. And leadership is all about recognising opportunities and inspiring others to make business work. A leader has to take hard decisions ...
Know Your English

Get into research, get going
The pay is good and the work is interesting in basic sciences

Be a global employee
Courses at Deakin varsity are affordable and exciting

Higher education options for medical graduates
Many medical graduates aspire to acquire higher qualifications abroad. They must take specific examinations for different countries.

Get trained for Tamil journalism


Play stresses importance of girl children
An awareness programme on Human Rights was organised by the Department of History of PSGR Krishnammal College for Women in connection with the Human Rights Day celebrations. Students spoke on human rights and the significance of women’s ...
Cast designs on a haute career


Gearing up for APPSC
The government has decided to fill 5,000 posts and good number of these are in Group-I and Group-II services

Industries, institutions interact
MoU with MADITSSIA, TANSTIA to place community college students
Training for technical writing
The Writers Block (TWB), Bangalore, offers three programmes for those aspiring to become technical writers — Fundamental Certification Programme for beginners, Associate Certification Programme for beginners and TWB Professional ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Seminar on opportunities organised
The ECE Department of VR Siddhartha Engineering College organised a seminar on “Emerging trend and opportunities in embedded technologies” recently. B.R. Mahesh, director of Applied Digital Microsystems, Mumbai, and U. Nagaraju, ...
Study circle to focus on job-oriented courses
Candidates being trained in short-term job-guaranteed and market-driven courses this year

Seniors looking for new jobs
Many senior professors of Andhra University campus colleges will be retiring in the recent future and those on the verge of retirement and others left with a few years of service and also gained recognition in their respective subjects are ...

A varsity shows the way
Virtual learning and digital library come to Gulbarga
Shaping the future information science professionals
The course is aimed at equipping the digital age librarian with skills in handling online database, Internet, software, and multimedia tools.
Testing skills in product launch
ICFAI National College, Coimbatore, organised an inter-collegiate competition on Product Launch. Fifteen teams participated. The competition had three rounds. Business Quiz and Case Study formed the elimination round. For the final round, the ...
Belize opens its doors to Indian medicos
Central American Health Sciences University in Belize offers a four-and-a-half year programme recognised by WHO
Lessons from America
Under ILEP, teachers get training in a U.S. university
International education fair

Annual lecture delivered at VRC
Right from toothbrush to pen, bucket and mosquito nets many things are made up of polymers. Hence it is very difficult to imagine the life without their use, as they have become an integral part of our day-to-do activities, according to Prof A. ...
Darden seeks universal managers
“We create leaders and not just managers. The major constraint of any business is lack of leadership. And leadership is all about recognising opportunities and inspiring others to make business work. A leader has to take hard decisions ...
Fortifying legal education
What are the shortcomings of the legal education system in the country? What are the ways to improve academic standards and overcome the inadequacies?
Fashion journalism on the rise


STATE OF EDUCATION - MANGALORE
Admissions
The National Institute of Technology-Karnataka (NIT-K), a deemed university, at Surathkal has stated that admission for first year B.Tech course for the 2008-09 academic year will be done on the basis of candidates’ ranks obtained in ...
Q & A
I would like to know about a postgraduate programme in Human Development and Family Studies and the job prospects. The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major is one of the most interesting subjects that prepare ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Cultural festival celebrated with a twist at PIMS
The sixth annual celebrations of Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Nagunur on the outskirts of Karimnagar town was celebrated with a difference.The medicos had captivated the audience with their scintillating dance ...
Japanese delegation visits UoH
The Waseda University Delegation from Japan led by its president Dr. Katsuhiko Shirai, visited University of Hyderabad (UoH) and discussed academic areas of mutual interest between both the Universities. The delegation discussed at length ...

STATE OF EDUCATION - BEKLLARY
Coaching
Coaching for the post-graduates appearing for the National Eligibility Test (NET) has commenced in Kannada University at Hampi. This is the only university in the State to impart the pre-exam training. Undergoing the test, which is held ...
Learning for the 21st century


UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Japanese university delegation visit UoH
The Waseda University Delegation from Japan led by its president Dr. Katsuhiko Shirai, visited University of Hyderabad (UoH) and discussed academic areas of mutual interest between both the Universities. The delegation discussed at ...

STATE OF EDUCATION - BANGALORE
Award
M. Jayananda of the Department of Geology, Bangalore University, has been conferred the Bellur Rama Rao Award of the Geological Society of India (GSI), in recognition of his contributions to precambrian geology of India. The GSI presents the ...

GUIDANCE PLUS
Build a rich vocabulary
Enriching your vocabulary will help a lot in enhancing your communication ability.

RIGHT TURN
SHAPE up for success
Take on students' test of nerves
College students form English Club
To enhance their communication skills, the students of SRR and CVR Government Degree College have formed an English Club. They have come together in this initiative to explore active and new avenues to hone their languages skills by making ...

Q & A
The thrill never fades in this job
I am a software engineer with a CMM Level 4 company. I want to have a career in SAP. Please provide the details of the programmes on offer and the institutes which run them.K.M. Patil
via Email ...
Campus connect programme for MBA students
In an attempt to equip students of management studies with the best in class business analytics tools, Chennai-based Software Products company Synaptris has launched a campus connect programme for full-time MBA students in colleges in and around ...

QUERY CUE
UGC-NET after MBA
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses
For a new education culture
The proposed Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Thiruvananthapuram is expected to open up new vistas in the State’s higher education scene
Universities for rural development

College festivals get bigger, better

Bag a scholarship, study in U.K.
Studying abroad can be a very expensive affair. But to the enterprising, a number of scholarships are in the offing.
Keeping teachers motivated
Orient Longman celebrated its 60th anniversary by organising a professional development programme for school teachers.
Applications invited for AIEEE-2008
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited applications for the All-India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE- 2008) for admission to BE/B.Tech. courses conducted by various engineering institutions, including National ...
All in a day’s play?
The CET schedule has many students and parents fuming
IGNOU’s new mantra is convergence
A new project of Indira Gandhi National Open University will offer the flexibility to students who have enrolled for conventional courses to pursue their studies in the distance learning mode after a stage.

WASSUP
Course in NGO management
Centre for Social Initiative and Management (CSIM), Hyderabad, (supported by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories) is offering a course in NGO Management and Social Entrepreneurship that focuses on the concept of social entrepreneurship and introduces ...

CAMPUS CAPSULE
Annual fest
One felt as if caught in a time-warp at the Bombay Stock Exchange of pre-1995 era, i.e. before stocks were traded electronically. The zest, the vibrancy and the chaos that marked that period, when transactions were manual, were there for all ...
Courses through VSAT

NIT-K to set up centres of excellence
World Bank aid to be sought for the purpose
Workshop on thesis writing


DIL SE
For love and peace
Andhra Medical College: Except for the rattle of rusted ceiling fans and croaks of nocturnal frogs, thirty past five on a frosty winter morning is a silent time at AMC men’s hostel. But the discordant howls over microphone and ...
Connecting with life
The aim is to inspire the next generation
Manipal varsity PG courses
Manipal University has invited applications for postgraduate courses in medicine and dentistry. Application forms are available at select branches of State Bank of India. Last date for submission of forms is January 1, 2008. For further ...
Building self-confidence
Andhra Loyola College: Ignite that spark that spurs you to good action all through your life and career. It is so necessary for enhancing our life effectiveness and better realisation of our capabilities. Day to day life ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. In ‘The Simpsons’, name the Principal of Springfield Elementary School.2. What is the complete title of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’?3. In classical music, what is the word used for a note ...
For the latest in automobiles
General Motors Corporation and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, recently announced their plans to carry out joint research in the areas of electronics, controls and software. They also announced that a new educational ...

Course in German


Take that
How about writing about your classroom and your backyard that is your college campus? Heart-rending (heart-warming too) experiences that move you. Incidents that stirred you or things you did not like. Youth festivals or workshops attended ...



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