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The future of arts and science education
The timing is just right
There is still a good demand for seats in evening colleges
A turbulent period for medical students
The MBBS students in Tamil Nadu had to tackle various sensitive issues in 2007.
Pre-Veterinary entrance test
Applied research is the mantra for development
Prime Minister urges the academic fraternity to sow the idea of research in the minds of students
The Students’ Chapters of Institution of Engineers were inaugurated at SACS MAVMM Engineering College on Friday. Delivering his inaugural address, V.C. Gandhi, past chairman, IEI, Madurai, explained the salient features and ...
SIETAR conference in Chennai
The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research in India (SIETAR) is a non-profit association of educators, researchers and trainers from a wide range of practical and academic disciplines who share a common concern for ...
NITAT on Jan. 20
The country’s largest IT aptitude test will be held in 160 cities
Biggest gathering of scientists
Andhra University enjoyed the proud privilege of hosting the biggest gathering of scientists, in the shape of the 95th Indian Science Congress. The mega event was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a well organised ...
For those extra marks
Online guidance for students is now available
On choosing a subject close to one’s heart student speak
I always knew I wanted to do something with art. At one point, however, I did go through the ‘I want to be a doctor, I want to be an engineer’ phase, but a lot of thinking went into what I chose to do. I realised it is not ...
A book exhibition was conducted by the Library and Information Centre of Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore in collaboration with Panima Book Distributors, Bangalore. More than 3,000 volumes of books including subjects such as Botany, ...
Staying focussed is what counts
SRR and CVR Government College: We have had a wonderful time on campus with so many students coming together and sharing their knowledge. In my opinion, everybody should come to the college with a predetermined mindset ...
Kharagpur IIT gearing up for Kshitij - 2008
The annual four-day techno-management festival of IIT Kharagpur- Kshitij-2008- is all set to begin from January 31. It is termed to be the larges such fest in Asia in terms of participation, prizes and the guest turnover. Kshitij-2008 is ...
Meeting corporate needs
A talent school now helps graduates to become ‘industry-ready’
New programmes in biomedical technology
Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M), Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (SCTIMST) and Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC), recently signed an MoU to jointly initiate two programmes ...
A viable profession for medicos and engineers
Biomedical informatics is growing in a big way, but there aren’t many courses geared to meeting the professional requirements in the field.
Mixed reactions to UGC’ s draft regulations
Aspiring and existing deemed universities in Tamil Nadu have expressed a mixed reaction to the new draft regulations released by the University Grants Commission (UGC) recently. The regulations include stricter eligibility criteria, which some ...
New breed of medical professionals
An MBBS degree by itself may not help you to reach professional heights. Postgraduate or even super-specialty qualifications have to be acquired for career excellence. However, there may be several constraints for medical graduates in ...
Follow the right procedure
Having selected your optionals and analysed the General Studies paper you can keep in mind the following: Plan your schedule properly. You have about four-and-a-half months for preparation for the Preliminary. Write down the number of ...
SRR and CVR Government College: We have had a wonderful time on campus with so many students coming together and sharing their knowledge. In my opinion, everybody should come to the college with a predetermined mindset that ...
A collaboration that may light up your life
U.S. and Orissa institutions design solar-powered LED lantern
Check your IT aptitude
Cross-border learning in agriculture
Seven students from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University formed part of the 28-strong student contingent that visited Cornell University, Ithaca, the U.S. from September 9 to 21. The trip was an off-shoot of the memorandum of understanding ...
US varsities open courses for twinning programmes
State University of New York has agreed to start a twinning programme in association with the PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology
TI Leadership Universities
Funding engineering education and research
The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research in India (SIETAR), is a non-profit Association of Educators, researchers and trainers from a wide range of practical and academic disciplines who share a common concern for ...
The Veterinary Council of India (VCI), New Delhi, has invited applications for the All-India Pre-Veterinary Entrance Test to be held on May 10 (2 p.m. to 5 p.m.) for admission to the 15 per cent merit seats in B.VSc. and AH course being ...
The Department of Microbiology of Sree Narayana Guru College, K.G.Chavady, Coimbatore inaugurated its Association. S.Balasubramanian, Director, DRDO, Centre for Life Sciences, Bharathiar University, was the chief guest. He spoke about GIS and ...
Ministry of Social Justice scholarships scholarship watch
The and Empowerment is inviting applications for awarding 30 overseas scholarships and five passage grants from eligible candidates belonging Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Landless Agricultural Labourers & Traditional Artisans. ...
STATE OF EDUCATION - BELGAUM
Technological innovations have revolutionised several areas of activity and enabled a whole world of information at the click of a computer key. Even educational institutions are not lagging in taking advantage of these innovations.It ...
Learn at leisure
For those who are interested in learning a foreign language but do not have time to go to the institute or if their work involves travel, there are other options.
Viable profession for medicos, engineers
The growing demand for human resources in the field of biomedical informatics has brought to the fore the need for crafting academic courses in the field, says A. Thanga Prabhu, a clinical analyst in biomedical informatics.The emerging ...
STATE OF EDUCATION - MANGALORE
Mangalore University has proposed to start a post-graduation course in nanotechnology, a fast emerging multi-disciplinary field, from the 2008-09 academic year. It has also planned to introduce post-graduation courses in renewable ...
Australia booms as education hotspot in 2007
Stress on culture at ‘Ecobuzz’ campus jottings
Culture helps in enforcing respect among people and mutual understanding and it definitely aids as a tool for promoting peace in the world, said Alliance Francaise Director Frederic Dart at the Third International Environmental Conference held at ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. After which place in the Golan Heights was Intel’s first Pentium M processor codenamed?2. Which famous 1920s novel is introduced by first-person narrator Nick Carraway?3. Which famous inventor became blind when he ...
Building synergies through foreign language
Besides improving your personality, widening horizons and making you culturally sensitive, learning a foreign language can provide you that competitive edge much required in the job market
Q & A
Take to agriculture studies Q & A
I am interested in pursuing engineering from BITS, Pilani, through correspondence. Are the programmes recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)? What are the job opportunities? Subramanian ...
Job-oriented retail programmes launched
The NIS Academy has launched two short-term employment oriented retail programmes. The two certificate courses, Retial Act (three-months) and Retail Lead (six months), will groom students into complete retail professionals to work in this booming ...
Options after your MBBS
Explore medical science and technology, health administration, public health, and KPO
RBI’s young scholars award
The Reserve Bank of India is launching the RBI Young Scholars Award scheme to generate interest in the Indian banking sector and also create an awareness about the RBI. RBI will select a maximum of 150 young scholars through a competitive ...
Kansas varsity team visits OU university roundup
A six member delegation headed by Fred Cholick, Dean, College of Agriculture and Director K State Research and Extension, USA visited Osmania University and held discussions with the Registrar, Deans and Principals and senior officials of the ...
Educational response to global competitiveness
Feel the power
Rat race and parental pressure lead to depression
Education and employability
The economic development and progress of any nation depends on its higher education system. Our modern higher education system was established in 1857 by our colonial relents and it has not changed much since its inception in its concepts and ...
Students do miss the helping hand
Doing away with internal assessment has upset many
Sticking to core engineering Studentspeak
The Ohio University-Christ College Academy (OUCC) has announced admission for the Ohio University MBA Programme for the 2008-10 academic year. The 21-month programme has a 18-month-long course, an additional three months of professional ...
Q & A
I am studying Plus-Two science group. What are the career prospects for stem cell technology? Stem cells are one of the most fascinating areas of biology today. But like many expanding fields of scientific inquiry, research ...
ICTES 2007 hosted by Dr. MGR University
In an attempt to explore the deep-rooted linkages between the existing and emerging concerns faced by the power and communication sector, a three-day international conference on Information and Communication Technology in Electrical Sciences was ...
AIEEE, what it means to an achiever
Be a part of the retail bandwagon
Retailers Association of India launches PG programme in retail management
KU convocation on Jan. 31
The XVIII Convocation of the Kakatiya University will be held on 31st January, 2008 at 11 am in the University Campus. According to Registrar Prof. S.Jagannatha Swamy all the candidates who have registered including Gold Medalists can ...
Mixed reactions to UGC’ s draft regulations for deemed universities
The draft regulations of the UGC hold the potential to separate the wheat from the chaff among the deemed universities.
Time to look back and plan ahead Dil Se
GMRIT: The time was well past 11 in the night. The place was a bus stop in the suburbs of the city. I was waiting for any transport to get back home. It usually is a problem for me to get transport, if by ill luck I come out of the college ...
Rajalakshmi Engineering College recently held its ‘Placement Day’, at the Senate House, University of Madras. The function marked the valediction of their 10-day employability training camp and the 100 percent placement of ...
Power of imagination
Andhra Loyola College: Imagination is an ability to form a mental image of something and make an attempt to improve upon it in a novel way. It is the ability of the mind to build mental scenes, objects or events that do not exist in the ...
Write a winning proposal Guidance plus
At some stage in your academic life or career, you may have to come up with a well-drafted proposal. Here are the key points that you will have to keep in mind when doing so.
Leadership training begins in college studentspeak
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