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Monday, January 28, 2008
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Lessons from student culturals
Courses in community welfare
CBR Network (South Asia), an international Non-Governmental Organisation working towards networking of all NGOs, is now offering courses in the field of Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in collaboration with Bangalore University. The ...
Guru Nanak College, a unit of the Guru Nanak Education Society, recently signed a ‘campus relationship’ Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Wayne State University, Michigan, United States. The MoU facilitates development of a joint ...
The postgraduate Department of Computer Science of Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi, conducted a two-day computer expo – SAXON 2008. Inaugurated by the Director of Coimbatore Institute of Information Technology, V. Sivaraj, the ...
Distance learning through mobiles
Mobiles are not just to share information or emotions but they can fulfil the educational needs too. That’s what the alliance of Tata Teleservices Limited and the Mumbai-based SNDT Women’s University promise. The two ...
Taking up yoga instruction as a career
There is a great demand for yoga instructors these days. A look at the courses on offer.
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 ...
Setting a benchmark
Business schools doing very well in India
Science in everyday life
Science city is organising ‘Chennai Science Festival 2008’ on the theme ‘Science in everyday life’ from February 6 to 10 at the Science City Campus, Gandhi Mandapam Road, for the first time in Chennai.In order to ...
Q & a
I am studying B.Com. I would like to do MBA in rural management. What are the career prospects for rural management? Rural management is a specialized function required for rural enterprises, especially producers’ cooperatives ...
HCL Infosystems Ltd., inaugurated the second HCL Career Development Centre in city.The HCL CDC is an initiative to create highly skilled IT professionals. The company has ventured into the field of IT career development with an objective ...
166 graduates land jobs with Infosys
IT giant Infosys conducted one of the largest campus recruitments in Kurnool and picked up 166 fresh graduates for IT enabled services and 24 for IT sector.Various degree colleges and Jawahar Knowledge centers offered the candidates. The ...
Management students’ festival
ABVP to conduct State-level management fest Chetana-08 from February 22-24
The marks that lend meaning
Punctuation lends that crucial cutting edge to writing. Find out how.
Meet on medical chemistry
The Department of Chemistry, Stella Maris, in association with Sri Ramachandra University, recently organised a national three-day conference on ‘Recent trends in medical Chemistry’. D. Balasubramanian, director of research, ...
Assessing skills can improve employability
Assessment has become the keyword in the corporate industry. It has become an integral part of the selection process. As skill levels go up, it has become imperative for companies to conduct skills tests before recruitment in order to ...
IELTS aspirants can now get old question papers
Also on offer is free preparatory material for the test from Cambridge University
MBA with an IT edge
Mere MBAs are no longer enough. Something extra is needed, something that gives the candidates an edge. And so, institutions are increasingly offering specialised MBAs. So too is the James Cook University (JCU), an Australian university ...
IELTS as a lifeline
More than 1,300 institutions in the U.S. recognise it
Understanding the drama of light captured through the lens
A highly creative field, photography is a profession that requires great potential and a creative perspective.
A learning centre for BEC examinations
One-2-One Solution has been authorised as the learning centre for the Business English Certificate (BEC) examinations. BEC is an internationally recognised qualification in English for young and old professionals. There are three ...
Chetana-2008, a State-level Management Fest will be held inside the premises of Osmania University from February 22 to 24 under the aegis of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. Speaking at a poster release function for Chetana on January ...
Take on the challenge
A career in the police services gives an opportunity to serve society, earn respect and become a hero too
Study, amidst fun
College life offers freedom unlimited but students should not misuse it
Soft skills in the era of globalisation
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram have repeatedly said that India’s growth is expected to continue at a robust pace in the foreseeable future.This will be possible only when the most important sector ...
Scope of biotech
The Department of Biotechnology of SNMV College of Arts and Science, conducted a seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Agricultural Biotechnology’. V. Krishnasamy, Professor and Head, Department of Molecular Biology, Tamil Nadu ...
Science symposium organised at Avanthi
All the fundamental Science-related subjects are nowadays getting integrated towards the creation of knowledge society and in particular, the development of medical science is closely related to the research and development in the area of ...
New visa rules
Science, engineering and technology students intending to pursue postgraduate degrees in the U.K. now face extra security checks by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, according to the new visa rules that came into force on November 1, ...
Ayurveda entrance test
Analytical chemistry has scope in research and development
Recognising the immense scope for analytical chemistry in research and development activities, the Division of Ecotoxicology, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), has been conducting training programmes on ...
UoH invites applications
University of Hyderabad has announced the sale of application-cum-prospectus for various Postgraduate Diploma Programmes of one year’s duration being offered under distance mode. Applications can be had on payment of Rs.250 at the Distance ...
Moving into astrophysics
I have completed sixth semester Electronics from a Deemed University in Tamil Nadu. What courses should I pursue now? Can I get into astrophysics? Prashant Altekar via Email PuneYou can augment your technical skills by ...
ISI admission test
The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata – 700108, has invited applications for admission to various programmes: B.Stat., B.Math., M.Stat., M.Math., MS in Quantitative Economics, M.S in Library and Information Science, M.Tech. in ...
Award for best paper
N. Jaganathan, Reader in Economics, CBM College, has received the award for the best paper at the 28th Annual Conference of Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu in Madurai recently. According to a release, Mr. Jaganathan was awarded a ...
MCA students from RIIMS interact with IEG administrators
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) students of Rayalaseema Institute of Information and Management Sciences (RIIMS), Tirupati had a fruitful interaction with the administrators of Institute of Electronic Governance (IEG), Hyderabad last ...
Grab an M.A. from IIT
IIT, Madras, offers a humanities option to Plus Two students. Find out more about this five-year integrated Master’s course
PG course in public policy
Those desirous of joining post-graduate courses in public policy and public administration at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSSPP), National University of Singapore, and willing to have scholarships are required to submit their ...
Channelising children’s energies
Children are energetic, curious and want to do something on their own and parents are upset calling it ‘bad’. Instead of misjudging their curiosity as mischief, good parenting is channelising their energies into a positive ...
The projected allocation for education in the 11th Plan is Rs. 2,74,228 crore, says Union Minister of State for HRD Daggubati Purandareswari
“The aim is to provide employment-oriented education”
The projected allocation for education in the 11th Plan is Rs. 2,74,228 crore, says Union Minister of State for HRD, Daggubati Purandareswari.
Courses for BPC students at under graduate level
I am studying in class XII (BPC). I am not interested in doing MBBS. Please tell me about the courses I can take up at UG and PG levels. Can I do corporate law? Raju JosephThere are a number of courses that offer a ...
Young blood to boost the tourism sector
The Union Tourism Ministry has launched an innovative scheme for students that will provide exposure to the tourism industry.
New university to come up at Mahabubnagar
The Mumbai-based SVKM’s NMIMS University, which has been allotted 90 acres of land at Rajapur village in Mahabubnagar district, has plans to invest about Rs. 130 crore in five phases for setting up an off-campus centre with state-of-the-art ...
MAT or mid-semester test?
When college and competitive exams are held on the same day, it’s a real dilemma for students
CD for Plus Two students
Sarva Eductech has come up with compact discs for Plus-Two students of the State Board syllabus, featuring questions and exercises in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Computer Science. The CD comprises over ...
Entrepreneurship Cell MJCET, which is a member of National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), is conducting week-long events to celebrate the spirit of Entrepreneurship. E-Cell plans to conduct a variety of events which will cater to those ...
PES training for poor students
The Department of Engineering of PES Institute of Technology is offering a six-month vocational training course, free of cost, for school dropouts and those who had to discontinue education due to financial reasons. The courses offered include ...
Write a winning resume
In an increasingly competitive world, your resume is your brand statement.
R.B.V.R.R College: Most of us complain that we don’t get good opportunities to pursue our interests.....We get so very engrossed in complaining that we can’t even notice the opportunities that come before us! All of us ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. The name for which common disease comes from a Greek word meaning ‘scaly, rough or mangy’?2. The coldest known object in the solar system is actually a satellite. Name it.3. Which was the first ever documentary to ...
Learn to be multi-dimensional
Let there be some human touch in your learning.
Read your way to success
S.D.M. Siddhartha Mahila Degree Kalasala: Reading is a skill by itself, which requires aspirants to make simple changes in their approach to master the talent. To begin with, one need not focus all attention on reading the entire ...
A special GK edition
The 43rd edition of the Manorama Yearbook is a special GK edition in 1040 pages with updated information on several new areas of general knowledge and authentic data on India and the world. The latest issue has maintained the reputation that has ...
Q & a
The broadest and the most varied creative opportunities in mass media are the films. The Indian film industry produces the largest number of films in the world. Basically, film making is a craft of teamwork that has close coordination ...
The impact of media
P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science: The media is considered to be the fourth pillar of the society - the other three being the legislature, the executive and the judiciary. guess a country where people don’t know the ...
B-schools accepting GRE scores too
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) has been the standard accepted test for admission to the MBA programmes in a majority of universities in the U.S. and Europe. But the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), which is the standard ...
Sharper communication with good editing
Proper editing enhances the quality of the piece you have written. And knowing some editing essentials comes in handy whether you are writing in academic or business environments.
Western Australia beckons
Western Australia which includes Perth, Coral Coast, Golden Outback, North West, and South West is increasingly attracting foreign students, says Jamal Qureshi, South Asia Regional Marketing Manager for Perth Education City. ...
SRM to offer course in media
The SRM School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Kattankulathur, offer’s a part-time Postgraduate Diploma Course in Journalism spanning nine months, at the SRM Nightingale Matriculation Higher Secondary School in West Mambalam (68, ...
The Director of the Institute of Management of the University of Kerala has invited applications for a common entrance test for admission to the MBA programme offered at the Institute of Management in Kerala (IMK) and its centres in Alappuzha, ...
Course for aspiring entrepreneurs
MSME Development Institute (formerly SISI) is organising a Business Skill Development Programme in association with Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering for B.E/B.Tech/MBA graduates, who aspire to become an entrepreneur.As a prelude, a ...
Engineering entrance test
Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore – 641108, has invited applications for its entrance test for admission to BE courses. The test will be held on April 12 in Coimbatore. Those who have passed Plus Two examination ...
Manipal online entrance test
The Manipal University, Manipal ( www.manipal.edu), has invited applications up to March 18 for its online entrance test for admission to various courses. The courses include MBBS, BDS, BPharm, BPT, ...
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