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Avenues for entrepreneurs
The path to becoming an entrepreneur can be an exciting journey as you watch your own business idea developing shape, gathering momentum and finally bringing rich rewards.
Get a law seat without sweat
The days of multiple exams are over. Write CLAT and join any prestigious national law school
IISc. Entrance on April 27
The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc.) Bangalore - 560012, has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on April 27 for admission to its Integrated Ph.D. programme in biological, chemical, physical and mathematical ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
‘Annai Vizha’ celebrated
The School of Mechanical Sciences of Karunya University organised an international conference on Design and Manufacturing at the college premises recently. M. Rahman, National University of Singapore, was the chief guest. He spoke on tool-based ...

UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Researchers urged to work with passion
Barry James Marshall, Senior Principal Research Fellow, University of Western Australia, and winner of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – 2005 visited the Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, Osmania University, and interacted with the ...


APIIITs a boon for rural students
The three institutes in the State will offer broad professional education including soft skills on par with the best institutes in the world

Campus Connect
A State level seminar on ‘Advances in Astrophysics and Optics’ was held at Lady Doak College on Wednesday. In her presidential address, Beulah Rajkumar, head, Department of Physics, highlighted the academic as well as the ...
Help desk is here
The examination season is just around the corner, and it is the time when students experience pressure and stress the most. CBSE has opened its helpdesk to offer counselling to the distressed
Adobe certified courses at CYS Multimedia
CYS Multimedia, a Chennai-based multimedia educational institution, has been chosen as the authorised training centre of Adobe, a U.S.-based software company. This authorisation has facilitated CYS Multimedia to offer various courses with Adobe ...
More than 250 students donate blood
More than 250 students of Kongu Arts and Science College, Nanjanapuram, donated blood during a special camp organised on martyrs’ day. The college has been conducting blood donation camp on martyrs’ day since 1997. College ...

QUERY CUE
Careers in B. Pharmacy, biotechnology
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses

Avoid the ‘balancing act’ in UK
Working while studying PG is not advisable in the UK, as a degree with poor grades doesn’t augur well for job prospects

Diploma in Airport Management
Avalon Aviation Academy, the aviation training wing of learning solutions company Aptech Limited, has tied-up with Karnataka State Open University to offer a Diploma in Airport Management and Customer Care. For the first batch commencing ...
The Brits come calling
Education U.K. fair in Bangalore on Feb. 15, 16

GUIDANCE PLUS
Blowing the cobwebs away
This is a problem that could arise when you have a lot of writing to do in your academic or professional life. Here are ways of beating the writer’s block.

RIGHT TURN
Concentration and discipline
Take on students' test of nerves
IISc. Entrance on April 27
The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc.) Bangalore - 560012, has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on April 27 for admission to its Integrated Ph.D. programme in biological, chemical, physical and mathematical ...

Seminar on epic and puranic sources held
Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, conducted a two-day national seminar on ‘Epic and Puranic sources in Sanskrit literature (Sahitya Sastra)’, which was inaugurated by Dr. Samudrala Lakshmanaiah, Special Officer of Tirumala ...


STATE OF EDUCATION
German course
The Department of Studies in Foreign Languages, Karnatak University, Dharwad, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Worth Elktronik India Private Limited, Bangalore, for conducting a need-based course in German. Registrar ...
Studying human pressure on Chennai’s coastal zone
An Indo-Dutch course on ‘Coastal Zone Development: The Human Factor’ is on till February 22 at the Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University. Offered jointly by the Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University and the ...
Andhra Loyola College to start engineering courses
Superior-General of Society of Jesus, Rome, gives permission, AICTE gives Letter of Intent


WASSUP
Applications invited
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, has invited applications for the All-India Agricultural Entrance Examination (AIAEA- 2008) for admission to the various undergraduate programmes in agriculture and allied subjects (15 ...

Get to know about Germany first-hand
Germany, with its ancient and renowned university tradition (with some dating back to 15th and 16th Century), has been constantly luring the best researchers and higher education aspirants from India, especially from south India. In fact, for the ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Schools of studies in the offing in AU
Andhra University administration is in the process of taking a few major steps to face the National Assessment and Accreditation Council’s Peer Team which is likely to visit the campus in April, and to secure a better rating than last ...
More medals for toppers
Highest scorers in final year examinations of five post-graduation courses at Mangalagangotri, Mangalore University, and the highest scorer in final year B.Com course of the university can walk away with more gold medals as six new gold medals ...
A glimpse of American higher education
Students who had gathered at the American Education Expo 2008 here last Wednesday were full of questions about opportunities to study in the U.S. The Expo, organised by the U.S. embassy in collaboration with the International Student Network ...
Felicity’ 08
Felicity ’08 – the techno-cultural fest of IIIT-Hyderabad was felicitous mix of fun, frolic and talent hunt. It was platform that saw students showcasing innate talents and also extracting maximum fun. Students from more than 60 ...
JNU entrance test
JNU, New Delhi, has invited applications for its entrance test for admission to various undergraduate/postgraduate/ M.Phil./ Ph.D. programmes offered by different JNU Schools. The test will be held from May 15 to 18 at various centres across the ...
National symposium
The Departments of Zoology and Biotechnology, Visweswarapura College of Science, and Bangalore University Zoology Teachers’ Forum are jointly organising a national symposium on “Role of life sciences in human welfare” at the ...
Cracking the science publishing code
What makes a scientific paper worthy of publication in top science journals?
St. Pious celebrates college day
The 14th college day celebrations of the St. Pious X, Degree and P.G. College for Women, Hyderabad, were held recently on the college premises. Nizam College principal S. Satyanaryana was chief guest for the function.Addressing on the ...


DIL SE
A little white lie doesn’t matter
St. Joseph’s College for Women: Truthfully, we all tell little white lies. They don’t really count as lying, do they? We all need a few white lies to help us get through the day. For example a student’s all time ...


Q & A
Mastering back-office systems
I have studied Psychology (Clinical) and am practising with a psychiatrist as an assistant. I am interested in Geriatric Psychology. I request your suggestion to pursue a course from an institute of repute. I do not mind moving to any part of the ...
For the right kind of teachers
B.Ed. courses of RIMSE are in demand
MIST Technomist – 2k8
Mahaveer Institute of Science and Technology’s TECHNOMIST- 2K8, a initiative to promote students participation in extra curricular activities, was formally inaugurated by the institute chairman Sudershan Reddy recently. Mr. Reddy stressed ...
The focus is on expansion
The National Knowledge Commission released its ‘Report to the Nation 2007’ last month
Greener pastures in Victoria
Indians account for the highest number of immigrants followed by Chinese in Victoria, the south-eastern state of Australia, said the Business Development Manager - Skilled Migration of the Government of Victoria, Suman ...
Do not submit fake financial documents
Students flying to Australia must be extra careful
Participating universities
The German higher education fair will be organised on February 20, at Hotel Taj Coromandel, between 12 noon and 7 p.m. The following universities will be participating in the fair: • Berlin School of Economics • ...
Profit or payslip?
Never mind the risks, the country needs more entrepreneurs
Emerging trends in entrepreneurship
Bharath University, School of Management Studies, Selaiyur, Chennai, is organising a national seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurship’ on March 6. The seminar will be addressed by management experts from all over India. ...
Hard work pays, always
SRR and CVR Government Degree College: Opportunities come rarely in life. Being a student pursuing an academic course is a rare chance. Being young and energetic, we should make full advantage of this and rise to the expectations of ...
Guiding IT companies
TAPMI forum for issues relating to the Indian scenario
Free online course on CAT
Education company www.tcyonline.com offers a free online course on Common Admission Test (CAT) for MBA aspirants. Says CEO Kamal Wadhera, “It’s all about best benchmarking and augmenting ...
Self-effectiveness key to success
Maris Stella College: In this competitive academic world, studying textbooks is not at all sufficient. Nowadays people are not considering academic percentage, when they go out of the campus. If they should survive in this competitive ...
For a wider vision
Education is not just about garnering knowledge
NIT-T steals the show at Probe’08
Probe’08, presented recently by the Electronics and Communication Engineering Association of the National Institute of Technology - Tiruchi (NIT-T), was the sole preserve of best brains, true to the slogan, ‘Convolving ...
Concentration and discipline
Various tips were given since past three years in this column, regarding concentration, memory and laziness. As the exams are approaching, they are abridged here again:It is not the load that breaks you down, but the way you carry ...

DIL SE
‘Abhiyanta’-A tryst with destiny
GVPCE: Till a few days ago, I was under the impression that skill in writing and grip over vocabulary would enable us express anything under the sky. I have to admit that I was mistaken. If there are some feelings beyond expressions and some ...
Soft skills matter
Workshop on professional progress for PG Business Diploma students
Take a shot at HSEE, head to IIT-M
Even as large numbers of students are preparing to take the IIT-JEE (Joint Entrance Examination for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology), not many of them are aware of the humanities course offered by IIT-Madras. The institute has ...
Enriching experience
GVPCE: It’s one thing to dream about a world beyond the realms of tangibility; it’s another to make such dreams come true. And when a few such dreamers set out on the same path to realise a common dream, a story is born. We named ours ...
Be a Certified Bank Manager
New ICFAI programme for graduates can be completed in two years
IGNOU courses for women’s empowerment
The courses and training programmes would be offered through the 14 community colleges and 162 Village Information Centres of Dhan.
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 ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. What is the biggest contribution of Rustichello of Pisa to the history of travelogues?2. Who painted “Aristotle contemplating a bust of Homer” in 1653?3. Which gulf is said to separate the ‘heel’ from ...
Test tracker
The last date for the receipt of completed applications is March 10. The test will be held on April 19 from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

CBSE helpdesk to the rescue
The examination season is just around the corner and it is that time of the year when students experience examination-related pressure and stress the most. CBSE has opened its helpdesk to offer counselling to students in need of it.

Seshan joins faculty
As part of the faculty expansion at the Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, former Chief Election Commissioner T.N. Seshan has been roped in a Professor of Leadership and Strategy. Other new faculty members include Narendra ...
Focus on expansion and excellence
The National Knowledge Commission released its ‘Report to the Nation 2007’ last month. Here are some of the highlights

Q & A
I am studying Plus-Two (science group). I would like join as a space scientist in ISRO. Which institutes offer aerospace engineering other than the IITs? Aerospace engineering covers the study of aeronautic and spacecraft ...

Seminar on innovative leadership
The seminar focused on studying and understanding the various success formulae adopted by entrepreneurs.

Diploma in Airport Management
Avalon Aviation Academy, the aviation training wing of learning solutions company Aptech Limited, has tied-up with Karnataka State Open University to offer a Diploma in Airport Management and Customer Care. For the first batch commencing ...

Japanese awards for eco research
Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan, will offer five annual awards for research and application in the areas of environmental conservation and protection to Indian researchers starting from 2007, observed as the ‘India-Japan Friendship year’. ...

Preparing students for the IT industry
IT finishing schools are proving to be a boon for the youth aspiring to get into the IT sector. A centre that prepares IT graduates for the actual work environment, the finishing school is an emerging concept in the country. Going by a ...



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