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A research park in IIT-M soon
A combination of students, faculty and corporates produces innovation.
Every industry needs you
Good at maths and logical thinking? Get into networking


The best of managers
When it comes to faultless service, the dabbawallas of Mumbai are unmatched

MTIHS to introduce M.Sc. Nursing
Mother Theresa Institute for Health Sciences will be the first college in Puducherry to offer a post graduate course in nursing.

CAMPUS CONNECT
To meet demands of corporate world
The Department of English of PSGR Krishnammal College organised a lecture for its students on how to equip themselves to meet the demands of the corporate world. Commander (Retd.) John Edison, Head-Training, Cognizant Technologies Private ...
Banking, insurance sectors calling
A career in financial or insurance sector can be very challenging and lucrative
Who wants to join a start-up?
With an idea and a laptop, 20-somethings are working 24/7, driven not by a pay-cheque but passion. Welcome to the world of IT start-ups. A start-up is a fledgling firm. When it comes to IT, it is easier to start a products or services firm ...
Campus Connect
The Institution of Engineers (India) Students’ Chapter was inaugurated in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of the Saranathan College of Engineering, Tiruchi, recently.The Chairman of the Institution of ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
V-C forms his team
Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana has formed his team which largely represents all communities, and is expected to go full steam ahead as all are trying to understand his style of functioning
BRAOU beckons
Applications invited for courses under faculties of arts, sciences, commerce and social sciences in three languages
Papers on web technology invited
Rajalakshmi Engineering College (REC) has invited papers from research scholars and industry professionals from India and abroad on latest developments in the field of web technology and applications. The last date for extended abstract ...
Seminar
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of the Karpagam College of Engineering conducted a two-day national seminar on “Neural Networks and its Applications”. S.N. Sivanandham, professor, PSG College of Arts and ...
Honour for IIPM

Campus Connect
The inaugural functions of Electronics and Communication Engineering Association, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Association and Computer Science Engineering Association of Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai, were ...
Curriculum to focus on employability
Four arts and science colleges in Tiruchi have toned up quality initiatives significantly after obtaining reaccreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The initiatives of St. Joseph’s College and the ...
Carnegie Mellon scholarships
The US-based Carnegie Mellon University is offering scholarships for students to pursue masters’ courses at its Australian campus for 2009 intake. Students who opt for one-year MS programmes in IT, and public policy and management ...
A research park coming up
A combination of students, faculty and corporates produces innovation at IIT, Madras
Seminar on Social entrepreneurship
The Department of Commerce of Shri S.S. Shasun Jain College for women recently hosted an inter-collegiate seminar on ‘The significance of social entrepreneurship for developmetnmt’ in their premises. The inaugural address was ...
National conference
The Department of Chemistry of the Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science organised a national conference on “Recent Trends in Co-ordination and Organometallic Chemistry”. K. Natarajan, professor and head, ...

Test Track
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has invited applications for its entrance examination to be held on November 23, 2008 across the country for admission to the MBA programme in international business. The programme is offered ...

IIFT entrance for MBA on Nov. 23
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi will hold its entrance exam for MBA (International Business) for Delhi and Kolkata campuses on November 23, 2008. GMAT scores declared after January 1, 2007 will also be accepted for ...

INSTITUTION FOCUS
A college that upgrades women’s status
In July 1948 when it started with 81 girl students, this college was the first women’s college in Madurai. Now, in 2008, as it celebrates its diamond jubilee, the Lady Doak College, with 3,100 students on rolls, stands out as a symbol of ...
Who wants to join a start-up?
There is little room for complacency when opening a start-up or joining one.
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 ...
For a study of culture, lifestyle
With newer methodologies available, avenues for research and employment in anthropology are expanding

GUIDANCE PLUS
Be an officer of the armed forces through the NDA path
Yet another option for youngsters after Plus Two is a career in the armed forces; they can appear for the national level competitive examination for selection of cadets to NDA and the Naval Academy.
Rewarding careers for MBAs in insurance, communications
In the coming days insurance will emerge as a giant financial field and absorb more people, say experts
Training programme
A day-long development training programme for the teachers was held at the Venkatesvara Polytechnic College, Kaikurichi, Pudukottai, recently. The Principal of the Shanmuga Polytechnic College, R. M. Venkataramani delivered the inaugural address. ...
Brighter prospects for Fulbright aspirants
A reputed international scholarship scheme is set to expand and better reflect regional priorities.
For a career in the skies
Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology (SNIST), Hyderabad, will offer degree programmes in aviation from August 2008. They will be offered in collaboration with the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, New York, the U.S., ...
Virtual cath lab to train cardiologists


UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
Workshop on applied microbiology at SPMVV
Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam’s (SPMVV) Department of Applied Microbiology organised a national workshop on ‘Influence of microbes on the Earth’s environment and inhabitants’ last week, which was conducted with ...
DAAD fellowships for research


Q & A
The place to be in is the ISB
I am working for a leading ITES company. I want to pursue the MBA programme from a good business school. ISB, Hyderabad, has been attracting a lot of talent and placements. What are the parameters for joining ISB? Kiran ...
Innovative teaching
A seminar on ‘Innovative teaching methods ‘ was recently conducted by Knowledgexchange, a non-profit organisation dedicated to evolving innovative knowledge, theories, models and ideas in pedagogy and content of teaching and learning ...
Insure your professional course
A.P. State Trading Promotion Corporation and United India Insurance Company Ltd take care of the fee for engineering, architecture and pharmacy courses
MBA course from Institute of Cooperative Management
For MBA aspirants of southern districts, here is good news. The Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM), Madurai, one of the 19 institutes of the National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT), is to offer MBA course from this academic year. ...
The lure of a German degree
This year, DAAD has introduced the online mode in order to speed up processing of scholarship applications
Course in clinical research
Admissions for the current academic year for Manipal’s Diploma in Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs at Manipal University are open. The last date for submission of application form is July 28th 2008. Interested candidates ...
Principles of Physics made easy through a CD
For an average student, one of the shortcomings of Physics is the inability to visualize. Once a student is able to visualize how a certain theory works under different conditions and parameters, the subject not just becomes interesting but is ...
Time to apply for IES, ISS exams
The IES could prove an attractive career option to those interested in having a role to play in managing the country’s economic affairs.
Fine-tune your musical skills
Indian students can study for one year at one of the State Colleges for Music in Germany
What it takes to form a start-up
Four young entrepreneurs share their experience of running a start-up.
National seminar
A national seminar on “Supporting Knowledge Management through HRM Practices” was organised by the Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, Coimbatore. P.R. Muthusamy, principal of Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, ...
Remembering Mendel
The works of Sir G. J. Mendel, known as Father of Genetics, in the field of genetics and life sciences is unparalleled
TNAU PG admissions set to begin
Admission process to the various masters’ and PG diploma programmes of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will take off on July 23 with the conduct of an entrance examination at the university premises. Applications are available ...
NIT Tiruchi professor receives prestigious award
Professor S. Natarajan of department of metallurgical and materials engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi, has been selected by the Electrochemical Society of India, Banlagore, to receive this year’s Shri S.K. Seshadri ...
WARFT: advancing research frontiers
Undergraduate research is a rather new concept in India. WARFT is focusing in this segment and inspiring youth to undertake research by providing the necessary infrastructure.
Innovative teaching
A seminar on ‘Innovative teaching methods ‘ was recently conducted by Knowledgexchange, a non-profit organisation dedicated to evolving innovative knowledge, theories, models and ideas in pedagogy and content of teaching and learning ...
Fine-tune your musical skills in Germany
For the first time ever, DAAD is offering exclusive scholarships in the field of music through which Indian students can study for one year at one of the State Colleges for Music in Germany.

DIFFERENT STROKES
How to save the world
Cycling, cutting down power consumption, shunning plastic products…students want action now
TNAU extends admission date for ODL courses
The Directorate of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has extended the last date for receipt of applications to August 10 from July 21. According to a TNAU release, the Directorate offers 20 ...

‘Propel - the workshop’
From simple problem-solving techniques involving analytical skills to the importance of supportive parenting, it was a lot of learning for students and parents at ‘Propel – the workshop’, organised by AIMS Education and The ...


QUERY CUE
Course in e-commerce after B.Com will help
I am a B. Com student, but not interested in accounts. I am interested in the computer field. Please suggest any computer course for me. I am presently working in a BPO organisation. Is there any software or hardware course related to BPO ...
Adding ‘life to years’ is their vocation
Physiotherapists are in demand nowadays
Test Tracker
The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal – 460 003, Madhya Pradesh, has invited applications for admission to its Post graduate diploma in forestry management (PGDFM) and Fellow programme in management (FPM).PGDFM ...

TeNet group signs MoU
Nuance Communications Inc.(NASDAQ) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Madras’s TeNet Group (a coalition of faculty from the electrical engineering and computer science and engineering departments of Indian ...


RIGHT TURN
Be a role model for children
A hefty lady complained about her daughter’s fascination for small screen and lack of concentration in studies. “Do some exercises and regulate your eating habits,” the motivator said. The mother was confused and said, ...
Nurturing innovation in colleges
National Instruments has forayed into the field of education with Planet NI or Nurturing Innovation — a three-level model integrating Green Engineering, encouraging Small and Medium Enterprise Entrepreneurship and the Science Technology ...
Minister urges women to counter challenges of globalisation
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandareswari appealed to women to face the challenges thrown up by globalisation like stress, frustrations and trafficking and at the same time to make use of the opportunities that it ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. Which animal, that is endemic to Africa, gets its name from a word meaning ‘earth pig’?2. Expand the UN agreement CITES.3. In which novel did James Bond make his debut?4. Fill in the blanks: A tartan ribbon ...


YOUR VOICE
For natural health
Ayurvedic medicines are essential for today’s lifestyle

OU Dept. of Commerce organises Prerna-2008
Over 400 students from various colleges take part in the event

SIBMT to offer programmes in Hyderabad
Pune-based Suryadatta institutions that have carved a niche position in education sector will offer IT and related services and management programmes in Hyderabad from this year. The Suryadatta Institute of Business Management & ...

ACET student’s distinction
Audisankara College of Engineering and Technology has achieved a distinction with its student Ch. Suryateja topping the engineering first year examinations of JNTU with 89.2 per cent marks. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ...

TNAU extends date
The Directorate of Open and Distance Learning of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has extended the last date for receipt of applications to August 10 from July 21. The directorate offers 20 certificate courses for farmers, ...


DIL SE
Spreading spirit of togetherness
The City University of New York: “Caste can be defined as an early system of social grouping distinguished by degrees of purity, social status, and exclusiveness. The term “caste” was first used by the Portuguese during ...

Be prepared to face competition
KBN College: Competition is literally forcing people to think about new plans to retain their positions. This is so with organisations, companies and governments across the world. We are in the midst of this ever-growing ...

Ph.D awarded
Osmania University has awarded Ph.D to S. Praveen of the Dept of Business Management for his thesis on ‘Consumer Protection in India with special reference to Andhra Pradesh.’ ...



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