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Generalists who play special roles
Newer courses in humanities and social sciences have a strong focus on development issues.


A new pathway to a better personality, career
Under the Pathway to Higher Education Project, a 10-year pilot project that commenced in 2001 with funding from the Ford Foundation, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College (SRC) has been creating equal facilities and opportunities to the ...

Look beyond IIMs
Aspirants should not be disheartened if they fail to qualify for the IIMs and should look to pursue many other options on hand
MBAs with a difference
Distance education and online courses are on offer
Success with technical writing
A good technical writer also has to be good at training others, because it is a part of the job profile.
If CAT springs a surprise
It is that time of the year when students across disciplines will put their best foot forward in an attempt to bell the CAT (Common Aptitude Test-2008). While management seat aspirants, who have been sweating it out over the year, will now focus ...
College students create awareness on diabetes
College is about pushing the boundaries and doing a little more than what comes within the curriculum. The biochemistry students of Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women obviously believe that.On October 13, JBAS college conducted ...
Trends in automation industry
(AIA) would like to see a college teaching instrumentation or controls or robotics expand their curriculum to cover topics such as Asset Management, Production Engineering and Simulation, Energy Conservation, Material Handling and Packaging, ...
MKU courses in ‘inclusive’ areas
The university offers programmes in rural development, special education and women’s studies.
Insuring a career
The course is divided into three subjects — general management, insurance management and personality development.
If CAT springs a surprise
Work on your basics and analyse your work patterns
Course in learning disability

Israel scholarship for TNAU student
T. Sampath Kumar, Ph. D. scholar (Agronomy), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, has been awarded a scholarship by the Government of Israel for 2008-09 to undertake research at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.According to R. Chandra ...
Seminar on project management
CADD Centre and the PMI Registered Education Provider will be organising a seminar on ‘Project Management & Planning’ between 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm on 14 November, 2008, at Sangeetha Residency, Luz corner. The seminar will be ...
Seminar on project management
CADD Centre and the PMI Registered Education Provider will be organising a seminar on ‘Project Management & Planning’ between 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm on 14 November, 2008, at Sangeetha Residency, Luz corner. The seminar will be of ...
Quality training in nursing
Manipal College of Nursing offers UG and PG courses
Chennai students make it big at ThinkQuest 2008
The team that won the second place in the web designing contest organised by Oracle Education Foundation, says that more school students must take part in this international competition.
The right time to get into nuclear engineering
Many think N- power is the best choice to meet the burgeoning energy demand when compared to sources of renewable energy.

TEQIP Phase II to create parity between NITs and IITs
With a main focus on up-grading research facilities for Masters and Ph.D programmes, the phase II of World-Bank aided Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) set to commence from July, 2009, promises to bridge the gap between ...

College website launched
Nandha Engineering College, Erode, recently opened a website, says a release from the institution. College president V. Shanmugan launched the site, www.nandhaenggca.com, which is for the use of computer ...

Effective e-mailing
Communication is a vital aspect of life. One of the effective, economic, instantaneous and precise modes of personal and official communication today is sending an e-mail. The electronic mail, succinctly called e-mail is one of the latest ...

‘Power’ your career
The National Power Institute (Northern Region), New Delhi, is inviting applications for its one-year Post Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering (PDTTPE). The course covers various aspects of operation and maintenance of thermal power plants ...
Hero’s welcome for long jumper
Hero’s welcome was accorded to long jumper A. Rositto Sax as he entered St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, after winning the silver medal in the recently concluded third Commonwealth Youth Games at Pune. Moulded by Tirunelveli ...
Wipro recruitment drive
Institute of Electronic Governance (IEG) organised an off campus recruitment drive for Wipro BPO Hyderabad centre at Rishi UBR Degree College for Women. The drive was conducted to recruit costumer care and technology support associates and about ...

A ‘classic’ effort from Dravidian varsity
The Central government has announced to grant “Classical language” status to Telugu and Kannada, making the linguists and litterateurs of both the languages jump with joy. There is enough reason to claim it as a victory of the ...

Of culture and tradition
KBN College: We have heard a lot about Indian culture and its pre-eminence since times immemorial. The kind of respect that this culture and heritage commands in the world is also commendable and memorable. It is because of this people ...
Learning experience
Loyola Academy: The final year mass communication students of Loyola Academy have taken up an initiative as part of their Communication Development subject. And the initiative was to organise a campaign in a village hoping to bring ...

‘Little focus on research’
The present quantity of research in Indian universities is not up to the mark as most professors either don’t find time or are burdened with classroom work, says expert Christopher J. Kaufman

MS programme for professionals
Realising the rising need for refresher courses for IT professionals, Manipal University, the first private deemed university of India, is offering a Master of Science programme for working professionals in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and ...

Kakatiya offers MBA programme
The Kakatiya University at Warangal is offering two-year MBA programme in collaboration with Central Michigan University, USA, from the current academic year. The last date for submission of application forms is November 20, 2008 and the entrance ...

NDA on April 19
The National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination will be held on April 19, 2009. Last date for submission of forms is November 17, 2008. Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1991 and not later than July 1, ...

IGNOU results
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has declared the results of the MBA entrance test held in August, 2008, for admission to the January, 2009, session. The result cards have been posted individually by IGNOU. Results are available at ...


RIGHT TURN
‘Let emotions not dominate your responsibilities’
A passing yogi is stopped by an apathetic whine from a house, steps in and asks “What makes you so joyfully euphoric?” The sobbing person confused, “Euphoric? Cant you see I’m crying?” The swami asked, “Why ...

A pandit of Vedic maths
Pursuing his degree through private study, K. Srinivasa Raghava, works as a research assistant in the KL College of Engineering at Vaddeswaram in Guntur district and holds the distinction of solving many difficult mathematical equations and ...

AIESEC initiative for slum children
Its student power all the way. What do you get when a big group of enthusiastic students are out there working for the welfare of the society and encouraging slum children to showcase their talent through painting? The answer is AIESEC, an ...


QUERY CUE
All about executive MBA programme
What is the difference between MBA and Executive MBA? I registered myself for the executive MBA offered by Andhra University in distance mode. Will I get an executive MBA certificate or MBA certificate? Chandra ...

MSME course on web designing
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute is organising a Skill Development Programme on Web Designing for educated unemployed youth. The duration of the course is 45 days beginning November 5 and will be conducted at MSME ...

Learning experience
Loyola Academy: The final year mass communication students of Loyola Academy have taken up an initiative as part of their Communication Development subject. And the initiative was to organise a campaign in a village hoping to bring ...

Fighting examination stress
SRR and CVR Government College: The main reason for stress during examinations is lack of preparation from the beginning of the academic year. Studies are taken easy and students are seen making last ditch attempts to make the most ...

The Hindu-Hitachi scholarships
The Hindu in association with Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan invites applications for scholarship for technical training in Japan. The number of scholarships will be three. Candidates who are below 30 years of age on March 31, 2009 and ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
No replacement for Teacher Associates campus jottings
Andhra University has decided not to fill up the posts of Teacher Associates which have fallen vacant after the existing TAs left for better jobs. About 10 TAs have joined NSS, the Centre for Social Inclusion and Exclusion and other bodies but ...
Award nominations
The TATA NEN Hottest Start-ups Awards 2008, which closed nominations on October 22, announced that over 580 nominations had been received from across the country. Representations came in from more than 40 cities and across nearly 30 industry ...
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. Send your write ups (crisp, short and ...
Relax, it’s just a CAT
With just 15 days to go, don’t think of a crash revision

Blocked by gender barriers
Their presence in academic positions in higher education has seen an upward trend over the years. Yet, what holds women from reaching the top?

NIT-IIT parity is the aim
TEQIP tries to bridge the gap in curriculum and teaching methods

Fee waivers will continue as usual
Financial crisis will not affect private universities in the U.S. which have their own sources of funding

Courses in clinical research
Clinical Research professionals need to be well-versed in the fields of operations, data management, medical writing, biostatistics and soft skills. And Mpower Institute of Clinical Research, registered in 2006, aims for excellence in providing ...

Think on your feet
Seventh edition of parliamentary debating contest at NLSIU was a big draw


Q & A
Ambition: MBA + air industry job
I am a student of Journalism. I also have done IATA and CRS basics. I am presently working in a travel agency. I used to work in the ticketing counter and I have been transferred to the hotel booking division, which does not interest me much. I ...

ThinkQuest 2008
“When we came to know that our team has won the second place at the ThinkQuest 2008 web designing contest, we were on cloud nine. And our joy knew no bounds when we were invited to San Francisco to receive the prize in September,” ...


CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Warm welcome for freshers at YPR college
The students of Y.P.R College of Engineering & Technology, Medak, celebrated Freshers’ Day recently with a grand cultural evening. The function was presided over by Y. Prabhakar Reddy, chairman of the college. In his ...


CAMPUS JOTTINGS
MCA students showcase their skills at ‘ANR Techie-2008’
The post-graduate department of computer science of the ANR College, Gudivada, organised a State-level MCA Meet called “ANR Techie-2008” recently. It aimed at pooling talent and providing an opportunity to students to showcase their ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
The Holy Cross College made a strong impression of its cultural excellence at the Bharathidasan University inter-collegiate cultural festival, recently. The cultural team from the college registered a hat-trick achievement with honours of ...
CAMPUS CONNECT


GUIDANCE PLUS
Speedy reading, better comprehension
We conclude the series on speed reading by outlining how scanning is very useful in certain situations.
Test tracker
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited applications for the All India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental (AIPMT- 2009) examination for admissions to 15 per cent seats in MBBS and BDS courses in the medical and dental colleges run ...

GROUP DISCUSSION
Playing with numbers is fun
Students who took part in The Hindu Education Plus group discussion favoured introduction of Vedic mathematics at school level as it makes calculations and computations 10 to 15 times faster


DIL SE
Enchanting India
Andhra Medical College: It was a lazy afternoon and I was sitting in my lecture gallery waiting for my medicine professor to take over. Then there was an announcement that the class was cancelled and despite the chatting of friends ...


YOUR VOICE
Get the schedule right
It’s the key to studying well and having a good memory


DIFFERENT STROKES
It’s a sport, it’s all logic
Parliamentary debating brings out the best in us, say students


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