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Monday, January 05, 2009
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The power of patents
Promoting higher education
New National Mission to provide computers to thousands of colleges
Better deal in bitter times
Graduates in engineering should consider the period of economic slowdown as an opportunity for higher studies.
The Eco Club of Nehru Arts and Science College distributed saplings as part of a campaign to spread eco awareness in the village of Thirumalayampalayam. More than 100 saplings of mango, gooseberry, and red sandal were distributed. The ...
Everything you want to know
Campus connect - Tiruchirapalli
A total number of 1,910 students, including 83 university-level rank holders, received their degrees at the Graduation Day of Shrimati Indira Gandhi College, held recently.Conferring degrees on the candidates, S.S.N. Moorthy, Member - ...
Reaching out, effectively
IGNOU plans to enhance the education access rate in the country to 15 per cent
Education in Information Security
Appin Training Centre, Coimbatore, offers education in Information Security and ethical hacking. Courses are available for industry professionals and students. Six-month programmes in IT Security and ethical hacking, advance security concerns, IT ...
A novel initiative
Under ‘The Hindu Reading Programme’ students make best use of their travel by reading the newspaper
Move to promote beach volleyball
The University of Hyderabad is association with the Volley Sports (India) Pvt. Ltd., which is an official Women Beach Volleyball promoter, is taking up different activities to promote Women Beach Volleyball in India. The idea is to tap the ...
For the service-minded
Vignan plans ‘practical schools’
Flawed pedagogic practices at university level - a system devoid of motivation to think, analyse or research - has left us with no big discoveries, patents for past many decades, opines Vignan University founder Lavu Rathaiah.Promoted by ...
From finance to intellectual rights
IGNOU has signed MoUs with several organisations in the last two years
Time to get fully equipped
The economic recession is progressing and with far reaching consequences. It has caused job loss, reduced work hours and low pay that may land the employees in great troubles. This will have a great impact on their emotions and may cause tensions ...
What makes for a wholesome education?
Should engineers, especially IIT students, be given exposure in humanities too, to help them develop a balanced view of life?
Down the memory lane
Noble-winning scientist C.V. Raman visited Nizam College to give a lecture on his Raman Effect. In the welcome address, then Principal, Prof. Hunter offended Dr. Raman by passing distasteful comments on scientists. Dr. Raman was supposed to talk ...
In my personality development class that deals with soft skills and techniques of communication, at the end of the session the students are encouraged to participate in a practical yet funny game. Around four boys and girls are invited on to the ...
Career in social work
Globalisation poses new challenges to experts in this field
Tackling the prelims
A guide to doing well in the various subjects
Rejigging career plans in a changing job market
The downturn and its impact on the job scene have left students uncertain. A cross-section of students from the South speak out what is weighing on their minds.
Measuring your academic competence
The Scholastic Aptitude Test, often a pre-requisite for students seeking admissions abroad, also includes subject tests. Here is an outline of these tests and some general guidance on facing them.
Course in NGO management
Centre for Social Initiative and Management (CSIM), Hyderabad, is offering a course on NGO Management and Social Entrepreneurship that focuses on the concept of social entrepreneurship and introduces management skills such as strategic planning, ...
‘MNCs should take up rural development’
Speakers at the two-day seminar on ‘Rural Development: The Role of Government and the Private sector’ appealed to youth to set up industries in villages and improve the rural economy. They said the Government should also ...
MBA in health management
I am in final year of B.Sc (Biotechnology). I want to do MBA in Healthcare Management from ICRI, Hyderabad. Please give me the details. Is this institute a good choice in terms of placements? Tell me about PG Diploma in Healthcare Management ...
All for a good score
While writing the SAT, you need to adopt a unique approach
UGC in reforms mode
The University Grants Commission (UGC) expects deemed-to-be-universities to take the lead in carrying out reforms during the 11th Plan period (2007-12) in admission policy, examination reforms including continuous internal assessment, ...
Q & A
Taking the MAT
I am interested in pursuing post-graduation in Environmental Science from the Bishop Heber College/St. Joseph’s in Tiruchi. I have not been able to contact the college authorities. I need your inputs and help in ...
Course on legal process outsourcing
The School of Law (SOL) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched PG Diploma Programme in Legal Process Outsourcing (PGDLPO), in association with Rainmaker, a Mumbai-based legal solutions firm. Objective of the course ...
EPlus Club schedule
This week, let us try some alternate ways of expressing. It is one thing to talk about familiar things in a familiar language, but what happens when the setting changes? That’s when you have to be creative. But where there’s will, ...
IIT is needed, isn’t it?
Students disappointed at denial of IIT to Karnataka
Some strategies for success
Success in any test depends on how well you have prepared for that particular test. A candidate who knows most does not necessarily secure the highest score. There are other factors such as careful management of time, following directions in ...
Eplus Clubs initiative
The Eplus Clubs initiative is intended to help the students, especially those from Telugu medium background to improve their English language skills. The club members are to practice the modules published in these columns, every day for ...
We always turn a blind eye to internal violence
The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) under the Government of India has invited applications for admission to its Bachelors (B.Des.—accessory design, fashion communication, fashion design, knitwear design, leather design ...
Management students meet
Samanvay – the annual inter-collegiate management students meet of Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad, brought together the students of various Business Schools. Venkat Changavalli, CEO, EMRI, who was the chief guest reminded ...
Hoping for happier times ahead
On January 1st 2008, I dreamt of a year which is free of tragedies, corruption, violence. What to do? At the end of the last year it was still a dream!! Many argued in the aftermath of ‘26/11’ bloodshed that government was the main ...
Chennai-based Aim Multimedia offers training in a wide range of multimedia software from Adobe, Autodesk, Corel, Reflecmedia and Wacom. Courses are structured with the latest curriculum based on both the student needs and industry ...
A primer on cracking Civil Services prelims
Let us know what’s up
www.letzknow.com, the brainchild of a group of students, offers a host of services related to the academic and non-academic events in colleges.
IIT Bombay’s Techfest
Techfest, the annual International Science and Technology Festival of IIT Bombay, would be held from January 24 to 26 and more than 10,000 students from India and the neighbouring countries are expected to participate.The competitions will be ...
Amrita engineering entrance
Applications have been invited for the Amrita engineering entrance examination to be held on April 19, 2009 across the country for admission to B.Tech. programmes at the Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bangalore and ...
Ramanujan Prize for Stanford varsity professor
SASTRA University, Thanjavur, has awarded its Ramanujan Prize for 2008 to 27-year-old Akshay Venkatesh, Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University, USA. Established in 2005, the annual prize carrying a cash component of $ 10,000 is ...
For the sake of knowledge
National Translation Mission needs a large number of experts to reach out to students from the marginalised sections.
From robotics to theatre studies
The National Translation Mission, in addition to creating a National Register for Translators and a storehouse of information, will give accreditation to these people to function as “NTM translators.”Translation of reference ...
Expanding opportunities in France
Through the Indo-French Consortium of Universities, 60 scholarships will be given every year to Indian students who go to France.
The Veterinary Council of India has invited applications for the All-India Pre-Veterinary Test for admission to the 15 per cent merit seats for Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H. ) course in veterinary ...
Admission to BITS programmes
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani( www.bits-pilani.ac.in) has invited applications for its online test for admission to the degree programmes conducted on the Pilani and Goa ...
IGNOU, in collaboration with the Dental Council of India, has started post-graduate certificate programmes in Endodontics and Implantology. The two courses are in open and distance learning mode and will begin from February 2009. Admission is ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. Which famous war fought between 1899 and 1902 was ended by the Peace of Vereeniging?2. Who immortalised the Basque city of Guernica in a 1930s painting?3. Which dynasty did Abu as-Saffah found?4. Which prestigious ...
The State Bank of India Officers Association Institute’s correspondence education department is offering six-month diploma courses in Conversational Hindi (in Tamil and English medium), Conversational English (Tamil and Hindi medium) and ...
CMC Ludhiana admission
The Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana, Punjab, has announced its admission notification for various medical courses. Application forms and prospectus for undergraduate programmes — MBBS, B.D.S., B.Sc. nursing and Bachelor of ...
UGC focus on deemed-to-be-universities
The University Grants Commission (UGC) expects deemed-to-be-universities to take the lead in carrying out academic reforms during the 11th Plan period (2007-12) in the areas of admission policy, procedure and methods, examination reforms ...
Commerce talent test in July
P. Purushotham Rao, Dean, Faculty of Commerce Osmania University was elected as the working president of All India Commerce Association at the 61st All India Commerce Conference held at Nagpur recently. H. Venkateshwarlu, Principal, University ...
Reaching out, effectively
IGNOU plans to enhance the education access rate in the country to 15 per cent
SKU gets a centre for extension activities
Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU) has established a centre for extension activities by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with ADI (Anantapur Development Initiative) Foundation, a non-profit, registered, public society, to play a role in ...
Teachers’ vacancies to be filled up
Andhra University, which is left with many vacancies of teachers’ post, received a good news from the State Government which recently issued a GO allowing the State’s universities to fill up some of the vacancies.Andhra ...
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