Exam time? Relax!
Official helpline seeks to bring down anxiety levels among students
The academic gateway to films
The Oscar success of A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty has turned the spotlight on the rich opportunities in the entertainment industry. So what does it take to get in?
Best time for higher studies
With the economic slowdown affecting job prospects, experts feel fresh graduates instead of sitting idle should pursue professional courses and enhance skills writes M. SRINIVAS
The academic gateway to films
The Oscar success of A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty has turned the spotlight on the opportunities in the entertainment industry
Tackling the CAT with the mouse
Students are keeping their fingers crossed as the Indian Institutes of Management are expected to go for an online Common Admission Test from 2009. An analysis of the pros and cons.
Involve in research, students told
The Department of Microbiology, Dr.NGP Arts and Science College, celebrated National Science Day. A one-day seminar on “Bioscience – a sustainable virtue” was conducted in connection with the celebrations. B.C.Pillai, Dean, ...
NPTEL - helping bridge the gap
Women are capable of contributing their intellectual and spiritual power and should utilise their power and strength for societal development, said Aruna Sivakami, Vice-Chancellor, Mother Teresa Women’s University.Addressing the ...
Validating open source proficiency is now possible
MBA students meet from today
The school of management of the Koneru Lakshmaiah College of Engineering is going to organise Fly Wheel 2009, a two-day national-level MBA students meet on March 2 and 3. They will conduct various competitions in business quiz, market makers, ...
Not many students in classrooms
Not many students are seen in the classrooms of Andhra University campus, mostly in the arts and commerce departments. The unexpected Sankranti-Christmas vacation was over long time ago but the students seem to be still in the vacation mood even ...
Ready for the course?
Assess your abilities before opting for a management course
Ventura’09 attracts 40-lakh incubation funding
Brilliant ideas and innovative business plans — Ventura’09 had them in plenty.
•Jawaharlal Nehru University entrance examination for admission to M.A., M.Sc., MCA, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes to be held between May 15 and 18. Last date: March 16. ( www.jnu.ac.in) ...
Being innovative is what counts
If you cease to be innovative you cease to exist -- is what the golden line for budding engineers and managers looking for openings in the industry to shape their careers from there. Articulating the same point Amol Mahamuni, Programme ...
Infusing life into the arts and sciences
With the craze for technical courses on the rise among the youth, not only has the number of students opting for these courses increased, it has also led to the mushrooming of dozens of technical institutions.This trend is being ...
Abel Research and Extension Activity Cell, a research wing of the Department of Mathematics of Nehru Memorial College, Puthanampatti, for carrying out inter-disciplinary research and extension activities, was inaugurated by the Head of the ...
Health awareness meet discusses HIV/AIDS
Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV) conducted a health awareness programme through its Centre for Indira Gandhi Studies for women of Upparapalle panchayat.The meet was aimed at tackling the primary challenge in the field of ...
In the computer age, it is almost irrelevant
What will give you true happiness?
Learning is a process that every single human being undergoes. It is not just a yearly or even monthly process, but a day-to-day one as well. We observe people around us — how they speak and act. In learning about others, we learn about ...
COINDIA enters into MoU with VLB
COINDIA has entered into a memorandum of understanding with V.L.B. Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology.According to a press release from COINDIA, the focus areas will include providing high end engineering software ...
Guidance portal for students
Students preparing for various competitive examinations now have the option of getting guidance online. PIE Software has launched an exclusive portal, studentguide.co.in, for their benefit. According to the CEO of the company Rama ...
Short-term skill training
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Industrial Training Centre, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, and the Tamil Nadu Women Development Project, Coimbatore, will conduct short-term skill training to unemployed and under-employed ...
The students pursuing HRM course in different colleges had the rare opportunity of knowing the job potential of the course at the one-day workshop organised in Pingle Government Degree College here.The workshop on ‘Entrepeneurship ...
SDM-IMD to promote academic exchanges
Language skills in the GMAT
Effective use of strategies will minimise the time spent on any one question and maximise the correct answer.
Alagappa University to offer integrated MBA
The Coimbatore Gandhipuram Centre of Alagappa University will offer integrated MBA programme for Plus Two completed students from this year.According to a release from the university, the duration of the course is five years. The ...
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Teach for India
Teach For India ( www.teachforindia.org) is a voluntary organisation that aims to narrow the educational gap in India by placing the country’s outstanding college graduates, postgraduates and ...
Programmes in habitat policy and practice
The School of Habitat Studies at Tata Institute of Social Studies (TISS) is inviting applications for its M.A. and M.Sc.. programmes in Habitat Policy and Practice. Those who have interest in habitat-related issues with a bachelor’s degree ...
‘Rise above caste, communal lines’
MESCO Institute of Management and Computer Sciences celebrated its college day amidst well-known dignitaries. The celebrations were also part of series of events marking the silver jubilee celebrations of its parent organization - ...
•The Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test for admission to various courses, including B.Tech., will be held on May 23 and 24. ( www.cusat.nic.in).•Indian ...
National management school in Chennai
JNTUH inks pact with Swedish institute
The JNTU-Hyderabad and the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, signed a MoU reviving their earlier tie-up and it was signed by the Vice-Chancellor D.N. Reddy and Ursula Hass, Vice-Chancellor of BIT in the presence of Gunvor Engstrom, ...
Seminar to showcase education opportunities for engineers
Coventry University, the U.K., is holding a students’ seminar on ‘Higher Education Opportunities for Engineers’ in Coimbatore on March 4.According to a release, the seminar will focus on modules, scholarships, ...
Q & A
Fancy for the stock market
I have studied Psychology and completed M.Phil and am practising with a psychiatrist. I am interested in Geriatric Psychology. Please give information about the course and institutions offering it. I do not mind moving to any part of the ...
Mobile technology for teachers soon
The Central Institute of Educational Technology is all set to launch mobile technology for upgrading teachers’ skills.
Course on cyber crime
The Asian School of Cyber Laws is offering a six-month course in ‘Cyber Crime Prosecution and Defence’ in distance mode. Candidates will be trained in topics including computer hardware, networks and internet, understanding hacking ...
Tackling sexual harassment on campus
More research needed for development of institutions
Exams vs intelligence?
The debate continues on the relevance of CAT, MAT etc
Validating open source proficiency is now possible
There is good news for Open Source enthusiasts. You can now get a government approved ‘Free and Open Software Competency Certificate’, which will demonstrate your proficiency to any potential employer. This certification programme ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: - In India, some region or the other is always in the festive mood. While it is a lot of fun enjoying the festivals, they throw up several questions which we should deal with. Let’s hear your views on some of them ...
MBA programmes from ISMS
The ICFAI School of Marketing Studies (ISMS) will offer MBA programmes in Marketing and Retail Management for 2009 - 2011. According to a release, the selection of candidates will be made through GMAT / CAT / IBSAT / XAT 2009 / ASMAT ...
Save energy, now
The need of the hour is to use fossil fuels judiciously
The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) has invited applications for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE- 2009) to be held on May 9 for admissions to the three-year B.Sc. hospitality and hotel administration ...
‘In-Focus’ at Loyola College
Their minds are windows to the universe of the young. When camera meets the eye and film rolls, capturing the essence of life around us, the results are inspiring.For young student film-makers and budding photographers, In Focus, ...
Don the uniform, serve the country
The armed forces promise excellent pay and perks with an enviable professional and social life.
Edexcel growth plans
Edexcel, an awarding body in the U.K. for academic and vocational qualifications, has significant growth plans in India. It offers IGCSE (Class 10 equivalent), GCE A levels (Class 12 equivalent) and the BTEC suite of vocational qualifications. ...
Pact for upgrading workers’ skills
PSG College of Technology and Coimbatore Industrial Infrastructure Association (COINDIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upgrade knowledge and skills of workers in industries. According to a joint press note, COINDIA has ...
Motivation and time management
Take on students' test of nerves
Keyboard shortcuts to access websites
Due to popular demand, Educational Testing Service (ETS), creators of the TOEFL test, has announced that the new TOEFL Star Performer programme will be expanded to include all high-scoring test-takers since January 2009. Originally, only those ...
Wanted: Good teachers
There is a real shortage of quality faculty in higher educational institutions, says JNU vice-chancellor.
A total take on common word ‘take’
The first time I heard the phrase “your eyes take after your mother’s” I was puzzled. I knew the word “take”, but I didn’t understand “take after”. Later in school, I learned that “take ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. In which European country was Helena Ravenclaw stabbed to death in the Harry Potter adventures?2. Name the onetime paramour of Leon Trotsky, whose works include “What the Water Gave Me” and “Self Portrait With ...
* * Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, invites applications for admission to programmes including B.Sat; B.Math; M.Sat; M.Math; M.S. quantitative economics; M.S. library and information science; M.Tech. computer science; M.Tech. quality ...
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All you need is to register with The Hindu, identify the students willing to improve their language skills and one or two lecturers to assist them. Write to us for registration and other details on ...
‘Vote’ holds key to positive change
Swami Vivekananda said that the future of India depends on the youth of the country. India has tremendous and valuable asset i.e., ‘youth’. In India, there is more percentage of youngsters than any other country in the world. So, ...
GITAM University – on a steady path of growth
Ever since its inception in 1980, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (now GITAM University) has seen a steady growth. Set on the picturesque coastline of Bay of Bengal near Rushikonda in Visakhapatnam, the institution that ...
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EAMCET is back but with a difference. Intermediate marks will also decide the EAMCET rank of a student from this year. There are votaries for the new initiative of adding 25 per cent weightage and at the same time a section of students and ...