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Gateway to good choices
The Hindu EducationPlus Career Fair 2009 was an accessible forum for students looking for clarity on courses and opportunities.
Look ahead, the future is yours
The Hindu career guidance programme shows the way forward for students


Printing as a career
This diploma course can be an ideal platform for students to set up their own printing press

Coming up
* Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal, invites applications for admission to its various PG and (M.Sc., M.A., M.Com., MCA, MBA, B.LISc., M.LISc.) M.Phil. courses. Last date: June 10. Admissions to IIT
The new Indian Institute of Technology in Hyderabad is set to conduct admissions to its M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes in various disciplines. The institute has invited applications for admissions to its full-time Master of Technology ...
Conquering the mighty seas
A career in the merchant navy offers an opportunity to visit foreign lands and experience varied cultures and all this happens while one gets paid handsomely, writes SUMIT BHATTACHARJEE

DST scholarships for women
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has introduced a scholarship programme for women for training in Intellectual Property Rights. The scheme is being offered by the department in collaboration with the Centre for Cooperation in ...

Campus Connect
The ECE Association of Velammal College of Engineering and Technology conducted a mini-project contest for the first year students of ECE recently. V. R. Jeevan Babu and V. Jothi judged the projects. S. Ragavi, M. R. Subasree and D. ...
CAMPUS CONNECT
The distribution of outstanding alumnus awards marked the annual meeting of the Alumnae Association of Shrimati Indira Gandhi College in the city recently. Over 250 alumnae attended the meeting. The principal of the college, K. Meena, ...
Aiming at excellence in animation training

For effective reading and good teaching
Better designing of every page in a textbook can help students greatly
Admissions to IIT Hyderabad
The new Indian Institute of Technology in Hyderabad is set to conduct admissions to its M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes in various disciplines. The institute has invited applications for admissions to its full-time Master of Technology ...
Online examinations in universities
Come Summer Indian newspapers are agog with colourful advertisements from hundreds of educational institutions and universities, vying with each other boasting of their facilities. Phrases like ‘State-of-the-art facilities, best faculty ...
State student for International Physics Olympiad at Mexico


GUIDANCE PLUS
All the world loves an accountant
To make a mark in the accounting profession at the global level, the membership of the U.K.-based ACCA can be helpful.
Dig into this database for model test papers
Remember those model question papers that used to give us an outline about the type of questions that could appear in the examinations? Well, what if there is a database, which can be tapped into, of such model question papers to help ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
AU first again in PG admissions
Andhra University is once again ahead of other universities in the State in conducting its AU Common Entrance Test (AUCET) 2009, for admission into post-graduate courses. It has also released the ranks lists and is all set to commence the ...
In search of an ideal university system
State universities have to respond positively to the newer challenges for their survival
Research on climate change
The Cochin University of Science and Technology is reviving its research programme on the impact of climate change on Kochi. The university will soon approach the experts at Oak Ridge National Laboratory of United States to launch the second ...
Support centre
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR), Mumbai, has tied up with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to create a study support centre for the CIMA qualification, according to a press release from the ...
Gitam signs MoU with BARC
GITAM University entered into a MoU with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to take up environmental impact of industries around the proposed BARC campus at Atchutapuram near the city.According to the MoU, BARC representatives ...
PG courses in defence studies
International relations, national security, tackling terrorism and strategic planning — if these are topics that interest you, then a career involving research in these subjects is possible with a degree in Defence Studies.There ...
Share your views
Without a mobile students these days are literally immobile. It’s a necessity like a pen and a book and students just can’t think of life without a mobile in their hands. It’s a part and parcel of the college life and like ...
The latest trends
If one looks at the evolution of universities within the State, some trends are available. (1) Universities used to expand through new postgraduate centres away from the headquarters.. Such PG centres were eventually made a new ...
Kovai institute selected for Indo-US collaboration
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology in Coimbatore has been selected under the Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) programme.The IUCEE has been launched by the American Society for Engineering Education, along ...
Campus connect
Avinashilingam School of Management Technology of Avinashilingam University for Women organised a campus entrepreneurship programme in the premises. Jayakumar Ramdass, Managing Director, Mahendra Pumps, inaugurated the programme and spoke on ...
NALSAR offering PG diploma in aviation law

Bharathiar University deadline extended
Bharathiar University’s School of Distance Education has extended the deadline for admission to its MCA and MBA programmes, including specialisations in Marketing, Finance, Information System Management and Human Resources to May 28. ...
CEIS programme is the way out
This IBM initiative for fresh engineering and MCA graduates helps them to gain crucial knowledge in existing and emerging applications
Prove your expertise in English
Details on the style of questions and how to register for the International English Language Testing System
MKU strengthening its international presence
Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Sudan to come on the university’s radar.
Need for more research initiatives in technical textiles
Even though Indian scientists in premier institutions and national laboratories have patents that have been licensed by global giants, in the case of non-wovens and technical textiles, India lags far behind the developed economies in terms of ...

UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
SKU to offer B.Ed in distance mode
The National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) has accorded permission to the Centre for Distance Education in Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Anantapur, to commence B.Ed course in distance education mode from the 2009-10 academic ...
Get hands-on with printing technology
This diploma course can be an ideal platform for students to set up their own printing press.

Q & A
The call of the police service
I am an MBA in marketing, working in the pharmaceutical industry for over 12 years. I have recently moved to a KPO which offers solutions to the pharma industries in India and overseas. I would like to pursue education further in the field of ...
CIMA support centre
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR), Mumbai, has tied up with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to create a study support centre for the CIMA qualification, according to a press release from the ...
Traditional PG courses back in the reckoning?
Will the shrinking employment opportunities in the information technology and allied sectors bring back the past glory to the traditional post graduate degree courses? Irrespective of such a possibility, the student community appears to be ...
Courses for rural youth
VOCAD to provide trained manpower
CFTI admission

IBM certifies 49 Vignan University teachers

Forget IT, become a vet
The scope is good and jobs are aplenty, says KVAFSU Vice-Chancellor
SRM Gateway at Coimbatore

Write to us
Interested in starting Eplus Club in your institution? 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 ...
Marketing India
Tourism courses in Mysore college to create professionals
B.Ed in distance mode
The National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) has accorded permission to the Centre for Distance Education in Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Anantapur, to commence B.Ed course in distance education mode from the 2009-10 academic ...
Eplus Club schedule
Day 1 - Different Takes: - Choose any one of the topics given below and ask your family, friends and relatives what they think about it. Collect all of their opinions and write them down. At the end, make sure you express your opinion as ...

DIFFERENT STROKES
Pay now, earn later
Coaching centres charge a hefty fee but it’s worth it
CEIS programme is the way out
With jobs hard to come by in the software sector this season, experts and academics have been advising the engineering graduates to hone their skills and learn new programmes that lead to employment in emerging areas. The IBM Career ...

QUERY CUE
Choose the right MBA programme
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses
Let’s get QUIZical
1. The people of which race claimed that they came from a place called ‘Aztlan’ or ‘áztatl tlantli’?2. With a take on The Peter Principle, which principle states ‘that incompetent employees are ...
Entrance for C-DAC courses on July 19
Test will be held at 12 centres; last date for submission of application forms is July 11
Campus capsule
M.S. Ramaiah College of Hotel Management, Bangalore, conducted a short-term training course in various facets of hospitality for 14 members of the Ecumenical Institute, an NGO that works for the empowerment of the Dalit community. Supported by ...
Manipal Education launches ‘EduNxt’


RIGHT TURN
The art of talking
Take on students' test of nerves
News pulse
IBM, in collaboration with its business partners, has announced “The Great Mind Challenge 2009,” a contest which provides a platform for students to become adaptive innovators. K.L.N. College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu, was the ...
Students keen on alternative courses
In the wake of IT slowdown, alternative courses had many takers at the The Hindu - EducationPlus Counselling 2009 fair held on May 17 in Puducherry.

TALKING POINT
Be a good reader TALKING POINT
There’s this joke I enjoy a lot, which goes like this: The teacher asked Johnny to step forward. She gave him a book and asked him to read out some passages from it. The entire class was silent as Johnny read everything out loudly and ...
NALSAR offers PG diploma in aviation law
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law in collaboration with the Institute of Applied Aviation Management (IAAM), Calicut, has launched a one-year ‘postgraduate diploma in aviation law and air transport ...
NYFA tie-up with Campus Abroad
The New York Film Academy (NYFA) has fostered a tie-up with Chennai-based Campus Abroad. Campus Abroad will offer free consulting services to prospective students who wish to take up courses in film making, acting, producing, screen ...
IT courses blend with management

CITD – shaping careers in tool design
The Hyderabad-based Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD) is the first tool room in India, established in 1968 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme and International Labour Organisation. The institute, which was ...
The art of interpreting the past
With a rich cultural heritage and nearly 700 museums, India needs professionals in museum management with a firm grounding in preservation techniques.

Courses on offer
National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, DelhiCourses offered: M.A ( Museology), Ph.D)Eligibility: B.A. in any discipline under Humanities and Social Sciences for P.G. coursesLast ...

Oracle Clinical course
Mithas Labs, a healthcare company that provides clinical data management services, is offering a one-month course in Oracle Clinical, a healthcare software for clinical research data management, in partnership with Oracle Corporation, U.S. ...

GLIM’s social work programme
To ensure that the students pursuing MBA remained in constant touch with their social responsibilities, the Great Lakes Institute of Management, a Chennai-based management institute, has started a programme ‘Karma Yoga’, which is ...

Patenting yet to take root in varsities


Learning basics of governance
A course in political science can be the launching platform for a career in government.



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