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Moving forward in a slowdown
It is the balance between passion and pragmatism that is driving students’ career choices in the current economic scenario.
It’s a dismal scenario
Shortage of teachers leads to ‘zero pass’ situation in many PU colleges
A course with a career vision
Shri Prakash Institute of Optometry, an education initiative of Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital and Eye Research Centre, is offering an optometry course for students who have completed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) with a minimum of 50 ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
Students showcase skills in tech fest
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology of Sri Krishna Arts and Science College organised an inter-collegiate technical fest. The fest was used as a platform to bring forward innovative ideas and technical skills of the ...
Racial terror Down Under
Overseas education is not just a pathway to realising one’s ambitions but could also be a death-knell, write YOGENDRA KALAVALAPALLI and SWATHI.V.
CEIS programme shows the way
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 ...
CAMPUS CONNECT
The Department of Management Studies, Anna University, Tiruchi, conducted a three-day International Conference on Operations Research Applications in Engineering and Management (ICOREM) last week. With the theme, ‘Applications of ...
Anxiety, clarity…
A range of emotions from parents and students at The Hindu counselling sessions
Tie-up with Murdoch varsity for nanotechnology work
The Institute of Minerals and Material Technology (IMMT) has signed an MoU with Australia’s Murdoch University to collaborate in the fields of nanotechnology, mineral science and biotechnology. It is part of the Australia-India Strategic ...
Award for scientist
P. Nalayini, Senior Scientist (Agronomy), Central Institute for Cotton Research, has been awarded the first prize for her research paper on “Water Use Efficiency and Production Potential of ELS Bt Cotton – Maize System with High-Tech ...
Get the right connection
A year ago Rakesh, a call centre executive in Visakhapatnam, on the insistence of a friend enrolled with a social networking site, and within weeks he was able to make virtual friends across the globe. But friendship was not the only gain ...
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 ...
Courses for rural youth

Allow your strengths to bloom
Students can pursue their interest and at the same time excel in academics
A life in the field waiting to flower
Agriculture is a discipline that can never wither. A look at the UG and PG courses offered by the Karaikal college.
Six Sigma consultant presents paper in China
R. Radhakrishnan, Reader in Statistics, PSG College of Arts and Science, presented a paper titled “Construction of Double Sampling Plans through Six Sigma Quality Levels” at the IEEE (Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers) ...
THPI invites applications
Thakur Hari Prasad Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Mentally Handicapped, Hyderabad is inviting applications for admission into two-year diploma in education, special education (mental retardation) D. Ed, SE (MR) recognised by ...


B.Sc. animation from Arena
Arena Animation Academy, Dilsukhnagar has introduced B.Sc. in Multimedia and Animation programme in association with Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. With having a comprehensive curricula that cover different aspects of modelling, ...

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 date ...
They were glued to their seats
Counselling draws a good response in Udupi
COMING UP
• Bharathidasan University has introduced a six-year integrated postgraduate (M.Tech.) programme in bioinformatics, computer science and engineering, geo-technology and geo-informatics for those who have passed Plus Two with relevant ...
SRM Gateway
SRM Gateway, a division of SRM Learning Tree Private Limited, is a competitive entrance examination coaching examination. The Coimbatore centre has been set up in Ramanathapuram to offer coaching for various engineering entrance ...
SPMVV offers courses in media management
For the first time, Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV) has announced a multi-pronged course to empower technically-qualified women having nose for news.To tap the growing opportunities in the media industry that is fast ...
Crucial tips from experts
Make the right choice and succeed
Japanese government scholarship
The Japanese government’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is offering scholarships to international students who wish to pursue their studies in Japan. There are three types of scholarships on offer, spanning ...
Stipend
The Directorate of Collegiate Education, Chennai, has sanctioned a stipend of Rs. 3,000 each for three research scholars of Kongunadu Arts and Science College.RecipientsAccording to a release, ...
Telugu university to introduce new courses
Potti Sriramulu Telugu University is introducing six new courses this year and it has also decided to admit students to all the courses through an entrance examination only. Potti Sriramulu Telugu University Vice-Chancellor A. Bhoomaiah ...
Crowd braves sweltering heat
Science, funding and some humour at the Gulbarga session


Q & A
Engineers are always welcome
Are there any opportunities for engineers in the Central Government? My son is in the fourth semester of Electrical Engineering. He is bright in academics. Gopinath M.K. via e-mail, BangaloreEngineering ...

New opportunities in nuclear engineering
Explore the emerging options at this career fair on nuclear engineering on June 7.
Exam in industrial engineering
The Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) offers “graduateship” course for students and the employed, according to K. Selvaraju, Chairman, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE), Coimbatore ...

WASSUP
‘Faculties must keep pace with trends’
The faculties must update their technological know-how to keep pace with advancements in different engineering domains, suggested D. N. Reddy, Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad. He was addressing the ...
Get down to ‘business’
Selecting the right B-school may sound tough. But once you have learnt the trick, it is an exciting journey
Jindal law scholarships
Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), the first school of the private, not-for-profit O.P. Jindal Global University, has launched a series of scholarships for prospective students this year. The O.P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarships is an ...
New courses at MANUU
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is introducing three new courses Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.M.), M.A. in Social Work and M.Phil in Social Exclusion and Inclusion Policy in Urdu medium from 2009-10 academic year. The ...
A role model
TISS courses are designed to meet society’s needs
A life in the wild
Wildlife and forest studies attract young environmentalists.

Entrepreneurship as a career


BU student to pursue research in Taiwan
N. Sabari Arul, a Ph. D. scholar in the Department of Nanoscience and Technology, Bharathiar University, has been selected to attend the Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, for six months under the India-Taiwan Collaboration ...
Creating social responsibility
The Tata group announced its Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (TISES) for students of the University of California, Berkeley, U.S., and the University of Cambridge, U.K. With the primary objective of providing foreign ...
TEST TRACKER

BU courses in insurance
Bangalore University has introduced new courses in the field of insurance. The courses will be handled by a faculty comprising persons from the insurance industry with practical experience and academicians with research experience in the ...
A starting point for excellence
What draws research students to Germany? These DAAD scholars share their views as they prepare for their research stint there.
Go for research or teaching after M.Sc Chemistry
I have completed my BSc. I applied for MBA and M.Sc in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Please help me choose between them. Can I pursue them in distance mode? Which are the institutes offering them? DivyaIf you are ...
Let’s get QUIZical
1. According to Sir Thomas More, in which ocean was the fictional island of Utopia?2. About whom did Sherlock Holmes remark to Dr. Watson as ‘occasionally he is the British government’?3. In which city can one visit ...
PG course in Food Technology and Management
With hectic lifestyles and awareness of food quality and safety rising among people, the food industry requires qualified and skilled personnel in different capacities such as managerial, research and development, processing, visual merchandising ...
Ten rules of effective language
We were discussing the ten rules of effective language from the book “Words that work” by Dr. Frank Luntz. While talking why some people are much better than others to take their way into a job or out of a trouble? What makes ...

GUIDANCE PLUS
Qualify for an overseas nursing career
A look at the credentials required for embarking on a nursing career in the U.S.

IN VOGUE
Making a style statement

Ensuring that seat quotas work
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been directed by the Central government to strictly implement the reservation policy of the government in universities, deemed to be universities, colleges and other grant-in-aid institutions and ...

TALKING POINT
All about reading and remembering
If I read a book and forget everything about it, does that mean I’ve never actually read the book? If that didn’t make sense, let me explain.Recently I picked up a new novel to read. I had seen this novel at home for ...
Free career counselling in design from NID

Build your own rocket or robot!
HYDERABAD: Can a high school student make a rocket or a robot on his or her own? A group of final year B.Tech. students from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu answers in the affirmative. They say that rocketry and ...
Art, heritage preservation courses sruling the roost
Growing art business and awareness to preserve antiquities provide ample job opportunities for the students, writes K. VIJAYA BHASKARA REDDY

CAREER GUIDE
Conquering the mighty seas
A career in the merchant navy offers an opportunity to visit foreign lands and experience varied cultures. The job demands a high level of competency.
Eplus Club schedule
Day 1 - Call it Right: - Most of us will agree that watching sports on TV wouldn’t be as much fun without commentary. Listen to the commentators as they cover your favourite sporting event and try to translate what they are saying ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Hostels to be spruced up
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana has initiated measures to improve the many hostels in the campus. A few days after inspecting the conditions at the Arts and Commerce College’s hostels, Prof. Satyanarayana held a meeting ...
For those who love automobiles
Automobile engineering involves understanding the mechanics of vehicle chassis, internal combustion engine, electrical systems, motor transport affairs, workshop technology, research and design. It also deals with the design, development and ...

B.Tech programmes from NIIT University
NIIT University, a not-for-profit institution sponsored by NIIT, invites applications for four-year B.Tech programmes in Computer Science and Engineering. The university facilitates a continuous learning process with emphasis on the ...

Dr. Yeshwant Rao Mengi
Dr. Yeshwant Rao Mengi of the Microbiology Department in M.R. Medical College, Gulbarga City, said “The programme helps in enhancing the knowledge of the students of the Hyderabad Karnataka region. Topics such as the opportunities ...
Share your views
The striking aspect about the present cabinet is introduction of fresh and young blood. Many youngsters most of them in 30s have found place in the cabinet and are handling key portfolios. Perhaps it reflects the growing influence ...
Anjali Ramakrishna from National Public School, Bangalore
Anjali Ramakrishna from National Public School, Bangalore: “I am interested in biotechnology engineering. This counselling session has helped me clear all the doubts I had in the procedures of CET seat allotment and fee structure. ...
Admissions open
Pioneer Institute of Hotel Management announced conducting entrance test for admission into its 3-year Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) and B.Sc. in Food Technology and Management courses on June 8.Those who have passed Intermediate are ...
Ramesh Meherwade
Ramesh Meherwade, Head of the Department of Chemistry, LVD College, Raichur, who had come with his daughter Shruthi to the programme, said “The Hindu is doing a good and yeoman service to the students of the ...
Doctorate awarded
P. Srinivasa Rao was awarded Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering recently for his thesis on the topic of ‘Investigation of Stratified Scavenging in two Stroke Internal Combustion Engines Using Computational Fluid Dynamics”. ...
Preethi Manjunath from Carmel PU College
Preethi Manjunath from Carmel PU College: “I was in a state of dilemma about what engineering is all about. I am happy to fulfil my parents’ dream of making me an engineer since I got the right picture and also learnt from here ...

Gururaj Bhutale
Gururaj Bhutale, who studied at the Sharanabasaveshwar Residential School in Gulbarga and secured the 297th rank in the CET medical stream and the 871st rank in engineering stream, said, “Hearing about the importance of pure sciences ...

Shazia Siddiqua
Shazia Siddiqua, Vijaya Junior College, Jayanagar, Bangalore: “I had a major confusion between engineering and medicine before attending this session. Post this very informative counselling session, I want to take up engineering. ...



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