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The right mindset for research
Research demands an inquisitive analytical mind that is not content with the status quo, perseverance and more. Three experts discuss the dynamics involved.
Learn to spot a star
PG diploma courses offered at FTII are in great demand
NIT-C director lays stress on R&D
Research and development has a been a prime area of focus for G.R.C. Reddy, director, National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C). Talking to The Hindu-EducationPlus, Dr. Reddy, who has completed three years of ...

CAMPUS CONNECT
Orientation programme for freshers
Avinashilingam University for Women organised an orientation programme for the freshers. Welcoming the students, Chancellor of the university T.K. Shanmuganandam highlighted the importance of value-based education that was being provided by the ...
The right mindset for research
Research demands an inquisitive analytical mind that is not content with the status quo, perseverance and more
MANUU: for quality higher education in Urdu medium

CAMPUS CONNECT
A computer science and engineering association was inaugurated at the Pagalavadi-based Jayaram College of Engineering and Technology last Monday. R. Tamilrasan, alumni and principal software engineer at RSA, Bangalore, inaugurating the ...
Ready for R&D?
Experts look at the mindset needed for a research career
Many specialities, many opportunities
With nine specialised areas at the postgraduate level, career prospects for students of dentistry are bright.
Get hands-on with solar technology
Solkar Solar Industry Limited, which has over two decades of experience in the solar energy field, has now come out with courses designed to meet the needs of the engineering graduates aspiring to enter the industry. Its subsidiary in Singapore, ...
IGNOU, NIS Sparta to set up community colleges
Over 50 such facilities will be opened across the country providing skill-based courses, says R. RAVIKANTH REDDY
Solar energy system on Sathyabama campus
The world’s largest Solar Parabolic Concentrated Technology Systems manufactured and commissioned by Gadhia Solar was inaugurated at Sathyabama University on July 1. Sathyabama University reached out to Gadhia Solar requesting them ...

GUIDANCE PLUS
Funding your foreign education
Your dream of studying abroad is achieved, often, with scholarship assistance. Some sources where you can look for financial support.
Making IT engineers industry-ready
The Teknoturf School of Computing, an Information Technology Finishing School, was recently launched in Coimbatore. The school will train computer science and IT engineers and graduates to make them industry-ready.“Our company has ...
EIE — the new age multi-utility course
Electronics and instrumentation engineers have a plethora of opportunities spread across a wide spectrum of industries in India and abroad. There are plenty of employment chances if one does a B.Tech. course in electronics & instrumentation ...
ETS introduces evaluation tool
Educational Testing Service (ETS) that conducts GRE has announced that students applying to graduate and professional school will have access to a first-of-its-kind evaluation tool that provides evidence of a broader range of their capabilities. ...
MBA in Euro Asian Management
Loyola College, Chennai, has tied up with London South Bank University, U.K. to offer an MBA programme in Euro Asian Management. This course will help in facing the various challenges of business management between Europe and Asia. ...
A learning experience
Even as the Montessori system of education is gaining in popularity, there is need for more teachers who are well trained in the methodology
‘Looping’ system leaves many confused
Not many are happy with the continuing system of ‘looping’ in MBBS counselling even as ECE remains the most favourite choice in engineering stream.
Applications invited for IT Finishing School
The Teknoturf School of Computing, an Information Technology Finishing School, was recently launched in Coimbatore. The school will train computer science and IT engineers and graduates to make them industry-ready.“Our company has ...
Test your poetic skills
Here is an opportunity for English poets to test their literary skills at the Inaugural Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize- 2009 to be organised by The Department of English, University of Hyderabad and Srinivas Rayaprol Literary Trust. Indian ...
Explore the job market, will you?
Eighty per cent of Indians don’t have bank accounts, 50 per cent of Indians don’t have access to primary health care, 50 per cent of food distributed by the government for public doesn’t reach the targeted groups and the country ...
UGC grants to university faculty
The University Grants Commission has sanctioned various grants to faculty members of the Avinashilingam University for Women for undertaking projects and research.The Computer Centre of the university has been sanctioned Rs. 8.56 lakh for ...
Scholarship for Ph. D. in South Korea
P. Shree Priya, a postgraduate student of Biotechnology, Avinashilingam University for Women, has bagged a scholarship of $ 12,093 a year for doing her doctorate at the Hallym University, South Korea.Her research work will be related to ...
Hyderabad boy bags scholarship
Vishnu Vardhan Akkineni, an engineering graduate from Anna University, who hails from the city, was awarded the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Minerals and Environmental Programme 2008-2010. As part of the scholarship, he received 42,000 Euros to ...
Canada calling
Foreign graduates are automatically granted a three-year work permit even if they do not receive a job offer
Scholarship for Ph. D. in South Korea
P. Shree Priya, a postgraduate student of Biotechnology, Avinashilingam University for Women, has bagged a scholarship of $ 12,093 a year for doing her doctorate at the Hallym University, South Korea.Her research work will be related to ...
Funding foreign education
Your dream of studying abroad is achieved, often, with some assistance
PG in behavioural science at LIBA

SAP Academy at RVS College
The School of Computer Studies of RVS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, launched a SAP Academy on the college campus recently. The Academy will offer SAP certification courses.A memorandum to this effect was signed between the ...

UNIVERSITY ROUND UP
RSVP to take Yoga to people
As part of reaching out the knowledge hidden in the scriptures to the public, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) will soon be launching training camps in Yoga.With UGC sanctioning Rs.41 lakh for extending the Centre of Excellence in ...

Q & A
Digging into earth sciences
Please provide information about the M.Sc course in Earth Science Management run by Mangalore University. We will be completing graduation in 2010 and then intend to pursue the programme. Suresh & Govindu via ...
Fellowship for TNAU student
G.C. Jayashree, a Ph. D. scholar, Department of Farm Machinery, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, has been awarded the senior research fellowship by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for three years. The ...
SPMVV focus on restructuring courses
The move comes in the wake of internationalisation of higher education, where varsities find themselves in the proverbial ‘perform or perish’ corner
NALSAR offer
NALSAR Law University (NALSAR) and Institute of Insurance and Risk Management (IIRM), two Hyderabad-based premier institutes, are jointly introducing a two-year master’s degree in Law of Financial Services and Capital Markets from the ...
Unleash your creative potential
The animation industry is growing by leaps and bounds and offers diverse career avenues for those with a creative bent of mind. A look at some of the courses and job opportunities.
JNTU-corporate tie up for PG courses in multimedia
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) has entered into an agreement with Hyderabad-based International Academy of Computer Graphics (IACG) to offer graduate and post-graduate programmes in multimedia and animation on Thursday.As ...
CAMPUS CAPSULE
Shaastra 2009, the annual technical festival of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, will be held between September 30 and October 4.According to the media team of Shaastra 2009, the festival will be an ideal platform for ...
Education loan for Jain students
Jain International Trade Organization (JITO) has launched an easy education loan scheme — JIOT Educational Loan Programme (JELP) — to encourage Jain students to pursue higher studies. Headquartered in Mumbai, JITO is a global ...


Canada keen on Indian students


RIESI offers B. Ed in English
Institute aims at churning out quality teachers for schools across the country
Getting industry-ready
An Indo-U.S. pact to upgrade skills of engg. teachers
Master’s in law of capital markets
NALSAR Law University (NALSAR) and Institute of Insurance and Risk Management (IIRM), two Hyderabad-based premier institutes, are jointly introducing a two-year master’s degree in Law of Financial Services and Capital Markets from the ...
Students told to update knowledge
B.N. Suresh, Director of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvanthapuram said the technology change is exponential and hence there is a need to continuously update knowledge to keep pace with the changing environment. ...
Reporting to the entire world
Those aspiring to be media professionals can get quality training today.
IGNOU courses at A.V. College
A.V. College is inviting applications for courses being offered as part of ‘Convergence Scheme’ by Indira Gandhi National Open University. Certificate programmes in Tourism Studies, Business Skills, Functional English, Soft Skills, ...
EIE — the new age multi-utility course
Experts advise students to go for the hybrid course, which offers a plethora of opportunities in India and abroad.

ROUND UP
Exploring industry through language learning
The University of Hyderabad (UoH) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have conducted a joint workshop on the theme ‘Foreign Languages, Industry and Opportunities’, here on Thursday. Explaining the ...

Several courses on offer in cyber laws
I am interested in Information security related issues. I came to know that IMT CDL is offering a MS in Cyber Laws and Security. Please tell me about this course. Are there any other courses related to information security? Please give me their ...


GUIDANCE PLUS
Why the U.S. is the most favoured destination
U.S. has many unique strengths that attract international students. A look at its education system.

GROUP DISCUSSION
Budget debate draws mixed reactions
While some students opined that the Union buget 2009 was growth-oriented and would address global recession in the long run, others found it to be old-fashioned on the lines of those presented during the 80s, writes SUMIT BHATTACHARJEE
Experts clear air on detention system
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, organised an “Adalat” at the Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIGHT) recently where the speakers dispelled doubts about the detention system introduced in ...
Web TV for IIT JEE aspirants
At a time when technology is increasingly assuming the role of facilitator of learning, SmartLearn Web TV, a new venture in the space of education enabled by use of ICT, seeks to prepare IIT aspirants for the JEE, through video recordings of ...
There’s wisdom in Nature
Here are the answers for the last week’s questions. There were more than a hundred contestants from which the selected winners are: Akshay, Nikihila, Kushal Reddy all from Hyderabad and Kiran, Vijayawada. Why the alphabet ...
Opportunities beckon engineering students
There is more to engineering than IT, and higher education is always an option.

TALKING POINT
Apply reasoning and find logical answers
I enjoy making strong, extreme statements--even when they are not actually my opinions--and provoke friends into an argument. This can’t be done with strangers, too, but with friends, if they take the bait, it leads to a lot of fun. An ...
Journalism as a career option
With the robust growth of media and entertainment, journalism has emerged as one of the most preferred career options. While the emergence of television medium has created thousands of jobs in the last decade, the expansion of web-based media, ...
COMING UP
• Vector Control Research Centre, Puducherry, offers PG diploma in medical entomology. Last date: July 17; www.vcrc.res.in • IIM Ahmedabad calls for admission to its one-year PG ...
EPlus Club schedule
Day 1-The External Influence:- Our thoughts and moods are not in our control. Often, things changing around us make us think differently, or maybe just change our mood. Nature, and particularly weather affect our thoughts in a big ...
Tread a new path through applied arts

Recruitment drive a damp squib
After days of long wait for a job, the Career Awareness Recruitment Drive (CARD) programme on JNTU premises sent a new ray of hope to thousands of graduates. But most of them left the venue disappointed as only seven companies participated in the ...

Journalism careers
With the robust growth of media and entertainment, journalism has emerged as one of the most preferred career options. While the emergence of television medium has created thousands of jobs in the last decade, the expansion of web-based media, ...

Share your views
Monsoons play truant this time and government sees a solution in Varuna Yagam. Some argue that a secular state which is supposed to dispel myths and superstitions is legitimising them in this way. Many others choose to remain silent, which means ...

PG diploma in Safety at HIFE
Hyderabad Institute of Fire Engineering (HIFE) is offering a PG diploma in Safety for engineering graduate and diploma candidates. Various courses covering industrial, construction and fire safety with a 6 to 12-month duration are offered ...


CAMPUS JOTTINGS
CAS interviews in August likely
The long wait of teachers of Andhra University seems to be over. It is learnt that the AU administration has decided to hold the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) interviews sometime in middle of August.CAS interviews should be held every ...


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