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The ideal system?
In the wake of the deemed university turmoil, private varsities seem good for some and not so for others

Stemming the rot
The Deemed University system has suffered due to lack of strong oversight.
Greater vigil needed
Lack of effective regulation led to many deemed universities failing to meet standards

CAMPUS CONNECT
Training programme held
The Department of Bioinformatics of Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science organised a hands-on training programme in COPASI and Cell Designer systems' biology tools in association with NeoGen BioSolutions, Chennai. The focus of the workshop ...
Needed effective regulation
In recommending the derecognition of certain deemed universities and the placing in probation of certain others, the Union Human Resource Development ministry is trying to correct the missteps of the last few years when many of the ...



INTERVIEW
Students of deemed varsities need not worry: Purandeswari


Campus Connect
A national seminar on ‘Ethics and Praxis for Democratic Society,' organised by the Department of Philosophy of Arul Anandar College, Karumathur, was inaugurated by Christodoss Gandhi, Principal Secretary, Tamil Nadu Energy Development ...
Campus Connect

E-plus Club schedule
Theme: - It's not possible to forget the fairy tales and fables we grew up with. A major part of our childhood was spent with kings, queens, demons and tales of great virtue. Let's look back at those days which made book lovers out of many of ...
Deemed universities should maintain standards
‘A university should fulfil its commitments in providing high quality education'


EPLUS CLUB
‘Be different': The success mantra for cracking GD
Today, group discussion (GD) has become the integral part of the interview process. It has become part of the selection process for both higher studies like MBA or MS or for acquiring a new job. In the job arena, various companies utilise this ...

Need for a sound accreditation system
Why did India fail to get full membership in the Washington Accord? Will autonomy for NBA help strengthen the quality of engineering education?
Beyond traditional thinking
It has been proven and supported by science that almost all human beings are born with an equal level of intellect. But then, how is it that one succeeds, while the rest do not or get stagnated at a particular level. Experts who deal with ...
BRAOU eligibility test
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University is issuing eligibility test application forms for admission into degree programmes for the academic year 2010-11.Candidates with or without any formal educational qualifications are eligible to appear ...

Students make all-terrain vehicle
Four stroke engine with four speed manual transmission. Driven by a 340 cc and 11 bhp petrol engine, when this All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) roars to life, it is just ready for any road condition. Put together by the Mechanical Engineering ...

Power, prestige, charm
IAS remains the top career choice for a majority of youth.
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 languageskills and one or two lecturers to assist them. Write to us for registration and details ...
Warcry '09 at Badruka College
The Badruka Educational Society is organising an inter college sports meet, ‘Warcry ‘09', as a part of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The event was inaugurated by Rajesh Kumar, Director of Physical Education, Osmania ...


CAMPUS JOTTINGS
V-C appreciates and cautions teachers
There were words of appreciation as well as caution from Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana when he spoke during the inaugural ceremony of an orientation programme for university teachers, organised by the Andhra University's UGC-Academic Staff ...

European universities and the Bologna process
Germany grapples with restructuring higher education

The right guidance
An MBA Education Fair offered young men and women numerous course options in prominent and upcoming institutions in India and abroad

Diploma course in photography
Aspiring shutterbugs now have an opportunity to hone their skills as Softview Visual Communication offers a three-month Diploma in Professional Photography.According to a release, some of the key areas that the course would cover ...

Seminar on entrepreneurship
Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai, will be conducting a one-day seminar on entrepreneurship, Antaprerana 2010, on February 5.A press release issued by the principal said that the annual event will help students interact with ...

Seminar on physical sciences
The postgraduate department of Physics of D.G. Vaishnav college, Chennai, will be organising a national seminar on Physical Sciences for postgraduate and M.Phil. students on February 25 and 26.The technical seminar, organised in ...

Diploma in photography
Aspiring shutterbugs now have an opportunity to hone their skills as Softview Visual Communication offers a three-month Diploma in Professional Photography.According to a release, some of the key areas that the course would cover ...
Seminar on embedded systems
Students of St. Francis Degree College got an insight into Embedded systems, its applications and opportunities in that growing sector, at a seminar on “Embedded Systems and Its Applications,” organised by the Electronics ...

Warcry '09 at Badruka College
The Badruka Educational Society is organising an inter college sports meet, ‘Warcry ‘09', as a part of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The event was inaugurated by Rajesh Kumar, Director of Physical Education, Osmania ...

MANUU studies solar eclipse using balloon flights
To observe changes in the atmosphere during solar eclipse, a team of scientists from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) and Anwarul-ul-Uloom College sent three balloon flights into sky from the MANUU campus on Friday, Three balloon ...

Seminar discusses energy conservation
Students of various engineering colleges and experts in the field discussed on the present power scenario in the country, gap between demand and supply, new sources of power generation, energy auditing, conservation and other issues in the one ...

Deemed universities should maintain standards
‘A university should fulfil its commitments in providing high quality education'

VBIT celebrates National Youth Day
The Vignana Bharathi Institute of Technology (VBIT) celebrated National Youth Day marking Swami Vivekananda's birthday on January 12.Gopala Krishna, retired IAS officer, who was the chief guest, motivated the students on how they can ...

Students get their money's worth at HSB
A business management degree, a post graduate programme in business and economics and a UK recognised advanced diploma in management studies – if all these come with a single academic programme then students get their money's ...

Aparna elected to Indian Academy of Sciences
Aparna Dutta Gupta of Department of Animal Sciences, University of Hyderabad is elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.FellowshipThe fellowship is awarded to scientists who have contributed significantly to ...

Deakin varsity's focus on research partnerships
Deakin University, one of Australia's leading University with very strong industry connections in India and Australia, has further strengthened its research partnerships in India with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ...

Top of the league
The London School of Economics has fine facilities for teaching and research in a wide range of disciplines
For a career in plant biotechnology
The Madurai Kamaraj University (KMU) is offering a one-year ‘Advanced Diploma Course in Plant Genetic Engineering' for those aspiring for a career in the area of plant biotechnology. Admission process for the coming academic year is now ...

Informatics: at the leading edge
Robots have long captured the imagination of people. Some institutions offer research avenues in this specialised area.

Test Tracker
The Forest Research Institute (FRI) University, Dehradun, has invited applications for an admission test to be held on May 9 at Coimbatore , Bangalore, Delhi, Lucknow, Ranchi, Shimla and Kolkata for admission to the following ...

MBA programmes
The PROTON business school announces admission to its Double programme, Dual specialisaion PGP +MBA (dlp) programmes.PROTON offers full-time PGP in Excellence and Leadership, coupled with MBA (dlp mode, UGC/AICTE/DEC recognised) at its ...

New courses in allied fields of medicine


YOUR VOICE
Are uniforms necessary?
Parents seem to be happy, but students are resentful
BU poised to take over BIM
The question of adhering to administrative requirements troubles a well-known management institute.

PROTON B-school invites applications
The PROTON business school announces admission to its Double programme, Dual specialisaion PGP +MBA (dlp) programmes. PROTON offers full-time PGP in Excellence and Leadership, coupled with MBA (dlp mode, UGC/AICTE/DEC recognised) at its ...

CIT inks MoU with IBM
Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) inked a memorandum of understanding with IBM for collaborating in areas of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Information Management, Cloud Computing and Green IT.One of the main objectives of ...

QUERY CUE
Selection of optional crucial for Civils exam
I am pursuing B.Tech (IT) final year. I got placed in TCS. I want to become an IAS officer. From the optional subjects prescribed by UPSC, I choose geography as one of the optional. Selecting second optional has become a tough task for me. I ...

Free training programme in hospitality
A free hospitality training programme to provide employable skills to unemployed youth in the hospitality sector will be organised by Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition.Anyone in the age group of 18 ...

Focus on management studies
Noted economist and management guru Arindam Chaudhuri recently addressed the students of the Indian Institute of Personnel Management at a seminar on the theme ‘See the World through a Key or Open the door with an MBA or BBA and Discover ...

‘Disburse scholarships'
Commissioner, Department of Technical Education L.Premachandra Reddy asked the principals of all government, private colleges of Engineering, MBA, MCA, Pharmacy, Architecture, and Polytechnic colleges to expedite the process of disbursement of ...


RIGHT TURN
Successful people see opportunity in a problem
“Opportunity knocks your door only once” says an old proverb. But unless a door is provided, how can opportunity knock it? Some people do not look for opportunities as they are always busy with problems and in the process of ...

Fun way of learning
The theme was ‘Competition is the fun way of learning' and at Tarkash-2010, the national-level corporate games for management students organised by IBS Bangalore on January 15 and 16, 2010, Christ College walked away with the top ...


GUIDANCE PLUS
Benefit from Japanese scholarships
Duration of study and manner of paying for expenses depend on the student category you belong to

Hands-on M.Sc. course in wildlife conservation
The programme offered by the Bangalore-based Wildlife Conservation Society aims at equipping students with necessary conservation skills and making them capable scientists.
Veta's new city centre
Veta, the training academy in spoken English, has opened another city centre at Peelamedu.According to a release, it already has a centre in R.S. Puram.The new centre is located at RR Building, Hopes College Bus Stop, Avinashi ...

Q & A
Pursuing microbiology
I am pursuing B.Sc Botany. But my interest is in Psychology. Can I pursue M.Sc/M.A. in Psychology after graduation?Meethuvia e-mail, BangalorePursuing a regular/campus programme will bring in this criterion of mandatory ...
GLIM's MBA programme for energy sector executives
Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) in partnership with the University of Houston will be offering an Executive MBA programme for executives in the energy sector.Bala V. Balachandran, founder, GLIM, said that University of ...

E-PLUS CLUB
Enid Blyton days!
What was your favourite fairy tale/story in your childhood?


DIFFERENT STROKES
Whom do we blame?
Students are naturally upset over the loss of ‘deemed' tag to their colleges

Campus Capsule
In keeping with its practice of developing management skills through avenues including sports, IIM-B launched the first edition of the IIM-B Invitational Cricket Tournament this year. The eight participating teams included six teams from ...


GUIDANCE PLUS
LSE: a top-rated social science institution
The London School of Economics has fine facilities for teaching and research in a wide range of disciplines.
FDP programme
V 4 EDGE Franchise Solutions Private Limited will launch the job-oriented Telsa Tesol English Language Faculty Development Programme in Coimbatore in its management training centres “Future Inside” in the first week of ...
JNTUH inks pact with Akademi



TALKING POINT
Try to sound informal while speaking


Meet throws light on energy-storage devices
Speakers at the national conference on ‘Materials for energy storage and conversion' explored the options to develop and bring into the mainstream the various energy-storage devices in tune with the changing societal needs.C.M. ...

Tirupati student's distinction
D.Raghavendra, a commerce student of Tirupati bagged the All India 7th rank at the national level C.A.-Common Proficiency Test conducted by ' of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).A student of Emerald's group of institutions, ...

Grants for college
The Post-Graduate and Research Department of Biotechnology of NGM College, Pollachi, has received a grant of Rs.11.6 lakh from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under the Women Scientist Scheme for screening ...

Seminar
Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai, will be conducting a one-day seminar on entrepreneurship, Antaprerana 2010, on February 5.A press release by the principal said that the annual event will help students interact with ...

Focus on environmental and occupational health
While university-level programmes in environmental sciences and engineering are becoming more common, few provide a focus on environmental and occupational health.The Sri Ramachandra University (SRU)-University of California, Berkeley ...



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