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Registration on for guidance programme
Registrations are in full swing for the series of guidance-cum-orientation programmes that is being organised by The Hindu-EducationPlus at six centres in Kerala starting from May 27 for the benefit of those seeking admission to courses in ...


Malabar's Plus Two woes
Despite the best efforts of the government, the imbalance in the higher secondary seats between the northern and southern districts of the State continues. The result: an acute shortage of seats in Malabar. ABDUL LATHEEF NAHA examines the issue.

International conference on nanomaterials held
Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology to start new courses.


GUIDANCE PLUS
Crucial steps towards clearing Civil Services
Civil service aspirants must choose their optional subjects after careful consideration of all aspects including the availability of reference materials

Higher studies in embedded systems
The DOEACC Centre, Calicut, will conduct the following fulltime programmes in August 2010.M.Tech. in embedded systems: It is a two-year programme which focuses on the practical design aspects of embedded systems. The core and elective ...

Integrated PG programmes for Plus Two students at BU
The newly-revised subjects introduced by the UPSC for preliminary and main examinations such as Indian Polity, public administration, human rights and social justice have been incorporated in the five-year integrated syllabus.

UK school aid for Ph.D. programmes
University of Southampton's School of Geography has announced Ph.D bursaries in Environmental and Climate Change for international students. It is offering 20 bursaries for Ph.D programmes starting September 2010.WaiverEach ...

Q & A
My son is a Plus Two student and he is interested in aircraft maintenance engineering. Kindly provide us with the details of the institutions that offer this course and the related career opportunities.ABHILASH, VIZHINJAMStudents ...

UoH inks pact with INRIA
The University of Hyderabad has signed an MoU with Institute National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), a public research institute of France.The school of Humanities at UoH and INRIA will coordinate and ...

Courses in fashion technology
The Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) has joined hands with IGNOU to offer its programmes at 12 centres in the country. ATDC-IGNOU Community College is a new initiative where the centre offers two-year associate degree and three-year ...

Coming Up
The DOEACC Calicut has invited applications for its postgraduate diploma course in embedded wireless and mobile applications. The course will start from August 30. The duration of the course is 26 weeks and the number of seats available is 20. ...

Test Track
The Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT) under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, Thanjavur, has invited applications for admission to the following fulltime courses.B.Tech. in food ...

New Arrivals
The new additions to Kerala Council for Historical Research Library, Thiruvananthapuram:Brothwell.D.R and Pollard.A.M (Ed.), Handbook of Archaeological Science, 2001Thompson.E.P and Dan Smith (Ed.), Protest and Survive: Stop ...

FDDI to open Chennai campus
Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI), working under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, offers diploma courses in retail management, footwear technology and designing leather goods and accessories.Realising the ...
Know Your English

Charting your course
EducationPlus career counselling session presented a unique opportunity, say students
A career kaleidoscope
Engineering, management, IT or offbeat courses… The Hindu Education Plus Career Fair 2010 will facilitate easier choice-making and present experts' insights to help you take that all-important first step in your career.

Experts upbeat about IT comeback
The Hindu Education Plus Pre-Counselling session at Tiruchi recently served the purpose of sensitising students to the available and emerging job opportunities in diverse areas.


CAMPUS CONNECT
Students told about various rights
A lecture on Intellectual Property Rights was held at Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College. Resource persons spoke on the various rights such as Copyright, Trademark, Patents, etc.SNMV College of Arts and Science organised an ...
Look beyond the classroom, say experts
The counselling session for IIT and NIT aspirants organised by The Hindu Education Plus in association with IIT Madras Alumni Association (Hyderabad chapter) advises students to achieve additional skills and tools that would add to their employability, writes M. SAI GOPAL
Campus connect
The third national conference on ‘Recent research trends in advanced computing' was organised by the Department of Computer Applications of Thiagarajar School of Management recently.The conference was conceived and executed in ...
Campus connect
The M.A.M. College of Engineering and Technology in Siruganur, recently felicitated Arul Jothi, first year MBA student of the college, for winning the Bronze medal in senior girls under 51 kg weight category in the 23rd Tamil Nadu State ...
UK provides lot of higher education opportunities

We are back to guide you
EducationPlus career counselling sessions are on
Research project to develop anti-virals for common viruses
In a first of its kind effort, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has provided Rs. 1.81 crore to Presidency College and the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University (TANUVAS) for a research project to develop anti-virals ...
In-plant training for engineering students
The Chennai-based Hindustan Software offers summer in-plant training for engineering students studying in electrical and electronics, electronics and communication, computer science and information technology streams. Students studying in any ...
Career options: getting a clear picture
Q: Give a brief idea of architecture courses in IITs and NITs and placements.A: Architecture primarily deals with planning and designing, handling of spaces and look at the form and function, you look at what kind of shape or innovative ...

GUIDANCE PLUS
Scaling the summit called IAS
The Civil Services Examination is highly competitive. But planning and careful preparation can help a candidate emerge successful.

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Meet highlights importance of nanotechnology
The departments of science and humanities, VR Siddhartha Engineering College, organised an interactive and demonstrative session on nanotechnology. The departments formed the Society for Applied Sciences and Research, which conducted the ...

RIGHT TURN
Fine line between love and infatuation
Take on students' test of nerves
Integrated PG programmes for Plus Two students at BU


CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Many AU teachers likely to vacate quarters
A good hike in salaries of teachers, thanks to the State Government deciding to implement the UGC recommended revised pay-scales for university teachers in the State is having a different effect on the Andhra University campus.There are ...
In an automated world
There is a consistent demand for automation professionals who constantly evaluate the production process and derive advantages in cost and time
“Internet technology can help transform electrical grid”


QUERY CUE
Several universities offer M. Sc physics in distance mode
Get a low-down on Careers & Courses
Abiding interest in legal studies
With every passing year, the employment potential for lawyers is expanding
Tracking trends in Indian cinema
Imaging Cinema, a five-day workshop on filmmaking and screen writing, organised by the department of humanities, IIT-Madras, benefited many young aspiring filmmakers.

TALKING POINT
Beyond standard expressions
We have looked at a variety of informal, colloquial options for a wide number of situations so far, ranging from expressing opinions to offering praise to expressing surprise. All through we have had one thread in common: we go beyond the one ...
Caring for the environment
Engineers needed in the areas of pollution control, waste disposal and data analysis
Tourism institute to be set up in Nellore
The Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism Management (IITTM), Gwalior, will start its campus at Venkatachalam in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district.The district administration has allocated 10 acres of land at Venkatachalam village, ...
Indian Maritime University invites applications
The Indian Maritime University has invited applications for admission to its three-year B.Sc. nautical science course conducted at T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai; four-year B.Tech. course in marine engineering conducted at Marine Engineering and ...
NCTE notice to teacher-education institutions
They have to furnish online details of their infrastructure and instructional facilities

CAREER GUIDE
Higher studies in environmental engineering
Environmental scientists and engineers have the important role of making India tread the path of sustainable development.
MANUU begins admission process
Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) - the only university offering courses at higher level through Urdu medium has started the admission process for regular courses this year.It offers M.A. courses in Urdu, Persian, Arabic, ...
Courses in fashion technology
The Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) has joined hands with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to offer its programmes at 12 centres in the country.ATDC-IGNOU Community College is a new initiative where the centre ...
Test tracker
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has invited applications for a common entrance test to be held on August 1 across the country for admission to various programmes commencing on September 13.For the diploma ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: They might lack marketing initiatives and glamour, but folk music and literature has delighted so many of us through the ages and they continue to do so. If we are to ensure their survival and increased popularity, it will be good to ...
Higher studies in biochemistry
You can become a researcher or a lecturer, and the scope is vast
FDDI to open Chennai campus
Retail management, footwear technology or designing leather goods and accessories are not career options many students opt for. Most students do not even know that such courses exist.Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI), ...
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 registration and details ...

Q & A
Pursuing population studies
I am right now pursuing M.A. in English Literature from a University by correspondence mode. I would like to do B.Ed in English or Social Science. I am keen on pursuing a teacher's profession in English or my mother tongue. What do have I ...
T.V. courses
One-year diploma courses in direction, screenplay, editing and camera are offered by Subhavaartha Institute of Television Technology, affiliated to Bharathidasan University. Details on 040-27545777/27535777 or ...

E-PLUS CLUB
Promoting folk art
(Members of E-Plus clubs in colleges have been given the following topic for discussion and debate)Week 30 (May 17 to 22 {+)}Theme: They might lack marketing initiatives and glamour, but folk music and literature have delighted ...
Coming up
Applications have been invited from students of Tamil Nadu for admission to BE and B.Tech. courses in merit seats. Applications can be submitted online also on www.annauniv.edu/tnea2010 (phone: 044 22358265/6/7). Last date: May 29.For ...
UoH inks pact with INRIA
The University of Hyderabad has signed an MoU with Institute National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), a public research institute of France. The school of Humanities at UoH and INRIA will coordinate and collaborate in ...

DIFFERENT STROKES
They loved the Q & A, and want focus on arts too
Students get better idea of career options after attending the EducationPlus counselling in Bangalore
Reunion
Caught in the complexities of life we all want to go down the memory lane and recall those good old days spent in school and college, and reunions are a platform for refreshing those memories. The Hindu Education Plus want to be a part of your ...
Campus capsule
Reva Institute of Science and Management celebrated Graduation Day-2010 recently. Bangalore University Vice-Chancellor N. Prabhu Dev felicitated the toppers from various departments of the college. The auditorium was packed with students and ...

WASSUP
Diploma programmes in advanced computing
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has invited applications for a common entrance test to be held on August 1 across the country for admissions to various programmes commencing on September 13.For the diploma ...
Test Track
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has invited applications for a common entrance test to be held on August 1 across the country for admission to various programmes commencing on September 13.For the diploma ...
St. Francis students for US
Four students from St. Francis College for Women, Begumpet, will be visiting the St. Ambrose University, Davenport, USA as part of the foreign student exchange programme started by the college.3-week programmeThe students will ...
Learning curve

GMR offers courses in flight operations management
GMR Aviation Academy in collaboration with Jeppesen Aviation Training Services, a subsidiary of Boeing, will offer Flight Operations Management training courses at its training academy at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Under the Flight ...


SCHOLARSHIP WATCH
UK school aid for Ph.D programmes
University of Southampton's School of Geography has announced Ph.D bursaries in Environmental and Climate Change for international students. It is offering 20 bursaries for Ph.D programmes starting September 2010.WaiverEach ...

Diploma in International Business Management
Badruka College Post-Graduate Centre is offering one-year post graduate diploma in Management of International Business.Flexible timingsFlexible timings are adopted to suit the requirements of working people.Any graduate ...

Google scholarship for KMIT students
Four students of Keshav Memorial Institute of Technology were recently awarded scholarships worth 5,000 USD as part of the Google Summer of Code.PrestigiousOne of the most prestigious software scholarships in the world, the ...

Correction
In the write up published in Education Plus last week about Mr. G. Sreedhar, Chief Manager (E-QA & TS), Air India, it was inadvertently mentioned that Mr. Sreedhar was an IRCA Certified Auditor.Mr. Sreedhar had only attended IRCA ...

Courses in animation
The Chennai-based NDE School of Animation, offers bachelor's degree in Creative Animation (BCA) and postgraduate diploma courses in Filmmaking (PGDFM) and Visual Effects (PGDVE).Approved by the UGC and recognised across Asia, the ...

Vel Tech pact with BSNL
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University and Bharath Sanchar Nigam Limited, Chennai, recently. A university release said the MoU envisaged joint degree programmes, in-plant training, ...

PG diploma in Special Education from Vidyasagar
Non-governmental organisation Vidya Sagar in Chennai, which has been working with persons with special needs, offers a PG diploma in Special Education (multiple disabilities — physical and neurological). A press release said the course ...

Placement day at REC
With 461 students of the college placed in 2009-2010, placement officer B. Thirumaran said over 40 companies had visited the campus and that 25 more were expected in the current year.T.S. Rangarajan, principal consultant, Tata ...

Technical symposium organised
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of M. A. M. College of Engineering, Siruganur, conducted ‘Comblaze-9X,' a national-level technical symposium. N. S. Kannan of L and T Infotech Ltd, Chennai, was the chief guest at the ...



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