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It's raining IT jobs
English to get crucial for Civils
Sample questions released by UPSC, experts say, indicate the requirement of a fairly high level of English competency
MAST: a test for employability
The list of competitive exams one has to take does not end with B-school admission. The entrance test MAST will be used by recruiters to employ the best in the talent pool.
MCC strengthens academic collaborations with U.K varsities
The 173-year-old Madras Christian College is regarded as a pioneer in international collaboration with many universities and colleges abroad.Starting from its first partnership with the Davidson College, North Carolina, USA, in 1985, ...
English to get crucial for Civils
Sample questions released by UPSC, experts say, indicate the requirement of a fairly high level of English competency.
Revamping the examination system
The eight-member Examination Reforms Committee set up by the Kerala State Higher Education Council has called for major reforms in the higher education sector to ensure transparency and better assessment of students.
HCL holds campus interviews
B.S. Appa Rao, chairman of the SRK Institute of Technology, Enikepadu, said that the Hindustan Computers Limited conducted campus placements interviews on their campus recently. HCL representatives D. Mallesh, Arul and James conducted the ...
College organises ‘Bhavanotsav'
With the objective of showcasing the talent of the students, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Vivekananda College, Sainikpuri, conducted ‘Bhavanotsav' that saw students from nearly 90 colleges participating.Students presented and ...
Freedom to choose subjects and timings of classes
When my admission was confirmed in the University of Auckland in New Zealand and was packing to leave India, I did not know quite what to expect. I was a bit nervous about the challenges I have to face in a new country and at the same time ...
Viruses, worms and cyber security
There are many courses that train computer professionals who can ensure appropriate steps in the design, development, operation, and maintenance of security systems
Young women entrepreneurs of substance
Of the 10 women students who won the Cherie Blair Foundation-National Entrepreneurship Network Fellowships, three are from Tamil Nadu.
CBSE offers Mandarin Chinese
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is offering schools in the country the option to offer Chinese language as a subject of study.It proposes to offer the subject for students of Class VI from April 2011. In a notification ...
What's the way forward?
UGC regulation making NET qualification mandatory for teaching posts leaves thousands of M.Phil candidates in a quandary
Q & A
A career with NGOs
I am an engineering graduate. I am interested in a career in NGO/Rural Development. I am firm on my decision. Kindly guide me.Lakshminarayana Udupavia e-mailIt is good to find qualified individuals looking at the ...
The hard sell
(Members of E-Plus clubs in colleges have been given the following topic for discussion and debate)Week 61 (December 20 to 25)Theme: I guess most of us will agree when I say a good shopping experience largely depends upon the ...
It's hiring time
As students gear up to face job interviews, they must always keep in mind the recruiters' requirements
Deal with stars and galaxies
A look at higher study options in astrophysics
Conference on fluid mechanics
The Department of Mathematics, Osmania University, is organising an international conference on ‘Recent trends in Fluid Mechanics' on December 23 and 24 to discuss the latest trends in application of mathematics, in particular, fluid ...
Approach to mathematics
Vidhyapika Learning Center is conducting SysteMath , a systematic approach to learning mathematics that requires children to spend just 10 minutes a day. The course will give an early start to children, strengthen their foundation, improve ...
Grants for Bharathiar University
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has sanctioned a grant of Rs. 9 crore to the Bharathiar University under a programme called ‘PURSE' (Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence).The programme is for ...
Golden Jubilee award
Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University P. Murugesa Boopathi and professors of soil science and agricultural chemistry R. Santhi and R. Natesan received the Golden Jubilee Award for Excellence in nutrient management of vegetable ...
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University entered into a memorandum of understanding with Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, to extend inter-institutional collaboration in education and research on agriculture, horticulture and allied ...
It's hiring time on campuses
As students gear up to face job interviews, they must always keep in mind the recruiters' requirements.
Changes in DASA scheme
Fees hiked, minimum score fixed in test for foreign students.
Two is company, three is a crowd
Studying for the exams in groups is fun but many prefer to be home alone
Learning the legal aspects of computing
Cyber law is one area where IT professionals and legal experts have to work in tandem to protect users, empower enforcement agencies, and punish offenders.
Narsee Monje Institute of Management Studies, considered to be one of the premier institutes in management studies in India, celebrated the second anniversary of its Bangalore campus recently.Participating in the function, Lokayukta ...
The Indian Maritime University (IMU) functioning under the Government of India has invited applications for admission to its regular three-year B.Sc. nautical science course (185 seats) at T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai; four-year B.Tech. marine ...
Colleges to have internal quality assessment cells
MAST: a test for employability
The list of competitive exams one has to take does not end with admissions to a B-school. The entrance test MAST will be used by recruiters to employ the best in the talent pool.
Bharathidasan University shows the way for e-resource utilisation
The Bharathidasan University's use of technology to provide access to information has created the ideal learning environment for students.
Shining in a Group Discussion
Group discussion (GD) has become an integral part of the selection process, post the written tests, in top B-schools in the country. It is conducted not only by the IIMs (Indian Institute of Management), but also by other top B-schools — ...
‘Samanvay' brings out the best
Samanvay, the two-day inter-collegiate management students meet organised by the students of Siva Sivani Institute of Management, helped students from different colleges exchange views on various issues pertaining to their field apart from ...
Maritime Law course
University of Southampton's (UK) School of Law has introduced a three-year full time LLB (Maritime Law) programme that will provide an excellent foundation for a career in international maritime law, commerce and related industries. It is a ...
US Consulate officials visit AITS
Jane Carter, Vice Consulate and Gloria Rigor from US Consulate General, Hyderabad, visited Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Piglipur, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, and interacted with the students.The Consulate ...
Culinary skills to the fore
The Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition organised a Cake Decoration Competition to bring out the inherent talents of the students in the culinary field, especially in the pastry line.The competition ...
Kalpana Chawla Science Block opened
Kola Rajyalakshmi, MLA and former Vice-Chancellor of Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV) inaugurated the ‘Kalpana Chawla Science Block' on the varsity campus last week.She spoke on the need to stimulate exploring ...
UK degrees continue to attract students
PG programmes are in demand as the duration of the courses is only one year, says Susan O' Neill, team leader and international officer of Glasgow Caledonian University
Awarded best NSS programme officer under ANU limits
Siddhartha Academy president S. Vishnuvardhana Rao and secretary N. Venkateswarlu complimented Telugu lecturer Adusumilli Srinivasa Rao on being awarded the Best NSS Programme Officer under the Acharya Nagarjuna University limits for 2009-10. ...
SVU pitches for clean cities, green villages
Sri Venkateswara University laid the foundation for making the cities cleaner and the panchayats greener.At a programme held in collaboration with Ecological Security and Climate Organisations Net (ESCON) last week, an action plan was ...
Eplus Club schedule
Theme: I guess most of us will agree when I say a good shopping experience largely depends upon the people who help you shop.Courteous and helpful shopkeepers and salespersons are assets to the business and can make you choose one ...
Marketing and sales is dynamic field
I have completed BE and MBA with finance and marketing as specialisation with over three years of experience in sales and marketing. I want to settle in any of the finance profiles like equity or research analyst. With the experience, which I ...
US university team visits OU
An eight member delegation headed by Donzell Lee, Dean, School of Graduate studies, Alcorn State University, USA, visited Osmania University and held discussions with the Registrar, and senior officials of the university to prepare the roadmap ...
Get your points right
I don't suppose everyone does it, but I find myself listing out things while speaking quite often.For example, if I happen to watch a new movie, I tend to express my opinion in a sentence such as:“The movie started all ...
e-commerce technologies set to take the next big leap
Management students told to imbibe right attitude
MIU in Malaysia
Manipal Education will set up Manipal International University (MIU) in Kuala Lumpur on invitation from the Malaysian Government. The first batch will join next year. Manipal International University now represents the next level of growth for ...
Infosys bags prestigious award
Infosys Technologies has been recognised as a winner of the prestigious Global, Asian and Indian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Awards for 2010.The 2010 MAKE Panels across the Global, Asian and Indian categories have ...
French institute offers unique courses
To meet the rising demands of professionals in specific areas, ECE Paris Graduate School of Engineering, a top private engineering institute in Paris is offering three new graduation options - Transports & Mobility, Energy & ...
Applications invited for HCU courses
Last date is January 15
Changes in Direct Admission of Students Abroad scheme
For competent and caring teachers
Azim Premji varsity to begin programmes from the next academic year.
International accreditation is for programmes: VIT VC
With the emergence of a large number of engineering institutions in the country, Prof. V. Raju, vice-chancellor, VIT University, Vellore, states that the following have come to define the profile of a great institution: the quality of faculty, ...
Reunions are flavour of the season. 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 ...
British Council scholarships
The British Council invites applications for scholarships from aspiring candidates interested in Ph.D and M.Phil degrees in science, technology economics and social sciences at St. John's College, University of Cambridge.There will be ...
Failures turn into stepping stones for success
I grew up in Visakhapatnam and had a small dream when I was a kid. In 1998, I was exposed to a computer for the first time in my life when I was 10 years old, which marked the beginning of a dream. I dreamt about designing the next generation ...
The Indian School of Mines (Deemed University), Dhanbad, has invited applications for an all-India level entrance examination to be held on May 15, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Chennai, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Dhanbad, ...
Chase your dreams
The Hindu Education Plus invites Indian students in foreign universities to share their experience about the campus, quality of education, facilities available, city life, adapting to the changes in a foreign university and any other ...
Applications have been invited for the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) to be held on May 29, 2011 for admission to a five-year integrated M.Sc. programme in biological, chemical, mathematical and physical sciences conducted at the ...
Great tributes paid to Mrs. A.V.N. College
Mrs. A.V.N. College and its high school in Visakhapatnam are celebrating the 150 years of their existence (the school started earlier and later the college was established). During the eight-day festival the organisers allotted one day to ...
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