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Sparking curiosity on stars and planets
There are numerous academic and research options available to youngsters in astronomy and astrophysics in India, writes G. KRISHNAKUMAR.


Countdown begins for pre-counselling guidance programmes
The countdown has begun for the pre-counselling guidance programmes The Hindu-EducationPlus is organising in different centres in the next few days in Kerala for those seeking admission to courses in various professional streams. Registrations ...


GUIDANCE PLUS
Key centres of research in forestry
The thrust areas of research in forestry varies from identification of seed production areas and establishment of seed orchards to development of suitable agro-forestry models.

Super computer for GITAM
GITAM Centre for Advanced Technology Solutions (CATS), Visakhapatanam, has developed a Super Computer, called “High Performance Computer (HPC) Cluster”, capable of delivering 1.5 Teraflops (1.5 Trillion Floating Point Operations ...

National level test for fellowships in life sciences
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has invited applications for national level test to be held on July 17 at Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh, Varanasai, Guwahati, Kolkata for the ...

Doing MS in the U.S.? Research is key
Check out the credentials of the university even before you apply, and know student visa rules

Agri-business course from KAU


Making the right choices
After you have made it to the rank-list, you have 120 colleges and approximately 500 course-college combinations to choose from.

More MBA schools accepting GRE
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced that the GRE General Test, the world's widely accepted graduate admissions test, is now accepted by more than 500 business schools worldwide for their MBA programmes. In the last four years, ...

Management development programmes at Coimbatore
Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, will organise a series of two-day Management Development Programmes (MDP) and Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) at the GRD Institute of Management, Coimbatore, starting May ...

Test track
The University of Delhi , South Campus, has invited applications for an entrance test for admission to the following courses:MA applied psychology.Registration starts from June 23 to July 7.The entrance test will be held ...

Q & A
I completed by MBBS degree course and house surgency in December 2010. I would like to know about the selection procedure for medical graduates as short service commissioned officers in the Army Medical Corps.Dr. P. RESHMI BHAT, ...

Educational TV channel
Andhra University would soon launch an educational television channel to telecast its educational and research programmes, Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana said. He was participating in a function organised by the AU College of Arts and ...

New Arrivals
The new additions to Kerala Council for Historical Research Library (Archives on Biographies and Family Histories), Thiruvananthapuram. Kabir, Nasreen Munni, (2011), A. R Rahman: The Spirit of Music, New Delhi: ...

Coming up
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC), Pune, has invited applications for a common entrance test for admission to various postgraduate diploma programmes in advanced computing, wireless and mobile computing, integrated ...
Know Your English

Helping you take the next step
The Hindu is back with its annual career guidance sessions
Live your dreams
More choices need not mean confusion. The Hindu Education Plus International Education Fair '11 promises a handholding that can make your task easier.

Managing art and culture
Interested in managing the art wealth of the country? Here is a course that aims at equipping you with the necessary skills.


CAMPUS CONNECT
Meet on issues in service marketing held
Guruvayurappan Institute of Management organised its alumni convention - EX-US'11. The event was conducted to provide a forum for interaction between aspiring managers and corporate managers. More than 20 alumni took part in the convention. ...
Education fair opens new vistas for students
Foreign education is no more a luxury of the rich, and has become a necessity of the middle-class.It is considered the vehicle for prosperity and an opportunity to up their social status. A result of it is the growing number of foreign ...
CAMPUS CONNECT
The 45th College Day of Saraswathy Narayanan College, Madurai, was celebrated on April 20. T. Narayanan, management committee member, presided. S. Murugesan, Vice-Principal, welcomed the gathering. M. Kannan, Principal (in charge), presented ...
The Hindu Education Plus career counselling on May 7
For a smooth sail in the maze of opportunities and inherent challenges, taking informed career decisions necessarily matter the most for students and parents.Enabling the process will be the purpose of the ‘The Hindu Education ...
The Hindu Education Fair comes to Bangalore
It will be held on May 9

GOAL POST
NUS, for high class engineering education
I have always wanted to study engineering and I am living out a dream studying here at the National University of Singapore. From a State board school in Coimbatore to a global university is quite a transformation.The whole of my first ...
The Hindu Education Plus Career Fair 2011 on May 7, 8
The fourth edition of The Hindu Education Plus Career Fair 2011 for higher secondary students will be held on May 7 and 8 at Suguna Kalyana Mandapam. It was earlier scheduled for May 8 and 9.The fair will serve as a platform to promote ...
MSIT: making students industry-ready
Any master's course should provide an experience of learning unlike a degree programme where they are just taught.Students who head to foreign lands for an MS degree precisely go for such an experience as it would make them ...
Managing art and culture
The Arts Management course offered by the DakshinaChitra Museum for South India in collaboration with Kalakshetra, the dance and culture centre in Chennai, aims at providing aspiring managers a perspective on the world of arts and culture. ...
Psychological counselling course
The Hyderabad Academy of Psychology is offering a six-month counsellor training course that will provide learners the basic skills in Psychological Counselling.The course is intensive and involves in-depth training. It aims at enabling ...
NIPER courses
The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) has invited online applications for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to be held on July 3 for admission to MS (Pharm.), M.Pharm., M.Tech. (Pharm) and MBA Pharm ...
Optometry course at ESO
A four-year undergraduate optometry course, BS Optometry, at the Elite School of Optometry, a unit of Medical Research of Foundation (Sankara Nethralaya), in collaboration with Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, comes with a ...
GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS
G. Lalithakumari, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College (SREC), has received a grant of Rs. 4.20 lakh from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for conducting staff ...
JNTUH to conduct project expo

Management development programmes at Coimbatore
Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, will organise a series of two-day Management Development Programmes (MDP) and Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) at the GRD Institute of Management, Coimbatore, starting May ...
CBSE students in a tizzy
The rough deal meted out to students of Class X by the Kerala government last year is giving them anxious moments
Applications invited from NRIs/ foreign students
Applications have been invited from foreign students / NRIs and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme for admission to BE/ B.Tech professional courses conducted in National Institutes of ...

CAMPUS JOTTINGS
Courses in distance education mode
Prabhas Degree College study centre of Acharya Nagarjuna University's Centre for Distance Education will be offering various UG and PG courses.Centre director and coordinator D. Rama Rao said that the students qualified in the entrance ...
Doing MS in U.S. ? Research is key
Check out the credentials of the university even before you apply, and know student visa rules
Look beyond conventional courses
Analysing the current trends and future potential of a sector will help to decide on career choice, say experts.
MoU signed
Infycareer Private Limited, involved in training, quality and project management related services, has been appointed the Registered Service Provider for South India by the American Society for Quality (ASQ), India Chapter. A memorandum of ...
Opportunities galore for cost and management accountants


GOAL POST
Encountering diversity in the U.S.
Being part of the Community College Initiative Programme has been a wonderful experience for this girl
Making young engineers industry-ready
The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community with more than 1,50,000 members in 127 countries and offices across the world. The IET provides ...
BU faculty attend international conference
K. Sasikala, Head, Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, and V. Balachandar, research scientist from the same department, attended an international conference on ‘Environmental Health 2011' at Salvador, Brazil.They were ...
Course in IPR and Patent Management
Global Institute of Intellectual Property (GIIP) invites applications for the nine-month (full-time) Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Management.Classes will commence from June 24 at Bangalore Centre. The ...
Enter the world of IET
It provides support to the professional needs of engineers and technologists
COMING UP
Indian Maritime University has invited applications for a common entrance test to be held on May 15 for admission to its MBA programmes in port and shipping management, international transportation and logistics management. Last date: May ...
Creating the best of teachers
For a country poised for double-digit GDP growth in the foreseeable future, it is inconceivable that the economic turnaround can be achieved and sustained without imparting education to its population.While any debate and discussion on ...
Alumni of AU journalism department to organise reunion
The Alumni Association of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is organising a reunion of its members on May 8 on a major scale. This is for the first time that a meeting of alumni association is being held on a major scale, said ...
The ‘disconnect' in B-schools
Many students consider an MBA degree as the password to the holy grail of good life and realise late that the course has more to do with ability than with their attitude

GUIDANCE PLUS
Thrust areas of research in forestry
There are plenty of opportunities for research for those who have acquired postgraduate degrees in subjects other than forestry.
CBSE students in a tizzy
Worries and concerns of students and parents have become more palpable as May, the month of results and admissions, has come. More worried are the parents and students of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools planning to migrate ...

WASSUP
Indian Maritime University invites applications
Indian Maritime University has invited applications for a common entrance test to be held on May 15 for admission to its MBA programmes in port and shipping management, international transportation and logistics management. Last date: May 2. ...
Still going strong
AU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences started a pharmacy course at the university level in the early 1930s
TEST TRACKER
The National Power Training Institute (NPTI) under the Government of India has invited online applications through the web site www.npti.in for a common entrance test to be held on June 19 for admission to its postgraduate diploma course in ...


COURSE CLOSE-UP
You can do a PG in life sciences after Plus Two


The Hindu Education Plus International Education Fair on May 4
The Hindu Education Plus International Education Fair 2011 comes to Coimbatore for the second time. It will be held here on May 4.The popular overseas education event from The Hindu Group of Publications will serve as a platform for ...
Course in thermal power plant engineering
The National Power Training Institute (NPTI) under Government of India has invited online applications through the web site www.npti.in for a common entrance test to be held on June 19 for admission to its postgraduate diploma course in ...
CAP for admission
MG University wants students to choose their course ‘intelligently'
CAMPUS CONNECT
The young generation is vibrant. Apart from making the best use of the talent they posses, the youth have to take more responsibility, Justice B. Rajendran said.At the 15th College Day of SSN Engineering College, the Madras High Court ...
Applications invited
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, has invited application for admission to ME/ M.Pharm./ M.Tech./ M.Sc./ MUP/ PG diploma programmes in various disciplines. Last date: May 27. Web site: ...
More MBA schools accepting GRE now
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced that the GRE General Test, the world's widely accepted graduate admissions test, is now accepted by more than 500 business schools worldwide for their MBA programmes. In the last four years, ...

E-PLUS CLUB
Your favourite moments
(Members of E-Plus clubs in colleges have been given the following topic for discussion and debate)Lasting impressions: Have you ever wished that time would stand still? Has it ever happened that you wanted a particular moment to last ...
Management development programmes at Coimbatore
Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, will organise a series of two-day Management Development Programmes (MDP) and Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) at the GRD Institute of Management, Coimbatore, starting May ...
Managing art and culture
Interested in managing the art wealth of the country? Here is a course that aims at equipping you with the necessary skills.
Honour for Sri Vishnu Educational Society
Sri Vishnu Educational Society has won the Commendation Certificate of the prestigious “IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award 2010” in the Education Category.The award is given for aggressively internalising robust ...

Q & A
A career in computer hardware
I am interested in learning about the aspects of hardware in the field of computers. I have completed the Diploma in Engineering in Computer Science. Please guide me.Shashi Kiranvia e-mail, BangaloreComputer hardware ...
PG in life sciences after Plus Two
For career-minded Plus Two students in science group, the M.Sc. five-year integrated programme in life sciences offered by the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchi, promises to be a right fit.The university is, perhaps, the first to have ...

Who can apply
Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree, preferably with work experience and should possess an active interest in art and culture. Applications can be downloaded from www.dakshinchitra.net or www.mcfiam.org. Completed application ...

GITAM NCC cadets' distinction
NCC cadets of GITAM University achieved the distinction of winning the Sahara India award for the third consecutive year. Cadets A. Tulasi Ram and Ch. Naga Satya Karthik of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department received the ...
CAMPUS CAPSULE
BMS Institute of Technology recently organised a cultural event ‘Utsaha-2011' for the fourth batch of outgoing students from engineering and MCA category besides a convocation ceremony.The two-day event saw classical and western ...
Chase your dreams
The Hindu EducationPlus 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 ...
AU to launch educational TV channel
Andhra University would soon launch an educational television channel to telecast its educational and research programmes, Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana said while participating in a function organised by the AU College of Arts and Commerce ...
AU to launch educational TV channel
Andhra University would soon launch an educational television channel to telecast its educational and research programmes, Vice-Chancellor B. Satyanarayana said while participating in a function organised by the AU College of Arts and Commerce ...

DIFFERENT STROKES
Stress buster or a waste of time?
Some college students love sports and games, others don't
Admissions for psychological counselling course
The Hyderabad Academy of Psychology is offering a six-month counsellor training course that will provide learners the basic skills in Psychological Counselling.The course is intensive and involves in-depth training.It aims at ...

TALKING POINT
Avoid incorrect usage of words
I am generally against the use of long, heavy words in everyday speech--usually, they just make you sound pompous and pretentious without making any significant difference to the actual message. But the truth is that this is just the kind of ...
Making the civil services exam an easy affair
Synergy Study Point, a civil services examination coaching institute located in Pune, recently launched its portal www.upscmantra.com as a one-stop solution to civil service examination preparation.“To get into civil services ...
Refine your job search tactics
I completed B.Tech (electrical) in 2008 with 59.59 per cent. I left a few job opportunities that knocked at my door. I have been writing Gate Exam, SSB (Indian Army) but have not succeeded. I am jobless since three years. I need your advice to ...
Interwove-2011
The Indian Academy School of Management Studies organised the ‘Interwove-2011' management fest on its campus in Bangalore recently.Rahul Vaidya, Regional Sales Manager, Mahindra & Mahindra, Karnataka, was the chief ...
Fly high from GFTS-Jakkur
Nineteen-year-old Isha Sharma from Delhi has landed in Bangalore. The reason: the dream of her father to make her a commercial pilot received a boost when he came to know that the training aircraft of Government Flying Training School (GFTS) ...

VSU celebrates annual day
Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU), celebrated the third annual day at its Administrative Block, in Nellore on Friday.The institution management organized sports and games on the eve of the anniversary celebrations. Acharya Nagarjuna ...

Eplus Club schedule
Day 1-Lasting Impressions: - Have you ever wished that time would stand still? Has it ever happened that you wanted a particular moment to last forever and never move on? Look back on your life and write a short account of all those moments ...

REUNION
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 ...

GITAM develops super computer
GITAM Centre for Advanced Technology Solutions (CATS) has developed a Super Computer, called “High Performance Computer (HPC) Cluster”, capable of delivering 1.5 Teraflops (1.5 Trillion Floating Point Operations per Second) ...



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