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Quality at IITs : the road ahead
Are the IITs losing their relevance in today's global context?
CSAT: adapting to changes is the real test
New format will not only test knowledge but also skills to adapt to the situation, finds R. Ravikanth Reddy
GMRIT inks pacts
GMR Institute of Technology (GMRIT), Rajam, has signed a MoU with Environmental Research Institute of University of Highlands and Islands (UHI) of Scotland, to establish a centre for excellence in environmental sciences and energy engineering, ...
‘No special education needed to take computer-based test'
Prometric, the global technological partners for the US-based Educational Testing Services (ETS) was selected by the IIM to conduct the first online computer-based Common Admission Test (CAT) in India in 2009. The test was conducted with a few ...
Japanese Government scholarship for 2012
MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan at a specialised training college, a college of technology and a university (undergraduate ...
Innovation, precision, self-reliance
DRDO offers exciting careers in defence research for the younger generation
Be a world-class business executive
Loyola College, Chennai, in association with the IESEG School of Management has been offering a twinning BBA programme since 2007. IESEG is ranked among the top 10 B-schools in France by the L' Etudiant 2010 Business School Ranking. ...


Cashing in on environmental upkeep
Business projects need to comply with government norms and regulations pertaining to environment. MBA in environmental management offered by BIM-Tiruchi, prepares you for the job.

Fully–sponsored wind energy course at Amrita
Under the Memorandum of Understanding with Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET) and Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA)Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore will begin offering two new PG Diploma Programs in ...

State NSS team clinches national award for national integration
Who better than students to instil and disseminate the spirit of national integration? Realising this, the National Service Scheme (NSS) has been conducting national integration camps on a regular basis bringing together NSS volunteers from ...

Test Tracker
The University of Delhi has invited applications for an all India level entrance test to be held on July 2 for admission to the following courses conducted at the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, New Delhi:M.Sc.-Ph.D. ...

Striving to create future leaders
The MBA programmes at the University of Liverpool School of Management, U.K., provide a competitive edge to its students.


GUIDANCE PLUS
Exploring the science of concrete structures
Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, is a premier institute that helps the building industry find economical solutions to problems related to materials, rural and urban housing, energy conservation, efficiency, fire hazards, structural and foundation problems, and disaster mitigation.

Japanese Government scholarship for 2012
MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan at a specialised training college, a college of technology and a university (undergraduate ...

Recruitment drive
Apollo Engineering College and Wipro is jointly organising a recruitment drive for 2011 batch Passed out B.Sc. (Com.Sci, Maths, Physics, Statistics, Elec.Sci, IT),B.Com, BCA Students on May 30, 2011, at Apollo Engineering College, Chennai. ...

IBM collaborates with Bharath University
IBM and Bharath University, Chennai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to provide the students with the skills which will better equip them and enhance their employability to take up job in IT.As a part of this MoU, ...

Young entrepreneur awards from British Council
Award aims to reward creative entrepreneurs based in India

‘Banking sector has a great future'
Youth explained the benefits of being a bank officer and opportunities available in different areas of banking


WASSUP
Combined degree in biomedical sciences
The University of Delhi has invited applications for an all India level entrance test to be held on July 2 for admission to the following courses conducted at the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, New Delhi:M.Sc.-Ph.D. ...

New courses on offer this year
St.Joseph's Degree and P.G.College, King Koti is introducing three years B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism course from this academic year. This is second college in the State to introduce three years course after Loyola ...

VSU on a quest for quality
The Post-Graduate (PG) Centre in Kavali would be treated as second campus of Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU), and the 40-year old institution would be developed in all aspects, said VSU Vice-Chancellor C.R.Visweswara Rao.Mr.Rao along ...


UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP
MANUU opens centre in Kargil
The Vice-Chancellor of MANUU, Mohammad Miyan inaugurated the centre in the presence of the Chief Executive Councillor, Kargil, Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan.The centre will offer courses in three subjects and later add three more subjects so ...

CBIT organises industry institute interaction meet
CBIT organised an Industry-Institute Interaction (III) meet where the industry representatives said they were keen to take up initiatives that facilitate in improving quality of education to meet global requirements.At the same time, ...

‘Torrent' your favourite blockbuster
‘Torrenting' allows users to receive and send files to other computers

Eplus Club schedule
1. Debate: - Think about both sides of the following statement. ‘We don't need computers'Write a short passage supporting the argument and another passage opposing it.2. Plus points: - Summer is on and most of us are ...

MANUU introduces new courses
The Maulana Azad National Urdu University is offering MCA in Urdu for the first time with dual exit scheme. Candidates may exit the programme after one year with completion of two semesters with post Graduation Diploma in Information ...


QUERY CUE
Genetic Engineering has several applications in medicine, research
I have just completed my CBSE X class. I am interested in Genetics and plant breeding. Please guide me as to what group should I take in my XI class. Should I opt for both Math and Biology with Physics, Chemistry.Should I go for Genetic ...

UK varsities close down courses owing to funding cuts
Indian students preparing to leave for Britain to enrol in courses from September may well check the status of their universities – major funding cuts have plunged many British universities in crisis with courses being abolished and ...

Huge demand for interpreters
Have a flair for learning new languages? Then interpreting may be your field. With the world becoming a global village it comes as no surprise that there is now a need for interpreters in the market.Interpreters convert spoken statement ...


TALKING POINT
‘Own' is a very useful expression
With major sports events taking place these days, and well-known players and teams losing, I figured this would be the right time to look at various terms--some of them slang, informal ones--for the concept of defeat. Words such as ...

Courses in Astronomy
Stars and galaxies fascinate everyone and the very thought of them leave one with the desire to explore the unknown life in the skies. For such candidates M.Sc (Astronomy) M.Sc (Astrophysics) are the perfect courses.The Department of ...

Options for MBBS graduates in the Army
Those armed with the MBBS degree can consider the option of joining the Army Medical Corps. Understanding the selection procedure for medical graduates as short service commissioned officer in the Army Medical Corps is important.The ...

SMU introduces new programmes
Sikkim Manipal University – Distance Education has announced the opening of admissions to their summer 2011 session.SMU-DE offers career-oriented programmes in 51 courses across 12 disciplines including IT, Telecom Technology, ...

Four-week course
Entrepreneurship Development Cell is organising a four-week course, the “Entrepreneurship development programme” for unemployed graduates in engineering, technology, medicine, pharmacy, management streams at its premises in Osmania ...

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 Hindu ...

ARM scholarship from University of Liverpool
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at the University of Liverpool (UK) has invited applications for a scholarship which includes a four month paid internship at a world-leading technology company in ...
Be dynamic, management students told
A seminar on ‘Emerging Paradigms in Management Research' was conducted by the Department of Management Studies, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College. M.R. Sivaraman, IAS (Retd), Former Union Revenue Secretary, Executive Director – ...

Short-term courses in wind energy
PSG Polytechnic College, Coimbatore, is offering five new post-graduate diploma courses related to the field of capacity building in wind energy sector.The courses are in Wind Mill – Operation and Maintenance (Electrical and ...

SRM signs MoU with BRIN
SRM University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bosch Rexroth India Limited (BRIN) of Ahmedabad.The MoU is aimed at establishing a collaborative centre of excellence in automation technologies with technical and ...

Combined Defence Services Exam on September 18
The Combined Defence Services Exam (CDSE) is a national-level open exam for boys and girls, at Graduation/ B Tech level, who wish to choose the Indian Armed Forces as a career as Class-I Commissioned Officer.The CDSE exam is conducted ...

Good English language skills must
Admission in a good university abroad depends on the GRE and GMAT scores and not just final year marks

Applications invited
University of Calicut has invited applications for admission to its various degree and PG courses including Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management, Bachelor of Hotel Management , M.Sc. general biotechnology, M.Sc. bioinformatics, M.Sc. ...

Campus Connect
A two-day seminar on ‘Recent trends in language testing' was conducted by the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, in collaboration with Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, recently. A. Aathithan, Head, ...
GRE revised General Test from Aug. 1
New types of questions more closely align with the skills students need to succeed in today's demanding graduate and business school programmes
On wireless networks and security
Technical sessions on ‘Data Mining,' ‘Network Security,' ‘Image Processing' and ‘Networks' were conducted at the conference
Spearheading research in key areas
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has many achievement in the fields of science and engineering, thanks to a number of laboratory facilities under the umbrella of the council

Research centres
The main centres of research under CSIR control are listed below. An awareness of the existence of such laboratory facilities under the umbrella of the council will help us in identifying the best institution for research in science or ...

TOEFL scores are now valid for Australian student visa
Indian students can now use them for dual purposes

SBI aid for meritorious students
Scholar Loan Scheme helps students pursue full-time courses in select premier institutes in the country


E-PLUS CLUB
Your opinion matters
(Members of E-Plus clubs have been given the following topic for discussion and debate)Debate: Think about both sides of the following statement. Write a short passage supporting the argument and another passage opposing ...

Herd mentality must go
Pragmatic thinking to transcend peer pressure is the need of the hour

Lead Trust felicitates toppers
Brilliant students from poor families are given all-round support


Q & A
For a career in banking
I would like to know if the English and Foreign Language University in Hyderabad offers programmes in distance education. I want to pursue distance course in teaching of English. I completed graduation in 2005.Gayathri ...

Coming Up
The Central Tool Room and Training Centre, Bhubaneswar, has invited applications for admission to its four-year diploma course in tool and die making course starting from August 2011.The entry qualification is a pass in SSLC or ...

COURSE CLOSE-UP
Handle an emergency
A course aimed at turning out more qualified paramedics to treat accident victims during the golden hour

VTU signs MoU for research
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, has entered into an MoU with a Bangalore firm for strengthening the research aptitude of students and faculty, for giving them practical exposure in Computer Aided Engineering, Computational ...


DIFFERENT STROKES
Need a counsellor at admission time?
If only students could lean on someone's shoulders at the time of selecting their course...

Campus Capsule
M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, in association with the Alumni Association (MSRITAA), felicitated 17 students, who secured ranks in the exam conducted by the Visvesvaraya Technological University, including two of them being first rank ...

Test Track
The University of Delhi has invited applications for an all-India-level entrance test to be held on July 2 for admission to the following courses conducted at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, New Delhi:M.Sc.-Ph.D. ...



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