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Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship in Social Science To promote girls education, UGC has introduced this scholarship in social sciences with an aim to compensate direct costs of higher education, especially for girls who happen to be the only girl child in their family. Eligibility: A single girl student who has taken admission in regular, full-time Ph.D. programme in social sciences with maximum ..
Macquarie University’s MOOC courses are a big draw. Following the instant popularity of the Big History MOOC programme by Australia’s Macquarie University on the online learning platform Coursera, the university is now offering a Big History International Student Undergraduate Scholarship. The scholarship can be availed by students of classes XI and XII and independent learners. The Big History course is Macquar..
1 Which of the following descriptions is not associated with Batman: Man Without Fear, The Dark Knight, The World’s Greatest Detective or The Caped Crusader? 2 The word vinegar comes from the French words vyn egre which means sour wine. What active ingredient gives vinegar its sour taste? 3 True or False: The five rings on the Olympic flag symbolise the union of the five continents and the meeting..
A common statement being made across the country is that the graduates coming out of colleges are not job-ready, and only about 25 per cent to 30 per cent are employable. However, the factors that decide these numbers are not well defined. The yardstick for the required skills is not clear either. Should not the availability of jobs also be looked into as a factor? Would it not be more fruitful to focus on the demand-supply gap, quant..
The international contest is a special Russian State-sponsored programme for engineering education in Russia. The Russian Centre of Science and Culture has introduced a contest for engineering students aspiring for higher education. The National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University’s online contest for admission will be open from April 18 to June 30. For details, visit http://iic.tpu.ru/tpu_contest. Tomsk University,..
A number of myths surround the civil services and the UPSC examination. Some believe that only those having an excellent academic record can get into it while some think that it is easy for students with professional qualifications such as engineering and medicine. Some even believe that if they join civil services, they will have to sacrifice their social life. R.A. Israel Jebasingh, who served as an IAS officer for a decade and is cur..
3 April 2016: the day that marks 400 years since the death of playwright William Shakespeare. The Bard's legacy is still strongly felt around the world, with his influence upon the English language showing little sign of relenting. Even those who never want to hear his name again after studying the tragedies at school must accept that Shakespeare is everywhere. His plays are still widely considered the pinnacle and..
Technology industry is a great career option, no matter how you look at it: Interesting work, high salaries and lots of opportunity. However, some tech jobs are better than others. Glassdoor has sifted through its enormous database of employee reviews to come up with a list of the Top 25 jobs, across all industries. It ranked the jobs by looking at the median annual base salary, number of job opening available, and how various peo..
I’m writing this in turbulent times. If one looks at the newspapers or scans online news sites, it would seem that turbulence is a feature of contemporary life. Political unrest, violence of different kinds, social injustice, scarcity on the one hand and obscene levels of consumption on the other, competition for natural resources and a resultant politics of opportunism and short-term gain… we can go on with this ..
What to do now? You have done everything within your power. On the last day, keep attempting questions from the source you have been using so far. In order to evaluate your current preparedness, attempt the previous year’s papers or join a short contact programme for a crash course. This will help you quickly revise all topics in a competitive environment. Additionally, take up mock tests online and assess your ..
Anna University will start online registration for admissions to the engineering courses for the academic year 2016-17 on April 15. According to the University Registrar S. Ganesan, the online registration for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA 2016-17) application forms will begin on April 15. ==================================..
Your strategy for getting into the top U.S. universities must be planned well ahead, combining exams and self-appraisal. Here’s a thought that bears repeating about getting into Ivy League and the so-called Top-25 schools: It’s harder than you think and it takes long-term planning. There is an incredible crush of applicants for the top schools. They’re the institutions with the lowest acceptance rates. Altho..
An interesting contest that is held every year, for students of science is the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO). The contest is held in December every year. Students who are under fifteen years of age on January 1 of the year in which the contest is being held and who are studying in Class X or below are eligible to compete. “Indian Association of Physics Teachers and others involved in the Olympiads con..
K. C. MAHINDRA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POST-GRADUATE STUDIES ABROAD An interest-free loan scholarship awarded to deserving graduates interested in pursuing their postgraduate studies overseas. Eligibility: First-class degree or equivalent diploma from a recognised university. Candidates must have secured or applied for admission at a reputable foreign university or institution. Application: By post Prizes and rewar..
ELS Educational Services, Inc. has announced the third year of their sponsorship, in conjunction with the United Nations, for the Many Languages, One World (MLOW) student essay contest and Global Youth Forum, 2016. The contest will qualify contestants for a trip to New York to participate in the United Nations Global Youth Forum. The goal of the MLOW Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum is to support multilingualism a..
These curricula prepare students for a university experience at home and abroad. A survey commissioned by The HRD Ministry highlights the tenfold increase in the number of IB schools in India for the past 10 years. Beginning with mere 8 institutes in 2000, today, the number of international schools has grown to 478. Karnataka has the second most, following Maharashtra. Both the International General Certificate of Secondary Ed..
As the month draws to a close, the dreaded Board exams inch closer. City students share their strategies and ways of coping with the exam stress. Fateh Singh Chadha, Class XII, Modern School, Barakhamba Road No matter how confident one appears to be, exam time does give jitters. Dime a dozen strategies and suggestions add to the anxiety level. Assimilating and integrating the overload of course material and time management are th..
How prepared are you to face the CBSE exam on this application-oriented subject? After all the rigorous coaching in school throughout the year, it is that time of the year when students are preparing for their CBSE Board Examination. Teachers pull out all the stops to help their students with strategies to tackle the exams. Parents too join in to help. Here are some useful tips which could additionally guide them while preparing fo..
The last three months before the JEE (Main) examination are crucial for preparation as this period must be primarily utilised for quick revision and taking many mock tests. Each test must be followed by an in-depth test analysis to recognise weaker areas and rectify them. Ideally, a serious aspirant must have completed the syllabus by now. The following plan, however, will help in preparation. February: This time is crucial and ma..
Dr Goh Keng Swee Scholarship This private scholarship is administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) for students who want to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities in Singapore, that is, National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Management University (SMU) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Eligibility: Students who apply for under..
Indians are welcome to study and work in Great Britain, says UK’s Minister for Science and Universities Jo Johnson even as Europe grapples with issues on migrants. In an exclusive interview during a visit to India to announce the ‘UK-India Year of Education, Research and Innovation for 2016’, he says that going to study in the UK is brain gain and not brain drain. Excerpts of the interview: Is the I..
Develops Intern at Shieldsquare Category: Software Location: Bangalore Stipend: Rs. 15,000 per month Eligibility: Computer Science & IT – UG / PG Website: http://bit.ly/ Twenty19TH501 Product Content Writer at SpringEdge Category: Content writing / Journalism Location: Work from home Stipend: Expenses covered Eligibility: All students Website: http://bit.ly/ Twenty19TH..
Does the revised exam pattern carrying more MCQs imply a dilution of standards? National Institute of Design, one of the premier design institutes in the country, has produced several notable professionals in the field. Its entrance exam is one of the most anticipated events in the calendar of design enthusiasts who want to hone their skills. Though there has been no fixed pattern for the exam, this year the institute has off..
The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, has announced a new two-year postgraduate master’s course in Public Policy and Global Affairs. Addressing pressing issues of the 21st century, including human rights, climate change, poverty, security and risk, the programme will help train students for senior management roles such as policy analysts, foreign policy strategists, directors of corporate policy, and so on. ..
What is the meaning and origin of ‘cool one’s heels’? (J. Maitabi, Bangalore) The idiom is frequently used in informal contexts to mean to make someone wait. When you make someone ‘cool his heels’, you delay meeting the person; sometimes, deliberately. The person may get irritated or angry and you wait for him to cool down. The train was late, so we spent the time cooling our heels in the waiting ..
Until a few years ago, mixing the humanities and the sciences was practically unheard of. Now, the tide is slowly turning. Science, engineering, medicine, commerce, arts... for a long, long time, higher education in India implied degrees in relatively rigid disciplines. The idea of a course where a student could study biology and classical literature as part of the same curriculum seemed absurd. However, a bunch of universities acro..
A fully flexible credit system, freedom to choose one’s modules, and proximity to other countries make it an enriching experience, writes Angshuman Hazarika. Studying abroad is a dream for many Indian students and my experience till now in Germany has strengthened my belief that if not yet, you should start dreaming and planning for it right away. The idea of studying abroad had struck me before I joined my underg..
From a simple beginning as a forum for IIT-JEE to becoming a credible launch pad for JEE aspirants, FIITJEE has come a long way. In conversation with R.L. Trikha, FIITJEE’s director, KARISHMA HINGORANI finds out what makes the training work for students. FIITJEE was formed by D. K. Goel, a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from IIT Delhi, in 1992. The success of their students at the JEE exams this year has added to their laure..
It is a useful tool that offers career clarity and opens up new possibilities. Love them or loathe them, in today’s competitive scenario, there is nothing more adequate than a psychometric test to understand one’s persona, mental make-up and skills. All it requires is to analyse the answers to a specific set of questions. After completing their board exams, choosing the right subject for graduation can be an arduou..
Studies reveal people with average IQ, more often than not, outperform those with higher IQ. The reason is emotional intelligence. Over the past decade or so, emotional intelligence has increasingly come to be seen as a critical factor of success on and off the job. In the June 21, 1999 edition of Fortune magazine’s cover article ‘Why CEO’s fail,’ authors Ram Charan and Geoffrey Colvin categorically state that ..
The syllabus for the 2016 exam has been revised. Here is how you can plan your preparations for the exam. GATE — the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering — is considered one of the toughest all-India examinations that checks students’ knowledge of undergraduate subjects related to the stream of engineering and science. It is a computer-based standardised test, organised by the Indian Institute of Science..
Like other competitive exams, this too requires careful preparation. In the IAS main exam, for Paper I and Paper II of the Optional subject, there is a choice, so that you don’t have to attempt all questions. Therefore it is important to read the question papers carefully right at the beginning. Each question should be read at least twice before deciding which questions are to be attempted. The question paper in the Main e..
The last date to apply for Central Sector Scholarship (CSS) has been extended to November 30. Eligible candidates can submit online applications through National Scholarship Portal. Students who pass Plus Two /VHSC Examinations, conducted by the Board of Higher secondary Education/Board of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala and pursuing any regular course which may also be Professional Courses such as Medic..
Kerala State Welfare Corporation for Forward Communities has invited applications from economically backward students of Forward Communities for different Vidya Samunnithi scholarships for 2015-16, for those pursuing various courses. Scholarships are available for High School, Higher Secondary, Diploma/Certificate, Professional and Non Professional courses for Bachelor & Master Programmes, for CA/CS/ICWA and for studies in repu..
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, has invited nominations for ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA) for the year 2015. The award was instituted by the Department of Biotechnology in the year 2005, as an attractive, career-oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists upto the age of 35 years with innovative ideas and desire to pursue research in..
Job security, several benefits and not so demanding…really? Get the true picture. The Uttar Pradesh government secretariat recently received applications from postgraduates and Ph.D holders in response to a notification of vacancies of peon. This was even before the criticism evoked by the news of B.Techs and MBAs applying for the post of security guards died. Why is there so much craze for government jobs? A few days ago, I wa..
Deakin Postgraduate Studies Scholarship The scholarship is offered by Deakin University, Australia, for meritorious students to pursue postgraduation in the fields of creative arts, health, sports, engineering and business analytics. Courses will begin in March 2016. Eligibility: A minimum score of 80 per cent in graduation. Application: Online Prizes and Rewards: Two-year tuition fee of Rs.32 lakh approximately Dead..
Affordability, focussed classes and scholarships make it a popular choice for Indians. With a thriving Indian population settled in Canada, it is small wonder that Canada is one of the most favoured educational destinations for Indian students, after the traditional destinations like the USA and the U.K. Official figures by some Canadian universities suggest that the number of Indian students enrolling in Canadian instit..
The School of Business, Alliance University, Bangalore has invited applications from the prospective candidates for the admission to Executive MBA Courses of Academic Year 2016. Eligibility & Selection: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate from a recognized University. A minimum of three years full-time work experience. Application Procedure: (1)The Application Form an..
“Luckily, nothing serious happened. My dad managed to avoid the truck.” “Thank goodness! So your dad was on the wheel when this thing...” “He wasn't 'on' the wheel. He was 'at' the wheel. He was the one driving the car.” “What about the truck? Who was at the wheel? Did you...” “Whoever was at the wheel probably realised he'd made a mistake. So, h..
Here’s how you can increase your efficiency, manage time and motivate yourself to get the best score. Seven months remain for the JEE 2016 qualifying exam. Engineering aspirants should be well into their preparations to secure a seat in any of the coveted IITs across India. Arguably, the JEE Main and Advanced exams are among the most gruelling entrance exams in the country. The selection criterion is extremely strict and only th..
A Committee constituted by the IIT council has recommended major changes in entrance examination structure for these prestigious institutes including setting up of a National Testing Service, which would hold tests on the basis of which around four lakh students would be shortlisted for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). Many of the recommendations of the Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) under the Chairmanship of Prof. ..
The Government College for Women in Kolar imparts education to thousands of girls, especially those from rural backgrounds. The Government College for Women (GCW) in Kolar is one of the premier institutions imparting education to girls. It has completed three decades of service in spreading the light of education in the lives of girls, particularly those from rural areas and poor families. Realising the need f..
A delegation from Deakin University speaks about its new management programme and a course in health economics Australia’s Deakin University is a multi-award winning university with an international focus and a student population of 52,000. The university has received a five-star rating from the prestigious British university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. On a recent visit to India, Deakin Universit..
With the smart phone camera, are we in any way altering how we might remember our everyday lives? With smart phones becoming practically ubiquitous, almost everyone now wields a camera in his pocket. So, it has become almost second nature for us to click and capture not just special moments, but even mundane experiences like shopping for clothes, drinking chai at a roadside eatery or riding in a taxi. Whenever I take my chil..
EDUCATION REFORMS To improve its position in the global arena, the government of Bulgaria is planning to implement reforms in the higher education and national science sector. According to reports, the country has been ranked last in the Innovation Union Scoreboard rankings, which provides a comparative assessment of the innovation performance of European Union member states in term of new patents, doctoral degrees a..
Mike Murphy, a lecturer in Marketing at the University College Cork (UCC), Ireland, has been visiting India annually for over 25 years. He currently chairs the Internationalisation Committee for the College of Business and Law in UCC, and is the co-director of the MSc. in Management and Marketing, a one-year, full-time programme with a placement option. Also, a keen amateur photographer, his work has be..
Kochi: Institute of Forensic Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Sector-9, Near Directorate of Forensic Sciences, Gandhinagar-382007, has invited applications for admission to M.Sc. Forensic Odontology course of 2 years duration. The Programme is approved by Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Gujarat & State Dental Council. Eligibility Applicant should hold a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from an..
Getting used to education patterns overseas can be a trying phase. How do you turn it into a rewarding experience? When Delhi-based Kirtirupa first started attending classes at the University of Sheffield in Sheffield, U.K., the first block she faced was understanding the accent of the lecturers. “I have attended an English-medium school, but it took me some time to get used to the lecturers’ thick acc..
Internships can help you find out whether you are really cut out for the job you are seeking. At a time when coaching classes are mushrooming to help students crack entrance tests and job interviews, there is hardly any guidance to make job-seekers aware of the actual demands of a job and prepare them accordingly. It is very common to find confused or dissatisfied young working professionals who take up a job not knowing its demands, ..
Applications are invited by Regional Centre for Biotechnology, 180, Udyog Vihar Phase I, Gurgaon - 122016 for the six months research training programme from the students of 4 year Graduate Programme / PG in Sciences from Universities/ Institutions/ Colleges of repute to carry out their project work towards partial fulfilment of their degrees commencing from January 2016. The training programme for Post Graduate students ..
Kendriya Sainik Board, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, under the Ministry of Defence, has invited applications for PM’s scholarship for dependent wards / widows of ex-servicemen and Ex-Indian Coast Guard personnel under the Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS). The scholarship is to encourage higher technical and professional education for the dependent wards of Ex Servicemen / Ex Coast Guard personnel and th..
Here is how you can get good scores in this management entrance test in November. The race to CAT (Common Admission Test) 2015 is on. For the year 2015 (admission through CAT 2014), there are 19 IIMs functioning and accepting CAT scores. The total number of seats at these IIMs is approximately 3,850 (3,335 seats at 13 old IIMs plus approximately 500 seats at six new IIMs). The institutes have sent around 15,000 GD/PI/WAT calls for the..
Applications can be submitted online at http://www.licindia.in/GJF_home.htm till 23rd September, 2015, for the 'LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship' for students belonging to the economically weaker families for pursuing higher studies. The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker families so as to provide them, better opportunities for higher education and enhance their..
Kochi: Applications are invited from Artisans practising in Jute & Allied Craft preferably belonging to Schedule Caste Category for admission to Long Term Training Courses (04 months & 3 months) and Short Term Training Courses (02 months) on Jute Handicrafts & Jute Diversified Product (JDP) to be conducted by Department Of Jute And Fibre Technology, Institute of Jute Technology, University Of Calcutta sponsored by Developmen..
In a first, five IT majors - Cognizant, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Accenture - together have made 7,947 offers at VIT University. In a first, five IT majors - Cognizant, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Accenture - together have made 7,947 offers at VIT University. According to VIT officials, statistics indicate that all these companies have slightly surpassed their own records from previo..
CIASL Academy, Cochin has invited applications for the following course starting on the 1st of January 2014. Diploma in Aviation Management Graduates with an age group between 20-25 years can apply for the course. Application forms can be downloaded from the link:http://www.ciasl.in/UserFiles/ciasl/Application_Form-01-01.jpgLast date for submission of completed application to The Director, CIAL Academy, Kochi Airport P.O., Cochin ..
To that end, I offer the following observations about the key characteristics of great teachers. This list is certainly not exhaustive, and the characteristics do not appear in any particular order of importance but are based on the singular premise that for a teacher to be called great, the students must also aspire to be great. Respect: In a great teacher’s classroom, each person’s ideas and opinions are valued..
Please provide me information on the Post-Graduation programme in Aviation Medicine that is available in Bangalore. I got to know of this through a friend, but I have not been able to get relevant information. I have completed MBBS and a PG certificate course, and presently working in a teaching hospital as an associate. —Anish Kumar Rai, Ranchi The Post-Graduation programme in Aviation Medicine is conducted by the Institut..
Different stages, marks for various sections, eligibility... all you need to know about the exam. The civil services offer fine opportunities to the youth for serving the people. Our country needs honest, efficient, competent and dynamic officers who know the ethos of the land. Because of the remarkable success of candidates from Kerala in the challenging civil services examination in recent time..
An app that is not just about good filters and editing tools, the Visual Supply Co Cam is about the community as well. To the untrained eye, Ishtaarth Dalmia looks like your average millennial with a smartphone: forehead creased in concentration as he uses his iPhone to capture a cup of coffee, a few orchids, or a mountain range somewhere in northern Kashmir. A closer look reveals what he uses to ed..
Jawaharlal Nehru University is offering a first-of-its kind certificate course in Electron Microscopy for science graduates. 'The course under skill development programme comprising interactive lectures and extensive hands-on practical training in groups of four or less using state-of-the-art electron microscopy facility is on offer at our Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility (AIRF),' a senior university official said. ..
There is a severe shortage of skilled cyber security professionals at a time when demand is booming. In this digital era, when the use of Internet has become indispensable, the threat of losing important data or personal facts to the hackers keeps hovering over the leading organisations. Recently, Sony Entertainment was a victim of a similar incident that cost the company millions of dollars. The hackers had leaked personal ..
Ireland has become a popular destination for Indian students to pursue higher education. Indian students have reached greener pastures, quite literally, in their pursuit for newer options for higher education. Ireland, with its picturesque villages, vibrant cities and the tag of being one of the friendliest countries in the world, has managed to convince a growing number of students in India that the grass is indeed greener on ..
Learning different languages can open the portals to appreciating the diversity and richness of human experience. “Even if an elephant becomes thin, can it be held in a cowshed?” If this question is asked in English, one might feel that it either merits a status of pure genius or utter madness! However, when posed in Malayalam, this question changes its avatar and becomes a philosophical musing. Whil..
The world does not end for you if you are not an engineer… there is an array of offbeat jobs to choose from. According to the National Employability Report for Engineers (2014), of the 6 lakh engineers that graduated that year, 53 per cent wanted to be software engineers. Only 18.09 per cent actually got software engineer jobs. So think beyond B.E. — play to your strengths! Got good social skills? ..
The union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the proposal to set up six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) across the country. The new IIMs would come up at Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha) and Amritsar (Punjab). 'These new IIMs will begin functioning from assigned temporary campuses and shift ..
Excerpts from the series 'Distant..but at your finger tips' prepared by Anu Abraham, Hari R Pisharody, V V Viju, Rajeesh P, Raghunath, M S Rakhesh Krishnan, C Sarith, C K Shijith and V Gargy The distant education sector needs a transparent control mechanism. Though Keralites are in the forefront on its literacy on information technology, many of them would not have heard of e-PG Pathshala and NPTEL. Many who register for dis..
Marketing intern at Funobics Category: Marketing Eligibility: All students Stipend: Rs. 6000 per month Location: Bengaluru Website: http://bit.ly/Twenty19TH296 Law internship at Entourage Economic Advisors Category: Law/Patent Related Eligibility: Law students Stipend: Rs.5000 – Rs.10,000 per month Location: Gurgaon Website: http://bit.ly/Twenty19TH297 Graphic devel..
The first step to becoming a leader lies in the willingness to welcome change, stand out and nurture one’s curiosity. Whether it’s Marie Curie for her ground-breaking research on radioactivity or Bill Gates for building a giant of a software that is unparalleled to this day, being an innovator can also be more than creating something new. The word innovation conjures up images of a cool gadget or a quirky cre..
Painting, sculpting, ceramics, photography and heritage — Kalakshetra Foundation’s Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts is offering one-year certificate and four-year diploma courses that encompass all these subjects and provides a holistic view of the visual arts. The four-year course with eight semesters, for which applications are now open, will deal with subjects like Indian art, academic studies, sculpture, computer and pho..
The Hindu BusinessLine has launched a new website, the first of its kind, which is specifically tailored for B-schoolers and B-school aspirants. The site — www.bloncampus.com or BLoC — is designed to complement the curriculum and broaden a student knowledge base with information that is conveyed in a simple, cogent and interesting manner. Apart from adding value to academic pursuits, BLoC seeks to prepar..
The ‘E’ word is something every student is wary of. As soon as exams begin to loom over their heads, stress levels start increasing. The nearer they get, the more their heartbeat quickens. At a time like this, what do they do to stay sane and focussed? Some students reveal their secrets. Visudha Nagarajan, III B.A. English Literature, Women's Christian College When checkmated by exam stress, I take a clean sheet o..
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is all set to introduce a postgraduate course (M.Tech.) in Railway Engineering from the academic year 2015-16. With that, the VTU will become India’s first university to provide a PG programme in railway engineering. As experts in the university are giving final touches to the course material, Vice-Chancellor H. Maheshappa told The Hindu EducationPlus that universities are expected to pro..
Leadership demands progressive learning, and does not have set rules. ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get going.’ Over the years, the definition of leadership has changed. From being a ceremonious position, leadership has come down to the grass-root level. Today, the image of a leader is one who can be a common man. Then what is special about leadership? What is special is the journey of becoming a leader. ..
Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) is inviting applications for the following programmes. Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) is inviting applications for the following programmes: B.Sc. (fashion design) and B.Sc. (interior design) in collaboration with Alagappa University (Karaikudi). The candidates who have completed H.Sc. or a three-year diploma or equivalent can join in the first year. Those who ..
Look beyond your low scores to explore a world of opportunities and develop your true potential. It was a joyous day for Asha when she received a doctorate for her study on mythology and classical dance. At a celebration dinner held that night, all her close family, friends and her many disciples gathered to shower her with flowers, praise and gifts. It was a moment of triumph for her, but her thoughts flew back in ti..
MBA is meant for anyone from any field who wants to enhance their skill level, feels Prof. S. Bhargava. A majority of those who pursue MBA in India are engineers. But a Master’s in Business Administration is meant for any one from any field who wants to enhance their skill level, feels Prof. S. Bhargava, Head, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT-Bombay. Education Plus caught up with him to understand the need for an..
Questions from career and education aspirants across the country are answered in this segment. I have completed Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology in 2014. I am interested in Psychology and currently pursuing M.Sc Psychology with KSOU. I would like to pursue Ph.D. in the field of Psychology. I am keen to work on research papers as well. Please advise further. via email, Mysore It is good that you are p..
LIMRA Overseas Educational Consultants is conducting a medical talent test in collaboration with Bharth University, Chennai, to help students assess their aptitude to pursue medicine (MBBS). Those who have taken physics, chemistry and biology/pure science in class XII during 2014-2015 are eligible to take the test. All participants will be given a certificate of participation. Test centres are in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchy, Madur..
Corel Draw International Design Contest Organised by Corel, to promote design creativity in six categories: advertising/specialty graphics, vehicle wraps, student, general illustration and fine art, textile/fashion design and speed drawing. Eligibility: Open to all Application: Online Prizes and rewards: Cash award $10,000 along with many prizes. Deadline: May 31 Website: http://www.b4s.in/plus/CDI993 Goo..
Interested in cracking the civil service examination? Here are the tricks. I want to appear for Civil Services Examination. I want to sharpen my skills to clear the Civil Services Test. Is it necessary to take coaching or can I prepare by referring to some books? Which institutes offer coaching for Civil Services Examination? Every year the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Exam to recruit ca..
The Hindu Education Plus Career Counselling 2015, held in Vellore, shed light on various avenues that students can pursue. It will be a matter of time before hundreds of Class XII students will go on to decide which road to take in higher education. While choosing the right institution is important, students should also keep in mind the future growth and prospects when choosing their careers. For Jayaprakash A. Gandhi, care..
This is the first time that the IDC has made available Design courses for under-graduates. IIT Bombay’s premier design institute, the Industrial Design Centre (IDC) will launch a new four-year Bachelor of Design (B. Des) course from this academic year enabling students inclined towards to Design to pursue the discipline after completing their Class XII. This is the first time that the IDC has made available Design courses f..
PHP and HTML CSS developer at Noesis Category: Web Design and Development Frontend Eligibility: Computer science and IT students, undergraduate and postgraduate Stipend: Rs.15,000 per month Location: Mumbai Website: http://bit.ly/twenty19TH241 Media and communications intern at Attire Creations Category: Content Writing/Journalism Eligibility: All students Stipend: Rs.5,000 per month ..
Global issues and concerns are favourite topics of interview panels. So prepare well on these counts. The arena of international politics occupies a significant place in the landscape of civil services exam personal interview. The board tends to ask questions on international issues and trends as part of general studies, current affairs or as academic pursuit of the candidates. Whenever the interviewees prefer Indian Foreign..
All you need to know about getting a good score in the common law admission test. Not long ago, the months of April and May used to be synonymous with engineering and medical entrance examinations. Today, the law entrance examination, popularly known as Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has also joined this league of major entrance examinations held in India. A significant number of commerce and science stream students are ac..
DHONI by Anna University and Surprise Solutions Description: DHONI 2015 is the penultimate management competition jointly organised by Anna University and Surprise Solutions. Eligibility: Any student Event Dates: March 29 to April 5 Website: http://bit.ly/Twenty19TH238 GCT NCACCS by GCT Coimbatore Description: Third national conference on advanced computing and communications systems in GCT Coimbatore ..
Cracking this engineering entrance exam is not unlike approaching an ODI cricket game. Depending on whether the students have opted for the written mode or the online mode of the examination, hundreds of thousands of students will march towards their designated exam classrooms or exam terminals on April 4, 10 and 11 to appear for the JEE Mains examination. This is the largest engineering entrance examination in the country, t..
Master of Business Management (MBA) is typically a 2 year programme which aims at making a candidate proficient in all the subjects of management and an expert for one. In first year of MBA the main focus is on giving students a brief idea about various subjects of management. In the later part of the first year they are also introduced with the specialized areas. In the second year, student has to choose one specializat..
Equipment failure, nuclear meltdown and release of radioactive material as a result of the Japan earthquake brought worldwide criticism for the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster. This steered the world back to the age-old debate on the benefits of nuclear technology. Many international bodies advocated closing down nuclear plants. But everything has its advantages and nuclear debates brought to light the many benefits of devel..
The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is conducting an annual competition for availing Fulbright-Nehru and other Fulbright fellowships. The Fulbright programme offers opportunities in the United States that enrich fellows’ academic, research, teaching and professional capacity. The U.S.-India bilateral Fulbright agreement has resulted in a significant increase in the number of scholarships awarded each year. USIE..
Be your best self at the civil services’ personality interview. Here’s how. The Union Public Service Commission will soon conduct the personal interview for one of the most prestigious and competitive examinations in the country — the civil services exam. Approximately 2,000 candidates will attend the personality test, competing for around 1,000 vacancies in the services included in the civil services category...
Students seeking admission to engineering, medical and dental courses at the undergraduate level can now opt for a single, online entrance examination for getting admitted into select colleges in India, it was announced here on Tuesday. The Uni-GAUGE EMeD examination launched by the Education Rating and Assessment Foundation, a non-profit body, provides a single pan-India, computer-aided assessment platform for multi..
A survey of the employment and career progression of business school graduates Business school alumni earn increased compensation, exercise enhanced purchasing power, consistently climb to the executive ranks, and give high marks to the value of their education in driving their professional success, according to new research findings from more than 12,000 graduate business school alumni surveyed by the Grad..
Two exams that can shape your future. How do you ensure you do well in both? Juggling the Board exams and the JEE is quite a task. With almost all exams having a cutoff on your percentage, the Board exams can’t be underestimated anymore. Almost all Board exams start in March while JEE (mains) starts in April, which means you have to plan your board and JEE preparation extremely meticulously. Here are some tips which yo..
Keeping a New Year resolution has become a trend. Some do it to stay motivated and focused on their targets, while others do so because they do not want to be left behind. However, as the year progresses, the resolutions start to fade away from our memory and takes a backseat. So, to keep them fresh and to remain on track, here are some apps to help you. ColorNote Notepad Notes Do you have the habit of making plan..
The training will be provided in three levels depending on the experience and education qualification of participants Dhanush Engineering Services India Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, a training partner of National Skill Development Council (NSDC), is offering 45-day training in plumbing, heating ventilation air-conditioning (HVAC), electrical-building services and plumbing with specialisations in design, drafting and execution fro..
SCIO, a non-profit venture, started by students from BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, holds counselling for school students on various study options. We often speak of students’ need for a proper guidance in choosing the courses they wish to pursue after school. Now some students of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, have taken this to the next stage by setting up a non-profit company which counsels students not just on possib..



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