Entrance Exam News & Information - India

PG seats Vacant

Coimbatore: There are few seats vacant in certain Post Graduate degree courses offered by the Bharathiar University. Students seeking admission can meet the Registrar with all the original certificates and fees on or before August 30, a varsity release said.

In the Master of Arts (MA), seats are available in Tamilology, Computational Linguistics, Sociology, Population Studies, Applied Linguistics and Translation and Educational Communication.
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Australian Varsities keen to take more Indian Students

‘Indian students are more conscientious and excellent in language skills than their counterparts from other countries’

Coimbatore: Australian Universities are happy to enroll more Indian students. Ask Prof. Gerry Griffin, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of South Australia, and he will explain it to you why.
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Bharathiar University to open college at Valparai

It will begin functioning on September 9

Coimbatore: Bharathiar University Arts and Science College, a constituent college of the university, will begin functioning at Valparai on September 9.

Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam told The Hindu here on Thursday that the college would offer four courses - B.Com, B.Com (Computer Applications), B.Sc.(Computer Science) and B.B.M. There would be 60 students in each class.
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Pluto is no more a planet

"Its tiny size and highly eccentric orbit precludes it from joining other planets"
Prague: Pluto on Thursday lost its seven-decade status as the ninth and outermost planet of the solar system.

The decision was taken at an assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), world's top astronomical body.
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Chosen Fellowship Training Centre

To conduct an all-India examination

Coimbatore: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has chosen the Women's Centre at the Sri Ramakrishna Hospital here for conducting a super speciality-training course for gynaecologists in reproductive medicine. The centre has said in a press release that it was one of the five establishments in the country to be chosen for the course. Headed by its Clinical Director, Mirudhubashini Govindarajan, the Centre would conduct the super specialty fellowship course (FNB-Reproductive Medicine).

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Counselling Schedule for Medical Seats

Allotment subject to availability of seats
Chennai: Counselling for re-allotment of MBBS seats in government medical colleges and allotment of MBBS seats in Government/ IRT/self-financing medical colleges will be held as follows:

Counselling for candidates who have been already selected and who have joined Tamil Nadu government medical colleges in vacancies arising due to surrender of All-India quota seats by DGHS will be on August 24; counselling for candidates who have been waitlisted for the consequential vacancies in Government MBBS and IRT, Perundurai medical colleges and for those who opted for and were waitlisted for MBBS in self-financing colleges on August 11 and 12 will be on August 25.

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Office of Deputy Commissioner

Important Notice

It is felt that an immediate attention needed regarding proposed Sidho-Kanho medical college, Dumka. According to health dept. Govt of Jharkhand letter 190 (2) dated 5/7/06 and 75 (2) 27/4/06 there is no medical college situated in dumka district of Jharkhand state. Neither state government has given “no objection certificate”, nor medical council of India has given permission for that. You are accordingly cautioned not to take admission in such organization.
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Profiling Test for Students on the Cards

Chennai: A series of tests to assess the academic skills of students in areas of critical thinking, comprehension and problem solving is to be conducted across the country.

To be conducted jointly by Macmillan India and Education Assessment Australia of the University of New South Wales, the International Assessment for Indian Schools (IAIS) is a diagnostic profiling test that can provide an insight to the performance of students of the same group against their peers in India and abroad.

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Date Extended in MSU

Tirunelveli: The directorate of distance and continuing education of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) has extended the last date for admission of master of computer application, MCA (Lateral entry) and postgraduate diploma in computer applications for the academic year 2006 – 07, up to Aug 31.

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Joint Entrance Examination – 2006, Orissa

Counseling schedule of non-residence Oriya and outside state category.

Venue: OUAT, conference hall, Bhubaneswar.
Reporting time:

Session – I: 8.15 am
Session – II: 11.45 am
Session – III: 2.45 pm
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Riddle of the Elusive Scholar

Russian recluse-genius declines top mathematics prize

Madrid: A Russian recluse who solved a complex riddle won the mathematics world’s version of a Nobel Prize on Tuesday. But true to form, he refused to accept the honour or attend the royal awards ceremony.

Grigory Perelman, 40, was singled out for resolving Poincare’s Conjecture, which has perplexed mathematicians since it was coined by the Frenchman Henri Poincare in 1904. But he was nowhere to be seen at the 25th annual International congress of Mathematicians in Madrid where Spain’s King Juan Carlos handed out the Fields Medals to Dr. Perelman and other winners.
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Seats in varsity for PG courses

Coimbatore: A few seats are available in the following postgraduate (PG) courses offered by the Bharathiar University for the academic year 2006-07. Candidates could meet the Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, with original certificates and fees on or before August 30. Seats would be allotted on a first-come-first-served basis, a release from the university said.

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BDS CET 2006

Pondicherry linguistic & religious minority medical and dental colleges welfare association

Mahatma Gandhi medical college campus
Pondicherry – 02
Phone: 0413-2615449 to 458
Fax: 2615457
Email: mgmcri@sify.com, sbect@vsnl.com
Web: www.balajitrust.org

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Indo-American Society

Indo-American Society, Mumbai, is conducting an English Usage and Conversation course and an Advanced English Conversation course.

English Usage and Conversation Course
Fort, Mulund
Date: September 11 to October 6

Course topics
Grammar, Conversation, Vocabulary Building
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Loyola Institute of Business Administration to Open New Centers

Chennai: The Loyola institute of business administration (LIBA) will be opening new centers in the college to offer certificate and diploma programmes, said its director P Christie.

He told newspersons that a center for logistics and supply another center for retail management would also be opened in September this year.
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National Launch of Rajiv Gandhi HUDCO Fellowships in the Habitat Sector

Objectives of Fellowships:

To promote research in the field of sustainable habitat development for improving the quality of life.

To provide opportunities to research scholars to undertake advance study and research in areas related to habitat sector.

To provide research support to bright young candidates for pursuing innovative research for promotion of sustainable development including housing and infrastructure, identification of best practices and novel initiatives for break through approaches towards better housing, utility infrastructure and services.
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Aid for tsunami-hit students

Villupuram: The Government of Tamilnadu would provide educational assistance to 70, 000 students affected by tsunami in Villupuram district, Minister for Fisheries K.P.P Samy said on Sunday.

He was addressing a gathering at the inaugural function of houses built for the tsunami victims by Billy Graham Evangelistic Association at Anaichakuppam in Villupuram district. He said that an assistance of Rs.300 would be provided to each of the affected school students. “The government will also provide scholarships to the students belonging to the fishing community who score high marks in government exams,” he said.

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BIM's Programme in Bangalore

The Bharath-Idasan Institute of Management has invited applications for admission to its full-time residential 12-month PGDBM programme to be conducted on its Bangalore campus.

Entry qualification is a bachelor's degree with minimum 50 per cent marks or master's degree in any discipline. Selection is based on an aptitude test, group discussion and personal interview.
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CBSE Exploring new Frontiers

The CBSE is planning to offer an array of new courses at the higher secondary level in the coming years.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expanding its realms to meet global requirements. The board has plans to introduce 14 new courses in emerging fields of study during the coming years. Some of the unconventional courses short-listed by the board include translation and interpretation, thinking skills, critical thinking and gender studies. A senior official of the board in New Delhi told The Hindu-Educationplus that five new courses would be introduced within the next five years. For More Details on http://www.winentrance.com/News/CBSE-Exploring-new-Frontiers.html

Dental Council proposes new courses

"Introduction of the programme will not affect clinical practice"

Chennai: The Dental Council of India (DCI) will collaborate with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to launch post-graduate distance learning courses in endodontics and oral implantology, DCI president Anil Kohli said on Saturday.
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ICFAI offers `Xplod'

ICFAI Campus Programmes Admissions department is organising a `Talent Search Examination' — Xplod — based on the GMAT pattern in Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai and Hyderabad.

It will conduct five mock tests and provide counselling at the end of the tests. There are attractive prizes up for grabs.

There is a registration fee for the five written examinations, an interactive CD comprising mock tests, and a copy of a leading journal/magazine. Top 25 per cent of the students who take the examinations will be identified as "future management talent" and given prizes equivalent to Rs.1, 000. The three toppers will get cash awards of Rs. 10,000, Rs. 7,500 and Rs. 5,000.

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MBA in Agribusiness Management

Applications have been invited for entrance test for admission to MBA in Agribusiness Management course at the College of Cooperation Banking and Management under the Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Thrissur for the year 2006-07.

Graduates in agriculture and allied areas (four-year course) with minimum of 50 per marks in aggregate are eligible for admission. Graduates in engineering/law with 50 per cent marks will also be considered. SC/ST students require only 45 per cent marks. Students awaiting their final result of the qualifying degree can also apply.

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National Olympiad Programme

In Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Astronomy
(Leading to participation in International Olympiads 2007 in Physics (Iran), Chemistry (Russia), Biology (Canada) and Astronomy and bring laurels to your country.

Olympiads in Physics, Chemistry and Biology: Science students of Class XI and XII.
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NCC to raise girl cadets ratio

Defence to take in more cadets
Chennai: The National Cadet Corps (NCC) has drawn up strategies to raise the ratio of girls across its 17 Directorates in the country from the present 17.5 per cent.

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Online classroom for varsity students

There Is a new way to learn Environmental Science and Engineering for seventh semester engineering students in colleges under the Anna University now.

All they need to do to is log on to www.ce071classroom.com. A smart website that provides interesting nuggets of information related to the syllabus, it was launched recently at Coimbatore by Pon. Rathnavel, former faculty member of the Tamil Nadu College of Engineering.
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Over 16,800 seats vacant

Counselling for engineering courses ends
Chennai: More than 16,800 seats remained vacant in 240 colleges across the State as the single window admission to engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu came to an end on Sunday.
Of the 64,356 students who were called for counselling, 40,397 opted for the 57,776 seats on offer in the Anna University's constituent colleges, government, aided and unaided self-financing institutions.
The counselling began on July 17.
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Pondicherry University launches online admission for postgraduate courses

PUDDE offers 17 PGD programmes; candidates need not submit original degree certificates

Chennai: The Directorate of Distance Education of the Pondicherry University (PUDDE) has launched online admission for candidates seeking admission for its post-graduate diploma programmes.

The Central University offers 17 post-graduate diploma programmes through distance learning and candidates applying for the programmes need not submit their original degree or transfer certificates. The University's director S. Ganesan told reporters at a press conference held at Loyola College recently that they expected more than 50 per cent of its applicants to avail of the online admission facility. The PUDDE, which was established in April 1995, currently offers four MBA degrees, 12 other post-graduate degree courses, 17 post-graduate diploma courses and seven under-graduate programmes. It has over 1,31,000 students on it rolls.

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Twinning programme in Strategic Business IT

The City School of Social and Managerial Sciences, Chennai, in association with Business and Technology Education Centre (BTEC), Dubai, is offering a postgraduate course in Strategic Business IT. Students on successful completion of this twinning programme will be awarded Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Business IT (PDSB) from NCC Education, U.K. The new academic year for the programme starts October.

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Madurai Kamaraj University
Annual Convocation –2006
The Registrar notifies that the candidates who have passed in November 2005/April 2006 Examinations of the following Courses alone may download the applications for Annual Convocation-2006.
o Ph.D
o M.Phil/Cert./Dip./P.G.Diploma-Regular college students
o UG/PG/M.Phil/Cert./Dip./PGDiploma-DDE candidates. Exemption candidates (Private study).
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Bharathidasan University to offer B.Ed. from Current Academic year

Tiruchi: Bharathidasan University will offer B.Ed. course of two-year duration through distance education from the current academic year.

A team from the National Council for Teacher Education, which inspected the facilities at the university last week, was satisfied about the level of its preparedness.

The NCTE's formal approval is expected in a week.
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Overseas Manpower Corporation Ltd

41, Mc Nichols Road
2nd Lane, Chetpet
Chennai – 31
Phone: 28365188 / 28365099 / 29362488
Email: omc@md4.vsnl.net.in
Coaching classes for CGFNS / IELTS Examination for registered Nurses
(From 6.9.06 to 31.10.06)

A creditable scoring in the above examinations is a must for employment in the USA as a Nurse, with lucrative pay and perquisites and eventual green card possibility. OMCLAT Chennai will conduct full time coaching classes for CGFNS and IELTS examination.

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UGC Grants 80 lakh to Periyar University

Salem: The University Grants Commission (UGC) sanctioned a sum of Rs. 80 lakhs as second installment of grant under the 10th Five Year Plan to the Periyar University recently.

According to Vice-Chancellor of the university, T. Balakrishnan, the sum was granted based on the recommendation of an expert committee from the UGC, which visited the university recently to assess its requirements in June this year. The committee, headed by Member, UGC, K. Ramamurthy Naidu, visited the 12 departments of the university and assessed the requirements.

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Anna University Affiliated Colleges to Adopt Schools

They will offer academic expertise, laboratory facilities

Tiruchi: Anna University will get each of its affiliated colleges to adopt five higher secondary schools in their vicinity to ensure academic excellence at the Plus Two level, Vice-Chancellor D. Viswanathan said on Thursday.

The move, he said, was in the wake of rising vacancies in engineering courses.
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Good response to B.E. Programmes

Tiruchi: The Bharathidasan Institute of Technology (BIT) of Bharathidasan University is buoyed by the patronage for its B.E. programmes in electrical and electronics engineering, computer science and engineering and electronics and communication engineering towards the end of its month-long single-window counseling for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission 2006.

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Indian Institute Of Science Award Of DBT-Post

Award Of DBT-Post Doctorial Fellowship In Biotechnology And Life Sciences

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology. The fellowship is tenable in Research Institutions / Universities including non-profit R&D institutions with in India. The fellowships are awarded under a program sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

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Nod for Proposal to Change Administrative Structure of ICMR

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW) has finally approved the long-standing proposal to change the administrative structure for the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The ICMR will now function as the main research arm of a new Department of Health Research (DHR) that will be established under the Ministry. The ICMR director-general will be the secretary of the DHR as well. According to Mr. Prasanna K. Hota, secretary, MoH&FW, a meeting of the Ministry held last week took a positive decision on the proposal, and approval by the full Cabinet is awaited.

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School Triennial Education Project

Chennai: Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, KK Nagar, inaugurated ‘Sthree’, its Triennial Educational Project done by the students, on Thursday.

The students from different classes displayed projects in Geography, Social Science, English, Maths, Languages, Computer Science, Arts, Sports and Commerce.

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Bangalore to get One more Medical College

Bangalore: The Karnataka Government is planning to start a medical college in Bangalore in addition to the Government-run Bangalore Medical College. The college will come up on a 70-acre plot on Magadi Road.

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy told presspersons here on Wednesday that the objective was to help poor and meritorious students keen on pursuing a career in medicine. Earlier, he held a meeting on the progress of construction work on new government medical colleges in various districts.

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Bharathiar University Website wins Award from the U.K.

The Website of Bharathiar University has been conferred an award by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the U.K. for having the best web based applications and being user friendly.


The website, www.b-u.ac.in, provides guidance to students on selecting the right course and career, and gives details on admission procedure and examination results. The students could also communicate with university authorities online.

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CET Continues to Remain a Favourite among Many

The Uncertainty over the fate of the Common Entrance Test to professional undergraduate courses seems to have earned the test per se more supporters than detractors, if one went by the mood at the first public hearing of the M.Anandakrishnan committee in Chennai recently. The committee has been constituted by the State government to go into the technicalities of doing away with the CET.

As parent after parent voiced strong opinions in favour of continuing with the CET, academicians supported them and analysts who said abolition would not, in effect, help rural or poor students better their chances of admission.

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IGNOU extends Admission Date

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended till August 31, the last date for admission to the master's and bachelor's degree programmes.

Late fee
Candidates will have to pay late fee of Rs. 200 with the application.
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NCERT begins Talent Search

Time has come for talented students in Classes VIII and X to match their skills with the best in the country. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have announced its National Talent Search Scheme for 2007. The purpose of the scheme is to identify talented students and nurture their skills in areas such sciences, social sciences, engineering, medicine, management and law.

It honors and helps talented students by providing financial assistance in the form of a monthly scholarship. For the courses in basic sciences, social sciences and commerce, this assistance is provided up to the Ph.D. level. For professional courses such as engineering, medicine, management and law, funding is given only up to post graduation level.

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There is a Scholarship for Everyone

Here are some scholarships in the areas of language, technology and management.

Research in modern Indian languages

Eligibility: Master's in linguistics or allied areas with at least 55 per cent marks. Research in any Indian language for two years. Rs. 4,000 per month without NET and Rs. 5,000 per month with NET, plus Rs. 5,000 per annum as contingency grant. Institution: Central Institute of Indian Languages, Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570 006.

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Anna Varsity must Grant Affiliation if AICTE approves an Institution

University had been insisting on no-objection certificate from Government

Chennai: Once the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) grants approval for a technical institution, the Anna University is obliged to grant affiliation to it, the Madras High Court has ruled.

A Division Bench comprising Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice V. Dhanapalan passed the order on a batch of writ petitions from various educational institutions.

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Bharathiar University XXII Annual Convocation

Coimbatore – 46
Phone: 2422222
Website: www.b-u.ac.in
XXII Annual Convocation

The Twenty-second annual convocation of the Bharathiar University is likely to be held in November / December 2006. the regular candidates who have qualified for the various degrees and post graduates diploma of this University in the examinations held in November / December 2005 to July 2006 and the candidates of school of distance education who have qualified for such degrees / diplomas of this University in the examinations held in November 2005 to July 2006 are eligible to apply for the ensuing convocation.

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MCI Debars 25 Medical Teachers

Kozhikode: Mushroom ing of private self-financing medical colleges in southern states, including Kerala, has put the Medical Council of India (MCI) on guard against teachers who claim employment at more than one medical college at the same time.

Signaling a clear warning in this regard, the Council has debarred 25 medical teachers till July 31, 2007. Names of these doctors, including three from the State, have been temporarily erased from the Indian Medical Register and the list has been put on MCI’s website.

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Medical Council of India

Pocket –14
Sector – 8
Dwarka Phase – I
New Delhi – 75

Recently it has been observed that certain entities have issued misleading advertisement for luring innocent Indian students for admissions in MBBS from foreign universities. It is also mentioned in such advertisement that ‘recognition of degree by MCI would be in accordance with MCI act 13 (4B) through screening test’. It has also been mentioned that the foreign universities will offer the degrees with study partly in India and partly in foreign universities.

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Sports Authority of India

Netaj Subhas National Institute of sports: Patiala

Application are invited for sports scholarships for the year 2006 – 07 from sports persons studying in schools/colleges/universities who have secured first/second/third position in individual events or winner / runner up position in team events in below mentioned recognized competition held between 1.1.2005 to 31-12-2005: -

Scholarships at Rs.10, 200/- per annum each to regular college / university students for sports achievements in international / senior / junior national / AIIU / national school games. Those securing positions at state level or in inter college competitions are not considered under this category.

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22,000 engineering seats vacant

Few takers for core branches; biotech no longer a favoured course

Chennai: Only a week remains before the single window counselling for B.E/B.Tech seats in the State is to end, but more than 22,000 seats remain vacant across 250 colleges in the State.

Going by the present trend, academics and analysts feel that at least 17,000 seats may not be filled before counselling ends. Of the 35,631 seats allotted so far through counselling, nearly 80 per cent the seats (28,345) were in the `circuit branches' — ECE, Computer Sciences and Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation or Electrical and Electronics branches.

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Knowledge Centre Opened in AU

Chennai: A Digital Knowledge Centre worth Rs 70 lakh was today inaugurated at the Anna University. Located in the liberty of the college, the Centre is the combined effort of the alumni, the class of 1979 at the College of Engineering, Guindy. It was indeed, payback time!

The Centre has two sections-internet and content creation, while the former will be useful for search purposes on the internet, the latter will be about books being scanned, photographed and stored in the server meant for this purpose, according to Suresh, one of the alumni.

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M.Tech at IIT beckons 15-yr-old Nellai prodigy

Tirunelveli: At 15, some of the ‘toughest’ exams and courses in Computer Science are child’s play for S.Chandrasekar of Tirunelveli, having scored 99.32 percent in the IIT entrance examination for M.Tech (computer science), the boy has achieved what many twice his age are struggling to attain.

“When Chandrasekar was just 5, he began exhibiting his keen interest in computers. He learned MS-DOS, LOTUS and MS-WORD all by himself”, says Subramanian, the boys father. Noticing Chandrasekar’s genius in the subject, one of Subramanian’s friends advised him to encourage the child. The rest is history.

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Quota in higher education: colleges to be identified soon

Mysore: The M. Veerappa Moily-headed Oversight Committee will shortly classify the institutes of higher learning that will start implementing the 27 per cent quota for Other Backward Classes from the coming academic year. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Mr. Moily said the coordination committee of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left parties had decided to implement the quota from the next academic year.

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Railway Recruitment Board

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001
Telephone: 0471-2323357
Website: www.rrbtrivandrum.net and www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.net
Result of Written Examinations

The results of the following written examination have been notified vide and are available on our websites mentioned above and also on the office notice board. The same will also be published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 19-25 August 2006.

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Government Permission not needed for New Engineering Colleges: HC

Chennai: Once recognition was granted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the Anna University is obliged to grant affiliation to the new engineering colleges, the Madras High Court has ruled.

A Division Bench comprising Justice P Sathasivam and Justice V Dhanapalan gave the ruling while disposing of a batch of writ appeals from the State and another batch of writ petitions from various educational institutions.

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Madras University to offer E-Course

Chennai: The University of Madras is planning to offer two online master’s course on food science and biotechnology as part of its tele-education project linked with pan-African e-network project, said its vice-chancellor S P Thyagarajan.

Addressing a press conference on Saturday to announce the 150th Foundation Day celebrations of the university, which would be inaugurated on September 4, Thyagarajan said the content creation for the e-course was nearing completion and it would be operational by year-end.

As many as 53 universities were part of the pan-African e-network which would be linked through Rashtrapati Bhavan, he added.

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Silver Jubilee Reunion for PSG Tech 1981 Alumni

Coimbatore: Over 150 former students of the 1981 batch of PSG College of Technology will be back at their college from August 13 to 15 - this time along with their families - for the Silver Jubilee reunion.

G. Chandramohan, Convenor, told reporters recently that the former students and their partners and children would stay in the G3 hostel and relive memories of college days.

"So far a total of 153 out of 202 have registered and a few more are likely to register during the next two days," observed Prof. Chandramohan, one of the alumni who now teach at the institution.

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Teachers should be IT Literate

Coimbatore: Teachers should update their knowledge of Information Technology, said M.N.G.Mani, dean, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute here on Friday.

Inaugurating the college association of Dr.N.G.P College of Education, he said B.Ed colleges should focus on providing computer education to its students.

"Children of today are very well-informed. They are very intelligent. Teachers may have to learn first in order to teach them," he added.

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Visvesvaraya Technological University Admission

Jnana Sangama
Belgaum – 590014

For attention of aspiring students seeking admission to engineering / technology programmes in engineering colleges affiliated to Visvesvaraya University, Belgaum, Karnataka.

As per the VTU Act 1994, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka is an affiliating University, with jurisdiction over the whole state of Karnataka and is vested with the power to affiliate any academic programme in any engineering college within University area, for admission to the examinations for degrees and other academic distinctions of the university

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Bharathiar Varsity Constituent College near Valparai soon

Coimbatore: A constituent college of Bharathiar University will come up this academic year near Valparai, Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam said here on Sunday.

He told The Hindu that he had visited the hill station on Saturday and inspected an unoccupied hospital building at Cinchona near Valparai, where the college could be located on a temporary basis until a permanent building was constructed.

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Biotechnology study best at PG level: British expert

``The PG course requires fundamental knowledge in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biochemistry"

Chennai: This is something Indian students ought to know. Pursuing biotechnology is best at the postgraduate level and that too by those who have fundamental knowledge in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Biochemistry.

This observation was made by Christopher R. Lowe, Director, Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, during his recent visit to Chennai.

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Become Chartered Accountants, Youth told

Acute shortage of accounting professionals

Tirupur: Stating that there is an acute shortage of accounting professionals in India as well as the rest of the world, TN Manoharan, president of the institute of Chartered accountants of India has appealed to youngsters to take up the profession.

Inaugurating the 38th regional conference of southern India regional council of ICAI here on Friday, Mr. Manoharan said the duration of course of CA has been reduced to four years from five years and three months. “ICAI, as a matter of policy, is continuously updating the syllabi, scheme of education and training of students to be consonance with international education trend, government, business and societal demand,” he said.

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High Court Stays Teacher Recruitment Board Order

Recruitments were to be on the basis of written examination

Chennai: The Madras High Court stayed Recruitment of schoolteachers through written examination as stipulated in the July 26 order of the Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) on Friday. The impugned notification invited applications for vacancies in schools.

Justice P. Jyothimani granted the interim stay on a writ petition filed by K. Indirani of Coimbatore. He also ordered notices to the Education Secretary, Director of School Education and the TRB, returnable in two weeks.

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School Students make Their Way to U.S.

Chennai: Two students of the Anjuman-e-Himayath-e-Islam Higher Secondary School will soon get a chance to wing their way to the United States, thanks to the U.S. Department of State's Micro scholarship Programme.

The two — Thameem Ansari and Ahmed Basha, both students of Class XI — are beneficiaries of the Department of State's English ACCESS program for school students and will participate in an international workshop for students

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University for NRIs Soon, says Union Minister

University for NRIs Soon, says Union Minister

Malappuram: Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has said that a university will soon be set up in the country exclusively for non-resident Indians (NRIs) and people of Indian origin (PIOs).

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had announced during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas early this year that the Government would consider setting up a PIO university to benefit millions of Indians working and settled abroad.

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Anna University’s Class of 1979 to set up ‘Digital Knowledge Centre’

Chennai: The 1979 Batch of the College of Engineering, Guindy, and Anna University have joined hands to set up a new state-of-the-art ‘Digital Knowledge Centre’ costing Rs 70 lakh at the University Library building.

The Digital Knowledge Centre, for which the alumni donated Rs 25 lakh for basic infrastructure and the University gave Rs 45 lakh for purchasing the computers, has a browsing centre with provisions for around 46 users, said a press release.

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Education for Employment will be Credo of Bharathiar Varsity

University will encourage research activities among students and faculty

Coimbatore: Bharathiar University will strive to offer education for employment through need-based, job-oriented courses, said G. Thiruvasagam, who assumed charge as Vice-Chancellor, here on Thursday.

"Job opportunities are tremendous now, which was not the case in previous years. Parents and students want courses that will lead to jobs.

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Counseling for BVSc & AH on August 23

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University has announced that counseling for admission to B V Sc and AH/B F Sc/B Tech (Food Processing Technology) degree courses for the academic year 2006-2007 would be on August 23 and 24.

The counseling would be held at Madras Veterinary College, Vepery for B V Sc and AH (Academic and Vocational Stream) on August 23 at 9 a.m.

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Indian Scientists Unveil New Facts on Extinction

Bhubaneswar: Single animal specie is likely to become extinct from different locations on Earth around the same time if a common external factor, or ‘‘forcing’’, is applied, say two Indian researchers.

In a joint study, Professor Govindan Rangarajan of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and Professor R.E. Amritkar, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, say that ‘‘synchronization’’ of the specie precedes extinction if there is a common external forcing.

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National Level Science Talent Search Examination -2007

(For students of Classes III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII (CBSE/ICSE/all State Board Syllabi)

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Petition to close ICFAI Varsity Study Centres Dismissed

Chennai: A public interest litigation petition, seeking closure of the ICFAI University's study centres in Tamil Nadu, was dismissed as withdrawn by the Madras High Court on Wednesday.

A Division Bench comprising Justice Prafulla Kumar Misra and Justice M. Jaichandren dismissed the petition by K. Rajendran after it was brought to the court's notice that no representation had been sent by the petitioner to the University Grants Commission (UGC) or the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

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Students told to Follow Ethical Principles

Chennai: Ethical principles should be followed at all times as they give clarity to actions and decisions of a person, observed M S Ananth, director, IIT-Madras.

Delivering a lecture on ‘Ethics and Freedom’, the 16th in a series of lectures on Values and Ethics, organized by the Anna University on Wednesday, Ananth drew parallel with grammar and ethics to drive home the point to the students. ‘‘Just like grammar gives clarity and predictability to language, ethics does the same to life,’’ he pointed out.

‘‘Though grammar and ethical concerns are also constraints when it comes to their usage, it enriches language and life,’’ he added. Strict adherence to these values was a must component to make life better, he said.

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Project Vision Covers over 60,000 Students

10,948 found to have defective vision

Coimbatore: Concerted efforts should be made to rid Coimbatore region of eye defects in children, the Chairman of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore Kendra, B.K. Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, said here on Tuesday.

As chief guest of a function organised by The Eye Foundation to commemorate the coverage of over 60,000 colleges and schoolstudents under its Project Vision scheme, Mr. Vanavarayar said even many people in urban areas were not aware of the risks from vision defects that could occur in children. "They are casual about it and by the time one realises the seriousness of the problem, it is too late."

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Quota Sought for Rural Students in Professional Colleges

Tindivanam: A group of educationists and social activists have appealed to the Tamil Nadu Government to pass a legislation providing 25 per cent reservation for rural students in professional colleges.

The panel, headed by former professor Bima Dhananjayan, met here on Saturday to deliberate on the ills plaguing the education system and corrective measures to be taken. It stated that 80 per cent of the seats be reserved for students from State Board schools, out of which 25 per cent should be set aside for rural students.

The remaining 18 per cent could be allocated to matriculation students and two per cent to CBSE students. The panel sought re-introduction of the proportionate reservation system based on the number of students in Plus Two at the district level.

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Thiruvasagam is Bharathiar Varsity VC

Chennai: G Thiruvasagam, Principal, Yadava college, Madurai, has been appointed vice chancellor of Bharathiar University.

Governor and Chancellor of the university Surjit Singh Barnala appointed Thiruvasagam for the post for the period of three years

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More School ban Cola on Campus

Chennai: Concerned about the health of their students, more schools in Chennai have joined the battle against pesticide –laced cola products by banning sale or consumption of aerated soft drinks on their campuses. The ban has been imposed over the past two days, based on the disturbing findings of the Centre for Science and Environment that Pepsi and Coca Cola products contained pesticides far above permissible limits.

“Many Schools have enforced ban on colas (including the orange and lemon variants) over the past few days. We have decided to stop sales of cola products in the canteen from Wednesday as it concerns the health of our students,” said SK Venkattassalapandian, principal, Adarsh Senior Secondary School, T Nagar.

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Knowledge Centres in 6,00,000 Villages by Year 2007

Mission hunger-free India "off the track," says Swaminathan

Chennai: Mission 2007's objective to set up knowledge centres in 6,00,000 villages by 2007, the 60th anniversary of country's independence, will be achieved, said M.S. Swaminathan, chairman of the MSSR Foundation and Mission chairperson.

In his presidential address at the 16th Foundation Day of the MSSRF, Prof. Swaminathan said the objective was to facilitate and accelerate through multi-stakeholder collaborations, the provision of knowledge centres in each village. Each of them would be a centre for knowledge-based livelihoods and income-generation opportunities for poor women and men, farming communities and all disadvantaged people. At the current rate of progress he was confident of achieving the objective.

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IT Courses in Demand

Coimbatore: A one-day workshop on ‘Multimedia and digital content management’ was organized by the department of computer science and engineering VLB Janakiammal College of engineering and technology at kovaipudur, near here on Monday.

Frederic Andres, associate professor, digital content and media sciences research division, the graduate University for advanced studies, Japan, and Dr SC Natesan, principal of the college, and Dr Sankaranarayanan, Dean, Electrical science, spoke.

According to MS Irfan Ahmed, placement and training officer, the demand for BE computer science and information technology has increased beyond the permitted seats at VLB Janakiammal college.

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Institute of Chartered Accountants of India’s Professional Education

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India's Professional Education-I, Professional Education-II and Final examination will be held from November 1.

The Management Accountancy Course (MAC Part-I) and Insurance and Risk Management examinations will be held from November 6.

The International Trade Laws and World Trade Organization examination will also be held from November 1.

Professional Education-I/ Professional Education-II/ Final Examinations

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Government Sets up Committee

Affiliation of schools to foreign boards

New Delhi: The Government has constituted a committee to recommend a policy regarding affiliation of Indian schools and international ones located in the country to foreign boards, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

In a written reply, Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari said as per the information available, 148 Indian schools are presently affiliated to the Cambridge International Examinations.

Replying to another question, she said that Urdu language, spoken by 5.18 percent of the population in the country, is being taught in 23 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

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Court Directive on MBA, MCA Courses

Self financing colleges told to retain last year's seat-sharing pattern

Chennai: The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Government, as well as self-financing colleges offering MBA and MCA courses, to stick to last year's seat-sharing ratio till August 11.

Justice Prabha Sridevan issued the interim direction on a writ petition filed by the Association of Self-Financing Arts, Science and Management Colleges of Tamil Nadu against a Government Order dated July 20.

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Two new Technical Varsities for State

The proposal has raised a lot of questions and expectations

In the 2006-07 budget, Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan made a passing announcement about the Government's intention to set up two technical universities in the State. He said: "This Government has decided to establish two technical universities on the lines of Anna University in Chennai — one at Tiruchi and another at Coimbatore."

Education Minister K. Ponmudi gave some more details in the Assembly on August 4, but the framework is still sketchy. They will be called Anna University, Tiruchi, and Anna University, Coimbatore. Is that supposed to mean everything will be common and the new universities will be more like branches

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New dress code for chartered accountants

New Delhi: A dress code for practicing chartered accountants will be out by the end of this month with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India giving finishing touches to the recommendatory proposal to give its professionals a corporate look and don a new brand identity.

‘‘We are in the process of finalizing a dress code that will be announced by the end of this month,’’ ICAI president T N Man oharan said. He, however, said the proposal would not be mandatory in nature. ‘‘It will be more of a recommendation, though we expect it to be followed by the professionals,’’ Manoharan said. Elaborating on the proposal, he said the dress code would not be for day-to-day affairs but for events like business meetings and other official representations and engagements.

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National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Pusa complex
New Delhi – 12

For admission to BSc in hospitality and hotel administration

Calling attention of the following ranks for counseling on 12-8-06 at air force auditorium, dhaula kuan, New Delhi:

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Institutions Focus on Personality Development

Universities and colleges in Coimbatore region have begun concentrating on personality development classes to help students stand a better chance of being employed. Official sources at Bharathiar University said that after hearing feedback from recruiters that students lacked confidence in expressing themselves, and were likely to be unsuitable when working in teams, institutions had started organizing soft skills workshops, subject-based orientation and personal counseling.

Placement officers had visited business process outsourcing (BPO) companies that were the major recruiters of arts and science graduates. They had learnt first hand the impact of night shift employment, stress in the round-the-clock working place and professional challenges that had risen because of the changing nature of modern business

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FICCI to Teach Interview Skills to Students

Tiruchengode: “There is a wide gap between the academic talents of the college students and the expectations of the industries as far as employment is concerned and the federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will take efforts to bridge the gap,” said Murari, present advisor to the president of FICCI.

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Government of Tamilnadu Anna Institute of Management

All India civil services coaching center
Chennai – 40
Coaching for IAS, IPS preliminary examination – 2007

Applications are invited from candidates of Tamilnadu, desirous to undergo coaching for the UPSC preliminary examination, 2007, coaching will be conducted for 6 months at the above centre from November 2006. Those who have already undergone coaching in this institute under regular stream for preliminary or main examination or who have already written IAS main examination need not apply.
Residential and non-residential (part time / evening streams):
Coaching is of two kinds: full time and part time / evening as below

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Government of Tamilnadu Selection Committee Directorate of Medical Education

Kilpauk, Chennai – 10

After the 1st phase of counseling for MBBS/BDS course for 2006-2007 held from 10-7-06 to 17-7-06, 65 vacancies in government medical colleges, 2 in IRT, Perundurai medical college and 12 in Tamilnadu government dental college have occurred due to not joining of the candidates. Three more additional seats for MBBS course in IRT perundurai medical college are offered to state quota. The director general of health service has granted permission for the additional intake of 40 seats for BDS course in Tamilnadu government dental college for 2006-07 sessions.

The following self-financing medical institutions have agreed to surrender 65% of the seats in MBBS course to government quota for allotment under single window system as follows

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240 Schools Upgraded

Chennai: The state government has upgraded 240 schools, to enable students to pursue studies on a continuous basis.

“Giving into public demand, the government has passed orders to upgrade 120 middle schools to high schools and 120 high schools to higher secondary schools”. Minister for School Education Thangam Thennarasu told the Assembly on Friday during his reply to the debate on demand for grants for his Ministry. An additional 7,979 teacher posts will be created in high schools and higher secondary schools from this year and will be filled through employment exchanges on a seniority basis. These include the posts of graduate Tamil teachers in 525 new high schools.

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Classes commence at Theni Medical College

Theni: The classes for the first batch of MBBS students in the recently approved Theni Government Medical College built at a cost of Rs 100 core at Andipatti during the previous AIADMK regime commenced here on Friday.

The function, which was made a quiet affair sans any formal invitation extended by the State Government, was presided over by State Health Minister K K S S R Ramachandran. Tamil Nadu Special Representative Cumbum Selvendran, Periyakulam Congress MP Haroon and Bodi DMK MLA Lakhsmanan were present. AIADMK MLAs of the other assembly segments in Theni district including Andipatti MLA and Opposition leader J Jayalalithaa were not invited.

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MBBS Phase II Counseling from August 10

Chennai: The second phase of counseling for MBBS/BDS courses for seats available under the State quota in government medical/dental and IRT Perundurai Medical College, would be held between August 10 and 12 with the counseling for reallotment of candidates, who had already been selected, slotted for day one.

A government release said that as many as 65 vacancies in government medical colleges, two in IRT College and 12 in the Government Dental College were reported after candidates did not join the seats allotted at the end of the first phase of counseling.

In addition, three more seats had been offered to the State quota in the IRT and the Director General of Health Services had given permission for an additional 40 seats in the Government Dental College.

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Student Strength in Colleges Increases it has Already Crossed 70,000:VC

Salem: The student strength in the affiliated colleges of the Periyar University has registered a steep increase in the current academic year.

Compared to the last academic year (2005-06), when the university had about 55,000 students, this year student strength in the affiliated colleges has already crossed 70,000, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, T. Balakrishnan, said.

With admissions to the courses still going on in the colleges, the total strength was expected to go up further, he added.

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Tamil Nadu Plans Common University Act

Chennai: A Common University Act, introduction of shift system in government colleges and filling of vacancies in government and aided colleges are receiving top priority in improvement of higher education.

As the 18 universities in the state follow different rules leading to administrative difficulty, Higher Education Minister K Ponmudi said a Common University Act would be brought into effect before the end of the academic year.

Replying to a discussion in the Assembly on the demand for grants for higher education, Ponmudi said the DMK government’s policy on higher education was “quantity, quality and relevance”.

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Union Public Service Commission - National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II), 2006

The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting National Defense Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2006 at 328 venues located in 41 Cities/Centres throughout the country on 20-08-2006 (Sunday). Admission Certificates to all the admitted candidates have been issued. Rejection Letters to the applicants who did not comply with various essential columns of the Application Form have also been sent. If any applicant has not received any of the above communications, he may contact UPSC Facilitation Counter on Tel No. 011-23385271, 011-23381125 and 011-23098543 on working days between 10-00 a.m. and 5-00 p.m. The candidates may also send fax messages on Telephone No. 011-23387310.

Detailed Venue Information, in respect of all admitted candidates, is also available at Union Public Service Commission’s Website: http://www.upsc.gov.in

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Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha

(Deemed University)
Accredited with A+ level by NAAC
Tirupati – 517 507.

Corrigendum Extension Of Time for Submission of Applications for Teaching Posts up to 17-08-2006 at 5-30 P.M.

In continuation of this office Notification cited above inviting applications for appointment of various posts, it is hereby informed that the UGC, New Delhi vide its letter No. 1-1/2002 (PS) Exempt. Dt.14-6-2006 have revised the following conditions in respect of appointment of Teaching POSTS STATING THAT “Net shall remain compulsory requirement for appointment as Lecturer for those with P.G. degree.

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Railway Recruitment Board

Thiruvananthapuram 695 001.
Telephone: 0471 – 2323357
Websites: www.rrbtrivandrum.net & www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.net

Result Of Written Examinations

The results of the first stage written examination conducted by this RRB for the post of Enquiry – cum – Reservation Clerk (Cat No.1) and Sr. Clerk (Cat. No. 5) on 04 – 06- 2006 have been declared and the same are available on our websites: www.rrbtrivandrum.net & www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.net and also displayed at the our office Notice Board. The full results are also published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 05 – 11 August 2006 which can also be viewed at www.employment news.gov.in

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Quota at IIMs, IITs will not help disadvantaged: Narayanamurthy

Infosys Chief Mentor says it will de-motivate high performers

Kolkata: Reserving a handful of seats in the IITs and IIMs does not help the millions of disadvantaged children in India, feels N.R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies Limited.

Education in India tends to cater to the lowest common denominator and in the process, it lowers academic standards and de-motivates high performers, said Mr. Murthy, speaking at 3rd K.C. Basu Memorial Endowment lecture, organized by the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences here on Thursday.

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Kerala to have four Edusat–based Educational Channels

Education Department’s bid to widen reach of IT education

Thiruvananthapuram: In order to broaden the reach of IT (Information Technology) education in Kerala, the Education Department would launch four separate Edusat-based education channels for primary, secondary high school and higher secondary classes, Education Minister M.A. Baby has said.
ISRO agrees to help

He was delivering the presidential address at the launch of the second educational channel under the VICTERS (Virtual Classroom Technology on Edusat for Rural Schools) programme run by the IT@School project and the first anniversary celebrations of the VICTERS programme here on Thursday, MR. Baby requested the assistance of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in setting up two more Edusat-based channels in Kerala
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Interview for Joining Monash Varsity Course

Chennai: The Director of the MBA programme at Australia’s Monish University, Peter Road, will visit Chennai and meet students for individual consultations on August 5 (Saturday – 10 a.m. –1 p.m.) at the Chennai office of IDP Australia.

For appointments, call 044-42179388 / 89 / 90 / 91 or email at info@chennai.idp.com International applications for the MBA semester one, 2007 close on November 24, 2006 ( visit www.mba.monash.edu.au ).

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Anna Varsity to set up Regional Research Centres

Chennai: The Anna University is planning to set up regional research centres to promote technology research, in association with self – financing institutions in Chennai, according to its Vice – Chancellor D Viswanathan

Similar centres would also be set up in Madurai, Coimbatore and Tiruchi, he said at a three – day “Teachers Training Programme on Renewable Energy Technologies for Engineering and Educational Institutions’ organised by the Solar Energy Centre, Ministry of Non – Conventional Energy Sources (MNES) and the Regional Office of the Ministry here on Thursday.

The university had requested self – financing institutions to make an investment of Rs. 25 lakh each to meet the expense of Rs. 75 crore towards setting up of the research facility.

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IISc Bangalore Develops Child Tracking Device

Bangalore: Be it a strike or violence in some parts of the city, anxious parents need not get hyper. They can now not only track their children but also warn them if they are in a danger zone.

The child tracking device developed by the Centre of Electronics, Design and Technology (CEDT) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here is going to be the size of a sleek mobile and can be fitted into the child’s shoe, belt or worm like a wristwatch, Dr Pavan Nuggehalli and T.V.Prabhakar, of CEDT, who led the project, said.

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Counselling trend throws up Curious Pointers

Chennai: The end of the first phase of counselling for undergraduate engineering courses has thrown up a curious permutation as far as choice of courses goes. While the actual numbers of those seeking admissions has gone up compared to last year, more and more colleges are struggling to fill seats even in the high-intensity circuit branches.

Of the 57,257 seats available under the single window system, 15,206 have been allotted as on Tuesday. A total of 42,051 seats remain vacant at the end of the first phase. Of the 19,817 students called for counselling till now, 76.73 per cent has opted for a seat as compared to only 72 per cent during the same period last year.

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Similar Service terms for Women and Men in Army

New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday issued orders making on a par the terms and conditions for men and women officers opting for entry to the Army through short service commission. This follows the recent uproar over complaints of discrimination against women in the Army.

Under the new system, both men and women officers will enjoy common inter – seniority at the end of training at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai, for preference while opting for technical or non-technical streams.

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Regional level CBSE Science Exhibitions

Regional level CBSE Science Exhibitions 2006 will be held at different venues and on different dates as per the following details :-

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  • Careers in Education Seminar

    We are inviting experienced, qualified teachers to attend our career seminar on teaching in Singapore.

    Interested candidates should posses the following:

    • Relevant Bachelor and Masters degrees (preferably in English Language or Humanities such as English Literature, Geography and History); and
    • Bachelor of Education (B Ed.); and
    • At least 5 years of full – time teaching experience in secondary schools.

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    Anna University Colleges to become Departments

    Chennai: In a major policy move, Anna University’s Syndicate has decided to convert its four constituent colleges into university departments.

    The Colleges of Engineering Guindy, the A.C. College of Technology, Guindy, the School of Architecture and Planning and the Madras Institute of Technology Chrompet, have been autonomous entities so far. Each of them has a separate administrative structure, with its own dean and controller of examinations.

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    Prof gets Social Worker Award

    Coimbatore: Prof J Emmanuel Janagan, Head, Department of social work, CSI Bishop Appasamy College of Arts and Science, received the ‘Best Social Worker’ award.

    City Police Commissioner Karan Singha gave away the award in the presence of IG A Subramanian during a function at the college on Monday.

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    PG Seats for SC/ STs remain Vacant in IITs

    New Delhi: As government proposes to enhance reservation in institutions of higher learning, a number of seats reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes students in post-graduate courses in the Indian courses in the Indian Institutes of Technology have remained vacant down the years.

    The prescribed reservation for SCs and STs is 15 percent and 7.5 percent in post-graduate courses offered by Indian Institutes of Technology.

    But only 11.91 percent and 3.95 percent of the seats could be filled in the SC and ST categories respectively in 2005-06, Minister of State for Human Resource Development MAA Fatmi told the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question.

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    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


    The next Professional Education – I, Professional Education – II, Final, Management Accountancy Course (MAC Part – I) Insurance and Risk Management (IRM) and International Trade Laws and World Trade Organization (ITL & WTO) Examinations of the Institute will be held from 1st November 2006 to 9th November 2006 in 102 cities in India and two cities abroad.

    The sale of application forms for the aforesaid examinations would commence from 3rd August 2006.

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    Core Engg is the Future of India: Experts

    Chennai: The first phase single window counseling for admission to engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, which drew to a close on Monday, is sure to dishearten the manufacturing and infrastructure industries.

    Nearly 80 percent of over 15,000 aspirants who had chosen a seat at the four counseling centers in the State have dumped the core engineering branches-Mechanical, Civil and Chemical-in favour of the lucreative circuit branches – Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics.

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