Friday, July 31, 2009

IGNOU Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development

Indira Gandhi National Open University-IGNOU Admissions 2009

Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development Session
August 2009.

Admission is on for the “Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development” for August 2009 Session. The objective of the programme is to sensitise and guide policy and the programme leaders to rely more on evidence based programming for achieving Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development Session - August 2009. The one month programme will be conducted online and graduates in any discipline are eligible for admission. Preference will be given to those who are working in the field of nutrition sector, including policy makers and programme implementers, civil society and public health Nutrition professional. The last date for submission of application is 15 August 2009. The details of the programme are available at or may be obtained from the Programme Co-ordinator, Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development, Block No.1, Room No.21 IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068 Email :, Phone +91-011-29532374.

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

IITs to Introduce New Courses

Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) will soon introduce new courses in medicine, humanities and design among others.

IIT Kharagpur (IIT- Kgp) has invited private partners for setting up a super speciality hospital in its premises this year.

The institute is planning to initiate a MBBS programme once the hospital starts functioning.

The institute has been venturing into different disciplines like opening a law school dealing with property rights as well.

IIT, Guwahati (IIT-G) has stepped into humanities by introducing masters' programme in development studies from this academic year.

It will comprise of six subjects - Economics, English & Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology & History and Archeology.

Although, all IITs offer humanities department and offer electives to engineering students, but there are very few full-fledged undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

IIT, Kanpur (IIT-K) and IIT-Kgp offer an integrated M.Sc in Economics and research programmes in humanities.

The Yash Pal committee setup by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) had recommended in its report that IITs should become full-fledged universities and also offer broad-based university curriculum on the lines of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

IIT, Delhi (IIT-D) is planning to introduce two-year MA programme in development and cultural studies.

IIT, Bombay (IIT- B) offers PhD programmes in humanities.

IIT, Madras started a five-year integrated MA program in English, Economics and development studies in 2006.

Anna University M.Pharm Admissions 2009

Anna University Tiruchirappalli well known university in Tamilnadu invites applications from eligible B.Pharm candidates for admission to the following M.Pharm Degree Programmes (Self-Supporting) offered at Anna University Tiruchirappalli - Main Campus during the academic year 2009-2010.

M.Pharm. Pharmaceutical Analysis
M.Pharm. Pharmaceutics

Admissions will be done through an Entrance Examination and Counselling

Application Procedure:
Applications can be obtained in person or by post from 31-07-2009 onwards from the Centre for Academic excellence, Anna University Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli-620024 on payment of Rs.600/- (Rs.650/- by post) for general category or Rs.300/- in case of Tamil Nadu SC/ST candidates (Rs.350/- by post) on production of a copy of community certificate.

The application fees should be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Director (Admissions), Anna University Tiruchirappalli" payable at Tiruchirappalli.

Last date for Issue and Submission of Applications : 14-08-2009
Date of Entrance Examination : 23-08-2009

For more information visit-:

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

IGNOU & U21Global Online Distance Pg in IT Management

Indira Gandhi National Open University-IGNOU in collaboration with U21Global, Singapore announces Joint Postgraduate program in IT Management (July 2009 session)

U21Global is a premier graduate school backed by 17 world-class universities-:
Fudan University, Korea University, Lund University, National University of Singapore, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tecnológico De Monterrey, University College Dublin, University of Birmingham, University of Delhi, University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of Hong Kong, University of Melbourne, University of Nottingham, University of Queensland, University of Virginia, Waseda University

IGNOU and U21Global invite applications for the ‘Joint Postgraduate Program in IT Management’

• Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology from IGNOU and an Executive Certificate in Global Information Technology Management from U21Global

The Program is for a duration of 18 months; commencing on 7th September 2009. U21Global will conduct the Program online, for the first 12 months; leading to an Executive Certificate in Global Information Technology Management. This will be followed by a 6 months Program from IGNOU through distance education mode leading to an Executive MBA in Information Technology Management.

The details of the Program can be obtained from: or

Eligibility for Admission:
Bachelor’s Degree in IT related area + 2 years’ Supervisory/ Managerial/ Professional experience in IT field.
Note: Non-graduates with 6 years’ Supervisory/ Managerial/ Professional experience in IT-related field are eligible to apply. Candidates who have completed 10+2 or its equivalent qualification may be treated as non-graduates.

There is no age bar for the Programs.

To Apply:
Log on to the website and fill up the application form and e-mail it to You will receive an application number after successful submission of the form. Please preserve this number for all future communications.

Dates to remember:
Last date for online submission of application form & application fee payment: 10th August 2009

Intimation about admission: 20th August 2009

Last date for fee submission: 30th August 2009

Course commencement date: 7th September 2009

Program Brochure and application form for the Program, can be downloaded from the or The application should be filled and sent via e-mail only by the candidate. No application in hard copy for this Program shall be entertained. The application fee for the Program is US Dollar 20 or Rs.1000/- .

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Smriti Kapoor at: or contact +91 11 41519971 or +91 9718278248

Prof. Madhulika Kaushik, course coordinator, School of Management studies, IGNOU, 91-11-29532073, 29534905

For more information visit-: or

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

CSIR Diamond Jubilee Invention Award-CDJIA 2009


Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is the premier Industrial R&D Organisation in India. On the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee in 2002, CSIR initiated Invention Awards for school children to create awareness, interest and motivation for Intellectual Property amongst children.
On the occasion of the World Intellectual Property Day which is celebrated through out the world on 26th April, CSIR invites applications for the ‘Eighth CSIR Diamond Jubilee Invention Award(CDJIA) for School Children-2009’. The first prize winner would also become eligible for WIPO’s Young Inventor’s Award carrying a medal and a certificate.
Applicant must provide the details of the invention submitted for the award in not more than 5000 words in English/Hindi including an abstract (in not more than 100 words), authenticated (by giving seal and date) and sent through the Principal/ Head of the School where the student is enrolled and personal details on a separate page as follows:
Name, date of birth, school and residential address, class, telephone no. (residence/school), email address.
In case of proposals already selected for state, national, international or equivalent awards, only the subject matter covering the improvements need to be submitted for consideration of CDJIA- 2009. Published inventions would be considered as per the provisions of the Patent Act.
The applications for the award not exceeding 5000 words in English/Hindi with requisite drawings will be considered. The write-up must describe the subject matter in a problem-solution mode and highlighting the novel and non-obviousness feature of the invention and its advantages.
Any Indian student enrolled in an Indian school below the age of 18 years as on 31st July 2009 can apply.
The invention submitted should be one that is globally novel, non-obvious and utilitarian. It could be a new concept or idea or a solution to an existing problem or completely a new method/process/ device/ utility. It is not essential/ necessary that the invention should have been worked, only the concept of the invention should have been proved through a model, a prototype or experimental data. Details of any assistance/ guidance provided by teachers/parents/friends or others must be appropriately mentioned and acknowledged.
Typed applications to be sent by Registered Post/Courier to: Head, Intellectual Property Management Division, CSIR, NISCAIR Building, 14 Satsang Vihar Marg, Special Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 067 with the envelope marked on top left hand corner 'CDJIA-2009'. You may also send application through email addressed to However, a hard copy should also follow through post with Principal’s authentication.
Applications received on or before 31st October 2009 will be considered for the Award.
Prizes : There are in all 60 prizes. Besides a certificate, the cash awards are:
First Prize (1 No.) Rs. 50,000/-
Second Prize (2 Nos.) Rs. 25,000/- each
Third Prize (3 Nos.) Rs. 15,000/- each
Fourth Prize (4 Nos.) Rs. 10,000/- each
Fifth Prize (50 nos.) Rs. 5,000/- each
The awardees will be selected by a high level Awards Selection Committee. If required, the short listed candidates may be called for Interview at Delhi or at any other appropriate place. The decision of the Awards Selection Committee / CSIR will be final and binding on the applicants and no enquiries/ correspondence
in this regard will be entertained.
The Awards will be announced on January 1, 2010, at New Delhi and would be communicated to the Awardees only.

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Foreign Universities for Higher Education in India

The government has proposed a new legislation to allow foreign universities open colleges in India.
The legislation will enable leading foreign universities like Harvard, Yale and other international universities to set up their colleges in India to provide quality education to Indian students, while remaining in the home country.

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning-SCDL Admission Date Extended

Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning-SCDL Admissions 2009

Admission date and prospectus sale date has been extended to 31st August 2009

Admissions in SCDL distance learning programs
Symbiosis Centre for Distance SCDL Learning announces admissions to the following programmes. (SCDL is an approved Distance Learning Institute by the Distance Education Council, Govt of India.)

Two-Year Post Graduate Diploma Programmes
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDIB)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration (PGDEA)

One-Year Diploma Programmes
Post Graduate Diploma In Insurance Management (PGDIM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management (PGDRM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Customer Relationship Management (PGDCRM)
Post Graduate Diploma In Supply Chain Management (PGDSCM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design (PGDID)
Post Graduate Diploma in Pre-Primary Teachers Training (PGDPTT)
Aanced Diploma in Creative Writing in English (ADCW)
Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCW)

Six-Month Certificate Programmes
Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship Development & Management (CPED)
Certificate Programme in Right to Information Act (CPRTI)
Certificate Programme In Cyber Laws (CPCL)
Certificate Programme In Consumer Protection Act (CPCPA)
These programmes will commence in January 2010

Single Courses:
Business Communication
Management Accounting
Marketing Management
Human Resource Management
Financial Management
Total Quality Management
Management Information System
Business Law

Corporate Programs
Corporate Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (C-PGDBA)

To Apply
Prospectus and application forms are available at SCDL office and selected AXIS Bank branches mentioned in website( on payment of Rs 900/- by cash or DD of Rs 1100/- in favour of ‘The Director, SCDL, Pune’, payable at Pune (India) for receive by post or courier within India or US $75 for receipt outside India. Students must mention their name, address, contact nos and purpose on the reverse of their DD. Students must remain to copy of their DD to safeguard against loss in transit. SCDL is not liable for any loss or refund of unidentified DDs. Students can visit SCDL website for non receipt of prospectus.

For more information visit-:

Sunday, July 26, 2009

University of Kota PG Admissions Extension of Date

University of Kota PG Admissions Extension of Date

Last date for Submission of duly completed and filled in admission forms for the admission to M.Phil., (Commerce, Geography, Sociology, History and Physics), LL.M., MIB, MSW, MA (Sociology, Geography, Heritage & Museology), M.Sc. (Physics - Energy Studies), M.Sc. Tech., M.Sc. (Life Science), M.P.Ed. and Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS is here by extended to 31st July, 2009

for more information visit-:

Karnataka State Open University-KSOU New Courses

The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in collaboration with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences proposes to offer certificate courses in basic health education.

In addition to proposed courses with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, KSOU has already signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fr Muller Charitable Institution and University of Agriculture Sciences, Bangalore to offer certificate courses in basic medicine and health sciences and five certificate courses in agricultural sciences respectively.

For more information visit-:

Saturday, July 25, 2009

TWAS Fellowships in India

TWAS Fellowships in India

TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, Trieste (Italy) – offers fellowships to scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue postgraduate studies or postdoctoral research in India.
TWAS is an autonomous international organization founded in Trieste, Italy, in 1983. TWAS represents the best of science in the developing world. Its principal aim is to promote scientific capacity and excellence for sustainable development in the South. Since 1986, TWAS has been supporting scientists and institutions in
developing countries through a wide range of programmes that focus on scientific capacity building largely through South-South cooperation.
The administration and financial operation of TWAS is undertaken by UNESCO in accordance with an agreement signed by the two organizations.
TWAS fellowships in India are offered in collaboration with four programme partners, including:
* Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR);
* Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology;
* Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)
* S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences.
The main eligibility criteria to apply for the TWAS Fellowships in India are:
• Be a maximum age of 30 (postgraduate) or 40 years (postdoctoral). In the case of fellowships offered through CSIR the age limits are 35 (postgraduate) and 45 years (postdoctoral)
• Hold a master's degree (postgraduate) or PhD (postdoctoral) in the natural sciences
• Be nationals of a developing country (other than India).
• Obtain a preliminary Acceptance Letter from the chosen host institute (refer to the sample Acceptance Letter in the application form).
To learn more about the application procedure and to download application forms,
TWAS Fellowships Office
ICTP Adriatico Guesthouse, 7th floor
Phone: +39 040 2240-314
Fax: +39 040 2240-689

Friday, July 24, 2009

LTA School Of Beauty Scholarships

LTA School Of Beauty has launched its Scholarship for Post Graduates, Graduates and Under Graduates to create a streamline career in beauty.

LTA School of Beauty offers courses leading to International certificates such as CIDESCO and CIBTAC. These courses would enable students to be better recognized and have respectable careers in beauty industry. The school also assists the students to find job placements in industry through its placement division

Again, for the first time in India these scholarship programs are launched by LTA to create an opportunity for students to avail Diplomas in three main categories of beauty, such as-:

* Diploma in Beauty Cosmetology
* Diploma in Hair Designer

With the latest syllabus and format, LTA has specially designed these courses with their best faculty to enable all students a complete learning to move ahead in this 'Recession Proof Career'.

The above mentioned diplomas would enable the students to obtain a recognized profession in this challenging industry with excellent job opportunities.

For more information visit-:

Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology Admissions 2009

Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology Admissions 2009

Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology invites applications for the following programmes

* B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
* M. Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
* Ph.D. (Food Process Engineering)

B.Tech (Food Process Engineering
Pass +2 or equivalent examination with major (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with 50% marks

M.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
Should have passed a four Year B.E.,/B.Tech Degree with 60% marks in any of the following discipline Food Process Engineering, Agricultural Process Engineering, Post Harvest Technology, Food Science & Technology, Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering.

Ph.D. (Food Process Engineering)
Should have passed M.E.,/M.Tech degree with 60% marks in any of the following disciplines after completion of a four year Bachelor's Degree Food Process Engineering, Agricultural Process Engineering, Post Harvest Technology, Food Science & Technology, Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering.

To Apply-:
Interested candidates can obtain the application form in person from the institute by paying Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- in case of SC/ST candidates) by cash/ demand draft drawn in favour of "The Director, IICPT, Thanjavur" or by sending a requisition letter along with a Demand Draft for Rs.550/- (Rs.300/- in case of SC/ST candidates) and an address label written in capital letters to which the application is to be addressed.

Application can be downloaded from and the filled in application should be sent along with prescribed fees and all the enclosures by Speed / Registered post to the Director.

Indian Instituite of Crop Processing Technolgy
Pudukkottai Road,
Thanjavur 613 005
Phone : 04362 - 226676/04362 - 228155
Fax : 04362 - 227971
E-mail :

Thursday, July 23, 2009

British Council Debating Matters Competition 2009

British Council Debating Matters Competition 2009

Debating Matters is an exciting new national debate that has been initiated by the British Council, in partnership with the Institute of Ideas of London, as part of its Intercultural Dialogue Project. It is a debating competition with a difference for students. In India the competition is for Class XI and XII students only. Debating Matters is a very successful debate competition in the UK, pioneered by the Institute of Ideas and supported by Wellcome Trust, in the UK and in India.

Institute of Ideas is the principal partner of the British Council in India, while the Wellcome Trust, the world’s largest medical research organisation, has extended their support for the competition in India this year.

The format for Debating Matters is rigorous and competitive with a strong emphasis on students researching their arguments well. Debating Matters seeks to encourage students to engage with the specifics and complexities of issues that arise in the real world today. A unique aspect of the competition has been to involve high-calibre professionals from all walks of life – academics, journalists, business people, scientists and artists – in the judging of the competition.

Debating Matters is an innovative and challenging way for students to engage with their peers and learn more about the world they live in through research and debate in real time topics.

For more information visit-:

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

F.Y.J.C Admissions Second Merit List/College Allocation

F.Y.J.C Admissions Second Merit List/College Allocation

FYJC admissions 2009 second merit and college allocation list shall be available on Website on 25/07/2009

Those who have not finalised their admission in a college allotted to them in first merit list, will not be allowed to participate in the second round, the merit list for which will be put up on July 25. Students who failed to pay fees in the first round, would may be considered for a seat only in the last round.

Important Update-: Second Allocation List will be declared on 26/07/2009 at 6:00 PM

To check second merit list visit-:

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

I2IT PG Admissions November 2009



Advanced Postgraduate Programs in IT,Management,Biotechnology,Nanaotechnology,Oil & Gas and Cfd

International Institute of Information Technology (I2IT) is one of the internationally acclaimed technology and management Institutes of India, created in the IIT framework. Driven by the sprit of ‘Actionable Knowlege’, I2IT offers two-year; full time residential Advanced Postgraduate Programs in Information Technology, Management & Engineering.

Designed by distinguished faculty led by Padmashri Dr. Vijay Bhatkar (acclaimed IT leader of India & creator of India’s PARAM series of Supercomputers), I2IT strives to creat world class talent that will propel India to a new high in a an ever-expanding global Technology space driven by Innovation and Leadership.

The following programmes are 24 months,autonomous,fulltime and residential.

I2IT offers the following programmes for November 2009:
School of Information Technology (SoIT)
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Software Technologies
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Networking and Telecommunications
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Embedded System Design
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Microelectronics and VLSI Design

School of Management Technology (SoMT)
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Business Management
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Information Technology Management
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Telecom Management
Advanced Postgraduate Program in Biotechnology Management

School of Engineering & Technology (SoET)
MBA-Oil and Gas Engineering
MBA-Oil & Gas Engineering
M.Tech-Computational Fluid Dynamics

School of Biotechnology (SoBT)
Advanced Postgraduate Programs in:

School of Interdisciplinary Sciences & Technology (SoST)
Advanced Postgraduate Programs in:
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Intelligent Systems & Robotics

Degrees awarded by UPES & approved by UGC

Last date for application 29th August 2009

For details please Contact:
P-14 Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjawadi, Pune 411 057, India.
Tel: +91 20 22933441 Telefax: +91 20 22934592
Mobile: +91 98226 17898, +91 98226 17899, +91 98604 65990
Toll Free No: 1800 233 6372

RUHS Pharmacy Courses Admissions 2009

Rajasthan University of Health Science (RUHS) will now give admission in pharmacy courses on the basis of marks obtained in XII exams from this year. The decision to abolish pre-pharmacy test is taken in a meeting held in presence of Dean, faculty of Pharmacy and officials of central admission committee.

The central admission committee will ask to fill option form for taking admission in degree or diploma in pharmacy. For getting admission in both the courses the candidate must have physics, chemistry with either biology, Maths, computer science or biotechnology in XII.

The minimum age of the student should be 17 years on December 31, 2009.

AIMA MAT September 2009

AIMA Management Aptitude Test (MAT) September 2009

MAT Score is acceptable even to certain other Institutes for considering admission of candidates for Post Graduate Degree / Diploma programmes, besides the Institutes, subject to specific cut-off marks and other admission parameters

Mode of Test

Candidate can choose any one of the two options to take the test:

Paper- Pencil Test (Offline Test)
Computer Based Test- Online Test

Test Date 06 September 2009 (Sunday)
Test Timings 10.00am-12.30pm
Reporting Time at the Test Centre 9.00 a.m.

Test Date From 07 September 2009 (Monday) onwards
Test Timing In different Time slots
(Most probably two different time slots per day)

Eligibility Graduates in any discipline. Final year students of Graduate Courses can also apply

How to apply

Candidate can choose any one of the following modes to apply.

Obtain Form with MAT Bulletin/CD against cash payment of Rs 980/- from listed branches of Bank of Baroda, listed Study Centres of AIMA or from AIMA, New Delhi (Phones: 011-24653382 & 41757046).
Obtain crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs 1050/- in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at Delhi from any Bank. Register online at website alongwith the DD details. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.
Register online at website link with Credit Card payment. Detailed procedure is given on the website link.
(Note: No individual postal sale by AIMA at AIMA, New Delhi)

Last Date For sale of Forms/ Online Registration 10 August 2009 (Monday)
Last Date for receipt of filled in Registration Forms at AIMA, New Delhi 13 August 2009 (Thursday)
Test Centre City list is provided in the bulletin. Test Venues for Paper-Pencil Test and Computer Based Test (Online) are different.

The Paper-Pencil Test will take place only on one day i.e., 06 Sept 2009 at one time slot i.e., 10.00am-12.30pm, whereas the Computer Based Test (Online Test) will take place from 07 September 2009 onwards in different time slots.

If the number of candidates registered for Computer Based Test (Online Test) is few/limited, these candidates have to appear for the paper-Pencil Test on 06 Sept 2009 only.
One candidate can appear only for one date for the September 2009 MAT.

Admit Card
All provisionally registered candidates can down load their Admit Card from AIMA website link: 7 days before the test date.

Specific Admit Card will be generated both for the candidates opted for the Paper-Pencil (Offline Test) and for the Computer Based Online Test.

Admit Card would be having Candidate Name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, Test Time and Test Venue Address. Candidate has to strictly follow the date and time allotted to them in the case of Computer Based Online Test.

For more information visit-:

Monday, July 20, 2009

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana-KVPY 2009 IISc

The "Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana" () is a program started during 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research.

This program strives to assist the students to realises their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is developed for research and growth in the country. Generous scholarship and contingency grant is provided (up to the Pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.

These Fellowships are only for Indian Nationals studying in India.

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, offers attractive fellowships (Rs. 4000 to Rs. 7000 p.m) and contingency grants (Four months fellowship p.a) for students studying in Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Selection to the program takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated interest in pursuing research career. Selection procedures are different for Basic Sciences, SP (Engineering) and SP (Medicine) and SP(Basic Sciences). All of them, however, include an interview for final selection.


Basic Sciences (SA and SB)

After scrutiny of application forms and based on the performance in the Board Examination, all the eligible candidates from Streams SA and SB will be called for a written aptitude test (multiple choice). The test will be conducted at different centers across the country on 1st November 2009 (First Sunday). The details of the venue of the aptitude tests will be put on to the KVPY website in October 2009. Based on the performance in the aptitude test candidates will be called for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure.

SP (Basic Sciences); SP (Engineering) and SP (Medicine)

KVPY applicant is required to submit the project report, chosen and executed by the candidate exclusively for this application. The projects done jointly with other candidates are not considered for KVPY Fellowship award. Applicant’s creativity and originality should be amply reflected in the project. This project has to be supervised by a teacher/professional in the relevant field. Based on the project submitted and scrutiny of application forms, short listed candidates will be called for an interview, which is the final stage of the selection procedure. The interview will be conducted either at IISc, Bangalore or IIT-Bombay, Mumbai or ICMR, New Delhi during the month of December 2009 or January 2010.

Please Note that applications without the project report will not be considered. The project should not be a routine one (such as measuring well known property of materials etc.) The supervising teacher / professional is required to provide a recommendation letter certifying the extent of the applicant’s original contribution to the project.

Request for Application Form

a. Each Stream has its own application form. Students who wish to apply for more than one Stream should submit separate applications.

b. Applicants may apply either by Hard copy or Online.

c. Application forms may be down loaded from the KVPY website. Those who are unable to do so, may request for a Hard Copy.

d. Hard copy of the application form can be obtained from KVPY on request by sending a processing fee of Rs. 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST) by means of remitting Rs. 200 (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST) “to any core banking branches of STATE BANK OF INDIA, payable at all branches in India. Paid into the credit of Administrative Executive, KVPY A/c. No. 10270577392” and send the “pay-in-slip” along with the request, clearly indicating the stream (i.e.SA, SB, SP etc.) on the envelope

e. The SC/ST – candidates should provide a copy of the caste certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed proforma.

f. The completed application form along with the

1. Caste certificate in the case of SC/ST candidate

2. Project report in the case of SP/Basic Sciences/ Engineering/ Medicine

3. copy of the marks statement of the qualifying examination(s), in the case of SP (Engineering), SP(Medicine).

4. The original copy of the challan of processing fee of Rs. 200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST)should reach KVPY on or before 11.9.09 (Friday).

g. KVPY will not be responsible for postal delays in receiving completed application.

h. Last date for receipt of the request for application form.

1. By post : 01 September 2009
2. In person at IISc : 10 September 2009
3. Last date for receipt of the completed application (both Online/Hard Copy along with cast certificate, project report and processing fee ) : 11 September 2009

All correspondence should be addressed to:
The Convener
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012.

For more information visit-:

Sunday, July 19, 2009

IGNOU Course in Diabetes Care

Indira Gandhi National Open University-IGNOU has started a certificate course in diabetes care.
The six-month Certificate Programme in Diabetes Care for Community Workers has been developed to build up a workforce to work in diabetic clinics, health centres at community level and in hospital diabetic clinics. The first session will start by July end.

The programme will give or upgrade knowledge about diabetes, its management and complications and prevention. It will help the workers to learn various skills for assessment and care of the diabetic patient and their family members

For more information visit-:

NIT Raipur M.Tech. Admission 2009

NIT Raipur M.Tech. Admission for Academic Year 2009-10

Applications are invited for M.Tech. Admissions for the Academic Session 2009-10 in the following streams and departments.

1. Water Resources Development & Irrigation Engg.- Civil Engg.

2. Energy Systems & Pollution- Mech. Engg.

3. Chemical Process Design- Chemical Engg.

4. Computer Technology- Electrical Engg.

5. Applied Geology- Applied Geology

Application procedure: The application form and other relevant information may be downloaded from the website: The filled applications along with a crossed DD towards registration fee drawn in favour of ‘Director NIT Raipur’ payable at Raipur should reach Registrar, NIT Raipur, C.G.-492010 on or before 24th July 2009 in a A4 size envelop with overleaf mention of “M.Tech. Admissions for Academic Year 2009-10.”

Application Fees: Rs.500 for all category candidates .

Last date of submission of Forms: 24th July 2009

For more information visit -:

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Distance Learning Accreditation NACODL

Good News! Now get quality distance learning distance education in NACODL accreditate distance learning distance education institutes.

The Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi has set up the National Accreditation Committee for Open and Distance Learning (NACODL) to accreditate institutions offering education through distance mode in India on the lines of conventional universities.

DEC is the statutory body responsible for the promotion and coordination of the Open University and distance education system.

DEC's call for accreditation is also an attempt to restore the parity between distance and conventional degrees.

Distance learning is considered as inferior to class room learning by various students, academicians and employers.

Infrastructure and human resources, student support system, relevance of programmes, employment opportunities, research and consultancy and governance will be assessed during the accreditation by NACODL.

NACODL has academicians and administrators from various distance and open learning institutes and government officials as their members.

Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of Mumbai University is in the process to get accreditation.

National Talent Search Exam-NTS 2009/2010

National Talent Search Exam-NTS 2009/2010

National Talent Search Scheme is a flagship activity of the NCERT.The purpose of the scheme was to identify talented students and nurture their talent. Talent refers to the potentiality that manifests itself in a high level of performance in one or more specialized areas. The scheme, therefore, covers areas like Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law. It honours 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 Ph.D. level. For professional courses like Engineering, Medicine, Management and Law this assistance is given only up to Post Graduation. From the selection year 2010, the NCERT will conduct the National Talent Search Examination for students studying in Class VIII only.

Scholarships: On the basis of the examination conducted, 1000 scholarships will be awarded for each group of students appearing for Class VIII examinations. The amount of scholarship will be Rs.500/- per month as per NTS rules.

Reservation: 15% scholarships will be reserved for students belonging to the SC category, 7.5% scholarships for students belonging to the ST category and 3% for Physically Challenged Group of Students each in respect of the class VIII.

Selection: There will be two-stage selection process for award of scholarship. For Stage-I, selection will be done by States/UTs through a written examination. Students who qualify Stage I will be eligible to appear for Stage II examination conducted by NCERT.

The States/UTs will also conduct the selection test for National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship
Scheme along with the Stage-I written examination for NTS.

Important Dates: Dates for Submission of Application Form and conduct of examination are
given below:

Stage I (State)
Last Date for Submission of Application Form 31 August, 2009
Examination in Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
7 November, 2009 (Saturday)
Examination in All other States and Union Territories 8 November, 2009 (Sunday)

Stage II (National)
Examination in All States and Union Territories 9 May, 2010 (Sunday)

Eligibility: Students of Class VIII studying in recognized schools are eligible to appear for the respective Class VIII Stage I examination conducted by the States/UTs in which the schools are located. There will be no domicile restriction.

Examination: The pattern of written examination for Class VIII will be as follows:

• Stage I examination at the State/UT level will comprise two parts, namely (a) Mental Ability Test (MAT) and (b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences and mathematics.

• Stage II examination at the National level will comprise (a) Mental Ability Test (MAT), (b) Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) covering social sciences, sciences and mathematics, (c) Interview. Only those candidates who qualify the written examination at the National Level will be invited for interview.

State Quotas: Each State/Union Territory has been allotted a quota to recommend a specific number of candidates for the Stage II examination, the details of which will be made available on NCERT website. However, there will be no State/Union Territory Quota for the final award of scholarship after the Stage II examination. Reservation for SC, ST and physically challenged will be as notified in para 2 above.

Application Form: You may contact the State/UT Liaison officer for procuring application form. However, application form can be downloaded from NCERT website also. All correspondence relating to application forms should be addressed to the State Liaison Officers (LOs) whose addresses are given at the end/Website

The completed application form duly signed by Principal of the school should be submitted to the LO/ concerned district official of the State before the last date.

Fees: States and Union Territories may notify the fee required (refer NCERT website) which will be paid for the Stage-I examination. However, NCERT does not charge any fee for the Stage-II examination.

Announcement of Results: Results of the Stage-I examination will be announced by the respective State Governments/ Union Territories. Results of Stage-II examination will be announced by NCERT.

Indian Students Studying Abroad can appear directly for Stage II NTS Examination under conditions prescribed in the NTS brochure for class VIII which is available on the NCERT website. Candidates may fill up relevant items of the Application Form available on the NCERT website and send to the undersigned along with a photocopy of the mark sheet of previous examination latest by March 15, 2010.

For more information visit-:
For NTS Examination Inquiry: Phone No. : 011-26560464,

Friday, July 17, 2009

Government of India Scholarship For Deprived Students

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)Government of India has launched a scholarship programme to provide financial assistance to deprived students

The scholarship has been named as 'Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students'.

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls will be awarded for graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.

The total number of scholarships will be divided amongst the State Boards based on the State's population in the age group of 18-25 years, after segregating share of CBSE and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country. 50pc of the scholarships would be earmarked for girls.

Students will be given an amount of Rs.1000 per month at graduate level for the first three years of college and university and student will be given Rs.2000 per month at post-graduation level.

Students enrolled in professional courses will be given Rs.2000 per month in the fourth and fifth year. Students will be provided scholarship for 10 months in a year.

Under the eligibility conditions for the award of scholarship, the student has to be an Indian national and should have scored a minimum of 80 per cent marks in the AISSCE, 2009 conducted by the CBSE.

The Undergraduate /Professional /Degree courses should have been pursued as regular courses by the student, (not correspondence or distance mode) from recognised educational institutions in India and not availing of any other scholarship scheme.

The scheme is applicable to both 'general' and 'reserved' categories but the student should belong to non-creamy layer implying that the income ceiling not exceed 4.5 Lakhs per annum.

The reservation of various categories are: SC 15 per cent,ST- 7.5 per cent, OBC- 27 per cent and horizontally three per cent for physically handicapped.

For more information visit-:

Thursday, July 16, 2009

RIE Bhopal B.A. B.Ed. Admissions 2009

Regional Institute of Education RIE, Bhopal B.A. B.Ed. Admissions 2009

Applications in the prescribed proforma are invited from candidates belonging to the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and the Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nager Haveli for admission to the 4-year (integrated) B.A. B.Ed. course.

1. Name of the Course and Duration: B.A. B.Ed.; 4 years (8 semesters)

2. Eligibility Conditions:

i) Candidates must have passed higher secondary/sr. secondary or equivalent examination in the year 2009 with at least 45% marks in aggregate (a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST candidates).

ii) Candidates must have passed in the following subjects:

(a) Any one of the languages: Hindi, English, Urdu, Marathi and Gujarati;

(b) History or Geography; and

(c) Economics or Political Science.

3. Tuition Fee and Scholarship: Selected candidates will be required to pay Rs. 3000/- per annum (SC/ST candidates exempted).

All SC/ST students and few general category students will be given scholarship as per NCERT norms (Rs. 800/- per month at full rate).

4. Reservation: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Handicapped candidates.

5. How to Apply: The applications in the form given below (to be enlarged, if required) or downloaded from the website are to be submitted in room no. 30 of the Institute by the candidate him/herself on July 28, 09 from 9 am to 12 noon along with IPO/Bank Draft for Rs. 50/- (Rs. 5/- in case of SC/ST) in favour of Principal RIE, Bhopal, payable at Bhopal,. No applications would be received after the prescribed time limit. The merit list/waiting list of the candidates would be displayed on the notice board on the evening of 28th July, 09 and candidates would be required to deposit the fees in cash [about Rs. 8000/-, for general/OBC category candidates and Rs. 1400/- for SC/ST candidates] on 29th July, 09.

A xeroxed copy of each of the following documents would be required to be deposited along with the application and a passport size photograph:-

i) Marksheet of higher secondary/senior secondary or equivalent examination,

ii) School leaving certificate,

iii) Parents’ income certificate (2008-09),

iv) Caste certificate in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates and non-creamy layer category certificate from OBC candidates, and

v) High school certificate as proof of date of birth.

6. The state of the candidate would be decided according to the following criteria and in this order:-

i) State from which sr. secondary examination etc. have been passed.

ii) State in which, guardian/parent is employed in Central Govt./Govt. of India undertakings.

iii) Domicile certificate from the competent authority.

In case of any further enquiry, contact (0755) 2522012 or 2522071 (from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm on working days).
For more info visit-:

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

British Council's Pre-Departure Orientation in Mumbai

British Council's Pre-Departure Orientation in Mumbai (Education UK)

Date & time-: Tuesday 21 July 2009 1:30p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Venue-: British council Auditorium,Mittal Tower,C wing,2nd floor
Nariman Point Mumbai-400021

Entry by pre-registration,A nominal registration fee will be charged
Limited seats,first-com-first-served

For Education UK more information & registration call-: 022-22790173
or email-:

IIFT MBA (International Business) Admission 2010

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade-IIFT MBA(IB) Admission 2010

Eligibility for IIFT MBA -:
1. Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline.
2. Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October 7, 2010.
3. No age limit

Mode of Admission for IIFT MBA -:
For General/SC/ST/PH/OBC category :

1. On the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview and Essay Writing
2. Written Test on Sunday, November 22, 2009 between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar , Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.
3. Based on marks for written test, candidates will be called for Group Discussion, Interview and Essay Writing to be held during January/February at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

For Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI :

1. On the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT).
2. GMAT result should not have been declared before January 1, 2008 and should be received by the Institute latest by March 31st, 2010.

Last Date for Sale of Prospectus by post for IIFT MBA : 20th August 2009

Last date for Sale of Prospectus across the counter at IIFT : 3rd September 2009

Last Date for Receipt of completed Applications for IIFT MBA : 3rd September 2009

Written Test for IIFT MBA : 22nd November 2009 (10 a.m - 12 noon)

Pattern of Admission Test

* The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English).
* Duration of the test is two hours and will cover English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.

Instructions to Apply Online for IIFT MBA 2010 - 2012
1. If in case the candidate proposes to pay through valid VISA/MASTER Credit Card, please proceed further.
2. Others should have a demand draft of the applicable amount favoring INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at DELHI, since you will be required to fill in the details of the demand draft in the online application form.
3. Applicable amount for the Demand Draft is as follows :
* General/OBC(Non Creamy Layer) Indian candidates: Rs.1500/-
* SC/ST/PH candidates: Rs. 750/-
* Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI candidates: US$ 75 (INR Rs. 3000)
4. You should have a printer attached to your computer as you are required to send a print of your online application form to IIFT.
5. Print only on an A4 size paper in “Portrait Layout”. Print only if the Bar Code appears properly on the screen, else refresh(Press F5) the page and then print.
6. Once you complete your online application form and submit the same, take a print out and send the same to IIFT after doing the needful as follows:
* Sign in the Box provided for the purpose.
* Paste your photograph in the box provided for the purpose.
* The candidates who have not paid through credit card are required to enclose the demand draft of the applicable amount with full name, address and application number on the reverse of the demand draft.
* Enclose two self addressed adhesive labels.
* Enclose copy of the requisite certificate, if belonging to SC/ST/PH/OBC(non-creamy layer) category.
* Attach copy of your GMAT Score if belonging to Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI category. If you do not have the GMAT score, you can also submit the same separately by 31st March 2010 quoting your application number.
7. After receipt of the above application form with necessary enclosures, the Programme Brochure will be sent to the candidate through courier/post for information. This will also confirm the receipt of the application form in the Institute.
8. Once this form is received in the Institute with necessary enclosures, the online database will be updated and the candidate will be able to see the status of his/her application online. For this purpose the candidate needs to remember the password since it will be required along with the application no. for checking the status of the application.
9. Last date for submitting online application form : 3rd September 2009

For online application visit-:

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Learn Foreign Language SCOFL Admissions 2009

Learn Foreign Language SCOFL Admissions 2009

Study Centre of Foreign Languages (SCOFL) is announcing admissions for French, German, Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin for the 22nd year in Nanavati College, off S.V. Road, Vile Parle (west).

The classes will be held only on Sundays for three hours till February 2010 Reading, writing and conversation of each language will be taught. Anybody above age 12 years can take admission. The classes are especially useful for businessmen in gaining a working knowledge of the language. Last day of admission is July 19, 2009.

Contact : For more information and enrollment, contact 22925925 / 9324562616 from 11 am to 5:00 pm.

SVKM's PGD in Clinical Research Admissions 2009

SVKM's C. B. Patel Research Centre for Chemistry and Biological Sciences & Kriger Group International invites application for One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research Admissions 2009

One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research

To Apply
The application for this course should be submitted in the prescribed form, available with every copy of the prospectus. The form can also be downloaded from the website.
It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to satisfy the Selection Board about his/her qualification.
Incomplete forms and those without necessary documents are liable to be rejected. Any false declaration would lead to disqualification or cancellation of admission.
Submission of the form at the office does not guarantee admission. All admissions shall be deemed to be provisional, till the final list, approved by the Selection Board, is prepared.

Program Costs
Fee/ Student - Rs. 2.0 Lacs Plus Internship fees as follows
i. Internship for 6 months in India - Rs. 50,000
ii. Internship for 6 months in USA - Rs. 2,50,000

B.Sc/M.Sc in Life Science, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Zoology, Chemistry, Nursing, Botany, Biochemistry, BPharm, MPharm, MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BPT and B.Occ.T. with minimum 50% marks.

C.B. Patel Research Centre for Chemistry and Biological Sciences
3rd Floor, Bhaidas Sabhagriha Building,
Juhu Scheme,
Vile Parle (West),
Mumbai - 400056.
Tel: +91 -22- 26154934 / 26175363 / 26119792
Fax: +91 -22-26154851

Monday, July 13, 2009

F.Y.J.C Admissions First Merit List/College Allocation

F.Y.J.C Admissions First Merit List
FYJC admissions 2009 first merit and college allocation list shall be available on Website on 14/07/2009 from 1:00 P.M.

Once a student is allotted a college as per stream selected, he has to pay fees in stipulated period & secure admission. If he does not do so, he will be out of the admission process.

Dates to secured admissions for first merit list-: 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th July 2009

Even after student has secured admission as per first merit list student still remain in the process for betterment if seats available

Student is permitted to use such betterment option only once

to check first merit list visit-:

IGNOU & CIAL Academy Aviation Courses

Cochin International Airport Limited-CIAL Academy announces admissions, in association with IGNOU
CIAL Academy announces admissions to its Certificate, Advanced Diploma and MBA Programmes, in association with IGNOU.

CIAL Academy plans to issue student Prospectus and application forms to prospective students from 01st July Ownwards. Students can download the prospectus and application form from website.

CIAL is aviation academy offering courses in aviation management and technology in association with Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou).
The academy will offer various certificate and advanced diploma programmes in diverse fields like airport ramp handling, rescue and fire fighting, airport operations management, air cargo management, security management, retail management etc. In addition, there will be under graduate courses like BTech in airport infrastructure engineering and aircraft manufacture and maintenance engineering and PG programmes like MBA in aviation business management and MTech in airport infrastructure engineering.
For more info and online application visit-:

Sunday, July 12, 2009

MAH-MBA-MMS-CET 2009 Cap Rounds

MAH-MBA-MMS-CET 2009 Cap Rounds Admissions to MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM in Maharashtra

Submission of Online Option/Preference Form for CAP Round-I, II & III and the Counselling Round of Admission (CAP Round-IV) of the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) for the Academic Year 2009-10
This Notification is being issued only for those eligible candidates (whose names are appeared in the Final Merit of MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM published on 29th June 2009 on to be admitted to seats available for respective CAP rounds of admission in First Year of Post Graduate Degree courses in
MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM in the institutes participating in the CAP for the academic year 2009-10.
The Candidates who are eligible (as per rule no. 2.1, 2.2 & 2.3 mentioned in the information brochure) for admission to First Year of Two Year Full Time Post Graduate Degree Courses in MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM are required to submit the Online Option Form for various CAP rounds on website through
their login ID. Candidates are required to submit and confirm the online option form by himself/herself (candidates are not required to go to ARC for verifying & confirming online option form). Once the candidate confirms his/her Option/preference form online through his/her Login ID for the respective
admission rounds, will not be able to change the option/preference submitted under any circumstances.
Separate lists of candidates eligible to participate in each of CAP Round II, III & IV, will be published on the website as per schedule and shall be subject to the 'Rules of Reporting' set out in the Annexure-I of the Information Brochure.
􀂅 Candidates are required to pay Rs.50/- in cash as a facilitation fee for each of CAP Round I, II and III at ARC if the facilitation of ARC is availed by the candidate for submitting the online option form.
􀂅 Candidates are required to pay Rs.100/- in cash as a processing fee for CAP Round IV (Counselling Round) at the Counselling Centre.
􀂅 Procedure for Filling up of the Online Option/Preference Form for CAP Round-I, CAP Round-II and CAP Round-III, through Candidate’s Login and Reporting to the allotted institutes after allotment is given in information brochure. Candidates are advised to read these instructions carefully.
􀂅 All the candidates except Backward Class Category of Maharashtra Sate are required to pay full fees as approved by the Government for Govt./Govt. Aided/ University Department/University Managed institutions and as approved by Shikshan Shulka Samitee for unaided institution at the time of confirming the admission in the allotted Institute. (Refer Rule 9.0 and 9.1)
􀂅 Admission Round by counselling i.e. CAP Round-IV: Only MS candidates whose names have appeared in the list of candidates eligible to participate in the CAP Round-IV, are required to report in person at the following Centre of Admission as per the schedule:
Department of Management Sciences,
University of Pune, (PUMBA)
Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007
Phone no.- (020) 25693380
Note: Candidate who will be offered admission in CAP Round-IV, is required to confirm the said admission on the spot by paying part payment of fee Rs.10,000/- (in cash) which is non refundable. Candidates are required to report to the respective institute as per the schedule.

For Detailed Schedule visit web site
Display of revised sanctioned intake of existing Institutes, Seat
Distribution and new Institutes along with their Choice codes on
11/07/09 at 5.00 pm
Submission and Confirmation of Online Option/Preference Form of
CAP Round-I by eligible Maharashtra State and All India candidates
through candidates Login through the web site
up to 5.00
3. Display of provisional allotment of CAP Round-I for Maharashtra
State & All India Candidates on website 20/07/2009 at 5.00 pm
4. Reporting to the institute as per allotment in CAP round-I by
Maharashtra State candidates and All India candidates. 21/07/09 to 24/07/09
5. Display of seats available and list of Maharashtra State and All India
candidates, eligible to participate in CAP Round-II, on website 27/07/2009 at 5.00 pm
Submission and Confirmation of Online Option/Preference Form of
CAP Round-II by eligible Maharashtra State and All India
candidates through candidates Login through the web site
up to 5.00
7. Display of provisional allotment of CAP Round-II for Maharashtra
State & All India Candidates on website 03/08/09 at 5.00 pm
Reporting to the institute as per allotment in CAP round-II by
Maharashtra State candidates and All India candidates. 04/08/09 06/08/09
9. Display of seats available and list of Maharashtra State and All India
candidates, eligible to participate in CAP Round-III, on web site 08/08/2009 at 5.00 pm
Submission and Confirmation of Online Option/Preference Form of
CAP Round-III by eligible Maharashtra State and All India
candidates through candidates Login through the web site
up to 5.00
11. Display of provisional allotment of CAP Round-III for Maharashtra
State & All India Candidates on website 14/08/2009 at 5.00 pm
12. Reporting to the institute as per allotment in CAP round-III by
Maharashtra State candidates and All India candidates. 16/08/09 18/08/2009
Display of available seats for CAP Round-IV and merit list of
Maharashtra State candidates eligible to participate in CAP Round-
IV (by counselling) on web site
20/08/2009 at 5.00 pm
14. Admission Round by counselling in person i.e. CAP Round-IV at
PUMBA, Pune 24/08/2009 26/08/2009
15. Reporting by the candidates as per allotment of CAP Round-IV to
the respective Institute 25/08/09 27/08/09
16. Commencement of classes 10/08/2009
17. Cut off date for all MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM admissions 31/08/2009
Admission by Counseling for the J&K Migrant Candidates at SIMSREE Mumbai
1 Round of admission by counselling only for J&K Migrant Candidates 10/08/09 11/08/09
2 Reporting to the institute as per admission in Counselling by J & K
Migrant candidates. 12/08/09 14/08/09
1. The Candidate has to submit and confirm the Online Option/preference Form for CAP Round I/II/III through candidate login by himself/herself. It is not required to report to ARC for confirmation.
2. The ARC shall act only as facilitation centre for the Candidates to submit and confirm the Online Option/Preference Form. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to submit and confirm the online
Option form by himself/herself.
3. Candidate can modify preferences, add choices, delete choices before confirmation of the online option/preference form
4. The Option/preference form just submitted, but not confirmed by the candidate himself/herself will not be processed for allotment for respective CAP Rounds.
5. The Online Option/preference form once confirmed by the candidate will not be cancelled.
6. The online Option/preference form once confirmed by the candidate can not be
7. Candidate should keep the printout of the online option/preference form after confirmation by the candidate for future reference.
8. All institutes will remain open between 11 am to 5 pm on all days of reporting.
9. The schedule displayed above is provisional and may change under unavoidable circumstances. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on website Please refer the website or
contact the office of the Joint Director of Technical Education, Regional Offices or ARCs or contact on helpline numbers 022-22626853/22626854 for further information.
For more information visit-:

ANNA University M.E./M.Tech./M.C.A./M.B.A Admissions 2009

ANNA University M.E./M.Tech./M.C.A./M.B.A Admissions 2009

Applications are invited for admission to Full time and part time M.E. / M.Tech. / M.C.A. / M.B.A. Programmes offered in Anna University Coimbatore Campus

Department of Civil Engineering
1. M.E. Construction Engineering & Management - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil)
2 M.Sc(Tech) - Environmental Science and Technology - Eligibility: B.E -Civil, B.Tech-Chemical and Biotechnology B.Sc- Environmental Science/ Life Science / Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry

Department of Mechanical Engineering
1. M.E. - Engineering Design - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (Mechanical/ Automobile / Production / Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineering/ Mechatronics / Marine Engineering)
2 M.E. Industrial Engineering- Eligibility:B.E/ B.Tech. (All branches)
3 M.E. CAD / CAM - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech (Mechanical/ Automobile/ Manufacturing / Production/ Industrial / Mechatronics / Marine / Aeronautical)
4 M.E. Computer Aided Design - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech (Mechanical / Automobile/ Manufacturing/ Production / Industrial/ Marine / Mechatronics/ Aeronautical Engg.)
5 M.E. Manufacturing Engineering - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech (Production/ Automobile/ Mechanical/Industrial/ Metallurgy/ Manufacturing/ Mechatronics)
6 M.E. Product Design & Development - Eligibility: B.E/ B.Tech (Mechanical/ Automobile/ Manufacturing / Production / Industrial Engineering / Mechatronics)

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
1. M.E. Control & instrumentation Engineering - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (EEE / ECE / E&I/ I&C/ Electronics/ Instrumentation)
2 M.E. Power Electronics & Drives - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (EEE / ECE / E&I/ I&C / Electronics/ Instrumentation)
3 M.E. Power Systems Engineering - Eligibility:B.E./B.Tech. (EEE / E&I / I&C)
4 M.E. Electrical Machines - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (EEE / E&I / I&C)
5 M.E. Electrical Drives &Embedded Control - Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech (EEE / ECE / Electronics / Instrumentation / &I/ I&C)

Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
1. M.E. Applied Electronics - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ Electronics/ E&I/ I&C/Instrumentation/ Biomedical/ Biomedical Instrumentation)
2 M.E. VLSI Design - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE / EEE/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/ E&I/ I&C/ CSE/ IT)
3 M.E. Embedded System Technologies - Eligibility: B.E. (EEE/ ECE/ CSE/ I&C/ E&I) B.Tech. (IT/ Electronics/Instrumentation)
4 M.E. Communications Engineering - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE/ Electronics)
5 M.E. Wireless Technologies - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / Tele-communication / Electronics / CSE / IT)
6 M.E. Digital Communication & Network Engineering - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / Electronics / CSE / IT)
7 M.E. Optical Communication - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE / Electronics)
8 M.E. Digital Signal Processing - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / CSE / IT / EIE/ ICE)
9 M.E. - Computer & Communication Engineering - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech.(CSE / IT / ECE/ Electronics)

Department of Computer Science & Engineering
1. M.E. Computer Science Engineering - Eligibility:B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ Electronics/ IT/ CSE/ I&C/ E&I/ Instrumentation) or M.C.A.* or M.Sc. 5 years integrated (IT / CS / Software Engineering)
2 M.E. Software Engineering - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (CSE / IT) / M.C.A.* or M.Sc. 5 Years integrated (CS / IT / Software Engineering)
3 M.E. Network Engineering - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / CSE / IT / Electronics)
4 M.E. Enterprise server Data Management - Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / CSE / IT / Electronics)

Department of Information Technology
1. M.Tech. Information Technology - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ IT/ CSE/ Electronics)
2 M.Tech. Mainframe Technology - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ IT/ CSE/ Electronics)
3 M.Tech. Animation and Multimedia Technology - Eligibility: B.E/ B.Tech (CSE / IT / EEE / ECE / Electronics)
4 M.E. Information Systems and Management - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ IT/ CSE/ Electronics)

Institute of Maritime Education & Research
1. M.E. Marine Engineering - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./Civil/Aero./Auto./Mechatronics/Marine )
2 M.E. Naval Architecture and Ship Design - Eligibility: B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./Civil/Aero)

Department of Nano Technology
1.M.Tech. Nano Technology - Eligibility: B.D.S. / M.D.S. B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ ECE/ Ceramic/ Engineering Physics/BioTechnology/Industrial Bio-Technology/Chemical/ Biomedical / Agricultural Bio-Technology) (or)B.Pharm. (or) M.Sc. (Physics/ Material Science/ Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Bio Chemistry/ BioTechnology) with Mathematics as one of the subjects at B.Sc. Level

School of management Studies
1 MBA - Core (Finance, Marketing, HR, Production, Systems)
2 MBA - Banking & Insurance Management
3 MBA - Software Project & Quality Management
4 MBA - International Business Management
5 MBA - Brand & Customer Relationship Management
6 MBA - Airline and Airport Management
7 MBA - Retail and Supply Chain Management

Eligible Criteria for MBA/MCA degree Programmes

(i) A pass in any Degree (10 + 2 + 3) / 4 Yrs Pattern

(ii) A Pass in any Degree with 10 +3(Diploma)+3Yrs Pattern

Important Dates-:

Application available On-Line from -: 09-07-2009

Last date for Submission of Application On line -: 23-07-2009

All Above the courses will be conducted in university premises.
All the above courses are offered in FULLTIME-PARTTIME mode
Candidates must submit separate application for fulltime-parttime programme
The eligibility for selection is based on TANCET 2009 and GATE score

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

CAT 2009 Online Information & FAQ

CAT 2009 Online Information & FAQ
Indian Institute of Management,cat site have given some information about CAT 2009 which will be a Computer-based test (CBT) from this year onwards

According to this FAQ the test will be a computer based test online test where the candidate will read the questions on a computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option. The format of the test will remain the same except that a candidate reads question on a computer terminal and clicks on the correct answer.
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Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2009

Bharat Petroleum Scholarship for Higher Studies invites applications from students who have demonstrated all around brilliance and have a passion to achieve excellence in their chosen field.
BPCL is passionate about the 'Generation Next', and thus also supports the various education initiatives at all levels. BPCL scholars are a group of India students who yearly, seek assistance from BPCL in doing their post graduation.
BPCL supports the students, the future of tomorrow, the fuel of tomorrow’s growth with all humility and passion.
The Bharat Petroleum Scholarships for Higher Studies has been designed with a view to help Indian students who have demonstrated all round brilliance and have a passion to achieve excellence in their chosen field and have obtained admission for Post Graduate Programmes Abroad.

General Eligibility Criteria and Other information -:
The scheme is open to

Indian nationals.
Students pursuing Post Graduate Degree Course Abroad.
Students up to the age of 25 years (born on or after 1.10.1984), who have secured at least 60% at Graduate level.
Students with confirmed admission to any full time Post Graduate Degree Course (in any field of education other than fine arts), for a duration upto two years, at any recognized University/Institute of repute Abroad.
Students pursuing higher studies in Universities/Institutes abroad for which firm admissions have been obtained for sessions starting between July 2009 and November 2009.
Please note the last date for submitting applications on-line is 18th July 2009.
Candidates awaiting results for graduation final year can also apply by mentioning the aggregate percentage obtained so far.
Scholarship will not be given for any Research / PhD work.
Candidates who are receiving part scholarship from any source should indicate the details, as requested in the on-line application form. This will not be a bar for consideration.
Extent of scholarship awarded, i.e., full or part amount, shall be at the sole discretion of Bharat Petroleum.
* - Eligibility criteria and terms and conditions are liable to be changed without notice. Please refer to the eligibility criteria and general conditions at the time of filling in the application form.

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Friday, July 10, 2009

ICFAI University MBA-MSF Admissions 2009

ICFAI University MBA-MSF Dual Masters Admissions 2009

The ICFAI University, Tripura announces the launch of the MBA-MSF Dual Masters program, designed to prepare men & women with the skills, knowledge and strategic perspectives essentials to the leadership of business anywhere in the world. The Dual Masters program consists of two streams: MBA and MSF.

The MBA stream is designed to provide both a portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply, adapt, synthesize and integrate those skills into different management settings. The MSF stream is a unique hi-end program, which addresses the broader financial and managerial issue in the areas of Corporate Finance, International Finance, Strategic Finance and allied areas.

Through the Dual Masters Program, the students may acquire two career-oriented professional qualifications in management and finance and can also save their precious time. Instead of the normal duration of 4 years (two years for MBA and two years for MFS) the students of the Dual Masters Program may complete the same in 27 months.

For those aspiring to pursue fast-track careers in the sunrise sectors,the dual masters program is the most suited. The MBA stream prepares them for management and leadership positions whereas the MSF stream coupled with appropriate choice of electives in MBA stream,deepens their financial insights. This will be a unique skill-set combining analysis and synthesis, operations and strategy.

Graduation in any discipline with 55% marks and above. CAs/CWAs/CSs are also encouraged to apply.

Program Structure
The Dual Masters program has 32 subjects with 20 subjects for MBA stream and 12 subjects for MSF stream. The students have to choose four electives in MBA stream and two electives in MSF stream. Subject wise waivers are available for MBA stream only.

In Stage–I, the MBA stream covers - Introduction to Management, Managerial Effectiveness, Organizational Behaviour, Business Economics, Marketing Management and Information Technology & Systems. The MSF stream covers – Corporate Finance, International Finance & Trade, Project Management, Investment Management, Investment Banking & Financial Services, and Financial Risk Management.

In Stage – II, the MBA stream covers Accounting for Decision Making, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Operations Management, Business Law, Management Control and Information Systems. The MSF stream covers – Strategic Financial Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Elective subjects and Integrated Case Studies I & II.

In Stage – III, the MBA stream covers one Elective subject, Business Policy and Strategy, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance and Two Integrated Case Studies.

Study and Examinations
The dual masters program is based on self-study and examinations. The University provides a detailed study plan, courseware and E–learning Package. The courseware includes textbooks, workbooks and study guides specially designed for independent study by the students. The E-learning package includes E-Text books, E-Lectures, Lecture Notes, Quiz, Articles and Mock Tests etc., The E-Learning package is designed to help the flexible learning students study in a convenient computer-based environment. The students can study at their own place , pace and time. Learning through CD-ROM allows the students to take advantage of E-learning benefits without the need for an internet connection. It is more convenient than class room learning. Students can also avail of training classes which is optional.

The examinations are conceived, developed and administered on a rigorous and fair basis to bring out the best in the students and prepare them for challenging careers. Students will be eligible to appear for Group A examination of MBA stream and Group A examination of MSF stream six months after the date of enrollment. The examinations are conducted on Sundays in April, July, October and January in 230 Test Centers all over India.

Fee Particulars
The applicants are required to pay Rs.95,000/- for Stage – I, if they opt for training classes. In case they do not opt for training classes they are required to pay Rs.80, 000/- for Stage – I. Installment facility as well as the EMI facility is also available.

To apply-:
The Application Forms can be obtained from : ICFAI Flexible Education,G.S Road
, Guwahati-5, Assam, Phone no:0361-2464318,

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists-FAST

The Department of Science and Technology, through Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists, provides quick research funding to young scientists below the age of 35 years (relaxable by 5 years in the case of SC/ST/OBC, woman and physically handicapped category) to undertake independent research in newly emerging and frontier areas of science and engineering. The details of the scheme are as follows:-
1. To provide quick research support to young scientists for pursuing exciting and innovative research ideas.
2. To provide opportunities for interaction and exchange of ideas with scientific community.
3. To involve young scientists in national S&T development process.

1. The applicant should possess any of the following degrees:-
(a) Ph.D in Basic Science (Life Science, Physical Science, Chemical Science, Earth &
Atmospheric Science, Mathematical Science), Engineering/Technology,
Medicine/Surgery, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Science or
(b) Masters degree in Engineering/Technology, Medicine/Surgery, Pharmacy,
Veterinary, Agriculture or equivalent.
2. The candidate should be less than 35 years on the date on which the application is
received in DST. However age relaxation of 5 years would be given to scientists
belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Women and Physically Handicapped category.
1. The funding is provided up to a maximum of Rs.17.00 lakhs (excluding overhead
charges) for a period not exceeding three years. If the proposed objectives can be
achieved in less than three years, the budget may be reduced accordingly.
2. Funds are provided for equipments, consumables, travel and contingency. Additionally, the applicant if not holding a regular position or not drawing any other fellowship/stipend/salary, can draw a fellowship amount of Rs.20,000/- per month (all inclusive). The fellowship amount is taxable. In cases, where the applicant is holding a regular position, he/she can seek a manpower at junior level (JRF, Project Assistant, etc.)
3. “Overhead Charges” @ 20% of the project cost will be provided to the implementing
institution over and above the project cost.

General Guidelines for Submission
1. The applicant should fulfill the eligibility criteria (education & age) as given under ‘Eligibility’.
2. The funding is upto a maximum of Rs.17.00 lakhs (excluding overheads) for a period not exceeding three years.
3. All care must be taken to write a good scientific proposal (A copy of the model proposal is put on the website for reference). The proposal should contain significant novelty and should lead to enrichment of scientific knowledge in the field. Routine extension of Ph.D or any other work will be discouraged. The candidates who are unemployed and drawing fellowship from the project are encouraged to choose the place of work different from the place where they have completed
their Ph.D or other degree obtained in the immediate past.
4. Projects which involve Recombinant DNA work should be examined and certified by Institutional Biosafety Committee.
5. Projects, which are clinically oriented or projects, which involve experiments with human and/or animal material, should be examined and certified by Institutional Ethics Committee.
6. All the required information should be given in the text of the proposal itself and not as annexures.
7. Incomplete application and application lacking scientific/technical details will not be considered.
8. At the time of submission of proposals, it is not necessary to get it forwarded by any Institute/Laboratory.
9. Ten (10) copies of the proposal, in the format given below, neatly typed on A-4 size paper, should be submitted to DST at any time during the year to the following address:
Head, SERC
Department of Science & Technology
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi-110016
Telefax: 011-26963695

IESM Engineering Admissions Information


The “INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT ” (IESM), ESTD. 1991 is a premier front line training institute in the field of engineering & management education. It is dynamic, vibrant, growth and result oriented. Its intake of more then 300 students in each batch matches with those of top engineering & management training institutions of the Country. A number of scholarships, semester system of education, emphasis on Quantitative Techniques, Management Information System and intensive use of case method are the regular features of the institute

Training Courses Available in IESM (INDORE)

A.M.Ae.S.I. [Aeronautical Engineering]
A.M.I.E.T.E. [Electronics & Telecommunication Engg.]
A.M.I.E.T.E. [Computer Science & Engg.]
A.M.I.E.T.E. [Information Technology]

Admission Procedure -:
Four Passport size photographs.Two sets of attested. Xerox copies of marksheet should also be attested with the application form
A demand draft as first installment of Rs. 17,500/- favouring "IESM" payable at Indore must be submitted along with the application form
Admission confirmation notice will be sent to the selected candidates by post

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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

BOYSCAST Fellowship 2009

Government of India Ministry of Science & Technology Department of Science & Technology
The “Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science & Technology (BOYSCAST)” programme of the Depa rtment of Science & Technology (DST) provides opportunities to the young Indian scientists/technologists to visit institutions abroad, interact with scientists/technologists there, get trained in latest research techniques and conduct R&D in specially chos en frontline areas of
science & technology. Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of fellowships under the BOYSCAST programme for conducting advanced research and undergoing training in advanced research techniques in overseas resear ch laboratories/institutes, in chosen frontline areas of science & technology for the period of three to twelve months.
The areas are given below:
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences: Geotectonic models and experiments, Thermodynamics of multiphase systems, Isotope hydrology and glaciology, Isotope and chemical tracers for oceanography, Limnology, Global change, Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoenvironment, Evolution and dynamics of the Indian lithosphere, Seismic tomography, Recent advances in Seismology and tsunam i probabilities, Wide angle
MCS and MRP of marine sequences, Monsoon dynamics, Regional and global climate studies and predictions, Atmospheric effects on radio communications, Palaeobiogeochemistry and organic geochemistry, Satellite geophysics for atmosp heric solid earth studies, Ground water source modeling,Atmospheric chemistry and air pollution, Long range transport of air pollution, Wet and dry deposition of
Chemical Sciences: Organometallic, Heterogeneous catalysis, Novel materials, Bio -sensors, Bioinorganic and biomimetic chemistry, Molecular electronic structure and dynamics, Polymer and surface chemistry, Marine chemistry, Laser spectroscopy and chemical dynamics, Ultra -fast reactions, Photochemistry, Synthetic methodology, Magnetic re sonance and magneto-chemistry, Supramolecular chemistry, Asymmetric synthesis, Molecular mechanics and energetics, Combinatorial chemistry, Chemical aspects of hydrogen storage and fuel cells, Chemical aspects of nano -materials and nano-technology.
Engineering Sciences: Computational fluid dynamics, Interface science and engineering, Development of
speciality chemicals, Advanced materials, Surface technology, Laser materials processing, Smart sensors and materials, Transducer and sensor technology, Very l arge scale integrated (VLSI) system design, Embedded systems, Signal processing technologies, Micro -instrumentation/Nano-instrumentation, Microelectro-
mechanical systems (MEMS) and Nano -electro-mechanical systems (NEMS), Micro -
fabrication/Micromachining and Nanotechnology, Multi -criteria decision making including genetic algorithms and neural networks, Optical information processing and optical computation, Quantum computing, Wireless communication/computing, Virtual reality, Internet techniques, E -commerce, Machine intelligence, Robotics and automation, Intelligent manufacturing, Recycling in manufacturing, Computer
integrated manufacturing, Manufacturing process simulation, Advanced production technologies, Advanced mechanical design, Mechatronics, Fuel cells, Thermal engineering, Magnetics (magneto - striction, giant-, colossal- and tunneling- magneto-resistance, magneto-fluidics, magneto-refrigeration), Advanced characterization techniques, Bio -mechanics, Smart structures/earthquake engineering, Textile technology.
Life Sciences: Gene therapy, Site directed mutagenesis, Magnetic encephalograph, Brain mapping, Functional NMR/In vivo spectroscopy, Biomedical engineering, Transplant biology, Ecological engineering, Reproduction technology, Biodiversity and c onservation biology, Industrial microbiology, Plant-microbe interaction, Crop biotechnology including molecular mapping, Molecular marker assisted plant breeding, Transgenic plants and animals, Plant genetic resources, Molecular biology of biotic and abiotic stresses in plants, Evolutionary biology, Genetic engineering, Modeling for new drug development, Molecular epidemiology, Drug delivery systems, Biological sensors, Molecular cytogenetics, Vaccine development, Stem cell research, Organ transplantation, HIV/AIDS research.
Mathematical Sciences: Algebra, Analysis, Topology, Differential and algebraic geometry, Lie theory and representation theory, Number theory, Differential equations, Non -commutative geometry, C*- Algebras, Computational aspects of geomet ry and algebra, Design of efficient numerical/qualitative methods for
solving differential equations (both ODE and PDE), Stochastic process modeling, Algebraic and geometrical methods in control theory, Mathematical theories of systems and Cybernetics, Exp loratory data analysis, Dynamical systems, Game theory, Combinatorial optimization, Spectral and inverse spectral theory, Wavelet analysis, Graph theory, Fuzzy/Hazy/Rough set theory, Mathematical logic, Expert systems
and artificial intelligence, Computabi lity and Complexity theories, Parallel computing and artificial neural net theory.
Physical Sciences: Electronic materials and processing, Nonlinear optics and optical materials, Nano -phase materials, Optoelectronics, Gradient -index and Micro-optics, Semiconductor physics, Ultra-fast phenomena, Plasma physics and plasma diagnostic techniques, Development of Synchrotron radiation sources, Physics of advanced instrumentation.
Promising applications in areas other than the above areas may also be considered.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Young Indian scientists/technologists who fulfill the following conditions can submit application/proposal for award of BOYSCAST fellowship:
(i) Academic Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent or M.D. in Medicine or equivalent with research experience or Ph.D. in Science/ Engineering or equivalent. (ii) Age: Upto 35 years (as on 1st April, 2009). The applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC and women candidates may be allowed relaxation in the age limit upto 5 years. (iii) Employment: A regular position in a recognized
S&T institution/university/college. Applications from persons holding temporary positions such as research fellows or research associates etc. will not be considered. Candidate must be officiall y sponsored (their application to be formally forwarded) by the employer/head of the institution or agency with commitment
to depute them for research/training under BOYSCAST programme. Forwarding note merely stating that above would be considered only aft er award of fellowship will not be considered by DST. (iv) Areas of work: Area proposed by the candidate should be in line with the above mentioned chosen areas. (v) Place of work: The fellow should be accepted by a foreign academic/scientific/technologic al institution, which is internationally recognized as an outstanding institution where major work in the identified area is in progress. There should be willingness of the foreign institution to accept and extend necessary support to the candidate for the work proposed. The Professor/scientist with whom the fellow intends to work should
be a research worker of repute. The candidate should himself/herself correspond with their proposed host institution/Professor abroad for placement. Candidate is required t o produce evidence, in the form of a letter of acceptance from the overseas institution to be visited along with merits/uniqueness of that host
institute in the proposed area. If the applicant has already worked at an institute abroad for a considerable period of time, the proposal to visit the same institute/work there is not likely to be considered favorably.
(vi) Young scientists and technologists actively engaged in research and having established credibility in the proposed area of work will be preferr ed. (vii) The institute to which the candidate belongs, should have either already initiated major research activities in the chosen area or should have immediate plans to
initiate such programmes, based on the expertise of the individual and proposed trai ning abroad. (viii)Candidates who have earlier availed of the BOYSCAST fellowship will not be eligible for consideration again for this fellowship. The candidates who have availed any other overseas fellowship for a period of more than three months throu gh any Government/public funding agency during last two years will also not be considered for this fellowship. Preference is likely to be given to the applicants who don’t have any/have limited international exposure as compared to the applicants who have adequate international exposure during recent past, if they are otherwise suitable.
GUIDELINES GOVERNING THE PROGRAMME: (i). The individual availing this fellowship would be called a BOYSCAST FELLOW. (ii). The fellow will be entitled to the following: (a) Fellowship amount of US $ 3000 (or equivalent in other foreign currency) per month for the period of stay (maximum duration being twelve months) at the host institute abroad. The institution to which the candidate belongs would be responsible for necessar y foreign exchange arrangements. (b). Cost of air passage in
economy class by Air India from the place of working in India to the place of the overseas host institute and back by shortest route. The fellow may, however, travel by airlines other than Air In dia, if the fare offered by the other airlines is competitive/cheaper as compared to Air India. (c) One time contingency
grant of Rs.15,000/- if the fellowship duration is upto six months and Rs.20,000/ - if the fellowship duration is more than six months. (d). Fellow will also be permitted to travel within host country to attend conferences or visit other institutes of interest with the approval of the Guide at the host institute and as per DST rules. The Fellow will be entitled to a grant of US $ 600 (or equivalent in other foreign currency) for fellowship duration upto six months and US $ 1200 (or equivalent in other foreign currency) for fellowship duration beyond six months for this purpose. (iii). Rules governing payment of salary, leave, medical, gratuity, GPF and pension etc. of the Organisation/Institution/University to which the fellow belongs would continue to be applicable. No liability on any of these accounts will be borne by DST. (iv). The candidate selected for the award of the BOYSCAST fellowship should preferably commence their research/training before the end of the financial year in which the award is given. Failure to do so would render the fellow
forfeit the award. The decision of DST on all these matters would be final. (v). Visa arrange ments are to be made by the candidate. (vi). The BOYSCAST fellow will not accept fellowship/financial assistance from any other source at the host institute abroad during the period of fellowship.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Application for the award of BOYSCAST fellowship should be
sent in the formats given below. The matter should be neatly typed as per the formats (and not as annexures) and should not exceed 15 to 20 typed pages. Seven copies of the application (one in original and six copies) are required to be submitted. The application is required to be forwarded through the head of the
institute where the applicant is employed. The application should contain (a) A recent letter of acceptance from foreign institution to be visited by the candidate spe cifically mentioning the BOYSCAST fellowship, in original with the original copy of the application. The other six copies of the application should contain
photocopy of this letter. (b) Endorsement in original from head of the parent institution/organizati on on letter head as per the prescribed format No. (2) with the original copy of the application. The other six copies of the application should contain photocopy of this endorsement. (c) In case of SC/ST/OBC candidates, an attested copy of the certificate indicating the category to which the candidate belongs. A self addressed stamped postcard may accompany the application for acknowledgement.
Application complete in all respects should reach DST positively by 31st July, 2009.
Application should be sent to: Dr. P.K. Malhotra, Scientist ‘G’, SERC Division (BOYSCAST Programme), Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016. Incomplete application and application not duly forwarded by the parent institution/organization or received after the last date will not be considered. Advance copy of application will not be accepted.

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NMIMS University Distance Learning Admissions 2009

The NMIMS University School of Distance Learning is offering 1 year/2year diploma programmes in Management (Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and Advanced Diploma) as approved by the Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi.

Diploma Programmes (1 Year)

Diploma in Business Management. (DBM)
Diploma in Marketing Management (DMM)
Diploma in Financial Management. (DFM)
Diploma in Human Resources Management. (DHRM)
Diploma in International Trade Management (DITM)
Diploma in Banking and Finance Management (DBFM)
Diploma in Supply Chain Management (DSCM)

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes (2 Years)

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management. (PGDMM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management. (PGDFM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. (PGDHRM)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Management (PGDITM)
Post graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBFM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (PGDSCM)

Eligibility All Diploma Programmes
Bachelors Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from any recognized University
or equivalent degree recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
H.S.C plus 3 years Diploma recognized by AICTE
S.S.C plus 3 years Diploma recognized by AICTE and 3 years work experience.

Dates to remember
Last date for Payment of fees towards admission at the Study Centres (without late fees) 19th July 2009
Last date for Payment of fees towards admission at the Study Centres with late fees of Rs 1000/- 31st July 2009
Confirmation of the Admission 1st August to 15th August 2009

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