Friday, December 31, 2010

Great Lakes PGPM Admissions 2011

Great Lakes PGPM Admissions 2011

One year Fast Track program with dual specialization option
Leading faculty fro top International and Indian B schools
Guest lectures by eminent thought leaders and industry stalwarts
Course approved by AICTE
LEED platinum rated Green Campus
Diverse and experienced peer group

Admission calender

Issue of Application -- 15th Oct, 2010
Last Date for submission -- 15th Jan, 2011

CAT (2009 or 2010) or GMAT (taken after January 1, 2008) or XAT is required for applying to Great Lakes.

Campus : East Coast Road, Manamai Village, Tamil Nadu - 603 102.
Ph. - 044 - 3080 9000/9011 Fax - 044-3080 9001

City Office - 19, North Mada Street, Saidapet, Chennai - 600 015.
Email -

For more information visit-:

Thursday, December 30, 2010

PDPU B.Tech Admissions 2011

PDPU B.Tech Admissions 2011

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, the premier University, announces B.Tech admissions for the Academic Year 2011 - 2012 as under :

School of Petroleum Technology
B.Tech in Petroleum Engg.

School of Technology
B.Tech in the following disciplines :

Civil Engg, Electrical Engg., Chemical Engg., Industrial Engg., Mechanical Engg.

Students having Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10 + 2 or equivalent must :

Appear for AIEEE 2011, to be conducted by CBSE on 1st May, 2011 and
Apply Separately for the PDPU as and when announced.
Admission as per merit in AIEEE 2011 All India Ranking.

Reservation would be as per the Government Norms. The Reservation Category (SC,ST and Physically Challenged (PC) will be considered as mentioned in AIEEE Admit / Score Card. 50% seats will be reserved for Gujarat State Quota based on AIEEE All India Rank.

Further details will be provided in our advertisement scheduled at the end of March 2011 and also on our website.

Please note that the last date for submission of AIEEE 2011 application is 14th January, 2011.

For more information visit-:

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

IGNOU ACT-Online Academic Counsellors' Training

IGNOU ACT-Online Academic Counsellors' Training

IGNOU has started the Academic Counsellors' Training–Online (ACT-Online), an online capacity development programme for teachers covering topics like evaluation of assignments, development of study skills and usage of new technologies for student support.

The programme is specifically for those who are engaged in or wish to be engaged in the task of providing tutoring/counselling and other technology-mediated support to the distance learners. The ACT-Online is grounded in both the theory and practice of Open Distance Learning (ODL). Some of the important topics covered under this programme are: ODL concept, models, development, student support, tutoring and counselling, importance of assignments, evaluation of assignment responses, development of study skills and self-learning, support to the educational disadvantaged students and the use of new technologies for student support.

After taking this course, an IGNOU official said, the counsellor will be able to help students develop effective learning skills, organise support for disadvantaged and physically-challenged students and use modern computer operating system for student support.

For more information visit-:

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

CDC Fellowship Scheme For Students

CDC Fellowship Scheme For Students

Consultancy Development Center Fellowship Scheme For Students pursuing B.Tech / B.E / MBA / PGDBM

Applications are invited for the CDC Fellowship Scheme

This award is offered to students who undertake a live consulting project during their education programme.

Academic Requirement to apply

At least 80% marks in 10+2
Student should be enrolled in B.E / B.Tech / MBA / PGDBM courses from AICTE / UGC approved institutions / colleges / universities.

Fellowship Amount

Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand) would be awarded to the students whose reports are accepted by the Centre as per the guidelines given under the Evaluation process.

Online Application Procedure :

Visit / scheme / fellowship.aspx for further details and to apply
Its an on-going Scheme (no closing dates)

A Knowledge Centre for Professional Services
Consultancy Development Centre
2nd floor Core 4B, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110 003.
Tel no. - 91 11 2468 2055, 2460 2601
Email -
Website -

Monday, December 27, 2010

CEC E-Course on Editing for Films & Television

CEC E-Course on Editing for Films & Television

Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) India, is launching a Worldwide e-Course on Editing for Films and Television. The registration for the course starts on 15th November 2010. The course will commence on 3rd January, 2011 and will be completed by 18th February, 2011. About 72 hour of classroom teaching have been condensed into about 13 hours of video programmes in 25 episodes of half an hour duration each. There will be seven live interactive sessions with the subject expert to clarify queries of the participants.

Basically designed for film and video editors, this course aspired to give an insight into the art and craft of editing. It will familiarize the participants with a range of activities required for telling a story through visuals and sound. Along the way it touches upon several issues connected with editing, right from its basic concepts to the technical aspects of electronic editing on linear and non-linear platform.

E-Course through internet,online,TV and EDUSAT

For more information contact
e-course Co-ordinator
Dr.Sunil Mehru.Jt Director

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Amrita School of Engineering B.Tech Entrance Exam 2011

Amrita School of Engineering B.Tech Entrance Exam 2011

Amrita School of Engineering (ASE) has announced that the Amrita Entrance Examination 2011 will be conducted on April 17, 2011 for admission into various B.Tech engineering programmes.

The B.Tech engineering courses for which the test will be conducted include Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Candidates born on or after July 1, 1990 only are eligible to apply for admission.

The application form can be obtained by post, from the Admission Coordinators of ASE on a written request indicating their full communication address together with a Demand Draft for Rs.850/- drawn in favor of Amrita School of Engineering payable at Coimbatore. It can also be obtained from the university counter of Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Coimbatore.

Candidates can also apply online with the payment gateway or apply through the website and submit the application printout duly signed, along with Demand Draft for Rs.850/- drawn in favor of Amrita School of Engineering payable at Coimbatore and a passport size color photograph affixed in the specified location.

The last date for the sale and submission of application forms is March 25, 2011.

For admission enquiry contact : 0422 – 2685169/70 ( 9 AM – 4 PM ) on working days.

For more information visit-:

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Calcutta University M.Phil in Foreign Policy Studies

Calcutta University M.Phil in Foreign Policy Studies

The Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, Calcutta University invites applications for the two year M.Phil course in Foreign Policy Studies for the session 2010- 2012.
Each selected student shall receive a fellowship of Rs. 6000/- per month during the period of the course.

Any candidate who has passed the M.A./M.Sc./M.Com or equivalent examination of this University with 55% marks in aggregate (SC/ST with 50% marks) or with 60% marks in aggregate of any other recognised University. Students who are taking M.A. Part-II examination may also apply provisionally and sit for the admission test but their final admission would depend on passing the examination obtaining the required marks mentioned above.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates should apply on plain paper giving details regarding their age, educational qualification, address, contact nos. and e-mail. Copies of age proof, post graduate certificates/mark sheets, SC/ST certificate (if applicable) should be attached.

Applications should be sent to:

Shantanu Chakrabati, Convenor, Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta (Alipore Campus) (4th Floor), 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-700027

Last date for submission of applications: 7th January, 2011

For more information visit-:

Friday, December 24, 2010

PGD-CET 2011 DMER MDS Admissions 2011

PGD-CET 2011 DMER MDS Admissions 2011

Entrance Examination for Admission to Dental Postgraduate Courses (MDS)

Entrance Examination (PGD-CET 2011) for Dental Postgraduate Courses (MDS) will be held on Sunday 6th Feb, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

The cost of application form along with the information Brochure of PGD-CET 2011 and examination fee is Rs.1800/- to be payable by Demand Draft / pay order drawn on any Nationalised or Scheduled commercial Bank in favour of "Director, Medical Education and Research, Mumbai" payable at Mumbai. The Brochure and Application Form will be available at the following institutions from 29/12/2010 to 11/01/2011 (Excluding Sundays and State Government Holidays). Aspiring candidates should go through the eligibility criteria as per the PGD - CET - 2011 brochure, which is available on website before purchasing the application form.

Name of the Designated Authority
1. Dean Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai
2. Dean Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Aurangabad
3. Dean, Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur
4. Dean, B.J. Medical College, Pune

Application forms duly filled can be submitted in person from 29/12/10 to 11/01/2011 (Excluding sundays and State govt. holidays) at any of the above centres. The application form should not be sent by Post / Courier, such forms will be rejected without any intimation.

For more info visit-:

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Raiiv Gandhi Aviation Academy Pilot Training

Raiiv Gandhi Aviation Academy Pilot Training

Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy-RGAA Pilot Training and Aviation Courses

* Private Pilot Licence Course :
For hobby and fun flyers. To those who wish to experience the unlimited freedom and the romance of flying.

The course offers flight training right from student pilot to private pilot license. The 3 to 6 months course gives you 60 hours of flying time.

After completion of this program, it enables a person to become licensed pilot in command of a single engine aircraft carrying passengers or cargo.

* Commercial Pilot Licence Course :
This course requires 200 hours of flying. An 18 months course that offers an in-depth study of aerodynamics, weight and balance control, advanced aircraft systems, aviation regulation, maneuvers and high performance aircraft training.

A commercial pilot license holder can become a captain of a single / multi engine aircraft whose weight category is above 5700 kg. When license issued is valid internationally. He can be employed as a pilot in government and civil airlines or in private airline companies. He is also eligible to become an officer under Ministry of Civil Aviation and has a host of career opportunities.

* Instrument Rating Course :
This course includes instrument navigation, instrument cross-country flight and instrument emergency procedures. It provides training for flying in instruments, meteorological conditions and in the clouds. It makes a pilot with precision flying skills in an increasingly complex air traffic system.

* Multi Engine Rating Course :
The course covers aerodynamics, systems, and procedures. Individualized training modules aimed at increasing safety and proficiency levels of pilots. The focus is on single engine and multi-engine airplane.

Admission Process :
RGAA will base admission decisions on high school performance and extra curricular activities. Admission is open to all qualified applicants regardless of age. A personal discussion about the various avenues in the career possibilities is always welcome.

RGAA also help in assisting you to get education loans from the bank. A staff from the bank is always available in RGAA office. Student must be accepted for enrollment before financial aid eligibility after which the forms will be processed.

Written Examination :

Written Examination is conducted by the RGAA Institute to assess the eligibility of a candidate to take up flying as a career

For more information visit-:

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

CAE Global Academy Pilot Training

CAE Global Academy Pilot Training

CAE Global Academy Gondia is one of 11 CAE Global Academy schools around the world. It operates to the highest standards and produces pilots that are well prepared to safely and efficiently operate their aircraft.

CAE Global Academy Gondia, also recognized as the National Flying Training Institute (NFTI) is a newly built and expanding state-of-the-art campus. It is in close proximity to the airport, and operates modern fleet of training aircraft.

With a capacity for 200 students per year, CAE Global Academy Gondia is the largest flight school campus in India. The school started operations after receiving Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approval in February 2009.

CAE Global Academy in Gondia is a joint venture between the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and CAE.

CAE Global Academy offers three main integrated programs:

* Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

* Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)

* Multicrew Pilot License (MPL)

An aviation certificate or license may also include a number of sub-qualifications or ratings. These specify in more detail the actual privileges of the license, including the types of aircraft that can be flown - single engine (SE) or multi-engine (ME), whether flight under instrument flight rules is allowed (Instrument Rating, or IR), and whether instructing and examining of trainee pilots can be done (Instructor of Examiner Rating).

For more information visit-:

Tuesday, December 21, 2010



IGNOU announced admission to Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) and Post Graduate Certificate in Endodontics (PGCE). IGNOU, in collaboration with the Dental Council of India, has developed two Post-Graduate Certificate programmes for BDS Graduates.

These programmes are essentially a judicious mix of theoretical and practical courses. They enhance the knowledge and skills in the field of Oral Implantology and Endodontics, respectively. The programmes are approved by the DCI. The practical skills are imparted through selected DCI recognized dental colleges all over the country.

The Eligibility for admission to the Openden-III is Registered BDS Doctors after completion of internship. The degree should be recognized by Dental Council of India.The selection will be done on the basis of a combined entrance test for the two programmes after applying the reservation as per Govt. of India rules.

The minimum Duration is one year and maximum duration is three years of this programme, the Medium of instruction is English and there is no maximum age limit.

Student Handbook & Prospectus for Management Programme & OPENDEN– 2011 can be obtained from the Registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068 and from all the Regional Centres of IGNOU by paying Rs. 500 in cash at the respective sale counters.

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the website: and sent along with a DD/IPO for Rs.550/- in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/city of concerned Regional Centre (for Openden).

Last date 10th January 2011

For more info visit-:

Monday, December 20, 2010

IIP Correspondence Graduate Diploma in Packaging 2011

IIP Correspondence Graduate Diploma in Packaging 2011

Indian Institute of Packaging-IIP Distance learning/Correspondence Courses 2011

Eligibility : A degree in any branch from a recognized University with 1 year experience or a diploma in any branch from recognized state technical board with 2 years of working experience.

Starting Date : January 1, 2011 ( 18 months duration)

Tuition Fee : Rs.32,000/- + 10.30 service tax.

Certificate : Graduate Diploma in Packaging accredited by Asian Packaging Federation.

Registration : Registration form, prospectus and syllabus can be obtained by paying Rs.100/- by cash or by Demand Draft in favour of Indian Institute of Packaging, payable in Mumbai

Last Date for submission of forms : 31st December, 2010.

For details, pl. write to : T.M. Mallik, Deputy Director (T&E)
Indian Institute of Packaging
E-2, MIDC Area, Post Box No. - 9432,
Andheri East, Mumbai - 400 093
Tel. : 2821 9803 / 2821

Sunday, December 19, 2010

RBEF Scholarships 2011

RBEF Scholarships 2011

RBEF scholarships for pursuing higher education at any institution in India or abroad.Scholarships worth Rs.10 Lakh each are being offered by the non-profit Ritanand Baldev education foundation-RBEF

All students appearing for class XII Boards in March 2011 and those in the final year of graduation are eligible to apply.

Application forms are available free of cost online at RBEF website and select institution.

For more information visit-:

IGNOU B.Ed/M.Ed Special Education Admissions 2011

IGNOU B.Ed/M.Ed Special Education Admissions 2011

IGNOU admission to Degree Programmes in Special Education( B.Ed./M.Ed.)

* B.Ed. Special Education in Hearing Impairment; Visual Impairment; and Mental Retardation.
Eligibility for admission to B.Ed. Special Education is Bachelor's degree from any recognised University. A weightage of 10 marks will be given to parents of children with disability, persons with disability or persons possessing any RCI recognised qualification. The minimum duration for completion of B.Ed. Special Education is two years and maximum is five years.

* M.Ed. Special Education in Hearing Impairment (MEDSEHM), Learning Disability (MEDSELD), Visual Impairment (MEDSEVI) and Mental Retardation (MEDSEMR).
Eligibility for admission to M.Ed. Special Education is B.Ed. Special Education or equivalent degree approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) with an aggregate of 50% marks and two years of teaching/professional experience. The minimum duration for completion of M.Ed. Special Education is two years and maximum is four years.

The medium of instruction is English and there is no age bar for any of the Programmes.

Selection will be done on the basis of an entrance test and weightage as applicable. The reservation policy will be applicable as per Govt. of India rules. A Study Centre-wise merit list will be prepared.

Student Handbook & Prospectus can be obtained from the Registrar (SRD), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068 as well as from the IGNOU Regional Centres by sending a Demand Draft/IPO of Rs 550 in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi/City of the concerned Regional Centre or by paying Rs 500 in cash at the respective sale counters. Please write your name and address on the back of the DD/IPO.

The last date for the receipt of request for 'PROSPECTUS' by post is December 22, 2010.

Application form and prospectus can also be downloaded from the website: and sent to the concerned Regional Centre by Speed Post/Registered Post along with a DD/IPO of Rs 550 in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

Prospectus will be sent to such applicants after receipt of Rs 550 as explained above.

Filled in application forms for Entrance Test must reach the concerned Regional Centre by Registered Post/Speed Post on or before January 7, 2011.

For more information visit-:

Thursday, December 16, 2010

IGNOU & University Stendhal French Courses

IGNOU & University Stendhal French Courses

IGNOU, French Embassy and University Stendhal, Grenoble III, France have signed an MoU to start Teaching of French as a Methodology Course in the B.Ed. Programme of IGNOU.

The main objective of this MoU is to design and develop the following academic programmes for the development of human resources: Teaching of French as a Methodology Course in the B.Ed. programme of IGNOU; Certificat d’Enseignement de Français Langue Etrangère [CEFLE] and Diplôme d’Enseignement de Français Langue Etrangère [DEFLE].

French Embassy will fund the Orientation Programme for the course writers for developing the Self-Learning Materials.

IGNOU would conduct expert committee meetings for the French methodology course in the B.Ed. Programme, CEFLE and DEFLE Programmes in collaboration with the French Embassy.

IGNOU will have complete copyright over all pedagogical study material produced for B.Ed programme, CEFLE and DEFLE programmes (Print, Audio, Audio Visual etc.) for use in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.

The programmes aim to to enhance knowledge and skill among the students in the field of French language, literature and culture studies.

OCES-2011 and DGFS-2011 BARC Training Programmes

OCES-2011 and DGFS-2011 BARC Training Programmes

Department of Atomic Energy Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training Schools invites applications for its two training programmes viz. OCES-2011 and DGFS-2011

OCES-2011 : One year Orientation Course for Engineering Graduates and Science Post-Graduates for the year 2010-2011 (OCES-2010) conducted at BARC Training Schools. Table-1 lists Eligible Disciplines.Table-2 lists the eligible disciplines and orientation of the training programme at each of the Training Schools along with the placement information after training. A Trainee who scores a minimum of 50% aggregate marks on completion of the training programme is declared to have passed the course successfully.

DGFS-2011 : Two-Year DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme for Engineering Scheme for Engineering Graduates and Post-Graduates in Physics for joining M.Tech. in specified specialisations commencing in 2011 at IIT-Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee IT-BJU-Varanasi, NIT-Rourleka and Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)-Mumbai On successful completion of training, you will be appointed as Scientific Officer in any of the DAE units or AERB with opportunities for attractive career progression up to the highest echelons. This could also earn you a PG Diploma or credit towards pursuing M.Tech./.Phill./Ph.D from Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a deemed to be university, provided yuor performance is above a specified threshold. DGFS Fellows will get opportunities for pusuing Ph.D. Through HBNI after completion of M.Tech.

Qualification Degrees and Discipline : - B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical, Chemical, Metallurgical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Instrumentation and Engineering Physics. - M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Biosciences, Geology, and Geophysics. A minimum of 60%(aggregate) in the qualifying degree is an essential requirement. Science candidates are further required to have secured a minimum of 60% (aggregate) in B.Sc. also.

Screening for Science disciplines : on the basis of valid GATE score or a Written Test(WT) to be conducted on Sunday, February 27, 2011. Last Date for receipt of application for WT in science Disciplines : January 21, 2011.

Screening for Engineering disciplines : on the basis of valid GATE score or a written Test WT) to conducted on Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Last date for receipt of application for WT in Engineering Disciplines : March 25, 2011.

Last date for application based on GATE for Science as well as Engineering Disciplines : March 31, 2011.

OCES and DGFS - 2011
Dy. Establishmnet Officer, Recruitment-IV
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training School Complex
Anushaktinagar, Mumbai – 400 094
Contact email :

For more information visit-:

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

IMU Marine Engineering Admissions 2011

IMU Marine Engineering Admissions 2011

One year pre-sea marine engineering training course at the Indian Maritime University Mumbai Campus. Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Hay Bunder Road, Mumbai - 400 033 leading to the Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Engineering by the Indian Maritime University, Chennai.

Eligibility - B.E / B.Tech (Mechanical or Naval Architecture) from AICTE approved college or IIT with minimum 50 per cent in final year and minimum 50 per cent in English in class 10 or class 12, maximum age 28 years as on date of commencement of training (Jan 3, 2011). Five years age relaxation for SC/ST and two years for female candidates). Further details on
Application form obtain through the above office or download from the website.

Deadline - December, 20 2010 (submission)

For more information visit-:

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

FMGE Screening Test March 2011

FMGE Screening Test March 2011

Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Test 2011, National Board of Examinations

More on Test-:
As per the Screening Test Regulations 2002, an Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to
qualify a screening test.

The next session of the FMG Exam shall be conducted by the National Board of Examinations on Sunday the 27th March, 2011 at New Delhi

The eligibility of the candidate shall be governed by the Screening Test Regulations and Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India and judgments of Hon’ble Supreme Court issued from time to time

For details of the scheme of examination, eligibility criteria, fee structure and application forms, candidates are advised to refer to the Information Bulletin cum
application Form downloaded (26.12.2010 onwards) from the website (bulletin fee of Rs. 750/- will have to be paid for downloaded forms alongwith the fee for examination) OR Obtained on cash payment of Rs.750/- from selected branches of Indian Bank (06.12.2010 onwards), For list of branches of the bank, Kindly refer to detailed notice at website or contact telephone 011- 46054605

Important Dates-:
The last date of submission of duly completed Application Form is 31st December,2010(without late fee) and 15th January, 2011 (with late fee of Rs.1,500/-).

For more information contact-:
National Board of Examinations
(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India)
Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110029.
Telephone : 011-46054605; Fax : 45593009
E-mail :;

For more information visit-:

Monday, December 13, 2010

Symbiosis Distance Healthcare Programmes 2011

Symbiosis Distance Healthcare Programmes 2011

SCHC Distance Education Programmes in Healthcare Industry


Admissions open Autonomous Distance Education Programmes in Healthcare Industry

* Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management (PGDHHM)- Duration 1 year

* Post Graduate Diploma in Medico Legal Systems (PGDMLS)- Duration 1 year

* Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research (PGDCR) - Duration 1 year

For Programmes and eligibility details, please visit :

Prospectus and Application form : Available on payment of Rs.1000/- (cash) or for delivery by post, send a Demand Draft of Rs.1100/- drawn in favour of " Symbiosis Centre of Health Care (SCHC)" payable at Pune.

Online payment facility available.

Phone Nos. - +91-020-25655023,25667164,20255051
Email -

For more information visit-:

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Nrityanjali Interschool Competition 2011

Nrityanjali Interschool Competition 2011

The competition, to be held by Nrityanjali - the institute of performing arts, education, personality development and management services, will be held from December 4 to December 19, 2010.

The annual event will witness the participation of schools from across Mumbai. Navi Mumbai and Thane District. The fest is divided into four zones: Central, Western, Navi Mumbai, South Mumbai. Children can break their inhibitions, unfold hidden talents and develop confidence and creativity by participating in the event. The event includes - general knowledge, drawing, Indian classical and western dance, Indian folk dance, debate elocution, fancy dress, music, essay hand writing, recitation and story telling among others. Students of junior KG to class 10 can participate in the competition.

Contact Nos. - 2596 7388 / 25953606 or log on to www.nrityanjali. in for registration / participation details.

For more information visit-:

Saturday, December 11, 2010

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination VITEEE - 2011

VIT Engineering Entrance Examination VITEEE - 2011

16th April, 2011 (Saturday) Time : 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

B.Tech Programme Offered at VELLORE Campus

1. BioInformatics
2. Bio - Medical Engineering
3. Biotechnology
4. Civil Engineering
5. Computer Science and Engineering
6. Electronics and Communication Engineering
7. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
8 Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
9. Information Technology
10. Mechanical Engineering
11. Mechanical (Spec. in Automotive Engg.)
12. Mechanical (Spec. in Chemical Process Engg.)
13. Mechanical (Spec. in Energy Engg.)

B.Tech Programmes Offered at Chennai Campus

1. Civil Engineering
2. Computer Science and Engineering
3. Electronics and Electronics Engineering
4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5. Mechanical Engineering


Candidates born on or after 1st July, 1989 are eligible to apply for VITEEE - 2011. They should have studied in regular, full-time, formal stream in the school.
A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with a minimum average of 60% of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM / PCB)
A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with 50% average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology (PCM / PCB) for Candidates belonging to SC / ST, students hailing from Jammu and Kashmir and from the North Eastern States.

Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) candidates are eligible only for B.Tech, Bio Informatics, Bio - Medical Engg. and Biotechnology programmes.
Candidates appearing for the 10+2 examination in March / April, 2011 are also eligible to apply.

VIT Advantage

A top-class education that is on par with the best in the world.
Accredited with "A" grade by NAAC (UGC, Govt of India)
International Accreditation
FFCS (Fully Flexible Credit System) offers a wide choice of courses and options with flexibility to choose subjects from different disciplines.
Extensive Industry engagement.
A degree that grants pride and respect all over the world.
Opportunity to do a semester abroad in leading universities around the world.
A great ambiance to work hard and develop all-round personality.
World-class infrastructure and Hi-tech smart class rooms.
State - of - the art hostel facilities for boys and girls.

Excellent Placement Records.
Campus recruitment's by companies like Accenture, Cognizant, Cisco, Ebay, Google, Honda, Intel, ITC, Reliance, Tata Power, TCS, Wipro etc.
Figures in the Limca Book of Records (2008 edition) for the highest no. of campus placements (1075 by TCS)

Scholarship under "GV School Development Programme" (GVSDP)

Rank holders of 1 to 50 in VITEE will get 75% tuition fee wavier for all the 4 years.
Rank holders of 51 to 100 in VITEEE will 50% tuition fee wavier for all the 4 years.
100% Tuition fee waiver for toppers of each State (in their State Board Exams) for all the 4 years.

Application forms can be obtained

From the designated branches of Post Offices on cash payment of Rs.750/-. Details available in the VIT website : by sending Demand Draft for Rs.750/- drawn in favour of "VIT University", payable at Vellore, to the Admission Officer with a request letter containing the full address of the applicants.

by handing over a DD for Rs.750/- in person at VIT University, Vellore (or) at VIT, Chennai Campus (or) at Chennai City Office. Apply online at

Important Dates

Issue of Application forms from - 6th December, 2010

Last Date of Receipt of application - 28th Feb, 2011

Entrance Examination on - 16th April, 2011.

For admission details, visit on the website -

Friday, December 10, 2010

IGNOU Distance Courses 2011 Admissions Date Extended

IGNOU Distance Courses 2011 Admissions Date Extended

The last date for the admission to IGNOU Master's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Diplomas, Post-Graduate Certificates and Certificate Programmes under Walk-In Admission for January 2011 Session has been extended to December 20, 2010.

The Common Prospectus for the January session can be obtained on payment of Rs.100/- in cash and by Post by sending a Demand Draft/Cash Order in favour of “IGNOU” payable at New Delhi to the Registrar, Student Registration Division, Block-3, IGNOU headquarters, IGNOU campus Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068. Sender must write his/her complete address at the back of the Demand Draft/Cash Order.

Similarly individuals residing outside Delhi can obtain the Common Prospectus January 2011 Session on payment of Rs.100/- from the sale counter of any of the Regional Centre addresses. For obtaining the Common Prospectus January 2011 Session by Post, please send a Demand Draft/Cash Order of Rs. 150 to the Regional Director, IGNOU with the respective Regional Centre address.

Prospectus and Application form for January 2011 Session are also available at Downloaded Admission Application Form.

For more information visit-:

Thursday, December 9, 2010

MIT Design Programmes Admissions 2011

MIT Design Programmes Admissions 2011

Design Programmes Offered-:

Product Design
Transportation Design
Interior Space and Equipment Design
Retail and Exhibition Design
Graphic Design
Animation Film Design
Film and Video Design
User Experience Design

Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Design and Business

Graduate Diploma Programme : 150 seats
Post Graduate Diploma Programme : 15 seats per discipline
Strategic Design for Business : 30 seats

Eligibility :

Graduate Diploma Programmes : 10 + 2 from any stream
Post Graduate Diploma Programmes : Graduate from any discipline
PG Strategic Design for Business : Graduate from any discipline

Selection Process : All India level Design Aptitude Test followed by Studio Test and Interview

Collaborative Programme's

Undergraduate Programme's (2 + 2 years)
Animation (In collaborative with University of Dundee, Scotland)

Computer Arts for gaming (In collaborative with Abertay University, Dundee Scotland)

Post Graduate Programme (1 + 1 Year)

Animation (In collaborative with University of Dundee, Scotland)

Computer Arts for Gaming (Abertay University, Scotland)
Product Design + Design Ethnography (University of Dundee, Scotland)

Last dates : Submission of forms 31st Jan, 2011 Design Aptitude Test 3rd April, 2011

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

GPAT-2011 Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2011

GPAT-2011 Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test 2011

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2011 is being conducted by the M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara - 390002 throughout the Country on behalf of the AICTE, New Delhi, Candidates interested to appear for GPAT - 2011 may see the following websites :; for detailed information and syllabus. The application for GPAT- 2011 can be filled only through online from the above mentioned website.

The important dates for GPAT 2011 are as follows :

Online application website opens on Monday 17th January, 2011
Online application website closes on Monday 21st February, 2011
Last date for receipt of photo, signature, Bank Challan as a proof of payment for examination fees along with the printout of application is on Monday 28th February, 2011

Date of Examination is on Sunday, 8th May, 2011

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

LTMT Young Researcher Award 2011

LTMT Young Researcher Award 2011

Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT)

Applications are invited for the "Young Researcher Award - 2011"

This Scheme is instituted by the Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) to annually recognize and reward young Indian scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences, with a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human diseases and potential for high quality research. Applicant should have publications in well recognized peer reviewed journals of repute and contributed to knowledge generation that has created significant impact in the field of translational possibilities.

For detailed information sheet and application form please access our website -

The last date for receiving the duly filled application at the Lady Tata Memorial Trust is Friday, 14th January, 2011.

The Award is effective from 1st April, 2011.

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Young Artistes Scholarships by Government of India

Young Artistes Scholarships by Government of India

Ministry of Culture Government of India operates the Scheme for Award of Scholarship to Young Artistes in Different Cultural Fields to support advanced training, within India, to young artistes of outstanding promise in the fields of Indian Classical Music, Indian Classical Dances, Light Classical Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Folks, Traditional and Indigenous Arts. Under this Scheme, 400 Scholarships are awarded every year to young artistes in the age group of 18 to 25 years (as on 1st April of the year in which application is made) who have undergone a minimum of 5 years of training with their Guru / Institute.

Online applications are invited from eligible young artistes for the award of Scholarships for the year 2010 - 11. Details of the Scheme, Instructions for Applicants and the Application forms are available on the website of the Ministry -

31st December, 2010 is the last date for submission of applications Only online applications will be accepted.

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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award for 2010

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award for 2010

DBT Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award - IYBA 2010

Identifying and nurturing outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desire to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology. It is awarded by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India, Ministry of Science and Technology. The award will consist of financial support for a project and cash award / fellowship for the awardees. Awardees having regular employment will receive a cash award of Rs.1 lakh every year during the course of the project in addition to grant-in aid of about Rs.50 lakhs for a project. Awardees not in regular employment, will receive a fellowship of Rs.40,000 per month and shall be attached to a senior scientist (mentor) in a university / research institute, medical / agriculture / veterinary college or any other institute of repute.

Young Investigators upto the age of 35 years (visit for more details)

Log on to Two copies of the application neatly typed on plain paper in the prescribed format alongwith enclosures and certified copies to be sent to Dr. T. Madhan Mohan, Adviser, Department of Biotechnology, Block - 2, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110 003.

Deadline : December 15, 2010.

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Saturday, December 4, 2010

JNCASR PGD in Science Education 2011

JNCASR PGD in Science Education 2011

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research-JNCASR

Post Graduate Diploma in Science Education - 2011

In order to provide opportunities to teachers and others to obtain training and for carrying out science education projects, this Centre is offering a post graduate diploma programme in science education. Some of the aspects covered in the proposed programme would be courses related to subject content, laboratory experiments, research experience and experience in education technology. The training will be provided through projects and few formal courses. The programme will be for one year (for full time students) at the end of which they will be given a post - graduate diploma in science education. The programme will take two years for teachers in service who do this on a part time basis.

Applications are invited from teachers with B.Sc / M.Sc with or without B.Ed qualification as well as from individuals who have B.Sc / M.Sc qualification interested in science education.

Application form may be downloaded from or obtained by writing to the Assistant Coordinator, JNCASR, Jakkur, Bangalore - 560 06

Suitable stipend will be paid to those selected for the programme.

Last date for receipt of completed application form is 27th December, 2010.

Email :

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Friday, December 3, 2010

JAM 2011 IIT M.Sc Jam 2011 Application Process

JAM 2011 IIT M.Sc Jam 2011 Application Process

Indian Institutes of Technology joint Admission Test for M.Sc. 2011

JAM 2011 will be held on Sunday 8th may, 2011, for admission to M.Sc (Two Years) Joint M.Sc, Ph.D Ph.D Dual Degree and other post - bachelor degree programmes at the IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) for the academic year 2011 - 12.

The M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other post-bachelor degree programmes at the IITs offer high quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide the students with opportunities to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life. The curricula are regularly updated at each IIT. The interdisciplinary content of the curricula equips the students with the ability to utilize scientific knowledge for practical applications. The medium of instruction in all the programmes is English

Application forms / online registration will be available from 22nd December, 2010.

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

D.G. Shipping Approved Maritime Institutes in India

D.G. Shipping Approved Maritime Institutes in India

Maritime Studies is a broad based degree giving the student experience in technical and management subjects at undergraduate level. It provides the basic underpinning knowledge to enter shore based shipping careers at management trainee level.The Maritime Studies programme offers a large number of option modules allowing students to customise their course to those areas in which they have the most interest. If you have a general interest in ships and the sea, but within that interest have not formed a definite focus, then Maritime Studies is the course for you. It gently introduces you to the excitement of the varied maritime world and allows you to formulate and develop your own views of the subject area.

1 C.V. Raman College of Engineering - Bhubaneswar

2 Academy of Maritime Education & Training - Chennai

3 Balaji Seamen Training Institute - Chennai

4 Chennai School of Ship Management - Chennai

5 Chidambaram Institute of Maritime Technology - Chennai

6 Cosmopolitan Technology of Maritime - Chennai

7 Hindustan Institute Of Maritime Training - Chennai

8 GKM College of Engineering & Technology - Chennai

9 Indian Maritime College - Chennai

10 Indus Seafarers Training Academy - Chennai

11 International Maritime Academy - Chennai

12 Maritime Foundation - Chennai

13 MASSA Maritime Academy - Chennai

14 Indian Maritime University (National Maritime Academy) - Chennai

15 S.B.Vignesh Marine Training Centre - Chennai

16 Southern Academy of Maritime Studies - Chennai

17 Vel's Academy of Maritime Education & Training - Chennai

18 Vel's Academy of Maritime Studies - Chennai

19 Coimbatore Marine College - Coimbatore

20 Park College of Engineering and Technology - Coimbatore

21 SeaSkills Maritime Academy - Coimbatore

22 Marine Training Academy - Daman

23 Agnel Maritime Academy - Goa

24 Francon's Marine Academy - Goa

25 Institute of Maritime Studies - Goa

26 Institute of Petroleum Safety, Health & Environment Management - Goa

27 NUSI Maritime Academy - Goa

28 Seascan Marine Services Pvt Ltd - Goa

29 Natcom Education & Research Foundation - Gurgaon

30 Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies & Research - Haldia

31 Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy - Karjat

32 Amer Maritime Training Academy - Kanpur

33 Noorul Islam College of Engineering - Kanyakumari (Tamilnadu)

34 MMTI's Education & Research Trust - Khopoli

35 Mohammed Sathak Engineering College - Kilakarai(Tamilnadu)

36 Cochin Shipyard Limited - Kochi

37 Euro Tech Maritime Academy - Kochi

38 Institute of Marine Engineers (India) - Kochi

39 Kunjali Marakkar School of Marine Engineering of Cochin University of Science and Technology. - Kochi

40 Univan Maritime Training Academy - Kochi

41 College of Maritime Studies & Research - Kolkata

42 Garden Reach Ship Builders & Engineers Ltd - Kolkata

43 Indian Institute of Port Management - Kolkata

44 Kolkata Port Trust - Kolkata

45 Marine Education Charitable Trust - Kolkata

46 Marine Engineering & Research Institute - Kolkata

47 Maritime Academy of India - Kolkata

48 Mercantile Marine Academy - Kolkata

49 Sea Explorer's Institute Educational Trust - Kolkata

50 Seacom Marine College - Kolkata

51 Sensea Maritime Academy - Kolkata

52 Centre for Maritime Education & Training - Lucknow

53 RL Institute of Nautical Science - Madurai

54 J. Sons Merchant Navy Institute - Meerut

55 Anglo Eastern Maritime Training Centre - Mumbai

56 Arya Marine Academy - Mumbai

57 Bonzer Academy of Maritime Studies - Mumbai

58 Don Bosco Normar Maritime Academy - Mumbai

59 Gurship Education Trust Maritime Training Institute - Mumbai

60 Indian Register of Shipping - Mumbai

61 Institute of Marine Engineers (India) - Mumbai

62 International Marine Academy - Mumbai

63 International Maritime Training Centre - Mumbai

64 LBS College of Advanced Maritime Studies - Mumbai

65 Marine Engineering & Research Institute - Mumbai

66 Marine Medical Clinic - Mumbai

67 Marine Training Academy - Mumbai

68 Maritime Training Institute - Mumbai

69 Mumbai Maritime Training Institute - Mumbai

70 Mazagon Dock Limited. - Mumbai

71 Naval Maritime Academy West - Mumbai

72 OERC Academy - Mumbai

73 Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies - Mumbai

74 Seafarers Marine Institute - Mumbai

75 School of Synergic Studies - Mumbai

76 SCMS Maritime Training Institute - Mumbai

77 St. Xavier's Technical Institute - Mumbai

78 Suraksha Marine - Mumbai

79 TS Rahaman - Mumbai

80 Univan Maritime Training Academy - Mumbai

81 ABS Industrial Verification (India) Pvt. Ltd. - Navi Mumbai

82 Fleet Management Training Institute - Navi Mumbai

83 BP Marine Academy - Navi Mumbai

84 MASSA Maritime Academy - Navi Mumbai

85 Pentagon Maritime Training & Research Institute - Navi Mumbai

86 Ramana Academy of Maritime Studies - Navi Mumbai

87 Sagar Gayan Academy - Navi Mumbai

88 SNS Maritime Training Institute - Navi Mumbai

89 TS Chanakya - Navi Mumbai

90 United Marine Academy - Navi Mumbai

91 Yak Management & Marine Education Centre - Navi Mumbai

92 Yak Educational Trust - Navi Mumbai

93 Applied Research International - New Delhi

94 Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies - New Delhi

95 Fosma Maritime Institute and Research Organization - New Delhi

96 Sriram Institute of Marine Studies - New Delhi

97 International Maritime Institute Ltd - Noida

98 Orissa Maritime Academy - Paradip

99 Institute of Marine Education & Research Pvt Ltd - Patna

100 Neotia Institute of Technology, Management and Science - 24-Pargans(S) (W.Bengal)

101 Maritime Education Training & Research Institute - 24-Pargans(S)(W.Bengal)

102 Trident College of Marine Technology - 24-Pargans(S)(W.Bengal)

103 Sri Chakra Maritime College - Puducherry

104 Marine Officers Training Academy - Pondicherry

105 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Govt. Polytechnique - Port Blair

106 Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies - Pune

107 Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education & Training - Pune

108 Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies - Pune

109 Tolani Maritime Institute - Pune

110 Vishwakarma Maritime Institute - Pune

111 Commander Ali's Academy of Merchant Navy - Secunderabad

112 Srivenkateshwara College of Engineering - Sriperumbadur (Tamilnadu)

113 Columbus Maritime Training Institute - Thane (Maharashtra)

114 Baba Marine Institute - Thane(Maharashtra)

115 Mariner's Academy - Thane(Maharashtra)

116 Tamilnadu Maritime Academy - Thoothukudi

117 PSN College of Engineering & Technology - Tirunelveli(T.Nadu)

118 Asha International Institute of Marine Technology - Varanasi

119 Sri Nandhanam College of Engineering & Technology - Vellore (Tamil Nadu)

120 Praveenya Institute of Marine Engineering & Maritime Studies - Visakhapatnam (AP)

121 National Ship Design & Research Centre - Vizianagaram (AP)

122 Sailors Maritime Academy - Vizianagaram (AP)

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Beware of Misleading Maritime Institutes

Beware of Misleading Maritime Institutes

Beware of Misleading Maritime Training Institutes in India

This is to bring into the notice that some institutes and companies are putting up misleading advertisements in newspapers and other media, promising students an exciting seafaring career. These institutes, which are not approved by the Directorate General of Shipping hide this fact and very cleverly list the courses approved by the Directorate. Names of some of the institutes, companies etc. that have came to the notice of this Directorate are as follows :

1. Bharat Shipping Limited having an All India Merchant Navy Camp in association with Office of the Member National Task Force, M.O.F.P.I Govt. of India having their office at 26/32, M4, Pai Mohan Sadan, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi - 110 008.
2. Global Shipping Institute of India having their Head Office at 228/298/4A/3A, 1st floor, Hasting Road, Baba Chauraha, Ashok Nagar, Allahabad - 211 001.
3. Chate International Maritime Academy, Mumbai.
4. All India Marine Academy, Near Gopalpur Junction, Niranjan Nagar, Khodasing, Behrampur, Orissa - 761 010
5. Sea International Maritime Academy Village Chhatripur, Babatpur Road, Varanasi.
6. Maurya Maritime Academy, Patna.
7. Searock Institute, Mumbai / Sea Rock Consultancy Service Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
8. Sea Horse Maritime Institute, Kakinada.
9. Oceanways Marine Institute, Masjid Bunder (W), Mumbai 9.

Before taking admission in any Maritime training Institute, kindly check our website to see the list of approved maritime training institutes and other relevant details. Students passing out from institutes not approved by the Directorate General of Shipping would not be granted various competencies Certificates and / or continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarers identity Document (CDC). Issued in the interest of prospective candidates and their parents.

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