Sunday, September 30, 2012

NMIMS Executive MBA Admissions 2013

NMIMS Executive MBA Admissions 2013

* Specialization in Finance, Marketing, HR, Information Systems and Operations
* Dual specialization option available, to build competencies & sharpen skills better
* Learner-packed & credit-based, to complement professionals, academic & personal commitments
* Each module of 1 credit is completed in a week, giving the prospect an opportunity to take time off the following week
* Case study style of learning & world class pedagogy to help you grow better
* Networking with batch mates from diverse backgrounds

Eligibility Criteria :
• Graduation from a recognized University in any discipline
• Minimum 5 years work experience in executive or supervisory capacity up to 1st April 2013.
• Candidates who have cleared their graduation by doing a part-time course or through distance learning, correspondence courses, externally, open school are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

The experience should be full time experience and should NOT include internships, projects, etc.

Please note that the entire experience of 5 years must be in executive or supervisory capacity

Duration : 24 months or 15 months in fast track

Selection Procedure :
• Written Test conducted for E- MBA by NMIMS.
Candidates with GMAT score of 600 & above (GMAT score of last 3 years upto 31st December, 2012 will be considered)
Candidates with score of 200 & above in NMAT 2012
• Personal Interview

For more information visit :

LBSIM PGDM/PGDM Finance Admissions 2013

LBSIM PGDM/PGDM Finance Admissions 2013

Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management-LBSIM Admissions 2013-2015

Eligibility :

At least a three year bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline recognised by AICTE. Students appearing for the final examination in 2013 can also apply.

To Apply :
LBSIM applicants to appear in the Common Admission Test (CAT) of IIMs.

Candidates are also required to register at LBSIM, Delhi through application form available with Admission Coordinator* on payment of Rs.1800/- in cash. Application Form can also be downloaded from the Institute's website: and submitted along with a DD for Rs.1875/- for getting brochure by post in India and Rs.2000/- for overseas candidates, in favour of Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, payable at New Delhi.

The forms can also be filled online at our website:, with facility of online payment (Rs.1875/- for applicants in India and Rs. 2000/- for abroad).

GD/PI at Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Guwahati.

The Institute uses CAT Scores for short-listing the candidates. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

LBSIM Application Form available from : 24.09.2012

Last date for submission : 10.12.2012

For more information visit :

Friday, September 28, 2012

BITS Off-Campus Work Integrated Learning Programmes December 2012

BITS Off-Campus Work Integrated Learning Programmes December 2012

Birla Institute of Technology & Science,Pilani-BITS Off-Campus Work Integrated Learning Programmes Admissions December 2012

BITs, Pilani is a globally renowned premier institute of higher education, consistently ranked amongst top Indian Universities.

Since 1979, BITS has been participating in the human resources development activity of industries, through its work integrated learning programme (WILP) that integrate the work environment with the learning environment required by the institute.

Applications are invited from employed professionals for admission to the following programmes :-

B.S Engineering Technology
M.S Manufacturing Management
M.S Software Systems

Application procedures :

Application form and programme details can be downloaded from the website

Deadline for submission of duly completed application form (alongwith the requisite processing fee of Rs.1,500/-) is October 31, 2012.

For more information visit :

Thursday, September 27, 2012

IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions Spring 2012-13

IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions Spring 2012-13

IIT Roorkee invited applications for admission to Ph.D. programmes for the Spring Semester of the Session 2012-13. Ph.D Programmes are available in all departments/centres including Institute Instrumentation Centre, Centre of Excellence in Transportation Systems, Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management and Centre of Excellence in Nanotechnology.

Eligibility :
Masters degree in Engineering/ Technology/Architecture/ Urban & Rural Planning / Pharmacy / Computer Applications of 3 years duration after graduation, in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded.

Such candidates should have qualified GATE prior to admission to M.Tech/M.Arch or thereafter (GATE score may or may not be valid) or UGC/ CSIR NET wherever applicable.This condition shall not be applicable to Sponsored Research Scholars/ Part-Time Research Scholars


Masters degree in Sciences/Humanities & Social Sciences/ Management in respective discipline or equivalent with a valid NET (CSIR/UGC)/NET (LS) or valid GATE or valid GPAT score and minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute where letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks where marks are awarded.


B.Tech. / B.Arch. degree or equivalent in respective discipline with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 70% marks) and in possession of a valid GATE score.

To apply : For admission to Ph.D programmes for Spring Semester of the session 2012-13 candidates need to register and fill the application from 26.09 2012 ONLINE only by accessing the website on or before October 26, 2012. The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature, IITR copy of bank challan and a good quality photo affixed in the appropriate place is sent to the Chairman, PG Admission Office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee -247 667, Uttarakhand along with necessary documents on or before November 02, 2012.

For more information visit :

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

IIFM PGD in Forest Management Admissions 2013

IIFM PGD in Forest Management Admissions 2013

Indian Institute of Forest Management-IIFM PGDFM Admissions 2013

IIFM PGDFM is approved by AICTE and AIU

IIFM is a sectoral management school imparting excellent management skills as well as managerial competence in the areas of forest,environment,development management and allied sectors. It is located on a hilltop with a sprawling green campus spans over 230 acres,with state of the art infrastructure.

Eligibility : Applicants should have at least a three-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with a minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/DA) or equivalent CGPA.

Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examination are also eligible to apply provided they complete it before June 30, 2013 and fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by IIFM.

All applicants desirous of seeking admission in PGDFM at IIFM have to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), by responding to their notification published in leading national dailies. IIFM will use the CAT score for short-listing the candidates for two year full time post graduate programme. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

For more information visit :

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

IIM Raipur Fellow Programme in Management 2013

IIM Raipur Fellow Programme in Management 2013

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur, invites applications for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) for year 2013 .

FPM is full time residential programme of IIM Raipur. It is designed to developed high quality researchers in all areas of management.

Areas of Specialization for FPM

1. Economics & Business Environment; 2. Finance and Accounting; 3. Marketing; 4. Operations Management; 5. Organizational Behaviour& HRM; and 6. Business Policy & Strategy


Master’s degree in any discipline, with at lease 55 per cent marks or equivalent grade point average.


Professional qualifications like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 55 percent marks or equivalent grade point average.


Five year/four year Integrated Masters degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55 percent marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.


4 years/8 semester bachelor’s degree (B.E./B.Tech.) with at least 60 per cent marks or equivalent grade point average

Apart from the minimum eligibility, a valid CAT/GRE/GMAT/GATE/UGC-JRF score (last two years) is required. Candidates with PGP from IIMs are exempted from the above-mentioned tests.

Financial Support

FPM students will be given Rs.20,000 per month in the first two year and Rs.24,000 per month in the last two year of the programme. In addition to this, they will be entitled to have an annual contingency grant of Rs.25,000, Computer Grant of Rs.50,000, and a grant of Rs.1,50,000 for attending International/National conferences.

To Apply : Candidates seeking admission to the programme can download the application form from IIM Raipur website

Completed application form together with all relevant documents and a Demand Draft of Rs.500 in favour of Indian Institute of Management Raipur should be sent to the FPM Office, IIM Raipur, GEC Campus, Sejbahar, Raipur 492 015 through speed post only on or before January 31, 2013.

There is no application fee for SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP applicants who submit an attested copy of SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP certificate.

For more information visit :

Monday, September 24, 2012

Symbiosis MBA Banking Management Admissions 2013

Symbiosis MBA Banking Management Admissions 2013

Symbiosis School of Banking Management-SSBM trains and provide a new genre of management professionals with specialized skills to meet the emerging challenges of the banking and financial services sector enabling them to explore the exciting opportunities of this high-growth sector

The two year MBA programme in Banking Management is designed to provide specialized knowledge and training to address not just the growing requirement but also the increasing complexity of operations of the banking sector. More than 50% of the courses are focused on Banking and Finance and thus equips the students with relevant knowledge and managerial skills to work effectively in banks and other organizations of the BFS sector with minimum training intervention after recruitment.

Eligibility : Graduate with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) from a recognised university. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

SNAP-Symbiosis National Aptitude Test to be held on 16th December 2012 is mandatory for admission to SSBM.

To Apply : Register for the SNAP 2012 entrance test on or before 20th November 2012
To apply SSBM register online on or before 28th December 2012

For more information visit :

Sunday, September 23, 2012

ISACA CGEIT Exam December 2012

ISACA CGEIT Exam December 2012

ISACA's CGEIT- Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT Exam December 2012

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) : CGEIT recognizes a wide range of professionals for their knowledge and application of enterprise IT governance principles and practices. As a CGEIT certified professional, you demonstrate that you are capable of bringing IT governance into an organization—that you grasp the complex subject holistically, and therefore, enhance value to the enterprise.

ISACA having more than 100,000 IT professionals worldwide, conducts and international job practice analysis at least every five years, which forms the basis of CGEIT exam

CGEIT credential is recognised worldwide in IT governance, and has been earned y more than 4800 professionals.

Registration for December is open now until October 3

For more information visit :

Saturday, September 22, 2012

IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admissions 2013

IIM Bangalore PGPPM Admissions 2013

IIM Bangalore Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management Admissions 2013

The IIMB PGPPM is a unique opportunity for participants from the private and government sectors who aspire to leadership positions in the area of public policy management. It is ideal for professionals from NGOs, consultancy firms, international agencies, the social and infrastructure sectors, and from the civil services and PSUs.

The programme aims at providing intensive exposure in public policy making and public system management in addition to skills in leadership, decision making and management.

Open candidates (other than government candidates) should be graduates with a minimum of five years of work experience and under 40 years old as on June 1, 2013. A CAT 2012 or GMAT/GRE scores obtained between December 01, 2010 and December 31, 2012 is required. Placement assistance is extended to open candidates.

Candidates from government (belonging to one of All-India Services, Group A Civil Services, or Engineering Services) should have minimum seven years of experience and must apply through DOPT with advance copy to IIMB. Government candidates will undergo a seven week study at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA.

For more information on the programme pl visit to or contact to
Phone No. +91 80 2699 3013 / 2699, 3017

The last date for submission of application is Jan 31, 2013.

For more information visit :

Friday, September 21, 2012

IGNOU Distance Courses Admissions January 2013

IGNOU Distance Courses Admissions January 2013

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) leading distance open university in India invites applications for Doctoral, M.Phill, Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Diploma’s, Diploma’s, Post Graduate Certificates and Certificate Programmes round the year admission for following distance and open learning courses

* Master’s Degree Programme
Master of Distance Education, English, Hindi, Economics, History, Education, Political Science, Public Admn., Sociology, Social Work, Rural Development, Tourism Management, Computer applications, Library & Information Sc., Sri Aurobindo Studies, Public Policy, Business Admn., Commerce, MBA(Social Entrepreneurship), Aviation Business Management, Banking & Finance.
Master of Commerce in Finance & Taxation, Business Policy & Corporate Governance, Management Accounting & Financial Strategies.
Master of Science in Dietetics & Food Services Management, Counseling and Family Therapy, Hospitality Admn..
Master of Science in Mathematics with Application in Computer Sciences, Master of Education .(offered only in Jan. Session)

* M.Phil Programmes
Master of Philosophy in Sri Aurobindo Studies, Economics, Distance Education.

* Bachelor’s Degree Programme
Bachelor of Tourism Studies, Computer Applications, Arts, Science, Commerce, Social Work, Library & Information Sc., Business Administration in Retailing, Architecture, International Hospitality Admn., B.Tech. Aerospace Engg., Hospitality & Hotel Admn.
Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy & Finance, Corporate Affairs & Admn., Financial & Cost Accounting.

* Bachelor Preparatory Programme*
Bachelor of Science in Nursing(PB), B.Tech Civil in Construction Management, Water Resource Engg., Mechanical Engg.(offered only in January Session)
Bachelor of Science(Hons.) in Optometry & Ophthalmic Techniques(offered only in July Session)

* Post Graduate Diploma Programmes
Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education, Higher Education, Library Automation & Networking, Rural Development, Translation, Journalism & Mass Communication, Audio Programme Production, International Business Operation, Disaster Management, Intellectual Property Rights, Environment & Sustainable Development, Educational Technology, School Leadership Management, Participatory Management of Displacement, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Social Work, Book Publishing, Pharmaceutical Sales Management, Food Safety & Quality Management(online also), Disability Management for Medical Practitioners, Folklore & Cultural Studies, District Health Management, Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Studies in Indian Culture, Integral Education, Analytical Chemistry, Management(Industrial, Safety, Health & Environment), Teaching & Research in Management, Broadcasting & Web Journalism.
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology, Maternal & Child Health, Adult Education(offered only in July Session)
Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital & Health Management, Geriatric Medicine, Plantation Management.(offered only in January Session)

* Advanced Diploma Programmes
Advanced Diploma in Construction Management, Water Resource Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (offered only in January Session)

* Diploma Programmes
Diploma in Civil Engineering(G), HIV & Family Education, Creative Writing in English, Youth in Development Work, Early Childhood Care & Education, Nutrition & Health Education, Tourism Studies, Women’s Empowerment & Development, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Aquaculture, Paralegal Practice, BPO Finance & Accounting, Management, Primary Education(offered only in North East States), Civil Engineering (Army only), Electrical & Mechanical Engineering(Army only), Security Management, Fire Safety, Corporate Governance, Sustainable Farm Management, Management(Industrial Safety, Health & Environment), Urdu.
Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits & Vegetables, Valud Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds, Meat Technology, Diary Technology, Nursing Administration, Fish Product Technology (offered only in January Session)

* Professional Certificate Programme
Professional Certificate in Spoken English & Personality Development.

* Post Graduate Certificate Programmes
Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law, Bangla-Hindi Translation, Malyalam-Hindi Translation, Agricultural Policy(online also), Professional Development of Teachers.
Post Graduate Certificate in Endodontics, Oral Implantology (offered only in July Session)
Post Graduate Certificate in Patent Practice (offered only in January session)

* Advanced Certificate Programme
Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management, Spoken English & Personality Development, Security Management, Fire Safety.

* Certificate Programmes
Certificate in Disaster Management, Environmental Studies, Food & Nutrition, Human Rights, Information Technology, Guidance, Sericulture, Organic Farming, Nutrition & Child Care, Consumer Protection, Rural Development, Teaching English, Tourism Studies, Laboratory Techniques, HIV & Family Therapy, Food Safety, Health Care & Waste Management, Competency Enhancement for ANM/FHW, New Born & Infant Care, Maternal & Child Health Care, Primary School Mathematics, Business Skills, Functional English(Basic Level), German Language(offered only in Tamilnadu & Kerla), Japanese Lanuguage(offered only in Bangalore & Pune), Persian Language (Delhi only), Urdu Language, Community Radio, NGO Management, Communication Skills for BPO, ITes and Related Sectors, Life Long Learning, Performing Art – Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam, Odissi, Kathakali, Manipuri, Hindustani Music, Karnatik Music, and Theatre Arts, Visual Arts – Painting, Applied Art and Sculpture, Water Harvesting & Management, Poultry Farming, Bee Keeping, Diabetes Care for Community Worker, Home Based Care Providers, Entrepreneurship,Introduction to Sri Aurobindo Studies, Creative Media Arts – Digital Sound, Security Management, Fire Safety, Spoken English & Personality Development, Air Ticketing, Airline in Flight Services, Travel Agency Operations, Tour Guiding Skills, Energy Technology & Management, Early Childhood Special Education – Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Visual Impairment & Hearing Impairment , Primary Education (offered only in North East States), Primary Teaching, Primary Curriculum & Instruction, Craft & Design, Shoe Upper Cutting, Shoe Upper Stitching, Shoe Lasting & Finishing, Leather Goods Making, Power Distribution, Elementary Teacher Education(offered only in North East States).

* Non – Credit Courses
Computer Literacy Programme, Motor Cycle Service & Repair, IT Service Management, School Services Management, Publishing Services Management, Garment Manufacturing Services Management, Business Entrepreneurship Development, Retail Services Management, Security Services (Advanced), Desk Top Publishing, Communication Skills, Garment Stitching, Retail Marketing, Security Services (basic) for Security Supervisor, Security Services(basic) for Assistant Security Officer, Security Guard Protection, Security Supervisor, Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits & Vegetables, Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers, Awareness-cum-Training Packages in Disability for parents and Family members(Mental Retardation, Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment & Cerebral Palsy), Foundation Course on Education of Children with Disability.

* Appreciation Programme
Appreciation Course on Environment.

* On Campus Programmes
Master’s Degree Programmes
M.Tech in Airport Infrastructure Engineering, M.Sc. in Chemistry, Actuarial Science, Physics & Astrophysics, MA in Translation Studies, Gandhi & Peace Studies, Social Anthropology, Labour & Development, Electronic Media Production & Management, Extension & Development Studies, Journalism & Mass Communication, Social Work with specialization in Philanthropic Social Work, Gender & Development Studies, Master of Performing Arts – Hindustani Classical Music, Bharatanatyam & Theatre Arts, Master of Visual Arts – Painting.

Bachelor’s Degree Programme
B.Tech in Air Craft Manufacturing and Maintenance Engineering, Airport Infrastructure Engineer(civil)
B.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology, Radiation Therapy Technology, Medical Records, Science & Health Information Technology, Anesthesia and Critical Care Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology.
B.A in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Fashion Merchandising and Production, 3D Animation and Visual Effects.

Advanced Diploma Programme
Advanced Diploma in Retail Management, Relationship Management, Security Management, Air Cargo Management, Rescue Fire Fighting & Safety, Airport Operation Management.

Post Graduate Diploma Programme
Post Graduate Diploma in Security Operations.

Diploma Programmes
Diploma in Computer Generated Imaginary, Optometry, Radio Imaging Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Entrepreneurship & Skill Development.

Post Graduate Certificate Programme
Post Graduate Certificate in Security Operations

Certificate Programmes
Certificate in Hospital Administrative Assistance ship, Digital Film Making, Airport Ramp Handling, Rescue & Fire Fighting, Security & Vigilance, Baggage X-ray Inspection, Entrepreneurship & Skill Development.

* Online Programme

Master’s in Intellectual Property Law
Post Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture, Legal Process Outsourcing, Future Studies : Explorations towards a New Creating.
Post Graduate Certificate in Health Insurance, Medical Informatics, Medical Laws, Quality Management in Health Care, Project Management, Paradigms of Psychological Knowledge : A Historical & Cross Cultural Perspective, Introduction to the Vedas in the light of Sri Aurobindo, Explorations towards a New Creation of the Self.

Certificate Programme in Sanskrit.

Appreciation Programme on Sustainability Science

Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development

To Apply: The prospectus and application form for IGNOU Distance Courses January 2013 session is available at all the Regional Centers of the university, City Centre in the YMCA Tourist Hostel at Connaught Place, as well as in the university’s headquarters that can be purchased for Rs.100 and submitted alongwith the requisite fee in the form of a demand draft to the concerned Regional Center.

The last date to apply for IGNOU Distance Courses January 2013 admission is 30th November 2012 without late fee and 20th December 2012 with late fee of Rs.200 in the respective Regional Centres.

For more information visit :

Thursday, September 20, 2012

SOIL PG Leadership Programmes 2013

SOIL PG Leadership Programmes 2013

SOIL-School of Inspired Leadership offers admission to PG Leadership Programmes for year 2013

SOIL is a business school that provides holistic education that builds inspired leaders by enabling people to know who they are, recognize their purpose and realize their full potential, to build organizations of consequence.

To enhance and build your leadership, SOIL provides unique learning experiences such as working with an NGO through the year, an intensive industry internship along with workshops focused on building knowledge, honing skills and widening perspective

* Business Leadership Program
Provides the perspectives and insights on the complex challenges of an interconnected business environment.

* HR Leadership Program
Enables you to deal with human capital challenges and issues that shape modern organizations.

* Marketing Leadership Program
Provides you with the skills and capabilities to become a successful marketing professional.

To Apply : SOIL has a completely online application process. There are no hard copy forms. Apply online on

Application deadline for 1st round : 1st October, 2012

For more information visit :

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Karnatak University Correspondence Courses 2012

Karnatak University Correspondence Courses 2012

Karnatak University admission to the Graduate and Postgraduate Courses in the School of Correspondence Education (External),Karnatak University, Dharwad for the academic year 2012-13.

Courses Offered :

* B.A. Part – I : Basic/MIL Subjects: Additional English,English Kannada, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi and Sanskrit
Optional Subjects : English, Kannada, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi and Sanskrit Political Science, Economics, Sociology, History & Archaeology, Anthropology

* B.Com. Part –I : Basic Subjects: Additional English,English Kannada, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi and Sanskrit
Compulsory Subjects: Financial Accounting –I, Secretarial Practice, Managerial Economics and Modern Marketing

* M.A. (Previous) Languages : Kannada , English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi and Sanskrit

* M.A. (Previous) Social Science : Marketing Management, Financial Management, International Business, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management

For more information on eligibility and application visit :

Monday, September 17, 2012

XAT 2013 Know New Format of Exam

XAT 2013 Know New Format of Exam

XAT 2013(Xavier's Aptitude Test) conducted by XLRI is scheduled to see some major changes in the pattern form 2013.

The duration of the test has been extended to three hours instead of of earlier 2.20 hours and a section on general awareness has also been added. the exam will remain in the pen and paper format and will be conducted in a single day.

The exam will have two parts, the first part will have multiple-choice question on three sections-data interpretation and quantitative ability,analytical reasoning and decision making,verbal ability and logical reasoning. The time allotted for this section is 2:20 hours. The second part will have easy writing and general awareness and time allotted for this is 40 minutes.

Deadline for registration for XAT 2013 is November 30,2012

For more information visit :

For more information to apply visit :

Distant Course on Public Accountability

Distant Course on Public Accountability

Alexis Society Distant Certificate Course on Public Accountability

The objective of the course is to increase awareness about impact of values on sustainability,inclusive leadership and community building,it covers public and organisational leadership,strategy formulation,human resource administration.civic and international laws,human rights,democracy,peace studies and socioeconomic development

The mission of this course is to move from teacher-driven learning to student-driven learning; from a teaching process to an advisory process, from memorizing to brainstorming, from passing the tests to lifelong learning, from knowledge transfer to knowledge creation, from competitive learning to collaborative learning.

The course is designed for students,teachers or academicians,lawyers,public administrators,journalist and civil society leaders

Last date to apply 15 October 2013

For more information visit :

Sunday, September 16, 2012

British Council APTIS English Testing Tools

British Council APTIS English Testing Tools

British council recently launched APTIS, a new global English Language Testing Tool. It is designed to help organisations assess more people,connect with them and raise standards of English.

Aptis is an English test for adults, which can be used to assess ability in all four English skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also allows organisations and individuals to develop specific English skills, with the ability to test just one skill, e.g. listening only (combined with the core grammar and vocabulary component).

Aptis is uniquely flexible and accessible; it allows you to test the skills relevant to your requirements accurately, and get results within as little as 24 hours. Aptis is also an affordable and efficient test, with fresh, relevant content, meaning more people can be assessed with minimum fuss.

For more information visit :

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2013 Registration Starts

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2013 Registration Starts

Microsoft has announced the Imagine Cup 2013 competitions. The prize money has increased and Microsoft is going to fly every finalist team to St Petersburg, Russia for the Worldwide Finals.

This year there are thee competitions each with a top prize of $50,000 (USD) and three challenges with top prizes of $10,000 (USD). Participants must be 16 and older - which means that high school students are eligible as well as university students.

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is the world’s most prestigious student technology competition, bringing together student innovators from all over the world. If you have a great idea for a new app, bring it to life through Imagine Cup. With Microsoft resources and support, you can make a great app and win travel and cash prizes!

The Imagine Cup is a skill-based competition comprised of 3 competitions and multiple challenges. The object of this competition is to create innovative and original software applications. Open to students around the world, the competition spans one year, beginning with local, regional, and online competitions, and culminates at the Worldwide Finals, which is hosted in a different country every year.

To participate in Imagine Cup 2013, you must first register. You can register at by clicking the button “Get Started” available on most pages. Once you have registered you can sign up for the Competition(s) or Challenge(s) that you would like to compete in and start building your team.

For more information visit :

Friday, September 14, 2012

IMT PGDM Admissions 2013

IMT PGDM Admissions 2013

Institute of Management Technology PGDM Admissions 2013

PGDM Specialization in Marketing / HR / Finance / IT / International Business

IMT announcing admissions for 2-year full time PGDM , 15 month PGDM (executive) and 2 year full time dual-country PGDM programs in management at IMT ,commencing June 2013

Eligibility : 3-year bachelor's degree in any discipline(or equivalent) with 50% or higher aggregate marks. Students may also apply if appearing for the final year degree examination in 2013

To Apply :
* Appear for the test of CAT2012 / XAT 2013 / GMAT (2010 onwards)
* CMAT 2013 is valid for IMT-Hyderabad and IMT-Nagpur
* Fill up the online application form at, available till December 10,2012
* Pay the application fee by credit/debit card or demand draft of Rs.1750/- favouring 'Institute of Management Technology" , payable at Ghaziabad or Delhi
* Final selection based on CAT/XAT/GMAT score/CMAT for IMT-H and IMT-N) written communication and personal interview to be held at Ghaziabad,Nagpur,Hyderabad,Mumbai,Bangalore,Bhopal and Kolkata

For more information visit :

Thursday, September 13, 2012

IIM Tiruchirappalli FPM Admissions 2013

IIM Tiruchirappalli FPM Admissions 2013

IIM Tiruchirappalli Fellow Programme in Management-FPM (equivalent to Ph.D) commencing in June 2013

The IIMT Fellow Programme in Management is a full time,residential programme designed to equip students for careers in research and management education

FPM students will specialize in one of the following areas :

* Finance and Accounting

* Marketing

* Economics

* Quantitative Techniques

* Operations Management

Eligibility : Candidates should have

1) An MBA Degree or a PGDM from IIM
A Professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS or other equivalent qualification from India or abroad
First Class B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch with at least 21 months work experience as of June 15, 2013
A Master’s Degree in any discipline other than management with at least 21 months work experience as of June15, 2013
M.B.B.S Degree

2) Have a valid score of CAT 2012 or GATE or GMAT or GRE. Scores of GATE /GMAT/GRE should be from tests taken during 2012.

To Apply : Candidates will be required to down load the application form and the recommendation letter. These recommendation letter will have to be completed by two referees and attached with the print out of the completed application form and should be sent to IIMT along with a DD for Rs.500/- favouring Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli and payable at Trichy.

Last date for submission of application is 30th January 2013.

For more information visit :

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

FORE School of Management PGDM/PGDM IBM Admissions 2013

FORE School of Management PGDM/PGDM IBM Admissions 2013

Admissions to PGDM and PGDM International Business Management

Both the pr grammes are approved by AICTE , Ministry of HRd,Government of India

Eligibility : A recognised Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. Candidates appearing in the final examination of graduation are also eligible to apply subject to furnishing the proof of graduation by October 1, 2013 with minimum 50% marks. A candidate must appear in CAT 2012 conducted by IIMs

To Apply : Apply online at Institute website ( Candidates can use credit card/debit card/net banking or can send demand draft in favour of "FORE School of Management", payable at New Delhi)

Application form can be purchased from FORE School of Management

Last date for submission of application form : November 12,2012

For more information visit :

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

XIMB PGDM/PGDM-HRM Admissions 2013

XIMB PGDM/PGDM-HRM Admissions 2013

Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Bhubaneswar, invites applications for admissions to Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) / Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Human Resources) (PGDM-HRM) for 2013-15 session.

Eligibility: The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognised university/deemed university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2013, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15.

Admission Test : Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 6 January, 2013, or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs during 11 October - 6 November 2012. Applicants have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB.

Apply online on

The last date for applying online is November 26, 2012, and for receiving the application fee it is November 30, 2012.

For more information visit :

Monday, September 10, 2012

IITB - Monash PhD Scholarship 2012

IITB - Monash PhD Scholarship 2012

IITB - Monash Research Academy PhD Scholarship December 2012

The IITB - Monash Research Academy (The Academy) is an exciting partnership between the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) and Monash University, Melbourne (Australia) - two of the world's leading educational and research Institutions.

The Academy, has designed a jointly-badged Ph.D program in which students can undertake interdisciplinary research in several thematic areas focusing on the fields of Science, Technology and Engineering.

The Academy's December 2012 intake will focus on attracting top students to work in areas of applied research sponsored by Industrial partners.

Candidates will :
* Receive a generous scholarship
* Receive expert co-supervision from Professors at IITB and Monash.
* Receive a dually-awarded Ph.D Degree from IITB and Monash.
* Have access to world-class research facilities.
* Gain international research experience
* Receive a special fellowship to visit Monash University

Candidates with a fist class Masters Degree in Engineering or Science from a reputed University or a Bachelors/Masters Degree (with a high GPA) from the IITs, NITs or BITs should take advantage of this unique opportunity to acquire an internationally recognised qualification and pursue a career in research.

The Academy is offering attractive PhD scholarships to suitable candidates

Although not a prerequisite, candidates who have been highly placed in GATE or GRE should apply.

Closing date for application is October 5,2012

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Sunday, September 9, 2012

MICA PGDM Communications Admissions 2013

MICA PGDM Communications Admissions 2013

Mudra Institute of Communications-MICA PGDM Communications Admissions 2013

MICa's two year residential programme leading to th Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Communications) aims at developing high calibre professionals for careers in Branding , Marketing , Advertising , Media , Marketing Research and Social and Development Communications

Eligibility : 3 year's bachelor degree with minimum 50% marks or an equivalent qualification in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities-AIU or All India Council for Technical Education-AICTE

Candidates should apply to MICA through scores of either CAT 2012/MAT 2013/GMAT December 31 ,2007 or later

Candidates in final year of graduation can also apply

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA)
Shela, Ahmedabad - 380 058
Gujarat, India


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IISER Kolkata Ph.D Admissions 2013

IISER Kolkata Ph.D Admissions 2013

Applications are invited for Ph.D programme for the spring semester beginning in January 2013

Application are invited from motivated students with masters degrees in any branch of Biological Sciences , Chemical Sciences , Mathematics and Statistics , Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences.

The Research fellows may have to do course work and laboratory rotations during first semester depending on which Department they join. The course content will be decided by the Department concerned for each student according to his / her need. Ph. D. Supervisor will be selected only after the course work/Laboratory rotation.

To Apply : The applicants should open the link ( and properly fill the application form as instructed. Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take a print as the hard copy of the application.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

IIM Calcutta Doctoral/Ph.D Admissions 2013

IIM Calcutta Doctoral/Ph.D Admissions 2013

IIM Calcutta Admissions for the Fellow (Doctoral / Ph.D) Programme Commencing from June, 2013

Areas of Specialization

Behavioral Science
Finance and Control
Human Resource Management
Management Information Systems
Operations Management
Public Policy and Management
Strategic Management
Regional Development
Operations Research and System Analysis

Eligibility :
See IIMC website : http// for details. Applicants are eligible with score of CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF,UGC-NET

Financial Support :
Stipend of Rs.20,000 - Rs. 24,000 per month, Contingency Grant of Rs.20,000/- per year, Computer Grant of Rs.30,000 Fieldwork Grant, Teaching Assistantship in the research phase, full support for participation in upto three international Conferences.

How to Apply : A candidate can apply to a maximum of two areas of specialization. Applicants are required to pay an application fee of Rs.500/-. An SC/ST/OBC/PWD applicant submitting attested copy of SC/ST/OBC/PWD certificate does not have to pay application fee. Last date for receiving application is Jan 25th, 2013. For further details, pl. visit IIMC website :

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

SPJIMR PGCDM Admissions 2013

SPJIMR PGCDM Admissions 2013

S.P Jain Institute of Management Research-SPJIMR Post Graduate Certificate in Development Management-PGCDM Admissions 2013

SPJIMR PGCDM is the first program being offered by the CEdSS to develop a distinctive space in the arena of continuing education for mid-level development practitioners in the social sector.

SPJIMR PGCDM offers a modular program spread over 3 semesters with a focus on off-campus application exercises relevant to the sector with a mentor to guide during this time. It aims at preparing participants for higher responsibilities while continuing to work in their organizations.

Eligibility : Graduate (from any discipline) from a recognised University, with a minimum two years of relevant work experience. The medium of instruction is English and the participants are expected to have basic proficiency in computers.

To Apply :
Applications will be accepted online, as well as through post

Processing fee is Rs. 500 to be paid by Credit Card, Net Banking or Demand Draft favouring 'S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research' payable at Mumbai and addressed to the Centre for Education in Social Sector, SPJIMR

The candidates nominated by their employers should apply to the Institute with a letter from their organisation supporting their candidacy. They will have to submit documents supporting all previous educational qualifications

Last date to apply : 31-10-2012

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

IMI PGDM/PGDHRM Admissions 2013

IMI PGDM/PGDHRM Admissions 2013

International Management Institute-IMI PGDM/PGDHRM Admissions 2013

PGDM Admissions at Delhi , Bhubaneshwar & Kolkata

PGDHRM Admissions at Delhi only

Eligibility: 50% or equivalent CGPA marks in graduation from any AIU approved university. Those graduating in 2013 with results available by September 28, 2013 may also apply

Shortlisting : CAT/GMAT scores,academic performance in graduation,class X & XII

Other programmes at IIM Delhi :
* 15 months Executive PGDM with 6 week global learning in Europe/USA
* 27 months PGDM (for working managers)
* Fellow Programme in Management (PhD)

Applications, complete in all respects, should reach the Admissions Office of IMI Delhi by midnight of 9th October 2012.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

SPJIMR PGDM Admissions 2013

SPJIMR PGDM Admissions 2013

S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research-SPJIMR PGDM Admissions 2013-2015

SPJIMR Advantage :

* Integrated Leadership Development Program inculcating "Value for Values"

* Global recognition for Abhyudaya : GMAC MET fund and DOCC : TeamMBA Awards

* Three distinct internship opportunities : Social sector,corporate and abroad

* Tie-up with top B-Schools to pursue specialized courses abroad

* Audited placement reports as per IPRS

* Availability of need based scholarship

Eligibility : Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3) or equivalent from a recognized university in India or Abroad.
Candidates in final year can also apply

Qualifying exams : CAT 2012 * XAT 2013 * GMAT 2010 onwards

Application to be made online only.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research
Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road,
Andheri (W),
Mumbai - 400 058.
(022) 2623 7454 / 2401 / 0396

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Monday, September 3, 2012

DAAD Scholarships 2012

DAAD Scholarships 2012

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst-DAAD, also known as German Academic Exchange Service. DAAD is a joint organisation of German institutions of higher education and student bodies.

Scholarships are open in the following areas

* Sandwich and short term : Teachers and scientist at Indian universities and research institution from any discipline who are highly qualified postgraduate or scholars registered for their PhD (in any discipline) at universities or research institutes in India can apply

PhD : Students who want to pursue a PhD degree at one of the German universities or research institutions or registered PhD students at an Indian university/institute.,who want to carry out research their PhD thesis in India and in Germany under the joint supervision of an Indian as well as a German professor,can apply. PhD degree will be awarded by Indian university/institution or to undertake a research project at one of the German universities or research institutions without any degree awarded.

The application submission process is online

Application deadline is October 1 2012

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Sunday, September 2, 2012

National Student Challenge Transform Urban India 2012

National Student Challenge Transform Urban India 2012

The National Student Challenge is an all India annual challenge that aims to engage the youth of the nation in challenges facing India’s urbanisation. The first cycle was held in 2011. Teams from all over the country participated to share their proposals. Out of 170 teams that participated, 21 teams were shortlisted to present their intervention proposals and be a part of the India Urban Conference, the largest urban conference held in India at the Mysore Campus of Infosys Technologies. The top three teams were awarded a grant of INR 3,00,000 each along with other cash prizes to implement their solutions. These teams received technical support and mentorship from IIHS towards implementing their solutions. Mentors and judges of the National Student Challenge are experts in the fields of urbanisation, communication and entrepreneurship. Mentors for this year’s event include Meenu Handa, V. Ravichandar, Vasudev Avadhani, Dilip Mehta, Dr. S. Rajagopalan, Debanand Chatterjee, Prof. Amalendu Jyotishi, and A. Suryanarayanan.

he Transform Urban India National Student Challenge 2012 is a part of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements’ overall efforts to elicit young India’s views on urbanisation challenges and support them in transforming the urban landscape in India. National Student Challenge is supported by Rockefeller Foundation.

It includes two components - the student challenge and an academic conclave.

The Student Challenge encourages students to design innovative solutions to pressing urban challenges through the formation of interdisciplinary teams and the submission of a proposal which includes a Problem Statement and a Solution Statement.

The Academic Conclave invites young researchers to share their research work in the field of urbanisation. This year's theme for the Academic Conclave is "Basic Services in Urban Areas". The winning teams get an implementation grant of INR 3 lakhs each in the National Student Challenge in addition to other awards and a chance to interact with leading urban experts.

IIHS would like to invite students from all disciplines to participate in the National Student Challenge 2012. Students pursuing graduation, post-graduation and doctoral studies are eligible to participate in the Student Challenge, whereas the Academic Conclave is open to students pursuing bachelor's and masters' degree.

Participation in the National Student Challenge 2012 would offer opportunities for students to be mentored by experts, to present their solutions to a distinguished panel at a national-level event in November 2012 at Bangalore and to obtain an opportunity to bring their solutions to life.

Last date for registration of teams for the National Student Challenge is 15th September 2012 and last date for submission of proposals is 5th October 2012. The last date for submission of abstracts for the Academic Conclave is 1st October 2012.

Contact details:
Hotline no.- 080-41137705 from 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays.

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IGNOU Ph.D/M.Phil Admissions 2013

IGNOU Ph.D/M.Phil Admissions 2013

The entrance examination shall be conducted by the university at the national level on the pattern of UGC/CSIR. Venue will be IGNOU Head Quarters , New Delhi.

Ph.D. Programmes :
Agriculture Extension, Dairy Science and Technology, Child Development, Nutritional Sciences,Computer Science, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Gender and Development Studies, Women’s Studies, English, Hindi, Nursing, Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies, Commerce, Management, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Geology, Bio-Chemistry, Geography, Translation Studies, Tourism and Hospitality, Distance Education and Vocational Education and Training.

M.Phil. programmes :
Translation Studies , Distance Education.

Eligibility :
A candidate is eligible for the entrance examination provided he has completed his post-graduation with 55% marks (50% in the case of reserved categories). Those holding M.Phil. degree or having cleared JEST of DAE or UGC-NET or GATE of IIT or those having at least five years of related Teaching/Practical/Industry/Professional experience as validated by the respective disciplines may be exempted from appearing in the entrance examination. However, additional eligibility conditions have been prescribed by individual disciplines.

Those fulfilling eligibility criteria in the respective disciplines may download the soft copy of the application form from the IGNOU Website and submit either in person or by post/courier to the Director, Research Unit at the university headquarters at Maidan Garhi with a demand draft of Rs.1000/- drawn in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

The last date to receive the application forms is 7th September 2012 The entrance exam is to be held on 29th September 2012.

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