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Job skills for the less-privileged
Mastering GRE, GMAT books
IBAB-PG entrance test
The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore – 560 066, a public-private initiative of the Department of IT&BT, Government of Karnataka and ICICI Bank, has invited applications for its all-India level ...
Threads of success
Exploring new learning possibilities
Class-toppers from various schools explored effective ways of learning different subjects at the workshop.
Scholarship for women
PG in Environmental Sciences at Madurai Kamaraj University
Q & A
Floriculture or flower farming is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and floristry, comprising the floral industry. The development plant breeding of new varieties is a ...
Better career opportunity in biosciences
Biomedical engineering is an emerging field in India. The subject offers wider scope for specialisation and excellent career prospects.
Biomedical engineering is the application of engineering principles and techniques to the medical ...
Degrees for Bharathanatyam artistes, from home Value-add
Now Bharthanatyam artistes can add academic recognition to their professional expertise through this off-campus programme.
Leading a school and managing it
Indira Gandhi National Open University has come up with an innovative postgraduate diploma programme in school leadership and management.
Be a Fellow at Indian Institutes of Management
A look at the Fellow Programme in Management offered by the Indian Institutes of Management.
NASSCOM plan to improve student skills
NASSCOM Assessment of Competence-Tech programme will evaluate students aspiring to find jobs in technology and engineering industries.
How to score high in GMAT Guidance plus
During the last few months this column had touched on a wide range of management disciplines and related courses. We conclude with a look at GMAT.
Tips to come up tops
A launch pad for space scientists
The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISST), a prestigious academic project of the Indian Space Research Organisation, is all set for take-off in Thiruvananthapuram.
Increasing demand for hospitality sector
Entrepreneurship training for ex-servicemen
The Entrepreneurship Development Cell at BSA Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, in Chennai, is offering short-term courses for ex-servicemen and those in services who are on the verge of retirement.
The courses are of six weeks’ ...
New Ph.D programmes from Sri Ramachandra varsity
This September, Sri Ramachandra University will introduce two Ph.D. programmes — split Ph.D. and integrated Ph.D. programme. The split Ph.D. programme will provide candidates a chance to conduct a part of their research work in a recognised ...
Certificate programmes from LIBA
The Management Development Centre at Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, has launched three-month certificate programmes in disciplines such as finance, sales and marketing, information security/ control and audit of business ...
How is the word ‘ombudsman’ pronounced?
The ‘o’ is like the ‘o’ in ‘hot’, ‘got’, and ‘not’, and the following ‘u’ sounds like the ‘u’ in ‘put’, ‘pull’, and ‘full’. ...
What is the meaning of ‘humour me’?
Sometimes, young children come and tell us tall tales. They narrate events which couldn’t have happened. A child may tell us that there was a tiger in the garden and that he drove it away with a stick. When children tell us such stories, ...
What is the difference between ‘High Commissioner’ and ‘Ambassador’?
The functions these two individuals perform are the same; there is no difference. I understand that both are of the same rank as well. Britain’s diplomatic missions in various parts of the world are either called “High ...
How is the word ‘nuptial’ pronounced?
The ‘u’ in the first syllable sounds like the ‘u’ in ‘cup’, ‘pup’, and ‘cub’; the ‘t’ is pronounced like the ‘sh’ in ‘sheep’, ‘ship’ ...
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