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The Kerala State Higher Education Council, has invited applications from eligible first year Degree students for the award of 1000 Higher Education Scholarships for the year, 2019-20.
Eligibility: Applicant should be an Indian National and should be a student of first year under Graduate Aided course in Science/Social Science/Humanities/Business Studies in a Government/Aided Arts & Science College. Those studying for identical courses in IHRD Applied Science Colleges are also eligible to apply. Those undergoing Professional courses/Self-financing Courses are not eligible.
For all streams, those belonging to the ST category should have pass mark. For those belonging to the SC category, the minimum mark required to be eligible for the Scholarship is 55% for Science, Humanities and Social Sciences streams and 60% for Business Studies stream. For Physically Challenged, it will be 45% for all streams. For BPL/OBC, the minimum mark required to be eligible for the Scholarship is 60% for Science, 55% for Humanities and Social Sciences and 65% for Business Studies. For all other categories, it is 75% for the Science and Business Studies and 60% for Humanities and Social Sciences streams.
Those in receipt of any other scholarship/stipend, other than fee concession, are not eligible for this scholarship. However, the lump sum grant received by SC/ST students and the Hindi Scholarship awarded by the Directorate of Collegiate Education does not come under the purview of this condition.
Amount of Scholarship: For Under Graduate studies, the student will receive a Scholarship of Rs.12,000/-, Rs.18,000/- and Rs.24,000/- respectively for the first, second and third year of the course. The Scholarship amounts are likely to be revised.
Physically Challenged students having at least 40% disability will be getting an additional amount which will be 25% of the normal Scholarship amount.
Recipients of Scholarships at Under Graduate level, continuing for their Post Graduate studies, will get Rs.40,000/- for the first year and Rs.60,000/- for the second year of the PG Course.
Reservation: Of the total scholarships, 50% will be under the open category. 10% scholarships are reserved for SC/ST, 10% for BPL category, 27% for OBC and 3% for Physically Challenged category.
The scholarships will be distributed among the different streams in proportion to the total seats allotted to each stream in each University.
Application: Application can be submitted online at the scholarships link at www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/ latest by 31 December 2019, following the instructions there.
After submitting the application successfully, the applicant has to take the Printout of the registration page, by clicking on 'Higher Education Scholarship' link there. Applicants should keep with them, the Registration Id and Password for future reference.
The Printout of the Registration form has to be submitted to the Head of the Institution, with the documents listed in the Registration printout, latest by 6th January, 2020. Applicants may keep a copy of the documents submitted by them, for future reference.
Documents and the Registration printouts submitted by students have to be verified online by the Head of the Institution or the person authorized by the Head of the Institution (Verification).
Those applications which are in order have to be approved online by this person by 16th January, 2020 (Approval).
Approved Applications should be retained in the Institution. After the Provisional selection list is published by the Higher Education council, the application printout and the associated documents of those students included in the provisional list should be made available to the Office of the Council within the stipulated time period for verification. The list of documents to be submitted to the Council by the Head of the Institution is listed in the Notification available at www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/
For more details, visit www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/
Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Construction, has invited applications for the L&T Build-India Scholarships for pursuing M.Tech in Construction Technology and Management at IIT Madras/IIT Delhi/NIT Surathkal/NIT Trichy.
The 24-month full time course that starts in July 2020 will give those selected, an ideal opportunity to build a career with L&T in Project Management & Execution.
Eligibility: Applicant should be expecting to pass-out in 2020 from a recognized Indian University/Institute with a first Class in core Civil/core Electrical Engineering, with an academic aggregate of at least 65% marks for B.E/B.Tech.
Selection: Selection will be based on an online Written Test (Subject & Aptitude Tests) followed by an Interview (conducted by IIT Madras / Delhi, NIT Surathkal/Trichy in co-ordination with L&T) for those who qualify our written test. The final selection is subject to medical fitness.
Scholarship: Those selected will be paid a stipend of Rs.13,400/- p.m. The sponsorship fee and tuition fee will be paid directly to the respective IIT or NIT.
Employment: Those completing the course successfully will be absorbed in to Companys rolls.
Application: Applications can be submitted online through the 'Build-India Scholarship' link at the Career link of https://www.lntecc.com/, latest by 31 December 2019.
Only those shortlisted can appear for the online test to be held on 1 March 2020. Interview will be held during the 4th week of March to 2nd week of April, 2010.
For details, visit https://www.lntecc.com/
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has invited online applications (Basic Registration followed by Generation of Code and Final Registration) for Entrance Examinations leading to admission in M.Sc. Nursing / M.Sc. Courses / M.Sc Biotechnology -2020 of AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS.
Eligibility for various courses are as follows.
M.Sc. Nursing: (i) B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing/B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Certificate)/ Post-Basic /B.Sc. Nursing (4 years) course from any recognized University, from an educational institution Recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, with 60% marks for Gen/EWS/OBC candidates (55% marks in case of SC/ST candidates) (ii) Registration as Nurse, RN (Registered Nurse), RM (Registered Midwife) with any State Nursing Council.
M.Sc courses: Applicant should posses one of the following qualifications and should have secured at least 60% marks for Gen./EWS/OBC and 55 % marks for SC/ST in aggregate in the qualifying examination.
M. Sc Medical Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Biophysics, Medical Physiology, Medical Pharmacology and Biotechnology: (a) MBBS/BDS (55% for Gen./EWS/OBC and 50% for SC/ST Categories) (b) B.V.Sc. (c) B. Pharmacy (d) Bachelor of Physio-therapy(4½ year Course) (e) B.Sc. degree of minimum three years duration in any subject.
Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology: B. Sc degree in any of the discipline related to Biology or allied to Biology.
Nuclear Medicine Technology: B.Sc. degree in Nuclear Medicine or B.Sc. with Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics or B.Sc in allied/ related subject such as Radio Diagnosis/ Radiotherapy or B.Sc. in life Sciences with Physics as a subject.
Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies: B.Sc. degree in Radiography.
M.Sc Biotechnology: Admission requirements are same like other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Tech (Biotechnology).
Basic Registration (PAAR) can be done at https://www.aiimsexams.org/ from 13.12.2019 till 5 pm on 16 January 2020.
Status update (Accepted and Not Accepted) of Basic Registration will be notified on 20 January 2020.
Correction of deficiencies in Basic Registration that are not Accepted can be done during 21 January 2020 to 5 pm on 30 January 2020.
Final status (Accepted and Rejected) of Basic Registration will be announced on 4 February 2020.
Prospectus will be uploaded on 12 March 2020.
Generation of Code for Final Registration for those, whose Basic Registration is accepted can be done from 14 March 2020 to 5 pm on 15 April 2020.
Final Registration (Payment of fees and city choice), for those who have Generated Code for Final Registration, can be done during 14 March 2020 to 5 pm on 15 April 2020.
Final Status of application and Rejected application with reason for rejection for M.Sc Nursing will be announced on 27 April 2020 and that for M.Sc Courses and M.Sc Biotechnology courses, on 29 April 2020.
Last date for submission of required documents for regularization of rejected applications is 5 pm on 8 May 2020.
Admit card for M.Sc. Nursing will be uploaded at AIIMS website on 19 May 2020 (Tentative) and that for M.Sc./ M.Sc Biotechnology courses on 21 May 2020 (Tentative).
Entrance Examination of M.Sc. Nursing will be from 10 am to 11.30 am on 6th June, 2020, that of M.Sc. Courses on 4th July, 2020 (10 am-11.30 am) and that for M.Sc Biotechnology, on 4th July, 2020 (3 pm to 4.30 pm).
All those who have applied earlier and whose Basic Registration has been accepted for 2019 Session, are also eligible for Generation of code for Final Registration. They are not required to fill the Basic Registration again.
For the notification and details, visit https://www.aiimsexams.org/
Australian universities are competing with each other in offering MBA programmes. They offer customised management programmes catering to the need of potential stakeholders. Recent trend is, more number of Indian students are interested to pursue education from Australia. Their preferred destinations are Melbourne, Queensland, Perth and Sydney.
Australias leading public university the University of Newcastle has certain unique advantages. It is ranked within top 200 universities for management, within 150 for Business Administration and within 200 in the world for Business and Economics. University has been ranked at 10 in Australia for Business Administration.
It will provide next generation university experience where students can engage with entrepreneurs, innovators, startups and developers to produce ideas that challenge the conventional methods. The technology assisted learning spaces are designed to facilitate whole class discussion, providing optimum environment for students in their studies.
Collaborative learning and research spaces, work integrated learning opportunities, facilities for industry, professional and community engagement, 24/7 access to social spaces for students are some of the advantages university is offering. The faculty of Business and Law is offering comprehensive degrees embedded with real world experiences and opportunities for industry collaboration at local, national and international level.
The faculty of Business and Law offers opportunities for more than 200 students per year to take part in international immersions, placements, student exchanges and leadership programmes in countries which include China, USA, Japan, France, Singapore, Fiji and Vietnam. MBA programme duration is 1.5 years full time or part time up to 5 years duration under trimester system. 95 percent of MBA graduates secure employment within four months of completing their degree.
The University of Newcastle is offering MBA with specialisations in Marketing, Human resources, Finance, Health Services, International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Co-operative and Social Enterprise. University also offers women students, MBA scholarships based on academic achievement.
Students of the university say that they are gaining more insight in to understanding business management decisions and develop expertise in new emerging areas.
Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, has invited applications for the 'Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)', a component of 'Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)'.
A total of 10,000 scholarships will be given under the Institute Mode for those who have passed Class XII in 2019, from recognized Indian State or Central Boards and are studying in a regular three years B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), four years B.S or five years integrated M.Sc./M.S. programs in Natural/Basic Sciences at any UGC recognized College/ University/Institutions in India.
Those doing courses in Engineering, Medicine, Technology and other Professional/ Technical / Applied Science courses are not eligible.
Value & Type of Support: Those selected will receive an annual scholarship of Rs. 80,000/-. The cash value payable to the SHE scholarship holder is Rs. 60,000/- per annum along with a summer time attachment fee of Rs. 20,000/- which will be paid for undertaking summer time research project.
Duration of the Support: Selected candidates will be supported for a maximum period of five years starting from 1st year course in B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), BS and integrated course leading to M.S. or M.Sc or till the completion of the course, whichever is earlier. Continuation of the scholarship for selected candidates is based on performance in the examinations conducted and certified by the institution imparting education.
Eligibility: Applicant should be in age group of 17-22 years and should have passed Class XII Board Examination in 2019.
Eligible subjects: Applicant should be enrolled in a valid and regular degree level course in Natural / Basic sciences within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship at any UGC recognized College or University or National Institute in India. The subjects under Basic and Natural Sciences within the scope of INSPIRE Scholarship for pursuing B.Sc./BS/Int. MSc/Int. MS course are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Statistics, Geology, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Electronics, Botany, Zoology, Bio-chemistry, Anthropology, Microbiology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Atmospheric Sciences & Oceanic Sciences. Those enrolled for correspondence courses are not eligible.
Academic eligibility: Applicant should satisfy one of the 3 criteria prescribed.
Criterion 1: Applications can be submitted based on the performance in Board Examinations. Those coming within the cut-off threshold (top 1%) for each State or Central Board Examination in the year 2019 at Class XII level are eligible to apply. The cut off for 2019 has not yet been finalised by the authorities as of now. The cut-off of 2019 for respective Boards shall be finalized in due course for evaluation purposes. The percentage cut-off for 2018 for different boards is in the detailed notification at the Scholarships link at Announcements at https://online-inspire.gov.in/
Criterion 2: Those coming within the top 10,000 Rank as per Common Merit List (CML) in JEE (Main)/ JEE (Advanced) /AIPMT or NEET for Medical; All Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) Fellows, National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholars, International Olympiad Medalists and Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholars are eligible to apply.
Criterion 3: Those admitted to 4 years BS or 5 years Integrated M.Sc. programs in Basic & Natural Sciences at all Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) after coming within top 10,000 rank in JEE (Advanced); those admitted at all Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISERs), National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER), Department of Atomic Energy - Centre for Basic Science (DAE - CBS) & coming within top 1% or falling within 10000 rank in JEE/NEET etc; those admitted to a University at Under-graduate or Integrated M. Sc. program in Natural Sciences and Basic Sciences following National Level Competitive Examinations including JEE/AIPMT/NEET can apply based on criterion 3.
Selection Criteria: In the case of receiving more than 10,000 eligible applications, the selection will be on the basis of Board inclusive model within the available number of Scholarships. More details are given at https://online-inspire.gov.in/
Application: Applications can be submitted online at https://online-inspire.gov.in/ as per the instructions prescribed there, latest by 31st December 2019.
Guidelines for filling applications is given at http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/guidelineforSHE_Online.pdf
Before filling application form, applicant is required to scan and store the following documents as separate files and the same needs to be uploaded as required during the 'On-line Application' process. The mandatory documents are (i) Passport size photograph (ii) Class XII Mark sheet (iii) Class X Mark sheet or Certificate, for proof of Date of Birth (iv) Endorsement Form/ Certificate signed by the Principal of the College/Director of the Institute/Registrar of the University
The Other documents to be uploaded if applicable are (i) Community/Caste Certificate if the applicant belongs to OBC/SC/ST (ii) Eligibility Note/Advisory Note if provided by the State/Central Board (iii) Certificate specifying Rank or Award in JEE (Main)/ JEE (Advanced)/ NEET/KVPY /JBNSTS/ NTSE / International Olympic Medalists, if the candidate is applying as per this criteria (iv) Any other supporting documents
Photo should be in JPEG format, with size not exceeding 50 KB. All other documents should be in pdf format with size not exceeding 1 MB.
Applicant may take a print out of the submitted online application for his/her records. Application printout or any other documents which are submitted online need not be sent by Post to any office.
For details, visit https://online-inspire.gov.in/
Applications have been invited by the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) for the LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship 2019.
The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker families so as to provide them with better opportunities for higher education and thus enhance their employability.
The scholarship is awarded for studies in India in a government or private college/university. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).
Scholarships are awarded under 2 categories, the Regular Scholarships and the Special Girl Scholarships.
Eligibility (For Regular Scholar): Applicant should have passed Class 12 examination/equivalent, with at least 60% marks/equivalent grade, in the Academic Year 2018-19. Annual income from all sources of parents/guardian should not exceed Rs.1,00,000/-. Applicant should be pursuing higher education in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Graduation in any discipline, Diploma Course in any field or other equivalent courses, Vocational Courses through Government recognized Colleges /Institutes or courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs).
For the scholarships for higher education in the field of Vocational Courses through Government recognized colleges/ institutions or courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITI), those who have passed Class X exam (or its equivalent) with at least 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in the Academic Year 2018-19 and whose parents/guardian have an annual income (from all sources) not exceeding Rs.1,00,000 per annum will be considered.
20 Regular Scholarships will be awarded per Divisional Centre of LIC with 10 each for boys and girls.
For Special Girl Child Scholarship: Special scholarship will be offered for Girl Child after class 10 for pursuing higher studies in 10 + 2 pattern for two years. Applicant should have passed Class X exam/or its equivalent with at least 60% marks/equivalent grade, in the Academic Year 2018-19. Annual income from all sources, of parents/guardian, should not exceed Rs.1,00,000/- per annum. 10 Special Scholarships will be awarded for Girl Child per LIC Division.
Duration: Scholarship shall be provided for the entire duration of the course for Regular Scholars and for two years for Special Girl Scholar, subject to the candidate fulfilling the requisite eligibility conditions for renewal.
Rate of Scholarship: The value of the Regular Scholarship is Rs.20,000/- per annum while that of Special Girl Child will beRs.10,000/ per annum. The scholarship shall be payable in three quarterly instalments. The amount will be transferred to Bank Account of the selected scholar through NEFT. Those selected for scholarship, will have to provide the Bank Account details and IFSC code and copy of cancelled cheque with name of beneficiary.
Selection of LIC Scholar will be on the basis of merit and family background such as percentage of marks in class 12th/10th and annual income of the family. Eligible Students having the lowest income shall be given preference in the ascending order.
Scholar should secure more than 55% marks in professional streams and 50% marks in graduation courses in Arts/Science/Commerce or equivalent grade in the previous final examination of the course for which scholarship is awarded, failing which the scholarship will be discontinued.
Scholarship shall not be given to more than one student in a family. The student should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick shall be decided by the competent authority of the school/college/university.
Application: Application is to be submitted online at http://licindia.in/Golden-Jubilee-Foundation latest by 24 December 2019. Applicant will get acknowledgement at the email ID provided in the online application once the application submission is completed. Further correspondence will be made by the Divisional Office which is mentioned in the acknowledgement mail.
For details, visit http://licindia.in/Golden-Jubilee-Foundation
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has invited applications for the Entrance Examinations leading to admission in B.Sc (Honours) Nursing/B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic)/B.Sc(Paramedical Courses)-2020 of AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS.
Eligibility: B.Sc (H) Nursing: Applicant should have passed the 12th Class under the 10+2 scheme/Senior School Certificate Examination or Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination from a recognized University/Board of any Indian State with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, securing at least 55% marks for Gen/EWS/OBC and 50% in case of SC/ST categories.
B.Sc (Paramedical Courses): Applicant should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or Mathematics with 50% for Gen/ EWS/OBC and 45% in case of SCs/ STs Categories.
B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic): Applicant should have (i) Passed 12th class under 10+2 system of education or an equivalent examination from a recognized Board/University (Those who have passed 10+1 on or before 1986 are also eligible) (ii) Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery from any institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council (iii) Registration as Nurse, RN (Registered Nurse), RM (Registered Midwife) with any State Nursing Council. In case of male nurses, (if passed before implementation of new integrated course in 2003), beside being registered as a nurse with the State Nursing Council, they should have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and instead of Training in Midwifery, training in any subject out of following, for a period of six months: O.T. Techniques, Ophthalmic Nursing, Leprosy Nursing, TB Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Neurological and Neuro Surgical Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Cancer Nursing, Orthopaedic Nursing.
Registration: As per the Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration (PAAR) scheme, those interested in admissions for 2020 have to go through the two stage application process, the Basic Registration followed by Generation of Code and Final Registration.
Basic Registration (PAAR) for these courses can be done during 12 December 2019 to 5 pm on 16 January 2020. The status update (Accepted & Not Accepted) of Basic Registration will be announced on 20 January 2020.
Correction of deficiencies in Basic Registration that are not accepted can be done during 21 January 2020 - 30 January 2020. Final status (Accepted & Rejected) of Basic Registration will be notified on 4 February 2020.
Prospectus will be uploaded at the website on 12 March 2020.
Those whose Basic Registration is accepted, can generate the Code for Final Registration and then pay the application fee, select the centre for the Entrance Examinations from 14 March 2020 till 5 pm on 15 April 2020.
Final Status of B.Sc (H) Nursing application & Rejected application with reason for rejection will be announced on 22 April 2020. Final Status of B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) and B.Sc (Paramedical Courses) application andrejected application with reason for rejection will be notified on 24 April 2020.
Last date for submission of required documents for regularization of rejected Application will be 5 pm on 4 May 2020.
Entrance Tests: Selection to the programmes are based on different entrance examinations, to be held as per the following schedule: B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic): 6th June, 2020 (10 -11.30 am); B.Sc (Paramedical courses): 20th June, 2020 (10 - 11.30 am); B.Sc(H) Nursing: 28th June, 2020 (10 – 12 noon).
Admit Cards of B.Sc(H) Nursing Entrance Examination will be hosted on AIIMS website on 13 May 2020 (Tentative) and that of B.Sc Nursing (Post-Basic)/ B.Sc(Paramedical courses) on 15 May 2020 (Tentative).
Those who have applied earlier and whose Basic Registration have been accepted for 2019 session are also eligible for Generation of code for Final Registration. They are not required to fill the Basic Registration again.
For the announcement and details, visit https://www.aiimsexams.org/
Indian Maritime University, East Coast Road, Semmencherry, Sholinganallur (P.O), Chennai - 600 119, has notified the Online Common Entrance Test (CET) January 2020 for admission to the MBA in Port and Shipping Management and MBA International Transportation and Logistics Programmes of IMU for the Academic Year, 2020-21.
The Programmes and Campus where offered are as follows: MBA - International Transportation & Logistics Management (2 Years) is offered at Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Kochin. MBA – Port & Shipping Management (2 Years) is offered at Cochin and Chennai.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Applicant should also have scored a minimum of 50% marks in English in 10th/12th/UG Degree. SC/ST applicants will get a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks. However, this relaxation will not apply to English marks.
Admissions to the Programmes will be through an All-India Online Common Entrance Test (CET) to be held from 11 a.m to 2 p.m on 4th January 2020 (Saturday), at Bangalore, Guwahati, Lucknow, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, New Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata andPatna. The Test will have 120 multiple choice questions from Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal ability and Logical reasoning. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
Registration Fee is Rs. 1000 for General/OBC-NCL candidates and Rs. 700 for SC/ST Candidates.
Basic Registration with Online Payment of Application Fee has to be completed at https://www.imu.edu.in/, by 11.59 pm on 10 December 2019.
Detailed applications can be submitted online latest by 11.59 pm on 13 December 2019.
Hall Ticket can be downloaded from 20 December 2019. Results will be published on 10 January 2020.
For details, https://www.imu.edu.in/
Nilambur: Suresh, a teacher at the GovernmentManavedanVocational Higher Secondary School in Nilambur, has introduced the Class 9 Physics text book in the form of short stories. The textbook is mainly in the form of reaching conclusions through experiments. This created issues to a visually impaired student in the class. This led to the search for an alternative way to teach Physics which later ended in short stories.
All the stories are relating to daily life. The book based on such an idea that blindness is never a hindrance to imagination. This book will be useful for the students who find Physics as a difficult subject.
The book offers a QR code (which can be felt by touching) which can be scanned using mobile phones to hear the audio version of the stories.
The Archimedes principle, Newton's Laws and all other concepts are introduced to students in the form of stories. All the stories are inspired from life events of the teacher since childhood. The lessons included in first part text book of Class 9 are written in form of short stories in the book.
The book is dedicated as a gift to differently-abled students on the International Day of Disabled Persons 2019, December 3. The book was released by Head Master Abdul Nassar and Principal Anitha Abraham.
Oncepermission is obtained from the government, the book will be made available for free in all schools for blind children, said Suresh.
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur has invited applications for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) and Post Graduate Program in Management for Working Executives (PGPMWE).
PhD Programmes are offered with Business Policy and Strategy, Economics and Business Environment, Finance and Accounting, IT and Systems, Marketing Management, Organisational Behaviour (OB) & Human Resources (HR) and Operations Management as specializations.
Eligibility PhD: Applicants must have one of the following qualifications obtained from a recognised University/Institution (i) A Master's degree/PGP from IIMs or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average (ii) Professional qualifications such as CA/ICWA with degree and CS with B. Com degree along with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade point average (iii) 4 Year/8 Semester Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch) with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent (iv) Five year Integrated Master's degree programme in any discipline, with at least 60% aggregate marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
Those who are appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply subject to successful completion of all requirements for obtaining the relevant degree before 30thJune 2020.
Applicant must not be more than 50 years as on June 1st, 2020.
Applicant should have a score in CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF (UGC/CSIR). The test score should be valid on the deadlines of the submission of the application form. Test scores of last two years will only be considered.
Application can be submitted online at http://www.iimraipur.ac.in/index.php/important-dates-fpm latest by 28 February, 2020.
PGPMWE: Post Graduate Program in Management for Working Executives (PGPMWE) is designed exclusively for progressive business leaders of tomorrow who will create a value for their organizations. The Program will integrate advanced management theory with real world business practices. Electives include Marketing, Finance, Operations, General Management. Those from private sector, public sector, governmental departments, NGOs etc may apply. Professionals like Doctors, Architects, Consultants, Defence personnel or entrepreneurs may also apply.
Eligibility PGPMWE: Applicant should hold a Bachelors degree in any discipline or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 50% marks and minimum of three-year post-qualification work experience as on April 1, 2020. Applicant must submit a 'No-Objection Certificate' from their employer at the time of admission.
Admission Process PGPMWE: Selection will be based on an entrance examination along the lines of CAT Examination. The exam will be conducted on January 19th, 2020 at IIM Raipur Campus at Atal Nagar (Naya Raipur). The test will have questions from Verbal ability & Reading comprehension, Data interpretation and Logical reasoning and Quantitative aptitude.
Application: Application form can be downloaded from www.iimraipur.ac.in. Applicant should submit the filled application form along with all relevant documents and a Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- in favour of Indian Institute of Management Raipur payable at Raipur. The filled application form must reach 'Admission Office, Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Atal Nagar, P.O Kurru (Abhanpur), Raipur, Chhattisgarh-493 661' latest by December 27, 2019, only by Speed Post, in an envelope with words 'Application form for PGPMWE 2020-22' super-scribed on it.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed through Email.
Classes would be held on alternate weekends on Saturdays (9.30 am to 8 pm) and Sundays (8 am to 4.30 pm). For details, visit www.iimraipur.ac.in
Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad-Gurgaon Expressway, Faridabad, Hayana (NCR Delhi)- 121001, an Institution of National Importance of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India under the auspices of UNESCO, has invited applications for admission to the Integrated MSc-PhD Biotechnology for 2020, offered by the institute.
The duration of the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program is a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 7 years.
Eligibility: Indian Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelors degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, technology, or Medicine are eligible to be apply for admission. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program.
Eligible students are required to appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS).
Shortlisted students based on their performance in the JGEEBILS, shall be invited for interview for their final selection. The interview is to assess the student for his/ her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development. Up to 20 students, who meet the desired criteria for selection, may be admitted. There shall be reservation of seats as per the orders of the Govt. of India in this regard.
Foreign students are also admitted. Details regarding this are available in the Notification at www.rcb.res.in
Fellowships: Indian and Foreign students admitted to the program shall receive the RCB-Ramachandran-DBT fellowship of Rs. 16000 per month for the first 2 years of the program, after which the Indian students shall be required to qualify for the junior/senior research fellowships offered by CSIR, ICMR, DBT, or other such funding agencies. The performance of the foreign students, after completion of their MSc component of the program, shall be evaluated by the Student Advisory Committee and based on its positive recommendation the student shall be awarded the RCB-DBT International Doctoral fellowship equivalent to the fellowships offered to Indian students from different funding agencies as per the relevant DST guidelines. Currently, the amount of the Junior Research Fellowship is Rs. 31000 per month and it is Rs. 35000 per month for the Senior Research Fellowship.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at http://iphd.rcb.ac.in/?q=login
The application fee of Rs. 500/- may be paid online. The SC, ST, PWD, Women candidates and foreign students are exempted from payment of the application fee. The last date of registration for PhD (Integrated) Degree Program at RCB is 29 February, 2020 for the Indian Students and 30 March, 2020 for the Foreign Students.
For more details, visit www.rcb.res.in
Indian Institute of Infrastructure and Construction based at Chavara, Kollam has called for 17 skill development courses for the month of January 2020. All the courses are recognised by Government of Kerala and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Moreover AICTE, AIMA and International facility management association, Cambridge English and Construction sector skill council approved courses will be offered during this period. The courses include Technician, Supervisory and Managerial courses.
The managerial courses include 6 months Graduateship programme for Mechanical and Civil engineering graduates, Post graduate diploma in Retail management, PGD in Facilities and Contract management, Advanced diploma in GIS and Data Centre Infrastructure. Supervisory courses include Data Centre installation and Maintenance, Quality technician courses. Diploma and ITI certificate holders can apply for supervisory level programmes.
Technician level courses are intended for those who studied up to 10thStandard. They include Electrician, construction welder, Assistantt bar bender, STP operator, Painting and Finishing and Road construction machine operator. Duration of three level courses may range from 3 months to one year. Moreover IIIC will offer CEPT and language skill programme of Cambridge English so as to improve the English language Listening, Reading, Writing and speaking skills of students.
Last date for applying is December 21st2019.
Students can apply online throughwww.iiic.ac.inContact info- 8078980000
The Scholarships are given to Post Graduate (Second year), M.Phil and PhD students of Colleges affiliated to theUniversities in Kerala and those studying in the Teaching Departments under the Kerala, Mahatma Gandhi, Calicut, Kannur Universities, Cochin University of Science and Technology and the Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University.
The Scholarships are being awarded for engaging in a Project work/Internship of short duration. Those selected would get a scholarship of Rs.8000/- per month if the internship is within Kerala and Rs.10000/- for internships outside the state, for a period of 1 month for PG, 2 months for M.Phil and 4 months for PhD. The award will be made in two instalments, the first being at the time of joining and the second after the report is uploaded on completion of the Project work/Internship.
Applicant should be studying in the second year of the Post Graduate course or should be a student of MPhil or Phd in an affiliated Government/Aided College or in a teaching Department of the 6 Universities identified, during the academic year 2019-20. Applicant should be enrolled in a Government/Aided course and should have obtained minimum of 75% attendance in the first year of the course. They should have secured at least 55% marks in the qualifying course (Degree/Post Graduation). Applicant should have an account in his/her name, in a Nationalized/Commercial/Scheduled Bank having an IFS Code, and the same should be live at the time of submission of the application. This account should be Aadhar-linked.
Applicant should obtain a letter of consent from the University approved Guide of the institution under whom; the Project/Internship is proposed to be conducted. A No-objection certificate has to be obtained from the Institution where the student is studying at present.
Applicant will have to upload a synopsis, not exceeding 2 pages, of the proposed work. The other documents to be uploaded include (i) The Registration printout with the passport size photo of the applicant affixed (ii) Self-attested copy of the Mark sheet of the Qualifying examination (iii) self-attested copy of the first page of SSLC and the mark sheet of SSLC (iv) Consent letter from the Guide of the Institution where the Internship/Project work is proposed to be conducted (v) The first page of the Pass book of the Bank account of the applicant showing the name, account number, IFS Code, address of the branch etc), attested by a Gazetted Officer.
The application submitted will be examined by an expert panel and the list of student selected will be uploaded in the scholarship website www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in, within two weeks. Intimation will be given by e-mail and SMS to those selected and to the concerned institutions. The scholarship amount will be released through the bank account of the applicant on receipt of the report of Joining from the host institution after getting relieved from the parent institution.
Those selected have to complete the Internship/Project wok within the stipulated time period and submit the report on the same, failing which, the applicant will have to refund the entire amount received as scholarship, with interest. A copy of the report of the Project/Internship has to be submitted to the Director of Collegiate education also, within the stipulated time.
Applications: Applications can be submitted latest by 16 December 2019 at www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in though the ASPIRE link and as per the instructions given there. After submission of the application, applicant should take a printout of the submitted application and submit the same completed along with the documents listed at Part 3 of the application printout to the Head of the Institution where the student is studying, latest by 16 December 2019.
The applications and the documents submitted by the students have to be verified and approved (subject to being eligible for approval) online by the Principal of the College/Head of the University Department or the person authorised by him/her, latest by December 31, 2019. The approved documents may be retained in the Institution/Department and should be produced for verification by authorities of the Directorate of Collegiate Education, as and when needed.
For more details, the notification at www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in may be seen.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has invited applications for the Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET)-2020.
COGJET 2020 will be used as a selection criterion for admissions to MS/MSc programs in Cognitive Science at IIT Kanpur, Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS) Allahabad, Chandigarh University, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, and Panjab University and the PhD program at IIT Kanpur.
Institutes participating in the COGJET exam will use the COGJET score of candidates, to shortlist them for selection to their respective programs. However, each institution may have other additional eligibility requirements for admission. The details of the full admission procedure and how COGJET will be used will be available on the websites of the respective institutions. Those interested in admissions must also apply to the institutions separately, as advised in program-specific application instructions.
Eligibility: Applicant should have completed their 3 or 4 year Under Graduate degree, or should be expecting to finish their degree by June 2020.
Test Structure: COGJET will be held from 10 am to 1 pm on 15th February 2020 (Saturday) at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Allahabad. The test will have multiple choice questions in 2 parts, with equal weightage for both parts. Both parts will have negative marking. Part A will be section on General aptitude and will have questions from Quantitative, reasoning, reading comprehension and data interpretation. Part B will be the section on Conceptual understanding with questions from Basic undergraduate level mathematics, statistics and algorithms concepts, foundational principles of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics and philosophy. The detailed syllabus is given at the 'General Information' link at https://oag.iitk.ac.in/cogjet/
Application: Applications can be submitted till 23:59 hours on 31st December 2019 (Tuesday) at https://oag.iitk.ac.in/cogjet/. Test fee is Rs.500/- for SC/ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer), female, PwD and Rs.750/- for all others. It can be paid through the payment gateway while filling the application form. Admit Card can be downloaded from 3rd February, 2020.
For details, visit https://oag.iitk.ac.in/cogjet/
CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS), Prof. C R Rao Road, University of Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, has invited applications for the National Level Statistics Olympiad-2020, to be conducted as part of the celebrations of the 14th Statistics Day falling on 29th June, 2020.
This is a talent search competition in Mathematics and Statistics for students of High Schools and Junior Colleges. The competition is being conducted to raise awareness about Statistics, and to encourage those with an aptitude for number and numerical reasoning to study Statistics.
The competition will be in the form of a written examination of three hours duration, to be held from 10 am and 1 pm, on 19 January 2020 (Sunday) at Hyderabad, Warangal, Nalgonda, Karimnagar, Khammam, Vijayawada, Guntur, Kakinada, Visakhapatnam, Kurnool, Tirupathi, Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Baroda, Chennai, Bangalore, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Gangtok, Port Blair and Sri Lanka centers. Applicant can choose any two centers from the list. The examination at Thiruvananathapuram will be held at the Department of Statistics, University of Kerala, P.O. Karyavattom, Thiruvananathapuram -695 581.
Since the test is in the nature of a talent competition, no special knowledge of any particular syllabus is required. The test questions would not be primarily of any syllabus oriented but of a nature requiring insight, critical approach, logical thinking, the power of application of knowledge in solving problems and a general mathematical maturity and statistics appropriate at that level. There will be 10 questions requiring short descriptive answers. All questions are to be answered. Details are given in the Notification at https://crraoaimscs.res.in/
Eligibility: Those students who have secured grade B1 or more than 70% marks in Mathematics in previous academic year 2018-19 in any Board/Class examination, as applicable are eligible. The competition is conducted at Two Levels. Junior Level will be for students who are studying Class IX and X in 2019-20. Senior Level will be for students who are studying Class XI, XII and degree 1st year in 2019-20.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at https://crraoaimscs.res.in/ latest by 16.12.2019. Registration fee is Rs.100/-. The amount can be paid online or offline, by way of a DD in favour of 'Director, CR Rao AIMSCS' payable at 'Hyderabad'. In case of offline payment, the DD along with the signed application should be sent by Speed Post to 'The Director, CR Rao AIMSCS, University of Hyderabad Campus, Prof CR Rao Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500046'.
Candidate has to bring 2 copies of the admit card with photograph affixed, Xerox copy of the school identity card and Xerox copy of the marks memo displaying the marks/ grades obtained in the previous class studied during the academic year 2018-19.
At each level, top 3 students will be given C R Rao and C. Bhargavi Rao Prizes of Rs.15,000/-, Rs. 10,000/- and Rs. 7,000/-. The top 15 performers in each level will be awarded merit certificates. The prizes will be given away on 29th June 2020, during 14th Statistics Day celebrations at C R Rao AIMSCS, Hyderabad.
For details, visit https://crraoaimscs.res.in/
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, has invited application for admission to the PhD program in various domains of disease biology for January 2020 session.
Those with Post-graduate degree in Life/ Chemical/ Agricultural/ Environmental/ Veterinary/ Pharmaceutical/ Medical Sciences or with an MCI certified MBBS degree are eligible to apply. Those with terminal degrees in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary sciences and Pharmaceutical sciences can also apply for the Translational Science & Medicine (TSM) PhD program subject to the conditions specified in the RGCB website.
Applicants with UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT/DST-INSPIRE/KSCSTE/other fellowships must have a first class in their qualifying examination. These fellowships must be valid forone year from the date of Advertisement (25 November 2019).
Applicants, who do not have any fellowship, should have a minimum of70% marks/CGPA 7.0, for the qualifying degree. SC/ST applicants should have a minimum of55% marks/ CGPA-6.0for their qualifying degree.
Applicant should not be over 28 years as onJanuary 01, 2020. Age limit will be relaxed for SC/ST/Physically challenged candidates as per Government of India regulations.
A limited number of institute stipends will be available for those selected candidates without a research fellowship. This conditional financial support will be a subsistence allowance for an initial period of3 yearsfollowing which they will have to obtain their own fellowships from external agencies to ensure the PhD program continues uninterrupted.The continuance of the PhD program after three years is subject to this condition and there will be no extension of the institutional fellowship.
All eligible candidates, irrespective of their fellowship status, will have to appear for a qualifying entrance test which will be conducted on 19 January 2020 at RGCB for short listing candidates for the selection interview. Results of the qualifying test will be announced within one hour and selection interview for shortlisted candidates will begin on the same day.
All selected trainees will undergo the mandatory course work from February 12, 2020 to May 12, 2020. Only those who pass the course work evaluation will be allowed to register for PhD. A maximum of two attempts only is permitted to pass the course work evaluation.Those not successful in both attempts will have to exit the PhD program. Both mentor and student will decide final allotment to specific laboratories after mutual acceptance.
Applications are to be submitted online, latest by 20 December 2019, at the admission link available at https://www.rgcb.res.in/
Application Fee of Rs.1000/- must be paid online using 'SB Collect' of State Bank of India through the URL given in the Payment Stage. SC/ST candidates are exempted from paying the processing fees.
For details, visit https://www.rgcb.res.in/
Thiruvananthapuram: General education director has issued an order stating that only three students should be seated on a bench while conducting the SSLC and Higher Secondary half-yearly examinations. Earlier Joint Director Examination had issued a circular stating that five students will be seated on a bench.
The new order has been issued in the wake of Mathrubhumi article titled 'Oru Benchil Anchuper: Pareeksha Pareekshanamavum' (Five in one bench: Exam will be an experiment) published in daily on December 3.
In the new order it is said that the arrangement should be such that a Class 10 student between two Plus One/Two students or a Plus One/Two student between two SSLC students.
If there are enough classrooms available in the school, SSLC and HSE examinations can be held separately. If so Plus One and Plus Two students should be seated alternately with three on a bench. In classrooms where SSLC exams are conducted only two should be seated on a bench, the order further said.
Thiruvananthapuram: The preliminary examination of Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) will be held on February 22, 2020. Exams for both papers will be conducted the same day.
The first session of the exam is based on General Studies Paper 1 and the second session is on General Studies Paper 2 and linguistic skills. Maximum score is 200. The time schedule will be announced later. A total of 5,76,243 people have applied in three streams for the OMR-based exam.
In the first stream in which candidates are directly appointed, 5,47,543 people have applied and in the second stream for non-gazetted employees, there are 26,950 applicants. In the third stream for gazetted officers, 1750 applicants will appear for exam.
PSC informed that the applications of the second and third stream candidates will be subjected to scrutiny. A common exam will be conducted for all three streams.
The applicants should confirm through their profile within December 25 that they will appear for the exam, otherwise the application will be rejected. Those who confirm their appearance can download admission tickets from the websites from February 7.
PSC also informed that action will be taken against those who do not appear for the exam even after confirming appearance and those who have no proper qualification. According to the notification of PSC, the questions of General Studies paper will be in English.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date for applying for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2020 and the Common Pharmacy Aptitude Test (CPAT) 2020.
Applications for CMAT 2020, can now be submitted at https://cmat.nta.nic.in/ and for GPAT 2020, at https://gpat.nta.nic.in/ till 11.50 pm on 10 December 2019.
Application fee can be paid till 11.50 pm on 11 December 2019.
Choice of city can be made till 11.50 pm on 12 December 2019.
Both the tests will be held on 28 January 2020.
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), a Deemed to be University; Jakkur P.O., Bangalore - 560 064 has invited applications from bright undergraduate and MSc students studying in India, for the Summer Research Fellowship Programme (SRFP) 2020 of two months duration. A total of approximately 80 fellowships are awarded. All the fellowships are supported by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Those selected are placed with research groups at JNCASR or with scientists elsewhere in India whereby they get the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research. Several summer projects have led to publications in leading journals.
Participants are paid travel expenses and a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000/-. The Summer Fellowships is also a stepping stone for participants to pursue graduate studies and a research career, at the JNCASR or at another leading university.
Summer fellowships are offered in Life Sciences, Materials Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics. Details of the areas in each are available at http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/srfp.php
Eligibility: Applicant should have secured at least 80% in Maths and Science subjects in their 10th and 12th standard or equivalent examinations, and a minimum first class in Graduation and Post graduation (as applicable).
For Life Sciences, applicant should be presently studying in I / II year of B.Sc., I/II/III year of B.S. or B.E/B.Tech., I year of M.Sc. or I-IV year of Integrated M.Sc. can apply
Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Mathematics: Applicant should be studying in II/III year of B.Sc., II/III/IV year B.S or B.E/B.Tech., I year of M.Sc. and I-III year of Integrated M.Sc.
Materials Sciences and Chemical Sciences: Students should be presently studying in IV year of BS-MS, I year of M.Sc. and IV year of Int. M.Sc.
The students selected under this programme are placed with scientists at the Centre or elsewhere in India, for 2 continuous months with a stipend of Rs. 10000 /- p.m and travel support as per Centre's norms.
Application: Detailed information and application form can be downloaded from http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/srfp.php. Last date for downloading application form from website is 6th December 2019
Two confidential reports sealed by the referee and with the referees' signatures across the seals; Attested Xerox copies of relevant mark sheets etc. should be enclosed with the application.
The filled in application form with attested documents should reach 'The Academic Coordinator, Fellowships and Extension Programmes; Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research; Jakkur P.O., Bangalore- 560 064 by 13th December 2019.
The 'Area of Research' should be written on the left hand top corner of the mailing envelope.
Selected candidates will be intimated by 28th February 2020 and the list will also be available at the website also.
Students who have already completed this programme earlier are not eligible to apply.
For more details, visit: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe/srfp.php