Thursday, July 15, 2010

B.Ed Admission 2010 at Tamilnadu Open University, Chennai

The B.Ed. Distance Education Programme aims at enabling the in-service teachers to acquire appropriate knowledge, understanding and skills relating to modern methods of teaching/learning processes and develop a role-perception to play the role of a teacher effectively and efficiently as an agent of social change in the 21st century.

Eligibility : In-service teachers with a Bachelor’s degree in Tamil/ English/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/Zoology/Botany/History /Geography/ Computer Science or a Post- Graduate degree in Economics/Commerce/Home Science.

At least 2 years of teaching experience serving in Schools in Tamil Nadu (Nursery/ Primary/ Secondary/ Higher Secondary/ Matriculation Schools) recognised by the Government of Tamil Nadu / Government of India alone are eligible to apply. AND, admission will be done based on the score obtained by the candidate in the Entrance Examination conducted by the TNOU all over Tamil Nadu.
Programme Fee : The total programme fee of Rs.10,000/- for first year should be paid only by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Tamil Nadu Open University’ payable at Chennai at the time of counselling for admission. The total programme fee of Rs.10,000/- for the second year should be remitted by Demand Draft in favour of ‘Tamil Nadu Open University’ payable at Chennai after receiving the intimation from the University.

Evaluation Procedure : The scheme of evaluation of the performance of student-teachers will consist of two main components:
§ Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA)
§ Term-End Examinations (TEE)

Scheme of Entrance Examination : The following is the scheme of entrance examination:
i) The Entrance Examination will be for a duration of 2 hours and for a maximum of 100 marks with 100 questions.
ii) Questions will be of multiple-choice type. Optical Mark Reader (OMR) coding answer sheets will be supplied to the candidates.
iii) The Question paper will be divided into two parts A & B. Part A will test General English Comprehension, Logical and Analytical Reasoning , Educational and General Awareness and Teaching-Learning Practices in the School.

Date and Venue of Entrance Examinations : The Entrance Examination will be held in important cities and at 5 B.Ed Programme Study Centres in Tamil Nadu from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, 09.01.2005. The names and address of the Entrance Examination Centres are given in the Annexure II. The Admit Cards/Hall-tickets will be sent to the eligible candidates by the University directly. The decision of the University on eligibility to appear for Entrance Examination will be final.

Application Procedure : The filled-in Application form for Entrance Examination should be mailed in the TNOU’s printed cover with the Acknowledgement Card affixed with a postage of Rs.6/- to:
The Secretary,
B.Ed. Entrance Examination,
Tamil Nadu Open University,
DOTE Campus, Guindy,
Chennai-600 025.

Application Deadline : 19th August, 2010

Contact Number : 044-22300704 / Intercom: 9

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

M.Sc/MA/M.Phil and Ph.D Admissions 2010
Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu has invited applications for admission to M.Sc/MA/M.Phil and Ph.D courses for the Academic Year 2010-11. Department, courses and Eligibility are as follows:
1. Department of Zoology: a) M.Sc (Zoology): Bachelor's degree in Zoology, b) M.Phil in Zoology: Master's degree in Zoology c) Ph.D in Zoology: Master's degree in Zoology,

2. Department of Economics: a) M.A (Economics): Bachelor's degree in Economics
b) M.Phil in Economics: Master's degree in Economics

3. Department of Chemistry:(Also at PG Extension Center) M.Sc (Chemistry): Bachelor's degree in Chemistry

4. Department of English:(At PG Extension Center) M.A (English): Bachelor's degree in English or any degree with English as one of the subject.

Application forms and instruction to candidates can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar, Thiruvalluvar University on payment of Rs.200/- (For SC/ST Rs.100) for M.A/M.Sc/M.Phil courses and Rs.500/- for Ph.D course through Demand Draft in favour of "Registrar, Thiruvalluvar University, payable at Vellore. Application forms are also available in the website links: and However, the printout of the downloaded format, duly filled-in has to be attached with the DD as mentioned above.

Completed applications with respect to MA/ are to reach the office of Registrar, Thiruvalluvar University, Fort Campus, Vellore - 632004 and those for M.Phil/Ph.D courses have to direct to the Head of concerned Departments of Thiruvalluvar University.

Last date for submission of application is 30-07-2010.
For further details, visit the website:

Supply Chain Management Conference 2010 at SCM Pharma India, Mumbai

Despite the healthy growth of the Indian pharma industry, intense competition, heavy price erosion and rapidly rising transportation and storage costs are rendering many businesses low margin and unsustainable! As organisations race to leverage the tools and techniques available to streamline their supply chains and reduce costs, how are you re-positioning your SCM department to deliver significant business advantage?

SCM Pharma India 2010 is the only high-level strategic conference focused on the specific supply chain management issues affecting Indian pharmaceutical companies. Over 2 intensive days you will hear in-depth case study presentations from key players in the areas of:
* Cold chain management
* Integrated end-to-end supply chain management
* Partnering with 3PL & 4PL operators
* Transportation and logistics
* Warehousing and inventory management
* SCM tools and technologies
* Cold chain management

Opportunities : SCM Pharma India 2010 provides a unique opportunity for the whole supply chain team to get together under one roof, and investigate the challenges and opportunities associated with taking the pharma supply chain to the next level: robust, resilient, and cost-effective!
Conference Dates : 26th-27th August, 2010

Registration Fee: Please register Indian Delegate @ INR.40,000 +10.3% Service Tax = INR.44,120
International Delegate @ US$1,395 +10.3% Service Tax = US$1,538.69

Online Registration : For Online Registration Click

Conference Venue:
The Westin Mumbai Garden City
International Business Park
Oberoi Garden City
Goregaon (East)
Mumbai 400063

Email: conferences(AT)

Contact Number : +91 (0)22 4046 1466

Post Doctoral Fellowship at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

It is proposed to offer a number of Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.(IIT Madras). It is a temporary research position which may be offered for those who seek to choose research as a profession. The research work during the post-doctoral period can be in areas that are of interest, both to the post-doctoral fellows and the Institute.(Institute henceforth refers to IIT Madras) The presence of the post-doctoral fellows at the Institute will further enhance the research culture and output of the Institute and help promote inter-disciplinary research. It is a transition phase which can also help a fresh doctorate transform into an independent researcher before taking up a research career.

Eligibility :
- Candidates with a Ph.D. Degree or who have submitted their theses for the Ph.D degree in appropriate disciplines and with consistently good academic record and research potential can apply for the PDF positions in any case within five years after completion of Ph.D.
- A detailed research proposal has to be submitted along with the application.
- At least two letters of recommendation/reference from peers regarding the research capabilities and other attributes of the applicant must be submitted along with the application.
- The candidates selected for the PDF will be pursuing independent research at the Institute. However, they will be attached to an appropriate Department depending on the post-doctoral research and will be associated with a faculty member of the department who will essentially perform the role of a collaborator.
- Candidates who obtained their doctoral degree from IIT Madras can also apply for the PDF. However, it is desirable that such candidates if selected will be associated with a faculty member other than their Ph.D supervisor/s.

Age Limit : The age limit for applicants for the PDFs will be maximum of 35 years (relaxable by 5 years for women and reserved category).

Duration: The duration of the fellowship will be initially for a period of 2 years, extendable for a further period of one more year based on the progress of the Post-Doctoral fellow and the recommendation of the Department.

Fellowship Amount : Rs.30,000 -35,000/- p.m. Consolidated

Responsibilities : Apart from the research pursued by the Post-Doctoral Fellow , the services of the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be utilized by the department upto 6 hours per week for academic assistance in the departmental work including teaching, handling of tutorials and laboratory work.

Application Form : For Download Online Application Form Click

Contact :
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
I.I.T. Post Office
Chennai – 600 036

Fax : +91 (44) 2257 0509

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Admission at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi

Post Graduate Diploma in International Business for Young Managers ( PGDIB )

The Post Graduate Diploma in International Business for Young Managers is a programme specially designed to build a strong foundation in International Business Management and to provide options for specialization in focused functional areas. This program has been customized for the young managers with only a few years of work experience, especially those who would not like to leave their job and city.

Eligibility: - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized university or institution with minimum 50% marks and 1 to 5 years of experience.

Duration & Timing:- The total duration of the programme is 18 months spread over 3 trimesters. The programme delivery will be through a mix of sessions conducted on campus at IIFT and in HughesNet Global Education Interactive Onsite Learning Classrooms, located in multiple cities across India.

On campus modules would be scheduled in the beginning of each trimester*
Ø 1st campus module of 6 days
Ø 2nd and 3rd module for 4 days

Classes would be through the HCIL interactive technology platform as follows-
Monday to Thursday – 6.45 pm to 8.45 pm
Frequency: – Four times a week

Programme Structure:- The curriculum covers fundamental as well as specialized courses in the field of International Business Management.

Ø Highly structured programme with pre-defined course structure, session plans, evaluations and assignment schedules.
Ø On-campus sessions at the beginning of every trimester.
Ø Special focus on design and development of distributed material.
Ø High level of interaction between faculty and participants and within the participants themselves.

Selection Procedure :
· Entrance test will be conducted online through the VSAT platform
· Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of test results, qualifications and work profile. Online interviews may be conducted for shortlisted candidates.
· Seats are reserved for SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates as per Government of India rules for those who fulfill the minimum eligibility conditions. The entrance test would be designed to test the applicant’s quantitative, reasoning and english language skills along with general awareness.

Application Procedure : Forms can be downloaded from the site and submitted along with a draft of Rs. 1500/- (Application fee) favouring “Hughes Communications India Ltd.” payable at New Delhi.

Course Fee:-
• General Category Rs. 3,00,000/-.
• SC/ST/Ph Category Rs. 1,50,000/-

In addition to the above an amount of Rs 17,000/- for books, study materials andcampus fee and Rs 5000 for alumni fee would be charged per candidate. Registration fees of Rs 7500/- would be payable to HCIL.

Important Dates:
Application Closure date : 28th July 2010
Entrance Exam Date : 21st and 22nd August 2010
List of Selected Candidates Date : 24th September 2010
Date of 1st installment : 15th October 2010
Date for 1st Class (on Campus) : 15th-19th November 2010
Date for 1st Class (on IOL) : 29th November 2010
Program End Date : March 2012

IIFT Bhawan
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi

Contact Number: +91-11-26853055 / +91-11-26963880