Thursday, August 19, 2010



Indian Institute of Technology Indore

PhD programme starting from January 2011

Indian Institute of Technology Indore(IIT-I)announces admission to the PhD programme starting from January 2011 in the following disciplines of Engineering, Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences.
1. Chemistry
2. Mathematics
3. Physics
4. Computer Science and Engineering
5. Electrical Engineering
6. Mechanical Engineering
7. Economics
8. Philosophy

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Admission
Ph.D. in Engineering:
For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Engineering Disciplines, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
1. Masters degree in the relevant branch of Engineering with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
2. B. Tech. degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Ph.D. in Sciences:
For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Science Disciplines, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
1. Masters degree in a Science subject with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
2. Masters degree in Engineering/ Technology with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
3. B.Tech. from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Ph.D. in Economics and Philosophy:
For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Philosophy, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
1. Masters degree in Arts/ Commerce with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent. Masters degree in Science/Engineering/Agriculture/Environment Sciences/ International Business with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks may be considered for research areas consistent with the academic background and special interests.
2. B.Tech. from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 7.0.

Category of Admission:
The Institute admits Ph.D. students under the categories of:

(i) Full-Time Scholars-
A. Institute Research Scholars with Teaching Assistantship (TA) #
B. Govt./ Semi-Govt. Fellowship
C. Sponsored candidates (SW) *
D. Self-financed (Indian/Foreign)/ Study Leave (SF)*
E. ICCR Awardees (Foreign Students)

(ii) Part-Time Scholars-
A. Institute Faculty/ Staff (IS)
B. Institute Project Staff (PS)
C. Institute Research Assistant (RA) #
D. External Candidates (Sponsored) (EX)*
E. Candidate from Colleges/ Educational Institutes (CT)*

# As per MHRD Directives, candidate selected under TA/RA category cannot accept or hold any appointment paid or otherwise or receive any emoluments, salary, stipend from any source during the tenure of TA/RA ship. Hence, candidates selected for TA/RA and having employment with or without pay with any organization/institution/establishment/project etc. must leave the job and submit relieving certificate before joining the Ph.D. programme under TA/RA category.

* Sponsored candidates have to submit letter of sponsorship based on Appendix I/ II/ III/ IV respectively of the application guidelines.

For Institute Fellowship i.e. TA, RA; (except candidates holding M.Tech / M.E. degree) all should have qualified GATE or CSIR-JRF or CSIR -NET or UGC-JRF or UGC-NET.

Candidates not having a valid GATE score or not having CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT award can be considered for admission to the PhD programme if they have minimum of 2 years of professional work experience. However, they will not be considered for Teaching/Research Assistantship.

The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview, based on performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc.

The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC categories and for persons with disability (PD) will be as per Government of India rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement.

Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates:
Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ ST applicants.

Financial Support:
The Institute assistantships will be available to eligible (Indian) students as per prevailing (MHRD, GOI) norms, as applicable from time to time.

The students are encouraged and expected to complete the programme in about four years time. The period of validity of Ph.D. registration for all candidates is six years from the date of confirmation of registration (which commences after successful completion of course credit requirements). However, the extension of fellowship for the entire duration of Ph.D. is not automatic and is subject to institute rules.

As part of the training, Ph.D. students are expected to assist in running the undergraduate labs and in other teaching and research assignments.

Application Procedure:
Duly filled Application Form, Statement of Purpose and two Letters of Recommendation (sealed by the referee) should be submitted by post in one envelope. Application forms can be downloaded from institute website

Filled in application forms complete with copies of mark sheets/certificates and other testimonials should be sent to the Convener, Ph.D. Admissions, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, M-Block, IET, DAVV Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore, 452017, M.P., to reach on or before October 31, 2010.

Candidates applying for more than one discipline should submit a separate application for each discipline.

There is no Application Fees.

For detailed information (PhD programme, admission process, registration process, fee structure, hostel, fellowships etc.) check:

Important Dates
1. Last Date for the receipt of completed Application Forms by IIT Indore is: 31-10-2010.
2. List of the shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the website by 13-11- 2010.
3. Interviews will be held during 24 November – 3 December 2010.

For any further information, please contact:
Convener, Ph.D. Admissions
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
M-Block, IET, DAVV Campus, Khandwa Road
Indore, 452017,M.P.
Phone: 0731-2438718; 2364182; 2361482

Institute of Advance Management & Research, Ghaziabad

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Admission 2010

The curriculum has been designed to develop student’s cognitive ability in latest management concepts, managerial skills, and critical analytical ability. The course development is a dynamic process and reviewed regularly every year. The recent concepts, theories and techniques are appropriately incorporated in the syllabus so that the students are able to meet the challenges of the emerging issues and problems of the corporate world successfully. We also seek the suggestions of our stake holders regularly to make the courses demand-driven and need-based.

The courses are well designed and structured by the eminent academicians, intellectuals, management experts, and industrial professionals keeping in line the present need as well as future requirements. Our aim is that each student should have a strong theoretical background and command over managerial skills in all the pivotal areas.

During First Year, all the students are required to pursue the essential core courses in different aspects of business management, while in the second year, primary focus is on developing specialization in any one or two selected areas viz Finance, Marketing, H.R, and I.T. We have also made provision for dual specialization (as Major and Minor) to increase their job prospects.

Eligibility :
1. The minimum qualification for the PGDM is Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (in 10+2+3 pattern) from any University in India or overseas recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Minimum Marks : 50%. Candidates appearing / appeared for the qualifying degree will also be considered for admission provisionally subject to their production of degree/ certificate by November. Preference will be given to BBA, BCA, B.Com., BA (Eco.) and Engineering Students.
2. MAT Score- 450.
3. CAT Score- 40% and above.

Selection Procedure : for Management Programs, Personality Test, Written Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview. The Selection Committee Members scrutinize applications to ascertain the pre- requisites and the eligibility of the candidates to be short listed for further processing. The candidates will be intimated by post to appear for various tests, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Tests, Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be held at IAMR Campus, Ghaziabad. It may also be held at other places and its intimation is given to the candidates. The result will be intimated by post / fax / phone at an appropriate stage. The approval and decision of the management regarding all admissions is final.

Admission Procedure : Download the prospectus and application form. Take a print out of the application form, mail the filled up Application Form along with the Demand Draft/Pay order to :-

The Director Admissions,
Institute of Advanced Management and Research,
9th Mile Stone Delhi-Meerut Road,
(U.P.), India

Email : admission(AT)

Contact Number : 0120 – 2906064 / 098105 57389 / 098973 29356






The Research Unit of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Ph.D programmes,School of Social Sciences (SOSS)

The Research Unit of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites application forms for Ph.D programmes on the prescribed formats. Programmes offered by the University for January, 2011 are placed below

1 School of Social Sciences (SOSS)
i) Ph.D in History
ii) Ph.D in Political Science
iii) Ph.D in Sociology
iv) Ph.D in Library and Information Science

2 School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management (SOTHSM)
Ph.D in Tourism and Hospitality Services

3 School of Management Studies(SOMS)
i) Ph.D in Commerce
ii) Ph.D in Management

4 School of Vocational Education and Training (SOVET)
Ph.D in Vocational Education and Training

5 School of Law (SOL)
Ph.D in Law

6 School of Social Work (SOSW)
Ph.D in Social Work

7 School of Continuing Education (SOCE)
i) Ph.D in Rural Development
ii) Ph.D in Child Development
iii) Ph.D in Nutritional Sciences

8 School of Gender and Development Studies (SOGDS)
i) Ph.D in Gender and Development Studies
ii) Ph.D in Women’s Studies

9 School of Agriculture (SOA)
i) Ph.D in Agriculture Extension
ii) Ph.D in Dairy Science and Technology

10 School of Sciences (SOS)
i) Ph.D in Mathematics
ii) Ph.D in Physics
iii) Ph.D in Chemistry
iv) Ph.D in Life Sciences

11 School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SOJNMS)
Ph.D in Journalism and Mass Communication

12 School of Engineering and Technology (SOET)
Ph.D in Engineering and Technology

13 School of Health Sciences (SOHS)
Ph.D in Nursing

14 School of Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary (SOITS)
i) Ph.D in Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies
ii) M.Phil/Ph.D in Sri Aurobindo Studies
iii) Ph.D in Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies

15 School of Foreign Languages (SOFL)
Ph.D in French

16 School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS)
Ph.D in Extension and Development Studies
17 Centre for Extension Education (CEE)
i) Ph.D/M.Phil in Extension Education
ii) Ph.D/M.Phil in Community Outreach

18 School of Education (SOE)
Ph.D in Education

19 National Centre for Disability Studies (NCDS)
Ph.D in Disability Studies

20 Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE)
Ph.D in Distance Education

21 Centre for Corporate Education, Consultancy and Training(CCETC)
Ph.D in Corporate Management and Allied Area

Note: Ph.D in Physics:- “The students aspiring to undertake Ph.D (Physics) from IGNOU may be advised to interact with the Physics Faculty in their respective research areas, before submitting their application.”

Eligibility criteria for M.Phil/Ph.D
a) A candidate will be eligible for admission and registration for the Ph.D programme provided he/she qualified:
i) for the award of the Master's Degree of any recognized University/ Higher Learning Institution in the relevant discipline or any other qualification recognised as equivalent thereto in such fields of study as notified for the purpose from time to time by the University; and

ii) in an entrance examination conducted by the University at the national level on the pattern of UGC/CSIR.
b) Talented graduates in a discipline, through laid down procedures will be eligible for admission into a full-time Integrated Doctoral Programme offered in collaboration with institutions of repute.

However, candidates holding an M.Phil. Degree or those candidates who have cleared JEST of DAE, or UGC-NET, or GATE of IIT, or those having five years of relevant teaching/ practical/industry/professional experience will be exempted from appearing at the Entrance Examination.

Provided further that candidates who are employees of the University shall have completed at least two years of service in the University on the date they submit the application for admission.

Note: Some of the disciplines under Schools of Studies/Institutes/Centers have recommended specific eligibility criteria for specific disciplines /areas keeping in view specialization that are required for a particular discipline/ area. General criteria for admission into Ph.D shall be considered subject to no specific eligibility criteria (if any) prescribed by the discipline of the School/ Centre/Institute.

Applications received for Ph.D programmes shall be classified into two categories:

Category A: Candidates having M.Phil or 5 years' relevant teaching/professional experience, who can directly undertake thesis work for Ph.D.

Category B: Candidates who have to undergo basic Course Work before or alongside undertaking thesis work.

• Prospective candidates can download the soft copy of the Prospectus and submit filled-in application form and format for Additional Information along with all relevant documents/certificates with a Demand Draft of Rs 750/- (In favour of “IGNOU” payable at “New Delhi”) to the Director, Research Unit, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068 .

• Read carefully advertisement as well as general guidelines on Research Degree Programmes and specific guidelines on particular Ph.D disciplines given in the Prospectus before you submit filled-in application form. Please do not submit any filled-in application form in case the discipline has not been advertised for January, 2011 cycle.

• Ph.D disciplines such as Political Science, Education, Distance Education, Disability Studies and Management are being added into the revised Ph.D Prospectus January, 2011. The revised prospectus will be uploaded into the website during 1st week of the August, 2010.
• M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes in Economics will not be on offer for January, 2011cycle. Details available in the prospectus on these disciplines are only for information. Do not submit any application for this discipline.

• Filled-in applications received upto 11th October, 2010 shall be considered for January, 2011 cycle. No application shall be entertained after 11th October, 2010 as the University has scheduled Entrance Test for Category ‘B’ on the 2nd Sunday 14th November, 2010.

• Candidate must submit (i) “Application Form” and (ii)“ Format for Additional Information” to the Research Unit, IGNOU, New Delhi-110068 subscribing on the envelop “Application Form for “Ph.D”.

• No application shall be entertained with late fee. Please adhere to the last date for submission of application as given in the advertisement. However last date placed in the Prospectus July, 2010 (31st October, 2010) for submission of applications is being revised as 11th October, 2010 for January, 2011 in view of common date fixed for Entrance Test for all Ph.D disciplines.

• Every eligible candidate shall received Hall Ticket/ Intimation for Entrance Test through e-mail as well as SMS alerts. Therefore please write furnish your e-mail and mobile number properly.

• Do not wait till last date for submission of filled-in application forms. Early submission will facilitate faster processing of applications by the Research Unit.

Filled-in application forms for Ph.D Programmes should be submitted on the prescribed formats at the following address:
The Director,
Research Unit,
Room No. 14, Block 6,
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068.
Phones (O) 011-29534326, 29571523/1524/1525, Fax: 011-29534229

For detailed information and application forms candidates may visit the IGNOU website ( ) and download full Prospectus and Application Forms on Research Degree Programmes

Anna University Madurai M.Tech/ MCA Admissions 2010

M.Tech Engineering Design,M.Tech Power Management

Anna University of Technology Madurai invites applications for the following programmes. All M.Tech are offered in weekend mode and MCA is Full Time Programme.

Programmes Offered.
M.Tech Engineering Design,
M.Tech Power Management,
M.Tech VLSI & Communication System and
MCA (Full Time)

a) The programme is intended to upgrade the knowledge and skills of those who are already employed in Government Departments, Public Sector and in Private Sector.
b) The minimum educational qualification for admission to the programme shall be as follows:

1 M.Tech-Engineering Design
B.E/B.Tech[Mechanical/Production/Industrial/ Mechatronics/Manufacturing Engineering/ Automobile Engineering]

2 M.Tech-Power Management
B.E/B.Tech [EEE / I&C / E&I ]

3 M.Tech-VLSI
B.E/B.Tech[EEE/ECE/E&I/I&C/CSE/IT/Computer Technology/Software Engineering]

4 M.Tech -Communication System
B.E/B.Tech[CSE/ECE/IT/EI] or M.C.A

5. MCA
A degree under the pattern of either the 11 +2+2 years or the 11+1+3 years or the 10+2+3 years or under the open University System will be eligible for admission to M.C.A (Full time) programme.

Dates to Remember:
Downloading of Application forms from : 18.08.2010
Last date for receipt of completed applications : 06.09.2010
Evaluation Test : 12.09.2010

Application together with detailed instructions may be downloaded from the University website

Cost of Application:
Rs. 500/- and Rs.125/- in the case of SC/ST candidates of Tamil Nadu to be paid in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of Vice-Chancellor, Anna University of Technology Madurai, payable at Madurai. The demand draft shall be issued by any nationalized or scheduled bank

Submission of Application:
i) Separate application for M.C.A (Full Time) / M.Tech (Week End) shall be submitted.
ii) Only one application shall be submitted by the candidate for M.Tech programme irrespective of the branches opted under M.Tech (Week End) programmes.
iii) Completed application form along with the enclosures shall be sent to the Vice-Chancellor, Anna University of Technology Madurai, Alagar Kovil Road, Madurai - 625 002 so as to reach before 5 p.m on 06.09.2010.

For more details visit

School of Management Sciences, Varanasi

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Admission 2010

Course approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Applications are invited for admission to the PGDM Course.

Eligibility : 3-Year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline recognized by AIU Candidate appearing in the final examination of the Bachelor’s Degree can also apply.

How to Apply : CAT/MAT/XAT Applicants would also have to fill SMS application Forms.The forms can be obtained from Campus / city office of the SMS Varanasi OR from the Centres of Career Launcher/PT Education/IMS Learning Resources across India on payment of Rs. 1000(Cash) or by sending a DD of Rs. 1050 in favour of “School of Management Sciences” payable at Varanasi. SMS application Forms may also be downloaded from our websites and sent along with a DD of Rs. 1000.

Selection Procedure : On the merit determined on the basis of performance in CAT-09/XAT-10/MAT-09,10.

No. of Seats: 120

Course Fee : Rs. 1,10,000.00/-

Sponsored Candidates : A few seats are reserved under sponsored category. NO WRITTEN TEST. Selection is on the basis of GD and Interview only. Application form may be obtained by sending a DD of Rs. 1200/- in favor of “School of Management Sciences” payable at Varanasi.

Application Procedure : Application form can also be downloaded here ( and sent along with the payment of Rs. 1000/- (inclusive of form and registration fee) in the form of DD made in favor of in favor of “School of Management Sciences” payable at Varanasi. And Application form Sponsored Candidates can also be downloaded here ( and sent along with the payment of Rs. 1200/- in the form of DD made in favor of in favor of “School of Management Sciences” payable at Varanasi.

Contact :
School of Management Sciences
Hathua Market,
Varanasi – 221001,
Uttar Pradesh (India)

Email : admissionsms(AT)

Contact Number : +91-542-2415842,3242770

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (Haryana)

Guru Jambheswar University Distance Education Admissions 2010

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (Haryana) Applications are invited for admission to the following Distance Education programmes for the session 2010-11

1. PGDCA / MCA 1st Year
2. M.Sc.(Computer Science) / MCA 2nd Year (lateral entry)
3. MCA 3rd Year (lateral entry)
4. MCA (5 Years integrated course after 10+2)

5. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
6. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
7. Master of Insurance Business (MIB)
8. Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
9. PG Diploma in Taxation (PGDT)
10. PG Diploma in Industrial Safety Management (PGDISM)

11. B. A. (Mass Communication)
12. M.A. (Mass Communication)
M.A. (Mass Communication) 2nd Year (lateral entry)
13. P G Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations (PGDA&PR)

14. P G Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)
15. P G Diploma in Bakery Science & Tech. (PGDBST)
16. PG Diploma in Counselling & Behaviour Modification (PGDCBM)
17. M.Sc.(Mathematics)

Note: - Entrance test for MBA/MCA(3 years)/MCA(5 years Integrated) will be held on 22-8-2010( Sunday) from 2.00pm to 3.30 pm at the study centres offering these programmes. However, if needed, two more tests may be conducted on 19.09.10 & 24.10.10 respectively. The candidates are advised to register for the test (without any test fee) with their nearest University approved study centres, of which the list is given in prospectus, by filling Registration form given in the prospectus at Annexure (vi). The students desirous to take direct admission may appear in the test at the centres convenient to them.

Admission Schedule

For Sr. No. 1-3, 6 & 17
Without Late Fee - 31-08-2010
With Late Fee of Rs.500/- - 30-09-2010
With Late Fee of Rs.1000/- - 31-10-2010

For Sr. No. 4-5, 7-16
Without Late Fee - 31-10-2010
With Late Fee of Rs.500/- - 30-11-2010
With Late Fee of Rs.1000/- - 31-12-2010

New programmes proposed to be started after DEC approval
Master of Environmental Health and Safety Programme
P.G. Diploma in Creative Writing-Hindi/English
P.G. Diploma in Fashion communication
P.G Diploma in Environmental Laws
P.G. Diploma in Export-Import Management
P.G. Diploma in Retail Management
P.G. Diploma in Hospital Management
P.G. Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Library & Information Science
B.Com. (Hons.)

How to Apply?
The Prospectus can be obtained from the Directorate of Distance Education, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar or from any study centre approved by this university on cash payment of Rs.400/- (Rs.100/- for SC/BC of Haryana) on counter from 26-07-2010 or by post on sending DD of Rs.450/- (Rs.150/- for SC/BC of Haryana) favouring Registrar, GJUS&T, Hisar. The prospectus forms can also be downloaded from the university website The students can submit their admission form either directly to the Directorate of Distance Education or through the Study Centres, the list of which is available on University website. With downloaded form DD for cost of prospectus must be attached. For more information, contact: Ph. 01662 – 276735, 263571 or visit university website.

Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad

ISM Dhanbad MBA Admissions 2010

Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad invites applications for MBA programme through CAT scores ( conducted by IIMs ) followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Total Number of seats for M.B.A. program is 62.

A Bachelor’s degree after (10+2) in any discipline from a recognized institution, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA {45% in case of candidates belonging to SC, ST and DA (Differently Abled Categories*)}. For Honours graduates the aggregate will include marks of both Honours and Pass Papers. Candidates appearing for the final bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply. IIMs may verify eligibility at various stages of the selection process, the details of which are provided at

Applicant shall have to appear CAT - 2010. Candidates short-listed on the basis of CAT score will be called for Group Discussion and Interview for final selection. The sanctioned strength for the MBA Program is 62 and the reservation policy of Government of India meant for higher educational institutions is strictly adhered to.
Note : Our institute uses CAT score for short-listing candidates for our MBA program. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the program.

Application for Admission
1. The CAT Vouchers can be obtained during the period as per CAT-2010 advertisement.
2. Request for ISM application form and brochure should be accompanied by a Demand Draft of Rs. 1500/- (Rs.750/- for SC and ST candidates)drawn in favour of Registrar, Indian School of Mines and payable at Dhanbad and should be addressed to the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. The candidates may also download the application form from our website
Application Form and brochure will be available at ISM, Dhanbad from Oct 04 to Dec 07, 2010.
Last date for submission of filled-in application form is December 07, 2010.

Note: The institute will not issue any letter to any candidate regarding attending GD/PI as well as selection to the Program. Candidates must consult institute’s website ( regularly in this regard.

Madras University ML Admissions (Private Study) 2010

The University is offering M.L. degree course in the following branches under Private Study (Non semester) during the academic year 2010-2011 in the Department of Legal Studies.
Br. I International Law and Constitutional Law
Br. II Business Law
Br. III Criminal Law
Br. IV Property Law
Br. V Intellectual Property Law
Br. VI Human Rights and Environmental Law
Br.VII Labour and Administrative Law

Eligibility : A Pass in B.L/L.L.B degree from a recognized University. Candidates who have already appeared for the M.L. degree examination and passed in any paper or papers under the previous regulations are also eligible for the award of M.L. degree provided
(i) They pass in the remaining papers as per the present regulations,
(ii) Research methodology and
(iii) Dissertation,
However, such candidates are not eligible for classification.

Eligibility for award of Degree : A candidate should complete the degree with in five years from the academic year in which he/she registers for the course. The candidate should each year attend the compulsory ten days Personal Contact Programme classes. Only then he/she will be eligible to appear for the I & II year examinations respectively.

ISSUE OF APPLICATION IN PERSON : Application can be had in person at the Information Centre, University of Madras, Chennai -600 005 on payment of Rs.200/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST candidate on production of Xerox copy of the community certificate) by cash.

ISSUE OF APPLICATION BY POST : Those who want to obtain application by Post have to send a written requisition specifying the name of the programme together with a Demand Draft for a sum of Rs.250/- (Rs. 200/- towards cost of Application and Rs.50/- towards postage) drawn in favour of “The Registrar, University of Madras, Chennai -5.”
Application can also be downloaded from the University website at

However, the cost of application for Rs.200/- by means of Demand Draft shall be enclosed, failing which the application will be summarily rejected.

Last date for issue submission of filled in application : 30.10.2010

Monday, August 16, 2010

Bharathidasan University B.Ed. Distance Education Admissions 2010

Department of Education of the Centre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli invites applications for B.Ed. Programme in Distance Mode

• Teachers presently working in Government recognised schools within Tamil Nadu with atleast two years of experience are eligible for admission to the programme.

• Candidates should have successfully undergone the 10 + 2 + 3 or 11+1+3 pattern of examinations in a recognized University: However, candidates not qualified in XII examination or PUC but possessing Two years Bachelor Preparatory Programme Certificate / Two years Foundation Course Certificate / mTwo years Diploma Course conducted by State Government / recognised Universities and qualified with three years U.G. Degree course are also considered eligible for admission.

• In case of Economics, Commerce and Home Science, the candidates should have studied the same subjects both at UG and PG levels.

Admission Procedure:
Admission will be based on the performance of the candidates in the Entrance Examination to be
conducted by the University and the Communal Reservation quota of Tamil Nadu Government. If there is a tie in the Entrance Exam marks, the order of priority will be given to Teaching Experience and Marks secured in the basic subject to break the tie.

Application Details
• The cost of Prospectus and Application Form for admission is Rs.500/-.

• The Prospectus and Application Form can be directly obtained IN PERSON either from the University Office, Tiruchirappalli or from the B.Ed. Study Centres/PCP Centres / Application Sales Centres submitting a request letter with a crossed Demand Draft obtained from any Nationalized Bank for Rs.500/- drawn in favour of “Centre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University” payable at Tiruchirappalli.

• Those who wish to get the prospectus and application form BY POST should send a requisition letter to The Director, Centre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University, Palkalaiperur, Tiruchirappalli - 620 024, enclosing a self addressed cover (A/4 Size) affixed with a stamp of Rs. 30/- and a crossed Demand Draft from any Nationalized Bank for Rs.500/- drawn in favour of “Centre for Distance Education, Bharathidasan University”, payable at Tiruchirappalli.

• The application can also be downloaded from the University website, The filled in
• application along with the necessary enclosures and a demand draft for Rs. 500/- as mentioned above should be sent to :

Last date for receipt of filled-in application forms – 01.09.2010

The Director
Centre for Distance Education (B.Ed. Entrance Examination)
Bharathidasan University, Palkalaiperur,
Tiruchirappalli - 620 024.

For more details visit

Andhra University Distance Education Admissions 2010

Andhra University Department of Distance Education invites applications for the following programmes for the year starting 2010
B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Statistcs, Computer Science)
M.A. English
M.A. Hindi
M.A. Telugu
M.A. History

M.A. Political Science
M.A. Public Administration
M.A/ M.Sc. Mathematics
M.A Psychology
M.A. Sociology
LL.M. B.L..
M.Sc. (Botany, Zoology, Organic Chemistry)
P.G.Diploma in Co-operation and Rural Studies
P.G. Diploma in Computer Programming & Applications

Availability of applications:
1) Applications can be downloaded from:
However the candidate has to pay the cost of Application alongwith admission fee.

2) Applications are also available at the following Centres:

1) S.K.B.R.College, Amalapuram, 2) AMAL College, Anakapalle, 3) D.N.R.College, Bhimavaram, 4) R.S.R. & K.R.R.College, Bobbili, 5) V.R.S. & Y. R. N. College, Chirala, 6) Sir C.R. Reddy College, Eluru, 7) A.C. College, Guntur, 8) S.G.C.S.R. College, Rajam 9) PR.Govt. College, Kakinada, 10) Silver Jubilee College, Kurnool, 11) Noble College, Machilipatnam, 12) Y.N.M. College, Narsapur, 13) S.S. & N College, Narsaraopeta, 14) Govt. Degree College, Narasannapeta, 15) Govt. Degree College, Narsipatnam, 16) Sarvodaya College, Nellore, 17") C.S.R.Sarma College, Ongole, 18) Govt. Degree College, Paderu, 19) S.K.V.P. & K.S.R. College, Penugonda, 20) Govt. Arts College, Rajahmundry, 21) Govt. College for Men, Srikakulam, 22) Govt. Degree College, Tekkali, 23) V.S.R. & N.V.R. College, Tenali, 24) A.K.R.G. Degree & P.G. College, Nallajerla, 25) Satavahana College, Chuttugunta, Vijayawada, 26) M.R. College for Men, Vizianagaram, 2T) R.G Kedia College, Near Chaderghat Bridge, Hyderabad.

(1) The school has no agents and takes no responsibility for prospectus issued and promises made for admission by any other institution.
(2) The school will arrange to send the admission Application Form and Prospectus along with marks statements-cum-eligibility Certificate to the successful candidates in B.A./B.Com. Entrance Examination held in June 2010.
(3) Candidates who passed B.A./B.Com. entrance examination earlier are also eligible to apply. For further details they may visit our website.
(4) S.C./S.T. candidates are eligible for Scholarships as per Govt. Rules and they should submit T.C. (5) Please see prospectus for full details of eligibility.

Last date for submission of completed application is 30-09-2010.

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Gandhigram Rural University Ph.D Admissions 2010

The Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI), Dindigul Tamilnadu announced for admissions to Ph.D Programme in various specialities including Languages, Social Sciences, Sciences, Rural Development, Agriculture & Animal Husbandry and Rural Health & Sanitation

a) A candidate (Indian / foreigner) who has qualified for the award of the Master's Degree of this Institute or of any other University recognised by the University Grants Commission with not less than 50% marks or an equivalent grade; and

b) He/She should have qualified in the entrance test conducted by Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI).

should have passed M.Phil. UGC- JRF/ NET/SLET/Lecturership/GATE/ CSIR/ ICAR / ICSSR or other fellowship/ related examinations.

A candidate who fulfils the above two conditions is called an "eligible candidate".

There shall be three categories of Ph.D. candidates:
Full-time scholars
Part-time teacher candidates (internal & external)
Part-time non-teacher candidates (internal & external)

All eligible candidates who pursue full-time research for Ph.D. in this Institute. A person working in GRI in a project sponsored by the UGC / CSIR / ICSSR / ICAR / DOE / DST and other funding agencies with a duration of not less than two years shall also be eligible to register for Ph.D. under this category, provided his / her Principal Investigator certifies that he/she fulfils the criteria mentioned above.

Part-time internal teacher candidates:
The eligible candidates are those working as temporary lecturers in various departments of this Institute with two years of service at the time of applying for the Ph.D programme.

Part-time external teacher candidates:
The eligible candidates are those working as teachers in any educational / research Institutions with two years of service at the time of applying for the Ph.D programme.

Part-time internal non-teacher candidates:
The eligible candidates are the permanent non-teaching staff of GRI with three years of service at the time of applying for the Ph.D. programme.

The eligible candidates are those working as staff in departments of state / central government, public / private /NGO sector with three years of service at the time of applying for the Ph.D programme.

Retired persons can also register themselves under this category, provided they satisfy the eligibility requirements.

Part-time teacher and non–teacher external scholars are required to reside on campus for a minimum of 180 days during their period of research.

The Research Supervisor concerned will decide what constitutes “residence” and where the residential requirement is to be fulfilled, considering the nature of the study and its requirements. The Research Supervisor shall send a certificate to the Controller of Examinations to the effect that the candidate has completed 180 days of campus residential requirement when submitting the synopsis.

Foreign applicants will be considered at any time if recommended by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The foreign nationals must produce a valid research visa at the time of seeking admission to the Ph.D. programme. If admitted, they will be governed by such rules and regulations as may be framed by the Government of India and by the authorities of the Institute from time to time.

An Entrance Test will be conducted by the Controller of Examinations. The question paper will be prepared totally for 2 hours: One hour for Research Aptitude Test (General) and one hour for the Subject Test. A minimum of 60% in each component is a must to become eligible for provisional admission. Question papers for Research Aptitude Test (General) and Subject Test will be set and evaluated by a Board consisting of the HOD and all the Research Supervisors. The process will be coordinated by the Controller of Examinations.

The application form along with the prospectus can be obtained in person from the Deputy Rgistrar (Academic), The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram-624 302, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu on cash payment of Rs. 1000/- or through DD for Rs.1000/- drawn in favour of The Registrar, The Gandhigram Rural Institute, payable at Canara Bank, Gandhigram (Code 8500) / State Bank of India, Ambathurai (Code 3373) and any Nationalized/Scheduled Bank in Dindigul.

Last Date of Application : 31st August 2010

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Pune University M.Phil Admissions 2010

Pune University invites applications for admission to M.Phil. Course in the University Departments

Eligibility : Second Class Master's Degree in relevant subject.

Reservation Criteria : As per Government of Maharashtra Rules, 50% seats are reserved for SC, ST, DTNT, 0*BC & 3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped students.

M.Phil courses are available in the following subjects :

Sanskrit, Prakrit (Sanskrit and Prakrit Language Department), German, French, Russian (Foreign Language Department), Education (Regular & Vacational - course will start from January 2011), Physical Education (Regular and Vacational), Library & Information Science (Regular and Vacational), Physics, Basic Medical Sciences, Chemistry, Electronic Science.

Application form is available & can be downloaded from the University Website

Processing fee of application for Open Category students is Rs. 400/- and for all other Reserved Categories is Rs.300/-. This fee is not refundable. The processing fee should be in the form of Demand Draft payable to the "Registrar, University of Pune, Pune - 411 007" drawn on any Nationalized Bank in Pune. On the back side of Demand Draft, student has to write processing fee, full name, address and related Department Name.

Application form, duly filled in along with the Demand Draft should reach the respective Head of the University Department on or before August 25,2010.

University of Pune,
Tel: 25601099/25696061/25690062/25696064/ 25696065

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)

PG and Fellow Programme in Rural Management Admissions 2010

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) invites applications for the following Programmes for the year 2010-11

32nd Postgraduate Programme in Rural Management (PRM 2011-13)

10th Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM 2011)

Postgraduate Programme in Rural Management (PGPRM) - Details
PRM is a two-year fully residential postgraduate programme comprising four different segments - classroom, fieldwork, organisational understanding and management training. PRM is recognized as equivalent to Master's Degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and is also approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Eligibility: Graduates in any discipline with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education and having 50% (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD*) aggregate marks or an equivalent GPA from a recognised Indian or foreign university/ institution are eligible to apply.
Candidates, who expect to fulfill the eligibility requirements before, June 06,2011 may also apply. Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Fees: The total programme cost over the period of two years (inclusive of tuition fee and service charges) is estimated to be about Rs. 4 lakh. Costs for students are kept low through cross subsidisation.

Scholarships and loan: Exemption from fee, and prestigious scholarships are available for deserving students. IRMA students get loan from SBI without any collateral.

Campus Placement: IRMA facilitates meaningful placement opportunities for its students. IRMAns are highly valued by national and international development organisations, funding agencies, co-operatives and NGOs. The campus placements (100%) offer ideal combination of job satisfaction and decent compensation. PRM 2008-10 participants received an average annual salary of Rs. 6 lakh (highest being Rs. 9.45 lakh).

Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) – Details
FPRM is a coursework based doctoral programme with a residency requirement of minimum 3 years, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Thematic Fields of Specialisation:
(a) Management of Collectives; (b) Agribusiness/Rural Marketing; (c) Natural Resources Management; (d) Development Management; (e) Micro-finance Management; (f) Governance and Livelihoods; (g) Rural Infrastructure and Services Management; and (h) Public Policy and Non-profit Management.

Eligibility: Candidates with any one of the following:
(i) Postgraduation in any discipline from a recognised Institution with 55% marks, and 50% marks at graduation level;
(ii) PRM from IRMA;
(iii) Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least one year work experience;

(iv) Five-year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks are eligible for admission to FPRM. SC/ST/OBC/PwD* candidates are eligible for 5% relaxation in the marks specified above.

Candidates, who expect to fulfill the eligibility requirements before June 06,2011, may also apply.

Fellowship: Every FPRM participant receives a fellowship of Rs. 14,000/- per month till they clear the Comprehensive Qualifying Examination and then Rs. 16,000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per year for a period of 4 years.

Placement: Graduating fellows have joined faculty positions in IIMs, and other reputed institutions/universities.

Selection Procedure: A written test, common for all the above programmes will be conducted on November 14,2010 - Sunday (09:15-12:15 hr) at 27 centres across India. PRM participants are selected on the basis of the written test, group discussion and interview. FPRM participants are selected on the basis of the written test, interview and presentation of an essay. Candidates with PRM qualification from IRMA applying for FPRM are exempt from the written test. IRMA has positive discrimination policies for admissions to disadvantaged sections of the society.

27 Test Centres: Anand, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pantnagar, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchijhiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, andVijayawada.

How to Apply:
An applicant can opt for one of the following options:
a. Apply online and pay through payment gateway.
b. Make payment at any branch of IMS learning centre, after getting IMS receipt, apply only through IRMA website by using IMS receipt number.
c. Take aprint out of SBI challan available on IRMA website in the admission link. Make payment at any branch of SBI by using the challan. SBI would then issue a
unique ID number. Use this unique ID number and apply online through IRMA website.
d. Printed application material (prospectus, application forms, etc.) may be obtained from Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand - 388 001 on payment of full fees.

Prospectus and sample question papers will be sent to the candidates opting for options a and c after their application is received at IRMA. It is compulsory for all
applicants to send a hard copy of application form at Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand-388001, Gujarat. Those applicants, who are using option b or c, are
required to attach IMS Receipt or SBI Challan respectively with application form.

Examination Fees for Online Applicant:
One Programme General & OBCs - Rs. 1000/- SC/ST/PwD*- Rs. 500/-
Two Programmes General & OBCs - Rs. 1500/- SC/ST/PwD*- Rs. 750/-

Examination Fees for Applying in Hardcopy:
One Programme General & OBCs - Rs. 1050/- SC/ST/PwD*- Rs. 550/-
Two Programmes General & OBCs - Rs. 1550/- SC/ST/PwD*- Rs. 800/-
*PwD- persons with disability

For further details, please refer to prospectus or visit IRMA website ( or write to
Admissions Office,
IRMA, Anand-388001.
Phone No.: (02692) 221657
Mobile: 97263 64188,
Fax No.: (02692) 260188,