Retain mess subsidy, say protesting IISc. students

Retain mess subsidy, say protesting IISc. students

A proposal to scrap institutional subsidy to canteens and messes at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) has students worried that this would severely effect their limited scholarships and stipends. Hundreds of students protested at the campus on Thursday. In a memorandum submitted to the IISc director, students said: ā€œOn an average, 20 to 60 […]

BMS students win TCS Tech Bytes

BMS students win TCS Tech Bytes

Six finalists battled it out in the State finals of the fifth edition of the engineering IT quiz ā€“ TCS Tech Bytes ā€“ which was held on Thursday with the aim of enhancing awareness among students. The quiz is conducted by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and the Board for IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous […]

BUā€™s Grievance Cell Springs Back to Life

BUā€™s Grievance Cell Springs Back to Life

After being dormant for a while, the grievance cell at the Bangalore University (BU) evaluation/examination centre is now active. The staff of the evaluation and examination department are available at the grievances cell between 10 am and 5 pm. The cell will be a single window to resolve issues related to evaluation, revaluation, corrections in […]

ā€˜Approve Direct BDS Admissionsā€™ – HC

ā€˜Approve Direct BDS Admissionsā€™ – HC

The High Court on Thursday directed the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to approve admissions of eligible candidates who were directly admitted for Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) without holding any entrance examinations for 2012-13. Justice Anand Byrareddy was hearing a petition filed by Srinija Daasari and others. Justice Byrareddy directed RGUHS to […]

Foreign universities open India centres

Foreign universities open India centres

Ā Although foreign universities are yet to open independent campuses in India because of regulatory hurdles, some global higher education brands are opening research centres to capture a portion of the growing market of executive education and other research partnership opportunities. The University of Chicago had opened a centre in Delhi on 29 March. Virginia Polytechnic […]

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore to recruit 4 various posts 2014

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore to recruit 4 various posts 2014

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore has invited applications for filling up posts of Project Assistant, Junior Project Assistant and Library Trainee. Last date to apply for the posts is April 15, 2014. Note: Candidates will be recruited on temporary/ contract basis. Details of posts Project Assistant (Design): 1 post Junior Project Assistant (Electrical): 1 post […]

ABAI launches educational initiative to promote animation in India

ABAI launches educational initiative to promote animation in India

Starts ‘Train the Trainers’ program in Bangalore on April 21, aiming to create a holistic learning platform for aspiring animation trainersĀ  BANGALORE, INDIA: Association of Bangalore Animation Industry (ABAI), the largest non-profit association to promote animation in India, is introducing first-of-its-kind educational initiative in Bengaluru city referred to as ā€˜Train the Trainers‘ and is actively […]

Stanford Seeking Indian MBA Applicants for Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowships to Study at Stanford University

Stanford Seeking Indian MBA Applicants for Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowships to Study at Stanford University

Stanford Graduate School of Business is seeking MBA candidates, who are citizens of India and interested in contributing to the countryā€™s human and socioeconomic progress, to apply for theĀ Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowship.Ā Fellows must commit to return to India within two years, and for at least two years, in order to leverage their new skills […]

CET to be conducted for MBA & MCA seats in Karnataka

CET to be conducted for MBA & MCA seats in Karnataka

Single Common Entrance Test (CET) will be conducted by the Karnataka State government and Management colleges association for admission to MBA and MCA courses in Karnataka colleges. Earlier, State had two entrance tests, CMAT and KMAT. In 2013, state government agreed to accept the CMAT scores for admission to MBA and MCA courses in the […]

Smartphone-type education system needed: Rahul Gandhi

Smartphone-type education system needed: Rahul Gandhi

“We need a smartphone type of education system – open and connected,” Rahul Gandhi today said pitching for sweeping reforms in education sector as he spoke to students through a webcast from Bangalore University. “The revolution that opened up the communication sector, took power out of the hands of 500 MPs and put it into […]