Get set for Jnana Degula
Bangalore is all set for another Jnana Degula, the city’s premier education fair, being organised by Deccan Herald for the fourth year in succession. The event is to be held on May 26 and 27, at Tripura Vasini, Palace Grounds, from 10 am to 8 pm.
The two-day event has attracted large sections of those connected with academics, in its earlier editions, as it is a one-stop shop to find all the top institutions in Karnataka converging at one place. It has been hailed as the perfect forum for students and parents to interact first-hand with academicians and subject experts.
May 26 and 27 will see the participation of many universities and institutions offering the whole gamut of courses. Institutions offering courses in agriculture to medicine and engineering to ayurveda will meet at one place. The main focus will be on MBA, engineering, hotel management, media, finance, communications and medicine.
Apart from academic seminars, the pre-counselling sessions for CET / Comed-K students will be an added attraction, this year. The Sambhram group is organising mock tests for engineering students, the results of which will be announced soon after.
This test will help students gauge their aptitude for engineering. Most participating institutions are offering scholarships for meritorious students. SRN Adarsha College will provide free education for two years for students who have secured 80% and above in SSLC. Hundred such scholarships are to be given away at the event. Others are offering free seats for economically weak students.
Prof C N R Rao, Dr Ashok Mishra, Dr W P Krishna, Dr G L Shekar, Dr Nanda Kishore Alwa, Dr B M Hegde are some of the eminent personalities who will be speaking at the event.
The list of exhibitors includes, ABBS, NITTE, Chitrakala Parishit, Vivekananda University, Indo Asian Academy, Financial Training Institute, Om Consultants, East West Institutions, Indian Academy, Sheshadripuram College, Loyala B School, Guptha College, Hindustan Aviation Academy, IIHM, SRN Adarsh College, Auden Institute of Technology, BTL College, Alliance College of Engineering, Manipal University, Revanna Siddeshwar Institutions, Karnataka Bank, KLF Belguam, Amity University New Delhi, CD Bhandari Jain College, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, KSIT, Jain College, Hubli, ) KSGIT, Hero Honda, Corporation Bank, Sridevi Institute of Technology, Edwice Institute, Mumbai, Oxford group of Institutions, CNK College of Engineering, Agri University, PES Shimogga, Karnataka College, Bangalore, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Aviation, Hubli, ZICA, PES Hotel Management, Atria Institute of Technology, Global Academy of Technology, BLDE, Aspire Abroad Studies, Swaminarayan Gurukul, Kristu Jayanti College, Central University of Karnataka, Hubli, Horticulture Institute, Hubli, and Momsoon Fertility Center.
The event has been organised across the following categories: Engineering, MBA, Business, Banking, Computer Science, Hotel Management, Fashion Design, Animation, Finance, Communications and Architecture.
There will be representatives from education consultants, IT colleges, law colleges, medical colleges, charted accountancy institutes, textile institutes, and English language centres, who will interact with students and parents.