Admission Alert

IP rights

Global Institute of Intellectual Property (GIIP), co-headquartered in New Delhi and San Jose, US,  conducts training programmes (diploma & certificate), seminars and workshops to meet the growing demand of trained professionals in the area of Intellectual Property and Patents.

These courses are available at the GIIP centers in Delhi and Bangalore and are designed specifically for graduates, post-graduates and PhDs in legal and technical domains who wish to build a career in Intellectual Property (IP) industry.

The institute has opened admissions for various full-time and part-time PG courses in Patent and Intellectual Property Laws and Services.

The courses include: full-time PGD in Patent and Intellectual Property Laws (US & India) and Services; full-time PG Certificate in Intellectual Property Laws, Processes (US and India) and Services; and part-time PG Certificate in Intellectual Property Laws, Processes (US and India) and Services.

Apply online at or write to You can also call up the GIIP office in Delhi on 011-30884000, 30884001 or Bangalore on 080-40933366, 40933377. Admissions close for the 1-year Part Time course on June 26 and for Full time Programs on June 28.


Light & Life Academy invites applications for one-year PG diploma course in Professional Photography.

The course offers various areas of specialization like portrait photography, fashion photography, architecture & interiors photography, travel photography, nature photography and fine art photography.

To apply, download applications from or write to

The admission is on a first-come-first-served basis, based on portfolio review, and personal interview.

The last date for submission of applications is June 30, 2009. The course commences in August 2009. The entire course fee is Rs 4.15 lakh per candidate. For more information on the course, visit:

Distance education

SMU-DE (Sikkim Manipal University - Distance Education) has announced the opening of admissions to their August 2009 session. Applications to various courses are available at over 645 SMU-DE Learning Centres covering 294 cities across India.

The University offers post graduate, graduate, post graduate diploma and diploma programmes across 10 disciplines. The disciplines include Allied Health, IT, Mass Communication, Biotechnology, Apparel & Fashion Design, Hospitality, Telecom Technology, Commerce, Management and Journalism.

For details, log on to; call 18002667788 (toll free number); SMS ‘SMUDE ’ to 5667755 or e-mail

IIM-K programme

Indian Institute of Management, Khozikode (IIMK) has announced the launch of  Executive Post Graduate Programme (ePGP), as part of its management programmes in partnership with Hughes Communications. ePGP is designed exclusively for working professionals.

The two-year post graduate diploma programme will entail a combination of interactive distance learning and on campus learning sessions. The first year will cover 27 courses in general management spread over two terms. In the second year, students have to choose two specialization modules from among Operations Management, Strategic Management, Marketing and Finance.

Interested candidates will undergo a selection based on Executive Management Aptitude Test (eMAT) conducted by IIMK and the interviews, through IOL platform, of the short-listed candidates based on the eMAT. Entry to ePGP is restricted to Graduates/CA/ICWA having at least five years of work experience. A fee of Rs 4.97 lakh would be charged for the complete course. Programme details are available on or

Life Sciences

Bangalore University is offering a two-year M.Sc in Life Sciences at Jnana Bharathi campus.

The course is a blend of modern disciplines like Biotechnology Molecular Physiology, Immunology, Bioinformatics and traditional disciplines like Biodiversity, environmental Biology, Genetics and Systematics.

The convergence of various disciplines is expected to provide a platform to launch better career in biological sciences in view of biological and pharmaceutical companies preferring Life Sciences graduates. The course is interdisciplinary in nature in offering equal importance to all aspects in Life Sciences.

For further details, contact Co-ordinator Life Sciences course on 080-22961521 / 98803 11264.

Special school

Admissions are open for children with mental retardation and autism in the age group of 5 to 15 years at Mookambika School for Special Education. Admissions will be open till July 15, 2009.

Those interested in admitting their children may call 92426 19257 / 94818 07816.

Fashion designing

Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Malleshwaram, in association with Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, is conducting a three-month diploma in Fashion Designing at the college premises. Those interested can call 90089 00072


AWAKE is organising a 15-day short term training in ‘Montessori Education / Play Home and baby Creche’, which will help women start an educational and activity centre for children aged 6 months to 6 years. The training will be both practical and theory conducted by renowned trainers and experts in the field.

For more details, contact AWAKE, B-76, KSSIDC Industrial Estat, Rajajinagar, Bangalore - 10 or call 080 23111059 / 98800 41360 / 97409 96066.

Creative teaching

Academy for Creative Training is introducing six months innovative programme ‘Certificate Course in Creative Teaching - CCCT’ for primary, high school teachers and for those who aspire to be creative teachers.

The course is scheduled to commence from the second week of July 2009 and will go on for six months, till December 2009. The contact classes will be held every Saturday between 3 pm and 6 pm atthe ACT premises. The last date for registration is July 9, 2009.

For details, contact Academy for Creative Teaching, no 480, 1st floor, 6th main, HMT colony, opposite Bus Depot, R T Nagar, Bangalore - 32. Call 080 41697855 / 41697866.


Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Harilal Bhagwati College of Communication and Management, Race Course Road, Bangalore, has extended the date for reciept of applications for one-year PGD courses in Communication and Management till June 30, 2009.

Students, who have passed graduation or have appeared for final year degree may contact the Principal of the college for further particulars on 080 22201959.

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