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All India PG medical/ dental entrance exam

Forms may also be obtained by post from the Examination Section, AIIMS, New Delhi. For details, contact: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 608; Ph: (011)2659 4971/ 2659 4499; Website:

Funding for research

Applications for the third round of funding from Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (MBBISP) will be accepted till February 1, 2011. Funds are available for scholars pursuing a doctorate in wheat or rice plant breeding.

Students from any part of the world can complete their PhD programme at any university in the world that grants a PhD in rice or wheat breeding. Part of the research programme must be completed in one of the following developed areas: Australia, Canada, United States or Western Europe if students are enrolled in a developing country university. For details, log onto

Full-time LLB in Maritime Law

The University of Southampton’s (UK) School of Law has introduced a 3-year-full-time LLB (Maritime Law) programme. This programme provides foundation for a career in international maritime law, commerce and related industries.

It is a fully qualifying law degree and carries full exemption from the academic stage of legal education for the purposes of professional qualification. For details, email: or visit:

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