Admission Alert

Admission Alert

BEd Course in Special Education

»Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi invites applications for the BEd (Special Education) course through distance education for 2009. The course, in the area of hearing impairment, mental retardation and visual impairment, is a collaborative programme of IGNOU and the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

Application forms are available till August 31, 2009. The last date for receipt of application forms is August 31, 2009.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree from any UGC recognised University, and a minimum of two years experience in a special school environment in any disability area after graduation. The duration of the course is two years. While selection is on merit, weightage will be given to a parent of a child with disability, a person with disability, those who possess a RCI recognised Diploma in Special Education, those who have undergone RCI’s bridge course and those who have competed the RCI recognised foundation course.

Candidates can download the application form from the IGNOU website ( and enclose a Demand Draft of Rs 550 in favour of IGNOU payable at Delhi.

The programme fees should be paid only by way of demand draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at New Delhi. Please write in capital letters, your name and the programme to which admission is sought i.e. BEd (Special Education) on the back of the demand draft to ensure proper credit of fees to the relevant account. For more details, contact: Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110 06. Ph: 011-29535124, 29531575, 29531574. Fax: 011-29535125.  E-mail:,

Retail Management

»Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad invites applications for Post Graduate Programme in Retail Communications Management starting October, 2009. The 12-month programme comprises three trimesters with a two-month internship. It combines disciplines of Business Management and Marketing Communications with special focus on Retail Communications Management. For more details, visit or email Contact: Harshan V V or Dr Mini Mathur, Sr Programme Officer Chairperson-RCM, Mudra Institute of Communications, Shela Village, Ahmedabad 380 058. Ph: 02717-380250/ Fax: 02717-308349.

New B-School

»Nitte Education Trust has recently launched Nitte School of Management, Bangalore. It  offers a two-year full-time post graduate programme in management approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The Nitte School of Management is located near Yelahanka. The programme offers specialisations in International Business, Finance Management, Marketing Management, HR Management, Services Management and Information Systems Management The admission for the first batch is in progress with classes starting in late Aug 2009.

Eligibility: Graduates, with a minimum of 50 per cent marks from any university or its equivalent, must also have a valid score in any of the entrance tests conducted at national level viz CAT/ MAT/ XMAT/ JMET, or any entrance test conducted at national level including tests conducted by deemed universities for admissions to post graduate courses in management. Candidates appearing for final year graduate exams are also eligible.

Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates must appear for group discussion and personal interview followed by counselling at Bangalore. For further information, log on to or contact: Admissions Officer, NSOM, Phone: 094818 02828/ 080 65739222

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