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Free counselling for IIT test

Over 5,00,000 aspirants sign up every year to complete for the 7,000 seats in the 15 best colleges across the country. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is reforming the present  pattern of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) to Indian Science Engineering Eligibility Test (ISEET).

ISEET will be a common entrance examination conducted to get admitted to all IITs, NITs and all other engineering colleges. This is the very first time the government has decided to hold a common entrance exam (ISEET).

    The Printers Mysore Private Limited will be conducting a counselling session for the common entrance test on July 22, 2012. As this is first year of this new test format, the aim is to provide counselling from expert trainers to students of Class 10, 11 and 12. Anand Kumar (of Super 30 fame), has agreed to address the students on July 22, 2012. Dr. Ali Khwaja will also be present at the session. Venue:  Shikshakara Sadana,Opp. Cavery Bhavan, Mysore Bank Circle, K.G.Road, Bangalore. For any queries, contact: (080)25880202/ 216/ 225 or send an e-mail to readerservicecell@deccanherald.co.in

Sports-based programme

Anil Kumble’s TENVIC and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) have collaborated to conduct ‘Lessons from Sport’, a sports-based education programme for corporate executives. Since it is a part of the IIMB Executive Education Programme, the session has been scheduled to be held on the IIM Bangalore campus on July 20 and 21, 2012. The intensive programme, co-created by the faculty from IIM-Bangalore and seasoned professionals from TENVIC, will employ knowledge sharing tactics including classroom sessions, interactive talks, panel discussions, video based case studies and simulated sporting environment. Participants will be exposed to innovative concepts like altruistic mentoring, performance-based leadership, managing the ups and downs of the game, etc.  For further details, log on to www.iimb.ernet.in or write to edp@iimb.ernet.in.

Workshop for teachers

Amable announces an interactive workshop for teachers to reap the benefits of the MI approach on July 26, 2012 at Ashirvads on St. Marks Road, Bangalore.  First participant from each school will be admitted to the workshop for free. From the second participant onwards, the fee is Rs 500 per participant. Lunch and refreshments will be served for all participants. Call (080) 25202510 or e-mail amable@amable.in immediately to reserve your spot as capacity is capped at 100.

Four-year B.tech programme

Echelon Institute of Technology, Faridabad invites application forms to its B.Tech, CSE, ECE, CE, ME, CSIT programmes for its 2012-2016 batch at the Faridabad campus.
Course duration: 4 years. The criterion for admission in B.Tech will be based on the percentage of marks obtained in Class 10 and 12. For securing admission to the B.Tech programme, students must have secured at least 65 per cent marks in Class 10 and 12 or should have a valid rank/score in AIEEE exam.

Application forms are available by paying a nominal fee of Rs 500 at the college campus or can be downloaded under  the institute website: www.echeloninstitute.org/ and submitting it at campus.

For more details, log on to the website, http://www.echeloninstitute.org/. For admission queries, call: 9718312586/9718312587.

AIMS conference & workshop
Acharya Institute of Management & Sciences, Bangalore has announced a two-day Asian Regional Assembly Conference in Bangalore jointly with IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), USA. Day 1, July 26, 2012, is the international conference on the theme ‘Driving and Sustaining High-Quality Business Education Across Asia,’ at Vivanta by Taj.  AIMS invites members of business schools, corporate organizations and research scholars to present papers on innovative ideas to deliver quality business education.  
Day 2, July 27, 2012, is the international workshop on ‘Developing a Comprehensive Outcome Assessment Plan in the Context of IACBE Accreditation,’ at AIMS. The deadline for sending papers and registration is July 20, 2012. For more details, visit the websites of IACBE or AIMS or send an e-mail to: conference_aims@acharyaims.ac.in

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