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Free coaching for Civil Services exam

Kerala Samajam IAS Academy is conducting a free short-term strategic programme and model test series for aspirants of Civil Services (Main) examination 2012. The programme will be conducted for the next two months on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at Hindustan Aviation Academy, Marathahalli. Contact: 9880147952.
Workshop on e-content development

To train University and college faculty in e-content development, Jain University, Bangalore and Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) – Academic Cell, along with Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC), University of Mysore are organising a two-day workshop at School of Graduate Studies, Jain University, JC Road, Bangalore on August 31 and September 1, 2012.

Early bird registration fee is Rs 500 until August 20, 2012. DDs and cheques have to be addressed to Public Relations Council of India (PRCI), Bangalore and sent  to Sachin A Tantry, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, School of Graduate Studies, Jain University, 34, 1st Cross, JC Road, Bangalore 560 027.

Sustainable Energy Challenge

In celebration of the United Nations — Year of “Sustainable Energy for All”, SELCO is organising the Sustainable Energy Challenge (SEC) for all college students across Bangalore. Students will work in teams to come up with concepts on products/services/solutions that impact the lives of the urban or rural poor and fall under the larger umbrella of Renewable Energy and Sustainability. The intervention should be socially relevant while creating a positive environmental impact and could be related to any issue including water, food, health, sanitation, education, livelihood and so on.

Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary teams from business, engineering, design and social science backgrounds, to enhance the value of the final output. Prior to the actual competition, interactive workshops will be held to provide an overview of sustainability, energy, the concept of social enterprises and inter-linkages between products, services and systems.

Workshops are open to all students and are being held at the Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore on August 11, 2012. (10.30am – 1pm)
SEC is offering cash prizes worth Rs. 60000 to the winning team(s), in addition to the opportunity to implement their project through the SELCO Foundation.

The deadline for registration and draft proposals is September 8.
For registration and further details, log on to: www.sustainableenergychallenge.org

Introductory course in Cosmology

M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore will be conducting an introductory course in Cosmology from September 2 to November 4, 2012. This course is open to all. Classes will begin on September 2, 2012 at 10:00 am and thereafter will be held every Sunday from 10 am to 12:15 pm. The course will be coordinated by the cosmologist, Prof C Sivaram. The number of seats is limited to 30 and admissions will be done on first-come-first-served basis. For further details contact: The Director, MP Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Campus, 43/1, Race Course Road, Bangalore – 560001. Telephone:  080-22385956, 080-65959780.

Bangalore University courses

Bangalore University is inviting applications for admission to various PG courses at the Jnana Bharathi Campus, Central College Campus, PG Centre at Kolar and in affiliated colleges for the academic year 2012-13.

Courses under the faculty of Arts: MA in - Dance, Drama, Economics, English, French, Hindi, History, Japanese, Kannada,  Music, Mrudangam, Philosophy, Political Science, Rural Development Studies, Sanskrit, Social Work, Sociology, Telugu, Urdu, Visual Arts, Women Studies.

Courses under the Faculty of Science: MSc in - Apparel Technology & Management, Applied Genetics,  Applied Geology, Bio-Chemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, MS Communication, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Electronic Science, Geography, Home Science, Human Consciousness & Yogic Science, Library & Information Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Sericulture, Statistics, Speech & Hearing, Zoology.

Self-Financing courses: M.Sc in - Electronic Media, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology and Psychological Counseling.

Course under the Faculty of Commerce: Master of Commerce (M.Com); Lateral entry to 7th semester MBS five-year integrated course Self-Financing courses: Master of - Finance & Accounting (MFA), International Business (MIB) and Tourism Administration (MTA)
Course under the Faculty of Education: Master of Education (M.Ed), Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)

Course under the Faculty of Law: Master of Law (LL.M)
Course offered at PG centre, Kolar: MA in - Kannada, Economics, Social Work and M.Com.
Under graduate course: Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed)
Eligible candidates can log on to http://www.bangaloreuniversity.ac.in for details.

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