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Research grant proposals

ABB, a leading power and automation company, invites proposals from academic and research institutes around the world to support promising graduate students with projects that combine academic research with industrial application in the power and automation area. 

The application process will start on September 2, 2013 and will close on September 30, 2013. Funding will be approved for one year at a time, but the program is designed to fund projects over multiple years. Grants will typically fall within the range of $50,000 to $80,000 a year. For more information visit www.abb.com

BSc in Fashion Design

JD Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, has announced admissions for BSc in Fashion and Apparel Design. It is a 3-year full time program and includes subjects like fundamentals of fashion and apparel design, textile processing, visual merchandising, fashion analysis, and fashion business management.
Deadline to apply is August 10, 2013. For further details visit www.jdinstitute.com

PG in Animal sciences

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai, has started admissions to its PG course in animal sciences. Application form and prospectus can be downloaded from the website www.tanuvas.ac.in
For further information contact at +91-44-25551586.
Last date for receipt of filled in application is 12th August.

PG in classical dance

M A, Degree Course in Bharathanatyam (2 years) and M A in Rhythmology (2 years) under Private Study (CBCS pattern) in the Department of Indian Music Admission 2013-14, University of Madras. Last date for issue and submission of filled in application: 30th August, 2013   University of Madras Centenary Buildings, Chepauk, Chennai-600005. Website: www.unom.ac.in

Astrophysics admission test

IUCAA (Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics) – NCRA (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics) Admission Test – INAT 2013. Candidates should fill an online Application Form  available at www.iucaa.ernet.in/ or  www.ncra.tifr.res.in/ Last date to apply online:  1  September 2013.  Written test is conducted on: 30 December  2013. at Chandrasekhar Auditorium IUCAA, Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune  411 007

Geoinformatics course

Short-term Course in Geoinformation Science and Technology is conducted by Dr R Satheesh Centre for Remote Sensing and GISin the School of Environmental Sciences , Mahatma Gandhi University. Application form and other details available on website: www.sesmgu.org

For application form and information brochure the candidates may forward a request letter along with a demand draft of Rs 100/- drawn in favour of The Director, School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University payable at State Bank of Travancore, M G University Campus Branch and a self-addressed envelope affixed with stamp of Rs 5 by post or directly by paying cash at the Office of the School. Last date to receive filled in application form for the 17th batch is August 19, 2013.

IGNOU research programmes

The  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has invited applications for admission to research degree programmes in various disciplines. A candidate seeking registration in the research degree programmes (MPhil/PhD) for January 2014 cycle must hold a master’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum 55 per cent marks. An entrance examination would be conducted on all-India basis and candidates who qualify will have to appear for an interview at the  IGNOU headquarters in Delhi.

Candidates holding masters of philosophy (MPhil), having cleared the University Grants Commission’s National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) or state level eligibility test (SLET) or having relevant professional experience may be exempted from the entrance examination. The last date for applying is Aug 8, and along with the form, applicants are required to submit their research proposal, as per the guidelines. Without the proposal, the application would stand rejected. The application form can be downloaded online and has to be submitted with a demand draft of Rs 1,000.

PG in aviation
University of Pune (UOP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Germany-based pilot training and flight institute to offer a two-year  postgraduate course in aviation starting from September 1.

 The course, which will award MTech (Aviation) degree for students with eligibility of BE or BTech, aims at site aviation training at the institute’s facility in Germany for three semesters in addition to a six month study at the UOP’s department of technology.

 PhD regulation amendment

The University of Mysore has limited the number of PhD students who can be enrolled by a guide. The council approved the amendments to PhD regulations, which specify that ‘entrance test just implies the eligibility of a candidate for admission to PhD degree, but shall not guarantee an admission to PhD degree’.

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