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Full time MBA programme

Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD),School of Business, Public Policy & Social Entrepreneurship has announced 2-year (Full Time) MBA programme 2014-2016.

The candidate must have pursued a 3-year Bachelor’s programme securing at least 50% of marks or equivalent CGPA Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.

If selected, such candidates will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, provided he/she submits the results fulfilling the criteria to the AUD office latest by August 31, 2014.

Candidates will be admitted to the programme on the basis of combined scores obtained in the written test followed by Group Discussion and Interviews. Interested candidates are required to apply by registering online on our website (www.aud.ac.in).

Facility for on-line registration of applications at the AUD website( www.aud.ac.in) will open from 4th November 2013 and close on 21st December 2013.

The written test will be held on Sunday 9th February 2014. For queries, contact e-mail: mbaadmissions@aud.ac.in

MSc in corporate risk

The Southampton Management School at the UK-based University of Southampton has invited applications for its one year MSc in Corporate Risk & Security Management programme.

Students holding an MSc Corporate Risk & Security Management degree are accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). Students applying for the programme should have a professional qualification in an appropriate subject.

An account of a student’s academic achievements, interests and aptitudes will also be taken. English language requirements will be checked against an evidence of proficiency in any of the IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency components.

Further information about the programme can be found at: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/management/postgraduate/taught_courses/msc_... & enquiries can be sent to global@southampton.ac.uk.

IIT, IIM students can self-attest

Students aspiring for admission to IITs, IIMs or central universities need not scout for a gazetted officer anymore to get copies of their certificates attested as the  HRD ministry has asked institutes under it to accept self-attested documents.

The move which brings to an end the age-old practice and provides a much needed relief to students, has come into effect from this session. The original documents will have to be produced only at the time of admission, according to ministry officials.

PG Diploma in Forestry Management

Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, has invited applications for admission Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry Management (PGDFM). 

Admission to the fully residential two year PGDFM is open to graduates from any discipline provided he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and qualifies through the selection process.

Eligibility Applicants should have at least a three-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline obtained through the 10+2+3 system or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with a  minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST/DA) or equivalent CGPA.

Candidates appearing for the final year graduation examination are also eligible to apply provided they complete it before June 30, 2014 and fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by IIFM. Applications can be made online.

Pune University Phd Entrance Exam

End date of online application form is 31st Oct 2013. Last Date of submission for Printed Application Form along with Documents: 6th Nov 2013.

Date of online PhD Aptitude Test (Paper 1): 17th Nov 2013. Date of Result: 18th Nov 2013. University of Pune, Pune – 411 007 Email ID: pgadmis@unipune.ac.in
For Technical Queries Only: 020 – 25601372. For Academic Related Queries: 020 – 25601260 / 61. Website: www.unipune.ac.in

University of Glasgow January 2014 Intake

University of Glasgow, UK has a range of postgraduate engineering programmes open for entry in January 2014. Candidates can apply through the University’s website (www.glasgow.ac.uk).

The programmes available are: aeronautical engineering, electronics design, electronic and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, telecommunications electronics. The following programmes are combined with management: aerospace engineering, civil engineering, electronics and electrical engineering, geomatics, mechanical engineering.

Last date of submission: 17 November 2013.

 Further information can be sought by emailing pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk For details visit: http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/januaryintake/

Admissions to Jan 2014 intake

Sheffield Hallam University, UK, has invited applications for its January 2014 intake.

The University offers admissions to almost 62 masters degree courses in the areas of Tourism, Hospitality and events, Biosciences and chemistry, Oncology, Computing, Business and Management, Education studies, Engineering among others.

The application form for the January 2014 intake can be downloaded from Sheffield Hallam's website www.shu.ac.uk or in person from the regional office in New Delhi.

Digital Curation

There is growing recognition, in both the public and private sectors, of the need for more effective digital asset management in terms of the creation, preservation and exploitation of digital data.

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School’s new MSc Digital Curation has been launched in recognition of this need to ensure long term maintenance and preservation of digital assets.

The first intake of this course will be in January. Graduates of the MSc Digital Curation may find employment in roles such as; Digital Curation Service Manager, Curation Tools and Services Developer, and Research Archive Manager.
For more information please visit: www.rgu.ac.uk/digital-curation

New courses in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has launched a new range of programmes to help students fast track their careers.

The AUT Business School is extending its postgraduate business degree portfolio to meet a growing demand for tertiary qualifications that fast track career enhancement and change, building upon the success and reputation of the long established Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Professional Accounting (MPA).

The new Professional Masters degrees are for people who have an undergraduate degree in any field. Candidates can extend their skills in a specific area of business – Master of Global Business, Master of Marketing; Master of Applied Finance.

The degrees may be completed in 12 to 18 months, enabling students to enhance their career prospects in a shorter space of time. For more information about Professional Masters degrees in business at AUT visit:www.aut.ac.nz/businessprofmasters
To find out more about studying in New Zealand, visit www.studyinnewzealand.com

Stanford Ignite Programme

The Stanford Graduate School of Business is now accepting applications for Stanford Ignite-Bangalore 2014.

Classes will meet on extended weekends from April 4 through June 8, 2014. The deadline for applications is November 22, 2013.

The course teaches innovators in India how to formulate and develop ideas.
Participants expect to learn core skills and experience working in a team to evaluate and develop ideas into a business plan.

To apply, visit: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/ignite/bangalore.

JEE set to be overhauled

Aspiring engineers and doctors should not fret if they do not have chemistry at plus II level.

If things go according to plan, they can prepare for chemistry and take the joint entrance examination (JEE).

The suggestion came from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the purpose being to include even those students who have computer science, mechanics or biotechnology other than chemistry at the plus II level. The JEE Board is also considering changes in the examination schedule.

At the moment the examination is held on the same day which may be divided over two days from next year.

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