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IELTS Scholarship Award 2014

The British Council has invited applications for the British Council IELTS Scholarship Award 2014. Eight successful winners will receive an award of Rs 3 lakh each towards the cost of tuition fees.

The winners will need to begin a full-time programme at any overseas university that uses IELTS as a measure of English language proficiency as part of their admission process.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must be a resident of India; have taken the IELTS test with the British Council recently, have a minimum overall IELTS band score of 6.0, produce a valid letter of acceptance / offer letter from a recognised education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admissions criteria, begin an under-graduate or post-graduate programme outside India in the 2014 academic year.
Details and application forms are available on the website www.britishcouncil.in/exams/ielts/scholarships. Interested students, who meet the application criteria, may send in their completed applications to the British Council by 30 June 2014.

BSc in radio diagnosis

The Department of Radiodiagnosis at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi offers a three-year full-time BSc (Hons) in radio-diagnosis. Visit www.aiims.edu

Diploma in Gerontology

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is offering a diploma course in gerontology to prepare learners for interdisciplinary practice with senior citizens and their families while providing professional leadership in the field of Gerontology. Last date of admission is April 4. Visit www.tiss.edu

BSc (Finance) and BTech (Textile)

SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies announces entrance test NMAT (UG) for the admission (for session 2014-15 ) in 3 year degree and 5 year Integrated degree programs BSc (Economics), MBA (Pharma Tech), BTech, MBA (Tech), BBA, BCom (Hons.) and BSc Finance this year. Candidates appearing for 12th standard from any board, may enroll online on www.nmims.edu before 25th April 2014. The entrance test NMAT UG is scheduled on 10th & 11th May 2014.

Optoelectronics, Photonics

This short term course offered by
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, is offering a short term course in optoelectronics and photonics with an introductory overview of the photonics, materials, laser, different applications of photonic in research areas of nanotechnology, optical computing and communications.
Eligibility: PG students, faculty members, working professionals. Apply online. Last date of admission is April 11. Website: www.nitdgp.ac.in

Course in innovation, leadership

Coimbatore Institute of Technology is offering this niche course that has been designed to equip participants with the knowledge to create a work environment that stimulates their innovative and management initiatives.
Faculty members of engineering and social sciences discipline are eligible. Duration of the course is from April 16 to 22. Apply online. Last date of admission is March 31. Website: www.cit.edu.in

Hospitality, tourism courses

Hyderabad-based Dr YSR National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (NITHM), established by the Ministry of Tourism, Governments of India and Andhra Pradesh offers BBA and MBA in tourism and

In the last academic year, NITHM commenced a BSc degree in hotel and hospitality administration.

Additionally, the institute is an affiliate of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, and also offers short-term diploma programmes. Admissions are currently open. Log onto www.nithm.ac.in for details.

Student Academy Program

SAP Student Academy Program has been launched at Marc School of Business, Bangaloer to provide graduate and post-graduate technical and management students SAP Business One courses to its students.

The program allows the students to experience the real world challenges as they join the corporate sector and expand the IT talent across the globe.

Risk management

IIM-Ahmedabad is offering a
short-term programme aimed at understanding the three dimensions of Project Risk Management (PRM): Uncertainty, Complexity, and Risk. Eligibility: PG working professionals. Duration: April 14-17. How to apply: Online. Last date of admission: March 24. Institute: IIM-Ahmedabad. Website: www.iimahd.ernet.in

Telecom network course

IIT-Kharagpur’s short-term course will offer hands-on experience on how telecommunication networks are formed in practice and, how data, voice and video are transferred between heterogeneous networks therein, through Ethernet, router, ATM, SDH and MPLS based networking infrastructures.

The course will also provide a forum for professional interaction between the IIT community and others. Eligibility:  Post graduates, faculty.

Duration: July 1-8. How to apply: Interested candidates can apply online. Last date of admission: June 20. Website: www.iitkgp.ernet.in