Bulletin Board & Admission Alert

Bulletin Board & Admission Alert

Study material for SSLC examination

Rao’s Academy, Bangalore has brought out preparatory study material in Kannada and English for students who will appear for the SSLC examination in March/April 2010. The books have four sets of question papers on six core subjects. For details, call: 98866 65990/ 99005 75990.

Model making course
Design Resources is conducting a part-time, two-week training programme on project and model construction till January 5, 2010. The course will cover drawing instruments and their application, 3D drawing followed by model making in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, History and Geography. The construction of an astronomical telescope will be the highlight of the course. For details, call: 99806 27417.

Videography workshop
Lace Films, in association with Active Canvas, is holding a three-day workshop from December 25 to 27, 2009 on nuances of cinematography while working in digital format. There will also be practical sessions on the basics of lighting in photography. Registration fee for the workshop is Rs 3,500.  For details, call: (080) 41609122/ 99801 29768/ 99001 46487/ 98806 56694 or email: info@activecanvas.in

Free coaching classes
Universal Coaching Centre in Vijayanagar, Bangalore will hold free classes for SC/ST candidates appearing for the preliminary round of IAS/KAS examinations. Interested candidates need to furnish SSLC, PUC and Degree marks cards, income certificate and caste certificate along with 5 passport size photographs and domicile certificate to the following address: No. 2922/20, Chord Road, RPC Layout, Near Attiguppe Bus stop, Vijayanagar, Bangalore. Ph: (080) 23396409/ 23397437.

Distance education scholarships
Sikkim Manipal University’s Directorate of Distance Education (SMU-DDE) has launched Vidyadeep, a nationwide scholarship programme for 1,500 students of SMU-DE programmes across India. Out of the 1500 scholarships, 500 will be offered to students from the North East alone. The scholarship is a 100 per cent tuition fee waiver for students currently in first to fifth semesters for streams such as IT, Management, Journalism & Mass Communication, Fashion, Hospitality & Tourism, Allied Health, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.  Those with a low family income, an average of 45 per cent qualifying marks and above are eligible to apply for the scholarships. For details, go to: www.smude.edu.in

Soft skills workshop
Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore is organising a national skill Facilitating Workshop from December 26, 2009 to January 2, 2010.
The workshop is for students who have been awarded scholarships from the Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access (FAEA), and will be conducted at the JNC campus in Koramangala. The nine-day workshop is aimed at grooming students in soft skills and language. For details, call: (080) 2553 0137.

IIM-C course for CA/ICWA professionals
IIM Calcutta has announced the launch of the second batch of General Management Programme For Accounting Professionals (GMPAP), in association with HughesNet Global Education. The 18-month course, which starts in April 2010, aims at developing competencies and skills essential for chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries. The sessions will be delivered through the HughesNet Global Education interactive learning platform.
         The system incorporates satellite classes, two-way audio and data interactivity to establish a one-to-one connection between the student and the faculty.
CA/ICWA and company secretaries are eligible to apply for the course. The total fee for the programme is Rs 2,56,250. For more details, email darshana@creativecrest.com

Fashion design courses
Raffles Millennium International has announced admissions to its various Design and Commerce programmes for January 2010 at the Bangalore campus. The Design courses available are Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion Marketing and Management. The forms can be downloaded from www.raffles-millennium-international.com or www.raffles-millennium-international.com

MAAC scholarships
Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) has announced its 7th annual scholarships. Applications for the scholarships are open till December 31, 2009. The scholarships will cover only tuition fees. Forms are available at all MAAC centres. For details, call: (080) 4202 8020/ 93/ 3241 2232/ 6453 4361/ 90086 100799/ 41654180/81.    

Aptitude testing  
Manasa Consultants will be conducting an aptitude test for students of Class X, and 1st and 2nd PU on December 27, 2009. Last date to register is December 25, 2009 between 4 pm and 6 pm. For details, call: 98450 58349.