Admission Alert

Admission Alert

Scholarships for PhD students

University of Southampton’s School of Geography has announced PhD scholarships in Environmental and Climate Change for international students.

The University of Southampton’s School of Geography is offering 20 scholarships for students starting the PhD programme in Sep2010. Each scholarship is equivalent to 25 per cent of the annual tuition fee . The PhD programmes are available in:

-Adaptation and resilience
-Sustainable management of ecological services,
-Simulating future landscape dynamics
-Coastal management
-Climate change and biodiversity
-Low carbon societies
-Changing water cycle
-Environmental and climate change
-Alternative energy sources nEnvironmental sensors
-Instruments and Ecosystem management

For queries, contact: Julie Drewitt at

Technical training courses

Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) is offering a two-year certificate programme in Electronic Mechanics; a three-year diploma in Electronics, Computer Engineering, Information Technology; and a one-year post diploma in Power Electronics. 

In addition to these programmes, NTTF also runs short-term vocational programmes in Networking, PC maintenance, Embedded Systems, PCB Manufacturing, CNC Programming and Machining, PLC Programming, Low-cost Automation.

Application forms can also be downloaded from the website

Solar Astronomy

M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore is offering a a post graduate-level advance course in Solar Astronomy over three months. The syllabus of the course will include techniques of observing the sun, its interior structure, solar photosphere, solar flares, solar prominences and so on. For details, call: (080) 22385956/ 65959780. E-mail:

Biz admin courses

NIS Academy has launched NIS PGPM courses. NIS PGPM is a combination of a BBA or an MBA degree with an autonomous programme in business skills. The NIS PGPM with BBA is a three-year course. The NIS PGPM with MBA is a two-year course. Admissions are open at all NIS centres across the country.

For details, log onto

MBA programme

NIIT University is offering a full-time, two-year residential MBA programme for graduates from any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent marks.

The MBA consists of a set of 36 courses delivered over six terms and offers a specialisation in any of the following — Strategy & Leadership, Marketing, Finance, Operations Management, Human Resources and Information Systems.

Application forms are available at
   Last date to send in forms is May 15, 2010.