Admission Alert

Admission Alert

Diploma courses in garment-making

The Apparel Training and Design Centre Hub, Yeshwantpur, Bangalore is conducting training programmes in readymade garment-making for unemployed SC candidates. The course commences on August 16, 2010. Diplomas are being offered in Apparel Manufacturing Technology, Garment Production, Quality Control, and Sewing Machine Operation. The duration of the courses will be anywhere between two months to two years. Those with pass marks in SSLC may apply. Candidates will be paid a stipend of Rs 500. For details, call: (080) 2337 7780/ 41283827. For more information on the courses, log onto

SDM College offers MBA programme

SDM College of Engineering and Technology (SDMCET), Dharwad has launched MBA programmes. The college is offering  two-year, full-time MBA programmes for graduates from any discipline. The college offers students facilities such as a Centre for Industry Institute Interaction, Placement Cell,  SDM Entrepreneurial Cell, SDM Student Counselling & Guidance Cell, Personality Development Cell and      Intellectual Property Rights Cell. Those interested may contact: Prof Dr M N Sudheendra Rao, Director/Principal, and Dr Basavaraj S Benni, Professor  & Head, MBA, SDM College of Engineering & Technology,  Dhavalagiri, Dharwad. Ph:
(0836) 2328080/ 2447465, / 2448327/2435307.

MBA programme

Focus Educare has launched a two-year, full-time MBA programme with dual certification. The specialisations offered are Finance, Marketing and HR. Through the MBA programme, students can avail two degrees — an MBA and a Postgraduate in Management — in Telecom or BFSI. Focus Educare has also launched a one-year Advanced Postgraduate diploma in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Advertising, Media & Communication Management and Healthcare Management. For details, contact: 97392 22111.

MBA and UG courses

Apeejay Stya University-Sohna, Gurgaon has launched new programmes in Management Studies. The programmes offered are BBA, BBA (Honors), MBA, Integrated (B.Tech+MBA) and PhD programmes. The MBA course offers specialisations such as Marketing, Finance, HR, Operation Management, International Business, Banking and Finance. The eligibility criteria for the MBA programme is a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or BTech (Engineering) with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. The courses begin in August, 2010. For details, contact: Apeejay Stya University Admissions Office, Plot 23, Sector 32, Institutional Area, Gurgaon, Haryana-22001. Ph: (0124)4286870/1/2/3/4.

Short-term course in Maritime Law

The Institute of Maritime Law, under the University of Southampton, is offering a short-term course in Maritime Law. The course is open to lawyers and executives working in law firms, insurance companies, brokers and chartered accountants. It is a three-week course and will cover topics such as Charter Parties, Cargo Claims, Shipping Documents in International Trade, The Vessel and Liabilities: Collision and Marine Casualties, Salvage, Towage and Wreck, Pollution Claims, International Law and ISM Code, Sale Operations in Practice, Enforcing Maritime claims, Marine Insurance etc. The course will commence on August 23, 2010. For further information, visit

UG, PG, PGD courses

SMU-DE University has announced admissions to their August 2010 session for Postgraduate, Graduate, Post Graduate Diploma and Diploma programmes in Allied Health, IT, Mass Communication, Biotechnology, Apparel & Fashion Design, Hospitality, Telecom Technology, Commerce, Management and Journalism. Also offered are advanced specialisations in Total Quality Management, Operations Management and Project Management under the MBA programme. Applications are available at all SMU-DE learning centres. For details, log on to or call: 1800-266-7878. E-mail:

Executive MBA

Manipal University has announced admissions to its Executive-MBA programme for working professionals. The two-year MBA programme comes with  specialisations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Information Systems, and will commence in August 2010. Last date to submit application forms is August 7, 2010. Graduates from any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate marks and a year’s work experience are eligible to apply. For details, contact: 99725 29252/ 99725 31252. 
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Centre for Excellence

National Instruments & Velammal Engineering College, Chennai have signed an MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence in Virtual Instrumentation in Chennai. The objective is to improve the quality of education by introducing the latest industrial standard technology to develop products. The centre will focus on research areas like Embedded Industrial Control, Image Processing, Robotic System Design, Measurement & Automation, Wireless Sensor network. For details, visit

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