Saturday, September 19, 2015

NTPC Engineering Executive Trainee

NTPC  Engineering Executive Trainee

Applications are invited by NTPC Limited from promising, energetic young Graduate Engineers with brilliant academic record for appointing as Engineering Executive Trainees through GATE-2016 in following disciplines:
Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Civil and Computer Science & Information Technology

Full time Bachelor's Degree in Engineering orTechnology/AMIE with not less than 65% marks, taking average of all the Years, irrespective of the weightage given to any particular year by the Institute/University. Final year/semester students are also eligible however they have to obtain at least 65% marks in their engineering degree.

Age limit:
Upper Age limit is 27 years as on 29.01.2016 (last date of online portal).

Selection process:
Eligible candidates will have to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2015. Based on the GATE-2015 MARKS and requirement, candidates will be short listed for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks in GD & Interview, before being considered in the merit list.

How to apply:
Online registration can be done at

The candidates, who have applied online for GATE 2016, will receive their GATE-2016 Registration Number printed on their admit card. On receipt of GATE registration number, the candidates need to apply on-line for NTPC ET-2016

Candidate belonging to General/OBC category is required to pay a non- refundable registration fee of Rs. 150/-. The SC / ST / PWD category candidate need not pay the registration fee.

State Bank of India has been authorized to collect the registration fee, in a specially opened account (No. 30987919993) at CAG branch, New Delhi, on behalf of NTPC. Candidate has to approach the nearby SBI branch with a printout of the “pay-in-slip” which is available on the application registration portal. The pay-in-slip printed from the portal should only be used for depositing the fee for proper crediting of amount in the allocated account. On receipt of the money, the bank will issue a unique Journal Number and a Branch Code of the bank collecting the money. This journal number and the branch code are to be filled up by the candidate during online registration.

Last date for online application for GATE-2016 : 01-10-2015
Last date for online registration of application by candidates in NTPC:    29.01.2016

For details, see the link:

Israel Government Scholarships

Israel Government Scholarships

Online applications are invited from Indian nationals through MHRD's website  for the award of scholarship offered by Government of Israel for 8 months research/specialization under Israel Government Scholarship for the year 2016-17. The scholarship is granted only for study in universities and programmes approved by the Israeli Council for Higher Education.

Link for online application :

Applications are invited in the following subjects:
1. Comparative Study of Religions (with specific reference to Judaism),
2. Middle East Studies
3. Hebrew language and literature
4. History of the Jewish people
5. Agriculture
6. Biology
7. Biotechnology
8. Economics
9. Business Management
10. Mass Communication
11. Environment Studies
12. Chemistry

There is no upper age limit for applying for the scholarship.

i) For research/specialization: Master's degree in relevant field with 60% marks or more for applying to the subjects Agriculture, Chemistry, Biology,
Biotechnology, Environment Studies and Master's degree in relevant field with 55% marks or more for the remaining subjects.
ii) For Hebrew Language and Literature Course: Student pursuing the post­graduate course in this subject may apply.
i) Candidates who have already been abroad for studies/training/ specialization either on scholarships or on their own, for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply if they have been in India for at least two consecutive years after returning from abroad as on 28.11.2015.
ii) Applications of candidates who are already abroad will not be considered.

Basic requirement:
i) , Proof of English or Hebrew Language proficiency is a must.
ii) The applicant should meet the academic requirements of the Israeli University to which he/she applies. A scholarship will be granted only after the institute approves the acceptance of the candidate.

Last date of online application is 28 November 2015

It may be noted that only online application is invited. Any other mode of application will not be considered. Applicants need not to send the print out of their application.

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Executive Trainee

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)

Executive Trainee

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), has invited applications from committed, vibrant and passionate young Graduate Engineers, for recruitment as Executive Trainees in the disciplines of Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Business Information System (BIS) and Telecom/ Telemetry during the year 2016.

GAIL will be utilizing the scores of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering-2016 (GATE-2016-Scores) for the selection for filling up vacancies in Grade E-2, in Chemical (14 vacancies), Mechanical (13), Electrical (13), Instrumentation (6), Business Information System (11) and Telecom/ Telemetry (10). Of this, 38 vacancies are in UR category (Unreserved), 5 in SC, 6 in ST and 18 in OBC (NCL). One vacancy each in Telecom/ Telemetry, Mechanical, Electrical is reserved for PWD. Details are given in the Notification available at

Applicant should be an Indian National. Applicant should hold full-time Bachelor degree in Engineering in the discipline mentioned, with minimum 65 % Marks. For Business Information System, MCA also is permitted.

Chemical: Chemical/Petrochemical/ Chemical Technology/ Petrochemical Technology.
Mechanical: Mechanical/Production/ Production & Industrial/ Manufacturing/Mechanical & Automobile
Electrical: Electrical/Electrical & Electronics
Instrumentation: Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & Control/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electrical & Instrumentation/Electronics/ Electrical & Electronics
Business Information System: Computer Science/ Information Technology OR Full Time Bachelor Degree with minimum 60 % marks and 3 years Full Time Master Degree in Computer Application (MCA) with minimum 65 % marks.
Telecom/Telemetry: Electronics/Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Telecommunication/ Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical & Telecommunication.

SC, ST and PWD candidates will get relaxation of 5% marks. However, SC/ ST /PWD candidates applying against unreserved posts will not have relaxation in minimum qualifying percentage of marks in education qualification. 

Only full time Regular courses will be considered. This shall include School examinations (Class X and XII), all Diploma(s), Graduation and Post-Graduation as specified under the qualifications. All qualifications must be from UGC recognized Indian University / UGC recognized Indian Deemed University or AICTE approved courses from Autonomous Indian Institutions / concerned statutory council (wherever applicable).

Those currently in final year (2015-16) of their Engineering Degree/MCA Degree (for ET (BIS) only) course may also apply provided candidates belonging to General and OBC (NCL) category have secured minimum 65% marks in aggregate and candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD category have secured minimum 60% marks in aggregate up to the last semester/ year examination at the time of applying. Selection of such candidates will be further subject to obtaining minimum prescribed marks in their Engineering Degree/ MCA Degree (for ET (BIS) only) and submission of Engineering Degree / MCA Degree (for ET (BIS) only) certificate (at least provisional certificate) and mark sheets of all semesters / years towards documentary proof of having passed the qualifying Engineering Degree / MCA Degree (for ET (BIS) only) examination in relevant discipline/ branch, by 31st August, 2016.

Wherever CGPA/OGPA or letter grade in a Degree is awarded, equivalent percentage of marks should be indicated in the application as per norms adopted by University/Institutes. Engineering Degree can be B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. Engg. Candidates having 5 years B.E / B. Tech. + M.E / M. Tech. integrated dual degree in engineering in relevant discipline shall also be considered.

Age Limit & Relaxation: The upper age Limit is 28 years as on 29.01.2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates. It is relaxable by 10 years for PWD-General, 13 years for PWD-OBC (NCL) and 15 years for PWD-SC/ST candidates. The above relaxation in upper age limit is applicable only in respect of posts which are reserved for SC/ ST/ OBC (NCL) candidates. SC/ST/ OBC (NCL) candidates applying against unreserved (UR) posts will not get relaxation in upper age limit.

Relaxation in upper age limit shall be applicable for PWDs irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved or not, provided the post is identified suitable for PWDs. The upper age limit is also relaxable by 5 years for candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir between 1.1.1980 and 31.12.1989. In case of Ex-servicemen who have put in not less than six months continuous service in the Armed Forces of the Union, they shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from their actual age, and if the resultant age does not exceed by more than 3 years the maximum age limit prescribed for the posts/ services for which a candidate seeks appointment, he/she be deemed to satisfy the conditions regarding the age limit. Maximum upper age of the applicant shall not exceed 56 years including all possible age relaxations.

Application: Eligible candidates who wish to apply for the position of Executive Trainee in GAIL will be required to first apply for GATE-2016 at, latest by October 1, 2015 and thereafter, appear in GATE-2016 as per instructions and timelines notified by GATE-2016 Organizing Institute, in the relevant GATE Examination.

The relevant GATE Examination Papers to be taken for Executive Trainee in different disciplines, with their codes are the following
Chemical -Chemical Engineering (Code-CH); Mechanical-Mechanical Engineering (ME), Electrical- Electrical Engineering (EE), Instrumentation- Instrumentation Engineering (IN), Business Information System -Computer Science and Information Technology (CS), Telecom/ Telemetry- Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC).

Based on the GATE-2016 score and requirement, candidates will be shortlisted for Group Discussion and/ or Personal Interview for the position of Executive Trainees.

Only GATE-2016 score is valid for this recruitment.

On receipt/ downloading of GATE- 2016 Admit card with registration number, candidates will have to separately apply online in GAIL indicating their GATE-2016 Registration Number at  The relevant link will be made available from 1100 hrs on 22.12.2015 to 1800 hrs on 29.01.2016. Applicant should ensure that the GATE-2016 Registration number which is mentioned on GATE-2016 admit card, is entered correctly in the online application. Name should be filled up as appearing in the GATE-2016 Admit card. No request with respect to making changes in any data/ particulars entered by the candidate in the online application will be entertained, once the application is submitted successfully.

A Candidate can apply for one post/ discipline only. After successful submission of online application by the candidate, a unique registration number shall be generated by the system and a message shall be displayed in the system that the online application has been submitted successfully and an auto generated email mentioning the unique registration number shall reach the candidate informing that his/ her application has been submitted successfully.

After applying online, candidate is required to take a printout of the Application Form generated by the system with unique registration number, space for affixing photograph and signature and other details. The candidate has to affix his/ her recent passport size colour photograph and put his/ her signature at the space provided and keep it with him/ her safely. Candidates called for Group Discussion and/ or Interview will be required to produce the same documents at the time of Group Discussion and/ or Interview.

Candidates should not send this printout to any office of GAIL (India) Limited.

There is no separate fee for applying for the posts of Executive.
Those employed in Central/ State Government Department, Central/State PSUs or Semi Government Organization must produce No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of Group Discussions and/ or Interview from their present employer, if they qualify for Group Discussions and/ or Interview. In case, the candidate fails to produce the NOC from his/ her present employer at the time of Group Discussions and/ or Interview, his/ her candidature will not be considered.

LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship

LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship

Applications can be submitted online at  till 23rd September, 2015, for the 'LIC Golden Jubilee Scholarship' for students belonging to the economically weaker families for pursuing higher studies.

The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker families so as to provide them, better opportunities for higher education and enhance their employability.

The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private college/university. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes at Graduation level.

Applicant should have passed Class XII exam or its equivalent in the academic year 2014-15 and should be interested to pursue higher education in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Graduation in any discipline, Diploma Course in any field or other equivalent courses or in Vocational Courses through Government recognized Colleges/Institutes or courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITI).

For Medicine, Engineering, Graduation in any discipline or Diploma course in any field, applicant should have passed Class XII exam or equivalent in the Academic year 2014-15 with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade. For Vocational Courses, applicant should have passed Class X or equivalent in the Academic year 2014-15, with at least 60% marks.

In both cases, annual income of parents/guardian from all sources should not exceed Rs.1,00,000/- per annum. Scholarship shall be provided for the entire duration of the course subject to the candidate fulfilling the requisite eligibility conditions for renewal.

The Scholarship amount is Rs. 10,000/- per annum, payable in ten monthly instalments of Rs.1,000/- each. The Scholarship amount will be transferred to Bank Account of the selected scholar through NEFT. In case the candidate is selected for scholarship, the Bank Account details and IFSC code are compulsory.

20 Scholarships will be given per Divisional Centre of LIC with 10 each for boys and girls.

Selection of LIC Scholar will be on the basis of merit assessed by the percentage of marks in class 12th /10th and family background based on annual income of the family. Eligible Students having the lowest income shall be given preference in the ascending order.

Those selected should secure more than 55%marks in professional streams and 50% marks in graduation courses in Arts/Science/Commerce or equivalent grade in the previous final examination of the course for which scholarship is awarded, for continuation of the scholarship in subsequent years. Scholarship shall not be given to more than one student in a family.

The students should be regular in attendance for which the yardstick shall be decided by the competent authority of the school/college/university.

Income certificate should be on self-certification basis by way of an affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper for self-employed parents and from employer for employed parents supported by documents (from revenue department) such as land held in the name of parents.

The scholarship may be suspended or cancelled, if a student violates any terms and conditions of the scholarship.

LIC Golden Jubilee Foundation will lay down the detailed procedure for processing and sanctioning of scholarships to eligible students.

Application is to be submitted at the link  Once online application is submitted, the candidate will get acknowledgement at the email ID provided by him/her in the online application. Further correspondence will be made by the Divisional Office which is mentioned in the acknowledgement mail. The candidate should ensure to submit correct email id and contact number for communication at a later date, if required. Bank Account details and IFSC code are not compulsory at this stage.

National Board of Examinations DNB PDCET 2015

National Board of Examinations, New Delhi


National Board of Examinations, New Delhi has invited applications for admission to Post Graduate DNB (Secondary) Courses of January 2016 Session through Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test (PDCET). The examination shall be held on 27 November, 2015. All the candidates who appear in the above examination will be given a merit position (rank) based on the descending order of the marks obtained by them in the above examination. The merit list shall be published specialty wise ((merit list for DGO, DMRD, DMRT, DORTHO, DOMS, DLO, DA, DVD, DPM, DCH, DNM, DTCD, DPMR, DCP and DIHTM shall be published separately).

List of Specialties in which Post Diploma DNB courses are available:
01 DNB (Anaesthesiology)
02 DNB (Dermatology and VD)
03 DNB (Nuclear Medicine
05 DNB (Ophthalmology)
06 DNB (Orthopaedics)
07 DNB (Otorhinolaryngology)
08 DNB (Paediatrics)
09 DNB (Psychiatry)
10 DNB (Radio-Diagnosis)
11 DNB (Radio-Therapy)
12 DNB (Respiratory Disease)
13 DNB (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
14 DNB (Pathology)
15 DNB (Immunohematology & Transfusion-Medicine)
16 DNB (Emergency Medicine)

Candidates who have passed the final examination leading to the award of Post Graduate Diploma from Indian Universities which are duly recognized as per provisions of Indian Medical Council Act 1956, Govt of India i.e. have passed/Passing the final examinations for Post graduate diploma on or before 31st December 2015 can apply for the Post diploma CET examination in same Broad specialty. Candidates shall have completed his/her 2 years of post diploma training by 31st December 2015. A proof to this effect has to be produced at the time of counseling for admission to January, 2016 admission session.

Registration & Fee
Candidates can register Online at
Exam Fee: Rs. 4500/-
The above fee is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India/or net banking.

Online Registration & Scheduling for the examination must be completed by 22 October, 2015

Scheme of examination:
The test comprises 180 multiple choice, single correct response questions of 1 mark each in English language only as per the following
indicative scheme:
S.No. Specialty No.of Questions
1. Human Biology (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) 50
2. Applied Pathology,Microbiology andPharmacology 50
3. Medicine andAllied Sciences 50
4. Surgery andAllied Sciences 50
5. Obstetrics and Gynaecology 50
6. Community Medicine including basic statistic and research methodology 50

Centres  PDCET:
The exam will be conducted at selected test centres in 33 cities:
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati,
Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida,
Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, (Bardoli) Surat Trivandrum,Udaipur,Varanasi.

Important Dates
Online Registration & Scheduling for DNB-PDCET : 22 October, 2015
Examination date : 27 November, 2015
Declaration of Results : By 25 January, 2016
Cut off date for completing Post Diploma Qualification : 31st December, 2015

University of Calcutta Ph D in Music Admission notification 2015

University of Calcutta

Admission notification to the Ph D Programme in Music -2015

Applications are invited from the candidates intending to enroll for the Ph D programme in Music in the prescribed proforma. The selection procedure will adhere to the following schedule/ criteria. All subsequent notifications related to this programme will be made in the Notice Board of the Bengal Music College.

Number of seals      12

• Reservation Policy will be followed as per the West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013.

Eligibility : Master Degree in Music from a UGC recognized University

Last date for submission of applications : 15th October, 2015 (Thursday)

• Application Form is available at RET Form.pdf

• Filled-in form, accompanied by a one-page research proposal and copies of mark-sheet of Master Degree in Music and NET/SET/SLET/M Phil certificate (if applicable), will have to be submitted at the Bengal Music College Office, after paying the prescribed fees at the Universitv Cash counter. Before that, the payment challan has to be endorsed by the HOD.

Display of the list of eligible candidates
Date of Research Eligibility Test Written Part (RET-WP) : 18lh November. 2015 (Wednesday) : 2nd December, 2015 (Wednesday)
• The eligible candidates who cleared NET/SET/SLET/MPhil are exempted from appearing in RET-WP and should directly appear for RET-Oral Part (RET-OP) interview.
• SYLLABUS OF RET-WP will be the same as for the UGC NET Examination in Music
• SYLLABUS OF RET-WP : 30 multiple-choice questions (all compulsory - 2 mark each) and 2 essay-type questions (10- mark each) are to be answered out of 3 questions within 2 hours.

Display of the list of successful candidates in RET-WP : 9th December, 2015 (Wednesday)
Date of RET-OP Interview : 16th December, 2015 (Wednesday) at 12-30 P.M.
Display of the list of successful candidates eligible for admission to the PhD programme : 22th November, 2015 (Tentative)
Date of commencement of PhD Coursework : To be announced later

Ph. D Committee in Music

University of Calcutta