Sunday, August 23, 2015

Call for Indo-French EFIPRA programme

Joint Call for Proposals, 2016
Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique(Inria)jointly withthe Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique of France (CNRS)
Under Indo-French Programme(CEFIPRA Targeted Programme)in Information and Communication Science & Technology (ICST)

(Deadline for Submitting Proposals: 30th September, 2015)
Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (Inria) jointly with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique of France (CNRS) launch a joint call for proposals to foster collaboration between scientific Communities of two countries in the area of Information and Communication Science & Technology. In India, on behalf of the Department of Science & Technology, Indo-French Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) invites proposals from the Indian scientists / researchers.

Areas of Collaboration (targeted topic for the call)
Project proposals will be supported in the following scientific areas:
> Distributed and Autonomous Systems;
> Machine Learning
> Cybersecurity.

 Applicants from both countries must fulfil the following requirements: On the Indian side: Applicants have to hold a permanent position as scientists/ Faculty members in universities/ deemed universities, academic institutes and national research and development laboratories/institutes. On the French side: As per CNRS (Link 1)&Inria‘s call for proposal(Link2).
The joint proposal shall be written in English. Proposal submitted to only one Party will not be considered. All applicants must fulfill their national eligibility rules for their research grant application. A format is given for the submission of proposal. Applicants from Indian side should ensure that French collaborator must submit the proposal to Inria (who wants to collaborate with Inria Research Team) or to CNRS (who wants to collaborate with CNRS Research Unit) in their specified format.
Evaluation of Project Proposal:
After the closure date of call, Inria, CNRS and DST will exchange list of proposals, received on their side.Commonly received proposals will be evaluated by DST, CNRS and Inria according to their own evaluation rules, and will rank the proposals based on scientific quality and interest.
The evaluation criteria will be based on the following:
Relevance of the proposal to the call
Technical and Scientific quality of the proposal
Quality of the project management & methodology
Global Impact of the proposal
Quality of the consortium and good synergies between the partners
Mobilization of resources
Added value to be expected from French-Indian research collaboration
Balanced Scientific and Financial contribution
Based on the scientific evaluation, national ranking, and consensus reached through discussions, a joint committee will select the joint project (s) to be supported.

Project funding:
Jointly selected proposals will be funded in India by DST and in France by Inria (for Inria Research Team) or by CNRS (for CNRS Research unit). The joint proposal must meet the criteria of the funding agencies for consideration. Each project will be funded for a period of three years. The indicative funding from each side will be Euro 10000-15000 (8- 12 lakhs) per project per year. The support will be given under the following heads.
 International travel (including airfare (India to France & Vis-a-vis), daily allowance, accommodation anddomestic travel in the receiving country during a participant's stay abroad) for researchers, engineers, post-doctoral Fellows, Ph.D Students as per CEFIPRA norms ( Link-3)
Support for JRF /SRF / PDF (as per DST guidelines)
Contingency Upto Rs. 30,000 per year.

The cost of accident and sickness insurance during travel will not be supported under this Programme. Since, the project is supported mainly for collaboration; applicants have to indicate about the status of co-funding.

Intellectual Property:
The rights of intellectual property arising from the program shall be, in principle, the joint property of the project participants and their employing institutions. In respect of each result, which is to be protected, the project participants shall decide the modalities of protecting the rights. For each selected joint proposal, the project participants shall prepare a joint Intellectual Property Management Plan. Fund will be released only after receiving of the mutually acceptedIP Plan.

Guidelines for submission of applications:
Application in prescribed Format flink-4) along with joint submission agreement signed by both the partners and certificates duly signed by Heads of the Institutions should be submitted to the Director, Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research, 5B, Ground Floor, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003 (India) on or before 30th September, 2015. One Advanced copy must be sent by email to mail id submit<5 cefipra.ore="" span="">. Applications received after due date or receivedon only one side will not be considered for evaluation.
(Deadline for Submitting of proposals: 30th September, 2015)

For further information please contact: Director
Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research 5B, Ground Floor, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003 (India) Tel.: (+91-11) 24682251, (+91-11) 24682252,Fax: (+91-11) 24688632 Website: www.cefipra.ore

Development Management Institute Post Graduate Programme in Development Management (PDM) 2016 – 18

Development Management Institute
Mission and Programme Focus Participatory Governance and Management for Sustainable Development

AICTE approved 2 year Full-Time
Post Graduate Programme in Development Management (PDM) 2016 – 18

Why PDM at DMI?
Personal Growth by widening perspectives through five terms of interactive classroom learning.
Transformation through experiential learning and exposure to development management contexts.

----■ Distinguishing Features ■----
Experiential Learningthrough
Six Weeks of Development Immersion
EightWeeksof Enterprise Learning
Twelve Weeks of Management Internship

Scholar Support linked to academic performance, with scope for 100% fee waiver Assured Placement for Personally Rewarding and Professionally Meaningful Careers

Minimum 50% marks or equivalent (45% marks or equivalent for SC/ST candidates) in Graduation.
Valid Score in any AlCTE-approved Management Admission Test 2016, i.e.CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA.
Selection based on equally weighted scores in:
Management Admission Test 2016 Development Management Aptitude Test
Group Exercises Personal Interview
*Neither IIMs nor any other institute has any role in the selection process or conduct of PDM at DMI. Sponsored Candidates
Government, Non-Government, Development Organizations and Member-based Collective Enterprises may sponsor employees meeting the eligibility.
Admission Process
Register for at least one among CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA for 2016 admissions.
Fill in the application form ONLINE available at during Sep. 1, 2015 - Feb. 15,2016.
Download the filled in form and send it, so as to reach DMI latest by Feb. 29, 2016, at the following address:
Supported by:
Development Management Institute
Second Floor, Udyog Bhawan Campus, East Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 800 004
Email: | Phone: 0612-3212762 | Website :



Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of "DBT-Research Associateship" for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology. The Associatcship Is tenable In Research Institution / Universities including non­profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a spouse red by the Department of Biotechnology. Ministry of Science and Technology. Government of India.

The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science. Engineering or M.D. or M.S. (Medical) degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The Associateship can be availed within 2-3 yearsof the award of Ph.D.. M.D. M.S. degree; however, may be relaxablc (by 2 years) in case of in-service candidates. Those who have already submitted the Ph.D.'M.D.'M.S. thesis arc also eligible to apply (attach proof of submission front the Registrar / Controller of examination-.! The application should be below the age of 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.

The Research Associatcship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending upon the progress of the research, the Associatcship may be extended upto 5 years. In both cases, renewal is subject to satisfactory annual academic progress. Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs. 36,000-40,000/- per month and a research contingency grant of Rs. 50.000 per year, payable to the host Institution. Candidates
who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D.'M.D..'M.S. degree, if selected will be paid Rs. 28,000.- per month till award of the degree. The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associatcship. 'I he Associatcships normally are not availed at the same Institution where candidates have earned their Ph.D./M.D./ M.S. degree or with the doctoral thesis supervisor or continue on doctoral thesis work. Candidates who are already in regular employment can avail the Associateship during the period of his1 her sabbatical.' study leave, in a different Institute / University.

The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. 'Die interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in October/November 2015. The candidates called for interview will not be paid TA'D A to attend the interview. If the candidate accepts the Associateship. he/she must join the host Institution. University within a month's time.

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper strictly as per the formal available al'dbtra.html. The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, name of the supervisor, enclose one [«: 11;*-■ synopsis of proposed research which must be compatible with the on-going research of the proposed supervisor, and his/her consent for availing the Associatcship. They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the Associatcship, he she will complete the tenure of the Associaleship. However, they may be allowed to relinquish the Associatcship only if accepting permanent employment in India. Those who had applied previously need not apply.

Applications should be addressed to: Co-ordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus,
Bangalore-560 012.

The last date for the same is September 30, 2015 and the envelope should be cleared marked as "DBT-Research Associateship". For details please visit our website:

Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Dept. of Biotechnology
Govt, of India


Hyderabad-500 007 (A Central University established by an Act of Parliament)
The EFL University invites applications for admission to the following distance
mode (correspondence) programmes:
SI. No.
Name of the Programme
Sale of application form
Receipt of application form
M.A. in English
Graduation with English as one of the subjects
01.08.2015 to 15.10.2015
on or before 31.10.2015
Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English (PGCTE)
M.A. in English*
01.10.2015 to 15.02.2016
on or before 28.02.2016
Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English (PGDTE)
PGCTE from EFL University (formerly CIEFL)
01.08.2015 to 15.10.2015
on or before 31.10.2015
*For alternative eligibility requirements, refer to Prospectus or website: For application form and prospectus for the above programmes, write to the "Dean, School of Distance Education, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 500 007" enclosing a crossed demand draft for Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/-for SC/ST) drawn in favour of the "Registrar, EFL University, Hyderabad 500 007".
The relevant application form can also be downloaded from our website: Fee concession for SC/ST and PwD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates as per rules.

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot ANM/GNM Admission Notice 2015

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot

ANM/GNM Admission Notice 2015

Applications are invited upto 10.09.2015 till 5.00 pm in the respective constituent colleges of the _University for admission to various courses

State institute of Nursing and Para Medical Sciences, Badal Distt. Muktsar. Contact:- 96465-99030
ANM/GNM (for girls only)
DMLT7 Dip. In Radiography (boys and girls)
Counselling on 17.09.2015 in the office of Principal. SINPMS. Badal
ION, University Regional Centre, Sri Goindwal Sahib, Distt. Tarn-Taran. Contact:- 82830-96400
GNM (for Girls only)
Counselling on 19.09.2015 in the office of Principal, ION, URC, Sri Goindwal Sahib

No separate call letters for counseling will be sent. Detailed terms & conditions and the application forms can be obtained by hand from the respective college offices on any working day or can be downloaded from our website


For details, see the link:

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot Master of Sciences (Nursing) Entrance Test (PMNET-2015)

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot

Master of Sciences (Nursing) Entrance Test (PMNET-2015)

Applications have been invited for admission to Master of Sciences (Nursing) in Colleges affiliated with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot through Punjab Master of Sciences (Nursing) Entrance Test (PMNET-2015)

Candidate should have obtained certificate in BSc (Nursing) / BSc (Post Basic Nursing) from an institution recognized by the Punjab Nursing Registration Council, Indian Nursing Council and situated in the state of Punjab.

The candidate should have passed BSc Nursing / BSc Post Basic Nursing with minimum 55% marks from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot or equivalent examination with requisite percentage of marks as prescribed above in this para, recognized by Indian Nursing Council, from a recognized University. In case candidate passed qualifying examination from IGNOU, New Delhi, study centre must be recognized by the Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi.

Should have at least one year of work experience at the time of joining of the course in Bed Side Nursing or Public Health Nursing or Nursing Educational Institute recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC) after Basic BSc Nursing or before / after Post Basic BSc Nursing.
The candidate should be bonafide resident of Punjab.

Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate at
After online applying, candidate should have to deposit requisite fee in the University account through any branch of the Oriental Bank of Commerce by using specified Bank Challan Form, which will be generated after applying online at website
Fee for General Category is Rs. 5000/- and for SC category Rs. 2500/- and it should be deposited by specified date.

Important Dates:
Last date for receipt of Online Application is 08.09.2015.
Last date for deposition of application fee of Rs. 5000/-(2500/- for SC) in any Branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce through Bank Challan Form which is generated after filling online application form: 09.09.2015 by 04.00 pm.
Date of conduct of PMNET-2015: 13.09.2015
Date of counseling at UCON Faridkot at 9:00 am: 08.10.2015

For details, log on to the link: