Saturday, May 15, 2010

The Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship 2010 – Lahore

The Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship 2010 – Lahore

The Scholarship was established in honour of Professor Annemarie Schimmel to commemorate her great contribution to culture and poetry in Pakistan and her role as a dedicated woman scholar. It offers the opportunity to do post-graduate study in the United Kingdom to a woman who is committed to make a genuine contribution to her chosen field on her return to Pakistan.

Eligibility: The Schimmel scholars will be chosen for their ability and commitment without discrimination as to religion, caste or creed. Candidates must have either a professional degree or they should have completed sixteen years of education in a relevant discipline. They must be citizens of Pakistan and have a declared intention to return and pursue a career in Pakistan. Those having a minimum two year professional work experience will be given preference. There is no restriction on age, but preference will be given to candidates between the ages of 25 and 40. A genuine need for financial assistance is an essential condition of the scholarship.
The candidates must supply adequate evidence that they would not be able to study abroad without financial assistance. Candidates must bear the expenses of air travel. While not a requirement, preference will be given to those candidates who have secured admission to a programme of study at a recognized institution of their choice in the United Kingdom. In the absence of a sufficiently qualified candidate the scholarship committee reserves the right to make no nomination. Candidates must have cleared their IELTS exam before appearing for the final interview held in November/December of the current year.

Uniqueness of the Scholarship: The Scholarship has a reputation for absolute fairness and is extremely generous. It allows candidates to choose from the best and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in Britain. It covers the full cost of tuition and basic living expenses. The selection is based completely on merit but a major consideration is given to the need and relevance of the particular degree for Pakistan and the commitment of the scholar to return and serve in Pakistan.

Field of Study: Selection will not be restricted to any subject. Preference will be given to traditional humanities or sciences and also to humanitarian fields, such as public health, special education and ancillary medical fields, for example, physiotherapy and radiography. Studies in economic development, social sciences and modular courses in various disciplines will also be considered. Subjects excluded are journalism, business, management, IT, media, and gender/women's studies. Candidates wishing to pursue higher learning in areas related to Annemarie Schimmel's scholarship on Islam are encouraged to apply.The course of study can be purely academic or could involve practical training. Prospective candidates are strongly urged to acquire basic computer literacy and word processing skills.

Duration: The scholarship is awarded for one academic year (session starting Sept/Oct. 2011) for a Master's degree at recognized institutions of higher education in the UK. Doctoral candidates are not eligible.

Application Procedure: Applications are invited up to 7th June 2010, accompanied by ALL required documents. They must be submitted once and not in parts. Incomplete and late applications will not be entertained. An initial short-listing will be done according to the eligibility criteria mentioned.

Written Test: A written test will be held for the short-listed candidates in September 2010. The test will be conducted simultaneously in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. The candidates will be able to select their centre of choice in advance. The test is general in nature, aiming to check the candidate's aptitude and proficiency in English. It is not subject based and does not require any specific preparation.

Interview: Between five to ten candidates are selected for the final interview with the AMSS committee. The interview will be held in October/November 2010, at Lahore. The candidates are expected to bear their own travel expenses.

Application Deadline: Last date for receipt of application is 7th June, 2010.

Application Form: For Online Application Form Click
Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship
76-C Tech Society
Lahore - Email:

Contact Number: 0300-4601476

Nordam Dee Howard/Etienne Fage Scholarship 2010

Nordam Dee Howard/Etienne Fage Scholarship 2010

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and The NORDAM Group annually award $2,500 to an undergraduate who is officially enrolled as an aerospace engineering or aeronautical systems maintenance engineering major at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

The NORDAM Dee Howard/Etienne Fage Scholarship was created by NBAA and The NORDAM Group to honor the lifetime achievements of two aerospace engineering pioneers, Dee Howard and Etienne Fage. NORDAM has been a world leader in aircraft component manufacturing and repair since 1969.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the NORDAM Dee Howard/Etienne Fage Scholarship, the applicant must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior and have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. A completed and signed application form must be accompanied by an essay, official transcript, resume and letter of recommendation.
Awards: Awards will be made to U.S. citizens without regard to sex, race, religion or national origin. This scholarship will be presented at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention in October 2010. It will be redeemable under the conditions established by NBAA and The NORDAM Group, and checks will be made payable to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The scholarship recipient must use all scholarship funds within 24 calendar months of the announcement of the award or risk forfeit of the award.

Application Procedure: Completed and signed applications and required documents must be postmarked no later than July 30, 2010, to be considered for the scholarship.

National Business Aviation Association
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Contact Number: (202) 783-9250



The British Council is delighted to announce the launch of the British Council IELTS Scholarship for Indian students planning to study at universities overseas. In line with its mission to promote the global sharing of knowledge and ideas, the British Council will select eight students from India, each of whom will receive an award of Rs.3,00,000 towards the cost of tuition fees.

Be a citizen of India.
Begin full time postgraduate study outside India in 2010.
Attend a higher education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements.
Have a valid IELTS score, with a minimum band score average 6.5.
Have taken their most recent IELTS test with the British Council.
Be able to provide an acceptance letter from the attending institution by 20 August 2010.
Application Procedure:
 Take an IELTS test with the British Council and receive your scores.
Download and complete the application form and go through the FAQs.
Last date for completed applications is 31 July 2010. You must complete selection Task.
Forty applicants will be shortlisted. We will notify you via email by 6 August 2010 whether you have been short-listed. Short-listed applicants will be required to make a ten minute presentation on a topic that will be communicated, followed by a brief interview.
We must receive from the short-listed applicants a letter of acceptance from the university you plan to attend prior to 20 August 2010.
 Failure to submit your letter of acceptance by the 20 August deadline will result in your immediate removal from the short-list of applicants.
 We will notify all short-listed applicants of the final result by email by 31 August 2010.

Application Date: The complete application must be received by us by 31 July 2010.

Application Form: For Online Application Form Click

IELTS Scholarship
British Council
British Deputy High Commission
737 Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600002

Contact Number: +91-44-42050600

National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT) PDF, Ph. D/ M. Tech ADMISSIONS 2010

National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT)

Post Doctoral and Doctoral Programmes: ( PDF, Ph. D),
Master of Technology Courses: (M. Tech.)

National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), invites from eligible candidates for various programmes as detailed below:

Post Doctoral and Doctoral Programmes: ( PDF, Ph. D)
The Institute's main emphasis is on Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Foundry, Forge & allied Materials Processing Technology, Environmental Science & Engineering, Computational Materials Engineering Pure and Applied Sciences. The selected candidates will also be required to assist in teaching and upkeep of the laboratories.

For Post Doctoral Fellow, a Ph.D degree is mandatory. For Ph.D, the candidates should have Master Degree in appropriate branch of engineering with minimum CGPA of 6.5 or 60 % from a recognized institute/ university. First class Master Degree in basic and applied sciences will also be considered. Candidate must have been admitted to the M.Tech. programme with a valid Gate score for scholarship. For admission to Ph.D programmes in Science/Humanities/Management, the candidates must have a NET Fellowship (UGC/CSIR) valid from the current year in relevant areas.

Application may be sent on plain paper giving details of curriculum vitae including academic achievements and work experience. No application fee is charged. Applications are generally entertained twice in a year in the months of June and December.

Master of Technology Courses: (M. Tech.)
Master of Technology course is of 24 months (4- semester) duration and is offered in the following areas:
(a) Foundry- Forge Technology
(b) Manufacturing Engineering
(c) Materials Science and Engineering
(d) Environmental Engineering

(For the respective courses as mentioned above)
(a) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/ Production Engineering or Equivalent

(b) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/Production/ Electrical/ Aeronautical/ Chemical/Industrial/ Manufacturing Engineering.

(c) Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Metallurgical/Ceramic/.Materials Science and Engineering or Master of Science in Physics/ Chemistry.

(c) Bachelor's Degree in any branch of Engineering or Master of Science in Physics/ Chemistry/ Environmental Science.(with mathematics up to Bachelor level) Minimum CGPA of 6.5 or 60 % aggregate marks for General and CGPA of 6.0 or 55 % aggregate marks for SC/ ST candidates. Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of GATE score, marks obtained in last qualifying examinations and interview. A valid GATE score is mandatory for grant of scholarship (Rs. 8000/- per month at present) as per AICTE norms. GATE score is not mandatory for sponsored / self-financing candidates.

Advanced Diploma Courses : (ADC)
Advanced diploma course of 18 months (3-semester) duration is offered in the following areas:
(a) Foundry Technology
(b) Forge Technology

Diploma in Mechanical/Metallurgical /Production Engineering or B.Sc.(Phy., Chem., Maths) with 50% marks for General/OBC category & 45% for SC/ST
Selection Criteria: On the basis of written test on 11/07/2010 at NIFFT, RANCHI.
Stipend: Rs. 1000/= per month

Limited seats are also available for sponsored candidates.

Candidates appearing in Final Examination may also apply.

Placement: Excellent placement records.

Mode of Application (For Master of Technology and Advanced Diploma Courses only):

Application forms (indicating name of the course) can be obtained from the office of Chairman, Academic Affairs, NIFFT, Hatia, Ranchi- 834 003 by sending requisite fee in the form of Demand Draft drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favour of "NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOUNDRY AND FORGE TECHNOLOGY'' payable at Ranchi along with self addressed envelope of size 28x16 cm. bearing stamp worth Rs. 25/-. Institute will not be responsible for any postal delays/ loss. Alternatively, the application form and other information can be downloaded from the institute's website

Application Fees:
For Advanced Diploma Course: Rs. 300/-for General/ OBC and Rs. 80/- for SC/ST Candidates.

For Master of Technology Candidates: Rs. 350/- for General/ OBC and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST Candidates.

Application forms completed in all respect with supporting documents and requisite fees may be sent to the office of Chairman, Academic Affairs as per following schedule.

Important Dates:
Issue of application forms: From 30.04.2010 to 08.06.2010
Last date of Receipt of completed application forms (PDF, PhD, M Tech &ADC): 15.06.2010


School Of Aviation Science and Technology, New Delhi ic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Certificate Programe Admission 2010

School Of Aviation Science and Technology, New Delhi

Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's Certificate Programe
Admission 2010

Minimum 3 years (which may be extended by 6 months or so depending upon the performance of the students) Aircraft Maintenance Engineer's Certificate Training Programme duly approved by Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India, for appearing in 'Mechanical' and 'Avionics' stream. The students have to pass each semester examinations with 70% marks and 80% attendance in each semester before appearing for DGCA AME licence exam.

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 or equivalent with 50% marks each in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & English and 55% marks in the aggregate in these aforesaid subjects, 60% and above preferred or 3 years State Govt. Diploma in Mechanical/Electronics/Electrical with 60% marks, higher percentage preferred or B.Sc (Pass) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics having obtained 55% marks in their Graduation.

Age Limit: Up to 20 years for 10+2, 22 years for B.Sc and Diploma holder as on 01-07-2010. However, in exceptional case slight relaxation in age may be considered.
Application Procedure: Typed/handwritten application on plain paper, giving complete bio-data along with one passport size colored photograph duly attested by a Gazetted Officer / Principal, date of birth certificate, qualification certificate (10+2 mark sheet) and a demand draft for Rs. 800/- (non-refundable) payable to 'The Delhi Flying Club Ltd., New Delhi' must reach the Director(Trg), latest by 14th June 2010 up to 5 p.m.
Eligible candidate to report for entrance test covering objective questions of 10+2 standard (Physics, Chemistry & Maths) and essay in English on Sunday 20th June,2010 at 4.00 p.m. in the school premises. Final year students must submit the result by 5th July 2010. Please note that the candidates shall not be intimated individually for test.

The Secretary, Delhi Flying Club,
Safdarjung Airport,
New Delhi-110003

Contact Number: 24618325, 24618931, Extn-28


Tuesday, May 11, 2010

SNDT Women's University - SNDT Common Entrance Test 2010

SNDT Women's University
CET 2010

SNDT Common Entrance Test 2010 on 6th June 2010

Under Graduate Degree Programmes -:

* B.Design (4 Years)
a. Fashion Design
b. Fashion Communication
c. Lifestyle
d. Textile Design

* B.Sc Jewellery Design (3 Years)
Eligibility - 10 + 2 From recognized Board or Equivalent

Post Graduate Programmes :

PGD Fashion Retail Management (2 Years)
PGD Apparel Manufacturing and Merchandising (2 Years)
PGD Fashion Design (2 Years)

Eligibility - Graduation from recognized University or Equivalent.

Exam Centre - Noida, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Delhi, Lucknow, Patna, Kolkata, Chennai.

Reservation Quota as per Govt Norms

Details of CET/Reservation Policy and application form can be download from website Detailed prospectus will be available at the concern college on payment. The DD of Rs.1,000/- should be drawn in favour of "Register SNDT Women's University" payable at Mumbai to be send to any of the college listed below :-

Satyam Fashion Institute, Noida (
School of Fashion Technology, Pune (
S.N.D.T Women's University Campus P.V. Polytechnic, Mumbai (
S.D.P.S Women's college, Indore.

S.N.D.T University reserves the right to make necessary changes.

For more information visit-:

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology-RGIPT Rae Bareli admissions 2010 - Admissions to 2-year M.Tech programme 2010-12

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology-RGIPT Rae Bareli

Admissions 2010

Admissions to 2-year M.Tech programme 2010-12
following disciplines

1. Petroleum Engineering
Eligibility: Minimum B.Tech/B.E (1st division,CPI> 6.0) in petroleum,chemical,mechanical,production,industrial,instrumentation and control

2. Petroleum Exploration
Eligibilty: Minimum M.Sc (1st division,CPI> 6.0) in geology or geophysics

Further the candidates should have valid GATE score or sponsored by their employer

For details with respect to eligibility,criterion,selection process,downloading application forms visit-:

Last date of receiving application form is 15th June 2010

Anna University Chennai M.Sc. (Computer Science) / M.Sc. (Information Technology) / M.Sc. Electronic Media Admissions 2010-2012

Anna University Chennai

Five year Integrated Self-Supporting Degree Programme,
(1) M.Sc. (Computer Science) / M.Sc. (Information Technology) and
(2) M.Sc. Electronic Media
ADMISSIONS 2010-2012

Anna University Chennai invites applications for Admission to Five year Integrated Self-Supporting Degree Programme in
(1) M.Sc. (Computer Science) / M.Sc. (Information Technology) and
(2) M.Sc. Electronic Media
offered at College of Engineering Guindy Campus, Anna University Chennai, for the
Academic Year 2010-11

(1) M.Sc. (Computer Science) / M.Sc. (Information Technology)
A pass in the H.Sc. (Academic) or equivalent in the first appearance itself, with Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry as three of the four subjects of study prescribed under Part III with minimum eligibility marks.

(2) M.Sc. (Electronic Media)
A pass in the H.Sc. of 10+2 curriculum of any group under Part III (or) its equivalent.

AGE LIMIT: The candidate shall not have completed 21 years of age as on 1st July 2010. The age restriction is relaxable by 3 years for SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu.

IN PERSON by cash or DD for Rs.600/- (Rs.300/- for SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) towards registration fee at Examination Centre, Anna University Chennai, Chennai-600 025.

THROUGH WEBSITE: Application form can be downloaded from the website and send it along with DD for Rs.600/- (Rs.300 for SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu).

Tamil Nadu SC/ST candidates should produce xerox copy of the Community Certificate for availing registration fee concessions.

All Demand Drafts should be drawn in favour of 'The Director (Admissions), Anna University Chennai", payable at Chennai obtained from any Nationalised bank on or after 09.05.2010

Completed application form should be sent to the Director (Admissions), Examination Centre, Anna University Chennai, Chennai - 25 on or before 02.6.2010

Commencement of issue of application form : 12.05.2010
Last date for issue and submission of filled in Application in person and by post : 02.6.2010

For more details visit


Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) UG Admission 2010

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
UG Admission 2010

Science Programs - B.Sc. (Agriculture),B.Sc. (Horticulture)
B.Sc. (Forestry),B.Sc. (Home Science),B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University invites applications for the following Undergraduate Programmes for the year 2010

Science Programs
B.Sc. (Agriculture)
B.Sc. (Horticulture)
B.Sc. (Forestry)
B.Sc. (Home Science)
B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

Technology Programs
B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering) B.Tech. (Biotechnology) B.Tech. (Horticulture)
B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)

A pass in the Higher Secondary Course (10+2) or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to and fulfilling the following requirements.

a. HSC / Equivalent - Academic Stream
Applicable for the following Degree Programs
1. B.Sc. (Agriculture)
2. B.Sc. (Horticulture)
3. B.Sc. (Forestry)
4. B.Sc. (Home Science)
5. B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
6. B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
7. B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
8. B.Tech. (Horticulture)
9. B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
10. B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
11. B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
12. B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)

Eligible subjects of Study in the Qualifying Examination
1. Mathematics / Botany/ Biology as first subject
2. Physics as second subject
3. Chemistry as third subject
4. One Elective as fourth subject

the elective subject being any one of Biology, Computer Science, Statistics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Home Science, Nursing or Nutritional Dietetics.

Candidates who have not studied X, XI and XII standards in Tamil Nadu should produce the certificate of permanent residence in Tamil Nadu in the prescribed format (enclosed with application) from competent authorities for considering the application.

b.Higher Secondary - Vocational Stream:
As 5% of total seats are exclusively reserved for candidates under Vocational Stream, they are not considered under general merit and any of the other reservation categories, if any.

For the Higher Secondary Vocational Candidates, the list of eligible courses for various degree programmes are given below :

For B.Sc.(Ag.), B.Sc.(Hort.), B.Sc.(For.), B.Sc.(Home Sci.)
Agricultural Chemicals/Crop Production/Crop Protection/ Small Farm Management/Sericulture & Apiculture/Vegetables and Fruits /Spices & Plantation Crops/ Floriculture & Medicinal Plants

For B.Tech.(Agrl. Eng.)
Agro-based Industry/Farm Mechanics and Post-harvest Technology/ Soil Conservation & Rural Construction Technology

Eligible Minimum Qualifying Marks

Open Competition (OC): 55% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above

Backward Class(BC) and Backward Class Muslims(BCM): 50% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above

Most Backward Class(MBC)/Denotified Community (DNC) : 45% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above

Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe(ST): A pass in qualifying examination with above four qualifying subjects

Number of Attempts to Pass
Maximum number of attempts to pass in the Qualifying examination for admission to all the courses are as follows :
SC/ ST: Three
Others: Two

AGE LIMIT for TNAU UG Admissions
Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year for all the courses. However, for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes there is no age limit

Candidates desirous of applying to Undergraduate Programs have to get the necessary application from

The Dean(Agriculture) and Chairman Admissions
Agricultural College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore-641003 India

Application can be obtained by post by paying an application fee of Rs.670 (Rs.370 for SC/ST) as Demand Draft drawn in favor of Dean. The filled in application has to be sent to the Dean on or before May 31, 2010 for the current admission. The same application can be used for applying to all 12 undergraduate programs of TNAU.

The candidates can also Apply Online at .

The completed online application should be printed in a laser printer for use. The filled in, printed and signed online application should be attached with necessary application fee of Rs. 600 (Rs.300 for SC/SCA/ST) as Demand Draft drawn in favor of Dean(Agriculture), TNAU, Coimbatore-3.

Last date of application: 31.05.2010


Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education Admissions 2010

Madurai Kamaraj University Distance Education

Admissions 2010

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PG Diploma Programmes for the year 2010

The Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University announces admissions to the following Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PG Diploma Programmes for the year 2010.

UG Programmes
1 B.A. History
2 B.A. Political Science
3 B.A. Social Science
4 B.A. Economics
5 B.A. Tamil Literature
6 B.A. English Literature
7 B.Sc., Mathematics
8 B.Com.
9 B.B.A.
10 B.B.A. (Retail)
11 B.Litt. (Tamil) 12 B.C.A. (Regular - 3 years)
B.C.A. (Lateral Entry Direct 2nd year)
13 B.Com. Computer Applications (3 years)
14 B.B.A. (Computer Applications)
15 B.Sc. (Tourism & Hospitality Management(3 years)
16 B.L.I.Sc. (1 year)
17 B.G.L. (2 years)
18 B.Ed. (2 years)

PG Programmes and Eligibility
1 M.A. Economics
Any Degree

2 M.A. English Literature
Any Degree with English in Part I or Part II or Part III

3 M.A. History
Any Degree

4 M.A. Political Science
Any Degree

5 M.A. Philosophy & Religion
Any Degree

6 M.A. Public Administration
Any Degree

7 M.A. Gandhian Thought
Any Degree

8 M.A. Sociology
Any Degree (Except Commerce)

9 M.A. Hindi
Refer to Prospectus

10 M.A. Criminology & Police Administration
Any Degree

11 M.A. Tamil Literature
Any Degree with Tamil in Part I or Part II or Part III OR B.Lit.

12 M.Com.
B.Com./B.B.A./B.A. CS/ C.A./C.A.I.I.B./A.I.C.W.A./A.C.S.

13 M.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Chemistry / B.Sc. Applied Science

14 M.Sc. Mathematics
B.Sc. Mathematics

15 M.Sc. Physics
B.Sc. Physics / B.Sc. Applied Science

16 M.Sc. Electronics & Communication
B.Sc. Electronics & Communicaion / Physics / Computer Science / Computer Application / Electronic Science / Applied Science

17 M.C.A. (3 years)
Any Degree with Mathematics at +2 level

M.C.A. (Lateral Entry Direct 2nd year)
PGDCA of any Recognised University

18 M.B.A. (2 years) Elective Subjects
Finance / Marketing / Human Resource / System / Production Mgmt. / Retail Mgmt. Any Degree

19 M.Com. (Banking - 2 years)
Any Degree

20 M.A. (Labour Management - 2 years)
Any Degree

21 M.A. (Tourism Management - 2 years)
Any Degree / 3-year diploma in hotel management & Catering Technology

22 M.A. Advertising and Public Relations (2 years)
Any Graduate

23 M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication (2 years)

Any Degree

24 M.Com. Co-Operative Management (2 years) B.Com./B.B.A./B.A.CS/B.A.Co-op/ M.B.A./C.A./A.C.S./C.A.I.I.B./A.I.C.W.A.

25 M.L.I.Sc. (1 year)

26 M.Sc. (Tourism & Hospitality Management(2 years)
Graduation in any discipline from a Recognized University (or) Three year Diploma in Hotel Mgmt. and Catering Tech. (10+2+3 pattern) awarded by Directorate of Technical Education (or) National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi

M.Sc. (Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt.) (Lateral Entry)
Graduation in any Discipline from A Recognized University (or) Three year Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (10+2+3 Pattern) awarded by Directorate of Technical Education (or) National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi with Any one year P.G. Diploma (or) Diploma Course in Hotel Management / Tourism Management / Travel Management / Home Science / Nutrition and Dietetics.

PG Diploma Programmes
1 PGD in School Administration (1 year)
2 PGD in Entrepreneurship (1 year)
3 PGD in Hospital Management (1 year)
4 PGD in Journalism & Mass Communication (1 year)
5 PGD in Management (1 year)
6 PGD in Marketing Management (1 year)
7 PGD in NGO Management (1 year)
8 PGD in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (2 years)
9 PGD in Public Relations Management (1 year)
10 Post-B.Ed. Diploma in School Administration (P.B.Ed.D.S.A.) (One year)
11 P.G. Diploma in Criminology and Police Administration (One year)
12 P.G. Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations (One year) 13 P.G. Diploma in Bio-statistics (Only in Tamilnadu) (One year)
14 P.G. Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics (Only in Tamilnadu) (One year)
15 P.G. Diploma in Multimedia Technology (1 year)
16 P.G. Diploma in Retail Management (1 year)
17 P.G. Diploma in Labour Law and Administrative Law (1 year)
18 P.G. Diploma in Information and Communication Laws (1 year)
19 P.G. Diploma in Health Information Management (1 year) only in TamilNadu
20 P.G. Diploma in Hospital Documentation Management (1 year) only in TamilNadu
21 P.G. Diploma in Radiography and Imaging Technology (1 year) only in TamilNadu
22 P.G. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1 year) only in TamilNadu
23 P.G. Diploma in Hospital Laboratory Technology (1 year) only in TamilNadu
24 P.G. Diploma in Hotel Management (1 year)
25 P.G. Diploma in Tourism Management (1 year)
26 P.G. Diploma Consumer Laws(1 year)
27 PGDCA (1 year)

How to Apply:
Prospectus with Application Form can be obtained in person from any one of the Study Centres. To obtain by Post send a Demand Draft for Rs. 150/- drawn in favour of Director, D.D.E. MKU payable at Madurai with a covering letter mentioning name and address of the candidate. The letter must be sent to "The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University, Palkalai Nagar, Madurai- 625021". The filled in application should be submitted at the Study Centre or sent by post to the above address along with Registration fee.

For more details, visit:


Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) - CIMAP-JNU Ph.D programme (2010)

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP)
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
P.O. CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow-226015

CIMAP-JNU Ph.D programme (2010)

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), invites applications from eligible candidates for admission in CIMAP-JNU Ph.D programme (2010) leading to award of Ph.D degree from JNU.

Research facilities are available in the following research areas
Biotechnology/ Genomics/ Plant Tissue Culture/ Bioinformatics/ Plant Physiology/ Metabolomics/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Botany and Pharmacogonosy/ Natural Product/ Synthetic/ Analytical/ Process Chemistry/ Agronomy/ Soil Science/ Plant Nutrition/ Crop Improvement/ Crop Protection/ Agricultural Economics & Extension, etc.

Candidates who have completed or will be completing M.Sc. in life sciences (Agriculture/ Botany/ Chemistry / Biotechnology/ Bioscience/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Bioinformatics) with minimum 55 % marks and have cleared CSIR UGC NET Exam/ ICMR NET Exam / DBT JRF Exam or any other Exam leading to JRF/ SRF fellowship tenable at CIMAP (as on 03rd August, 2010) are eligible for selection under the programme to carry out advanced research. in the above mentioned areas of research.

The selection will be made on the basis of interview only. The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D Programme in academic affiliation with the Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi. Reservations are as per Government of India norms.

The interview of short-listed candidates will be held on 02 and 03 August, 2010 and eligible candidate will be communicated about date and time of the interview by post. These students will have to complete Pre-Ph.D. courses in any one of the three sub-disciplines (Plant Sciences/Biotechnology and Bioinformatics/Chemical sciences) of their interest as the Core courses with optional courses, in two semesters spread over one year. On the successful completion of courses (OGPA 6.5/10 for general category and 6.0/10.0 for SC/ST/OBC) students will be eligible for registration as CIMAP-JNU Ph.D scholar under the supervision of CIMAP scientist available as guide to carry out research on a scientific topic covered under CIMAP's mandate at CIMAP. A maximum of twenty four students may be admitted per academic year covering all the three sub disciplines mentioned above.

1. Application should be typed on plain A-4 size paper in format given in Application proforma can also be down loaded from the same website.

2. Completed application forms must be accompanied with a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred only) towards processing fee drawn in favour of Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow. A Demand Draft of Rs. 100/- (one hundred only) is acceptable from SC/ST/OBC candidate provided relevant documentary proof is attached with the application. The processing fee is not refundable.

3. Application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets from Senior Secondary level onward.

4. Application along with Demand draft should be sent to" Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, PO CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow-226015 so as to reach on or before 30 June, 2010.

5. Incomplete applications and those received after the closing date will not be entertained. The decision of the institute will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

6. CIMAP will not provide any travel expenses to candidates appearing for interview.

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
P.O. CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow-226015