Thursday, November 7, 2013



In association with Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, THE HINDU invites applications for scholarships for technical training in JAPAN. The number of scholarships will be three. The terms and conditions are as follows:
1. Candidates who must be Indian Citizens, should not have completed 30 years of age on 31-03-2013 and should be in possession of the minimum Degree of B.E., or B.Sc. (Engg.) or its equivalent from any recognized University. Candidates who have already had practical experience in the branches for which training is proposed to be given, will be given preference. Candidates with at least one year’s professional experience need apply. Those who were interviewed in previous years for the Scholarships need not apply again.
2. The scholarships are tenable in Japan for principally six months commencing about July 2013. Trainees may have general training in one of the following product fields of Hitachi Ltd., (Hitachi) for example (1) IT Solutions and Services (2) Thermal Power (3) Power Generation Plant & Power Grid Control Systems Engineering 4) Rail Systems and 5) Transportation Control System Engineering, being subject to the convenience of each of Hitachi’s establishments. During the training, there will be special emphasis on environment-related and energy-saving technologies.
3. Trainees shall be during their training, under the supervision and direction of Hitachi, which has full discretion on scope, mode, duration and place of establishment of their training. Training will not be available in the R&D activities of Hitachi. They will be subject to the rules and regulations and the discipline of the establishment to which they are posted.
4. Selected trainees will be provided with return Economy Class air passage. Arrangements will also be made for free Boarding and Lodging for trainees in Japan and to defray all expenses for travelling in Japan which may be considered necessary for their training.

In addition, each trainee will be paid a monthly fixed allowance to cover his personal expenses.
5. Parents or Guardians of selected candidates shall guarantee their good conduct and shall undertake to pay for their repatriation should their conduct be found unsatisfactory by Hitachi Ltd., or any public authority in Japan or in case the selected candidates desire to discontinue their studies in Japan for any reason whatsoever during the period of their scholarship.
6. Applications should be made in duplicate in the forms available on payment of Rs.5/- from the offices of THE HINDU given below.

Chennai : 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai- 600 002, or the Branch Offices at New Delhi : 3rd Floor, PTI Building, 4, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110 001. Kolkatta : LMJ Chambers, I Floor, 15C, Hemanta Basu Sarani, Kolkata - 700 001. Mumbai : Kasturi Buildings, Jamshedji Tata Road, Mumbai - 400 020. Coimbatore : 19 & 20, A.T.T. Colony, L.I.C Road, Coimbatore - 641 018. Madurai : 147/2A, Eighty Feet Road, K.K. Nagar, Madurai - 625 020. Tiruchirapalli : Chennai Bye -Pass Road (NH 45), Senthanneerpuram, Tiruchirapalli - 620 004. Puducherry : 135, I floor, Mission Street, Puducherry - 605 001. Hyderabad : 6-3-879 & 879B, Begumpet Public Road, Hyderabad - 500 016. Visakhapatnam : 50-19-9, T.P.T Colony, Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam - 530 013. Vijayawada : 55-1-4, 100 Feet Road, Industrial Estate, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada - 520 007. Bangalore : 19 & 21, Bhagwan Mahaveer Road, (Infantry Road), Bangalore - 560 001. Mangalore : 23-9-655/1, Jeppu, Mangalore - 575 001. Hubli : Kalburgi Katwe Identity, Bannai Gida Stop, Green Garden, Gokul Road, Hubli - 580 030.. Kochi : NH Bye - Pass Road, Vytilla Junction, Kochi - 682 019. Thiruvananthapuram : T.C. No.36/1946(1), Airport Road, Vallakadavu,Thiruvananthapuram - 695 008. Kozhikode : I Floor, ‘Shazz’, Near Saradha Hospital, Kannur Road, Kozhikode - 673 006.

7. Completed forms should reach THE HINDU, 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600 002, superscribed “THE HINDU - HITACHI TRAINING SCHEME”, before December 31 2013.


(An Institution of National Importance under MHRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi)

Admission to Ph.D. Programme 2013-14 (SPRING SEMESTER)

The institute invites applications for admission to PhD Programme in the areas as specified

Ph.D. Programme (discipline)  ---- Qualification(s)
Engineering and Technology
For Institute Research Scholar (IRS)
Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in the relevant discipline with a
minimum 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from recognized
Technical Institute or University. [Minimum 6.0 CGPA or 55% marksfor SC/ST candidates]
Only those Candidates will be considered for Ph.D. programme.
 Whose admission to M. Tech /M.S/ME programmes was through GATE score
 Who holds a valid GATE score (i.e. those qualified in GATE 2012 or 2013)
 B. Tech. with a valid GATE Score Card(i.e. those qualified in GATE2012 or 2013).

Humanities &Applied Sciences(Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics)

Bachelor’s andMaster’s degree in Sciences or Humanities / M. Tech in the relevant area
with a minimum6.5 CGPA or 60% marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from
recognized Institute or University.[Minimum 6.0 CGPA or 55% marksfor SC/STcandidates].
Only those Candidates will be considered for Ph.D. programme.
 Having valid GATE score card or CSIR/NBHM/UGC-NET fellowship.
Computer Applications MCA with valid GATE Score orM. Tech in Engineering with a minimum 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks in Master’s levels from recognized Institute or University. [Minimum 6.0 CGPA or 55% marks for SC/ST candidates].
Only those Candidates will be considered for Ph.D. programme.
 Whose admission to M. Tech / M.S / ME programmes is through GATE Score
 Who holds a valid GATE score (i.e. those qualified in GATE 2012 or 2013)
Relaxation to SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates will be given as per GOI norms.

For Sponsored Research Scholar (SRS) from Industry / recognized R& D Labs. applicable to all the above
 Whose admission to M. Tech /M.S/ME programmes was through GATE score alongwith 5 years of industrial / research experience.

Sponsored Research Scholar (SRS) category is without any stipend and is applicable to candidates presently employed in reputed industry/ research organisations and with minimum experience of FIVE years They are required to produce a NOC/Sponsorship Certificate from present employer, along with relevant experience certificates on employer’s letter head (containing details like website address, phone and fax number, postal address etc.) from present and previous employers.

Indicative list of Broad Areas of Research:
 Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering, Concrete Technology, Soil-structure interaction, Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Buckling, vibration and stability of composite plate / shell, Stability analysis, foundationengg., ground improvement, river bank filtration, Reinforced earth, environmental geo-technique, ground improvement, Transportation engineering, Surface water hydrology, river flood flow modelling, water resources systems analysis and rain water harvesting, watershed management.
Electrical & Electronics Engineering: Instrumentation and control, Control system, Power systems, AC drives, application of power electronics in power system, Power system and protection, Renewable energy systems, Electrical machines and drives.
Electronics& Communications Engineering: Industrial Control Systems, Non-conventional power generation, Instrumentation and control systems, VLSI and embedded systems.
Mechanical Engineering: Solar energy, I.C Engine, Gas turbines, Power plants, combined cycle, Energy systems; Heat transfer& Mass transfer; Mechanism; CFD, integrated energy systems, fluid flow; Thermal engineering; Renewable energy; Machine Design,CAD /CAM; Value engineering; TPM and TQM; Refrigeration and air conditioning; Vibration; Composite materials; Process integration, pinch technology.
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering: Process metallurgy; Corrosion engineering; Phase transformation, structure – property relationship; Physical metallurgy; Iron and steel making; Extractive metallurgy; Mechanical metallurgy: fatigue, fracture and failure analysis; Geology, mineral beneficiation, bio-hydro metallurgy, bio-technology; Metallic glass; Nanotechnology; Hydro metallurgy.
Manufacturing Engineering: Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing management; Product design and development; CAD/CAM; Rapid prototype and reverse engineering; Industrial engineering and management; Manufacturing Systems Engineering; Lean Manufacturing; Toyota Production system; Sustainable manufacturing; Energy management.
Humanities: American Literature, British Literature, Indian Writing in English.
Chemistry: Surface science; Environmental chemistry , waste disposal management; Biophysical, analytical chemistry, surface chemistry; Materials science.
Computer Applications: Software Quality and Reliability, Supply Chain Management
Mathematics: Fuzzy logic and its applications; Operation research and statistics; Multivariate polynomial system; Numerical analysis; Fractional calculus and integrated equations, Computer Science & Engineering.
Physics: Laser applications.

 Candidates MUST specify broad areas of research in the application form.
 Selection will be based on previous academic record and performance in the interview.
 Institute reserves the right to reject the applications for which faculty is not available/not
eligible for guidance.
 Incomplete application forms and forms submitted after the last date as given below will be
rejected. Institute will not be responsible for any postal delay.
 Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.
 List of short-listed candidates for interview will be uploaded on our website.
 The candidates are required to see our website for fee structure/Faculty Expertise etc. and also
advised to visit our website regularly for update information about the Ph.D. programme 2013-14.
 Scholarship / Assistantship: The selected candidates (who had applied in Institute Research
Scholar category) shall be entitled for scholarship / assistantship as per GOI norms from
time to time.
 Research scholar selected for the Ph.D. will have to complete the allotted course work within two years of the joining of Ph.D. Programme and will be governed by Ph.D. regulations of the Institute.
 Accommodation is NOT available for the Ph.D. scholars in hostel of the Institute.  

Selection Procedure
The admission to Ph.D. Programme will be on the basis of weightage as given below: a) Overall academic performance (to be fixed by the Institute) 70%
b) Interview conducted by the Department 30%
All candidates selected for admission shall be required to deposit the requisite Institute fee at the time of admission.
How to apply for admission to Ph.D. program
The application form and other relevant information for admission to Ph.D. program may be downloaded from the Institute website:  
Applications form, duly filled in, must contain a crossed Demand Draft for ` 1,500/- for General / OBC (`750/- for SC / ST candidates) towards application fee drawn in favour of Director, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur payable at SBI RIT Jamshedpur (Code 1882) and should reach Chairman – (PG & R) Admission, NIT Jamshedpur 831 014 on or before 29/11/2013.
The following documents (whichever applicable) arranged in the order given below should be enclosed along with the duly filled application:
i) Three recent passport size photographs of the candidate attested by Gazetted Officer / Principal of the
College / Institute last attended.
ii) Self-attested copy of GATE score or UGC/CRIR/NBHM/UGC-NET fellowship.
iii) Self-attested copy of marks-sheet & degree certificate of the qualifying examination
iv) Self-attested copy of provisional certificate of the qualifying examination.
v) Self-attested copy of Under-Graduate degree certificate and marks-sheets.
vi) Self-attested copy of certificate of matriculation/ Xth class as the proof of age of the candidate. vii) Self-attested copy of caste certificate in case of SC/ST candidates from the competent authority (not below the rank of SDO/SDM/DC/DM/Tahsildar)
viii) Self-attested copy of caste certificate in case of OBC candidate from competent authority (not below the rank of SDO/SDM/DC/DM/Tahsildar) indicating the status regarding Creamy layer for the financial year ending 31st March 2013.
ix) Self-attested copy of experience certificate
x) Research Proposal (SoP) as per the Performa
xi) Profile of the employing company (in case of SRS category)
xii) No-Objection-Certificate and other documents from the employer (in case of SRS category) in support of your application.
xiii) Profile of the organization/ employer in case of SRS category candidate
xiv) No-Objection-Certificate duly signed by the HOD/HOS in case of employee of NIT Jamshedpur
xv) Self-attested copy of credentials including AICTE recognized short-term courses attended, research
publications, professional qualifications etc.
xvi) Demand draft towards application fee as per category for the candidate i.e. ` 1,500/- for General / OBC (` 750/- for SC / ST candidates).

Incomplete / incorrect applications will not be considered for admission.

Important Dates
Newspaper Advertisement / Internal Advertisement by 05/11/2013
Last date for receipt of Application form 29/11/2013
Intimation regarding interview call to be posted on institute website 06/12/2013
Date of interview at NIT Jamshedpur 20/12/2013
Date of announcement of result 24/12/2013
Date of admission 02/01/2014 & 03/01/2014

 No separate interview letter / communication will be made to any individual.
 Visit institute website:  regularly for more details and updates.

Legal Jurisdiction
All disputes pertaining to the counselling and admission for the Ph.D. programme of NIT Jamshedpur shall fall within the jurisdiction of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand only.

The statement made in the information brochure and all other information contained herein is believed to be correct at the time of publication. However, the Institute reserves the right to make at any time without notice, changes in and additions to the regulations, conditions governing the admission, requirements, seats, fees and any other information, or statements contained in this information brochure. No responsibility will be accepted by the Institute / Chairman – PG & R Admission for hardship or expenses encountered by its students / any other person for such changes, additions, omissions or errors, no matter how they are caused.

Chairman – (PG & R Admission)
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
PO RIT Jamshedpur 831 014
Jharkhand, India
Telephone: 0657-2374248, 23724245

For more details:

XLRI - Admission open for Doctoral Programs [FPM / Exec-FPM 2014]

XLRI - Jamshedpur - 831001
Jharkhand - India
Phone: +91 657 665 3203/3204/3205
Fax: +91-657-2227814


The admission process requires a candidate to opt for one of the 4 following alternatives.

Apply online to take the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)

Instead of taking the XAT, FPM candidates can also apply for the XLRI Research Aptitude Test (XL-RAP) which is conducted on Sunday February 2, 2014.
FPM aspirants can also submit GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC JRF (Research/Net) results taken during the year December 1, 2011 and December 20, 2013.
Those who have done their PGP or one year full time GMP/PGPX/Executive PGP from XLRI, any IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, PG students from IITS, NITs, TIFR, TISS and other comparable Institutes, with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will also be exempted from appearing in the XAT.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for a personal interview during March-April, 2014 at XLRI, Jamshedpur for the final selection.

Procedure for registration for the FPM Programme:
Through the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT)
XAT Candidates can apply online registration opens from August 12, 2013 to November 22, 2013.
Please visit and follow the instructions.
Non-XAT FPM candidates can also apply through the following options
XLRI Research Aptitude Test (XL-RAP)
Other National and International Tests
Alumni from Reputed Institutions

          Click here for online registrationand follow the instructions.

Executive Fellow Program in Management (FPM) - ADMISSION ELIGIBLITY PROCEDURE

         Click here for online registration and follow the instructions.


IIM Kozhikode,
IIMK Campus PO, Kunnamangalam,
Kozhikode 673570, Kerala
Contact: 0484-3190205, 0495-2809125



Who can apply: Graduates/ CA/ICWA with 50% marks having at least 2 year relevant post qualification work experience.

Admission Process: Admission is based on the required educational qualifications, work experience and performance in the Entrance Test (EMAT) followed by a personal interview.
Fee: INR 695,000 payable in 6 Installments.

How to Apply: Fill in the online application by clicking here. Send the following documents to IIM Kozhikode:
Hard copy of completed application with photograph affixed and duly signed.

Demand Draft of Rs 2,000/- drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, payable at Kozhikode).

Self attested copies of degree certificate, mark sheets and work experience certificate.

Mailing details:
The Officer on Special Duty-Kochi Campus
IIM Kozhikode,
IIMK Campus PO, Kunnamangalam,
Kozhikode 673570, Kerala
Contact: 0484-3190205, 0495-2809125

Last date for receipt of completed application along with all the required documents at IIM Kozhikode is 30th November 2013. Candidates are advised to complete the online application and dispatch the hard copy with the relevant documents well in advance so that it reaches the concerned authority within the stipulated deadline. Please specify clearly whether applying for Evening Batch or Week-end Batch.

Online Application Form

Important Dates
Last date for receipt of Application         November 30, 2013
EMAT Entrance Test and Personal Interview       December 20-22, 2013
Announcement of Selection List              January 09, 2014
Induction & Orientation to the Programme        February 15-18, 2014
Commencement of Classes: Evening Batch         February 20, 2014
Commencement of Classes: Week-end Batch    February 22, 2014  

International Institute of Information Technology IIIT Hyderabad Post-Graduate Student Status Programme (PGSSP) Admissions 2013

International Institute of Information Technology  IIIT Hyderabad
Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500 032

Post-Graduate Student Status Programme (PGSSP)
IIIT-H will accept applications for PGSSP (Spring Session) starting November 7, 2013.

Last date for applying for PGSSP Spring 2013 is 10 December 2013

The PGSS Programme (PGSSP) provides an opportunity for professionals in the Hyderabad area to benefit from the advanced courses offered at the institute. The post-graduate status can be accorded to a professional on the basis of his or her academic and experience record. Once someone is awarded the PG status, he or she can take a maximum of two courses at the institute every semester. This provides him or her with the opportunity to acquire new knowledge in chosen areas without committing to a formal programme. The courses taken under the PGSSP scheme can count towards a formal degree from the institute, should the student join one of the full-time or part-time programmes subsequently.

The basic eligibility for applying to this programme is that he / she should be a resident of Hyderabad( to produce NOC certificate so that a candidate can attend the classes in the office hours). The candidate has to attend the classes within week days ( Mon - Sat ). The classes for the courses selected will be conducted twice or thrice a week. Attendance for the classes is mandatory. The candidates should take minimum of one subject and maximum of two subjects in PGSSP.

Admission to the PGSSP is based on the academic and professional record of the applicants. Sample qualifications include: a Bachelors or Master's degree in Engineering, MCA, or a Masters degree in Science/Mathematics. Professionals with 1 or more years of experience in software design and development may also apply.

Available Courses
PGSSP students are free to register for any course in the institute for which they satisfy the prerequisites. The recommended way is to contact the course instructor at the time of registration or before to know the expectations and workload of the course involved. The list of courses offered for Monsoon 2012. For Time Table Click here  Course Description Spring 2013  Course Offerings Monsoon 2013  Monsoon 2013 Consolidated Time Table

Important Dates
7 November 2013:     Start date for online registration
10 December 2013:   Last date for online registration
12 December 2013:   Last date for receipt of registration fee and online filling of DD details
17 December 2013:  Intimation to shortlisted candidates
28 December 2013:   Physical registration at IIIT Hyderabad Academic Office

Admission Procedure
To apply for PGSSP admissions, you must use the following portal click here. All notifications regarding the selection, interview etc will be made over email only.

An application fee of Rs. 1000/- is to be paid at the time of on-line registration by entering the DD Number and other details. Send the registration fee of Rs.1000/- through DD in favour of "IIIT Hyderabad " payable at Hyderabad to "Chair, Standing Committee, IIIT-H, Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500 032" on or before 12th December 2013 by 4 PM.
PGSSP students must pay the student status fees, currently equal to Rs 16,000/-, to maintain the Post-Graduate Status in each semester. Each course the student registers for will be charged as per the pro-rata rates of the institute. The current pro-rata tuition fee is Rs. 4000/- per credit with a maximum of Rs 16,000/- per course. PGSSP students will have access to the institute's library and other academic resources as long as he or she is registered for at least one course.

Fee Structure
The following fee has to be remitted .

The total fee (if opted for two courses):Rs.58,000
The total fee(if opted for one course): Rs. 42,000

Following is the breakup for the tuition fee (per semester) Spring 2014:

Tuition fee: Rs 16,000 Course fee per subject + Rs.16,000 (student status fee) per semester
Caution Deposit: 10,000 (refundable)

Documents to be brought at the item of registration (for Selected Candidates)
No-objection Certificate from your employer
Xerox copies of qualifying certificates
2 stamp size photographs
DD in favour of "IIIT Hyderabad" payable at Hyderabad
The students has to attend the Classes regularly,depends on the course for which the student opt at the time of physical registration.

For any queries mail to  

For more details:

KIIT School of Rural Management MBA (Rural Management) ADMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT for 8th Batch (2014-16)

KIIT School of Rural Management
KIIT University, Krishna Campus-7, PO-KIIT, Bhubaneswar - Pin-751024, Orissa
Phone: 0674 – 2725742, 2375700, 2375780
Fax: 0674 - 2725378, Mob- 09438304388, 07377240015

MBA (Rural Management)

ADMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT for 8th Batch (2014-16)

Apply Through KIITEE Management
Apply Through CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT

The KIIT School of Rural Management (KSRM), Bhubaneswar came into existence on 20th November 2006 as a constituent of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. Its existing 2-year MBA (Rural Management) is designed to balance academics with experiential learning. The KSRM model creates a vibrant learning environment for students in collaboration with our 250 partner organizations with diverse portfolio of activities related to development of rural economy. The success of the programme is reflected in excellent record of 100% campus placement for all its Five batches comprising of 312 students passed out so far.

Having achieved highest standards for its flagship programme of MBA (Rural Management), KSRM is now moving closer to realizing its vision to become a leading global academic institution in the field of Rural Management. Towards this end KSRM is working on its new initiative “360 Degrees of Rural Management Education” to achieve complete depth and width in providing full range of short and long-term academic programmes by 2016 to meet the growing managerial needs of all types of organizations connected with rural economy.


MBA (Rural Management): Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks (or equivalent CGPA) at graduation can apply. Final Year degree students who can prove the eligibility before 30th September 2014 can also apply.

Admission Procedure: You have two options for applying to KSRM:

Option-1: Apply Through KIITEE Management 2014

Take KSRM’s National Level Entrance Examination KIITEE Management 2014. The exam is being conducted across 26 centres in India. For more details on the exam, dates, and to apply, please click here. Apply Through KIITEE Mgmt.

Option-2: Apply Through CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT Score

If you have a valid score from any of these examinations, you can find more information on dates, procedure, and apply by clicking here. Apply Through Other Test

Basis of selection: Past academic performance, Performance in Entrance Test and GD/PI.

Why join KSRM?: KSRM is the only dedicated school for rural management in India which adopts a 360 Degree-Holistic and Experiential Approach to Rural Management Education. The Induction Program(IP), ARS, CSS and MTS gives practical (Field based) and on the job training (OJT) throughout the two years of the program. MBA(RM) is a two years, four semesters program with three compulsory field segments of two months each after the first, second and third semester. The program starts with an induction program(IP) and ends with final placement(FP).

KSRM has many strengths. Few of them are as follows;

                 Full time dedicated Director with vast experience of industry and academic field.
                 Dedicated team of faculty with both industry and academic experience from across the country.
                 Committed team of well qualified and experienced non-teaching staff.

 Latest and relevant curriculum designed under the guidance of independent Academic Council having members from reputed universities/institutes across India.
Holistic and experiential approach to delivery of program. Practical/industry/social exposure and training at grassroots level throughout the two years (nearly 40% of credits).
Distinct and unique three supported/assisted field segments (ARS, CSS and MTS) for honing diverse managerial competencies in diverse contexts.
Dedicated green and Wi-Fi campus with all infrastructures provide the right ambience for fast, collaborative and continuous learning and development (24*7).
 Collaboration with 250 partner organizations working in diverse sectors from across India.
Good reputation among developmental organizations and academic institutions.
 Part of KIIT University (ranked among top universities in India).
Alumni base of 312 who are across India making significant contribution to organizations/institutions based in rural management/development and there by contributing to progress of rural India (the Bharat) and in turn the whole nation.
 Moderate and highly transparent fee structure.
Center for Children Studies (CCS) in collaboration with UNICEF.
Cent per cent placement record since inception.

The above key strengths make MBA(RM) of KSRM the best choice for aspiring students.

Academic programme is approved by AICTE.
Accreditation by NAAC of UGC with ‘A’ Grade.
Accreditation by NBA of AICTE.
The MBA(RM) Programme is approved by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and graduates become eligible to enroll in fellow/doctoral programmes in leading institutes and Universities.

Unique Programme Feature:

Greater emphasis on Student Mentoring by faculty members so that a student’s all-round development can be taken care of
High Teacher – Student ratio of 1:8
Single-window access to several electronic resources, viz., EBSCO, Emerald, Proquest, CMIE – PROWESS, EIS, INDIA STAT & IAS.

Contact Address:

The Admission Coordinator,
KIIT School of Rural Management
KIIT University, Krishna Campus-7
PO-KIIT, Bhubaneswar
Pin-751024, Orissa
Phone: 0674 – 2725742, 2375700, 2375780
Fax: 0674 - 2725378, Mob- 09438304388, 07377240015

Fee Structure: The total fee for the MBA( Rural Management) programme is Rs.6.47 lakhs payable in four installments. The fee includes all expenses Hostel, Mess and including provission of Laptop to all students. No other fee is charged during the full duration of the programme.

For further details, visit the website:


(Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India )
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030



National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) is a premier national center of excellence in rural development. It builds capacities of the rural development functionaries, elected representatives, academicians and young students through inter-related activities of teaching, training, research, action research and consultancy. The NIRD faculty comprises experienced academicians and development practitioners.

For more details about the Institute and the PGDRDM, please visit our Website  The NIRD announces its seventh fully residential One-year ‘Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM)’ with an aim to create a committed and competent cadre of Rural Development professionals in the country. The programme seeks to impart management techniques that will enhance the understanding of the paradigm and practice of rural development.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University. Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before 1st January, 2014 may also apply. Some seats are reserved for the sponsored Indian in-service candidates. Indian in service candidates should possess at least two years of work experience in rural development and allied sectors and are required to apply through their employers.

SELECTION PROCESS: Selection of candidates including Indian in-service candidates will be made through a process of All-India Entrance Test which will test the verbal, quantitative and analytical competencies of the students including English Language. Group Discussion and Personal Interviews will be conducted for the short-listed candidates.
However, a separate merit list will be prepared for the regular and in-service students.

ENTRANCE TEST: The Entrance Test will be conducted on November 24, 2013 at the following centres: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar Dimapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, New Delhi, Patna, Pune and Thiruvanantapuram. However, the NIRD reserves the right to cancel any of the centres or add new centres for any administrative reasons and assign any other centre to the applicants.

TOTAL NO. OF SEATS: 50 (may undergo some change depending upon the availability of infrastructure. Of these, up to 5 seats may be allotted to the Indian in service candidates).

PROGRAMME DURATION: (One year) January, 2014 to December, 2014

COURSE FEE: For Open / OBC Category `1.60 Lakhs
(excluding boarding and lodging) For SC/ST/PWD category `1.50 Lakhs (excluding boarding and lodging)
 Board and Lodging: The annual board and lodging expenses will be approximately `1,00,000. Accommodation will be given to the students in the NIRD hostel.

Caution Deposit: A refundable Caution Deposit of `10,000 is to be paid along with the first trimester fee.

Seat Registration Fee: Upon selection, a non-refundable Seat Registration fee of `30,000 should be paid by the Indian students. This amount will be adjusted against the first trimester fee.

SCHOLARSHIPS: The North Eastern Council, Shillong, may consider giving fellowships to economically backward students of North Eastern states.

RESERVATION: Reservations for the students of the SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) and Persons with Disability (PWD) will be made as per Government of India’s policies.

PLACEMENT: NIRD will endeavour to make placements on successful completion of the PGDRDM, but does not guarantee. However, all the students of the previous Batches of the PGDRDM have been placed. The same trend is expected to continue.

HOW TO APPLY: Prospectus-cum-application form can be downloaded from our website (    
The filled in application form should be submitted along with the application fee of ` 500 (`300/- for SC/ST and PWD candidates) through an Account Payee Demand Draft drawn in favour of NIRD - PGDRDM, payable at Hyderabad.
The filled in application form should be sent to the Coordinator Admissions, Centre for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS), National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030 (A.P), India, so as to reach on or before 18.11.2013.
Last date for receipt of applications from the students of North Eastern States, Jammu & Kashmir, Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep is 18.11.2013. Applications received after the cut off date shall be rejected. NIRD reserves the right to make changes to the Diploma Programme, its design/content and the process of selection, depending upon the exigencies without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

Programme Director,
Phone No.: 91-040-24008460;
Fax: 91-040-24008522 email:  


Sector 13, CDA, Cuttack – 753 015, Odisha
Telephone and Fax: (0671) 2506516


Application for Admission to M.Phil / Ph.D. Degree Programmes

Applications for Admission to MPhil / PhD Degree Programmes have been invited by National Law University, Odisha, Kathajodi Campus, CDA, SEC - 13, Cuttack-753015.

Eligibility Criteria:
Law: L.LM from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade.
Interdisciplinary: Post graduation or equivalent qualification in the area of proposed Research with minimum 55% mark or equivalent grade

Instructions to Candidates  
Applicants are required to submit the following:  

1. Completed application form
2. A proposal of not more than 5000 words, containing:
a. Title of the proposed research
b. Statement of the problem, along with the background information on the subject
c. The scope, objectives and limitations of the proposed research
d. A set of research questions or hypothesis
e. A broad description of methodologies intended to be followed
f. A tentative research design containing chapterization  
3. Attested photocopies of eligibility qualification certificates and mark sheets;
4. One set of published papers, monographs, articles and books (if applicable);
5. Certificate from the Institution concerned testifying the length of service (if required) ;
6. A passport size photograph.

The completed application form along with the enclosures listed above are to be sent via registered
post/courier or delivered by hand at the following address:  
The Registrar, NLUO,
Kathajodi Campus, Sector 13 CDA,
CUTTACK 753015 (old PIN code: 753014) Odisha

The selection process is as follows:  
 Submitted application forms will to be screened, and candidates found eligible will be required to appear for an entrance examination on 10th December 2013
 Foreign nationals and candidates who have passed the NET or JRF examinations are exempted from appearing in the entrance examination. In subjects where NET examinations are not conducted, appearing for the admission examination is mandatory.
 Successful and exempted candidates are required to appear before a panel of experts and present their research proposals.

 The date and time of presentations shall be intimated at a later date.

Submitted application forms will to be screened, and candidates found eligible will be required to appear for an entrance examination on 10th December 2013

Important Dates:
02 December 2013: Last Date for Receiving Application Forms
10 December 2013: Entrance Examination
17-18 December 2013: Presentation of Proposals before Panel of Experts
15 January 2014: Last Date for Payment of Fees by Provisionally Selected Candidates

For details, open the link:

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) Undergraduate Associateship (UGA)

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata
Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE), SINP.

Undergraduate Associateship (UGA)

Applications have been invited from Indian nationals for Undergraduate Associateship (UGA) of Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata under the auspices of the Centre for Advanced Research and Education (CARE), SINP.

The purpose of UGA programme is to identify budding scientists and provide them with the necessary resources/nourishment in order to motivate them to take up scientific research in Physical and Biophysical sciences as a career option. UGAs of SINP are expected to undertake studies/work in the broad areas of Physical and Biophysical sciences (For details, see  (look under Research)).

Candidates from the first/second year of Science undergraduate (B. Sc/Integrated M. Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Sciences) programme in 2013 who have secured at least 85% marks in both Science and Mathematics and at least 80% in aggregate in Class XII Board Examination are encouraged to apply. The final selection amongst the short listed candidates may involve an interview where the candidates needs to display resourcefulness, passion for scientific research as well as mastery of scientific concepts.

Selected UGAs will be exposed to reading courses and laboratory training through short projects under the guidance of assigned mentors for a total period of about 60-90 days spread over their undergraduate years. During this period they will receive a stipend (Rs. 200/- per day) along with travel allowance and hostel accommodation (for outstation UGAs). A few of the UGAs may be further selected as Graduate Associates of SINP if they pursue Masters Programme in Basic sciences.

Application for UGA programme in Physics and Biophysical Sciences can be submitted on-line at

Last date for submissions will be November 20, 2013.

List of selected candidates will be published here in the first week of January, 2014 and also will be informed by e-mail. The electronic address for correspondence is

For details, logon to the link:  

Mahatma Gandhi University M.Phil Degree Course Admissions 2014

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

M.Phil Degree Course Admissions 2014

Applications are invited by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala from eligible candidates for admission to the M.Phil Degree Course of one year duration in the its Teaching/Research Departments during the academic year 2013-14.

Name of the School and eligibility criteria are given below:
1. M.Phil. in Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences
P.G. in Special Education/ M.Sc. Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Studies/M.Ed. degree with not less than 55% marks. Preference to candidates with one paper in Special Education or with experience in reputed centres in Special Education or Diploma in Special Education.

2. MPhil. in Rehabilitation Psychology: 
Masters degree in Psychology with not less than 55% marks.

3. MPhil. in Behavioural Medicine and Rehabilitation (Full-time):
MBBS with not less than 55% marks. Prefercnce to P.G. Degree holders in Medicine.

4. MPhil. -do- (Part-time) -do-

5. MPhil. in Behavioural Sciences and Rehabilitation Nursing: 
MSc. Nursing with not less than 55% marks.

MPhil in Biosciences: 
MSc. Degree with not less than 55% marks in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Biophysics.

MPhil.Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)
MPhii. Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)
MPhil. Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)
MPhil. Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)
Masters degree in Chemistry with not less than 55% marks.

MPhil in Environment Management (2 Semesters):
Masters degree with not less than 55% marks in Botany /Zoology/Physics/ Chemistry/Ecology/ Geology/ Geo Informa tics/Re mote Sensing and GIS/ Earth Sciences/Life Science/ Environment Sciences/ Environment Scienee & Management./ Microbiology/ Aquaculture/ Fishery Science/ Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Disaster Management/Plant or Animal Science/ Agriculture/ Forestry / Engineering

MPhil. (2 Semesters): 
M.Sc. Physics with not less than 55% marks.

1. MPhil in Malayalam : 
Masters degree in the subject concerned with not less than 55% marks.

2. MPhil. in English:  -do-

3. MPhil in Theatre Arts : 
Masters degree m any subject with not less than 55% marks. Preference to P.G degree holders in Theatre Arts and Literature.

1. MPhil. Gandhian Studies: 
Masters degree with a minimum of 55% marks.

2. MPhil Development Studies: -do-

3. MPhil. Social Work: MSW/M.A. Social Work either generic or with any field of specialization with minimum 55% marks.

MPhil. in Politics and International Relations:
Masters degree in Politics and International Relations/ Politics/ Economics/History/ Law with not less than 55& marks.

1. MPhil. in Social Sciences (Anthropology/Sociology/History/Economics)
Masters degree in Social Sciences with not less than 55% marks.

2. M.Phil. in Social Transformation and Empowerment  -do-

3. MPhil. in Human Ecology and Natural History
P.G. Degree in Natural Science/ Material Science with not less than 60% marks or P.G. Degree in any of the Social Sciences with not less than 55% marks or Graduates of Forestry / Graduate Officers of the Forest Department with two years' professional training in forestry or equivalent.

MPhil. (2 Semesters) 
M.Ed. with not less than 55% marks.

MPhil. in Business Studies (2 Semesters)   
M.B.A./M.Com./M A. Economics/MHRM with not less than 55% marks

a) Admission Notification and application forms can be downloaded from the Website
Application forms are not available at any other source.
b) The Registration Fee for M.Phil programme is Rs.400/-. Candidates should remit the REGISTRATION fee by way of challan at any branch of SBT (Challan form can be downloaded from the University website) or at the University CASH COUNTER/FRIENDS JANASEVANAKENDRAM.
c) SC/ST candidates need to pay only 50% of the registration fee.
e) A self-addressed stamped (Rs. 5/-) envelope is to be attached along with Hie application.
f) Candidates applying for more than one Programme in a School need send only one application form, specifying the order of preference

Duly filled up applications along with registration fee (Challan/Pav-in- Slip/Receipt) and copies of documents should be sent to the DIRECTORS OF THE SCHOOLS CONCERNED so as to reach on or before 8th November, 2013.