IIM Sambalpur Announces Admissions To PhD Programmes

IIM Sambalpur Announces Admissions To PhD Programmes The Indian Institute of Management (IIM Sambalpur) in Odisha has announced admissions to its PhD programmes for academic year 2021-22 on its official website iimsambalpur.ac.in. PhD programmes are available in management (MBA) and economic related programmes. The admissions to the PhD programmes will be done on the basis of Common Admission Test (CAT) scores. It will be a four-years full-time residential programme including a maximum of two years of course work. IIM Sambalpur PhD programmes IIM Sambalpur offers PhD programmes in seven different subjects including…

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Odisha Chief Minister Urges Ministers, High Court Judges To Adopt Schools

Odisha CM Urges Ministers, High Court Judges To Adopt Schools Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday urged Orissa High Court judges, two Union ministers from the state and all ministers, MLAs and MPs of Odisha to adopt government schools under the Mo School initiative. In a letter to the elected representatives and judges, Patnaik advised them to adopt the schools in which they had studied or any school of their choice. A person can adopt a maximum of three schools under the initiative, he said. The move came after a number…

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Hindu College Disburses Rs 13.8 Lakh Pandemic Study Grant To 80 Students

Hindu College Disburses Rs 13.8 Lakh Pandemic Study Grant To 80 Students   Hindu Colleges Old Students’ Association (OSA) has been providing financial aid to its students to pay their annual fees. Amid COVID-19, the decision has been taken by the OSA for the students who are facing financial problems. The Pandemic Study Grants scheme is to help such students, whose family annual income is below Rs 5 Lakhs, with a onetime study grant to cover their annual college fees up to Rs 20,000. Regarding this, OSA has received a…

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Polytechnic Colleges To Be Upgraded With Modern Equipment

Karnataka: Polytechnic Colleges To Be Upgraded With Modern Equipment   Polytechnic Colleges in Karnataka will be upgraded with modern equipment and latest software, Education Minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan said. This upgradation scheme will be undertaken under the Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROB) programme of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Dr Aswathnarayan, who also holds portfolios for IT and BT, Science and Technology; Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, and Livelihood, said that this will go a long way in developing critical thinking and problem-solving abilities among students. “This initiative will…

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Improve Infrastructure, Maharashtra Chief Minister Tells School Education Department

Improve Infrastructure, Maharashtra Chief Minister Tells School Education Department Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday asked the state education department to prepare a road map on the improvement of school infrastructure in the coming years. He was speaking at a meeting where he was given a presentation on ‘Vision 2025’, an official said. “Health and cleanliness should be a top priority for the department. Going by the increasing demand for vocational training, students from Classes 8 and above should get guidance for competitive examinations,” the Chief Minister said. An…

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The Changing Landscape of Publishing

The future of publishing is constantly in debate. A hundred years ago, people were saying that movies would replace books. Fifty years ago, it was TV that was the threat, then video games. Now, ironically, it is ebooks, self-publishing and certain online retailers that are apparently threatening the future of books. There are a lot of changes happening in publishing, certainly, and this new landscape is forming as a result of various conflicting forces. Centralization and Decentralization Through massive online retailers and supersized publishing houses, there has been a huge…

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Karnataka Releases KCET 2020 Final Seat Allotment Result

Karnataka Releases KCET 2020 Final Seat Allotment Result The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the results of the vacancy round for the students seeking admission to undergraduate engineering courses of the state. The examination authority has released the Karnataka Common Entrance Test result at kea.kar.nic.in. The seats in the engineering colleges have been allotted as per the ranks obtained in KCET, options entered during online KCET counselling and availability of seats in the KCET participating institutions. APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSIONS 2021 ARE OPEN. Lovely Professional University Admissions 2021 KEA will…

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AICTE To Train Students, Faculty On Cyber Security, CoronaSafe Internship Programme

AICTE To Train Students, Faculty On Cyber Security, CoronaSafe Internship Programme The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has launched two programmes on Cyber Security and CoronaSafe internship programme. The two programmes have been launched in collaboration with Cyberpeace on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The programme seeks to train five lakh students and faculty on cyber security and with Pupilfirst for the CoronaSafe internship programme. “AICTE always works towards utilising the positive energy of youths in the Nation Building process. These two programmes which AICTE launched today…

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National Youth Day 2021: UGC Asks Universities To Celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s Birthday

National Youth Day 2021: UGC Asks Universities To Celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s Birthday       The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities, colleges to celebrate the National Youth Day 2021 — the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda — on January 12, to take inspiration from his ideals and commemorate his works. In a letter addressed to the vice-chancellors and principals, the commission has asked institutes to organize different events, adhering to the COVID-19 restrictions. UGC has asked colleges, universities to organize online lectures, webinars on the teachings of Swami Vivekananda on the…

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Indian Students To Continue Online Classes; China Denied Permission For Flights: Indian Embassy

Indian Students To Continue Online Classes; China Denied Permission For Flights: Indian Embassy China has denied permission for India to operate chartered flights, citing reinforced strict COVID-19 measures, the Indian Embassy here said, advising thousands of Indian students studying in Chinese universities to continue their online classes. The Embassy continues to take up the matter with Chinese authorities about the Indian students but there has unfortunately been “no positive evolution of this situation”, an Embassy press release here said on Friday. “In fact, with reports of a resurgence of COVID-19…

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