From furniture to building design, Eco-friendly architecture can be a creative and challenging field. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat.
From furniture to building design, Eco-friendly architecture can be a creative and challenging field. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat.

Greener pastures

The increasing focus on eco-friendly development has opened up diverse career avenues. »

Research in IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have the rare standing of being reckoned as quality institutions in the pursuit of higher education and research at the international level. The relativel... »
V.P. Jeyaseelan, Assistant Commissioner, Income Tax, Nagpur, addresssing a gathering at Gandhigram Rural Institute near Dindigul on Wednesday.

IAS topper’s success tips

Planned preparation, effective time management et al crucial »
Young illusionist 'Amazing' David's first major show was for the Royal Family of Bhutan. Photo: Special Arrangement

Casting a spell

What leads youngsters from around the country to take up magic as a career? »
Photo: G. Moorthy

CSAT: what the numbers say

Following the introduction of the CSAT changes in 2011 is the big spike in the proportion of students taking the essay paper in English. »
New Delhi, August 22, 2014

UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

Visually impaired candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said on Friday. “All... »
VIJAYAWADA, August 21, 2014

Arrangements in place for UPSC prelims in Vijayawada

As many as 14,640 candidates will appear for the Civil Services preliminary examinations (2014) at 31 centres in the city on Sunday. At a review meeting held here on Tuesday, Examination... »
August 17, 2014


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Category: Content Writing/ journalism Eligibility: Any college student Stipend: Rs. 2,000 - 4,000 per mo... »
Rajni Razdan. File photo: V.V. Krishnan
NEW DELHI, August 14, 2014

Rajni Razdan to take oath as UPSC Chairman on August 16

Rajni Razdan has been appointed the next Union Public Service Commission chairman. She will take the oath of office on Saturday, replacing Professor D.P. Agrawal. Ms. Razdan, a 64... »
Bangalore, August 7, 2014

UPSC mock exam on Aug. 9

ETEN ALS IAS, a coaching institute for civil service aspirants, has organised a nationwide mock exam on August 9. The idea is to provide aspirants an opportunity to have a shot at the test beforeh... »
Ankit Fadia, author of the book Social - 50 ways to improve your Professional Life. Photo: K. Murali Kumar.
HYDERABAD, August 4, 2014

"Don’t be surprised if a company like Google starts in India"

The word hacker usually invites a frown from people, including parents, when their children are interested in it. But with changing times and increasing internet access, hacking has now become mor... »
August 3, 2014

I wish to do PG diploma in energy management (one-year programme) in the distance mode

I am working as power system engineer in a R&D company in Bangalore for the past three years. I wish to do a postgraduate diploma in energy management (one-year programme) in the distance mo... »
Bob Blackman, MP, U.K., giving away a certificate of excellence to Ravi Vaswani (right), former Registrar of Yenepoya University, Mangalore, recently.
July 27, 2014

Events on eduction in Dakshina Kannada

Certificate of excellence: Yenepoya University was awarded a certificate of excellence as a great place to study at a programme arranged in the House of Commons, London, recently. Bob Blackm... »
July 27, 2014

Aerospace Medicine, Environmental studies and Mining Engineering

Aerospace MedicineI am presently pursuing MBBS. I want to know about Aerospace Medicine and consider it as an option for pursuing higher education. Are there any institutions that are spe... »
July 27, 2014

Events on education

Adobe’s design webinar

Description: A career guidance webinar handled by Adobe experts. Eligibility: Students from graphic and web design, photography and... »

Mentoring change

Ph.D. in Cancer Cell Signalling; Embryonic Stem Cells; Marker Assisted Selection in Plant Varieties

Workshop on plasma technology at VIT

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Internship always pays

Performing under pressure

Interest of B.Tech students will be kept in mind: HRD

Why not take exams lightly?
Chennai, August 22, 2014

A playful approach, need of the hour

"I watched a movie the day before my exam,” Delhi-based Arpit A... »
August 20, 2014

Igniting a reverse brain drain

One of several embattled corporate challenges over the last two decades and currently an unfathomable phenomenon has pushed organisations into exploring every possible creative avenue: seeking red... »
August 17, 2014

Building rapport

Do you wonder why some people are always more popular, loved and get more recognition and opportunities? Have you always wanted to be like them?If your answer is ‘yes’ then the question you... »
AAP leader Yogendra Yadav addressing UPSC aspirants protesting against CSAT at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, August 7, 2014

AAP wants govt. to postpone CSAT

Supporting the anti-CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) agitation by students, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the government postpone the August 24 preliminary examinations. A... »
V.P. Jeyaseelan, who recently cleared the civil services examinations, sharing his thoughts with the aspirants in Tiruchi on Tuesday. Photo: R.M. Rajarathinam
TIRUCHI, August 6, 2014

‘Tamil is no barrier for civil services’

V.P. Jeyaseelan, who has cleared the civil service examinations by writing in Tamil, said regional language was not at all a barrier for the civil service aspirants if they had proficiency in thei... »
This problem can be rectified only by increasing the number of posts of Associate Professor on a par or more than the posts of Professor.
VISAKHAPATNAM, August 3, 2014

Faculty stagnation in medical colleges

With many posts of professors in the super speciality and speciality departments of government medical colleges in the State lying vacant or unqualified persons leading departments, patient care... »
Gaurav Srivastava.
July 27, 2014

GMAT rules

Is the interest in management studies really dropping? Or is this true only of India? Then sample this: the highest number of Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exams was delivered in India... »
Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Bhaskar Rao delivering a special lecture at IMER, Belgaum
July 27, 2014

Events on education in Belgaum

Special lecture: Students, teachers, educators and administrators are expected to focus their efforts on strengthening value-based education in schools and colleges and university campuses... »
At the workshop organized by Manipal College of Nursing
Mysore, July 27, 2014

Events on education in Udupi

Workshop: The Manipal College of Nursing, in association with Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI), New Delhi, organised a workshop on “Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling... »
India needs many mathematicians to work in pure and applied areas.
July 27, 2014

Stay ahead with math

In this increasingly digital world, mathematics is everywhere. It is wise to keep track of the myriad opportunities that would be laid open by mathematics education. “The advancement and... »

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