 The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, has invited applications for admission to ML degree, postgraduate diploma (evening) and distance education courses. Last date: October 23. Web site: www.tndalu.org.

 The IIITM-K has invited applications for admission to its Master of Science in Information Technology and M.Phil. in ecological informatics courses. Degree will be awarded by Cusat. Last date: October 20.

 The National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, has invited applications for admission to postgraduate diploma in industrial management, industrial safety and environmental management and information technology management. First-class engineering or technology graduates with valid IIM-CAT score can apply online before December 10. Web site: www.nitie.edu.

 The Sainik School at Kazhakootam has invited applications for entrance test to be held on January 3 for admission to class VI and IX. Last date: December 10. Web site: www.sainikschooltvm.org.

 The Sainik School at Amaravathi Nagar, Tamil Nadu, has invited applications for entrance test to be held on January 3 for admission to class VI and IX. Last date: December 10. Web site: www.sainikschoolamaravathinagar.edu.in

 The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) under the University of Delhi has invited applications for admission to its MBA, MBA (MS) and doctoral programmes. The selection is based on an entrance test to be held on January 10. Last date: November 20. Web site: www.fms.edu.

 The Indira Gandhi National Open University offers postgraduate diploma in corporate governance in association with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.Applications and other details can be downloaded from www.ignou.ac.in. Last date: October 31.

 Anna University has invited applications for its part time B.E. admissions for working professionals (diploma engineers only). Last date: October 31. Web site: www.tau.edu.in. Phone: 0431-2407947.

 Apply for Kerala State merit scholarships before October 31. For details, visit www.collegiateedu.kerala.gov.in.  The University Grant Commission has invited applications for the award of the Commonwealth split-site doctoral scholarships and commonwealth academic staff fellowship-2010. Apply before October 30. Web site: www.ugc.ac.in; www.cscuk.org.uk.

 The Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, has invited applications for admission to its postgraduate programmes in management, human resource management and international management. Last date: November 20. Web site: www.mdi.ac.in.

 IIT Roorkee has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D. and post doctoral fellowships programmes. Last date: October 30. Web site: www.iitr.ernet.in.

 IISER, Bhopal, has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D. programme. Last date: October 31. Web site: www.iiserbhopal.ac.in.

 The Union Public Service Commission has invited applications for the Combined Defence Service Examination to be held on February 14. Last date: October 26; web site: www.upsc.gov.in