The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Deemed University) has invited applications for admission to its post-graduate programmes in social work, development studies, health administration and hospital administration.

Eligibility

Those who have obtained a Bachelor's degree (after a minimum three-year duration course) in any discipline with a minimum average of 50 per cent marks (40 per cent for SC / ST) are eligible for admission. Students completing the final year Bachelor's degree examinations by June 23, 2007 will also be eligible to apply. But for the programmes - MA in health administration and hospital administration - applicants who are awaiting their final year degree exam results are not eligible to apply. Medical graduates should complete their internship before June23, 2007.

How to apply

Application forms and other details can be downloaded from the website www.tiss.edu and duly filled in applications should be sent along with a Demand draft drawn in favour of Registrar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, payable at Mumbai. Unemployed SC/ST students, whose family income is below Rs. 1 lakh for the financial year 2005-06, should attach a true copy of caste/tribe certificate and income certificate instead of the Demand Draft. Last date for the receipt of completed applications at the above address is February 9.Hotel Management Another in a series of hotel management institutes, Indo American Hotel Management Academy is offering three-year full-time diploma programme and four-year full-time degree programme in hotel management. The institute has also started in-house practical training in all departments for students of first year as front line staff, as supervisors in the second year and six months of training as managers and six months of internship in the industry for third year students. In the graduation programme students will be offered one-year of internship in a five star hotel, according to Chairman, V.Pujari, Indo American Institute. For diploma course the eligibility is 10th pass, while for enrolling in the degree course 12 years of school education is required. For details contact on Indo American Institute on 0894-221186/1721.net and web mappingThe Centre for Spatial Information Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, is offering a 45-day certified course in .net and web mapping. The course commences from December 26. The curriculum includes C sharp, Ado. net. ASP. net, web services. For details and registration visit www.jntu.ac.in or contact J.Venkatesh over phone number: 9866413156.Course in animationThink smart, a Hyderabad based high-end animation institute is offering a 90-day fast track course in animation. The course commences from January 2007 and selected aspirants will have the opportunity of working with machinery like Inferno, Fire, Domino 4*4, Luster and more.Only 40 students will be selected. The curriculum includes working on live projects with film directors, cinematographers and art directors. Further information can be had over phone numbers: 9866373984 / 9989501909.Civil Services coachingCentre for Educational Development of Minorities, Hyderabad is inviting applications from candidates belonging to minority community for the UPSC Civil Services preliminary test 2007 - free coaching programme to be offered at Nizam College, Hyderabad. Apart from general studies coaching will be offered for two optional subjects also. Candidates will be selected for the programme on the basis of an objective type screening test comprising of general studies and mental ability to be held on January 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nizam College-Hyderabad. Interested candidates may register their names on or before January 4, 2007.