Fest Esperanto

Canara Bank School of Management Studies’ ‘Fest Esperanto 2009’ was held at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Bangalore Central College Campus, on May 7. The FKCCI president, D. Muralidhar, who was the chief guest, said that to be successful, luck alone is not enough.

Guest of honour, S. Giridhar, Head of Programmes and Advocacy, Azim Premji Foundation, called for all-round development of the students. He said that more and more MBAs are opting for careers in not-for-profit organisations.

Dr. K. Janardhanam, Director, CBSMS, spoke about new courses being introduced from next year at Bangalore University. An integrated Ph.D. (four-year course consisting of two years of MBA and two of Ph.D.) will be introduced. B.M. Sundaram, Chairman of Hexagon Group, also spoke.


Hindustan Aviation Academic invites applications for a four-year course in AMAe.S.I, which is equivalent to B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering; Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, a three-year course; and B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering, a four-year course (approval awaited). Candidates should have 10 + 2 qualification with 50 per cent each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or pass in three years diploma in Engineering with 50 per cent aggregate for AMAe.S.I. Those applying for AME course should have a 10+ 2 with 50 per aggregate in Physics and Mathematics or a pass in Diploma in Engineering with 50 per cent aggregate.

Candidates applying for B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering should have 10 + 2 or equivalent qualification with 55 per cent aggregate in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Hindustan Electronics Academy is conducting three-year diploma engineering courses in mechanical, automobile, aeronautical, computer science, Electronics and Communication, Information Science and Technology approved by AICTE, New Delhi, and DTE/BTE, Government of Karnataka.

Those having a pass in 10th Standard or equivalent examination with a minimum of 35 per cent in Science and Mathematics can apply. Applications may be sent to The Director, Hindustan Aviation Academy, P.B. No. 3776. Ph: 25238650, 25232217, 65607448.

Graduation day

The post-graduate engineering students of M.S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (MSRAS), Bangalore, were conferred degrees on the occasion of ninth graduation day recently. A total of 253 students were awarded degrees by Ian Marshall, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) of Coventry University, U.K.

N. Seshagiri, former Special Secretary, Ministry of Information Technology, and Y.S. Rajan, Principal Advisor, Confederation of India Industry (CII), were present. Mr. Seshagiri said, “There is tremendous scope for entrepreneurship, especially in the e-games market.”

Ten gold medals and two silver medals were awarded to outstanding students. “I feel great. Coming from a diploma background I was told that my course, Automotive Engineering, is very tough. Yet I am holding a gold medal and am proud of it,” said Vimal P.N. “I dream to become an entrepreneur one day, until then I will continue working,” said Muralidhar Rajan, a student of Wireless and Optical Communications.

S.R. Shankapal, Director of MSRAS, M.R. Jayaram, Chairman, Gokula Education Foundation, and B. R. Prabhakara, Chief Executive, Gokula Education Foundation (Medical), were present.