The Institute of Management in Kerala of the University of Kerala has invited applications for admission to an MBA programme at its centre on the Karyavattom campus and extension centres in Alappuzha, Poojappura, Adoor, Varkala, Kollam and Kundara. An MBA (Tourism) programme will be held at Karyavattom. Those who have a degree with 50 per cent marks may apply. Download application form and brochure from or and sent the filled application, along with documents, to the Head, Institute of Management in Kerala, University of Kerala, Karyavattom Campus, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 581 so as to reach the addressee on or before April 20.

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has invited applications from students in the third year of B.Tech. or integrated M.Tech. programmes or the first year of M.Sc., MA or MBA programmes with outstanding academic merit in terms of high rank (within three ranks) in the university examinations for a summer fellowship programme for two months with a stipend of Rs. 6,500. Apply now;

The Department of Science and Technology of the Union government has invited applications for INSPIRE fellowships for pursuing doctoral programmes in science and technology.

The Joint Control of Technical Examinations under the Directorate of Technical Education has invited applications for lateral entry to the B.Tech. course in various government and self-financing engineering colleges and institutes. Apply till February 11 on or The application fee is Rs. 750 (Rs. 375 for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes). Printout of the online application, along with documents, should be sent by registered post to the Joint Controller of Technical Examinations, Kaimanam P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, to reach there on or before February 16.

Gopakumar Karakonam