Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.

The Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies University, Mumbai, has invited applications for admission to the following courses conducted by its school of science.Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. in chemical and biological sciences: five-year, full- time course, entry qualification is B.Sc. degree with minimum 60 per cent marks in chemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, botany, zoology, life sciences, physics, statistics or mathematics. M.Sc. statistics: two-year, full-time programme, entry qualification B.Sc. degree with 60 per cent marks in statistics.Selection to both these programmes is based on entrance examinations in June at Mumbai. Ph.D. in chemical and biological sciences: three-year, full-time programme, entry qualification M.Sc. degree with 60 per cent marks in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, botany, zoology, life sciences, physics, statistics, mathematics. Selection will be based on personal interview.Details can be had from the web site For application forms and prospectus, send a request, along with a demand draft for Rs. 600 drawn in favour of SVKM's NMIMS, payable at Mumbai, with a self- addressed cloth envelope of size 10" x 13" to the Registrar, NMIMS University, V.L. Mehta Road, Vilepale (W), Mumbai - 400 056 (ph: 91-22-26134577). Clearly mention your name, complete address with pin code, contact number and name of course applied for on the envelope, requisition letter and on the reverse of the draft. Last date for receipt of completed applications is May 24.

MBA entrance

The Department of Commerce and Management Studies of the University of Calicut has invited applications for its two-year (four semesters) Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme conducted by it and at the School of Management Studies, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur and Vatakara, for the academic year 2007-08. Entry qualification is degree in any subject with at least 50 per cent marks in aggregate, including of languages. Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Caste students get relaxation in the marks needed. Those who are awaiting their degree results may also apply. But they should produce their original degree mark list before the last date for registration of their MBA examinations.The entrance test will be held in June at Kozhikode, Kannur, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram, followed by group discussion and interview.The application form and other details can be downloaded from www.universityofcalicut. info. Filled applications, along with a crossed demand draft for Rs. 300 (Rs. 100 for SC/ST candidates), drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, University of Calicut, payable at SBT, Calicut University branch, should be sent to the Head, Department of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Calicut, Malappuram - 673 635. The last date for receipt of application is May 26. For details, visit the web site.

CIEFL entrance

The Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL), Hyderabad - 500 007, has invited applications for admission to the following programmes.Hyderabad campus (regular course): MA English with specialisation in teaching English, media and communication (linguistics/English literature and cultural studies); MA in teaching English/linguistics/English literature/literary and cultural studies. School of Languages Sciences: M.Phil. in English, linguistics, phonetics and Ph.D. School of English Language Education: M.Phil. and Ph.D.School of Critical Humanities: M.Phil. in English literature; Ph.D.; postgraduate diploma course in translation studies.School of Distance Education: Ph.D. in English.School of Foreign Languages: MA (regular) in Arabic, French, Russian and German; MA (distance mode) German, Russian; Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching of Russian, Arabic or German; M.Phil. (regular mode) Arabic, French, Russian or German; M.Phil. (distance mode) Russian; Ph.D. in Arabic, French, Russian or German (regular) and Russian (distance mode).CIEFL Lucknow campus: MA English, Postgraduate Diploma in the Teaching of English, M.Phil. in English.CIEFL Northeast Campus: PGDTE, Diploma in Mass Communication, M.Phil. and Ph.D. in ELT, English Literature.B.Ed. English self-financing course.The number of seats is 75. Entry qualification: BA/MA with English with 50 per cent marks. Fee is Rs. 15,000.Selection for the above programmes is based on an entrance test. In Kerala, Kochi will be the test centre.Application form and details can be downloaded from the website Last date for receipt of filled application forms is May 25. For details, visit