Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, has invited applications for admission to an M.Tech. programme in Polymer Science and Technology at its School of Chemical Sciences.

Entry qualification is a BE or B.Tech. degree in Polymer Science and Technology, Fibre Science and Technology, Rubber Technology, Plastic Technology, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or Chemical Technology with at least 65 per cent marks or equivalent grade or M.Sc. degree with 60 per cent marks in Chemistry, Polymer Science or Applied Chemistry.

Selection is based on the scores in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering and an entrance test. Last date: July 31; www.mgu.ac.in

The National Book Trust, New Delhi, has invited applications to its four-week training courses in Book Publishing starting on September 2. Graduates in any discipline are eligible to apply.

Those with higher qualifications and experience in the field of publishing will be given preference. Last date: August 10. www.nbtindia.gov.in.

The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Kozhikode, has invited applications for admission to its postgraduate diploma courses in Embedded System, Electronic Design, VLSI-CAD/CAM, Industrial Automation, Information Security and Software Technology; M.Tech. courses in Embedded Systems and Electronic Design Technology; and an MCA programme. http://calicut.nielit.in.

The Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, has invited applications for admission to its two-year executive postgraduate programme in management and one-year executive postgraduate certificate programmes in General Management, Strategic Management, Operations Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and IT Management. Apply online till August 25; www.iimk.ac.in.

Parassinikkadavu Ayurveda Medical College, Kannur, has invited applications for admission to its B.Sc. Nursing (Ayurveda) and B.Pharm. (Ayurveda) courses. Those who have passed Plus Two with minimum 50 per cent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible to apply.

Last date: August 17; www.ayuram.com.

Gopakumar Karakonam