(Questions answered on career concerns)
I completed my B.Tech in Chemical Engineering. I want to do my M.Tech also. Please give me details of specialisations for which I can opt. Which institutes in Andhra Pradesh offer the courses?
KV Muthu Swamy
The following are some of your options:
Osmania University, Hyderabad offers M. Tech in Bio-Chemical Engineering and Biochemical Technology, Chemical Reactors Engineering, Plant Design Process Dynamics and Control, Technology of Pharmaceuticals and Fire Chemicals and Technology of Materials. The admission is based on performance at GATE/ PGECET. For details, log on to www.osmania.ac.in
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam offers M.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Mineral Process Engineering, Industrial Pollution Control Engineering, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, and Biotechnology. For details, log on to www.andhrauniversity.info
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Noida offers M.Tech in Petroleum Exploration. The eligibility criteria are minimum 60 per cent marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level and B.Tech in Chemical/ Mechanical/ or M. Sc in Geology/ Geophysics/ Physics with minimum 60 per cent marks. The admission is based on performance at interview. For details, log on to www.upesindia.org
Please give me details of the courses offered by the Institute of Rail Transport.
The Institute of Rail Transport was established to promote the study of the science and art of rail transport and management. The institute’s headquarters is at New Delhi and it has branches at all nine zonal Railway Headquarters -Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Chennai, Guwahati, Gorakhpur and Secunderabad.
The institute offers the following four diploma courses:
1. Diploma in Rail Transport and Management
2. Transport Economics and Management
3. Multi-Modal Transport (Containerisation) and Logistics Management
These courses are one-year correspondence courses recognised by the Ministry of Railways.
Apart from these, the institute offers a two-year Diploma course in Port development and management. This is a distance education course and is recognised by the Ministry of Railways.
The eligibility criterion for these courses is a Bachelor's degree or Diploma in any Engineering field.
To get admitted to these courses, you have to obtain the prospectus from the institute, submit the application form and pay the specified fee. For more details, log on to www.irt-india.com
Which institutes offer courses in TV and Film editing?
Given below are the details of some of the institutes that offer the course:
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata offers Post Graduate Diploma in Cinema with Editing as a specialisation. The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. The admission is based on the performance in written examination, Interactive Orientation Session and Viva Voce. For details, log on to http://srfti.gov.in
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune offers three-year PG Diploma in Film and Television with Editing as specialisation. The institute also offers one-year PG Certificate course in Television with Video Editing as specialisation. The eligibility criterion for these courses is bachelor’s degree. For details, log on to www.ftiindia.com
Chennai Film Industrial School also offers one-year full time course in Editing. The eligibility criterion is a pass in 10th class. The admission is based on performance at written test, group discussion and personal interview. For details, log on to www.chennaifilmschool.org
Give me details about eligibility, application and admission process of the PhD programme of IISc.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore offers PhD programmes in several areas. The eligibility criteria are:
Master’s degree or its equivalent in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science/ Agriculture/ Humanities
Master’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture
Valid certificates in one of the national entrance tests such as GATE/ CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/ UGC NET for JRF/ DBT-JRF/ ICMR-JRF/ JEST/ NBHM/ IISc Entrance Test
Minimum second class in qualifying degree
The eligibility criteria specific to the area can be obtained from the IISc website. Admission is based on academic record and performance at national entrance tests, specified. The selection of short listed candidates for admission to research programmes is through an interview at IISc.
Coming to the application process, here are the steps:
Read and understand thoroughly, the process to fill the application in the website
Register yourself online using your e-mail address and password
Provide your personal details in the registration form
You will receive a verification mail; click on the verification link provided
Log in to the website and fill the application form
Provide personal, academic, national entrance test details and course details
Pay the prescribed fee and enter the DD details
Verify all the details you entered and click on ‘confirm to submit’
Take a printout of the application form and send it to Deputy Registrar (Academic), Admissions Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore -560 012
For more details, log on to www.iisc.ernet.in
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