CELT courses

The Centre for English Language Training (CELT), college of engineering is offering an advanced course in communication skills and personality development and an interactive course in English Grammar and Vocabulary. The last date for registration is March 23. For more details call 2707-0822.

Hall tickets despatched

Hall tickets have been despatched to students appearing for B.A. / B. Com first, second and third year exams of Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education. The exams are slated to be held from March 24. Those who did not receive the hall ticket can get a duplicate on by submitting two passport size photographs with a demand draft of Rs. 40.

GIS and mapping

The Survey Training Institute of the Survey of India is organising a four-day seminar on `Geographical Information System and other modern trends in mapping' from April 9. The seminar will be useful to those dealing with collection and manipulation of spatial data involving Geodesy, GPS, Digital Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Digital Cartography and GIS. For more details call 2720-1181.

UGC college

University Grants Commission has sanctioned a UGC Academic Staff College to Maulana Azad National Urdu University. The college will initiate its activities by conducting the first orientation course from March 24. UGC vice-chairperson Mool Chand Sharma will be inaugurating the course.

Last date extended

The last date for submission of eligibility test application forms for admission into degree programmes of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University has been extended up to March 28. Candidates with or without any formal educational qualification are eligible to appear for the test provided they completed 18 years.

WWF book released

The Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court G.S. Singhvi, in connection with World Forestry Day, released a field guide `Wildlife and biodiversity at ICRISAT' in his chambers on Wednesday.

The field guide is the product of a comprehensive biodiversity study conducted by WWF-India, APSO researchers of the ICRISAT campus, said a press release.