News from the world of Education: April 19, 2022

Information on admissions, courses, scholarships, and more...

April 19, 2022 12:29 pm | Updated 12:29 pm IST

Virtual internships

Internshala recently launched the Chalo India, Let’s Work from Home initiative which brings 5,000+ virtual internship opportunities for Indian students. Students from all educational backgrounds including Engineering, Management, Design, Media, and Commerce can apply, and those selected will receive an assured stipend for all internships. The highest stipend offered is ₹29,000 per month. Those interested, apply by April 20. For details, visit, visit,

M.D Global Health

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel. has opened admissions for the four-year M.D. programme with Global Health. The Fall semester will begin on August 1.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completion of high school or university degree outside of Israel, completion of the following coursework which incudes one year of Biology, one year of Physics (or one semester each of Physics and Maths, preferably calculus or statistic), two years of Chemistry (with labs), including one year of Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry, and fluency in English.

IIAD admissions

The Indian Institute of Art and Design, in collaboration with Kingston School of Art, London is offering undergraduate programmes in Fashion Design, Fashion Business Management, Communication Design and Interior Architecture & Design. It also offers postgraduate programmes in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management.

Admissions process: IIAD Entrance Test

Deadline: June 10

Exam date: June 18 (online and offline)

Details at:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Ghaziabad invites applications for its 2022-24 PGDM course

How to apply:

Eligibility: Minimum three-year Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks or equivalent in any discipline recognised by the UGC/ AICTE. Fresh graduates, those with work experience and those appearing for final semester exams can also apply. aspirants. Valid CAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/GMAT/NMAT/XAT Test score required. Eligible candidates will have to take an entrance exam, comprising of a written aptitude test, group case discussion/extempore and personal interview. Admission is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying exam and the performance in entrance exam.

For queries, call Helpline: 0120-4170600, toll free-18001024170, +91 9711260686

Scholarships at Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde , Glasgow, offers a number of scholarships for its Faculty of Engineering applicants joining postgraduate taught and postgraduate research programmes.

Eligibility: Postgraduate Taught: Applicants should have a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree.

Deadline: September 9 (for programme in September 2022). For programme in January 2023, it is January 13, 2023.

The university also offers the Dean’s International Excellence Award.

Eligibility: Students are required to demonstrate academic excellence (usually a UK first-class undergraduate degree or international equivalent), and the potential to make a significant contribution to the Strathclyde community during their studies and in their chosen profession upon graduation (assessed by information provided in the scholarship application form).

Deadline: May 31.

News from the IITs and IIMs

Abhishek Biswas, Founder of Sattvik Council of India, was the keynote speaker at IIT Pune and IIT Bhubaneswar recently, where he spoke about the role of youth in innovation and technology.

IIM Lucknow Enterprise Incubation Centre (IIML EIC) and Technopark@iitk recently jointly launched a six-month accelerator programme. The last date for receiving applications is April 30.

IIT Kanpur recently signed an MoU with the Anil and Kumud Bansal Foundation to support the establishment of the School of Medical Sciences and Technology at IITK. The school is now being named as Gangwal School of Medical Sciences and Technology.

IIT Guwahati recently partnered with NTPC Limited to design and develop a highly energy-efficient plant for CO2 capture from power plants. This was developed by a research team led by Prof. Bishnupada Mandal, Department of Chemical Engineering.

Researchers from IIT Mandi recently worked towards developing sustainable techniques for soil stabilisation using a harmless bacteria called S. Pasteurii that hydrolyse urea to precipitate calcite. The findings were published in Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)’.The research was led by Kala Venkata Uday, and co-authored by Deepak Mori.

IIMA recently held its held its 57th convocation with 584 students from PGP, PGP-FABM, PGPX, and PhD programmes in graduating. Shubham Goyal, Vaibhav Agarwal and Nitin Kulshreshtha from PGP, and Amit Kumar from PGPX were awarded medals.


Rishihood University recently appointed Shobhit Mathur as its vice chancellor. He was earlier Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Rashtram School of Public Leadership.

D-School of Business, powered by Pearl Academy and London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), recently appointed Franco Gandolfi as its Dean. He has served as a Member of the Executive Board of the Nguyen Hoang Group in Vietnam and was also the Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of Manipal International University (MIU) in Malaysia.

News from Practically

Practically recently partnered with the United Nations to present the 15th edition of the United Nations Young Changemakers Conclave (UNYCC) in Mumbai. It also launched the second edition of its Summer Workshop spread across four to six weeks starting from April 25, for all its live class students. New users can also avail this by subscribing to Practically Live (online classes). For details, visit,

Quiz at IMS Noida

The department of PGDM and MIB, IMS Noida, organised a business quiz to give students a platform to analyse their knowledge. Questions were asked about current affairs, sports, management and business fields, politics, science, and so on.

Conference at IMS Ghaziabad

IMS Ghaziabad recently organised the AICTE-sponsored International Conference on Technological, Social and Economic Innovation through Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Cyber Security. One session was dedicated exclusively for presentations by students.

MoUs and partnerships

Cliniminds has signed an agreement with Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC), under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, to provide eSkill courses to candidates. Certificates will be awarded upon passing of evaluation exams conducted by LSSSDC. Cliniminds Post Graduate Diploma would also be offered on programme completion. Exams/assessments will be conducted on LSSSDC platform at the end of the programme.

Tezos India in collaboration with Code8 will host a five-day bootcamp to enable young learners to harness the power of innovation in Crypto, Blockchain and Web3 arena. The best projects selected by the Tezos India team further stands a chance to win grants of upto $30,000 through Ecosystem Growth Grant (EGG).

AlmaBetter and Polygon partnered to offer programmes in blockchain and Web3 development. The 28-week programme will be available on the AlmaBetter platform and will be open for all and is designed for learners without any prior domain experience.

ICAI courses in foreign language

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, through its Committee for Development of International Trade, Services and WTO, will organise online beginners’ level courses in Spanish, German, Japanese, Business English and French for its members/students, through the respective language and cultural centres of foreign embassies in India.

Mosaic Fellowship Programme

Mosaic Wellness recently launched the Mosaic Fellowship Programme where graduates can learn how to build a digital-first business in India. The Fellows will get an opportunity to work closely with the leadership team at Mosaic Wellness. The nomination process is open till April 30, and the selection process will be completed by May 15. Anyone who has graduated in 2021-2022 can apply. Write to stating in 100 words or less why you are interested in the programme.

Jigsaw launches new programmes

Jigsaw recently launched PG certificate programmes in Full Stack Development, Cybersecurity, Data Science and Machine Learning for fresh graduates, early-career professionals, and those seeking to change their career trajectory. The programmes will be offered on Jigsaw’s learning platforms and guarantee 100% placement upon completion. Visit

Mobility Solutions in India

Bridgestone India recently inaugurated a Mobility Solutions Institute in India, through which the company aims to assist stakeholders in staying updated on mobility solutions and tyre technology advancements respectively. This corporate university will also focus on educating employees and external stakeholders about mobility solutions trends and new product features.

Technology Teachers Training workshop

Empowered Minds Edu Solutions will conduct a Certified Technology Teachers Training workshop on April 223 between 10.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. at The Chancery, Lavelle Road, Bengaluru. This is for teachers to upgrade themselves to the latest ways of teaching to be futuristic and innovative. For registration, contact, or call 9900246988 / 9606095061 / 7829136768.

InspirED 2022 by Teach For India

Teach For India recently concluded its four-day annual global leadership conference InspirED 2022 on re-imagining education in the post COVID-19 world. It was hosted by Teach For India, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India and 25+ other global and national organisations.

Samsung Smart School programme

Samsung recently launched its Samsung Smart School programme at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) schools across the country. It aims to create young leaders of tomorrow by giving less-privileged students in India access to the benefits of digital education and its own transformative innovations. It is being piloted at 10 JNV schools in its first year.

Shiksha Rath launched

Utkarsh Classes recently launched Shiksha Rath: A Digital Classroom on Wheels, which will provide live digital learning experience to students in Rajasthan in the first phase. Through the Utkarsh App, Students from classes 6-12 students will be able to meet and learn in-person when the Shiksha Rath visits their city. It began its journey on April 13 from Jodhpur and will travel to Ramdevra, Rajasthan. In the pilot phase, it will cover the small towns and villages in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Barmer districts.

Animation Masterclass

Whistling Woods International recently hosted an exclusive session on animation filmmaking with Vaibhav Kumaresh, an Emmy-nominated animation filmmaker and Founder-Director of Vaibhav Studios, for students of School of Animation and Game Design. In the masterclass, Kumaresh discussed the groundwork and efforts involved in creating an animated character, and other aspects.

Awareness camp

Noida International University’s (NIU) School of Allied Health Sciences recently organised a day-long awareness camp and health screening among school-going children at Oxford Green Public School, Mohammadabad Kheda, Greater Noida. A general medical camp and health screening with special focus on assessment of obesity and malnutrition among school-going children was done during the event.

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