EDUCATION PLUS

Applications invited for AIIMS courses



Apply online for the entrance exam before April 5 through the website www.aiimsexamns.org

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has invited applications for an entrance examination for admission to its medical postgraduate (MD/ MS/ M.Ch./MDS/ MHA) post doctoral (DM / M.Ch.) and Ph.D. programmes for July 2010 session. Details of eligibility criteria and availability of seats in various disciplines can be had from the website www.aiimsexams.org.

Entrance examinations for AIIMS-MD/ MS/ M.Ch. (6 years) / MDS will be held on May 9 in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai and the test for DM/ M.Ch./ MHA will be held on May 16 in Delhi.

The entrance test for research leading to Ph.D. will be held on July 4 in Delhi.

How to apply

Application fee is Rs.1000. Apply online before April 5 through www.aiimsexamns.org and pay the application fee through a demand draft in favour of Accounts Officer (Exams), AIIMS, payable at New Delhi. After registering online, the demand draft should be attached along with the registration slip and sent to AIIMS, New Delhi, by April 10.

Courses at IIT

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has invited applications for admission to the following fulltime regular programmes:

M.Tech. and Ph.D. (Engineering): Aerospace, biological sciences and bio- engineering, chemical, civil, computer science and engineering, electrical, industrial and management engineering, material science and engineering, materials sciences, mechanical, nuclear engineering and technology.

Ph.D. (Science): chemistry, mathematics, statistics, physics.

Ph.D. (humanities and social sciences): Economics, English, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

M.Tech. degree in environmental engineering and management, laser technology.

Eligibility: For M.Tech programmes: B.Tech. / BE / M.Sc. degree in the respective or allied area with a valid GATE/ UGC- CSIR score. For M.Tech. degree in biological science and bioengineering those who have MBBS /B.Pharm. degree can also apply.

For Ph.D.: M.Tech./ ME degree in the relevant branch.

To get detailed information, visit www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/admissions.html. Last date for receipt of completed application form is April 16.



GOPAKUMAR KARAKONAM