EDUCATION PLUS

VLSI and embedded system design



VLSI Design and Research Centre, University of Pune, is offering job-oriented Certificate Course in VLSI Design and Certificate Course in Embedded System Design. Eligibility is - B.E, B.Tech in Electronics, Telecommunications, Instrumentation, Electrical, Computer Science, Information Technology and M.Sc in Electronics or equivalent qualification. Application deadline is 13 February and entrance test will be held on 15 February at Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Ahmedabad. Other details and application forms are available at ‘ >www.icitonline.org’.

Integrated M.Sc

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bubhaneswar and UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences are inviting applications for their five-year Integrated M.Sc. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences. Admission will be on the basis of the joint National Entrance Screening Test -2009 to be conducted on 10 May. Students will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs.5,000. Eligibility is Class XII or Intermediate, with 60 per cent marks and 55 per cent for SC, ST and PD students, done in either 2007, 2008 or appearing in 2009. Last date for requesting applications is 6 March. For application and other details, visit ‘http://niser.ac.in/NEST’ or ‘ >http://www.tifr.res.in/cbs’.

Distance degrees

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University is conducting Eligibility Test -2009 for entry into its B.A, B.Com and B.Sc programmes. Candidates must have 18 years old by 1 July 2009. Application forms can be obtained from university campus, in person or by post, its study centres and E-Seva centres by submitting a DD of Rs.250 payable at ‘The Registrar, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad’ before February 28.

Candidates should submit the application form at the study centres, where they desire to appear the entrance test.

For more details, visit the study centres or university website ‘ >www.braou.ac.in’.

Forestry and Environment

Forest Research Institute University (FRIU), Dehradun, is inviting applications for its M.Sc programme in Forestry, Wood Science and Technology, Environment Management and one-year Post-Maters Diploma in Natural Resource Management and Non-Wood Forest Products. Last date for applying is 7 April. For applications and other details, visit ‘ >www.icfre.org’.

K. VIJAYA BHASKARA REDDY

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