The Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Ahmednagar, has invited applications from eligible candidates to apply for its Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) programmes for the upcoming academic session. The duration of the MBBS programme is 4.5 years plus one-year internship and of BDS is four years plus and one-year internship. The institute will conduct the PIMS-All India Common Entrance Test-UG (PIMS-AICET-UG) for selecting the candidates. The application form is available on the official website from where it can be downloaded. Cost of the prospectus is Rs 500, and it is available at counters as wellRead More →

Good news for Bihar’s social sciences researchers for undertaking quality research in state centric development scenario. The much awaited Patna Centre of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) would be launched here on Sunday. The Patna Centre of TISS is named as the Centre for Development Practice and Research (CDPR). This initiative is supported Takshila Educational Society TES), promoters of DPS Patna, Pune, Coimbatore and Ludhiana. TISS director from Mumbai S Parasuraman would inaugurate it here on Sunday. TES has offered to host the Centre at the senior wing of Delhi Public School Patna. The TES will provide, free of charge, infrastructural support and associatedRead More →

International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi, is gearing up to receive the 2016-18 batches and has announced interview dates for admission to four courses in Chennai. The four courses are – postgraduate diploma in management (PGDM), postgraduate diploma in human resource management (PGDM- HRM), postgraduate diploma in banking and financial services (PGDM-B&FS) and executive postgraduate diploma in management. The interview will be conducted between March 4 and March 6, 2016 at The Pride, 216, EVR Periyar Salai, Poonamallee High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai. The core components of the final stage of the selection process for the PGDM, PGDM- HRM and PGDM-B&FS courses will constitute – extemporeRead More →

Claiming there has been a substantial hike in budget allocation for higher and school education, HRD ministry on Friday said proposals to establish Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) and turning 10 public and private institutions into world class educational institutions could be a game changer. Education secretary Vinay Sheel Oberoi said the broad framework of how 10 institutions each from public and private would be selected will be worked out in the next few months. “The idea is to create enabling environment for these institutions. These institutions should be multi-disciplinary. Also it should not only have foreign qualified faculty but even foreign faculty,” he said,Read More →

Students studying in various Kota coaching centers were in for a pleasant surprise on Saturday morning. Reason: Special yoga sessions had been organised for them. The district administration, in association with Isha Foundation, had organised these classes for over 2,000 students and 1,000 teachers at a private coaching institute and UIT auditorium in Kota. The move was initiated by the Kota district collector Ravi Kumar Surpur to evoke spiritual intelligence among students and teachers to counter stress due to the heavy pressure of studies and excelling in different subjects. This was also done to control the suicides by students who come here for coaching, theRead More →