B.Dec at MIT-WPU
The School of Design at MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU), Pune, invites applications for its BDes course
Appropriateness: Applicants must pass the Class 12 board exam of a recognized Indian or International Higher Intermediate Council with an aggregate of 50% (45% in the case of the Underdeveloped and Disabled Class categories of Maharashtra only).
Deadlines: January 27, 2023
For more information, visit,admissions.mitwpu.edu.in/bdes/
Scholarships and Scholarships at Ashola
The Center for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP), at Ashoka University, is inviting applications for Research Fellowships that aim to build philanthropy in India, strengthen research capacity, and create rigorous, high-quality outcomes.
Appropriateness: Individuals based in India and having relevant professional research experience. Fellows will be selected on the basis of the strength of their research proposal, previous research experience, ability to commit to the fellowship, and ability to produce the desired output. Women, LGBTQIA+, Dalits, Adivasis, persons with disabilities and members of other minority and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Started: February 2023.
Deadlines: November 6
The university also announced the opening of applications for Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship for Young Indian Friendship Class of 2024.
Appropriateness: Students who consistently excel in academic, non-academic, and/or professional fields and possess leadership abilities. Exceptional candidates will be identified and accepted through a comprehensive admissions process and additional Scholarship interview.
For details, visit, yif.ashoka.edu.in
The DBS Foundation and Singapore-based educational technology (edtech) company Face the Future will jointly launch the inaugural Crackerjack Convention to empower the next generation of young people to build human skills, or soft skills, to better prepare them for their future. The Crackerjack Convention, a four-day event for students between the ages of 14 and 18, will be held at the NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni Home from December 14-17. Participants from around the world can participate in a series of different interactive events, including the second Crackerjack Championship and Crackerjack Challenge, designed to help them develop and showcase their skills. For details, visit, www.crackerjack.today/convention
Mahindra University recently announced its LL.B. (Hons.) program.
Appropriateness: Applicants must have a score of 60%, or equivalent grade, in UG, and must undergo a panel interview.
Deadlines: October 27.
To register, visit, https://bit.ly/3WdKa6m
MBA at BMU
BML Munjal University (BMU) has opened applications for MBA programs under the School of Management (SOM) with specializations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Business Analytics, Operations and SCM, and Entrepreneurship.
Early Bird Deadline: December.
Appropriateness: Bachelor’s degree and standardized test scores as per university admission criteria stated at www.bmu.edu.in. Students who have never taken a standardized test can take the BMU-MAT, the BMU Management Aptitude Test for a seat.
Legaledge after College inaugurated
Legaledge by Toprankers, recently launched ‘Legaledge after college’ to offer support to students and professionals with aspirations to master a Masters of Law by preparation for exams such as CLAT PG, MH CET Law and so on.
Online BCA Program
Hindustan Online-CODE offers an Online Bachelor Degree Program in Computer Applications (BCA) with specializations in Database Management Systems (https://bit.ly/3DyIzkj), Data Analytics (https://bit.ly/3SvoDD2), and Multimedia and Animation (https://bit.ly/3f68oyB). For details, visit, https://hindustancode.com/
Scholarships at Strathclyde
Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow will offer up to 20 MBA scholarships for January 2023 in the subjects Accounting and Finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Business, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Management Science
Appropriateness: Candidates who are prepared to act as ambassadors for the Strathclyde FT MBA, can demonstrate through their application and interview how they will contribute to bringing the class together to create a community to achieve the best learning (and social) experience for the group as a whole. Leadership/management skills or potential, overall quality of application and financial need will also be considered.
Deadlines: December 4
To register, visit, https://bit.ly/3zDqbo3
Executive MBA Program
IIT Roorkee recently opened applications for a two-year Executive MBA, with a customized and flexible industry-oriented curriculum with coverage for dual or triple specializations.
Appropriateness: A bachelor’s degree with a grade of 65% or the equivalent value of four years of relevant work experience
Deadlines: November 5
To register, visit, https://bit.ly/3SvSzyZ
The Institute also recently hosted the two-day International Conference on ‘Hydro Energy and Renewable Energy – Clean Zero Carbon Energy Systems’ 2022 (ICHRE 2022).
Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Federal Bank is inviting applications for the Hormis Memorial Foundation Federal Bank Scholarship. Eligible courses are MBBS, Engineering, BSc Nursing, BSc Agriculture including BSc (Hons) Cooperation & Banking with Agricultural Sciences conducted by Agricultural University and MBA.
Appropriateness: Applicants must have earned under-achievement at a Government/Aid/Government recognized self-funded college during the academic year 2022-23. The applicant’s annual family income must be below 3,00,000. Students coming from the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra are eligible to apply.
Deadlines: October 31
For details, visit, https://www.federalbank.co.in/corporate-social-responsibility
New EE+X B.Tech program
Indraprastha Delhi Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) has launched its first course in EE+X B.Tech format. program. Students joining the VLSI Electronics and Engineering (EVE) program must undertake two additional compulsory courses and elective courses will be offered along five career paths in VLSI industry and academia.
Research at Macquarie Business School
Professor Rebecca Mitchell, from Macquarie Business Schoolrecently led research on how the workplace can support postmenopausal women to thrive and advance in their careers
MoU and cooperation
Boeing, Jaivel Aerospace and Learning Link Foundation, recently launched a new chapter of Learn and Earn, a youth skills program aimed at creating a skilled and employable workforce for the aerospace and manufacturing sectors in Gujarat. The second batch of 20 participants in the program will undergo classroom training, followed by on-the-job training at Jaivel Aerospace.
Indian Design Village and Design Factory recently had a D-talk with Kossmanndejong, a Design Firm based in Amsterdam. Content developer and partner at Kossmanndejong, Femke Bijlsma, talks to students about Exhibition Design and Interior Architecture.
WayCool Food recently signed an MoU with University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot (UHS-B), to create awareness and support farmers to implement Package of Practices (POPs). As part of the MoU, students will also be offered training and Certification Programs for Outgrow Crop Advisors and Outgrow Network Partners.
ACT recently collaborated with Vidyakul to make academic learning more accessible and effective for state council students, and with Josh Skills to allow affordable access to their spoken English courses for low-income youth to improve their employability.
National Skill Development Company (NSDC) recently collaborated with Drone Destination to expand flying schools across the country. This initiative aims to fulfill the vision of making India a drone hub.
IIT Jodhpur recently collaborated with Algo8 AI Private Limited to develop Data Pipeline Build-up and Machine Learning Models for Oil and Petroleum Refinery Heat Exchangers.
Mrida recently signed an MoU with Ayurved College and Hospital, Bharati Vidyapeeth Considered University, Puneestablish cooperation for the development and formulation of products in the field of alternative medicine, especially Ayurveda, and for research collaboration.
Swasthavritta and Yoga Department of Arihant Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Institute cooperate with the Swarrnim Design Institute recently hosted the Nutritional Food Festival Traditional Bhuli Bisari Recipe.
pearl academy, in partnership with Graduate Fashion Week International (GFWi) and FDCIrecently collaborated at FDCIXLakme Fashion Week with students from over 27 fashion design schools, including Pearl Academy, exhibiting their work.
DY Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Center recently launched the First Advanced and Basic Midwifery Course, in collaboration with American Academy of Family Medicine.
Department of Sociology Noida International University, School of Liberal Arts in collaboration with school of Allied Health Sciences, recently held an event on International Girls’ Day to make students aware of the importance of girls’ rights.
Swimmer Agasthya Manjunath7th grade students from Orchids – The International (OIS), Sahakar Nagar branch have just won silver medals in 100 meters freestyle and 4×100 meters freestyle relay, bronze medals in 50 meters freestyle, 200 meters IM and 4×100 meters relay, as part of the 2022 CISCE National Championships.
Stanford University, USA, recently assessed 12 scientists from Beautiful Professional University (LPU) among the top 2% of scientists worldwide.
MDI Gurgaon Business School Win Blizzard RPG Competitionwhile IIM Lucknow and NITIE Mumbai were the first and second runners-up respectively.
International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) recently awarded 28 grants to MYP 2022 Student Innovator Grant finalist Dr Siva Kumari. This year’s project explores topics, including sustainable gardening and food production, support for students with autism, STEM education, and more.
Events and launches
Big Learning recently launched the third edition of the Diwali #NewBeginning campaign, which offers free career counseling through face-to-face sessions with leading domain experts.
Lexicon School recently hosted a ‘Multiple Intelligences Exhibition’ to demonstrate creative ways of teaching and to show that each student is inclined to different types of learning styles.
Avaada Foundationthough through the program ` Utkrisht Shiksha Abhiyan,’ recently imparted values-based education to instill moral and social values among students and teachers at GLA University.
University launched Unacademy Competition, an online education experience that allows students to evaluate their preparation in real-time. For details, visit, https://unacademy.com/compete/