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Thales joins IIT-D for science collab
Thales and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a jointly supervised IIT Delhi-CNRS PhD fellowship programme. The MoU was signed in the presence of His Excellency Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India. Through this fellowship programme, Thales and IIT Delhi intend to facilitate scientific collaboration between Indian and French laboratories to boost industrial research by strengthening industry-academia relations.
The students to be selected for this fellowship programme will conduct research in both countries under the management of an Indian and a French supervisor.

A record number of CAT registrations

Registrations for the Common Admission Test (CAT) to Indian Institutes of Management and other B-schools have shot up to a seven-year high, with 2,32,434 applications received by the office of the Convenor of CAT 2016 on the registration deadline of September 27, 2016. The number of PWD (Persons with Disability) applicants has increased from 901 to 938.

Sarthaan‘16 gets a rousing response

PeopleTree Education society was established in 2007 and is affiliated to Rani Chanamma University Belagavi. Sarthaan’16 a national-level-management fest, was conducted on September 23-24, at Millennium Gardens Belagavi. Sarthaan’16 is the fifth edition, 14 colleges from all over registered online for this edition. College participants travelled all the way from Mangaluru, Goa, Bengaluru, Hubballi, and Manipal. Eminent personalities witnessed the event, Faizan Sait being the chief guest, Santosh Porwal as the guest of honor, Biplove Belwal being the Director of PTeS presided over the function, Chairman Er. Jagadish Savadatti of PTeS, Anil Kanaganni Principal PTeS and other members of the faculty attended.

Holding a technical meeting  

TVASTRA2K16, a national level technical symposium, was recently organised by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, KCG College of Technology. The chief guest of the inaugural function was Dr Giridhar, Deputy Director General, Head –Solar Radiation Resource Assignment, MNRE (GoI), National Institute of Wind Energy, Chennai.

Holding a technical meeting  

TVASTRA2K16, a national level technical symposium, was recently organised by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, KCG College of Technology. The chief guest of the inaugural function was Dr Giridhar, Deputy Director General, Head –Solar Radiation Resource Assignment, MNRE (GoI), National Institute of Wind Energy, Chennai. 

Challenge accepted?

CL Educate and Kestone announce the fourth edition of Young India Challenge 2016, a quiz platform, conducted across schools and colleges. The event is expected to witness about one million students from 100 cities. With pan India reach, one lakh students from about 5,000 plus colleges from 80 cities will compete against each other. Reach out: clyic.com/

Making robotics a child’s play

Lema Labs (Incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell) is a company striving to build an ecosystem for emerging technologies. It will organise a weeklong crash course on robotics for students from October 3 to 9 at IIT Madras Research Park, Tharamani. Reach out: 9543425898

 

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