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Published: 13th February 2017 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2017 10:03 PM   |  A+A-

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IIMB’s EPGP ranked in top 50 in Global MBA Ranking
IIM Bangalore’s one-year full-time Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management has been ranked among the top 50 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2017 released on Monday. IIMB’s programme has shot up 13 spots to be placed at No 49 in the FT ranking. The other management schools in the top 50 include INSEAD, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, MIT: Sloan, University of etc

KCG College organises seminar on education opportunities in the UK

The Higher Education Cell of KCG College of Technology, a unit of Hindustan Group of Institutions, organised a seminar on Higher Education Opportunities in the UK recently. 
Merrin Raikhan from British Council, in her presentation on Education UK discussed the education system in the United Kingdom and how beneficial it is for students to pursue higher studies in UK universities which attract many foreign students every year.

DSC invites applications  
The Delhi School of Communication (DSC) invites applications for its Post Graduate  Programme in Communication (PGDPC). This integrated program awards PGDPC along with the MA in Journalism and Mass Communication. Graduates or students in the final year of graduation (all streams) are eligible to apply. Application forms may be downloaded and submitted online at For admission to DSC, students have to clear either the MAT/CAT examination or DSC’S internal admission test. The DSC admission test is of 1 and half hours duration, focuses on basic reasoning, logic and creative writing skills, in addition to basic knowledge of Advertising and Media.

FLAME Varsity joins hands with Babson
FLAME University joins with Babson College, United States to build and grow commitment in providing world-class entrepreneurship education. Babson College, a private business school in the United States is a global authority in entrepreneurship education. It has consistently appeared on World Report rankings as the number one college in entrepreneurship education.

KPIT’s innovation contest recieves 1500 ideas

KPIT Technologies, a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, announced earlier that KPIT Sparkle 2017 an annual national design and development innovation contest received 1,500 ideas from over 10,500 engineering and science students across 300 colleges in India. Top 35 shortlisted teams will exhibit their solutions through working prototypes at the grand finale, scheduled on February 18 and 19, at the Deccan College Ground in Pune. The winners of this contest would be finalized by a panel of eminent jurors and announced at an award ceremony on February 19, 2017, where cash prizes of over 20 lakh rupees will be awarded to them. 

ORBIT Live 2017: Confluence of Int’l icons and students
Arena Animation recently concluded the latest edition of Orbit Live 2017, an international animation students festival. This confluence saw over 200 international industry stalwarts deliberating upon the latest trends in the industry in the presence of over 500 Arena Multimedia students from its centres across the country. 

Shiamak Davar all set to hold auditions for his Dance Prog

Shiamak’s One Year Dance Certification Programme (OYP) is a full time course for one year that helps potential dancers nurture their skills in a professional environment. Dance enthusiasts from across the world between ages 15 to 28 are auditioned by Shiamak.

Launches in Chennai
Orient Flight Civil Aviation Academy (OFCAA), a centre for Cabin Crew and Ground Staff training programmes has inaugurated its academy in Chennai recently. OFCAA is part of Orient Flights Private Limited, a division of Hindustan Group of Institutions. With this inauguration OFCAA will offer training and certification for people aspiring to take up a career as part of a Cabin Crew in an Civil or Commercial Airline and for people who wish to take up a career as a Ground Staff.

Applications open for the LSE programmes in India  

Indian School of Business & Finance, New Delhi (ISBF) invites students to apply for its undergraduate degree programmes which are designed, examined and assessed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 

St Peter’s Varsity launches MS in Cyber Security

Saint Peter’s University, the Jesuit University of New Jersey, launches a program called Master of Science in Cyber Security. The master’s degree program will provide students with the advanced skills needed to help protect and defend information systems from cyber-attacks. The program will have two areas of focus one being information systems security and assurance and secod being cyber security and computer forensics.

TATA ClassEdge launches ‘Thinking About Values’ books for children

TATA ClassEdge, a provider of innovative technology based learning solutions for schools, launched ‘Thinking About Values’, a series of books on values and life skills for classes 1 to 5, at their Principal Leadership Programme at Chennai. ‘Thinking About Values’, based on NCERT’s values framework, is a unique contemporary take on values and life skills for children.

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