School/College Round-up

Published: 14th September 2015 04:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2015 04:02 AM   |  A+A-

IMT opens doors for 2016 batch

school.jpgInstitute of Management Technology is inviting applications for its two-year PGDM and MBA programmes of 2016. For admission in PGDM programme, the applicants must have a minimum three-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum 50 per cent marks in any discipline or CGPA of at least on 3.0-4.0 scale in any discipline (for IMT Dubai). Applicants who are appearing for the final-year degree examination can apply. For PGDM (Executive) programme, the candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50 per cent marks and a minimum three-year work experience after graduation as of 30th June 2016.

Last date to apply is November 26. Application forms are available at

Details:, 096548 15421

Students to find solutions to global issues

school1.jpgOakridge International School, Gachibowli, is hosting three-day ‘OakMUN 2015’ from September 25 to 27. Over a thousand student delegates from all around the globe will be present at the MUN. These delegates will come together to debate, engage and propose create revolutionary solutions to various global issues. 14 committees will cover diverse topics like the middle east crisis to food safety and universal health coverage.

Celebration time at Roots

Roots Institutions bid goodbye to outgoing batch and welcomed the freshers at graduation and freshers’ day celebration held recently. Stars from the tinsel town Nagashaurya and Vijay, and  Manoj Malhotra of Star Plus were present at the occasion. Students excelling in academics were felicitated with awards and Gold and silver medals. Electrifying ramp walk and exhilarating dance performances with the theme ‘Vintage Views To Modern Hues’ made the day memorable. Solo performances were also held.

Knowledge gathering session at St Mary’s

Students of St Mary’s College, Yousufguda, got an opportunity to know more about big data security and cyber security recently at a National Seminar which was organised in the college recently. Prof. M V Ramana Murthy, Head, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Osmania University and Prof. P R K Murti, Adjunct Professor, NALSAR University of Law gave lecture on big data security and cyber security respectively. The seminar was organised by the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science.

About 12 papers were also presented on the occasion.

school2.jpgSmart Learning

An instructional leadership and flipped learning workshop was conducted by Educomp Solutions  recently as part of their 55 city road show. The workshop was part of education development school conclave. The theme of the year #Thereisanotherway, seeks to help schools identify, discuss and solve key issues facing them in imparting high quality education. The school conclave was attended by educationists, principals and school management from various city schools to discuss and find solutions to key challenges for schools of the 21st century.

The workshop was conducted by eminent educationist, Asllesha Thakur. In course of her workshop she took the school principals through the concept of flipped learning which enables children to be in charge and accountable for their own learning via collaborating and sharing in a safe online environment. Flipped learning allows them to leverage new age devices and tools for self learning. The principals were also informed about instructional leadership.

Session on Intellectual Property Rights to convert ideas into innovation

school3.jpgMahindra Ecole Centrale College of Engineering (MEC), the Indo-French Technology School organised a workshop on “Protection of Intellectual Property through Patents” for the academia and the industry on Saturday at the MEC campus.

The workshop iPath 2015, focused on the 3Ps of innovation – Patent, Protect and Prosper. Ashok Ram Kumar, a leading attorney of AP and Telengana was present at the workshop. Ram Kumar interacted with the 35-40 participants, which included members of the academia, large corporate houses, SMEs, start-ups, etc., and took them through a detailed understanding of innovation management, patenting system in India, etc.

The participants got to learn about the systematic methodologies available to convert their strong technical ideas into innovation that would have a strong impact on the society. They also got to know about the strategies that are available for the protection of their intellectual property. Specifically, the topics covered included innovation management, forms of IP and their importance, patenting systems in India, copyrights and related rights, trademarks, IPR enforcement and litigations, IPR commercialisation-licensing.

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