Education News: August 24, 2022

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Student Choice Award

Oswaal Books recently launched the Student’s Choice Awards, a national competition to recognize Indian teachers who have made a difference in the lives of students. This competition will go through independent student voting, and the top 50 most voted teachers will be awarded with prizes worth ₹2.5 lakhs and above. The deadline for nominations is August 31. For more details visit, https://bit.ly/3PKPnxV

Scholarships

The University of Birmingham in Dubai announced scholarships for Indian students domiciled and living in India.

Eligibility: Students who have applied and received an offer of admission from the university.

Assess: Up to 40% of tuition fees (2022 entry)

Deadline: End of August

https://bit.ly/2HlXOwE

Schaeffler India Limited launched the fourth edition of its HOPE Engineering Fellowship Program. This initiative will provide up to ₹75,000 in financial aid to engineering students from economically weaker sections so that they can complete their studies. The program is implemented by Buddy4Study.

Application: On line

Deadline: September 15

https://bit.ly/3K6aKbI

Mr. Tech. Artificial intelligence and machine learning

BITS Pilani’s Work Integrated Learning Programs (WILP) division has launched a four-semester M.Tech. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) program.

Deadline: September 12

For eligibility and other details, visit, https://bit.ly/3whVx1I

Women in Tech program

NXP India recently launched the Women In Tech (WIT) program, which provides one-year specialized training to 50 female students entering the third semester of a BE/B.Tech. Indian college electronics/computer science program.

Deadline: September 15

To register, visit, https://wit.nxp.com/

News from IITs and IIMs

Jaro Education recently collaborated with Electronics and Information, Communication Technology Academy, IIT Guwahatian initiative of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, GOI, to help professionals grow in the technology industry by offering technical courses and programs.

Imarticus Learning recently launched an advanced certification in Digital Marketing and MarTech (marketing technology) in association with IIT Roorkee. A minimum of 50% marks is required for graduation/post-graduation. Candidates must pass an exam and a personal interview.

Researchers from IIT Jodhpur, Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati and IIT Kharagpur have recently developed architectures and algorithms to improve the efficiency of data collection and transmission associated with IoT devices and applications. The research paper was published in the journal Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, and is co-authored by Suchetana Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT JodhpurSandip Chakraborty, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur and Anirban Das, Researcher, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIIT Guwahati.

Teacher. Braj Bhushan and Prof. Shatarupa Thakurta Roy from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur, and Alok Bajpai, a practicing psychiatrist from Kanpur recently developed an app, Assistive Application for Children with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia (AACDD).

Five students from the 2021-23 class of IIM Bangalore two-year full-time MBA programs – Graduate Program in Management (PGP) and Graduate Program in Business Analytics (PGP-BA) – recently received prestigious scholarships for their dual degree and forward exchange in France.

MoU and partnerships

HiringMee and Telangana Academy for Skills and Knowledge recently reached an agreement to allow students across the state to assess their quantitative and qualitative skills using the Bengaluru-based company’s AI-based proctored assessment.

cialfoin collaboration with Lalaji Memorial Omega International School, Chenai. recently organized a “Career Fair” in which more than 6,000 students participated.

The University of Queensland (UQ) recently signed an agreement with the Asha India Company to support the Asha International Education Program through Indian Scholarships for Marginalized Students in New Delhi. As part of the agreement, UQ will provide three scholarships for postgraduate master’s courses.

The analysis institutethe United Kingdom, in association with the International Skills Development Society, recently launched the IoA Analyst Competency Framework at a panel discussion held in Hyderabad. This is part of the Indian regional launch of the IoA Analyst Competency Framework. Osmania University, Amity University, NMIMS Hyderabad and GITAM University were among those who attended the event.

Cliniminds recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer HospitalKolkata to offer a wide range of clinical research, pharmacovigilance, clinical data management, business analytics, health data science, regulatory affairs and several other professional training and certification programs focusing on employment.

CMR University, bangalore and Korea National Sports UniversitySeoul, Republic of Korea has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost sports education in India including sports coaching, community sports development and wellness through sports in India in association with KSINDIA (LLB Pvt. Ltd).

pearl academyBengaluru, is now an approved affiliated institute of Bangalore City University. With this, students can enroll in three- and four-year degree programs in Business Management, Fashion Design, Communication Design, Animation Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Interior Design and textile design.

National Skills Development Corporation recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Institute of Teacher Education (IITE) and Children’s University for multiple initiatives contributing to making India the skills capital of the world.

Madras Christian College (MCC), Chennai, in collaboration with Funskool India Ltd., recently held Stemathon 2022. Over 70 students and professionals from Tamil Nadu and Bengaluru underwent mentoring sessions and were guided in aspects of design thinking, creating their pitch and commercializing the ideas.

Atal Incubation Centre-JK Lakshmipat University, DBS Bank and Rajasthan AIM-AIC Networkrecently jointly organized the Regional Startup Ecosystem Stakeholder Meeting: Rajasthan to network among startup ecosystem enablers and improve the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

IMS Ghaziabad recently signed a memorandum of understanding for global collaboration with Humanistic Management Center, Geneva, Switzerland and Humanistic Management Network, Geneva. He also recently organized Vishleshan 2022, its Inter Institute Summer Internship Project (SIP) competition.

smiling tree recently signed a memorandum of understanding with KR Mangalam University (KRMU)Haryana, to carry out plantations in the villages adopted by KRMU and carry out periodic evaluation of the trees planted.

Events and launches

The Design Village recently hosted a orientation program to accommodate its ninth batch of UG and PG students.

As part of T Amil Nadu government’s Drive Against Drugs initiative and on the occasion of the awareness day against drug addiction, the students of Saveetha School of Management recently made a commitment against drug addiction.

Azent Overseas Education organized a day education fair in Ahmedabad which had more than 1000 participants. Students had access to over 90 advisors and over 100 universities.

Heartin association with AICTE and UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Education for Peace and Sustainable Developmentrecently hosted the International’ Rising with Kindness’ Youth Summit. More than 12,000 scholars and students from around the world participated.

Information Technology Learning Center recently launched Intermediate ReactJS, a course designed to provide in-depth knowledge of front-end development and an additional skill set in SEO knowledge and application.

JK Business School recently completed his 35 day orientation Adhwan program for its new students of the 2022-24 PGDM promotion.

Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics (MDAE) recently welcomed PG diploma students from the class of 2022-23 and organized a orientation session for them.

GITAM University (deemed to be) recently welcomed its new batch of students with a line-up of orientation and initiation activities.

Innovate India Coding Championship 2022 organized by Coding ninjas recently concluded with an event in Chandigarh. Shlok Goyal, IIT Roorkee won the competition, while Tanveer Singh, BITS Pilani and Ruturaj Godse from BITS Pilani Goa campus took second and third place respectively.

Great learning recently launched the Great Learning Career Academy offering courses in data analysis and backend software development to help recent graduates kick-start their careers in new era fields. These four-month, full-time classroom courses will offer up to 10 placement opportunities per learner, upon course completion.

Hindustan Online – CODE recently launched its brand campaign titled #No compromisewhich aims to create a powerful space for Hindustan Online – CODE with targeted programs for learners.

Amity Center of Excellence in Astrobiology, Amity University, Mumbai, recently organized a two-day international workshop on I introduction to astrobiology. The workshop had a panel discussion on the road ahead of astrobiology in India involving scientists from ISRO, IISER, BSIP and MSA.

University of Essex recently announced ‘ Data for everyone‘, a free data science and analytics training program for all its students, where every student can learn essential data skills at no additional cost for their study.

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