ICTS Launches a Random Walk to Learn Astrophysics

ICTS Launches a Random Walk to Learn Astrophysics

Astrophysics is an interesting subject which eludes many people. While people are aware of physics and astronomy, most people aren’t aware of the many theories and prospects of Astrophysics. To counter this a new summer course has been launched by the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore. What is it? It’s a random walk on astrophysics conducted by Professor G Srinivasan, a retired astrophysicist from the Raman Research Institute. The walk will elucidate on various…

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“Study in India” Program For Foreign Students

“Study in India” Program For Foreign Students

In a bid to attract foreign students in Indian varsities, the government is launching a special program called “Study in India”. The Education Worldwide India Leaders Conclave and International Students Fair 2018, recently concluded with this focus. What was the need for this? As per the recent data, almost six lakh Indian students leave the country every year to study abroad, while only about 40,000 foreign students come to India to pursue higher education. Aiming to…

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Hackathons Making Education more Accessible for Girls in India

Hackathons Making Education more Accessible for Girls in India

While India takes pride in its IITs and IIMs, a large number of girls quietly drop out from education school-level onwards. ‘Hack4Her’ aims to change this scenario. It is a unique hackathon organised by Women’s Education Project India, in association with TechGig and Random Hacks of Kindness, India. You swell with pride when your child bids you ‘bye’ happily at her school gate. Her education is her passport to an independent life and a confident future. But are all girls…

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Capgemini Launches Tech Challenge 4.0

Capgemini Launches Tech Challenge 4.0

Capgemini, a universal leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has publicized the unveiling of Tech Challenge 4.0 – the fourth season of a unique online hackathon designed to recognize the best programmers and tech enthusiasts from across India. This hackathon goals to position young techies to the skills required in the age of digital disruption and offer them with the occasion to explain real world business and human challenges by means of emerging technologies….

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Seminar Held on ‘Higher Education and Research in Japan’

Seminar Held on ‘Higher Education and Research in Japan’

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan along with Punjab University (PU), Chandigarh, organised a seminar on the topic “Higher Education and Research in Japan – 2017” at PU’s Physics auditorium Monday. The participating universities at the seminar included Ritsumeikan University and the University of Tokyo. Officials from the Embassy of Japan were also present at the event. The participants were informed about the various research opportunities available at Japan’s leading…

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Global Education Interact

Global Education Interact

The Chopras’, Global Education Interact, an educational and interactive fair is back with its latest edition being organised on 6th Feb, 2017 at the Taj Deccan, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. The event promises to be the definitive platform that will aid students in solving their many quandaries associated with higher education. These days the dilemma of choosing the path to higher education doesn’t simply stop at choosing what course you want to pursue. There are a…

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Mumbai University to Host 8th Indian Youth Science Congress from February 16 to 18

Mumbai University to Host 8th Indian Youth Science Congress from February 16 to 18

The eighth edition of the Indian Youth Science Congress (IYSC) will be hosted by Mumbai University from February 16 to 18. MU Vice Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh on Tuesday announced the event themed “Food for All in the Anthropocene Era”. The conference is an annual event that provides an opportunity for young researchers to present their work. This year’s theme focuses on food security in the climate change context. The eighth edition of IYSC is…

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IIT Bombay Set to Host its Entrepreneurship Summit

IIT Bombay Set to Host its Entrepreneurship Summit

The Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) is set to host its latest edition of the Entrepreneurship Summit on January 28-29. The event is expected to see participation from over 500 startups and will be attended by over 16,000 students from across the world. The event seeks to provide a well-rounded discussion with government representatives, key founders and active investors invited to speak to the audience. The CEO of Niti Aayog Amitabh Kant and the Union…

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39 Australian Varsities to Participate in Education Fair

39 Australian Varsities to Participate in Education Fair

For students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia, an education fair spread across 14 cities will bring together 40 universities and educational institutes under one roof. The fair to be organised by IDP Education, will be held at Hotel Le-Meridien on January 28. It is a free platform for students to gauge their prospects, apply directly to the institution of their choice and get first hand information on courses, scholarships, etc. The fair will…

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IIT Bombay’s Social Festival 2017 to Celebrate Real Heroes, Focus on Differently-abled

IIT Bombay’s Social Festival 2017 to Celebrate Real Heroes, Focus on Differently-abled

In a world that is still trying to understand and help the differently-abled, IIT Bombay’s social activities body Abhyuday is organising a two-day festival to celebrate people with disabilities. The festivities themed “I am not disabled, I am differently-abled” will take place on January 21 and 22, 2017.  Unlike last few years, there will be no celebrity appearances this year. The festival will feature events ranging from talks by former army captains to cultural programs…

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