Indian institutions here are growing beyond expectations

Source
The Hindu

Date
2005-08-25

Information
The Indian Institute of Management has set up its centre in Singapore. The Indian Institute of Technology-Mumbai is coming into Singapore. The Delhi Public School has been very successful. [The Bharatiya Vidya] Bhavan Central School has also been very, very successful. They are actually expanding beyond their expectations. From other parts of Asia, Waseda has just set up, from Japan. It is a full, comprehensive university that is based in Tokyo.

If you look at Singapore’s Global Schoolhouse Plan, the intention really was to bring in the top universities from different countries. So, we had a lot of U.S. institutions in the early stages. Just before you interviewed the Minister [a year ago], we had a couple of European universities. We consider Australia as part of Asia. UNSW has just made an announcement about a huge campus (here). [From] China, Shanghai [institute] will be set up here. Even from Egypt: the Muslim Harvard-equivalent is doing it, together with [a Singapore institution].

Are you not running the risk of eclipsing your own brand names such as National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)?

Why the Global Schoolhouse Programme? There are really three reasons. No 1., obviously, was the economic benefits that come from this. The second one was talent augmentation. The third was, of course, the [possibility of foreign students becoming] great ambassadors for Singapore.

Today, NUS, NTU, SMU (Singapore Management University), our public schools, have an overwhelming demand for places from students in the region. So the strategy is: why not bring in these foreign institutions, let them bring in international students as well, and then when we create this critical mass of students and institutions, it will create a virtuous cycle of positive competition that will actually increase the standards of not only our national and public institutions but also of the international ones that are here. will ultimately be a very powerful cocktail that will actually help us transit into a knowledge economy.

Those who get scholarships in your own universities have to serve here for a bond period. Do you intend to or do you already have in place such a bond system for work in Singapore after education in the foreign institutions here?

Maybe, the method we have adopted is a bit more subtle. Today, we have something like 7,000 multinationals in Singapore [including about 1,500 Indian companies]. Sixty per cent of them have got headquarters in Singapore.

We are producing 40,000 or so babies a year. The issue is one of talent augmentation: bringing as many of these people [to be educated in foreign universities in Singapore] to complement and work in many of these [multinational] companies. And Singaporeans will also continue to get their jobs, because there is an insufficient number of Singaporeans to take all these jobs that are being created by all these multinationals here. [For foreign students in Singapore], a lot of these institutions actually have good placement programmes [with] companies working in this region. So, there is no need for a hard rule: You are bonded, because they won’t be bonded, anyway. But the natural attraction of working in many of these companies here will actually create a conduit.

You are not giving up the system of [work-related] bonds for scholarship-holders in NUS, NTU?

That continues. The difference, of course, is this. In NUS, some of those on scholarships are being brought in at a very subsidised fee, almost equivalent or just slightly above local fees. But in these private institutions, they pay full fees as the market determines.

Will degrees be given by the foreign schools or will Singapore be associated with that?

We really leave it to the institutions. Our job is to ensure they offer only the highest of what they would have offered in their own home country.

What are the dos and donts for incoming foreign students?

Don’t dabble in racial politics, dont inflame religious issues. Observe the norms, rules of the host country.

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AIPGMET All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test

Contact details:
D.Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur
869, E, D. Y. Patil Vidyanagar,
Kasaba Bavada,
Kolhapur – 416 006

Introduction
All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test is conducted for admission to MD and MS courses from Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil Medical College, kohlapur.

Important dates of AIPGMET

1. 04-02-2009 – Last Date of Availability & Submission of Application form
2. 14-02-2009 – Last Date of Availability & Submission of Application form with late fee
3. 24-02-2009 – date of examination and the timings will be from 11.00 am to 2.30 pm

Eligibility criteria of AIPGMET

1. The candidate must be of Indian nationality.
2. The candidate must have a MBBS degree from a recognized university or any equivalent degree or he should have completed one year rotary internship.
3. The candidate who is going to complete the internship in the same year of examination can also apply but the candidate must submit a certificate duly signed by the dean of the institution he is in clearly indicating the completion date of the internship.

Courses offered of AIPGMET

MD (degree):

1. General Medicine
2. Pediatrics
3. Pathology
4. Psychiatry
5. Dermatology
6. Physiology
7. Anesthesiology
8. Microbiology

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1. General Surgery
2. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
3. Opthalmology
4. ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
5. Anatomy
6. Orthopedics

Diploma:

1. Obstetrics & Gynecology (DGO)
2. Orthopedics (D.Ortho)
3. Pediatrics (DCH)

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UP Technical University Counselling

The Latest Information about the UP Technical University Counselling 2010 will be Update here as soon as Available So Refer Again for More Details about the UP Technical University Counselling 2010. The Exam UP Technical University Counselling 2010 related all Information will be also available on the Official Website of The UP Technical University.

University Overview
Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) was set up by the Government of Uttar Pradesh on May 8, 2000. According to the university’s website, it is the biggest technical university in Asia. UPTU has 500 Colleges under it. UPTU is currently located in IET Lucknow campus in Capital of U.P. being the largest state of India with an area of around two lacs forty thousand square kilometers and population of more than 165 million people makes UPTU as one of the largest technical universities not only in India but perhaps in Asia.

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Banaras Hindu University UET Result

Banaras Hindu University UET Result 2010
Banaras Hindu University was situated in 1916. This university has two campuses, 4 institutes, 20 faculties, 145 departments, 4 advanced centers and 4 interdisciplinary schools. A university can develop successfully only when explore and teaching lock together seamlessly – one without the other is half. It conducts the UET exam every year. The exam results are announced on its official and results website. The results are also announced in local newspapers. More information about Banaras Hindu University UET Result 2010 visits on official website.

Contact Address
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi – 221 005
Uttar Pradesh
Phone: +91-542-2368938, 2368558

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Nagpur University Results Winter

Nagpur University Results Winter 2010

Nagpur University was set up in the years, 1923 and one of India’s best Universities.
Its is a public university situated in Maharashtra. Nagpur University NU based institution of academic excellence and thought leaders in management education. Nagpur University has recently declared the winter result 2010. Nagpur University Results Winter 2010 available on the official website The Nagpur University Results Winter 2010 related all Information will be also available on the Official Website of the Nagpur University.

Address
Nagpur University
Ravindra Nath Tagore Marg
Guru Nanak Bhawan
Nagpur
Maharashtra
India
Pin Code: 440001
Telephone: +91-712-523045 / 525417
Fax: +91-712-532841

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Texas A&M University Army Rotc

Texas A&M University Army ROTC

Texas A&M University Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) is one of the better leaders’ courses in the country and can be a division of your college course of study. Being a student at Texas A&M University – Kingsville and learning to become a leader will construct your college experience even richer-and instruct you for the future. Army ROTC offers someone’s with the tools, training and experiences they necessitate to become Officers in the U.S. Army.

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Office of the Commandant Headquarters
Texas A&M University
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Brain Gain! Fewer IITians Going Abroad!

Brain Gain! Fewer IITians Going Abroad!

Brain drain represents a $2 billion annual loss to India — The United Nations Human Development Report, 2000.

But the times have changed. In the last five years, there has been a drastic decline in the number of Indian students leaving the country for higher studies and better paying jobs abroad.

Prestigious engineering schools such as the Indian Institutes of Technology are these days reporting a disinterest amongst students to go abroad because of better emerging opportunities within the country.

Says V Kalyanaraman, Dean of the Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras: The number of graduate students from IIT going abroad for further studies or jobs has drastically decreased.

Figures as to what percentage of students has opted out of foreign jobs or higher studies abroad, especially to the United States, are hard to come by. But Kalyanaraman says with regard to IIT, Madras: I think there has been some 40 percent reduction in the number of students going abroad in the last two years.

All these years, the highly skilled Indian talent flocked to America and other western countries for good jobs and better living standards. But these days, many of them are returning home and fewer students passing out of premier institutes, like the IITs, are opting to work abroad.

Kalyanaraman outlines four reasons why there is a reduction in brain drain and an increase in the reverse brain drain:
i More challenging career opportunities in India;
ii Attractive remuneration;
iii Decrease in opportunities in the United States, particularly in the information technology sector; and
iv Improvement in the standard of living in India.

Students are finding interesting and challenging jobs in India. The pay in India is also much better than it used to be earlier. And above all, they find that they can have a good quality of life in India too, reasons Kalyanaraman.

One main reason for this reversal of fortunes for IITians is the good pay that multinational companies offer in India.

Take, for instance, IIT-Bombay. This year, 31 IITians got job offers from IBM, 25 from Oracle and 16 from Intel at the IIT-Bombay. IIT-Bombay also saw the average salary increase to approximately Rs 3.5 to Rs 4 lakh (Rs 350,000-400,000) per annum from around Rs 3 lakh (Rs 300,000) per annum last year.

Chennai-based education consultant P Vasudeva says theres yet another reason for this decline in IITians opting for jobs and studies abroad.

The dual degree programme, introduced in some IITs, is the cause, according to him. Dual degree means an integrated bachelors and masters degree along with the regular B.Tech programme.

Many students are now opting for dual degree programmes in IITs and that means they need not spend considerable time looking for MS courses abroad, especially in the US, he points out.

Also, Vasudev says, if someone commits to do a PhD in the US, it takes about seven years, which is not an attractive proposition at present. Nowadays, everyone wants to go through the IIT-MS-MBA route in India, and get settled here with good jobs, he adds.
Moreover, getting admissions for MS for an IITian in a US university is very tough these days because many American students are opting for masters programmes.

The higher pay and better opportunities are also forcing many IITians who went abroad years back to get back home.

IITian Arun John, a software engineer who worked in Texas for seven years, is one of them. Late last year, he came to settle down in Bangalore: The US is a good place to spend some years. Not to work your whole life. I hated the idea of working for a lifetime in the US, he says.

John has set up Skynet Solutions, a technology solutions company, and has four US contracts already. India offers more challenges. Why waste life in the US, he argues.

He says many of his IIT colleagues working in the US are preparing to head back home.

Everyone wants to do something on his or her own. India, at present, offers lots of opportunities to do something different and be independent, John adds.

Two years ago, the American Electronic Association came out with a report which said many Indian techies are going back turning Americas brain drain into Indias brain gain.

Titled Losing the Competitive Advantage: The Challenge for Science and Technology in the United States, it said countries like India and China are dramatically increasing the skill sets of their workforce, thereby posing a challenge to the US leadership in the technology domain.

Public-private partnerships (in India) have invested in technical universities and communications infrastructure to create cutting-edge technology parks in places like Bangalore. This will only make India more competitive and alluring to investors and multinational companies, the report said.

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Algonquin college event planning

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Jadavpur University Bsc Admission

Jadavpur University Invites Candidate for admission in BSc Program for all Academic year 2010. Jadavpur University has successfully established itself as a foremost Indian University with a vast repertoire of courses offered, an Desirable list of faculty members and has come to be known for its commitment towards advanced study and research. Jadavpur University is a State University in the state of West Bengal. It has been declared a University with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission. The Jadavpur University has also been accredited with the status of ‘five star’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

Program offered
Bsc

Eligibility
The candidate should have passed 10+2 from any recognized University

Admission Process
Admission in This Institute is based on Entrance Exam,

Application Form
The Candidate can obtain application form for Jadavpur University Bsc Admission 2010 by cash payment or by DD from the admission Office of The Jadavpur University, The application form also can be downloaded from the official Website of The Jadavpur University.

Submit the Complete fill-up Application form along with all required Documents and DD, The Application must be Sent Before the last date of Submission application form to Jadavpur University Admission Office Address.

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Medical imaging students receive Jane DeMaio Memorial Scholarship

Lacey DeGraw of Tyler Hill, Pa., a junior medical imaging major at Misericordia University, recently received the Jane DeMaio Memorial Scholarship based on her clinical work at Mercy Hospital, Scranton.

The scholarship fund also recognized three other junior medical imaging majors at Misericordia University as well. Ashley Wood of Equinunk, Pa., Marissa Schimelfenig of Scranton, Pa., and Stephanie Burke of Archbald, Pa., also received monetary awards to use toward their education.

The DeMaio Memorial Scholarship is presented annually by the family of the late Jane DeMaio, who was a mammography technologist at Mercy Hospital, Scranton.

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Albany College Of Pharmacy And Health Sciences Vermont Campus

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences opened a satellite campus in Colchester, VT (near Burlington) in fall 2009 that will enroll approximately 280 Doctor of Pharmacy students once it is fully implemented. Albany campus and enhancing student services to support our vision for the future. We also are offering the Doctor of Pharmacy and MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs at our new campus in Colchester, Vermont. For more information about Albany college of pharmacy and health science Vermont campus. Visit its official website.

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HP Board JBT Entrance Examination

Introduction
Himachal Pradesh Board Of School Education conducts an Entrance Exam for Junior Basic Training JBT for Academic Year 2010, The Exam is Held Once In a Year.

Courses offered
Junior Basic Training

Eligibility Criteria
Visit The Official Website for more Details about The Eligibility for admission in Junior Basic Training Program for academic year 2010

Selection Process
Admission in HP Board JBT 2010 Entrance Examination is based Personal Interview, Group Discussion and Written Aptitude Test.

Reservation
Reservation of Candidate For admission in HP Board JBT 2010 Entrance Examination
Program is through there’s Govt Norms

Results
Result of HP Board JBT 2010 Entrance Examination for academic year 2010 will be update here on the Time when The Result will be declared

Important dates
Important dates for HP Board JBT 2010 Entrance Examination will be update here as soon as available

How to apply
The Candidate can obtain application form by cash payment or by DD from the admission Office of The Institute, The application form also can be downloaded from the official Website

Submit the Complete fill-up Application form along with all required Documents and DD, The Application must be Sent Before the last date of Submission application form to University Admission Office Address.

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FORE School of Management – Delhi, Ranked top 10 B-Schools in India

FORE School of Management – Delhi, Ranked top 10 B-Schools in India

Fore groundFORE School of Management-Delhi, ranked amongst the top ten B-schools in the country, completed its placement season with all students placed on the zero day itself. Seeing a jump of approximately 30% over last year, the highest package amounted to Rs 12 lakhs this year. FORE is also receiv¬ing enquiries from various companies for summer placements of the B-school’s students.

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