Education News – June 10, 2022
Samsung launches Solve for Tomorrow
Samsung has launched the inaugural edition of Solve for Tomorrow, a new nationwide youth-focused education and innovation competition that invites India’s brightest young minds to come up with innovative ideas in the fields of technology. education, environment, health and agriculture. The support will include mentorship by industry experts and the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi). For details, visit www.samsung.com/in/solvefortomorrow
The Learning Festival 2022
Teacher training platform OrangeSlates has announced the second edition of “The Learn Fest 2022” to be held on June 25-26. The theme this time is Taking NEP 2020 into the classrooms. Educators interested in participating can register at https://LearnFest.OrangeSlates.com
The RGCB opens applications
The Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology (RGCB), an autonomous institution of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, is inviting applications from qualified GAT-B candidates for its M.Sc. Biotechnology program for the academic year 2022-24. The course offers specializations in disease biology, molecular diagnostics and DNA profiling and genetic engineering. Applicants must also have a total of 60% in their bachelor’s degree in any branch of science, engineering, or medicine. The last date is June 30. Visit https://rgcb.res.in/msc2022.php for more details
MindBox launches summer courses
MindBox has announced the launch of its Design and Coding Led Summer Courses which include 2D Animation, Multimedia Design, Graphic Design – Photoshop, Digital Design – SketchUp, AI with Python, among others . For more details visit https://mindboxindia.com/
Series of free mock tests for CLAT
Edtech startup Oliveboard has announced a series of free mock tests for CLAT (2022) aspirants to help them prepare for the exam. The Oliveboard mock test is currently live and accessible on the website/app until the day of the exam.
Holberton partners with Jigsaw Academy
American educational technology company Holberton has partnered with Jigsaw Academy to offer a PG Certificate in Full Stack Development. Holberton will provide the projects, platform, tools, and services while Jigsaw will deliver the program from the Holberton platform and will also provide mentorship support to the students.
IET India Scholarship
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has opened applications for the sixth edition of the IET India Scholarship Award, with a combined prize of Rs 10 Lakhs. The program aims to reward and celebrate individual excellence and innovation among undergraduate engineering students in ACITE and UGC approved institutes and national institutes in India. For more information, please visit https://scholarships.theietevents.com/#!
Management Training Webinar
EduCrack will host a webinar at 6:00 p.m. on June 11 to guide students who want to pursue an MBA. Rammohan, Chief Knowledge Officer, EduCrack, will talk about various specializations and the career options they will lead to. Those interested can join via https://bit.ly/3mw9zaN
Applications open Rishihood University
Rishihood University (RU) is inviting applications for its 2022 admission from September 2022. At UG level, the University offers degrees in Design, Visual Arts, Psychology, Education, Leadership among others. Minor specializations include IT, Law, Media and Sanskrit with options like Sustainable Development and Creative Writing. At the PG level, programs include a PG degree in leadership, a master’s degree in interdisciplinary humanities and research, an MBA, an MBA (entrepreneurship), and an M.Design. For more details call 1800 120 6631 (toll free) or visit https://apply.rishihood.edu.in/
WWI entrance exams in June
Whistling Woods International (WWI) has announced the dates for the June Entrance Examination Series for the 2022 intake. The deadline to register is June 18 and the exams will take place from June 21-24. The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programs under an agreement with the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development (RGNIYD). For more details on the programs offered and to apply, visit www.whistlingwoods.net
Launch of MyCoolGuru
MyCoolGuru, a career technology platform, was launched recently. It will feature online and offline courses, a list of tutors, trainers and advisors, notes and questions for exam preparation and tips from industry mentors. Operating on a membership model, it has onboarded 300 tutors and organized over 100 study materials across 25 courses. More details at www.mycoolguru.com
Graduation day celebrated
Saveetha Engineering College celebrated its 15th and 16th graduation days earlier this month. Among the dignitaries present were Professor KK Aggarwal, President of the NBA; S. Suresh Babuji, Co-Director and Head of Office, MSME DI – Chennai; Dr. NM Veeraiyan, Founding President and Chancellor – SIMATS; Dr. S. Rajesh, Director – SEC; and Dr. N. Duraipandian, Principal, and heads of various departments. Over 900 students from the Class of 2019 and 830 students from the Class of 2020 have graduated.
Vivekanand Education Society College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Freestanding) has partnered with GlobalGyan Academy of Management Education to launch new stand-alone courses, including undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Students who have completed their class 12 exam, from any stream, board and institute are eligible to apply. To learn more, visit https://ves.ac.in/
The Karnataka State Department of Education and EMBIBE, an AI-powered personalized adaptive learning platform, have partnered to make the Karnataka Council curriculum available in the local language. The goal is to provide students with quality digital education and 3D content for science and math in their language. The platform is for grades 6-12 and engineering and medical entrance exams.
Crimson Education partnered with Nxt Venture Labs LLP for EpicQuest, a residency program for young entrepreneurs. The four-week program is exclusively designed for Indian high school students; to guide and prepare them through hands-on exposure to effective global business management practices and entrepreneurial leadership training. EpicQuest will continue until July 4. Each group will be made up of 10 students aged 14 to 16. For more information visit https://www.crimsoneducation.org/in/
Nice professional university launches a call for applications for its B.Tech CSE (IA & Data Engineering) in association with Futurense Technologies. by the university.
Eligibility: 65% cumulative in 10+2 (with Physics, Mathematics and English); qualification in LPUNEST and interview by Futurense Technologies.
Details at https://bit.ly/3HeocZF
Environmental Studies Course
Augustana University, USA has opened applications for its Environmental Studies course for the Spring 2023 intake. The university is offering merit-based scholarships of $15,000 to $25,000 to applicants from India, based on their academic qualifications. For more details visit https://bit.ly/3aOurHG
IIM-Bangalore in PIR 2022
IIM-Bangalore is in the top category (Level 5) of the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) 2022. The Indian quartet – IIM-Bangalore, SPJIMR, XLRI and Woxsen Business School – have achieved the highest level of the PIR as “Schools pioneers.” The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) is a rating created by students and for students to assess the positive impact of business schools.
World Environment Day celebrated
smiling tree celebrated World Environment Day with Leelawanto Saraswati Vidya Mandir School. Students were encouraged to become green warriors, take care of the environment and inspire others to do so.
Noida International University organized a poster design and essay contest on the theme of Only One Earth. The aim was to raise awareness of climate change and encourage students to take action. More than 70 students from NIU’s 12 schools participated.
Orchids – The International School has partnered with the Association of Citizens for Children’s Rights (CACR), a UNICEF development partner for WASH, to educate its students on environmental issues such as waste sorting.
The student-initiated campaign “Yaadhum Manamae Yaavarum Kaelir” by the Department of Public Relations, Stella Maris College, celebrated its farewell with a walkathon held at Elliot’s Beach, Besant Nagar. The event was opened by Santhtosh Pratha, actor and mixed martial arts athlete, and S. Nelson, ACP Adyar. The Akku Theater also staged a Tamil play “Komaligal” which highlighted issues such as gender inequality and intersectional abuse.
Sanskriti Team Develops Electric Buggy
A team of six students (Thokchom, Satish, Monu, Deepak, Jivan and Akhilesh) from Sanskriti University developed an Electric Buggy, for traveling on sandy and off-road terrain. The team was led by Professor Anshuman Singh, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.