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UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, today announced the opening of a new facility in Penang, Malaysia. This facility will be UST Global’s second centre in Penang. Commenting on the new facility, Amar Chhajer, Country Head of Malaysia, UST Global, said, “We are committed to innovative talent development, management and recruitment in Penang and are working towards having 1000 more employees onboard in next 3 years. Our new facility […]


‘Master UPSC syllabus to crack exams’: Kudumbashree Executive Director

Shri S. Harikishore interacted with IAS aspirants at Amrita Civil Service Academy Mastering the UPSC syllabus should lie at the core of any strategy for cracking the Civil Service Examinations, said Kudumbashree Executive Director Shri S. Harikishore during an interaction with IAS aspirants on Friday. The prominent senior IAS officer delivered a lecture to students undergoing training at Amrita Civil Service Academy (ACSA) in Cotton Hill Road, Vazhuthacaud. He emphasised […]


National-level quiz competition on fisheries for school students

MPEDA to organize ‘Marine Quest 2017’ regional contests in nine coastal states, and national final Aiming to create awareness among children about the importance of fish and fishery products in people’s lives, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is organizing a national level quiz competition ‘Marine Quest 2017’ for school students across the coastal states of India. The Kerala rounds of the competition are scheduled to be held in […]


Amrita Academy conducts special coaching for subjects

The Amrita Civil Service Academy will conduct special classes in certain optional subjects, which need special training, for the aspirants of 2018 UPSC Civil Service examination. The subjects include Anthropology, Geography, Public Administration, Political Science and Malayalam. Students from all over Kerala can apply for the classes, which will be held at the Academy near Cotton Hill Girls High School, Thiruvananthapuram. Hostel facilities and transportation will be provided and a […]


‘Engineers must embrace entrepreneurship and education to benefit society’: Governor

Governor Justice P. Sathasivam inaugurates ‘Sankethapravesam – 2017’, a high-profile induction programme for Kerala’s engineering students Exhorting incoming engineering students to work towards becoming innovators rather than employees, Kerala Governor  Justice (retd) P. Sathasivam said here today that inculcating lessons in societal commitment and developing an entrepreneurial bent would enable them to become difference-makers. “Just as society is investing its resources in your education, so too must you fulfill your […]


‘Unemployability of engineering graduates due to outdated curriculum’: AICTE Chairman

Remedial measures, including reduction in B.Tech credit requirements and emphasis on entrepreneurship courses and soft skills, on the slate Observing that the recent downward trend in engineering graduate employability was due to outdated curriculum, All India Council for Technical Education Chairman (AICTE) Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe said here today that a slew of remedial measures, including a reduced credit requirement and more practical tests, are set to be launched. “Antiquated syllabi […]


India’s largest MOOC offers free skills upgrades to techies, students

IMAD, an IIT-Madras affiliated online course, has already had nearly 1.5 lakh students With the widening gap between skill sets and market needs fuelling fears of impending job cuts in the IT sector, a cutting-edge, free-of-cost online course – affiliated with IIT-Madras – is helping both working professionals and students as young as 13 catch up with the latest in technology development. Since its launch in September 2016, nearly 1.5 […]


Amrita Civil Service Academy’s training programme inaugurated

Amrita Civil Service Academy’s training programme for its new batch of civil service aspirants was inaugurated on Wednesday by former Kerala Chief Secretary Shri S.M. Vijayanand with a talk on the unique nature and challenges of the civil services. Swami Turiyamrithanandapuri, Swami Sivamrita Chaitanya and Brahmachari Sudeep, Director, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, participated in the function held in the Amriteshwari Hall of the Academy at Cotton Hill, Vazhuthacaud. Faculty Chairman of […]


Sarabhai Institute focusing to become a Centre of Excellence.

Sarabhai  Institute of Science & Technology is one of the best self-financing Engineering Colleges in the State of Kerala. It has been consistently getting good academic and Placement record and run by  retired scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research Organisation( ISRO)established by the Space Engineers Welfare Society (SEWELS),approved by the Government of Kerala ,AICTE and affiliated to KTU. Having got the latest ISO Certification( ISO-9001-2015), it has a […]


Education, the Basis of a Righteous Life

Kadakampally Surendren, the Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Kerala said that education is the basis of a righteous life.  The Minister was speaking after giving away the District Sahodaya Scholastic Excellence Awards to CBSE students from the district.  The future of children is fashioned during the few years of education, therefore, there is a need to adopt and implement a syllabus that would help the future of children, he said.  […]


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