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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.  […]


12 out of 18 Amrita Academy grads clear Civil Service Exams

Twelve out of eighteen IAS aspirants trained by the Amrita Civil Service Academy (ACSA) cleared this year’s Civil Service Examinations and will take up top administrative posts in the country. The successful candidates and their ranks are as follows: Dipin P.R (135), Albert John (175), Arjun Pandian (248), Syamnath S. (345), Chandni Chandran (415), Stefan Simon Tobias (470), Aishwariya Sagar (632), Anjana S. Kumar (662), Ehjas Aslam (704), Syama Saji […]


Amrita Academy concludes first Foundation Plus programme

The Amrita Civil Service Academy completed its first Foundation Plus programme, which aims at improving students’ proficiency in English and introduces them to the basics of Civil Service Examination, with some prominent names in administration and education sharing their experiences with the aspirants for the topmost bureaucracy of the country. The programme which started on May 2 ended yesterday. Guest of honour, retired Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Shri B R […]


Smile Foundation & Wilde Ganzen launch a pioneer e-learning platform for Grassroots NGOs & CBOs

Bringing Digital India to grassroots, Change the Game Academy to provide easy access to capacity building modules Smile Foundation announced its partnership with the Dutch developmentorganization, Wilde Ganzen, to launch the international capacity building initiative:Change the Game Academy (CTG Academy) in India. Change the Game Academy is a first of its kind e-learning portal specially created for, and dedicated to build the capacities of, grassroots NGOs and CBOs. With India’s […]


Value-based education is the need of the hour: E Sreedharan

Education should be based on values and culture, and students must grow and learn in a disciplined environment in campuses, Shri E Sreedharan, National President of Foundation for Restoration of National Values (FRNV), has said. Addressing the FRNV meeting organised at ASHA Care Homes, Thycaud, on Tuesday, the Metro Man said that a child’s change and transformation starts from school and hence there should be strong movement for promoting discipline […]


Amrita Academy invites applications for civil service exams coaching

The Amrita Civil Service Academy, near Cotton Hill Girls High School, has invited applications for training for the next batch of UPSC’s Civil Service examination aspirants. Graduates in any discipline are eligible to apply. The Academy offers regular, weekend and evening batches. Classes will start on June 14. Transportation, boarding and lodging facilities are available. Tutors include experienced resource persons from across the country. For more details, log on to […]


Habitat Technology Group Chalks out Year-long Programmes to Celebrate 30 Years in Housing

CM Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate celebrations at Poojappura Ground on May 14 Habitat to inaugurate unique Bamboo School at Mudavanmugal Habitat Technology Group, which has the credit of building and realizing housing dreams of thousands of families, will celebrate 30 years in housing sector by holding a series of programmes besides construction plans and initiating a unique Bamboo Design School. The programmes to be held as part of Habitat’s thirty-year […]


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