Scholarship programme for CAs announced
Finance, management and accounting provider, Get Through Guides, has announced a scholarship programme for 120 students at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales through Advanced Stage Technical Integration exams. Half of the positions have already been filled, leaving only 20 slots each for individuals from Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. Around 80 per cent of the fees is covered by the scholarship, reducing fees from around Rs 2 lakh to Rs 40,000. Applicants must be members of ICAI, should be under 35 years of age and must be motivated to achieve a first-time pass rate.
MIT to host robotics competition
The National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC) in collaboration with MIT's Maharashtra Academy of Engineering ( MAE ) has launched a nationwide search for skilled and talented youths to represent India in the mobile robotics skill category at the 42nd World Skills Competition.
The six-day competition will begin on July 2, 2013 at Leipzig, Germany. MAE, Pune will host an robotics competition to shortlist candidates on July 12-13 at its Alandi Campus.
The referees would comprise experts from IIT Mumbai , COEP, Festo, Next Robotics and MIT institute of design.
Orientation event at ISBM
International School of Business and Media (ISBM), Pune organised an orientation programme for aspiring managers and media professionals at its Nanded campus from June 29 to July 3. The programme comprised guest lectures, communication workshops, creative activities and management games. A series of workshops on personality development, goal setting and achievement, team building, problem solving, mobile film making, cartooning, pottery, calligraphy, acting were conducted by various experts.
VIT students bag first prize
Students from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), Pune won the first prize at the 15th International Convention on Students Quality Circles, 2012 that was held in Mauritius. Students from across the globe and teachers from ten countries attended the convention where VIT students presented their case study on ‘Conservation of Water through Rain Water Harvesting’.
Ozone ties up for pushing jobs
A city-based educational consultancy OZONE Education Consultants (OEC) has tied up with industry mentors to boost employability in MBA schools and engineering institutions across the country.
Starting with the Indira Group in Pune and the Chetana Group in Mumbai, Ozone has claimed that it has achieved 100 per cent placement of eligible candidates in Indira's flagship institute — Indira School of Business Studies. Shantanu Sen Sharma,