The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada is making arrangements to open its third engineering college in Guntur, as the government issued the required permission. Announcing this at a press conference here on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor G. Tulasi Ram Das said that plans were afoot to establish university colleges of engineering in Srikakulam and Ongole too.
He said the fourth convocation of the university would be conducted in February and the vacancies of 53 teaching and 11 non-teaching posts would be filled very soon.
GITAM School of International Business is organising a business quiz for college students of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, and Guntur districts, between January 6 and 31.
The quiz is meant to promote awareness among undergraduate students about business in general and international business in particular, according to a press release from the GISB.
The quiz will be conducted in two rounds. The first round will be held at various colleges and institutions to select five winners. The second round is the grand finale to be held on GITAM campus on February 7.
The first, second, and third prize winners of the final will be presented with cash awards, merit certificates, and citations. The first round winners will receive participation certificates.
The quiz programmes at the college level and the grand finale level will be organised by personality trainer and business consultant Winny Patro.
Students of engineering, pharmacy, business, and degree colleges in the seven districts are eligible to participate.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will conduct an entrance examination on February 23 all over the country for admission into the Diploma and MBA programmes for July 2014 cycle.
Admission into PG Diploma in Management in financial management, operations management, marketing management, and Human Resources Manager will be made through the entrance – OPENMAT-XXXV, a press release said.
Student handbook and prospectus can be had from Regional Centre, S.K.P.V.V. Hindu High School premises, Kothapet, in Vijayawada, T.J.P.S. College in Guntur, V.R. College in Nellore, Kavitha Memorail Degree College, Khammam by sending Rs.1,050 through a demand draft in favour of IGNOU payable at Viajayawada. The last date for getting prospectus is January 15 and application form can be downloaded from http://www.ignou.ac.in
Prof. Nandipati Subba Rao from Geology Department of Andhra University has been honoured with ‘Universal Excellence Award 2013’ for professional excellence.
Prof. Rao received the award from Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath at the seventh World Aqua Congress Conference held recently in New Delhi.
Prof. Rao hails from Varagani village of Pedanandipadu mandal of Guntur district and has carried out extensive studies on environmental hydrogeology in different part of Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam, East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Anantapur, Srikakulam and Nalgonda districts of Andhra Pradesh.
Following is Andhra University team for the South Zone inter-university kabaddi tournament for men to be conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur from December 4, according to Director of Physical Education of AU: R. Venkata Satish (SKVT Collge, Rajahmundry), R. Appa Rao Dora (SSR GCPE, Gopannapalem), B. Sandeep (Govt. Degree College, Chintalapudi), P. Swamy and G. Rama Rao (Ideal College, Kakinada), Y. Narasinga Rao (SBVP Degree College, Mulagada, Visakhapatnam), K. Prasad (Dr. V.S. Krishna Govt. Degree College, Visakhapatnam), K. Trimurthy (SSSS Degree College, Vizianagaram), M. Muralikrishna and K. Ravi (SVVP VMC Degree and PG College, Visakhapatnam), R. Ravi (MR College, Viziangaaram) and B. Siva Reddy (SRVBSJB MR College, Peddapuram). Coach: N. Prakasha Rao and manager: G. Krishna Reddy (AU).
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