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.
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.
December 16 is the last day for submitting applications for admissions into the various courses being offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University. Applications can be submitted till December 31 with a late fee of Rs. 500, Regional Director of IGNOU S. Raja Rao informed in a press release.
Candidates residing in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts can apply for IGNOU’s masters, degree, PG diploma, diploma, certificate and awareness programmes for the January 2014 session.
The Common Prospectus, costing Rs. 150, is available at IGNOU Regional Centre at Ushodaya Junction, MVP Colony, Visakhapatnam and in IGNOU Study Centers located at Dr. L. Bullayya College, Visakhapatnam; Ideal College, Kakinada; DNR College, Bhimavaram and Maharajah’s Post Graduate College, Vizianagaram. The prospectus can be obtained by post by sending demand draft for Rs. 200 drawn in favour of IGNOU, payable at Visakhapatnam.
For more details contact Regional Centre on phone Nos. 0891-2511 200 or any Study Centre or log on to:www.ignou.ac.in. The IGNOU Regional Centre here will remain open on every Saturday and Sunday between 9.30 am and 6 pm for sale of common prospectus and to receive of filled–in application forms from the candidates.
Army has sought application forms from eligible candidates for recruitment as Junior Commissioned Officer (religious teacher).
Candidates from Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, and Krishna districts, and Yanam of Puducherry have been asked to apply in the prescribed form by the Army Recruitment Office, Visakhapatnam.
Candidates have to qualify in fitness test and written and interview. Fitness test will be held in Chennai from February 10 to 15. The last date to apply is December 27. Those who receive call letters have to appear for the screening test at Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu) between February 10 and 18.