Education News: February 26, 2022
AVV opens admissions to B.Tech
Amrita University has opened admissions to its B.Tech programs. Applicants must pass the Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam (AEEE) or one of the other qualifying exams such as JEE Mains 2022, SAT or PUEE.
Eligibility: Class 12 or equivalent from a recognized board, with a minimum of 55% each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics separately, and a minimum total of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Applicants for admission must be born on or after July 1, 2001.
For more details, visit https://amrita.edu/btech
Courses in AI and CS
The University of Birmingham in Dubai is inviting applications for its B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science.
Eligibility: For B.Sc., applicants must have 75% in Standard 12 from ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal State Board or 80% from other state boards. They must also have 85% or higher in math. For M.Sc., applicants must have a B.Sc. from a recognized institution with 55-60% aggregate.
For more details, visit https://bit.ly/3saPevn
Alliance University launches liberal arts school
Alliance University recently launched its liberal arts school at an online event. It offers an undergraduate curriculum with the freedom for students to choose subjects and design their degrees with majors and minors of their interest. For more details visit, https://www.alliance.edu.in/
OckyPocky launches a phonetic AI solution for children
OckyPocky recently introduced phonics functionality to redefine the way children learn language. The newly launched feature, with an interactive teaching method, offers crucial language learning programs to help children achieve long-term success with solid English language proficiency. For more details visit, https://phonetics.ockypocky.com/english
IIT-=Guwahati Launches MA in Liberal Arts
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT-Guwahati has recently launched a Master of Liberal Arts program. The first class of 30 students will be admitted from the July 2022 semester. The program aims to provide students with an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary education and to hone their ability to think critically and creatively about social, political and aesthetic issues that concern our world today.
Tech Mahindra Foundation and AWS Collaborate
Tech Mahindra Foundation recently partnered with Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL) to enable individuals to start a career in cloud computing technology. The AWS re/Start program – a 12-week, in-person skills-based training program that covers foundational AWS cloud skills as well as practical job skills – will now be offered by Tech Mahindra SMART Academies of Digital Technologies in Hyderabad, Mohali , Visakhapatnam, Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. For more details, visit, https://aws.amazon.com/training/restart/.
Bimlesh Lochab elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Bimlesh Lochab, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK, and became the second female scientist from India to receive this award. honor.
BYJU’S Tuition Center launched in Chennai
BYJU’S recently launched BYJU’S Tuition Center in Chennai. The eight centers are spread over Egmore, Anna Nagar, Porur, Selaiyur, Velachery, Purasawalkam, Alwarpet and Vadapalani. Available for students in grades 4-10, the centers will be the neighborhood’s physical technology lesson centers that provide an engaging learning experience and better results through the two-teacher model.
Routes2Roots All India VIRSA Inter-School Competition
Routes2Roots recently announced the 11th All India Virsa Inter-School VIRSA Competition for school children across India. Students can participate in various disciplines such as dance, singing, acting, yoga, etc., in teams or individually. Interested persons can register and submit their applications on the Routes2Roots website.