Call for Papers : The Lucknow Conclave

Date : 27th to 29thJune, 2014
Venue : Lucknow, India.

The authors are free to chose a relevant sub-theme under the provided broad themes:
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Governance
  • Healthcare
  • Management

1. The dialogue is open to all students, research scholars, teachers and professionals around the world.
2.  Joint entries shall be permitted however, all authors must register separately as delegates for presentation.
1. The research paper should be original, and must not be previously published or must not be in the stage of submission/consideration anywhere else. The word length can be between 2500-5000 words.
2.  The  Editorial  Board  will  follow  the  Anonymous  Peer-Review  policy  for  judging  the submissions.
3. The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject or edit any paper whose content is offensive or defamatory, explicitly unethical or if it supports racism, sexual or religious discrimination, illegal activities or terrorism; similarly an article may be refused if the Board deems that it might harm the political or religious sensitivity of interested readers in any manner.
4. The Editorial Board reserves the right to disqualify the paper on account of plagiarism.
5. The research paper should not infringe the copyright or any other right of a third party, if so, the Foundation disclaims any responsibility for copyright violation or any other liability.
6.  The research paper  shall be considered the property of the Adhrit Foundation which reserves the  right  of  publication  of  the  same  in  any  book  or  in  any  other  manner  as  it  may  deem appropriate, without providing any royalty or compensation.
7. The Editorial Board  reserve the right to vary, repeal, alter any of the rules if so required, as they deem appropriate.
8.  If the paper is selected and the author(s)  wants to present it at the conclave,  they  must register as a delegate.
9. A soft copy of the research paper must be sent to lucknow.conclave@gmail.com by 15th May, 2014.

1. Submissions should be made in MS Word format. 

Main Text – Times New Roman, font size 12, double spacing, justified, with a margin of an inch on all sides. 
Footnotes – Times New Roman, font size 10. Substantive footnotes are accepted. 
Citation Mode – Any uniform method of citation is allowed.
2. An abstract should be written at the beginning, explaining the aims and motives of the paper.
3. Bibliographies or reference lists are welcome but not required.

The selected papers will be published in a book having an ISBN number.

1.  Power point presentations are encouraged.
2.  Each speaker shall get a maximum of 10 minutes for the presentation.




On 14th &15th May 2014



Organized by

Internal Quality Assurance Cell



Affiliated to H.P.University, Shimla

Recognized by NCTE,Jaipur.

Accredited with grade ‘B’. by NAAC.

Email: trishacollegehmr@yahoo.co.in, Website :-www.trishacollege.com

Phone :- 01972- 241833,  fax 01972-241047


         Trisha College of Education, Hamirpur was established in 2002 with the efforts of Trisha Shikshan Society, Hamirpur and the courtesy of Government of H.P, H.P University, Shimla and NCTE Jaipur & Accredited by NAAC, Bangalore with grade ‘B’. The College started its functioning from the session 2003-04 which is Located at Thain, PO Rangas at a distance of 9 kms from Hamirpur town on Shimla- Dharamshala national highway (NH-70). There is a frequent bus service to reach the college.

Vision of our college is to become one of the centers of Excellence in Himachal Pradesh in the field of Teacher Education based on Indian culture & ethos coupled with modernity. Our Society envisages Quality Education, inspiring value based and career oriented Education.

Our mission is to keep pace with the futuristic growing civilized world. It intends to develop young student -teachers, who possesses knowledge and confidence to adjust to the fast changing world of the competitive scenario without losing traces of humanity. The College is committed for social transformation and women empowerment through a dynamic, holistic & qualitative education, that would imbibe the values to promote and inculcate spiritual, social, cultural and moral values amongst the students and sensitize them about patriotism, National Integration, Discipline, Punctuality and self-realization.

The following goals and objectives have been laid down by our institution to realize the vision and to fulfill the mission of the College:

  • To help prospective teachers to develop competence to each subjects of their specialization, on the basis of an adequate theory of learning and sound knowledge of the subjects.
  • To provide proper orientation to them for drawing their potentialities.
  • To equip them with the futuristic outlook, suitable to the national development.



Higher Education envisages the creation of a knowledge based society thereby stimulating competitiveness, cooperation, meritocracy and productivity for a progressive and humane social order. It strives to achieve quality standards by nurturing dynamic citizens who are socially and ethically responsible for taking India in particular & global in general to glorious heights.

The expansion in the field of education in the recent past has been the result of projected demand for trained professionals in various sectors such as engineering, environment, pharmacy, healthcare, tourism and futuristic courses in the changing global scenario. In spite of the diversity and various complexities, our education system has successfully grown by finding viable solutions for challenges in the field of education. The renowned scholars, academicians, professionals and management & administrators of our country have constantly worked for its improvement by formulating sound policies from time to time. In view of various quality parameters, emphasis has generally been laid on improvement of the system through regular revision of syllabi with international dimensions, world-class infrastructure, accessibility of learning opportunities for all the sections of society, interdisciplinary research, collaborations with industry and international institutes, use of ICT in teaching-learning, credit-based system, semester system, open distance learning, support services, decentralization, accountability, transparency etc. Despite the figures and claims for the increasing number of higher education institutions (HEIs), growing enrollment, increased budgetary allocations etc., top rankings for our HEIs at the international level have been eluding which might be indicative of failures and deviations in our attempt.

We are also aware of the efforts of National Assessment and Accreditation Council for regulatory measures towards improving quality education in the country. All the HEIs have been working towards meeting the standards set for this purpose. For institutionalizing various quality parameters, the role of faculty is considered to be of paramount importance. In this regard, exchange of ideas through seminars and conferences at the Regional, National &International level has been constantly advocated and has been found to be highly fruitful.


The IQAC of the college endeavors to provide a conducive environment to our students so as to create an academic atmosphere which encourages originality, creativity, and innovative ability in the young minds. Efforts are afoot to make the institution a hub of excellence in the academic and co-curricular sphere, thereby institutionalizing a culture of openness, transparency and meritocracy in the campus.With this in view the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Trisha P.G. College of Education is organizing International Seminar on the theme ‘Striving for Excellence in Institution ofHigher Education ’. The seminar shall bring together professional/delegates, researchers, administrators, key thinkers and policy makers for deliberations on various issues of importance in different colleges and universities.The seminar aims at providing platform to the academia and scholars to share and disseminate diverse viewpoints towards enhancing varied quality parameters in the institutions of higher learning thereby creating global consciousness commensurate with the tangible trends in the macrocosm of today’s information age.

           Sub Themes:

  1. Understanding significance of Assessment & Accreditation towards improving the quality of education.
  2. Present scenario of IQAC in HEIs in India with reference to Global Context.
  3. Sustainable  Development of IQAC in HEIs
  4. Role of Management, Administrators &Teachers in nurturing IQAC in HEIs.
  5. Role of extension activities /Out-Reach programmes in leading to Quality Improvement.
  6. Innovative and Best practices being followed across different HEIs in global prospective.
  7. Contribution of ICT to enhance Quality in Teacher Education & School Education.
  8. Quality initiatives by the institutions for women empowerment.
  9. Role of alumni as stakeholders to enrich the internal quality of the Institutions.
  10. Higher Education vis-a-vis  economic growth & professional development among teachers in global concern.



Papers are invited on the themes from administrators, member managements, teachers and research scholars from colleges, universities and NGOs across the country on any of the above mentioned themes.  Interested participants are requested to mail their Abstract within 300 words and Full Paper not exceeding 5000 words in the following format-

1. Font size: 12 Times New Roman

2. Line Space: 1.15

3. Reference: APA Style

4. Alignment: Justified

5. Title Page: First Author’s Name, Designation, email must be mentioned.


Soft Copies may be sent to:

E-mail ID’s: thakur.jayashree@yahoo.com & trishacollegehmr@yahoo.co.in

rajeshcompoo9@gmail.com&  ranashivali02@gmail.com


Selected papers will be published in the seminar proceeding (ISBN No) which will be released after the seminar. Copies of the proceedings of the seminar will be available on an additional payment of Rs 300/-

Important Dates:

Abstract submission         ;           30th April, 2014.

Acceptance of abstract      ;          3rd may, 2014.

Submission of full paper   ;          8th may, 2014.

Registration Fee

Categories Up to 08th May 2014


Late and Spot Registration from dt 8th May 2014 to 14th may 2014  at 9 am
 International Delegates USD $ 20 for SAARC Country  USD $ 30 for Foreign Country USD $ 30 for SAARC Country  USD $ 40 for Foreign Country
Professionals ₹. 1000/- 1500/-
Research Scholars ₹. 800/- 1000/-
 Students ₹. 300/-


₹. 400/-



Abstract of the papers may be sent at the earliest to ensure the publication of the same in the Seminar Souveniour.

Accommodation facility will be available on prior information basis.

If you want to avail Hotel facility, it will be on payment basis by the delegates.


Organizing Committee


*    Dr. Vinod Kumar Sharma                   Sh. N.K. Sharma                            *   CA Rajeev Sharma


*  Dr. Jaya Shree Samantaray                                                            09418154044


  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar                                                                                 09418210517
  • Dr. Sivali Rana                                                                                     0918452066


  • Mr  K.J. Kaushal                                                                                 09418012904


Organizing Committee Members

  • Mrs  Jiwan Lata                                                                                   09418035677
  • Mrs  Seema Rana
  • Mrs  Punam Bhardwaj
  • Mr  Saveen Puri
  • Mr  Aman Patyal




Respective Principals/Heads of the teacher education institutions are heartily invited as well as requested to participate and present the paper from teaching faculty and research scholars to make this Seminar a success. The participants may confirm their participation latest by 8th May, 2014 evening by contacting any of the coordinators telephonically or through E-mail/Fax at the above addresses:

Tele/Fax: 01972265914 & 01972241833

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Call for Papers

Milestone Education Review                                                                                                                                         (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation)

ISSN: 2278-2168

Respected Faculty/Scholar/Professor,

Milestone Education Review (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation) is an online peer-reviewed bi-annual journal of Milestone Education Society (Regd.) Pehowa (Kurukshetra). For us education refers to any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character, or physical ability of an individual. The role of education must be as an instrument of social change and social transformation. Social transformation refers to large scale of social change as in cultural reforms and transformations. The first occurs with the individual, the second with the social system. This journal offers an opportunity to all academicians including educationist, social-scientists, philosophers and social activities to share their views. Each issue contains about 100 pages. This is a special call for papers for Milestone Education Review, Year 05, No. 02 (October, 2014) issue.

Theme: Higher Education in India

The education system in India, especially Higher Education is rapidly changing due to the policies of privatization followed by the Govt. of India.  This accompanied by the thrust on increasing the enrolment ratio in higher education, has helped in opening of more colleges and universities  based upon public, private and   public-private funding models.   The influx of foreign universities also expected to challenge the existing curricula and notions about higher education.


In light of the above, the coming issue of Higher Education by Milestone Education Review will aim at a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary issues in higher education in India.  Article/Research papers are invited on the following themes:


1.       Challenges before Indian Higher Education

2.       RUSA – the Concept and Practical Implications

3.       Higher Education and Challenges of Globalization

4.       Higher Education and Character building of the Youth

5.       Employability of the Youth in the Current System of Education

6.       Changing Meaning and Ideologies in the Philosophy of Education

7.       Gender Sensitization and Awareness of Human Rights through Higher Education

8.      Higher Education and Social Implications

9.       Any other issue related to Higher Education


Kindly submit your original/unpublished articles on the above themes .




Guest Editor:

Dr. Manoj Kumar, Assistant Professor, P.G. Department of Sociology,                                                    P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh. (manojsociologist@yahoo.co.in)


Last date for paper submission: 31st August, 2014

Format of Submission:

The paper should be typewritten preferably in Times New Roman with 12 font size (English) in MS-Word 2003-2007. They should be typed on one side of the paper, double spaced with ample margins. The authors should submit the hard copy along with a CD (or email) and a certificate of originality of the paper to be sent to the editorial address. Kindly use APA Reference Style.

All contributions to the Journal, other editorial enquiries and books for review are to be sent to:

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, Near Guaga Maidi, Balmiki Basti, H.No.255/6, Pehowa, Distt. Kurukshetra (HARYANA)-136128 (India) Mobile No.09896848775, 08288883993, E-mail: cppiskkr@gmail.com, mses.02@gmail.com, Website: http://milestonereview.webs.com

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission to the post graduate programmes for the session commencing from July 2014.

Ph.D. (Engineering): M.Tech./ME./M.Sc.(Engg.) degree in the respective or allied area. The candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology or Master’s degree in Sciences in an allied area with exceptional academic record and having a valid GATE score may also apply. For Ph.D. in BSBE, candidate with MBBS, B.Pharma or M.Pharma Degree may also apply.

Ph.D. (Sciences & HSS): M.Sc./M.A. Degree in respective or allied area with a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR score.

Ph.D. (Management): A master’s degree in management or relevant disciplines in engineering / technology with a valid GATE / UGC / CSIR score.

Ph.D. (Design): A master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Design with a valid GATE / UGC / CEED score.

M.Tech. (Engineering): B.Tech./BE./M.Sc.(Engg.) degree in the respective or allied area. For admission into M.Tech. in Biological Sciences and Bio-engineering, applicants having bachelor’s degree in pharmacy/medicine with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum may also be considered.

M.Tech. (Engineering Geosciences): M.Sc. degree in Earth Science or allied streams or B.Tech /B.E. degree in Civil/Geosciences Engineering with a valid GATE score.

M.Des.: A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Design or Architecture with a valid GATE / CEED score. Candidates holding degrees in Fine Arts or Interior Design are not eligible to apply.

M.B.A.: A bachelor’s degree in Engineering with minimum 60 percent marks/6.0 CPI with a valid CAT score. Candidates from Architecture tream may also apply provided they have Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level.


All applications must be filled online. After filling the online application, one has to take a print out and send it to the department concerned, along with all the certificates, photograph, and a draft for application fee. The list of attachments are provided on the application page .

Financial assistance may be provided to students selected in M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes.


The online applications will be available from 28th March 2014, till 14th April 2014.

The printed application, must be received by the departments latest by 17th April, 2014. (along with all certificates and applications fee).

The printed application should send directly to the respective departments as given in mailing address below.

Mailing Address :

          The Convener, DPGC

           Department/Programme of ________________________

           (Kindly mentioned the Department name where you are seeking your admission)

           Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

           Kanpur 208016

Separate application must be filled for each programme.


Reservations (for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PD shall apply as per Government of India rules.

The certificate for the same must be in the format specified. The formats can be downloaded from the links :

Information for Part-Time Students Part-Time
Information for External Students External
Information for Sponsord Students Sponsord
Information Brochure 2014 Brochure-2014
PhD applicants must submit two letters of reference. Reference Forms


General , OBC candidates Rs. 400/-
PD, SC, and ST candidates Rs. 200/-
The fee must be paid through a demand draft payable to The Registrar, IIT Kanpur payable at Kanpur.


The tuition fee and other charges for July, 2014 have not been finalized yet. To get an idea of the tuition fees of previous semester, Link to December, 2013 fee structure. (The revised fee structure will be put up as and when it is available).




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Venue : Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Kolkata

Date : 7-8 November, 2014 (Friday, Saturday)

 This is the final conference for a collaborative project entitledMaking Women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia.
Funded by the Research Council of Norway’s INDNOR and NORGLOBALprogrammes, the project aims to generate new knowledge and debate on women’s empowerment and the challenges facing implementation of UNSCR 1325 in India and Nepal. With a focus on Northeast Indian experiences and a comparative look at Nepal, the project addresses the role of women in local governance and politics, particularly
within the context of peace and security processes.
Papers are invited from interested scholars and activists on any of the following subthemes:
(a) Women as activists and agents of peace and change;
(b) Women as actors in institutionalized politics and governance in conflict zones;
(c) Gender, women’s empowerment…

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Resonance : National Journal of Value Education  (A Bi-annual Referred Journal)

Since the inception of Truecare Research & Development (TRD) in 2010,  aimed to organize Workshops, Seminars, publishing Research Journal of high standard, conduct Conferences and organise lectures on various subjects and discipline. The domain of research is progressing by leaps and bounds. In the modern world, growth and  spread of democracy have raised the value of education and increased the importance of ensuring  all children and adults access to high quality and effective education. Teachers realise that research is the stepping stone for a good quality of academic life. Small improvements in the field of research  have large social returns, in health, wealth and well-being of mankind. To this end, TRD is a meant to facilitate and encourage interaction and exchange of views among pioneers in the field of Social Science, Humanities and Commerce. We hope that this Research…

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M.G.N College of Education, Jalandhar  is organizing an IQAC AND ALUMNI SPONSORED two days NATIONAL LEVEL SEMINAR on the topic QUALITY CONCERNS IN TEACHER EDUCATION” (April 28-29, 2014). 


The sub-themes of the seminar are:

Theme I: Curricular issues for effective Teacher Education in the context of NCFTE 2009


Theme II: Pedagogical issues for Quality Teacher Education in the context of Inclusive Education


Theme III: Pedagogical issues for Quality Teacher Education in context of  ICT and  Project Based Approach


Theme IV: Quality issues in Practice Teaching


Theme V: Evaluation issues for Quality Teacher Education


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