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About the Conference

It is well known that the Vedas, containing the knowledge imparted by God for the well being of mankind, are the store house of knowledge of various sciences and arts. They offer to the world a panorama of life, a variegated patterns of customs, manners and traditions, and a rich wealth of science, philosophy, literature and culture. Maharshi Patanjlali, the great commentator of Vyakarana (Grammar) underlines the glory and importance of the Vedas and Vedangas.


Right from its beginning, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, has been constantly engaged in promoting the Vedic knowledge and now once again reiterating the same firm resolution, the Vishwavidyalaya is going to organize a world-Veda conference.


Conference Topics

The areas and sub-areas of deliberations would be :

(i) Social and Oriental Sciences in the Vedas : Political Science, Economics, Geography, Ayurveda, Yoga, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and Commerce, Management.

(ii) Science in the Vedas : Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Botany, Microbiology, Astrology and Astronomy, Aeronautics, Agriculture, Cosmology, Engineering and Technology, Architecture.


Call For Papers and extended Abstract

Papers are Invited on any of the areas related to the main subject of the conference. Scholars are requested to submit the abstract/s of their respective paper/s to the Co-ordinator along with the registration form and Registration Fee by demand draft drawn

in favour of “Registrar, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar” by July 31, 2009.


The authors are requested to submit the extended abstract of maximum 500 words with authors’ details by email as word document to mahavir_gkv@yahoo.co.in. Alternatively the soft copy (preferably on CD with fonts used) along with hard copy on A4 size paper may be sent by post.


Important Dates

Submission of Abstract with Registration form and fee : 31 July, 2009

: 31 August, 2009 (with late payment)


Submission of full Paper : 15 October, 2009

Intimation of Travel Programme : 31 October, 2009



The details of the registration fee are :

Category of Registration fee After

Participants up to July 31, 2009 July 31, 2009

A. Overseas Participants $ 100 (US) $ 120 (US)

Accompanying Persons $ 75 (US) $ 100 (US)

Students $ 50 (US) $ 60 (US)

B. Indian Participants Rs. 800/- Rs. 1000

Accompanying Persons Rs. 500/- Rs. 600/-

Students Rs. 400/- Rs. 500/-



All Communications regarding the conference should be addressed to :

Prof. Mahavir

Co-ordinator, World Veda Conference

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

Pin – 249404, Uttarakhand, India Ph. – 01334 – 249145 (O), 228544 (R)

Fax – 01334 – 2046699, 245265 Mob. : 09412918949

E-mail – mahavir_gkv@yahoo.co.in Web : www.gkvharidwar.org

Joint Co-ordinators

Dr. Manudev Bandhu

Mob. 09837631882

Dr. R. D. Kaushik

Mob. 09837139345

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Agarwal

Mob. 09719004456

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(PROFETH 2009)
October 12-16, 2009

Organised by

Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
West Bengal 721302
IIT Kharagpur

Tentative Content Plan

  • Ethics, Applied ethics, and Professional ethics: Nature, scope, theories and principles.
  • Business Ethics: Corporate social responsibility (CSR), Workshop session on Teaching CSR, sustainable employee and customer relations, sustainable relation with competitors and suppliers, sustainable production and green business, Corporate citizenship and Government
  • Medical ethics and Bioethics: Nature, Harm principle and Risk-benefit analysis, Beneficence and Respecting rights, Respecting Autonomy and Informed consent, Social justice, Health and disease: Different models, Public health and obligations, Underlying determinants of health, Drug Trial, Special ethical challenges of Infectious diseases
  • Engineering ethics: Responsible engineering, Safety and risk management,
  • Media ethics: Media Ethics and Media Economics: Who owns media? Ethics of Journalism: Debates on Truth, Privacy, Stereotypes, Values; Media and Democracy: Freedom of Speech vs Censorship; The Violence of Silence
  • Legal ethics: Ethics and values in legislation, Code of conduct for lawyers
  • Teaching ethics / Value education: Value of values, Transformation in values
  • Workplace ethics

Eligibility For Participation

Faculty of AICTE approved Engineering Colleges and Universities, research personnel from R&D organizations, faculty and students from other than AICTE approved Engineering Colleges of different academic background including the related fields of humanities and social sciences, are eligible.

Course Fees

  Faculty from AICTE approved Engineering Colleges and Universities with approval from the organization as QIP candidate NO FEES (Other benefits as per AICTE norm). A registration fee of Rs.300 (refundable) is required with application.
  Sponsored candidates from private sector/industry Rs. 6000
  Faculty applicants from other than AICTE approved Engineering Colleges Rs 3000
  Research scholars/PG students (course not open to UG students) Rs 2000
  IIT Kharagpur faculty/student No fees

Travel, boarding and lodging expenses are to be borne by participants from other than AICTE approved Engineering Colleges. However, upon request well in advance, efforts will be made to book accommodation as per availability.

Course fees are to be paid strictly by bank draft in favor of ‘CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur’ payable at Kharagpur.

Contact Details

(PROFETH 2009)

How To Apply

Download Application Form

Interested persons may submit the completed application form along with a 1-page CV.

Mailing address

Prof. C Chakraborti
Coordinator, Summer School on Professional Ethics
Dept of HSS, IIT Kharagpur
Tel: 03222-283602(O), 03222-283603(R)
Fax: 03222-255303/282270
Email: chhanda@iitkgp.ac.in,


Last date for receiving application September 10, 2009
Course Dates Oct 12-16, 2009

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8th Conference of the

International Congress of

Social Philosophy (ICSP)

15-17 October 2009


Focal Theme:

Globalisation, Multiculturalism,

International Order




Srinivasavanam, Kuppam – 517 425


Conference Venue: The venue will be Emeneau House,Dravidian University Campus, Kuppam.


Accommodation: Accommodation is being arranged in the University Guest House and near by Lodges in Kuppam. For further details, please get in touch with Dr. C. Sam Christopher, Local Organizing Secretary.


Reception: The Reception counter will function at the Emeneau Guest House from the morning of Wednesday 14 October 2009 till the evening of Friday, 17 October 2009. Delegates, arriving by Rail, with prior intimation shall be received by volunteers at Kuppam Railway station. Transport will be provided to take the delegates to the Registration Counters and then to their respective places of accommodation. Those arriving without prior intimation may avail Auto Rickshaw / hired vehicle from the Kuppam Railway Station to reach the University campus.


Registration: Registration fee is as follows:

For Indian delegates:

Upto 30th August 2009 – Rs.1,500/-

After 30th August 2009 –Rs.2,000/-

For each accompany adult – Rs.1,500/-

Out stations student participants – Rs.700/-

Out Station Children below 12 years – Rs.500/-

Local participants – Rs.500/- (only food and kit)

Local Student participants-Rs.400/- (only food & kit)


For Foreign delegates:

Up to 30th August 2009 – $1.50

After 30th August 2009 – $ 200

Registration fee shouls be paid in the form of Bank Draft drawn in favour the Local Secretary/Treasurer, 8th Conference of the International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP), payable at Kuppam branch (Code No.9221) of the Andhra Bank/Canara Bank/State Bank of Mysore/Indian Bank. The registration can also be paid through electronic transfer to the Canara Bank A/c No._______ & Code no.CNRB 0002714. Please confirm your participation in the Congress by sending us the filled proforma which is given herewith. update information shall be hosted at the Congress website http://www.dravidianuniversity.org


Conference Theme

1. Types of Democracy

2. Hind Swaraj and Democracy

3. Religion and Democracy

4. Gender Equality and Dignity

5. Unilateral Disarmament

6. Socio-Religious Reformation

7. Multi-Culturalism, and Religious Identity

8. Multi-Culturalism, Pluralism and Globalization

9. National Identities in the Framework of Globalization and

World Govt.

10. National Sovereignty and International Violence.

11. Ideological Implications of the International Economic


12. Conflict Resolution and Peace

13. Ideology and World Peace

14. Role of UNO in the New Millennium

15. Yoga, spiritualism and world peace.


Scholars are requested to send hard copy of their full length paper along with appropriate notes, references, bibliography and diacritical marks on any one of the above topics in double space typed not exceeding 9 pages and also in an electronic version (MS Office or Open Office) or in CD on or before August 30th 2009 to Dr. C. Sam Christopher, Local Organising Secretary. An Expert Committee will screen the papers for publication in the special volume entitled “Globalization, Multiculturalism and the International Order”. The special volume will be released in the Inaugural Function of the Conference, i.e, on 15.10.2009 at Dravidian University. Remaining papers will be allowed for presentation in the conference. The papers of those who do not send their Registration fees along with the papers & CD with the above specifications will not be considered for publication.



Dr. C. Sam Christopher

Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative

Dravidian Literature & Philosophy

Dravidian University, Kuppam-517 425

Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Mobile:09441632834; Ph.No.08570-256485



For forms and details go to:


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The English and Foreign Languages (EFL) University
(A Central University)
O.U. Campus, Tarnaka, Karnataka-500605 (AP)

EFL University invites applications from eligible candidates for the following positions in various Departments/ Campusese :

  1. Professor : 10 posts
  2. Associate Professor : 20 posts
  3. Assistant Professor : 89 posts
  4. Dy. Librarian : 01 post

How to Apply : Application on the prescribed format should be send to the University on or before 22/08/2009 with a fee of Rs.250/- (Rs.65/- for SC/ST) in the form of bank dd drwan in favour of Registrar, EFL-University, Hyderabad payable at Hyderabad with a self-addressed envelope (10 x 20 cm) duly stamped (Rs.20) indicating the post for which applicant desirous to apply.

Please visit www.efluniversity.ac.in for details and application form.

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Hansraj College , (University of Delhi) , Delhi – 110007

Applications are invited for the following posts:

  • Assistant Professor : Pay Scale : Rs.15600-39100/-
    • English : 04 posts (UR-3, OBC-1)
    • Mathematics : 06 posts (SC-2, ST-1, OBC-1, UR-2)
    • Commerce : 09 posts (SC-2, ST-1, OBC-2, UR-4)
    • Economics : 07 posts (SC-1, ST-1, OBC-2, UR-3)
    • Hindi : 03 posts (ST-1, UR-2)
    • Sanskrit : 01 post (UR)
    • History : 02 posts (OBC-1, UR-1)
    • Philosophy : 02 posts (OBC-1, UR-1)
    • Botany : 05 posts (ST-1, OBC-1, UR-3)
    • Physics : 07 posts (ST-1, OBC-1, UR-4, SC-1)
    • Electronics : 01 post (UR)
    • Zoology : 03 posts (ST-1, UR-2)
    • Chemistry : 09 posts (SC-2, ST-1, OBC-2, UR-4)

Qualification : Good academic record with atl east 55% of marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PH or those who have passed their Master’s Degree prior to 19/09/91 and hold a Ph.D. degree) or an equivalent grade of B in the seven point scale with later grade O,AB,C,D,E & F at the Master’s Degree level in the relevant subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from a foreign university.

Candidates should have qualified the NET conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC. however, those candidates who are holding M.Phil. or Ph.D. degree in the concerned subject are exempted from NET.

Application on prescribed format, obtainable from college office, complete in all respect with attested photocopies of certificates, mark sheets, testimonials etc. should reach the Principal within 10 days.

Postal Address
Hans Raj College
University of Delhi
Mahatma Hans Raj Marg
Malka Ganj
Delhi – 110007

+91-11-27667747, +91-11-27667458
Fax +91-11-27666338

Email Address

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                                                  UNIVERSITY OF DELHI



Advt. No. Estab.IV/213/Arts./2009 Dated : 10.07.2009

Faculty Positions at the University of Delhi

A number of faculty positions, at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor are available in the postgraduate departments of Arabic, Buddhist Studies, English, Germanic & Romance Studies, Hindi, Library & Information Science, Linguistics, Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Psychology, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Slavonic & Finno-Ugrian Studies and Urdu.

Candidates with good academic and publication record in the subjects concerned are encouraged to apply. University also solicits applications from candidates with research interests that are interdisciplinary.

Recruited faculty will be expected to conduct both research and teaching of MA/M.Phil./Ph.D.

Philosophy Posts:

Professor – 02 (UR)

Associate Professor -06 (UR)

Assistant Professor-02 (OBC,VH)

For application form and further details see University website: www.du.ac.in or contact Assistant Registrar, Estab. IV, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007, India.

E-mail: estabiv@admin.du.ac.in/estabiv@yahoo.co.in

Completed applications may be sent to: The Registrar, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110 007, latest by 14.08.2009

Advt. No. Estab-IV/213/Arts./2009 Dated 10.7.2009.
Applications are invited in the prescribed form for the teaching positions in the Faculty of Arts. Announcement, Advertisement, Qualifications Annexure 1, Annexure E. Click for forms in English and Hindi. The last date for submission of application is 14 August 2009.

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Tripura University
(A Central University established by an Act of Parliament)
Suryamaninagar (Aagartala)-799130

Advertisement No.3/TU/Estt/2009


Applications in the prescribed proforma are invited for filling up the following posts so as to reach the Registrar Branch, Room No.203, Administrative Building, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar-799130, Tripura on or before 31/07/2009 :

  • Professor : 12 posts (Bengali-1, English-1, History-1, Philosophy-1, Political Science-1, Commerce-1, Business Management-1, Electrical Engineering-1, Computer Science & Engineering-1, journalism & Mass Communication-1, Fine Arts-1, Music -1), Pay Scale : Rs.37400-67000 (PB-4) plus AGP of Rs.10000/-
  • Associate Professor : 20 posts (English-1, Philosophy-1, Political Science-1, Commerce-1, Mathematics-1, Botany-1, Human Physiology-1, Geography & Disaster Management-1, Business Management -2, Electrical Engineering-1, Computer Science & Engineering-1, Rural Management & Development-1, Information Technology-2, Journalism & Mass Communication-1, Fine Arts-1, Music-1, Chemistry-1), Pay Scale : Rs.37400-67000 (PB-4) plus AGP of Rs.9000/-
  • Assistant Professor : 39 posts (Bengali – 1, English – 2, History – 1, Philosophy – 2 Political Science – 2, Commerce-1, Botany-2, Human Physiology-1, Geography & Disaster Management – 1, Business Management-4, Electrical Engineering-2, Computer Science & Engineering 2, Rural Management & Development – 3, Information Technology – 4, Journalism & Mass Communication- 3, Fine Arts – 3, Music –3, Kokborok-1, Chemistry-1), Pay Scale : Rs.15000-39100 (PB-3) plus AGP of Rs.6000/-
  • Librarian : 01 post, Pay Scale : Rs.37400-67000 (PB-4) plus AGP of Rs.10000/-

How to Apply : The application in the prescribed format should be sent to the Registrar, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar-799130 on or before 31/07/2009.

Please view http://www.tripurauniversity.in/tu010709.pdf for more information and application form.

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Rajasthan
Camp Office, 3rd Floor, (Helicopter Building), IIT Kanpur Campus, Kanpur – 208016

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for various posts in the departments of Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). In HSS, the major areas for recruitment are Economics, English & Linguistics, Fine Arts, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology.:

  1. Professor in pay scale : Rs.18400-22400 , Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) Experience: 10 years in teaching/research/industrial experience of which at least 5 years should be at the level of Associate Professor/Assistant Professor .
  2. Associate Professor in pay scale Rs.16400-20000, Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) Experience: 8 years in teaching/ research/ industrial experience of which at least 3 years should be at the level of Assistant Professor.
  3. Assistant Professor in pay scale Rs.12000-18300, Qualification: Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) Experience: 3 years in teaching/ research/ industrial experience.
  4. Faculty Associate in pay scale Rs.10000-15200, Qualification: PhD is desirable however candidates having Master’s Degree may also be considered Experience: Professional qualification and experience shall carry suitable weight (Faculty Associate is a temporary post for a period not exceeding Five years.)

How to Apply : Application in the prescribed format should be sent to the Director, IIT Rajasthan, Camp Office, 3rd Floor, (Helicopter Building), IIT Kanpur Campus, Kanpur – 208016.

Please view http://www.iitk.ac.in/iitj/recruitment.htm for details and application form.

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