Archive for March, 2011

Punjabi University Patiala

Advt. No. 1468/DPR Dated 27.03.2011. Applications are invited for Teaching posts so as to reach the Deputy Registrar (Establishment) Punjabi University, Patiala – 147002 by 18.04.2011. Please attach performa of ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF TEACHERS along-with Application Form
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National Eligibility Test June-2011

for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship


Important dates :

(i)  Last date for Applying On-Line :25-4-2011

ii) Last date for receiving the printout of online Application Form (2 copies) , Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) at the respective test centre opted by the candidate (with fee receipt & category certificate(s) ) :2-5-2011


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Ph.D Admission

IIT Gandhinagar is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as PhD scholars. Currently, we are offering PhD programme in several disciplines in Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical), Sciences (Chemistry and Mathematics) and Humanities & Social Sciences (Cognitive Science, English and Philosophy). Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for suitable match of interest before applying for PhD programme.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria
1. At least 55% marks in MA/MSc/B.Tech /M.Tech or equivalent degree in appropriate branches.     Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the    selection criteria. The eligibility criteria is minimum and the departments may use higher cut off    levels for short listing.
2. Candidate must have qualified GATE/CSIR-UGC/NET-UGC in order to avail financial support.
3. B.Tech graduates from the IITs with CGPA score of 8.0 or above (on scale of 10) would also be    entitled to the assistantship without having to appear in GATE.

Residential Requirement
PhD programme is fully residential. For external candidates the minimum residential requirement is normally one year.

There are no application fees. Please note that the deadline of application submission is April 15, 2011.

Faculty-wise Relevant Information for Prospective PhD Applicants
Application Materials:

All communications regarding PhD Admission are to be addressed to:

Assistant Registrar (Academics)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
VGEC Campus, Chandkheda,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India – 382424
Email: phd.application@iitgn.ac.in


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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Chennai -600036

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IIT Madras invites applications from Indian Nationals with an established record of independent, high quality research and commitment to teaching and research for faculty positions  :

  • Assistant Professor : Scale of pay PB-3 Rs.16500-39100 AGP Rs.6000/-, on completion of 3 years service as Assistant Professor, shall move to PB-4 with AGP Rs.9000/- , Qualification : Ph.D., with first class or equivalent at the preceding degree in the appropriate branch with consistently good academic record throughout with at least 3 years industrial / research / teaching experience., Age : 35 years

Departments : Aerospace Engineering  / Applied Mechanics/ Biotechnology/  Chemical Engineering/ Chemistry/ Civil Engineering/ Computer Science & Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/  Engineering Design/  Humanities & Social Sciences/ Management Studies/ Mathematics/ Mechanical Engineering/  Metallurgical & Materials Engineering/ Ocean Engineering/  Physics

How to Apply : Applications in prescribed format and enter the data directly into the fields in the application form, print, sign and send with relevant enclosures on or before 18/04/2011.

Please visit  http://www.iitm.ac.in/faculty-openings-2011-new for detailed information and application form.


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Call for Papers for an Edited Book entitled


To be published by

Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), Milestone Education Society (Regd.) Pehowa (Kurukshetra)-136128


Recent years have seen the beginning of a radical reassessment of the philosophical literature of ancient and classical India. The analytical techniques of contemporary philosophy are being deployed towards fresh and original interpretation of the texts. This rational, rather than mystical approach towards Indian philosophical theories have resulted in a need to work which explain afresh its central methods, courses and devices. The present book is a significant step on this part because it recognizes the potentials of classical Indian tradition and its vast wisdom to contribute in all realms of life.


The following sub-themes are not exhaustive. However paper on other themes and address classical Indian thoughts are also invited:

  • Historical Development of Classical Indian Thoughts
  • Ecological Aspects of Vedic Literature
  • Socio-Political Philosophy in Ramayana
  • Ethical Teachings in Mahabharata
  • Psycho-Spiritual Approaches to Upanishads
  • Social Welfare in Srimad Bhagavad -Gita
  • Development of Indian Logic
  • Development of Natural Philosophy in Indian Thoughts
  • Linguistic Approach in Indian Philosophy
  • Relevance of Classical Indian Thoughts
  • Education-System in Classical Indian Thoughts
  • Indian Value System: Theory & Practice
  • Mythological Themes in ancient Indian Literature
  • Aesthetic Consciousness  in Classical Indian Literature
  • Theories of Social Progress in Indian Literature
  • Philosophical Development in Classical Thoughts
  • Influence of Ancient Philosophy on Modern Indian Literature
  • Any other topic related to theme.

The background of this book was an ICPR Sponsored One-Day Regional seminar on “Reconsidering Classical Indian Thoughts” held at Depts. of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh on 27th November, 2010.


Research papers are invited from faculty and research scholars on the thrust area of the book or any other related topic with an abstract of 350 words latest by 30 April, 2011 by e-mail to dr.sirswal@gmail.com. The abstract should provide an outline of the main themes/questions and research method.  Please make sure that your abstract includes the following: Title, name of the author, affiliation, complete contact details and a short author’s bio.

Each paper must have to accompany a declaration by all the contributors saying that: they are the authors of the paper, and the paper is original, has not been published and submitted for publication elsewhere. The paper should have contemporary relevance; contribute to the existing body of knowledge, conceptual clarity and logic in analysis, readable language appropriate references. It is also noted that, accepted paper is copy edited according to above criteria. Further, authors own the copy right of article only up to publication. One hard copy and a CD or email with paper as attachment must be sent till date 31th May, 2011 on below given address.

Style of the Script:

The article should be typewritten preferably in new Times New Roman font with 12 sizes (English) and Kruti Dev font with 14 sizes (Hindi) in MS-Word 2003. Further, it may have sewtting of double space on A4 paper having margins of 1.5” on left side and 1” on other three sides. Final paper should be about 4,000 to 5,000 words.  There must be an abstract of 50-60 words giving summary of the paper.

Reference Style:

References, at the end of the paper must provide complete information of each source. Arrange references in alphabetical order by the last name of the first author and then by his initials. The following style of reference may be strictly followed:

  • In case of journal: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, name of the paper, name of the journal (italic), volume number, issue number and page number.
  • In case of a Book: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, title of the book(italic), name of publisher, place of publication and page numbers.
  • In case of an edited Book: Authors last name, initials, year of publication, name of the editor, title of the book (italic), name of publisher, place of publication and page numbers.
  • In case of institution/Govt. report: full name of the institution/ministry, year of publication, place of publication.

Publication Charges: There will be a reasonable charge for each contributed paper according to present volume.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, (Programme Coordinator, CPPIS, Pehowa),Near Guga Maidi, House no.255/06, Balmiki Colony, Pehowa, Distt. Kurukshetra (Haryana)-136128 Email: dr.sirswal@gmail.com, Mobile No.09896848775 (Haryana),  08968544048 (Chandigarh) http://drsirswal.webs.com

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Gender and Human Rights: The Role of Media

26 to 27 March 2011


Topics of the seminar: • Women and Human Rights. • Socio-economic and political rights and Media • Media and Human Rights • Human Rights Issues in Electronic and new Media • Women Representation in Media • Access to information: Gender iss

Organized by: Karnataka State Women’s University, bijapur
Website: http://www.kswu.ac.in

Contact name: Dr Onkar Kakade

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National Seminar on Haryana: Society,Polity and Economy

25 to 26 March 2011

Rohtak, Haryana, India

National seminar on Haryana: Society, Polity and Economy will Focus on the review or appraise the current status and the recent developments in the related field. The paper should be in the nature of encylopedia with some original material.

Organized by: M.D.U., Economics Department under Auspices of the UGC’s SAP
Website: http://mdurohtak.com/Site/Details.aspx?pid=H&id=12
Contact name: S. B. Dahiya

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Re-Inventing Professionalism of the Contemporary Teacher

25 March 2011
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

SUB-THEMES: Competencies, attributes, personal philosophy of professional teacher; Reforming teacher education for professionalism; Monitoring progress towards, Institutional support and Continuing teacher education for professionalization

Organized by: Amity Institute of Education
Website: http://www.aieseminar.blogspot.com/
Contact name: Nimrat Khandpur


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Re scheduled: 3rd Conference of the Internation Congress of Yoga and Spiritual Science (ICYS)

22-23 April, 2011

At International Siddharudha Dharshana Peetha,

Chikkananadi Gokak,Belgaum, Karnataka,India

The proceedings of “3rd International Congress of Yoga and Spiritual Science” has been post phoned from March 12th – 13th to April 22nd – 23rd of 2011.       and the last date for the receipt of Papers and the Registration Fee Rs: 1000=00   is 25th March, 2011.

D.D.Rs:1000=00 must be purchased..” in favor of TREASURER -ICYS, A/C # 30101045343 – SBI, KUD CAMPUS”.

For additional details contact:


General Secretary-ICYS.

Mobile# 099643-05134

E-mail: < bkrishna.madhava.byrapattana@gmail.com

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