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1 UR­BAN PLAN­NING & DE­VEL­OP­MENT

Ac­cord­ing to the National Em­ploy­ment Ma­trix, ca­reer in the field of ur­ban plan­ning will see an in­crease to 45,700 jobs by 2018. Em­ploy­ment growth will be de­ter­mined by the need for State and lo­cal Gov­ern­ments to pro­vide pub­lic ser­vices such as reg­u­la­tion of com­mer­cial de­vel­op­ment, the environment, trans­porta­tion, hous­ing and land us­age and ad­vance for an ex­pand­ing pop­u­la­tion. In keep­ing with the de­mand for pro­fes­sion­als in the field, Lovely Pro­fes­sional Univer­sity, Pun­jab, has started a bach­e­lor’s pro­gramme in ur­ban plan­ning. The four-year course will be held in a se­mes­ter mode and en­roll 40 stu­dents. Ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties in this field are im­mense. Af­ter com­plet­ing the course a stu­dent can be­gin his/her ca­reer as an as­sis­tant or as­so­ci­ate plan­ner. The start­ing salary ranges be­tween 20,000 and 25,000 per month.

2 AN­I­MA­TION & VFX FILM­MAK­ING

Big An­i­ma­tion and In­fo­tain­ment School (BIG AIMS) has started a three-year bach­e­lor’s course in an­i­ma­tion and vis­ual ef­fects film mak­ing. It will en­roll 40 stu­dents per cen­tre, per year and ad­mis­sion will be based on a com­bined eval­u­a­tion of an ex­am­i­na­tion and a per­sonal in­ter­view. The course be­gins from Novem­ber 2, 2011, at BIG AIMS cam­puses across In­dia.

3 DE­SIGN & COM­MU­NI­CA­TION

French In­sti­tute of De­sign and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Arts, launched re­cently in Mum­bai, is start­ing a four-year full time bach­e­lor’s in de­sign and com­mu­ni­ca­tion with one-year op­tional mas­ter’s. The pro­gramme would en­roll 25 stu­dents on the ba­sis of their port­fo­lio and a per­sonal in­ter­view with the prin­ci­pal. In­ter­ested stu­dents can ap­ply by July 2012. Those with a se­nior sec­ondary de­gree from a recog­nised univer­sity are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply for the pro­gramme. Stu­dents can log on to the web­site for more de­tails on the pro­gramme.

4 ASTRO­PHYSICS

The No­bel Prize 2011 for Physics was awarded to three astro­physics for their re­search in su­per­sonic cos­mol­ogy. The sub­ject is be­ing re­searched across coun­tries and fo­rums prov­ing its in­ter­est and im­por­tance. Keep­ing in view its rel­e­vance, the In­dian In­sti­tute of Astro­physics, Ban­ga­lore, has started an in­te­grated M.SC-PH.D pro­gramme in physics and astro­physics in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Indira Gandhi National Open Univer­sity. The twoyear pro­gramme will pro­vide a stipend of 10,000 p.m. and fel­low­ship

` (as per DST norms - apx. 25, 000 p. m.) at the dif­fer­ent stages of MSC.

` and PHD. Ev­ery stu­dent will also re­ceive a book grant of 5,000 p.a.

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5 ED­U­CA­TION

Ac­cord­ing to the Hu­man Re­source and De­vel­op­ment Min­istry, In­dia needs 1.4 mil­lion school teach­ers. In or­der to sus­tain the de­mand sev­eral schools are start­ing cour­ses in teacher train­ing. The AISECT Univer­sity, Madhya Pradesh, has opened ad­mis­sion for a one-year bach­e­lor of ed­u­ca­tion course. It will en­roll stu­dents on the ba­sis of an en­trance test con­ducted by the univer­sity and classes would be held on cam­pus in a face-to-face mode. There are 100 seats for the course and costs 25,000. This

` is in keep­ing with the grow­ing de­mand for teach­ers and ed­u­ca­tors in pri­mary schools. The course would pro­vide a de­tailed in­sight into teach­ing and con­verg­ing method­olo­gies. On com­ple­tion of the pro­gramme, aspi­rants can start with a salary of

1.8 lakh per an­num.

DEEPAK G PAWAR/ www.in­di­a­to­day­im­ages.com 10+2 with 50 per cent Four years 69,500 per se­mes­ter 2.4 lakh to 3 lakh p.a. Lovely Pro­fes­sional Univer­sity, Pun­jab

QUAL­I­FI­CA­TION

DU­RA­TION

COST OF COURSE

START­ING SALARY

IN­STI­TUTE

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(www.lpu.in)

QUAL­I­FI­CA­TION 10+2 in any dis­ci­pline DU­RA­TION Three years COST OF COURSE 3,75,000 ` START­ING SALARY 1.8 lakh p.a. on­wards ` IN­STI­TUTE Big An­i­ma­tion and In­fo­tain­ment School, Pan In­dia

(www.bi­gaims.in)

SUMEET INDER Singh/www.in­di­a­to­day­im­ages.com

VIKRAM Sharma/www.in­di­a­to­day­im­ages.com

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