• Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
The institute offers PhD programmes in various disciplines of engineering, sciences, humanities and social sciences. For details, visit www.iith.ac.in/students/2008PhDApplication.htm
Last date: 31 October
•National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
The council, in association with Commonwealth of Learning, Canada, offers a one-year international diploma in guidance and counselling by combining distance/online and face-to-face education models.
The course is open to teachers, teacher educators, educational administrators and untrained guidance personnel from India, Saarc (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries and Afro-Asian countries. For details, visit www.ncert.nic.in
Last date: 30 October
• Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
The institute offers PhD and MS programmes under regular, full-time (with/without half-time teaching/research assistantship) and part-time/external in various engineering departments.
For details, visit www.biotech.iitm.ac.in/msphd or www.chem.iitm.ac.in/msphd or www.ee.iitm.ac.in/msphd or www.mech.iitm.ac.in/msphd
Last date: 24 October
• IIM Calcutta management development programmes
The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta is organizing management development programmes on improving communication and interpersonal effectiveness and organizational excellence through leadership and strategic brand management from 20-25 October at Tata Hall, IIM Calcutta campus.
•National certification exam for energy managers and energy auditors
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s national certification examination for energy managers and energy auditors will be held on 22-23 November.
Compiled by Megha Chhabra