Education Dairy: Russian universities increase 375 seats for Indian students

The Russian Universities have informed EDURUSSIA - the official admission processing office for students from India,that it can enroll an additional 375 students this year

Published: August 15, 2013 3:14:07 am

Russian universities increase 375 seats for Indian students

The Russian Universities have informed EDURUSSIA – the official admission processing office for students from India,that it can enroll an additional 375 students this year. “This will benefit students aspiring to study medicine,dentistry and engineering who have been unsuccessful in securing admission to the course of their choice in India,” said Manoj Patki of EDURUSSIA. He said that 375 seats have been added in premium universities such as the Moscow Medical Academy,Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia,Nizhny State Medical University,Tambov State University,Astrakan State University and Saratov State Medical Academy. The international students admissions department of EDURUSSIA also said that students enrolling for these premium universities have a special advantage as they will receive a European Appendix with their degree which enables them to avail scholarships in most European nations for post graduation. For more information visit

P A Inamdar to help with Sachar Committe

P A Inamdar,president of the Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society,has been appointed as a member on the committee to evaluate the implementation of the Sachar Committee report and the Prime Minister’s New 15 point programme. The committee has been constituted by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The committee is also expected to recommend corrective measures for effective implementation of government programmes and schemes for the welfare of minorities. The committee will submit its report within six months.

MIT to represent India in Abu Robocon

A team from Maharashtra Institute of Technology will be representing India this year at the Abu Robocon annual robot competition. The competition started in 2002 for engineering colleges and polytechnic students in the Asia- Pacific region. The competition will be held from August 17 to 19 at Danang in Vietnam. The theme of this year is based on the concept of ‘Green Planet’. Sarvesh Chakradeo,Charudatta Parkhe,Aishwarya Hendre and Ashwin Jain are leading the team of 15 students. The MIT team is guided by Prof. Prakash Joshi,Prof. Savita Kulkarni and Prof. Saket Yeolekar. Robocon India is a national level competition and the winner represents India in the International event. 81 teams participated this year. The MIT team was the winner of the competition held in March 2013 at Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune. This is the second consecutive year that MIT is representing India. Last year the team won the Mabuchi Motor Award for an outstanding performance.

IMED conducts HR

meet at BVP

About 21 HR managers recently attended the HR meet organized by Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED). The industries which participated in the HR meet were Crompton Greaves Limited,L&T Realty,Ravin Cables,Bridgestone,Aurangabad Electricals Ltd.,Lumax,Suprajit engineering Ltd.,Caparo Engineering,Sidel India Ltd.,Bajaj Electricals Ltd.,Minda Group Companies etc. Major HR issues that the companies face were discussed.

SIOM holds induction programme

The three day induction programme of 20th batch of MBA students of Sinhgad Institute of Management was inaugurated on July 29 by Vijay Karia,Chairman and MD,Ravin Group,Gajendra Chandel,president (HR),Tata Autocomp,Nilesh Gokhale,Director,SIOM,Khurjekar,placement director,STES and V D Nandavadekar,Director (MCA),SIOM. Gajendra Chandel shared the secrets of his success while Vijay Karia stressed the point that the emphasis now is on creativity and not on control. Vishwanath Narayan,president,sales and marketing Bilcare,also emphasized recognizing one’s own specialty areas and developing them. On the second day of the induction programme,Joel Pannikot,zonal manager,Bloomberg,along with various other renowned personalities of the business fraternity shared some interesting points on how to achieve success in business. The third day started with an interactive session where successful alumni of SIOM met the new batch. Sangram Kadam,president SIOM Alumni Committee,Yogesh Shete,global head,HSBC,Parag Hardikar,project manager,Print Design,and Abhijit Tikhe,owner of Pranjal Hospitality chain of hotels also participated in this interaction.

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