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Last updated on: July 17, 2003 12:20 IST
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All India Engineering Entrance Test

The All India Engineering Entrance Examination for 2004 will be held on May 9 next, the Central Board of Secondary Education, which conducts the examination, said.

The single day examination will be conducted all over the country for admission to engineering, pharmacy and architecture courses, the CBSE said.


Diploma Course in Urdu Language

The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language announces a one year Diploma Course in Urdu Language through English and Hindi medium in distance education mode. The Diploma Course of Urdu Language has been divided into two parts. The first part will be acquainting the learner with the Urdu script. The second part of the course will enable students to graduate to study Urdu language and literature.

The first part of the course is based on 15 lessons. A workbook covering each lesson will be supplied to learners for reading and doing exercises, and the learning level assessed by experts bi-monthly.

The second part of the course is based on 26 units (17 units from Urdu prose and 9 units from Urdu poetry). Two workbooks covering 26 lessons will be supplied to the learners for reading and doing exercises, and the learning level assessed by the experts bi-monthly.

In addition to these books, four Karadi Katha cassettes, based on the Panchtantra and Jataka stories created by Gulzar, will be supplied to students to improve comprehension of Urdu words and their proper pronunciation.

After completion of the course all successful learners will be issued a Diploma Certificate by NCPUL.

For a prospectus and application form write to Tabassum Naqi, AEO, Distance Education, NCPUL, West Block No 8, RK Puram, New Delhi 110066 enclosing a DD for Rs 300 made in favour of NCPUL payable at New Delhi. Books and course material will be supplied free of cost.

The last date for accepting the DD for an application form is August 15, 2003. 

The last date for submitting the filled up application form is September 15, 2003.

The course shall start from October 2003.


Indira Gandhi National Open University

The Indira Gandhi National Open University invites applications for admission to the following programmes for the January 2004 session

Computer and Library & Information Science

1. Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

2. Certificate in Computing (CIC)

3. Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)

4. Bachelor in Library and Information Science (BLIS)

Journalism,  Communication and Creative Writing

1. Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)

2. Diploma in Creative Writing in Hindi (DCH)

3. PG Diploma in Translation (PGDT)

4. PG Diploma in Radio Writing (PGCR)

5. PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)

6. PG Diploma in Audio Programme Production (PGDAPP)

Health, Nutrition & Child Care

1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.(N))

2. PG Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGDMCH)

3. Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHHM)

4. PG Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (PGDGM)

5. PG Certificate in Rural Surgery (PGCRS)

6. Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECE)

7. Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education (DNHE)

8. Diploma in HIV And Family Education (DAFE)

9. Certificate in HIV and Family Education (CAFE)

10. Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC)

11. Certificate in Food & Nutrition (CFN)

Engineering & Rural Development

1. Bachelor in Technology in Civil (Construction Management (BTCM)

2. Bachelor in Technology in Civil (Water Resource Engineering) (BTWRE)

3. PG Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRD)

4. Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)

Bachelor's Preparatory Programme

1. Bachelor's Preparatory Programme leading of BA,  B.Com for non 10+2 (BPP)

Education & Distance Education

1. Certificate in Guidance (CIG)

2. Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM)

3. PG Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE)

4. PG Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)

5. Master in Distance Education (MADE)

6. Certificate in Teaching of English (CTE)

Management & Tourism Studies

1. Master in Tourism Management (MTM)

2. PG Diploma in International Business Operation (PGDIBO)

3. Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS)

4. Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)

Women & Youth Development

1. Certificate in Empowering Women through Self Help Groups (CWDL)

2. Certificate in Women's Empowerment and Development (CWED)

3. Certificate in Youth in Development Work (CCYP)

4. Diploma in Youth in Development Work (DCYP)

Area Specific Awareness and Manpower Development Programmes

1. PG Certificate in Participatory Management Displacement Resettlement and Rehabilitation (PGCMRR)

2. Certificate in Disaster Management (CDM)

3. Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES)

4. Certificate in Participatory Forest Management (CPFM)

5. Certificate in Labour Development (CLD)

6. Certificate in Human Rights (CHR)

7. Certificate in Consumer Protection (CCP)

8. Certificate in Laboratory Techniques (CPLT)

9. Certificate in Participatory Project Planning (SAVINI)

The prospectus can be obtained from all the regional centres of IGNOU or from Director (SR&E), Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068, in person on payment of Rs 30 in cash or through post by sending an IPO or Demand Draft of Rs 80 drawn in favour IGNOU payable at New Delhi/at the city of the Regional Centre/Partner Institution concerned, from where prospectus is required.

An electronic version of the prospectus is also available at IGNOU website at

Application can be downloaded from the web site and submitted along with DD for Rs 30 in addition to the programme fee.

The sale of prospectus has commenced on July 14.

Last Dates:

Requisition for supply of prospectus by post: August 30, 2003

Submission of forms at the Regional Centre: September 15, 2003

The University also invites applications for admission to Master of Business Administration (Banking & Finance) MBA (BF). The prospectus can be obtained from any of the regional centres (not recognized regional centres) listed below or Director (SR&E),  Maidan Garhi,  New Delhi 110068, on payment of Rs 300 in cash or Rs 350 through demand draft for sending by post.

Candidate should be a member of Indian Institute of Bankers, should have passed the CAIIB examination and should be a Graduate working in the Banking or Financial Services sector for at least two years.

The last date for submission of the application from for MBA (BF) at Regional Centre is November 28, 2003.

Application form can be downloaded from the IGNOU web site at and submitted along with DD for Rs 300 in addition to the programme fee.

Address of Regional Centres

1. MBB College Compound,  PO Agartala College,  Agartala 799004.

2. Opp Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi,  Ahmedabad 382481.

3. Lalbuaia Building,  MG Road,  Khatla (Near Central YMCA Office) Aizawl 796001

4. No 293,  39th Cross,  8th Block,  Jaya Nagar,  Bangalore 560 082.

5. Sanchi Complex,  Opp Board of Secondary Education,  Shivaji Nagar,  Bhopal 462 016.

6. C-1, Institutional Area,  Bhubaneshwar 751 013.

7. CIT Campus Taramani,  Chennai 600 113.

8. Kaloor  Cochin-682 017.

 9. 6-A, Municipal Road Dehradun 248 001  Uttaranchal.

10. 52, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,  Near Batra Hospital, New Delhi 110 062.

11. 2, Azad Bhawan Road, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi 110 002.

12. Tadong,  Gangtok-737 102.

13. IGNOU Regional Centre, Navagiri Road, Ist Bye-Lane, Chandmari, Guwahati 781003.

14. House No. 3-6-740, Street No. 12, Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad 500029.

15. Gracy Home, Opposite Police Outpost, Chingmeirong, Imphal 795001.

16. Hornhill Complex, C Sector (Near Central School), Naharlagun Itanagar 791110.

17. 70/80, Sector 7, Patel Nagar Mansarovar, Jaipur 302020.

18. PB No. 106, 1st Floor,  Aurobindo Block, Govt. SPMR College of Commerce, Canal Road, Jammu 180001.

19. Old Govt. College Campus, Railway Road,  (Opp. Liberty),  Karnal 132001.

20. NH 39, Opp. Dzuvuru IOC (Mhonkhola) Kohima 797001.

21. Bikash Bhawan, 4th floor,  North Block Bidhan Nagar,  Kolkata 700 09.

22. ITI Building, Bulepur, (District Ludhiana), Khanna 141401.

23. B-1/33,  Sector-H, Aliganj, Lucknow-226 024.

24. 170-A, Patliputra Colony, Patna- 800 013.

25. 1st Floor,  MSFC Building, 270,  Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411016.

26. 457/A,  Ashok Nagar,  Ranchi 834002.

27. Rest House & EM Office Hall, Sector I Shankar Nagar, Raipur.

28. Sunny Lodge, Nongthyammi Nongshillang, Shillong 793 014.

29. Rain Basera Building, Khalini, Shimla 171 002

30. Mantoo House, Raj Bagh,  Near Masjid Al-Farooq, Srinagar 190 008.

Addresses of Recognised Regional Centres


1. Col Education, HQ Eastern Command, Kolkata.

2. Col Education, HQ Western Command Chandimandir.

3. Brig. Education, HQ Central Command, Lucknow 226002.

4. Col Education HQ Southern Command, Pune.

5. Col Education, HQ Northern Command, Jammu.


1. HQ WAC, IAF, Subroto Park, New Delhi 110 010.

2. HQ SWAC, IAF, Sector 9, Gandhi Nagar 382009.

3. HQ EAC, IAF, C/O 99 APO, Shillong.

4. HQ CAC, IAF, Bamrauli, Allahabad - 211012.

5. HQ SAC, IAF, Post: Arkunum, Trivandrum 695011.

6. HQ MC, IAF, Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur 440007.

7. HQ TC, IAF, Post: Jc Nagar, Bangalore 560006.

8. 68, Race Course, New Delhi 110003.


1. Naval Headquarters, RK Puram, New Delhi 110066.

2. HQ Western Naval Command, Mumbai 400023.

3. HQ Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam 530014.

4. HQ Southern Naval Command, Kochi 682004.

Assam Rifles: DGAR, Laitumukhrah, Shillong 793003


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