M.T. & T.S. 2010


The aim of the programme is to expose bright young students to the excitement of doing mathematics, to promote independent mathematical thinking and to prepare them for higher aspects of mathematics.

Academic Programme

The programme will be at three levels: Level 0, Level t and Level II. In Level 0 there will be courses in Linear Algebra, Analysis and Number Theory/Disci els Mathematics, in Levels I and II there wiH be courses on Algebra, Analysis and Topology. There will be seminars by students at all Levels. The faculty will be active mathematicians with a commitment to teaching and from various leading institutions. The aim of the instructions is not to give routine lectures and presentation of theorem-proofs but to stimulate the participants to think and discover mathematical results.


Level 0: First year undergraduate [B.Sc,/ B.StatTB.Tech.etc.) students with Mathematics as one of their subjects.

Level I: Second and Final year undergraduate (B.Sc. / B. Stat / B.Tech. etc.) students with Mathematics as one of their subjects.

Level II: First year postgraduate (M.Sc/ M.Stat./ M.Tech, etc.) students with Mathematics as one of their subjects.

For database of Indian Mathematicians & Mathematics Teachers, you may visit : http://mathstat.uohyd.ernet.in/imod/

Venues and Dates There are 3 venues for MTTS 2010. • Regional Institute of Pducation (RLE). Mysore. during May 17 - June 12, 2010. (All 3 levels)

• Harish - Chandra Research Institute (HR1), Allahabad, during May 24 • June 19, 2010 (Level 0)

• Visvabharati University, Santirtiketan, W.B., during May 24 - June 19,2010 (Level 0)

How to Apply?

Details and application forms can be had from the Head, Department of Mathematics, of your Institution: For downloading the forms or for applying online, students may visit the site


In case of difficulties, write to the programme director by sending a self addressed and stamped (Rs, 10) envelope of size 10 cm x 22 cm. Write "MTTS-2010 Application Farm* on the cover of your letter. The completed application form should reach the programme director latest by February 27, 2010


The selection will be purely on merit, based on consistently good academic record and the recommendation letter from a mathematics professor closelyacquainted with the candidate. Only selected candidates will be informed of their selection by the 3rd week of March 2010. The list of selected candidates will be posted on the MTTS site in the 2nd week of March 2010.

Candidates selected for the programme will be paid sleeper class return trainfare by the shortest route and will be provided with free board and lodging for the duration of the course.

For more details contact :

Professor S. Kumaresan
Programme Director, MTTS
Tel. (Off.) (040) 6679 4059
Tel. (Resi.) (040) 6460 9022
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
University of Hyderabad
P. 0. Central University
Hyderabad - 500 046
Email kumaresa@gmail.com ,mttsprogramme@gmail.com





National Level Science Talent Search Examination

NSTSE National Level Science Talent Search Examination helps each student know whether he/she has actually understood a concept early on so that immediate action can be taken. Often students have conceptual gaps which increase as they progress and when they reach the higher classes, they develop a "phobia" for the subject.

Every students who enrolls for NTSE may receive


·    The most comprehensive book on Memory Techniques

·    Effective Study Techniques

·    Short cut methods to solve problems in Maths etc. absolutely FREE of cost.

For a free prospectus visit: www.unifiedcouncil.com

National Talent Search Awards by (NCERT)

Scholarships: 1000.

Level of Study: Senior Secondary (+ 2).

The NCERT under its National Talent Search Scheme awards scholarships. The purpose of the Scheme is to identify brilliant students at the end of class X and give them financial assistance towards getting good education so that their talent may develop further and they may serve the discipline as well as the country.

All students studying in class X in recognised schools are eligible to appear at the State Level examination from the State in which the institution is located. As National Talent Search scholarships are given for studies starting from class XI, students who may have appeared in class X annual examination latest by May of a particular year are eligible for appearing in the National Talent Search examination which is normally held on the second Sunday of May every year. Those students who are seeking admission to class XI (in July) of a particular year are eligible for taking the second level examination in May of the same year.

The procedure consists of two-stage selection through
(a) State Level Examination; and
(b) National Level Examination. Selected candidates are informed after National Level Test and interview.


State Level Examination:
Each State/UT is required to recommend a given number of candidates for the second level test to be conducted by the NCERT. This number is based on the enrolment of States/UTs at the secondary stage. The candidates are to be recommended on the basis of merit in the written examination. The screening examination is normally conducted by the States/ UTs during December each year. The exact date is advertised/published at an appropriate time. State Level examination may have two parts; Part I Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Part II Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The State may however modify the content and the procedure for the first stage selection test. The State level merit list candidates are eligible for National Level Test.

National Level Examination
The second stage selection involves both written examination (MAT and SAT) and face-to-face-interview for the award of the scholarship.

Students of Indian nationality and studying abroad. Candidates at the Class X level may compete for Talent Search Awards under the following conditions:

·    The Indian students studying abroad are exempted from the first level screening test.

·    A candidate has to appear in the NTS examination in India.

·    A candidate should have obtained 60% marks in the qualifying exam (X Std)

·    A candidate can apply in the prescribed form supplied by the NCERT which should reach the Head, Department of Measurement, Evaluation, Survey Data Processing, NCERT, New Delhi 110 016, latest by 31st March each year.

·    A candidate has to attend an interview in India at his/her own cost.

·    Scholarship, if selected is paid for pursuing studies in India only.

The awardees studying in Basic/Social Sciences are eligible to receive scholarship up to PhD level whereas the awardees studying professional courses in medicine/engineering are eligible to receive scholarship up to second degree.

Whom to contact:
For further details and application forms you may contact the National Council of Educational Research andTraining
Sri Aurobindo Marg
New Delhi 110016
Director of Education, State
UT Govemment

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Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is the premier Industrial R&D Organisation in India.CSIR initiated Invention Awards for school children to create awareness, interest and motivation for Intellectual Property amongst children.


·    Any Indian student enrolled in an Indian school below the age of 18 years can apply.

·    The invention submitted should be one that is globally novel, non-obvious and utilitarian

·    It could be a new concept or idea or a solution to an existing problem or completely a new method/process/ device/ utility.

·    It is not essential/ necessary that the invention should have been worked, only the concept of the invention should have been proved through a model, a prototype or experimental data. Details of any assistance/ guidance provided by teachers/parents/friends or others must be appropriately mentioned and acknowledged.

Prizes : There are in all 60 prizes. Besides a certificate, the cash awards are:

·    First Prize (1 No.) Rs. 50,000/-

·    Second Prize (2 Nos.) Rs. 25,000/- each

·    Third Prize (3 Nos.) Rs. 15,000/- each

·    Fourth Prize (4 Nos.) Rs. 10,000/- each

·    Fifth Prize (50 nos.) Rs. 5,000/- each

The Awards will be announced on January 1, 2010, at New Delhi and would be communicated to the Awardees only.
For more details: www.csir.res.in

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India offers attractive fellowship and contingency grants in Basic Science, Engineering and Medicine. Selection to the programme is competitive and takes into account academic excellence and demonstrated interests in pursuing research. The selection is open to all Indian Nationals studying in India. Selection procedures are different for Basic sciences, Engineering and Medicine. All of them, however, include a national level interview for final selection.

Eligibility and Fellowships:

Basic Sciences: (up to 120 Fellowships)
Students completing X Standard. Having a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Science subjects in X Standard Board Examination or equivalent and choosing Science subject at plus 2 level.

Selection to the programme is competitive and will take into account academic excellence and demonstrated interests in pursuing research. The selection is open to all Indian nationals currently studying in India. Each stream has its own selection procedure. All of them however include a national level interview for final selection.

Application Forms:
Each stream has a different application form. Students who wish to apply for the Fellowship in both Basic Sciences and Engineering must submit separate requisitions. Each requisition must clearly indicate the stream applied for and be accompanied by a DD of requisite amount drawn in favour of SID A/c KVPY payable at Bangalore along with two self addressed labels to:

The Convenor
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore-560 012

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Maulana Azad National Scholarship

Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Girls beloging to Minorities is to recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to national Minorities who can not continue their education without financial support.


·    Only Girl Students belonging to National Minorities, (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs) can apply for Maulana Azad National Scholarship scheme.

·    An amount of Rs. 12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand only) would be given to each student. It will be released in two equal installments of Rs. 6000/- each. First installment will be given for class XI and second installment for class XII.

·    The scholarship is given to student passing Xth exam and taking admission in XIth in the year when result of Xth exam is declared. Applications received in subsequent years will not be entertained
For more info visit official website: maef.nic.in/

·    A STAR India Youth Scholarship

·    This scholarship is to study in singapore (at selected Schools) from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two. This A star scholarship has to renew annually. The renewal is subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.


o  Nationals of India

o  Born between 1993 and 1995 in the year of application (2009)

o  Completed Standard 8 in the Year 2009

o  Possess outstanding academic track record (at least an average of 80% with English as first language in the Standard 7 and 8 school examinations

o  Possess a high level of oral and written competency in English

Visit for more information:www.moe.gov.sg


NASA Space Settlement Contest

This annual contest, co-sponsored by NASA Ames and the National Space Society (NSS) is for 6-12th graders (11-18 years old) from anywhere in the world. Individuals, small teams of two to six, and large teams of seven or more (often whole classrooms with teacher leadership) may enter. Grades 6-9 and 10-12 are judged separately, except for the grand prize. Students develop space settlement designs and related materials. These are sent to NASA Ames for judgement.

Submissions must be received by March 31. Contest Results will be posted on this site on April 30.


Use on line contest Entry Form and send hard copy of your work to:

Wenonah Vercoutere
MS 236-7
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA 94035

by March 31, 2010.

For more details visit : www.nas.nasa.gov


Applications are now open for the 2010-11 awards

The Charles Wallace India Trust is an arts, heritage conservation and humanities scholarship fund. It supports talented Indians in the early or middle stage of their careers to spend focused time in the UK, helping to achieve their artistic, professional or academic ambitions. These awards also give good opportunities to make international connections

About the Trust

Charles Wallace lived and worked in Kolkata. He was the co founder of the Shaw Wallace company, although there are no connections now between the Trust and the company.
Charles Wallace died in 1916, leaving his modest fortune to his family for one generation and then for the benefit of the people among whom he had made it.
In 1981, following an agreement between the Indian and UK governments, the Charles Wallace India Trust was established under English charity law. It is run by four Trustees one nominated by the British Council , and a Secretary. The trustees cover the Trust's main areas of interest and are Ingval Maxwell, Professor Catherine Lampert, Colin Perchard and Dr Yasmin Khan. The Secretary is Richard Alford.
Since being established it has made around 2500 grants to Indians working in the arts, in heritage conservation and the humanities - mainly history and literature.
British Council India advices on the work of the Trust and provides administrative support.
For more detailed description of these grants, details of eligibility and how to apply please see subsequent pages.
The deadline for applications is Monday 16 November 2009

Duration of the award - Dependent on award/scholarship undertaken (maximum of one year).

How do I get a visa? - The British Council will help facilitate the grant of your visa.

CONTACT INFORMATION - For further information please email at cwit@in.britishcouncil.org

For details please visit the below websites :

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Universiti Brunei Darussalam Doctoral Scholarships Programme 2009 - 2010

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is once again offering its prestigious Doctoral Scholarships Programme (UBD DSP) to enhance UBD’s ability to attract academically outstanding international PhD scholars, as part of its efforts to make the university a regional and international centre of excellence in research and higher education.

The UBD Doctoral Scholarships Programme is designed to attract worldclass doctoral students who are able to show a very high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the natural sciences, health sciences, social sciences, business and economics, Malay/Brunei studies, language skills and communication, and education, by offering students financial assistance during their doctoral studies.

The UBD Doctoral Scholarships Programme is part of UBD’s ongoing international recruitment strategy and aims to position UBD as a regional and international leader in leadingedge higher education research.

For more information about the UBD Doctoral Scholarships Programme, please contact

The International and Public Relations Office
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Tungku Link BE 1410
Brunei Darussalam
Telephone / Fax: +6732-2463062 / Fax : 6732 - 2463015
email: rosnah.ramly@ubd.edu.bn

For more informations please visit : www.ugc.ac.in
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ETS - TOEFL Scholar Programme For Students Planning To Study in the UK,US,Canada

ETS has developed a scholarship programme to recognise outstanding students in India who will begin their postgraduate studies in the U.K., U.S. or Canada in 2010. The programme will recognise students with high academic achievement who have demonstrated leadership skills, innovative ideas and an outstanding ability to communicate in English.

Seven scholarships are available. Awards will be issued to the attending institutions in order to assist students with their educational expenses. There will be three (3) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships awarded to selected test takers who have already been accepted at an institution in the U.K., U.S. or Canada.


Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
* Be an undergraduate or
graduate student currently living in India who will begin postgraduate study in the U.K., U.S. or Canada in 2010
* Have an overall grade percentage of 60 or above
* Demonstrate English proficiency with your
TOEFL scores

Before filling out the TOEFL Scholarship application:

1) Take the TOEFL test and receive your scores. On your scholarship application, you will need to provide your total score and section scores, test date, test centre number, registration number and the ETS ID number from your registration confirmation.

2) Complete an intent form that indicates you wish to apply for the TOEFL Scholar Programme. Please include your TOEFL registration number and ETS ID number on your intent form.

After we receive your intent form, we will create a file for you and place all your scholarship documents in the file. Since only complete application files will be considered, we will contact you if any documentation is missing.

3) Download and print the application form. List all universities in the U.K., U.S. and Canada to which you have applied. Please note that if you are selected as a scholarship winner, you will be required to provide an acceptance letter from an accredited university.

4) Collect all academic and examination transcripts from all the higher education institutions you have attended.

5) Collect two letters of recommendation.

* One from a professor or university official who is familiar with your academic contribution and accomplishments (must be on university letterhead)
* One from an employer or from a personal contact (not a friend, classmate or family member) who has knowledge of your activities outside the classroom such as extracurricular activities, community service, work experience, etc. (must be on letterhead of the organisation)
6) Start to compose your written response to the essay question listed on the TOEFL Scholarship Application.

7) Write your TOEFL registration number on all documents, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, in order for your application file to be considered complete.

8) Send your entire application file, including all the items listed above, to ETS by 31 March 2010.

TOEFL Scholar Programme – India
Rosedale Road, MS 61-L
Princeton, NJ, 08541 USA
You can also write to us at indiascholarships@ets.org or call us at +91 9930 243 795 (9 AM – 6 PM IST).

For more informations and Application form details please visit :www.ets.org/toefl/indiascholarships


Gain an internationally recognised qualification and take your career to new heights.

Under this exciting scholarship opportunity, you can achieve a
Masters degree from one of theUK’s top-ranked research universities. We are now looking for bright, talented and hard working individuals to live, work and study in Scotland in 2010.

We are offering up to 200 Canadian, Chinese, Indian and US citizens the opportunity of a scholarship to study at one of our world renowned universities for their postgraduate Masters degree.

We are offering £2000 as a one off award towards the cost of tuition fees for a full time Masters level course (excluding PhD studies) in a wide range of subject areas. You can choose to study at any of Scotland's 17 universities and Higher Education Institutions.

Our Masters degree can help you gain a professional edge to your career. Employment rates from Scottish universities are high, with up to 97% of graduates finding relevant employment, research posts or further study within six months.


You can apply online here through our NEW application process. So don't miss this opportunity for a bright new future and improved career prospects Come and join us in Scotland next year.

Deadline for applications is Friday 11 June 2010.

DAAD Scholarships - German Academic Exchange Service

Scholarship and Application

Funding - Though German Universities charge a very minimal tuition fee, students are still advised to plan their budget considering other general living expenses, boarding and lodging, insurance, books etc. A scholarship or grant may be the answer for those who dont have the necessary financial resources. A look at the
DAAD scholarship database will show you what DAAD has to offer. But remember, numerous other institutions and organisations can also help you finance your studies. For more information on funding programmes visit the to Germany>> Funding section.

What is DAAD? - DAAD stands for "Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst", also known as German Academic Exchange Service. DAAD is a joint organisation of German institutions of higher education and student bodies. Our aim is to promote academic co-operation world wide, especially through the exchange of students, scholars, academics, and scientists.

For more informations please visit :

The University Of Newcastle Australia Research Scholarships For Indian Students

The University of Newcastle, Australia, has announced new research scholarships for Indian students to undertake Ph.D. research.

The scholarships will provide return airfares between India and Australia, full tuition costs and a living allowance of up to Australian $22,000 (approx Rs.7.5 lakh) per year for up to three and a half years.


In order to qualify for entry into the research higher degrees at the University of Newcastle, students should have completed a previous research degree (that is, M. Phil.) from any premier institution in India, and should have submitted a formal thesis dissertation as a part of the programme course, says Jamshed A. Sid-diqui, Country Director - India & Chief Representative -South Asia, University of Newcastle.

Prospective students should submit a completed Research Higher Degree (RHD) application form with supporting academic documents to: ia@newcastle.edu.au

All RHD applications submitted prior to March 31, 2009 will be considered for scholarship eligibility.

Research application forms can be found at:
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Successful students will be notified of their award by June 2009.

Prospective students can visit www.newcastle.internationalstudent.info and questions can be sent to www.newcastle.edu.au for information about the university and Newcastle City.

The University of Newcastle is ranked within the top 10 of Australia's universities for research funding.

The university's research strengths lie in the areas of health, energy, environment, science and engineering

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Microsoft - Software and Hardware Development Internships


An Opportunity to Rise and Shine

Our interns make a real difference. Not by filing paperwork or running errands, but by developing real products. Here, you’ll get started right away, running your own projects and putting your own skills to work. This is why our internship program is one of the most successful and sought after in the industry.

Because you’ll learn more in 12 weeks here than you would in a whole school year. It’s the kind of work that gets noticed by millions of people all over the world. Kind of redefines the whole concept of internships, don’t you think?

For more informations and Apply Online please visit : www.microsoft.com

Hamilton College Scholarships

We make sure our fees are economically priced. But, we also encourage students to apply for our annual scholarships:

Hamilton Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship covers 40% of the tuition fee and is available for various courses. Any student who gained 60% or more in their last qualification will automatically be considered for this scholarship. These scholarships are limited and late applicants may not qualify.

Thomas Carlyle Scholarship:

This scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee. It is awarded to only 1 student per year. All undergraduate and professional course applicants are considered for this scholarship.
The scholarship is linked to good performance in course work, assignments and term results atHamilton College. Poor student performance may result in the scholarship being withdrawn. If the scholarship is withdrawn, the student will have to pay the remaining course fees.

Fierce competition

We receive a very high number of applications for the Thomas Carlyle Scholarship. Students must apply at least 6 months before the course commences. Unfortunately, we can’t consider late applications.

contact us for further information about scholarships.

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All India Creative Audio Script Contest - Central Institute of Educational Technology

Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), a constituent of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), invites scripts for the All India Creative Audio Script Writing Contest – 2008. The scripts should develop an interest among the school students in the age group of 12-16 years who are at their middle and secondary levels. The themes of the scripts can be a path-breaking invention or revolutionary event winners will be awarded cash prizes. There is no entry fee. For full details with regard to eligibility, rules and regulations, etc. visit the website www.ncert.nic.in (see the link-Announcement).

Central Institute of Educational Technology
National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi – 110 016
Website :

The online e-magazine kidsRgreen has been nominated for the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award 2008

The Centre for Environment Education’s website for children www.kidsrgreen.org, developed and maintained by Children’s Media Unit, has been selected to be a finalist for the Stockholm Challenge Award 2008 in the category of environment. CEE’s entry kidsRgreen is an online e-magazine for children.

One of its objectives is to see a transformation in the way the web is utilized by learners as learning support material. The Stockholm Challenge is a pioneer among ICT awards and networking organizations showcasing best ICT examples for people and society. The Challenge is announced every two years.

Selection Process:

Those who put in their entries had to furnish elaborate details about the projects. These included the role of ICT in achieving organizational objective empowerment of target groups and identifying user needs. The project had to clearly demonstrate social impacts and sustainability. Three mandatory referees had to be nominated by each entry. The referees had to review the entry and confirm its accuracy and fairness.

This year the award jury has studied 400 projects and selected 145 finalists, spread over the six Stockholm Challenge Award categories; Culture, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health and Public Administration.

All the 145 finalists will come together for a series of events proposed during May 19-22 in Kista in Stockholm. The winners will be announced on May 22.

Te Stockholm Challenge (http://www.stockholmchallenge.se/node/2686) is an ICT for development programme of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). The Award is supported by Sida, City of Stockholm and Ericsson.

IBM India Contest - The Great Mind Challenge

IBM India, along with IBM Business Partners, has launched " The Great Mind Challenge" contest, in which 10,000 students of 250 engineering and MCA courses in colleges across the country will develop software based on project scenarious . The contest will help students develop hands-on experience on IBM software products and gain live project experience. The programme will be on till the end of the year

Details can be had from www.ibm.com


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