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Art and Culture
The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Culture has introduced five diploma courses and six new certificate courses in Art, Culture and related subjects.
The aim of these courses is to create arts and culture with all its dimension and information technology to design and develop content exploration system to intensify culture learning and visualisation. It employees modern digital tools, techniques, and methodologies to achieve the intended purposes. This initiative attempts to make our ancient knowledge and achievements accessible on a multimedia platform, thus enabling communication between the ancient and modern knowledge.
The five one-year Post Graduate Diploma evening courses includes—
- PG Diploma in Cultural Informatics
- PG Diploma in Preventive Conservation
- PG Diploma in Buddhist Studies
- PG Diploma in Digital Library and Data Management
- PG Diploma in Manuscriptology and Palaeography
- The last date to apply for the five post graduate diploma courses is July 10, 2018. Course details and fee structure are available at http://ignca.gov.in/pg-diploma-course-at-ignca/.
- IGNCA will soon be introducing six new certificate courses as well including:
- Academic Integrity and Research Ethics
- Open Access for Library and Information Science Professionals
- Open Access for Researchers
- Digital Library and Information Management
- Research Methodology
- Cinema Studies and Cultural Documentation
The above courses will provide an opportunity to scholars, researchers and the students to have a modern management technique and professional approach, so far lacking in the art management field to put forth rich art and cultural heritage of the country on a global platform.
Degree & diploma
The TeamLease Skills University (TLSU), a vocational skill university, invites application for admission to its three-year degree and one-year diploma courses.
Courses offered are:
- BSc in Mechatronics
- BCom in Financial and Business Operations
- BSc Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Bachelors in Computer Application (BCA)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
- DMLT – Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Selection Criteria: Candidate should be Class XII pass from any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science, two- year ITI Trade after Class X) can apply.
Application form: Available at TLSU campus for Rs 100.
Important Dates: The last date for receipt of applications is July 20, 2018. The session will commence from July 31, 2018.
Conceptualised in association with the industry, the University offers a unique combination of new-age blended courses, using the models of classroom training, work based learning and apprenticeship linked degree programmes to train students.
The apprenticeship programme provides the best on job learning for the University students and hence sets the course apart, creating a plethora of learning on the job opportunities for students.
Apart from the core subject the students are also taught employability skills (skills required to adjust at workplace) and life skills (skills needed to transact in day-to-day life and act as a responsible citizen) enhancing their chances to avail job opportunities from the best of the corporates.
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