Gone are the days when a professional course meant a engineering, medical or law. Now the spotlight is on medical and dental courses widening to accommodate an array of health sciences that are in huge demand these days. With the government, multinationals and NGOs scooping up paramedical professionals, students are now making these innovative courses their first choices.
Sale of forms for admissions started on Wednesday. While many private schools are grappling with the implementation of the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) for admissions to Class I, the schools under the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) are taking the lead in ensuring every clause is being adhered to.
Parents formed long queues at counters in the schools under the KVS as sale of forms for the admission began on Wednesday. This is the second year that the KV schools have framed certain guidelines based on the clauses of RTE Act for the admission process.
Those who wish to have a taste of student life in US will benefit greatly by visiting the American Education Expo, to be held in the city on Feb.10. Organized by the International Student Network and the U.S. Department of Commerce, the expo will be held in Chennai, at Hotel Park Sheraton and is open 5pm to 8 pm. It will feature 20 top American colleges and universities that are eager to admit Indian students to increase campus diversity. The colleges are offering majors courses in Computer Engineering, Pharmaceutical & Chemical Engineering, Business Administration, etc.