The IPVAD course aims to give students an international exposure and make them industry ready
Bengaluru: Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), the leading
educator in Animation and Visual Effects, launched the International
Program in Visual Arts & Design (IPVAD) in the IT hub (Bengaluru) at
Hotel Royal Orchid, Bangalore at 3pm. Bangalore IPVAD will be offered
at MAAC Malleshwaram, MAAC Jayanagar & MAAC Koramangala.
The course was launched by Mr. Biren Ghose, President-ABAI, a non-profit
association originally started by and for developing Karnatakaas
Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics industry.
With the correct blend of creative development modules and exposure to
industry leading software for Digital Content Creation, this three year
comprehensive program aims at placing their top performers on
Commenting on the increasingly important role played by Indian studios
in the production of animation/VFX content, Biren Ghose, President- ABAI
said, There has been an incredible increase in the number and quality
of projects undertaken by local production studios. While the VFX,
Animation and Gaming business is about INR 80 billion (KPMG-FICCI report
2015), it only occupies 8% of the global industry. The need of the hour
is for associations like ABAI to work hand in hand with institutes like
MAAC to develop programs and curriculums that significantly raise the
standardss of local talent to accommodate for the rising levels of
expectations from global studios. My best wishes and congratulations to
the MAAC team for developing this program. I hope this will contribute
the process of growing talent towards undertaking global standard
Shajan Samuel, Senior Vice-president of MAAC, emphasizing on the level
of exposure this course would give to aspirants, he said, The learning
objective of each semester in this course is assessed by an industry
standard evaluation methodology to ensure that students have a complete
understanding of concepts and technologies used in the production
workflow of Digital Content Creation process..
Aspirants will be thoroughly trained in Computer Graphics and creative
skills required to excel in the field of Animation, VFX and Digital
Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) is Indiaas leading educator
in high-end 3D Animation and Visual Effects. Founded in 2001 & a
major brand of Aptech Ltd, MAAC has trained over 30000 students across
the country. It has over 80 centers with cutting-edge infrastructure in
over 40 cities.
MAAC offers industry relevant Career courses on 3D Animation &
Visual Effects. It offers Real-life training environment to the students
backed by an excellent faculty, infrastructure, and the latest
technical educational tools.
MAACCs students are placed as Modeling Artists, Lighting Artist, Render
Artist, Character Animator, Layout Artist , Digital Sculptor, Rigging
Artist, FX Artist, Roto Artist, Match Mover, Video Editor, Motion
Graphics Artist, Compositors, Visualizes, Content Developers and Pre and
Post Production executives in blue chip animation studios and
entertainment companies like Prime Focus, Rhythm & Hues Studios,
Crest Animation Studios, BIG Animation, Cornershop, EFX, Toonz
Animation, DQ Entertainment, Paprikaas Animation Studios, NDTV, Studio
9, Redchillies.VFX, Vaibhav Studios, IBN7, Animax, Pixion and Tata Elxsi
Ltd. to name a few.
Admissions are open From
7th May 2015
Last date of submission of application for Certificate Programmes
15th June 2015
with late fee of Rs 300.
30th June 2015
Last date of submission of application for All Other Programmes
17th August 2015
with late fee of Rs 300.
31st August 2015
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, announcs
admission to the following Open & Distance Learning (ODP) Academiccycle
commencing from July 2015.
MA (Philosophy), MA (Gandhi and Peace Studies), MA (Extension & Development
Studies), MA (Education), MA Anthropology), MA (Gender & Development Studies) ,
Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Social Work (Counseling), MA (Distance
Education), MA (Economics), MA (English), MA (Hindi), MA (History), MA
(Political Science), MA (Psychology), MA (Public Admin.), MA (Rural
Development), MA (Sociology), MA (Tourism Management), MA (Adult Education), MA
(Women's & Gender Studies); MCom, Master of Computer Applications(MCA), Master
of Library and Information Science (MLIS), MSc (Dietetics and Food Services
Management); MSc (Counseling and Family Therapy), MA (Translation Studies)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) (with major in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany
and Zoology), Bachelor of Arts (BA) (with major in Hindi, English, Urdu,
Economics, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Administration,
Political Science, Sociology), Bachelor of Arts Tourism Studies, Bachelor of
Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Bachelor of Library &
Information Science (BLIS), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), BBA in Retailing (BBARL)
Bachelor Preparatory Programme:
Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) (preparing students for taking admission in
IGNOUUs selected programmes)
PG Diploma & Diploma
PG Diploma in Library Automation and Networking, Analytical Chemistry,
Audio Programme Production, Criminal Justice, Disaster Management, Educational
Management and Administration, Educational Technology, Environment and
Sustainable Development, Extension and Development Studies, Folklore and Culture
Studies, Gandhi and Peace Studies, Higher Education, Information Security,
Intellectual Property Rights, International Business Operation, Journalism and
Mass Communication, Pharmaceutical Sales Management, Pre-Primary Education,
Rural Development, School Leadership and Management, Social Work among the
Tribal, Translation, Urban Planning and Development, Maternal and Child Health,
Adult Education, Women and Gender Studies Counseling & Family Therapy, HIV
Medicine, Plantation Management, Book Publishing, Food Safety and Quality
Management, Applied Statistics
Diploma in Aquaculture, BPO Finance and Accounting, Creative Writing
in English, Early Childhood Care and Education, HIV and Family Education,
Nutrition and Health Education, Panchayat Level Administration and Development,
Para-legal Practice, Tourism Studies, Urdu, Women Empowerment and Development,
Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables, Value Added Products from
Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds, Meat Technology, Dairy Technology, Watershed
Management, Fish Products Technology
Advanced Certificate, PG Certificate & Certificate Courses
Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management, Information
PG Certificate in Extension and Development Studies, Adult Education,
Cyber Law, Patent Practice, Bangla-Hindi Translation, Malayalam-Hindi
Translation, Agriculture Policy, Gandhi and Peace Studies, Information and
Assistive Technologies for the Instructors of Visually Impaired, Geoinformatics
Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis Medicine
Certificate in Indigenous Art Practices, Visual Arts-Painting, Applied
Arts, Performing Arts-Hindustani Music, Karnataka Music, Bharatanatyam, Theatre
Arts, Arabic Language, Disaster Management, Environmental Studies, NGO
Management, Business Skills, Teaching English, Functional English (basic level),
Urdu Language, HIV and Family Education, Social Work and Criminal Justice
System, Health Care Waste Management, Newborn and Infant Nurisng, Home Based
Health Care, Community Radio, Tourism Studies, Food and Nutrition, Nutrition and
Child Care, Rural Development, Sericulture, Organic Farming, Cooperative Law and
Business Law, Anti Human Trafficking, International Humanitarian Law,
Technology, Guidance, Laboratory Techniques, Value Education, Communication & IT
Skills, Maternal & Child Health Nursing, Teaching of Primary School Mathematics,
Competency in Power Distribution, Energy Technology Management, French Language
Appreciation Course on Environment
IGNOU also offers B.Com (A&F) and M.Com (F&T), B.Com (CA&A) and M.Com
(BP&CG), B.Com (F&CA) and M.Com (MA&FS) in collaboration with the Institute of
Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Company Secretaries of India and
Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
How to apply
Application form can be downloaded from the official website of IGNOU. Cost
of prospectus from Regional Centre in person: Rs.200/-, or By post from the
Registrar, Student Registration Division, Indira Gandhi National Open
University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068. Application form can be obtained by
sending a DD of Rs.250/- drawn in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi.
More details can be obtained from the institute website.
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068
Website : ignou.ac.in
CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals that traces
its lineage back to the establishment of the Financial Analysts Federation (FAF)
in 1947. Leadership of the FAF established an independent organization- the
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (ICFA)- to administer the CFA
credential program in 1959 and the ICFA administered the first CFA exams in
1963. Later, the FAF and the ICFA merged to become the Association for
Investment Management and Research (AIMR). In 2004, AIMR changed its name to CFA
Institute. With over 100,000 members, and regional societies around the world,
CFA Institute is dedicated to developing and promoting the highest educational,
ethical, and professional standards in the investment industry.
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final year undergraduate student with a degree in progress, you may not register
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experience that meets the programs entrance requirements. At the time your
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that your degree has been received.
The CFA Program includes a series of three exams that are offered in test
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must be passed sequentially as one of the requirements for earning a CFA
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Kerala Law Entrance Examination , for graduate and post-graduate courses in
various government law colleges in Kerala, is conducted by the Commissioner for
Entrance Examinations, Thiruvananthapuram. The admission to the various courses
. i.e the 5 year L.L.B course, 3 year L.L.B course and 2 year L.L.M course, is
based on the rank of the candidate in the entrance examination. For being
eligible to appear for the exams a candidate has to fulfill certain eligibility
criteria as notified by the entrance commissioner from time to time.
conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Thiruvananthapuram.
The qualification requirement for Kerala Law Entrance exam is different for
Bachelors and Masters programs.
Applicants can contact the Office of Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
for procuring application forms along with prospectus. They can also obtain the
same from the law institutes within Kerala by paying the application fee.
Otherwise, they can download the same from the CEE website, www.cee-kerala.org.
Appropriately filled in forms are required to be send to the CEE office prior to
the last date. Applicants should also append necessary documents mentioned in
the information brochure along with the forms.
Application fees: Rs. 600/- for General Category and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST
Kerala Law Entrance Examination is usually conducted on the date and time as
notified by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. The Examination usually
consists of objective type questions and the time duration for the same is
usually notified in the call letters sent to candidates. The candidates have to
mark their responses in the OMR Answer sheet given to them using ball point pens
or HB pencils.
The LLB Entrance examination consists of objective type questions in General
knowledge, English and Aptitude for Legal Studies. For LLM entrance, the
questions are of the standard of LLB Examination with questions in
Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law , Law of Crimes, Law of Contracts, Public
International Law, Administrative Law, Law of property, Company Law,
Interpretation of statues, Law of Torts
Date of Entrance Examination-12 May,2013
Issue of Application forms begins-last week of April
Date of Entrance Examination Result-Aug-13
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001.
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