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Study in the United States of America (USA)

Are you eyeing United States of America (USA) as Study Abroad Destination? Well, perhaps you might be interested in knowing Spain as a country, visa requirements, courses and colleges etc. Here is brief discussion about Spain as I know it from different sources like Internet Databases, Books and Periodicals etc to help students looking for admission in Spain.

IIM Lucknow and KSB Indiana jointly offers business certificate course for executives

IIM Lucknow and Kelly School of Business, Indiana University, USA jointly offers Certificate Programme in Business Analytics for Executives (CPBAE). The purpose of the program is to impart cutting age analytical knowledge using unique blend of online and in-class education. Classes will be conducted at IIM Lucknow Campus and over the internet.

On successful completion of this program, candidates will be awarded a Joint Certificate from IIM Lucknow and Kelly School of Business. A certification of participation will also be awarded by SAS.

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NCDC Seeking Applications For 2-Year India Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Programme

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)-Delhi, in collaboration with the US Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), is currently hosting the India Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) Programme, modeled on the US EIS Programme. This is a Joint Venture between India and USA, aimed at preparing Public Health professionals for leadership positions at district, state and national levels. The India EIS Programme has been recognized by National Board of Examination (NBE) to appear for DNB Part 2 as per the laid down procedures.

Applications are invited for the enrollment of a minimum of 15 outstanding public health professionals for India EIS, commencing in September 2014 for a period of 2 Years. Out of this, approximately a one month training would be at NCDC with other training opportunities offered throughout the training to fulfill prescribed core activities of learning, to acquire the needed skills of a practicing field epidemiologist.

Eligibility Criteria

MBBS plus MD (Public Health) or MBBS plus MD (Clinical / Para-Clinical) with 2 years public health experience or MBBS with PG Diploma in Clinical / Para-Clinical field from any recognized institution with three years of PH experience OR MBBS from any recognized institution with 5 years of PH experience, may also apply.

Age limit should be 25-45 years at the time of application.

Sponsored / Nominated candidates should be regular / permanent employees of Central / State Health Service or equivalent viz. ESI, Railways, Municipal Corporations, Local Bodies etc.

Out of 15 seats, 12 seats are state sponsored candidates* and 3 for self sponsored candidates **. In case self sponsored candidates are not available, the seats will be filled up from amongst the state-sponsored candidates.

Sponsored candidates shall be paid full salary and other admissible allowances for the two years training period by their sponsoring authority.

Competitive Selection: All applicants, both state-sponsored and self-sponsored shall undergo a stringent competitive process for the selection. Sponsorship / Nomination does not automatically guarantee selection. The nomination agencies will recommend  and forward the application of employee with the agreement to release the employee to NCDC for the duration of the two-year programme, in case of his / her selection to the course.

Training Fees, Etc: No training fees will be charged to the candidate. However, candidates are required to meet living expenses including boarding and lodging on their own during the period of training.

Applications shall be accepted in the prescribed application form which must be emailed to

Last date for submission of application form is on or before 1 May 2014.

Prospective applicants are urged to visit the NCDC website for additional information and prescribed application form.

The compendium explaining the India EIS Programme, detailed selection procedure, applicable stipend and allowances is also available at the NCDC-Delhi website. For any further query, please email at

* State Sponsored: Regular / Permanent employee of Central / State Service or equivalent viz. ESI, Railways, Municipal Corporation, Local Bodies etc.

** Self-Sponsored: Candidates not from any of the abovesaid organizations / institutions.

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Ravenshaw University Masters Degree Programme in Public Health Admission 2013

The Ravenshaw University in collaboration with Asian Institute of Public Health invites applications for the two year MPH degree courses for the session starting July 2013. The porogramme is an unique opportunity for the Indian students to afford a quality US-Standard education in India.

Six major domain courses (18 Credits) are delivered by University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, USA. Besides basic skills in public health, students acquire and extensive field and research experience to prepare for high performance public health jobs in local as well as International settings. The critical need for skilled human resources to support various new health programmes in India has resulted in promising job prospects for MPH graduates.

Eligibility Criteria- Recognized bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates appearing in the final examination of bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

Last date for submission of application form is May 15, 2013

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