A New Part Time Course in Mathematical Finance
The Mathematical Sciences Foundation, a registered non-profit educational society is taking admissions for its part-time program in mathematical finance.
The course is suitable for under-graduate students, particularly those majoring in mathematics, economics or commerce as well as those taking the actuarial examinations, MBA students and employees in the finance or banking sectors.
The course will be helpful for careers in insurance companies, financial firms and the banking sector in areas such as investor education and counselling, project choice, portfolio management, and risk analysis.
A key feature of the program is exposure to combined uses of mathematics, statistics and computer science in the financial services industry. Scholarships will be given to deserving students.
Classes will be held in the evenings from mid-September to March 2011 with breaks during the Commonwealth Games and the winter examinations of Delhi University.
Full details are available on the website www.mathscifound.org.
The Aligarh Muslim University is organising an all-India essay writing competition on the topic : “Sir Syed’s Vision of Empowerment through Character Building and Modern Education.”
A first prize of 25,000 will be given away in addition to second and third prizes of 15,000 and 10,000. State level winners will be awarded of consolation prizes of 5,000.
Students can refer to information regarding the life and achievements of the AMU founder Sir Syed Ahmed Khan on the university website www.amu.ac.in.
The last date for submission of entries is 25th September, 2010. Prizes will be given away in October.
Faridabad-based Manav Rachna International University is drawing students from countries such as Afghanistan, Iran, Nigeria, South Korea and Syria for some of its Ph.D., M. Tech, B. Tech and B. Tech courses.
The university has also entered into tie-ups with educational institutes in Finland, Canada, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Jaipuria Institute of Management in Noida organised a seminar this past week on “Entrepreneurship : Finding Hidden Opportunities”. Youth entrepreneurs of companies and management students participated in the seminar.
The purpose of the seminar was to provide a platform for students to gain practical knowledge regarding entrepreneurship.
The event was characterised by brainstorming for new solutions as well as articulation of ideas by students and entrepreneurs.
The seminar projected entrepreneurship as a rewarding career choice and the spotlight was also on emerging trends, markets and opportunities.
The ‘Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship Test’ will be conducted across the country on 19th September, 2010 by information technology trainer, NIIT across the country.
This year is also the 20th anniversary of the scholarship which rewards fee-waivers to meritorious students and graduates wishing to pursue careers in diverse industries that require IT skills.
The scholarships will be awarded for NIIT’s flagship program, GNIIT and a few other courses.
NIIT will offer scholarships to students based on their performance in a competitive written test, followed by a personal interview.
Application forms for the test are available at NIIT education centres across the country.
Students can also log on to the website www.niit.com/bjs2010 for more details.
The last date for receipt of applications is 18th September, 2010.