The entrance test for International Earth Science Olympiad 2013 will be held at Periyar University here on 28th April, 2013.
A release said that students of Class XI and XII, who were born between July 1, 1995 and July 1, 1998, are eligible to participate in the competition. The Geological Society of India will be conducting the objective type entrance test to select students to attend a training camp in Earth Sciences and among them four students will be chosen to represent India at the 7th International Earth Science Olympiad ( IESO ) to be held in Mysore in September – October. Chennai, Tiruchi and Salem are the test centres in the State. Students can download the applications from www.sites.google.com/site/ineso555/entrance-test-for-ieso
The selected students for the IESO will be awarded certificates of merit and 5,000 each and the Olympiad medalists will be felicitated in Mumbai on 22nd December, 2013 with a cash prize of 15,000 each. The function is organised every year on the birth anniversary of mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujam. For details, contact 94421 – 05151, 91501 – 58111, 89257 – 70849, 0427 – 2345766, 2346269 or 2345520.
Periyar University Semester Examinations to begin on 2nd May, 2013
The even – semester examinations for all Under Graduates and Post Graduates in 80 Arts and Science colleges, including constituent colleges and university departments would begin on 2nd May, 2013.
A press release from the Controller of Examinations, Periyar University, Salem, said that the theory examination would commence on 2nd May, 2013 and the last date for submitting exam application without fine is 10th April, 2013 and with fine is 15th April, 2013. Earlier, the original schedule of examination is from 15th April, 2013.
Vice Chancellor of the university Dr. K. Muthuchelian told The Hindu that classes would be compensated by working on Saturdays and theory syllabus would be completed on time. He said that practical examinations would begin from second week of April as scheduled.
However, the teaching fraternity will feel the heat as they have to complete the syllabus within a short period.
Periyar University 2012 2013 Results Declared
The results of the November / December 2012 undergraduate examinations of colleges affiliated to Periyar University will be published on 12nd February, 2013. A release from the university said that the results will be available on the university site www.periyaruniversity.ac.in and will also be available at their respective colleges.
The last date for applying for revaluation and re totalling is 20th February, 2013. The fee for re – totalling and photostat of the answer sheet is 250 each and for revaluation 200. The results for the post graduation examinations would be released next week, the release added.