Extension Lecture on Science of Teaching & Learning held at MANUU

Hyderabad: To make teaching-learning effective, all the senses of the learners should be involved in the learning process. Importance should be given to learner’s Mother Tongue. Dr. Qazi Siraj Azhar, Associate Clinical Professor, Michigan State University, USA said during an extension lecture “Science of Teaching & Science of Learning” yesterday at Agha Hashar Kashmiri Auditorium at Directorate of Distance Education, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU). Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor, MANUU formally inaugurated the programme. The lecture was organized by School of Education & Training, MANUU.

While speaking about Neuroscience of Learning and Teaching, Dr. Qazi Siraj advised Trainee Teachers to understand the child’s brain while teaching. He also explained how the child’s brain works when he learns something.He emphasized Experiential learning, Project-based learning and pointed towards developing Intrinsic motivation among the students.

Prof. Ainul Hasan in his inaugural speech highlighted the significance of science in the world and stated that “Science is Everywhere”.

Prof. SM Rahmatullah, Pro-Vice-Chancellor in his address encouraged students to adopt a scientific perspective in the field of Education. Prof. Siddiqui Mohd. Mahmood, Dean, School of Education and Training, introduced and welcomed the Key-note speaker.

Prof. SK Ishtiaque Ahmed, Registrar and Prof. Mohd. Moshahid, Head, Department of Education and Training, MANUU also shared the dais.

The department Assistant Professors –  Dr. Farhath Ali convened the lecture and Mr. Jahangir Alam proposed vote of thanks.

MANUU, SRC-Hyderabad shifted to Haj House

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Sub-Regional Centre of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Directorate of Distance Education has been shifted to new premises at Haj House, Nampally, Hyderabad.

According to Dr. M. Mazher Quadri, Assistant Regional Director,  the centre was shifted from old premises 4th BSNL Building, Charminar, Hyderabad to its new premises at Room No. 607, 6th Floor, Haj House Building, Opp. Public Garden, Nampally, Hyderabad – 500 001.

All students, coordinators and prospective learners may note the change in address.

MANUU extends the last date for admissions into PhD and Professional courses

Hyderabad: The last date for online submission of the application form for entrance-based regular courses at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has been extended upto June 12, 2022. Earlier, today was the last day for the online submission of applications.

According to Prof. M. Vanaja, Director, Directorate of Admissions, considering the representations received from stakeholders from all over the country the date for submission of the application form has been extended. However, entrance tests will be held as scheduled on 5th, 6th and 7th July 2022.

Admissions are available for Ph.D programmes (Arabic, Urdu, English, Hindi, Persian, Translation Studies; Women Studies, Public Administration, Political Science, Social Work, Islamic Studies, History, Economics, Sociology, Deccan Studies; Education; Journalism & Mass Communication; Management, Commerce, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology & Computer Science); M.Tech (Computer Science); MCA; MBA; M.Ed; B.Ed; D.El.Ed and Polytechnic Diplomas (Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Automobile and Apparel Technologies).

MANUU is also offering admissions into various Post Graduate, diploma & certificate programmes in Languages, Social Sciences, Journalism & Mass Communication, Commerce and Sciences. The last date for the online application of these merit-based courses is 30th August 2022.For more details, online application and e-prospectus logon to the university website manuu.edu.in. For any clarifications email to admissionsregular@manuu.edu.in and for general queries contact the admission helpdesk: 6207728673, 9866802414, 6302738370 & 9849847434. (INN)

Orientation Programme on 21st Century Skills for teachers at MANUU

Hyderabad: Centre for Professional Development of Urdu Medium Teachers (CPDUMT), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing one day orientation program “21st Century Skills for Teachers”on June 8 at MANUU Campus, Hyderabad. The programme will also be held at MANUU’s College of Teacher Education Aurangabad and Bidar on June 22 and July 14 respectively.  

According to Prof. Mohd Abdul Sami Siddiqui, Director, Centre, Madrassa Teachers & Urdu medium School Teachers can register at the link https://forms.gle/nxd3o6V52bki7aNF6. The registration fee of Rs. 200/- can be paid at the time of online registration or can also be paid directly on training day.E-certificate will be given to the participants.

MS Education Academy to offer free education for students suffering with Thalassemia in Telangana

Hyderabad: Telangana is slowly becoming a source of hope for Thalassemia affected children in the state and giving them faith towards a better future. In this context, Chairman of MS Education Academy Mohammad Latif Khan visited Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society (TSCS) Center at Raghavendra Colony, Rajendranagar to meet Thalassaemia infected children and youths.

Mr. Mohammad Latif Khan announced free education to Thalassemia-infected students in the academy’s schools, Junior and Degree colleges.

TSCS, a registered non-profit organization that offers free blood transfusion services twice a month to an approx of 3085 children and youths every month is collaborating with the educational institution for this noble cause.

Understanding the difficulties faced by the Thalassemia students for their education, MS Education Academy decided to provide free education to them as a support to extend for their brighter academic future. The free education facility will be available to all the 3085 Thalassemia infected students registered with the TSCS.

TSCS president Shri. Chandrakant Agarwal, Secretary Dr. Suman Jain, and Joint Secretary Mr. Alim Baig expressed their happiness over the announcement. They said that in view of the medicine, treatment and other expenditures for these students, this gesture of MS Academy to provide free education will be a big relief to the Thalassemia students and their parents. They even added that this will give new ray of hope for the students who want to pursue higher education.

TSCS is the world’s biggest society serving thalassemia children with modern equipment and specialist doctors in Hyderabad. TSCS’s free services include doctor consultation, free Laboratory investigations, Medicines, HLA test, HbA2 test of parents, siblings and extended family members, blood transfusion and free bone marrow transplants.

The staff at TSCS is working relentlessly to lessen the physical and mental pain of Thalassemia patients.

Submission of exam form begins for distance courses at MANUU

Hyderabad: The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has waived off exam fees for backlog papers of UG, PG, Diploma (Annual Mode) & Certificate courses. Exam forms can be submitted upto June 09, 2022.

According to Prof. Mohd. Razaullah Khan, Director I/c, 2018 Annual batch (BA, BCom, BSc) students are not required to fill the backlog form for the current year whereas for 2017 and earlier batches the backlog exam form filling is manual as per the earlier existing practice.

For improvement exams, the students have to pay fee of Rs. 500 per paper for UG courses and Rs. 750/- per paper for PG courses.

For further details, students can contact concerned Regional Centres, Sub Regional Centres and Coordinators of Learner Support Centres of MANUU. (INN)

IIIT Hyderabad to offer Master of Science in IT in 2 MODES – on Campus and Online from August 2022

Hyderabad :  IIITH announces admissions into Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) from August 2022. MSIT program is part of a multi-university consortium created in 2001 under the umbrella of CIHL, Consortium of Institutions of Higher Learning, and headquartered at IIIT Hyderabad.

Key features:

●      MSIT Program to be offered in 2 modes – Online MSIT Program and On-Campus MSIT Program, at the IIIT Hyderabad campus.

●      The program will enable one-on-one personalized mentoring in addition to conventional group learning in small classroom-sized batches.

●      Mastery Learning: MSIT implements variable duration learning, in which the ‘time-constant-outcome-variable’ paradigm is replaced by the ‘time-variable-outcome-constant’ paradigm. That is, each student must get an A before proceeding to the next course, at their pace.

●      Self-Paced Instruction: Personalized mentoring enables students to proceed at their speed until they demonstrate mastery by getting 90% or more in each subject.

●      Personalized Examination-on-Demand: Every student can request a personalized exam when they feel ready.

●      The program will have three semesters of coursework followed by one semester of industry practicum.

●      Course fees of INR 2 lakhs for the online MSIT program, and INR 3 lakhs for the On-Campus MSIT program. In addition, students joining the On-Campus program would have to pay hostel and mess charges as decided by IIIT Hyderabad.

The MSIT program is designed to enhance the IT skills and communication skills. The entire program of 4 semesters consists of Introduction to IT, Foundations of Computer Science, Special topics in Computer Science and Industry internship.

During the master’s program, students must complete 64 credits of coursework in Computer Science + 12 credits of Communication and Presentation skills, including a four-month-long Practicum. Students will also be able to choose a specialisation across Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Full Stack App Development.

MSIT is a full-fledged master’s programme with campus placement opportunities and industry partnerships. It endeavours to help students learn concepts by applying them in real-world scenarios. Students will also have access to flexible one-on-one tutoring with mentors, where students choose their dedicated tutoring time to grasp concepts well. In addition to this, on-campus students would also have daily scheduled group discussion sessions.

Applications for the August 2022 batch is now open. Students can apply for the program at www.msit.ac.in. Students are invited to experience a two-week course on computational thinking to assess their suitability for the program. Upon completing this course, students will be interviewed and admitted to the program on a first come first basis.

MANUU announces ‘Video Documentary’ competition on Urdu Journalism

Hyderabad: The Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Maulana Azad National Urdu University is organizing various competitions and events throughout the year as part of  ‘Bicentenary Celebrations of Urdu Journalism’ under the title “Karwaan-e-Urdu Sahafat – Celebrating 200 years of Urdu Journalism: 1822 -2022”. The ‘Video Documentary Film Competition’ is one of these events for which entries are open from May 30 to October 15, 2022. The participants can submit their entries through the Google Form link https://forms.gle/kt1ukX4rchjKvnEJ8.

The best documentary film will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- in the valedictory function of Bicentenary Celebrations in the month of November 2022 and best video documentary films will also be screened on occasion.

According to Prof. Ehtesham Ahmed Khan, Dean, School of MCJ, Students pursuing Journalism and Mass Communication courses from any College, State or Central Universities, Documentary Filmmakers, Media Professionals or any individual/film enthusiast can participate in the competition.  The competition will provide students, media professionals, and amateur journalists to make video documentaries on the contribution of Urdu Journalism in the freedom movement, social and political reforms, its development in different regions, the sacrifices of eminent personalities and covering a variety of issues that reflects past and present scenario, he said.

These Films will be shared on ‘Social Media and will also be stored on a dedicated ‘Website’ of ‘Bicentenary Celebrations of Urdu Journalism’ going to be launched in the month of October 2022, so, that the future generations may get benefited.

The participants must prepare a Good Script and may choose an appropriate /innovative Title of their Video. The film may be produced preferably in Urdu or Hindustani language but the  entries in Hindi and English language are also accepted.The documentary of maximum 20 minutes duration and quality of HD with High Resolution can be sent at e-mail kusbc200vdc@gmail.com through wetransfer.com. For themes and other details visit website manuu.edu.in. For any query or clarification, Mohamad Tahir Queshi, Assistant Professor, Department of MCJ, MANUU can be reached on email tahir_2kmq@yahoo.com or on number 9873220786. (INN)

OU VC launches TechnOsmani 2022, asks students to come with fresh ideas

Hyderabad: Osmania University Vice Chancellor Prof Dandeboina Ravinder called on students to come forward with fresh ideas and innovations. 

He launched the TechnOsmania 2022 program, organized by the University College of Technology on the campus.  “We place the highest priority on alumni participation in university development, not just fundraising, but to share their knowledge with today’s students.  Entrepreneurs who have studied here and climbed high peaks, scientists in various fields, economists and sociologists are urged to take part in the development of OU” he shared. The university has adopted the slogan ‘Reform, Performance, Transform’ , he added.

“The students must share the ideas with the varsity which would then help in scaling them up to innovative contemporary solutions.  As the culture, tradition and food patterns of Telangana festivals are imbued, Osmania students’ festivals are directed to be a platform for new ideas and innovations,” he said. 

Rajahmundry Reddy, General Secretary, OU Technology Alumni Association, said that such festivals would contribute to a holistic understanding of Telangana culture and society among the students. 

Arvind Kumar, CEO of Bhagiratha Chemical Industries, shared that students have wonderful opportunities in the chemical industry.  Students are advised to develop the skills required for the industries.

Prof. Chinta Sailu, Principal, College of Technology, said that every student should prove himself.  Many alumni, college faculty, and alumni participated in the event. (INN)

MANUU signs MoU with IIMC, Delhi for strengthening Research in Urdu Journalism

Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with  India’s premier Journalism Institute – Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi for sharing of knowledge, resources and research activities.

The MoU was signed today by Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor, MANUU and Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi, Director General, IIMC in a formal ceremony held at IIMC.

While welcoming the MoU, Prof. Ainul Hasan stressed the need to focus on the cluster system where two institutions can run joint programmes and offer joint degrees. He hoped that the IIMC and MANUU would definitely think in this direction. He assured that the MANUU would ensure every possible help in any such endeavour.

Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi in his address said that MoU would help the IIMC Urdu students to pursue their masters in journalism and mass communication at MANUU. Though Urdu media has a global presence, it needs to expand its horizon more on the digital world. Translation can also play a key role in it.

Prof. S K Ishtiaque Ahmed, Registrar, MANUU described the MoU as a historic step to promote Urdu Journalism in India. MANUU Students will be largely benefitted, he hoped.

Prof. Ehtesham Ahmed Khan, Dean, School of Mass Communication & Journalism, MANUU, Prof Govind Singh, Dean Academics, IIMC, Prof. Pramod Kumar, HoD, Department of Urdu Journalism, IIMC, Ruchika Kem, Regional Director, Delhi Regional Centre, MANUU  and other faculty members were also present on the occasion.

The MoU will benefit both the organizations mutually. They will identify and invite faculty members from both parties to participate in academic and/or research programmes and will also exchange faculty members for training/capacity building.

The MoU valid for three years will facilitate the advancement of knowledge by exchanging faculty, non-teaching staff members, research scholars and students as well as exchanging documentation, scientific information and publications. It will also facilitate students’ internship and mobility interests and will undertake the joint implementation of research projects; organizing of conferences, seminars, workshops and meetings and developing joint programmes of study. (INN)