Vocational courses: Sports Dept invites applications

THE DSYW Academy run by Madhya Pradesh Sports and Youth Welfare Department has invited applications from youths of Madhya Pradesh for vocational courses pertaining to computer animation and tourism.

india Updated: Dec 19, 2006 01:47 IST

THE DSYW Academy run by Madhya Pradesh Sports and Youth Welfare Department has invited applications from youths of Madhya Pradesh for vocational courses pertaining to computer animation and tourism.

According to an official press release, the last date of submitting the form will be December 23, 2006. The entrance test for admission in these courses will be held on January 14, 2007. The training programme will begin in February 2007. Admission to these courses will be on merit basis.

Successful trainees will be provided assured and well-paid jobs. Besides, campus placements will also be organised for this purpose.

The DSYW Academy has been set up to impart high-level training to youths of Madhya Pradesh in tourism and computer animation. The courses to be offered include diploma in travel and tourism management and integrated diploma in travel and tourism management.

Similarly, in computer animation the courses will include diploma in 3-D animation and postgraduate diploma in 3-D animation. There are 100 seats each in all four courses. The applicants must be domicile of Madhya Pradesh.

Scholarships will also be provided in all four courses. Stipend will be provided to five sports persons each and five students each of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Besides, a monthly scholarship grant will also be provided to 25 students. On experimental basis the courses will be conducted in the indoor hall of Tatya Tope Stadium, Bhopal.

The Sports Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kouni Travel Group of Switzerland in tourism sector and with world’s largest Data Quest International Entertainment in the field of computer animation.

The admission test forms are available free of cost and can be downloaded from the Academy’s website www.mpsportsandyw.nic.in. Interested candidates may contact the district sports officers concerned or the coordinator of DSYW, Sports and Youth Welfare Department, TT Nagar, Bhopal. The telephone no of the office is 2764285 and the e-mail address is dswy.academy@gmail.com.

First Published: Dec 19, 2006 01:47 IST