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Scholarships for Technical Training in Japan

November 16, 2003 12:16 IST
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Scholarships for Technical Training in Japan

In association with Hitachi Ltd, Tokyo, Japan, The Hindu invites applications for scholarship for technical training in Japan. The number of scholarships will be three. The terms and conditions are as follows:

1. Candidates must be Indian citizens, below 30 years of age on March 31, 2004 with a BE/BSc (Engg) degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. Candidates with practical experience in branches, for which training is proposed to be given, will be given preference. Candidates with at least one year's professional experience need apply. Those who were interviewed in previous years for the Scholarships need not apply again.

2. The Scholarships are tenable in Japan for principally six months commencing about July 2004. Trainees may have general training in two or more of the following product fields of Hitachi Ltd (Hitachi) for example 1. Information  & Telecommunication System 2. Power & Industrial System 3. Digital Media, being subject to the convenience of each of Hitachi's establishments.

3. Trainees shall be, during their training, under the supervision and direction of Hitachi, which has full discretion on scope, mode, duration and place of establishment of their training. Training will not be available in the R&D activities of Hitachi. They will be subject to the rules and regulations and the discipline of the establishment to which they are posted.

4. Selected trainees will be provided with return economy class air passage. Arrangements will also be made for free boarding and lodging for trainees in Japan, and to defray all expenses for traveling in Japan, which may be considered necessary for their training. In addition, each trainee will be paid a monthly fixed allowance to cover his personal expenses.

5. Parents or guardians of selected candidates shall guarantee their good conduct and shall undertake to pay for their repatriation should their conduct be found unsatisfactory by Hitachi Ltd, or any, public authority in Japan or in case the selected candidates desire to discontinue their studies in Japan for any reason whatsoever during the period of their scholarships.

6. Applications should be made in duplicate in the forms available on payment of Rs 5 from The Hindu, 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai 600002, or the branch offices of The Hindu at:

New Delhi: 210, Ansal Bhavan, II Floor, 16, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001.

Mumbai: Kasturi Building, Jamshedji Tata Road, Mumbai 400020.

Bangalore: 19, Infantry Road, Bangalore 560001.

Mangalore: 336/1, 336/2 Jeppu, Mangalore 575001.

Kolkata: 11, Government Place East, Kolkata 700069.

Coimbatore: No.19 & 20, ATT Colony, LIC Road, Coimbatore 641018.

Tiruchirapalli: A/5, North East Extension, Salai Road, Thillai Nagar, Tiruchirapalli 620018.

Madurai: 147/2A Eighty Feet Road, KK Nagar, Madurai 625020.

Hyderabad: 6-3-879 & 879B, Begumpet Public Road, Hyderabad 500016.

Visakhapatnam: 50-19-9, TPT Colony, Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam 530013.

Vijayawada: 55-1-4, 100 Feet Road, Industrial Estate, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada 520007.

Kochi: NH By-Pass Road, Vytilla Junction, Post Box No 1971, Kochi 682019.

Thiruvananthapuram: PB No 1854, Airport Road, Vallakkadavu, Thiruvananthapuram 695008.

7. Completed forms should reach The Hindu, 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai 600002 superscribed The Hindu- Hitachi Training Scheme before December 14, 2003.

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