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  • 1. Pearson Education, India: Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the world's biggest education company. Pearson Education's solutions cover a wide spectrum of subjects including business, technology, sciences, law and the humanities. They include books and resources that help students learn, teachers teach, and professionals evolve throughout their careers. The carefully designed learning tools help people around the world to expand their knowledge, develop their skills and realize their potential. The company is committed to provide quality content, assessment tools and educational services in all available media, spanning the learning curve from birth through university and beyond. Pearson Education India specializes in the publication of academic and reference books in the fields of computer science, engineering, business & management, professional & trade, higher education and competitive examination preparation books. Pearson Education India is also India’s foremost publisher in the school segment (K-12), with book lists in English language teaching (ELT), the humanities, sciences and mathematics, from primary to senior secondary classes. With elaborate editorial facilities in Delhi, Chennai and Chandigarh, Pearson Education India covers the entire subcontinent and has specific divisions with experienced editorial teams catering to all levels and fields of education. The teams create indigenous publishing programmes to meet local market needs, and undertake customized publishing for schools, universities and other institutions. Pearson Education India also works closely with authors and customers through strong editorial development processes and innovations in sales and marketing. PTE Academic PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test for international students. The test is widely accepted by universities, higher education institutions, and government departments around the world, including Harvard Business School, Yale University, INSEAD, University of Manchester and London Business School. It is accepted by the UK Border Agency for Tier 1, 2 and 4 visa and the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship for student visa applications. The test is endorsed by, and the preferred test of GMAC® - the owners of the GMAT®. Unique Features of PTE Academic Fast: Results are typically returned within 5 business days Convenient: single 3-hour test session. Student can complete the test in one sitting. Free: send unlimited score reports for 2 years Flexible dates: If students are unable to find their desired test date then they can request for additional test sessions at
  • 2. Sections in PTE Academic There are 20 different types of task. Some tasks will test intergrated skills (e.g. reading AND speaking). Introduction: Student is required to introduce. This section is not assessed. Speaking and writing: 77 – 93 minutes Reading: 32 – 41 minutes Break: 10 minutes (Optional) Listening: 45 – 57 minutes The timings mentioned are variable. The test will always last 3 hours in total. Learning Resources of PTE Academic There are a number of resources designed to help students prepare, these include: Online practice tests with sample answers A free test tutorial providing a detailed overview of the test The Official Guide to PTE Academic contains over 200 practice questions, analysis of sample responses and test-taking tips Greycells Education Limited: Greycells Education Ltd is a leading education provider across India and the Middle East and is a listed entity on The Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE). Greycells is an umbrella brand for various education verticals spread across the Media &Entertainment , Sports Management & Marketing, Financial Services, and Technology. Current business consist of running the EMDI Institute of Media & Communication a training institute with a pan India presence across over 10 centers and Dubai. EMDI offers vocational training within the creative & media industry with a management perspective with a combination of Under graduate & Post graduate offerings in Event Management, Advertising, PR, Design, Journalism and RJ/DJ Programming across India and the Middle East under one roof. Greycells also manages Business India Institute of Finance (BIIF), with its first center at Delhi. Greycells also has a Joint Venture with EDUHUB Education Pvt Ltd, to offer the EMDI brand of courses in the central suburbs of Mumbai. The JV has
  • 3. also launched a one of its kind Under graduate & Post graduate offerings in Sports Management under the trade nameInternational Institute of Sports Management. Greycells also has a strategic equity stake in Access Atlantech Edutainment (I) Ltd. (AAT). Greycells Education, since February 2004, has been building a track record to establish itself in the media and entertainment space. Greycells was primarily initiated to deliver content within the entertainment industry – with relevance in outsourcing of shooting, animation, graphics, and post production services. The Company has implemented various projects for the domestic & international audiences. The presence of the Company in the media & entertainment space and the lack of trained professionals in the Industry lead to a natural product extension to Greycells bouquet of offerings - Education within the Creative Industry.. The Company forayed into the vocational training space in Media & Entertainment by acquisition of EMDI (Bombay) Pvt Ltd & EMDI (Overseas) FZ LLC. Based out of Mumbai, the company has been marshalling its talent pool and resources to contribute relevant, top-of-the-line work in the field of education, both in India and abroad. Headquartered at Mumbai, Greycells runs the EMDI brand of media education in India and the Middle-East across multiple campuses with a focus on Event Management, Radio education, Public Relations, Advertising and other media based management programs. With a strategic acquisition in Access Atlantech Edutainment (I) Ltd. (AAT), Greycells now imparts vocations education in both the management & technology sides of Media & Entertainment. Headquartered at Chennai AAT runs high end technology based courses in Media and Entertainment domain. AAT has associations with world leaders such as SAE, Digidesign, Qantumetc offering education in Sound Engineering, Games and Games design, Digital Filmmaking and media management programs. The courses are affiliated to the Dibrugarh University, Assam. Greycells also manages the Business India Institute of Finance (BIIF), from its first centre at Delhi. Greycells also has a Joint Venture with EDUHUB Education Pvt Ltd, to offer the EMDI brand of courses in the central suburbs of Mumbai. The JV has also launched a one of its kind Under graduate & Post graduate offerings in Sports Management under the trade name International Institute of Sports Management.
  • 4. Head Office Greycells Education Limited EMDI Institute of Media & Communication D-2, 1st Floor, Poddar Chambers, 126, Mathuradas Compound, N.M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel (West), Mumbai - 400013. Tel:+91 022 4302 6500 Dubai Office EMDI (Overseas) FZ-LLC Block 13, G13/G15 Knowledge Village ,Dubai, UAE Tel: +971 4 3671146 Fax: +971 4 3664036 Location Map Blackberry india: The BlackBerry is a line of wireless handheld devices and services designed and marketed by BlackBerry Limited, formerly known as Research In Motion Limited (RIM).[2] The first BlackBerry device, an email pager, was released in 1999.[3] The most recent BlackBerry devices are the Z30, Z10,Q10 and Q5. The Z10 and Q10 were announced on January 30, 2013, and the Q5 was announced on May 14, 2013. The user interface varies by model; most had featured a physical QWERTY keyboard, while newer generations have relied on a multi- touch screen and virtual keyboard. BlackBerry devices can shoot video, take photos and play music; these devices also provide essentials such as web-browsing, email messaging, instant messaging, and the proprietary BlackBerry Messenger. BlackBerry accounts for 3% of mobile device sales worldwide in 2011, making its manufacturer the sixth most popular device maker (25% of mobile device sales are smartphones).[4] The consumer BlackBerry Internet Service is available in 91 countries worldwide on over 500 mobile service operators using various mobile technologies.[5] As of September 2012, there were eighty million subscribers worldwide to BlackBerry.[6][7] In 2011 the Caribbean and Latin America had the highest penetrations of BlackBerry smartphones worldwide, with up to about 45 per cent in the region having a BlackBerry device.[8] BlackBerry was widely referred to as "CrackBerry" in the United States, which alluded to its excessive use by its owners and is a reference to the addictiveness of crack cocaine. Use of the term CrackBerry became so widespread that in November 2006 Webster's New World College Dictionary named "crackberry" the "New Word of the Year The advanced encryption capabilities of the BlackBerry Smartphone make it eligible for use by government agencies and state forces alike.
  • 5. President Barack Obama[edit] The President of the United States, Barack Obama, became known for his dependence on a BlackBerry device for communication during his 2008 presidential campaign. Despite the security issues, he insisted on using it even after inauguration.[60] This was seen by some as akin to a "celebrity endorsement," which marketing experts have estimated to be worth between $25 and $50 million.[61] Use by government forces[edit] An example is the West Yorkshire Police, which has allowed the increase in the presence of police officers along the streets and a reduction in public spending, given that each officer could perform the work desk directly via the mobile device,[62] as well as in several other areas and situations.[63] The US Federal Government and Department of Defense are also prominent examples of BlackBerry device users, the latter agency even stating that the BlackBerry smartphone is "essential for national security"[citation needed] because of the large number of BlackBerry users in the government. The high encryption standard of BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet allow them to be the only consumer handheld devices certified for use by US Government agencies. Use by transportation staff[edit] In the United Kingdom, South West Trains and Northern Rail have issued BlackBerry devices to guards in order to improve the communication between control, guards and passengers.[64][65] In Canada, Toronto and many other municipalities within Canada have issued BlackBerry devices to most of its employees including but not limited to transportation, technical, water and operations inspection staff and all management staff in order to improve the communication between contracted construction companies, its winter maintenance operations and to assist and successfully organize multi-million dollar contracts. The devices are the standard mobile device to receive e-mail redirected from GroupWise. The City's e-mail environment is currently set up to support "ONLY" BlackBerry devices. Devices from Palm Treo, Nokia and others, including so-called "BlackBerry Connect" devices, are not approved for City use because of security, licensing, support and/or integration issues. In India, traffic police in the southern Indian city of Bangalore have begun using BlackBerry devices to print e-receipt or e-challan for traffic offenses.[66] They are also used to upload the details of booked cases and to retrieve auto and driver license information.[66]