Basic Communications Skills’ and ‘Cambridge Business English Certificates Programme’ (BEC) aimed towards rural students to improve their communication skills in English and their confidence in conversation are being introduced. The Cambridge University Press provides the courseware and certifies the students.

BEC examinations are available at three levels – Preliminary, Vantage and Higher.

Anna University, Trichy ‘s  Professional Development Education Centre (PDEC) has joined hands with Ameex Educational Software Services Pvt. Ltd., to serve as a bridge between the corporate and academic segments by offering various technical and soft skills development programmes. The programme to be held in the evenings and at week-ends to suit students in the pre-final and final years which involves studies including Internet technologies, Java technology and Scripting Languages. This course is open for students from Arts and Science colleges as well.

The details can be obtained from the Anna University Web Site @ http://www.tau.org.in