Anna University-Tiruchirappalli (AU-T) offers MBA Course

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Anna University-Tiruchirappalli (AU-T) offers MBA Course

Anna University-Tiruchirappalli (AU-T) will introduce an MBA degree programme from 2008-09 at its constituent college Bharathidasan Institute of Technology.

Focussing on case-based teaching methodology, the two-year full-time programme will be offered with specialisations in Systems, Human Resources, Finance and Marketing, under trimester pattern.

The programme has been designed to put students through real-time situations and help them evolve patterns from observations. Regular presentations will be made an essential part of the programme to make them both knowledgeable individuals and persuasive speakers, vice-chancellor V. Ramachandran said.

AU-T has created state-of-the-art computing and class-room facilities, supported by an extensive library of books, journals, and databases.

Management professionals drawn from reputed institutions including IIM-Bangalore, IISc-Bangalore, Bharathidasan Institute of Management and two affiliated colleges, and a senior HR executive from Satyam Computer Systems constitute the Board of Studies.

Placement activities have been vibrant in the university. During the last six months top-notch companies, including TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Satyam, L&T, iFlex Solutions, L&T Infotech, Cell Works, U.S. Technologies and Ameex Technologies, organised common campus placement drives.

Over 5,000 students spread across various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes participated in these initiatives, said V. Damodaran, chairman, Department of Management Studies, and director, Centre for University Industry Collaboration.

Candidates who have passed any recognised bachelor degree of minimum three years duration (10 + 2 + 3 pattern) in any discipline and those appearing for the final year / semester examination are eligible to apply for the MBA programme.

The admission is based on marks obtained in TANCET-2008, followed by group discussion. The university has commenced issuing application forms.

More details are available at the website: www.tau.org.in.

contact (0431) 2407947/2407950.

The AU-T will also introduce an Integrated MBA programme from 2008-2009 for the benefit of first-year engineering students in affiliated colleges, the vice-chancellor said.

Students without any standing arrears in their first year of study are eligible to pursue the programme that would be offered at the university campus as well as affiliated colleges that already have an MBA programme, Dr. Ramachandran said.

The engineering students will acquire the necessary credits for completing the first year of MBA while pursuing their B.E./ B.Tech. degree. The students will continue for one more year (second year MBA) after completing their B.E./B.Tech. degree and obtain an MBA degree as well.

The classes for the integrated programme will be held at the respective college campuses, in the evenings and holidays.