The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has got permission from the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to offer two new management courses - Master of Applied Management (MAM) and Master of Computer Management (MCM).
The MAM course is an integrated five-year management course akin to MBA while MCM is an integrated five-year computer course akin to MCA.
Students who have cleared Class 12 (HSC in science) with 45% marks in the open category will be eligible to apply for MCM course while students of HSC science and general stream with 45 per cent marks will be eligible for admission in MCM courses.
GTU director MN Patel said that there are 840 MAM seats in 24 MBA colleges in the state while there are 360 MCM seats in six MCA colleges. Students can download the forms from the GTU website and fill and submit them at the respective helpline centers.
"At the end of third year, students do not need to appear for a separate entrance test like the Gujarat Common Entrance Test and the Common Management Aptitude Test, usually required for MBA courses. The course would focus on practical aspects of the subjects and students would be groomed on practical experience with industry," stated a note about the course issued by the GTU.
While 26 colleges offer MAM, six colleges will teach MCM from the next academic year.