'Live Projects a Boon to ICFAI UG Students'

Published: 04th March 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2015 06:00 AM   |  A+A-

Murali Krishna

VIJAYAWADA:  The prospectus of under-graduate programmes B Tech, BBA and BBA-LLB (Honours) of ICFAI University, Hyderabad, for the academic year 2015-16, was launched at Hotel Fortune Murali here Tuesday.

Speaking on the occasion, director of ICFAI, Sudhakar Rao said that unlike other universities, students pursuing under-graduate programmes at their institute have to undergo a compulsory internship of seven-and-a-half months, which will help them get industrial exposure. The students will also benefit from the live project experience at the university.

“About 220 students from Andhra Pradesh joined the university for B.Tech programme for the academic year 2014. We have also provided admission to 60 students for BBA-LLB programme. This year, we extended the limit up to 120 seats for BBA-LLB with prior permission from the Bar Council of India and we are expecting more students to apply for the under-graduate programmes,” he said. 

The online All-India Admission Test (ATIT) will be conducted from May 4 to 18 and the offline test is scheduled on May 3 at various test centres including Vijayawada, Agartala, Aizawl, Dimapur, Dehradun, Gangtok, Imphal and Itanagar across India. Last date for submission of applications is April 20. The B.Tech programme runs for four years which costs Rs 7.5 lakh, BBA will be for 3 years with Rs 5 Lakh and integrated BBA-LLB programme is being offered at Rs 8 lakh for five years.

The prospectus was released by Andhra Chamber of Commerce and Industry president- elect Muthavarapu Murali Krishna. Vijayawada branch senior manager B Subhashchandra Bose and regional manager C Uday Kumar were present.

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