Indore: The seats in 20 MBA courses will be filled through Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV). The 20 MBA courses are run by six university teaching departments and institutes. “Total number of courses for which CET will be held are 48, out of which 20 are MBA courses,” said Anil Kumar, chairman, CET-2018 organising committee. Of the total MBA courses, 15 are for graduates and the rest five are for class XII pass outs.

The total number of seats in MBA courses is 1380, including 960 seats in courses for graduates. The remaining 420 seats are for those who wish to pursue integrated MBA programmes. The departments or institutes, which offer MBA courses include Institute of Management Studies, International Institute of Professional Studies, School of Commerce (SoC), School of Economics (SoE), Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC) and School of Data Science and Forecasting.

The maximum number of courses, which are eight in number, are run by IMS, five by IIPS, three by SoE, two by SoC and one each by EMRC and School of Data Science and Forecasting. CET is a national level examination conducted by DAVV for admission in nearly dozen teaching departments. This year, the entrance test will be held for admission on 2,653 seats in 48 courses at  28 centres across the country.

Integrated MBA (tourism) course launched

Keeping in view the job potential in tourism sector, the DAVV has launched five-year integrated course in MBA (tourism). The course will be offered by IIPS, which already runs MBA (tourism) for graduates.

“There is a huge demand of employees in tourism sector. To provide workforce to the sector, he had started the integrated course,” the vice-chancellor Narendra Dhakad said. The course has been launched with 60 seats.

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