Marwadi University, Gujarat’s only NAAC A+ accredited institution, announced the commencement of the session 2020-21 for its MBA programs. Keeping in mind the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the country, all the classes for the new batch will be conducted online. It is amongst only a handful of private universities in the region to take swift measures, to counter disruption of classes during the ensuing pandemic. The university also efficiently conducted exams and is now geared up to start the new session.
During the ongoing admissions cycle, Marwadi University witnessed a surge in demand for the MBA in the Business Analytics programme. The university received over 500 applications, compared to last year. This validates a trend being witnessed wherein there is an increase in demand for such new-age courses from tier 2 cities in Gujarat. Marwadi University is committed to offering the best in class learning experiences within Gujarat and the entire Saurashtra region. Admissions for the new batches and lateral entry are still open at Marwadi University till 30th September 2020.
Dr. Sunil Jakhoria, Dean, Faculty of Commerce, said, “MBA in Business Analytics has received considerable attention in recent admissions, with a steady year-on-year rise in enquiries. Successful completion of the programme helps students to become eligible to work in corporate roles focusing on analytics to drive data-driven decision making in key areas of business operations in the corporate sector across multiple industry domains. Data and Decisions, Data Mining Techniques, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence, Visual Analytics and Big Data Analytics, are some of the skills imparted to students opting to pursue the programme.
Marwadi University has over 500+ advanced educators that include 110+ Ph.D. faculty. A majority of them have also already been trained and certified from IIT Mumbai in online learning methodologies and teaching techniques, enabling them to deliver effective learning experiences in a blended environment.
Recently, Marwadi University applied for the Gujarat State Government’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) status, validating a long-standing commitment, to offer the best-in-class learning experiences across a host of UG & PG programs. Spread across a 50+ acres campus, it is home to more than 9,000 students from over 31 countries. Marwadi University prides itself on offering a unique blend of excellent education, industry-connect, and global exposure in the safe and secure environment of Rajkot, an epicentre of intense focus on developing next-gen leaders.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Y P Kosta, Vice-Chancellor, Marwadi University, said, “We welcome all the students for the new session at Marwadi University. We take immense pride in taking concrete measures for our students when the entire nation was under lockdown. Our faculty members ensured that students do not suffer. Online classes were held daily for all the courses and we conducted exams on time to ensure that the fresh batch also starts on time. We are hopeful that the students will utilize the online classes fully till regular classes resume.”