Admissions for the second batch of Birla Institute of Technology-Patna (BITP) commenced. 50% seats are reserved for students hailing from Bihar as updated by BITP director S L Gupta. Inaugurated in 2013, the first batch witnessed an overwhelming response.
The BITP management faculty offers three courses at present - Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with 60 seats, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with 40 seats and Bachelor of Business Economics (BBE) with 40 seats apart from a doctoral programme in management. Last date to apply for interested students is 23rd June, 2014. The form can be downloaded from www.bitmesra.ac.in.
For the two-year MBA programme, the eligibility criteria include a valid score in CAT-2014 apart from a Bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks. "The applicants will also have to pass the group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) tests at any of the BIT centres," Gupta said. The forms are available online on payment of Rs 2,000 and the last date for applying is April 7, 2014.
Information brochure and important dates are available at www.bitmesra.ac.in. The BITP director said the management faculty was also in talks with several companies for organizing paid summer internships for the students. "A dedicated placement cell takes care of the modalities," he said adding, "Apart from a reference library, the college also has a book bank that loans books to students for an entire year."