APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (initially called ‘Kerala Technological University’, KTU) is a university established by the government of Kerala to coordinate, supervise, regulate, guide and provide leadership in all aspects of technological and engineering education and research in Kerala State. Engineering colleges may be affiliated as a regular college, a constituent college, an autonomous college, or as a college with academic autonomy. Now KTU enters into the management studies too.
From next academic year onwards, Management Institutes, which have AICTE accreditation can be moved to KTU. As the first step, Out of 88 Institutes which follow AICTE norms, 25 will be affiliated to KTU. Trimester based curriculum will be the attraction of KTU. Big names like Harvard Business School, MIT and IIMs all follows Trimester curriculum.
The courses in KTU allow you to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to assume management positions in a wide range of organizations. Management studies programmes provide students with a solid foundation course to take everyone to the same level of competence irrespective of their field of studies. Basic and elective subjects are included in the curriculum so as to satisfy the needs of industrial world. Projects related to the current industrial needs are another important feature of KTU curriculum.
Two Month Practical Training
Management and leadership training courses are focused on enabling you to improve your skills and meet the challenges of your latest managerial role. There will be 23 core courses in MBA curriculum. While coming to electives, students can select their optional subjects from a vast number of choices. Every trimester has a project that the student must be fulfilled within time limit. After the first year, students undergo a two month practical training, either in an industrial establishment or in a business institute. This will provide an excellent opportunity for students to test their ideas and management principles in a real environment.
MBA @ KTU – Main Features
- Precise academic calendar
- Faster exam results
- Syllabus related to current industries
- Better Projects
- Placements and career opportunity
- Audit course
- Can take break (leave up to one year) during course