AICTE allows MBA and PGDM Colleges : All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) now allowed MBA and PGDM colleges to gaves Admission to Students based on their marks Obtained in Qualifying UnderGraduate exams as Entrance exams are not possible now due to Covid-19 Pandemic.
AICTE allows MBA and PGDM Colleges
The Technical Education also clarified that this composure is only for the Batch of 2020-21 session due to this pandemic and not be considered as a pattern for future academic years. Officials said that ” All India Tests i.e CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT along with the 7th option of Common Entrance Test of the respective State are the qualifying tests for admission into PGDM course. In many of the States, some of the above entrance tests could not be conducted due to fear of spread of Corona Virus and there is no indication as to whether these tests are postponed or likely to be held or cancelled etc”.
AICTE becomes more facilitator than a regulator considered alternative proposition through which selection of the students in PGDM courses made benefits both for Students as well as for the Institution. Therefore currently it has decided that the PGDM/MBA institutions are allowed to admit the students on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying examination by preparing a merit list. And first preference will be given to those candidates who have appeared in any of the entrance tests mentioned in the APH 2020-21 and qualified irrespective of their marks secured.
Also , if still some vacant seats are left then candidate shall be selected on the basis of merit in the qualifying UG exams.
The above changes for MBA admission process 2020 are done nationwide lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The country was in lockdown since late march which has greatly hampered the academic calendar. Area wise ‘unlock-down’ is underway as per government circulars and rules.
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