• 7,657 seats still vacant in MBA, MCA colleges in Ahmedabad
     August 21st, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Admissions, Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    A total 7,657 seats have remained vacant in MBA and MCA colleges after the completion of third round of admission. Officials said that 5,539 seats have remained vacant in MBA colleges, while 2,118 seats are lying vacant in MCA colleges.

    Considering the high number of vacant seats, there is a possibility of 10 colleges closing down which have not received a single student.

    Officials said that the vacant seats will now be handed over to the respective colleges to be filled. Giving a low down on the admissions, admission committee officials said that there are eight MBA colleges and one MCA colleges where not a single student took admission.

    There are 32 MBA colleges and eight MCA colleges where less than 10 students have taken admission, while there are 41 MBA colleges and 11 MCA colleges where less than 20 students have taken admission.

    In all, there are 132 MBA colleges of which 45 colleges have got 100 per cent admissions, while of the 86 MCA colleges only 45 colleges have received cent per cent admissions.

    “The popularity of management courses has plummeted among students who prefer to look for other career options. The reason is saturation in this area. Job opportunities in management courses have decreased like never before. Moreover, a large number of MBA seats are in collages situated in rural parts of the state where there is a dearth staff and lack of infrastructure,” said an academician.