The Advisory Bureau for Higher Studies (ABHS) was inaugurated in the year 1999. Ever since its inception, it is functioning as a separate wing with the prime notion to serve the student community for getting higher studies admission in India and abroad. ABHS has the latest information, books and CDs regarding GRE, TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, GATE and CAT. The main objectives of ABHS are to
- Motivate more number of aspiring students to pursue higher studies in India and abroad.
- Enable the students to excel themselves in the tests like GRE, TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, GATE, CAT etc.
The main activities of ABHS are to
- Provide information on various courses and admission requirements for higher studies.
- Organize guest lectures and seminars to equip the students for pursing higher studies in India and abroad
SEMINARS AND GUEST LECTURES
Various Workshops and seminars are handled by resource persons from IDP, USIEF, Cambridge University, British Council and other higher studies agencies. Our students are exposed to the first hand information from the Associate Director, Deans, Department heads and faculty members from many educational institutes. To name a few, University of California, University of Pennsylvania ,Swinburne University, University of Sussex, Illinois Institute of Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, B.H.M.S SWITZERLAND , Dublin city university, Trinity college Dublin, Texas A&M university, University of Amsterdam Southern Illinois University and so on. Many Academicians have visited our campus and also briefed the students about the application process, scholarships, grants and other requirements in their respective universities.
BUSINESS ENGLISH CERTIFICATE (BEC)
The Business English Certificate (BEC), a certification from Cambridge University is a qualification in English for work. All the second year students are given BEC training for a week and then they take the BEC examination, conducted by the Cambridge University in our campus itself. The Business English Certificate (BEC) is a skill based qualification. It gives students an opportunity to learn practical language skills and show to employers how good they are in these skills.
BEC certification is given under three levels - Preliminary, Vantage and Higher. Every year the diagnostic test is being conducted for all the students and they are categorized under the above three levels and training is being given to the students.
To attain a BEC Certificate, students have been assessed in the four areas namely; listening, speaking, reading and writing. The tasks and questions are taken from real workplace situations. For the past seven years, BEC examination has been conducted by the Cambridge University in our College campus.
Our college has been awarded as a best preparatory centre award continuously for the past seven years for conducting BEC inside the campus by the Cambridge English Qualifications. We have been awarded as South Asia’s Best 25 preparation centers for higher education 2016-2018. BEC is relevant and has helped the students to become more competent and confident by improving language proficiency. BEC has developed cross-cultural communication skills and overall development of the students. It has an impact on confidence levels through international certification.
CAMPUS COACHING CLASSES
For the benefit of the Hostel students, coaching classes for the qualifying examinations like GRE, TOEFL, GATE and CAT have been arranged in the campus itself.
In the academic year 2014 -2015, the first batch of GRE / TOEFL was inducted.
In the academic year 2015 - 2016, the first batch of GATE class has been started.
For academic year 2016 – 2017, we have GATE classes for MECH, CIVIL and EEE, ECE, CSE, IT and EIE. CAT class and GRE classes are also being conducted successfully.
In this academic year also we have started GATE ,GRE, TOEFL/IELTS classes.
The interested students for pursuing higher studies can register as a member of ABHS in their second year onwards. The registered ABHS members can avail all the facilities available in the ABHS free of cost. In the beginning of every semester, an orientation session is being conducted to make them aware of the functioning and facilities of ABHS. ABHS has infrastructure of about 10 lakhs, which includes systems, books and CDs for taking-up examination like GRE, TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, CAT etc. About 900 books and 100 CDs are available for the access of the students.
The students can avail on duty for attending the above mentioned tests as well as interviews related with higher studies.
The record of the alumni pursuing higher studies is maintained in ABHS.
The proof of admission obtained by the students in various universities is maintained.
All information related with higher studies is also maintained separately.
STUDENTS PURSUING HIGHER STUDIES ABROAD
Our students have got admission into various top ranking universities in different countries like USA, Australia, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Sweden and Singapore. To name a few, University of Texas, NJIT, Carnegie Mellon university, University of Massachusetts, Arizona State University, North Carolina state University, Illinois Institute of technology, University of Pennsylvania, Leeds university, University of Birmingham, NUS, NTU, University of West Virginia, MRIT, University of MTU, McGill University, University College Dublin, Leigh University etc.