Mangaluru: Plethora of skill-based courses at AIMIT - Admissions open


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, Jun 24: The management of St Aloysius College, heeding to the demands for world class infrastructure for its postgraduate programmes, relocated its Management and IT departments to Beeri in 2009. The spacious new campus is 10 km away from the parent institution.

Christened 'AIMIT' (acronym for St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology), the institute is famed for its brand new sprawling campus with elegant academic spaces, compelling large hostels for men and women, spacious, well-endowed and almost 24X7 libraries, cutting edge audio-visual electronics in attractive classrooms, dedicated and constantly upgrading faculty, many year-round personality-development activities and above all, following the 140 year old tradition, plenty of opportunities for spiritual growth.

The MCA was the first PG programme which was started at St Aloysius College in 1999, and since then many students have successfully graduated and have been well placed in software industry. Some of them have become entrepreneurs starting their own software companies. This course is of three years’ duration and is open to anyone who has obtained 50% in undergraduate degree and has obtained 50% or above in maths.

MSc (Software Technology)

MSc (Software Technology) was introduced in 2007 to enable those who have completed BCA or BSc (Computer Science) to complete their PG studies within two years. Almost all those who graduated in the course have been placed in reputed software companies like Infosys, HP, IBM, JDK, etc. The course curriculum is of a high standard with high end modules like Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, Data Storage Systems, Data Warehousing, Data Mining, etc. Only those who have completed BCA and BSc, with a minimum of 50% aggregate are eligible to do this course.

MSc (Bio Informatics)

MSc (Bio-Informatics) was introduced in 2004 considering the demand of IT professionals in Biotech industry. St Aloysius College is the only college in Mangaluru/Karnataka which offers this programme which leads to research, jobs in Biotech industry or even software industry. Revised in 2013, the syllabus prepares students for quick analysis and interpretation of biological data using information technology resources. The institute also has Bioinformatics Centre sponsored by DBT which promotes high end research in Bioinformatics and conducts various workshops and refresher courses for Biology faculty and students.

The test of AIMIT’s worth is the over 80% selection of its graduates in campus recruitment by prominent MNCs and established business houses who visit the college, at times quite early in the academic year.

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

The AIMIT Business School which is a unit of St Aloysius College (Autonomous ) conducts Master of Business Administration programme affiliated to Mangalore University and approved by AICTE, Delhi. The programme is of 2 years duration with a four-semester course work and a project. AIMIT is a member of XAJBS (Xavier Association of Jesuit Business Schools), India, which has prestigious B-schools like XLRI, XIMB and LIBA as members. AIMIT is also a member of IJABS, the International Jesuit Association of Business Schools.

The MBA programme was started in 2004. From among the batches which have graduated already, AIMIT is proud to acknowledge that many of the past students have become entrepreneurs. The two year programme is designed to impart knowledge, develop specialized skills and build positive attitude among the students and provide them with insights into the business world and business environment. Importance is given to self-learning, creativity, and interaction with faculty and industry experts and alumni. The interaction with experts from the field helps students to get practical insight into business problems.

Newly introduced MSc Big Data Analytics

St Aloysius College (Autonomous) has been approved by Mangalore University to start two year Master’s programme in Big Data Analytics. The MSc (Big Data Analytics) started in July 2018 at the AIMIT campus of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru. St Aloysius College (Autonomous) will be one of the few colleges in Karnataka to offer this PG programme which will prepare students for careers in Data Analytics. The Institute has drawn up MOU with TCS for the promotion and recruitment of students who successfully complete the programme. The MSc (Big Data Analytics) programme is designed to provide students with a comprehensive foundation for applying statistical methods to solve real-world problems. They will have a broad knowledge of the application of statistical tools, techniques and
methods, as well as the ability to conduct in-depth analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The programme equips students with the skill and relevant competence to handle all practical problems faced by industry, and will produce leaders for the IT and Big Data industry and profession. It also prepares students for advanced study in areas of their interest. Courses like Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Big Data Analytics with Map Reduce and Hadoop, Soft Skills module to tap full potential of the students by improving time and self-management, communication skills, team spirit, confidence and career building attitude.

The Curriculum

AIMIT offers a choice-based customised programme. The Institute is also in the process of designing a brand new MBA programme that incorporates several novel features like:

a) Market-problem centered rather than purely concept-theory focused;
b) Encouraging dynamic, critical and analytical thinking in every course rather than static, descriptive methodologies;
c) Advocating integrated business management in the place of the traditional “silos” of MBA learning such as Accounting, Finance, Production, HR, Econometrics and Business Analytics and Marketing;
d) Empowering students with Corporate Ethics. All students are encouraged to do self-learning through marketing, HR, finance, and other creativity and innovation labs.

The institute is redesigning the entire MBA programme with market-based problem-centred integrated business management modules. They plan to deliver the entire MBA programme as a professional holistic system than teach it in discrete business disciplines.

The Faculty

The MBA department has over 25 full-time faculty members, several of them with PhD, MPhil, and business experience. Adjunct faculty from India and abroad supplement the faculty by providing several contemporary and futuristic add-on MBA and other IT programmes. The faculty is committed to updating and redesigning every course by introducing at least 30% new teaching content every year. For individual faculty profiles, one can visit AIMIT website (www.aimit.edu.in).

Internships and Placements

All students are required to undertake a challenging summer internship project of six-week duration or more, and a real-Service Learning Project (SLP) during the fourth semester. The institute strives for a 100% placement for students in national and multinational organisations such as Ernst & Young, Dominos, Infosys, Credila, WIPRO, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, ICICI Securities, HDFC Bank, VYASA Bank, HSBC, Bank of Maharashtra, Vijaya Bank, and Union Bank of India, MRF, Grant Thornton, ITC, ad syndicate, Arnold Consultancy, KPMG, Kreatio, VKC Group, Careernet, Wenger & Watson, Future Group, Allegis Group.

The College

St Aloysius College (Autonomous) founded in the year 1880 is run by the Jesuit Priests who are internationally renowned for imparting quality education. They own universities abroad and several schools and colleges throughout India. To name a few of them in India, they are: St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, St Xavier’s College, Kolkota, St Joseph’s Autonomous College, Trichi, Loyola College, Chennai, St Joseph’s Arts and Science College, Bengaluru and St Joseph’s Commerce College, Bengaluru.

St Aloysius College campus is spread over 35 acres on Light House Hill in the heart of the city of Mangaluru. The main structures are the administrative block, the Xavier Science block, the Information Technology block, the Research and Management block, the Arrupe block, the Computer Centre, the Arts and Commerce block, Loyola block, Gonzaga block, the auditorium, hostels, a branch of Central Bank of India and cafeteria. The internationally famous Chapel with century-old frescoes by Br Antonio Moscheni SJ is the major attraction in the campus. It is visited by tourists from India and abroad.

Director of AIMIT Fr Denzil Lobo SJ said, "We have tied up with TCS New Delhi for the MSc in Big Data Analytics. The syllabus is designed by TCS and students can do their internship at TCS. We provide quality of education to the students in this beautiful campus. We have recorded 85% of job placements by reputed companies.”

He also said, "AIMIT has over 800 students of which 50% belong to MBA stream. There are over 50 teaching and 20 non-teaching staff. Students are provided with vast facilities in the campus with hostel facilities."

"We have taken up a research project on Health Data Analytics by the state government to predict about the local disease, where the faculty and students are working together in this project which is in process," said Fr Denzil Lobo.

Contact:

St Aloysius Institute of Management & Information Technology
Beeri, Kotekar,
Mangaluru – 575 022.
PH: +91 824 228 6881
IT Department: +91 824 228 6890
MBA Department: +91 824 228 6889
Email: admissions@staloysius.ac.in / getsupport@aimit.com

Website: Click Here

Comment on this article

  • Max and Jessie Rasquinha, Mangalore, Houston/Dallas, Texas, U.S.A

    Tue, Jun 25 2019

    India has been gifted with never-ending skills not only because of our vast population but also because of our intellectual capacity that is mostly centered upon Science, Mathematics and Engineering specialties. Our Educational Institutions are fully equipped with the best of laboratories, libraries and also best of faculty members.

    St. Aloysius College at Beeri is one of the classic examples where intellectual values are displayed to the utmost with the best of environmental facilities.

    We wish St. Aloysius continued success under the leadership of Fr. Denzil and many other faculty members. Let the gift of knowledge and entrepreneurship continue to prevail at all times.

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  • Antony D'Cunha, Permude/Muscat

    Mon, Jun 24 2019

    AIMIT is the place for our young minds aspiring to become leaders of tomorrow. They groom them with clarity, values, responsibilities, confidence, vision, ambition and goals, in their well equipped infrastructure with experienced faculty and vast campus in the midst of scenic beauty. It has grown strength to strength over the years with more & more campus selections taking place every year.

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangaluru

    Mon, Jun 24 2019

    Good course indeed to develop the skill of the present youth.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [3]


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