Admission 2016 Opens at UTM for Undergraduate Courses

Press Release ( - Meghalaya, India - Apr 19, 2016 - Admission for the 2016 batch has started at the University of Technology and Management (UTM), Shillong for a number of undergraduate courses taught at the educational institution. Many programmes offered here meet the demands of the next generation line of students who choose to go with trends over the traditional.

Guest lectures from experts inside classrooms and semester system with programme-wise grading form a part of the contemporary curriculum. The courses are run in academic collaboration with the Russian New University as a part of a student-faculty exchange programme.  A special highlight at the university is the B. Tech. Computer Science with cloud computing and visualization technology course offered in academic partnership with IBM.

Different Schools of Teaching

It covers B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering programme under three specializations of Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology, Cyber Security and Forensics as well as Oil and Gas Informatics. These disciplines come under the School of Technology at UTM. There is a School of Travel and Leisure that offers a special BBA course in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism. The School of Management is getting popular owing to its high-in-demand BBA programme in Digital Marketing.

Cloud Computing in Demand

Those interested in pursuing the cloud computing, can trace back its origin from Service-Oriented Architecture and Utility Computing. They can take up this stream as it provides good hands-on capabilities. On the other hand, cyber forensics is basically digital forensic science that refers to legal evidence in cyber space as well as digital storage media.

After completing this subject of study, students go on to become cyber experts. They are more in demand these days owing to an Internet explosion as a result of e-commerce, e-governance, e-banking and social media. They are required to prevent attacks on critical installations and social media misuse. As far as the Oil and Gas Informatics is concerned, it introduces the aspirants to its whole value chain that comprises refining, petrochemicals, reservoir engineering, exploration and supply chain.

The given knowledge is coupled with newly acquired skills in application development, business intelligence, security, database, open standards and data warehousing to gain expertise. With the discipline of hospitality, travel and tourism, a student learns to manage the operations of tours and travel. While studying this, future professionals get to understand the concepts like marketing, tour planning, holiday consulting, tour operation, foreign exchange management and sales.

Digital Marketing for Today

Digital marketing aims to prepare digital leaders who have a grip over digital strategies, technologies and policies. The subject provides insights into online marketing, e-business and social media channels. Therefore, what a candidates needs to prosper is to pick up his or her choice of topic according to the area of inclination.

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