Tripura’s lone state university Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) University has announced a host of professional and foreign language courses in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic including the state’s first-ever diploma courses on Goods and Service Tax (GST.
In a statement issued to media persons, Assistant Controller of Examinations Rakesh Roy said the newly launched courses include four evening diploma courses on GST, retail and sales management, insurance risk management and Spanish language. Two Integrated Masters Degree (IMD) courses on commerce and chemistry are also being launched along with the one year diploma programmes in the university.
Describing the new courses as a novel, Dr Roy stated that these would open up new ways of employment for students. Students who have already qualified their Higher Secondary or its equivalent examinations with at least four subjects including English from any recognised education board or council would be eligible to seek admission in these new courses.
Each of these new courses will allow 60 students to take admission by August 31. The admission process for intake in these programmes have already commenced in the meantime. Courses fees for the one year evening diploma programmes in GST, retail and sales management, insurance risk management and Spanish language were set in self-financing mode and candidates would have to shell out Rs 23,000 per semester for these courses.