Brindavan College, Bangalore - Interview with Dr. R Prabhakara, Principal on Admission, Cutoff, Placement
Established in 1993, Brindavan College is an AICTE accredited institute. Its flagship MBA and MCA programmes are affiliated to Bengaluru City University and VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University) respectively. Careers360 spoke to Dr. R Prabhakara, Principal, Brindavan College to know all about the institute, admission process, placements and other details. Read the full interview with Dr. R Prabhakara of Brindavan College, Bangalore below.
Careers360: Tell us about Brindavan College, Bangalore and its legacy.
Dr. R Prabhakara: Founded 33 years ago, Brindavan College is one of the best educational centres providing technical, managerial and architectural education to its students. It was a long journey full of struggles but now we have moved away from the city to a well-established and well-maintained campus near to the airport road.
Careers360: What are the programmes and specializations that are offered by Brindavan College?
Dr. R Prabhakara: We offer both MBA and MCA which are available both under the Bengaluru City University and VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University). Since VTU is a technological university, its programmes are in demand as they come with that edge.
Watch the full interview of Dr. R Prabhakara, Principal, Brindavan College, Bangalore
Careers360: What is the intake capacity?
Dr. R Prabhakara: The enrolment ratio of the programmes under Bengaluru City University is 80% and 60% for VTU respectively. Almost 60% of students are studying the curriculum of both the universities. This enhances the competitiveness in terms of the curriculum, syllabus, teaching and learning process.
Careers360: What is the admission and cut off criteria?
Dr. R Prabhakara: The admission is as per the university guidelines. Usually, 45% admission is done through Karnataka PGCET the remaining is done through COMEDK and then for the remaining seats if any, the last decision is made by the admission committee. Students are encouraged to take up courses that they desire.
Careers360: How much is the college diversified?
Dr. R Prabhakara: I am proud to announce that we have students hailing from more than 52 countries. Every year, we conduct a lot of counselling and inter-cultural programs which helps students to get to know their classmates and their culture even better.
Careers360: Are there any hostel facilities available in the college?
Dr. R Prabhakara: Yes, there are two hostels – one for boys and one for girls. The hostel rooms are all well-maintained with 24*7 services including wi-fi and security.
Careers360: Does the college provide internship opportunities to its students?
Dr. R Prabhakara: We do not have campus internships but our students have gone outside and participated in the industry. We recommend them to go outside and submit the report by the end of their semester. Our faculty always help and guide the students to take up internship opportunities in every industry whenever they get the chance to.
Careers360: What is the recruitment process in Brindavan College?
Dr. R Prabhakara: We enhanced the performance of the students online during the pandemic this year. Fortunately, during COVID-19, as many as 48 MBA students were placed. The top positions included Manager at Whitehat Jr. with a 6 lakhs package. The average salary students get is Rs. 2.5 lakh. The top companies that have recruited our students are Cipla, HDFC Standard Life Insurance, Bank of America, Future Group and Nandi Toyota.
Careers360: What kind of students should be looking at Brindavan College?
Dr. R Prabhakara: Students who are seeking to become better as a student, human and ready to serve the society are the kind of students who will definitely get a place in Brindavan College. We try our best to transform a mediocre student into a top-class student. That is the challenge we have taken up and that is the hidden skill we possess.