You will get a Work Lab in form of real workplace and monthly scholarship. You are getting enrolled for a three year program wherein you will be associated with a Work Lab at a reputed Service Sector Company at the time of admission itself for three years. You will be involved in actual tasks at the real workplace. This program is with scholarship. The industry partner providing a Work Lab will be giving this scholarship.
You will have to clear an Entrance Test Stage 1: Objective Test and Entrance Test Stage 2: Personal Interview to get selected at one of the companies participating in this program as Industry Partners and then you would get associated with the respective company to complete Work Lab for three years.
Yes. Industry is offering real workplace as a Work Lab for the Students to complete the Practical component of this degree program. Students can earn ‘Work Ratings’ through their working at industry. These are awarded based on their performance at the Work Lab. Hence, working at Industry Workplace i.e. completing Practicals at the Work Lab is an integral part of WBL Degree Program.
‘Knowledge Ratings’ can be earned by accessing eLearning resources and solving eAssessments which are made available through eLearning Platform.
Students' performance at the Work Lab in form of credit points will be considered as ‘Work Ratings’, for the award of degree.
Every month your performance at the Work Lab shall be assessed and you would get ratings. The 'Work Ratings' carry 50% weightage of internal assessment. Balance 50% weightage of internal assessment is given to your regular learning through eLearning framework, your eLearning assessments and scores.
It is necessary to earn 'Work Ratings' based on the performance at the Work Lab and 'Knowledge Ratings' based on learning through eLearning, to get the degree.
It is therefore important to perform efficiently at the Work Lab with dedication, commitment and accuracy and also learn about the work done through eLearning framework, in order to get the degree!
No. There will not be any special holidays to prepare and /or to appear for examinations. Continuous performance at Work Lab and learning through eLearning platform is considered for internal assessment. Year-end / Semester end examinations are conducted by the University and generally scheduled on weekends. But there is possibility of Term End Examinations being scheduled on week days so students may require leaves for Exam it is student’s responsibility to arrange accordingly.
The holidays would be as per the respective industry norms.
Students will be awarded the Degree: B.B.A. (Work-based) and B.Sc. in Computer System Administration by Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU).
The Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) was established by an Act (Act No. 27) of the Legislative Assembly of the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2002. As per this Act the University with its headquarters at Chennai may carry out its academic activities in any State/Union Territory of the Indian Union as well as in any Country.
MKCL in collaboration with TNOU has launched a series of education programs under Work-based Learning (WBL).
Promising career options as a Service Industry professional shall be available to you in the ever growing Business Process Management (BPM) industry. This industry caters to different sectors such as: Telecom, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain, Travel and Tourism etc.
B.Sc. in Computer System Administration (Work-based):
Bright career options as a young professional in IT infrastructure and support industry.
About The Program
A continuous comprehensive evaluation methodology shall be followed for Work-based Learning. There will be a fixed hour examination at semester or year-end as per University norms.
Students will be continuously assessed for their performance at the Work Lab through their interactions with mentor and eAssessments through eLearning resources.
Refer: Assessment Methodology section.
About Entrance Process & Test
You are recommended to appear for Practice Tests at Admission Support cum Exam Center/ online for preparing for Entrance Test.
Objective questions based on Aptitude, Mathematical and logical reasoning, language will be included in the Entrance Test, which a 12th passed student will be able to answer. There would be Computer Based Interview, wherein you will have to answer to the questions asked by the computer by recording the same.
Please refer section: Entrance Test on the website for more details.