Waljat College of Applied Sciences LLC

Founded by H.E Dr. Omar bin Abdul Muniem Al Zawawi in Muscat, the WCAS mission is to contribute significantly through academic and allied engagements for developing knowledgeable and socially responsible persons. Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Management Sciences, have been chosen as four faculties to cover a wide range of career opportunities. Information Technology and Management Sciences are already well­established leaders in offering careers. Careers in Biotechnology offer the fastest growth potential in healthcare, agriculture, energy and environmental management. The WCAS campus, located in IT Park (Knowledge Oasis), Rusayl, promises state­of­the­art teaching facilities, laboratories and library. Admission is open to all nationalities and both sexes. All programmes are conducted in English.

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BIT, The Academic Partner

WCAS started functioning in Muscat from October 2001 in collaboration with the Birla Institute of Technology (Deemed University), located in Ranchi (India). BIT was founded by the Philanthropist and Industrialist the Late Mr. B.M. Birla in 1955 as a pioneering institution of technical education and research. It is a fully residential university. Over the past few decades, BIT has emerged as a premier Indian University, recognized internationally for its academic excellence, research and entrepreneur development and ranks amongst the top engineering Universities in India.

BIT is a full member of the Commonwealth Universities and Association of Indian Universities. It is well recognized in the USA & UK. Over the past decade, almost all graduating students have either been absorbed by industry during the final year itself or selected for higher education in India and abroad.

 

 

Academic Calendar

Academic activity in a year is divided into two semesters of about four and half months each. Normally the first semester commences from September to January and the second semester from February to June.

Eligibility for Admission, Entrance evaluation and Foundation courses.

All students who have completed senior secondary level or equivalent examination (with minimum 55% marks in aggregate for BE degrees and 50% marks aggregate for other degrees) are eligible to apply. Entrance examinations for evaluation are compulsory. Students will be offered admission to the above courses or appropriate foundation courses based on their performance in the entrance evaluation examination. Evaluation examination will be held for English, Physics, Mathematics/Biology and Chemistry as appropriate. JEE or SAT scores will be valid for admission. For MBA, students having minimum 50% marks in aggregate at the Graduate level exams and for EMBA, students having minimum 50% marks in aggregate at the Graduate level and a minimum of 2 years work experience at the time of joining are eligible to apply for admission. The firm admission to the degree programme will be granted only after and on the basis of the entrance evaluation test conducted by WCAS in Muscat.

Visa
Admission is open to all nationalities and student visa, if desired, will be obtained by WCAS.

Transfer to BIT Ranchi
WCAS would provide facilities/permit transfer of students to BIT’s main campus at Mesra, Ranchi or its other extension centers in India for genuine reasons.

WCAS timings
Timings of WCAS are from 8.30 AM to 5 PM from Sunday to Thursday.

 

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Scheme of instructions

 

The academic activity is divided into theory and sessional. A theory type of academic activity involves concepts, fundamental ideas and techniques well laid out in textbooks or open literature. It will have a minimum of 36 contact lessons in a semester that shall enable the student to earn the required academic credit, provided he/she fulfills the attendance and grade requirements as specified hereinafter.

Coverage in sessionals is through laboratory experiments, design exercises, project or any other academic work which would train the student by practice, repeated use and hands­-on­-experience.

Attendance requirement

Students should maintain a minimum of 75% attendance in their classes failing which they will be awarded F* and will have to re­register for the same subject again in a regular semester (Monsoon/Spring).

 

Examination

Students learning outcomes in theory subjects for UG and PG are assessed through 50% continuous assessment (Assignments\Quizzes\Presentation\Case study\Mid­Term) throughout the session and 50% end semester examination conducted by the parent university (BIT).

Components

Assignment

Quizzes Mid Term End Semester Examination
Weightage 15% 10% 25% 50%

Each Sessional (Lab/Oral communication /Project) evaluates students’ for a maximum of 100 marks per subject through progressive assessment in the form of continuous assessment and End­Semester Examination.

Components Continuous Assessment End Semester Examination
Weightage 60% 40%

 

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Discipline
Rules of conduct and academic regulations of WCAS are to be strictly observed and a serious note will be taken for any violation leading to disciplinary action.

Graduating requirements

  • BE 179 credits;
  • BBA 116 credits;
  • BCA 140 credits;
  • MBA 94 credits;
  • EMBA 70 credits;

How to apply

The application forms can be obtained from the office of WCAS. Application forms, completed in all respects with choices of programmes, should be submitted with registration fees of RO 25/­ (non­refundable) in the college office. The eligible applicants will be notified of the venue, time and date of the entrance examination.

Programmes of study (Full Time)
The following programmes are available at WCAS.

  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    • BE (Computer Science & Engineering)
    • Bachelor of Computer Applications
    • Bachelor of Computer Applications(Evening Program)
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering.
    • BE (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  • Department of Biotechnology
    • BE (Biotechnology)
  • Department of Management
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Executive Master of Business Administration(Evening Program)
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Business Administration(Evening Program)

Programme Duration

BE programmes are of four years(eight semesters) duration, BCA and BBA programmes are of three years (six semesters) duration, while MBA & EMBA programmes are of two years (Four semesters) duration. The BCA and BBA evening programmes have a minimum duration of 9 semesters and is completed in three years.

Key Features

  • BIT has been ranked II in the India’s Best Private T-Schools by Data Quest.
  • Brand Leader award to Waljat College of Applied Sciences
  • Membership in European Alliance for Innovation.
  • Compulsory Entrepreneurship course for all programs.
  • Need based Remedial classes for students
  • Community Services.
  • Regular publishing of International Journal of Applied Sciences and Management.
  • Organizing International Conclave on Innovations in Engineering and Management in Feb 2016.
  • Student Activities and Clubs.
  • MoU with SME Development Fund.

 

Evening Programs

Executive Master of Business Administration is offered as Evening Program. Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Programs are also offered as Evening Program.

Facility of credit transfers from other universities will be considered as per rules.

 

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Please visit our website www.waljatcollege.edu.om for more information.

Contact Details
Waljat College of Applied Sciences LLC
P.O. Box No. 197, Rusayl,
Postal Code : 124
Sultanate of Oman
Tel. : (968) 24446660, 24449194
Fax : (968) 24449196, 24449197
Email: info@waljat.net
Website: http://www.waljatcollege.edu.om

 

 

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