VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra University is set to introduce MBA in Business Analytics from the 2022-23 academic year. The academic senate, which met virtually under the chairmanship of vice-chancellor PVGD Prasada Reddy on Wednesday, gave its approval to the merger of departments of human resource management and commerce and management studies.
A decision to increase the number of seats from 44 to 88 for M.Sc Botany was also taken. Similarly, seats for integrated course in B.Tech CSE will be doubled from the current 120. As per AICTE guidelines, duration of MCA has been reduced from three to two years.
The senate also approved the proposal to introduce a PG diploma course in child psychology from the current academic year. A course on logistics will also be offered to defence employees. It also decided to allow those who have completed their four-year B.SC programme in agriculture, horticulture, sericulture and