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How to apply for MU OET(BA/BBA) and from where do I get the application? <p>The online test booking system is a web based online scheduling system available on official website. You can check out the test centres here and book yourself for the online test at a centre, date and time of your choice.</p>
Is there any capitation fee for MU OET(BA/BBA)? <p>No. There is no capitation fee. You only pay tuition/course fees which have been mentioned in the fee schedule. Please browse through the program which you want to apply for to know the course fee.</p>
I know Manipal is in Karnataka. So, how do I get there? <p>Manipal is well connected by road, rail and air. There are two main cities close to Manipal that serve as entry points - Udupi and Mangalore. Udupi is 5 km from Manipal and Mangalore is 65 km away.</p>
Once I apply what will happen? <p>Once you send in your application along with the required documents and application fee, we will register it and allot an application number. Application number will be informed to you by e.mail. In the e.mail, we will also inform you as to when we will be offering the admission letter or if we require some additional information, we will write to you. </p>
Where is Manipal located, and what are the facilities available here? <p>The Manipal Group institutions are located on scenic campuses, providing a high-quality lifestyle and ideal environments for study. The Manipal campus is situated on the Malabar Coast, between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, in south Karnataka. The place is known for its moderate temperature and spectacular mountain views. The campus has excellent buildings, academic facilities and student amenities for accommodation, sports, and other extra-curricular activities.<br /> The professional colleges are known for their hi-tech labs, museums, and faculty who have rich and varied backgrounds, having been trained and worked all over the globe. Campuses provide a cosmopolitan and congenial atmosphere through which students from over 55 countries create life-long friendships.</p>
Is there any agent who can help me in getting admission to MU? <p>We do not have any agents or middlemen for admissions. We like to be in direct conversation with our students, so please write in to us with any queries you might have.</p>
I missed the last date for sending in my application. Can I still apply? <p>Sorry, we do not entertain any applications after the last date for submission.</p>
Are marks of the qualifying exams are considered for admission? <p>All admissions are strictly on merit. Admissions to some courses are based on merit in the all India entrance test and some courses, on merit in the qualifying examination.</p>
My result will not be out by the time admission in Manipal University will start. Am I eligible to apply and get the admission? <p>Yes, you can apply. If selected, you will have to produce your mark sheet with the required percentage by July 30.</p>
Can I get admission based only on the MU entrance test? <p>That depends on the admission criteria for the course you have opted for. We require all candidates to fulfill the minimum eligibility requirements as listed here .</p>
When should I arrive at Manipal Campus or Mangalore Campus, if accepted to any of the programs offered at Manipal University? <p>Students can plan to arrive 1-2 days prior to the commencement of classes. Accepted students will be informed of the exact date in the letter of confirmed admission.</p>
Can I apply to more than one course? Can I do it in a single application? <p>If the courses you have opted for fall in the same group, then by all means, go ahead and state your choices in one single application form.<br /> However, if you opt for courses in different groups, then you will need to fill out separate applications.</p>
What are the eligibility criteria for MU OET(BA/BBA) Program? <ul> <li><strong>FOR BBA- </strong>Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.</li> <li><strong>FOR BA (MEDIA & COMMUNICATION)-</strong> Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Arts group subjects will be the preferred qualification.</li> </ul>
My class 12 result is still awaited. Can I sit for the entrance test? <p>Yes, if your result is awaited you can still apply for this course and sit for the entrance test. However you will have to produce your passing certificate at the time of admission and if you fulfill the prescribed eligibility you can take admission to the course.</p>
While entering the 12th exam marks, should I include the practical marks also? Can I include 11th and 12th year marks? <p>The subject-wise and aggregate marks are to be given for the 12th year examination only. Don't include the 11th year exam marks. For practical marks, use the method used by your board to calculate the subject-wise marks.</p>
Will my admission depend upon my percentage at 10+2 level / 12th /Senior Secondary level? <p>Your admission to the BA/BBA course will solely depend upon your merit in entrance test examination.</p>
Will there be any breaks during the exam? <p>No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre administrator. Note that the on-screen timer will continue running during restroom breaks.</p>
How and when are the results of the MU entrance test announced? <p>We put out the results on our website. You can also call the admission office at +91-92437-77733.</p>
For how long is the MU OET (BA/BBA) score valid? <p>The MU OET(BA/BBA) score is valid for just one year.</p>
What accreditation do the courses offered by the Manipal University have? <p>Manipal University has been established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 vide notification #F9-8/89-U.3 dated 1/6/1993 of the Government of India. All courses offered by the Manipal University conform to the guidelines laid down by the UGC.<br /> All professional courses are recognised by the respective professional bodies.</p>
Other than the course/tuition fee what other fees needs to be paid? <p>Other than course/tuition fees, you have to pay for hostel accommodation and mess charges which has been mentioned in the hostel fee schedule. </p>
Is there any provision for concession or scholarships? <p>International Students are not offered any concessions or scholarships. Manipal University is a self-financed university and does not receive any grants from the Government. However, Indian residents can find more about scholarships on official website.</p>
Is there any management quota? <p>No. We do not have any management quota. Only two quota's - general quota, admissions of which are based on the ranking obtained by the student in the entrance exam conducted by Manipal University and the other is foreign/NRI quota, where admissions are direct based on merit as per the marks/grades obtained in the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent exam). </p>
Can I get a loan for study at MU? <ul> <li>We have no provision for a loan for study.</li> <li>But you can avail loans from banks.</li> </ul>
Will I get hostel / hotel accommodation? <p>Candidates coming for counselling and admission must make their own arrangements for stay. There are plenty of hotels available in Manipal and Udupi. Candidates can log into www.udupipages.com for more details. Almost all candidates admitted are accommodated in Hostels.</p>
What is/are the college/colleges covered under this examination? <p>Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communication programs Also Offered At -</p> <ul> <li>Manipal University Dubai, UAE</li> <li>Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan</li> </ul> <p>BBA programs Also Offered At-</p> <ul> <li>Manipal University Dubai, UAE</li> <li>Manipal International University Malaysia</li> <li>Manipal University Jaipur, Rajasthan.</li> </ul>
Will I get a job once I complete my course <p>MU has an excellent placement cell and a large number of our students get placed in good companies even before they have written their final semester examinations.</p>