Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies- Tiruvalla (MACFAST), Kerala, India, a post graduate and research institution, was started in 2001, with the objective of offering specially designed courses in Business Management, Information Technology and Biosciences. MACFAST is owned and managed by the Corporate Educational Agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Tiruvalla, with His Grace Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos as the President and Patron. In the past 76 years this agency has contributed to the establishment of a large number of schools, colleges, hospitals, medical and paramedical institutions throughout the country.
MACFAST strives to raise its students to meet the challenging demands of the Corporate and Scientific world. In such a mission, research pursuits and technology initiatives gain significance. This had led to the recent establishment of the MACFAST Centre for Research and Development (MCRD). The MCRD offers PhD programmes in the Biosciences and is poised to enhance student creativity and produce high quality research.
A research journal titled Journal of Science, Technology and Management (JSTM), has also been initiated in 2008. JSTM is dedicated to bring together research in these three fields from around the world and also publish original work from the MCRD.
MACFAST is located in the commercially active town of Tiruvalla, Kerala. Amidst the lush green, stands this multi-storeyed building with a built-up area of 3,00,000 sq. ft.
Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies- Tiruvalla (MACFAST) Admissions
Entrance Exams Required:- C-MAT / MAT / CAT or XAT
Admission Procedure for MBA Programme:-
Selection will be based on MAT Score (70%) followed by Group Discussion (15%) and Personnel Interview (15%)
Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies- Tiruvalla (MACFAST) Placements
Placement cell creates and maintains bonding with the industries, trains and develop students, educate them about industries and its needs. It arranges campus interviews throughout the year for Projects/ Final Placement of the students.
Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies- Tiruvalla (MACFAST) Campus Photos
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