1. With which University is Waljat College of Applied Sciences affiliated ?

Waljat College of Applied Sciences, Muscat is affiliated to Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India ( www.bitmesra.ac.in ).

2. Where is Waljat College of Applied Sciences located in Muscat ?

Waljat College of Applied Sciences is located inside the Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM) campus in Rusayl, Muscat and is near to the Sultan Qaboos University. The GPS Coordinates for WCAS are "23.566237 N, 58.166098 E ". You can also visit http://www.waljatcollege.edu.om/location-map.php

3. Are the degrees awarded by BIT recognized by the Government of Sultanate of Oman ?

Yes the degrees awarded by Birla Institute of Technology are duly recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Oman.

4. Are the degrees awarded by BIT recognized internationally ?

Yes the degrees are recognized internationally as Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in the respective disciplines.

5. Is BIT a recognized university ?

BIT, Mesra is a "Deemed University" under Sec. 3 of the U.G.C. act 1986. It functions under the overall supervision, direction and control of a Board of Governors, comprising representatives from the Ministry of Education, Government of India, the U.G.C. and the State Government, Shri C.K. Birla is the Chairman of the Board of Governors. The Technical Council is responsible for the academic policies. The College has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) and the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) established by the UGC and AICTE respectively.

6. Where is BIT located ?

Birla Institute of Technology is located at Mesra situated approximately 20 km from Ranchi, the capital of the Jharkhand state in India.

7. How do we to reach Ranchi ?

Ranchi is well connected by rail, road and air with major cities in India. The railway stations are at Ranchi and Hatia and the airport is at Hatia (known as Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi). Both the airport and railway stations are approximately 20 km away from BIT campus.

8. How do I get the application form ?

Application forms are available at http://www.waljatcollege.edu.om/application-forms.php. You can take a print out and submit the duly filled application form at the Department of Admission and Registration. You can also collect the application form from the Department of Admission and Registration.

9. Is there hostel facility for boys and girls ?

Separate hostel facility is available for boys and girls.

10. What about student visa ?

Candidate can apply for student visa after obtaining the roll number and confirming admission.

11. What are the documents required to be submitted while applying for Student Visa ?

The application form for student visa is available with the Admission & Registration Department. The candidate has to attach a no objection certificate (NOC) from the employer of the parent (if working in Oman), copy of passport of the candidate, copy of passport of parent/guardian, four copies of passport size photo with blue background, medical report and visa charges as prescribed by the government of Oman.

12. What is the validity period of Student Visa ?

The student visa is valid for a period of one year which can be renewed.

13. Are there extra-curricular activities in College ?

The College has a number of activity clubs. Student can be a member of the activity clubs and participate in various activities.

14. Does Waljat College of Applied Sciences have academic collaboration with any other university ?

Waljat College of Applied Sciences has collaboration with the University of Leeds, U.K. www.leeds.ac.uk (through the parent university). At present this facility is available to the students of BE (Electronics & Communication Engineering) only. It is a dual degree program. For more information contact the Dean’s office.