Waljat College of Applied Sciences (WCAS) was founded by H.E. Dr. Omar Bin Abdul Muniem Al Zawawi in 2001 with an aim to promote high international quality education in Oman that prepares students for modern, high quality jobs. WCAS functions in academic partnership with Birla Institute of Technology, a reputed deemed university located in Mesra, Ranchi, India. BIT was founded by the Philanthropist and Industrialist, the Late Mr. B.M. Birla in 1955 and since then has been a pioneering institution in the fields of technical education and research
The WCAS vision is to impart affordable high quality professional education and to become a centre of academic excellence that is a preferred choice of talented students. Wisdom, Commitment, Achievement and Service are the core values to realize our vision. WCAS believes in the holistic development of its students and offers a content and activity rich curriculum with emphasis on knowledge development, communication & interpersonal skills, projects and training activities.
The WCAS campus is located in Knowledge Oasis Muscat, Rusayl with state-of-the art teaching facilities, laboratories, library and student services. All academic programs are conducted in English and admissions are open to all nationalities.
The Department of Biotechnology, Department of Computer Science & Applications, Department of Electronics & Communications Engineering, and Department of Management offer Graduate programs leading to Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Post Graduate Programs offering Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA (EMBA) Degrees respectively.
To provide an opportunity to enhance the qualification and skills of employed individuals, the college offers BBA, BCA Degree Programs and the EMBA Post Graduate Degree Program with evening classes.
The Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), is a reputed institution imparting quality technical education and research in India. It has a fully residential campus of 780 Acres at Mesra, Ranchi, and has seven National centres in different parts of India besides three international centres Over the past few decades BIT has emerged as one of the top deemed University that is recognized internationally for its academic excellence, innovative research and entrepreneurship development programs.
BIT is a full member of the Commonwealth Universities and the Association of Indian Universities. It is well recognized the world over. The distinguished alumni are working in top international establishments across the globe. The graduating students are well received by the industry, corporate and top international universities.
The University has got several international collaborations and alliances with leading Universities in Canada, France, Germany, Russia, UK and USA .