Notification through trolls, FB; MG University blazes a trail
Kottayam: In a first, a university in Kerala has taken resort to social media and trolls to notify the students about admission-related updates. It is the MG University that has chosen the different path to publicise admission notifications. The university introduced the troll on Thursday to notify the date of admission for the new academic year.
The visuals of the movie ‘Premam’ has been used in the notification troll. The characters of Mary and her school mate are having a conversation. When her friend asks Mary where she is joining for degree, she replies, ‘I’m joining a college under MG University. We can apply for admission through the site www.cap.mgu.ac.in till May 27. It is the number one university in Kerala’.
MG University has also started a Facebook page tilted ‘Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala’. at least one latest news regarding the university is updated through the page every day. The page and trolls are managed by the Public Relations department in the university.