As many as 4,901 candidates including 2310 female students appeared in the pre-admission entry test for the Masters and M.S/ M. Phil programmes announced by University of Sindh (SU) for the academic year 2015 held at the Arts Faculty Building of Allama I.I Kazi Campus Jamshoro here on Sunday.
The entrance test, which started at 11 am, was held peacefully under tight security. Out of 4,901 candidates, 768 girls for Master’s degree programs & a record number of 1542 female students applied for the admissions to M.S/ M. Phil.
According to details, as many as 2508 candidates for admissions to master’s degree programs appeared at SU Allama I.I Kazi Campus Jamshoro while 266 candidates took part in masters’ entry test at additional campuses in Dadu, Larkana, Badin, Thatta and Bhitshah.
For the admissions to M.S/ M. Phil, a record number of 1542 female and 585 male candidates (2127 in total) appeared for the test at Allama I.I Kazi Campus Jamshoro. The entrance test was taken by Sindh University Testing Centre (SUTC) simultaneously on all the campuses for master’s degree program and it was only taken on Allama I.I Kazi Campus Jamshoro for M.S/ M. Phil.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Imdad Ali Ismaili visited the venue where the pre-entry test was being conducted. He expressed his pleasure over the presence of a huge number of candidates willing to get admission in the alma mater.
Visiting the different seating areas of the centre to monitor the process and ensure transparency, SU Vice-Chancellor told journalists that “out of the total registration of 5,000 candidates, 4901 aspirants appeared in the test for admissions in over 50 disciplines of social sciences, natural sciences, pharmacy, Islamic culture, commerce & business administration and humanities.
He said that the candidates were advised to reach the examination halls latest by 8am along with their admit cards together with other necessary articles to use during the test. Entry into the campus was subject to the security check at the main gate. Parents or guardians were directed to the enclosure reserved for them, he informed the media.
He said that SU will attract the students from all sections of the society as it was situated in a prime location of the province. “The University has a large number of experienced and qualified faculty members who are working with dedication & utmost devotion to produce manpower for capacity building to serve at national & international level”, he said.
Among others, Registrar Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto, Deans of all the faculties including Prof. Dr. Abdul Rasool Abbasi, Prof. Dr. Parvaiz Pathan, Dr. Anwar Khan Pathan, Dr. Javed Iqbal, Dr. Abdullah Dayo, Dr. Noor Ahmed Jamali, Dr. Parveen Munshi, Directors of Institutes Dr. Imamuddin Khoso, Dr. Saleem Chandio, Dr. Mehmood Mughal, Controllers of Examinations Muhammad Ali Roshan Pathan, Dr. Naeem Tariq Narejo, Hostel Provost Dr. Imdad Ali Brohi and Murtaza Khoso.