The University of Sindh has conducted pre entry test for admissions to Bachelors Degree program for academic session 2011 in a well disciplined and in strict security measures here on Sunday.
A number of 11223 candidates, 9038 male and 2185 female candidates appeared for pre entry test for admissions to Faculties of Natural Science, Arts, Social Sciences, Pharmacy, Education, Islamic Studies, Law and Commerce and Business Studies. More than 450 examinations blocks were setup in the Faculty of Arts building, main ground of the Arts Faculty for male candidates and in department of Mass Communication and Institute of English Language and literature for female candidates. All examination blocks were interconnected with control room from where the students have been guided through instruction in Sindhi, Urdu and English Languages. The buses for candidates were plied from different routes of Hyderabad and Kotri for Jamshoro to facilitate the candidates while a separate pindal was setup near Fatima Jinnah Girls Gymnasium for the waiting parents at the campus. In a very well disciplined system a huge parking place was allocated for parking of point buses as well as private vehicles and only main road of campus was opened for students point buses and own vehicles of the candidates. Before starting of pre entry test, the admit cards of the candidates were checked at the main entrance as well as in examination blocks and during checking two impersonation cases were also reported from boys center. Before starting of pre entry test Prof.Maznoor Ahmed Shaikh recited from holy Quran with translation. The Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Prof.Dr.Nazir A.Mughal on this occasion addressing candidates from the control room welcomed them at the University on his own and on behalf of faculty and staff. He said that higher education is indispensable for getting rid of poverty and enhancement of economy for our community and Pakistan. He said that conducting of pre entry test is aiming to provide opportunity to brightest youth that they prove merit and acquire dream. He said that University of Sindh was the first among public sector Universities to start pre admissions test way back in 1996 and it is now part of national culture for all universities whether private or public in the Country.
The Vice Chancellor Dr.Mughal also accompanied to Registrar Dr.Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro, Director Admissions Akhtar Ahmed Memon visited all examination blocks and inspected arrangements for test there. The Deans of the Faculties Dr.Muhammad Tahir Rajput, Dr.Parveen Shah, Dr.Abdullah Dayo, Dr. Sanaullah Bhutto, Dr.Muhammad Qasim Bughio, Dr. Parveen Munshi, Members of Syndicate Prof.Khalid Noor Panhwar, Prof.Intizar Lashari, also supervised the pre entry test. A number of arrangements committees headed by Prof.Muhammad Yousfi Pardesi, Prof. Bashir Ahmed Shaikh, Dr.Imdad Ali Ismaili and others which constituted by the authority performed their duties during pre entry test. A number of Professors also performed their duties as Head Invigilators and invigilators. Sindh University Security Staff, Police and Rangers personals were deployed at the main entrances as well as examination centers for the security purpose. The University of Sindh has conducted pre entry test for admissions of all disciplines under Bachelors degree program for morning session and for different disciplines under evening session. It is further pointed out that for academic session 2010 total 8376 candidates, 6621 male and 1755 female candidates appeared in pre entry test while 3686 candidates were admitted in various departments. Pre entry test was also conducted at Sindh University Campus Mirpurkhas and Sindh University Laar College Badin for admissions to various disciplines under Bachelors Degree Program. The Pro Vice Chancellors of the concerned Campuses supervised the test arrangements there.