The entry test would start at 11:00 am and candidates would have 100-minutes to solve their paper
KARACHI: The University of Karachi will conduct the entry test for the master’s program on Saturday while the entry test for the bachelor’s program is scheduled on Sunday, December 13, 2020.
The in-charge KU Directorate of Admissions Dr Saima Akhtar shared that the KU has received 10, 210 admission forms for bachelor’s and master’s program entry tests. The candidates are directed to provide the answers on the answer sheets.
She said that the candidates could download their admit cards from the official web portal (www.uokadmission.edu.pk). The name of the examination center and room number is mention on the admit cards of the candidates.
Dr Saima Akhtar further said that all the candidates are instructed to report to their examination centers at 10:00 am. The entry test would start at 11:00 am and candidates would have 100-minutes to solve their paper.
She mentioned that candidates are also directed to bring their original Computerized National Identity Card and admit card. They have to strictly follow the standard operating procedures set by the federal and provincial governments to prevent the spread of the Covid-19.
According to her, 550 application forms of the entry-test based online admissions 2021 were received for the master’s program. She also mentioned that candidates would appear in the entry test for the departments of Business Administration, Criminology, Commerce, Mass Communication, Public Administration, and Pakistan Studies Center.
The candidates of the master’s program entry test would appear in the examination rooms established in the department of economics whereas 30 examination centers have been established for the bachelor’s program entry test.
Meanwhile, she said that KU has received 9, 660 online application forms for the entry test of the bachelor’s program. She mentioned that on Sunday candidates would appear in the entry test for the departments of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Commerce, Computer Science, Criminology, Applied Physics, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Education, Environmental Studies, Food Science and Technology, International Relations, Mass Communication, Public Administration, Petroleum Technology, Special Education and Teacher Education.
Dr Saima Akhtar informed that on the special directives of the KU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi, we have sprayed disinfectant in all the examination centers and their surroundings as precautionary measures against the coronavirus.
She said that we have also made sure that all examination centers must have facemasks, hand sanitizers, and thermal guns available for the students and examiners. She said the candidates, who have suffered from Covid-19 or bear any symptoms of the disease, are bound to produce test reports before appearing in the entry test.
She added that those students who may suffer from the coronavirus during the phase of admission tests would be able to sit in the special test once they produce a coronavirus negative report. She advised candidates and guardians to bring their drinking water bottles and do not share their belongings with anyone as it could cause the spread of Covid-19.
Dr Saima Akhtar also mentioned that separate waiting areas for parents and guardians have been established near all examination centers and terminal buses would provide services from 09:00 am till 1:30 pm. The watch and ward and admission staff would be available for the guidance of candidates and their parents.