UET entrance test, 12,600 appeared
12,600 appear in UET entrance test
Peshawar, July 11: Entrance test for academic session 2011-12 of the University of Engineering and Technology was
held on Sunday at the Kernal Sher Khan Shaheed Stadium, Peshawar and Ayub
Medical College, Abbottabad. A press release said the test was conducted by the
Educational Testing and Evaluating Agency (ETEA), Khyber Pakh-tunkhwa.
Around 12,600 candidates from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Azad Jammu and
Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan took the test. The result will be announced within
36 hours and will be available on the ETEA website (www.etea.edu.pk) and UET
website (www.nwfpuet.edu.pk). The result would also be displayed on the main
notice board of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar
At the Peshawar centre, 10,938 candidates including 10,569 males
and 288 females appeared in the test, for admission to engineering disciplines.
Another 414 candidates appeared for admission in the Computer Science group and
among them were 384 males and 30 females.
At the Abbottabad centre, 1574
candidates including 1404 males and 170 females took the test for admission in
the engineering group. There were 28 male and 15 female candidates seeking
admission in the Computer Science group.
Vice Chancellor Syed Imtiaz
Hussain Gilani, who was present on the occasion, expressed his satisfaction over
the arrangements for the conduct of entrance rest. He said the UET had provided
every facility to all the candidates during the admission process. He added that
the university would arrange an orientation week for the new
Syed Liaqat Ali Shah, additional secretary for Higher
Education, Abdur Rauf Jamil, ETEA executive director, Prof Dr Hafizullah, vice
chancellor, Khyber Medical University, Prof Dr Azzam ul Asar, dean Faculty of
Engineering (UET), Prof Abdul Jabbar, UET registrar, Ahmad Murad, deputy
registrar admissions (UET) and other senior faculty members were also
Besides 480 invigilators from ETEA, 45 test managers and staff
of UET, Khyber Medical University and Peshawar Police were also present on the
occasion. The Directorate of Admissions UET, under Prof Dr Sahar Noor, managed
the process of entrance test.
"nihayat hi naqis intizam tha saht garmi ma khulay ground ma students ko test dena parda test time pr start b nhn ho saka. subaye hukumat aur uet/Etea intizamia kay liya nihayat sharm ka mukam hay keh entry test ki fees punajab say kaii guna ziada hay. Punjab Govt iss qisam k test kay k laiy siraf Rs. 350 laity hain aur KPK govt iss kay liay Rs. 1250 laytay hain...Punjab Govt nay buildings kay andar ba izat tareqay say center latay hain..Aur KPK Govt nay khulay Asman taley gas poss par Imtikhani markaz banay hay..gokeh Punjab main yae test denay waly 50,000 say be ziay hongain.. Hudara KPK govt aur deagar mutaliqa intizmai apana qibla dursat karain aur awam kay liay asaniayan paid karain."
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612 graduates awarded degrees at HU convocation
Mansehra: A total of 612 graduates were awarded degrees in various disciplines at the 5th convocation of
Hazara University (HU) at its main campus here Sunday.
Governor Masood Kausar, who is the chancellor of the university, also awarded
gold medals to 58 graduates, including Sahib Gul Afridi of Khyber Agency who got
the honour of being the first PhD scholar from Hazara University in
The disciplines in which gold medals and degrees were awarded
included Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Genetics, Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology,
Computer Science, Psychology, Archaeology, Journalism & Mass Communication,
Economics, Mathematics, Islamiyat, English, Pashto, Urdu, Environmental Sciences
and Conservation Studies.
Speaking on the occasion, the governor said
economic development and stability of the nation lies in research-oriented
education. Meaningful research activities through linkages with industries are
the predominant characteristics of the modern age, he added.
country, the system of education needs to be responsive to solve the confronting
problems of life, ensure a stable society and better future for the coming
generations, he said. Besides others, Vice Chancellor of Hazara University Dr
Syed Sakhawat Shah, Minister for Higher Education Qazi Asad, former
vice-chancellors, deans and students attended the convocation.
ranking status of the university as number 3 at the provincial level and number
16 at the national level is an achievement, the governor said, and assured to
help complete the incomplete construction projects as well as the proposed
projects for its sub campuses at Haripur and Havelian.
vice-chancellor welcomed the guests and said the university started with seven
faculty members and 57 students and now it has more than 7,000 students enrolled
at its three campuses and 290 faculty members including 65 PhD
He said 25 PhD scholars would join the campus soon after
completing their higher studies abroad. Three scientists of the university, he
added, had been recognised productive scholars at the national level. Over the
year, he said, 125 research publications have been produced by the
university. The news
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