College tests start, Camb results soon
KARACHI, July 26: Four institutions have scheduled their admissions test within the week for which thousands of
candidates are expected to turn up for the undergraduate and postgraduate
programmes in medicine, engineering and business.
The next few weeks are
also going to be crucial for students planning to go abroad. Exam results for
Cambridge International A Level, O Level and Cambridge IGCSE from the June
session will be released to staff at Cambridge centres on Aug 9. The results
will be released at 00:01 UK time. O Level students will be scrambling to apply
to the city's select A Level institutions and colleges and A Level students will
be packing their bags for college, some here, some abroad.
Institute, Indus Institute of Higher Education (IIHE), Bahria University (BU)
and Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy are the first to have scheduled
their admissions tests from July 26 to Aug 1 for the 2007 academic session.
Also, the NCR-CET Intermediate College has also announced July 31 as the date
for its aptitude test for Intermediate students.
Sir Adamjee Institute's
courses include a BBA (4 years) and MBA (2 years) in the morning course. "More
than 500 candidates have registered for the test," said an official. Its courses
come under the University of Karachi affiliation program and are academically
managed by the Commecs Educational Trust.
The Indus Institute of Higher
Education (IIHE) deadline for admission forms is today. It is offering BS, BBA
and MBA in Textile and Fashion Design degrees along with BBA, MBA, EMBA,
MS/M.Phil and PhD degrees in Business Administration. Students can also apply
for the BE/BS, MS, B-Tech and M-Tech degrees in Engineering
Bahria University's (BU) deadline for forms is Saturday. For the
Institute of Professional Psychology, Karachi BU, admission forms can be
submitted till Saturday and the admissions test will be conducted on July 29,
Sunday. Other BU courses such as the Engineering Programs/BS (CS), MS
Engineering/Maritime Studies and MBA will have their tests on Monday. Tuesday is
scheduled for the entry test for the BBA/BS/BSS, BS (Geology/Geophysics) and BS
(Environmental Science) programmes.
According to the BU officials,
admissions merit will be determined by giving 60 percent weightage to academic
eligibility marks and 40 percent weightage to the Bahria University Admission
test ETC score as applicable.
The fourth institute to conduct admission
test this week is the Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy. It offers a
two-year Masters Program (MSPT), which is affiliated with the University of
Karachi. The deadline for application forms is Tuesday and the test is on
Wednesday. Eligibility is a four years Bachelors in Physiotherapy from the
University of Karachi or an equivalent with first division. Beside that, a
student with a three-year Bachelors in Physiotherapy with a one-year additional
certificate course from KU or the equivalent, can also apply. Daily times