Aligarh : Eight thousand six hundred and eighty two students appeared for the entrance tests for admission to the Bachelor of Science (BSc) programme at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), while 3749 appeared for the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) entrance tests which were held from 10 am to 12 noon on Sunday, September 19. Around 10896 candidates had applied for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) entrance exam held from 3: 00 to 5: 00 pm.
The tests were conducted in two shifts with necessary precautions to prevent the Covid spread at centres in different parts of the country, including Aligarh, Lucknow, Kolkata, Srinagar, Patna, Kozhikode and Guwahati.
AMU, Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor said: “Conducting exams in the pandemic has been challenging in universities across the country—we have worked hard to find ways for the usual admission procedures. We are glad that the admission process will start soon following the result of these entrance examinations”.
He visited various exam centres in AMU with the University Proctor, Prof Mohd Wasim Ali.
Controller of Examination, Mr Mujib Ullah Zuberi appreciated the role of faculty members and other functionaries in conducting the test in a peaceful and orderly manner.
Senior faculty members were deputed as observers and some faculty members were appointed overall In-charge at the centres located outside Aligarh to supervise the smooth conduct of admission test.
Special help camps were organised by the National Service Scheme (NSS) of the University at important places to provide guidance to the candidates. The parents of candidates appreciated the efforts of the University authorities for providing the necessary help in the smooth conduct of the test.