PATNA: Patna University (PU) colleges are gearing up to hold common eligibility test for admission of students to three-year degree courses in arts, commerce and science streams. At least 11,000 students submitted their applications online, the deadline for which ended on Wednesday.
The entrance test for admission to the BCom honours course will be on June 6, while that for BA and BSc honours courses will be held on June 12 and 13 respectively. Magadh Mahila College will conduct the tests for arts and commerce streams and Patna Science College will conduct the entrance test for admission to the science stream.
PU pro-VC Dolly Sinha on Wednesday said, “Students, who have applied for admission to the commerce courses, can download admit cards from the university’s website on June 1, while those aspiring for arts and science streams can do the same on June 2. The entrance test will begin at 11.30am and the reporting time for candidates is 11am.”
The university is making elaborate arrangements for holding the entrance tests peacefully and in a fair manner at all its centres. A number of invigilators have been appointed for the purpose. The district administration will also be requested to depute adequate police personnel and magistrates at the centres.
Meanwhile, PU is receiving a large number of online forms for admission to the conventional postgraduate (PG) courses. The last date for online submission of forms is June 15, after which the details of applicants will be sent to the respective PG departments for admission.
While entrance tests for admission to all the self-financing courses at the undergraduate (UG) level in different colleges will be held between June 20 and 25, those for admission at the PG level will be orgainsed from June 20 to 30.
Vocational courses running at the PG level include Masters in criminology, human resource development, rural studies, business administration, finance and control, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental science and management, social work, computer applications, women’s studies, journalism and mass communication, music and library and information science.