Entrance test for admissions to engineering colleges held
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sunday conducted Engineering Entrance Test (ETA) for admissions to engineering colleges across the province wherein a total of 8148 students participated. The Tests were conducted at seven centers in Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Swat, Kohat, Malakand, Mardan and Abbottabad. The number of students taking the test from Peshawar Center at Islamia College Ground is 3401, the administration of the Engineering University said. He said, 565 female students from across the province are participating in the Engineering ETA test. The result of the Test will be announced in the next 24 hours, ETA administration confirmed here Sunday. During the Test, strict security arrangements were made in all examination centers of the province wherein proper implementation of SOPs attached to Corona in all examination centers, the official informed. Bangash expresses satisfaction over test arrangements Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Information and Higher Education, Kamran Bangash has expressed his satisfaction over the arrangements made for the smooth conduct of ETA Test for admission in Engineering Colleges of the province. This he said, in a statement issued here on Sunday regarding the entrance test for admissions in engineering universities and colleges. Entrance tests are being conducted in engineering colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the auspices of ETA, Kamran Bangash added. He said, all arrangements have been made for a transparent examination process on the directives of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. Kamran Bangash said that Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has given clear orders not to compromise on merit and quality of education. “The examinations are being held in all examination centers including Peshawar, Mardan, Abbottabad, Dera Ismail Khan,” Kamran Bangash said, adding, “more than 8,000 candidates are participating in the Entrance Test.” He said, the security and other facilities have been provided at examination centers on the directives of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and officers of the Higher Education Department are in charge of supervising the tests in the examination centers. For the smooth conduct of the Entrance Test, the leave of all officers of higher education department has been canceled. Kamran Bangash informed that raid teams have also been formed to curb illicit sources and arrangements have been made to release the results of the entrance test as soon as possible. – APP