By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)
An estimated 5,000 applicants, seeking admission in various engineering disciplines at the Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), Karachi, will appear in the admission test to be held at Expo Center on September 28.
This year over 5,000 applications were received by the university until September 24, which was the last date for the submission of applications, showing a substantial increase in the number of admission seekers. Last year 4,300 students had appeared in the SSUET entrance test which was also held at the centrally-located Expo Centre.
The highest number of applications to be received for admission this year were in the civil and electrical engineering disciplines.
Meanwhile arrangements were in the offing for the test for which a couple of spacious halls have been booked at the Expo Center to accommodate the record number of applicants to appear in the test.
The two-hour test will start at 10 am and the applicants have been advised to reach the test centre an hour before the scheduled time.
The university also has made seating arrangements for parents accompanying the female students appearing in the test.