PESHAWAR - Around 8,700 students appeared in the entry test held for admission to four years bachelor degree programme of University of Peshawar (UoP) on Sunday.
A total of 11,000 candidates have applied for admission to 1,700 seats being offered by 39 departments of UoP in the BS programmes. The candidates already had a valid NTS test score and wanted not to improve them didn't appear in the test held on Sunday. The test was held in seven centres comprising University Public School, Agricultural University School for Boys, Sarhad College, Commerce College, Qurtaba College, Brains Degree College and ICMS Peshawar.
Vice Chancellor UoP Prof Dr Muhammad Rasul Jan visited the test centre in University Public school. He showed satisfaction over the facilities being provided to the students and the overall conduction of the test. He was accompanied by Regional Coordinator NTS Tahir Aslam and Director Admissions Prof Dr Hizbullah Khan.
Talking to media persons on the occasion the Vice Chancellor said that BS programme is being recognised globally and special steps were being taken to bring improvement in it over the passage of time so as to produce quality graduates. He added that being the mother institution of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, University of Peshawar would take steps to raise the bar of its academics and focus on service provision to the community.