|13219 candidates appear in PUCIT’s BS programme|
LAHORE: (Sunday, July 15, 2012): Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Sunday visited examination centres at Wahdat Road and Lawrence Road to review facilities being provided to the students appearing in the entry test for BS programme of PU College of Information Technology.
The Vice Chancellor lauded the arrangements and appreciated the conducting staff. While briefing the vice chancellor, College Principal Prof Dr Mansoor Sarwar said that for the first time in college’s history, as many as 13,129 candidates had applied for admission in the BS programme because of the best IT education being provided to the students in college while the figure could not exceed 3500 till 2008. He said that 6000 students took entry test at Wahdat Road Examination Centre while more than 4000 and 3000 students appeared at Lawrence Road examination centre in two shifts.
He said that generator facility had been managed to provide uninterrupted power to the candidates while water cooler and separate waiting areas for parents had also been arranged. He said that because of the best quality education being departed to the students at college, more and more candidates were enthusiastic to take admission and the college had decided to admit another 360 students on merit at its GIS Centre in New Campus.
He said that the decision had been widely lauded and appreciated by the IT industry of the country as PUCIT, because of quality education, was catering to the market demand and providing the best human resource to the IT industry.