As per social media reports, UET and UHS agree to develop joint strategy to plan MCAT and ECAT test online with the help Virtual University Online Exam system. Vice Chancellor UET Prof. Syed Mansoor Sarwar arrives at UHS and a meeting with Vice Chancellor UHS Prof. Javed Akram, Senior Staff and Faculty. Vice Chancellor UET informed about the arrangements of online ECAT for admission in engineering institutes are made and it has been planned that ECAT test might be taken online with help of VU Exam System.
Due to Corona, UET will conduct online entry test this year, Prof. Mansoor Sarwar. The E-CAT is being organized in partnership with the Virtual University, Vice Chancellor UET. 33,000 candidates will give ECAT on computer instead of exam copies, says Prof Mansoor Sarwar. E-Cat will be held from August 3 to August 6, VC of UET said.
A mock Online ECAT and MCAT test will also be conducted for the candidate’s practice at the end of this month before the actual ECAT , Prof Mansoor Sarwar said. The principles of social distance will be taken care of inside the computer lab, VC of UET siad . Professor Javed Akram is considering conducting online MDCAT for admission in medical colleges.
We will benefit from UET’s experience in conducting online MDCAT with VU exam system help , VC from UHS told . In this regard, the two universities will develop a joint strategy, said Prof. Javed Akram. 80,000 candidates are expected to participate in MDCAT, Prof. Javed Akram. It is a legal requirement to conduct entrance test for admission in professional institutions, said Prof. Javed Akram. In view of Corona, the safety of the candidates is the first priority, said Prof. Javed Akram.
The two universities also agreed on the joint use of the Entrance Test Question Bank. The Joint Strategy for Online Entrance Test will be approved by the Higher Education Commission, Prof. Javed Akram. Punjab University will also be made a part of this project, said Prof. Javed Akram. In view of Corona, implementation of special SOPs for entry test will be ensured, said Prof. Javed Akram. Supervising staff will have corona screening, Prof. Javed Akram. Candidates with symbols also agreed to be segregated. The two universities also agreed to work together on facilities and security at the Kala Shah Kaku campuses.