The process to get admission in Masters in Pharmacy and Masters in Engineering courses started, the Common Entrance Test will be scheduled on 2 days, 20 July 2013 and 21 July 2013. The candidates have to acquire at least 25% marks to qualify the exam.
The CET will be conducted for the candidate who failed to appear in Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) exam and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam. According to the report almost 8835 students have not appeared for the exams.
The total of 5,971 seats are available in Master in Engineering for that 9344 students have applied. However, only 1751 students applied against 5000 seats of Masters in Pharmacy. The officials further concluded that after CET examination, it is presumed that about 3000 seats were left vacant in course of Masters in Pharmacy. Choosing the highest demand faculty is still not clear. After scrutiny of examination, clearer picture will emerge.
Queries of 14 different subjects that were present in the course of CET examination are available on ACPC website, which help students in preparing for the exam.
The Member-Secretary, Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), M N Patel said that due to low job opportunities in the field of medicine, less students applied to the Pharmacy courses. The effect of the issues is reflected to the Bachelor of Pharmacy course and Masters of Pharmacy course both.