The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences— (ICCBS) Karachi University on Tuesday held an entry test for admission to MPhil & PhD Degree Program-2022.

Spokesman of the ICCBS – the University of Karachi on Sunday said that hundreds of candidates appeared in the test that started at 10:00 am and concluded at 12noon in the Prof. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui Auditorium – ICCBS.

On the special instructions of Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary, Director of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, and COMSTECH Coordinator-General, strict security arrangements were made and unauthorized individuals were not allowed near the test center, the spokesman said.

He said that the test results will be announced on the center’s and the University’s website on June 26, while the final merit list will also be announced soon.

As per the policy of the international center, all admissions will be given to students purely on the merit basis under the announced higher learning program of the University of Karachi, the spokesman said.

The successful students will have to appear in the interviews, he said, and maintained that the successful students will be given admissions to the Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD), University of Karachi and H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi.

It is pertinent to mention here that for candidates’ convenience a shuttle bus service was also provided from Maskan Gate and Campus Gate (near Sheikh Zayed Islamic Center) to the ICCBS. The admission test was conducted in a peaceful and disciplined manner, the official said.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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