HYDERABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 29th Jul, 2017 ): The Pre admission entry test for MS/PhD fall session 2017 in U.S.-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro was conducted on Saturday in five different cities of the country. According to the organizers, a total of 380 candidates including 45 female candidates were appeared in five different centres established in major cities of the country.
The Mehran University Jamshoro and the management of USPCAS-W monitored� the� facilities provided to the candidates and also overall test arrangements at the different centres. In order to facilitate the candidates, five pre-admission examination test centres were established at Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, U.S.-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) Hayatabad Peshawar, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Quetta and Mehran University main campus at Jamshoro.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with technical support of University of Utah funded USPCAS-W at MUET offers four different MS/PhD degree courses i.e. Hydraulics, Irrigation and Drainage (HID), Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Environmental Engineering (Env.Eng) and so far, MS programme in Water, Sanitation and Health (WaSH) Sciences. The successful candidates, who meet the criteria will be enrolled in the above mentioned degree courses of their choice.
The MS/PhD programme is fully funded which covers admission fees, tuition fees, transport, field visits, US exchange program expenses. The monthly stipend of Rs.15000 will be provided to the enrolled candidates of the Centre, whereas the female candidates would be provided a well-furnished hostel accommodation free of the cost, apart from other facilities. APP/jvd/abd/ kmd � 17:48/18:01/18:01