HYDERABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 28th Jul, 2017 ) : The entrance test for MS/PhD fall session 2017 in U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro will be held on July 29, 2017 at 10 am in Jamshoro, Peshawar, Islamabad, Quetta and Multan, simultaneously. A total of 430 include 40 females are going to appear throughout the country in the mentioned test Centres, informed the university spokesman here on Thursday night.
The pattern of the test will be the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General type pattern, having maximum 100 marks to be completed in time of two hours. The 3rd Batch is going to be enrolled in four different MS/PhD degree courses which include 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 at USPCAS-W.
In order to facilitate the candidates, five pre-admission examination test centres at different parts of the country have been established, first at pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, second at New Academic Block, U.S.-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar, third at Department of Agriculture Engineering, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, fourth at Water Research Centre (WRRC), Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), Quetta, and the fifth is at Old Administration Building, MUET, Jamshoro.
Among 430 candidate, 46 will appear for the admission in the PhD programme whereas 384 will take test for admission in MS programme of the Centre. After the whole process, the finally enrolled students will be given full scholarship covering fees for admission, tuition, library books. Apart from the free research and transport facilities, the enrolled scholars will be given monthly stipend of Rs.15,000/= for the whole duration of their degree course, whereas the girls students will be given free hostel accommodation besides these all facilities.
The competent students who meet the mentioned criteria will be given exchange scholarship opportunities at different universities of United States of America (USA) primarily at University of Utah, which is the partner university provides the technical support to MUET for advancing the development and growth of the Centre. The United States Government and Government of Pakistan have partnered together to establish a state of the art Centres for Advanced Studies in Energy, Water, Agriculture and food Security. The Mehran University Jamshoro was selected for water centre, financially supported by US Agency for International Development (USAID), which is dedicated to resolving Pakistan’s water crises through providing world class education in different water related disciplines.