Buoyed by the success of its first-ever online entrance to Ph.D. admissions, the University of Mysore, which is on the threshold of celebrating its centenary, is planning to take the online route for the entrance test to PG programmes and the Karnataka State Eligibility Test (K-SET) from this year.
Reckoned to be the first university in Karnataka to hold the Ph.D. entrance examination online, the university has proposed to conduct the next entrance test across 650 locations in the country to draw talented minds for research. Vice-Chancellor K.S. Rangappa told presspersons that about 3,700 candidates wrote the Ph.D. entrance online at 37 places in Karnataka and other States recently. The university had tied up with Tata Consultancy Services for holding the entrance examination online.
The Vice-Chancellor said the university was likely to conduct the online entrance test for apostgraduate courses in science and the K-SET, which is conducted for aspirants for the posts of lecturer and assistant professor in universities and degree colleges, from this year. “The first-ever online Ph.D. entrance test went off well. We, therefore, thought of replicating the model for other entrance tests for improving the standards of higher education,” he said. http://kset.uni-mysore.ac.in.
Written by:ChandanaManabadi Results Updated at: 07:04:00