The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) conducted the Common Entrance Test (CET) examination for admission to various undergraduate programmes on Wednesday.
Giving details, PAU registrar PK Khanna said as many as 4,902 students appeared for the CET, seeking admission to four-year BSc Agriculture (Hons), four-year BSc Biotech (Hons), four-year BTech Food Technology, four-year BSc (Hons) Home Science, four-year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics, and five-year integrated MSc (Hons) programme in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology and Zoology. Dr Khanna said the test results will be posted on the university website i.e.www.pau.edu <http://www.pau.edu/>.
PAU Controller of Examination NK Khullar said, "The CET received overwhelming response from the students from across the state. Against 5,417 applications, 2,540 boys and 2,362 girls appeared for the test."It indicates that the PAU is a favorite destination of the students for receiving education in agriculture and allied fields, he highlighted.
For the smooth conduct of test, 19 centres were made on PAU campus as well as several private schools of the city. The students are competing for 364 seats, he added. On Thursday, GADVASU will also hold CET on its campus.