10,000 Students take NED University Entry Test, only 2,500 Seats up for Grab

Karachi:31 August: As many as 10,000 students appeared in entry test of NED University of Engineering and Technology for 2,500 seats in Karachi on Sunday.
The test was conducted for at least 25 departments, including civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering.
The test lasted for two hours whereas 50 percent numbers are required to qualify for interview.
According to the NED University, entry test for admission in session 2015-2016 was held in various examination centres, while 140 seats in engineering disciples on “self finance basis” were also reserved.
Earlier, university officials had said that viewing the number of students who applied for the entry test, some of the admission criteria had to be changed, like passing marks were increased from 40 percent to 50 percent.Daily Times.