UET Entrance Test 2011 Postponed
UET Entrance Test 2011 Postponed. University of Engineering and Technology(UET) Lahore Entry Test 2011 which was conducted on 24 July 2011 on Sunday has been postponed.
University of Engineering and Technology (UET) entry test has been annulled, while the date for the new entry test will be announced later.
Lahore, ECAT test 2011 which was scheduled on July 24, 2011 but University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has postponed the ECAT test 2011 due to the leak out of some questions of the paper, according to the university press release.
When the candidates of ECAT test 2011 of UET Lahore examination center saw the question paper, they found that the most of the part of the paper was leaked out by the different academies. According to different newspapers more than 60% of the ECAT paper 2011 was leaked out. Students recorded their protest. VC of UET Lahore take immediate notice of this matter and postponed the paper.
The decision of ECAT test delay was made after the meeting under the chair of VC Gen. Muhammad Akram Khan was held and then the university announced the ECAT test and next date would be announced in few days.
More than 40 thousands students participated in the ECAT test 2011 against only four thousands seats. UET hold ECAT test every year and in 10 cities there 13 examination centers were established. UET Lahore examination center is biggest center of ECAT test 2011. There are more than fourteen thousand students were appeared UET Lahore examination center while in Bahauddin Zakariya University examination center 5,912 students were appeared in the ECAT test 2011.
VC of UET constituted a three-member committee in the chair of Dr Zubair Khan, Dean of Electrical Department to dig out the matter of paper leak out. The Committee started inquiry from today on July 25, 2011.
Entry tests were held in Lahore, Multan and Taxila under the auspicious of UET. Ten examination centres were set up in different cities including Lahore and 41,000 candidates for 4,000 seats had appeared in the test. In Lahore alone 4,000 candidates (male and female) had appeared in the test at UET. The candidates blamed that the entry test paper had already leaked out.
On the other hand, University Vice chancellor, Muhammad Akram talking to media told that some persons were talking about leaking of the paper for their ulterior motives, however, under pressure he called for a meeting the UET management, when it surfaced that some portion of the paper had actually leaked out.
The meeting with the VC Muhammad Akram in the chair decided to annul the entry test held earlier and a new date should be announced. It may be pointed out that this is the first incident of leaking paper in the UET history.