Aligarh: The maiden entrance test for undergraduate Bachelor Courses in Science, Commerce and Arts of the Aligarh Muslim University was held today in a peaceful manner at 33 centres in Aligarh beside capital cities of six states in the country. Other cities where test was organized besides Aligarh, included Srinagar (J&K), Kolkata (West Bengal), Guwahati (Assam), Kozhikode (Kerala), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) and Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh).
The University made adequate arrangement for the smooth conduct of the test, which held in two sittings, 10 am to 12 noon for B. Sc. (Hons) and B. Com. (Hons) and 4 pm to 6 pm for BA (Hons).
A total of 16807 candidates applied for the B.Sc., out of which 11931 candidates appeared in the test, while 3271 candidates appeared in the test for admission in B.Com out of 4326 applicants.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brigadier (Retd.) S. Ahmad Ali visited different test centres in Aligarh and thanked all concerned for conducting the test peacefully.
The Vice Chancellor also interacted with the parents and guardians of candidates outside the test centres. They expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by the University. National Service Scheme volunteers organized Help Camps at several places providing shed and cold-water facilities for the parents of the candidates.