Purbanchal University has scheduled an entrance examination for ME and MSc programs on Bhadra 26, 2078. According to Purbanchal University Entrance Examination Committee 2077, the entrance examination will be held for five programs in the Faculty of Science and Technology (FoST) and four programs in the Faculty of Engineering (FoE).
There is one constituent college at Biratnagar and six affiliated colleges in Kathmandu Valley that are running Master's Degree programs. P.U. School of Science and Technology (PUSET) and Khwopa Engineering College (KhEC) are allocated as entrance examination centres for the applicants in colleges located at Biratnagar and Kathmandu Valley respectively.
The entrance examination is scheduled in two shifts that day. The first shift i.e, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, is scheduled for Master of Engineering in Earthquake (ME in EQ), Master of Computer Application (MCA), Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSc in EM), Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (MSc in N&D), and Master of Science in Agri-Business Management (MSc in ABM). Similarly, the second shift i.e, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, is scheduled for Master of Science in Urban Design and Conservation (MSc in UDC), Master of Information Technology (MIT), Master of Science in Information System Engineering (MSc in ISE), and Master of Science in Meat Technology (MSc in MT).
According to the KhEC administration, the number of applicants this year is low compared with last year. The reason for this reduction in applicants is due to the lack of graduates in the fields (BE/BArch) from major universities this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of applicants in ME in EQ and MSc in UDC in KhEC (Purbanchal University) is shown in the adjoining figure.