Minister confirms computer-based exam conducted 24 times

Minister confirms computer-based exam conducted 24 times

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Research, Technology, and Higher Education Minister Mohamad Nasir revealed that the Computer-Based Written Test (UTBK) for university students admission was held 24 times but candidates could only participate two times.

"This morning, the first batch of the test will be held 24 times," the minister noted during a press conference held at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Saturday.

The minister applauded the test committee's extensive efforts. The first batch of the test is on April 13-14, 2019, covering two sessions, kicking off at 7:30 a.m. local time for morning slot, while the afternoon slot commences at 12:30 p.m. local time.

The results will be made public in 10 days after the test. Candidates can use the results to register at the state universities.

A total of 698,505 students are sitting for the first batch of computer-based admission test in 2019, of which 374,641 are for the science and technology group and 323,864 participants in the social group.

There are 516,927 regular participants and 181,578 Bidikmisi participants for the first batch of UTBK, held in 29,297 rooms at 73 Sate Universities.

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