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To: All MSc. and PhD Graduate Programme Applicants at Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EORC) for the 2009 EC Academic Year

        Subject: Written and Oral Exam Date Announcement

 The Scientific Committee of EORC has decided the exam date and selection criteria of MSc. and PhD graduate programme applicants for the 2009 E.C Academic year. The exam date and selection criteria information are listed hereunder.

  1. Written Exam day for MSc and PhD applicants: For all applicants, the written exam will be conducted on 01 September 2016 at 9:30 A.M and the oral exam (presentation) for only PhD applicants will be conducted on the same date from 1:30 -5:30 PM.
  2. Venue: Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (5Kilo), Addis Ababa University.
  3. Focus Areas of the Entrance Exam: the entrance exam will be focused on the respective specialization areas selected by the applicants. Besides, the oral exam (presentation) for PhD applicants shall be administered based on the research concept note or previous research findings written by applicants. PhD applicants shall prepare a maximum of 10 slides for oral presentation (Exam).
  4. The following general selection criteria will be employed to recruit best applicants.

4.1 Selection Criteria for MSc Applicants

No.

Criterion

Weighted  Mark

1

Written Exam

50%

2

Undergraduate GPA

40%

3

Motivation Letter

5%

4

Letter of Recommendation

5%

4.2 Selection Criteria for PhD Applicants

No.

Criterion

Weighted Mark

1

Written Exam

30%

2

MSc. GPA

20%

3

Oral exam (Presentation)

20%

4

Concept Paper

15%

5

Publication (if any)

10%

6

Letter of Recommendation

5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

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