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Entrance Exam Date

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                                                                                               Ref. No.:-EO-0339-2006

To all MSc and PhD applicants at Entoto Observatory and Research Center for 2007/2014

Subject: Entrance Exam Date

Entoto Observatory and Research Center Scientific Committee has decided the date and selection criteria of MSc. and PhD applicants as follows:
1. Exam day for MSc and PhD applicants: For all applicants the written exam will be conducted on 17 September 2014 at 10:00 am and oral exam (presentation) for only PhD applicants will be conducted from 18-19 September 2014 at AAIT.
2. Types of Entrance Exam: the entrance exam will be focused on specialization areas for PhD and general physics, mathematics and computational sciences for MSc. applicants for each discipline. Besides, the entrance exam of PhD applicants shall be focused on their field of specialization. On top of that, the oral exam (presentation) for PhD applicants shall be administered based on the research concept note formulated by applicants or previous research or thesis written by applicants.
3. General Selection Criteria

  1. 1.General Selection Criteria:

The following general selection criteria have been designed to recruit best applicants. 1. Selection Criteria for MSc Applicants

No.

Criteria

Weighted Mark

1

Written Exam

50%

2

Under Graduate GPA

40%

3

Motivation Letter

5%

4

Letter of recommendation

5%

2. Selection Criteria for PhD Applicants

No.

Criteria

Weighted Mark

1

Written Exam

30%

2

MSc.GPA

20%

3

Oral Exam( Presentation)

20%

4

Concept paper

15%

5

Publication (if any)

10%

4

Letter of recommendation

5%

Entoto Observatory and Research Center (EO) will encourage all applicants to prepare ahead the exam.

Looking forward to see all of you at EO in the coming year. Regards,

EO

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