The Entrance Test for the 1st Batch for the admission of MS and PhD 2015 in newly established U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering Technology (MUET) Jamshoro was held simultaneously at various centers across the country including Islamabad, Multan, Quetta and Jamshoro.
A total of three hundred and forty two (342) candidates appeared in the Entrance Test, among them 308 appeared for Master of Science (M.S) program whereas 34 for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The newly launched USPCAS-W at MUET offers MS/PhD in Hydraulics, Irrigation and Drainage (HID), Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Environment Engineering. The selected candidates will be given monthly stipend Rs. 15,000/= for the duration of degree program.
Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Ghous Bux Khaskheli and Registrar Prof. Dr. Tauha Hussain Ali visited and reviewed the arrangements, whereas the In-charge Director of USPCAS-W, Prof. Dr. Kamran Ansari and focal person for admissions, Prof. Dr. Rasool Bux Maharbriefed them about the Test arrangements at various centers across the country.
The United States Government and Government of Pakistan have partnered together to establish a state of the art Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at MUET Jamshoro. The center is dedicated to resolving Pakistan’s water crises through providing world class education in different water related disciplines, undertaking applied policy research; developing specialized human resources and technological capacities, and promoting academia-industry collaboration. In preparing the next generation of water sustainability leaders, the center encourages female students and researchers to take advantage of the opportunities being offered by the Center. The recently launched Center is being technically supported by the University of Utah, USA which is the partner university for the establishment of this Center.