The Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Brawijaya (FTUB) is making final preparations for the Computer-Based Writing Examination (UTBK) 2021.
Located in the Leadership Meeting Room, 3rd floor, Ir. Ishardita Pambudi Tama, ST., MT., Ph.D led the coordination meeting accompanied by Endang Susiloningsih, S.Sos, M.AB as the person in charge of the location (PJL).
In his report, Endang, who is also the Head of Administration, said that during the past two months, coordination was carried out online, both PIC, ICT, room technicians, and supervisors.
“Supervisors have also been briefed on April 5, 2021,” said Endang.
Ir. Ishardita in his speech also reminded the committee to pay attention to the location of the road directions to make it easier for exam participants to get to the exam room.
“These participants on average have never entered and know the depth of the campus, they also cannot check the exam venue the day before, so make sure the location of the directions is easy to follow,” said the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
He also conveyed a message from the Dean to prepare everything properly. Do not let checking health protocols to delay the implementation of the exam.
He also emphasized the importance of ICT readiness in this online exam. Angger Abdul Razak, ST, MT, M.Eng., Ph.D., as the person in charge of ICT in FTUB environment revealed that his team had prepared well.
In implementing this UTBK, FT provides 65 computers spread over four points; Civil Computing Lab, Capita Selecta Room of PWK Department, and Industrial Engineering in Simulation Lab and Computer Lab.
He added that the committee has also prepared a network and backups of electrical power in the form of UPS and generators at each location.
“Most of the laptops / PCs available require updating to the latest OS version. So for almost two months we prepared and updated each laptop, and it was 100% up to date, by God willing, it’s safe for Monday, “said the lecturer of Electrical Engineering.
For information, UTBK will be held on April 12-18, 2021 this year with two sessions every day. (mic / Humas UB/ Trans. Iir)