Rector of Universitas Brawijaya (UB) Prof. Dr. Ir. Nuhfil Hanani AR., MS along with university and faculty leaders reviewed the implementation of the first day of Computer-Based Written Examination (UTBK), Tuesday (17/05/2022).
The review was conducted at the Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Computer Science, and Faculty of Agricultural Technology.
“Alhamdulillah, the implementation of the first day of UTBK can run smoothly. We have checked all the preparations starting before the implementation, and it went in order on the first day by following health protocols, there was also an inspection with metal detector. InsyaAllah, there is nothing we don’t want happen,” said the Rector.
The implementation of the 2022 UTBK in UB was attended by 19,487 participants. The 2022 UTBK for Joint Selection of State Higher Education Entrance (SBMPTN) will be held in two waves, namely the first batch on 17-23 May 2022 and the second batch on 28 May-3 June 2022.
It is mentioned by the Rector that UB provides 67 rooms and 1,380 computers for each session. “UB fully implements UTBK on campus with a computer lab owned by the campus,” he said.
UTBK in UB involves 79 supervisors, 16 person in charge of location, 16 person in charge of ICT location, 16 admin of ICT location, 4 admin server, and 69 room technicians in each session.
Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. drh. Aulanni’am, DES said that UB also facilitates UTBK participants with disabilities. There were seven disabled participants, consisting of two people with visual impairments and five people with physical disabilities. They are provided with special rooms in FISIP and FILKOM.
“We placed them in the two faculties since there are indeed access and facilities for people with disabilities,” explained Prof. Aulanni’am.
She continued, checking the participants with a metal detector before the test was carried out to anticipate cheating. UB provides two officers, male and female in each room to check.
Every day, UTBK is divided into two sessions, namely the morning session and afternoon session. UTBK results will be announced on the website ltmpt.ac.id on June 23, 2022.
This year, UB will accept new students through three admission routes, namely SNMPTN (20 percent), SBMPTN (30 percent), and Independent Selection (50 percent). [Irene/ Humas UB/ Trans. Iir]