Mumbai University to accept "A"

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Mumbai, Aug 4 (UNI) The University of Mumbai today granted acceptance and equivalence to a combination of 'A' and 'AS' level courses of Cambridge International Examinations' (CIEs) for Engineering and BPharm courses.

As per notification issued by the University of Mumbai, the students, who have passed mathematics and physics at 'A' level and chemistry at 'AS' level, will be eligible for 'Bachelor of Engineering' (except chemical engineering), while students, who have passed mathematics and chemistry at 'A' level and physics at 'AS' level, will be eligible for 'Bachelor of Chemical Engineering'.

The circular also stated that students, who have passed mathematics and chemistry at 'A' level and physics/biology at 'AS' level, will be considered eligible for BPharm course.

The mandatory Common Entrance Test (CET), prescribed by the Directorate of Technical Education, will have to be cleared by the students, said a release here.

''The acceptance of 'A' and 'AS' levels is a big step and shall assist CIE students to appear for the entrance examination and take admission to the desired courses,'' said Ian Chambers, CIE Regional Manager (South Asia).

''The tension and undecided future of further education by students in India, particularly Mumbai, is over,'' Abha Dharmpal, Principal of Utpal Sanghvi School, was quoted as saying in the release.

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