Universitas Gadjah Mada’s Vice-Rector for Academic and Student Affairs, Prof. dr. Iwan Dwiprahasto, M.Med.Sc., Ph.D., said this year UGM accepted as many as 1,993 students for undergraduate level through National Selection for State Universities (SNMPTN) category, divided in natural sciences 1,408 students, and social sciences 585. This accounts for 5.88% of admissions to UGM.
"These student candidates of UGM have been admitted after taking the lead of other 33,887 applicants of the SNMPTN at UGM," said Iwan on Wednesday (26/4).
Iwan explained the study programmes that had attracted the most interest is Accounting, followed by Management and Psychology for Social Sciences. The top three study programme for Natural sciences are Pharmacy, Medical Education, and Civil Engineering. Progamme with high selectivity in Natural Sciences are Information Technology, Statistics, and Computer Sciences, and for Social sciences English Literature, Communication Studies, and Management.
Iwan said the students that have been accepted had to fill out biodata on um.ugm.ac.id. and upload documents by 28 April 2017 at 17.00 hrs to 5 May at 23.59 hrs West Indonesian Time. Students also need to do Academic English Proficiency Test (AcEPT) on 16 May 2017 at UGM as one of prerequisites of admission. Schedules and venues can be seen using the student’s account.
Those that fail to upload data until 5 May 2017 at 23.59 hrs are deemed releasing their right as UGM student for 2017/2018 academic year.
Iwan added nationally this year the number of students passing the SNMPTN in 78 state universities is 101,906. As many as 27,058 students or 20.68% are students that receive Bidikmisi scholarships from government. The total applicants to SNMPT is 517,166 students.