The result of the joint test between state universities (SBMPTN) 2017 was announced on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Vice Rector of Academic and Student Affairs of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Prof. dr. Iwan Dwiprahasto, M.Med.Sc., Ph.D., said this year, UGM accepted as many as 2,735 new undergraduate students through the SBMPTN. Those new students consist of 1,931 natural sciences and technology students and 804 social and humanities students.
Iwan said the study programs that attract most interest in the SBMPTN for natural sciences and technology cluster are Medical Education, Pharmacy, and Civil Engineering, while for social and humanities cluster are Law Science, Psychology, and Management.
“For science and technology cluster, the most interesting study program is Medical Education while for social and humanities is Law Science,” said Iwan on Tuesday (13/6).
He further explained that SBMPTN 2017 had been held simultaneously on Tuesday (16/5). In Yogyakarta, it was joint by 5 state universities, UGM, UNY, UPN, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, and ISI, all under the coordination of the Local Committee 46 Yogyakarta.
The total participants of SBMPTN in Yogyakarta was up to 40,894 people that consisted of 39,305 Paper Based Testing (PBT) participants and 1,590 Computer Based Test (CBT) participants.
“More information regarding SBMPTN 2017 can be accessed at http://www.sbmptn.ac.id,” he added.
The students who are accepted at UGM through SBMPTN are required to register and upload documents as required at um.ugm.ac.id/admisi, starting from June 15, 2017, at 5 p.m. until June 23, 2017, at 4 p.m. If the new students do not fill in their biodata and upload the required documents until the deadline, they will be considered to give up their rights as new students of UGM.
UGM still opens students admission through the second period written test. It is purposely held to give an opportunity for graduates of senior high school from 2017, 2016, and 2015 to join the selection by choosing a maximum of 2 diploma study programs in UGM Vocational School. The registration of this second written test will be opened from June 14 until July 4, 2017. The written test will be held on July 8, 2017, and the result will be announced on July 14, 2017.