UGM has recently accepted 2.069 students through SNMPTN or State University National Entrance Exam (based on students’ achievement). From the total of 28.475 students that competed to be selected in SNMPTN, 629 students were successfully accepted to UGM Humanities and Social Sciences, and 1.440 students were accepted to UGM Science and Technology.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Djagal Wiseso Marseno, M.Agr., as Vice Chancellor for Education, Teaching and Student Affairs (PPK), revealed that the SNMPTN announcement could be accessed on 22 March on the page of https://pengumuman-snmptn.ltmpt,ac.id/. He also discovered the five topmost favorable studies in Science and Technology were Pharmacy, Medicine, Information Technology, Civil Engineering, and Computer Science. Meanwhile, in Humanities and Social Sciences were Management, Psychology, Accounting, International Relations, and Communication Sciences.
Students must complete several steps after being accepted into UGM. First, they must fill the biodata and complete the document in https://um.ugm.ac.id/admisi starts from 25 March 2021 at 15.00 WIB until 7 April 2021 23.59 WIB. Secondly, the students accepted to UGM must also complete these steps that consist of paying Single Tuition Fee (UKT), printing Proof of Registration, and taking a Student Id Card (KTM) and alma mater jacket whose schedule will be informed later through the pre-registration account of each prospective student.
If, on 7 April 2021, students have not yet completed the biodata and upload documents under the procedures and provisions, they will be automatically considered to waive their rights as prospective students of the Undergraduate Program of Universitas Gadjah Mada Academic Year 2021/2022.
110.459 Students Passed SNMPTN
On the other hand, Prof. Mohammad Nasih, as the Head of National Center Test for University Admissions (LTMPT), revealed that from the total of 854.599 students, there were 110.459 who successfully passed this selection and accepted to 122 universities. In a press conference for the SNMPTN announcement, he revealed the top 20 state universities that have accepted their prospective students the most. In its order, UGM placed the 13th rank in which has accepted 2.069 students through SNMPTN.
“There is Brawijaya University 4,446 in the first order, followed by Semarang State University with the amount of 2,765 students and Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia 2,565,” he said
Prof. Mohammad Nasih also revealed the top 20 most competitive study programs of both Science and Technology and Humanities and Social Sciences. Four of them came from study programs in UGM. They are Management Study Program with competition level 1: 58, Korean Language and Culture Study Program 1:56, Communication Science 1:54, and International Relations Science 1:53.
Based on the official information, state universities and their legal entity must only receive a minimum of 20 percent of prospective freshmen from SNMPTN, 40 percent for SBMPTN, and 30 percent for Independent Test Selection. “For these last two selection paths, legal entities of the state university can only accept students minimally 30 percent from SBMPTN and a maximum of 50 percent from Independent Test Selection,” he said.