Jakarta – Getting an education in university is one of the important steps to take in making our country prosper. The reason being is that in university, the youth will be educated and equipped with the knowledge, insight, practice, and networking that they will need in the industry of 4.0. Universitas Pertamina as an educational institution plays its role by conducting entrance exams for future leaders.
On the 26th of January 2020, University of Pertaminahad conducted the first period of entrance exam for the academic year of 2020/2021. The exam is held in 15 cities in Indonesia that consist of Banda Aceh at SMA Negeri 4 Banda Aceh; Medan at SMA Harapan 1 Medan; Padang at SMA Negeri 10 Padang; Pekanbaru at SMA Negeri 9 Pekanbaru; Palembang at SMA Negeri 1 Palembang; Jambi at SMA Negeri 5 Jambi; Jakarta at the campus of Pertamina University, Simprug; Bandung at SMP Negeri 7 Bandung; Cirebon at SMA Negeri 1 Cirebon; Yogyakarta at SMA Negeri 1 Yogyakarta; Semarang at SMA Negeri 3 Semarang; Surabaya at SMA Negeri 1 Surabaya; Balikpapan at SMA Negeri 1 Balikpapan; Makassar at SMA Islam Athirah Makassar Kampus Kajaolalido; and Gorontalo at MAN IC Gorontalo.
This year, Universitas Pertamina will conduct a total of 5 periods of entrance exams and 2 UTBK. They are three types of entrance exam that the examinees may choose to take and those are the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences (IPS), or a mix of both the natural sciences and social sciences (IPC). Whereas the UTBK follows the regulations that the government had set. For the first period of the entrance exam, there were a total of 3,760 prospective students that have signed up, however, there will only be 1,400 prospective students that will be accepted. The results of the first period of the entrance exam of 2020 will be announced on the 3rd of February 2020.