Jamia to Introduce OMR Application Forms
New Delhi : Jamia Millia Islamia University here
will introduce OMR application forms for its Engineering and MBA courses to deal
with an increasing number of applications. These forms are processed on computers
and hence are faster.
"Keeping in view the increasing number of applications for admissions to various
courses on offer at Jamia Millia Islamia, the university has introduced OMR application
forms in few of its courses starting 2011"
An official from the university said.
OMR or Optical Mark Recognition, also called Optical Mark Reading, is the process
of capturing human-marked data from documents through computers, providing a fast
and accurate way of collecting data.
"Last year, the university received approximately 30,000 application forms for 350
seats on offer in the B.Tech. programme," the official said.
The forms will be introduced for M.Tech., M.Sc. Electronics, MBA (Evening), B.Tech.,
B.E. (Evening), Diploma Engineering and Diploma Engineering (Evening) courses, according
to the university.