MR Jayaram, Chancellor, MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences- Bengaluru, shared with The Hindu that the objective was to, “separate entrance test from admissions”. “We will not be conducting counselling; the individual universities will conduct their own counselling for admissions based on the scores of the students in the online test. They will announce a cut-off,” he said as he is also on the board of directors of the foundation.
He is pursuing his graduation with major in Physics. Incidentally, this was is his maiden attempt at the GRE. “I prepared for a month and did not take any additional coaching,” he said. Hebbar’s father is a businessman while his mother is a homemaker.