CRUCH begins the 2017 Admission Process with the announcement of adjustments to the calendar and publication of documents

"The tests will be applied on Monday, November 28 and Tuesday, November 29, 2016, and on Sunday, November 27, the rooms will be recognized," said CRUCH Executive Vice President, Rector Aldo Valle. The documents "Rules and Important Aspects of the Admission Process 2017" and "Preliminary Offer of Vacancies and Weightings" are available in digital format. In this Admission Process, the state universities of Aysén and O'Higgins are added, as well as the Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez. In total, there are 36 universities that participate in the Single Admission System of the CRUCH.

With the announcement of adjustments to the Official Calendar as well as the publication of the documents “Norms and Important Aspects of the Admission Process 2017” and “Preliminary Offer of Vacancies and Weightings”, the Executive Vice President of the Council of Rectors, Aldo Valle, together with the Director of the Single Admission System of the Council of Rectors, María Elena González, and the Director of the Department of Evaluation and Educational Registration of the University of Chile (DEMRE), Leonor Varas, began the 2017 Admission Process.

The rector Valle expressed that “in short, the calendar is modified and we have wanted to announce it from now on, 6 months in advance of the PSU surrender date. The tests will be applied on Monday, November 28 and Tuesday, November 29, 2016, and on Sunday, November 27, the recognition of rooms will be carried out ”. It should be remembered that initially the surrender dates were Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22. 

The Executive Vice President explained that the adjustments were made in response to a request from the Ministry of Education (Mineduc) to modify the dates of the PSU for administrative, technical and financial reasons associated with the school calendar. In this way, “as the Council of Rectors we ponder those reasons that were given by the Minister of Education and in the CRUCH session that we held in Antofagasta we decided to consider the possibility of adjusting the calendar, in order to accommodate the need for the school system to conclude their academic calendar, ”said Valle.

Another reason that the CRUCH took into account to make the adjustment to the calendar was the incorporation of a new admission system to the Pedagogies careers, by virtue of Law 20.903 that came into force on April 1 (2016). As Valle explained, the implementation of this law involves a series of new processes, which will require certain adjustments to ensure that the system continues to have the levels of certainty and transparency that it has always had.

 

Other important dates

As the different stages of the Admission Process linked together, the dates after the application of the tests also had to be adjusted. In this way, the PSU scores will be published on Monday, December 26 at 8:00 a.m. and one hour later the application stage will begin, which will run until Friday, December 30 at 1:00 p.m. 

The results of the applications will be known on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:00 p.m., while the first stage of enrollment will take place between Thursday, January 12 and Saturday, January 14. The second stage of enrollment is defined between Sunday 15 and Saturday 21 January.

The 2017 Admission Calendar with the adjustments that were introduced is available on the website of the Single Admission System (www.sua-cruch.cl) and also on the DEMRE website (www.demre.cl).

 

Publication of official documents

On the other hand, the document "Norms and Important Aspects of the Admission Process 2017" was released, which contains relevant information for students regarding the general aspects of the Admission Process (objective; purpose; characteristics; actors; and factors selection: NEM, Ranking of Notes and PSU); specific aspects for applicants (terms and conditions to participate in the process; rights and duties; information for disabled applicants; help desk; and claims); and a description of the 5 stages of the Admission Process (PSU registration; PSU application; application; selection; and enrollment).

The “Preliminary Offer of Vacancies and Weightings” of the 36 universities that participate in the Single Admission System of the Council of Rectors in this process was also disseminated. In this regard, “it should be mentioned that as of this Admission Process 2017 the new state universities of Aysén and O'Higgins are added. It also includes the Silva Henríquez Catholic University, whose incorporation into the SUA was approved last April by the Council of Rectors, ”said Valle. 

The document details the norms, requirements and selection elements that each university requires to enter the careers it offers, as well as the weightings of the 3 already known selection factors: the High School Notes, the Grade Level Ranking and the PSU. 

Finally, the rector Aldo Valle said that “it is important to underline that this publication is preliminary and that the definitive information on careers and weightings will be that consigned in the publication scheduled for September 22, 2016, called Definitive Career Offer, Vacancies and Weightings ".

 

Related documents are attached:

-Norms and Important Aspects of the Admission Process 2017

-Preliminary Offer of Vacancies and Weightings

 

By CRUCH Communications Area, June 09, 2016.