IPB Expected to be the Overall Winner for the PIMNAS 2017


Teams of Student Creativity Program (PKM) of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)  were successfully passed the selection process for the Pekan Ilmiah Mahasiswa Nasional (PIMNAS  National Student Scientific Week) 2017. For the present PIMNAS IPB Teams is the biggest team,  total of 31 IPB PKM groups of IPB were successfully passed to Pimnas 30th, which will be held at Universitas Muslim Indonesia, Makassar, on 23-28 August 2017.

In term of total teams selected, the top three universities for current PIMNAS 2017 are Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), IPB, and Universitas Brawijaya. Those top three universities successfully despatch 31 PKM teams for this national event.

Vice Rector for Academic and Student Affairs IPB, Prof. Dr. Yonny Kusmaryono, stated that the successful  achievement to reach the top three universities can’t be separated from efforts and hard works carried out by big family of IPB, namely students, supervisors, faculty members, Departments and Faculties which are fully supported by IPB.

"This year, 195 IPB teams successfully passed the selection process and they will get funding support  from Dikti and get intensive guidance and coaching. A total of 31 IPB PKM groups were selected to join PIMNAS 2017. The teams have to fight this important and valuable opportunity, hopefully  IPB PKM teams will do the best to be the overall winner to make IPB the most prestigious university in PIMNAS 2017," he stated in the discussion "IPB Towards PIMNAS 2017" at the Auditorium Common Class Rooms (CCR), Campus IPB Dramaga, Bogor,  Friday, 4 August 2018.

Director of Student Affairs of IPB, Dr. Sugeng Santoso explained, for  PKM 2017 IPB sent as many as 1384 proposals. Of these, 159 proposals were successfully accepted and will get program implementation grants from DIKTI. Furthermore, after the selection, and monitoring and evaluation, as many as 31 IPB PKM teams were selected to be eligible to participate in the competition in Pimnas 2017.

He added that the distribution of PIMNAS IPB teams that successfully selected to participate in PIMNAS 2017, are as follow: 1 team PKM Technology (PKM T), 1 team PKM Social Research Humaniora (PKM PSH), 7 team PKM Research Eksakta (PKM PE), 10 team PKM Dedication Community (PKM M), 7 teams of PKM Karsa Cipta (PKM KC), 3 team of PKM Entrepreneurship (PKM K). Plus 2 PKM Written Ideas team (PKM GT). Total 31 PKM teams for Pimnas 2017.

Before leaving for Makassar, IPB will continue preparing its students by providing additional training either soft skill or hard skills foe teams. Contingent IPB have been scheduled to have intensive training for two weeks from 7-20 August. "Preparation will be carried out as best as possible and hopefully they can be the overall champion of this 30th PIMNAS," he hoped.

The present PIMNAS 2017 will be the 30th of its kind and will be participated by 420 teams from 89 public and private universities in Indonesia. The total number of participants will be more than 3 thousand consisted both students and their supervisors. (Wied)



Published Date : 10-Aug-2017

Subject : Prof. Dr. Yonny Kusmaryono

Keyword : IPB Expected to be the Overall Winner for the PIMNAS 2017