Some twenty public universities, including general and science and technology, will hold cluster system admission test after coronavirus or Covid-19 situation gets normal.
The admission test will be held in several phases. A total of 23, 104 students will get opportunity to get admitted to those universities.
The admission test fee has been fixed at Tk 500.
SMS will be sent to applicant’s mobile phone after scrutiny of candidate’s eligibility for admission test.
The decision was taken on Thursday at a meeting coordinated by the vice chancellors of the universities wishing for cluster system admission test.
After the meeting, Prof Dr Mizanur Rahman, vice chancellor of Jagannath University and also joint convenor of the committee formed by vice chancellors of the universities keen on holding coordinated admission test, said it is not possible to hold admission test, if coronavirus situation of the country does not improve.
As a result, no decision has yet been taken as to when the admission test will commence. The admission test will begin in phases after improvement of the coronavirus situation, he said.
Prof Dr Mizanur said: “The cluster system admission test fee has been fixed at Tk 500. SMS will be sent to the mobile phone of the applicant if he/she is eligible for the test. The admission seeker will have to pay the fee before appearing the test. An applicant will choose institution for admission by own choice and also will select the test centre. In this connection, 20 options will be available.”
Admission test will not be held for all. Candidates will be called for admission test depending on the seat capacity of 20 universities. In such a way, admission test will be held in different phases. The test will be taken based on multiple choice questions (MCQ). Each question will contain one mark. For any wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted. A total of five committees have been formed for scrutiny of applications of 20 universities, the JU VC added.
BDST: 1855 HRS, FEB 04, 2021