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12:00 AM, April 30, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:25 AM, April 30, 2021

DU reschedules admission tests

Dhaka University authorities have rescheduled its admission test  for the session 2020-21 of honour's first year, as the Covid-19 situation is deteriorating.

The decision was made in an emergency meeting of the General admission  Committee, held virtually yesterday and presided by Vice  Chancellor Prof M Akhtaruzzaman. 

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The Public Relations office of the university issued a press release in this regard.

According to the release, the Faculty of Fine Arts admission test (general knowledge part) will be held on July 31 instead of June 5, and its other part (drawing) will be  announced later. The exam for Faculty of  Science (Ka unit) will be on August 6, which was supposed to be held on May 21.

Arts  Faculty (Kha unit) exam will be on August 7 instead of May 22; Faculty of Business studies (Ga unit) on August 13  instead of May 27 and the Social Science Faculty (Gha unit) exam will be  on August 14, instead of May 28.

According  to the rescheduled dates, candidates of all units can download their admit  card from July 10 until 30 minutes before the exam. All  conditions and directions will remain unchanged.

Meanwhile, authorities of Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology  (Buet) are yet to decide on changing the test date.

"Schedule for the test will remain unchanged unless the ongoing lockdown is extended," Buet VC Prof Satya Prasad Majumder on told The Daily Star last Saturday.

But on April 26, the government extended the ongoing lockdown till May 5.

However, the date of Buet admission test has remained unchanged.

Contacted, Prof Dr Shabbir Ahmed, chairman of admission test committee, said, "We are yet to take a decision on it yet. If necessary, it  will be discussed in our academic council meeting."

The first shift of preliminary selection exams are supposed to be held on May 1, and second shifts will be held June 1 before holding the final exam.

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