DU Brings Change in Marks Distribution for Intake Test

Desk Report

Published: 24 Nov 2020, 02:22 pm

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have implemented changes in the distribution of marks for the 2020-21 Academic Session Entry Exam, which will take place in eight divisional centers across the country.

A total of 100 marks test exam will be held this year where 20 marks (10 +10) will be reserved to evaluate each aspirant’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) results, reports BSS.

The admission test will be held on the rest 80 marks. Of these marks, 40 will be reserved for written test and 40 for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), said a press release.

The decisions came from a meeting of admission committee held at NababNawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban today with the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the university Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair.

Deans of the respective faculties will decide the time and the questions based on the subjects of the examination.

DU Pro- VC (Academic) Dr ASM Maksud Kamal, Treasurer Prof Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, Deans of different faculties, Chairmen of different departments, Directors of different institutes, provosts of different halls and officials concerned,among others, were present in the meeting.

Earlier, the DU Deans Committee agreed to conduct university entrance tests this year in eight divisional centers throughout the country to ensure the participation of all entrants in the coronavirus pandemic.

Currently, there are 60,000 seats in 39 public universities across the country. But for the first time ever the country will see a 100% HSC pass without any tests.

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