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DU Admission Test method changed

MCQ 75, Written 45

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:18 PM, 24 July 2019   Updated: 04:44 PM, 24 July 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Dhaka University (DU) authority to adapt massive changes in its upcoming first-year admission test. In the new method, students will have to answer the MCQ part for 75 marks and the written for 45 marks in a one and a half hours examination.

The decision was taken at the first meeting of the first-year admission committee at the university's Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate building on Wednesday morning. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Akhtaruzzaman presided over the meeting while the deans and officials of various faculties of the university were present.

It is learned that each unit’s admission test will be one and a half hours long while 50 minutes for first 60 MCQ questions and the next 40 minutes for the written part. The value of each MCQ question is 1.25 and pass marks is fixed at 30 out of 75. On the other hand, in the written test, the pass marks is fixed at 12 out of 40.

In addition, the written test answer script will be evaluated if some pone gets the minimum pass marks in the MCQ exam. If someone gets less than 12 marks in the written test even after getting more than pass mark in the MCQ part, he will be considered ineligible for admission. For the written part, applicants should read the board books in Bangla and English. There will be no question from general knowledge in this section. The total GPA of SSC and HSC examination will be added to the total 120 marks of the admission test; then the result will be published.

Apart from this, the issue of vision, hearing and physical disabilities has been added in the case of disability quota. The admission test form price is Tk 450.