Medical admission test on April 1...

Medical admission test on April 1

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:11 PM, 18 January 2022   Updated: 06:15 PM, 18 January 2022

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A policy decision has been made to conduct the admission test for the MBBS course for the 2021-22 academic year on April 1 in public and private medical colleges in the country.

The decision was taken at a meeting on the medical admission test on Monday (January 18). The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will issue a notification in this regard soon.

Chaired by Md. Saiful Islam, secretary of Medical Education and Family Welfare Division — Professor AHM Enayet Hossain, general secretary of Medical Education and Family Welfare Division, Professor Dr. Abu Yusuf Fakir, additional general secretary (Education) of Medical Education and Family Welfare Division, Professor Dr. AKM Ahsan Habib, director (Medical Education) of Medical Education and Family Welfare Division were also attended in the meeting.

About this, Professor Dr. AKM Ahsan Habib, director (Medical Education) of Medical Education and Family Welfare Division, said today (Tuesday, January 18) in the morning that “a proposal has been made to conduct the medical admission test on April 1. Everyone was agreed on the decision, however, it is not final yet. If all goes well, the test is likely to be held on April 1”.

He said the admission test number, number of seats and all other issues will be discussed in the next meeting. A notification will be published within a short time accordingly.

Noted that the medical admission test for the 2020-21 academic year was held simultaneously in 55 venues of 19 centers across the country on April 2 last year amid the COVID pandemic. More than 1.16 lakh students took part in the exam and 48,975 passed – the pass rate was 39.86 percent. From there, 4,350 students were selected for admission in 37 government medical colleges based on national merit.

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