Cheaters will end up in jail, says DU VC as thousands sit for ‘Kha’ unit entry test
Dhaka University Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2016-09-23 15:18:14.0 BdST Updated: 2016-09-23 15:18:14.0 BdST
Use of unfair means during the admission test would result into direct punishment, Dhaka University's Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique has said.
Entry tests at the premier university for the ongoing academic year of 2016-17 started on Friday.
“Inform us if you see any wrongful act,” VC Siddique told officials besides law enforcers and journalists after visiting an exam centre at the old arts faculty building better known as the 'Kola Bhaban'.
A mobile court was making rounds to speedily punish offenders of exam rules.
A total 34,616 persons have applied for the 'Kha' unit entry test which mostly incorporates the faculties for arts and social sciences.
But only 2,241 candidates will be selected for the available seats.
“I’ve been to the large centres including those at Kola Bhaban and Curzon Hall. Very few, just one or two of the applicants are absent.”
The one-hour-long multiple choice questions (MCQ) test started at 10am. Sixteen candidates are contesting for each seat.
Tests for the ‘Chha’ unit for the Department of Fine Arts will be held on Saturday from 10am to 11pm.
The admission tests are being held at 73 centres inside and outside the university’s campus this year, said a statement issues by the public relations office of DU.
Centres outside campus were in BUET, Bangladesh Home Economics College, Dhaka City College, Azimpur Girls’ School and College and Begum Badrunnesa Govt Women's College.
Candidates are not allowed to bring any electronic devices, including mobile phones, into the exam halls.
Details about the tests and seat plan are available on the website admission.eis.du.ac.bd.
The test to 'Kha' unit will select students for the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Social Science, Department of Geography and Department of Environment under Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Psychology under Faculty of Biological Science, Department of Social Welfare, Department of Social Welfare under the Institute of Education and Research, B Ed Honours course of Institute of Education and Research, different foreign languages including English under Institute of Modern Languages, Health Economics under the Institute of Health Economics and Department of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies under the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies.
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