MBBS admission test: Over 12.5 candidates compete for each seat

The admissions tests for MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) will be held on Friday, reports news agency UNB.

The one-hour MCQ exam will start at 10:00 am at 19 centres across the country, said Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BM&DC).

A total of 139,217 applicants will compete for 11,122 seats in the medical college admission test this year. Of them, 74,953 are girls and 64,264 are boys.

Examinees will have to enter their respective centres at least half-an-hour before starting the exam.

Besides, the candidates will not be allowed to carry mobile phones or any other devices in the centres.

To conduct the admission tests smoothly and transparently, a management committee was formed with renowned teachers and physicians.