The application for admission into the Dhaka University under the academic session of 2019-20 will open online on 5 August and will continue till 27 August.
This year, for the first time, the DU authorities have brought about changes in the admission test pattern splitting the question paper into two - written and MCQs.
The application will open at 4:00pm on 5 August and will continue till 12:00 midnight on 27 August, says a university press release.
The general admission committee of the university took the decision at a meeting with vice-chancellor professor Akhtaruzzaman in the chair on Wednesday.
As per the decisions, the admission seekers will have to take a written test on short questions for 45 marks along with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for 75 separately. The student will be given 90 minutes-- 50 minutes for MCQs and 40 minutes for written test.
Earlier, the MCQ test was the only way to assess the merit of students for admission into the university.
The admission test for ‘Ga’ unit is scheduled to be held on 13 September, ‘Ka’ unit on 20 September, ‘Kha’ unit on 21 September, ‘Gha’ unit on 27 September while ‘Cha’ unit’s test will be held on 14 September (general knowledge) and on 28 September (drawing).
Details on the admission test will be published on the university’s website soon.