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The Dhaka University (DU) administration has postponed the admission test for the 2020-21 academic year due to the global epidemic of corona virus infection and the announcement of a 14-day strict lockdown. In continuation of this, the admission test was supposed to start from July 31, but it has been decided to start it from October 1.
On Tuesday (July 13) afternoon, an emergency meeting of the DU Deans Committee announced the postponement of the examination. The decision was taken at a meeting that started at 3:30 pm. The meeting was chaired by the University of Dhaka (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Md. Akhtaruzzaman.
DU Vice-Chancellor (Education) Prof ASM Maqsood Kamal confirmed the postponement.
He said the decision to postpone the test was taken considering the current situation in Corona. In this situation admission test could not be conducted in any way. We don’t want to do anything at the risk of students ’lives. There is also the issue of safety of our teachers.
Professor ASM Maqsood Kamal said, “According to the new decision, our admission test will start from October 1. This time we have announced the date a little late. As if it doesn’t have to change anymore. Following this, the admission test of the science faculty will be held on October 1.
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The DU Vice-Chancellor said that the admission test of the Faculty of Arts will be held on October 2, the day after the examination of the Faculty of Science. Besides, the written (drawing) examination of the Faculty of Fine Arts will be held on October 9. He also said that the admission test of the Faculty of Commerce will be held on October 21 and the last one will be held on October 23.
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Source: ODHIKAR by www.odhikar.news.
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