RAJSHAHI: A two-day admission tests for the first year honours under 2019-20 academic session of Rajshahi University (RU) began here today.
A total of 69,383 students are appearing in the test against 4,713 seats including some special quota ones in 58 departments under nine faculties and two institutes while the number of submitted applications is 78,090, reports BSS.Some 16 students are vying for each seat in the two-day admission tests being held in three shifts a day.
RU Vice-chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan accompanied by Pro-VCs Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha and Chowdhury Jakaria and Treasurer Prof Mustafizur Rahman Al Arif visited some of the exam halls today.
Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha said the candidates being held in three units this year instead of the previous five units.
A 90-minute test- 50 minutes for multiple choice questions and 40 minutes of short answer question is being held. He mentioned that none students are being allowed to possess all kinds of electronics devices including mobile phone.
A total of 27 departments under the Faculties of Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Science and Law and Institute of Education and Research have been incorporated in ‘A’ unit, six departments under the Business Studies Faculty and Institute of Business Administration in ‘B’ unit while 25 departments under the faculties of Science, Life and Earth Science and Agriculture in ‘C’ unit.
Step has been taken to assist the admission seekers through helpdesk instantly, he added.All kinds of admission related information will be available in http://admission.ru.ac.bd/ website.