DU admissions 2021: Online application process begins

Staff reporter, Outlookbangla.com

The online application process for undergraduate courses at Dhaka University (DU) in the 2020-21 academic session began on Monday.

The application period will end on March 31 at midnight. Specific instructions have been provided online.

First-year honour’s admission tests will begin on May 21 with the “Ka” unit test held in eight divisional cities for the first time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

A total 7,133 seats are available this year, including 1,810 under “Ka” (science) unit, 2,378 under “Kha” (arts) unit, 1,250 under “Ga” (business studies) unit, 1,560 under “Gha” (combined) unit, and 135 under “Cha” unit.

Following the admission test for DU’s “Ka” (A) unit on May 21, the “Kha” (B) unit test will be held on May 22, “Ga” (C) unit on May 27, “Gha” (D) unit on May 28 and “Cha” (E) unit on June 5.

The tests will begin at 11am each day and will end at 12:30pm.

All the examinees will have to answer MCQs worth 60 marks and a written test worth 40 marks, except “Cha” unit who will have to answer MCQs worth 40 marks and a written test worth 60 marks.

For “Ka” unit, applicants will need to have at least a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 in both SSC and HSC or equivalent exams and a combined GPA of 8.5.

For “Kha” unit, applicants will be required to have a minimum GPA of 3 and a combined GPA of 8 in the SSC and HSC exams.

Students applying for “Ga” unit will need to have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in both SSC and HSC, and a combined GPA of 8.

Only 20 marks will be added based on the results in the SSC and HSC exams, as opposed to 80 in the previous year’s admission tests.

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