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CU decides not to join uniform entry test system

Published : 22 Feb 2020 06:08 PM | Updated : 05 Sep 2020 05:04 PM

The authorities Chittagong University (CU) on Thursday night decided to hold the admission test according to their existing rules instead of the integrated admission test of public universities which is expected to begin from the 2020-21 academic session.

“CU will conduct its entry test for the students of the academic year 2020-21 according to the previous system,” said a press release.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the academic council presided over by CU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Shirin Akhter, it said.

On February 10, Dhaka University Central Student Union (DUCSU) suggested the Dhaka University not to join the combined admission test system.

On January 23, the University Grants Commission (UGC) decided to introduce a uniform entry test in all public universities across the country from the academic year 2020-21.