The admission tests under the 10 units for the first year honors programs of Jahangirnagar University (JU) for 2019-20 academic sessions is beginning today (Sunday) and continue till October 1.
‘This year, a total of 359,969 students applied against 1,889 seats under six faculties and three institutes of the university. 191 admission seekers have to vie for each seat,’ said JU deputy register (Education) Md. Abul Hasan, also a member secretary of the university admission test managing committee.
According to the admission test managing committee, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (A Unit) has received applications from 68,895 aspirants. Besides, 49,833 admission seekers have applied in Faculty of Social Sciences (Unit B), 60,615 in Faculty of Arts and Humanities (C Unit), 9,268 in Drama and Dramatics and Fine Arts (C1 Unit), 76,540 in Faculty of Biological Sciences (D Unit), 20,856 in Faculty of Business Studies (E unit), 35,073 in Faculty of Law (F Unit), 9,588 in Institutes of Business Administration (G Unit), 19,738 in Institute of Information Technology (Unit H), 9,556 in Bangabandhu Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture (Unit I).
The A unit tests will take place on September 22 and 23, H unit test on September 23, D unit tests on September 24 and 25, G unit test on September 25, F and I unit tests on September 26, C unit tests on September 29 and 90, C1 and E unit tests on September 30, B unit test on September 1.
Admission Test Managing Committee member, Associate Professor Dr. M. Mesbahuddin Sarker , Director of Institute of Information Technology said, ‘All sorts of preparations for holding the admission tests properly have been completed. All information regarding this admission test can easily be collected from our website.’
JU acting proctor Assistant Professor A S M Firoz Ul Hasan said that the university authorities took necessary steps to avoid any kind of untoward situation on the campus during the tests.
“Like previous year we will also deploy a mobile court on the campus. In all points, our body members will stay on duty during the admission tests,” he added.
The admission tests will be conducted in five or six shifts on each day of examination. The tests of each unit will continue from 9:00am to 5:40pm following a shift system with the time elapse between two consecutive shifts to be 25 minutes. The examination duration is 1 hr and candidates have to strictly maintain their fixed shift of examination, said the university authority.
The admission test schedules, seat plans, results and related details are already available on the university website (https://ju-admission.org/).