Around 162 admission seekers will vie for each seat in the first-year honours admission test of Jahangirnagar University (JU) under the academic session 2018-19.
This year, a total of 30,62,74 admission seekers will contest for only 1889 seats under 6 faculties and 3 institutes of the university, JU Deputy Registrar (Education-1) Abu Hasan informed, reports BSS.
“The number of admission seekers have increased to 7,101 compared to the previous year while a total of 97 seats have been reduced under different faculties and institutes’, he said.
“We have already completed the online application process successfully earlier. Now we are taking preparation for holding the admission tests that begins tomorrow,” he added.
According to the admission test managing committee, Biological Sciences faculty (D Unit) gets a total of 71,151 applications, which is the highest number of applications among the faculties.
Besides, 62,215 admission seekers have applied in Physical Sciences Faculty (A Unit), 33891 in Social Sciences faculty (B Unit), 55234 in Arts and Humanities faculty (C Unit), 18744 in Business Studies Faculty (E Unit), 31242 in Law Faculty (F Unit), 9199 in Institution of Business Administration (G unit), 17667 in Institution of Information Technology (H Unit) and 7231 in Bangabandhu Institute of Comparative literature and Culture (I Unit) for upcoming intake tests.
Member of Admission Test Managing Committee Associate Professor Md Whaiduzzaman of Institute of Information Technology said, “Primarily a total of 322946 admission seekers registered online for taking part in the admission test.”
“All necessary information including seat plans and results will be available at the university’s admission related website https://juadmission.org/,” he added.
Meanwhile, the university authority has taken all sorts of preparations to conduct the admission tests successfully.
‘We have taken all preparations so that the admission seekers can attend their exams without any hassle. We will try to ensure adequate security on the campus to avoid any unwanted incident, JU Proctor Associate Professor Shikdar Md Zulkarnine said.