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1,27,647 students to appear in RU admission tests

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  • 1 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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1,27,647 students to appear in RU admission tests

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RAJSHAHI: A total of 1,27,647 students are going to appear in their admission tests for the first year honours classes against 4191 seats at Rajshahi University (RU) in 2020-2021 academic session scheduled to be held from October 4 to 6.

Of those, 44,194 students will appear in the test for ‘C’ Unit comprising the faculties of Science and Agriculture to be held on October 4, while 43,558 students for the ‘A’ unit comprising the faculties of Arts, Law, Social Sciences and Fine Arts and Institute of Education and Research on October 5.

Another 39,895 students will take part for ‘B’ Unit consisting of Business Studies Faculty and Institute of Business Administration to be held on October 6.

According to a RU press release, the tests will be held in three shifts- from 9.30 am to 10.30 am, 12 noon to 1 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm- every day. Detailed admission related information will be available in the admission menu of www.ru.ac.bd - website besides its official facebook page- University of Rajshahi.

The release said that the admission seekers have been asked to take their respective seats in the scheduled room before 30 minutes of the test start. They were also asked to bring only the admit card and test related documents and instruments in the examination hall.

None will be allowed to bring any electronic devices, the release added. The university authority will arrange accommodation in common spaces, including TV room, waiting room, hall room and prayer room in female dormitories, for the female students.

It has also arranged seating facilities for the guardians in some selected places of the campus. The RU press release also said drastic action will be taken against those who will be found involved in any crime in the admission test.

Meanwhile, Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has adopted a four-tier security measure centering the admission test. Rajshahi City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton also held a multi-sectoral meeting at his office last Friday discussing and devising ways and means on how to make the test successful.

RU Vice-chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar, Pro-vice-chancellor Prof Sultan-Ul-Islam, Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Abu Kalam Siddique, Director of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Brig Gen Shameem Yazdany and Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Jalil joined the meeting.