Combined entrance test at public universities from next session: UGC

Thursday, 23 January 2020

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to introduce a uniform entrance test for admission to all public universities in the country from the next academic session, reports bdnews24.com.

Students who passed their HSC or equivalent examinations will be eligible for the admission test, based on their curriculum for humanities, business studies and sciences.

The decision was taken in a meeting between UGC Chairman Prof Kazi Shahidullah and vice-chancellors of public universities on Thursday, the governing body for universities said in a statement.

It came after calls from Education Minister Dipu Moni, among others, to implement a combined entrance test for universities.