Distribution of forms for admission in Class XI closes across the country tomorrow.
About 12.01 lakh students collected the forms since May 9, when country wide distribution of the admission forms began.
Students collected the forms online for the 3rd consecutive year, said education board officials.
Tomorrow is also the last date for submitting the admission forms in colleges, madrassahs and technical institutes, Dhaka education board’s college inspector Asfaqus Salehin told New Age.
On June 5, he said, the first merit based list of students who gets eligible for admission into Class XI would be published.
The admission form offered each student to choose 10 colleges from which education boards would allocate one college to him for admission.
The results would be announced online, said board officials.
They said that 4.31 lakh students put in their applications seeking admission to Class XI in institutions under the Dhaka board, 64,000 students applied seeking admission to colleges under the Barisal board, 1.03 lakh students applied under the Chittagong board, 1.01 lakh under the Comilla board, 1.31 lakh under the Dinajpur board, 1.18 lakh for colleges under the Jessore board, 72,000 under the Sylhet board, 1.58 lakh under the Rajshahi board, 86,000 under the Madrassah board, and 80,000 under the technical education board.
Ashfaqus Salehin said that less known and new colleges across the country would get less students compared to seats they had offered.
About 4,500 colleges and madrassahs across the country offered over 28 lakh seats in Class XI.
This year, 14.32 lakh students passed the SSC and equivalent examinations.
The boards set the price of admission form this year at Tk 150.
The boards allowed the students who passed their SSC exams in 2016 and 2015 to apply seeking enrollment to Class XI.
Eighty nine percent of the seats at colleges in divisional and district towns will remain open to all admission seekers.
Five per cent of the remaining 11 per cent had been reserved under the freedom fighter quota, three per cent for students from outside the divisional and district towns, two per cent for children of officials of the education ministry and the offices under it, and one per cent for children of expatriate Bangladeshis and students of BKSP.
Second merit list of the admission process would be published on June 13, third merit list on June 18 and students will need to complete their admission in between June 20 to 22 and June 28 and 29.
This year, the government fixed admission fee for each student at Tk 5,000 in the capital’s colleges receiving monthly pay order or MPO, subvention and Tk 9,000 for colleges not receiving it.
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