THE authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia have agreed to join the unified admission test of the public universities to reduce hassles of the admission seekers and their guardians, IU registrar office officials said on Tuesday.
The decision was made at the 116th academic council meeting of the university with vice-chancellor professor M Harun-ur-Rashid Askari in the chair.
Among others, IU pro-vice-chancellor M Shahinoor Rahman, treasurer M Selim Toha, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, chairmen and professors of different departments were also present at the meeting.
They accepted the recommendation for introducing unified admission test to be held simultaneously at all the public universities, responding to the country’s president and chancellor of the universities M Abdul Hamid, IU vice-chancellor Rashid Askari said.
Students and their guardians endure severe hassle and sufferings while attending the admission tests at different universities on different dates. In this context, they made an unanimous recommendation for an integrated admission test, he added.
In the cluster system, students’ admission would be controlled centrally, and the universities and their teachers would have no involvement in the admission test.
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