Around 133,000 students will sit for the tests
The admission test for the first-year honours classes at Rajshahi University (RU) in the 2020-2021 academic session is scheduled to be held from October 4 to 6.
According to the schedule, the admission test for 'C' Unit comprising the faculties of Science and Agriculture will be held on October 4; 'A' unit comprising the faculties of Arts, Law, Social Sciences and Fine Arts and Institute of Education and Research on October 5; and 'B' Unit consisting of Business Studies Faculty and Institute of Business Administration on October 6.
RU sources said the tests will be held in three shifts- from 9:30am to 10:30am, 12 noon to 1pm and 3pm to 4pm- every day.
Detailed admission related information will be available in the admission menu of www.ru.ac.bd - website.
Meanwhile, to make the test successful a multi-sectoral meeting was held with Rajshahi city Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton in the chair on Friday.
The meeting was addressed, among others, by RU Vice-chancellor Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar, Pro-vice-chancellor Prof Sultan-Ul-Islam, Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Abu Kalam Siddique, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Director Brig Gen Shamim Yazdani, and Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Jalil.
RU VC Pro Sattar told the meeting that around 133,000 students will appear in the entry test and around 45,000 every day on average.
"But, we are being compelled to take the test keeping the dormitories shut because of Covid-19," he added.
The meeting discussed and devised ways and means on how to overcome the accommodation crisis of the admission-seekers during the test in the city.