BRUR admission tests deferred due to cyclone

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RANGPUR, Nov 10, 2019 (BSS) – Admission tests for first year (honours), B.Sc. (Engineering) and BBA programs for the 2019-20 academic sessions has been deferred by a day due to the super cyclone ‘Bulbul’ at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR).

“The central admission test committee of university took the decision in its seventh meeting held at administrative building with Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah in the chair,” a press release said tonight.

The four-day admission tests began at BRUR today with participation of 20,792 admission-seeker students against 195 seats under the Faculty of Arts in Unit-A in four shifts.

As per the rescheduled routine, admission tests for students of other groups of B, C, D and F Units will be held on November 12, 13 and 14 next in place of November 11, 12 and 13 keeping a gap on November 11 due the super cyclone ‘Bulbul.’

Now, 23,092 students will appear in the admission tests against 375 seats under the Faculty of Social Science in Unit-B on November 12.

Some 9,875 students will appear in the admission tests against 245 seats under the Faculty of Business Studies in Unit-C and 8,190 students against 120 seats under the Faculty of Life and Earth Science in Unit-F on November 13.

Besides, 8,860 students will take part in the admission tests against 280 seats under the Faculty of Science in Unit-D and 6,915 students against 100 seats under the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in Unit-E on November 14 next.

“The first shift of the admission tests will be held from 9 am to 10 am, second shift from 11 am to 12 noon, third shift from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm and fourth shift from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm daily as per the previously scheduled routine,” the release added.

A total of 77,724 admission-seeker students have registered them for taking part in the admission tests for 1,315 seats in 21 departments of six faculties with some 59 students against each of the seats.