59 to vie for each seat as BRUR entry tests begin today
RANGPUR, Nov 11: The four-day admission tests for first year degree (honours) courses for the 2019-20 academic sessions at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) will begin in the varsity campus from today.
"The university authority and its central admission test committee have completed all preparations for holding the tests on November 10, 11, 12 and 13 next," Proctor of the university Associate Prof. Atiur Rahman told reporters.
Some 59 students will vie for each of the 1,315 seats in 21 departments of six faculties in the admission tests as a total of 77,724 admission seekers have registered them for the purpose this time.
Of them, 20,792 students have registered them against 195 seats under Faculty of Arts in Unit-A, 23,092 students against 375 seats under Faculty of Social Science in Unit-B and 9,875 students have applied against 245 seats under Faculty of Business Studies in Unit-C.
Besides, 8,860 students have applied against 280 under Faculty of Science in Unit-D and 6,915 students against 100 seats under Faculty of Engineering and Technology unit-E and 8,190 have applied against 120 seats under Faculty of Life and Earth Science in unit F.
The admission tests will be held in four shifts daily at different academic buildings on the campus.
The first shift of the admission tests will be held from 9:00am to 10:00 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.
"Admission tests of A Unit will be held on November 10, B Unit on November 11, C and F Units on November 12 and D and E Units on November," the Proctor added.
Vice-Chancellor of BRUR Prof Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah said adequate security measures have been taken for holding admission tests in a free, fair and peaceful atmosphere.