Md. Ashraful Islam: Action is being taken against the ‘rumor mongers’ for leaking the admission test question papers of Dhaka University’s ‘A’ unit, said Vice-Chancellor Prof Md. Akhtaruzzaman.
He was responding to a question from reporters after inspecting the admission test center on Wednesday.
Keeping in mind the epidemic situation, this test is being taken for the first time in eight university campuses of eight divisional cities of the country including Dhaka University to reduce the suffering of the students.
Question papers have been delivered to all the centers one day before the admission test on Friday. The scandal of a WhatsApp group spread through social media the night before as questions of the ‘A’ unit was being provided in exchange for money.
Asked about this, the Vice-Chancellor said, “The rumors that the admission test questions are being leaked through the WhatsApp group are rumors. Members of the law enforcement agencies are taking action against the rumor mongers.
“It is our firm commitment to eradicate all forms of fraud. We have already done that. We have canceled 79 students who were cheated at different times and brought them under the law. ”
He requested the parents not to crowd the test center, keeping in mind the epidemic situation.
After almost a year of waiting, the admission test of Dhaka University started at 11 am on Friday with the admission test of the ‘A’ unit of the Faculty of Science.
Multiple choice of 80 marks, written number 40, and a total of 100 marks, this test ends at 12:30 pm.
1 lakh 17 thousand 958 students applied for the admission test against 1 thousand 615 seats of ‘A’ unit. As per this, the average number of candidates for each seat in the admission test of the ‘A’ unit is 75.
The admission test of the ‘B’ unit of the Faculty of Arts of Dhaka University will be held tomorrow, October 2.
Then on 22nd October, the admission test will be held in the ‘C’ unit of the Faculty of Business Education and on 23rd October in the ‘D’ unit of the Department of Social Sciences.
In all, a total of 3 lakh 24 thousand 340 students have applied for 6,146 seats in five units of the university.