Twenty university first year (honors) admission circular 2021 for session 2020-2021 has been published with primary application process beginning April 1. The last date for initial application has been extended to is April 30.
Urgent note : Primary application requirements for ‘B’ (Humanities) and ‘C’ (Business) Units have been relaxed. For details, please see the revised admission application circular in the below image :
As per the earlier circular, final tests will begin with Unit-A (Science Students) on June 19, Unit-B (Humanities students) June 26 and Unit-C Test (Business students) on July 3, 2021.
Admission Process :
As per the old circular, the admission process this year will have two phases. Initially, all aspiring students meeting basic requirements will be able to apply.
Of all the applications, a specified number of students will be selected based on their SSC and HSC or equivalent exam results to sit for final test.
Primary Requirements (as per initial circular) :
There will be three units—- Unit-A for Science Group students, Unit-B for Humanities students and Unit-C for Business Students. Students from Science Group must have min GPA 3.5 in both SSC and HSC exams and combined GPA min 8.0 to be able to apply primarily.
For students of Business Group, combined GPA must be min 7.5 with min GPA 3.5 in both SSC and HSC exams. And for Humanities Group students, combined GPA must be 7.0 but min 3.5 in both SSC & HSC.
To note, students who passed HSC or equivalent exams in 2020 and 2019 will be able to make applications. But from next year the second timers will not be able to apply. Such provision will be unavailable then.
Application Period :
Primary application process begins from 12 p.m. April 1 and remain open till 11: 59 p.m. April 15. But due to the covid-19 situation, the initial application deadline has been extended. According to the latest notice, aspiring students will now be able to make application till April 30, 2021.
On April 23, the selected candidates out of initial applications will receive messages of confirmation that they have been shortlisted to sit for final admission test.
Final application process by selected candidates will begin from April 24 and go on till May 20.
To note, one student can choose or mention at least 5 centers while applying according to their choices. But the students applying for second time (second timers) will not be allowed to pick their present institutions as exam center of their choice.
20 Universities Cluster Admission Process In Brief :
Primary Application Time : April 1-15.
Final Application Time : April 24 to May 20.
Final Application Fee : Tk.500. No fee for primary application.
Required GPA : For Science Group Students, SSC & HSC combined GPA Min 8.0; For Business Group min 7.5 and for Humanities Group, min 7.0. But for all groups, min GPA must be 3.5 in both SSC and HSC.
Test Date : Starting with Unit-A (Science) on June 19, Unit-B June 26 (Humanities) and Unit-C (Business) on July 3.
Test Time : 12 pm to 1 p.m. on all specified dates.
Admit Card Download : June 1-10.
Application Fee :
There will be no fee for primary stage application. But for final application, candidates have to pay Tk.500 as application fee.
Admit Card Download :
Students will be able to download their admit Cards from relevant site from June 1 to 10.
Application Link :
Aspiring students will need to surf the below links to make applications :
The 20 Public Universities Under Single Cluster :
1. Jagannath University, Dhaka 2. Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet 3. Khulna University, Khulna 4. Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur 5. Islamic University, Kustia 6. Haji Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur 7. Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail 8. Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali 9. Comilla University, Comilla 10. Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Trishal, Mymensingh 11. Jessore University of Science and Technology, Jessore 12. Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna 13. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj 14. University of Barishal, Barishal 15. Rangamati Science and Technology University, Rangamati 16. Rabindra University, Bangladesh, Sirajganj 17. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University, Bangladesh, Gazipur 18. Sheikh Hasina University, Netrokona 19. Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University, Jamalpur and 20. Patuakhali University of Science and Technology, Patuakhali.