First year (honors) admission circular for year 2020-2021 of three engineering university—CUET, RUET & KUET–has been published with application process getting underway from April 24.
Admission Test Now On November 13 :
The date of first year (honors) admission test, scheduled to be held on August 12, has been reset to take place now on November 13, 2021. A latest notice issued on September 15 made the announcement.
According to original circular, the combined admission test of the three engineering university was scheduled to be held on June 12, 2021. But the date was deferred a couple of times due to the then Covid-19 situation in the country.
Admission Test Rescheduled : The first year (level 1) honors admission test of CUET, KUET & RUET is now expected to be held on November 13, 2021.
Attention : Please see the latest notice declaring the fresh admission test date :
Eligible Candidates’ List Published :
A list of 25,647 students qualified based on a selection criteria for final admission test, scheduled to be held on August 12, has been published. Candidates can check their status at the following link (provided in PDF format ) :
Application Link : Application must be made online through the following link at :
Circular Link :
Please see the CUET, KUET and RUET Combined Admission Circular for first year honors (level 1) for session 2020-2021 in the below link (pdf) :
To Note, You Can See The Circular In Image Just At The End Of This Article. So Keep Reading!!!
As per the circular, first year student admission process of the three engineering university—Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology and Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology—– will have two administrative steps.
Firstly, aspiring students meeting certain specified requirements will be allowed to apply for application. Then of all the applicants, a number of 30 thousand students (30,000) will be selected for admission test based on a set criteria.
Application Requirements :
Aspirants need to have the following qualities to be eligible for initial application :
- SSC or equivalent exams in 2017 or 2018 with GPA min 4.
- HSC or equivalent exams in 2020 with Grade Point 5 each in the following 4 subjects—- Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English. That means the total Grade Points of the four subjects must be 20.
- For Admission into Biomedical Engineering Department, GPA minimum 4.0 in Biology in HSC or equivalent exams.
Requirements For GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ level Students :
- ‘A’ Grade each in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English in GCE ‘O’ level exam.
- ‘A’ Grade each in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in GCE ‘A’ level exam.
- For admission into Biomedical Engineering Department, at least ‘B’ Grade in Biology in GCE ‘A’ level exam.
- Besides, GCE ‘A’ level certificate receiving date must be in between September 2019 to August 2020.
Urgent Note :
All GCE ‘O’ & ‘A’ level applicants and those for reserved seats, fulfilling every necessary requirements, will be allowed to sit for admission test.
Application Time :
Online application process got underway from 9 a.m. April 24 and continued till 5 p.m. May 8, 2021.
Admission Teat Method :
Admission test will be held in two groups— Ka and Kha. The test will be taken on MCQ type questions involving Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English (both ‘Ka & kha’ Group) and Freehand Drawing Exam for Architecture Department in ‘Kha’ Group.
‘Ka’ Group is for Engineering and Urban & Regional Planning (URP) Departments while ‘Kha’ Group for Engineering, URP and Architecture Departments.
Test Marks & Timing :
Admission Test will have 500 marks for ‘Ka’ Group while that for ‘Kha’ group is 700. Admission test for ‘ka’ group will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 noon on August 12 while ‘Kha’ group test from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on the same date.
To note, there will be negative marking of 25 percent from the allocated marks for every MCQ questions.
Application Fee :
For ‘Ka’ Group, the fee for Application is Tk. 900. And for ‘Kha’ Group, it is Tk.1000.
Total Seats :
There are 3,201 seats in total involving the three engineering universities. Of the seats, CUET has 901 seats, KUET 1,065 and RUET has 1,235 seats.
How Many Students To Be Selected For Admission Test?
A total of 30 thousands (30,000) will be qualified for appearing in Admission Test. They will be selected based on their secured total marks in the four subjects— Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English—– in HSC or equivalent examinations.
Qualified Students’ List Publication :
The list of the selected students for admission test will be published on June 2.
Admission Test Result :
The merit list of admission test would be out on June 30, 2021.
Original Admission Test Date :
As per the original circular, combined admission test of the three public engineering universities—Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology and Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology—was scheduled to be held on June 12, just one day after BUET admission test which is set to take place on June 10, 2021.
Necessary Link :
Any kind of information regarding application process and other general requirements can be found at the following link :
For details information on admission test and beyond, interested students can make calls (only if urgently needed) at the following mobile number :
01841-119966 ( Professor Dr. Md. Mainul Islam, Member Secretary of Central Admission Committee and Professor of CUET Civil Engineering Department).
Departments Available At CUET, RUET & KUET :
Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET) :
CUET has 15 departments in total. But students are enrolled in 12 departments for undergraduate Programs. The twelve departments with seat capacity according to session 2019-2020 are the followings :
Dept. of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (180 seats), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (180), Dept. of Civil Engineering (130), Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering (130), Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (60), Dept. of Water Resources Engineering (30), Dept. of Petroleum & Mining Engineering (30), Dept. of Mechatronics and Industrial Engineering (30), Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning (30), Dept. of Architecture (30), Biomedical Engineering (30) and Materials Science And Engineering (30 seats). There are 890 seats in total with 11 for Tribal Quota.
CUET Website :
Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) :
There are 18 Departments in total at RUET which are the followings :
Dept. of Architecture, Dept. of Building Engineering & Construction Management, Dept. of Chemical and Food Process Engineering, Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Dept. of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Dept. of Glass and Ceramic Engineering, Dept. of Humanities, Dept. of Industrial & Production Engineering, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, Dept. of Mathematics, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Department of Physics and Department of Urban & Regional Planning.
RUET Website :
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) :
KUET now has 18 departments in total under three faculties. But 15 departments offer undergraduate program, which follow below :
Department of Civil Engineering, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Dept. of Electronics Communication Engineering, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Energy Science & Engineering, Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning, Dept. of Leather Engineering, Department of Textile Engineering, Dept. of Building Engineering & Construction Management, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering and Dept. of Architecture. The rest three departments -Department of Mathematics, Dept. of Physics and Dept. of Chemistry, offer only Post-graduate degree program.
KUET Website :
CUET KUET RUET Combined Admission Circular 2020-2021 :