Dhaka, Oct 18 (UNB)- Akhter Hossain, a student of Dhaka University (DU) who went on hunger strike on Tuesday demanding cancellation of ‘Gha’ unit results and retaking of the admission test, was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Thursday after he fell sick.
Akhter, a third year student of Law Department and a resident of Ziaur Rahaman hall, started his hunger strike at the foot of Raju memorial sculpture at 12 noon on Tuesday protesting leakage of question paper in the ‘Gha’ unit admission test.
He fell sick in front of DU Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani when he went there to break Akhtar’s fast.
Law Faculty dean Prof Dr. Md. Rahmat Ullah was also present at that time.
Akhter also demanded punishment of those who were involved in the “question paper leak” and appropriate measures from the authorities to stop such incidents in future.
DU Proctor AKM Golam Rabbani said, “As University Vice-chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman is out of the country, we told him to wait until his arrival. But he denied our proposal and vowed to continue his protest.”
“Unfortunately, his condition turned worse and we took him to the hospital. Now he is under supervision of doctors,” he added.
The authorities of DU on Tuesday afternoon published the ‘Gha’ Unit admission test results amid allegation of question paper leak.
Meanwhile, a group of students brought out a procession on the campus around 12 noon on Thursday and took position in front of the Vice-Chancellor’s office.
Chanting slogans more than 200 students from different departments of the university demanded cancellation of the results and retake of the admission test.
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Bangladesh General Students Rights Protection Council, a platform which led the quota reform movement, expressed their solidarity with him on Wednesday.
Shahjalal University (Sylhet), Oct 17 (UNB) - The results of the admission tests for the first year honours course at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) for 2018-19 session was published early Wednesday.
Details of the results are available at the university’s website admission.sust.edu.
Besides, a notice in this regard will be available at the academic building of the university.
A total of 76,180 students appeared in the admission tests for ‘A’ and ‘B’ units held on Saturday.
For getting results through SMS, candidates will have to type “SUST <space> Exam Roll number” and send it to 16242 from any mobile operator.
Dhaka, Oct 16 (UNB) - The results of ‘Gha’ unit (combined unit for science, business studies and humanities group students) admission test of Dhaka University (DU) for 2018-2019 academic session under Social Science Faculty was published on Tuesday amid allegation of question paper leak.
DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman announced the results at central admission office in the university’s administrative building around 3.30 pm.
This year the combined pass rate is 26.21 percent. In Science it is 24.56 percent, in Humanities 47.89 percent and in Business 17.94 percent. Of 70,440 examinees, 18,463 admission seekers obtained the pass score.
The results are available on the university website www.admission.eis.du.ac.bd. Alternatively, students can get the results through sending SMS using any mobile operator. To get result through SMS, one will have to type “DU GHA roll number” and send it to 16321.
Students who obtained the pass marks have been asked to fill in the subject choice forms from
October 22 to October 31.
DU Pro Vice chancellor (administration) Prof Dr. Muhammad Samad, Dean of the Faculty of
Social Science and Coordinator of Gha-unit admission test Prof Dr Sadeka Halim were present during the announcement of the results.
Earlier on Monday, hours after issuing a press release on publishing the results today (Tuesday), the Dhaka University authorities issued another press release saying that the result publishing has been postponed as per the directives of the VC over the allegation of question paper leak.
Fourteen images of handwritten question papers of Dhaka University Gha unit entry tests were spread on social media around 9:17 am on Friday, 43 minutes prior to the beginning of the exam.
After scrutinising the images and the original question paper provided at the exam halls, it was found out that 72 MCQ questions (19 in Bengali, 17 in English and 36 in general knowledge section) got matched.
Dhaka, Oct 16 (UNB) – The results of 'Gha' unit admission test for the first-year honours courses of Dhaka University (DU) under 2018-2019 academic session will be published on Tuesday afternoon.
Vice Chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman will announce the result from the central admission office (room no-214) of the registrar building at 3:30 pm.
Earlier on Monday, hours after issuing a press release on publishing the results today (Tuesday), the Dhaka University authorities issued another press release saying that the result publishing has been postponed as per the directives of the VC over the allegation of question paper leakage.
Fourteen images of handwritten question papers of Dhaka University's 'Gha' unit entry tests were spread on social media around 9:17 am on Friday, 43 minutes prior to the beginning of the exam.
After scrutinising the images and the original question paper provided at the exam halls, it was found that 72 MCQ questions (19 in Bengali, 17 in English and 36 in general knowledge section) were matched.
The first-year honours admission test of “Gha” unit was held on Friday. A total of 95,341 candidates appeared in the entry test this year against 1,615 seats under the unit.
Dhaka, Oct 15 (UNB) – Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Monday said candidates of the upcoming Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will have to enter centres 30 minutes before the start of the test.
Talking to reporters after a National Monitoring Committee meeting at the Secretariat, he also said if the candidates fail to turn up in the stipulated time, they will not be allowed to sit for that day’s exam.
This year, the JSC and JDC examinations will begin on November 1. A total of 26 lakh students will be appearing at both the examinations.
There will be multiple question sets for candidates, which will be distributed after a lottery five minutes before the beginning of every exam, Nahid said.
He said to avoid question paper leak and possible rumour, law enforcement agencies are taking strictest possible measures. “Every examination centre as well as social media will be monitored to look out for probable leak or rumour.”
No electronic device will be allowed in the vicinity of the examination hall while all involved in the examination process, including invigilators, will remain under surveillance, the minister said.
He also said 47 cases have so far been filed and many people arrested over question paper leaks.
Nahid urged guardians not to pay any heed to any rumour over question paper leak.
Senior officials of the Education Ministry, and representatives of the education boards and law enforcement agencies were also present at the meeting.