Cluster admission tests: Applications from April 1-15; tests from June 19
Public universities in Bangladesh opt for Cluster Admission Tests in 2020-2021 academic session
Publish- March 08, 2021, 09:04 PM
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Update- March 13, 2021, 03:25 PM
Aspiring students of the 2020-21 academic year will be able to apply for the admission test from April 1 to April 15 and admission tests will start from June 19, according to the core committee decision on Monday.
The core committee meeting comprising the vice-chancellors held at Jagannath University vice-chancellor’s meeting room, also decided that students don’t have to pay any fee for the initial application in the cluster universities.
After application, on merit basis primary eligible students to participate in the admission test will be informed automatically through SMS on April 23.
Initially selected students have to make a final application for participation in the admission test between April 24 to May 20 by depositing TK.500 through mobile banking services.
Tests will start at 12 pm in respective examination centers. A student can select at least 5 centers. Students who have passed in 2019 and subsequently taken admission in a university will not be able to choose the educational institution they are currently studying at as a center for the test.
Applicants can download the admit card from June 1 to June 10. Detailed information of the admission test will be available in the national dailies via announcements and websites (www.gstadmission.org and www.gstadmission.ac.bd).
Students who have passed HSC / Alim and equivalent examinations in 2019 or 2020 can apply. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 8.0 for Science, a minimum GPA of 7.5 for Commerce and a minimum GPA of 7.0 for Humanities. However, they must also have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in both the SSC and HSC examinations.
Only for this year, students who have passed HSC in 2019 and 2020 will be able to participate in the admission test, because of the effects of Coronavirus. From next year, student who passed HSC in the previous year will not be able to apply.