UGC dictates terms for public university admission test

Publish: 10:07 PM, June 13, 2021 | Update: 10:07:PM, June 13, 2021

Munaseeb Hussain
In the interest of continuing education activities, the Bangladesh University Grants Commission has allowed conditional recruitment tests and interviews to be conducted online in addition to physical presence at public universities.

In this regard UGC Secretary (addl responsibilities) said in a letter signed by Ferdous Zaman has been sent to the VC and Registrars of all public universities on Sunday.

According to the letter, in light of Covid-19 situation, online education is being conducted in the universities. If it is not possible to take the usual physical recruitment test and interview in the interest of continuing the educational activities, the recruitment process can be completed by taking the online test and interview subject to the following conditions.

The issued five terms are follows: 1. The subject of taking online recruitment test and interview cannot be in conflict with the law of the university. 2. In accordance with the laws, statutes and rules of the university, in view of the demand of the concerned authority, the recruitment process should be started by publishing open notification against the approved posts. 3. There should be a policy approved by the Syndicate as per the recommendation of the Academic Council of the University for conducting online recruitment test and interview. 4. Audio-video of online recruitment test and interview should be properly stored for at least 2 (two) years. And 5. The original applicant of the selected applicant should be verified and the appointment letter should be issued.