Combined 20 University Admission Circular 2020-2021. After so many ups and downs, 19 reputed universities have agreed to take students into a combined university admission 2020 system. The news has been a great relief for the students and guardians as well since then. But many of its perks are yet unknown as the procedure isn’t finalized.
We will try here to give you a complete overview of combined university admission / cluster system university admission so that the probable candidates find all the details like admission circular, eligibility, how to apply, mark distribution, etc. in one place. Without any further due, let’s get started.
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Combined 20 University Admission Circular 2020-2021
According to the meeting of the vice-chancellors of the universities interested to undergo a combined university admission system, the circular for cluster system admission will be published as soon as the coronavirus situation improves. Also, this system is subjected to the publication of HSC results as students will need a certain GPA in SSC and HSC to apply for admission.
You will get the following highlights once the combined university admission circular is published.
- Application Start Date: Will be published soon
- Application End Date: Will be published soon
- Fee: Will be published soon
- Exam Schedule and Venue: Will be published soon
How The Cluster Admission Test Will Be Taken?
As 7 agricultural universities are taking cluster admission test from previous sessions, we are excluding them here. Else will moderate the combined admission system further. As of now, universities will be divided into three clusters upon their types. Here are the clusters you should see in the circular.
- General Public University, Science and Technology University
- Engineering University
- Agricultural University
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Combined University Admission System
In combined university admission system, five exams will be held in total. Three for general public university and science and technology university (Science, Humanities and Business Studies), one for engineering university and one for agricultural university. This uniform procedure will lessen the hassle of the students and guardians a lot.
Exams will be held based on the syllabus of HSC and ICT will be the common subject for each group. Candidates need to answer 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on different subjects where some subjects will be compulsory and some others will be optional.
A merit list will be prepared to assess the candidates. Once the result gets published, universities can individually decide the required minimum number to get admitted and it might vary from one university to another.
Those who have passed HSC in 2019 or 2020 can apply for combined university admission but it will depend on universities whether they will consider candidates passing HSC in 2019 eligible which will be factual on their admission circulars.
In addition, universities will also individually decide how much GPA from the SSC and HSC exams are they going to take into consideration. A required minimum GPA has been declared to be eligible for the cluster system admission test which we will discuss in the next section.
Required Minimum GPA To Apply
The eligibility barrier for the combined university admission system has been made uniform for all the universities in this process this year. They will require a certain minimum GPA to apply for admission. For your convenience, we are listing the required minimum GPA for the different groups below.
- For the students of the Science group, a minimum GPA of 7.00 in total in SSC and HSC is required.
- students of the Business Studies group, a minimum GPA of 6.50 in total in SSC and HSC is required.
- For the students of the Humanities group, a minimum GPA of 6.00 in total in SSC and HSC is required.
- Candidates for each group must not have less than a GPA of 3.00 in any of these two exams else they will not be eligible for admission.
How To Apply Online?
As individual admission circulars from the universities aren’t live yet, the application process is quite foggy yet. But we assume the process will be pretty much the same for all the universities. So, here is a quick overview of the application process you might need to follow.
Please refer to the actual cluster system admission circular for more details or keep an eye on here as we will continue to update any latest information.
- Go to the university website or any distinct website for the combined university admission system mentioned in the circular.
- Click Apply to start the process.
- Fill up all the required information such as Roll No / Reg No, Name of the SSC and HSC boards, Exam year, etc.
- Click on the Submit button if everything is correct.
Other details regarding the admit card and admission result will also be updated here as soon as possible.
Admission Test Mark Distribution
Knowing the mark distribution of the combined university admission is crucial as it will help candidates prepare according to their group and individual strength. Here will be a complete breakdown of the mark distribution in the cluster system admission test.
The candidates of the science group need to answer four compulsory subjects, marks of which are as follows.
- Bangla – 10
- English – 10
- Physics – 20
- Chemistry – 20
There will be three more optional subjects from which candidates need to answer at least two subjects. Mark distribution of the optional subjects is as follows.
- Biology – 20
- Mathematics – 20
- ICT – 20
Business Studies Group
Mark distribution for the business studies group is pretty simple and candidates need to answer four compulsory subjects here. They are:
- Accounting – 25
- Business Management – 25
- Language (Bangla+English) – 25 (13+12)
- ICT – 25
Things are even simpler for the humanities group with only three compulsory subjects here.
- Bangla – 40
- English – 35
- ICT – 25
Take a moment to digest all the information about the combined university admission system / cluster system admission test and prepare yourself for the upcoming battle. As the admission test will be uniform for all the universities, you have a great chance to prove yourself and get admitted to one of your dream universities