Dhaka University Admission Notice 2017-18: A Complete Admission Guide

Dhaka University Admission Notice 2017-2018 is already been set. Before deep into the details, let’s know about its overview a bit. This is the largest public university in Bangladesh. Every student has a dream to study here. This is the first choice. Getting admission in Dhaka University (DU) has so much competition. So one has to go through a hard procedure from application to getting admission.

                                 AT A GLANCE

Name: University of Dhaka
Total Seats: Approximately 7000
Application Date: August to September 1st week, 2017
Application Fee: 350tk
Admit Card: Depends
Admission Test Date: September to October (Every Friday), 2017
Admission Results Date: Depends on admission
Exam Mark: 200 (Test-180 + SSC & HSC-20)
Section: 5 (Science, Commerce, Arts, Fine arts, & Group)
Unit: 5 - Ka (Science), Kha (Arts), Ga (Commerce), Gha (Group), & Cha (Fine Arts)
Faculty: 13
Department: 70
Library: 1
Hall: 23
Quarter: 5

Overview of Dhaka University

Dhaka University was established in the year 1921 during the British era. It’s the oldest university in Bangladesh and has significant contributions towards the history of Bangladesh.

The university is situated in a large area and each section of the university is far away one another. The Arts Section is in a different building, the commerce section consists of another building, the science department of Dhaka University consists of the whole of Curzon Hall. It’s surrounding building which is a bit far away from the Arts and Commerce section, and the Fine Arts section is situated in another building.

Dhaka University Admission Notice
                                                                 University of Dhaka (DU)

Each of the four aforementioned buildings which represent the four primary section of the Dhaka University under which all the departments of Dhaka University exists contains a large area of open space filled with trees and grass covered land where students can sit and relax in between their studies, or study amidst a natural environment. The Dhaka University has 23 halls, 5 quarters and a library which is housed in three separate buildings. The library of the University of Dhaka is known as the largest library of Bangladesh which has over 30,000 manuscripts, approximately 620,000 or more volumes of books, many periodicals and journals etc. The Business Department also has an E-Library.

Dhaka University Departments

There are four primary branches of Dhaka University which are Arts, Science, Commerce and Fine Arts section. Under these four branches, there are 70 departments under 13 faculties and they are listed below-

Faculty of Arts
Department of Criminology
Department of Arabic
Department of Bengali
Department of English
Department of Persian Language and Literature
Department of History
Department of Philosophy
Department of Islamic Studies
Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
Department of Sanskrit
Department of Urdu
Department of Theater and Performance Studies
Department of Linguistics
Department of Music
Department of Islamic History and Culture
Department of World Religions and Culture
Department of Information Science and Library Management

Faculty of Business Studies
Department of Management Information Systems (MIS)
Department of Accounting and Information Systems (AIS)
Department of Banking and Insurance
Department of Finance
Department of International Business
Department of Management
Department of Marketing
Department of Organization Strategy and Leadership
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Faculty of Biological Science
Department of Botany
Department of Soil, Water, and Environment
Department of Microbiology
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Fisheries
Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Department of Psychology
Department of Clinical Psychology
Department of Zoology
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering
Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Nuclear Engineering
Department of Biomedical Physics and technology
Department of Industrial & Production Engineering
Department of Textile Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering

Faculty of Education
Technical Teachers’ Training College (Technical Education)
Faculty of Fine Arts
Department of Crafts
Department of Drawing and Painting
Department of Graphic Design
Department of Printmaking
Department of Oriental Art
Department of Sculpture
Department of History of Art
Department of Ceramics

Faculty of Law
Department of Law

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Postgraduates Medical Sciences & Research

Faculty of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Faculty of Science
Department of Applied Mathematics
Department of Physics
Department of Mathematics
Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics
Department of Theoretical Physics
Department of Biomedical Physics and Technology
Department of Chemistry

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Anthropology
Department of Communication Disorders
Department of Criminology
Department of Development Studies
Department of Economics
Department of International Relations
Department of Sociology
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
Department of Population Sciences
Department of Political Science
Department of Public Administration
Department of Peace and Conflict Studies
Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
Department of Television and Film Studies

Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Department of Geology
Department of Geography and Environment
Department of Oceanography
Department of Disaster Science and Management
Department of Meteorology

DU Admission Test Procedure

Students giving admission for the Dhaka University exam will find that there are four units which are “KA”/A unit, which is the unit under which all subjects of science are included, “KHA”/B unit, which includes all the subjects of arts, “GA”/C unit which includes all the subject of commerce, “CHA”/E unit which includes all the discipline/subjects of Fine Arts.

Students will be able to sit for any one of the four units and along with their subject. They can also sit for another unit which is the “GHA”/D unit. The D unit is the unit under which students of a particular discipline, for example, commerce, can shift his/her line of studies and move on to arts or science.

The essential examination procedure of the University of Dhaka is that each student will be able to give examination in any one of the four A/B/C/E units along with D unit. Under each unit, there are 13 faculties under which in turn there are the 70 departments. For example, a science background student will give exam in A unit, under which all the discipline of science exists, and along with that D unit. A commerce background student will give exam in C unit, and along with that in D unit, and an arts background student will give examination in B unit, and along with that in D unit.

The admission of Dhaka University will be held in September this year. Students will have to register and fill up their examination form on line. The date of online registration will start in August and students must get their registration done properly as soon as the admission portal opens on the web site of the University of Dhaka.

The admission test of Dhaka University will happen in the month of September and it will happen until October. The admission process is very simple and convenient. Students will have to fill up an online form which they will get on the web page of the Dhaka University under the admission section. There are students will have to attach a soft copy of their passport size photo and fill up the necessary information. After that, they will submit the form online, and print out the admission form which they will have to take with them when giving the admission exams. The admission charge fee is 350 taka.

University of Dhaka Admission Requirements

KA Unit: Candidates must have total GPA 8.00 (with the 4th subject) 
         in SSC and HSC level exams.
KHA Unit: Candidates must have total GPA 7.00 (with the 4th subject) 
          in SSC and HSC level exams.
GA Unit: Candidates must have total GPA 7.50 (with the 4th subject) 
         in SSC and HSC level exams.
GHA Unit: Candidates must have total GPA Own Unit GPA in SSC and HSC level exams.
CHA Unit: Candidates must have total GPA 6.50 (with the 4th subject) 
          in SSC and HSC level exams.

Dhaka University Admission Test Date 2017-18

Dhaka University Units Faculty Exam Date
DU ‘KHA’ Unit Admission Test Arts Faculty September (Friday) 2017
DU ‘CHA’ Unit Admission Test Fine Arts Faculty September (Saturday) 2017
DU ‘GA’ Unit Admission Test Commerce Faculty September (Friday) 2017
DU ‘KA’ Unit Admission Test Science Faculty October (Friday) 2017
DU ‘GHA’Unit Admission Test Social Science Faculty October (Friday) 2017
DU ‘CHA’ Unit Admission Test Drawing —–

The first exam in 2017 admission test of Dhaka University will be the exam of “KHA”/B unit which will be held on the first Friday of the exam week in September. Then “CHA”/E unit exam, “GA”/C unit exam and then “GHA”/D unit exam will follow.

Usually, in every weekend the examination dates are held. A student must have a total CGPA of 8.00 (with 4th Subject) in SSC and HSC level exam for A/ “KA” unit. For B/ “KHA” unit a student must have a total CGPA of 7.00(with 4th subject) in SSC and HSC level exam. For commerce unit, which is C/ “GA” unit the CGPA (with 4th subject) requirement is 7.50 and for E/CHA unit the CGPA requirement is 6.50 again including the 4th subject.

In a total of 200 marks 180 marks are considered in the admission exam and 20 are pre determined which is essentially based on the SSC and HSC exam level or equivalent. Those students who will be selected in Dhaka University again will be assessed on their score and then they will be given the option to choose their departments under the four primary disciplines.

Although the seats in this prestigious academic institution remains limited and in each unit there are a vast number of things which students need to prepare for, for example in B and D unit the general knowledge section is very tricky and with the rule of negative marking a student needs to be very careful about his/her answers as no arbitrary answers cannot be answered, it can be hoped that the best and deserving minds of this nation will get a chance in Dhaka University in the year 2017.

Dhaka University Admission Details in a Nutshell (A, B, C & D Unit)

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