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IU 'C' unit's 2nd, 3rd shifts admission tests cancelled

IU 'C' unit's 2nd, 3rd shifts admission tests cancelled

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, Dec 6: Islamic University (IU) authorities have cancelled the second and third shifts' admission tests under Humanities and Social Science Faculty for its 2017-18 academic sessions due to the complexity of its question papers, reports UNB. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the university's central admission tests committee with IU Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askair in the chair, said sources at IU registrar office on Tuesday night. Sources said the first shift admission test of the unit was held comprising Padma set with A and B question papers. During the second shift admission test, duty invigilators found the same questions in Jomuna's B set. They, at one stage, informed the matter to the university authorities. Later, the university authorities took decision to cancel the second shift as well as the third shift admission tests. Among others, IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha, acting registrar SM Abdul Latif, the unit coordinator Associate Professor M Debasish Sharma were present at the meeting. The unit coordinator, Associate Professor Debasish Sharma, said that the second and third shift intake tests are likely to be held on Friday morning following the decision of the university's central admission tests committee. Another report adds: The results of 'D' unit admission test under Applied Science and Technology Faculty ('D' unit) of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia for its 2017-2018 academic sessions were published on Tuesday night, reports UNB. Professor M Shamsul Alam, coordinator of the 'D' unit, handed over the results to Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, Vice-Chancellor of the university, around 8:00 pm. Among others, IU Pro-VC Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, Treasurer Professor M Selim Toha and Atiqur Rahman, chairman of IU Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department were present on the occasion. Some 16,702 students, who applied against 250 seats, passed the examination, said Professor M Shamsul Alam. The results are now available on the university website www.iu.ac.bd.

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