The application process for cluster admission tests at 20 universities for the 2020-21 academic year begins on April 1.
It will continue until April 15, according to a notification signed by Jagannath University Registrar and member secretary of the integrated admission committee engineer Md Ohiduzzaman on Wednesday.
Students who meet the minimum qualifications will be allowed to apply.
Those who have passed HSC/Alim and equivalent examinations in 2019 or 2020 can apply. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 8 for studying Science subjects, a minimum GPA of 7.5 for Commerce and a minimum GPA of 7 for Humanities.
However, the aspirants must also have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in both 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 Coronavirus outbreak. From next year, students will only be allowed to sit entry tests the same year they pass HSC.
Students won't have to pay any fee for the initial application for the cluster tests.
After initial scrutiny, students who are eligible for admission tests will be informed through SMS on April 23.
Initially selected students have to file the final application between April 24 and May 20 by depositing Tk 500 through mobile banking services.
Applicants can download the admit cards from June 1 to June 10. Detailed admission test-related information will be published in national dailies and at www.gstadmission.ac.bd.
Entry tests will start at 12pm at respective venues. A student can select five centres. Students who passed in 2019 and got into universities will not be able to choose the educational institutions they are currently studying at as centres for the test.