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HSC admission seekers now ‘can apply for up to 10 colleges’
The Education Ministry on Thursday issued guidelines for admission to class XI allowing an admission seeker to apply for up to 10 colleges through online instead of five ones as in previous years.
As per the guidelines, online application process for admission to the 11th grade will begin in colleges and higher secondary schools on May 26 and it will continue till June 9.
The admission will be given based on the results of the Secondary School Certificate and its equivalent examinations like the previous years.
All the educational institutions must complete the admission process through online while the admission seekers can apply by sending SMS from any number of Teletalk by June 9 next.
The students who have sought a review of their results will also have to apply by May 26 to June 9.
The merit list will be published on June 16 and the enrolment process will begin on June 18 and continue till June 30.
However, students can get admitted with late fees from July 10 to July 20.
The classes of the fresh 11th graders will begin on July 10.
As per the guidelines, the admission seekers will be able to apply through online by paying Tk 150. The candidates can apply once through online as they will not be bale to do it second time unlike last year.
The students, however, can apply for admission to up to 10 colleagues through SMS by paying Tk 120 for each.
The Education Ministry guidelines say colleges in municipal, upazila towns and rural areas will be bale to charge maximum Tk 1,000 as admission fee. Colleges in district towns cannot charge more than Tk 2,000 while that in metropolitan areas, except Dhaka, cannot charge more than Tk 3,000 from students as admission fee.
The MPO-enlisted educational institutions in Dhaka metropolitan areas cannot charge the students more than Tk 5,000.
However, partially MPO-enlisted institutions in Dhaka metropolitan areas will be able to charge Tk 9,000 for Bangla medium and Tk 10,000 for English medium.
But, colleges cannot charge more than TK 3000 from one student as development fee.
The ministry asked the educational institutions to reduce fees as much as possible for poor, meritorious and physically-challenged students.
It also warned that stern action will be taken if any college charges students more the approved amount.
Earlier on Wednesday, the results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations were published, showing an 88.29 percent success rate.
This year, a total of 14,52,605 students, out of 16,45, 201, came out successful in the SSC and its equivalent examinations.
The total number of GPA achievers is 1,09,761 this year which was 1,11,901 last year.