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Controversy shrouds DU ‘Gha’ unit entry test results

MNA Education Desk: Controversy surfaced centring the results of Dhaka University (DU) ‘Gha’ unit (combined unit) entry test marred by question paper leak allegation acknowledged by the university authority.

Anomalies surfaced in pass rate of the test which were published on Tuesday as the tally reach in highest point in last 20 years breaking all the records of the past as some student secured records marks, claimed university students.

In an analysis, it is shown that 26.21 percent students secured pass mark in 2018-19 academic sessions whereas it was 14.35 pc in 2017-18, 9.83 pc in 2016-17, 9.91 in 2015-16 sessions.

Sources also said that maximum students who secured position between hundred in merit list of ‘Gha’ unit (combined unit- Science, Arts, Commerce) failed to secure pass mark in their respective units.

The first position holder in ‘Gha’ unit from Business Studies unit got 114.30 out of total 120 marks, in Bengali 30 out of 30, in English 27.30 out of 30, in general knowledge 57 out of 60. But he failed to secure pass mark in his respective ‘Ga’ unit under Business Faculty where he got only 2.40 out of 30 in English part.

In another case, student who stood first position in ‘Gha’ unit from Science unit securing 109.50 marks, failed in his respective ‘Ka’ unit under Science faculty where he got only 43.75 marks.

Contacted, Sadeka Halim, dean of social science faculty, also co-coordinator of the controversial test, said these anomalies did not prove that they were securing position in the merit list by forgery, reported news agency.

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