Some 12 admission seekers, including two females who sat for ‘Ka-unit” admission tests of Dhaka University yesterday, were detained for illegally using electronic devices at different examination centres.
“During ‘Ka-unit’ entry tests, two applicants were found using electronic devices at Faculty of Business Studies examination centre on the campus . . . four were detained at Shaikh Burhanuddin Post Graduate College, one was detained at Lalmatia Mohila College centre and the rest of five were detained at different examination centres,” DU Proctor M Amzad Ali told newsmen.
The detainees are Nur Alam, Al Imram, Shah Poran, Abul Bashar, Nahid Hasan, Tanveer Hossain, Rofiqul Islam, Khondaker Mirajul Islam, SM Jakir Hossain, Abu Hanif, Soumika Protichi Sattar and Arifa Billah Tamanna.
Ali said a mobile court sentenced each detainee fifteen days imprisonment.
The tests were held in 87 centers inside and outside of the campus from 10 am to 11.30 am.
A total of 89,506 candidates appeared at the admission test under the Ka-unit this year against 1,765 seats.