Dhaka University(DU) is one of the top universities in Bangladesh. It is the oldest and most prestigious educational institute in our country. It is a dream of many students to study at Dhaka University. It was established on the first day of July 1921 during the British Era. It has made significant contributions to the modern history of Bangladesh. Today, it is the largest public research university in Bangladesh. Dhaka University has 5 different units with several subjects. Each of these units has different requirements.
Dhaka University Admission Test Notice 2020-2021 has been published on the university official website. You can visit the official website click here. In this article, we are focusing on the ‘D unit’. When anyone is trying to apply, sometimes they find it difficult to understand the entire process, so we hope you will find our writing helpful and you will get one step closer to admitting yourselves in your desired subjects.
- 1 why choose D Unit?
- 2 Dhaka University Will Hold Divisional Examination.
- 3 Dhaka University Changed Marks Distribution for 2020-2021
- 4 Online Application Deadline:
- 6 The following Marks Distribution is for previous sessions-
- 7 Marks distribution & Prospectus:
- 8 MCQ MARKS DISTRIBUTION
- 10 Written Test Marks Distribution
- 12 Dhaka University D-unit Admission Requirements:
- 14 Dhaka University D- Unit Faculty List
- 15 Dhaka University D-Unit faculties along with subjects
- 17 Arts Faculty
- 18 Social Science Faculty
- 19 Business Studies Faculty
- 21 Science Faculty
- 23 There are some faculties/institute that has only one allotted department-
- 24 Modern Language Institute
- 27 DU D-Unit total subject list with specific requirements
- 29 Dhaka University D-Unit Admission Result
- 31 Admission Result Of D Unit
why choose D Unit?
D Unit is for those students who are willing to migrate from their group to another one. For example, science students can migrate to business studies and humanities group. Students of humanities can get admitted in Math and Statistics and all departments of business studies. Business studies students can get admitted to all departments of business studies and humanities except they can not get admitted in Math and Statistics. So it is a great advantage for students to be able to change their group if they really want.
Dhaka University Will Hold Divisional Examination.
Due to the COVID crisis, Dhaka University Admission Examination Committee has decided to hold a divisional exam, That means every examinee will sit for the exam in their own hometown or the district they live in, or the district they choose to give the exam. The total evaluation marks are said to be 100 and 20 marks will be for SSC & HSC result. This decision is valid for only the students of the 2020-2021 academic session. The full information about the exams will be published on the official website,Click Here
Dhaka University Changed Marks Distribution for 2020-2021
|Total Marks||Admission Test Marks||Result Marks(SSC & HSC)|
*** The notice is valid only for the 2020-2021 session. Any further changes will be notified in the official website***
- Viva exam won’t be held this year.
- The decision is yet to be made whether the exam will be only MCQ or part MCQ and part Written.
Online Application Deadline:
The online application notice 2020-2021 will be published on the official website. Here is the probable Online Application timeline:
|Online Application Starts:||January 2021|
|Online Application Finish:||February 2021|
The following Marks Distribution is for previous sessions-
Marks distribution & Prospectus:
- The total evaluation mark is 200.
SSC & HSC result: 80 marks
Admission Examination: 120 marks
Time: 1 hour 30 mins
- Admission exam is divided into two parts-
a) Multiple Choice Question(MCQ): 50 mins
b)Written part: 40 mins
MCQ MARKS DISTRIBUTION
Subjects Number of Questions Marks Bangla / Advanced English 16 20 English 16 20 General knowledge 28 35 Total 60 75
- The value of every question is 1.25.
- For each wrong answer, 0.30 numbers will be deducted.
- Only A-Level / GCE students will have to answer Advanced English in every part of the exam.
- SSC GPA (with optional) will be multiplied by 6 and HSC GPA (with optional) will be multiplied by 10 and the sum of these will be considered as the result value.
Written Test Marks Distribution
Bangla / Advanced English
|Bangla / Advanced English||15|
- In the MCQ exam minimum marks to be attained is-
1. Bangla / Advanced English- 6 marks
2. English- 6 marks
3.General knowledge- 12 marks.
and a total of 30 marks must be obtained to qualify for the exam.
- In the written test minimum total of 12 marks must be obtained.
- In MCQ & Written test total of 48 marks must be obtained.
Dhaka University D-unit Admission Requirements:
There are some requirements for students in order to apply in D-Unit. here are all the requirements you need to know according to groups-
- For the Science group, the sum of total GPA of SSC & HSC (with optional/4th subject) must be 8.0
- For the Business Studies group, the sum of total GPA of SSC & HSC (with optional/4th subject) must be 7.5
- For the Humanities group, the sum of total GPA of SSC & HSC (with optional/4th subject) must be 7.o
Dhaka University D- Unit Faculty List
The students who are in Science, Business studies & Humanities group can apply for this unit. Here is the list of faculties for D- Unit :
- Arts Faculty
- Social Science Faculty
- Business Studies Faculty
- Science Faculty
- Biology Faculty
- Law Faculty
- Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty
- Social Welfare and Research Institute
- Health Economics Institute
- Education and Research Institute
- Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies
- Modern Language Institute:-
a) BA Honours in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
b) BA Honours in French Language and Culture (FLC)
c) BA Honours in Chinese Language and Culture (CLC)
d) BA Honours in Japanese Language and Culture (JLC)
Dhaka University D-Unit faculties along with subjects
Dhaka University D-unit has several subjects in different faculties and institutes. Students from all major groups can apply here and also they can change their major groups. The subject lists of D-Unit of Dhaka University is down below:
Established in 1921, the Faculty of Arts is one of the largest faculties of the university, consists of sixteen Departments: Department of Bengali, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Islamic History and Culture, Department of Philosophy, Department of Arabic, Department of Islamic Studies to name a few. The academic activities of these departments are conducted by the Faculty of Arts. Four research journals, two in Bengali and two in English are published every year from the Faculty. The faculty office is located on the first and second floors of the Arts Building. Available seats from this faculty under D-unit is given below:
|Bangla||Science- 25 Business studies- 7|
|English||Science- 20 Business studies- 5|
|Arabic||Science- 30 Business studies- 0|
|Persian Language & Literature||Science- 20 Business studies- 10|
|Urdu||Science- 30 Business studies- 20|
|Sanskrit||Science- 20 Business studies- 10|
|Pali & Buddhist Studies||Science- 18 Business studies- 12|
|History||Science- 23 Business studies- 7|
|Philosophy||Science- 25 Business studies- 5|
|Islamic Stuidies||Science- 25 Business studies- 15|
|Islamic History & Culture||Science- 25 Business studies- 15|
|Information Technology & Library Management||Science- 15 Business studies- 5|
|Theater & Performance Studies||Science-7 Business studies- 3|
|Music||Science- 20 Business studies- 10|
|Dance||Science- 10 Business studies- 10|
|Language Science||Science- 20 Business studies- 15|
|World Religion & Culture||Science- 35 Business studies- 5|
Social Science Faculty
This area is known as “Shomaj Biggyan Chattar”
The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the oldest, largest, and most diverse academic units at the University of Dhaka. Established on 2 October 1970, the Faculty has expanded in size and importance to include a wide range of academic disciplines that study human culture, society, and politics, and that are theoretically based and empirically well-founded. The Faculty of social sciences is organized into 16 academic Departments which are responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. Available seats from this faculty under D-unit is given below:
|Economics||Science- 70 Business- 8|
|Political Science||Science- 80 Business- 20|
|International Relations||Science- 45 Business- 5|
|Sociology||Science- 35 Business- 5|
|Mass Media & Journalism||Science- 25 Business- 8|
|Public Administration||Science- 35 Business- 25|
|Anthropology||Science- 20 Business- 5|
|Population Sciences||Science- 13 Business- 0|
|Peace & Conflict studies||Science- 20 Business- 10|
|Women and Gender Studies||Science- 20 Business- 5|
|Development Studies||Science- 10 Business- 5|
|Television,Film & Photography||Science- 15 Business- 5|
|Criminology||Science- 30 Business- 10|
|Communication Disorders||Science- 20 Business- 0|
|Printing & Publication studies||Science- 15 Business- 5|
|Japanese studies||Science- 35 Business- 10|
Business Studies Faculty
The Department of Commerce was established under the Faculty of Arts of the University of Dhaka in the year 1921. This Department emerged as an independent Faculty in 1970 with only two Departments the Department of Management Studies and the Department of Accounting Information System in 1970. The Department of Marketing and the Department of Finance was created in 1974. The 4-year BBA Program was introduced in place of the 3-year B.Com. (Hons) Program There are two Academic Bhabans, one Administrative Building, and one Auditorium Bhaban in the Faculty. There is a library having a wide collection of contemporary books and journals for all the departments under the Faculty. Available seats from this faculty under D-unit is given below:
|Management||Science- 10 Humanities- 5|
|Accounting & Information Systems||Science- 10 Humanities- 5|
|Marketing||Science- 10 Humanities- 5|
|Finance||Science- 10 Humanities- 5|
|Banking & Insurance||Science- 5 Humanities- 2|
|Management Information Systems||Science- 4 Humanities- 1|
|International Business||Science- 4 Humanities- 2|
|Tourism & Hospitality Management||Science- 3 Humanities- 2|
|Organization Strategy & Leadership||Science- 15 Humanities- 5|
Dhaka University opened its doors to the students on the 1st July 1921 with only three faculties, namely the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts, and the Faculty of Law. The Faculty of Science started its journey with only three departments namely, Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Over the years the Faculty has undergone significant changes. New Departments have been established with an increase in the number of students. The department of Mathematics was established in 1921 and Statistics in 1950. These two departments come under D-unit. Available seat numbers are given below:
There are some faculties/institute that has only one allotted department-
|Biology Faculty||Psychology||Business Studies- 30|
|Law Faculty||Law||Science- 43 Business Studies- 22|
|Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty||Geography & Environment||Business Studies- 20|
|Social Welfare and Research Institute||Social Welfare||Science- 12 Business Studies- 3|
|Health Economics Institute||Health Economics||Science- 30|
|Education and Research Institute||Education & Research||Science- 40 Business Studies- 20|
|Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies||Disaster Management and Vulnerability||Science- 25 Business Studies- 5|
Modern Language Institute
The institutes are the constituent schools of the University with separate governing bodies. They function under the executive and academic control of the University. There are 12 Institutes at the University. The institute of modern language is one of them. Available seat numbers are given below:
|BA Honours English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)||Science- 5 Business studies- 10|
|BA Honours in French Language and Culture (FLC)||Science- 5 Business studies- 5|
|BA Honours in Chinese Language and Culture (CLC)||Science- 5 Business studies- 10|
|BA Honours in Japanese Language and Culture (JLC)||Science- 5 Business studies- 5|
DU D-Unit total subject list with specific requirements
D-Unit has several subjects in its categories. Following is the total subject list along with specific requirements:
Dhaka University D-Unit Admission Result
The admission test result of Dhaka University D-Unit will be published on the official website. to see the result visit the official site. you can also click on the link below-
Hope you have gotten answers to all the queries about Dhaka University D-unit with admission guideline. We strongly believe this writing will encourage you to get yourself admitted to Dhaka University. All the best to students who are preparing themselves for the admission examination.