Electronic device use prohibited in medical admission test

The use of electronic devices like

calculator, watch and metallic pen has been prohibited in the medical

admission test scheduled to be held on October 5.

A set of decisions have also been taken at a coordination meeting held at

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) headquarters here today between police and

the people involved in holding medical admission test.

Chaired by the meeting, DMP Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia assured of

taking necessary measures to hold the medical admission test in a transparent


Cyber unit of the DMP and different intelligence agencies are ready to

prevent any sort of rumour and propaganda about the test using social

networking sites.

In line with decisions, no guardian will be allowed to enter exam centres

and stay inside or outside of the centres. No examinee will be allowed to

enter the centre after 9.30 am as the gates of the centres will be opened

8:30 am.

The medical admission test of five medical colleges will be held at nine

exam centres from 10 am on October 5. A total of 34,740 examinees will take

part in the examination.

Only the in-charges of the exam centres will be entitled to keep their

mobile phones open. No examinees will be allowed to enter exam centre without

search. Police personnel along with representatives of the Health Ministry

and other officials concerned will conduct the search.

Proctor of Dhaka University Dr AKM Golam Rabbani, Principal of Shaheed

Suhrawardi Medical College Prof ABM Maksudul Alam, Director of Director

General of Health Service Prof Dr MA Rouf, Principal of Sir Salimullah

Medical College Prof Dr Md Billal Alam and Principal of Mugda Medical College

Dr Shah Golam Rabbani were, among others, present at the meeting.

High officials of the DMP and representatives of different intelligence

agencies were also present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)