Admission Criteria
BSS (Hons) in International Relations (IR)

General Info



Eligibility for Admission


  1. A candidate must pass SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination from any discipline/group.
  2. Candidates from Science Group must obtain a total GPA of 8.50 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 4.00 in each of the examinations.
  3. Candidates from Business Studies Group must obtain a total GPA of 8.25 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 3.75 in each of the examinations.
  4. Candidates from Humanities Group must obtain a total GPA of 8.25 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 3.75 in each of the examinations.
  5. Candidates from General Certificate of Education (GCE) O and A level background must pass in minimum 05 (five) and 02 (two) subjects respectively having minimum 26.5 points in total based on the following scale:
    GradePoint
    A*/A5.00
    B4.00
    C3.50
    D3.00

    Note:   Gradings lower than ‘D’ will not be considered for point calculation.

6.  Candidates from International Baccalaureate (IB) must pass in minimum 06 (six) subjects having minimum 30 points based on the rating scale used in their curriculum (7, 6, 5, 4). Rating of 1, 2 and 3 will not be considered in point calculation.


Admission Test Syllabus



Weightage



Exam Type


Admission Test will be taken in MCQ System and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Detailed Time Plan and Center for Admission Test

(1) Publication of the List of eligible candidates for Written Exam: 20 February 2021 on BUP Website www.bup.edu.bd.

(2) Admit Cards can be downloaded and printed by the individual applicants from admission.bup.edu.bd from 15 August 2021 onward. But to avoid technical complication, applicants are requested to download the admit card as soon as possible.


Written Tests will be held as per the following schedule: 

    

                         Faculty

Date & Day of Written Test

Time of Written Test

Faculty of Security & Strategic Studies

21 August 2021 (Saturday)

1000 hours–1100 hours

 


Admission Test (Written) will be conducted in following places:

a. Dhaka

b. Chattogram

c. Bogura

d. Khulna


Viva-voce will be taken in BUP premises.



Schedule of other Events


Event

Date/Time

List of selected candidates for appearing at Viva-voce will be published on BUP website www.bup.edu.bd

After 1800 hours on 26 August 2021

Viva-voce

31 August-12 September 2021

Publication of the final list of selected candidates including waiting list for admission on BUP website www.bup.edu.bd

After 1400 hours on 16 September 2021

Admission from the list of selected candidates (Main List + Waiting List)

19-27 September 2021

Opening Convocation

29-30 September 2021

Classes commence on

03 October 2021