Admission Criteria
BSS (Hons) in Development Studies

General Info


Intake : Once in a Year
Application Duration : 22 February 2022 - 03 March 2022

Method of Application : Online through the "Admission Link" of www.bup.edu.bd 
Course Duration : Years: 04 Semester: 08
Total Credit Hours : 126
Total Course Fee : 1,51,000.00 (Additional Fees if applicable)


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 9.00 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 4.50 in each of the examinations.
  3. Candidates from Business Studies 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.
  4. Candidates from Humanities Group must obtain a total GPA of 8.00 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent examination with minimum GPA 4.00 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


(a) General Knowledge - 40

(b) English - 40

(c) Bangla - 20


Weightage


(1) Written Test=70%, 

(2) Viva-voce=15%, 

(3) HSC/Equivalent Result=05% and 

(4) SSC/Equivalent Result=10%


Exam Type


Admission Test will be taken in MCQ System (100 Marks) 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: 06 March 2022 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 07 March 2022 onward. But to avoid technical complication, applicants are requested to download the admit card as soon as possible.
  3. Written Tests will be held as per the following schedule: 

    FacultyDate & Day of Written TestTime of Written Test
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

    11 March 2022

    Friday

    03:00 PM - 04:00 PM


  • 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.