Admission Circular Bangladesh Public Universities

Admission Circular of IBA BBA at University of Dhaka, 2013-14

"Dhaka University "Admission notice for the academic year 2013-14 of IBA BBA at University of Dhaka (DU).

BBA Admission Test (2013-14) of Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka will be held on Friday, December 06, 2013. The Admission Test will begin at 10:00 am and candidates must report to their respective test center by 9:30 am.


All applicants must  have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination and the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination or their equivalents in any field of study. However, if an applicant has taken the O-level examination, he/she must have passed at least 5 (five) subjects (including mathematics). In case of A-level examination, an applicant must have passed at least 3 (three) subjects. It is important to note that applicants with O-level and A-level certificates must have at least D grade in all subjects.

The minimum qualifying point to be eligible to apply is 5 (five) for all applicants. The point determination is explained in the table below –

SSC GPA/Div HSC GPA/Div O-level GPA A-level GPA Qualifying Points
>=4.5/1st >=4.0/1st >=3.0 >=2.0 3
>=3.5/2nd >=3.0/2nd >=2.5 >=2.0 2

Letter grades of O-level and A-level subjects are converted into grade points on the basis of A=4, B=3, C=2 and D=1. Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated by averaging the grade points of the five best grades for O-level and the three best grades for A-level.

For all other certificates, equivalence will be determined by the Equivalence committee of IBA.

Selection Procedure:

All Bangladeshi applicants must take the Admission Test. The test has two components: Written Assessment component evaluates applicant’s aptitude in: Language, Mathematics, and Analytical ability. To qualify in the Written Test, an applicant must obtain a minimum qualifying score in each of the above areas. For the Communication Test, applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Written Assessment.

Foreign nationals with a score of 1900 or more in SAT Reasoning Test (with at least 600 in Critical Reading and Math and at least 550 in Writing) may be exempted from the Written Assessment, but must appear in the Communication Test.

How to Apply?

The application is to be made online from Saturday, November 02, 2013, 12 noon till Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Application fee of Tk. 865/- (including online processing fees and bank service charge) is to be paid latest by Thursday, November 21, 2013. For detailed application procedure, visit the IBA website at or the Dhaka University admission website

For further information, visit the IBA website or contact the BBA Program Office (Room # 319, 2nd Floor, IBA) or call at 01772563303 or 9663220 between 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm any day except for Fridays.

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