Admission tests for Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU), Tangail, started yesterday with some 80 students set to compete for each seat.
A total of 65,366 students have applied for 815 seats in 15 departments under four units for the 2019-2020 session.
The admission tests began yesterday with the A and B unit exams being held across 38 centres in the town, including the university campus. C and D unit exams are set to take place today.
Prof Mohammad Alauddin, vice-chancellor of MBSTU, visited the exam centres.
To check question paper leak, forgery, or any untoward incident, the university authorities and law enforcement agencies have taken strict measures, according to university sources.