The UGC will issue a notice on the admission test outline and test procedure soon
Central Admission tests for public universities will be held from the 2020-2021 academic year.
The decision was taken at a meeting held at the University Grants Commission (UGC) office on Wednesday, with the vice chancellors of 12 universities in attendance.
The UGC will start working from the first week of March on finalizing the process of the admission tests.
Four universities --- Dhaka University, Chittagong University, Jahangirnagar University and BUET --- however are yet to decide on their inclusion in the process. They will announce their decisions after discussing the matter with their academic committees.
UGC Chairman Prof Kazi Shahidullah told reporters that some universities, including Dhaka University (DU), did not disagree but they said they would take the decision soon.
Later DU VC Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman said the university authorities would discuss the issue at their academic council meeting before taking a decision.