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JnU entry tests uncertain as teachers decide to boycott them
Published :Thursday, 8 October, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 9

Uncertainty looms over the Jagannath University (JnU) admission tests as agitating teachers have decided to boycott them only two days before the first exam.
The university is yet to make any formal announcement whether the 'B' unit test slated for Friday will be postponed, while the teachers remain firm on their decision.
 Vice-Chancellor Mizanur Rahman has called an urgent meeting of the Academic Council on Thursday to resolve the matter before the tests begin.
The uncertainty over the honours entrance exams had developed after the public university teachers started their movement against the recently announced eighth pay scale, which failed to meet their demands.
The Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers' Association (FBUTA) leaders met Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday, but that meeting failed to resolve the impasse.
The Jagannath University Teachers Association (JnUTA) on Wednesday announced that they would boycott the admission tests.
Apart from this Friday's 'B' unit test, the exam of 'C' unit was scheduled for Oct 16, 'A' unit for Oct 30, 'D' unit Nov 6 and 'E' unit entry test was slated for Nov 13.

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