The admission tests for the first year honors courses of Jahangirngar University (JU) under 2017-18 academic sessions will begin on Sunday.
As many as 151 candidates will vie for each seat this year.
"A total of 2,99,171 students have applied against 1,986 seats under six faculties and three Institutes this year, breaking all previous records," officials of the Admission Management Committee confirmed the matter.
The admission tests of the "A Unit" will be held on October 8 and 9 while "I Unit" tests will also be held on October 9, they added.
The "D Unit" tests will be held on October 10 and 11 and "Unit C and C1" on October 12.
Admission tests of "Unit B and G will be held on October 15 while "Unit E and H" will be held on October 16.
The admission tests will end on October 17 with holding tests of "F unit".
Earlier, the online registration process for the admission into first year honors courses of JU was ended on September 30.
JU Proctor Professor Tapan Kumar Saha said a mobile court led by an Executive Magistrate will be active on the campus during the admission tests for the first time to stop forgery in the exams.
Detailed information regarding the admission tests including seat-plans is available on university website www.juniv.edu.