University Admission English Syllabus & Suggestion Guide

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Here is the complete and final guide on university admission English syllabus including suggestion for admission exam candidates who want to get prepared for their upcoming English admission tests in public universities in Bangladesh. We have also included suggestion and helpful sources based on the question patterns of English admission tests.


Whether you are preparing for the admission tests of public universities such as DU, RU, CU, JU, DUET, BUET, RUET or medical admission exams, this guide will tell you the process and syllabus of English tests in order to get common questions and highest marks in your test exams in English.

এটি হচ্ছে বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে ভর্তি পরীক্ষার জন্য ইংরেজি অংশে পরিপূর্ণ নম্বর পাওয়ার জন্য পূর্ণ সাজেশান এবং দিক-নির্দেশনা।যে ছাত্র ছাত্রীরা ভর্তি পরীক্ষায় বেশি নম্বর পেতে চায় তাদের কে অবশ্যয় এই সাজেশানের প্রতিটি ধাপ অনুসরণ করে পরীক্ষার প্রস্তুতি নিতে হবে।এই ইংরেজির সাজেশানটি বাংলাদেশের যে কোন সরকারী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে ভর্তি পরীক্ষার প্রস্তুতির জন্য রচিত। প্রতিটি অধ্যায় সাজানো হয়েছে বিগত বছরের পরীক্ষাগুলোর আলোকে।

So, this syllabus and suggestion guide on admission tests will cover admission curriculum of:

  • All Public Universities: DU, RU, CU. JU, NU, KU, JMU, IU
  • All Engineering & Technology Universities: BUET, DUET, RUET, CUET, KUET, SUST
  • All Medical Colleges / Universities: DMC, CMC, RMC, KMC, JMC, PMC, MMC

Admission English Syllabus

As this guide is based on the syllabus of English grammar, it doesn’t matter for which universities, you are preparing for. We have covered almost all topics of grammar which will be set as MCQ or short questions under English section.

For preparing this syllabus guide, we have followed both suggestion of top professors of public universities and exam questions of last 10 years.


If you build up your skills on the English grammatical topics discussed here, you will get almost all English questions common in your exams and answer them correctly without any confusion or mistakes.

We have done our parts and now it’s yours…

3 Steps to University Admission English

To prepare yourself for English question section of admission exams or tests, you have to follow 3 basic steps and you have to continue all steps together in order to speed up your admission preparation.
তোমাকে ৩ টি ধাপে তোমার প্রস্তুতি নিতে হবে…

Step 01: Studying Selected Grammatical Chapters
Step 02: Practicing Questions of Previous Exams
Step 03: Reading English Newspapers & Short Stories

ধাপঃ ০১ -নির্বাচিত ব্যকারনের অধ্যায় সুমুহ প্রস্তুত করা
ধাপঃ ০২ -বিগত বছরের প্রশ্ন উত্তর সুমুহ অনুশীলন করা
ধাপঃ ০৩ -ইংরেজি সংবাদপত্র পড়া

Grammatical Chapters for Admission Exams

ধাপঃ ০১ -নির্বাচিত ব্যকারনের অধ্যায় সুমুহ প্রস্তুত করা

Most of the students get confused of the proper selections of English grammatical chapters especially in case of English part of admission tests. So, I assure you that you should learn the rules, structures, and usages of the grammatical chapters enlisted here. This includes all grammatical chapters from which you will get all most all mcq questions in your exams.

বেশির ভাগ ছাত্র-ছাত্রীরা সঠিক ব্যকারন গত অধ্যায়গুলো নির্বাচনে ব্যর্থ হয় ইংরেজির ক্ষেত্রে। এখানে সকল ইংরেজি ব্যকারনগত অধ্যায়গুলো উল্লেখ করা হয়েছে যেখান হতে তুমি সবচেয়ে বেশি প্রশ্ন কমন পাবে। সুতুরাং,আমি তোমাকে নিশ্চয়তা দিতে পারি যে এখানে যে অধ্যায়গুলো লিপিবদ্ধ করা হয়েছে সেখান হতে তুমি পরিপূর্ণ ভাবে উত্তর করতে পারবে।

Admission এর ইংরেজি Syllabus

The grammatical lessons are listed below:

  • Noun: You will get questions on singular and plural forms of nouns including countable nouns and uncountable nouns. You will get more than 2 questions from this part. So, try to memorize the noun words particularly singular and plural with their different meanings and usages.
  • Usages of Pronouns: Here, you will get gaps from this section in which you have to put right forms of verbs according to the pronoun subject. You will get 1 question from this topic.
  • Usages of Adjectives: In this part, you must memorize the meaning of adjective words and different characteristics of them.
  • Usages of Adverbs: Notice the position of adverb words in sentences.
  • Differences between Adjective & Adverb: Some words are used sometimes as adjective or adverb in different cases. So, learn those usages.
  • Structure of Phrases & Clauses: You have to choose the types of phrases or clauses from sentences in this item. This is optional part for question.
  • Usages of Causative Verbs: Learn the differences of all causative verbs and the definite form of verbs which are used in them. You will get gaps on forms of verbs here. You will get 1 question from this section.
  • Structures of Conditional Sentences: In this item, you must remember the different structures of different classes. You will get 1 question from this section. You should check out Modal verbs of possibility for advanced rules.
  • Transformation of Sentences: It’s the most complex and larger section in English grammar. Here, you have to transform sentences as directed on question or you have to choose the right transformed sentence according to the direction. So, you must memorize all the rules of transformation. You will get more than 3 questions from this section.

The areas of transformation of sentences, you have to cover are:

  • Agreement of Affirmative & Negative: This item is completely new to the students. So, learn the peculiar usages of this lesson. This is optional part for question.
  • Differences Among Infinitive, Participles, & Gerund: You have to memorize some particular words in this item and the right form of verbs of different options.
  • Illogical Participle Modifiers: Here, you will get choosing option and you have to choose right sentence which is logical. This is optional part for question.
  • Parallelism: It is all about maintaining balance of several words in a sentence. This is optional part for question.
  • Changing Rules of Narration (Direct to Indirect): You have to select right direct speech or indirect speech from four options on behalf of the given speech in the question.
  • Rules of Subject-Verb Agreement: Memorize all the rules and correct forms of verbs according to the forms of subject.
  • Usages of Conjunctions: You must remember the meaning of conjunction words and the usages of them in connecting sentences.
  • Usages of Preposition & Appropriate Prepositions: This is the option from which you will get more than 3 questions. Firstly, study the normal usages of preposition words. Besides, you must memorize all the appropriate prepositions.
  • Correction of Sentences: This item is based on all the grammatical topics. And you will get about 2 questions from this lesson.
  • Pin Pointing Errors: You have to find out the part in a sentence that is wrong and you may get 1 question from this item. It is also based on all the grammatical topics you have studied.
  • Phrasal Verbs or Group Verbs: Like appropriate preposition, you have to memorize the different phrasal verbs. This will give you more clear idea of the usages of prepositions. This is optional part for question.
  • Spelling: It is the item that will make you most confused. You will get about 2 questions from this item.
  • Idioms & Phrases: Learn the most popular phrases from here. You have to find out the right meaning of a phrase or idioms in a sentence. This is optional part for question.
  • Analogy: For this section, you must have a great stock of vocabulary. You have to find out the relationship between two groups of words here.
  • Synonyms & Antonyms: Most of the students get less number for this part. You have to study a dictionary on Synonyms and Antonyms for doing better in this part. Most importantly, you will get more than 3 questions from this section.
  • Usages of Modal-Auxiliary Verbs: Right forms of verb will be set as a question item from this lesson. This is optional part for question.
  • Subjunctives: Here, you have to memorize some words which has different rules in case of using in a sentence. This is an optional item.
  • Word Formations (Noun-Verb-Adjective-Adverb): From this topic, you must get more than 3 questions and here, you have to choose the right form of the part of speeches as directed in the question.

So, try to cover all of these listed grammatical chapters properly to be confident and to achieve the highest marks on English section in your upcoming admission tests.

Practicing Questions of Previous Exams

ধাপঃ ০২- বিগত বছরের প্রশ্ন উত্তর সুমুহ অনুশীলন করা

Every year more than 30% questions are repeated from the questions of previous years. So, if you want to get common items in exam, you have to study the questions of admission exams of previous years under Dhaka University, Buet, Ruet, Rajshahi University, Chittagong University and other public universities.

You can get a lot of guides as admission question banks in market where all admission exam question papers are available for admission candidates. Besides, here is a local website link where you can download admission question bank pdf files for free. It has stored question papers of university admission, medical admission, and engineering & technology admission tests.


Last of all, for better output, you may study the questions of BCS exams of previous years and job exams of various public organizations.


প্রতি বছর ৩০% এর বেশি প্রশ্ন বিগত বছর হতে পুনরাবৃত্তি করা হয়ে থাকে। সুতুরাং যদি তুমি তোমার ভর্তি পরীক্ষায় প্রশ্ন কমন পেতে চাও তবে তোমাকে অবশ্যয় বিগত বছরের বিভিন্ন বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ভর্তি পরীক্ষার প্রশ্ন অনুশীলন করতে হবে। এক্ষেত্রে তুমি বি.সি.এস সহ অন্যান্য সরকারী চাকুরীর পরীক্ষার প্রশ্ন উত্তর অনুশীলন করতে পারো।

Reading English Newspapers & Short Stories

ধাপঃ ০৩- ইংরেজি সংবাদপত্র পড়া

The last part of your preparation strategy is reading English daily newspaper and different short stories. You must read the top daily newspaper, ‘The Daily Star’ for better performance. Because, the language and structure pattern of this newspaper is the best and most standard among all other newspapers. You must read the newspaper regularly and study the unknown or new word from there.

Besides, you have to notice the sentence structures from there. Remember, newspaper uses always updated English. So, by reading newspaper, you may be confident that your competence of language is updated and enriched.

For reading English short stories, you can either purchase handbook from local library or browse online. You can also browse General English Story Zone of British council or Story section of Literary Hub.

তোমার প্রস্তুতির শেষ ধাপ হল নিয়মিত ইংরেজি খবরের কাগজ পড়া। এক্ষেত্রে তুমি ‘দৈনিক ডেইলি স্টার’ পড়তে পারো কারন বাংলাদেশে যত ইংরেজি পত্রিকা রয়েছে তার মধ্যে এটির লেখা এবং বাক্য গঠন সবচেয়ে বেশি আধুনিক এবং উন্নত। পড়ার সময় নতুন শব্দগুলো এবং বাক্যের গঠনগুলো লক্ষ্য করো এবং অনুশীলন করো।

English Books for Admission Test

As supplement or resource guides, you must have these books and use them regularly while preparing for admission tests.

অতিরিক্ত নির্দেশনাঃ

  • Use ‘Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary’ for the word meaning from English to English.
  • ইংরেজি হতে ইংরেজি অর্থের জন্য ক্যামব্রিজ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের শব্দ অভিধান ব্যবহার করো।
  • Take help from Samsad Dictionary for the word meaning from English to Bengali.
  • বাংলা হতে বাংলা অর্থের জন্য সংসদের ভারতীয় অভিধানটি অনুসরণ করো।
  • Study the question patterns from the language books both from ‘Cliffs’ and Barron’s TOEFL.
  • বিভিন্ন প্রশ্নের রূপ এবং গঠনের জন্য ‘Cliffs’ বা Barron’s এর TOEFL বই দুটি অনুসরণ করতে পারো।

These are the selected books you have to study and use as supplements to your learning process.

English Books for Admission Test
English Books for Admission Test

Suggestion for University Admission Tests

So, if you take your preparation through these 3 steps we have mentioned above, you will certainly cut a good figure in English. Besides, if you need help on any grammar lesson, you can find them and study right here on our site.

Many students take part in admission exams each year but a few of them pass the tests and get selected for admission. So, there is no limit of topics or areas you need to study for getting prepared. Because if someone knows or does better than you, you will be eliminated from the competition. So, you have to best with your skills in English grammar.

সুতুরাং, আমি আশা করছি যে তুমি যদি এই ধাপগুলো অনুসরণ করে তোমার ইংরেজি প্রস্তুতি নাও তবে তুমি পরীক্ষায় পূর্ণ নম্বরের উত্তর করতে পারবে। অনেক ছাত্র ছাত্রী রয়েছে যারা অনেক পরিশ্রম করে পড়াশোনা করে কিন্তু ভুল নির্দেশনা অনুসরনের জন্য ভর্তি পরীক্ষায় সফল হতে পারেনা। সেইসব বিষয়গুলো মাথায় রেখে এই সাজেশান টি প্রস্তুত করা হয়েছে। এখন তোমাকে যা করতে হবে তা শুধু অনুসরণ… অধ্যায়ন…এবং সফলতা…

This guide on admission english syllabus and suggestion has been composed following those aspects. If you cover all the syllabus topics and keep practising all other suggestions and tips, you can belive that you are ready for the race. Best of luck.