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    I come from a English medium background. You know how hard it is for English medium students to pass on BUET admission exams. Can anyone offer some advice or recommend a good coaching center?

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    U should go though the National Curriculum books first and familiarize yourself with them. Coaching centers will be tough for u as most come from NC background and won't have any problem regarding the syllabus and the speed of coaching classes. A personal tutor might be more suited for u.

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    seriously!! hard for English Medium students!
    if you didnt prepare yourself well, how are you suppose to do well!

    whats comes in the BUET examination are obviously within the syllabus of Bangla Medium, so what! these are not something you dont find in English Medium Books!!

    i myself was a English Medium student till class 7, then attended JSC(1st batch), SSC, and this year HSC


    get yourself admitted in Udvash, they are really well organized, and talk to them about home tutors, or, if you have cousins or relatives studying in BUET or, DU(eng. dept), ask them to guide you, and find you a suitable home tutor....


    some of my friends from English Medium had started home tutor, right after their A2 exams, firsty they kept teachers who made them complete the Bangla-Medium-English-Version NCTB Syllabus of Physics Chemistry and Math..and now they are taking tutions from Admission Expert Teacher(bhaias)

    Best of Luck for all of us
    Last edited by giant; June 25th, 2015 at 22:07.

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    Udvash = nothing but rote formulae memorization.

    They're not even true to their own tagline, 'Rote memorization without proper understanding destroys merit.'

    But well, if you happen to be good at it, it certainly 'works.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Codex View Post
    Udvash = nothing but rote formulae memorization.

    They're not even true to their own tagline, 'Rote memorization without proper understanding destroys merit.'

    But well, if you happen to be good at it, it certainly 'works.'
    maybe days have changed...today was the first class(Physics-Vector and Dynamics)...we were taught how to do maths by understanding and drawing the right diagram... no memorization
    Last edited by giant; June 25th, 2015 at 18:19.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giant View Post
    maybe days have changed...today was the first class(Physics-Vector and Dynamics)...all the bhaia taught was how to do maths by understanding and drawing the right diagram... no memorization
    Probably, then. Towards the end of it, while they did explain how the formulae themselves came to be, you were expected to memorize 30-40 of them depending on math types available per subject.

    This was back in 2011, I believe. Suffice to say I did not find it enjoyable.

    Am happy to know that it's changed for the better though (if it really has).

    I suppose it's not really their fault, the question pattern is mainly memorization based... <________<'

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    Udvash is a decent coaching center, but they will teach a lot of unnecessary stuff.
    Its more important to study and understand the textbooks properly.

    The exams taken by udvash are a nice way to assess your progress.

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    Unless you have VERY STRONG basics, give up. You still have time for IBA prep; which is actually fun and doesn't take as much effort.


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    Given the current pattern of questions of BUET admission,I suggest get a in depth knowledge of the text books first and then go for the extra stuff taught by coaching center. Last year's question was easy and most said almost like standard board questions.

    As per memorization of formula, if you understand the background logic no harm in memorizing them. They help in the limited time frame of admission tests.

    I know several people from complete English medium background (my own batch and junior batch), they got admitted in BUET (ME, EEE) and also have very good cgpa. One of them is now a lecturer in ME department (was 1st boy of ME). Most English medium students prefer to go outside or get admitted in private varsities. May be that is why the misconception that it is hard for them to get admitted in public varsities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank3nst3in View Post
    Unless you have VERY STRONG basics, give up. You still have time for IBA prep; which is actually fun and doesn't take as much effort.
    Not interested in BBA... So, IBA is not an option.

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    Can you apply for DU twice now? Another question: how does the EEE of DU compare to that of BRACU and other public universities?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franklin View Post
    Can you apply for DU twice now? Another question: how does the EEE of DU compare to that of BRACU and other public universities?
    Actually there are no difference. It's the same books and same teaching methods. They won't make you a power expert or scientist in 4 years. You have to learn yourself, that's the hard truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franklin View Post
    Can you apply for DU twice now? Another question: how does the EEE of DU compare to that of BRACU and other public universities?
    don't know about the 2nd time examination...
    but the difference/comparison is Money Money Money !!!

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    BTW no offense to any IUTIANS out there as um an ex iutian my self, if you target for iut, do not, again DO NOT OPT FOR CSE. Its not upto the mark compared to other departments. Also if u wanna study mech eng, i heard IUT is whole lot better than any universities in Bangladesh. Our mecha is top notch, and u will really miss if you do so.As an eng med, IUT will be much easier compared to other universities you have listed.But also as i remember talking with you over phone, i advised you to sit for sat and go to north america(us/canada). Its still a viable option and you are guranteed to have a better life and education compared to BUET/DU/IUT.

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