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    #1

    He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    Could you please tell me what should be used here?

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    #2

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    Neither. We don't "take admission" to school or university.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    If anything, at is more appropriate.

    He was admitted at Bangalore University.

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    #4

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    To is more natural in American English: He was admitted to Bangalore University.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

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    Neither. We don't "take admission" to school or university.
    We don't say "take admission". Then what do we need to say instead of it?

    "I got admission "to"or "at" Oxford university". "I got admitted "to" or "at" that university".

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    #6

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    I got admitted to Oxford University.

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    #7

    Re: He took admission "in" or "at" a school or university.

    I was admitted to Oxford University.
    I have been admitted to Oxford University.
    I have won a place at Oxford University.
    I'm going to Oxford! Woo hoo!!!
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