3rd year honors exams of 7 DU-affiliated colleges begin Oct 23
The final examinations of third year honors (regular, irregular and grade improvement) students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) will begin on October 23, said a DU press release here yesterday. The affiliated colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawrdy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College,..
Students of 7 DU affiliated colleges block Nilkhet
The students of academic session 2011-12 of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University withdrew their demonstration after the DU vice chancellor assured them of publishing results of their honours final year examinations in November. The students blocked Nilkhet intersection around 9:00am saying that they have completed their examination in February..
HSC pass rate, GPA-5 decrease
The average pass rates and the number of GPA–5 scorers in Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations have seen a drastic fall in 2017. This year, the pass rate is 68.91 per cent in HSC and equivalent exams under eight general education boards and madrasha and technical education boards, 5.79..
HSC results on July 23
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations results are to be published on July 23. Dhaka education board chairman, Mahbubur Rahman stated that the prime minister is scheduled to receive the results on July 23. All the education boards would then publish the results, he added. A press conference is..
HSC results by 24 July
The Education Ministry is to publish the results for HSC and equivalent exams between 22 and 24 July. Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Examinations Controller of Dhaka Education Board said to dainikshiksha, “We sent a proposal to the Ministry of Education to publish the results between 22 and 24 July. From there..
Education minister to find coaching-loving teachers
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid has asked the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to prepare a list of the teachers who are involved in private tutoring at home and coaching centres defying the policy in this regard. In a note issued on June 28, Nahid also asked to..
NU masters exams begin July 16
Masters final course irregular and improvement (old syllabus) examinations of 2014 under National University will be held between July 16 and August 24. First semester examination of masters of 2015 will also begin on July 16 and continue till August 9, said a NU release. Detailed schedule of the final..
Deadline for college admission confirmation extended
Deadline for confirmation of admission to class eleven has been extended till 12pm Jun 10. Those who made it to the merit list were given two days time, 6-8 June, to confirm their admission. The deadline was extended after the number of confirmed admissions did not meet expected values. Manjurul Kabir,..
`Achieving quality of education remains a foremost challenge’
The country’s secondary education is mostly in disarray when it comes to quality, a member of the Planning Commission told a discussion in the capital yesterday. Dr Shamsul Alam said, “Arbitrary enlistments of educational institutions on MPO left them in a complete mess.” “How quality education can be ensured without..
Students’ vital role to prevent terrorism, militancy
Students should play vital role towards thwarting all sorts of terrorism and militancy so that none more militants and extremists are generated. All quarters of the society including the students should remain alert and conscious against the militancy for the sake of freeing the nation from its curse. They should..
Seven HSC examinees held for question paper leak
A mobile court in Keraniganj arrested seven Higher Secondary Certificate examinees and a cybercafé owner in front of the Joipara Degree College at Dohar in Dhaka on charge of leaking a question papers, minutes before the examination is scheduled to be held on Wednesday morning. Dohar upazila nirbahi officer Al-Amin..
Burnt teenager dies at DMCH
A burnt teenage girl died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, three days after miscreants set fire on their house in Gazaria of Munshiganj. The victim, Sonia Aktar, who attended this year’s HSC examination, was a student of Dr Abdul Gaffar School and College in Gazaria. Her mother Hazera Begum..
Girl killed for pursuing studies
Marufa Akhtar continued pursuing education after marriage and her illiterate in-laws did not like it. As she was taking Higher Secondary Certificate exams from Nalchity Degree College in Jhalakathi, her in-laws’ family in the absence of her husband, who works in the Middle East, became more harsh on her. On..
Five brothers get life for college student murder
The Khulna Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal has awarded life term rigorous imprisonment to five brothers in a college student murder case of Keshabpur in Jessore. Judge of the tribunal MA Rab Hawlader delivered the verdict on Thursday (April 13) in presence of four convicts. The court also fined the convicts..
College girl hacked by BCL leader
A female student of Sylhet Government Women’s College, who was hacked with a sharp weapon by her alleged boyfriend a day ago, has been brought to Dhaka and admitted to Square Hospitals in critical condition. Khadiza Begum Nargis was sent to the capital in the early hours of Tuesday, said..
Authorities support rising number of creative questions
In response to protests by some students against the rising number of creative questions in SSC and HSC tests, the authorities say the move aims to stop question paper leak. The inter-educational board also thinks the students ‘misapprehended’ the new time allocation. The protesting students say they will have to..
Students protest over creative questions
Several hundred students today blockaded the road in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka protesting a government move to increase the number of “creative questions” in both SSC and HSC examinations. The students under the banner of “Dhaka Chhatra Samaj” staged a two-hour sit-in in front of the press..
Govt college affiliation: Public univs not yet empowered
Implementation of a decision to hand over the government colleges to public universities still remains in paper only even two years after the prime minister’s order in this regard. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina asked the education ministry on August 31, 2014 to give the authority to affiliate the 281 government..
Missing college teacher found dead
A teacher of Government Azizul Haque College, who went missing while taking a pleasure bath under a waterfall in Rijuk area of Ruma upazila on Saturday afternoon, was found dead on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Professor Towfiq Ahmed Siddik, head of the Bangla department of the college…