DU admission tests begin Friday with ‘Ga’ unit exams
The first-year honors admission tests of Dhaka University (DU) under academic session 2017-2018 will begin on Friday (September 15) with entry test of Business Studies faculty under “Ga-Unit”. The one-hour test will be held from 10 am to 11 am at 53 centers on the university campus and outside the..
Youths to work for country imbued with ideology of Bangabandhu: DU VC
The newly-appointed Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University (DU) Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman yesterday urged the young generations to work for the welfare of the country imbued with the ideology of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “Young generations should work for the welfare of the country following the path of..
Online registration for KUET admission test begins today
The online registration for honours first year admission test under academic session 2017-18 of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) will begin on Monday (September 11). The admission seekers can apply online till September 20 and they could pay registration fees through Rocket (Dutch Bangla mobile banking channel) by..
Cocktail blasts at RU campus, Shibir men blamed
Two cocktails exploded near Habibiur Rahman Hall of Rajshahi University Thursday night, causing panic among students. Although it was not clear who were behind the blasts that occurred around 8:00pm, Bangladesh Chhatra League claimed that activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jammat-e-Islami, were responsible for the blasts…
DU-affiliated colleges’ masters exams to begin Sept 10
The masters’ examination under the academic session 2013-2014 of seven government colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) will begin on September 10. The DU authorities on Sunday published the schedule for MA, MSS, MSC and MBS exams (new and old syllabus), said a DU press release here today. The exams..
Online registration for JU admission test begins Aug 20
The online registration for honours first year admission test under academic session 2017-2018 of Jahangirnagar University (JU) will start from August 20 while the admission tests will begin on October 8. The admission seekers can apply through online till September 21 by paying registration fee through Dutch Bangla Bank Limited..
7,053 students to get admission into DU this year
The online application for admission into first year honors course of Dhaka University (DU) under academic session 2017-18 began today while a total of 7,053 students could get chance to admit into the university this year through intake test. DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique formally inaugurated the online application..
JU students besiege admin building
The students of Jahangirnaar University besieged the university’s administrative building for indefinite period demanding the withdrawal of vandalism and attempt to murder case filed against 56 students by university administration. As per their schedule, the agitating students laid a siege to the building at 8:00am this morning under the banner..
Admission test schedule of Bangladesh’s public universities
The admission tests at the public universities for 2017-18 session are set to begin with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on October 14. The tests will end with Rangamati Science and Technology University in the last week of March, 2018. The decision was taken at a meeting of Bangladesh Biswabidyalay..
DU senate names 3-member panel to choose next VC
The Dhaka University Senate today unanimously nominated a three-member vice-chancellor panel including incumbent Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique to appoint new vice-chancellor of the university. The two other panel members are incumbent treasurer Professor Kamal Uddin and Professor of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Department Md Abdul Aziz. The decision was..
1200 DU affiliated college students sued over demonstration
Police filed a case with Shahbagh police station against 1,200 unknown students of seven government colleges which are affiliated under the Dhaka University for allegedly obstructing duties of law enforcers during a demonstration at Shahbagh intersection on Thursday July 20. Deputy commissioner (Ramna Division) of police Maruf Hossain Sardar confirmed..
DU announces exam schedule for 7 affiliated colleges
Amid street demonstration by hundreds of students, the University of Dhaka has scheduled the exams for seven affiliated colleges. Students of the seven colleges in Dhaka have clashed with police on Thursday during an earlier scheduled street demonstration at the capital’s Shahbagh. IK Selim Ullah Khandakar, principal of Kabi Nazrul..
Most private universities aimed at business : Serajul Islam Choudhury
Most of the private universities are aimed at business instead of exercising and dissemination of knowledge, said public intellectual and professor emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury. Universities lack a standard of education and usually have poor academic and laboratory facilities, he said in an interview. He continued that most private universities..
JNU teacher fired for sexual harassment
Jagannath University has sacked its journalism teacher Mir Moshref Hossain, popularly known as Razib Mir, for sexually harassing several female students. Razib was an associate professor at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Jagannath University and was suspended on April 28 when the first investigation committee found him..
Dhaka University to celebrate 96th founding anniversary Saturday
The Dhaka University (DU is set to celebrate its 96th founding anniversary on Saturday (July 1) with the theme “Innovation and Higher Education”. The university authorities have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the day, popularly known as Dhaka University Day, with pomp and grandeur. To mark the day, DU..
Controversy as JU staff protest ‘vandalism’
A recent protest of Jahangirnagar University officers and workers against some “unruly students who vandalised” the vice chancellor’s residence after the death of two students in the May 27 road accident has created controversy. Several students alleged that the staff’s protest was backed by the administration, and its aim was..
HC questions DU teacher’s dismissal
The High Court on Wednesday (Jun 7) questioned the legality of Dhaka University authorities’ decision to dismiss Prof Md Shahdat Hossain on charge of sexually harassing two students. The court issued a rule asking the authorities to explain in three weeks why their decision to dismiss Prof Shahdat should not..
UGC approves Tk 4151 Cr for 37 public universities
The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) on Thursday (June 8) approved the original budget and revised budget of Tk 3788.97 crore and Tk 3843.54 crore respectively for 2016-2017 fiscal year for all the 37 public universities of the country. Chaired by the Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan, UGC, the regulator..
Korean team meets DU vice-chancellor
A three-member Korean delegation on May 28 paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique at his office on the campus. Professor Chang soo Suh of Soonchunhyang University, South Korea, led the delegation. Other members of the delegation were Bae Jin-Hyeon, Deputy Country Director of..