Home economics students demand institution under DU
Students of Home Economics College on Tuesday blocked the New Market intersection demanding elevation of their college as a full-fledged institute under Dhaka University. Several hundreds of students blocked one of the major intersection in the capital, that connects Azimpur and Dhaka University with Mirpur Road, from 11:30am triggering severe..
Road crash kills BCL leader
A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of its Chittagong University unit killed as a speeding truck hit his motorbike in Sadar upazila of Feni district on Monday (3-10-16). The deceased was identified as Emamul Haque Russel, a student of Forest and Environmental Department of Chittagong University and organising secretary..
DU VC condoles death of Dr Abdur Rashid
Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique today expressed profound shock at the death of former DU teacher and eminent academician Dr Abdur Rashid Purkayastha. In a condolence message, he said Dr Rashid was a brilliant teacher. Dhaka University would remember his contribution to establish DU Pharmacy department,..
JU admission test registration starts Oct 4
The online process for the first-year honours admission tests of Jahangirnagar University under 2016-17 academic session will begin on October 4 and continue till October 31. Admission seekers will have to pay the fees through DBBL mobile banking channel. Using one mobile number, a candidate can apply for all units..
Seminar on biotechnology in academia and industry held at JU
A seminar on ‘Biotechnology in Academia & Industry’ was held at the seminar room of Zahir Raihan auditorium of Jahangirnagar University on Saturday. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering department of Jahangirnagar University (JU) in assistance with Inspire project of British Council organised the seminar. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Farzana Islam attended..
CU goes on 12-day vacation from Oct 2
Classes at Chittagong University (CU) will remain closed for 12 days on the occasions of holy Durga Puja, Ashura and autumn holiday. The vacation will start from October 2 and continue till October 13, a CU press release said today. Besides, all classes and academic activities will remain suspended from..
Govt wants written test, police verification for teachers’ appointment
The government has made mandatory the written tests and police verification for recruiting teachers and employees at the public universities, according to a new government directive sent to the University Grants Commission (UGC). The universities will have to conduct police verification or background checks of all the appointees – be..
JU forms medical assistance fund
A medical assistance fund was formed at Jahangirnagar University on Tuesday, said a university press release issued on Tuesday. The fund titled ‘Vice-chancellor Emergency Medical Assistance Fund’ is aimed at providing financial assistance to the university’s former and current students, teachers, officials and employees for treatment of their incurable diseases,..
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..
Rethinking higher education
At the time of independence, there were only 6 public universities in Bangladesh. At present a total of 38 public universities have been established. As the government funding in higher education sector is continually falling, we cannot expect many more public universities to come in future. On the other hand,..
Application for Home Economics admission forms from Sept 20
The online application for admission into honors courses of Home Economics Colleges under Dhaka University in 2016-17 academic sessions will begin from September 20 and it will continue till October 19. Only female admission seekers can apply for admission from on the university’s admission website http://admission.eis.du.ac.bd till 2pm of October..
IU Missing Student List
The authority of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has published a draft list of some 53 students, who have remained absent from classes for ten days without any cause, following the directives of the Education Ministry and the University Grant Commission (UGC). Missing list of 53 student of IU ,..
DU to hold two Eid congregations
Authority of Dhaka University (DU) will arrange two Eid congregations on the Eid-ul-Azha day on September 13 at Masjidul Jamiah, central mosque of the university. The first Eid congregation will be held at 8.00 am to be led by Hafez Najir Ahmed and the second will be held at 9.00..
IU publishes list of 53 absentee students
The authority of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has published a draft list of some 53 students, who have remained absent from classes for ten days without any cause, following the directives of the Education Ministry and the University Grant Commission (UGC). IU Proctor Professor Dr. M Mahbubar Rahman told..
BSMRSTU admission test begins Oct 28
The admission test of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University (BSMRSTU) for the first-year honors courses under the academic session 2016-2017 will begin from October 28 and it will continue till November 05, 2016. The admission test for A and B unit will be held on October 28..
Anisuzzaman, Mannan get Professor Mobassher Ali Gold Medal
Professor Emeritus of Dhaka University Dr. Anisuzzaman and UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan received ‘Professor Mobassher Ali Gold Medal-2016’ for their outstanding contribution to higher education. The award was given at a ceremony held today on the campus of World University Bangladesh, a UGC press release said today. Dr. Mashiur..
3 Lac vying for DU admission against 6,800 seats
Over 3,00,000 aspirants applied for admission into Dhaka University against 6800 seats for undergraduate courses in different disciplines under this 2016-17 academic years. The online application process ended at 12 midnight today while a total of 3,02,489 applied for vying in the entry tests under five units, according to the..
BRUR, RU and KUET Eid-ul-Azha vacation
BRUR: The 12-day Eid-ul-Azha vacation of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) begins from tomorrow, official of the university told BSS this evening. The academic activities will remain closed from September 7 to 18 while administrative activities will remain suspended from September 8 to 16 next. The administrative offices will resume from..
New JnU campus to be built in Keraniganj
A new campus of the Jagannath University (JnU) will be built in Keraniganj on the outskirt of the capital city to facilitate teachers and students a comfortable and standard atmosphere for higher education. “The new campus will be an addition to the present infrastructure and other resources of the university,..