Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2020


Edu ministry forms probe body over MC College gang-rape

The Education Ministry has formed a three-member body to investigate the gang-rape of a woman in a dormitory of Sylhet Murari Chand (MC) College on last Friday. Secondary and Higher Education Division of the ministry on Monday formed the body making Prof Md Shahedul Khabir Chowdhury,

Decision on HSC exam on Sep 24

Bangladesh Inter-Education Board has called a meeting to decide when and how the HSC and equivalent examinations, which have been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, will be arranged.   Chairmen of all education boards of the country will attend the meeting to be held at 2:00

Hathazari madrasa closed until further notice

The government has declared shut the Darul Uloom Moinul Islam madrasa in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram until further notice. The Ministry of Education issued an order on Thursday with an immediate effect. The order was signed by Syed Asgar Ali, assistant secretary to Technical and

College admission begins, online classes from October

The admission process for Class XI (session 2020 – 2021) began on Sunday which will continue till September 17. Dhaka Education Board Chairman and President of Inter-Education Coordinating Board Md Ziaul Haque on Sunday said online classes for the eleven-grade students will begin

Habiganj Agriculture University Bill, 2020 passed in JS

The parliament today passed the Habiganj Agriculture University Bill, 2020 in line with the government policy to establish a university in every district to ensure ease of higher education. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni moved the bill in the House and it was passed in voice votes

Highest ceilings of HSC admission fees fixed

The Inter-Education Board Coordination Subcommittee has set the highest ceilings for HSC admission fees. The top ceiling fixed for the colleges of Dhaka Metropolitan areas at Tk 5,000, other metropolitan cities Tk 3,000, district twon Tk 2,000 and upazila level Tk 1,000. The

No exams this year if schools remain closed: Senior Secy

No examinations will be held this year if primary schools remained close due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Primary and Mass Education Senior Secretary Akram-Al-Hossain on Sunday made the disclosure in a press conference at Secretariat marking International Literacy Day

Dr Yunus appointed Malaysia’s AIU chancellor

Nobel Laureate Professor Dr Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, has been appointed as the Inaugural Chancellor of Albukhary International University (AIU) in Malaysia. Yunus, who is also the Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and the Chairman of Yunus Centre is

Wuhan reopens all schools

Students in face masks returned to class in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, as the city opened schools and kindergartens for the first time in seven months. Nearly 1.4 million students resumed classes at some 2,800 kindergartens, primary

No JSC, JDC exams this year

The government has cancelled Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. MA Khair, public relations officer at the Ministry of Education confirmed the news on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the

Closure of educational institutions extended till Oct 3

The government has extended the ongoing closure of all educational institutions across the country till October 3, aiming at slowing down further spread of coronavirus in the country. Mohammad Abul Khayer, public relations officer of the Education Ministry confirmed the matter to

No PEC exam this year

The government has cancelled the Primary Education Completion (PEC) and its equivalent examinations for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of the PEC, final examination will be held at schools, said State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain on

Qawmi madrasas get permission to hold exams

The government has given permission to qawmi madrasas for arranging examinations equivalent to degree and masters level on condition of following the health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, academic activities of the madrasas will remain suspended.  Cabinet

Educational institutions to reopen once corona situation improves

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the government would consider reopening all educational institutions of the country as soon as the coronavirus pandemic situation improves. Moreover, the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be held within 15

Decision on edu institutions’ resumption after Aug 25

The final decision on resumption of academic institutions of the country will be announced after August 25. Secretary to Secondary and Higher Education Division under Ministry of Education Md Mahbub Hossain said it in Secretariat on Monday in response to a journalist’s question.

Govt for canceling this year’s PSC, JSC exams

The government is about to cancel the Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations for this year in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus. Secretary to the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Md Akram-Al-Hossain on Tuesday said the decision

ULAB DEH Alumni Association holds virtual Eid get-together

DHAKA: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)’s Department of English and Humanities (DEH) Alumni Association held a virtual reunion on Zoom on August 2 for its alumni students and faculties. Former DEH faculties and alumni students from both locally and across the globe,

Educational institutions’ holiday extended till Aug 31

DHAKA: The government has extended holiday of educational institutions across the country till August 31 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was made in a virtual meeting chaired by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday (July 29). Officials of

Popular Medical College principal dies of Covid-19

DHAKA: Principal of Popular Medical College & Hospital Prof TIM Abdullah-Al-Faruq died of coronavirus (Covid-19) infection at a city hospital on Tuesday (July 28). He breathed his last at Popular Medical College & Hospital this morning while undergoing treatment. Dr Rahat

Faiza Farheen represents Bangladesh in Student Innovator Awards 2020

DHAKA: As the International Baccalaureate (IB) announced this year's finalists for the MYP (Middle Years Programme) Student Innovator Awards 2020. Faiza Farheen, a 10th grade student from International School Dhaka has been Selected as a finalist to receive a prestigious grant awarded