Monday, 25 Oct, 2021

Education

Close evening courses at all public varsities: UGC

DHAKA: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday issued a 13-point directive, including closure of evening courses at all public universities. The UGC also directed for proper execution of vice chancellors' responsibilities, UGC's approval before opening a new

Clemon brings clean campus green campus competition

DHAKA: Clemon, one of the most popular clear beverage brand of Akij Food and Beverage Limited is launching, 'Clemon Clean Campus Green Campus Ideas Contest' at the university level, to collect fresh ideas on how to prevent environmental pollution and create awareness about

40th BCS written exams from Jan 4-8

DHAKA: The written examinations of the 40th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) will be held from January 4 to January 8 next year. According to a circular signed by AIM Nesar Uddin, examination controller (cadre) of the Public Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday, detailed instructions

President expresses concern over evening courses

DHAKA: Expressing concern over the evening courses in public universities, President M Abdul Hamid said a section of teachers have turned university into a business institution disrupting its overall academic environment. He said different public universities have introduced several

52nd DU convocation begins

DHAKA: Dhaka University (DU), the oldest university of Bangladesh, has begun its 52nd convocation with the participation of 20,796 graduates at its campus in the capital on Monday (Dec 09). The university’s Chancellor President Abdul Hamid is presiding over the grand event at the

BUET suspends 8 students over ragging

DHAKA: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) authorities   suspended eight students from its Titumir Hall on various terms over their alleged involvement in ragging.  A release, signed by Professor Mizanur Rahman, who is the Director of the Department of Student

Specially-abled children to get mainstream education: Dipu Moni

RAJSHAHI: Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said children with special needs need to be evaluated separately in order to merge them with mainstream education. We have to evaluate their exam scripts separately, she said while addressing the inaugural session of a day-long divisional

World Education Summits takes place in India

Since 2011, World Education Summits have witnessed the confluence of decision makers, influential experts and practitioners linked to education sector from across the world. The summit aims to explore groundbreaking innovations and encourage steps to ensure significant improvements in

41st BCS circular published to recruit 2,166 cadres

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) published its circular on Wednesday (November 27) for the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination. Some 2,166 new cadres will be recruited through the 41st BCS examination (General). Preliminary examination will be held in

National Seminar on SDG held at IUBAT

International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) organized a daylong National Seminar on Sustainable Development goals in its campus on November 21 of 2019. The theme of the seminar was ‘Ways to achieving SDG educational targets 4.3, 4.4, 4.7 in Bangladesh.’

PSC, Ebtedayee terminal exams begin

DHAKA: Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations have begun on Sunday (Nov 17) across the country with the participation of 29,03,638 examinees. The examinations began around 10:30am on Sunday, and will continue until 1pm. A total of 25,53,267 students are

PSC, Ebtedayee terminal exams begin Sunday

DHAKA: Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations will begin on Sunday (Nov 17) across the country with the participation of 29,03,638 examinees. A total of 25,53,267 students will sit for the Primary terminal examinations this year. Of them, 11, 81,300 are boys and

9-year-old to become world's youngest university graduate

A 9-YEAR-OLD boy who is set to become the youngest ever person to complete a degree, is inundated by offers from the world's top universities for post-graduate studies. Laurent Simons from Amsterdam, who is currently studying for a degree in electrical engineering at the Eindhoven

PSC, Ebtedayee examinations to start on November 17

DHAKA: Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations will begin on Sunday (Nov 17) across the country with the participation of 29,03,638 examinees. A total of 25,53,267 students will sit for the Primary terminal examinations this year. Of them, 11, 81,300 are boys and

5 SUST admission seekers held for cheating

SUST, SYLHET: The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) authorities arrested five persons on Tuesday (Nov 13) for cheating in the admission test. The arrestees were identified as Arif Khan Rafi, Sakidul Islam, Abid Murshed, Zahid Hasan and Riadul Jannat. They hailed

Tuesday’s JSC, JDC exams too rescheduled

DHAKA: The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations scheduled for Tuesday (Nov 12) have been postponed too across the country due to adverse impact of cyclone Bulbul. Public relations officer of the education ministry MA Khair confirmed the

Monday’s JSC, JDC exams postponed too for Bulbul

DHAKA: The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations, scheduled to be held on November 11 (Monday), have been postponed due to the approaching Cyclone Bulbul. Public relations officer of the education ministry MA Khair confirmed the information to

JU students protest in front of VC residence

JU: Jahangirnagar University students took position in front of VC’s residence and continued their demonstration demanding removal of the university vice chancellor since Wednesday (Nov 6) afternoon. Hundreds of students, including some teachers, arrived there at 5pm and were seen

JU students asked to vacate dormitories by 3:30pm

JU: All residential students of Jahangirnagar University (JB) have been instructed to leave the dormitories by 3:30 pm on Wednesday (Nov 6).  Otherwise, the university administration will be take legal action against students. The decision came after a meeting of the University

Dhaka Lit Fest kicks off on Thursday

DHAKA:  The three-day Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF), previously known as Hay Festival Dhaka, will be held at Bangla Academy in the capital from November 7 to 9. DLF, an internationally recognized literary festival, is open from 9am to 7 pm. Organizers of the festival held a press conference