Thursday, 27 Jan, 2022

Education

Secondary school admission: Online application process begins

Submission of online applications for admissions to public and private schools in Bangladesh began today (November 25) and end on December 8. The process will continue till December 8, said the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE). This admissions to both government

9.87% pass DU 'Gha' unit entry exam

The admission test results of "Gha" unit, under the Social Sciences faculty of Dhaka University, for 2020-21 session was published today (Nov 24) with a pass rate of 9.87 percent. Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman unveiled the results at the

21.75% pass DU 'Ga' unit entry exam

The admission test results of "Ga" unit, under the Business faculty of Dhaka University, for 2020-21 session was published today (Nov 23) with a pass rate of 21.75 percent. Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman unveiled the results at the Professor

13,99,690 students to sit for HSC exams from Dec 2

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will begin across the country on December 2, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Thursday. A total of 13,99,690 students will take part in this year’s examinations, she said at a press conference held at

Bangladesh advances 3 places in ranking of sending students to US

More than 8,000 Bangladeshi students studied in the United States in the 2020/2021 academic year, moving Bangladesh three places up from the previous year, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. In celebrating the International Education Week (IEW)

Online application for school admission from Nov 25

The online application for admission in schools across the country will start on November 25 and will continue till December 8. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Directorate of Secondary & Higher Education on Thursday. Heads of different educational institutions

Dipu Moni elected member of UNESCO-led SDG4-Education Steering Committee

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has been elected as a member of the UNESCO-led SDG4-Education High Level Steering Committee in the Asia-Pacific region. She was elected at a high-level segment of the 2021 Global Education Meeting held at UNESCO headquarters on Wednesday, a press release

JU admission tests begin

The admission tests for the first-year honours programmes under the 2020-21 academic session of Jahangirnagar University has begun today (Nov 9) with the admission test under the ‘D’ unit for the Faculty of Biological Sciences. The entrance tests under nine units will end

Primary students get auto pass this year

Primary students in the country will be promoted to next higher class through auto pass system as there will be no annual examination for them this year. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education sources said the students would be given promotion to next classes and there will be no

Vax declared Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year

Vax has been chosen as the word of the year by lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Words related to vaccines have spiked in frequency in 2021 due to Covid, with double-vaxxed, unvaxxed and anti-vaxxer all seeing a surge in use. OED senior editor Fiona McPherson

Children aged 12-17 to get Covid vaccine from Nov 1

Health Minister Zahid Maleque said school students, aged 12 to 17, will hopefully get COVID vaccine from November 1. He said the vaccination drive, which will initially open at 12 centres in Dhaka, will later expand to the rest of the country.  The minister made the development

IUB holds its 21st and 22nd Convocation

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organised its 21st and 22nd Convocation virtually on Tuesday (October 26). Education minister Dr. Dipu Moni presided over the convocation ceremony and conferred the degrees on behalf of the President and the Chancellor of the University.  

22.27 lakh students sit for SSC exams from Nov 14  

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations for the academic session 2020-21 will begin from November 14. A total of 22,27,113 SSC candidates will take part in the examinations at 3,679 centres. Education Minister Dipu Moni made the announcement at a briefing

‘B’ unit cluster system admission test held

The admission test of ‘B’ unit of 20 universities under cluster system was held on Sunday (Oct 24). The test was held in 26 centres across the country from 12pm to 1pm. Source said 20 universities took the cluster system admission test in three units - science, arts and

No scope to raise number of classes immediately

Education Minister Dipu Moni on Saturday said there is no scope to increase the number of classes immediately as some countries are experiencing the third wave of Covid-19 infections. She, however, said the government will think for increasing the number of classes from January next if

China passes law to reduce homework pressure on students

China has passed a law to reduce the “twin pressures” of homework and off-site tutoring on children. The official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday the new law, which has not been published in full, makes local governments responsible for ensuring that the twin pressures

ULAB signs MoU with Dnet

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is expanding its graduate placement opportunities by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dnet.  The MoU has been signed on 17 October 2021 at the ULAB’s permanent campus in Mohammadpur. ULAB’s Acting

Corona vaccination for school students starts this week

The government will go for administering corona vaccine to the school students above 12 years of age from this week. Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure while talking to reporters at the

41st BCS written test from Nov 29

The written test for 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) will be held from November 29. Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published the exam schedule.   A press notification revealed this information on Sunday. As per schedule, the test will begin on November

IUB distributes 123 laptops to its Faculty in a sponsored ceremony

Office of the Vice Chancellor of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) hosted a “Faculty Laptop Distribution Ceremony” at university’s auditorium on Sunday (October 3). 123 of IUB faculty members received the first phase of laptops sponsored by Shaheed Khalek and