education & Career

IU observes Martyred Intellectuals Day

Martyred Intellectuals Day

MNA Education Desk: The Islamic University (IU) observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day on Friday, paying tribute to the intellectuals killed by Pakistan occupation forces and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the Liberation War. Vice-chancellor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari hoisted the national flag at half-mast position while pro-vice-chancellor M Shahinoor Rahman hoisted a black flag in front of the university’s administrative building in Kushtia around 9:40am. IU authorities, IUTA, Bangabandhu Parishad, Zia Parishad, IUJA and various other organisations of teachers and students placed floral wreaths at the university’s memorial monument. Later, the teachers, officials, students and employees brought out a ...

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JSC, JDC, PEC, Ebtedayee results on Dec 24

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MNA Education Desk: The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC), Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC), Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations will be published on Dec 24. Sources from the ministries of education and mass education confirmed the matter to banglanews Tuesday (Dec 11). As many as 26,70,333 students sat for JSC and JDC and around 57 lakh for PEC and Ebtedayee exams this year. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will open the textbook festival on the same day. Students will be given free textbooks on Dec 30. The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations were held ...

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70 DU students get Dean’s Award

Dean’s Award

MNA Education Desk: Seventy meritorious students from different departments under the Business Studies faculty of Dhaka University (DU) received the Dean’s Award for their academic results in the BBA and MBA examinations, reported news agency. DU vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed the awards among the students at a function held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university on Tuesday. Business Studies faculty’s dean Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam presided over the function while DU treasurer Md Kamal Uddin spoke at the programme as a special guest. President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nihad Kabir addressed the programme ...

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48 Bangladeshi students win Cambridge’s ‘Top in World’

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MNA Education Desk: A total of 48 students have won ‘Top in the World’ awards by ‘Cambridge Assessment International Education’ for their exceptional performance in the June 2018 Cambridge examination series. Students from schools across the country were recognised for their outstanding academic achievements at an awards ceremony at International Convention City, Bashundhara on Saturday. It was jointly hosted by Cambridge International and the British Council, Bangladesh. These students, according to a press release, achieved the highest marks in the world in a range of individual subjects across Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O Level and Cambridge International AS & A Level ...

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Viqarunnisa appoints new acting principal

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MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College appointed a new acting principal and morning shift in-charge for its Bailey Road branch, reported news agency. Hasina Begum, an assistant professor of the institution, was appointed to the post while Mohsin Talukder was made the morning shift in-charge. Aritree Adhikari, a Class-IX student, reportedly committed suicide at their Shantinagar residence in the city on Monday after allegedly being rebuked by teachers for using mobile phone during examination. The governing body of the school suspended its three teachers — acting Principal Nazneen Ferdous, morning shift in-charge of Bailey Road ...

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Dept development fees not from students: JU

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MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Monday abolished the department development fees from masters’ courses after facing tough students’ protests. “The university authorities have cancelled the department development fee for the masters’ students”, said JU acting registrar Rahima Kaniz. “We decided to seek the development fee from University Grant Commission (UGC) from next year. However, in the current year, the students will have to pay the department development fees fixed by the authorities”, she added. Earlier on Sunday, an alliance of student organisations of left leaning political parties under the banner of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote besieged ...

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PSC, JSC results likely on Dec 25-27

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MNA Education Desk: The results of Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee terminal examinations will be published on December 26 or 27, reported news agency. The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinees also will get their results between December 25 and December 27. In convenient time given by the Prime Minister, the results of PSC and Ebtedayee, JSC and JDC will be published. As per the tradition, Education Minister and Primary and Mass Education Minister along with officials concerned hand over the results sheet to the premier. This year a total 27,77,270 students appeared at PSC ...

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ULAB celebrates Karl Marx’s bicentenary

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MNA Education Desk: The Department of English and Humanities at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized a two-day international conference to celebrate Karl Marx’s bicentenary. The conference was held at ULAB’s permanent campus auditorium on Friday and Saturday. The chief guest, Prof Serajul Islam Chowdhury, inaugurated the ceremony and delivered the opening speech, followed by keynote speaker Bret Benjamin, associate professor at the State University of New York, Albany. This conference commemorating Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary seeks to ask and address a number of important questions about the relationship between thought and politics, between language and culture, between ...

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107 get Duke of Edinburgh’s award

Dean’s Award

MNA Education Desk: A total of 107 students from different departments of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded ‘The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award’ for their success in various extra-curricular activities. Among them, 30 students received Silver Awards while 77 others Bronze Awards, a DU press release said. DU vice-chancellor professor Md Akhtaruzzaman distributed certificates among the students as the chief guest at a function held at the RC Majumder Auditorium of the university on 22 November. Director of Students Counselling and Guidance Office of DU Mahjabeen Haque presided over the function. Chairman of executive committee of the Duke of ...

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Online application for NU admission begins 28 Nov

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MNA Education desk: The second release slip of online application into first-year honours courses of 2018-19 academic session at different colleges under National University (NU) will begin on 28 November. The admission process will continue till 12 midnight, an official release said Sunday. The candidates, who do not qualify in the merit list or do not get admitted, will be eligible for applying in the application. The detailed information regarding online application will be available on www.nu.ac.bd/admission.

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4th national debate at RU

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MNA Education Desk: Gold Bangladesh, a debate organization of Rajshahi University (RU), organized a 2-daylong 4th national debate fest, with the vision of preparing knowledge and leadership skills based new generation, at the university Teachers Students Center (TSC). RU pro-vice-chancellor Prof Dr Ananda Kumar Saha inaugurated the program as chief guest. After that colorful rally was started on the campus and marching deferent roads that terminated in front of university’s Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium. Besides, student advisor Prof Dr Laila Arjuman Banu, former student advisor Prof Dr Golam Sattar Tipu, were present as special guests. Sohrab Hossain, president of “Gold ...

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61.1pc pass in DU ‘Gha’ unit fresh test

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MNA Education Desk: The results of the freshly held “Gha” unit admission test of Dhaka University were published on Monday afternoon (Nov 19) where 61.1 percent students passed. DU authorities retook the admission test of first-year honors programs for the 2018-19 academic sessions on November 16. A total of 16,181 students, who obtained pass marks in the previous test held on October 12, took part in the examination. Of them, 9,886 students secured the pass mark. To get the full results of the test, students can go to admission.eis.du.ac.bd, according to a press release issued by the public relations office ...

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IU to observe founding anniv 24 Nov

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MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia will observe ‘University Day’ on 24 November on its 39th founding anniversary, reported news agency. The university day is supposed to be observed on 22 November as the university started its journey on that day in 1979. But this year, 22 November is weekly holy day of the university. So the authorities have taken decision to observe the day on 24 November instead of 22 November. On the occasion, an elaborate programme has been chalked out. The programmes include hoisting national and university flags in front of the university ...

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PSC, Ebtedayee exams begin

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MNA Education Desk: Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee Examinations-2018 began on Sunday across the country with the participation of 30,95,123 examinees. The examinations started around 10am, reported news agency. As many as 27,77,270 examinees are appearing for PSC examinations while 3,17,853 students are participating in Ebtedayee examinations this year. Among the PSC examinees, 12,78,742 are male and 14,98,528 female while 3,17,853 students including 1,66,814 male candidates will appear in the Ebtedayee examinees examination. The examinations will continue till November 26. The authorities concerned have taken adequate security measures with taking maximum privacy to check question paper leakage. Special initiatives ...

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DU’s Gha unit admission retake held

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MNA Education Desk: The ‘Gha’ unit re-test for admission into first year honours courses under the Social Science faculty for 2018-19 academic session of Dhaka University (DU) was held on Friday, reports news agency. The one-hour test was held from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at 19 centres on the university campus. A total of 18,463 students who passed the admission test held on 12 October sat for the retake against 1,615 seats. DU vice-chancellor professor Md Akhtaruzzaman, pro-VC Muhammad Samad, treasurer Md Kamal Uddin, dean of the Social Science faculty and Coordinator of ‘Gha’ unit admission test professor Sadeka Halim and ...

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Nabanna Utsab kicks off on DU campus

Nabanna Utsab

MNA Education Desk: The two-day long ‘Jatiya Nabanna Utsab’ kicked off on Thursday at Bakultala of the Fine Arts Faculty of Dhaka University (DU) as part of the countrywide celebrations with this year’s theme ‘Esho Mili Shobe Nabanyer Utshobe’. Jatiya Nabanna Utsab Udjapan Parishad, the celebration committee of the festival, chalked out different day-long cultural activities including Folk songs, Lalon giti, Tagore song and dance to welcome the first day of Bengali month Agrahayan. Eminent Cultural personality Ramendra Majumder officially inaugurated the cultural programme around 7:00 am. Poets, painters, musicians, bauls and people from all walks of life joined together ...

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Govt merges BCS admin, economic cadres

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MNA Education Desk: The government has merged two cadres of the civil administration — admin and economic – with a view to ensuring a more dynamic, coordinated and people-friendly administrative system. The public administration ministry issued a gazette notification on Tuesday in this regard. As per the notification, all the posts and manpower of the Bangladesh Civil Service (admin) and BCS (economic) cadres will be considered as BCS (admin) cadre.

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Seminar on career development at BUBT

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MNA Education Desk: The Business Club of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) organized a seminar on ‘Meet the Corporate Ambassadors of BUBT’ at the international conference hall, main campus, Dhaka. BUBT Vice-Chancellor Prof Md Abu Saleh was the chief guest of the seminar while Student Affairs adviser Prof Mian Lutfar Rahman was the special guest. The Program was presided over by the Business faculty dean Prof Dr Syed Masud Husain. Md Aslam Uddin, acting chairman of Marketing and Advisor department, BUBT Business Club, delivered the welcome speech. AHM Azmal Hosain, president, BUBT Alumni Association and joint Registrar, spoke ...

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NU: Honours application from November 11

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MNA Education Desk: Application form of Honors 4th year (BA, BSS, BBA, BSc.) under National University (NU) will be started at the online from 11th Nov, 2018 and continued to 6th December, 2018., reported new agency. All other information in this respect will be available in NU web site (www.nubd.info/honours). Details schedule of the examination and other information will inform at NU web site later on.

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Intake test of DU affiliated colleges begins 9 Nov

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MNA Education Desk: The undergraduate admission test of Dhaka University (DU) affiliated seven colleges for 2018-19 academic year will start on 9 November, reported news agency. The admission test for science unit will be held on 9 November at 3:00pm, said a DU press release. In this Unit, a total of 31,804 admission seekers applied against 6,550 seats. The test will be held in 12 centres – Government Titumir College, Government Bangla College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Begum Badrunnessa Government Women’s College, Dhaka College, Eden Women’s College, Udayan High School, Dr. Shahidullah College, Home Economics College, ...

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Recruitment test of 3 banks to be held on Nov 16

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MNA Career & Education Desk: The written examination for recruitment to the post of officer (cash) of three state-owned banks – Sonali Bank, Bangladesh Krishi Bank and Bangladesh Development Bank were rescheduled. The written examination will now take place from 3pm-5pm on November 16 instead of November 9, said a Bangladesh Bank press release on Tuesday.

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IU admission test held peacefully

Martyred Intellectuals Day

MNA Education Desk: The admission tests of ‘A’ and ‘B’ units for the first year Honours courses of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia held peacefully amid tight securities on Sunday. A total of 1,996 candidates were contesting against 240 seats at ‘A’ unit under theology faculty and 21,208 candidates were contesting against 1,035 seats at ‘B’ unit under humanities and social sciences faculty, acting registrar of the university SM Abdul Latif said. The admission test of A-unit was held at the 1st shift around 9.30am to 10.30am while the test of B-unit was held at 2nd, 3rd and 4th shifts ...

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Sunday’s JSC, JDC exams rescheduled for Nov 9

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MNA Education Desk: The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations of November 4 have been rescheduled for November 9. Professor Ziaul Haque, chairman of the Dhaka Education Board, confirmed the matter on Saturday, reports news agency. The English examinations for regular JSC students, English 1st paper for irregular students, and Arabic 2nd paper for JDC students will begin at 9am on Friday. The JSC and JDC examinations began across the country, on Thursday, with the participation of 2,670,333 students.

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JSC, JDC exams begin

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MNA Education Desk: A total of 26,70,333 examinees are expected to participate this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations which began on Thursday, reported news agency. The examinations started around 10am across the country. Students from 29,677 educational institutions appeared for the examinations at 2,903centres across the country. A total of 22,67,343 students –10,43,752 boys and 12,23,591 girls –sat for the JSC examination, while 4,02,990 examinees — 179,980 boys and 2,23,010 girls –for the JDC examination, raising the total to 26,70,333. The JSC examinations will end on November 15 while JDC on November 14.

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RU ‘E’ unit admission test results published

RU 'E' unit

MNA Education Desk: The results of the first-year honors admission test of Rajshahi University (RU) ‘E’ unit (Social Science and Law Faculties and Education and Research Institute) under the 2018-2019 academic session were published on Monday. A total of 3,480 candidates out of 32, 000 were selected for viva-voce of the test. Candidates have also been asked to fill their subject choice form through online from 5 November to 15 November. Other details will be available at the university website: www.ru.ac.bd.

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Road safety prog at Milestone College

Milestone College

MNA Education Desk: Milestone College organized a human chain and festoon show programme to increase public awareness on road safety. This programme was held in front of the administrative building of the college on Oct 22, 2018. Principal of Milestone college (uttara campus) Lt. Colonel M Kamaluddin Bhuiyan (retd) was present as special guest. Milestone vice-principal Mizanur Rahman Khan, education director Prof Muhammad Shahjahan Hossain, Lt. Commander F Karim (retd) and the administrative director Md Masud Alam, were present at the public awareness programme. During this time, Milestone students carried festoons containing slogans on road safety that slogan is useful ...

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DU ‘Gha’ unit admission test to be retaken 16 Nov

Gha

MNA Education Desk: The admission test of ‘Gha’ (D) unit for entry to Dhaka University will be held again on 16 November (Friday), reported news agency. A total of 18,463 students who passed the admission test held on 12 October would be eligible to sit for this exam which would be held from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Fourteen images of handwritten question papers of the admission test were spread on social media around 9:17am on the exam day, 43 minutes prior to the beginning of the exam on 12 October. After scrutinising the images and the original question paper provided at ...

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