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ADB delegation visits UGC

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MNA Education Desk: A delegation from Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by Mr. Erik A Bloom, Senior Social Sector Specialist of Human and Social Development Division in South Asia Department, met Professor Dr. Md. Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, on 28 June 2018. The meeting discussed matters related to ADB funded project for the tertiary education competitiveness in computer science, review the human resources development for IT engineers, and review joint knowledge sharing programme for the incubation centre and start up in Bangladesh. The proposed ADB project on Information Technology will be implemented in ...

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Dhaka University announced Tk 6.64 billion budget

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MNA Education Desk: The University of Dhaka (DU) Senate has passed a Tk 6.64 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 in the annual DU senate session held on Saturday. DU treasurer professor M Kamal Uddin placed the budget in the annual senate session at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on Saturday with vice-chancellor professor AAMS Arefin Siddique in the chair. This year Tk 4.16 billion has been allocated for salary and allowances which is 62.63% per cent of total budget, and Tk 1.06 billion for pensions which is 15.96 per cent of the budget. Besides, Tk 0.71 billion ...

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JnUSCF demands implementation of PM’s announcement

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MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): Samajtantrik Chhatra Front (SCF), a left-leaning student organisation of Jagannath University (JnU) unit on Tuesday demanded the cancellation of a 20-year long term Strategy Paper of UGC and implementation of the earlier announcement of Prime Minister in building new dormitories for the students of the university. They came up with the demands at a rally held on the campus at 12:00pm. JnUSCF Finance Secretary Prasenjit Sarkar conducted the rally with its General Secretary Kishore Kumar Sarkar in the chair. They warned that their demands will have to be implemented as soon as possible otherwise they ...

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SC ordered to shut down Darul Ihsan University

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MNA Education Desk: The appellate division of Supreme Court issued an order to shut down all activities of Darul Ihsan University (DIU) over ‘running certificate business’ by opening its branches in Dhaka. A four-member appellate division bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha issued the order on Wednesday. Attorney General Mahbube Alam, state prosecutor, said earlier, High Court ordered to shut down the activities of DIU due to several irregularities. Today (Wednesday) the appellate division upheld the HC order. The order is a message for those, who are running certificate business, said Mahbube Alam. Earlier, on 26 July 2016, ...

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Written tests for public university teachers appointment

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MNA National Desk: The government of Bangladesh has recommended for taking written examinations along with viva voce for appointment of teachers at public universities. The ministry for education issued a statement on its website drawing consideration to the subject so that misdeeds can be restricted in the recruitment process. “Only viva voce for appointing teachers and officials creates scopes for irregularities,” stated the secretary of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The ministry has requested the UGC to take actions towards executing the government decision. The ministry also requested the UGC for verification of applicants’ personal data by law enforcement or ...

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