Dhaka University masters students to leave residential hall after exam
03:43 PM, October 10, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:39 PM, October 10, 2019

Masters students must leave halls within 15 days after exam: DU

Students who are appearing in masters examination will have to leave their dormitories within 15 days of completion of their exams, announced the authorities of Dhaka University last night.   

The decision was taken at a meeting of provost committee last night, reports our DU correspondent.

At present, post-graduate students can stay at their respective residential halls till the announcement of their master’s result, usually three to four months after completion of the exam.

A DU press release stated that the meeting, presided by DU Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman at his resident, also condemned BUET student Abrar Fahad’s killing earlier this week inside Sher-e-Bangla hall by BCL activists.

Demanding exemplary punishment of the killers, the committee offered their condolences for Abrar’s bereaved family, the press release read. 

At the meeting, the provost committee decided that hall seats will be allocated on merit basis to students getting admission in the first year and no one will be allowed to stay in the halls without permission from the authority.

A committee with experts from DU and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) has been formed to assess the feasibility of putting up bunk beds in rooms with multiple students, read the press release. 

Students and associated personnel were requested to inform the provosts of the halls and the university proctor about the presence of any goons and drug users, dealers and addicts on campus or in the residential halls, it added.  

The committee also said, the opening hours of the central library and departmental seminar libraries will be extended if needed beyond 9:00pm for studying.

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