Jahangirnagar University

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Does JU need another admin building, that too worth Tk 138cr?

The first admin building of Jahangirnagar University was built in the 90s. The second admin building had been opened without its completion in 2016. And despite these two buildings, construction of another administrative building has been ordered at a cost of about Tk 138 crores.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Is harassing students a disciplinary method at universities now?

The apathy towards ending sexual harassment on campus is a symptom of wider institutional control.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Indomitable Balayet suffers injury before JU admission test 

Fifty-five-year-old Balayet Sheikh, who made positive news when he decided to sit for Dhaka University admission test, sustained injuries while he was going to Jahangirnagar University on a bus today (July 30, 2022) to take part in the admission test.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

JU holds admission tests in shifts despite disparity in results

One entrance exam. Multiple shifts, with different sets of question papers.

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

JU decides not to go for uniform admission test

After four top public universities, the authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have decided not to adopt uniform admission test proposed by the governing commission last December.

November 8, 2019
November 8, 2019

'Documents on JU VC’s corruptions to be submitted today'

The protesting students of Jahangirnagar University are continuing their protest through scroll painting (Patachitra) on the campus demanding removal of the university’s vice-chancellor over corruption allegations. They said they will submit documents on VC's alleged corruptions to the education ministry this evening.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Digital Security Act: JnU student remanded over FB comments

A student of Jagannath University has been placed on a two-day remand in police custody in a case filed under Digital Security Act over a Facebook post.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

Drama fest organised at Jahangirnagar University

A week-long drama festival began at Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on March 9, marking the 39th founding anniversary of Jahangirnagar Theatre.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

JU's largest lake neglected

Even just two years ago, Jayapara lake -- the largest lake on the campus of Jahangirnagar University -- would offer itself as a safe haven for local and migratory birds. These birds would be seen resting on the water or fluttering about among bloomed water lilies -- a sight people from all over the city would travel to JU for.

October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018

Jahangirnagar University: 30 hurt as BCL groups clash 'over stalking'

At least 30 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League were injured as two groups of BCL men clashed at Jahangirnagar University over a trifle in the small hours of yesterday.