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  • 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.

  • '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.

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    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.

  • Drama fest organised at Jahangirnagar University

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • JU female student harassed in Shyamoli, 2 held

    Police detain a hawker and his sister-in-law on charge of assaulting a female student of Jahangirnagar University from Dhaka’s Shyamoli area.

  • Other side of a JU teacher

    A professor at Jahangirnagar University secretly married one of his students, forced her to abort their first child and then divorced her three days after she gave birth to a second one, the victim said in a written complaint to the JU authorities.

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    JU to hold C unit entry test tomorrow amid hartal

    The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have decided to continue the ongoing entry test tomorrow for the 2017-18 academic session amid the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • JU to take steps for case withdrawal

    The authorities of Jahangirnagar University would take initiatives to solve the issue over the vandalism case filed against 56 students,

  • Rape, impunity and power: 18 years after the anti-rape movement at JU

    The Banani rape case that took place in March this year is yet another example of how our faulty system tends to work in favour of the criminal. The media's exposure of these crimes helped the protesters gain some ground. But one wonders why things have to move this way.

  • JU vandalism case: Students besiege administrative building

    Jahangirnagar University (JU) students besiege the administrative building demanding withdrawal of a case filed against 56 students in connection with vandalism of the vice-chancellor's house on May 27.

  • JU asks students to call off their demonstration

    Jahangirnagar University yesterday urged the agitating students to end their hunger strike demanding withdrawal of the case filed against 56 students in connection with vandalism of the vice-chancellor's house on May 27.

  • 4 cops apologise over JU student handcuffing

    Four police personnel including the officer-in-charge (OC) of Ashulia Police Station offer unconditional apology to the High Court for keeping a Jahangirnagar University student handcuffed during his treatment at a hospital.

  • DU, JU students vandalise each other’s buses

    Dhaka University and Jahangirnagar University students vandalise each other’s university buses – a sequel which started last night and continues today. At least three buses of both universities have been vandalised so far.

  • Seat crisis in JU library

    Jahangirnagar University is one of the country's leading public universities where more than 12 thousand students study in different subjects.

  • Sexual harassment: JU lifts expulsion order on 5 BCL men

    Jahangirnagar University withdraws the expulsion order on the five Chhatra League activists of the university unit, who were expelled last year on charge of sexually assaulting a female indigenous student.

  • Unpublished exam results at JU

    It is surprising that some teachers in Jahangirnagar University are taking an inordinately long time to check answer sheets and submit results.

  • Classes, exams suspended as JU teachers strike

    Teachers of Jahangirnagar University start a week-long work abstention programme protesting Finance Minister AMA Muhith’s statement that there is no scope left for the review of the 8th national pay scale in favour of the university teachers.

  • Teachers' strike at JU

    The ongoing boycott of classes by teachers at the department of Geography and Environment of Jahangirnagar University, resulting in the suspension of all classes and exams, defies logic.

  • JU officers continue strike for release of colleague

    Officers of Jahangirnagar University continue work abstention for the second day demanding release of one of their colleague who was arrested by police.

  • JMUN 2015: Diplomacy All the Way

    Jahangirnagar University Model United Nations Association (JUMUNA) organised its first Model United Nations from August 27 to 29, 2015 on the university campus. The message was: “Stop fighting, let’s negotiate.” More than 250 delegates from home and abroad joined this United Nations simulation.

  • Univ teachers to stage demo for separate pay scale

    Teachers of different public universities will observe three-hour work abstention and sit-in demonstration programmes at respective universities tomorrow, protesting the proposed 8th national pay scale and demanding a separate one for them.

  • JU teacher jailed for Facebook remark on PM

    A Dhaka court today jailed a Jahangirnagar University teacher for three years over a sedition suit filed for commenting on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook.

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    iLead: Inspiring Generation Next

    A session of the iLead project was held at the Institute of Business Administration, Jahangirnagar University (IBA-JU) with Sarwar Ahmed presiding over an enlightening session with more than 60 students from different departments.

  • JU expels 5 BCL men over sexual assault

    Jahangirnagar University expels five Chhatra League men of the university unit on charge of sexually assaulting a female student during Pahela Baishakh celebration.

  • JU students block highway for assault on teacher

    The students of journalism and media department of Jahangirnagar University blocks the Dhaka-Aricha highway, protesting the assault of a teacher by police last night.

  • Cop suspended over JU teacher assault

    Authorities suspend responsible police sergeant and form two probe bodies over assault on Jahangirnagar University teacher.

  • 5 more JU students hospitalised following hunger strike

    At least five more students of Geological Science department of Jahangirnagar University (JU) students, who are observing the fast-unto-death, have been hospitalised.

  • JU computer science teachers resign en masse

    Teachers of computer science and engineering department of Jahangirnagar University submit a mass resignation protesting a syndicate decision that ordered the environmental science department to move into its building.