public universities

Will our universities survive in 25 years?

Finding the “quality” in quality education continues to be elusive in Bangladesh

Are university VCs doing their job right?

What kind of reforms are necessary to use the universities for the national interest and to increase our national capabilities?

Cover Story / The Sorry State of Public University Halls

Public university halls in Bangladesh are in bad condition, and students suffer every day.

Rag day celebrations at universities: UGC puts restrictions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has put some restrictions on celebrations of rag day which is held on the last day of classes amid different programmes and fanfare.

Profit shouldn’t be the goal of a public university

How will DU justify making huge profits from admission tests?

VCs, UGC members on luxury trip at a time for austerity

Today, the vice-chancellors and registrars of all 50 public universities will be taken to Cox’s Bazar by the University Grants Commission, an exercise that is expected to cost at least Tk 15 lakh.

ECHOES / Adapting students from diverse academic backgrounds

Helping first year students from diverse academic backgrounds adapt is a challenge for universities.

Cluster admission test for 22 public universities from July 30

Cluster entrance examinations to 22 general and science and technology public universities is scheduled to start from July 30.

Govt to prepare list of senior professors for appointing VCs, Pro-VCs of public universities

The Ministry of Education is going to prepare a list of senior professors of public universities so that they can select names from the list to recommend them to the president for appointment as vice-chancellors and pro-vice-chancellors.

January 14, 2023
January 14, 2023

Will our universities survive in 25 years?

Finding the “quality” in quality education continues to be elusive in Bangladesh

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Are university VCs doing their job right?

What kind of reforms are necessary to use the universities for the national interest and to increase our national capabilities?

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

The Sorry State of Public University Halls

Public university halls in Bangladesh are in bad condition, and students suffer every day.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Rag day celebrations at universities: UGC puts restrictions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has put some restrictions on celebrations of rag day which is held on the last day of classes amid different programmes and fanfare.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Profit shouldn’t be the goal of a public university

How will DU justify making huge profits from admission tests?

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

VCs, UGC members on luxury trip at a time for austerity

Today, the vice-chancellors and registrars of all 50 public universities will be taken to Cox’s Bazar by the University Grants Commission, an exercise that is expected to cost at least Tk 15 lakh.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Adapting students from diverse academic backgrounds

Helping first year students from diverse academic backgrounds adapt is a challenge for universities.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Cluster admission test for 22 public universities from July 30

Cluster entrance examinations to 22 general and science and technology public universities is scheduled to start from July 30.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

Govt to prepare list of senior professors for appointing VCs, Pro-VCs of public universities

The Ministry of Education is going to prepare a list of senior professors of public universities so that they can select names from the list to recommend them to the president for appointment as vice-chancellors and pro-vice-chancellors.

June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020

Tk 8,485 crore budget approved for 46 public universities

University Grants Commission (UGC) approves a budget of Tk 8,485.12 crore for 46 public universities of the country for 2020-21 fiscal year.