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    Public university teachers need permission to work with other institutions: UGC

    The University Grants Commission asked authorities of public universities to ensure that all teachers abide by service rule and take permission before working with other educational institutions and running own businesses.

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    Pros and cons of ‘central admission test’: 3 academicians weigh in

    At a time when debates and discussions are rife over the “Central Admission Test”, a system that the University Grants Commission (UGC) is set to introduce for admission to public universities across the country, The Daily Star has taken views of Prof Emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury, UGC Chairman Kazi Shahidullah and Prof Tanzimuddin Khan of the Department of International Relations, Dhaka University on the matter.

  • Bangladesh parliament

    4 leading public universities must accept uniform entry test: BNP MP

    BNP lawmaker Harunur Rashid in the parliament demands that the government amend the University Ordinance 1973 to force the four leading public universities to accept uniform admission test.

  • Perform your duties with honesty, President urges VCs

    President Abdul Hamid urges the Vice-Chancellors of public universities to perform their duties with dedication and honesty and stay away from corruption and irregularities.

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    UGC orders closure of evening courses at all public universities

    University Grants Commission (UGC) orders closure of evening courses at all public universities as what it said the courses tarnish the educational institutions' image.

  • University Grants Commission

    UGC approves Tk 3425cr budget

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) approves a budget of Tk 3425.74 crore for 2016-17 fiscal year for the country's public universities and itself.

  • Teachers extend ‘no agitation’ till Feb 23

    Public university teachers have extended their “no agitation” plan over their issue of eradicating discrepancies in new pay scale until February 23.

  • Solution in short time

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday assured agitating public university teachers that she'd deal with their demands so that the ongoing stalemate over "disparities" in the new pay scale could be resolved in the quickest time possible, claimed teachers.

  • PM assures agitating university teachers

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assures agitating public university teachers of taking immediate steps in resolving the ongoing stalemate over “pay disparity”.

  • Teachers meet PM today

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will sit today with a delegation of public university teachers agitating over "pay disparities" in the eighth national pay scale to discuss the ongoing stalemate at the universities.

  • PM invites striking teacher leaders tomorrow

    A delegation of the agitating public university teachers will meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tomorrow to discuss the ongoing stalemate at the universities.

  • Minister hopes for solution, teachers vow to continue protests

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid assures the agitating university teachers of solving the deadlock over “disparity” in the new pay scale through discussion.

  • Teachers in resolute strike over ‘pay disparity’

    Public university teachers across the country have begun an indefinite strike from this morning protesting the “government inaction” in removing their “pay disparity” despite being dubbed "illogical" by the finance minister and slammed by the prime minister.

  • Public university teachers threaten strike

    The teachers of public universities across the country have threatened to go for a campus strike if their demands regarding the "discrimination" in the 8th national pay scale are not met by December 31.

  • Solution soon, Nahid assures teachers

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid assures of “solution soon” to public university teachers’ demand for a separate pay scale. He promises to take up their demands to the body formed to review the teachers' pay structure.

  • Public university teachers’ pay to get reviewed

    Government forms cabinet committee to review pay structure of public university teachers after months of protests. The teachers have been terming the latest pay structure "disgraceful and discriminatory".

  • It’s time for Muhith to resign: FBUTA

    Teachers of 37 public universities across the country go on a work abstention today demanding a separate pay scale to settle their salary discrimination.

  • Public university teachers for work stoppage Sep 13, 17

    Teachers of 37 public universities across the country will observe full day work abstention on September 13 and 17, demanding a separate pay scale for them.

  • Public university teachers call strike Sep 8

    Public university teachers call a strike for September 8 across all state-run universities demanding revision of the proposed 8th national pay scale and a separate one for them.

  • Public university teachers protest for pay scale

    Public university teachers throughout Bangladesh go on work abstention demanding a separate pay scale.

  • 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.

  • Sorry state of hygiene at public university

    It befits the highest seat of learning to have the basic amenities in shape. Sanitation-wise, that is hardly the case in some public universities in the country.