UGC

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 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.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

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.

March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020

Conduct academic activities online during closure: UGC to universities

The University Grants Commission has urged all universities to continue their academic activities online during closure of higher educational institutions due to the coronavirus outbreak.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

UGC chairman receives death threat

The chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh receives a death threat.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Written test along with MCQ

The University Grants Commission has proposed introducing written examinations along with the existing multiple choice question in the admission tests for public universities.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

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.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

‘Bribe taking’: 2 UGC officials sent to forced leave

The University Grants Commission (UGC) sends two of its officials on forced leave after a written complaint from Khulna University (KU) vice-chancellor stating that they demanded a bribe of Tk 10 lakh from him, says a press release.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

UGC official’s death: Legal notice for judicial inquiry

A Supreme Court lawyer sends legal notice to the government seeking judicial inquiry into the custodial death of a UGC official by 24 hours.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Question leak: UGC official among 3 remanded

A Dhaka court places University Grants Commission (UGC) Assistant Director Omar Siraj and two others on two-day remand each on charge of question-paper leakage for admission test of medical colleges.