University Grants Commission (UGC)

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Enrolling extra law students: SC fines City University Tk 10 lakh

The Supreme Court has fined City University Tk 10 lakh for enrolling more than 50 students to the law department each semester, in violation of the University Grants Commission’s decision.

February 16, 2020
February 16, 2020

Uniform admission test: academicians at odds

The UGC head believes that while issues might arise with the introduction of something new, such fears should not stop them from taking the initiative. On the other hand, the two distinguished...

February 15, 2020
February 15, 2020

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...

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

PhD dissertation: HC wants to know if universities follow UGC rules

The High Court has wanted to know whether the public and private universities are conferring PhD and equivalent degrees to the students following rules and regulations of the University Grants...

January 23, 2020
January 23, 2020

Public university admission: Uniform test from next academic year

A uniform admission test will be held next year to enrol students at all public universities in Bangladesh.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

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.

October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019

2 pvt universities fined for admitting extra students beyond approval

The Supreme Court fines two private universities Tk 10 lakh each for admitting extra students beyond approval of Bangladesh Bar Council and University Grants Commission (UGC).

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Don’t go beyond rules: PM to UGC

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs the University Grants Commission (UGC) not to go beyond the rules in case of overseeing both public and private universities.

September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019

Bsmrstu, Gopalganj: Withdraw the VC for links to graft

A UGC probe committee has found evidence of irregularities and corruption against the vice chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University in Gopalganj and has...

September 29, 2019
September 29, 2019

BSMRSTU VC leaves campus under police protection

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) Vice Chancellor Prof Khondoker Md Nasiruddin leaves the university campus several hours after University Grants...