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  • High Court

    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.

  • Professor Emeritus Serajul Islam Chowdhury

    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 educationists have strongly stated that a sensitive matter like admission in public universities must not go through a “trial and error” approach.

  • central admission test

    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.

  • Plagiarism

    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 Commission.

  • UGC Logo

    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.

  • University Grants Commission

    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.

  • Supreme Court

    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).

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    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.

  • 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 recommended his withdrawal.

  • BSMRSTU VC Prof Khondoker Md Nasiruddin

    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 Commission (UGC) recommended withdrawal of the VC based on evidence of irregularities and corruption.


    UGC probe body visits BSMRSTU

    A four-member team of University Grants Commission (UGC) is visiting Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) to investigate the overall situation on the campus.

  • University Grants Commission

    UGC approves Tk 8088.49cr budget

    University Grants Commission (UGC) approves a budget of Tk 8088.49 crore for 2019-20 fiscal year for country's public universities and itself.

  • Why the delay in implementation?

    Eight years have passed since the education ministry had in principle decided to introduce a uniform or cluster system for university admission, yet, the government has failed to implement the system still after all these years.

  • Uniformed Admission Test: A distant dream?

    The government has failed to introduce a uniform admission test, which has been overdue for eight years.

  • University Grants Commission

    UGC chairman receives death threat

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

  • University Grants Commission

    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.

  • 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.

  • Govt okays 6 more private universities

    Despite allegations of numerous irregularities against most of the private universities, the government gives approval to six new universities in the private sector.

  • BNP for judicial probe into UGC official’s death in Rab custody

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demands judicial inquiry to find out the nature of University Grants Commission (UGC) official’s death in Rab custody.

  • UGC to probe allegations of MBBS admission question leak

    UGC forms probe body to look into alleged involvement of UGC Assistant Director Omar Siraj in question paper leakage of this year’s medical and dental college admission tests.