University Grants Commission (UGC)

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Graduate unemployment: Who's to blame?

The populist remedies for youth and educated unemployment will not work without a coherent and coordinated plan from the government.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Address sexual abuse at educational institutions

Education authorities must abide by HC verdict on sexual harassment cells without any delay

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

Is ‘vice’ in VC the new normal?

UGC report on the VC of Islamic Arabic University shows how public universities are being undone by irregularities

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

‘Higher education is slave-generating’

It is time to hold the education industry accountable.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

UGC luxury trip defies PM’s call for austerity

Public authorities should lead by example, not dilute the message

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

UGC approves Tk 10,000 crore budget for public universities

University Grants Commission (UGC) today approved a budget of Tk 10,032 crore for 49 public universities of the country for 2021-22 fiscal year.

November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020

Robi to offer low-cost internet package for university teachers, students

The country's second-largest mobile operator Robi will offer a low-cost internet data package for university teachers and students to support online education.

April 9, 2020
April 9, 2020

Pvt universities urge UGC to postpone directives on admissions, grades

Private universities today requested University Grants Commission (UGC) to temporarily postpone its directives to stop assigning students' grades without holding semester finals, enrolling new students without admission tests, and holding tests online.

April 6, 2020
April 6, 2020

UGC asks private universities to stop admissions, grades without tests

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked private universities to stop assigning students’ grades without holding semester finals as well as enrolling new students without admission tests, due to the evolving coronavirus situation.

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

Not uniform but ‘cluster system’ for university admission tests: UGC

The University Grants Commission has decided to introduce a "cluster system" to enrol students to public universities after five leading universities opted out of the "centralised admission test" proposed by the commission last December.