The populist remedies for youth and educated unemployment will not work without a coherent and coordinated plan from the government.
Education authorities must abide by HC verdict on sexual harassment cells without any delay
UGC report on the VC of Islamic Arabic University shows how public universities are being undone by irregularities
Public authorities should lead by example, not dilute the message
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court fines two private universities Tk 10 lakh each for enrolling more than 50 students to their law departments in a semester, violating University Grants Commission (UGC) rules.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 as what it said the courses tarnish the educational institutions' image.
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 directs the University Grants Commission (UGC) not to go beyond the rules in case of overseeing both public and private universities.
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.