Islamic University, Jul 19 (UNB) - A two-day workshop on ‘financial management’ began at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Friday.
The workshop was organized by IU at the conference room of the administration building.
IU vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari addressed the inaugural session as the chief guest while University Grants Commission’s finance and accounts director M Rezaul Karim Hawladar delivered speech as the resource person.
IU pro-vice-chancellor Prof M Shahinoor Rahman and treasurer Prof M Selim Toha attended as special guests with IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif in the chair.
Deputy registrar Nawab Ali conducted the workshop attended by over one hundred officials of different departments and offices of the university.
Dhaka, July 18 (UNB) – A group of Dhaka University (DU) students blocked the key Shahbagh intersection for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding an end to the university’s affiliation with seven colleges.
Imdadul Haque, a first-year student of DU, said they will continue the movement until the university accepts their demand.
The affiliated colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Begum Badrunnesa Government Women's College, Mirpur Government Bangla College and Government Titumir College.
About 500 students kept the key intersection blocked from 11am-2pm, causing severe traffic congestion.
Traffic movement from New Market to Matshya Bhaban and Shahbagh to Farmgate remained halted during this period.
The protesters urged DU authorities to accept their demands that include publishing results within two months of the exam and banning mass-transport on the campus.
SUST, July 18 (UNB) – The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Wednesday decided to join a proposed combined entry test system to reduce the suffering of the admission seekers.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed told UNB on Thursday morning that the decision was taken at the 156th academic council of the university.
“It’ll be effective from the 2020-21 session,” he said, noting that there was a lack of preparation and a guideline. “This year’s entry test will follow the normal procedure.”
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday said admission tests in most universities will be held through a cluster system from the next year. The unified admission system will be introduced at all universities in phases.
Dhaka, July 17 (UNB)— Female students have achieved better results compared to their male counterparts in this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations.
A total of 6,33,629 females took part in the exam and secured 76.44 percent passing rate whereas 7,03,000 male took part in the exam and got 71.67 percent under 10 education boards this year, according to press release.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appreciated the results and said, “The results are sufficiently acceptable and good.”
A total of 988,172 candidates among 13,36,629 students cleared the tests and 47,286 students achieved highest grade GPA 5.
Dhaka, July 17 (UNB) –Admission tests in most of the universities will be held through cluster system from the next year and it will be introduced in all universities in phases.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni disclosed this at a press conference on the results of the HSC and its equivalent examination at the secretariat on Wednesday.
“Some universities want to conduct their own exams and students are being admitted in medical colleges across the country through unified admission test,” the minister said.
“We want to come to a decision in this regard within this year and the Vice Chancellor’s Council is discussing on the issue”.
Replying to a question she said the admission process must be made easier. “Some students appear in admission tests in seven to eight institutions. They have to go to different places for the examinations and face various problems including financial one,” she said.