Shahjalal University (Sylhet), Nov 2 (UNB) – The Bangla department of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) is going to introduce the autobiography of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to one of its courses titled BNG-226.
Confirming it on Friday noon, Professor Dr Md Ashraful Karim, head of Bangla Department, said that the committee is waiting for the final approval from the academic council.
Earlier on Thursday, the syllabus forming committee of Bangla department took the decision at a meeting where Ashraful Karim made the proposal.
Dr Gazi Mahbub Murshid of Bangla Department of Islamic University was the chief guest at the programme.
Ashraful Karim said, “The decision was taken to make Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman familiar with the new generation as well as with the country’s people. This course will be introduced in the second year from 2018-19 academic sessions.”
Besides, the autobiography of Rabindranath Tagore, Mir Mosharraf Hossain and Rassundari Devi will also be included in this three-credit course, the professor added.
Dhaka, Nov 1 (UNB) – The number of girl examinees in this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations is higher than the boy examinees , said Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday.
The number of female JSC, JDC examinees this year is 2,22,869 lakh more than the male students, he said.
The Minister was talking to reporters on Thursday after visiting examination centres at Motijheel Government Boys’ High School and Motijheel Government Girls’ High School in the capital.
The Minister said that all necessary preparations have been taken to hold the examinations in a peaceful manner.
All concerned, including the law enforcing agencies, are working relentlessly to ensure smooth holding of the examinations in a copying-free environment. Members of law enforcement agencies remained alert to prevent question leakage incident, he said.
He warned that strict action will be taken if anyone found involved in question leakage incident.
The minister also informed that the rate of student dropout has been decreased in secondary level education. For that reason, the number of students is increasing in JSC and JDC examinations. Last year, the number of student was 24,68,000 in JSC and JDC examinations while the number of student this year is 26,70,000.
Dhaka, Nov 1 (UNB) – The Dhaka University authorities on Wednesday terminated three teachers on charge of irregularities.
The decision was taken at the syndicate meeting on Wednesday with Vice-chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair, said Prof DASM Maksud Kamal, president of Dhaka University Teachers Association and a member of the syndicate.
Among the teachers, Lecturer Biplab Kumar Datta of Department of Development Studies and Lecturer Obhishek Zaman of Gene Engineering and Biotechnology department, were fired for not joining their departments following their leave.
They were also asked to return the financial benefits they had taken from the university, he said.
Besides, Muhammad Azher Zafer Shah, assistant professor of International Relations, was sacked for his absence in academic activities, he added.