Dhaka, May 12 (UNB) - The combined online admission process for Class XI (session 2019 – 2020) began on Sunday. The admission under nine general and madrasa boards will continue till May 13.
Students who passed Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations can apply for Secondary School Certificate college admission via official website www. xiclassadmission.gov.bd.
Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury inaugurated the online admission process at Dhaka board auditorium.
He said a decision has been taken made to make university admission process easy like class XI online admission. This plan will be implemented for the students in order to make hassle-free admission within a short time.
In this way, students need not attend the particular university located different districts to get admission costing money and valuable time, he added.
A student can submit at least five and maximum 10 choices of colleges to try and gain admission. The admission fee of Tk 150 has been fixed. After completing admission process, students have to pay the fees via TeleTalk, bKash, SureCash or Grameenphone.
Dhaka, May 6 (UNB) – The University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh on Monday approved a Tk 8088.49-crore budget for the country’s 45 public universities for the 2019-‘20 fiscal year.
Of the amount, Tk 5,089.46 crore will be spent on non-development activities while the remaining Tk 2,999.03 crore on development activities.
Dhaka University was given the highest non-development allocation of Tk 764.65 crore, while Sylhet Medical University, which was included in the budget for the first time, was provided with the lowest non-development allocation of Tk 3.60 crore.
The approval came at its 155th commission meeting held with UGC chairman Prof Abdul Mannan in the chair at the UGC office, said a press release.
Besides, the meeting approved a Tk 50.97-crore budget for the UGC itself for the 2019-’20 fiscal year.
The meeting also approved the revised budget of Tk 4834.63 crore for the universities and the revised budget of Tk 49.03 crore for the UGC for the outgoing fiscal year of 2018-2019.
Of the budget allocated for the public universities, Tk 64.40 crore has been allocated for research activities in the 2019-’20 fiscal year.
Rajshahi, May 6 (UNB) – Like previous year, Rajshahi Education Board stood first in the country this time in terms of pass rate in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination.
A total of 91.64 percent candidates -- 186,828 -- came out successful in the examination under the board and 22,795 of them got GPA-5.
The SSC results were published across the country on Monday.
Controller (Exam) of the board Prof Anwarul Haque Pramanik at a conference said a total of 204,835 examinees attended the examination from Rajshahi board this year and 186,828 of them passed the exam.
He said the pass rate among male candidates is 90.40 percent while 92.96 percent for female ones.
This year, candidates from a total of 2,646 schools took part in the examination. Of them, all the examinees came out successful from 431 schools while no one could pass the exam from one school.
The pass rate for other education boards are 79.62 percent in Dhaka, 87.16 percent in Comilla, 77.41 percent in Barisal, 90.88 percent in Jessore, 78.11 percent in Chittagong, 84.10 percent in Dinajpur and 70.83 percent in Sylhet board.
Dhaka, May 6 (UNB) - The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations, held under 10 education boards, were published on Monday, showing a pass percentage of 82.20.
This year’s pass rate is 4.43 percent higher than last year’s when the overall pass rate in the SSC and its equivalent examinations was 77.77 percent.
Chairmen of the education boards handed over the results to Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni at the International Mother Language Institute here in the morning.
Later, the minister announced the results at a media briefing there.
The minister also read out a written speech of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the press conference.
The Prime Minister, now in London, also joined the programme through mobile phone and greeted all the successful students.
Sheikh Hasina asked the students who could not came out successful in the examinations to take preparations again.
A total of 1, 05,594 students secured the highest grade of GPA-5 in the examinations. Last year, the number of GPA-5 achievers was 110,629 under the 10 education boards, including eight general ones.
This year, girls performed better compared to boys in the examinations as the pass rate among boys is 81.13 percent while among girls it is 83.28 percent.
The girls performed better than boys in terms of achieving GPA-5 as a total of 52,110 male students obtained the highest grade while the number of girls who obtained the GPA-5 is 53,484.
The pass rate is 82.80 percent under eight general education boards, while it is 83.03 percent under Madrasah Board and 72.24 percent under the Technical Education Board.
Some 16.25 lakh students appeared at the examinations under eight general education boards, while 3.06 lakh under Madrasah Education Board and 1.26 lakh under the Technical Education Board.
The number of GPA-5 achievers under the eight boards are 94,556, while 6,287 under the Technical Education Board and 4,751 under the Madrasa Board.
The pass rate in Dhaka Board is 79.62 while 91.64 in Rajshahi Board, 87.16 in Cumilla Board, 90.88 in Jashore Board, 78.11 in Chattogram Board, 77.41 in Barishal Board, 70.83 in Sylhet Board and 84.10 in Dinajpur Board.
A total of 423 students appeared in the examinations from overseas centres. Among them, 389 students came out successfully in the examinations.
A total of 2583 schools under all the education boards in the country achieved 100 percent pass rate this year while no student could pass the examinations from 107 schools.
The results will be published at 2:00pm simultaneously at all the educational institutions of the country, and those will be available on the Education Ministry website and through mobile SMS.
Dhaka, May 5 (UNB) – The third graduation ceremony of Japan Automechanic School was held at Grameen Bank Auditorium of the Grameen Bank Complex on Saturday.
Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus, also chairman of Japan Automechanic Limited, presided over the programme and distributed certificates among the graduates.
Kazuko Sumino, president of SK Dream Japan, was present at the programme as a special guest, said a Yunus Centre press release on Sunday.
The Japan Automechanic School was established in 2015 as a joint venture between Grameen Shikkha and SK Dream Japan. It provides two-year automechanic training to poor Bangladeshi school-dropout young men in Japanese best practice automechanics and panel beating/painting techniques.