Wednesday, 27 Sep, 2023


41st BCS: 13,000 candidates pass written exams 

A total of 13,000 candidates have passed the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) written exams. Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) published the results on the commission's website ( on Thursday (Nov 10). Controller of exam at PSC Ananda Kumar Biswas also

5 identified for giving communal content in HSC question paper

Five persons those involved in bringing communal and provocative content in the question paper of the Bangla first paper in this year's HSC examination, have been identified. The four question paper moderators were identified as Associate Professor Syed Tajuddin Shaon of Govt

HSC: Bangla 1st paper exam under Technical Board postponed

The exam of Bangla first paper of Business Management and Technology (BMT) in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination has been postponed due to printing mistakes in the question papers. The Bangladesh Technical Education Board authorities issued a notice signed by Md.

HSC, equivalent exams begin

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations began across the country this morning (Nov 6). The exams started with Bangla first paper at 11am. A total of 12,03,407 examinees are expected to sit for the HSC examinations this year. On September 12, the exam

HSC, equivalent exams begin tomorrow

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will begin across the country tomorrow (Nov 6). According to officials, the total number of candidates under 11 education boards- nine general education boards, one madrasa and one technical board- is 12, 03,407 this

DMP bans public movement near HSC exam centres

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed a ban on the movement of anyone except Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) students and exam officials, within 200 yards of test centres in the capital. The DMP instructed directives through a statement on Thursday (Nov 3).  The

Govt cancels approval of Care Medical College

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has cancelled approval of Care Medical College, a private institution, located at Iqbal Road in Mohammadpur the capital.  The ministry suspended admission of students from 2016-17 academic year for committing irregularities and not ensuring

BBA Freshers' Orientation Fall 2022 Held at ULAB

The BBA Program of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organized its fall 2022 freshers' orientation on 27th October 2022 at its main campus in Mohammdpur.  In the first part of the event, ULAB's Vice-Chancellor Prof. Imran Rahman presented the welcome speech.

National University postpones all exams scheduled for tomorrow

All examinations under National University (NU), scheduled for tomorrow, have been postponed due to cyclone Sitrang. NU's Public Relations Department issued a notification today in this regard. The revised schedule of the postponed examinations will be informed to all concerned

44th BCS written test starts on December 29

The written test of 44th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination will commence on December 29. The examinations of compulsory subjects will continue till January 11. A press notification of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) disclosed this information on Thursday

Jagannath University Day today

The 17th founding anniversary of Jagannath University (JnU) is being celebrated on its campus today (Oct 20). To mark the day, the university is organising colourful processions, discussions and cultural events. National flag has been hoisted at 9:10am along with flag of the

Coaching centres to remain shut from Nov 3 to Dec 14: Dipu Moni 

The education ministry has decided all coaching centres across the country will remain closed from November 3 to December 14 as the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will begin on November 6. Education Minister Dipu Moni said this at a press briefing at the

IUB’s Jami becomes Head Coach of Moroccan Development Debating Team

IUB debater Ahmad Tousif Jami has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Moroccan Development Debating Team for the year 2023. As the head coach, Jami will work with the future generation of school-level debaters of Morocco starting November 2022 until mid-June 2023 and prepare them for

Shehan Karunatilaka wins Booker prize for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka has won the Booker prize for fiction. The judges praised the “ambition of its scope, and the hilarious audacity of its narrative techniques”. Karunatilaka’s second novel, The Seven Moons of

ULAB hosts Grameenphone academy's 7th campus townhall

A man’s brain is like a little empty attic, you have to stock it with the furniture as you choose!’ Referring to a quote from Sherlock Holmes, Chief Digital and Strategy Officer of Grameenphone Solaiman Alam inspired the young learners to be selective on relevant skills and

Application fee fixed at Tk 500 for cluster admission test

Application for the cluster based admission tests of 22 public universities will start from October 17 and continue till October 27 for the next academic year. Tk 500 has been fixed as application fee of each university for admission. Farid Uddin Ahmed, joint convener of the cluster

Govt for developing Ebtedayee Madrasah: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said that the government is giving an effort to develop Ebtedayee Madrasah. The madrasah is also teaching the national curriculum to its students apart from providing Islamic education, the minister said. She gave the information at a conference room

Dipu Moni hopes to get full benefits of new curriculum in 10 years 

The government said it may take at least ten years to get full benefits of the new educational curriculum on Monday (Oct 11). Education Minister Dipu Moni said: “If we can implement the new curriculum properly, we will start to see little changes over the next five years. After

Nobel Prize in Literature goes to French author Annie Ernaux

The highly anticipated Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to the French author Annie Ernaux "for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Last year's bookmaker's favourite,

Education Meet-2022: To be organized in 3 divisions including Dhaka

One of Bangladesh’s education consultancy firms MACES will host its annual multi-country education meet in several parts of the country which includes Dhaka on Friday 14, Sylhet on Saturday 15, and Chattogram on Sunday 16, October 2022.  Students willing to study abroad will