Saturday, 13 Apr, 2024


Saudi, Bangladesh plan new Arabic language institute in Dhaka

Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh are working on establishing a new Arabic language institute in Dhaka, officials say, as they want it to follow the Kingdom’s teaching curriculum to help professionals prepare to work in the Middle East. Nearly 3 million Bangladeshis live and work in

Education becomes latest casualty of war for Palestine’s youth

More than 100 days of intense Israeli airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip have demolished schools and classrooms, displaced or killed teachers, and shuttered access to learning for the hundreds of thousands of children coping with daily horrors as education becomes the latest casualty

Committee formed to review textbook story ‘Sharifar Golpo’

The education ministry today (January 24) formed a five-member committee to review the story namely ‘Sharifar Golpo’, in the seventh grade history and social science textbook. The committee will be led by Islamic Arabic University Vice Chancellor Professor Abdul Rashid,

Five districts of Khulna close schools due to cold wave

Authorities in five districts of Khulna division closed all primary and secondary-level education institutions from today as the temperature dipped below 10 degree Celsius. The order will remain in force until further notice, according to the Department of Primary and Secondary

Cluster admission test to 24 public universities from 8 March

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Sunday announced to hold cluster admission test for first-year undergraduate courses in GST (general, science, and technology) consisting of 24 universities under the academic session of 2023–24 on 8 March. The decision was taken in a

46th BCS preliminary test on March 9

The 46th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held on March 9 (Saturday).  Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) issued a press release in this regard on Thursday (January 18). According to the press release the examination will be held from 10

Estonia arrests professor on suspicion of spying for Russia

Estonian authorities arrested a professor with Russian citizenship on charges of allegedly spying for Russia, the Estonian media outlet ERR reported on January 16, citing information from Estonia's Internal Security Service (ISS). Estonia has long been concerned about undue

France's education minister slips up in public school faux pas

Speaking to reporters on Friday, on her first school visit as minister, Oudéa-Castera defended her decision to educate her three boys at the prestigious Stanislas school – a private Catholic institution in Paris – rather than in the public system. "Loads of

IUB retains top spot as Bangladesh's Best Private University in AD Scientific Index

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has retained its spot as the leading private university in Bangladesh in the AD Scientific Index 2024 in terms of total number of citations of Scopus-indexed publications by faculty members.  IUB has also retained the second position among

HC orders to appoint 285 physically challenged candidates as school teachers

The High Court (HC) in a judgment today (January 14) asked the government to appoint 285 physically challenged candidates, who have already passed the written tests, to the posts of primary school teachers under the quota system. HC division bench comprising Justice Naima Haider and

Harvard University president Claudine Gay resigns

Claudine Gay, the first Black president of the prestigious US university Harvard, resigned from her position on Tuesday, citing personal threats and a "racial animus." Gay had come under fire after she was brought into a congressional hearing to answer questions on the

Ten non-engineering faculties complete basic Python training

Ten faculty members of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) from non-engineering backgrounds have successfully completed the first ever computer programming training workshop for faculty members organized as part of the university’s unique “Coding for All”

Textbook festival kicks off countrywide

The Textbooks Festival - distribution of free textbooks among school students for the 2024 academic year - is being celebrated across the country. The distribution of free textbooks kicks off in all the primary schools and high schools of the country with festive moods. Alongside

43rd BCS: 2,805 candidates recommended

Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has recommended 2,805 candidates of cadre and non-cadre through 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BSC) examination.  The BPSC published the results today (December 26) after holding a meeting in the afternoon. The meeting decided to

Medical admission test on February 9

The admission test for the MBBS course in the country's government-run and private medical colleges for the academic year 2023-24 will be held on February 9 next year. The decision was taken during a meeting at the health ministry on Sunday with Health Minister Zahid Maleque in the

Korean Ambassador opens Language Center at Canadian University of Bangladesh

Korean Ambassador inaugurates Language Center at Canadian University of Bangladesh.    The ‘Center for International Language and Culture’ has officially been inaugurated today at Canadian University of Bangladesh. With the title of ‘Bridging Borders and

SSC, equivalent exams from February 15

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations of 2024 will be held in February 15. Dhaka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Chairman Professor Tapan Kumar Sarker confirmed the matter on Thursday (December 21). The schedule of the examinations

South Korea: Students sue after teacher ends exam 90 seconds early

A group of South Korean students are suing the government because their college admission examination ended 90 seconds earlier than scheduled. They are asking for 20 million won ($15,400; £12,000) each - the cost of a year's studying to retake the exam. The error affected

HSC and equivalent exams of 2025 to be held in full marks 

The government decided that the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations in 2025 will be held with a full syllabus and full marks.   A notification was signed by Bangladesh Inter-Education Board coordination committee chief and Dhaka education board chairman

DU starts online admission process for undergrad programs

The online application process for admission to undergraduate programs in Dhaka University (DU) for the academic year 2023-2024 has started.  Applicants can apply through university website. DU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal inaugurated the online application process