Saturday, 21 May, 2022


All madrasas except orphanages to remain close

The government has asked the authorities concerned to close madrasas, including Qawmi Madrasas, till further notice to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.  However, the orphanages will remain open, said a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Education

bKash distributes 20,000 'Mujib' graphic novels in 500 schools

To spread the ideals of the great leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the students, bKash will distribute 20,000 copies of graphic novel 'Mujib' in 500 Bengali and English medium schools across the country this year.  The country's largest mobile financial

Closure of primary schools extended till May 22

The government has extended closure of all primary schools and kindergartens till May 22 in a bid to protect students from the coronavirus infection. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, in a statement this afternoon, also said that the students should stay at home during the

Int'l School Dhaka to arrange admissions event – Discover ISD

International School Dhaka (ISD) is set to organize a virtual admissions event for the new families, called 'Discover ISD,' on March 27, 2021, at noon.  The interactive event will provide an exciting opportunity for the parents to learn about the unique offerings of ISD

Bangladesh may extend closure of educational institutions 

The government is likely to extend the shutdown of all educational institutions due to growing trends of coronavirus infections in the country. Education Ministry sources said the decision would come up with a day or two in this regard. Bangladesh is experiencing an alarming rise in

50-yr of independence: BSFMSTU announces 9-day program

Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University (BSFMSTU) has announced a 9-day program starting from March 17 to celebrate the golden jubilee of independence and birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Prof Dr Syed Samsuddin Ahmed,

O, A level exams cancelled in Bangladesh

Due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country, the government has cancelled Cambridge International’s Ordinary and Advanced level examinations slated to be held in April.  The Secondary and Higher Education Division of the Education Ministry served a notice to the country

NSU organizes webinar on Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education of Bangladesh

Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of North South University (NSU) recently organized a webinar on “Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education of Bangladesh”.  Prof. Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Honorable Chairman, Bangladesh Accreditation Council (BAC)

Education second biggest focus of Union Budget 2021, says PM Modi

The budget has broadened India's efforts to link education with employability and entrepreneurial capability, Indian PM Modi said. Addressing a webinar to discuss budget provision for the education sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the second biggest focus of

Educationist Prof Md Hanif passes away 

Professor Md Hanif, prominent educationist and former principal of Barisal Government Brojomohun (BM) College, died at a hospital in the capital on Monday night. He was 90. Md Hanif breathed his last at city’s Ibne Sina Hospital around 10:15pm. He was suffering from old age

School-college to reopen on March 30

The government has decided to reopen school-college across the country on March 30. Considering coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, the decision was taken at an inter-ministerial meeting at the conference room of the cabinet division on Saturday evening. Education Minister Dr Dipu

Nat'l University fixes new schedule for postponed exams

The authorities of National University has announced new schedules for all postponed examinations.   All the postponed examinations will be taken as per the revised schedule from May 24, according to a press release of the National University issued on Thursday noon. The 2019

7 DU-affiliated colleges to hold exams: Ministry

The education ministry on Wednesday said authorities will continue holding the ongoing examinations of the seven Dhaka University-affiliated colleges. M A Khayer, public relations officer of the ministry, confirmed the matter.  The decision comes from an emergency virtual

DU halls to open on May 17, exams to continue

Canceling an earlier decision to open the dormitories of Dhaka University on March 13, authorities decided to open the halls on May 17.  Besides, the ongoing examinations will continue under the managements of the respective departments of the university. The developments came

Universities to reopen on May 24, halls May 17

The government has decided to reopen the public and private universities of the country on May 24  Besides, residential halls of public universities will be reopened on May 17.  Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said in a virtual briefing on Monday afternoon on various

Admission test dates of public varsities announced

The admission test schedule of public universities including the Dhaka University of the country have been announced.   Bangladesh Bishwabidyalaya Parishad, an association of public university vice-chancellor, made the announcement on Wednesday. Admission test dates of 35

Lions Clubs Int'l awards Rabeya Sultana scholarship for study at IUBAT

Lions Club International has recently awarded Rabeya Sultana Chaity a scholarship for study at IUBAT.  Lions Club of Noble Part, Keysborough, Australia sponsors, among other social works, underprivileged students for higher studies.  Nazmul Haque handed over a cheque for

Closure of educational institutions extended till Feb 28

The government has again extended the closure of educational institutions till February 28. According to a circular issued by the Education Ministry on Sunday, the decision will be effective for all educational institutions, except the Qawmi madrasas. Other educational institutions

Govt may extend closure of edu institutions

Country’s educational institutions have long been closed due to outbreak of coronavirus or Covid-19.  The closure may be extended further as decision is being taken in this regard, according to an official concerned.    But it is still undisclosed that how many

Online application for MBBS admission begins

Online application for MBBS admission to all medical colleges of the country has begun. The application process began at 12:00pm on Thursday and will continue till March 1.   The one-hour long admission test will begin across the country including the capital at 10:00am on