Category: Campus

Today’s SSC exams rescheduled

Ref: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled for today will be held on Friday (March 1) due to countrywide hartal called by eight Islamist and like-minded parties.

Prof Abdus Salam Hawlader, acting chairman of Dhaka Education Board and president of inter-education board coordination sub-committee, said the examinations will held from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Read more →

PSC, EBT, JSC and JDC results out

Ref: Results of Primary and Junior level terminal board examinations are out. 97.35 percent of the fifth graders have passed Primary School Certificate (PSC) examinations. 92.45 have passed the Ebtedayee Terminal Examinations (EBT) and 86.97 have passed the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Primary and Mass Education Minister Mohammad Afsarul Ameen handed over the detailed result sheets to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 10:00am. Read more →

PSC, JSC results Thursday

Ref: Results of four public examinations will be published on Thursday.

The examinations are- Primary Education Terminal & equivalent examinations, Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC). Read more →

BCL ‘collecting’ fare in CU trains

Ref: Students seeking admission in Chittagong University have complained that ruling Awami League backed Bangladesh Chhatra League activists were collecting fares from them while travelling in the university’s shuttle trains.

However, the university authorities made arrangements for the admission seekers to travel free of charge. Read more →

Madrasa students mark 89pc pass rate

For six straight years, Madrasa Education Board has topped the success charts among the ten education boards with 89.57 percent pass rate in this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations.

Last year, the pass rate of the board was 86.55 percent. Read more →

JCD barred from placing memo to DU VC

Ref: Police on Monday barred the leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), student wing of BNP, from proceeding the office of the Dhaka University Vice-chancellor to submit a memorandum containing their seven-point demand.

The student leaders were resisted by police when they were preparing to bring out a procession from the main gate of the National Museum at Shahbagh at about 11:30am. They JCD leaders also had a brawl with the law enforcers

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Prof Anwarul Azim made CU VC

Ref: Prof Anwarul Azim Arif, a management teacher, has been appointed Chittagong University vice-chancellor (VC).

He replaces acting VC Prof Dr Mohammad Alauddin, an education ministry circular said on Tuesday.
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SSC exams begin Today

Ref: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Dakhil and SSC vocational examinations under 10 education boards begins Tuesday.A total of 13,15,002 students will sit for this year’s SSC and equivalent exams in 2,181 centers.The highest 3, 08,098 examinees will take part the examinations under Dhaka Board while lowest 48,527 under Sylhet Board, 1,30,688 under Rajshahi Board, 1,016,400 under Comilla Board, 1,030,638 under Jessore Board, 1,025,922 under Dinajpur Board, 76,959 under Chittagong Board and 61,828 under Barisal Board. Besides, some 2,039,711 students will sit for Dakhil examinations and 83,431 for SSC vocational exams.Restriction was imposed within 300 yards of the examination centers during exam period and nobody other than local MPs and UP chairmen is allowed in the centre, said board sources.

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Sir AF Rahman hall Provost harassed by BCL men

Ref: Dhaka University`s Sir AF Rahman hall Provost Azizur Rahman was harassed by a group of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) central leaders on the university campus on Saturday night.

Witnesses said some hall resident teachers, while visiting the dorm, found out that the studentship of BCL DU-unit Vice President Reza Sekander expired. Read more →

School bus service in city introduced

A fleet of state-run buses was pressed into service in the city Saturday for the transportation of students on different routes, under a scheme undertaken for relieving schoolchildren of a nagging hassle they face just after the sunrise.

Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) introduced the 14 school buses for ferrying students of 26 schools along the Pallabi-Azimpur route from 6am to 9am and 11am to 3pm.

Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain inaugurated the bus service at Mirpur Bangla High School.

At the inaugural function, the minister told his audience that the agreement on construction of the Elevated Expressway would be signed next Wednesday.

“The confusion that looms over the construction of the Elevated Expressway is not correct. The agreement to this effect will be signed with a Thai company on January 19,” he categorically said.

BRTA Chairman MM Iqbal, Communications Secretary Mozammel Haque Khan, Education Secretary Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury and Ilyas Uddin Molla MP were present at the function.