Category: Education

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 →

HSC results better a little

More than three-fourths of the total number of students who appeared in this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate examination passed marking an improvement in the success rate.

For the first time in the country’s history the combined pass percentage under 10 education boards, including Madrasa Education Board and Technical Education Board, rose to 75.08 with 39,769 students scoring GPA-5 (Grade Point Average). Read more →

SSC results Thursday

Ref: Results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Dakhil and SSC vocational examinations under country’s 10 education boards will be published Thursday.

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will hand over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 11 am, said education ministry sources.

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Militant, terrorism issues to be inserted in textbook: Nahid

Ref: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Sunday disclosed that militancy, terrorism, narcotic drugs, and sexual-harassment issues would be incorporated in textbooks from the next academic session for creating awareness against the vices.

“Militancy, terrorism, drub abuse and sexual harassment have posed as major social problems. Everybody has to come forward to prevent these problems,” said the minister.

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Clash with police: Case filed against 100 DU students

Ref: Some 100 students of Dhaka University were sued on Tuesday night following a clash with police personnel in the capital’s Kalabagan area earlier in the day.

Traffic Sergeant Furkan Hossain, who was injured in the incident of street fight, filed the case with Kalabagan thana under sections 332, 333, 353, 427, 434 and 436 on charges of vandalism, torching vehicles, and interruption of police duty.

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DU student-cop clash in city: 17 injured

Ref: Police and a group of students of Dhaka University clashed at Russell Square in city’s Dhanmondi area Tuesday over crossing the road allegedly in defiance of police signal, which left 17 people injured.

Police said the law enforcers intercepted three double-decker buses carrying DU students at about 10:15am while they were proceeding towards the university ignoring the police signal, which led to an altercation.

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RUET closed sine die Violent clashes between RUET, adjacent Agrani College students leave 20 wounded

Re: Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) was Wednesday closed sine die as violent clashes between the students of the varsity and the adjacent Agrani School and College, backed by locals, rocked the campus.

Resident students were also asked to vacate the dormitories by 9am Thursday, as tensions mounted on the campus after the rioting that left at least 20 wounded–some of them critically.

Sources said the injured are mostly RUET students as they came under a fierce attack launched by some students of the college, situated on the campus of the engineering university.

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Nation gets education policy after long wait, says Nahid

Ref: Education Minster Nurul Islam Nahid Sunday said the nation got a ‘complete’ education policy after a long wait.

“The education policy is an outcome of the whole nation’s hopes and aspirations. The nation has eventually got the long-awaited education policy,” said the minister.

He came up with the observations while inaugurating a sale centre for the National Education Policy-2010 at Ekushey Book Fair.

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Over 54,000 get pry scholarships

Ref: More than 54,000 students have got scholarships on the basis of their results in the primary school certificate examinations held in November 2010.

The names of the stipend recipients were disclosed at a press briefing held the primary and mass education ministry on Tuesday.

Primary and mass education minister Afsarul Amin and state minister Motahar Hossain were present.

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CUET closed till Feb 12 Clash leaves 4 injured

Ref: The authorities Friday closed Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) till February 12 following factional clashes between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League.Male students were asked to vacate their residential halls by 5:00 in the afternoon and the females by 10:00am Saturday, said acting officer-in-charge Anu Mong of Raozan thana, quoting the CUET decision.Vice-chancellor Shyamal Kanti Biswas announced the closure decision after an emergency meeting of the academic council, as the campus remained tense.Campus sources said the clash erupted Friday following a dispute that occurred on Thursday afternoon over attending the class of a newly appointed female teacher of the Electronics and Electrical Engineering department of the university.A group of students wanted to boycott the class of Nusrat Moni while the other group agreed to join her class.

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