Sunday, December 3, 2023

DU to hold ‘D’ unit entry exams for 2021-22

Amidst much debate, Dhaka University General Admission Committee has decided to hold D-unit entrance exams, under the social sciences faculty, only for admission seekers of academic year 2021-2022. The decision was taken during a meeting yesterday, with VC Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair. Deans of the social sciences and arts faculties, Prof Zia Rahman ... Read more

DU takes action against 2 profs for manipulating results

Dhaka University authorities on Monday exempted two professors of Persian language and literature department from all kinds of examination related activities for three years as the allegations of irregularities in departmental examinations against the teachers were proved. The teachers are the current chairman of the department of

DU suspends in-person academic activities till Feb 6, halls remain open

Authorities of DU today decided to hold academic activities including classes and examinations virtually for next two weeks Dhaka University authorities on Friday decided to suspend all kinds of in-person academic activities from January 21 to February 6 following the announcement of Bangladesh government on closure of educational institutions between today and February 6 to ... Read more

Gleeful reunion at Dhaka University

The Dhaka University campus was full of students as face -to -face teaching restarted yesterday after it was closed for 18 months due to the Covid 19 outbreak. The students of DU that has been vacant for a year and a half rushed now everywhere on the campus such as classrooms, libraries, seminars and cafeterias. ... Read more

DU resumes the classes on campus, RU reopens halls today

Dhaka University is set to resume in-person classes while Rajshahi University reopens the residential halls today after one-and-a-half years’ closure since March 18, 2020 due to the Covid outbreak in the country. Dhaka University academic council on October 7 decided to resume in-person classes from October 17 as per the recommendation of the Provost

DU set up NID registration camp for students

The Dhaka University authorities on Thursday started seven-day National Identity Card Registration Camp for their students to get NID card faster. On Thursday morning, Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the programme at the University’s Teacher-Student

Innovative play depicts deviation from glorious past 

The deviation from the spirit of 1971 and 1952 has been presented in an experimental production titled Swadeshi Naksha, staged on Wednesday at Dhaka University’s Natmandol. The play was staged by theatre and performance studies department, marking the 94th Dhaka University Day. Directed by a teacher of the department, Rahmat Ali, Swadeshi Naksha incorporates different traditional performing art ... Read more

DU students urged to apply for Sumitomo Corpn scholarship

The Japanese Sumitomo Corporation officials on Sunday called on the Dhaka University first year students of 2011-12 session asking them to apply for its scholarship. The passed students of 2011 higher secondary and equivalent examinations could apply for the scholarship, said a press release. The regular students would get the application

DU students charged extra fees

The authorities of newly constructed Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall and Santosh Chandra Bhaban of Jagannath Hall are charging extra fees from the students attached to the dormitories, students have alleged. The students said the authorities Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall were realising Tk 4,000 while the authorities of Santosh Chandra Bhaban Tk 1,700 as ‘caution

DU students continue protests

Several hundred Dhaka University students, in the wake of the death of a fellow in a traffic accident on Tuesday, continued holding protests on Wednesday. A bus of Rajdhani Express hit Tawhiduzzaman, a second-year student of international relations and resident of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, on Tuesday afternoon and he died in

DU marks ‘Black Day’

The Dhaka University authorities on Tuesday observed ‘Black Day’ commemorating repression on its teachers and students during the army-backed caretaker government in 2007. Teachers, students, officials and employees of the university wore black badges marking the day. Classes at the university remained suspended from 11:00am to 1:00pm as part of observance of the

No single recommendation implemented

August campus protests No single recommendation implemented The government has yet to take any action, in line with the recommendations the parliamentary standing committee on the education ministry made, against the people in connection with the violence and protests of August 2007 in Dhaka University that resulted from the presence of military personnel on the ... Read more