POST TIME: 10 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Campus Corner

Campus Corner

Chinese envoy calls on DU VC

UNB, Dhaka

Chinese Ambassador to  Bangladesh Li Jiming on Thursday night paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his residential office. Some other high officials from the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka were also present during the meeting. During the meeting, DU Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman said an excellent friendly relationship has been prevailing between Bangladesh and China for a long time. He stressed the need for further strengthening bi-lateral ties between the two countries in different fields including education, research, trade, business, economy and culture.


IU entry test results from Nov 12

UNB, Islamic University

The admission test results of various units for 2019-20 academic session of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia will be published from November 12. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting with Vice-Chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair. IU Admission Test Technical Committee’s Member Secretary Prof Paresh Chandra Barman told UNB that the results of all units will be published from Nov 12. The respective unit coordinators are already examining written answer scripts of the admission test, he said, adding that the admission seekers could view their results on the university’s website at www.iu.ac.bd. A total of 61, 942 applicants vied for 2, 305 seats of 34 departments this year. The admission test was held from November 4 to 6.


8th English Medium Math Olympiad held at UIU

Staff Reporter, Dhaka

The final round and prize giving ceremony of the 8th English Medium Math Olympiad 2019 was held at United International University on Friday. A total of 120 students, top ten in each class, from among 1,265 participants of standard one to ‘A’ levels, were awarded at the event, said a press release. Earlier on October 12, the preliminary selection round was held across the divisions including the capital, participated by 3,500 students in the school level selection phase. Speaking as the chief guest, education minister Dipu Moni said that shortcomings of education cannot be filled with anything else and it is not possible to achieve demographic dividend without education. Dipu Moni expressed hope that the quality of education will change over the next five years, adding that the investigation did not find any evidence against the just affiliated 26 education institutes who obtained MPO all of whom met the required conditions. Mentioning the recent instabilities in some universities, Dipu Moni said, “To complain against someone, you must provide proof of the complaint, action will be taken if the allegations are found true”. UIU vice-chancellor Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman was present as special guest, while Academia chairperson Sarwat Jeb and its managing director Kutub Uddin were present, among others, in the programme.