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DU students lock academic, admin bldgs

Students continue class boycott over Affiliation of 7 colleges; College affiliation govt’s decision, no scope of cancellation, says DU Pro-VC WT24 Desk A group of students of Dhaka University put the academic and the administrative buildings under lock and key on Monday morning demanding an end to the university’s affiliation with seven colleges, Agencies report. The students continued class boycott ...

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Over 75 engineering, technical colleges to shut down

The institutions have opted not to admit students from this academic session, majority of them in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. WT24 Desk More than 75 engineering and technical colleges that are preparing to shut down have opted not to admit students from this academic session, majority of them in Uttar Pradesh, officials said, PTI reports. The major reasons behind the ...

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73.93 pc pass HSC, equiv exams

47,286 students secure GPA 5; Colleges with 100% pass more than double WT24 Desk The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations were published on Wednesday, showing a pass percentage of 73.93, Agencies report. This year’s pass rate is 7.29 percent higher than last year’s when the overall pass rate in the examinations was 66.64 ...

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HSC, equiv results Wednesday

WT24 Desk The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Wednesday (17 July), Agencies report. A top official of the education ministry confirmed the date to Prothom Alo earlier on 8 July. “The results of the HSC and its equivalent examinations will be handed over to prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her ...

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31% teaching posts vacant at IITs: Govt data

According to data presented by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, of the 8,856 teaching posts across 23 IITs, 6,043 are filled, while 2,813 are vacant. Of the 7,413 teaching posts at 31 NITs, 4,202 are filled, while 3,211 are lying vacant. WT24 Desk Premier educational institutions such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are ...

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Delhi University members object to lessons on Gujarat riots, homosexuality and caste

During the meeting, while the syllabi of all other courses were passed without objections, the syllabus of English department faced criticism. WT24 Desk A section of a Delhi University (DU) panel has recommended dropping a lesson from the syllabus under the BA (Programme) course as it portrayed “two members of a right wing group in wrong light”. They also objected ...

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Classes suspended for flood

34 Lalmonirhat schools affected WT24 Desk As many as 34 schools have stopped taking classes as many parts of the district got inundated in flood triggered by heavy downpour and onrush of water from upstream over past few days, Agencies report. Water level of Teesta river was measured at 52.97cm, at Teesta Barrage Dalia Point at 3pm Saturday, showing flood ...

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