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Postponed NU examinations to begin from May 24

The degree pass course examination of 2019 and certificate courses of 2nd year and Masters Final year examination of 2018 under National University will begin from May 24, said a press release of the university.

Besides, the admission process for the academic year of 2020-2021 will begin from June 8, it said.

The new schedule of the examinations will be available on the university’s website www.nu.ac.bd.

Earlier, the government decided to reopen the residential halls of all universities on May 17 and resume classes on May 24. The Ministry of Education issued a directive to keep all the examinations postponed till then.

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said, "Before reopening, the teachers, students and employees will be vaccinated."

There are 1.30 lakh residential students, 15,000 teachers and 25,000 employees in different public universities of the country.

The government shut all the schools and educational institutions on March 17 last year after the country confirmed its first Covid-19 cases on March 8.

The closure was extended several times, most recently until February 28 this year, to protect the students from the virus infections.

Online classes are going on at different educational institutions.

The decision of reopening public universities came amid demonstrations by students of different public universities, including Jahangirnagar University and Rajshhai University, demanding the reopening of dormitories.

Source: United News of Bangladesh