BRACU reschedules exams

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:00, Aug 07,2017 | Updated: 01:10, Aug 07,2017

 
 

BRAC University authorities on Sunday rescheduled the admission exam dates and the final exams schedule for the summer semester following protests over assault on a faculty member by the registrar.
The authorities circulated a notice in the evening announcing approval to three out of the four-point demand made by the students.
The summer final exam which was scheduled to begin on August 6 has been postponed and will now start on August 9 whereas the university fall semester admissions tests have been rescheduled and will take place on Friday, August 18.
August 19 has been set as the last day for examinations while publication of results is scheduled for August 24.
Exams which were scheduled by individual departments for August 4 and 5 have been shifted to Friday afternoon, August 18, or Saturday, August 19.
‘BRAC University wants to conclude this episode expeditiously and fairly. We hope all concerned will come together and extend their full cooperation,’ the statement said.
In the face of protests, BRAC University authorities on Saturday reinstated law teacher Farhaan Uddin Ahmed while accepting resignations from assistant registrar Md Mahiuddin and university’s co-curricular activities senior officer Jabed Rasel along with an extended leave of absence from the university’s registrar Muhammad Sahool Afzal.
Earlier, the university authorities formed a five-member inquiry committee to investigate what led students to take to the streets, the official reports are yet to be published.
Since July 30, the private university students had been staging demonstrations demanding punishment for officials responsible for assaulting Farhaan and then attacking the students who went on protests and boycotted academic activities disrupting academic activities of the private university at Mohakhali in the city. 

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