DU dorms to reopen on March 13


The academic council of the Dhaka University on Sunday decided to reopen the dormitories on March 13 for holding exams, after nearly a year of closure due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Proctor Prof AKM Golam Rabbani said exams of the final-year and last-semester students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels would be held after opening the halls.

The students will have to leave the halls after the exams, he told reporters.

Chairpersons of all the departments, hall provosts, deans, and pro-vice-chancellors are the members of the academic council. Vice-chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman chaired the meeting.

Deans have been asked to prepare the list of examinees by February 7, the proctor said, adding that exams of the master’s students will be held first.

Then will be the turn of the honour final students, he said.