‘Justice Abu Zafar Siddiqui University’ got approval under 22 conditions


The government has given permission to a private university named after Justice Abu Zafar Siddiqui of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The approved university is named ‘Justice Abu Zafar Siddiqui University of Science and Technology’. It will run educational programs in Kushtia. With this, the number of private universities in Kushtia stands at three.

On Sunday (July 7), the Secondary and Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Education approved the establishment of the new university under 22 conditions. A letter of approval has been given to Nargis Afroz, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University. The address of the University is given as ‘Lahani Para Union, Chapra, Upazila Kumarkhali, Kushtia’.

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According to the letter sent by the Ministry of Education, the conditions given to the university include the temporary permission period of seven years. The University should have its own or rented building with an area of ​​at least 25 thousand square feet. Besides, there should be at least three faculties and at least six departments under these faculties. Later, if a department is to be run, it must be started with the permission of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Ministry sources informed that last Thursday (July 4) the summary file of the permission of the university was approved and reached the Ministry of Education from the Prime Minister’s Office.

Earlier on February 6, a UGC delegation visited the site and submitted a report. In the light of that report, the university has been approved.

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