The entry tests for the Bachelor of Education, Master of Education, and diploma in Library and Information Sciences under the Institute of Islamic Education and Research (IIER) were held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Friday.
The tests were held at Mir Mosharraf Hossain Academic building from 2pm to 2:30pm.
IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, pro-vice-chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, treasurer Prof M Selim Toha, student advisor Professor M Saidur Rahman, IU hall provost council president Professor Tapon Kumar Joadder visited the examination centers.
A total of 590 admission seekers took part in the admission tests, IIER director Professor M Maher Ali said.
The results would be published as early as possible on the university website at www.iu.ac.bd.
Public Administration Day 2020 was observed at the Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Tuesday amid festivity and much enthusiasm.
Marking the day, the teachers, students, officials and staff of public administration department brought out a colourful procession from in front of Mir Mosharraf Hossain academic building around 10:30am.
The procession ended at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium after parading through the campus. Later, a discussion programme was held.
IU Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman, also the acting vice-chancellor, addressed the programme as chief guest while treasurer Professor M Selim Toha attended as the special guest with departmental chairman Professor Zufiquar Hossain in the chair.
Sadiqur Rahman and Shammi Akter Ontora, students of the department, jointly conducted the programme attended by over 500 teachers and students including Public Administration Day celebration committee convener Professor Raqiba Yesmin, AKM Motinur Rahman, Professor Begum Rokshana Mili, Professor Mohammad Selim and professor Mohammed Asaduzzaman took part in the event.
A cultural programme was also held at the auditorium to mark the day.
A seminar on cultural dilemma as reflected in the works of Bharati Mukharjee and Jhumpa Lahiri was held at Islamic University in Kushtia.
IU English department organised the seminar at Rabindra-Nazrul Arts’ Faculty building in the morning.
English department Professor M Mamunur Rahman addressed the seminar as the chief discussant while Khairul Islam presented the article under the supervision of the university’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor M Shahinoor Rahman.
Department chairperson Professor Salma Sultana chaired the seminar. Around one hundred students took part in the seminar.
While addressing the seminar, the speakers shed lights on diaspora, cultural dilemma, cultural duality, identity crisis and post-colonialism.
Among others, IU English department teachers M Mizanur Rahman, Shahadat Hossain Azad, Professor Miah M Rashiduzzaman, Prodip Kumar Adhikari Prokash Chandra Biswas, Sazzad Hossain Zahid, Liton Baron Sikder were present in the seminar.