Friday, March 7, 2014

Shahjalal Islami Bank Foundation Scholarship 2014

HSC, Bachelor Level.

Uday Sanz, Plot No. SE (A), 2/B Gulshan South Avenue, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Phone: 02-8825457, 882 ,Fax:02-8824009
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For Science Group: GPA 5.00 for educational institutions within city corporation area and GPA 4.80 for rest of all.

For other groups: GPA 4.70 for educational institutions within city corporation area and GPA 4.30 for rest of all.


Students will get one time allowance.

 Apply Procedure

Address to send the application (with mentioned documents in "Special Note") of Shahjalal Islami Bank Foundation Scholarship 2014:

Shahjalal Islami Bank Foundation,
Head office,
2/B, Gulshan South Avenue,
Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212. 

Special Note

* Applicants have to apply in a blank paper providing the following information and papers:

* Recent passport size color photographs: 3 copies.
* Name, Father's name, Permanent and present address, Phone no must be mentioned in the application.
* Income certificate mentioning members of family.
* Attested mark-sheet of educational qualification.
* Recommendation from present institution head. 

Important Info 

Scholarship for: HSC, Bachelor Level.
Total Scholarship: 0
Start Date: March 01, 2014
Last Date: March 25, 2014 


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Australia Student Visa Information
Visa fee
TK 24,900 to be submitted as bank draft in favor of Australian High Commission.
Bank drafts can be purchased against cash from BRAC Bank extension counter located at the VFS application center, or at any branch of Standard Chartered Bank.

Required Document
Please separate all documents into two parts:

Part A
Visa fee TK 24,900 to be submitted as bank draft in favor of: Australian High Commission.
Bank drafts can be purchased against cash from BRAC Bank extension counter located at the VFS application center, or at any branch of Standard Chartered Bank.
1. Student Visa Application Cover Sheet
2. Application form 157A with 3 recent, passport-size color photographs of each applicant stapled to the top right-hand corner of the form
3. Completed Details of Relatives form
4. One-page statement of purpose (if applicable)
5. Photocopy of the offer letter.
6. Evidence of the IELTS score
7. Photocopies of the students educational certificates & marksheets (with highest level of education first), passport, and photocopies of any other originals that have been submitted with the application.
8. Student Visa Financial Guarantee forms followed by each guarantors documents as follows:
* Original bank statement
* Photocopies of relevant financial statements
* Photocopies of guarantor?s source of income documents.

Part B
1. Passport of applicant and any dependants intending to travel.
2. All original documents. Original documents include:
(a) IELTS score
(b) offer letter
(c) educational certificates & marksheets (with highest level of education first)
(d) employment certificates (if employed)
(e) gardian of student has to show diposit of 50 lakhs taka in bank and income tax of the money
(e) any other original documents that you think are necessary to submit with the application. These documents will be kept until assessment is completed and then returned to you.

Where to Apply
VFS Dhaka Office
Taj Casalina
Apartment 3C (2nd Floor)
House SW (1)
(Opposite ARYSHA Restaurant)
25, Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212
Helpline No: 8825973 (09:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00)
Application lodgement Timings:
Sun-Thu 09:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00
Information, Form Collection & Additional Documents Submission: 09:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00
Passport & Document Collection: 16:00 to 17:00
Australian visa applicants from Sylhet & Chittagong and respective adjoining areas can now take delivery of their documents from the VFS Sylhet & Chittagong office respectively against a nominal fee of Taka 300.00. The address is as below:

VFS Sylhet Office
Garden Towers, 1st Floor,
Shahjalal Bridge Link Road
Sylhet- 3100

VFS Chittagong Office
Chamber House
4th Floor
38, Agrabad C/A
Chittagong - 4100

The Australian Visa application Center in Bangladesh accepts applications, collect visa application charges and arrange interview times at the Australian High Commission.

VFS charge
The Australian Visa Application Center is run by VFS Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. A service charge of Taka 500.00 is be levied per application.

Special Note
Please note laminated documents will not be accepted.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

HSC Exam routine 2014 has published Here


HSC Routine 2014 – Higher Secondary Certificate Routine 2014 has been published today, 18th February,14 under the supervision of all eduction boards. HSC Examination will be start from 3rd April, 2014 and end on 5th June, 2014. Exam time will be at 10am to 1pm or 2pm to 5pm.
The exam schedule is available in official website of education board, or you can download it.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Education Minister for Freeing JnU Dorms        from Illegal Occupants

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid urged the illegal occupants to make free the dormitories of Jagannath University (JnU) for the sake of education.

He made the remarks while talking to the protesting students of JnU, an official press release said.The minister said when JnU was a collage, its students used to live at the hostels. Somehow, the hostels were occupied illegally, he added. The hostels are very important for the university as its land is insufficient, Nahid said.He said a probe-body will be formed at government level soon to retrieve the dormitories, if necessary.

BangladeshGovernment Decided to Upgrade RMC and CMC to Universities

The government has decided to upgrade Rajshahi and Chittagong medical colleges to medical universities, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said on February 27, 2014.

While disclosing the decision, the minister expressed hope that the universities would contribute significantly to improve health services in the country.

Addressing the event, Nasim said, "We are forming an advisory committee for the health ministry that will include journalists and other stakeholders". Another committee headed by the additional secretary to the health ministry is being formed to examine the equipment purchase records of government hospitals in recent years, he added.

"We will identify and take action against those who were involved in the purchase of expensive equipment that is proved to be useless", said the minister. He also reiterated his determination to fight absenteeism among doctors posted in rural areas.

  BGMEA Complex, 23/1, Panthapath Link Road, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
Phone: 02-8140310-20
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BGMEA-BUFT Journalism Fellowship 2014

PGD Level.
Journalists who are working in the field of print and electronic media in Bangladesh for at least two years will be eligible to apply for the fellowship.

The following documents need to be submitted with application:
a. Two reports related to RMG sector, published or broadcast in the media between June 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014. (Applicants from print media will submit photocopy of their published reports and applicants from TV channels will submit their broadcast reports in CD.)
b. Proposals of at least two reports on the RMG sector which they will accomplish within the time-frame of the fellowship program.
c. A recommendation letter from the Editor/Chief News Editor/Chief Reporter of the organization in which they work. The recommendation letter must mention working experience of the applicant.
Each fellow will be awarded Tk. 1,00,000/- (one lac taka) as grant and a certificate.
Apply Procedure
The application along with the required documents should be sent to: The Secretary General, BGMEA, BGMEA Complex, Level-3, 23/1 Panthapath Link Road, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka-1215. Please mention "Application for Journalism Fellowship 2014" on the top of the envelope.
 Important Info
 Scholarship for: PGD Level.
Total Scholarship: 5
Start Date: January 20, 2014
Last Date: May 15, 2014
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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Australia Awards
5th Floor, Plot-4, Road-12 Block-J, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Phone: 04478004423, 01
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Australia Awards Scholarships: Bangladesh Intake Commencing Academic Year 2015

                                                      Masters Level.
be a citizen of Bangladesh;
meet the following English language test requirements:
1. an Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) result with an overall score of at least 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, OR
2. a paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) overall score of at least 580, with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English, OR
3. an internet-based TOEFL score of at least 92, with a minimum of 21 in all subtests, OR
4. Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.
The English language test results must be valid at 1 January 2015 (IELTS, TOEFL scores, and PTE Academic are valid for two years after the test date).
Where an institution’s academic English language requirement is higher than those detailed above, the awardee must meet the institution’s requirement.
Please note: Women, applicants with disabilities and applicants from ethnic minority groups with IELTS scores of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5 (or TOEFL or PTE equivalents) will be considered. If applicants from these groups submit applications with lower IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores, they must meet the English language requirement described above and any special language requirements of their courses, if offered an Australia Awards Scholarship.
be a current employee of the Government of Bangladesh, ICDDR,B, BRAC or a member of an ethnic minority group or working in the area of Water Resource Management; have at least two years’ work experience in a field relevant to their proposed course of study. Government of Bangladesh employees must have completed their 2 years of service tenure as Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) cadre officer at the time of application. Have a university qualification at least equivalent in standard to an Australian Bachelor's degree. Study programs can be no longer than 2 years in duration.
Applicants for Masters by research must provide evidence of an offer of admission to an appropriate course at an eligible Australian university for full time studies commencing in 2015. Research applicants must also provide evidence from an academic supervisor who will supervise the research study.

Australia Awards Scholarships are offered for the minimum period necessary to complete the academic program specified by a university.

The following benefits generally apply:
full tuition fees;
return economy-class air travel by the most direct route; establishment allowance: a once only contribution towards initial expenses such as rental bonds, text books, additional medical insurance, excess baggage etc.;
contribution to living expenses: a fortnightly contribution to basic living
expenses; Introductory Academic Program a compulsory 4-6 week program on life and study in Australia prior to the commencement of formal studies;
Overseas Student Health Cover: for the duration of the award (for award holder only). This covers basic hospital and medical costs, excluding pre-existing conditions;
visa application expenses.

Subject to requirements and eligibility, Australia Awards Scholarships may also cover:
supplementary Academic Support (Tutorial Assistance): to improve a student's performance to ensure academic success, if required;
for eligible research students only, contribution to fieldwork costs may be available for one return economy class airfare by the most direct route to Bangladesh or within Australia;
reunion airfare (for unaccompanied awardees).

Apply Procedure
The online application form is accessible at Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications online. Those who need to submit a hard copy application must contact the Australia Awards Office Bangladesh well before applications close. If required, a copy of the application form can be forwarded to you.
Applicants from the Government of Bangladesh must select one of the following themes from the list in the application form: Economic growth; Governance; Gender Equality, Regional Stability, or Health, and Education.
Applicants from ICDDR,B must select one of the following themes from the list in the application form: Health or Governance.
Applicants from BRAC must select the following theme from the list in the application form: Economic Growth and Education.
Applicants working in Water Resource Management must select one of the following themes from the list in the application form: Water and Sanitation.
Applicants from the ethnic minority groups may choose any theme listed in the application form.
The Supporting Statement section of the application form is particularly important. Applicants must provide strong arguments to demonstrate their suitability for an Australia Awards Scholarship.
Applicants who wish to pursue studies by research (Masters by research, or Masters by coursework with a research component) must complete the Research Proposal Details section.
Applicants must complete the English Language Proficiency section in full, including their scores and, if possible, attach a copy of their IELTS, TOEFL or PTE certificates with their applications Certified scanned copies of supporting documents, as outlined in the above table, must be uploaded with the online application form. For more information on Australia Awards Scholarships, first read the FAQs and then contact the Australia Awards Office Bangladesh at
Hardcopy applications must be received by the Australia Awards office Bangladesh at the following address no later than 5pm on 30 April 2014.
Important Info
Scholarship for: Masters Level.
Total Scholarship: 0
Start Date: February 01, 2014
Last Date: April 30, 2014
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