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About University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh is the statutory apex body in the field of higher education in Bangladesh. The primary objectives of the UGC are to supervise, maintain, promote and coordinate university education. It is also responsible for maintaining standard and quality in all the public and private universities in Bangladesh. The UGC assesses the needs of the public universities in terms of funding and advise Government in various issues related to higher education in Bangladesh.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh was established under the President's Order (P.O.) No. 10 of 1973 which was deemed to have come into force with effect from 16 December 1972.


Upcoming Events / Recent News
Date: 16-08-2017
Meeting on Annual Performance Agreement held at UGC See more
Date: 13-08-2017
UGC holds view exchange meeting with public university Vice-Chancellors See more
Date: 06-08-2017
UGC Chairman to deliver Memorial Lecture under the auspices of Deputy High Commission in Kolkata at former Islamia College as main discussant to mark National Mourning Day See more
Date: 31-07-2017
A- six member Bangladeshi delegation led by UGC Member Professor Shah Nowaz Ali attends Vice-Chancellors’ Forum in Turkey See more
Date: 30-07-2017
ADB delegation calls on UGC Chairman See more
Date: 26-07-2017
Training on ‘System Administration on Linux Platform’ begins at UGC See more
Date: 25-07-2017
চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ডীনদের সাথে মিলিত হলেন বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় মঞ্জুরী কমিশনের চেয়ারম্যান প্রফেসর আবদুল মান্নান। See more
Date: 20-07-2017
UGC Chairman honored with AABL Leadership Award See more
Date: 16-07-2017
MoU signed between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka for cooperation of higher education See more
Date: 06-07-2017
UGC suspends its Assistant Secretary (Protocol and Liaison) See more
Date: 21-06-2017
UGC nominates four renowned researchers as UGC Professor and 70 teachers as UGC Ph.D Fellow See more
Date: 07-02-2017
Former UGC Chairman Professor Zahurul Huq passes away See more
Date: 14-12-2016
UGC Chairman will deliver keynote speech on ‘Victory Festival of Bangladesh’ in Kolkata See more