About 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 Presidentís Order (P.O.) No. 10 of 1973 which was deemed to have come into force with effect from 16 December 1972.

Notice Board

Notice for Assistant Director and Personal Officer/Administrative Officers Written Test
UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsoed Fellowships Programme-2014
JIRCAS Visiting Research Fellowship Program 2014
Erasmus+ programme for higher education cooperation during 2014-2020
Opportunity for Higher Study in Kyoto University,Japan
Entrance Test of South Asian University(SAU)
Fulbright Foreign Student Programs
Nippon Foundation/GEBCO (General bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) Training programme Year 11 (2014-2015)
Announcement of a New Ph.D. programme (Masters & Ph.D.) at GRIPS (G-cube)
Scholarship/Fellowship schemes for Energy Program at AIT, Bangkok, Thailand
ISESCO Prizes for Science and Technology, 2014
Demand Survey for KOICA Volunteer
Erasmus+ Programme for higher education cooperation during 2014-2020
SAU Admission Advertisement 2014-15
The sixth batch of the University of Manchester Equity & Merit Scholarships 2014/15
BCCM -- Eligibility Criteria for the CCM Constituency Final Draft Seats 17 Nov 2013
BCCM-- Format_Academic and Researcher for CCM _1_12_13
BCCM-- Sample Advertisement for CCM member election from the constituencies
BCCM--Letter to Universities BCCM 30 Nov 2013
Format for approved Faculty/School, department, subject, Teachers, Students, Library, Laboratory, IT and research particulars
Institutional Monitoring of Private University
Application for new Private University
Application Form for Equivalence of foreign degree
Private University Form of Accounts

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As the statutory apex body in the field of University Education in Bangladesh, the vision of the UGC is to enhance and strengthen the quality of Higher Education. The standards of teaching and research in public and private universities in the country are the main concern. It also aims to bringing in qualitative improvement in the governance and management of the universities by establishing academic discipline, financial accountability and transparency. To ensure high quality education in the public and private universities, keeping in view the needs and aspirations of the people and the society.

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Standing Committees

Different terms of UGC are carried out by some standing committees like:

  • Selection Committee
  • Evaluation Committee
  • UGC Professorship Nomination Committee
  • Rokeya Chair Nomination Committee
  • Budget Management Nomination Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Library Management Committee
  • Project Evaluation Committee
  • Equivalence Committee

Contact Us

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh
Agargaon, Dhaka-1207.

  • Phone: 88-02-8113242, 88-02-8124133
  • PABX: 88-02-8128174-8
  • Fax: 88-02-8122948, 88-02-8122416