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.

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Mission/Vision

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