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2 RU teachers expelled from examination related activities

RAJSHAHI, Dec 7, 2017 (BSS)- Two teachers of Fine Arts Faculty in Rajshahi University were expelled from examination related activities for ten years for their selecting and making controversial multiple choice questions (MCQs) in the admission test for the faculty.

According to the university sources, the decision was taken in 474th syndicate meeting held yesterday (Wednesday) night.

The two teachers are Prof M Mustafizur Rahman, Dean of Fine arts faculty also the convener of the question making committee and M Zillur Rahman, an assistant professor of printmaking and Oriental art department, also a member of question making committee.

The RU authority barred the two teachers for 10 years from taking participation into any examination process of the university. Assistant Prof M Zillur Rahman's promotion to Associate Professor will be withheld for next five years.

The syndicate meeting also made a primary discussion on removal of Deanship of Prof Mustafizur Rahman, sources said.

Earlier, on October 28 the RU administration formed a probe body headed by Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Ananda Kumar Saha. The other members of the committee were English Department Prof Md Shahidullah, Applied Physics Department Prof Abu Bakar Md Ismail and Chemistry Department Prof M Nazrul Islam.

The syndicate took their decision after receiving the probe report.