Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital were closed on Saturday for an indefinite period after the students of the two institutions had clashed Friday night, injuring at least 45 people.
The authorities closed the medical college immediately after the clash early Saturday to stave off further trouble.
The university vice-chancellor, Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, besieged by the agitating students Saturday evening, told newsmen that the university would be closed for an indefinite period.
They cut off power, gas and telephone lines of the house as he declined to meet the student representatives to discuss the campus situation after the clash, campus sources said.
The vice-chancellor asked the resident students to leave the campus by Sunday morning, a decision the agitating students rejected and vowed to stay back on the campus to continue agitation.
Several hundred students of the Stamford University went on the rampage on the campuses of the private institution at Siddheswari and Dhanmondi in the city on Saturday ransacking office and classrooms in protest against alleged irregularities at the institution.
The angry students of pharmacy department alleged that although the university authorities had failed to get the approval from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the pharmacy department, a large number of students had been admitted to the department without providing sufficient books and others facilities