Dr Arefin Siddique, the Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication in Dhaka University has been appointed the Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University recently.
In this exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service ,
Professor Arefin Siddique identifies the various problems of Dhaka University
and pledges to solve those problems. He says that any university student who
violates the university rules and occupies illegally any room in the dorms will
be dealt with in accordance with the university rules. Outsiders in the Hall of
Residence will be handed over to the law enforcing agencies.
Professor Arefin Siddique also talks about some general academic, co-academic and residential problems of the students. In an answer to another question he says that university rules of admission in certain department might not allow some students to get into those departments if they do not pre-qualify but that is not exclusively for Madrassa student, it may apply to students coming from other educational backgrounds too.
He promised to uphold Dhaka University Ordinance'73 and sought cooperation from all concerned.