DHAKA, Feb 2, 2021 (BSS) – Lovely Professional University (LPU), a private
university in India, has announced to provide 80 to 90 per cent scholarship
to 20 Bangladeshi students each year from 2021 to pursue courses at
graduation, post graduation and PhD level.
The announcement came from a meeting held between Secretary (Additional
Charge) of University Grant Commission (UGC) Dr Ferdous Zaman and delegation
of LPU, led by its Deputy Director of International Affairs Dr Nitis Mahajan,
said a press release here today.
Additional Director of UGC’s International Collaboration and Cooperation
Department Md Maksudur Rahman Bhuiyan and Deputy Director Suraiya Farhana
were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in 2018 between UGC
and LPU, aiming to develop quality of education and extend cooperation
between the country’s universities and LPU.
More than 800 Bangladeshi students are currently studying at the university
in different programmes, added the release.