Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said the government has attached priority to enhance standard of higher education.
“Higher educational institutions must improve their standard to provide quality education for building skilled human resources,” he told the 5th convocation of United International University (UIU) on its campus, an official release said.
He added that the government will take legal action against the private universities which have failed to fulfill their conditions to run the university under the rules of the Private University Act-2010.
Some of the private universities are yet to fulfill their conditions as per the Act and they have to face legal action after the scheduled timeframe, he added.
Nahid urged the authorities concerned to ensure a good academic atmosphere at all educational institutions to make those free from all sorts of terror activities.
“Both public and private universities should practise new knowledge, he added.