Two more new private universities have got government approval recently.
The two new universities are Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah in Khulna and Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology in Rajshahi.
Secondary and Higher Education Division’s Additional Secretary Md Mohiuddin Khan said a notice has already been issued for the new universities.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission President Kazi Rafiqul Alam is the founder of the two newly approved private universities.
Eight more universities are also awaiting approval.
Twenty-three conditions have been tagged to the approval for the two new universities. As many as 33 private universities of the country have failed to meet the criteria of establishing permanent campuses with allegations of substandard education in their universities.