North South University to accept Admission Fees through bKash

August 29, 2012 Dhaka, Bangladesh

North South University recently signed an agreement with bKash Limited in order to facilitate the payment of Admission Fees for the university’s students. Adel Ahmed, Head of Business Development, bKash Limited and Dr. Md. Abdus Sattar, Treasurer, North South University signed the agreement at the university campus at Baridhara, cementing the partnership on behalf of their respective organizations.

As a result of the agreement signed, students of North South University will now have increased convenience in making payments of Admission Fees instantly from their mobile phones. This will significantly reduce the hassles faced by students. This facility is likely to be extended for other types of fee collections as well.

North South University, the first private university in Bangladesh was established more than 18 years ago. It is one of the leading private universities in the country and strives to remain at the top in terms of excellence in higher education and research.

bKash, a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, provides comprehensive mobile financial services currently available over Robi, Grameenphone and Banglalink networks. The services are convenient, affordable and reliable and aim to widen the net of financial inclusion.

Also present at the signing were Md. Mokbul Hossain, Director - Finance & Accounts, Dr. Abdul M. Awal, Professor and Chairman of EECS Department, Dr. Abdul L. Haque, Professor - EECS Department, Md. Shahjahan, Registrar, Dr. Shazzad Hosain, Assistant Professor - EECS Department from North South University. Sania Mahmood, Head of Marketing, S.M Zahadul Arafin, Business Analyst and other senior officials of bKash Limited were also present on the occasion.