Edu Ministry decides to enroll private schools, colleges in MPOs...

Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

Edu Ministry decides to enroll more private schools, colleges in MPOs

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 07:20 PM, 30 September 2021   Updated: 09:50 PM, 30 September 2021

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The Ministry of Education has decided to enroll new private schools and colleges under MPOs. For this, the online application process for MPO will start on October 10 and will end on October 31.

The instructions in this regard were issued in a notification by the Secondary and Higher Education Division of the Ministry of Education on Thursday. 

The notification said the online application for MPO registration of private educational institutions (schools, colleges, madrasas and technical) will be accepted from October 10 to 31. Applications can be made by visiting the website of the Ministry of Education’s Secondary and Higher Education Division ( and Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS) (

Applications for MPO registration will not be accepted directly by e-mail or post to the Secondary and Higher Education Division or any of its branch offices.

Earlier in 2018, around 9,495 educational institutions applied online for MPO registration. After a long screening, the Prime Minister announced the MPO registration of 2,730 educational institutions on October 23, 2019. Later, 2,615 educational institutions were finally enrolled under the MPO.

By the end of 2019, the government had registered 7 more institutions under MPOs with special powers. However, several conditions have been changed for MPO registration this year.

Besides, as 2,615 educational institutions have qualified for MPOs two years ago - there is an opportunity for all types of institutions to meet the conditions within the next fiscal year.