Contact Guidelines For Students

If you have any specific question/issue that is unique/personal in nature, please let me know your email address while posting a comment so that I can get back to you. Alternatively, you may directly email me [TO:; CC:] with an appropriate subject. It is not practical to post hundreds such student-specific issues in my blog.

However, if you have a question/issue that is general in nature, you are welcome to leave anonymous comments. Thank you.

Fall 2014 Course Folder Links

BUS172 FIN254 FIN440

Alternate Folder Links BUS172 FIN254 FIN440

If you face any problem accessing above folders, please inform me immediately.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Final Exam Schedule!

Please beware of the following final exam schedule for my courses.

FIN254.18 => 18th December, 2014 (Thursday) at 12 pm in NAC201

FIN440.7 => 22nd December, 2014 (Monday) at 10 am in NAC405

BUS172.20.21.22 => 21st December, 2014 (Sunday) at 10 am in NAC311


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Seminar with KPMG Partner!

The Department of Accounting and Finance is hosting a seminar where Mr. Ali Ashfaq - Partner of KPMG Bangladesh will be the keynote speaker. It will be a great pleasure if you can join the event.

The purpose of the event is to inform our students about the career opportunities in the field of Chartered Accountancy and get them interested in becoming a CA. If you have friends who you believe may benefit from this then please let them know about the event and encourage them to join.

The event will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, 10th of December) at OAT601 from 10 AM to 11.30 AM.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

FIN440 Project!

Many of you made inquiries about the risk free rate to be used in the project work. Visit the following link and take the cut off rate of one year (364 days) t-bill.

Monday, November 24, 2014

FIN254 and FIN440!

Dear students:

I have been informed today that the first phase of SLO assessment will need to be carried out tomorrow. So, please be ready. For FIN254 students: the test will cover financial statement analysis. For FIN440 students: the test will cover financial statement analysis and time value of money including security valuation.

Best of luck.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

FIN Project Template File Uploaded!

An excel project template file for FIN254 and FIN440 has been uploaded in the respective project folders. If you have any queries, please email me or raise the issue in class for a discussion.

Thank you.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Room Change Notice!

Dear students:

Please note that my office has been relocated to NAC764 in the Department of Accounting & Finance.

Thank you.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Project: FIN254 & FIN440!

I have made group details (DSE listed companies assigned to group members) along with project instruction (guideline) file available in the respective course folders. Collect last five years of annual reports of the assigned companies from DSE library (or nearby footpath if reports are not available in digital format at DSE) as soon as possible. Do remember to carry your NSU ID card for student discount at DSE library. If you are lucky you may be able to download some annual reports from company website or other sites.

I will upload some more files soon for you to use later on. First collect the annual reports as soon as possible. Inform all your classmates about this. It would be to your advantage if you can start working on your project during these hartal days.

If you have any question or confusion, please email me. Thanks.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Personal Makeup Class for BUS172!

There will be makeup classes for BUS172 on the 8th of November, 2014 (Saturday) in two sessions: one at 11:20 am (for section 20) and another at 2:40 pm (for sections 21 and 22) in NAC411. If you have time clash with pre-scheduled Thursday (R classes) makeup class, you may attend the other class with another section.

Please note that quiz 5 will be held on chapter 5 that day followed by regular class covering chapter 6. So, don't miss this class and inform all your classmates about it.


Saturday, November 1, 2014

Make-up Classes!

Due to unavoidable circumstances the UG classes of Thursday 30 October, Sunday and Monday 02 and 03 November 2014 will be made up as per the schedule below:

Classes of  will be made up on
Thursday, 30 October 2014 Saturday, 8 November 2014 [R classes]
Sunday, 02 November 2014 Saturday, 15 November 2014  [ST Classes]
Monday, 03 November 2014 Saturday, 22 November 2014  [MW Classes]

By order of the Authority,

29 October 2014

In addition to the above, there will be ST classes on coming Thursday (6th November, 2014) as per following schedule in NAC603.

FIN254.18 => 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
FIN440.7   => 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Monday, October 27, 2014

Makeup Classes for ST!

As per the decision of the Registrar's Office, classes missed on 26th of October, 2014 (Sunday) due to country-wide hartal, will be made up on 1st of November, 2014 (Saturday) according to ST class schedule.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Eid Greetings!

Wishing all of you a very happy, prosperous, and joyous Eid. May the blessings of the Almighty Allah be with you forever.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

BUS172 Makeup Class!

As discussed in the class there will be two makeup class sessions today as follows:

1. From 11:10 to 12:50 pm
2. From 2:40 to 4:10 pm

For now I am hoping to have the classes at NAC412 or any other nearby rooms depending on availability!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Make-up Notice!

Registrar's Office has announced make-up classes for the classes missed due to hartal. As such, we will have classes on Saturday, 27th September for the classes we are missing today (Sunday, 21st September).

As we might miss tomorrow's classes due to extension of hartal, I am planning to make that up on this Thursday (25th September). Details will be given in Wednesday class.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Welcome to Fall 2014!

Today is the first class day of Fall 2014. I would like to welcome all of you to this new semester. Please feel free to browse through this blog. Please visit this blog from time to time for important course updates and notification of general academic/extra-curricular events.

As you already have noticed, there are three folder links above to access resources of respective courses. You may get hold of course outlines, assignments, power-point slides, and other resources using the course folder links shown under the heading "Fall 2014 Course Folder Links" above. You may also visit the old blog posts to get ideas about the types of posts, resources shared, announcements, grading statistics etc.

You may leave a comment, ask me a question, or share any academic or non-academic issues using the 'comments' link found toward the end of each post. If it is unique/personal in nature, please provide your email address so that I may give you a feedback to your email. Otherwise, you may leave an anonymous comment.

Hope you would have a wonderful time. Get hold of the text books as soon as possible and start reading! Best of luck for the semester. Thanks.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Photography Exhibition!

North South University Photography Club (NSUPC) is going to have its most prestigious event of the year International Inter- University Photography Exhibition (IIUPE). This time the club received 7054 photographs from 832 photographers, belonging to 197 universities.

Works of 150 photographers from 101 universities have been selected to be exhibited in IIUPE 2014. The honorable jury board members were- Abir Abdullah, Ashraful Awal Misuk, Saud Al Faisal and Shafiqul Alam Kiron.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition will be held in the National Art Gallery at 11 am on the 29th of August, 2014. Eminent artist Mr. Mustafa Monowar and honorable Vice Chancellor of North South University Prof. Dr. Amin Sarker will grace the position of chief guest and guest of honor accordingly. The chief guest and the guest of honor will declare names of the winners and hand over the crests.

The honorable Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) Mr. Benajir Ahmed will close the exhibition on the 5th of September and will distributed the certificates among the winners.

The exhibition will remain open for all every day from 29th August to 5th September at the National Art Gallery, Shilpakala Academy from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Your gracious presence will encourage all the participants. Thank you.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Grades Posted!

Grades have been assessed and submitted into the system. Following is the summary of grades posted this semester (Summer 2014) for my courses. 

Unfortunately nobody could show outstanding results on a consistent basis this semester as well to be placed in the Hall of Fame section. If you are interested to know your grade, you may email me ( Alternatively, you may wait until your advising session starts for next semester to check your grade in the system.


Saturday, August 23, 2014

Marksheets Uploaded!

Markseets have been uploaded for all courses taught this semester. However, some assessments for FIN courses (Final problem section for FIN440 and project marks for both FIN254 and FIN440) are yet to be done and recorded. Will upload the updated marksheets once they are done.

Please notify all your classmates about this. These are original marks you obtained. As such, curving is yet to be done. Please go through your marks carefully. If you find any problem in your marks, you must report that to me immediately through email. Otherwise grades would be assessed based on these marks after necessary curving.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

BUS172 Student Learning Assessment!

All my students (sections 11 & 12) of BUS172 must take a student learning assessment test. It is a very short (5 MCQs) assessment test which has been made mandatory by the school of business. You are asked to come by my office on the 24th of August, 2014 (Sunday) between 8 am and 11 am to take the test. Your grades will be withheld if you don't take the test. So, please be serious about it and inform all your classmates about this.

Thank you.

Script Check!

Final exam (or other assessment) scripts may be checked on the 24th of August, 2014 (Sunday) between 8 am and 11 am. I will try to upload the marksheets during the weekend if possible. So, keep checking my blog for further updates.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Academic Calendar for Fall 2014!

Advising and Registration for Fall 2014 starts
Orientation and Advising for New UG Students (143)
Advising and Registration for Fall 2014 ends
Classes begin [Fall 2014]
Last day of Withdraw with 50% refund
Last day of Registration without Late Fee (UG programs)
Last day of Registration without Late Fee (Graduate programs)
Last day of Registration with Late Fee Tk.2,000/- for UG programs (not applicable for financial aid recipients)
Last day of Registration with Late Fee Tk.2,000/- for Graduate Programs (not applicable for financial aid recipients)
Holiday: Durga Puja
Holiday: Eid Ul Azha
Holiday: Ashura
Last day to withdraw with 'W'
Teaching Evaluation Starts
Last day of Thursday (R) Classes
Last day of MW Classes
Regular ST Classes
UG Admission Test - Spring 2015
Last day of ST Classes, Teaching Evaluation Ends
Holiday: Victory Day
Final Exam starts
Holiday: Christmas Day
Final Exam ends
Last day of Grade Submission
University Recess Starts
University Recess Ends